Bekir Berker Artukoglu

Bekir Berker Artukoglu

Web Content Strategist
Postdoctoral Associate

Dr Bekir Artukoglu has worked as a psychometrist in medication trials for tic disorders/Tourette`s Syndrome and Generalized Anxiety Disorder. He has explored the potential of cannabis-derived medications in the treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders and has studied personality disorders, parenting and child development. He enjoys working on psychoanalytic readings of film and has an interest in psychodrama. He believes in societal coordinates of mental health and is a founder of Tics and Tourette`s Syndrome Volunteers of Turkey.

As web content strategist, Dr Bekir Artukoglu will contribute to the news section on the ECPC online platform and to the initiation of a broadcast media series by interviewing experts on issues that are relevant to peace and the wellbeing of children around the world.


  1. Artukoglu BB, Beyer C, Zuloff-Shani A, Brener E, & Bloch MH. (2017). Efficacy of Palmitoylethanolamide for Pain: A Meta-Analysis. Pain Physician. Pain Physician. 20(5):353-362.
  2. Gabriel D, Jakubovski E, Taylor JH, Artukoglu BB, & Bloch MH. (2017). Predictors of treatment response and drop out in the Treatment of Early-Onset Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders (TEOSS) study. Psychiatry Res. 2017 Sep;255:248-255. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2017.05.038. Epub 2017 May 30. PubMed PMID: 28595147.
  3. Artukoglu BB, & and Bloch, MH. (2018). Editorial: Can omega‐3 fatty acids improve executive functioning? Will this reduce ADHD and depression?J Child Psychol Psychiatr59: 615-617. doi:10.1111/jcpp.12932.
  4. Artukoglu BB, & Bloch MH. (2019). The Potential of Cannabinoid-Based Treatments in Tourette Syndrome. CNS Drugs. CNS Drugs33(5):417-430. doi: 10.1007/s40263-019-00627-1.
  5. Artukoglu BB, & Szejko N. (2019). Tarkovsky’s Stalker: existentialism and mental health. The Lancet Psychiatry ( IF 18.329 ) Pub Date : 2019-12-10 , DOI: 10.1016/S2215-0366(19)30474-2
  6. Artukoglu BB, Landeros A, & Bloch MH. (2020). “The Impact of Personality Disorders on Parenting”. In J. E. Grant, M.D., M.P.H., J. D., Samuel R. Chamberlain, and A. Pinto, Ph.D. (Eds.) “Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder
  7. Bloch MH, Artukoglu BB, Lennington JB, Szuhay G, & Lombroso PJ. “Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder” in “Rosenberg’s Molecular and Genetic Basis of Neurological and Psychiatric Disease, 6th edition”.  (in press).
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