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J Psy Nurs. 2023; 14(3): 280-286 | DOI: 10.14744/phd.2023.41961

Development of psychiatric nursing in Türkiye: Experience of creating a memory

Kadriye Buldukoglu1, Buket Şimşek Arslan2, İlkay Keser1, Dudu Karakaya1, Saliha Hallaç1, Sultan Taş Bora1, Gökhan Evecen3, Mehmet Emre Gül3, İsmail Ayşad Güdekli4
1Department of Psychiatric Nursing, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Türkiye
2Department of Psychiatric Nursing, Burdur Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, Burdur, Türkiye
3Department of Radio, Television and Cinema, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Türkiye
4Department of Public Relations and Publicity, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Türkiye

INTRODUCTION: The primary aim of this article is to share the outcomes of the project titled “Historical Development of Psychiatric Nursing in Türkiye: A Documentary Film Project”, executed between 2018 and 2021, and the experiences encountered throughout its duration.
METHODS: The significance of understanding the historical development of a profession immensely benefits its members and the profession as a whole. Prevailing knowledge about nursing primarily revolves around events tailored for educational entities aimed at achieving professional recognition. Recognizing the necessity, this project sought to capture firsthand accounts detailing the evolution of psychiatric nursing in Türkiye. For this project, the progression of psychiatric nursing was detailed through participants' experiences. The participants were chosen using the purpose sampling method, culminating in a cohort of 25 academic psychiatric nurses. Data collection methods included face-to-face interviews and online video recordings.
RESULTS: The obtained recordings were meticulously analyzed by the research team and subsequently utilized in various mediums, including a documentary film, a booklet, an article, and presentations. These products provide viewers and readers with a direct glimpse into the foundational values, philosophies, principles, and practices introduced by the trailblazers of psychiatric nursing in Türkiye.
DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION: It is emphasized that similar research endeavors be undertaken across different nursing domains. Such studies stand to significantly bolster the professional identity of nurses and aid in preserving their legacy.

Keywords: Documentaries, fact-based films, expertise sharing, psychiatric nursing, history.

Kadriye Buldukoglu, Buket Şimşek Arslan, İlkay Keser, Dudu Karakaya, Saliha Hallaç, Sultan Taş Bora, Gökhan Evecen, Mehmet Emre Gül, İsmail Ayşad Güdekli. Development of psychiatric nursing in Türkiye: Experience of creating a memory. J Psy Nurs. 2023; 14(3): 280-286

Corresponding Author: Buket Şimşek Arslan, Türkiye
Manuscript Language: English
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