Saralee Glasser

Summary

Affiliation: Gertner Institute for Epidemiology & Health Policy Research
Location: Ramat Gan, Israel
Summary:
Saralee Glasser is a developmental psychologist involved in health policy and service planning at Gertner Institute, the research arm of the Israel Ministry of Health. She served with the Or Yehuda Intervention Project for the Reduction of Infant Mortality for several years, both in the primary health care and Mother-Child Health care clinics, and in planning and directing community-oriented adolescent health and mental health research programs. She is a senior researcher at two of the Institutes units: Women & Childrens Health Research and the Unit for Research on the Psychosocial Aspects of Health. Among her main fields of professional interest and experience are in the areas of infant/child development, mother-infant relationship, womens health and mental health, postnatal depression, interface of mental health, community and medical services, and children at risk of abuse and neglect who are identified within the health care system. Her activity is in the realm of applied research, from identification of public health problems and issues, through research and documentation, to recommendation and implementation of policy decisions.
Publications:
Postpartum depression among Israeli Bedouin women.
PMID: [PubMed - in process]

Primiparity at Very Advanced Maternal Age (≥45 years).
PMID: [PubMed - in process]

The effect of medical clowning on pregnancy rates after in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer.
PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Distinguishing neglect from abuse and accident: analysis of the case files of a hospital child protection team in Israel.
PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Depression among Arabs and Jews in Israel: a population-based study.
PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Children injured following TV tipovers in Israel, 1997-2003.
PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

A Hebrew version of the FLACC scale: measurement of pain in non-verbal children].
PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Confidential healthcare for Israeli adolescents: towards evolution of specific legislation].
PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Epidemiology of suicide in Israel: a nationwide population study.
PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Using a health concerns checklist as a bridge from reason for encounter to diagnosis of girls attending an adolescent health service.
PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Postpartum depression in an Israeli cohort: demographic, psychosocial and medical risk factors.
PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Depression scale for research in and identification of postpartum depression].
PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Adolescents in Israel: health services planning].
PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Below are publications in addition to those already listed on your website.

Prospective study of postpartum depression in an Israeli cohort: prevalence, incidence and demographic risk factors.

Glasser S, Barell V, Shoham A, Ziv A, Boyko V, Lusky A, Hart S.
PMID: 9844846 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of postpartum depression in an Israeli cohort: prevalence, incidence and demographic risk factors
    S Glasser
    Health Services Research Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 19:155-64. 1998
  2. doi request reprint Postpartum depression among Israeli Bedouin women
    Saralee Glasser
    Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, 52621 Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Arch Womens Ment Health 14:203-8. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Primiparity at very advanced maternal age (≥ 45 years)
    Saralee Glasser
    Women and Children s Health Research Unit, Gertner Institute of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Fertil Steril 95:2548-51. 2011
  4. doi request reprint The effect of medical clowning on pregnancy rates after in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer
    Shevach Friedler
    Infertility and IVF Unit, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zrifin, Israel
    Fertil Steril 95:2127-30. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Distinguishing neglect from abuse and accident: analysis of the case files of a hospital child protection team in Israel
    Bilha Davidson-Arad
    The Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Health Soc Care Community 18:614-23. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Depression among Arabs and Jews in Israel: a population-based study
    Giora Kaplan
    Unit for Mental Health Epidemiology and Research on the Psychosocial Aspects of Illness, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:931-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Children injured following TV tipovers in Israel, 1997-2003
    F Sikron
    The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Child Care Health Dev 33:45-51. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint [A Hebrew version of the FLACC scale: measurement of pain in non-verbal children]
    R Zaslansky
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Gertner Institute
    Harefuah 145:648-51, 704, 703. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of suicide in Israel: a nationwide population study
    G Lubin
    Mental Health Division, Israel Defense Force, Tel Aviv
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 36:123-7. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint [Adolescents in Israel: health services planning]
    R Wilf-Miron
    Harefuah 138:563-7. 2000

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of postpartum depression in an Israeli cohort: prevalence, incidence and demographic risk factors
    S Glasser
    Health Services Research Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 19:155-64. 1998
    ..The use of the EPDS for PPD screening was found acceptable and feasible in the primary health setting...
  2. doi request reprint Postpartum depression among Israeli Bedouin women
    Saralee Glasser
    Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, 52621 Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Arch Womens Ment Health 14:203-8. 2011
    ..The high rate of PPD among these Israeli Bedouin women challenges health authorities to find ways minimize the negative consequences for themselves, their children, and families...
  3. doi request reprint Primiparity at very advanced maternal age (≥ 45 years)
    Saralee Glasser
    Women and Children s Health Research Unit, Gertner Institute of Epidemiology and Health Services Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Fertil Steril 95:2548-51. 2011
    ....
  4. doi request reprint The effect of medical clowning on pregnancy rates after in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer
    Shevach Friedler
    Infertility and IVF Unit, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zrifin, Israel
    Fertil Steril 95:2127-30. 2011
    ..4%, compared with 20.2% in the control group (adjusted odds ratio, 2.67; 95% confidence interval, 1.36-5.24). Medical clowning as an adjunct to IVF-ET may have a beneficial effect on pregnancy rates and deserves further investigation...
  5. doi request reprint Distinguishing neglect from abuse and accident: analysis of the case files of a hospital child protection team in Israel
    Bilha Davidson-Arad
    The Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Health Soc Care Community 18:614-23. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Depression among Arabs and Jews in Israel: a population-based study
    Giora Kaplan
    Unit for Mental Health Epidemiology and Research on the Psychosocial Aspects of Illness, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:931-9. 2010
    ..The present study aims to estimate the prevalence of depression among Jews and Muslim Arabs, and to consider possible associations with demographic, socioeconomic, and health factors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Children injured following TV tipovers in Israel, 1997-2003
    F Sikron
    The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Child Care Health Dev 33:45-51. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint [A Hebrew version of the FLACC scale: measurement of pain in non-verbal children]
    R Zaslansky
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Gertner Institute
    Harefuah 145:648-51, 704, 703. 2006
    ..Of the scales reviewed by the authors, the "FLACC" was chosen as appropriate for routine use due to its brevity and simplicity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of suicide in Israel: a nationwide population study
    G Lubin
    Mental Health Division, Israel Defense Force, Tel Aviv
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 36:123-7. 2001
    ..The aims of the present study were to examine the trends in suicide incidence rates in Israel from 1984 to 1994, to identify sub-populations at high risk for suicide and to identify suicide methods associated with increased risk...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Adolescents in Israel: health services planning]
    R Wilf-Miron
    Harefuah 138:563-7. 2000
  11. ncbi request reprint [Confidential healthcare for Israeli adolescents: towards evolution of specific legislation]
    Rachel Wilf-Miron
    Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv
    Harefuah 142:527-30, 566, 565. 2003
    ..Despite its critical importance, the issue of confidentiality in the provision of adolescent health care has not been specifically clarified by Israeli law...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Depression scale for research in and identification of postpartum depression]
    S Glasser
    Health Services Research Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer
    Harefuah 136:764-8, 844, 843. 1999
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Postpartum depression in an Israeli cohort: demographic, psychosocial and medical risk factors
    S Glasser
    Health Services Research Unit, Ministry of Health, Sheba Medical Center, Israel
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 21:99-108. 2000
    ..These findings indicate that early identification of women at risk for PPD is feasible, and that consideration should be taken of subgroups that may be at heightened risk, or for whom risk factors play different roles...
  14. ncbi request reprint Using a health concerns checklist as a bridge from reason for encounter to diagnosis of girls attending an adolescent health service
    R Wilf-Miron
    Pediatric Division, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Pediatrics 106:1065-9. 2000
    ..We assessed the extent to which a health concerns checklist (HCC) helps bridge the gap between the reason for encounter (RFE) described by girls entering an adolescent health service and the ultimate diagnosis...
  15. doi request reprint Roundtable sessions of a Children's Hospital child protection team
    Wendy Chen
    Safra Children s Hospital, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Psychiatr Serv 59:693. 2008
  16. doi request reprint Perinatal depressive symptoms among Arab women in northern Israel
    Saralee Glasser
    Psychosocial Aspects of Health, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, 52621 Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Matern Child Health J 16:1197-205. 2012
    ..Given the differences in their life styles and circumstances, health policy authorities should be informed regarding the needs of these various sub-populations...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Parent support activities in neonatal intensive care units: a national survey in Israel]
    Saralee Glasser
    Women and Children s Health Research Unit, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Harefuah 148:238-42, 277, 276. 2009
    ..Parents of infants in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) suffer extended periods of stress. The staffs of these departments have a major role in assisting them through this period...
  18. ncbi request reprint A window of opportunity: referral of adolescents to the hospital Child Protection Team
    Saralee Glasser
    Women and Children s Health Research Unit, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 20:489-500. 2008
    ..This study highlights the importance of age-by-gender analysis and understanding of the differential susceptibility of early, middle and late adolescence to SCAN...
  19. ncbi request reprint Postpartum depression: a chronicle of health policy development
    Saralee Glasser
    Unit for Mental Health Epidemiology and Research on the Psychosocial Aspects of Illness, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 47:254-9. 2010
    ..This Israeli experience may serve as an instructive example of a locally identified problem evolving into a national policy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Survey of a pediatric hospital staff regarding cases of suspected child abuse and neglect
    Saralee Glasser
    Unit for Research on Psychosocial Aspects of Health, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:179-83. 2006
    ..Optimal utilization of this potential depends on the awareness, diagnostic ability and cooperation of the staff...
  21. ncbi request reprint Community-based adolescent health services in Israel: from theory to practice
    Rachel Wilf-Miron
    Pediatric Division, Health Services Research Unit, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Ministry of Health, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 14:139-44. 2002
    ..If parental consent was not feasible, the minor was allowed to give informed consent for medical and psychosocial care for himself/herself, with certain limitations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Physicians' attitude toward identification and management of childhood obesity in Israel
    Ran D Goldman
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 43:737-41. 2004
    ..A comprehensive program to prevent and treat obesity is recommended to improve the health status of the population...