Turkey is a Eurasian country which is considered to be the gateway between Europe and Asia. The official name of Turkey is Republic of Turkey. The name of Turkey is based on the Turk which is an autonym contained in the Old Turkic inscriptions of the Gokturks (Celestial Turks) of Central Asia.
Turkey is located on the Mediterranean stretching across the Anatolian peninsula in southwest Asia and the Balkan region of south Eastern Europe. It is bordered by the Black Sea, the Marmara Sea, the Aegean Sea and Mediterranean Sea. Turkey is the world's 37th-largest country in terms of area.
Turkey is the world's 17th largest GDP and 18th largest nominal GDP. The country is among the G-20 major economies. The key sectors of the Turkish economy are banking, construction, home appliances, electronics, textiles, oil refining, petrochemical products, food, mining, iron and steel, and machine industry. Turkey is ranked as the 6th most popular tourism destination in the world.
In science, this country produced 2 Nobel laureates so far. The Psychiatric Association of Turkey (PAT) is the organization of specialists of adult psychiatry in Turkey. It also aims to improve psychiatric training, patient-rights and treatment standards and to develop and follow up mental health policies and implementations in Turkey. Turkish Psychological Association was established in the year 2004 which is Providing help to psychologists and psychology organizations to reach contemporary level. Numerous psychiatry journals are published from Turkey with good reputation. Turkish Journal of Psychology publishes good number of articles on Psychiatry.