Department of Psychiatry

Celal Bayar University Faculty of Medicine Department of Psychiatry is a clinical diagnosis ,care and research oriented clinic established in 1994. The Department consists of five professors , two associate professor , fourteen  residents and two clinical psychologists.

The clinic is composed of an inpatient and an outpatient unit. The inpatient unit with 28 beds has a patient turnover rate of 350-400 per year. It serves as a half-open psychiatry clinic, under the supervision of nurses, interns, and staff members. Inpatient unit is always locked. Clinically stabile patients are allowed to leave the clinic with  staff at certain hours everyday . In the inpatient unit, the staff members and the patients organise their own entertainment meetings one day each week. There is also different lounges where the patients watch TV, play games, read books, drink their beverages and attend good morning meetings aimed to increase the interaction among them. There is also an activity room where the patients can paint, knit or perform various handwork activities under the supervision of an expert.

The mean duration of hospitalisation in psychiatry inpatient unit is around 3-5 weeks. In the inpatient unit there is an ECT application room where application is carried out under anaesthesia.
The outpatient unit consists of two general  and two special service rooms. The unit  offers special services for bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, alcohol/substance abuse and a forensic psychiatry program.
A lecturer is responsible for consultation and liaison psychiatry service.
The faculty members apply a regular education program and everyday patient visits for residents . The Department also holds regular meetings for medication strategies, reading recently published articles and seminars on several important issues. 

Dr.Erol ÖZMEN, MD, Professor (Head of Department)
Dr.Ayşen Esen DANACI, MD, Professor
Dr.Ömer AYDEMİR, MD, Professor
Dr.M. Murat DEMET, MD, Professor
Dr.Artuner DEVECİ, MD, Professor
Dr.Oryal TAŞKIN, MD, Associate Professor
Dr.Erol OZAN ,MD, Associate Professor

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