Marjorie C Feinson
Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
- Revisiting the relationship between eating disturbances and cultural origin: a focus on adult women in 14 community studiesMarjorie C Feinson
Falk Institute for Behavioral Health Studies, Kfar Shaul, Jerusalem, Israel
Eat Disord 19:335-45. 2011..Collectively, findings offer a complex, sometimes contradictory and inconclusive picture. Additional research is warranted for developing evidence-based interventions sensitive to adults from diverse cultural traditions...
- Who gets mental health treatment from the GP? Results from the Israel National Epidemiological Mental Health SurveyYaacov Lerner
Falk Institute for Mental Health Service Research, Jerusalem, Israel
Fam Pract 29:561-6. 2012..In view of the pending mental health (MH) reform, an increase in demand of MH services is expected. Primary care physicians will presumably be involved in meeting this expected increased demand...
- Trends in the use of rehabilitation services in the community by people with mental disabilities in Israel; the factors involvedTzipi Hornik-Lurie
Falk Institute for Mental Health Research, Kfar Shaul Hospital, Givat Shaul, Jerusalem, 91060 Israel
Isr J Health Policy Res 1:24. 2012..abstract:..
- Dropout from outpatient mental health care: results from the Israel National Health SurveyYaacov Lerner
Falk Institute For Mental Health Studies, Kfar Shaul Hospital, Givat Shaul, 91060, Jerusalem, Israel
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:949-55. 2012..To examine the dropout rates from outpatient mental health treatment in the general medical and mental health sectors and to identify the predictors of dropout...
- Disordered eating and religious observance: a focus on ultra-Orthodox Jews in an adult community studyMarjorie C Feinson
Falk Institute for Behavioral Health Studies, Jerusalem, Israel
Int J Eat Disord 45:101-9. 2012..To broaden the socio-cultural context of eating disturbances by exploring religious observance and its presumed protective role for ultra-Orthodox women...
- Patterns of psychiatric hospitalization among ethiopian and former soviet union immigrants and persons born in IsraelRafael Youngmann
Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ruppin Academic Center, School of Social Sciences and Management and Behavioral Studies, Emek Heffer, Israel
Psychiatr Serv 60:1656-63. 2009..This study compared the prevalence and patterns of psychiatric hospitalization for persons who immigrated to Israel from Ethiopia and the Former Soviet Union (FSU) and the Israel-born population...
- Adapting the SRQ for Ethiopian populations: a culturally-sensitive psychiatric screening instrumentRafael Youngmann
The Falk Institute for Mental Health Studies, Kfar Shaul Hospital, Givat Shaul, Jerusalem, Israel
Transcult Psychiatry 45:566-89. 2008..This study demonstrates the need for psychiatric screening instruments to be adapted to different cultures by incorporating meaningful translations and adding culturally specific items...
- Disordered eating and complexities of cultural origin: a focus on Jews from Muslim countriesMarjorie C Feinson
Falk Institute for Behavioral Health Studies, Kfar Shaul, Givat Shaul, Jerusalem, Israel
Eat Behav 13:135-8. 2012..A dearth of data concerning eating problems among adult women from diverse cultural origins leaves substantial knowledge gaps and constrains evidence-based interventions...
- Immigrants from the former Soviet Union, 5 years post-immigration to Israel: adaptation and risk factors for psychological distressY Lerner
The Falk Institute for Mental Health Studies, Jerusalem Mental Health Center, Jerusalem, Israel
Psychol Med 35:1805-14. 2005..We investigated this issue in Israel, which supports actively the absorption of immigrants, and also looked for risk and protective factors for psychological distress 5 years post-immigration...
- Depression and anxiety disorders among Jews from the former Soviet Union five years after their immigration to IsraelN Zilber
Falk Institute for Mental Health and Behavioral Studies, Kfar Shaul Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:993-9. 2001..In a recent survey, we found, among immigrants, that the association of age with psychological distress was the reverse...