Supervisor: Burcu Ozbaran , MD, Assoc. Prof
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Inpatient Unit of Ege University Hospital of Medical Faculty is one of the three institutions which give inpatient mental health service in the child and adolescent psychiatry discipline in Turkey. We accept patients between 0 to 18 years old. Commonly seen disorders in unit are psychotic disorders and bipolar disorder. Most of the patients which are admitted to the unit are consisted of adolescent age group. The unit has 12 beds capacity. The patients are mostly from Aegean region but patients from other regions are being accepted.
Admission criteria are mainly diagnostic clarification, intervention for severe psychiatric conditions and forensic mental health assessment.
The treatment team is consisted of consultant psychiatrists, trainees, psychologists, psychotherapists and nurses. The average duration of stay in the unit is determined as 2-6 weeks. This duration can change according to the need of the child and the adolescent. The team consists of two consultant child and adolescent psychiatrists, three child and adolescent psychiatry trainees, two psychologist, six nurses, one educational specialist and one social worker. Due to being one of three hospital which are giving mental health service in our country, our clinic application and admission number is high. We are very happy if you join our team.
Ege University, School of Medicine, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department
Except June, July, August whole year is available, but to be better we recommend you to contact with local coordinator.
Local coordinator: Helin Yılmaz