FAQ About Turkish TV Series

Turkish TV Series
10 months ago | gizem

Are there any Turkish TV series that address mental health issues?

Yes, Turkish TV series have occasionally addressed mental health issues as part of their storylines. While mental health topics may not be the primary focus of the series, they are sometimes explored to raise awareness and provide insight into various aspects of mental health. These storylines can help reduce stigma and encourage viewers to seek help when needed. Here are a few Turkish TV series that have touched on mental health issues:

  • "Paramparça" (Broken Pieces) (2014-2017): This family drama series includes a storyline that explores the impact of mental illness on a character and their family. It delves into the challenges of coping with a loved one's mental health struggles.
  • "Gülbeyaz" (2002-2003): In this series, one of the characters deals with depression and emotional struggles, shedding light on the importance of mental well-being and seeking help when facing emotional challenges.
  • "Anne" (The Mother) (2016-2017): While primarily a drama series centered around family dynamics, "Anne" briefly touches on postpartum depression and its effects on one of the characters.
  • "Bir Zamanlar Çukurova" (Once Upon a Time in Çukurova): This historical drama series explores various social and psychological issues, including the emotional trauma experienced by characters due to past events.
  • "Maraşlı" (2021): This modern-day crime drama series briefly addresses the issue of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experienced by the main character, Maraşlı, a former special forces operative.
  • "Bir Umut Yeter" (One Hope is Enough) (2018): This series focuses on the life of a young man with Down syndrome and his family. While not exclusively about mental health, it portrays the challenges and triumphs of individuals with intellectual disabilities.