european psychiatric association

Previous Winners

2018

Category 1 “Clinical psychopathology and refinement of psychiatric diagnostic categories”

Ian Kelleher, Ireland
“Hallucinations in borderline personality disorder and common mental disorders”

Category 2 “Biological correlates and treatments of mental disorders”

Anya Topiwala, UK
“Moderate alcohol consumption as risk factor for adverse brain outcomes and cognitive decline: longitudinal cohort study”

Category 3 “Psychiatric epidemiology, social psychiatry and psychotherapeutic interventions in mental disorders”

Gustaf Brander, Sweden
“Perinatal risk factors in Tourette’s and chronic tic disorders: a total population sibling comparison study”

Category 4 “Child and Adolescent Psychiatry”

Gisela Sugranyes, Spain
“Clinical, Cognitive, and Neuroimaging Evidence of a Neurodevelopmental Continuum in Offspring of Probands With Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder“

Category 5 “Best paper published in European Psychiatry”

Gaia Sampogna, Italy
“The impact of social marketing campaigns on reducing mental health stigma: Results from the 2009–2014 Time to Change programme”

2017

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”

– Thomas Lancaster (UK)
“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”

2016

Category 1 “Clinical psychopathology and refinement of psychiatric diagnostic categories”

Rashmi Patel, United Kingdom
“Negative symptoms in schizophrenia: a study in a large clinical sample using a novel automated method”

Category 2 “Biological correlates and treatments of mental disorders”

Adrian Georg Fischer, Germany
“Dual serotonergic signals: a key to understanding paradoxical effects?”

Category 3 “Psychiatric epidemiology, social psychiatry and psychotherapeutic interventions in mental disorders”

Nicolas Hoertel, France
“Mental disorders and risk of suicide attempt: a national prospective study”

Category 4 “Child and Adolescent Psychiatry”

Agnieszka Butwicka, Sweden/Poland
“Risks of psychiatric disorders and suicide attempts in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes : A Population-Based Cohort Study”

2015

Category 1 “Clinical psychopathology and refinement of psychiatric diagnostic categories”

Charlotte Cecil, United Kingdom
“Environmental risk, OXTR methylation and callous-unemotional traits: a 13-year longitudinal study”

Category 2 “Biological correlates and treatments of mental disorders”

Anthony Zannas, Germany
“Gene Variants of the Renin-Angiotensin System, Hippocampal Volume Loss and Cognitive Decline”

Category 3 “Psychiatric epidemiology, social psychiatry and psychotherapeutic interventions in mental disorders”

Jorge Lopez Castroman, France
“Increased severity of suicidal behavior in impulsive aggressive patients”

Category 4 “Child and Adolescent Psychiatry”

Laura Pina-Camacho, United Kingdom
“Predictors of schizophrenia spectrum disorders in early-onset FEP: an SVM model”

2014

Category 1 “Clinical psychopathology and refinement of psychiatric diagnostic categories”

Olivier Andlauer, France
“Nocturnal REM Sleep Latency for Identifying Patients With Narcolepsy/Hypocretin Deficiency”

Category 2 “Biological correlates and treatments of mental disorders”

Divya Mehta, Germany
“Childhood maltreatment is associated with distinct genomic and epigenetic profiles in PTSD”

Category 3 “Psychiatric epidemiology, social psychiatry and psychotherapeutic interventions in mental disorders”

Hanna Uosukainen, Finland
“Mortality among clients seeking treatment for buprenorphine abuse in Finland”

Erkki Heinonen, Finland
“Therapists’ professional and personal characteristics as predictors of outcome in long-term psychodynamic psychotherapy and psychoanalysis“

Category 4 “Child and Adolescent Psychiatry”

Maria De Gracia Dominguez Barrera, UK
“Duration of untreated psychosis in adolescents: ethnic differences and clinical profiles”

2013

Category 1 “Clinical psychopathology and refinement of psychiatric diagnostic categories” and Category 4 “Child and Adolescent Psychiatry”

Hilario Blasco-Fontecilla, Spain
“Combining scales to assess suicide risk” and “Factors Contributing to the Utilization of Adult Mental Health Services in Children and Adolescents Diagnosed with Hyperkinetic Disorder”

Category 2 “Biological correlates and treatments of mental disorders”

Danilo Arnone, UK
“Increased amygdala responses to sad but not fearful faces in major depression, etc.”

Mirjam van Zuiden, Netherlands
“Glucocorticoid Receptor Pathway Components Predict Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptom Development: A Prospective Study”

Boris Quednow, Switzerland
“Schizophrenia risk polymorphisms in the TCF4 gene interact with smoking in the modulation of auditory sensory gating”

Category 3 “Psychiatric epidemiology, social psychiatry and psychotherapeutic interventions in mental disorders”

Maria Melchior, France
“Tobacco, alcohol, cannabis and other illegal drug use among young adults: The socioeconomic context”

Category 4 “Child and Adolescent Psychiatry”

Torsten Klengel, Germany
«Allele-specific FKBP5 DNA demethylation mediates gene–childhood trauma interactions»

2012

Category 1: Clinical psychopathology and refinement of psychiatric diagnostic categories

Christel Middeldorp, The Netherlands
“The genetic association between personality and major depression or bipolar disorder. A polygenic score analysis using genome wide association data”

Category 2: Biological correlates and treatments of mental disorders

Oliver Howes, UK
“Dopamine synthesis capacity before onset of psychosis: a prospective [18F]-DOPA PET imaging study”

Category 3: Psychiatric epidemiology, social psychiatry and psychotherapeutic interventions in mental disorders

Nestor Kapusta, Austria
“Declining Autopsy Rates and Suicide Misclassification: A Cross-national Analysis of 35 Countries”

Category 4: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Paul Oliver Wilkinson, UK
“Clinical and Psychosocial Predictors of Suicide Attempts and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury in the Adolescent Depression Antidepressants and Psychotherapy Trial (ADAPT)”

2011

Category 1: Clinical psychopathology and refinement of psychiatric diagnostic categories

Paul Roux, France
“The emotional paradox: Dissociation between explicit and implicit processing of emotional  prosody in schizophrenia”

Category 2: Biological correlates and treatments of mental disorders

Alexandra Schosser (-haupt), Germany
“Association of DISC1 and TSNAX genes and affective disorders in the depression case-control (DeCC) and bipolar affective case-control (BACCS) studies”

Category 3: Psychiatric epidemiology, social psychiatry and psychotherapeutic interventions in mental disorders

Péter Döme, Hungary
“Season of Birth Is Significantly Associated with the Risk of Completed Suicide.”

Category 4: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Nadia Micali, UK
“Long term outcomes of obsessive-compulsive disorder: follow up of 142 children and adolescents.”

2010

Category 1: Clinical psychopathology and refinement of psychiatric diagnostic categories

Andrea Raballo, Denmark
“Looking at the Schizophrenia Spectrum Through The Prism of Selfdisorders:an Empirecal Study”

Category 2: Biological correlates and treatments of mental disorders

Eric Fakra, France
“Effects of HTR1A C (-1019)G on Amygdala Reactivity and Trait Anxiety”

Nikolaos Koutsouleris, Germany
“Use of Neuroanatomical Pattern Classification to Identify Subjects in At-Risk Mental States of Psychosis and Predict Disease Transition”

Category 3: Psychiatric epidemiology, social psychiatry and psychotherapeutic interventions in mental disorders

James Maccabe, United Kingdom
“Lifetime reproductive outlook over 2 generations in patients with psychosis and their unaffected siblings : the Uppsala 1915-1929 Birth Cohort Multigenerational Study”

Category 4: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Argyris Stringaris, United Kingdom
“Adult Outcomes of Youth irritability : a 20-year Prospective Community-Based Study”

 

2009

Category 2: Biological correlates and treatments of mental disorders

Fabrice Jollant, France
“Orbitofrontal Cortex Response to Angry Faces in Men with Histories of Suicide Attempts”

Paolo Fusar-Poli, United Kingdom
“Distinct effects of D9-Tetrahydrocannabinol and Cannabidiol on neural activation during emotional processing”

Category 3: Psychiatric epidemiology, social psychiatry and psychotherapeutic interventions in mental disorders

Fiammetta Cosci, Italy
“Nicotine dependence, psychological distress and personality traits as possible predictors of smoking cessation. Result of a double-blind study with nicotine patch”

Category 4: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Katherine Johnson, Ireland
“Absence of the 7-repeat variant of DRD4 VNTR is associated with drifting sustained attention in children”

2008

Category 1: Clinical psychopathology and refinement of psychiatric diagnostic categories

Enrique Baca Garcia, Spain
“Diagnostic stability of psychiatric disorders in clinical practice”

Category 2: Biological correlates and treatments of mental disorders

Peter Döme, Hungary
“Circulating endothelial progenitor cells and depression : a possible novel link between heart and soul”

Graham Keith Murray, United Kingdom
“Substantia nigra/ventral tegmental reward prediction error disruption in psychosis”

Category 3: Psychiatric epidemiology, social psychiatry and psychotherapeutic interventions in mental disorders

Seena Fazel, United Kingdom
“Severe Mental Illness and risk of sexual Offending in Men : A Case-Control Study Based on Swedish National Registers”

2007

Category 1: Clinical psychopathology and refinement of psychiatric diagnostic categories

Daniel J. Smith, United Kingdom
“Neurocognitive impairment in euthymic young adults with bipolar spectrum disorder and recurrent major depressive disorder”

Category 2: Biological correlates and treatments of mental disorders

Stefan J. Borgwardt, Switzerland
“Regional Gray Matter Volume Abnormalities in the At Risk Mental State“

Dirk Van West, Belgium
“Glucocorticoid Receptor Gene-Based SNP Analysis in Patients with Recurrent Major Depression”

Category 3: Psychiatric epidemiology, social psychiatry and psychotherapeutic interventions in mental disorders

Helen Killaspy, United Kingdom
“The REACT study: a randomised evaluation of assertive community treatment in North London”

2006

Category 1: Clinical Psychopathology and refinement of psychiatric diagnostic categories

Matthew Broome, United Kingdom
“Outreach and support in South London (OASIS): implementation of a clinical service for prodromal psychosis and the at risk mental state”

Category 2: Biological correlates and treatments of mental disorders

Ursula Bailer, Austria
“Altered Brain Serotonin 5-HT1a Receptor Binding After Recovery From Anorexia Nervosa Measured by Positron Emission Tomography”

Category 3: Psychiatric epidemiology, social psychiatry and psychotherapeutic interventions in mental disorders

Paul Ramchandani, United Kingdom
“Paternal depression in the postnatal period and child development: a prospective population study”

2005

Category 1: Clinical psychopathology and refinement of psychiatric diagnostic categories

Vesna Jordanova, United Kingdom
“Validation of two survey diagnostic interviews among primary care attendees: a comparison of  psychiatric diagnostic categories”

Category 2: Biological correlates and treatments of mental disorder

Tilo Kircher, Germany
“Mismatch Negativity Responses in Schizophrenia: a Combined fMRI and Whole-Head MEG Study”

Category 3: Psychiatric epidemiology, social psychiatry and psychotherapeutic interventions in mental disorders

Kanita Dervic, Austria
“Religious Affiliations and Suicide Attempt”

2004

Category 1: Clinical Psychopathology and refinement of psychiatric diagnostic categories

Nadja Maric, Serbia

Category 2: Biological correlates and treatments of mental disorder

Falk Kiefer, Germany

Category 3: Psychiatric epidemiology, social psychiatry and psychotherapeutic interventions in mental disorders

Louise M. Howard, United Kingdom