Yaacov Lerner

Summary

Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. doi Revisiting the relationship between eating disturbances and cultural origin: a focus on adult women in 14 community studies
    Marjorie C Feinson
    Falk Institute for Behavioral Health Studies, Kfar Shaul, Jerusalem, Israel
    Eat Disord 19:335-45. 2011
  2. pmc Who gets mental health treatment from the GP? Results from the Israel National Epidemiological Mental Health Survey
    Yaacov Lerner
    Falk Institute for Mental Health Service Research, Jerusalem, Israel
    Fam Pract 29:561-6. 2012
  3. pmc Trends in the use of rehabilitation services in the community by people with mental disabilities in Israel; the factors involved
    Tzipi Hornik-Lurie
    Falk Institute for Mental Health Research, Kfar Shaul Hospital, Givat Shaul, Jerusalem, 91060 Israel
    Isr J Health Policy Res 1:24. 2012
  4. doi Dropout from outpatient mental health care: results from the Israel National Health Survey
    Yaacov Lerner
    Falk Institute For Mental Health Studies, Kfar Shaul Hospital, Givat Shaul, 91060, Jerusalem, Israel
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:949-55. 2012
  5. ncbi Depression and anxiety disorders among Jews from the former Soviet Union five years after their immigration to Israel
    N Zilber
    Falk Institute for Mental Health and Behavioral Studies, Kfar Shaul Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:993-9. 2001
  6. doi Disordered eating and complexities of cultural origin: a focus on Jews from Muslim countries
    Marjorie C Feinson
    Falk Institute for Behavioral Health Studies, Kfar Shaul, Givat Shaul, Jerusalem, Israel
    Eat Behav 13:135-8. 2012
  7. doi Disordered eating and religious observance: a focus on ultra-Orthodox Jews in an adult community study
    Marjorie C Feinson
    Falk Institute for Behavioral Health Studies, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Eat Disord 45:101-9. 2012
  8. doi Patterns of psychiatric hospitalization among ethiopian and former soviet union immigrants and persons born in Israel
    Rafael 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
  9. doi Adapting the SRQ for Ethiopian populations: a culturally-sensitive psychiatric screening instrument
    Rafael Youngmann
    The Falk Institute for Mental Health Studies, Kfar Shaul Hospital, Givat Shaul, Jerusalem, Israel
    Transcult Psychiatry 45:566-89. 2008
  10. ncbi Immigrants from the former Soviet Union, 5 years post-immigration to Israel: adaptation and risk factors for psychological distress
    Y Lerner
    The Falk Institute for Mental Health Studies, Jerusalem Mental Health Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Psychol Med 35:1805-14. 2005

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Publications19

  1. doi Revisiting the relationship between eating disturbances and cultural origin: a focus on adult women in 14 community studies
    Marjorie 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...
  2. pmc Who gets mental health treatment from the GP? Results from the Israel National Epidemiological Mental Health Survey
    Yaacov 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...
  3. pmc Trends in the use of rehabilitation services in the community by people with mental disabilities in Israel; the factors involved
    Tzipi Hornik-Lurie
    Falk Institute for Mental Health Research, Kfar Shaul Hospital, Givat Shaul, Jerusalem, 91060 Israel
    Isr J Health Policy Res 1:24. 2012
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  4. doi Dropout from outpatient mental health care: results from the Israel National Health Survey
    Yaacov 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...
  5. ncbi Depression and anxiety disorders among Jews from the former Soviet Union five years after their immigration to Israel
    N 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...
  6. doi Disordered eating and complexities of cultural origin: a focus on Jews from Muslim countries
    Marjorie 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...
  7. doi Disordered eating and religious observance: a focus on ultra-Orthodox Jews in an adult community study
    Marjorie 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...
  8. doi Patterns of psychiatric hospitalization among ethiopian and former soviet union immigrants and persons born in Israel
    Rafael 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...
  9. doi Adapting the SRQ for Ethiopian populations: a culturally-sensitive psychiatric screening instrument
    Rafael 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...
  10. ncbi Immigrants from the former Soviet Union, 5 years post-immigration to Israel: adaptation and risk factors for psychological distress
    Y 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...
  11. ncbi Re-hospitalization of first-in-life admitted schizophrenic patients before and after rehabilitation legislation: a comparison of two national cohorts
    Alexander Grinshpoon
    Mental Health Services, Ministry of Health, POB 1176, Jerusalem, Israel
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:355-9. 2007
    ..Its aim was to establish an infrastructure for the chronic mentally ill. The objective of the present study was to evaluate the impact of this legislation on the re-hospitalization of schizophrenic patients...
  12. doi Employment among persons with past and current mood and anxiety disorders in the Israel National Health Survey
    Daphna Levinson
    Ministry of Health, 2 Ben Tabai St, Jerusalem, Israel
    Psychiatr Serv 60:655-62. 2009
    ..The study examined associations between having a past or current mood or anxiety disorder and being employed in the past month and salary level...
  13. ncbi Prevalence of mood and anxiety disorders in the community: results from the Israel National Health Survey
    Daphna Levinson
    Mental Health Services, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 44:94-103. 2007
    ..To estimate the 12-month and lifetime prevalence rates of mood and anxiety disorders in Israel and their socio-demographic correlates...
  14. ncbi Twelve-month service utilization rates for mental health reasons: data from the Israel National Health Survey
    Daphna Levinson
    Mental Health Services, Ministry of Health, Rivka 29, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 44:114-25. 2007
    ..To measure the 12-month utilization rates for mental health reasons in all types of services...
  15. ncbi Predictors of cumulative length of psychiatric inpatient stay over one year: a national case register study
    Yaacov Lerner
    The Falk Institute for Mental Health Studies, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 47:304-7. 2010
    ..The Israel Psychiatric Case Register in Israel made it possible to examine predictors of Cumulative LOS in a nationwide, representative sample...
  16. ncbi Reduction in inpatient length of stay and changes in mental health care in Israel over four decades: a national case register study
    Daphna Levinson
    Mental Health Services, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 40:240-7. 2003
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  17. ncbi Predictors of early psychiatric rehospitalization: a national case register study
    Nelly Zilber
    The Falk Institute for Mental Health Studies, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 48:49-53. 2011
    ..The objective of the present study was to develop a predictive model for 30 days readmission after discharge, as the latter is one of the performance indicators in the pending mental health reform in Israel...
  18. ncbi Impact of a rehabilitation legislation on the survival in the community of long-term patients discharged from psychiatric hospitals in Israel
    Alexander Grinshpoon
    Research and Planning, Mental Health Services, Ministry of Health, 2 Ben Tabai St, Jerusalem, 93591, Israel
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:87-94. 2006
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  19. ncbi Use of unconventional therapies by primary care patients--religious resources vs. complementary or alternative medicine services
    Tzipi Hornik-Lurie
    The Falk Institute for Mental Health Studies, Kfar Shaul Hospital, Givat Shaul, 91060 Jerusalem, Israel Social Work Department, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, 84105 Beer Sheva, Israel Electronic address
    Complement Ther Med 21:517-24. 2013
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