Marianne Amir

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Affiliation: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Run for your life: the reaction of some professionals to a person with cancer
    Marianne Amir
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, POB 653, 84105 Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Clin Oncol 21:3696-9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Type of trauma, severity of posttraumatic stress disorder core symptoms, and associated features
    M Amir
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Beer Sheva Mental Health Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    J Gen Psychol 123:341-51. 1996
  3. ncbi request reprint Time does not heal all wounds: quality of life and psychological distress of people who survived the holocaust as children 55 years later
    Marianne Amir
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Trauma Stress 16:295-9. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the SF-12 (Hebrew version) in a primary care population in Israel
    Marianne Amir
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Med Care 40:918-28. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Post-traumatic symptoms, emotional distress and quality of life in long-term survivors of breast cancer: a preliminary research
    Marianne Amir
    Departments of Behavioral Sciences and Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, 84105 Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Anxiety Disord 16:195-206. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Does everyone have a name? Psychological distress and quality of life among child holocaust survivors with lost identity
    M Amir
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Trauma Stress 14:859-69. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Impairment in quality of life among patients seeking surgery for hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating): preliminary results
    M Amir
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 37:25-31. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychological impact and prevalence of traumatic events in a student sample in Israel: the effect of multiple traumatic events and physical injury
    M Amir
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Trauma Stress 12:139-54. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Suicide risk and coping styles in posttraumatic stress disorder patients
    M Amir
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Psychother Psychosom 68:76-81. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder, tenderness and fibromyalgia
    M Amir
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Psychosom Res 42:607-13. 1997

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Run for your life: the reaction of some professionals to a person with cancer
    Marianne Amir
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, POB 653, 84105 Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Clin Oncol 21:3696-9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Type of trauma, severity of posttraumatic stress disorder core symptoms, and associated features
    M Amir
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Beer Sheva Mental Health Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    J Gen Psychol 123:341-51. 1996
    ..Only the time elapsed since the trauma-not the division into type of trauma groups-was significantly correlated with severity. Education and army rank were found to be protecting variables...
  3. ncbi request reprint Time does not heal all wounds: quality of life and psychological distress of people who survived the holocaust as children 55 years later
    Marianne Amir
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Trauma Stress 16:295-9. 2003
    ..The findings suggest that the psychological consequences of being a child during the Holocaust can be long lasting...
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the SF-12 (Hebrew version) in a primary care population in Israel
    Marianne Amir
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Med Care 40:918-28. 2002
    ..To evaluate the psychometric properties of the 12-item Medical Outcomes Study (MOS) Short-Form Health Status Survey (SF-12) (Hebrew version) in a large primary care patient sample in Israel...
  5. ncbi request reprint Post-traumatic symptoms, emotional distress and quality of life in long-term survivors of breast cancer: a preliminary research
    Marianne Amir
    Departments of Behavioral Sciences and Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, 84105 Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Anxiety Disord 16:195-206. 2002
    ..The findings show that post-traumatic symptoms are a common sequel after recovery from cancer. Furthermore, finding suggest a conceptual distinction between PTSD symptoms and QoL in the study of long-term effects of cancer...
  6. ncbi request reprint Does everyone have a name? Psychological distress and quality of life among child holocaust survivors with lost identity
    M Amir
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Trauma Stress 14:859-69. 2001
    ..The findings suggest that the psychological consequences of not knowing one's identity are long-lasting...
  7. ncbi request reprint Impairment in quality of life among patients seeking surgery for hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating): preliminary results
    M Amir
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 37:25-31. 2000
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  8. ncbi request reprint Psychological impact and prevalence of traumatic events in a student sample in Israel: the effect of multiple traumatic events and physical injury
    M Amir
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Trauma Stress 12:139-54. 1999
    ..The results are discussed in comparison with similar studies from the United States...
  9. ncbi request reprint Suicide risk and coping styles in posttraumatic stress disorder patients
    M Amir
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Psychother Psychosom 68:76-81. 1999
    ..Suicide and suicidal behavior have been found to be increased among posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) patients. The present study examined suicide risk and Plutchik's coping styles in PTSD patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder, tenderness and fibromyalgia
    M Amir
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Psychosom Res 42:607-13. 1997
    ..It is suggested that previous reports on diffuse pain in PTSD in fact described undiagnosed fibromyalgia syndrome. The link between psychological stress and pain syndromes is emphasized...
  11. ncbi request reprint Holocaust child survivors and child sexual abuse
    Rachel Lev-Wiesel
    Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, 84105, Israel
    J Child Sex Abus 14:69-83. 2005
    ..The identity of the offenders, Jewish or non-Jewish, determined the survivors' feelings towards themselves, the perpetrators, and about the worth of life...
  12. ncbi request reprint Was it a good move? Improvement in quality of life among chronic mental patients moving from a mental hospital to a hostel in the community
    Roberto Umansky
    Beersheba Mental Health Center, Division of Psychiatry, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 40:248-57. 2003
    ..This study examined whether transition from hospital to hostel improves patients' quality of life (QOL)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Developing methods for assessing quality of life in different cultural settings. The history of the WHOQOL instruments
    Suzanne M Skevington
    WHO Field Centre for the Study of Quality of Life, Dept of Psychology, University of Bath, BA2 7AY, Bath, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:1-8. 2004
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