Baruch Spivak

Summary

Affiliation: Kimron Veterinary Institute
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Plasma testosterone levels in patients with combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    Baruch Spivak
    Research Unit, Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    Neuropsychobiology 47:57-60. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint The effects of clozapine versus haloperidol on measures of impulsive aggression and suicidality in chronic schizophrenia patients: an open, nonrandomized, 6-month study
    Baruch Spivak
    Clinical Research Unit, Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:755-60. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Sulpiride augmentation of olanzapine in the management of treatment-resistant chronic schizophrenia: evidence for improvement of mood symptomatology
    Moshe Kotler
    Ness Ziona and Beer Yaakov Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 19:23-6. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint An open-label randomized comparison of olanzapine versus risperidone in the treatment of childhood-onset schizophrenia
    Tamar Mozes
    Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Children Psychiatric Department, Ness Ziona, Israel
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 16:393-403. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Demographic and clinical characteristics of motor vehicle accident victims in the community general health outpatient clinic: a comparison of PTSD and non-PTSD subjects
    Marina Kupchik
    Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    Depress Anxiety 24:244-50. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Efficacy of reboxetine in the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in boys with intolerance to methylphenidate: an open-label, 8-week, methylphenidate-controlled trial
    Iris Cohen-Yavin
    Beer Yaakov Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Beer Yaakov, Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 32:179-82. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Reboxetine versus fluvoxamine in the treatment of motor vehicle accident-related posttraumatic stress disorder: a double-blind, fixed-dosage, controlled trial
    Baruch Spivak
    Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:152-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine treatment in chronic drug-resistant childhood-onset schizophrenia: an open-label study
    Tamar Mozes
    Department of Child Psychiatry, Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 13:311-7. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Variability of color choice in the Lüscher Color Test--sex differences
    Semion Kertzman
    Research Unit, Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Israel
    Percept Mot Skills 97:647-56. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Sildenafil citrate for the sexual dysfunction in antidepressant-treated male patients with posttraumatic stress disorder. A preliminary pilot open-label study
    Ilya Reznik
    Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    Psychother Psychosom 71:173-6. 2002

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Plasma testosterone levels in patients with combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    Baruch Spivak
    Research Unit, Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    Neuropsychobiology 47:57-60. 2003
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  2. ncbi request reprint The effects of clozapine versus haloperidol on measures of impulsive aggression and suicidality in chronic schizophrenia patients: an open, nonrandomized, 6-month study
    Baruch Spivak
    Clinical Research Unit, Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:755-60. 2003
    ..The goal of the present study was to examine whether clozapine's effect on the reduction of suicidal behavior in chronic schizophrenic patients could be due to a reduction in impulsive-aggressive behavior...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sulpiride augmentation of olanzapine in the management of treatment-resistant chronic schizophrenia: evidence for improvement of mood symptomatology
    Moshe Kotler
    Ness Ziona and Beer Yaakov Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 19:23-6. 2004
    ..These data indicate improvement in depressive symptomatology with sulpiride augmentation of olanzapine in treatment-resistant chronic schizophrenia patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint An open-label randomized comparison of olanzapine versus risperidone in the treatment of childhood-onset schizophrenia
    Tamar Mozes
    Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Children Psychiatric Department, Ness Ziona, Israel
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 16:393-403. 2006
    ..In this open-label, randomized, prospective study, we compared the tolerability and effectiveness of risperidone versus olanzapine in the treatment of COS patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Demographic and clinical characteristics of motor vehicle accident victims in the community general health outpatient clinic: a comparison of PTSD and non-PTSD subjects
    Marina Kupchik
    Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    Depress Anxiety 24:244-50. 2007
    ..Alexithymia may be an adaptive method of coping with event stress. The development of PTSD appears not to be associated with the severity of MVA-related physical injury...
  6. doi request reprint Efficacy of reboxetine in the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in boys with intolerance to methylphenidate: an open-label, 8-week, methylphenidate-controlled trial
    Iris Cohen-Yavin
    Beer Yaakov Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Beer Yaakov, Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 32:179-82. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Reboxetine versus fluvoxamine in the treatment of motor vehicle accident-related posttraumatic stress disorder: a double-blind, fixed-dosage, controlled trial
    Baruch Spivak
    Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:152-6. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine treatment in chronic drug-resistant childhood-onset schizophrenia: an open-label study
    Tamar Mozes
    Department of Child Psychiatry, Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 13:311-7. 2003
    ..Large-scale, double-blind, placebo-controlled comparative studies are needed to clarify the role of the various atypical antipsychotics in both treatment-resistant and treatment-naïve populations with psychotic symptoms/disorders...
  9. ncbi request reprint Variability of color choice in the Lüscher Color Test--sex differences
    Semion Kertzman
    Research Unit, Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Israel
    Percept Mot Skills 97:647-56. 2003
    ..As such, men's scores should be more variable than women's. Analysis showed that variability was not correlated with scores for personality on the MMPI scales. Men's scores are more variable than women's, but only until age 45...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sildenafil citrate for the sexual dysfunction in antidepressant-treated male patients with posttraumatic stress disorder. A preliminary pilot open-label study
    Ilya Reznik
    Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    Psychother Psychosom 71:173-6. 2002
    ..There are no studies that have examined the efficacy of oral sildenafil in PTSD patients with sexual dysfunction...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comparison between risperidone, olanzapine, and clozapine in the management of chronic schizophrenia: a naturalistic prospective 12-week observational study
    Rael D Strous
    Beer Yaakov Mental Health Center, Israel
    Hum Psychopharmacol 21:235-43. 2006
    ..While cautious given the nature of the study design, results suggest differences in the response to various atypical antipsychotic medications regarding efficacy and side-effect susceptibility...
  12. ncbi request reprint COMT: a common susceptibility gene in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
    Sagiv Shifman
    Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 128:61-4. 2004
    ..We suggest that polymorphisms in the COMT gene may influence susceptibility to both diseases--and probably also a wider range of behavioral traits...
  13. ncbi request reprint Lowered DHEA-S plasma levels in adult individuals with autistic disorder
    Rael D Strous
    Beer Yaakov Mental Health Center, Beer Yaakov, Israel
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 15:305-9. 2005
    ..05). DHEA-S levels appear to be low in patients with autistic disorder and, while speculative, may play a role in the etiopathophysiology of the disorder...
  14. pmc A highly significant association between a COMT haplotype and schizophrenia
    Sagiv Shifman
    Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Hum Genet 71:1296-302. 2002
    ..We found a highly significant association between schizophrenia and a COMT haplotype (P=9.5x10-8). The approach presented can be widely implemented for the genetic dissection of other common diseases...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ziprasidone alternative for olanzapine-induced hyperglycemia
    Baruch Spivak
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1606. 2002