Baruch Spivak

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Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. pmc Identification of population substructure among Jews using STR markers and dependence on reference populations included
    Jennifer B Listman
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    BMC Genet 11:48. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Low platelet-poor plasma levels of serotonin in adult autistic patients
    Baruch Spivak
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Neuropsychobiology 50:157-60. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Reboxetine versus fluvoxamine in the treatment of motor vehicle accident-related posttraumatic stress disorder: a double-blind, fixed-dosage, controlled trial
    Baruch Spivak
    Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:152-6. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Sulpiride augmentation of olanzapine in the management of treatment-resistant chronic schizophrenia: evidence for improvement of mood symptomatology
    Moshe Kotler
    Ness Ziona and Beer Yaakov Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 19:23-6. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint The platelet-poor plasma 5-HT response to carbohydrate rich meal administration in adult autistic patients compared with normal controls
    Yaffa Vered
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Hum Psychopharmacol 18:395-9. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint An open-label randomized comparison of olanzapine versus risperidone in the treatment of childhood-onset schizophrenia
    Tamar Mozes
    Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Children Psychiatric Department, Ness Ziona, Israel
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 16:393-403. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Demographic and clinical characteristics of motor vehicle accident victims in the community general health outpatient clinic: a comparison of PTSD and non-PTSD subjects
    Marina Kupchik
    Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    Depress Anxiety 24:244-50. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of reboxetine in the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in boys with intolerance to methylphenidate: an open-label, 8-week, methylphenidate-controlled trial
    Iris Cohen-Yavin
    Beer Yaakov Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Beer Yaakov, Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 32:179-82. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Trazodone for the treatment of sexual dysfunction induced by serotonin reuptake inhibitors: a preliminary open-label study
    Rafael Stryjer
    Beer Yaakov Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Beer Yaakov, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 32:82-4. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine treatment in chronic drug-resistant childhood-onset schizophrenia: an open-label study
    Tamar Mozes
    Department of Child Psychiatry, Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 13:311-7. 2003

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  1. pmc Identification of population substructure among Jews using STR markers and dependence on reference populations included
    Jennifer B Listman
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    BMC Genet 11:48. 2010
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  2. ncbi request reprint Low platelet-poor plasma levels of serotonin in adult autistic patients
    Baruch Spivak
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Neuropsychobiology 50:157-60. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine 5-HT levels in platelet-poor plasma (PPP) in a group of adult patients with autism...
  3. ncbi request reprint Reboxetine versus fluvoxamine in the treatment of motor vehicle accident-related posttraumatic stress disorder: a double-blind, fixed-dosage, controlled trial
    Baruch Spivak
    Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:152-6. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Sulpiride augmentation of olanzapine in the management of treatment-resistant chronic schizophrenia: evidence for improvement of mood symptomatology
    Moshe Kotler
    Ness Ziona and Beer Yaakov Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 19:23-6. 2004
    ..These data indicate improvement in depressive symptomatology with sulpiride augmentation of olanzapine in treatment-resistant chronic schizophrenia patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint The platelet-poor plasma 5-HT response to carbohydrate rich meal administration in adult autistic patients compared with normal controls
    Yaffa Vered
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Hum Psychopharmacol 18:395-9. 2003
    ..Our results indicate that in adult autistic patients, the pattern of PPP 5-HT responsivity to a dietary challenge of CRMT is dysregulated compared with normal controls and provide further support for the role of 5-HT in autism...
  6. ncbi request reprint An open-label randomized comparison of olanzapine versus risperidone in the treatment of childhood-onset schizophrenia
    Tamar Mozes
    Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Children Psychiatric Department, Ness Ziona, Israel
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 16:393-403. 2006
    ..In this open-label, randomized, prospective study, we compared the tolerability and effectiveness of risperidone versus olanzapine in the treatment of COS patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Demographic and clinical characteristics of motor vehicle accident victims in the community general health outpatient clinic: a comparison of PTSD and non-PTSD subjects
    Marina Kupchik
    Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    Depress Anxiety 24:244-50. 2007
    ..Alexithymia may be an adaptive method of coping with event stress. The development of PTSD appears not to be associated with the severity of MVA-related physical injury...
  8. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of reboxetine in the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in boys with intolerance to methylphenidate: an open-label, 8-week, methylphenidate-controlled trial
    Iris Cohen-Yavin
    Beer Yaakov Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Beer Yaakov, Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 32:179-82. 2009
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Trazodone for the treatment of sexual dysfunction induced by serotonin reuptake inhibitors: a preliminary open-label study
    Rafael Stryjer
    Beer Yaakov Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Beer Yaakov, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 32:82-4. 2009
    ..We suggest that medications that antagonize serotonin receptors such as trazodone may improve sexual dysfunction reverting the stimulation of serotonin receptors by SSRIs...
  10. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine treatment in chronic drug-resistant childhood-onset schizophrenia: an open-label study
    Tamar Mozes
    Department of Child Psychiatry, Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 13:311-7. 2003
    ..Large-scale, double-blind, placebo-controlled comparative studies are needed to clarify the role of the various atypical antipsychotics in both treatment-resistant and treatment-naïve populations with psychotic symptoms/disorders...
  11. pmc Alcohol dependence and suicide-related ideation/behaviors in an Israeli household sample, with and without major depression
    Gal Shoval
    Geha Mental Health Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 38:820-5. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the relationship of alcohol dependence (AD) and major depression to the risk for lifetime SRIB...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effects of clozapine versus haloperidol on measures of impulsive aggression and suicidality in chronic schizophrenia patients: an open, nonrandomized, 6-month study
    Baruch Spivak
    Clinical Research Unit, Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:755-60. 2003
    ..The goal of the present study was to examine whether clozapine's effect on the reduction of suicidal behavior in chronic schizophrenic patients could be due to a reduction in impulsive-aggressive behavior...
  13. ncbi request reprint Plasma testosterone levels in patients with combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    Baruch Spivak
    Research Unit, Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    Neuropsychobiology 47:57-60. 2003
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Variability of color choice in the Lüscher Color Test--sex differences
    Semion Kertzman
    Research Unit, Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Israel
    Percept Mot Skills 97:647-56. 2003
    ..As such, men's scores should be more variable than women's. Analysis showed that variability was not correlated with scores for personality on the MMPI scales. Men's scores are more variable than women's, but only until age 45...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sildenafil citrate for the sexual dysfunction in antidepressant-treated male patients with posttraumatic stress disorder. A preliminary pilot open-label study
    Ilya Reznik
    Ness Ziona Mental Health Center, Ness Ziona, Israel
    Psychother Psychosom 71:173-6. 2002
    ..There are no studies that have examined the efficacy of oral sildenafil in PTSD patients with sexual dysfunction...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of ADH1B genotype on alcohol consumption in young Israeli Jews
    Baruch Spivak
    Beer Yaa kov Mental Hospital, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:1297-301. 2007
    ..Alcohol consumption is increasing among younger Israeli Jews, reflecting environmental influences. We investigated whether the relationship of ADH1B genotype with alcohol consumption differed between younger and older adult Israelis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparison between risperidone, olanzapine, and clozapine in the management of chronic schizophrenia: a naturalistic prospective 12-week observational study
    Rael D Strous
    Beer Yaakov Mental Health Center, Israel
    Hum Psychopharmacol 21:235-43. 2006
    ..While cautious given the nature of the study design, results suggest differences in the response to various atypical antipsychotic medications regarding efficacy and side-effect susceptibility...
  18. ncbi request reprint Three-month treatment course of methylphenidate increases plasma levels of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and dehydroepiandrosterone-sulfate (DHEA-S) in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Rachel Maayan
    Laboratory of Biological Psychiatry, Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Neuropsychobiology 48:111-5. 2003
    ..Several mechanisms to explain this action are proposed, including involvement of the serotonergic, GABA-ergic and noradrenergic pathways...
  19. ncbi request reprint Lowered DHEA-S plasma levels in adult individuals with autistic disorder
    Rael D Strous
    Beer Yaakov Mental Health Center, Beer Yaakov, Israel
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 15:305-9. 2005
    ..05). DHEA-S levels appear to be low in patients with autistic disorder and, while speculative, may play a role in the etiopathophysiology of the disorder...
  20. pmc A highly significant association between a COMT haplotype and schizophrenia
    Sagiv Shifman
    Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Hum Genet 71:1296-302. 2002
    ..We found a highly significant association between schizophrenia and a COMT haplotype (P=9.5x10-8). The approach presented can be widely implemented for the genetic dissection of other common diseases...
  21. ncbi request reprint Ziprasidone alternative for olanzapine-induced hyperglycemia
    Baruch Spivak
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1606. 2002
  22. ncbi request reprint COMT: a common susceptibility gene in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
    Sagiv Shifman
    Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 128:61-4. 2004
    ..We suggest that polymorphisms in the COMT gene may influence susceptibility to both diseases--and probably also a wider range of behavioral traits...