Melike Ertem was born in Ankara in 12 September 1985. She got her bachelor’s degree at Ege University Nursing Faculty in 2008. After graduation, she started to work at Dokuz Eylul University Hospital Newborn Premature intensive care unit. At the beginning of 2009, she started to work as a research assistant at Bolu Health School at Psychiatric Nursing Programme in Bolu. She completed her master education at Duzce University. She voluntarily counselled psychological at Elder Health Center in Bolu. During this time, she studied with elderly diagnosed cancer, Alzheimer, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, etc. She studied at Europen Union Grundving Life Long Lerning Project which named “Training and Psyco-Social Therapy for Informal Caretakers of Bedridden Disabled Individuals”. After getting postgraduate degree in 2012, she had her PhD degree at Dokuz Eylul University Psychiatric Nursing Department in izmir and completed in 2016. She has been studying motivational interviews with patients diagnosed chronic mental diseases, transactional analysis theory and nursing. She has published papers in reputed journals and oral–poster presentations at conferences.
Title : The effect of mental health nursing theory, clinical experience and anti-stigma program on students’ attitudes towards mental illnesses
Title : The effect of motivational interviewing on treatment adherence and insight levels of patients with schizophrenia: A randomized controlled study