Boylam Psychiatry Institute Clinics Association is an association of clinics established in the 4th floor of KARUM Shopping and Business Center, at an easy-accessible location, at the heart of Ankara. It is a private health organization special for psychological disorders, which can have outpatient diagnosis and treatment. We have professional psychiatrists (on the level of assistant professors) for adults, children and young people, expert for child development and training, family therapist, relationship and marriage therapist, sexual dysfunctionality therapist, sleep disorders consultant, addiction (alcohol and other substances) therapist, eating disorders and obesity therapist, nutrition and dietary professionals within our body. Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder (manic depression), depression, panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social phobia, specific phobia, post-traumatic stress disorder, somatoform disorders, dissociative disorders, Alzheimer and all other dementias, internet and gambling addiction, sleep disorders, eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia, sexual dysfunctionalities and personality disorders especially borderline personality disorders are diagnosed and treated with outpatient methods and in addition to alcoholism and substance addictions, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder (manic depression), melancholic depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia are monitored for longer durations in the hospital and treated.
In addition to psychological adult disorders mentioned above, problems like attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity, causes of unsuccessful school life, specific learning difficulty, oppositional defiant disorder (obstinating), social phobia (excessive shyness), childhood depression, sleep disorders and bedwetting are diagnosed and treated in our center. Moreover, sexual dysfunctions such as sexual reluctance, vaginismus, anorgasmia, early ejaculation, impotency are also diagnosed and treated in our center as well as family, relation and marriage therapy services. Besides, eating disorders psychotherapy is implemented in collaboration with nutrition and dietary professionals for obesity problems. Nowadays, it is known that without a therapy process, losing weight is not possible regardless of the dietary program. Sleep disorders such as insomnia, excessive sleeping, behavioral disorders in sleep are diagnosed and treated after an evaluation in equipped sleep laboratories.
The primary characteristic of our center is its psychotherapy-focused approach. All of our psychiatrists and clinical psychologists have psychotherapy certificates with international validity. Our institute has published so many books of psychiatry, psychology, biblio-therapy and self-help. These books, of which samples exist in “Client Library” of our center, are used during therapy process.
Before and during the treatment, many tests such as MMPI (Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory), Beier Sentence Completion Test, Thematic Perception Test, Mini Mental Test for Educated and Uneducated People, Bender-Gestalt Visual-Kinetic Perception Test, Benton Visual Memory Test, Wechsler Intelligence Test for Adults and Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Axis 1 Disorders and many other clinical scales are employed and thus patients are diagnosed correctly.
Our center works in communication with PRIVATE BOYLAM PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL, a private hospital (with 51 beds) specialized in diagnosis and treatment of alcohol and substance addictions besides psychological disorders. Being diagnosed in our center, those needing in-patient treatment are directed to PRIVATE BOYLAM PSYCHIATRY HOSPITAL and monitored and treated in our center afterwards if they want.
PRIVATE BOYLAM PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL is the biggest private psychiatric hospital of Turkey with 90 square-meters close and 500 square-meters open areas per patient, which is over world standards. With its 49 sickbeds, 2 intensive care beds, 2 supervision beds and a sleep laboratory, it gives 7/24 service. In emergency cases, patients are sent to this hospital via hospital’s ambulance.