Psychiatry practice in Turkey provides familiarity among a wide range of psychiatric disorders and social determinants contributing to their development. Multidisciplinary learning is promoted at the university hospitals for a broader understanding of comorbidities. Prepare to have an experience covering psychiatry – and beyond!
Turkey could be regarded as a country on crossroads of Asia and Europe. Corresponding to the long history and central geographical location of the country, Turkey also has a rich history in psychiatric knowledge and practice.
to experience working with a culturally diverse population
to have the opportunity to conduct research in social psychiatry
to work in an environment where family support is more effective than most of the European countries: as most of the patients with psychiatric disorders live with their families, the ratio of homeless psychiatric patients is low.
to make an input in the process of development of the new community-based psychiatry services, by sharing the experiences from her/his own country.
to work with a large sample and high varieties of patients, as there are high numbers of patients per a psychiatrist.
to experience an institutional setting where legal organisations and sanctions are less determined by insurance systems.