Z Solomon

Summary

Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Repressive coping style, acute stress disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder after myocardial infarction
    Karni Ginzburg
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Psychosom Med 64:748-57. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint World assumptions and combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    Rachel Dekel
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Soc Psychol 144:407-20. 2004
  3. doi request reprint The contribution of stressful life events throughout the life cycle to combat-induced psychopathology
    Zahava Solomon
    The Adler Research Center for Child Welfare and Protection, Bob Shapel School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Trauma Stress 21:318-25. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Predictors of PTSD trajectories following captivity: a 35-year longitudinal study
    Zahava Solomon
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Psychiatry Res 199:188-94. 2012
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and marital adjustment: the mediating role of forgiveness
    Zahava Solomon
    Bob Shappell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Fam Process 48:546-58. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Frontline treatment of combat stress reaction: a 20-year longitudinal evaluation study
    Zahava Solomon
    Adler Research Center, Tel Aviv University, P O Box 69978, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 162:2309-14. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Changes in diagnostic criteria of PTSD: implications from two prospective longitudinal studies
    Zahava Solomon
    Adler Research Center for Child Welfare and Protection, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:182-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Trajectories of PTSD: a 20-year longitudinal study
    Zahava Solomon
    Bob Shappel School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 163:659-66. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Reactions to combat stress in Israeli veterans twenty years after the 1982 Lebanon war
    Zahava Solomon
    Bob Shappell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:935-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications52

  1. ncbi request reprint Repressive coping style, acute stress disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder after myocardial infarction
    Karni Ginzburg
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Psychosom Med 64:748-57. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint World assumptions and combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    Rachel Dekel
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Soc Psychol 144:407-20. 2004
    ..In addition, the authors found a linear association between self-worth perceptions and levels of mental status. The authors examined the results of the study considering the extraordinary characteristics and meaning of war...
  3. doi request reprint The contribution of stressful life events throughout the life cycle to combat-induced psychopathology
    Zahava Solomon
    The Adler Research Center for Child Welfare and Protection, Bob Shapel School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Trauma Stress 21:318-25. 2008
    ..Our findings suggest that stressful life events throughout the life cycle contribute significantly to veterans' posttraumatic symptomatology, above and beyond combat exposure...
  4. doi request reprint Predictors of PTSD trajectories following captivity: a 35-year longitudinal study
    Zahava Solomon
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Psychiatry Res 199:188-94. 2012
    ..War captivity carries long-lasting psychiatric implications, even decades after release. Aging processes, as well as unique stressors that exist in Israel, may account for the elevated PTSD rates found here...
  5. 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...
  6. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and marital adjustment: the mediating role of forgiveness
    Zahava Solomon
    Bob Shappell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Fam Process 48:546-58. 2009
    ..In addition, men's perception of level of forgiveness mediated the relationship between their posttraumatic symptoms and their marital adjustment. The theoretical and clinical implications of these results are discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Frontline treatment of combat stress reaction: a 20-year longitudinal evaluation study
    Zahava Solomon
    Adler Research Center, Tel Aviv University, P O Box 69978, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 162:2309-14. 2005
    ..The purpose of the study was to evaluate the long-term (20-year) effectiveness of frontline treatment provided to combat stress reaction casualties...
  8. ncbi request reprint Changes in diagnostic criteria of PTSD: implications from two prospective longitudinal studies
    Zahava Solomon
    Adler Research Center for Child Welfare and Protection, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:182-8. 2007
    ..In addition, findings clearly demonstrate the importance of the dysfunction criterion (F) in PTSD. The highly complex nature of the PTSD diagnosis is discussed, as well as the important role of dysfunction and distress...
  9. ncbi request reprint Trajectories of PTSD: a 20-year longitudinal study
    Zahava Solomon
    Bob Shappel School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 163:659-66. 2006
    ..This study assessed the psychopathological effects of combat in veterans with and without combat stress reaction...
  10. ncbi request reprint Reactions to combat stress in Israeli veterans twenty years after the 1982 Lebanon war
    Zahava Solomon
    Bob Shappell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:935-9. 2006
    ..We conclude that CSR should be seen as a marker for long-term psychiatric distress and impairment. In addition, the implications of combat-related trauma are broad and varied, and go beyond the narrow scope of PTSD...
  11. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic intrusion, avoidance, and social functioning: a 20-year longitudinal study
    Zahava Solomon
    Adler Research Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:316-24. 2007
    ..CSR veterans presented stronger temporal covariations between intrusion-avoidance and social functioning. The findings suggest that CSR is a marker for future psychopathology and point to the role of avoidance in social dysfunction...
  12. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and posttraumatic growth among Israeli ex-pows
    Zahava Solomon
    Adler Research Center, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    J Trauma Stress 20:303-12. 2007
    ..In addition, both linear and quadratic associations between PTSD and PTG were found. The authors discuss some unresolved issues related to assessment of PTG and salutary outcomes, and outline directions for future research...
  13. doi request reprint Complex trauma of war captivity: a prospective study of attachment and post-traumatic stress disorder
    Z Solomon
    The Adler Research Center for Child Welfare and Protection, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Psychol Med 38:1427-34. 2008
    ..Victims of war captivity sometimes suffer from complex post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a unique form of PTSD that entails various alterations in personality. These alterations may involve changes in attachment orientation...
  14. ncbi request reprint The contribution of loneliness and posttraumatic stress disorder to marital adjustment following war captivity: a longitudinal study
    Zahava Solomon
    Tel Aviv University, Adler Center, POB 39040, Tel Aviv 61390, Israel
    Fam Process 47:261-75. 2008
    ..The theoretical implications of loneliness for the marital relationships of traumatized ex-POWs are discussed...
  15. doi request reprint The relationships between posttraumatic stress symptom clusters and marital intimacy among war veterans
    Zahava Solomon
    Bob Shappell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Fam Psychol 22:659-66. 2008
    ..The results point to the importance of self-disclosure and verbal violence as interpersonal mechanisms for the relations between posttraumatic symptoms on marital intimacy of ex-POWs...
  16. doi request reprint Differentiation of the self and posttraumatic symptomatology among ex-POWs and their wives
    Zahava Solomon
    The Adler Research Center for Child Welfare and Protection, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Marital Fam Ther 35:60-73. 2009
    ..The unique characteristics of war captivity and the relationships between avoidance symptoms and cut-off were suggested as possible explanations...
  17. doi request reprint Subjective age, PTSD and physical health among war veterans
    Zahava Solomon
    Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Aging Ment Health 13:405-13. 2009
    ..To examine the contribution of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and physical health to subjective age among war veterans...
  18. ncbi request reprint Israeli youth in the Second Intifada: PTSD and future orientation
    Zahava Solomon
    The Adler Research Center for Child Welfare and Protection, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:1167-75. 2005
    ..To examine the relationship between exposure to political violence and posttraumatic symptoms, future orientation, and attitudes toward peace...
  19. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder among Israeli ex-prisoners of war 18 and 30 years after release
    Zahava Solomon
    Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:1031-7. 2005
    ..The psychological responses to captivity were measured in a sample of former prisoners of war (POWs) 18 and 30 years after release from captivity...
  20. ncbi request reprint The impact of posttraumatic stress disorder in military situations
    Z Solomon
    Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:11-5. 2001
    ..The longer-term detrimental consequences of PTSD and the impact of secondary traumatization. reactivation, and delayed-onset PTSD are also addressed...
  21. ncbi request reprint The longitudinal course of posttraumatic stress disorder symptom clusters among war veterans
    Zahava Solomon
    Bob Shappell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:837-43. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the long-term trajectories and interrelationships of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptom clusters (intrusion, avoidance, and hyperarousal) in clinical and nonclinical groups of war veterans...
  22. 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
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Palestinian youth of the Intifada: PTSD and future orientation
    Tamar Lavi
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:1176-83. 2005
    ..To assess the nature of chronic exposure to terror and its psychological and cognitive toll on Palestinian youths, as is reflected in posttraumatic symptoms, future orientation, and attitudes toward peace...
  24. doi request reprint Delayed-onset PTSD among war veterans: the role of life events throughout the life cycle
    Danny Horesh
    Department of Psychology, Bob Shappell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, 69978 Tel Aviv, Israel
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:863-70. 2011
    ..The underlying mechanisms of delayed-onset PTSD are yet to be understood. This study examines the role of stressful life events throughout the life cycle in delayed-onset PTSD following combat...
  25. ncbi request reprint Trajectories of posttraumatic stress disorder following myocardial infarction: a prospective study
    Karni Ginzburg
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:1217-23. 2003
    ....
  26. 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...
  27. doi request reprint Trajectories of stress reactions and somatization symptoms among war veterans: a 20-year longitudinal study
    K Ginzburg
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Psychol Med 41:353-62. 2011
    ..This study examined the chronological inter-relationships between post-traumatic stress reactions and somatization symptoms among combatants over a 20-year period...
  28. 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Predictors of bereaved parents' satisfaction with group support: an Israeli perspective
    Yael Geron
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Death Stud 27:405-26. 2003
    ..The findings indicate that the supportive elements of the intervention were associated with the groups' perceived contribution. The clinical implications of these results are discussed...
  30. doi request reprint Quantitative testing of pain perception in subjects with PTSD--implications for the mechanism of the coexistence between PTSD and chronic pain
    Ruth Defrin
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health Professions, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Pain 138:450-9. 2008
    ..Alternatively, but not mutually exclusive, the findings may reflect altered sensory processing among these subjects...
  31. ncbi request reprint Long-term coping of Holocaust survivors: a typology
    Shira Hantman
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 40:126-34. 2003
    ..The present study aimed to validate Danieli's (1-3) typology of differentiated patterns of long-term coping and adaptation among Holocaust survivors in an Israeli sample...
  32. doi request reprint Comorbidity of posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression: a 20-year longitudinal study of war veterans
    Karni Ginzburg
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    J Affect Disord 123:249-57. 2010
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal study of acute stress disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder and dissociation following myocardial infarction
    Karni Ginzburg
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:945-50. 2006
    ..These findings may reflect either the development of two comorbid entities, or a presentation of a dissociative subtype of PTSD...
  34. 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
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of psychiatric disability in PTSD of military origin
    Avi Bleich
    Lev HaSharon Psychiatric Hospital, Netanya, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 41:268-76. 2004
    ..Israeli veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) filed claims for recognition of their mental disability and for compensation underwent thorough psychiatric evaluations conducted by an interdisciplinary team...
  36. ncbi request reprint Responses of mental health professionals to man-made trauma: the Israeli experience
    Z Solomon
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 43:769-74. 1996
    ..This paper submits that the Israeli experience is not isolated and limited to our part of the globe. It represents a general, universal process, from which parallel processes in other countries and in other man-made trauma can be drawn...
  37. doi request reprint Examining the relationship between resilience and posttraumatic growth
    Stephen Z Levine
    Renata Adler Research Center for Child Welfare and Protection, Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Trauma Stress 22:282-6. 2009
    ..The results imply that although growth and resilience are both salutogenic constructs they are inversely related. The theoretical and clinical implications of these findings are discussed...
  38. ncbi request reprint The psychological effects of Intifada Al Aqsa: acute stress disorder and distress in Palestinian-Israeli students
    Naiera Musallam
    Adler Research Center, School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 42:96-105. 2005
    ..Primary appraisal processes and emotion-focused coping strategies made unique contribution to the respondents' level of (1) acute stress disorder and (2) psychiatric symptomatology. The implications of these findings are discussed...
  39. ncbi request reprint In the shadow of schizophrenia: a study of siblings' perceptions
    Dina Barak
    Adler Research Center, School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 42:234-41. 2005
    ..The study assesses the impact of schizophrenia on non-schizophrenic siblings with regard to objective and subjective burden, feelings and degree of closeness with sibling, social interaction, coping and sense of meaning in life...
  40. 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...
  41. doi request reprint Five essential elements of immediate and mid-term mass trauma intervention: empirical evidence
    Stevan E Hobfoll
    Summa Kent State University, Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, Akron, OH 44310, USA
    Psychiatry 70:283-315; discussion 316-69. 2007
    ..These are promoting: 1) a sense of safety, 2) calming, 3) a sense of self- and community efficacy, 4) connectedness, and 5) hope...
  42. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress symptoms and fear of intimacy among treated and non-treated survivors who were children during the Holocaust
    Estel Cohen
    AMCHA The National Israeli Center for Psychosocial Support of Survivors of the Holocaust and the Second Generation, Israel
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:611-7. 2003
    ..This study examines the longterm consequences of the Holocaust on child survivors as implicated in PTSD residues and fears of intimacy...
  43. ncbi request reprint Trapped in captivity: marital perceptions of wives of former prisoners of war
    Rachel Dekel
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Women Health 42:1-18. 2005
    ..The meaning of the results is discussed together with implications for practice...
  44. ncbi request reprint The contribution of social disability to the evaluation of mental disability among PTSD veterans
    Rachel Dekel
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 41:237-47. 2004
    ..Israeli veterans who claim for recognition of their mental disability and compensation undergo multi-professional assessments including a detailed psychosocial evaluation...
  45. ncbi request reprint Marital relations among former prisoners of war: contribution of posttraumatic stress disorder, aggression, and sexual satisfaction
    Rachel Dekel
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Fam Psychol 20:709-12. 2006
    ..PTSD is related to decreased marital satisfaction, increased verbal aggression, and heightened sexual dissatisfaction among former POWs...
  46. ncbi request reprint Recurrent trauma: Holocaust survivors cope with aging and cancer
    Shira Hantman
    Tel Hai Academic College, Tel Hai Upper Galilee, Israel
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:396-402. 2007
    ..The current study aims to determine whether elderly Holocaust survivors are affected differently from non-survivors by the adversity of aging and cancer...
  47. ncbi request reprint Editorial: Mental disability
    Avi Bleich
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 41:235-6. 2004
  48. ncbi request reprint Secondary traumatization among wives of Israeli POWs: the role of POWs' distress
    Rachel Dekel
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:27-33. 2006
    ..In addition, it assessed the role of several contributors to the wives' secondary traumatization: the husband's PTSD, the level of his verbal and physical aggression, and the wife's level of self-disclosure...
  49. ncbi request reprint Investigation of exposure-symptom relationships in a context of recurrent violence
    Anna Rosenberg
    Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122 6085, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 22:416-28. 2008
    ..In summary, our findings suggest that the exposure-symptom relationship may function differently in a context of ongoing threat than in a context of single-event terror...
  50. ncbi request reprint Factor structure and concurrent validity of the world assumptions scale
    Ask Elklit
    Department of Psychology, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Trauma Stress 20:291-301. 2007
    ..08 to -.43. It is suggested that the WAS has adequate psychometric properties for use in both clinical and research settings...
  51. ncbi request reprint [Practice recommendation for administering mechanical restraint during acute psychiatric hospitalization]
    Thomas W Kallert
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus an der Technischen Universität Dresden, Fetscherstrasse 74, 01307 Dresden
    Psychiatr Prax 34:S233-40. 2007
    ..One aim of the multi-site EUNOMIA-project was to establish a European recommendation for the best clinical practice of administering coercive measures. This article reports the results on mechanical restraint...
  52. ncbi request reprint Social, psychological, and psychiatric interventions following terrorist attacks: recommendations for practice and research
    Edna B Foa
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street 6th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 30:1806-17. 2005
    ..Accordingly, we conclude the paper with several questions designed to guide future research...