An integrative scope of the mind-body: Implications for stress, health & well being
PhD Noga Tsur
International MA Courses
Dr. Noga Tsur is an instructor in the Crisis & Trauma Program, TAU, where she teaches the course An integrative scope of the mind-body - Implications for Stress, Health, and Well-Being.
In her research, Dr. Tsur is interested in the complicated link between psychological and somatic experiences and processes. Dr. Tsur works as a postdoctoral fellow at the I-Core Research Center for Mass Trauma, directed by Prof. Zahava Solomon. In her work at the I-Core, Dr. Tsur examines the long-term implications of the traumatic experience of war captivity on somatic manifestations. Specifically, Dr. Tsur examines how ex-prisoners of war perceive and orient to their body, including acute and chronic pain perception and modulation, catastrophic and fearful orientation towards the body, and subjective and objective indices of health and premature aging.
She completed her undergraduate degree in Social Work with Honors, and earned her Masters and PhD at the School of Social Work, TAU.