Table 1: Questions of the semi-structured interview form.

1. 1. Can you describe the concept of mental illness with one word?

2. 2. According to you, what are the challenges experienced in society by individuals with mental illnesses? Can you explain them?

3. 3. What are the factors giving rise to the stigmatization of individuals with mental disorders?

4. 4. How can the stigmatization be coped with? What do you recommend on this issue?

5. 5. How did the psychiatric nursing course affect you on this issue? Can you explain it?