EPA 2017 Research Prizes

The winners of the 2017 EPA Research Prizes have now been selected.

 Please visit EPA website for more information: http://www.europsy.net/awards/research-prizes/2017-winners

Ten Research Prizes of €2,000 each were awarded to Early Career Psychiatrists working in Europe, who published the best scientific papers in 2016.

Category 1

Clinical Psychopathology and Refinement of Psychiatric Diagnostic Categories

Aurélie LASERRE (Switzerland)

"Prospective association of depression subtypes with cardio-metabolic risk factors"

Rafaella CALATI (France)

"Is psychotherapy effective for reducing suicide attempt and nonsuicidal self-injury rates?"


Category 2:  

 Biological Correlates and Treatments of Mental Disorders

Alkomiet HASAN (Germany)

"Association of structural brain changes with response of rTMS"

Anna-Clara HOLLANDER (Sweden)

"Refugee migration and risk of schizophrenia and other non-affective psychoses"


Category 3: 

Psychiatric Epidemiology, Social Psychiatry and Psychotherapeutic Interventions in Mental Disorders

Niels OKKELS (Denmark)

"Traumatic Stress and Risk of Subsequent Schizophrenia or Bipolar Disorder: A Nationwide Cohort Study"

Petr WINKLER (Czech Republic)

"Deinstitutionalised patients, homelessness and imprisonment: systematic review"


Category 4: 

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


"Polygenic Risk of Psychosis & Ventral Striatal Activation Reward Processing in Healthy Adolescents"

Dennis RAVEN (Netherlands)

"Time-to-treatment of mental disorders in a community sample of Dutch adolescents. A TRAILS study"                              


Category 5: 

Best paper published in European Psychiatry

Nikolina JOVANOVIC (Croatia/UK)

"Burnout Syndrome among Psychiatric Trainees in 22 countries"

Sarah CARGNIN (Italy)

"BDNF Val66Met and clinical response to antipsychotic drugs: A systematic review and meta-analysis"

Selection Committee

The Selection Committee is composed of the EPA President, EPA Past President, EPA President Elect and a European Psychiatry editor.

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