Attitudes of medical faculty students in Northern Cyprus towards mental illnesses

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Sonmez I., Tosun O., KÖŞGER F.

CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.43, no.1, pp.115-121, 2018 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.17826/cumj.340627
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.115-121
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: Medical students must not only gain knowledge and skills about recognition and management of mental problems, but they also must improve their attitudes and practices toward persons having mental disorders. The aim of this study was to investigate the attitudes of the students in the Medical School of Near East University, which is the first medical school of Cyprus and composed of students from different cultures, toward mental illnesses.