Ganime CAN GUR is an Research Associate in the Departman of Psychiatric Nursing, Faculty of Health Science, University of Ataturk, Turkey. She received the M.S. degree in Psychiatric Mental-Health Nursing from the University of Gaziantep, Turkey, in 2012. Her dissertation was focused on determining the level of social functioning and internal perception of stigma among individuals with substance use disorder. She received the Ph.D. degree in Psychiatric Mental-Health Nursing from the University of Ataturk, Turkey, in 2016. Her dissertation was focused on the effects of cognitive-behavioral model-based and psychoeducation assisted exercise on depression, anxiety, and self efficacy in alcohol-use disorder. She has clinical experience in a variety of healthcare settings including psychiatric clinics, and oncology clinics. As a nurse educator, she has enjoyed working with nursing students in both classroom and practicum settings.
Ganime’s research interests include the influence of psychoeducational and exercise interventions that improve both mental health and the quality of life in alcohol/substance use disorder. Dr. Can Gur has published studies in various fields including adolecents, patient with cancer, substance/alcohol use disorder, schizophrenia, and pregnancy delusions.