Y Benyamini

Summary

Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in processing information for making self-assessments of health
    Y Benyamini
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Psychosom Med 62:354-64. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Depression and anxiety following myocardial infarction and their inverse associations with future health behaviors and quality of life
    Yael Benyamini
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Ann Behav Med 46:310-21. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Illness perception and quality of life in patients with contact dermatitis
    Yael Benyamini
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Contact Dermatitis 67:193-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Changes over time from baseline poor self-rated health: for whom does poor self-rated health not predict mortality?
    Yael Benyamini
    School of Social Work and Herczeg Institute on Aging, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Psychol Health 26:1446-62. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Trajectories of self-rated health among veterans: a latent growth curve analysis of the impact of posttraumatic symptoms
    Yael Benyamini
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Psychosom Med 71:345-52. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Positive affect and function as influences on self-assessments of health: expanding our view beyond illness and disability
    Y Benyamini
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 55:P107-16. 2000
  7. doi request reprint Cultural and educational disparities in the use of primary and preventive health care services among midlife women in Israel
    Yael Benyamini
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Womens Health Issues 18:257-66. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Women's and men's perceptions of infertility and their associations with psychological adjustment: a dyadic approach
    Yael Benyamini
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Br J Health Psychol 14:1-16. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Combat stress reactions, posttraumatic stress disorder, cumulative life stress, and physical health among Israeli veterans twenty years after exposure to combat
    Yael Benyamini
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 61:1267-77. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Variability in the difficulties experienced by women undergoing infertility treatments
    Yael Benyamini
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Fertil Steril 83:275-83. 2005

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in processing information for making self-assessments of health
    Y Benyamini
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Psychosom Med 62:354-64. 2000
    ..This study proposes that women's greater inclusiveness of various sources of information when making self-assessed health (SAH) judgments accounts for the finding that SAH is a weaker predictor of mortality in women than in men...
  2. ncbi request reprint Depression and anxiety following myocardial infarction and their inverse associations with future health behaviors and quality of life
    Yael Benyamini
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Ann Behav Med 46:310-21. 2013
    ..Post-myocardial infarction (MI) depression and anxiety were found to predict prognosis and quality of life...
  3. ncbi request reprint Illness perception and quality of life in patients with contact dermatitis
    Yael Benyamini
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Contact Dermatitis 67:193-9. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Changes over time from baseline poor self-rated health: for whom does poor self-rated health not predict mortality?
    Yael Benyamini
    School of Social Work and Herczeg Institute on Aging, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Psychol Health 26:1446-62. 2011
    ..It may reflect greater social support, contribute to fitness and/or provide a sense of mastery, which could explain similar findings regarding gender and race/ethnicity groups for whom SRH is a less potent predictor of mortality...
  5. doi request reprint Trajectories of self-rated health among veterans: a latent growth curve analysis of the impact of posttraumatic symptoms
    Yael Benyamini
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Psychosom Med 71:345-52. 2009
    ..To examine the effects of combat stress reaction (CSR) and posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTS) on the level and trajectories of self-rated health (SRH) over 20 years after war exposure...
  6. ncbi request reprint Positive affect and function as influences on self-assessments of health: expanding our view beyond illness and disability
    Y Benyamini
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 55:P107-16. 2000
    ..These findings show the importance of attending to the full illness-wellness continuum in studying people's perceptions of health...
  7. doi request reprint Cultural and educational disparities in the use of primary and preventive health care services among midlife women in Israel
    Yael Benyamini
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Womens Health Issues 18:257-66. 2008
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Women's and men's perceptions of infertility and their associations with psychological adjustment: a dyadic approach
    Yael Benyamini
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Br J Health Psychol 14:1-16. 2009
    ..The objective of the current study was to expand this research to the study of couples by examining the perceptions of infertility among couples undergoing treatment and their associations with each partner's psychological adjustment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Combat stress reactions, posttraumatic stress disorder, cumulative life stress, and physical health among Israeli veterans twenty years after exposure to combat
    Yael Benyamini
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 61:1267-77. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Variability in the difficulties experienced by women undergoing infertility treatments
    Yael Benyamini
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Fertil Steril 83:275-83. 2005
    ..To identify the variety and extent of difficulties experienced by infertile women...
  11. ncbi request reprint The relationship of activity restriction and replacement with depressive symptoms among older adults
    Yael Benyamini
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Psychol Aging 19:362-6. 2004
    ..Such questions about activities given up and replaced could contribute to the means of assessing the extent and impact of functional limitations on older adults...
  12. ncbi request reprint Living with the worry of cancer: health perceptions and behaviors of elderly people with self, vicarious, or no history of cancer
    Yael Benyamini
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Psychooncology 12:161-72. 2003
    ..Overall, the findings suggest that the effects of self-experience with cancer and of close experience with a cancer patient may be long-term and impact upon both health perceptions and behaviors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the self-rated health-mortality association: is it poor self-rated health that predicts mortality or excellent self-rated health that predicts survival?
    Yael Benyamini
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Gerontologist 43:396-405; discussion 372-5. 2003
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Self-rated oral health as an independent predictor of self-rated general health, self-esteem and life satisfaction
    Yael Benyamini
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 59:1109-16. 2004
    ..SROH has a unique role in people's perceptions of their overall health yet is not fully captured by SRH. Therefore, it should be considered by general health care providers in their assessments of the health status of older adults...
  15. doi request reprint The crossover of perceived health between spouses
    Mina Westman
    Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Occup Health Psychol 13:168-80. 2008
    ..The authors discuss theoretical aspects of the crossover of perceived health and implications of our findings for the design of preventive interventions to help family members cope more effectively with economic hardship...
  16. ncbi request reprint Illness causal attributions: an exploratory study of their structure and associations with other illness cognitions and perceptions of control
    Shoshana Shiloh
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, 69978 Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Behav Med 25:373-94. 2002
    ..Personal relevancy was found as a moderator of illness causal attributions, influencing the relationships between attributions and other illness cognitions...
  17. doi request reprint Poor neighborhood socioeconomic status and risk of ischemic stroke after myocardial infarction
    Yariv Gerber
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Epidemiology 22:162-9. 2011
    ..We examined long-term stroke incidence according to neighborhood SES in a population-based cohort of patients hospitalized with first myocardial infarction (MI)...
  18. doi request reprint Long-term trajectory of leisure time physical activity and survival after first myocardial infarction: a population-based cohort study
    Yariv Gerber
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:109-16. 2011
    ..none). Similar estimates were obtained among pre-MI sedentary patients. In summary, after MI, regularly active patients had about half the risk of dying compared with inactive patients, irrespective of pre-MI habits...
  19. doi request reprint Smoking status and long-term survival after first acute myocardial infarction a population-based cohort study
    Yariv Gerber
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:2382-7. 2009
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Neighborhood socioeconomic context and long-term survival after myocardial infarction
    Yariv Gerber
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, 69978, Israel
    Circulation 121:375-83. 2010
    ..However, such data are currently lacking for patients with myocardial infarction (MI). We examined all-cause and cardiac mortality according to neighborhood SES in a cohort of MI patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Social workers' and service users causal attributions for poverty
    Idit Weiss-Gal
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Soc Work 54:125-33. 2009
    ..Attributions of poverty were associated with economic status among the service users but not among the social workers. The implications of these findings are discussed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prognostic importance and long-term determinants of self-rated health after initial acute myocardial infarction
    Yariv Gerber
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, 69976, Israel
    Med Care 47:342-9. 2009
    ..A better understanding of the determinants of changes in SRH is required, particularly post-myocardial infarction (MI), where rapid changes in health may occur...
  23. ncbi request reprint The experience of miscarriage in first pregnancy: the women's voices
    Paula Gerber-Epstein
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Death Stud 33:1-29. 2009
    ..The experience of miscarriage was found to be grounded in the meaning of being a woman, as the loss of the pregnancy undermines the women's basic belief in their fertility and as a result threatens their meaning and role as women...
  24. ncbi request reprint Elderly people's ratings of the importance of health-related factors to their self-assessments of health
    Yael Benyamini
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, 69978, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 56:1661-7. 2003
    ..Thus, there seems to be a clear distinction between poor and fair SAH that reflect levels of illness, and higher levels of SAH that reflect levels of health...
  25. doi request reprint Association between a self-rated health question and mortality in young and old dialysis patients: a cohort study
    Melissa S Y Thong
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:111-7. 2008
    ..We assessed whether an SRH item predicts mortality in a large sample of incident dialysis patients beyond sociodemographic, disease, and clinical measures and possible age interaction...
  26. ncbi request reprint The effect of a communal lifestyle on depressive symptoms in late life
    Tzvia Blumstein
    The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology, and Health Policy Research, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, 52621, Israel
    J Aging Health 16:151-74. 2004
    ..g., health) and those related to current living conditions (e.g., social network)...