The Bulletin of Legal Medicine has been continuously published with the double-blind referee system since 1996. We are celebrating our 20th year anniversary together with the issue you are holding.

The Bulletin of Legal Medicine, being monitored by international scientific indexes, has gained an international journal quality, within a short time. We hope to give the good news of the new scientific indexes in near future. From the very next issue every paper will have DOI (Digital Object Identifier) number. DOI is a character string that uniquely identify a digital object that facilitate accession to it, and accepted papers that given DOI number will accessed as article in press.

We would like to underline that from the very first issue of 2015 the journal will be published with more original, case reports, and review papers. The journal’s editorial board, national and international advisory board have been updated and activated in a short period. The Bulletin of Legal Medicine experience innovation, starting from 2015 issues, without compromising its scientific way, and without departing from tradition. We are going to change the journal’s cover and page design in the new issue. We present the journal with both its scientific content and design.

We would like to thank distinguished forensic scientists who contribute our journal as authors and reviewers. Hope to meet you in higher quality issues with your increasing criticism and interest...

Prof. Halis Dokgöz, MD.

Published: May 19, 2015

Special Education Right and the Disability Features of Psychiatric Disabled Children who at Risk for Child Abuse

May 19, 2015
Ahsen Kaya, Orhan Meral, Hülya Güler, Ekin Özgür Aktaş

Importance of Biochemical Analysis of Postmortem Intraocular Fluid Regarding to Time and Cause of Death

May 19, 2015
Muharrem Teyin, Yasemin Balcı, Sema Uslu, Kenan Karbeyaz, Kazım Özdamar

Medicolegal Approach to Post-Injection Neuropathy Cases

May 19, 2015
Volkan Ünal, Esra özgün Ünal, Abdurrahman Emir, Yusuf Özer, Sadi Çağdır

Investigation of Narcotic Substance Use Among Individuals who were Under Probation in the City of Antalya

May 19, 2015
Burak Kulaksızoğlu, Sibel Kulaksızoğlu, Hamit Yaşar Ellidağ, Necat Yılmaz, Selen Bozkurt

Psychiatric Disorders and Sociodemographic Characteristics of Sexually Abused Children and Adolescents

May 19, 2015
Uğur Koçak, Ahmet Hamdi Alpaslan

The Change of Preference Priorities on Examination for Specialty in Medicine by Years of High Risky Medical Branches in Medical Malpractice

May 19, 2015
Hüseyin Kasap, Taner Akar, Birol Demirel, Ahmet Zahit Dursun, Serhat Sarı, Alper Özkök, Önder Aydemir

The Difficulties Sexually Abused Hearing Impaired Children in the Judicial Process a Case Series

May 19, 2015
Hatice Ünver, Nesligül Nihal Olgun, Şahika Gülen Şişmanlar, Ayşen Coşkun, Ümit Biçer

Forensic Reporting Process of Injured Cases as a Result of Security Forces Intervention to Protest Demonstrations Case Series

May 19, 2015
İlker Koçar, Ökkeş Koçyatağı, Hakan Kar, Nursel Gamsız Bilgin, Halis Dokgöz

Investigation of Handwriting Changes of a Subject who Committed Suicide by Drinking Antifreeze

May 19, 2015
İlhami Kömür, Esat Şahin, Ersen Saltı, Çetin Seçkin, Ferruh Baklacıoğlu, Işıl Özbay, Hüseyin Bülent Üner

Eosinophilic Arteritis Related Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection a Case Report

May 19, 2015
Gülden Çengel, Esra Gürlek Olgun, Semih Alper Kureş, Cafer Uysal, Mehmet Ali Çakmak, İsmail Özgür Can

Use of Microbiological Methods in Postmortem Interval Estimation

May 19, 2015
Mahmut Şerif Yıldırım, Sinan Sevinç, Ramazan Akçan, Aysun Balseven Odabaşı, Ali Rıza Tümer

All Aspects of Pedophilia

May 19, 2015
Oğuz Polat