H Hermesh

Summary

Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Serum creatine kinase levels in untreated hospitalized adolescents during acute psychosis
    Haggai Hermesh
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital and Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:1045-53. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Heat intolerance in patients with chronic schizophrenia maintained with antipsychotic drugs
    H Hermesh
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 157:1327-9. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint High serum creatinine kinase level: possible risk factor for neuroleptic malignant syndrome
    Haggai Hermesh
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital and Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 22:252-6. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Absence of myoglobinuria in acute psychotic patients with marked elevation in serum creatine phosphokinase level
    H Hermesh
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, P O Box 102, 49100, Petach Tiqva, Israel
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 11:111-5. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Abnormal thermoregulation in drug-free male schizophrenia patients
    R Shiloh
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 11:285-8. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Hypnotherapy in adolescents with trichotillomania: three cases
    G Zalsman
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Tel Aviv University
    Am J Clin Hypn 44:63-8. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Realism of confidence in obsessive-compulsive checkers
    R Dar
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    J Abnorm Psychol 109:673-8. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics of schizophrenia associated with velo-cardio-facial syndrome
    D Gothelf
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    Schizophr Res 35:105-12. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Cyproheptadine versus propranolol for the treatment of acute neuroleptic-induced akathisia: a comparative double-blind study
    T Fischel
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital and Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 21:612-5. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Low-dose clozapine for the treatment of Parkinson's disease in a patient with schizophrenia
    G Orr
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 24:117-9. 2001

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Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Serum creatine kinase levels in untreated hospitalized adolescents during acute psychosis
    Haggai Hermesh
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital and Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:1045-53. 2002
    ..Adult PACK is a relatively consistent individual trait. The authors investigated whether psychotic adolescents also present with such PACK characteristics...
  2. ncbi request reprint Heat intolerance in patients with chronic schizophrenia maintained with antipsychotic drugs
    H Hermesh
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 157:1327-9. 2000
    ..The authors hypothesized that an exercise-heat tolerance test would disclose abnormal thermoregulation in schizophrenic patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint High serum creatinine kinase level: possible risk factor for neuroleptic malignant syndrome
    Haggai Hermesh
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital and Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 22:252-6. 2002
    ..Therefore, CK measurement may be justified on admission of acutely psychotic patients who have other risk factors and a history of psychosis-associated CKemia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Absence of myoglobinuria in acute psychotic patients with marked elevation in serum creatine phosphokinase level
    H Hermesh
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, P O Box 102, 49100, Petach Tiqva, Israel
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 11:111-5. 2001
    ..Our negative finding may indicate that the serum CK threshold for myoglobinuria is very high (above 10000 IU/l). Alternatively, psychosis-associated CKemia may be related to an unknown, nontraumatic, pathophysiological mechanism(s)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Abnormal thermoregulation in drug-free male schizophrenia patients
    R Shiloh
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 11:285-8. 2001
    ..The schizophrenia patients exhibited significantly higher baseline and exertion-related rectal temperature. The relevance of these findings to the pathophysiology of schizophrenia-related thermoregulatory disorders is as yet unclear...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hypnotherapy in adolescents with trichotillomania: three cases
    G Zalsman
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Tel Aviv University
    Am J Clin Hypn 44:63-8. 2001
    ..These cases suggest that imaginative techniques may be effective in adolescents with trichotillomania. Further controlled studies in adolescent population are needed to confirm this assumption...
  7. ncbi request reprint Realism of confidence in obsessive-compulsive checkers
    R Dar
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    J Abnorm Psychol 109:673-8. 2000
    ..The authors speculate that confidence may depend on a confirmation bias in testing hypotheses and that the reduced confidence in OC checkers may reflect a disconfirmation bias in this population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics of schizophrenia associated with velo-cardio-facial syndrome
    D Gothelf
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    Schizophr Res 35:105-12. 1999
    ..The implications of this study for psychiatric phenotype, nosology, disease mechanism, and possible new treatments in the future are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cyproheptadine versus propranolol for the treatment of acute neuroleptic-induced akathisia: a comparative double-blind study
    T Fischel
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital and Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 21:612-5. 2001
    ..We conclude that cyproheptadine 16 mg/day is as effective as propranolol for the treatment of acute NIA. The antiakathisic effect of cyproheptadine may be mostly attributable to its serotonin antagonistic activity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Low-dose clozapine for the treatment of Parkinson's disease in a patient with schizophrenia
    G Orr
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 24:117-9. 2001
    ..This report suggests that some patients with concomitant schizophrenia and PD-a difficult treatment challenge-may benefit from clozapine treatment alone for both disorders...
  11. ncbi request reprint Obsessive compulsive behaviour in autism--towards an autistic-obsessive compulsive syndrome?
    R Gross-Isseroff
    Outpatient Department, Geha Psychiatric Hospital, P O B 102, Petach Tikva 49100, Israel
    World J Biol Psychiatry 2:193-7. 2001
    ..These similarities and overlaps have led us to propose a putative OCD-autistic disorder, which should be studied in greater detail...
  12. ncbi request reprint Musical hallucinations: prevalence in psychotic and nonpsychotic outpatients
    Haggai Hermesh
    Outpatient Department, Geha Mental Health Center, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tiqva 49100, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:191-7. 2004
    ..However, an obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) assessment tool refers to musical hallucinations and our preliminary study showed that about one third of OCD patients experienced musical hallucinations...
  13. ncbi request reprint The 5-HT1D receptor agonist zolmitriptan for neuroleptic-induced akathisia: an open label preliminary study
    Ruth Gross-Isseroff
    Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 20:23-5. 2005
    ..g. propranolol) controlled studies are required to substantiate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of zolmitriptan, as well as the role of serotonergic neurotransmission in NIA...
  14. ncbi request reprint Corneal temperature in schizophrenia patients
    Roni Shiloh
    Geha Mental Health Center, Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 8:537-47. 2005
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  15. ncbi request reprint COMT Val158Met polymorphism in schizophrenia with obsessive-compulsive disorder: a case-control study
    Michael Poyurovsky
    Tirat HaCarmel Mental Health Center, Tirat Carmel, Israel
    Neurosci Lett 389:21-4. 2005
    ..These results do not support the hypothesis that the COMT Val158Met gene polymorphism is associated with liability to schizophrenia-OCD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Red cell membrane omega-3 fatty acids are decreased in nondepressed patients with social anxiety disorder
    Pnina Green
    Laboratory for the Study of Fatty Acids, Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 16:107-13. 2006
    ..The robust relationship between low erythrocyte n-3 PUFA concentrations and SAD justifies exploration of relevant neuropathophysiological mechanisms...
  17. ncbi request reprint Rituals, stereotypy and compulsive behavior in animals and humans
    David Eilam
    Department of Zoology, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 30:456-71. 2006
    ..Such similarity in form may reflect a similarity in the mechanisms that control motor rituals in both animals and humans...
  18. ncbi request reprint Social phobia symptoms: prevalence, sociodemographic correlates, and overlap with specific phobia symptoms
    Iulian Iancu
    The Mental Health Department, Medical Headquarters, Israel Defense Forces, Beer Yaakov 2149, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 47:399-405. 2006
    ..The present study aimed to assess the prevalence of SP symptoms in a nonclinical sample of Israeli adolescents, to characterize sociodemographic correlates of SP symptoms and to evaluate comorbidity with specific phobia symptoms...
  19. ncbi request reprint Impaired procedural learning in obsessive-compulsive disorder and Parkinson's disease, but not in major depressive disorder
    Daphna Joel
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Behav Brain Res 157:253-63. 2005
    ..Two different interpretations are suggested: that the striatal system is dysfunctional in OCD, or that inappropriate explicit processing in OCD interferes with the functioning of the striatal system...
  20. ncbi request reprint Case study of circadian rhythm sleep disorder following haloperidol treatment: reversal by risperidone and melatonin
    Liat Ayalon
    Institute for Fatigue and Sleep Medicine, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Chronobiol Int 19:947-59. 2002
    ..Therefore, it is very important to realize that circadian rhythm sleep disorders may be a side effect of neuroleptics...
  21. ncbi request reprint Familial expressed emotion: outcome and course of Israeli patients with schizophrenia
    Sofi Marom
    Anxiety Disorders Unit, Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Schizophr Bull 28:731-43. 2002
    ..Criticism appears to be the crucial EE component linked with short-term outcome. Treatment aimed at reducing high criticism is warranted. The FMSS appears to have predictive validity...
  22. ncbi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive disorder and Jewish religiosity
    Haggai Hermesh
    Anxiety Disorders and Behavior Therapy Unit, Petah Tikva, Israel and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:201-3. 2003
  23. ncbi request reprint Increased corneal temperature in drug-free male schizophrenia patients
    Roni Shiloh
    Geha Mental Health Center, Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 13:49-52. 2003
    ..60+/-1.89 vs. 33.05+/-0.58 degrees C; P=0.005) and it correlated with their BPRS score (r=0.82; P=0.024). The relevance of these preliminary findings merit further investigation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Lower corneal temperature in neuroleptic-treated vs. drug-free schizophrenia patients
    Roni Shiloh
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Neuropsychobiology 48:1-4. 2003
    ..The relevance of this finding to the pathophysiology of schizophrenia or to the antipsychotic effect of neuroleptics merit further investigation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Platelet vesicular monoamine transporter density in untreated patients diagnosed with social phobia
    Neil Laufer
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital and Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Psychiatry Res 136:247-50. 2005
    ..No significant differences in VMAT2 density (B(max)) and affinity constants (K(d)) were observed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Obsessive-compulsive disorder patients display enhanced latent inhibition on a visual search task
    Oren Kaplan
    The College of Management, Rishon Le Zion, Israel
    Behav Res Ther 44:1137-45. 2006
    ..The contrasting LI effects in schizophrenia and OCD are discussed in terms of how these groups differentially process relevant and irrelevant stimuli, and how that outcome affects subsequent behavior...
  27. ncbi request reprint Involvement of GABAA receptor modulating neuroactive steroids in patients with social phobia
    Neil Laufer
    Laboratory of Biological Psychiatry, Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Psychiatry Res 137:131-6. 2005
    ..The findings may reflect an absence of involvement of the GABA(A) modulators DHEA, DHEA-S and pregnenolone in SP...
  28. 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Sexual function and behavior in social phobia
    Liron Bodinger
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:874-9. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate sexual function and behavior in patients with social phobia compared with mentally healthy subjects...
  30. ncbi request reprint Spatial attention and neural asymmetry in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Sari Maril
    Department of Psychology and Brain and Behavior Center, Haifa University, Israel
    Psychiatry Res 153:189-93. 2007
    ..Reversal of normal asymmetry was correlated with obsession severity. Findings support aberrant hemispheric balance in OCD...
  31. ncbi request reprint Expressed emotion: relevance to rehospitalization in schizophrenia over 7 years
    Sofi Marom
    Geha Mental Health Center, P O Box 102, Petah Tikva 49100, Israel
    Schizophr Bull 31:751-8. 2005
    ..The FMSS appears to have predictive power in respect to psychiatric hospitalization. Therapies aimed at lowering high EE seem warranted as a long-term preventive approach...
  32. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties and three proposed subscales of a self-report version of the Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale translated into Hebrew
    Jennifer B Levin
    Anxiety Disorders and Behavior Therapy Unit, Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petah Tikva Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Depress Anxiety 16:143-51. 2002
    ..The three new subscales identified by MDS appear to provide clinically relevant information that relates to both demographic and treatment outcome variables and warrant further study...
  33. ncbi request reprint Neuroimaging communality between schizophrenia and obsessive compulsive disorder: a putative basis for schizo-obsessive disorder?
    Ruth Gross-Isseroff
    Outpatient Department, Geha Mental Health Center, P O Box 102, Petach Tikva 49100, Israel
    World J Biol Psychiatry 4:129-34. 2003
    ..Findings, though, are controversial. We conclude that further studies, aimed at specific monitoring of these brain regions, in patients suffering from the schizo-obsessive syndrome are warranted...
  34. ncbi request reprint QT dispersion in patients with social phobia
    Eitan Nahshoni
    The Laboratory of Biological Psychiatry, Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Beilinson Campus, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel 49100
    J Affect Disord 78:21-6. 2004
    ..This is the first study to assess QTd in social phobia, as a marker of anxiety-induced cardiac dysregulation...
  35. ncbi request reprint Sexual dimorphism in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Ruth Gross-Isseroff
    World J Biol Psychiatry 5:235. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint Alternation learning in OCD/schizophrenia patients
    Haggai Hermesh
    Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 13:87-91. 2003
    ..We conclude that the data indicate independent orbitofrontal cortex function in OCD, irrespective of comorbidity...
  37. ncbi request reprint Selegiline in the treatment of sexual dysfunction in schizophrenic patients maintained on neuroleptics: a pilot study
    Arad Kodesh
    Lev Hasharon Mental Health Medical Center, Pardessiya, Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 26:193-5. 2003
    ..05). This study emphasizes the complex nature of sexual dysfunction in schizophrenic-treated patients and the need for placebo-controlled trials for this condition...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effects of climate on admission rates of schizophrenia patients to psychiatric hospitals
    Roni Shiloh
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Geha Mental Health Center, Beilinson Campus, PO Box 102, Petah Tikva 49100, Israel
    Eur Psychiatry 20:61-4. 2005
    ..001). The present study may indicate that persistent high environmental temperature may be a contributing factor for psychotic exacerbation in schizophrenia patients and their consequent admission to mental hospitals...
  39. ncbi request reprint The effects of social anxiety and depression on the evaluation of facial crowds
    Eva Gilboa-Schechtman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Behav Res Ther 43:467-74. 2005
    ..Results supported the negative bias hypothesis, and provided partial support for the impaired positivity hypothesis. The importance of examining the processing of complex non-verbal cues in social anxiety and in depression is discussed...
  40. ncbi request reprint Serotonin uptake to lymphocytes of patients with social phobia compared to normal individuals
    Tal Barkan
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 16:19-23. 2006
    ..This study suggests that the functioning of lymphocyte 5-HTT is unaltered in SP...
  41. doi request reprint In vivo occipital-frontal temperature-gradient in schizophrenia patients and its possible association with psychopathology: a magnetic resonance spectroscopy study
    Roni Shiloh
    Geha Mental Health Center, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 18:557-64. 2008
    ..Hence, we intended to assess in vivo brain temperature (Tb) of schizophrenia patients vs. healthy subjects and to evaluate its potential association with patients' mental status...