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Prof. in Psychiatry, Ankara University School of Medicine, 2014- 

Psychiatry Department, Turkey 

Ass. Prof. in Psychiatry, Ankara University School of Medicine, 2008-2014 

Psychiatry Department, Turkey 

PhD in Psychiatric Epidemiology in King`s College of London, UK 2008-2012 

MSc in Psychiatric Research in King`s College of London, UK 2006-2007 

Consultant Psychiatrist in Ankara University School of Medicine 2003-2008 

Psychiatry Department, Turkey 

Resident, Baskent University School of Medicine, 1997-2002 

Psychiatry Department Ankara, Turkey 

General Practitioner, Bilecik, Turkey 1994-1997 

M.D., Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, 1988-1994 

Ankara, Turkey. 


Samuel Gershon Young Investigator Award, International Society of Bipolar Disorder, Sao Paulo, Brasil, March, 2010 with “Cognitive profile of euthymic patients with bipolar disorder on monotherapy with novel antipsychotics or mood stablizers” manuscript 

Wellcome Trust Prize Studentship award, in 2008 with “Changing family relationships in Turkey, perinatal depression and child health” research project 

Wellcome Trust Masters Training Fellowship, in 2006 with “Changing family relationships in Turkey and perinatal depression” research project 

Samuel Gershon Young Investigator Award, International Society of Bipolar Disorder, Edinburgh, UK, 2006 with “Impaired verbal memory and otherwise spared cognition in remitted bipolar patients on monotherapy with lithium or valproate” manuscript 


Ilhan RS and Senturk-Cankorur V. Clinical and Cognitive Predictors of Psychosocial Functioning During the Euthymic Period in Bipolar Disorder Type II. Turkish J of Psychiatry, DOI: 10.5080/u7695 

Bourne C, Aydemir Ö, Balanzá-Martínez V, Bora E, Brissos S, Cavanagh JT, Clark L, Cubukcuoglu Z, Dias VV, Dittmann S, Ferrier IN, Fleck DE, Frangou S, Gallagher P, Jones L, Kieseppä T, Martínez-Aran A, Melle I, Moore PB, Mur M, Pfennig A, Raust A, Senturk V, Simonsen C, Smith DJ, Bio DS, Soeiro-de-Souza MG, Stoddart SD, Sundet K, Szöke A, Thompson JM, Torrent C, Zalla T, Craddock N, Andreassen OA, Leboyer M, Vieta E, Bauer M, Worhunsky PD, Tzagarakis C, Rogers RD, Geddes JR, Goodwin GM. Neuropsychological testing of cognitive impairment in euthymic bipolar disorder: an individual patient data meta-analysis. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 2013 Sep;128(3):149-62. 

Senturk V, Hanlon C, Medhin G, Dewey M, Araya M, Alem A, Prince M, Stewart R. Impact of perinatal somatic and common mental disorder symptoms on functioning in Ethiopian women: the P-MaMiE population-based cohort study. J Affect Disord. 2012 Feb;136(3):340-9. 

Senturk V, Abas M, Berksun O, Stewart R. Social support and antenatal depression in extended and nuclear family environments in Turkey: a cross-sectional survey. BMC Psychiatry. 2011 Mar 24;11:48. 

Akbiyik DI, Sumbuloglu V, Berksun OE, Senturk V, Priebe S. “Symptoms of Turkish patients with depression in Ankara and Berlin.” Cult Med Psychiatry, 33(3):412-20. (2009) 

Akbýyýk, D., O.E. Berksun, V. Sumbuloglu, V. Senturk ve S. Priebe: “Quality Of Life Of Turkish Patients With Depression in Ankara and in Berlin,” Eur Psychiatry, 23:S4-S9, (2008). 

Akyurek S, Senturk V, Oncu B, Ozyigit G, Yilmaz S, Gokce SC. The effect of tianeptine in the prevention of radiation-induced neurocognitive impairment. Med Hypotheses, 71(6):930-2. (2008) 

Van den Eynde, F., V. Senturk, K. Naudts, C. Vogels, K. Bernagie, O. Thas, C. van Heeringen ve K. Audenaert, “Efficacy of quetiapine for impulsivity and affective symptoms in Borderline Personality Disorder,” J Clin Psychopharmacol, 28 (2), (2008) 

Van den Eynde, F., V. Senturk ve K. Naudts, “Gilles de la tourette syndrome mimicking an eating disorder,” Turk J Psychiatry, 18(4):375-8, (2007) 

Senturk, V., C. Goker, A. Bilgic, S. Olmez, A. Tugcu, B. Oncu ve C. Atbasoglu, “Impaired verbal memory and otherwise spared cognition in remitted bipolar patients on monotherapy with lithium or valproate,” Bipolar Disord 9 (Suppl. 1): 136–144, (2007). 

Senturk, V., R. Stewart ve A. Sagduyu, “Screening for mental disorders in leprosy patients: comparing the internal consistency and screening properties of HADS and GHQ-12,” Lepr Rev.78(3):231-42, (2007). 

Sagduyu, A., V. Senturk, S. Sezer, R. Emiroglu ve S. Ozel, “Psychiatric problems, life quality and compliance in patients treated with haemodialysis and renal transplantation” Turk J Psychiatry, 17(1): 22-31, (2006). 

Senturk, V., A. Bilgic ve E.C. Atbasoglu, “A case of probable bipolar VI disorder?” J Clin Psychiatry, 67(8):1309-10, (2006). 

Oncu, B., S.Olmez ve V. Senturk, “Validity and reliability of the Turkish version of the Wender Utah Rating Scale for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adults,” Turk J Psychiatry, 16(4): 252-259, (2005). 

Senturk V, Saðduyu A. “Psychiatric disorders and disability among leprosy patients; a review” Turk J Psychiatry, 15(3):236-43, (2004) 

Sagduyu, A. ve V. Senturk, “Hypertension during citalopram treatment: A case report,” J Pharm Technol, 20(1);14-16, (2004) 

Sagduyu A, Senturk V, Aydin I, Ozel S The Well-Being Questionnaire-12: an evaluation of its validity and reliability in Turkish people with end-stage renal disease Turk J Psychiatry, Winter;14(4):273-9. 2003 

Senturk, V. ve N. Tanrýverdi, “Resistant trichotillomania and risperidone,” Psychosomatics, Sep-Oct;43(5):429-30 (2002) 


Editor of Turkish Journal of Crisis 

Member of editorial board of Turkish Journal of Psychiatry 

Member of International Society of Bipolar Disorders 

Member of Social Psychiatry Association of Turkey 

Secretary general, 1st National Congress on “Women’s mental health” March 2005, Ýstanbul, Turkey. 

Secretary general, 2nd National Congress on “Women’s mental health” March 2006, Istanbul, Turkey. 

Member of organizing committee, 10th National Social Psychiatry Congress June 2003,