Psychiatry & Clinical Psychopharmacology formerly Klinik Psikofarmakoloji Bulteni-Bulletin of Clinical Psychopharmacology

Editorial Manager ® for Psychiatry and Clinical Psychopharmacology



Dear Colleagues;

As the organizing committee we would like to thank you for your support and contribution to the 7th International Congress on Psychopharmacology and the 3rd International Symposium on Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology.

The traditional incentive prizes which are given to the researchers each year are received by their owners as a total amount of 12,000 Turkish Liras (3,000 TL for the 1st prize, 2,000 TL for the 2nd prize, 1,000 TL for the 3rd prize). We would like to congratulate our successful researchers and share their names and studies with you.

Bulletin of Clinical Psychopharmacology, Volume 24, Research Prizes:

First Prize (shared):

1) Predictors of Outcome During a 6-Month Follow-Up Among Heroin Dependent Patients Receiving Buprenorphine/Naloxone Maintenance Treatment

Cuneyt Evren, Vahap Karabulut, Yesim Can, Muge Bozkurt, Gokhan Umut, Bilge Evren

Corresponding author:
Cuneyt Evren; Bakirkoy Training and Research Hospital for Psychiatry Neurology and Neurosurgery, Alcohol and Drug Research, Treatment and Training Center (AMATEM), Istanbul – Turkey

2) Association of the DRD2 TaqIA, 5-HT1B A-161T, and CNR1 1359 G/A Polymorphisms with Alcohol Dependence

Melike Ceyhan Balci Sengul, Cem Sengul, Mehmet Emin Erdal, Ozlem Izci Ay, Muharrem Efe, Mustafa Ertan Ay, Hasan Herken

Corresponding author:
Cem Sengul, Pamukkale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Denizli – Turkey

Second Prize (shared):

1) Evidence for the Control of Aggrecanases by Insulin and Glucose in Alzheimer's Disease

Sumeyya Akyol, Veli Ugurcu, Ozlem Cakmak, Aynur Altuntas, Yunus Yukselten,Omer Akyol, Asuman Sunguroglu, Kadir Demircan

Corresponding author:
Sumeyya Akyol, Turgut Ozal University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Biology, Ankara – Turkey

2) The Impact of Psychotropic Drugs on Psychosocial Functioning in Bipolar Disorder

Omer Aydemir, Pinar Cetinay Aydin, Demet Gulec Oyeckin, Seref Gulseren, Gulperi Putgul Koybasi, Hasan Sahin

Corresponding author:
Omer Aydemir, Celal Bayar University, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Manisa – Turkey

Third Prize:

Substance Abuse: Risk Factors for Turkish Youth

Andres J. Pumariega, Hatice Burakgazi, Ali Unlu, Parna Prajapati, Alican Dalkilic

Corresponding author:
Andres J. Pumariega, Cooper School of Medicine of Rowan University, Camden, New Jersey, USA

Poster Research Prizes:

First Prize:

Thalamic and cerebellar gray matter density reduction in synthetic cannabis users

Serdar Nurmedov, Barış Metin, Suheda Ekmen, Onur Noyan, Onat Yılmaz, Aslı E Darcin, Nesrin Dilbaz

Corresponding author:

NP Istanbul Neuropsychiatry Hospital, Alcohol and Substance Addiction Unit, Istanbul-Turkey

Second Prize:

Hypomethylation of BDNF gene promoter in bipolar disorder patients

Ümit Sertan Çöpoğlu, Berna Ermiş, Mehri İğci, Esra Bozgeyik, Yusuf Z. Iğci, M. Hanifi Kokaçya, Mustafa Arı, Haluk A. Savaş

Corresponding author:
Ümit Sertan Çöpoğlu, Mustafa Kemal University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Hatay-Turkey

Third Prize:

Retrospective analysis of patients with probable DSM-5 Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder

Zehra Topal, Nuran Demir, Evren Tufan, Sarper Taşkıran, Bengi Semerci

Corresponding author:
Zehra Topal, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Abant Izzet Baysal University, Faculty of Medicine, Bolu-Turkey