8th INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
&
4th INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON CHILD and ADOLESCENT PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY


Full Scientific Program April 20, Wednesday April 21, Thursday April 22, Friday April 23, Saturday


APRIL 20th, WEDNESDAY
  HALL 1 HALL 2 HALL 3
15:00 - 15:30 OPENING CEREMONY


OPENING LECTURE

Moderator: Kemal Sayar (TAP)

Speaker Informations

Progress in Psychopharmacology:
Advanced Diagnostic Systems and Neuroscience-Based Nomenclature


David Nutt (BAP)
15:30 - 16:30
16:30 - 17:00  
17:00 - 18:30 SYMPOSIUM 1

Recent Advances in Bipolar Disorder Depressive Episode Treatments
Moderators:
Numan Konuk (TAP), 
İbrahim Eren (TAP)


Recently FDA-approved medications: what lurasidone and carizapine brought?
Ömer Yanartaş (TAP)

Use of neuromodulation techniques in bipolar disorder
Gökben Hızlı Sayar (TAP)

Omega 3, methylfolate and SAM-e, N-asetil sisteine, and thyroid hormone
Selma Bozkurt Zincir (TAP)

Question & Answer




SYMPOSIUM 2

Different Approaches in ADHD with Meticulous Methodologies
Moderators:

Tümer Türkbay,
M. Akif Ersoy


Time perception and management in ADHD
Ayhan Cöngöloğlu

Importance of functional impairment and quality of life concepts in ADHD
Mahmut Cem Tarakçıoğlu

Iron and associated parameters in ADHD
Kemal Utku Yazıcı

Pharmacovigilance in ADHD medications
Nagihan Saday Duman

Efficacy and side effect differences in stimulants used for ADHD (OROS, long acting, and short acting forms)
Nurullah Bolat

Question & Answer

 


APRIL 21st, THURSDAY
  HALL 1 HALL 2 HALL 3
09:00 - 10:30 JOINT SYMPOSIUM 1
(CCNP-TAP-AsCNP)

Schizophrenia: from molecules to the clinic
Moderators:
Serdar Dursun (TAP-CCNP),
Yuan Hwa Chou (AsCNP)

Speaker Informations

Is schizophrenia a structural or a chemical disorder?
Özcan Uzun (TAP)

Evidence of dopaminergic dysregulations in etiopathogenesis of schizophrenia
Hüseyin Günay


Evidence of glutamatergic dysregulations in etiopathogenesis of schizophrenia
Feyza Arıcıoğlu (TAP)

NMDA receptor antibody encephalitis; is it a subtype of schizophrenia?
Erdem Tüzün (Turkey)

LECTURE

Moderator:
Oguz Omay (Marce Society)

Bonding Disorders - Emotional Rejection of the Young Child
Ian Brockington (Marce Society)
SYMPOSIUM 3

Innovations in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Moderators:

Elvan İşeri,
Evren Tufan


A new clinical diagnosis in DSM-5: Skin picking disorder
İpek Perçinel

Can electromagnetic waves have an impact on developing children's cognitive processes?
Fevziye Toros

Inflammatory response in childhood neuropsychiatric diseases
Gonca Çelik

The whys and hows of sexual identity disturbances in children
Ayşe Burcu Ayaz

Question & Answer

12:00 - 13:00  
13:00 - 14:30

JOINT SYMPOSIUM 2
(CCNP-CINP-WPA-BAP-TAP)

Diagnostic and prognostic stratification of affective disorders based on inflammation biomarkers and immune related neurotransmitter pathways
Moderators:
Danilo Arnone (UK),
Serdar Dursun (CCNP,TAP)


The importance of kynurenine metabolites in the pathophysiology of major depressive disorders
Brian Leonard (CINP)

Detrimental effects of inflammation on human neurogenesis: Do antidepressants help equally?
Patricia A. Zunszain (BAP)

Stratification and outcome prediction of depressed patients using Symposiums of inflammation biomarkers
Angelos Halaris (WPA)

The link between immune cell signaling with neuron and glia as a novel target for the treatment of depression and bipolar disorder
Feyza Arıcıoğlu (TAP)

JOINT SYMPOSIUM 3
(TAP-
ACBP) 

How Scientific Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Are?
Moderators:
Murad Atmaca (TAP),
Yasin Bez (TAP)


Will psychotherapy become scientific with neuroscience?
Hakan Türkçapar (TAP-ACBP)

Psychotherapy: science or art?
Kemal Sayar (TAP)

Can we dispense scientific paradigms in psychotheraoy applications?
Serhat Çıtak (TAP)

What contextual behaviorism tell us from basic sciences to psychopathology?
K. Fatih Yavuz

Question & Answer

WS 3

Students and Teachers Develop Mental Health Awareness
Moderator:

Bengi Semerci (TAP)


Improvement of mental health awareness in teachers and students in order to improve mental health of the youth
Özlem Özcan
16:00 - 16:30  
16:30 - 18:00

JOINT SYMPOSIUM 4
(ACBP-CCNP-TAP-ACBP)

Redefining Psychiatry in the 21st Century
Moderators:

Barbara Coffey (USA),
Hakan Türkçapar (TAP-ACBP)


From bipolar disorder perspective redefining psychiatry in the 21st Century
Allan Young (BAP)

Diagnostic biomarkers for addictions: Recent developments
Andrew Greenshaw (CCNP)

New perspectives for the future of ADHD
Bengi Semerci (TAP)

Utilization of neuroscientific biomarkers for predicting treatment response in depression
Gökben Hızlı Sayar (TAP)

Question & Answer

SYMPOSIUM 11

New Metabolic and Laboratory Approaches in Assessment of Neuropsychiatric Disorders
Moderators:

Erdinç Çakır (Turkey),
Cengiz Başoğlu
(TAP)

The evidence of impaired folate and vitamin B12 metabolism in neuropsychiatric disorders
Ömer Özcan (Turkey)

Induced pluripotent stem cells: a new tool to confront the challenge of neuropsychiatric disorders
Erdinç Çakır (Turkey)

Role of folate in brain development and function: implications of folate receptor autoantibodies in autism
Osman Metin İpçioğlu (Turkey)

SYMPOSIUM 12

Beyond Conventional Psychopharmacological Treatments in Autism
Moderators:

Fatih Ünal,
Sabri Hergüner

Speech and language disorders in autism
Tülin Fidan

Oxytocin in the treatment of autism: from theory to practice with case
Hatice Aksu


An update on alternative medicine in autism spectrum disorder
İbrahim Selçuk Esin

18:00 - 18:30  
18:30 - 20:00 JOINT SYMPOSIUM 5
(CINP-TAP-WPA)


“Gut-Brain Axis” as a Possible Source for Novel Psychotropic Drugs Moderators:
Angelos Halaris (WPA),
Brian Leonard (CINP)


Psychobiotics as novel psychotropics
Ted Dinan (UK)

Prebiotics in the maintenance of brain health
Philip WJ Burnet (UK)

The role of the microbiota-gut-brain axis in brain disorders
Gökben Hızlı Sayar (TAP)

Fecal microbiota transplantation in neuropsychiatric disorders
Alper Evrensel (Turkey)
WS 4

Computational Psychiatry Course
Moderators:

M. Akif Ersoy (TAP),
Alp Üçok (Turkey)


Computational Psychiatry Course: A Practical Guide to Psychiatrists
Andrew Greenshaw (CCNP)
WS 5

Inpatient Child and Youth Service Applications
Moderator:

Bengi Semerci (TAP)

Speaker Informations

Ins and Outs of Inpatient Child and Youth Service Applications
Vinod Singaravelu (UK),

Ins and Outs of Inpatient Child and Youth Service Applications
Vahdet Görmez

Question & Answer



APRIL 22nd, FRIDAY
  HALL 1 HALL 2 HALL 3
09:00 - 10:30

JOINT SYMPOSIUM 6
(AsCNP-BAP-CCNP)

Depression: From Neuroscience to Clinics
Moderators:

David Nutt (BAP),
Andrew Greenshaw (CCNP)


Neurobiological markers of depression
Andrew Greenshaw (CCNP)

Chronobiological aspects of depression: Implications for novel therapeutics
Yavuz Selvi (Turkey)

Searching brain image markers in major depressive disorder: Focus on the serotonin transporter and hippocampal volumes
Yuan-Hwa Chou (AsCNP)

Advances in neuroimaging of depression
Danilo Arnone (UK)

 

JOINT SYMPOSIUM 7
(AsCNP-BAP-TAP)


Dark Side of Bipolar Disorder
Moderators:

Allan Young (BAP)
Numan Konuk (TAP)

What does traumatic stress and dissociation studies promise in bipolar disorder?
Vedat Şar (Turkey)

Impulsivity in bipolar disorder
Pınar Çetinay Aydın
(Turkey)

The frequency of anxiety disorders accompanying bipolar disorder: a metaanalysis
Hale Yapıcı Eser (Turkey)

The shadow of the ADHD on bipolar disorder
Umut Mert Aksoy (Turkey)

Question & Answer

SYMPOSIUM 17

"The Explosive Child": Neurobiology, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approaches in Childhood Emotional Dysregulation
Moderators:

Bengi Semerci (TAP),
Emine Zinnur Kılınç


Neurobiology of emotional Dysregulation
Özlem Özcan

A developmental point of view for recognition and expression of emotions
Evren Tufan

Severe mood dysregulation: a common symptom or a diagnosis in itself?
Sarper Taşkıran

Resilience determinants in sexually abused adolescents: emotional dysregulation, temperament, coping skills, and social support
Rahime Kaya Aldemir

Question & Answer

12:00 - 13:00  
13:00 - 14:30 JOINT SYMPOSIUM 8
(IBM-TAP)

Can Computers Aid to Precision Diagnostics in Psychiatry; Biomarker Discovery in Psychiatry?
Moderators:

M. Akif Ersoy (TAP),
Gökay Alpak (TAP)


The role of the environment in the development of eating disorders
Guillermo Cecchi (USA)

Learning to Diagnose Psychiatric Disorders from fMRI and other Data
Russ Greiner (Canada)

Statistical biomarker discovery from brain imaging:  schizophrenia and beyond
Irina Rish (USA)

Facial emotion recognition In psychiatry: what computers can contribute in this regard?
H. Murat Emül (TAP)

 

JOINT SYMPOSIUM 9

(TAP-Psychiatric Association of Bosnia-Herzegovina-Marce Society)
Moderators:

İlhan Yargıç (TAP),
Izet Pajević (PABH)


The most unexpected pregnancy : Denial of pregnancy
Oğuz Omay (Marce Society)

Buprenorphine + naloxone in the treatment of opioid dependence during unintentional pregnancies – Bosnia-Herzegovina experiences
Mevludin Hasanović (PABH)

Unintended/unplanned pregnancies in psychiatric disorders
Elif Özcan (Turkey)

Unexpected pregnancies, unexpected relapses
Gökşen Yüksel (TAP)

Question & Answer

WS 9

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Issues in the Transition to Adulthood From Adolescence
Moderator:

Serdar Dursun (TAP-CCNP)


The diagnostic and therapeutic controversies and solutions during the transition from adolescence to adulthood
Barbara Coffey (USA)
16:00 - 16:30  
16:30 - 18:00

JOINT SYMPOSIUM 10
Obesity and Eating Disorders: From Neuroscience to Classification
Moderators:
Hans Wijbrand Hoek (Netherlands),
Atila Erol (TAP)


Can computers predict development of schizophrenia using automated analysis of speech?
Hans Wijbrand Hoek (Netherlands)

Neurocognitive effects of obesity and bariatric surgery
Güzin M. Sevinçer

Neural mechanisms of night eating syndrome
Numan Konuk (TAP)

Psychopharmacology of eating disorders: etiological implications
Asena Akdemir (Turkey)

Question & Answer

 

WS 10
(CINP-TAP-WPA)

Bipolar diorders
Moderator:

Brian Leonard (CINP)


CINP programme on bipolar disorder
Brian Leonard (CINP)

Challenges for the Clinician
Angelos Halaris (WPA)

WS 11
(Marce Society-TAP)

Case management in perinatal psychiatry
Moderator:

Ian Brockington


Trainers:
Ian Brockington
(Marce Society)

Oguz Omay
(Marce Society)

Nazan Aydın
(TAP-Marce Society)
18:00 - 18:30    
18:30 - 20:00 WS 12

Addiction
Moderator:

Cüneyt Evren (TAP)

Addiction: From brain mechanisms to new treatments
David Nutt (BAP)
DEBATE

Adult ADHD: Underdiagnosed or Overdiagnosed?

Discussant Moderators:

Cengiz Başoğlu,
M. Akif Ersoy


Underdiagnosed
Hasan Herken

Overdiagnosed
Figen Çulha Ateşçi

Question & Answer




APRIL 23rd, SATURDAY
  HALL 1 HALL 2 HALL 3
09:00 - 10:30

JOINT SYMPOSIUM 11
(CCNP-PD)
European Regulator’s View On Drug Development And Pivotal Trials Within Psychopharmacology
Moderators:
Serdar Dursun (CCNP-TAP)
Feyza Arıcıoğlu (TAP)


Regulatory considerations on clinical trial designs and innovations in psychopharmacology
Arzu Güneş Granberg
(Medical Products Agency-Sweden)


Current scientific EMA/CHMP clinical guidelines within psychopharmacology: recent updates and highlights
Dag Nilsson
(Medical Products Agency-Sweden)


Pharmaceutical licensing considerations in Turkey
Ali Alkan
(Turkey - Ministry of Health)

Innovative drug discovery program in neuroscience; experiences of a Turkish pharmaceutical company
Hasan Ersin Zeytin
(Nobel Pharmaceuticals)

SYMPOSIUM 30

Cannabis and Synthetic Cannabinoid Use Disorders in Children and Adolescents
Moderators:

Tümer Türkbay,
Zeki Yüncü


Neurobiology of cannabis / synthetic cannabinoids use disorders
Kayhan Bahalı

Clinical effects, medical complications, intoxications, and withdrawal symptoms of cannabis / synthetic cannabinoids use disorders
Hatice Güneş

Diagnostic and therapeutic approaches cannabis/ synthetic cannabinoids use disorders in emergency and outpatient settings
Arzu Çiftçi

Treatment approaches in psychiatric complications and comorbidities induced by cannabis and synthetic cannabinoids
Gül Karaçetin

Question & Answer

SYMPOSIUM 31

The Role and Importance of MiRNA Molecules in Psychiatric Disorders
Moderators:

H. Murat Emül,
Hüseyin Güleç


The role and importance of MiRNA molecules in depressive disorders
Akif Camkurt

The role and importance of MiRNA molecules in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
Taha Can Tuman

The role and importance of MiRNA molecules in anxiety disorders
Leman İnanç

The role and importance of MiRNA molecules in child psychiatry
Çiğdem Yektaş

The role and importance of MiRNA molecules in dementia and neurodegenerative disorders
Betül Özdilek

Question & Answer

12:00 - 13:00  
13:00 - 14:30 SYMPOSIUM 34

From Research to the Clinic: Where Are We in the Treatment of Schizophrenia?
Moderators:

Özcan Uzun,
Ömer Özbulut  


Treatment success In the long-term and treatment compliance
Alp Üçok

The effect of thought disorder on the recovery from schizophrenia
Köksal Alptekin

From research to the clinic for the treatment of treatment-resistant schizophrenia: clozapine versus antipsychotic polypharmacies
Mesut Çetin

From research to the clinic: psychosocial approaches in treatment of schizophrenia
Mustafa Yıldız

Question & Answer

SYMPOSIUM 35

Different Views, Approaches, and Applications in Childhood and Adolescent Depression
Moderators:
Fatih Ünal,
Özlem Özcan


A primary care training program for adolescent depression in Canada: development and details
Stan Kutcher (CCNP)

What can be done for depression in schools? Social emotional learning studies and risk groups
Yankı Yazgan

Immunology, depression, and treatment implications
Özden Üneri

Biological markers and genetic factors for major depressive disorder
Neşe Perdahlı Fiş
MEET WITH THE EXPERTS 2

Recent Developments In Alcohol Use Disorders
Moderator:

Hakan Coşkunol


Speaker Informations

Experts:
Alkol kullanım bozukluğu ve komorbidite
İlhan Yargıç

Bipolar ve anksiyete bozukluklarında AKB komorbiditesi
Cüneyt Evren

Question & Answer

16:00 - 16:30  
16:30 - 18:00 CONFERENCE LECTURE

Moderators:

Bengi Semerci,
Ali Sarper Taşkıran


Tics, twitches and beyond: how does research enlighten the treatment of Tourette's disorder and associated problems?
Barbara Coffey
JOINT SYMPOSIUM 12
CCNP-TAP)

Protecting Personal and Patient Data and Confidentiality in Psychiatry in the Era of Mobile and Electronic Health Information & Related Medicolegal Issues
Moderators:
Andrew Greenshaw (CCNP)
Süheyla Çetin (Turkey)

Protecting patient data and confidentiality in psychiatry
Andrew Greenshaw (CCNP)

Advances in protecting and securing personal health records
Fatih Karayumak (Turkey)


Medicolegal isssues about protected health information in psychiatry
Şakir Özen (TAP)

From perspective the risk–benefit ratio: Turkey's ‘e-pulse’ application and health data security
Mahir Ülgü ( Director of the Health Information Systems, Turkish  Ministry of Health )

Question & Answer

 
18:00 - 18:30  
18:30 - 20:00 SYMPOSIUM 38

From Approval to Prescription: Rational Drug Use
Moderators:

Rüstem Aşkın,
Cengiz Başoğlu

Clinical evaluations in drug licence of European Union
Arzu Güneş Granberg
(Sweden - Medical Products Agency)


Rational drug applications in the institutions purchasing drugs in
Turkey

Tuncay Alkan (Republic of Turkey, Social Security Institution)

Antidepressant use profile research in Turkey: implications and insights
Nazan Aydın

COURSE 20
(CCNP-TAP)

Ketamine Applications in Treatment Resistant Depression
Moderator:

Özcan Uzun
(TAP)

Ins and outs of ketamine use in treatment-resistant depression cases
Serdar Dursun (TAP-CCNP)


 

 

COURSE 21

Stuttering and Speech Disorders
Moderator:

Tümer Türkbay (TAP)


Speaker informations

Konuşmada akıcılık ve bozukluklarına tedavi yaklaşımları
Tümer Türkbay

Evaluation and Treatment Approaches in Stuttering and Speech Disorders
Elvan İşeri

20:00 - 21:00 AWARD CEREMONY
&
CLOSING REMARKS

   


 

 Turkish - English; English-Turkish simultaneous translation

WS: WORKSHOP - JS: JOINT SYMPOSIUM
TAP: Turkish Assocation For Psychopharmacology - WPA: World Psychiatric Association - BAP: British Association for Psychopharmacology
CINP:
 Collegium Internationale Neuro-Psychopharmacologicum - CCNP: Canadian College of Neuropsychopharmacology
ACBP: Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapies - AsCNP: Asian College of Neuropsychopharmacology
PABH: The Psychiatric Association of Bosnia-Herzegovina
Marce Society, IBM