Yori Gidron

Summary

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

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bus commuters' coping strategies and anxiety from terrorism: an example of the Israeli experience
    Y Gidron
    Department of Sociology of Health, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    J Trauma Stress 12:185-92. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint The short-term effects of a hostility-reduction intervention on male coronary heart disease patients
    Y Gidron
    Department of Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Be er Sheeba, Israel
    Health Psychol 18:416-20. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychological factors correlate meaningfully with percent-monocytes among acute coronary syndrome patients
    Yori Gidron
    Department of Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Be er Sheva 84105, Israel
    Brain Behav Immun 17:310-5. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of incidence of attacks in children with Familial Mediterranean Fever
    Yori Gidron
    Department of Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Behav Med 26:95-104. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Interactions of psychological factors and family history in relation to coronary artery disease
    Yori Gidron
    Department of Sociology of Health, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Israel
    Coron Artery Dis 13:205-8. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Development and cross-cultural and clinical validation of a brief comprehensive scale for assessing hostility in medical settings
    Y Gidron
    Department of Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheeba 84105, Israel
    J Behav Med 24:1-15. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular and cellular interface between behavior and acute coronary syndromes
    Yori Gidron
    Department of Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Be er Sheeba, Israel
    Cardiovasc Res 56:15-21. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Maladaptation to mental stress mitigated by the adaptive immune system via depletion of naturally occurring regulatory CD4+CD25+ cells
    Hagit Cohen
    Ministry of Health Mental Health Center Anxiety and Stress Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Neurobiol 66:552-63. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Physicians' attitudes toward preventive therapy for coronary artery disease: is there a gender bias?
    Akranm Abuful
    Cardiology Department, Soroka University Medical Center and Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Cardiol 28:389-93. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of student attitudes and knowledge in a new program in international health and medicine
    Alan B Jotkowitz
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, School of Medicine and International Health, Beer Sheba 84105, Israel
    Med Teach 26:574-6. 2004

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Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Bus commuters' coping strategies and anxiety from terrorism: an example of the Israeli experience
    Y Gidron
    Department of Sociology of Health, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    J Trauma Stress 12:185-92. 1999
    ..Coping ratios accounted for 15% of the variance in anxiety from terrorism, after considering commuting frequency. Combining minimal problem-focused preventative acts with distraction and reduced perceived vulnerability may be beneficial...
  2. ncbi request reprint The short-term effects of a hostility-reduction intervention on male coronary heart disease patients
    Y Gidron
    Department of Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Be er Sheeba, Israel
    Health Psychol 18:416-20. 1999
    ..Finally, reductions in hostility were significantly and positively correlated with reductions in DBP. Replication with a larger sample and CHD outcomes is recommended...
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychological factors correlate meaningfully with percent-monocytes among acute coronary syndrome patients
    Yori Gidron
    Department of Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Be er Sheva 84105, Israel
    Brain Behav Immun 17:310-5. 2003
    ..This initiating role, and our finding of a relationship between recruitment of monocytes and a poor psychosocial profile, predictive of ACS, are consistent with a PNI component in the pathophysiology of ACS...
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of incidence of attacks in children with Familial Mediterranean Fever
    Yori Gidron
    Department of Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Behav Med 26:95-104. 2003
    ..These findings, if replicated in a prospective study, may guide interventions for preventing FMF attacks...
  5. ncbi request reprint Interactions of psychological factors and family history in relation to coronary artery disease
    Yori Gidron
    Department of Sociology of Health, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Israel
    Coron Artery Dis 13:205-8. 2002
    ..This study examined the interactive effects of hostility, hopelessness and daily hassles with family history of CAD in relation to CAD severity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Development and cross-cultural and clinical validation of a brief comprehensive scale for assessing hostility in medical settings
    Y Gidron
    Department of Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheeba 84105, Israel
    J Behav Med 24:1-15. 2001
    ..Our findings support the cross-cultural feasibility, reliability, and concurrent, construct, and criterion validity of the New-Buss...
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular and cellular interface between behavior and acute coronary syndromes
    Yori Gidron
    Department of Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Be er Sheeba, Israel
    Cardiovasc Res 56:15-21. 2002
    ..This chain of events may endure due to lack of neuroendocrine-to-immune negative feedback stemming from cortisol resistance. This model has implications for the use of psychological interventions in ACS patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Maladaptation to mental stress mitigated by the adaptive immune system via depletion of naturally occurring regulatory CD4+CD25+ cells
    Hagit Cohen
    Ministry of Health Mental Health Center Anxiety and Stress Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Neurobiol 66:552-63. 2006
    ..They might also point the way to development of immune-based therapies for mental disorders, based either on up-regulation of T cells that partially cross-react with self-antigens or on weakening of the activity of regulatory T cells...
  9. ncbi request reprint Physicians' attitudes toward preventive therapy for coronary artery disease: is there a gender bias?
    Akranm Abuful
    Cardiology Department, Soroka University Medical Center and Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Cardiol 28:389-93. 2005
    ..We compared physicians' attitudes and practice toward preventive therapy in men and women with CAD...
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of student attitudes and knowledge in a new program in international health and medicine
    Alan B Jotkowitz
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, School of Medicine and International Health, Beer Sheba 84105, Israel
    Med Teach 26:574-6. 2004
    ..The graduates of the new program retained their positive attitudes toward IHM and increased their knowledge of the subject. Further studies are necessary to document the effect of the program on the clinical practice of its graduates...
  11. ncbi request reprint Blunted HPA axis response to stress influences susceptibility to posttraumatic stress response in rats
    Hagit Cohen
    Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Anxiety and Stress Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Biol Psychiatry 59:1208-18. 2006
    ..This study investigated the role of cortisol in the manifestation of anxiety- and fear-like symptoms in an animal model of PTSD...
  12. ncbi request reprint Repeated balloon rupture during coronary stenting due to a calcified lesion: an intravascular ultrasound study
    H Gilutz
    Department of Cardiology, Soroka Medical Center, and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 50:212-4. 2000
    ..The cause of rupture was detected by intravascular ultrasound: a calcified ridge that protruded between the stent struts in the distal stent body...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pseudoventricular fibrillation
    A Katz
    Cardiology Department, Soroka Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Crit Care Med 29:1835-6. 2001
    ..Direct current shock therapy was withheld only because the patient regained consciousness...
  14. ncbi request reprint Significance of balloon imprint during coronary angioplasty
    R Ilia
    Cardiology Department, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University, P O Box 151, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 53:331-3. 2001
    ..Patient and lesion characteristics may determine the appearance of balloon imprint at PTCA, which in turn influences the procedure and its immediate outcome. Cathet Cardiovasc Intervent 2001;53:331-333...
  15. ncbi request reprint Left anterior descending artery length in left and right coronary artery dominance
    R Ilia
    Cardiology Department, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Coron Artery Dis 12:77-8. 2001
    ..Coronary stenosis of the left anterior descending artery (LAD) is respected by cardiologists because of its negative influence on morbidity and mortality. An important anatomical consideration is the length of the LAD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and reported inflammatory disease correlates of self-reported heart disease in women from South of Israel
    Yori Gidron
    Ben Gurion University, Israel
    Women Health 44:25-40. 2006
    ..This study examined the prevalence and correlates of self-reported heart disease among Jewish women from the Negev, a socio-economically and culturally unique region in south of Israel...
  17. doi request reprint Low-dose environmental radiation, DNA damage, and cancer: the possible contribution of psychological factors
    Julie G Cwikel
    Center for Women s Health Studies and Promotion and the Spitzer Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Psychol Health Med 15:1-16. 2010
    ..The additional contribution of psychological processes to radiation-DNA damage-cancer relationships needs further study, and if verified, has clinical implications...
  18. ncbi request reprint Preventive therapy in patients with insignificantly narrowed coronary arteries: evaluation of physician attitude and practice
    Yaakov Henkin
    Department of Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Cardiol 27:328-32. 2004
    ..Preventive therapy with aspirin and lipid-lowering drugs therefore seems warranted in these patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint ST elevation in the anterior precordial leads during right ventricular infarction: lessons learned during primary coronary angioplasty--a case report
    C Cafri
    Cardiology Department, Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Angiology 52:417-20. 2001
    ..This is an unusual angiographic pattern for isolated right ventricular infarction. The potential consequences of percutaneous interventions to collateral vessels is discussed...
  20. doi request reprint Do waking salivary cortisol levels correlate with anesthesiologist's job involvement?
    Moti Klein
    Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Soroka Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel
    J Clin Monit Comput 26:407-13. 2012
    ..Further studies are necessary to assess the impact of stress management techniques on anesthesiologists' personal and professional behavior as well as on the quality of medical care...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and moderators of terror-related post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms in Israeli citizens
    Yori Gidron
    Department of Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 6:387-91. 2004
    ..The relation between certain psychological factors specific to terrorist attacks (e.g., perceived control attributed to oneself/to the military, anticipated duration of terrorism) and PTSD symptoms have not been examined...
  22. ncbi request reprint Relative-assessed psychological factors predict sedation requirement in critically ill patients
    Tamar Green
    Medical Intensive Care Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Psychosom Med 67:295-300. 2005
    ..Sedation and analgesia requirements may vary substantially among patients. This study examined whether psychological factors predict amount of sedation requirements beyond the effects of other biomedical parameters...
  23. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-1 may link helplessness-hopelessness with cancer progression: a proposed model
    Miriam Argaman
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Behav Med 12:161-70. 2005
    ..Involvement of the sympathetic nervous system and the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis are discussed. Future studies need to identify the role of additional factors in this PNI pathway...
  24. ncbi request reprint Implicit learning of emotional information under anesthesia
    Yori Gidron
    Department of Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheeba, Israel
    Neuroreport 13:139-42. 2002
    ..05). Spectral edge frequency (SEF) of cerebral activity during surgery converged with this finding. Implicit learning during general anesthesia may be stronger for emotionally negative information and is detected by SE...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of guided written disclosure of stressful experiences on clinic visits and symptoms in frequent clinic attenders
    Yori Gidron
    Department of Sociology of Health, Ben Gurion University, Be er Sheeba, Israel
    Fam Pract 19:161-6. 2002
    ..Psychosocial variables such as major stressful life events/daily stressful events have been associated with health care utilization...
  26. ncbi request reprint QRS prolongation: a sensitive marker of ischemia during percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
    A A Cantor
    Department of Cardiology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 50:177-83. 2000
    ..QRS duration was more prolonged with occlusion of proximal and middle segments of major arteries. Cathet. Cardiovasc. Intervent. 50:177-183, 2000...
  27. ncbi request reprint Low-pressure deployment of stents: short- and long-term outcome
    C Cafri
    Cardiology Department, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Coron Artery Dis 12:313-6. 2001
    ..6%. Low-pressure stent deployment appears to confer added risk for acute or sub-acute thrombosis even when aspirin and ticlopidine are used. Conversely, low-pressure inflation is associated with excellent long-term results...
  28. ncbi request reprint Fracture of a coronary guidewire during graft thrombectomy with the X-sizer device
    Carlos Cafri
    Cardiology Department, Soroka Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:263-5. 2004
    ..The thrombus was successfully aspirated without distal embolisation and the guidewire fragment was trapped in the graft after covering with a coronary stent. Possible reasons for this unusual complication of X-Sizer are discussed...