M Gelkopf

Summary

Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A school-based, teacher-mediated prevention program (ERASE-Stress) for reducing terror-related traumatic reactions in Israeli youth: a quasi-randomized controlled trial
    Marc Gelkopf
    Department of Community Mental Health, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Israel
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:962-71. 2009
  2. pmc The use of humor in serious mental illness: a review
    Marc Gelkopf
    Department of Community Mental Health, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2011:342837. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Nonmedication smoking reduction program for inpatients with chronic schizophrenia: a randomized control design study
    Marc Gelkopf
    Department of Community Mental Health, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:142-6. 2012
  4. pmc Mental health and resiliency following 44 months of terrorism: a survey of an Israeli national representative sample
    Avi Bleich
    Lev Hasharon Mental Health Center, PO Box 90000, Netanya 42100, Israel
    BMC Med 4:21. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Attitudes, opinions, behaviors, and emotions of the nursing staff toward patient restraint
    Marc Gelkopf
    Lev Hasharon Mental Health Center, P O Box 90000, Netanya 42100, Israel
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 30:758-63. 2009
  6. doi request reprint The mental health impact of terrorism in Israel: a repeat cross-sectional study of Arabs and Jews
    M Gelkopf
    Department of Community Mental Health, Faculty of Social Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 117:369-80. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Does psychiatric comorbidity affect drug abuse treatment outcome? A prospective assessment of drug abuse, treatment tenure and infectious diseases in an Israeli methadone maintenance clinic
    Marc Gelkopf
    Lev Hasharon Mental Health Medical Center, Pardessia, POB 90000, Netanya 42100, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 43:126-36. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Multi-modal weight control intervention for people with persistent mental disorders
    Yuval Melamed
    Lev Hasharon Mental Health Center, Netanya, Israel
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 31:194-200. 2008
  9. pmc Revolving-door patients in a public psychiatric hospital in Israel: cross sectional study
    Igor Oyffe
    Lev Hasharon Mental Health Center, POB 90000, Netanya 42100, Israel
    Croat Med J 50:575-82. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric inpatient and staff attitudes regarding smoking reduction
    Yuval Melamed
    Lev Hasharon Mental Health Center, Netanya, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 44:231-3. 2007

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Publications23

  1. doi request reprint A school-based, teacher-mediated prevention program (ERASE-Stress) for reducing terror-related traumatic reactions in Israeli youth: a quasi-randomized controlled trial
    Marc Gelkopf
    Department of Community Mental Health, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Israel
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:962-71. 2009
    ..It consists of 12 classroom sessions each lasting 90 minutes, and included psycho-educational material, skill training and resiliency strategies delivered to the students by homeroom teachers...
  2. pmc The use of humor in serious mental illness: a review
    Marc Gelkopf
    Department of Community Mental Health, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2011:342837. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Nonmedication smoking reduction program for inpatients with chronic schizophrenia: a randomized control design study
    Marc Gelkopf
    Department of Community Mental Health, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:142-6. 2012
    ..No clinical worsening or weight gain was observed. Behavioral group-oriented smoking reduction interventions can significantly reduce smoking behavior in hospitalized chronic clients with schizophrenia...
  4. pmc Mental health and resiliency following 44 months of terrorism: a survey of an Israeli national representative sample
    Avi Bleich
    Lev Hasharon Mental Health Center, PO Box 90000, Netanya 42100, Israel
    BMC Med 4:21. 2006
    ..The present study evaluated the psychological sequelae of 44 months of terrorism in Israel, and sought to identify factors that may contribute to vulnerability and resilience...
  5. doi request reprint Attitudes, opinions, behaviors, and emotions of the nursing staff toward patient restraint
    Marc Gelkopf
    Lev Hasharon Mental Health Center, P O Box 90000, Netanya 42100, Israel
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 30:758-63. 2009
    ..Nurses should be trained to deal with violent patients, establish limits, and recognize the therapeutic aspect of restraints in order to respond assertively...
  6. doi request reprint The mental health impact of terrorism in Israel: a repeat cross-sectional study of Arabs and Jews
    M Gelkopf
    Department of Community Mental Health, Faculty of Social Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 117:369-80. 2008
    ..Since September 2000 Israeli society has been subjected to numerous deadly terror attacks. Few studies have studied the comparative mental health vulnerability of minorities and majorities to continuous terror attacks...
  7. ncbi request reprint Does psychiatric comorbidity affect drug abuse treatment outcome? A prospective assessment of drug abuse, treatment tenure and infectious diseases in an Israeli methadone maintenance clinic
    Marc Gelkopf
    Lev Hasharon Mental Health Medical Center, Pardessia, POB 90000, Netanya 42100, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 43:126-36. 2006
    ..The influence of psychiatric comorbidity in drug addicts on therapeutic outcome is an important unresolved issue. We studied the links between patterns of psychiatric comorbidity and psychological distress with treatment outcome variables...
  8. doi request reprint Multi-modal weight control intervention for people with persistent mental disorders
    Yuval Melamed
    Lev Hasharon Mental Health Center, Netanya, Israel
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 31:194-200. 2008
    ..1, p = .017) and F(1,52) = 3.7, P = .006, respectively]. If provided with adequate information and an appropriate framework, people with persistent schizophrenia can significantly reduce BMI and weight and maintain the loss...
  9. pmc Revolving-door patients in a public psychiatric hospital in Israel: cross sectional study
    Igor Oyffe
    Lev Hasharon Mental Health Center, POB 90000, Netanya 42100, Israel
    Croat Med J 50:575-82. 2009
    ..The main difference between revolving-door and non revolving-door patients is greater self-management of the hospitalization process by shortening the time between voluntary re-admission and discharge against medical advice...
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric inpatient and staff attitudes regarding smoking reduction
    Yuval Melamed
    Lev Hasharon Mental Health Center, Netanya, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 44:231-3. 2007
    ..We assessed the interest of psychiatric inpatients and the staff in a smoking reduction program...
  11. doi request reprint Idiopathic pruritus in psychiatric inpatients: an explorative study
    Galina Evstati Kretzmer
    Lev Hasharon Mental Health Center, Netanya, Israel
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:344-8. 2008
    ..Pruritus is an annoying physical symptom, frequently related to mental states. Dermatologic treatment commonly includes psychotropic medications...
  12. ncbi request reprint Israeli psychiatric inpatients go to the polls
    Yuval Melamed
    Lev Hasharon Mental Health Center, Netanya, Israel
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:705-8. 2007
    ..This discrepancy can be accounted for by lack of concern and ineligibility due to lack of identification documents that may reflect fundamental illness-related problems...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mental homelessness:locked within, locked without
    Shuvit Melamed
    Lev Hasharon Mental Health Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, P O Box 90000, Natanya 42100, Israel
    Soc Work Health Care 39:209-23. 2004
    ..These are presented in relation to existing psychodynamic concepts and therapeutic approaches related to the phenomenon of homelessness. mind of which the actual, physical homelessness may be a manifested re...
  14. doi request reprint Examining attitudes, beliefs and knowledge of effective practices in psychiatric rehabilitation in a hospital setting
    Lita Pollard
    Lev Hasharon Mental Health Center, Pardessia, Israel
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 32:124-7. 2008
    ..The training program intervention significantly promoted the belief that mental illness does not necessarily limit functioning and also improved awareness of research findings, evidence-based practices and community services...
  15. ncbi request reprint An integration of three approaches to addiction and methadone maintenance treatment: the self-medication hypothesis, the disease model and social criticism
    Marc Gelkopf
    Lev Hasharon Medical Mental Health Center, Pardessia, POB 90000, Netanya 42100, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 39:140-51. 2002
    ..These issues are discussed and an integrated approach is suggested stressing the need for social criticism and a renewed social policy towards drug abuse in general and its treatment in particular...
  16. ncbi request reprint Treatment of benzodiazepine dependence in methadone maintenance treatment patients: a comparison of two therapeutic modalities and the role of psychiatric comorbidity
    Tal Weizman
    Psychiatric Service, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:458-63. 2003
    ..Clonazepam detoxification (CDTX) and clonazepam maintenance treatment (CMT) were compared in an open, clinical naturalistic study on such patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Exposure to terrorism, stress-related mental health symptoms, and coping behaviors among a nationally representative sample in Israel
    Avraham Bleich
    Lev Hasharon Mental Health Center, Tel Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
    JAMA 290:612-20. 2003
    ..However, few studies have examined the impact of terrorism on nationally representative population samples, and no study has examined the psychological impact of ongoing terrorism in Israel...
  18. ncbi request reprint School-based intervention for prevention and treatment of elementary-students' terror-related distress in Israel: a quasi-randomized controlled trial
    Rony Berger
    Israel Trauma Center for the Victims of Terror and War NATAL, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Trauma Stress 20:541-51. 2007
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Cannabis abuse is not a risk factor for treatment outcome in methadone maintenance treatment: a 1-year prospective study in an Israeli clinic
    Tal Weizman
    Psychiatric Service, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:42-6. 2004
    ..HIV/HCV risk-taking and infectious diseases? Do cannabis abusers (CAs) have a different psychosocial and demographic profile than nonabusers (NCAs)? Is cannabis abuse part of a polydrug abuse tendency or a distinct substance of abuse?..
  20. ncbi request reprint Emotional impact of exposure to terrorism among young-old and old-old Israeli citizens
    Avraham Bleich
    Israel Trauma Center for Victims of Terror and War NATAL, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:705-12. 2005
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Is terror gender-blind? Gender differences in reaction to terror events
    Zahava Solomon
    Bob Shappel School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, 69978, Israel
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:947-54. 2005
    ..In addition, the contribution of level of exposure, sense of safety, self-efficacy, and coping strategies is assessed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Benzodiazepine abuse in a methadone maintenance treatment clinic in Israel: characteristics and a pharmacotherapeutic approach
    Avi Bleich
    Psychiatry Department, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 6 Weizman, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 39:104-12. 2002
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Clonazepam treatment of lysergic acid diethylamide-induced hallucinogen persisting perception disorder with anxiety features
    Arturo G Lerner
    Lev Hasharon Mental Medical Center, Pardessya and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 18:101-5. 2003
    ..This study suggests that high potency benzodiazepines like clonazepam, which has serotonergic properties, may be more effective than low-potency benzodiazepines in the treatment of some patients with LSD-induced HPPD...