Roles of Psychiatry Nurses Within a Therapeutic Environment of Psychiatry Clinics in Turkey
The object of this study is to determine the roles of psychiatry nurses within the therapeutic environment of psychiatry clinics in Turkey.METHODS:
This study was performed in a cross-sectional and descriptive design in 195 institutes comprising psychiatry clinics in Turkey.RESULTS:
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.CONCLUSION:
The researchers propose that the increase in the roles and responsibilities of nurses in such activities be supported.