Sharon Toker

Summary

Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Values of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in each month of the year in apparently healthy individuals
    Ori Rogowski
    Department of Medicine D and Institute for Special Medical Examinations MALRAM, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 95:152-5. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Burnout and risk of coronary heart disease: a prospective study of 8838 employees
    Sharon Toker
    Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Psychosom Med 74:840-7. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Work characteristics as predictors of diabetes incidence among apparently healthy employees
    Sharon Toker
    Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Occup Health Psychol 17:259-67. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Job burnout and depression: unraveling their temporal relationship and considering the role of physical activity
    Sharon Toker
    Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel 69978
    J Appl Psychol 97:699-710. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint The association between burnout, depression, anxiety, and inflammation biomarkers: C-reactive protein and fibrinogen in men and women
    Sharon Toker
    Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Occup Health Psychol 10:344-62. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Relation of educational level to inflammation-sensitive biomarker level
    Arie Steinvil
    Department of Internal Medicine D, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 102:1034-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Very low C-reactive protein in apparently healthy individuals: physiological status or just a reflection of an improved health profile
    Ori Rogowski
    Department of Medicine D and Institute for Special Medical Examinations MALRAM, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Affiliated to Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Biomarkers 12:645-56. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Burnout and vigor as predictors of the incidence of hyperlipidemia among healthy employees
    Arie Shirom
    Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Appl Psychol Health Well Being 5:79-98. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Benign hereditary leukopenia-neutropenia does not result from lack of low grade inflammation. A new look in the era of microinflammation
    Shlomo Berliner
    Department of Internal Medicine D and Institute for Special Medical Examinations MALRAM, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Affiliated to Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Blood Cells Mol Dis 34:135-40. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Depression and the metabolic syndrome: gender-dependent associations
    Sharon Toker
    Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Depress Anxiety 25:661-9. 2008

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Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Values of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in each month of the year in apparently healthy individuals
    Ori Rogowski
    Department of Medicine D and Institute for Special Medical Examinations MALRAM, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 95:152-5. 2005
    ..No seasonal variation was found in a group of 1,677 apparently healthy patients in whom the presence of clinically evident infection or inflammation was excluded by an appropriate questionnaire...
  2. doi request reprint Burnout and risk of coronary heart disease: a prospective study of 8838 employees
    Sharon Toker
    Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Psychosom Med 74:840-7. 2012
    ..This study was designed to evaluate prospectively the association between burnout and coronary heart disease (CHD) incidence and to test the possibility that this association is nonlinear...
  3. doi request reprint Work characteristics as predictors of diabetes incidence among apparently healthy employees
    Sharon Toker
    Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Occup Health Psychol 17:259-67. 2012
    ..Work social support is a protective factor, reducing the risk of diabetes. Both underload and overload may increase the risk of diabetes...
  4. doi request reprint Job burnout and depression: unraveling their temporal relationship and considering the role of physical activity
    Sharon Toker
    Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel 69978
    J Appl Psychol 97:699-710. 2012
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  5. ncbi request reprint The association between burnout, depression, anxiety, and inflammation biomarkers: C-reactive protein and fibrinogen in men and women
    Sharon Toker
    Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Occup Health Psychol 10:344-62. 2005
    ..Thus, burnout, depression, and anxiety are differentially associated with microinflammation biomarkers, dependent on gender...
  6. doi request reprint Relation of educational level to inflammation-sensitive biomarker level
    Arie Steinvil
    Department of Internal Medicine D, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 102:1034-9. 2008
    ..In conclusion, level of education was inversely associated with inflammatory biomarkers and prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors, even within highly educated populations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Very low C-reactive protein in apparently healthy individuals: physiological status or just a reflection of an improved health profile
    Ori Rogowski
    Department of Medicine D and Institute for Special Medical Examinations MALRAM, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Affiliated to Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Biomarkers 12:645-56. 2007
    ..We raise the possibility that this particular low concentration might represent a physiological status and is not necessarily a result of the improved general health profile per se...
  8. doi request reprint Burnout and vigor as predictors of the incidence of hyperlipidemia among healthy employees
    Arie Shirom
    Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Appl Psychol Health Well Being 5:79-98. 2013
    ..In addition, our major finding suggests a possible mechanism via which vigor influences physical health outcomes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Benign hereditary leukopenia-neutropenia does not result from lack of low grade inflammation. A new look in the era of microinflammation
    Shlomo Berliner
    Department of Internal Medicine D and Institute for Special Medical Examinations MALRAM, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Affiliated to Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    Blood Cells Mol Dis 34:135-40. 2005
    ..These findings shed more light on the potential mechanisms that are responsible for the low WBCC in this particular ethnic group...
  10. ncbi request reprint Depression and the metabolic syndrome: gender-dependent associations
    Sharon Toker
    Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Depress Anxiety 25:661-9. 2008
    ..If replicated in longitudinal studies, these findings may have important health-care policy implications with regard to depression management interventions...
  11. doi request reprint Feeling vigorous and the risks of all-cause mortality, ischemic heart disease, and diabetes: a 20-year follow-up of healthy employees
    Arie Shirom
    Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Psychosom Med 72:727-33. 2010
    ..To investigate prospectively the effects of vigor at work on the end points of mortality and the prevalence of ischemic heart disease (IHD) and diabetes...
  12. doi request reprint Work-based predictors of mortality: a 20-year follow-up of healthy employees
    Arie Shirom
    Faculty of Management, Tel AvivUniversity, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Health Psychol 30:268-75. 2011
    ..The study's hypotheses were tested after controlling for physiological variables and health behaviors known to be risk factors for mortality...
  13. ncbi request reprint Lack of significant effect of low doses of aspirin on the concentrations of C-reactive protein in a group of individuals with atherothrombotic risk factors and vascular events
    Ori Rogowski
    Department of Medicine D and Institute for Special Medical Examinations MALRAM, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 17:19-22. 2006
    ..The anti-atherothrombotic activity of this drug is probably not mediated through a significant reduction of the concentration of this protein...
  14. ncbi request reprint Burnout and risk of cardiovascular disease: evidence, possible causal paths, and promising research directions
    Samuel Melamed
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Psychol Bull 132:327-53. 2006
    ..The association of burnout and vital exhaustion with these disease mediators suggests that their impact on health may be more extensive than currently indicated...
  15. ncbi request reprint Association of components of the metabolic syndrome with the appearance of aggregated red blood cells in the peripheral blood. An unfavorable hemorheological finding
    Sharon Toker
    Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 21:197-202. 2005
    ..Components of the metabolic syndrome are associated with low-grade inflammation. This can be accompanied by the synthesis of sticky proteins and erythrocyte aggregation...
  16. doi request reprint The relationships between self-rated health and serum lipids across time
    Arie Shirom
    Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, P O Box 39010, Tel Aviv, 69978, Israel
    Int J Behav Med 19:73-81. 2012
    ..We also investigated the reverse causation hypothesis, expecting the initial changes in the levels of serum lipids to predict subsequently assessed changes in SRH levels...
  17. ncbi request reprint Burnout and risk of type 2 diabetes: a prospective study of apparently healthy employed persons
    Samuel Melamed
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Psychosom Med 68:863-9. 2006
    ..This prospective study was designed to test the extent to which the onset of type 2 diabetes in apparently healthy individuals was predicted by burnout, a unique affective response to combined exposure to chronic stressors...
  18. doi request reprint The effects of physical fitness and feeling vigorous on self-rated health
    Arie Shirom
    Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Isreal
    Health Psychol 27:567-75. 2008
    ..We also investigated the reverse-causation hypothesis that SRH predicts subsequent vigor and functional capacity...
  19. ncbi request reprint Exposure to and fear of terror as predictors of self-rated health among apparently healthy employees
    Arie Shirom
    Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Br J Health Psychol 13:257-71. 2008
    ..Our findings suggest that living under continuous fear of terror may adversely influence physical health irrespective of objective exposure...
  20. ncbi request reprint Association of fear of terror with low-grade inflammation among apparently healthy employed adults
    Samuel Melamed
    National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health, Raanana, Israel and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Psychosom Med 66:484-91. 2004
    ..This hypothesis was examined in employed men and women with the presence of low-grade inflammation measured by high sensitivity C-reactive protein (CRP)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of socioeconomic status on cardio-respiratory fitness: data from a health screening program
    Hezzy Shmueli
    aThe Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Sackler Faculty of Medicine bFaculty of Management cNational Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health, Raanana and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Hezzy Shmueli and Ori Rogowski should be considered as equal contributors
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 15:435-40. 2014
    ..We questioned whether this association remains significant among an apparently healthy population with a presumed higher SES...