Alan Apter

Summary

Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Calcification in lymphoma occurring before therapy: CT features and clinical correlation
    Sara Apter
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan 52621, Israel
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:935-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The phenomenon of suicide bombing: a review of psychological and nonpsychological factors
    Meytal Grimland
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider s Children s Medical Center of Israel, Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Israel
    Crisis 27:107-18. 2006
  3. pmc Tic disorders and the premonitory urge
    Tamar Steinberg
    The Matta and Harry Freund Neuropsychiatric Tourette Clinic, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Neural Transm 117:277-84. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular calcifications after radiation therapy for Hodgkin lymphoma: computed tomography detection and clinical correlation
    Sara Apter
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Coron Artery Dis 17:145-51. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Sealed rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysms: CT features in 6 patients and a review of the literature
    S Apter
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center affiliated to Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Abdom Imaging 35:99-105. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Abdominal CT findings in nephropathic amyloidosis of familial Mediterranean fever
    S Apter
    Department of Imaging, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Amyloid 8:58-64. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Depression and suicidal behavior in adolescent inpatients with obsessive compulsive disorder
    Alan Apter
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, Petach Tikva 49202, Israel
    J Affect Disord 75:181-9. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Effectiveness and tolerability of citalopram for the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents: an open-label study
    Shella Schirman
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 14 Kaplan Street, 49202, Petach Tikva, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Neural Transm 117:139-45. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of gender on suicide attempters versus nonattempters in an adolescent inpatient unit
    Silvana Fennig
    The Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva 49202, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 46:90-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between a common haplotype in the COMT gene region and psychiatric disorders in individuals with 22q11.2DS
    Elena Michaelovsky
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 11:351-63. 2008

Detail Information

Publications112 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Calcification in lymphoma occurring before therapy: CT features and clinical correlation
    Sara Apter
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan 52621, Israel
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:935-8. 2002
    ..Calcification in lymphoma occurring before therapy is rare. We assessed the prevalence, CT features, and clinical significance of calcification in nodes and masses in patients with lymphoma occurring before therapy...
  2. ncbi request reprint The phenomenon of suicide bombing: a review of psychological and nonpsychological factors
    Meytal Grimland
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider s Children s Medical Center of Israel, Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Israel
    Crisis 27:107-18. 2006
    ..The act of killing in warfare is more important to understanding suicidal terrorism than the act of suicide. This explains why psychological profiling of suicidal terrorists has to date not been successful...
  3. pmc Tic disorders and the premonitory urge
    Tamar Steinberg
    The Matta and Harry Freund Neuropsychiatric Tourette Clinic, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Neural Transm 117:277-84. 2010
    ..Premonitory urges seems to be related to obsessions, compulsions, and depression in older children and this may have implications for the developmental psychopatholgy of these symptoms...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular calcifications after radiation therapy for Hodgkin lymphoma: computed tomography detection and clinical correlation
    Sara Apter
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Coron Artery Dis 17:145-51. 2006
    ..To study cardiovascular calcifications, detected by computed tomography, in patients following mediastinal radiation for Hodgkin lymphoma, and correlate them with clinical findings...
  5. doi request reprint Sealed rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysms: CT features in 6 patients and a review of the literature
    S Apter
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center affiliated to Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Abdom Imaging 35:99-105. 2010
    ..To assess the CT features of sealed rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysm...
  6. ncbi request reprint Abdominal CT findings in nephropathic amyloidosis of familial Mediterranean fever
    S Apter
    Department of Imaging, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Amyloid 8:58-64. 2001
    ..These findings suggest that kidney disease of reactive amyloidosis may have abdominal CT findings distinguishing it from other types of kidney diseases...
  7. ncbi request reprint Depression and suicidal behavior in adolescent inpatients with obsessive compulsive disorder
    Alan Apter
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, Petach Tikva 49202, Israel
    J Affect Disord 75:181-9. 2003
    ..To investigate the prevalence and correlations of suicidal behavior in obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) among adolescent psychiatric inpatients...
  8. doi request reprint Effectiveness and tolerability of citalopram for the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents: an open-label study
    Shella Schirman
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 14 Kaplan Street, 49202, Petach Tikva, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Neural Transm 117:139-45. 2010
    ..No increase in suicidality was observed during the study. Citalopram was moderately effective, generally well tolerated and safe for the acute treatment of depressed and anxious children and adolescents...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of gender on suicide attempters versus nonattempters in an adolescent inpatient unit
    Silvana Fennig
    The Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva 49202, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 46:90-7. 2005
    ..The present study compared the effect of gender on suicide among 4 groups of psychiatrically hospitalized adolescents using a cross-sectional design...
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between a common haplotype in the COMT gene region and psychiatric disorders in individuals with 22q11.2DS
    Elena Michaelovsky
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 11:351-63. 2008
    ..2DS and supports the hypothesis that COMT gene variations contribute to genetic predisposition to psychiatric disorders in the general population...
  11. ncbi request reprint Association of the low-activity COMT 158Met allele with ADHD and OCD in subjects with velocardiofacial syndrome
    Doron Gothelf
    The Behavioral Neurogenetics Center, Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqwa 49202, Israel
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 10:301-8. 2007
    ..Future longitudinal studies focusing on additional COMT polymorphic sites and other candidate genes from the deleted region will elucidate the molecular pathways leading to schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders in VCFS...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dual contribution of NR2B subunit of NMDA receptor and SK3 Ca(2+)-activated K+ channel to genetic predisposition to anorexia nervosa
    Maya Koronyo-Hamaoui
    The Danek Gertner Institute of Human Genetics, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    J Psychiatr Res 41:160-7. 2007
    ..8 for the combined NR2B/SK3 genotypes including high-risk alleles). These findings point to the contribution of genes associated with the NMDA-R signaling pathway to predisposition and development of AN...
  13. doi request reprint Serotonin transporter polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) and citalopram effectiveness and side effects in children with depression and/or anxiety disorders
    Sefi Kronenberg
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider s Children s Medical Center of Israel and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 17:741-50. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Autobiographical memory, interpersonal problem solving, and suicidal behavior in adolescent inpatients
    Miri Arie
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 49:22-9. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Genetic, developmental, and physical factors associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in patients with velocardiofacial syndrome
    Doron Gothelf
    Behavioral Genetics Clinic, Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, PO Box 559, Petah Tiqwa 49202, Israel
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 126:116-21. 2004
    ..These findings indicate that ADHD in VCFS has a genetic contribution and the patients' VCFS-related developmental factors and physical illnesses play a lesser role...
  16. doi request reprint Additive effects of 5-HTTLPR (serotonin transporter) and tryptophan hydroxylase 2 G-703T gene polymorphisms on the clinical response to citalopram among children and adolescents with depression and anxiety disorders
    Benyamin Rotberg
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 23:117-22. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between polymorphisms in two serotonin pathway genes and the clinical response to citalopram among children and adolescents with depression and/or anxiety disorders...
  17. doi request reprint Post-adoption depression among adoptive mothers
    Yehuda Senecky
    Child Development and Rehabilitation Institute, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    J Affect Disord 115:62-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate the rate of depressive symptomatology and possible underlying factors in adoptive mothers during the transition to motherhood...
  18. doi request reprint Association between a common CYP17A1 haplotype and anxiety in female anorexia nervosa
    Efrat Czerniak
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Arch Womens Ment Health 16:423-8. 2013
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  19. doi request reprint Association of polymorphisms of the serotonergic pathways with clinical traits of impulsive-aggression and suicidality in adolescents: a multi-center study
    Gil Zalsman
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division, Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    World J Biol Psychiatry 12:33-41. 2011
    ..Suicidal behaviour runs in families. This study evaluated association between common polymorphisms in the serotonergic and adrenergic candidate genes (HTR2A, 5HTTLPR, and MAOA) and suicidality, psychopathology and aggression in adolescents...
  20. ncbi request reprint Family-based association study of 5-HT(2A) receptor T102C polymorphism and suicidal behavior in Ashkenazi inpatient adolescents
    Gil Zalsman
    Child and Adolescent Division, Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tikva, and a Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 17:231-8. 2005
    ..This study used a family-based method and one homogenous ethnic group to overcome ethnic stratification in order to test this association...
  21. ncbi request reprint Plasma serotonin levels and suicidal behavior in adolescents
    Samuel Tyano
    Child and Adolescent Division, Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 16:49-57. 2006
    ..The biological mechanism behind the serotonin dysregulation in suicidal adolescents requires further investigation...
  22. doi request reprint Life events and Tourette syndrome
    Tamar Steinberg
    Matta and Harry Freund Neuropsychiatric Tourette Clinic, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, affiliated with the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 54:467-73. 2013
    ..Among the many questions that remain unresolved are the differential impact of positive and negative events and specific subtypes of events, and the importance of major crucial events relative to minor daily ones to tic severity...
  23. doi request reprint Tic-related cognition, sensory phenomena, and anxiety in children and adolescents with Tourette syndrome
    Tamar Steinberg
    Matta and Harry Freund Neuropsychiatric Tourette Clinic, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 54:462-6. 2013
    ..Sensory urges typically appear after age 10 and are often followed by anxiety and depression...
  24. doi request reprint Perfectionism, narcissism, and depression in suicidal and nonsuicidal adolescent inpatients
    Ornit Freudenstein
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 53:746-52. 2012
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  25. ncbi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive disorder in patients with velocardiofacial (22q11 deletion) syndrome
    Doron Gothelf
    Behavioral Genetics Clinic, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, PO Box 559, Petah Tiqwa 49202, Israel
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 126:99-105. 2004
    ..2%) had psychotic disorder. The results of our study suggest that there is a strong association between VCFS and early-onset OCD. This finding may be significant in the understanding of the underlying genetic basis of OCD...
  26. doi request reprint Stressful life events and major depressive disorders
    Netta Horesh
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Psychiatry Res 160:192-9. 2008
    ..There are specific kinds of SLE that occur in childhood and in the year preceding the first episode. SLE has a less significant role in the maintenance of this illness...
  27. doi request reprint Mental pain and its communication in medically serious suicide attempts: an "impossible situation"
    Yossi Levi
    The Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva, Israel and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Affect Disord 111:244-50. 2008
    ..Our aim is to test the hypothesis that mental pain is a general risk factor for suicidal behavior and communication difficulties are a particular risk factor for medically serious suicidal behavior...
  28. doi request reprint Psychiatric morbidity with focus on obsessive-compulsive disorder in an Israeli cohort of adolescents with mild to moderate mental retardation
    Doron Gothelf
    The Behavioral Neurogenetics Center, Feinberg Department of Child Psychiatry, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva, Israel
    J Neural Transm 115:929-36. 2008
    ..Further studies are required in adolescents with mental retardation to better delineate psychiatric morbidities and their appropriate treatment in this at-risk population...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and comorbidity of tic disorder in Israeli adolescents: results from a national mental health survey
    Tamar Steinberg
    Freund Neuropsychiatry Tourette Clinic, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 15:94-8. 2013
    ..Tic disorders are common causes of morbidity in Israel but their prevalence in this country needs further study...
  30. ncbi request reprint Life events and suicidality in adolescents with schizophrenia
    Silvana Fennig
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 14:454-60. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to further investigate the complicated relationship of suicide attempts and life events in adolescent schizophrenic patients...
  31. doi request reprint Pharmacogenetics of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in pediatric depression and anxiety
    Sefi Kronenberg
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, Petach Tikva, 49202, Israel
    Pharmacogenomics 9:1725-36. 2008
    ..An emphasis is put on serotonergic genes such as the serotonin transporter (5-HTT) and additional genes known to be active in the CNS...
  32. ncbi request reprint Suicidal behavior and self-disclosure in adolescent psychiatric inpatients
    Netta Horesh
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:837-42. 2004
    ..Thus, low self-disclosure may well be a risk factor worthy of further evaluation in the attempt to understand adolescent suicidal behavior...
  33. ncbi request reprint Pilot study: fluvoxamine treatment for depression and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents with cancer
    Doron Gothelf
    Feinberg Department of Child Psychiatry, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:1258-62. 2005
    ..To evaluate the safety, tolerability, and benefit of fluvoxamine for the treatment of major depressive disorder or anxiety disorders in children and adolescents with cancer...
  34. ncbi request reprint Renal duplication with associated complications in adults: CT findings in 26 cases
    R Zissin
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sapir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, 44281, Israel
    Clin Radiol 56:58-63. 2001
    ..To review the computed tomography (CT) findings in 26 adult patients with complicated renal duplication, and to assess whether the complications were anomaly-related or superimposed by acquired disease...
  35. ncbi request reprint Life events and personality factors in children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder and other anxiety disorders
    Doron Gothelf
    Richard E Feinberg Department of Psychiatry, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqwa, and Sacker Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 45:192-8. 2004
    ..Thus, quantity, quality, and specificity of life events may be associated with AD in young people, especially OCD. This association may be related to the personality characteristic of harm avoidance...
  36. doi request reprint Fatal and non-fatal suicidal behavior in Israeli adolescent males
    Alan Apter
    Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv and Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Hospital of Israel, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Arch Suicide Res 12:20-9. 2008
    ..The findings may not be generalizable to female adolescents or to other countries or time periods. The findings thus point to contrasts, as well as similarities, between groups of adolescents with different types of suicidal symptoms...
  37. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the effects of directive visuomotor intervention versus nondirective supportive intervention in kindergarten and elementary school children
    Orit Lahav
    Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Neural Transm 115:1231-9. 2008
    ..This study, conducted in a socioeconomically disadvantaged population, suggests that kindergarten children with poor VMI might benefit from the positive and meaningful relationships inherent in NDSI...
  38. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of spiral computed tomography (dual-slice mode) for the detection of coronary artery calcium in patients with chronic atypical chest pain, in typical angina pectoris, and in asymptomatic subjects with prominent atherosclerotic risk factors
    J Shemesh
    Cardiac Rehabilitation Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 87:226-8, A9. 2001
    ..The highest prevalence of coronary calcium was in men with angina pectoris (89%), whereas it was not detected in 48% of men and 56% of women with atypical chest pain...
  39. ncbi request reprint Suicidal tendencies and body image and experience in anorexia nervosa and suicidal female adolescent inpatients
    Daniel Stein
    Pediatric Department, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Psychother Psychosom 72:16-25. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between body image and suicidal tendencies in anorexia nervosa (AN)...
  40. doi request reprint Self-criticism is a key predictor of eating disorder dimensions among inpatient adolescent females
    Silvana Fennig
    Inpatient Unit, Schneider Children s Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Int J Eat Disord 41:762-5. 2008
    ..Although the unipolar depression-eating disorder comorbidity is adequately documented, examination of the role of depressive personality styles in eating disorders is relatively scarce...
  41. ncbi request reprint Management of the depressed, suicidal child or adolescent
    Alan Apter
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 15:999-1013, x. 2006
    ..Lack of continuity of care places patients at an elevated risk for additional suicide attempts...
  42. ncbi request reprint Widespread abdominal venous thrombosis in paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria diagnosed on CT
    G Gayer
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center, affiliated with the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Abdom Imaging 26:414-9. 2001
    ..This complication should be clinically suspected in patients suffering from paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria who present with abdominal pain, and it should be sought by the radiologist on pre- and postcontrast computed tomography...
  43. ncbi request reprint CT diagnosis of afferent loop syndrome
    G Gayer
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Clin Radiol 57:835-9. 2002
    ..To report the computed tomography (CT) features of afferent loop syndrome which is often clinically unsuspected...
  44. ncbi request reprint CT findings in congenital anomalies of the spleen
    G Gayer
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Br J Radiol 74:767-72. 2001
    ..In this pictorial review, the embryology of congenital anomalies of the spleen as well as their appearance on CT are described, diagnostic pitfalls are identified and complications of the anomalies are discussed...
  45. doi request reprint Differentiation between right tubo-ovarian abscess and appendicitis using CT--a diagnostic challenge
    I Eshed
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Radiol 66:1030-5. 2011
    ..To determine CT features that can potentially differentiate right tubo-ovarian abscess (TOA) from acute appendicitis (AA; including abscess formation)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Methylphenidate treatment for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents with velocardiofacial syndrome: an open-label study
    Doron Gothelf
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, PO Box 559, Petah Tiqwa, Israel 49202
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:1163-9. 2003
    ..Indeed, clinicians have commonly avoided the use of methylphenidate in children with VCFS because of concerns about ineffectiveness or psychotic exacerbation...
  47. pmc Attention bias modification treatment for pediatric anxiety disorders: a randomized controlled trial
    Sharon Eldar
    Adler Center for Research in Child Development and Psychopathology, Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 169:213-20. 2012
    ..The authors examined whether ABM induces greater reductions in pediatric anxiety symptoms and symptom severity than multiple control training interventions...
  48. ncbi request reprint Pediatricians' satisfaction with their abilities to care for children with developmental, behavioral and psychosocial problems
    Yehuda Senecky
    Department of Child Development and Rehabilitation, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqv, Israel
    Pediatr Int 49:472-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of training, experience, and other factors on pediatricians' satisfaction with their abilities to care for children with developmental, behavioral and psychosocial problems...
  49. doi request reprint Stress conditioning in mice: alterations in immunity and tumor growth
    Noa Benaroya-Milshtein
    Department of Anatomy and Anthropology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Stress 14:301-11. 2011
    ..The exposed mice also showed attenuated tumor growth. Thus, the stress paradigm inhibited tumor development and lead to some immune changes that were not accompanied by behavioral changes...
  50. ncbi request reprint Relationship between ICD-10 psychosocial categories and psychiatric diagnosis in Israeli adolescents
    Silvana Fennig
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 48:111-6. 2011
    ..The study examined the relationship between psychosocial categories obtained by WHO-developed semistructured interviews (ICD-10 Axis V) and clinical Axis I psychiatric diagnoses in psychiatrically hospitalized adolescents...
  51. ncbi request reprint CAG repeat polymorphism within the KCNN3 gene is a significant contributor to susceptibility to anorexia nervosa: a case-control study of female patients and several ethnic groups in the Israeli Jewish population
    Maya Koronyo-Hamaoui
    Danek Gertner Institute of Human Genetics, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 131:76-80. 2004
    ..These findings further implicate KCNN3 as a significant contributor to predisposition to AN...
  52. ncbi request reprint CT findings of the chest in adults with aspirated foreign bodies
    R Zissin
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sapir Medical Center, 44281 Kfar Saba, Israel
    Eur Radiol 11:606-11. 2001
    ..Since CT is often used to evaluate various respiratory problems in adults, it may be the first imaging modality to discover an unsuspected aspirated foreign body in the bronchial tree...
  53. ncbi request reprint Pictorial review: adult intussusception--a CT diagnosis
    G Gayer
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Br J Radiol 75:185-90. 2002
    ..Examples are shown of intussusception both in the small bowel and colon. Awareness of these findings allows the radiologist to make the correct diagnosis...
  54. ncbi request reprint Perforations of the rectosigmoid colon induced by cleansing enema: CT findings in 14 patients
    G Gayer
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center affiliated to the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Abdom Imaging 27:453-7. 2002
    ..We report the computed tomographic (CT) features of colorectal perforations caused by cleansing enema...
  55. ncbi request reprint Congenital anomalies of the inferior vena cava revealed on CT in patients with deep vein thrombosis
    G Gayer
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:729-32. 2003
    ..Coagulation abnormalities, frequently found in these patients, may be a contributory factor...
  56. ncbi request reprint CT findings in ten patients with failed renal allografts: comparison with findings in functional grafts
    G Gayer
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Eur J Radiol 36:133-8. 2000
    ..The graft was almost always heavily calcified. Lack of awareness of the nature of such a mass may mislead the radiologist in interpreting it as a space-occupying lesion...
  57. ncbi request reprint Attachment patterns in medically serious suicide attempts: the mediating role of self-disclosure and loneliness
    Yossi Levi-Belz
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ruppin Academic Center, Emek Hefer, Israel The Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Petach Tiqwa, Israel
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 43:511-22. 2013
    ..Implications for prevention and therapeutic intervention strategies are discussed. ..
  58. pmc Involvement of immunologic and biochemical mechanisms in the pathogenesis of Tourette's syndrome
    Yuval Eliahu Landau
    The Freund Tourette Syndrome Clinic, Department of Psychological Medicine, Children s Medical Center of Israel, Tel Aviv University, 14 Kaplan Street, P O Box 559, 49202 Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    J Neural Transm 119:621-6. 2012
    ..These findings add to the still-limited knowledge on the pathogenesis of Tourette's syndrome and may have implications for the development of novel therapeutic modalities...
  59. ncbi request reprint Genetics of suicidal behavior: candidate association genetic approach
    Gil Zalsman
    Geha Mental Health Center, Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 39:252-61. 2002
    ..Recent data from the study of COMT. MAO and serotonin receptors genes polymorphisms are controversial at this stage. Future directions for research includes alternative phenotypes, endo-phenotypes and genome scan...
  60. ncbi request reprint Fat halo sign in the bowel wall of patients with Crohn's disease
    M M Amitai
    Department of Imaging, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Radiol 62:994-7. 2007
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Typhlitis as a rare cause of a psoas abscess
    G Gayer
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center, affiliated to the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Abdom Imaging 27:600-2. 2002
    ..Typhlitis should be added to conditions of the gastrointestinal tract that cause a psoas abscess such as Crohn's disease, diverticulitis, appendicitis, colorectal carcinoma, and appendiceal tumor...
  62. doi request reprint Neuroimmunological function in parents of children suffering from cancer
    Noa Benaroya-Milshtein
    The Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 49202, Petah Tikva, Israel
    J Neural Transm 121:299-306. 2014
    ..High psychiatric morbidity was found in parents of children with cancer. The findings of altered immunity in DP provide further evidence that the physiological response to stress and depression may alter immune functions...
  63. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric aspects of pediatric cancer
    Alan Apter
    Department of Psychiatry, Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, Petah Tikva 49202, Israel
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 12:473-92, vii. 2003
    ..Survivors experience actual or potential threats to future health; more than half have medical cognitive or psychological problems...
  64. doi request reprint Interaction between weight and medications in psychological illnesses of children
    Alan Apter
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    World Rev Nutr Diet 106:174-80. 2013
    ..Weight loss such as that seen in anorexia nervosa may severely interfere with the efficacy of antidepressant agents...
  65. ncbi request reprint Reduced auditory processing capacity during vocalization in children with Selective Mutism
    Miri Arie
    Adler Center for Research in Child Development and Psychopathology, Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Biol Psychiatry 61:419-21. 2007
    ..Because abnormal Auditory Efferent Activity (AEA) is associated with auditory distortions during vocalization, we tested whether auditory processing is impaired during vocalization in children with Selective Mutism (SM)...
  66. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia in adolescent twins: a case study
    Doron Gothelf
    Behavioral Genetic Clinic, Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan St, POB 559, Petah Tiqwa 49202, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 41:54-60. 2004
    ..The recent treatment of identical schizophrenic twins has allowed us to review the literature and revisit some of these issues...
  67. ncbi request reprint Early colonoscopy in patients with acute diverticulitis: results of a prospective pilot study
    E Sakhnini
    Dept of Gastroenterology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Endoscopy 36:504-7. 2004
    ..Outcomes following early colonoscopy in patients with acute diverticulitis have not previously been studied. The present study describes the effects of early colonoscopy in patients with acute diverticulitis...
  68. ncbi request reprint Urinomas caused by ureteral injuries: CT appearance
    G Gayer
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Abdom Imaging 27:88-92. 2002
    ..We report the computed tomographic (CT) features of urinomas caused by ureteral injuries which are often not clinically suspected, causing delay in diagnosis...
  69. ncbi request reprint Positive antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies-associated vasculitis presenting with hemoptysis and a mediastinal mass
    H H Fidder
    Department of Medicine, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Chest 115:1473-5. 1999
    ..To our knowledge, no case of a mediastinal mass due vasculitis has been reported in the literature, and our observation should lead to broadening of the spectrum of clinical manifestations of vasculitis...
  70. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery calcium measurement with multi-detector row CT and low radiation dose: comparison between 55 and 165 mAs
    Joseph Shemesh
    Grace Ballas Research Unit of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine and Division of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Radiology 236:810-4. 2005
    ..To prospectively compare the results of coronary artery calcium (CAC) measurements obtained with 55- and 165-mAs electrocardiographically gated multi-detector row computed tomography (CT)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic factors associated with attempted suicide in two Israeli cities between 1990 and 1998
    Daniel Stein
    The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:115-8. 2002
  72. ncbi request reprint Environmental enrichment augments the efficacy of idiotype vaccination for B-cell lymphoma
    Noa Benaroya-Milshtein
    Department of Anatomy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    J Immunother 30:517-22. 2007
    ..The demonstration of synergistic effect of cancer therapy and environmental enrichment on tumor rejection has important implication for cancer treatment...
  73. ncbi request reprint [The influence of gender on risk factors for child and adolescent suicidal behavior]
    Keren Geva
    Adolescent Inpatient Department, Geha Mental Health Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Harefuah 142:203-7, 237. 2003
    ..This discussion is vital for the development of suicide prevention programs...
  74. doi request reprint Adolescent suicide
    Cendrine Bursztein
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 22:1-6. 2009
    ..The present review summarizes the updated literature on adolescent suicide...
  75. ncbi request reprint Importance of accurate preoperative diagnosis in the management of aggressive angiomyxoma: report of three cases and review of the literature
    A Wiser
    Gynecology Oncology Department, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Abdom Imaging 31:383-6. 2006
    ..Because excision is often incomplete, the risk of local recurrence is high. This report describes differences in presentation and the importance of accurate preoperative diagnosis of this rare neoplasm...
  76. ncbi request reprint Coronary calcium by spiral computed tomography predicts cardiovascular events in high-risk hypertensive patients
    Joseph Shemesh
    Grace Ballas Research Unit of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer and, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Hypertens 22:605-10. 2004
    ..We aimed to investigate the hypothesis that CAC as assessed by dual slice spiral computed tomography (DSCT), is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular events in hypertensive patients...
  77. ncbi request reprint Accelerated progression of coronary calcification: four-year follow-up in patients with stable coronary artery disease
    Joseph Shemesh
    Grace Ballas Research Unit of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Institute and Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Radiology 233:201-9. 2004
    ..To prospectively assess the 4-year progression rate of coronary artery calcium (CAC) in patients with clinically stable coronary artery disease (CAD) with multi-detector row computed tomography (CT)...
  78. ncbi request reprint Coronary calcification compared in patients with acute versus in those with chronic coronary events by using dual-sector spiral CT
    Joseph Shemesh
    Cardiac Rehabilitation Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Hashomer, 52621, Israel
    Radiology 226:483-8. 2003
    ..To compare underlying calcific atherosclerotic lesions in acute versus chronic coronary events in patients with hypertension by using dual-sector spiral computed tomography (CT)...
  79. doi request reprint Multislice CT compared to small bowel follow-through in the evaluation of patients with Crohn disease
    Marianne Michal Amitai
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, 52621 Tel Hashomer, affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Imaging 32:355-61. 2008
    ..We compared the findings on computed tomography (CT) and SBFT in patients with CD to determine whether MSCT can be the modality of choice in the evaluation of these patients...
  80. ncbi request reprint Perirectal urinoma from ureteral injury incurred during spinal surgery mimicking rectal perforation on computed tomography scan
    Gabriela Gayer
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Assaf, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:E451-3. 2002
    ..A case of a perirectal urinoma from a ureteral injury incurred during spinal surgery is reported...
  81. ncbi request reprint Gas in the kidney: CT findings
    Orith Portnoy
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, 52621, Israel
    Emerg Radiol 14:83-7. 2007
    ..Due to the increasing use of abdominal CT examinations, radiologists, especially in emergency setting, should be aware of this rare finding and be familiar with its differential diagnosis...
  82. ncbi request reprint Unexpected subdiaphragmatic findings on CT of the chest in septic patients after cardiac surgery
    Sara Apter
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Radiol 57:287-91. 2002
    ..to draw the attention to upper abdominal abnormalities, which may be revealed incidentally in patients referred for a chest computed tomography (CT) after cardiac surgery...
  83. ncbi request reprint Postmortem computed tomography in victims of military air mishaps: radiological-pathological correlation of CT findings
    Gad Levy
    Headquarters of the Israeli Air Force Surgeon General, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:699-702. 2007
    ..3% for autopsy, 90.3% for postmortem CT, P = not significant). Postmortem CT and autopsy have distinct performance profiles, and although the first cannot replace the latter it is a useful complementary examination...
  84. ncbi request reprint Effect of the broadcast of a television documentary about a teenager's suicide in Israel on suicidal behavior and methods
    Gal Shoval
    Adolescent Inpatient Department, Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Crisis 26:20-4. 2005
    ..032). These preliminary findings suggest that the repeated televised promotion of a documentary on suicide may raise the risk of suicide in vulnerable populations. Further investigations in bigger populations are needed...
  85. ncbi request reprint Substance use, suicidality, and adolescent-onset schizophrenia: an Israeli 10-year retrospective study
    Gal Shoval
    Adolescent Inpatient Unit, Geha Mental Health Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 16:767-75. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the link between the use of specific types of substances and suicidality in adolescent inpatients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder...
  86. ncbi request reprint A 10-year retrospective study of inpatient adolescents with schizophrenia/schizoaffective disorder and substance use
    Gal Shoval
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Geha Mental Health Center, Petah Tiqva 49100, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 48:1-7. 2007
    ..Adolescent inpatients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective who use substances possess differential clinical characteristics and particular correlates that justify adopting a specific approach to this high-risk clinical subgroup...
  87. ncbi request reprint A follow-up study of adolescent attempted suicide in Israel
    Ilana Farbstein
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Rivka Ziv Hospital, Safed, Israel
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:1342-9. 2002
    ..2) To compare the prognosis of those attempters who received intensive psychiatric inpatient evaluation in a general hospital with the prognosis of those who received emergency room treatment only...
  88. ncbi request reprint Resident psychiatrists as assessors for lectures in continued medical education in psychiatry
    Yuval Melamed
    Lev Hasharon Mental Health Center, Netanya, Israel
    Indian J Med Sci 60:514-9. 2006
    ..We examined the quality of instruction in a continued medical education course and the correspondence between the residents and lecturers evaluations of the program...
  89. ncbi request reprint Weight gain associated with increased food intake and low habitual activity levels in male adolescent schizophrenic inpatients treated with olanzapine
    Doron Gothelf
    Behavioral Genetic Clinic, Richard E Feinberg Department of Psychiatry, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqwa
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1055-7. 2002
    ..The authors studied weight gain mechanisms and energy balance in patients treated with olanzapine...
  90. ncbi request reprint Adolescent suicide and attempted suicide
    Alan Apter
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:283-4. 2002
  91. doi request reprint Is onset of Tourette syndrome influenced by life events?
    Netta Horesh
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Neural Transm 115:787-93. 2008
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  92. ncbi request reprint Self-disclosure, depression, anxiety, and suicidal behavior in adolescent psychiatric inpatients
    Netta Horesh
    Department of Psychology, Bar llan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Crisis 27:66-71. 2006
    ..This sharing difficulty was most significantly marked between the adolescent and his/her family and seemed to be mediated by feelings of depression and anxiety...
  93. ncbi request reprint Omega-3 treatment of childhood depression: a controlled, double-blind pilot study
    Hanah Nemets
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1098-100. 2006
    ..Because of success in a previous study on omega-3 fatty acids in adult major depressive disorder, the authors planned a pilot study of omega-3 fatty acids in childhood major depression...
  94. ncbi request reprint Weight gain associated with olanzapine and risperidone in adolescent patients: a comparative prospective study
    Gidi Ratzoni
    Adolescent Inpatient Unit, Shalvata Mental Health Center, Hod Hasharon, Israel
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:337-43. 2002
    ..To evaluate weight gain associated with olanzapine, risperidone, and haloperidol treatment and its clinical risk factors in adolescent patients...
  95. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics of inpatient adolescents with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Gal Shoval
    Adolescent Inpatient Unit, Geha Mental Health Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Depress Anxiety 23:62-70. 2006
    ..These characteristics should be taken into account when developing a treatment plan for these difficult-to-treat inpatients...
  96. ncbi request reprint Depression, suicidal behavior and insight in adolescents with schizophrenia
    Osnat Schwartz-Stav
    Feinberg Child Study Centre, Schneider s Children s Medical Centre of Israel, 14 Kaplan St, Petah Tikva, 49202, Israel
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 15:352-9. 2006
    ..To investigate the interrelationships between depressive symptoms of adolescent schizophrenia, post-psychotic depression (PPD), negative signs, suicidal behavior and insights into the disease...
  97. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of suicidal thoughts and behaviors in children and adolescents taking paroxetine
    Alan Apter
    Schneiders Childrens Medical Center of Israel, Sackler School of Medicine, Petah Tikva, Israel
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 16:77-90. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to summarize results of a blinded review of potential suicidal events and analyses comparing incidence rates between paroxetine- and placebo-treated pediatric patients...
  98. ncbi request reprint A comparison of life events between suicidal adolescents with major depression and borderline personality disorder
    Netta Horesh
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 44:277-83. 2003
    ..Thus, suicidal behavior in general may be related to the amount of SLE. However, different disease-specific life events may precipitate suicide attempts in adolescents with MDD and BPD...
  99. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial situations, quality of depression and schizophrenia in adolescents
    Gil Zalsman
    Adolescent Inpatient Unit, Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petah Tiqva, and Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Psychiatry Res 129:149-57. 2004
    ..Environmental factors play an important role in the course of schizophrenia in adolescents and should remain a focus of study. Object relations theory may be of heuristic value in the investigation of these factors...
  100. ncbi request reprint Turning darkness into light. A new landmark study on the treatment of adolescent depression. Comments on the TADS study
    Alan Apter
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 14:113-6. 2005
  101. ncbi request reprint Retrospective evaluation of an intensive method of treatment for children with pervasive developmental disorder
    Yitzchak Vorgraft
    Rivka Ziv Hospital, Safed, Israel
    Autism 11:413-24. 2007
    ..There is a case for performing a full prospective, comparative investigation of this treatment approach...