The College offers the following publications to its members, please visit the digital library to view these publications.


The Neuropsychopharmacology Editors’ Award for a Transformative Original Report (also known as the NEATOR) was established in 2013 and is intended to recognize the “top” original report published in print in Neuropsychopharmacology during the previous calendar year. 

2020: Samuel W. Centanni & Danny G. Winder – Endocannabinoid control of the insular-bed nucleus of the stria terminalis circuit regulates negative affective behavior associated with alcohol abstinence. Neuropsychopharmacology (2019) 4 44: 526–537

2019: Ziva Cooper Impact of co-administration of oxycodone and smoked cannabis on analgesia and abuse liability. Neuropsychopharmacology (2018) 43: 2046-2055

2018: Susanne Vogel Stress Induces a Shift Towards Striatum-Dependent Stimulus-Response
Learning via the Mineralocorticoid Receptor. Neuropsychopharmacology (2017) 42: 1262

2017: Katie McLaughlin Maltreatment Exposure, Brain Structure, and Fear Conditioning in Children and Adolescents. Neuropsychopharmacology (2016) 41: 1956

2016: Naomi Eisenberger –Sex Differences in Depressive and Socioemotional Responses to an Inflammatory Challenge: Implications for Sex Differences in Depression. Neuropsychopharmacology (2015) 40: 1709

2015: Rainer Spanagel – Acamprosate Produces Its Anti-Relapse Effects Via Calcium. Neuropsychopharmacology (2014) 39: 783

2014: Carolyn Rodriguez – Randomized Controlled Crossover Trial of Ketamine in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Proof-of-Concept. Neuropsychopharmacology (2013) 38: 2475

2013: Michael Baumann – The designer methcathinone analogs, mephedrone and methylone, are substrates for monoamine transporters in brain tissue. Neuropsychopharmacology 37: 1192

NEAR Award

The Neuropsychopharmacology Editors’ Award for a Review (also known as the NEAR) was established in 2017 and is intended to recognize the “top” review paper published in print in Neuropsychopharmacology during the previous calendar year. 

2020: Jill B. Becker & Elena Chartoff –  The paper entitled Sex differences in neural mechanisms mediating reward and addiction. Neuropsychopharmacology (2019) 44: 166–183

2019: Deborah Hasin –  The paper entitled US Epidemiology of Cannabis Use and Associated Problems. Neuropsychopharmacology (2018) 43: 195-212

2018: Timothy Dinan –  The paper entitled Microbes, Immunity, and Behavior: Psychoneuroimmunology
Meets the Microbiome. Neuropsychopharmacology Reviews
 (2017) 42: 178

2017: Bruce McEwen –  The paper entitled Stress Effects on Neuronal Structure: Hippocampus, Amygdala and Prefrontal Cortex. Neuropsychopharmacology Reviews (2016) 41: 3


The Neuropsychopharmacology Editors’ Early Career Award (also known as the NEECA) was established in 2019 and is intended to provide targeted support to new PIs, operating in their own independent labs, consistent with the ACNP’s career development-related mission.  This award will be given for an NPP original report (non-review) published in print in the previous calendar year. 

2020: Erin Calipari – Cues play a critical role in estrous cycle‐dependent enhancement of cocaine reinforcement. Neuropsychopharmacology (2019) 44: 1189–1197

2019: Anna Taylor – The gut microbiota mediates reward and sensory responses associated with regimen-selective morphine dependence. Neuropsychopharmacology  (2018) 43: 2606-2614