Predictor variables that affect the resilience of university students: The effect of chronotypes
ConclusionIt was concluded that the students' resilience was above the average, that more than half of them had the intermediate type chronotype, and that the independent variables determined in the study partially explained their psychological resilience. (Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care)
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - October 19, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Simge Nazan Eker, Serap Y ıldırım Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

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Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - October 16, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: ISSUE INFORMATION Source Type: research

Vaccine hesitant or resistant: What can we do?
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Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - October 16, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Evelyn Parrish Tags: EDITORIAL Source Type: research

The relationship of childhood trauma experiences with cognitive distortions and sense of coherence in nursing students
This study aimed to determine the relationship of childhood trauma experiences with cognitive distortions and sense of coherence in nursing students.Design and MethodsThis descriptive, correlational, and cross-sectional study was conducted with 359 nursing students. Data were collected using the Sociodemographic Information Form, Childhood Trauma Questionnaire (CTQ), Cognitive Distortions Scale (CDS), and Sense of Coherence (SOC).FindingsA positive correlation between CTQ and CDS and a negative correlation between CTQ and SOC were determined (p 
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - October 11, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Mehmet Karaka ş, Nurhan Çingöl Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Digital addiction, academic performance, and sleep disturbance among nursing students
This study aimed to examine the relationship between digital addiction, academic performance, and sleep disturbance among nursing students.Design and methodsThe study was a correlational and cross-sectional design. Four hundred twenty-nine nursing students were enrolled in this study.FindingsThere was a positive significant relationship between the mean Sleep Disturbance (SD) T-scores and Digital Addiction Scale (DAS) scores (r = 0.203,p 
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - October 8, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Ye şim Yaman Aktaş, Neziha Karabulut, Büşra Arslan Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Is distance education obligatory or a new trend? The effect of psychiatric nursing e ‐course on stigma
This study was conducted as a pretest, posttest, and follow-up quasi-experimental study with 147 nursing students.FindingsThe results showed that the psychiatric nursing e-course significantly reduced the stigmatization total and dimension scale scores of the participants, and the effect continued in the follow-up measurement. The difference between the pretest and posttest stigmatization scores of the students who concentrated during virtual classes and those who found student –instructor interaction and virtual course materials sufficient was statistically significant.Practice ImplicationsOur results have shown tha...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - October 7, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Hilal Seki Öz, Didem Ayhan Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Cultivating practices for resilience with baccalaureate nursing students: A pilot study
AbstractPurposeThe purpose of Cultivating Practices for Resilience (CPR) was to develop, implement, and evaluate college-wide strategic initiatives to promote wellness and resilience and improve mental health outcomes in baccalaureate nursing students.Design and MethodsSix hundred and fifty-four students were invited to complete a 24-item survey over 3 weeks in 2021. Descriptive statistics/logistic regression were used for data analysis.FindingsOne hundred and thirty-one students completed the survey; 61% were sophomores. White students (p = 0.024) and males (p = 0.023) had higher intentions to ...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - October 6, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Janie Heath, Lee A. Walmsley, Cara Braido, Kent Brouwer, Amanda T. Wiggins, Karen M. Butler Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Women's experiences about the psychoeducational group programme with caring ‐healing modalities and peer support on fear of childbirth: A phenomenological study
AbstractAimTo explore women's experiences on the psychoeducation programme based on Human Caring Theory in decreasing fear of childbirth.Design and MethodsThis Husserlian phenomenological qualitative study was conducted with 11 women.ResultsFour themes were identified; “self-motivators for participate in psychoeducation programme”, “psychoeducation: a bridge to deal with fears”, “ability to manage the fear of childbirth,” and “change in birth type preference”, with 10 subthemes.Practice implicationsClarifying the experiences of women on educational interventions gives an idea...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - October 6, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: İlkay Boz, Mehtap Akgün, Ferdane Duman Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

The effects of emotional freedom techniques on coping with premenstrual syndrome: A randomized control trial
This study was conducted with the participation of 50 nursing students who scored 111 or higher on the Premenstrual Syndrome Scale (PMSS). The students in the experimental group were instructed to apply EFT.FindingsThere were statistically significant differences between the mean depressive affect, fatigue, nervousness, sleep-related changes, and swelling subscale scores and the PMSS total scale score of the experimental group measured during the pretest and posttest (p 
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - October 5, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Nazife Bak ır, Pınar Irmak Vural, Gülşah Körpe Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Compassionate communication levels of nursing students: Predictive role of empathic skills and nursing communication course
This study aims to determine the compassionate communication levels of nursing students and the predictive roles of empathic skills and nursing communication courses.Design and MethodsThis descriptive study was conducted with 430 nursing students and data were analyzed using a descriptive information form, Compassionate Communication Scale (CCS), and Empathic  Skill Scale (ESS).FindingsA positive relationship was found between the students ’ ESS and CCS scores (r = .23p = 0.001). Empathic skills (β = 0.43,p = 0.001), predicted compassionate communicati...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - October 5, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Ayfer Öztürk, Havva Kaçan Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

The relationship of fear of happiness levels of Syrian refugees with meaning of life and health perception
This study was conducted to determine the relationship of fear of happiness levels of Syrian refugees with the meaning of life and health perception.Design and MethodsThis descriptive study was conducted with 310 Syrian refugees.FindingsIt was found that Syrian refugees' mean scores were 27.59  ± 6.44 in the Fear of Happiness Scale, 17.08 ± 6.93 in Meaning-Life, 19.84 ± 9.26 in Search for Meaning-Life, 46.03 ± 10.18 in Perception of Health Scale. A negative correlation was found between Syrian refugees' fear of happiness levels and meaning ...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - October 2, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Duygu Ayar, Fatma Karasu Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Nursing students' beliefs about mental health, interest in work, and job tendencies
AbstractPurposeTo explore nursing students' mental health educational level, mental illness beliefs, and interest in working in mental health.Design and MethodsDescriptive research conducted with 173 nursing students which convenience sampled. The questionnaire was composed of mental illness beliefs, interest in working in mental health,  and tendency to work in nursing areas.FindingsMain finding demonstarted perception of dangerous from mental illness related to low interest in working in mental health regarding all nursing students.Practice ImplicationsThere is a necessity to discuss mental health beliefs within the...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - October 1, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Gizell Green, Ayala Blau, Sima Reicher Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

The effect of a  psychoeducation program based on the rational emotional behavioral approach in individuals with multiple sclerosis diagnosis: A randomized controlled trial
This study aimed to examine the effects of a psychoeducational program on the cognitive emotion regulation levels of individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS).Design and MethodThis study followed a randomized, controlled quasi-experimental design. A questionnaire including descriptive characteristics and disease-related characteristics and the Cognitive Emotion Regulation Questionnaire were used in the data collection.FindingsThe difference between the pretest –posttest and follow-up test mean scores of the patients in the experimental group was significant (p 
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - September 28, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Emel Şahin, Serap Güleç Keskin, Murat Terzi Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

A cross ‐sectional study examining the factors affecting nurses’ knowledge, attitude, and behavior toward physical restraint use
This study aimed to investigate the factors associated with nurses ’ intent to use physical restraint.Design and MethodsThis cross-sectional study used a questionnaire to survey 403 nurses from a hospital in northern Taiwan.FindingsNurses who participated in a simulation training program had better knowledge and behavioral intent toward physical restraint use. Seniority and workplace significantly influenced the knowledge of physical restraint use, whereas workplace and clinical ladder level significantly shaped nurses ’ attitude toward it.Practice ImplicationsThe results showed that the simulated physical rest...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - September 23, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Pi ‐Chueh Tsai, Chu‐Hsuan Cheng, I‐Shiang Tzeng Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

The relationship between domestic violence against women, adaptation to pregnancy and maternal ‐fetal antenatal attachment
This study aimed to determine the relationship between domestic violence against women, adaptation to pregnancy, and maternal-fetal antenatal attachment.Design and MethodsThe study consisted of 385 pregnant women who were referred to the antenatal clinics of a public hospital in eastern Turkey. The data were collected using the Domestic Violence against Women Scale (DVAWS), the Maternal-Fetal Antenatal Attachment Scale (MAAS), and the Prenatal Self-Evaluation Questionnaire (PSEQ) to assess adaptation to pregnancy.FindingsPregnant women were exposed to low level of violence (Mean  ± SD: 64.42  &p...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - September 20, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Ümmügülsüm Ulutaş, Tuba Uçar Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Correlation of spiritual well ‐being with hope and depression in oncology patients: The case of Turkey
This study was conducted to determine the correlation between spiritual well-being and hope and depression in oncology patients.Design and MethodsThe sample of the study consisted of 210 cancer patients. For data collection, a Patient Information Form, the FACIT-Sp-12 Scale, the Beck Hopelessness Scale, and the Beck Depression Inventory were used.FindingsThe patients had mean scores of 32.02  ± 5.14 for spiritual well-being, 4.15 ± 4.17 for hopelessness, and 16.05 ± 8.29 for depression. A negative relationship was determined between spiritual well-being and hop...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - September 20, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: G ülnaz Ata, Dilek Kılıç Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Correlation between psychological resilience and suicide probability in patients with psychiatric disorder
AbstractPurposeIt was aimed to evaluate the correlation between psychological resilience and possibility of suicide in psychiatric patients.Design and MethodsThe data of the research were collected using “Individual Information Form”, “Resilience Scale for Adults (RSA),” and “Suicide Probability Scale (SPS)”.FindingsIt was found that the mean total score of SPS was 70.97  ± 12.82 and moderate risk, the mean total score of RSA was 112.50 ± 25.38, and the levels of psychological resilience were at a good level. It has been determined that patients ...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - September 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Ahmet Çapar, Döndü Çuhadar Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Impact of the mindfulness ‐based psychoeducation applied to people having a myocardial infarction on mindfulness and posttraumatic growth
This study aimed to examine the effect of mindfulness-based psychoeducation provided t individuals with previous myocardial infarction on their posttraumatic growth and mindfulness levels.Design and MethodsThe sample of this study, which was quasi-experimental with a pre-test posttest follow-up pattern, consisted of 50 patients, 25 in the intervention group and 25 in the control group. The mindfulness-based psychoeducation lasted a total of 8 weeks.FindingsThe mindfulness-based psychoeducation program strongly affected the mindfulness levels of the individuals with previous myocardial infarction in the intervention group, ...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - September 14, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Ay şe Aydındoğmuş, Ayşegül Savaşan Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Wounded healers during the COVID ‐19 syndemic: Compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction among nursing care providers in Greece
AbstractPurposeThe aim of this study was to investigate compassion fatigue (CF) and compassion satisfaction  (CS) in nursing care providers in COVID-19 units.MethodsA mixed-method study with 105 nurses.Results23% of participants reported high CF risk while 77% expressed high to moderate potential for CS. Adequate preparation/education, clear and accountable leadership, and team sharing of feelings, experiences, and responsibilities during the transition in the COVID-19 unit helped participants to deal with overwhelming anxiety which if unattended could bring about frustration and long-lasting feelings of powerlessness...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - September 12, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Evdokia Missouridou, Polyxeni Mangoulia, Vassiliki Pavlou, Emmanouel Kritsotakis, Evangelia Stefanou, Polyxeni Bibou, Martha Kelesi, Evangelos C. Fradelos Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Prolonged post ‐ECT delirium associated With substance‐induced psychosis: A case report
We report a 56-year-old male suffering from 14-day-long post-ECT delirium associated with substance misuse, pesticide exposure, as well as ischemic brain changes. On the basis of the insights from this case, it may be suggested that all patients should be screened for risk factors associated with ECT-related delirium before ECT and that various parameters, such as electrode placement and medications, should be adjusted accordingly. (Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care)
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - September 10, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Emre K öroğlu, Başar Ayrıbaş Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

The relationship between levels of solution ‐focused thinking and internalized stigma and social functionality in mental disorders
This study was conducted to determine the effect of the level of solution-focused thinking on internalized stigma and social functionality in mental illnesses.Design and MethodsThis descriptive study was conducted with 497 patients with various mental disorders.FindingsA negative and strong correlation was found between the Solution-Focused Inventory and Internalized Stigma of Mental Illness Scale scores of the participants (r = −0.682,p = 0.001). A positive and weak correlation was found between the participants' Solution-Focused Inventory and Social Adaptation Self-Evaluation Scale score...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - September 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Duygu Ayar, Fatma Karasu, Musa Sahpolat Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Knowledge and practices of nurses working in psychiatry clinics on ventrogluteal injection
This study was conducted as a descriptive and cross-sectional study. A total of 91 nurses constituted the sample of the study.FindingsIt was determined that 35.7% of the nurses preferred the VG site. It was determined that the nurses who preferred the VG site knew and applied the preparation for injection, and the stages during and after the injection.Practice ImplicationsThis study will guide the preparation of in-service training programs on the use of VG site in psychiatric clinics. (Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care)
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - September 2, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Nuray Turan, Özgür Sema Acı, Hatice Irmak, Hatice Kaya, Fatma Yasemin Kutlu Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

The exploration of a screen model for detecting undergraduates at higher risk for developing psychosis: A cross ‐sectional study in a medical university
AbstractPurposeTo examine a screen model for detecting undergraduates with higher risk for developing psychosis (HRDP).Design and MethodsA cross-sectional design with convenience sampling was used. The screen model included exploration stage by self-report scales and confirmation stage by face-to-face interviews.FindingsA total of 273 students were detected from 4744 surveys during 4 years. Of them, 120 students with HRDP were identified and 7 had been diagnosed as schizophrenia or bipolar disorders at 12-month follow-up.Practice ImplicationsThis screen model can be used in early detection for undergraduates with HRDP from...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - August 31, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Wei ‐Fen Ma, Tzu‐Pei Yeh, Ya‐Fang Ho, Shan‐Mei Chang, Yun‐Ping Lin Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Attitudes of nursing students towards LGBT individuals and the affecting factors
AbstractPurposeTo determine the attitudes of nursing students towards LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) individuals and the affecting factors.Design and MethodThe universe of the research consisted of 500 students. The data collection tools used were “Demographic Data Form” and “Attitude towards Lesbians and Gay Men Scale (ATLG).”FindingsStudents' attitudes towards LGBT individuals are at a medium level. Male participants had more negative attitudes towards LGBT individuals.Practical ImplicationsNurses should provide services within the framework of professional values. In this context,...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - August 29, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Rana Can Özdemir, Rabiye Erenoğlu Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Nursing students' perceived stress: Interaction with emotional intelligence and self ‐leadership
AbstractPurposeThe aim of the current study was to determine how emotional intelligence and self-leadership levels could be related to perceived stress.Design and MethodsA total of 341 nursing students were enrolled in this descriptive correlational study. Study measures included a sociodemographic form, Emotional Intelligence Evaluation Scale, Revised Self-Leadership Questionnaire, and Perceived Stress Scale for Nursing Students.FindingsResults showed that ‘‘assignments and workload’’ as well as “taking care of patients” were the highest sources of stress in clinical training. The emoti...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - August 28, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Sevda Yildirim ‐Hamurcu, Fusun Terzioglu Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Childhood abuse, neglect, codependency, and affecting factors in nursing and child development students
This study was conducted to determine the relationship of neglect and abuse behaviors experienced by nursing and child development students during their childhood with codependency, and the factors affecting codependency.Design and MethodsThis is a descriptive and correlational study. The study was conducted with 292 students who were studying at a Faculty of Health Sciences.FindingsA positive relationship was found between neglect and abuse behaviors that lead to trauma in childhood, and codependency. It was determined that there was a negative relationship between students' codependency and childhood traumatic experience...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - August 27, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Derya EVG İN, Adem Sümen Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

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Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - August 26, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: ERRATUM Source Type: research

Validity and reliability of the Turkish version of Stressors in Nursing Students Scale
This study aimed to access the reliability and validity of the Stressors in Nursing Students Scale in the Turkish language (SINS-T).Design and MethodsData were collected after the linguistic and content validity of the instrument. The study included 436 nursing students.FindingsThe exploratory factor analysis was acceptable, and four factors were determined. These factors were named confidence, education, relationships, and uncertainties.Practice ImplicationsThe SINS-T is a valid and reliable tool to determine the stress experienced by nursing students. Conducting different studies with a large sample size using this instr...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - August 25, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Neriman Akansel, Roger Watson, Aylin Pallo ş Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Lawyers ’ beliefs about mental illnesses and their tendency to stigmatize people with mental illnesses
AbstractPurposeThis descriptive study determined lawyers ’ beliefs about mental illnesses and their tendency to stigmatize people with mental illnesses.Design and MethodsThe sample consisted of 181 lawyers. Data were collected using a demographic characteristics form, the Beliefs toward Mental Illness Scale (BMI), and the Stigma Scale (SS).FindingsParticipants felt compassion, uneasiness, curiosity, and pity for people with mental illnesses. Participants had a mean BMI and SS score of 1.99  ± 0.70 and 2.19 ± 0.61, respectively. Their BMI and SS scores were moderately and posi...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - August 25, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Fatma Yener Özcan, Burcu Ceylan Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Developing a valid and reliable Perceived Global Future Scale
AbstractPurposeTo develop a valid and reliable data collection tool to define individuals' perceptions of the global future.Design and MethodsThis methodological study was carried out on 870 participants in Istanbul, a city with the country's highest and most diverse population.FindingsContent validity, construct validity, item analyses, and stability of the draft tool were tested. The seven-factor scale structure was confirmed. Cronbach's alpha coefficient of the scale was .93.Practice ImplicationsThe Perceived Global Future Scale, consisting of 36 items and seven dimensions, was used. It is a valid and reliable tool to d...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - August 24, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Gonul Bodur, Arzu K. Harmanci Seren Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Problematic smartphone use in nursing students and its relationship With life goals
AbstractPurposeThis descriptive study was conducted to investigate the relationship between problematic smartphone use and the life goals.Design and MethodsThe study was conducted on 310 nursing students. The data were collected with the “Smartphone Addiction Scale’’ and “Life Goals Scale.”FindingsIncreased internal life goals of the students was found to decrease the tendency to be engaged in a virtual relationship while increased external life goals increased the risk of smartphone addiction.Practice ImplicationsPrograms to increase awareness should be developed to minimize smartphone addict...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - August 23, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Gamze Yatmaz, G ülcem S. Razı, Gülümser Kublay Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Turkish adaptation of Wilson ‐Sims psychiatric fall risk assessment scale
This study aimed to adapt the Wilson-Sims Fall Scale to Turkish and assess the levels of sensitivity and selectivity.Design and MethodsThe scale consisting of two sections and 15 items including age, gender, mental and physical status, elimination, impairments, gait/balance, falls' history, medications, and detox protocol was administered to 750 patients in psychiatric clinic.FindingsThe kappa coefficient of the study (K: 0.44,p 
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - August 19, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Fatma Kanta ş Yılmaz, Selda Polat, Rabia Bilici Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Testing the validity and reliability of a Turkish version of the social cyberloafing scale
AbstractPurposeThis paper aims to evaluate the validity and reliability of the Turkish version of the social cyberloafing (SC) scale as an important predictor of the mental health of healthcare employees.MethodsThe data for this descriptive cross-sectional study was obtained from 202 Turkish healthcare employees. We followed Dima's 6-step protocol for validation.FindingsThe one-dimensional structure of the scale was found to be homogenous (H = 0.54) and reliable (α = 0.87). The CFA demonstrated that the 7-item and one-factor construct was a valid instrument to measure the SC (GFI =&...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - August 18, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Harun Yildiz, Bora Yildiz Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Factors associated with seasonal affective disorders in Lebanese adults
AbstractPurposeEvaluate seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and the possible factors associated with it among Lebanese adults, during winter and summer seasons of 2018 and 2019.Design and MethodsCross-sectional study was conducted in two time intervals. The winter period took place from December 2018 to January 2019, whereas the summer period was from May to June 2019, evaluating the same participants.FindingsHigher winter depression (adjusted odds ratio [ORa]  = 1.16), higher winter insomnia (ORa = 1.04) were significantly associated with higher odds of having winter SAD. Higher summer depression...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - August 17, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Eva Hobeika, Chadia Haddad, Marwan Akel, Sahar Obeid, Pascale Salameh, Souheil Hallit Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Female gender and low physical activity are risk factors for academic stress in incoming nursing students
The objective was to analyze the academic stressors that most affect new nursing students.Design and MethodsA cross-sectional study on new nursing students.FindingsTwo hundred and eighty-two  students, 78% women, mean age of 21.46 (6.1) years. Giving presentations in class and lack of time for homework are the items that cause the greatest academic stress. Women had higher levels of academic stress, and higher levels of physical activity are related to lower academic stress.Practice ImplicationsWomen have a higher level of academic stress. Doing sport is a protective factor that diminishes academic stress the more it ...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - August 13, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Pablo Chust ‐Hernández, David Fernández‐García, Laura López‐Martínez, Carlos García‐Montañés, Pilar Pérez‐Ros Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Changes in sexual intentions of LGBT people and their adaptation to social life
This study was conducted to evaluate the process of change in the sexual intentions of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) individuals and their experiences pertaining to adaptation to social life.Design and MethodsThe participant introduction form and semi-structured interview form were administered to 18 LGBT people.FindingsCodes were classified by LGBT persons' “environment of birth and childhood,” “experience of noticing changes in sexual intentions,” “disclosing the change in sexual intentions for the first time,” “reactions of the family and close circle,” &ldquo...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - August 13, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: B üşra Yılmaz, Azad Irmak, Ümran Oskay Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Examining the relationship between nurses' fear levels and insomnia during the COVID ‐19 pandemic in Turkey
This study was conducted to examine the relationship between nurses' fear levels and their insomnia, influencing sociodemographic factors during the COVID-19 pandemic.Design and MethodsThis study utilized cross-sectional methods and the data were collected between July  15 and August 15, 2020. In the data collection, “Socio-demographic question form,” “Covid-19 Fear Scale,” and “Bergen Insomnia Scale” tools were used. Descriptive statistics, numbers, percentages, independent samplest test, analysis of variance test, and correlation were used on the Statistical Package for Socia...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - August 12, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Sinan Aslan, Mahmut Din ç Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Achieving culturally competent mental health care: A mixed ‐methods study drawing on the perspectives of UK nursing students
This study aimed to examine the degree of cross-cultural competency among UK mental health student nurses, and the care delivery challenges arising from their internalized cultural assumptions.Design and MethodsThis study adopted a mixed-methods design. Participants were final-year nursing students in the United Kingdom.FindingsThe results revealed participants had a moderate level of cultural awareness and competency but highlighted many challenges to providing cross-cultural care arising from the meanings, enablers, and values they attributed to culturally competent mental health care.Practice ImplicationsAs cultural com...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - August 11, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Stephen Tee, Yeter Sinem Üzar‐Özçetin, Steve Trenoweth Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Reflections of the before processes in early and forced marriages: A meta ‐synthesis study
AbstractPurposeTo develop analytical themes through a descriptive synthesis of qualitative studies to create a broader and more conscious understanding of the before processes in early and forced marriages.MethodsTwenty-five qualitative studies were analyzed and synthesized according to meta-synthesis methods.FindingsThe analytical themes  of the main theme “The process leading to early and forced marriages” were divided into four groups as cognitive, affective, behavioral, and cultural reflections.Practice ImplicationsThe study results emphasize the need to consider the links between cognitive, affective,...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - August 10, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: P ınar Duru, Fatma Başaran, Özlem Örsal Tags: REVIEW Source Type: research

Development and validation of the Mental Health Promotion Scale
This study aimed to develop and validate a scale that assesses adults' mental health promotion abilities.Design and MethodsThis study was conducted in Istanbul from October 2016 to May 2018. Three rounds of the Delphi method were conducted to develop the scale.FindingsAfter the third Delphi round, the experts reached a consensus on 93 scale items. Forty-six items were excluded from the scale based on exploratory factor analysis (EFA) results. In the last EFA of the 47-item scale, a 12-factor construct was found with an eigenvalue>1 that explained 64.3% of total variance. The overall Cronbach's alpha of the scale was .93...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - August 10, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Hasibe Kadioglu, Semra Karaca, Nurhan Eren, Seher Yurt Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

The effects of irrational romantic relationship beliefs and experiences in close relationships on dating violence of nursing and midwifery students
This study aimed to investigate the effects of irrational romantic relationship beliefs and experiences in close relationships on dating violence of nursing and midwifery students.MethodsThis was a descriptive, correlational study. The study was conducted with 261 nursing and midwifery students in a university located in northeastern Turkey.ResultsA negative and moderate correlation was found between students' dating violence with the use of social time and different thinking (p 
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - August 7, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Emel Bahadir ‐Yilmaz, Eda Şahin Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Development of F ırat Netlessphobia Scale and investigation of its psychometric properties
ConclusionsAccording to the findings, the F ırat Netlessphobia Scale is a cost-effective scale that facilitates the valid and reliable estimation of high variance and a low number of items.Practice ImplicationsThis practical and cost-effective scale is widely applied owing to its small number of items and short expressions. The present study emphasizes the importance of exploring Netlessphobia and the need for future research in this area to recognize the risk groups and establish protection strategies. (Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care)
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - August 5, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Yal çın Kanbay, Meryem Fırat, Aysun Akçam, Sevil Çınar, Özkan Özbay Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Challenges experienced by nursing students during the COVID ‐19 pandemic
This study was conducted to assess the challenges faced by nursing students during the pandemic and to examine the factors affecting these challenges.Design and MethodsThis qualitative study involved 344 nursing students at a university in eastern Turkey.FindingsFive main themes, each with its own subthemes, indicated the psychological difficulties experienced by students, insufficiencies and uncertainties regarding education, restrictions regarding social life, family conflicts, and the possibility to turn crises into opportunities.Practice ImplicationsThe themes emphasizing the lives of nursing students showed that there...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - August 5, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Zeliha Cengiz, Z üleyha Gurdap, Kevser Işik Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

The relationship between abusive supervision, psychological ownership, and quality of nursing care: The mediating role of job satisfaction
This study tested a hypothetical model to evaluate the relationship between job satisfaction, abusive supervision, and psychological ownership with the quality of nursing care.Design and MethodsIn this cross-sectional study, a sample of 300 nurses from two public hospitals in Iran was selected. Exploratory factor analysis was used to assess the measurement model and the proposed structural model.FindingsThere was a significant negative relationship between abusive supervision with nurses ’ job satisfaction and quality of nursing care. A positive relationship between psychological ownership with nurses’ job sati...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - August 4, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Hamid Sharif Nia, Saeed Pahlevan Sharif, Long She, Erika Sivarajan Froelicher, Omolhoda Kaveh, Pardis Rahmatpour Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

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The ongoing conundrum of long ‐term benzodiazepine use: What our patients need to know
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Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - July 29, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Evelyn Parrish Tags: EDITORIAL Source Type: research

Factitious disorder, presenting haemolacria in a Pakistani tribal illiterate female: A rare case report
AbstractIntroductionIt could be challenging for healthcare workers to diagnose patients with factitious disorder who present with rare ophthalmologic manifestations such as haemolacria, because of the unavailability of adequate literature and associated guidelines. The present case report aims to fulfill this knowledge gap.Case PresentationA 20-year-old tribal illiterate married female patient with symptoms of bleeding episodes from her left eye was admitted to the hospital. An extensive workup was done for diagnosing possible bleeding disorders but all the parameters were normal. Later on, she was diagnosed with factitiou...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - July 29, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Abdul Wali Khan, Asad Ali Khan, Muhammad Ishaq, Irfan Ullah, Mohammed A. Mamun Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Experiences and opinions of nurses working in psychiatric wards on assessing patients' sexual health: A qualitative study
AbstractPurposeTo determine the experiences and opinions of nurses working in psychiatric wards regarding the assessment of patients' sexual health.Design and MethodsA qualitative, interpretative phenomenological design was used. Purposeful, snowball sampling identified eight nurses. Data were collected online through in-depth, individual interviews, and analyzed with Colaizzi's seven-step method.FindingsThe nurses' experiences and opinions were grouped under three themes: challenges, requirements, and opportunities. The theme of challenges was divided into attitude and environment; the requirements theme was divided into ...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - July 29, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Emre Ciydem, Ozlem Kackin, F. Yasemin Kutlu Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Body perception and sexuality of bariatric surgery patients
This study aims to determine how body perception and sexual life are affected in obese individuals who are hospitalized to undergo bariatric surgery.Design and MethodsDescriptive research design and the cross-sectional method were used. The study was conducted with 53 individuals who consented to participate. The data were analyzed with the SPSS software package.FindingsLow body perception and sexual dysfunction were detected, particularly in women.Practice ImplicationsIn obesity treatment, the psychological and social problems that individuals experience due to obesity should be handled and evaluated with a multidisciplin...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - July 29, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Sibel Çaynak, Nur E. Boyacıoğlu, Münire Temel Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Burnout levels and sleep quality of COVID ‐19 heroes
This study was carried out to determine the burnout levels and sleep quality of nurses in the coronavirus disease-2019 process.Design and MethodsThe population of this descriptive and cross-sectional study consisted of all nurses working in hospitals in Turkey.FindingsNurses' mean scores were compared by gender. The emotional burnout and personal achievement scores of male nurses were higher than those of female nurses. Single nurses had significantly higher emotional exhaustion and depersonalization scores than married individuals. Nurses mostly experienced emotional exhaustion, and burnout levels increased in line with i...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - July 29, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Aylin Aydin Sayilan, Nur şen Kulakaç, Sevda Uzun Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research