S Melamed

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Low job satisfaction predicts delayed return to work after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    P Froom
    National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health, Israel
    J Occup Environ Med 43:657-62. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint The interactive effect of chronic exposure to noise and job complexity on changes in blood pressure and job satisfaction: a longitudinal study of industrial employees
    S Melamed
    Department of Occupational Health Psychology, National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health, Ra anana, Israel
    J Occup Health Psychol 6:182-95. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Excessive daytime sleepiness and risk of occupational injuries in non-shift daytime workers
    Samuel Melamed
    Occupational Health Psychology Department, National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health, Raanana, Israel
    Sleep 25:315-22. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint The joint effect of noise exposure and job complexity on distress and injury risk among men and women: the cardiovascular occupational risk factors determination in Israel study
    Samuel Melamed
    Department of Occupational Health Psychology, National Institute of Occupational Environmental Health, Raanana, Israel
    J Occup Environ Med 46:1023-32. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Association of fear of terror with low-grade inflammation among apparently healthy employed adults
    Samuel Melamed
    National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health, Raanana, Israel and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Psychosom Med 66:484-91. 2004
  6. pmc Heart rate and microinflammation in men: a relevant atherothrombotic link
    O Rogowski
    Department of Medicine D and Institute for Special Medical Examinations MALRAM, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Heart 93:940-4. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The relationships among objective and subjective environmental stress levels and serum uric acid: the moderating effect of perceived control
    A Shirom
    Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Occup Health Psychol 5:374-85. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Increased erythropoiesis and subclinical inflammation as part of the metabolic syndrome
    T Mardi
    Department of Medicine D and Institute for Special Medical Examinations MALRAM, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Affiliated to Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, 6 Weizman Street, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 69:249-55. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Assessment of high-sensitivity CRP as a marker of micro-inflammation in irritable bowel syndrome
    K Hod
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 23:1105-10. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Correlation of work structure and job satisfaction among Israeli family physicians
    E Kitai
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 1:236-40. 1999

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Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Low job satisfaction predicts delayed return to work after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    P Froom
    National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health, Israel
    J Occup Environ Med 43:657-62. 2001
    ..85; 95% CI, 1.14 to 12.50). The model was excellent (area under the receiver operating characteristic curve, 89.6%). We conclude that low job satisfaction is a major predictor of delayed return to work...
  2. ncbi request reprint The interactive effect of chronic exposure to noise and job complexity on changes in blood pressure and job satisfaction: a longitudinal study of industrial employees
    S Melamed
    Department of Occupational Health Psychology, National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health, Ra anana, Israel
    J Occup Health Psychol 6:182-95. 2001
    ..In contrast, job complexity had a clear beneficial effect for workers exposed to low noise...
  3. ncbi request reprint Excessive daytime sleepiness and risk of occupational injuries in non-shift daytime workers
    Samuel Melamed
    Occupational Health Psychology Department, National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health, Raanana, Israel
    Sleep 25:315-22. 2002
    ..This study tested this association in daytime workers using injury data taken from organizational archives...
  4. ncbi request reprint The joint effect of noise exposure and job complexity on distress and injury risk among men and women: the cardiovascular occupational risk factors determination in Israel study
    Samuel Melamed
    Department of Occupational Health Psychology, National Institute of Occupational Environmental Health, Raanana, Israel
    J Occup Environ Med 46:1023-32. 2004
    ..We conclude that the joint exposure to noise and high job complexity is disruptive, resulting in higher distress and occupational injury risk, particularly among women...
  5. ncbi request reprint Association of fear of terror with low-grade inflammation among apparently healthy employed adults
    Samuel Melamed
    National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health, Raanana, Israel and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Psychosom Med 66:484-91. 2004
    ..This hypothesis was examined in employed men and women with the presence of low-grade inflammation measured by high sensitivity C-reactive protein (CRP)...
  6. pmc Heart rate and microinflammation in men: a relevant atherothrombotic link
    O Rogowski
    Department of Medicine D and Institute for Special Medical Examinations MALRAM, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Heart 93:940-4. 2007
    ..Such an association could explain, at least in part, the recently described worse cardiovascular prognosis in individuals with increased HR...
  7. ncbi request reprint The relationships among objective and subjective environmental stress levels and serum uric acid: the moderating effect of perceived control
    A Shirom
    Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Occup Health Psychol 5:374-85. 2000
    ..For male respondents only, perceived control moderated the relationship between ESL and SUA: This relationship was negative for those reporting above-average control and positive for those reporting below-average control...
  8. ncbi request reprint Increased erythropoiesis and subclinical inflammation as part of the metabolic syndrome
    T Mardi
    Department of Medicine D and Institute for Special Medical Examinations MALRAM, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Affiliated to Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, 6 Weizman Street, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 69:249-55. 2005
    ..192, p<0.0005). We conclude that enhanced erythropoiesis could be a new, hitherto unrecognized component of the MS. The enhanced erythropoiesis could give an erroneous impression of general "good" health in these individuals...
  9. doi request reprint Assessment of high-sensitivity CRP as a marker of micro-inflammation in irritable bowel syndrome
    K Hod
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 23:1105-10. 2011
    ..Our aim was to assess whether hs-CRP is higher in IBS patients compared to healthy controls (HC) and does it differ among the IBS clinical subgroups and correlate with disease severity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Correlation of work structure and job satisfaction among Israeli family physicians
    E Kitai
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 1:236-40. 1999
    ..Physicians need a professional environment that is conducive to efficient and satisfying work. Little has been published about the effect of work structure on the satisfaction that family physicians derive from their work...
  11. ncbi request reprint Obesity-related correlation between C-reactive protein and the calculated 10-y Framingham Coronary Heart Disease Risk Score
    O Rogowski
    Department of Medicine D and Institute for Special Medical Examinations, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Affiliated to Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:772-7. 2005
    ..To clarify the role of body mass index (BMI, kg/m(2)) adjustment in predictive models for cardiovascular events that add high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) to the 10-y Framingham Coronary Heart Disease Risk Score (FCRS)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Burnout and risk of type 2 diabetes: a prospective study of apparently healthy employed persons
    Samuel Melamed
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Psychosom Med 68:863-9. 2006
    ..This prospective study was designed to test the extent to which the onset of type 2 diabetes in apparently healthy individuals was predicted by burnout, a unique affective response to combined exposure to chronic stressors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Very low C-reactive protein in apparently healthy individuals: physiological status or just a reflection of an improved health profile
    Ori Rogowski
    Department of Medicine D and Institute for Special Medical Examinations MALRAM, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Affiliated to Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Biomarkers 12:645-56. 2007
    ..We raise the possibility that this particular low concentration might represent a physiological status and is not necessarily a result of the improved general health profile per se...
  14. doi request reprint Inflammation markers in individuals with history of mental health crisis
    Dan Justo
    Department of Internal Medicine D and the Institute for Special Medical Examinations MALRAM, Sourasky Medical Center, 6 Weitzman Street, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Inflammation 31:254-9. 2008
    ..History of mental health crisis might be associated with systemic inflammation in males. This finding may be relevant to the pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease in males...
  15. doi request reprint On the nature of burnout-insomnia relationships: a prospective study of employed adults
    Galit Armon
    Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Psychosom Res 65:5-12. 2008
    ..Burnout is conceptualized as representing individuals' unique affective response to their exposure to chronic stressors...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of school age sports on leisure time physical activity in adults: The CORDIS Study
    Allen Kraut
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:2038-42. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of organized childhood sporting activities on LTPA as an adult in a cohort of industrial workers...
  17. ncbi request reprint Benign hereditary leukopenia-neutropenia does not result from lack of low grade inflammation. A new look in the era of microinflammation
    Shlomo Berliner
    Department of Internal Medicine D and Institute for Special Medical Examinations MALRAM, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Affiliated to Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Blood Cells Mol Dis 34:135-40. 2005
    ..These findings shed more light on the potential mechanisms that are responsible for the low WBCC in this particular ethnic group...
  18. doi request reprint Relation of educational level to inflammation-sensitive biomarker level
    Arie Steinvil
    Department of Internal Medicine D, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 102:1034-9. 2008
    ..In conclusion, level of education was inversely associated with inflammatory biomarkers and prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors, even within highly educated populations...
  19. ncbi request reprint Predicting self-reported health: the CORDIS study
    Paul Froom
    National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Raanana and Sackler Medical School, University of Tel Aviv, Israel
    Prev Med 39:419-23. 2004
    ..There have been few attempts to determine factors important in predicting subsequent self-reported health (SRH) in population studies of men or women...
  20. ncbi request reprint Association of self-reported religiosity and mortality in industrial employees: the CORDIS study
    Allen Kraut
    Departments of Internal Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 58:595-602. 2004
    ..This opposite trend could not be explained by negative sociodemographic and workplace conditions. The possibility of involvement of yet another potent factor of social isolation was discussed...
  21. doi request reprint A prospective study of the association between obesity and burnout among apparently healthy men and women
    Galit Armon
    Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Occup Health Psychol 13:43-57. 2008
    ..The authors also found that for male respondents with relatively higher levels of Time 1 burnout, the higher their level of Time 1 obesity measure, the lower their level of T2 burnout...
  22. ncbi request reprint Exposure to and fear of terror as predictors of self-rated health among apparently healthy employees
    Arie Shirom
    Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Br J Health Psychol 13:257-71. 2008
    ..Our findings suggest that living under continuous fear of terror may adversely influence physical health irrespective of objective exposure...
  23. ncbi request reprint Dry mouth upon awakening in obstructive sleep apnea
    Arie Oksenberg
    Sleep Disorders Unit, Loewenstein Hospital Rehabilitation Center, Raanana, Israel
    J Sleep Res 15:317-20. 2006
    ..33, 95% CI 1.34-4.07). Dry mouth upon awakening appears as a significant symptom of OSA. We suggest that increased sleep time spent with an open mouth is a likely explanation for these findings...
  24. ncbi request reprint Burnout and risk of cardiovascular disease: evidence, possible causal paths, and promising research directions
    Samuel Melamed
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Psychol Bull 132:327-53. 2006
    ..The association of burnout and vital exhaustion with these disease mediators suggests that their impact on health may be more extensive than currently indicated...
  25. ncbi request reprint Lack of significant effect of low doses of aspirin on the concentrations of C-reactive protein in a group of individuals with atherothrombotic risk factors and vascular events
    Ori Rogowski
    Department of Medicine D and Institute for Special Medical Examinations MALRAM, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 17:19-22. 2006
    ..The anti-atherothrombotic activity of this drug is probably not mediated through a significant reduction of the concentration of this protein...
  26. ncbi request reprint The association between burnout, depression, anxiety, and inflammation biomarkers: C-reactive protein and fibrinogen in men and women
    Sharon Toker
    Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Occup Health Psychol 10:344-62. 2005
    ..Thus, burnout, depression, and anxiety are differentially associated with microinflammation biomarkers, dependent on gender...
  27. ncbi request reprint Values of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in each month of the year in apparently healthy individuals
    Ori Rogowski
    Department of Medicine D and Institute for Special Medical Examinations MALRAM, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 95:152-5. 2005
    ..No seasonal variation was found in a group of 1,677 apparently healthy patients in whom the presence of clinically evident infection or inflammation was excluded by an appropriate questionnaire...
  28. ncbi request reprint Association of components of the metabolic syndrome with the appearance of aggregated red blood cells in the peripheral blood. An unfavorable hemorheological finding
    Sharon Toker
    Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 21:197-202. 2005
    ..Components of the metabolic syndrome are associated with low-grade inflammation. This can be accompanied by the synthesis of sticky proteins and erythrocyte aggregation...