A Apter

Summary

Country: Israel

Publications

  1. pmc The saving and empowering young lives in Europe (SEYLE) randomized controlled trial (RCT): methodological issues and participant characteristics
    Vladimir Carli
    National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill Health NASP, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 13:479. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Interaction between weight and medications in psychological illnesses of children
    Alan Apter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    World Rev Nutr Diet 106:174-80. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Clinical aspects of suicidal behavior relevant to genetics
    A Apter
    Schneiders Childrens Medical Center of Israel Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, 14 Kaplan St Petah, 4202 Tikva, Israel
    Eur Psychiatry 25:257-9. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of suicidal thoughts and behaviors in children and adolescents taking paroxetine
    Alan Apter
    Schneiders Childrens Medical Center of Israel, Sackler School of Medicine, Petah Tikva, Israel
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 16:77-90. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric aspects of pediatric cancer
    Alan Apter
    Department of Psychiatry, Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, Petah Tikva 49202, Israel
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 12:473-92, vii. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Fatal and non-fatal suicidal behavior in Israeli adolescent males
    Alan Apter
    Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv and Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Hospital of Israel, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Arch Suicide Res 12:20-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Management of the depressed, suicidal child or adolescent
    Alan Apter
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 15:999-1013, x. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Case control and family-based studies of tryptophan hydroxylase gene A218C polymorphism and suicidality in adolescents
    G Zalsman
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Am J Med Genet 105:451-7. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Relationships between serotonin transporter promoter polymorphism, platelet serotonin transporter binding and clinical phenotype in suicidal and non-suicidal adolescent inpatients
    G Zalsman
    Adolescent Inpatient Department and Research Unit, Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tikva, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Neural Transm 112:309-15. 2005
  10. doi request reprint The use of mental health services by adolescent smokers: a nationwide Israeli study
    G Shoval
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division, Geha Mental Health Center, Tel Aviv University, P O Box 102, 49100 Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Eur Psychiatry 28:269-75. 2013

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Publications77

  1. pmc The saving and empowering young lives in Europe (SEYLE) randomized controlled trial (RCT): methodological issues and participant characteristics
    Vladimir Carli
    National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill Health NASP, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 13:479. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint Interaction between weight and medications in psychological illnesses of children
    Alan Apter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    World Rev Nutr Diet 106:174-80. 2013
    ..Weight loss such as that seen in anorexia nervosa may severely interfere with the efficacy of antidepressant agents...
  3. doi request reprint Clinical aspects of suicidal behavior relevant to genetics
    A Apter
    Schneiders Childrens Medical Center of Israel Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, 14 Kaplan St Petah, 4202 Tikva, Israel
    Eur Psychiatry 25:257-9. 2010
    ..This focus should not obscure the fact that other forms of suicidal behavior such as those related to demoralization or wounded honor (narcissism) may well have different underlying genetic diatheses...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of suicidal thoughts and behaviors in children and adolescents taking paroxetine
    Alan Apter
    Schneiders Childrens Medical Center of Israel, Sackler School of Medicine, Petah Tikva, Israel
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 16:77-90. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to summarize results of a blinded review of potential suicidal events and analyses comparing incidence rates between paroxetine- and placebo-treated pediatric patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric aspects of pediatric cancer
    Alan Apter
    Department of Psychiatry, Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, Petah Tikva 49202, Israel
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 12:473-92, vii. 2003
    ..Survivors experience actual or potential threats to future health; more than half have medical cognitive or psychological problems...
  6. doi request reprint Fatal and non-fatal suicidal behavior in Israeli adolescent males
    Alan Apter
    Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv and Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Hospital of Israel, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Arch Suicide Res 12:20-9. 2008
    ..The findings may not be generalizable to female adolescents or to other countries or time periods. The findings thus point to contrasts, as well as similarities, between groups of adolescents with different types of suicidal symptoms...
  7. ncbi request reprint Management of the depressed, suicidal child or adolescent
    Alan Apter
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 15:999-1013, x. 2006
    ..Lack of continuity of care places patients at an elevated risk for additional suicide attempts...
  8. ncbi request reprint Case control and family-based studies of tryptophan hydroxylase gene A218C polymorphism and suicidality in adolescents
    G Zalsman
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Am J Med Genet 105:451-7. 2001
    ..The findings suggest that polymorphism A218C has no major relevance to the pathogenesis of adolescent suicidal behavior, but may have a subtle effect on some related phenotypes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Relationships between serotonin transporter promoter polymorphism, platelet serotonin transporter binding and clinical phenotype in suicidal and non-suicidal adolescent inpatients
    G Zalsman
    Adolescent Inpatient Department and Research Unit, Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tikva, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Neural Transm 112:309-15. 2005
    ..40; p=.027) and a negative correlation between platelet count and trait anxiety (n=32, r=-.42; p=.034) were observed...
  10. doi request reprint The use of mental health services by adolescent smokers: a nationwide Israeli study
    G Shoval
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division, Geha Mental Health Center, Tel Aviv University, P O Box 102, 49100 Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Eur Psychiatry 28:269-75. 2013
    ..The findings of a wide treatment gap and the rates of the associated emotional and behavioral difficulties are highly relevant to the psychiatric assessment and national treatment plans of adolescent smokers...
  11. ncbi request reprint DRD4 receptor gene exon III polymorphism in inpatient suicidal adolescents
    G Zalsman
    Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tikva, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Neural Transm 111:1593-603. 2004
    ..003). The relevance of this finding to increased depression severity in suicidal adolescents, if replicated, is as yet unclear...
  12. doi request reprint Self versus maternal reports of emotional and behavioral difficulties in suicidal and non-suicidal adolescents: an Israeli nationwide survey
    G Shoval
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division, Geha Mental Health Center, Tel Aviv University, P O Box 102, 49100 Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Eur Psychiatry 28:235-9. 2013
    ..We demonstrated that mothers of suicidal adolescents in the community hardly recognize the emotional and behavioral difficulties of their offsprings...
  13. ncbi request reprint Relationship between self-disclosure and serious suicidal behavior
    A Apter
    Department of Psychiatry, Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 42:70-5. 2001
    ..Further studies are needed to investigate related variables, wider patients groups, and the use of different instruments...
  14. doi request reprint Parental bonding in severely suicidal adolescent inpatients
    O Freudenstein
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Eur Psychiatry 26:504-7. 2011
    ..54; p=0.01] in 71% of the cases. The perception of the quality of maternal bonding may be an important correlate of suicidal behavior in adolescence and may guide therapeutic strategies and prevention...
  15. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial diagnosis in psychiatrically hospitalized adolescents
    G Zalsman
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 42:223-7. 2001
    ..2 to 0.7). All of the psychosocial diagnostic entities were common and relevant to our patient population. We conclude that it is possible to make reliable and relevant psychosocial diagnoses in severely ill adolescents...
  16. doi request reprint Post-adoption depression among adoptive mothers
    Yehuda Senecky
    Child Development and Rehabilitation Institute, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    J Affect Disord 115:62-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate the rate of depressive symptomatology and possible underlying factors in adoptive mothers during the transition to motherhood...
  17. ncbi request reprint Plasma serotonin levels and suicidal behavior in adolescents
    Samuel Tyano
    Child and Adolescent Division, Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 16:49-57. 2006
    ..The biological mechanism behind the serotonin dysregulation in suicidal adolescents requires further investigation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Suicidal behavior and self-disclosure in adolescent psychiatric inpatients
    Netta Horesh
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:837-42. 2004
    ..Thus, low self-disclosure may well be a risk factor worthy of further evaluation in the attempt to understand adolescent suicidal behavior...
  19. doi request reprint Stressful life events and major depressive disorders
    Netta Horesh
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Psychiatry Res 160:192-9. 2008
    ..There are specific kinds of SLE that occur in childhood and in the year preceding the first episode. SLE has a less significant role in the maintenance of this illness...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of gender on suicide attempters versus nonattempters in an adolescent inpatient unit
    Silvana Fennig
    The Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva 49202, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 46:90-7. 2005
    ..The present study compared the effect of gender on suicide among 4 groups of psychiatrically hospitalized adolescents using a cross-sectional design...
  21. doi request reprint Serotonin transporter polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) and citalopram effectiveness and side effects in children with depression and/or anxiety disorders
    Sefi Kronenberg
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider s Children s Medical Center of Israel and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 17:741-50. 2007
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Self-criticism is a key predictor of eating disorder dimensions among inpatient adolescent females
    Silvana Fennig
    Inpatient Unit, Schneider Children s Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Int J Eat Disord 41:762-5. 2008
    ..Although the unipolar depression-eating disorder comorbidity is adequately documented, examination of the role of depressive personality styles in eating disorders is relatively scarce...
  23. ncbi request reprint Tourette's syndrome: a review from a developmental perspective
    Tamar Steinberg
    The Harry Freund Neuro Psychiatric Clinic, Schneider Children s Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 47:105-9. 2010
    ..Finally there is an attempt to summarize the major points and future directions...
  24. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine, risperidone and haloperidol in the treatment of adolescent patients with schizophrenia
    D Gothelf
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel
    J Neural Transm 110:545-60. 2003
    ..To evaluate and compare the drug response and side effects of adolescents with schizophrenia treated with olanzapine, risperidone, and haloperidol...
  25. ncbi request reprint Depression, suicidal behavior and insight in adolescents with schizophrenia
    Osnat Schwartz-Stav
    Feinberg Child Study Centre, Schneider s Children s Medical Centre of Israel, 14 Kaplan St, Petah Tikva, 49202, Israel
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 15:352-9. 2006
    ..To investigate the interrelationships between depressive symptoms of adolescent schizophrenia, post-psychotic depression (PPD), negative signs, suicidal behavior and insights into the disease...
  26. ncbi request reprint Aggravation of food-related behavior in an adolescent with Prader-Willi syndrome treated with fluvoxamine and fluoxetine
    Y Kohn
    Department of Psychiatry, Hebrew University Hadassah School of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Eat Disord 30:113-7. 2001
    ..Psychiatric symptoms include obsessions and temper tantrums...
  27. ncbi request reprint Family-based association study of serotonin transporter promoter in suicidal adolescents: no association with suicidality but possible role in violence traits
    G Zalsman
    Adolescent Inpatient Unit, Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Am J Med Genet 105:239-45. 2001
    ..04 vs. 5.36+/-4.03; P = 0.029). This study suggests that the 5-HTTLPR polymorphism is unlikely to have major relevance to the pathogenesis of suicidal behavior in adolescence but may contribute to violent behavior in this population...
  28. ncbi request reprint Family-based association study of 5-HT(2A) receptor T102C polymorphism and suicidal behavior in Ashkenazi inpatient adolescents
    Gil Zalsman
    Child and Adolescent Division, Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tikva, and a Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 17:231-8. 2005
    ..This study used a family-based method and one homogenous ethnic group to overcome ethnic stratification in order to test this association...
  29. pmc Tic disorders and the premonitory urge
    Tamar Steinberg
    The Matta and Harry Freund Neuropsychiatric Tourette Clinic, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Neural Transm 117:277-84. 2010
    ..Premonitory urges seems to be related to obsessions, compulsions, and depression in older children and this may have implications for the developmental psychopatholgy of these symptoms...
  30. ncbi request reprint Depression and suicidal behavior in adolescent inpatients with obsessive compulsive disorder
    Alan Apter
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, Petach Tikva 49202, Israel
    J Affect Disord 75:181-9. 2003
    ..To investigate the prevalence and correlations of suicidal behavior in obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) among adolescent psychiatric inpatients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Pilot study: fluvoxamine treatment for depression and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents with cancer
    Doron Gothelf
    Feinberg Department of Child Psychiatry, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:1258-62. 2005
    ..To evaluate the safety, tolerability, and benefit of fluvoxamine for the treatment of major depressive disorder or anxiety disorders in children and adolescents with cancer...
  32. doi request reprint A comparison of the effects of directive visuomotor intervention versus nondirective supportive intervention in kindergarten and elementary school children
    Orit Lahav
    Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Neural Transm 115:1231-9. 2008
    ..This study, conducted in a socioeconomically disadvantaged population, suggests that kindergarten children with poor VMI might benefit from the positive and meaningful relationships inherent in NDSI...
  33. doi request reprint Psychiatric morbidity with focus on obsessive-compulsive disorder in an Israeli cohort of adolescents with mild to moderate mental retardation
    Doron Gothelf
    The Behavioral Neurogenetics Center, Feinberg Department of Child Psychiatry, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva, Israel
    J Neural Transm 115:929-36. 2008
    ..Further studies are required in adolescents with mental retardation to better delineate psychiatric morbidities and their appropriate treatment in this at-risk population...
  34. ncbi request reprint Hyperacusis in Williams syndrome: characteristics and associated neuroaudiologic abnormalities
    D Gothelf
    Behavioral Neurogenetics Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    Neurology 66:390-5. 2006
    ..Hyperacusis and phonophobia are common, debilitating symptoms in Williams syndrome (WS), yet little is known about their underlying audiologic and neurologic processes...
  35. ncbi request reprint Environmental enrichment in mice decreases anxiety, attenuates stress responses and enhances natural killer cell activity
    N Benaroya-Milshtein
    Department of Anatomy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Eur J Neurosci 20:1341-7. 2004
    ..Thus, EE has a beneficial effect on anxiety-like behaviour, stress response and NK cell activity. The effect on NK cell activity is promising, due to the role of NK cells in host resistance...
  36. ncbi request reprint Life events and suicidality in adolescents with schizophrenia
    Silvana Fennig
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 14:454-60. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to further investigate the complicated relationship of suicide attempts and life events in adolescent schizophrenic patients...
  37. ncbi request reprint Autobiographical memory, interpersonal problem solving, and suicidal behavior in adolescent inpatients
    Miri Arie
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 49:22-9. 2008
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic factors associated with attempted suicide in two Israeli cities between 1990 and 1998
    Daniel Stein
    The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:115-8. 2002
  39. ncbi request reprint Genetics of suicidal behavior: candidate association genetic approach
    Gil Zalsman
    Geha Mental Health Center, Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 39:252-61. 2002
    ..Recent data from the study of COMT. MAO and serotonin receptors genes polymorphisms are controversial at this stage. Future directions for research includes alternative phenotypes, endo-phenotypes and genome scan...
  40. doi request reprint Effectiveness and tolerability of citalopram for the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents: an open-label study
    Shella Schirman
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 14 Kaplan Street, 49202, Petach Tikva, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Neural Transm 117:139-45. 2010
    ..No increase in suicidality was observed during the study. Citalopram was moderately effective, generally well tolerated and safe for the acute treatment of depressed and anxious children and adolescents...
  41. doi request reprint Mental pain and its communication in medically serious suicide attempts: an "impossible situation"
    Yossi Levi
    The Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva, Israel and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Affect Disord 111:244-50. 2008
    ..Our aim is to test the hypothesis that mental pain is a general risk factor for suicidal behavior and communication difficulties are a particular risk factor for medically serious suicidal behavior...
  42. ncbi request reprint Life events and personality factors in children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder and other anxiety disorders
    Doron Gothelf
    Richard E Feinberg Department of Psychiatry, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqwa, and Sacker Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 45:192-8. 2004
    ..Thus, quantity, quality, and specificity of life events may be associated with AD in young people, especially OCD. This association may be related to the personality characteristic of harm avoidance...
  43. ncbi request reprint Pediatricians' satisfaction with their abilities to care for children with developmental, behavioral and psychosocial problems
    Yehuda Senecky
    Department of Child Development and Rehabilitation, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqv, Israel
    Pediatr Int 49:472-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of training, experience, and other factors on pediatricians' satisfaction with their abilities to care for children with developmental, behavioral and psychosocial problems...
  44. ncbi request reprint The phenomenon of suicide bombing: a review of psychological and nonpsychological factors
    Meytal Grimland
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider s Children s Medical Center of Israel, Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Israel
    Crisis 27:107-18. 2006
    ..The act of killing in warfare is more important to understanding suicidal terrorism than the act of suicide. This explains why psychological profiling of suicidal terrorists has to date not been successful...
  45. doi request reprint Pharmacogenetics of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in pediatric depression and anxiety
    Sefi Kronenberg
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, Petach Tikva, 49202, Israel
    Pharmacogenomics 9:1725-36. 2008
    ..An emphasis is put on serotonergic genes such as the serotonin transporter (5-HTT) and additional genes known to be active in the CNS...
  46. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia in adolescent twins: a case study
    Doron Gothelf
    Behavioral Genetic Clinic, Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan St, POB 559, Petah Tiqwa 49202, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 41:54-60. 2004
    ..The recent treatment of identical schizophrenic twins has allowed us to review the literature and revisit some of these issues...
  47. ncbi request reprint Haplotype analysis of the COMT-ARVCF gene region in Israeli anorexia nervosa family trios
    Elena Michaelovsky
    Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 139:45-50. 2005
    ..The risk and protective haplotypes may carry molecular variations in the COMT gene or its vicinity that are relevant to the pathophysiology of restrictive anorexia nervosa in the Israeli-Jewish population...
  48. ncbi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive disorder in patients with velocardiofacial (22q11 deletion) syndrome
    Doron Gothelf
    Behavioral Genetics Clinic, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, PO Box 559, Petah Tiqwa 49202, Israel
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 126:99-105. 2004
    ..2%) had psychotic disorder. The results of our study suggest that there is a strong association between VCFS and early-onset OCD. This finding may be significant in the understanding of the underlying genetic basis of OCD...
  49. doi request reprint Adolescent suicide
    Cendrine Bursztein
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 22:1-6. 2009
    ..The present review summarizes the updated literature on adolescent suicide...
  50. ncbi request reprint Methylphenidate treatment for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents with velocardiofacial syndrome: an open-label study
    Doron Gothelf
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, PO Box 559, Petah Tiqwa, Israel 49202
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:1163-9. 2003
    ..Indeed, clinicians have commonly avoided the use of methylphenidate in children with VCFS because of concerns about ineffectiveness or psychotic exacerbation...
  51. ncbi request reprint Attention patterns in children with attention deficit disorder with or without hyperactivity
    Gil Zalsman
    Adolescent Inpatient Unit, Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petah Tikva, Israel
    ScientificWorldJournal 3:1093-107. 2003
    ..It is concluded that different subtypes of the attention deficit disorders are characterized by different attention profiles and that methylphenidate improves scores on test of continuous performance...
  52. ncbi request reprint [The influence of gender on risk factors for child and adolescent suicidal behavior]
    Keren Geva
    Adolescent Inpatient Department, Geha Mental Health Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Harefuah 142:203-7, 237. 2003
    ..This discussion is vital for the development of suicide prevention programs...
  53. ncbi request reprint A follow-up study of adolescent attempted suicide in Israel
    Ilana Farbstein
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Rivka Ziv Hospital, Safed, Israel
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:1342-9. 2002
    ..2) To compare the prognosis of those attempters who received intensive psychiatric inpatient evaluation in a general hospital with the prognosis of those who received emergency room treatment only...
  54. ncbi request reprint Adolescent suicide and suicidal behavior: a time to assess and a time to treat
    David A Brent
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 40:159-62. 2003
  55. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the suicidal behavior of adolescent inpatients with borderline personality disorder and major depression
    Netta Horesh
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:582-8. 2003
    ..We conclude that the nature of suicidal behavior in adolescents with BPD differs from that seen in MDD with respect to the role of anger and aggression...
  56. ncbi request reprint The Military Life Scale: a measure of perceived stress and support in the Israeli Defense Force
    Ada H Zohar
    Ruppin Academic Center, Emek Hefer 40250, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 41:33-44. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to construct a reliable and valid measure of perceived stress and support by adolescents in the Israeli military, and to explore its structure and psychometric properties...
  57. doi request reprint Worldwide child and adolescent mental health begins with awareness: a preliminary assessment in nine countries
    Christina W Hoven
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
    Int Rev Psychiatry 20:261-70. 2008
    ..These data support the utility of collaborating with schools so as to foster better child mental health in such under-resourced communities...
  58. doi request reprint Quality of depression among suicidal inpatient youth
    Anat Brunstein Klomek
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Arch Suicide Res 12:133-40. 2008
    ..The distinctive quality of depression among suicidal adolescents suggests assessment and treatment strategies for these individuals...
  59. ncbi request reprint A 10-year retrospective study of inpatient adolescents with schizophrenia/schizoaffective disorder and substance use
    Gal Shoval
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Geha Mental Health Center, Petah Tiqva 49100, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 48:1-7. 2007
    ..Adolescent inpatients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective who use substances possess differential clinical characteristics and particular correlates that justify adopting a specific approach to this high-risk clinical subgroup...
  60. ncbi request reprint Self-disclosure, depression, anxiety, and suicidal behavior in adolescent psychiatric inpatients
    Netta Horesh
    Department of Psychology, Bar llan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Crisis 27:66-71. 2006
    ..This sharing difficulty was most significantly marked between the adolescent and his/her family and seemed to be mediated by feelings of depression and anxiety...
  61. ncbi request reprint Substance use, suicidality, and adolescent-onset schizophrenia: an Israeli 10-year retrospective study
    Gal Shoval
    Adolescent Inpatient Unit, Geha Mental Health Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 16:767-75. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the link between the use of specific types of substances and suicidality in adolescent inpatients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder...
  62. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics of inpatient adolescents with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Gal Shoval
    Adolescent Inpatient Unit, Geha Mental Health Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Depress Anxiety 23:62-70. 2006
    ..These characteristics should be taken into account when developing a treatment plan for these difficult-to-treat inpatients...
  63. ncbi request reprint Effect of the broadcast of a television documentary about a teenager's suicide in Israel on suicidal behavior and methods
    Gal Shoval
    Adolescent Inpatient Department, Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Crisis 26:20-4. 2005
    ..032). These preliminary findings suggest that the repeated televised promotion of a documentary on suicide may raise the risk of suicide in vulnerable populations. Further investigations in bigger populations are needed...
  64. ncbi request reprint Weight gain associated with increased food intake and low habitual activity levels in male adolescent schizophrenic inpatients treated with olanzapine
    Doron Gothelf
    Behavioral Genetic Clinic, Richard E Feinberg Department of Psychiatry, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqwa
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1055-7. 2002
    ..The authors studied weight gain mechanisms and energy balance in patients treated with olanzapine...
  65. ncbi request reprint Adolescent suicide and attempted suicide
    Alan Apter
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:283-4. 2002
  66. ncbi request reprint Weight gain associated with olanzapine and risperidone in adolescent patients: a comparative prospective study
    Gidi Ratzoni
    Adolescent Inpatient Unit, Shalvata Mental Health Center, Hod Hasharon, Israel
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:337-43. 2002
    ..To evaluate weight gain associated with olanzapine, risperidone, and haloperidol treatment and its clinical risk factors in adolescent patients...
  67. ncbi request reprint A comparison of life events between suicidal adolescents with major depression and borderline personality disorder
    Netta Horesh
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 44:277-83. 2003
    ..Thus, suicidal behavior in general may be related to the amount of SLE. However, different disease-specific life events may precipitate suicide attempts in adolescents with MDD and BPD...
  68. ncbi request reprint Suicide prevention strategies: a systematic review
    J John Mann
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Division of Neuroscience, New York, NY 10032, USA
    JAMA 294:2064-74. 2005
    ..Some developed nations have implemented national suicide prevention plans. Although these plans generally propose multiple interventions, their effectiveness is rarely evaluated...
  69. ncbi request reprint Suicidal tendencies and body image and experience in anorexia nervosa and suicidal female adolescent inpatients
    Daniel Stein
    Pediatric Department, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Psychother Psychosom 72:16-25. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between body image and suicidal tendencies in anorexia nervosa (AN)...
  70. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial situations, quality of depression and schizophrenia in adolescents
    Gil Zalsman
    Adolescent Inpatient Unit, Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petah Tiqva, and Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Psychiatry Res 129:149-57. 2004
    ..Environmental factors play an important role in the course of schizophrenia in adolescents and should remain a focus of study. Object relations theory may be of heuristic value in the investigation of these factors...
  71. ncbi request reprint The hazards of legislative restraints on legislative decisions--the case of methylphenidate (ritalin) vs. paracetamol (acamol)
    Alan Apter
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 40:162-4. 2003
  72. ncbi request reprint Self-object differentiation in suicidal adolescents
    Anat Brunstein Klomek
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 48:8-13. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to use empirical methods to examine the differentiation between self and parental representations in suicidal inpatient adolescents...
  73. ncbi request reprint Retrospective evaluation of an intensive method of treatment for children with pervasive developmental disorder
    Yitzchak Vorgraft
    Rivka Ziv Hospital, Safed, Israel
    Autism 11:413-24. 2007
    ..There is a case for performing a full prospective, comparative investigation of this treatment approach...
  74. doi request reprint Is onset of Tourette syndrome influenced by life events?
    Netta Horesh
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Neural Transm 115:787-93. 2008
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  75. ncbi request reprint Turning darkness into light. A new landmark study on the treatment of adolescent depression. Comments on the TADS study
    Alan Apter
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 14:113-6. 2005
  76. ncbi request reprint CAG repeat polymorphism within the KCNN3 gene is a significant contributor to susceptibility to anorexia nervosa: a case-control study of female patients and several ethnic groups in the Israeli Jewish population
    Maya Koronyo-Hamaoui
    Danek Gertner Institute of Human Genetics, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 131:76-80. 2004
    ..These findings further implicate KCNN3 as a significant contributor to predisposition to AN...
  77. ncbi request reprint Omega-3 treatment of childhood depression: a controlled, double-blind pilot study
    Hanah Nemets
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1098-100. 2006
    ..Because of success in a previous study on omega-3 fatty acids in adult major depressive disorder, the authors planned a pilot study of omega-3 fatty acids in childhood major depression...