S Carmel

Summary

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

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Addressing a nation's challenge: graduate programs in gerontology in Israel
    Sara Carmel
    Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, 84105, Israel
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 27:49-63. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Physicians' and nurses' preferences in using life-sustaining treatments
    Sara Carmel
    Center for Multidisciplinary Research in Aging, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Nurs Ethics 14:665-74. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Subjective evaluation of health in old age: the role of immigration status and social environment
    S Carmel
    Department of Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 53:91-105. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint The will to live: gender differences among elderly persons
    S Carmel
    Department of the Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 52:949-58. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Life-sustaining treatments: what doctors do, what they want for themselves and what elderly persons want
    S Carmel
    Department of Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 49:1401-8. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Stability of elderly persons' expressed preferences regarding the use of life-sustaining treatments
    S Carmel
    Department of the Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 49:303-11. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Preferences for different life-sustaining treatments among elderly persons in Israel
    S Carmel
    Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negey, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 52:S97-102. 1997
  8. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in physical health and psychosocial well being among four age-groups of elderly people in Israel
    Sara Carmel
    Department of the Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 56:113-31. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Therapists' communication styles and parents' global trust in the therapists: a comparison between Jewish and Bedouin parents
    Yaacov G Bachner
    Department of Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Pediatr Phys Ther 17:173-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of a modified version of the Caregiver Reaction Assessment Scale measuring caregiving and post-caregiving reactions of caregivers of cancer patients
    Yaacov G Bachner
    Department of Sociology of Health, Center for Multidisciplinary Research in Aging, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    J Palliat Care 23:80-6. 2007

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Addressing a nation's challenge: graduate programs in gerontology in Israel
    Sara Carmel
    Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, 84105, Israel
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 27:49-63. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Physicians' and nurses' preferences in using life-sustaining treatments
    Sara Carmel
    Center for Multidisciplinary Research in Aging, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Nurs Ethics 14:665-74. 2007
    ..Open communication among professionals for clarifying the various beliefs, as well as the antecedents of these beliefs, is important for the benefit of professional teams, patients and families...
  3. ncbi request reprint Subjective evaluation of health in old age: the role of immigration status and social environment
    S Carmel
    Department of Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 53:91-105. 2001
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint The will to live: gender differences among elderly persons
    S Carmel
    Department of the Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 52:949-58. 2001
    ..The implications of these findings for the study of the perceived meaningfulness of life, and the potential use of the will to live as an indicator of well-being are discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Life-sustaining treatments: what doctors do, what they want for themselves and what elderly persons want
    S Carmel
    Department of Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 49:1401-8. 1999
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Stability of elderly persons' expressed preferences regarding the use of life-sustaining treatments
    S Carmel
    Department of the Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 49:303-11. 1999
    ..They also indicate that elderly persons of different cultural backgrounds may face similar problems regarding the prolongation of life and respond to them similarly...
  7. ncbi request reprint Preferences for different life-sustaining treatments among elderly persons in Israel
    S Carmel
    Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negey, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 52:S97-102. 1997
    ..This is explained by the fact that the public's main source of information is television dramas, and that there is a lack of communication about the use of LST among physicians and patients and their families...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in physical health and psychosocial well being among four age-groups of elderly people in Israel
    Sara Carmel
    Department of the Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 56:113-31. 2003
    ..This conclusion, however, has to be supported by longitudinal studies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Therapists' communication styles and parents' global trust in the therapists: a comparison between Jewish and Bedouin parents
    Yaacov G Bachner
    Department of Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Pediatr Phys Ther 17:173-9. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of a modified version of the Caregiver Reaction Assessment Scale measuring caregiving and post-caregiving reactions of caregivers of cancer patients
    Yaacov G Bachner
    Department of Sociology of Health, Center for Multidisciplinary Research in Aging, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    J Palliat Care 23:80-6. 2007
    ..The concurrent validity of responses to the scale was also supported. Replication of the findings with randomly derived and larger sample sizes is needed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Home death--the caregivers' experiences
    Yoram Singer
    Palliative Care Unit and Sial Research Center for Family Medicine and Primary Care, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Pain Symptom Manage 30:70-4. 2005
    ..Given appropriate professional support systems, home-based care at the end of life is preferable to most caregivers...
  12. ncbi request reprint Nurses' autonomy and job satisfaction
    S Carmel
    Department of the Sociology of Health, University Center for Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 26:1103-7. 1988
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Social class differences in coping with a physicians' strike in Israel
    S Carmel
    Department of Sociology of Health, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Community Health 15:45-57. 1990
    ..It is suggested that due to a relative lack of psychological, social and financial resources, people of lower socio-economic classes cope less effectively with sudden changes in the provision of health services...
  14. ncbi request reprint The will-to-live and survival at old age: gender differences
    Sara Carmel
    Ben Gurion University of the Negev Beer Sheva, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 65:518-23. 2007
    ..This strengthens its previously presented importance as a generalized indicator of well-being. These findings have practical implications for formal and informal caregivers...
  15. doi request reprint Pediatricians' communication styles as correlates of global trust among Jewish and Bedouin parents of disabled children
    Talma Kushnir
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Sociology of Health, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 29:18-25. 2008
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  16. doi request reprint Mortality communication as a predictor of psychological distress among family caregivers of home hospice and hospital inpatients with terminal cancer
    Yaacov G Bachner
    Ben Gurion University, Sociology of Health, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Aging Ment Health 13:54-63. 2009
    ..The results of this study are discussed in terms of self-selection biases and possible confounds associated with retrospective reporting among bereaved caregivers...
  17. doi request reprint Differences in accessibility, affordability, and availability (AAA) of medical specialists among three age-groups of elderly people in Israel
    Esther Iecovich
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    J Aging Health 21:776-97. 2009
    ..Enabling and need factors were the most significant factors in explaining problems in accessing and affording specialist services. Discussion. Recommendations for policy and practice are discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Caregivers' communication with patients about illness and death: initial validation of a scale
    Yaacov G Bachner
    Department of Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Omega (Westport) 57:381-97. 2008
    ..Future studies should further establish the validity of the scale with larger sample sizes and different populations of caregivers of patients with other terminal diseases...
  19. doi request reprint Open communication between caregivers and terminally ill cancer patients: the role of caregivers' characteristics and situational variables
    Yaacov G Bachner
    Department of Sociology of Health, The Center for Multidisciplinary Research in Aging, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Health Commun 24:524-31. 2009
    ..Intervention programs for health professionals need to focus on prevention, identification, and treatment of caregivers at risk for negative reactions to caregiving...
  20. doi request reprint Where they want to die: correlates of elderly persons' preferences for death site
    Esther Iecovich
    Master s Program in Gerontology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Soc Work Public Health 24:527-42. 2009
    ..The preference for the death site showed that those who lived with somebody, had trust in the family, and had frequent social contacts preferred to die at home...
  21. doi request reprint Health and functional status and utilization of health care services among holocaust survivors and their counterparts in Israel
    Esther Iecovich
    Masters Program in Gerontology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 51:304-8. 2010
    ..Holocaust survivors are more homebound due to more morbidity and functional limitations and therefore receive more health home care services that offset the utilization of other health services...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Euthenasia: attitudes, wishes and behavior of the public, patients and physicians]
    Sara Carmel
    Department of Health Sociology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Negev, Beer Sheba, Israel
    Harefuah 141:538-43, 578. 2002
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Parent-therapist communication and satisfaction with the services of a child development center: a comparison between Israeli parents-Jews and Bedouins
    Yaacov G Bachner
    Department of Sociology of Health, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Health Commun 19:221-9. 2006
    ..The question of whether this finding is applicable to other populations has to be further studied...
  24. ncbi request reprint Physician-parent communication as predictor of parent satisfaction with child development services
    Aharon Galil
    Zusman Child Development Center, Division of Pediatrics, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 151, IL 84105 Beer Sheva, Israel
    Res Dev Disabil 27:233-42. 2006
    ..Collaboration, which is associated with processes such as mutual decision making and sharing of responsibility, should be nurtured, in order to increase parents' general satisfaction with the services given...
  25. ncbi request reprint Autonomy, job satisfaction and professional self-image among nurses in the context of a physicians' strike
    I Shoham Yakubovich
    Epidemiology and Health Services Evaluation Unit, Faculty for Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 28:1315-20. 1989
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Compliance with home rehabilitation therapy by parents of children with disabilities in Jews and Bedouin in Israel
    A Galil
    Zusman Child Development Center, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Dev Med Child Neurol 43:261-8. 2001
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the utilization of emergency department services
    O Anson
    Department of Sociology of Health, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Women Health 17:91-104. 1991
    ..Indications for these were somewhat found among young patients (aged 17-24) only. Alternatively, the findings with regard to this age group could reflect professional gender stereotyping at the primary care level...
  28. doi request reprint Teaching end-of-life care to family medicine residents--what do they learn?
    Yoram Singer
    Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Med Teach 31:e47-50. 2009
    ..This paper presents a model of teaching and its evaluation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Self-rated health among the elderly. A comparative analysis of health status measures, leisure activities and social contacts in age/sex groups
    D Pilpel
    Epidemiology and Health Services Evaluation Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Compr Gerontol B 2:110-6. 1988
    ..Such findings suggest careful analyses of concepts in different socio-demographic groups for theoretical reasons and for purposes of planning health promotion community programs...
  30. ncbi request reprint The Health Belief Model in the research of AIDS-related preventive behavior
    S Carmel
    Department of the Sociology of Health, University Center for the Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Public Health Rev 18:73-85. 1990
    ..A proposed application of an extended version of the HBM for the study of condom use among adolescents is presented...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prediction of survival: a comparison between two subjective health measures in an elderly population
    Orna Baron-Epel
    The Cheryl Spencer Department of Nursing, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel 31905, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 58:2035-43. 2004
    ..However, the general SH measure may be the preferable measure to use when needed. Education in women was associated with mortality only via the age-related SH measure...
  32. ncbi request reprint Nurses' and social workers' attitudes and beliefs about and involvement in life-sustaining treatment decisions
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Health Soc Work 29:27-35. 2004
    ..These findings, which reflect the differences in the professional values and experiences of both groups, encourage the use of interdisciplinary teams to improve end-of-life decision making...
  33. ncbi request reprint Physicians' religiosity and end-of-life care attitudes and behaviors
    Neil S Wenger
    UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, 911 Broxton Plaza, Suite 309, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 71:335-43. 2004
    ..We surveyed physicians of one religion to describe the relationship between religiosity and end-of-life care...
  34. ncbi request reprint Attitudes of European physicians, nurses, patients, and families regarding end-of-life decisions: the ETHICATT study
    Charles L Sprung
    General Intensive Care Unit, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, PO Box 12000, 91120, Jerusalem, Israel
    Intensive Care Med 33:104-10. 2007
    ..To evaluate attitudes of Europeans regarding end-of-life decisions...