Roles of Psychiatry Nurses Within a Therapeutic Environment of Psychiatry Clinics in Turkey Academic Article uri icon


  • The object of this study is to determine the roles of psychiatry nurses within the therapeutic environment of psychiatry clinics in Turkey.This study was performed in a cross-sectional and descriptive design in 195 institutes comprising psychiatry clinics in Turkey.When the responsibilities of nurses for clinical activities were asked, the following answers were obtained: playing with patients or painting at a rate of 54,4%. It was determined that in the majority of psychiatry clinics, there were educational activities which were conducted by nurses.The researchers propose that the increase in the roles and responsibilities of nurses in such activities be supported.

publication date

  • 2017