Health, Mental Health and Addictions

Senior Faculty

Prof. Karni Ginzburg Prof. Evgeny Tartakovsky Prof. Zahava Solomon
Prof. Liat Hamama Prof. Yel Benyamini Prof. Belle Gavriel-Fried
Prof. Guy Shilo Dr. Noga Tsur Dr. Hisham abu Raiya


Adjunct and Visiting Faculty

Dr. Julia Gouzman Dr. Paula Gerber-Epstein Dr. Galia Weinberg-Kurnik
Dr. Renana Stanger Elran MSW Lili Yaron-Melamed Dr. Sandrine Brenner-Djian
  Ms. Hadas Ziv  


Recent Publications

Ginzburg, Karni, Biran, Iftah, Gur-Aryeh, Itay, Tsur, Noga, & Defrin, Ruth. "Pain perception and body awareness among individuals with borderline personality disorder." Journal of Personality Disorders 32 (2018).

Shilo, Guy, & Mor, Zohar. "COVID-19 and the Changes in Sexual Behaviour of Men who Have Sex with Men: Results from an Online Survey.Journal of Sexual Medicine 17 (2020).

Hamama, Liat, & Gaber, Shira. "Seeing the Siblings: Gender Differences in Emerging-Adult Siblings of Individuals with Autism." Research in Developmental Disabilities (2020).

Tsur, Noga & Abu-Raiya, Hisham. "COVID-19-Related Fear and Stress among Individuals Who Experienced Child Abuse: The Mediating Effect of Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder." Child Abuse & Neglect 110 (2020).

Cohen, Gali, Nevo, Daniel, Hasin, Tal, Benyamini, Yael, Goldbourt, Uri, & Gerber, Yariv. "Resumption of sexual activity after acute myocardial infarction and long-term survival." European Journal of Preventive Cardiology (2020).

Preis, Heidi, Tovim, Selen, Mor, Pnina, Grisaru-Granovsky, Sorina, Samueloff, Arnon, & Benyamini, Yael. "Fertility intentions and the way they change following birth- a prospective longitudinal study." BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 20 (2020). 

Quinlivan, Julie, Rowe, Heather, Wischmann, Tewes, Takamatsu, Kiyoshi, Thomson, Gill, Stuijfzand, Suzannah, Horsch, Antje, Benyamini, Yael, & Tschudin, Sibil. "Setting the global research agenda in psychosocial aspects of women’s health - outcomes from ISPOG World Conference at The Hague." Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology 41 (2020).

Ginzburg, Karni, Mikulincer, Mario, Ohry, Avi, & Solomon, Zahava. "Echoes from the past: adjustment of aging former prisoners of war to the COVID-19 pandemic." Psychological Medicine (2021).

Talmon, Anat, Cohen, Noa, Raif, Yael, & Ginzburg, Karni. "Sense of mastery among older adults and its relation to invalidating childhood experiences." Aging & mental health (2021).

Tsur, Noga, Katz, Carmit, & Talmon, Anat. "The Shielding Effect of Not Responding: Peritraumatic Responses to Child Abuse and Their Links to Posttraumatic Symptomatology." Child Abuse & Neglect 121 (2021).

Tsur, Noga, & Haller, Chiara S. "Self-Rated Health Following Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: The Role of Posttraumatic-Stress Symptoms." Psychosomatic Medicine 83 (2021).

Tsur, Noga, Defrin, Ruth, Haller, Chiara S., Berkovitz, Katherine, & Langer, Ellen J. "The Effect of Mindful Attention Training for Pain Modulation Capacity: Exploring the Mindfulness-Pain Link." Journal of Clinical Psychology 77 (2021).

Hamama, Liat, Marey-Sarwan, Ibtisam, Hamama-Raz, Yaira, Nakad, Bothaina, & Asadi, Ahmad. "Explaining Hospital Nurses and Physicians' Psychological Distress During the Covid-19 Outbreak." Journal of Advanced Nursing (2021).

Tsur, Noga, Bachem, Rachel, Zhou, Xiao, Levin, Y.afit, Abu-Raiya, Hisham, & Maercker, Andreas. "Cross-Cultural Investigation of COVID-19 Related Acute Stress: A Network Analysis." Journal of Psychiatric Research (2021).

Garthus-Niegel, Susan, Benyamini, Yael, & Horsch, Antje. "Perinatal mental health: expanding the focus to the family context." Frontiers in Psychiatry (2021).

Kahalon, Rotem, Preis, Heidi, & Benyamini, Yael. "Who benefits most from skin-to-skin mother-infant contact after birth? Survey findings on skin-to-skin and birth satisfaction by mode of birth." Midwifery 92 (2021).

Belle Gavriel-Fried, Rotem Izhaki, Ofir Levi. "My god…how did I miss it?”: Women's experiences of their spouses’ alcohol-related relapses.Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (2021).

Paul Delfabbro, Belle Gavriel-Fried, Neven Ricijas, Dora Dodig Hundric & Jeff Derevensky. "Attitudes toward gambling in young people: a cross-national study of Australia, Canada, Croatia and Israel." International Gambling Studies 21 (2021).

Paul Delfabbro, Dora Dodig Hundric, Neven Ricijas, Jefrey L. Derevensky, Belle Gavriel‑Fried. "What Contributes to Public Stigma Towards Problem Gambling?: A Comparative Analysis of University Students in Australia, Canada, Croatia and Israel.Journal of Gambling Studies (2021).

Belle Gavriel-Fried, Paul Delfabbro, Neven Ricijas, Dora Dodig Hundric, & Jeffrey L. Derevensky. "Cross-national comparisons of the prevalence of gambling, problem gambling in young people and the role of accessibility in higher risk gambling: A study of Australia, Canada, Croatia and Israel." Current Psychology: developmental - learning - personality - social (2021).

Cohen, Gali, Nevo, Daniel, Hasin, Tal, Benyamini, Yael, Goldbourt, Uri, & Gerber, Yariv. "Resumption of sexual activity after acute myocardial infarction and long-term survival." European Journal of Preventive Cardiology 29 (2022).

Julia Gouzman, Varda Soskolne, & Rachel Dekel. "Framing the meaning of COVID-19 and the psychological responses to it: Insights gleaned from selected theoretical approaches." Journal of Health Psychology (2022).

Abramov, Maayan, Shalom-Paz, Einat, & Benyamini, Yael. "Persevering in fertility treatments despite failures: Unrealistic optimism and the reality of a pronatalist culture." International Journal of Behavioral Medicine (in press).

Shilo, Guy, Mor, Zohar, & Levy, Itzchak. "Knowledge of and Willingness to Take Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis among Men who Have Sex with Men in Israel." Israel Journal of Health Policy Research (accepted for publication).


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