Aim: Although the studies on temperament date back to ancient times, the interest in the subject of temperament has been increasing day by day. In this study, it is aimed to reveal the current situation by analyzing the postgraduate theses on child and temperament in Turkey in terms of content. Method: For this purpose, using the keywords "child" and "temperament", 102 graduate studies registered to YÖK thesis center between 1989-2021 were reached. 70 postgraduate theses that met the inclusion criteria were included in this study, and 32 postgraduate theses that did not meet the inclusion criteria were excluded from the study. Theses are themed descriptive scanning model. Findings: When the findings obtained from the study are examined, the highest values reached are as follows: 71.43% of the studies are master studies. The highest number of studies were conducted between 2016-2021 with 65.71% and 64.29% were written in Turkish. Thesis studies were carried out under the umbrella of the psychology department with the highest rate of 44.29%. The most studied was with kindergarten children with 68.57% and the quantitative method was used with 85.71%. Simple/random sampling technique was used with a maximum of 52.86%. In terms of relationality or the subject studied, parenting styles/attitudes/characteristics were studied with the highest rate of 21.26%. Considering the study recommendations on temperament, it was recommended to work with a larger sample group with a maximum of 14.46%. Conclusion:It is thought that the findings will shed light on future studies on children and temperament.
Keywords: Temperament, Child, Child Development, Graduate