Multidimensional Intervention Approach to Primary and Middle School Children Anxiety

ERYILMAZ A., Yildirim-Kurtulus H., Uzun G.

CUKUROVA UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF EDUCATION JOURNAL, vol.51, no.2, pp.1104-1127, 2022 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.14812/cufej.1022470
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1104-1127
  • Keywords: Child, Anxiety, Multidimensional Intervention Program, Psychoeducation
  • Yıldız Technical University Affiliated: Yes


The study aimed to examine the effects of the multidimensional intervention program on the anxiety levels of primary and middle school children. Designed according to a 2x2 pattern on two different experimental and control groups, this research attempted to determine the effectiveness of the children's anxiety scores of different age groups participating in the Multidimensional Intervention Program. The independent variable of the research is the 10-week Multi-Dimensional Intervention Program applied only to the experimental groups between the pre-test and post-test measurements. The dependent variables of the study are the anxiety levels of the children attending primary and middle school. The experimental and control group of Study 1 consists of 10 boys and 10 girls in total, 20 children attending primary school. The age range of the children is between 9-10 years old. The experimental and control group of Study 2 consists of 9 boys and 11 girls, totally 20 children attending middle school. The age range of the children is between the ages of 10-11. According to the results of the research, it was seen that the multidimensional intervention program applied to anxiety was effective on the anxiety levels experienced by children.