G Zalsman

Summary

Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint DRD4 exon III polymorphism and response to risperidone in Israeli adolescents with schizophrenia: a pilot pharmacogenetic study
    Gil Zalsman
    Adolescent Inpatient Department, Geha Mental Health Center, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva 49100, Israel
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 13:183-5. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Attention patterns in children with attention deficit disorder with or without hyperactivity
    Gil Zalsman
    Adolescent Inpatient Unit, Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petah Tikva, Israel
    ScientificWorldJournal 3:1093-107. 2003
  3. pmc Wolframin gene H611R polymorphism: no direct association with suicidal behavior but possible link to mood disorders
    Gil Zalsman
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Geha MHC, Israel
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:707-10. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Interaction of child and family psychopathology leading to suicidal behavior
    Gil Zalsman
    Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 31:237-46. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Timing is critical: gene, environment and timing interactions in genetics of suicide in children and adolescents
    G Zalsman
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division, Geha Mental Health Center, PO Box 102, 49100 Petach Tiqwa, Israel
    Eur Psychiatry 25:284-6. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Association of polymorphisms of the serotonergic pathways with clinical traits of impulsive-aggression and suicidality in adolescents: a multi-center study
    Gil Zalsman
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division, Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    World J Biol Psychiatry 12:33-41. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetics of suicidal behavior: candidate association genetic approach
    Gil Zalsman
    Geha Mental Health Center, Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 39:252-61. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the medical lethality of suicide attempts in bipolar and major depressive disorders
    Gil Zalsman
    Division of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Bipolar Disord 8:558-65. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Altered affinity of the platelet vesicular monoamine transporter 2 to dihydrotetrabenazine in children with major depression
    Gil Zalsman
    Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Neural Transm 118:1383-7. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Neurobiology of depression in children and adolescents
    Gil Zalsman
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Neuroscience, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 15:843-68, vii-viii. 2006

Detail Information

Publications92

  1. ncbi request reprint DRD4 exon III polymorphism and response to risperidone in Israeli adolescents with schizophrenia: a pilot pharmacogenetic study
    Gil Zalsman
    Adolescent Inpatient Department, Geha Mental Health Center, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva 49100, Israel
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 13:183-5. 2003
    ..0/4, P=0.11). Studies in larger groups of adolescent schizophrenia patients are warranted to clarify the possible association between DRD4 exon III repeat alleles and the response to risperidone...
  2. ncbi request reprint Attention patterns in children with attention deficit disorder with or without hyperactivity
    Gil Zalsman
    Adolescent Inpatient Unit, Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petah Tikva, Israel
    ScientificWorldJournal 3:1093-107. 2003
    ..It is concluded that different subtypes of the attention deficit disorders are characterized by different attention profiles and that methylphenidate improves scores on test of continuous performance...
  3. pmc Wolframin gene H611R polymorphism: no direct association with suicidal behavior but possible link to mood disorders
    Gil Zalsman
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Geha MHC, Israel
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:707-10. 2009
    ..505; df=2; p=.023). If this finding will be replicated, the H611R polymorphism may be a possible marker for mood disorders in a psychiatric population, and not just in relatives of Wolfram syndrome probands...
  4. doi request reprint Interaction of child and family psychopathology leading to suicidal behavior
    Gil Zalsman
    Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 31:237-46. 2008
    ..Other factors, such as impulsive aggression and parental history of sexual abuse, also contribute to suicidal risk...
  5. doi request reprint Timing is critical: gene, environment and timing interactions in genetics of suicide in children and adolescents
    G Zalsman
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division, Geha Mental Health Center, PO Box 102, 49100 Petach Tiqwa, Israel
    Eur Psychiatry 25:284-6. 2010
    ..This review suggests a new approach to gene by environment and timing interaction to understand the interplay that leads to suicidality in adolescents and young adults...
  6. doi request reprint Association of polymorphisms of the serotonergic pathways with clinical traits of impulsive-aggression and suicidality in adolescents: a multi-center study
    Gil Zalsman
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division, Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    World J Biol Psychiatry 12:33-41. 2011
    ..Suicidal behaviour runs in families. This study evaluated association between common polymorphisms in the serotonergic and adrenergic candidate genes (HTR2A, 5HTTLPR, and MAOA) and suicidality, psychopathology and aggression in adolescents...
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetics of suicidal behavior: candidate association genetic approach
    Gil Zalsman
    Geha Mental Health Center, Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 39:252-61. 2002
    ..Recent data from the study of COMT. MAO and serotonin receptors genes polymorphisms are controversial at this stage. Future directions for research includes alternative phenotypes, endo-phenotypes and genome scan...
  8. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the medical lethality of suicide attempts in bipolar and major depressive disorders
    Gil Zalsman
    Division of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Bipolar Disord 8:558-65. 2006
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  9. doi request reprint Altered affinity of the platelet vesicular monoamine transporter 2 to dihydrotetrabenazine in children with major depression
    Gil Zalsman
    Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Neural Transm 118:1383-7. 2011
    ..93 ± 0.84 vs. 3.63 ± 0.56 nM, respectively, t = 2.4, df = 18.4, p = 0.025). B (max) values did not differ significantly. This preliminary finding indicates a possible structural change in platelet VMAT2 in children with MDD...
  10. ncbi request reprint Neurobiology of depression in children and adolescents
    Gil Zalsman
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Neuroscience, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 15:843-68, vii-viii. 2006
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  11. ncbi request reprint Family-based association study of serotonin transporter promoter in suicidal adolescents: no association with suicidality but possible role in violence traits
    G Zalsman
    Adolescent Inpatient Unit, Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Am J Med Genet 105:239-45. 2001
    ..04 vs. 5.36+/-4.03; P = 0.029). This study suggests that the 5-HTTLPR polymorphism is unlikely to have major relevance to the pathogenesis of suicidal behavior in adolescence but may contribute to violent behavior in this population...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Case control and family-based studies of tryptophan hydroxylase gene A218C polymorphism and suicidality in adolescents
    G Zalsman
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Am J Med Genet 105:451-7. 2001
    ..The findings suggest that polymorphism A218C has no major relevance to the pathogenesis of adolescent suicidal behavior, but may have a subtle effect on some related phenotypes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Children's Depression Inventory (CDI) and the Children's Depression Rating Scale-Revised (CDRS-R): reliability of the Hebrew version
    Gil Zalsman
    Geha Mental Health Center and Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 17:255-7. 2005
    ..It is concluded that both CDI and CDRS-R Hebrew versions are reliable and can be used for studies of depression in the Israeli pediatric population...
  15. ncbi request reprint Atypical neuroleptic malignant syndrome associated with risperidone treatment in two adolescents
    Gil Zalsman
    Adolescence Inpatient Unit, Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petach Tiqva, Israel
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 16:179-82. 2004
    ..We report two cases of 16 and 17 year old males, who suffered life-threatening "NMS-Like" syndromes in association with Risperidone treatment. Further controlled studies are needed...
  16. doi request reprint Platelet vesicular monoamine transporter 2 density in the disruptive behavior disorders
    Gil Zalsman
    Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tiqva, Israel
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 21:341-4. 2011
    ..We conclude that the formerly reported decreased platelet VMAT2 Bmax in patients with ADHD may be specific to ADHD and not present in DBDs. Larger-scale replication is needed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness, safety, and tolerability of risperidone in adolescents with schizophrenia: an open-label study
    Gil Zalsman
    Adolescent Inpatient Department, Geha Mental Health Center, Rabin Medical Center Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 13:319-27. 2003
    ..In conclusion risperidone appears to be a safe, acceptably tolerated, and effective antipsychotic medication for the treatment of adolescent-onset schizophrenia...
  18. ncbi request reprint Relationships between serotonin transporter promoter polymorphism, platelet serotonin transporter binding and clinical phenotype in suicidal and non-suicidal adolescent inpatients
    G Zalsman
    Adolescent Inpatient Department and Research Unit, Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tikva, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Neural Transm 112:309-15. 2005
    ..40; p=.027) and a negative correlation between platelet count and trait anxiety (n=32, r=-.42; p=.034) were observed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Stability of diagnosis: a 20-year retrospective cohort study of Israeli psychiatric adolescent inpatients
    A Valevski
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Adolesc 24:625-33. 2001
    ..Further retrospective and prospective studies of adolescent psychiatric inpatients may help delineate the nature and course of psychosis and other psychopathology in this age group...
  20. doi request reprint Possible association between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and attempted suicide in adolescents - a pilot study
    I Manor
    Geha Mental Health Center, P O Box 102, 49100 Petach Tikva, Israel
    Eur Psychiatry 25:146-50. 2010
    ..Studies on the association between these two phenomena are relatively rare. This pilot study's aim was to estimate the rate of ADHD in adolescents attempting suicide...
  21. ncbi request reprint DRD4 receptor gene exon III polymorphism in inpatient suicidal adolescents
    G Zalsman
    Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tikva, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Neural Transm 111:1593-603. 2004
    ..003). The relevance of this finding to increased depression severity in suicidal adolescents, if replicated, is as yet unclear...
  22. ncbi request reprint Human 5-HT1A receptor C(-1019)G polymorphism and psychopathology
    Yung Yu Huang
    Department of Neuroscience, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 7:441-51. 2004
    ..The relationship does not appear to be explained by binding differences, although we cannot rule out altered receptor affinity and transduction...
  23. ncbi request reprint Association of a triallelic serotonin transporter gene promoter region (5-HTTLPR) polymorphism with stressful life events and severity of depression
    Gil Zalsman
    Department of Neuroscience, New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Dr, Box 42, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1588-93. 2006
    ..The authors examined the relationship of a triallelic 5-HTTLPR polymorphism to stressful life events, severity of major depression, and suicidality...
  24. 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...
  25. doi request reprint Gender differences in emotional and behavioral disorders and service use among adolescent smokers: A nationwide Israeli study
    G Shoval
    Adolescent Day Unit, Geha Mental Health Center, 1, Helsinki Street, P O Box 102, Petah Tiqva 49100, Israel Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Electronic address
    Eur Psychiatry 28:397-403. 2013
    ....
  26. doi request reprint The use of mental health services by adolescent smokers: a nationwide Israeli study
    G Shoval
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division, Geha Mental Health Center, Tel Aviv University, P O Box 102, 49100 Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Eur Psychiatry 28:269-75. 2013
    ..The findings of a wide treatment gap and the rates of the associated emotional and behavioral difficulties are highly relevant to the psychiatric assessment and national treatment plans of adolescent smokers...
  27. ncbi request reprint Plasma serotonin levels and suicidal behavior in adolescents
    Samuel Tyano
    Child and Adolescent Division, Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 16:49-57. 2006
    ..The biological mechanism behind the serotonin dysregulation in suicidal adolescents requires further investigation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial diagnosis in psychiatrically hospitalized adolescents
    G Zalsman
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 42:223-7. 2001
    ..2 to 0.7). All of the psychosocial diagnostic entities were common and relevant to our patient population. We conclude that it is possible to make reliable and relevant psychosocial diagnoses in severely ill adolescents...
  29. ncbi request reprint Clinical features of depressed patients with or without a family history of alcoholism
    L Sher
    Division of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 112:266-71. 2005
    ..To compare clinical features of depressed subjects without alcoholism but with a family history of alcoholism to a depressed group without alcoholism and without a family history of alcoholism...
  30. pmc Comparing impulsiveness, hostility, and depression in borderline personality disorder and bipolar II disorder
    Scott T Wilson
    Department of Neuroscience, New York State Psychiatric Institute, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1533-9. 2007
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Suicidal behavior and self-disclosure in adolescent psychiatric inpatients
    Netta Horesh
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:837-42. 2004
    ..Thus, low self-disclosure may well be a risk factor worthy of further evaluation in the attempt to understand adolescent suicidal behavior...
  32. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial situations, quality of depression and schizophrenia in adolescents
    Gil Zalsman
    Adolescent Inpatient Unit, Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petah Tiqva, and Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Psychiatry Res 129:149-57. 2004
    ..Environmental factors play an important role in the course of schizophrenia in adolescents and should remain a focus of study. Object relations theory may be of heuristic value in the investigation of these factors...
  33. doi request reprint Parental bonding in severely suicidal adolescent inpatients
    O Freudenstein
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Eur Psychiatry 26:504-7. 2011
    ..54; p=0.01] in 71% of the cases. The perception of the quality of maternal bonding may be an important correlate of suicidal behavior in adolescence and may guide therapeutic strategies and prevention...
  34. doi request reprint Trends in prescribing of psychotropic medications for inpatient adolescents in Israel: a 10 years retrospective analysis
    Y Gilat
    Child and Adolscent Division, Geha Mental Health Center, 1 Helsinki St, PO Box 102, Petah Tikva 49100, Israel
    Eur Psychiatry 26:265-9. 2011
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Triggers for suicidal behavior in depressed older adolescents and young adults: do alcohol use disorders make a difference?
    Leo Sher
    Division of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 19:91-8. 2007
    ..We compared demographic and clinical characteristics, prevalence of interpersonal triggers and the number of triggers for suicidal behavior in depressed late adolescents and young adults with or without comorbid alcohol use disorders...
  36. ncbi request reprint Association of serotonin 5-HT2A receptor binding and the T102C polymorphism in depressed and healthy Caucasian subjects
    Vadim D Khait
    Department of Neuroscience, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 30:166-72. 2005
    ..The TT genotype appears associated with higher platelet 5-HT2A Bmax in the healthy population, but this genotypic effect appears absent in mood disorders and unrelated to psychopathology...
  37. doi request reprint Rate of readmission and mortality risks of schizophrenia patients who were discharged against medical advice
    A Valevski
    Geha Mental Health Center, 1, Helsinki Street, PO Box 103, 49100 Petach Tikva, Israel
    Eur Psychiatry 27:496-9. 2012
    ..To compare the readmission and the mortality rates of schizophrenia patients who were discharged against medical advice (AMA) and patients who were discharged by physician recommendation...
  38. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and suicidal behavior in adolescents
    L Sher
    Division of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, NY, USA
    Minerva Pediatr 58:333-9. 2006
    ..Future studies of psychological and neurobiological mechanisms of suicidality in adolescents with alcohol and/or substance abuse are merited...
  39. ncbi request reprint Cognition, psychosocial adjustment and coping in familial cases of velocardiofacial syndrome
    D Gothelf
    The Behavioral Neurogenetics Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    J Neural Transm 114:1495-501. 2007
    ..Thus, although familial VCFS seems to be associated with a milder physical phenotype than nonfamilial VCFS, the neuropsychiatric deficits are significant in both types, at all ages...
  40. ncbi request reprint Substance use, suicidality, and adolescent-onset schizophrenia: an Israeli 10-year retrospective study
    Gal Shoval
    Adolescent Inpatient Unit, Geha Mental Health Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 16:767-75. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the link between the use of specific types of substances and suicidality in adolescent inpatients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder...
  41. ncbi request reprint A 10-year retrospective study of inpatient adolescents with schizophrenia/schizoaffective disorder and substance use
    Gal Shoval
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Geha Mental Health Center, Petah Tiqva 49100, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 48:1-7. 2007
    ..Adolescent inpatients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective who use substances possess differential clinical characteristics and particular correlates that justify adopting a specific approach to this high-risk clinical subgroup...
  42. ncbi request reprint The use of illicit substances in adolescent schizophrenia inpatients
    Gal Shoval
    Adolescent Day Unit, Child and Adolescent Division, Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tiqva, Israel
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 18:643-8. 2006
    ..The distribution of the used psychoactive substances was different in the inpatient setting. Specific prevention and treatment programs must be developed in order to cope with this crucial clinical issue in these high-risk patients...
  43. pmc No association of COMT Val158Met polymorphism with suicidal behavior or CSF monoamine metabolites in mood disorders
    Gil Zalsman
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Neuroscience, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Suicide Res 12:327-35. 2008
    ..The COMT-V158M polymorphism was not associated with suicidal behavior in a Caucasian sample of mood disorder subjects, or with possible clinical or biological endophenotypes...
  44. ncbi request reprint Suicide in Ethiopian immigrants in Israel: a case for study of the genetic-environmental relation in suicide
    Gal Shoval
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division, Geha Mental Health Center and Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Arch Suicide Res 11:247-53. 2007
    ..These rates were significantly higher than other immigrant populations in the country. Possible explanations for this disparity are discussed, and future directions for further study of this area are suggested...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Bipolar disorder and severe mood dysregulation in children and adolescents]
    Lior Schapir
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Geha Mental Health Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Harefuah 147:526-31, 574. 2008
    ..Effective treatment includes a combination of medications and different psychotherapies, including educational approaches. The recently described severe mood dysregulation syndrome (SMD) may also develop into BD...
  46. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics of inpatient adolescents with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Gal Shoval
    Adolescent Inpatient Unit, Geha Mental Health Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Depress Anxiety 23:62-70. 2006
    ..These characteristics should be taken into account when developing a treatment plan for these difficult-to-treat inpatients...
  47. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of the association of cerebrospinal fluid monoamine metabolite levels with lethality of suicide attempts in patients with bipolar disorder
    Leo Sher
    Division of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Bipolar Disord 8:543-50. 2006
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint The relationship of aggression to suicidal behavior in depressed patients with a history of alcoholism
    Leo Sher
    Division of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, and New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, Suite 2917, Box 42, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Addict Behav 30:1144-53. 2005
    ..The reason for higher rate of suicide and suicide attempts in comorbid subjects is uncertain. We explored clinical characteristics that may be associated with this increased suicidality...
  49. ncbi request reprint Weight gain associated with increased food intake and low habitual activity levels in male adolescent schizophrenic inpatients treated with olanzapine
    Doron Gothelf
    Behavioral Genetic Clinic, Richard E Feinberg Department of Psychiatry, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqwa
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1055-7. 2002
    ..The authors studied weight gain mechanisms and energy balance in patients treated with olanzapine...
  50. ncbi request reprint Effect of the broadcast of a television documentary about a teenager's suicide in Israel on suicidal behavior and methods
    Gal Shoval
    Adolescent Inpatient Department, Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Crisis 26:20-4. 2005
    ..032). These preliminary findings suggest that the repeated televised promotion of a documentary on suicide may raise the risk of suicide in vulnerable populations. Further investigations in bigger populations are needed...
  51. ncbi request reprint Depression and suicidal behavior in adolescent inpatients with obsessive compulsive disorder
    Alan Apter
    Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, Petach Tikva 49202, Israel
    J Affect Disord 75:181-9. 2003
    ..To investigate the prevalence and correlations of suicidal behavior in obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) among adolescent psychiatric inpatients...
  52. doi request reprint Self versus maternal reports of emotional and behavioral difficulties in suicidal and non-suicidal adolescents: an Israeli nationwide survey
    G Shoval
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division, Geha Mental Health Center, Tel Aviv University, P O Box 102, 49100 Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Eur Psychiatry 28:235-9. 2013
    ..We demonstrated that mothers of suicidal adolescents in the community hardly recognize the emotional and behavioral difficulties of their offsprings...
  53. doi request reprint Low self-awareness of ADHD in adults using a self-report screening questionnaire
    I Manor
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, ADHD Unit, Geha Mental Health Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Eur Psychiatry 27:314-20. 2012
    ..Our hypothesis while studying young adult ADHD populations was that there would be a significant difference between their self-report and their clinical assessment...
  54. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability in elderly patients before and after electroconvulsive therapy
    E Nahshoni
    Psychogeriatrics Department and Research Unit, Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 9:255-60. 2001
    ..Further research is needed to elucidate the relationship between depression, autonomic modulation, and clinical risks in elderly patients...
  55. ncbi request reprint Depression, suicidal behavior and insight in adolescents with schizophrenia
    Osnat Schwartz-Stav
    Feinberg Child Study Centre, Schneider s Children s Medical Centre of Israel, 14 Kaplan St, Petah Tikva, 49202, Israel
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 15:352-9. 2006
    ..To investigate the interrelationships between depressive symptoms of adolescent schizophrenia, post-psychotic depression (PPD), negative signs, suicidal behavior and insights into the disease...
  56. ncbi request reprint [Obsessive-compulsive disorder in children and adolescents]
    Benyamin Rotberg
    Geha Mental Health Center, Petah Tikva, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    Harefuah 147:324-9, 374, 373. 2008
    ..Effective, evidence-based treatments for OCD in children and adolescents include cognitive-behavioral therapy and pharmacotherapy with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors...
  57. ncbi request reprint Objective versus subjective assessment of methylphenidate response
    Iris Manor
    ADHD Unit, Geha Mental Health Center, P O Box 102, Petach Tikva, 49100, Israel
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 39:273-82. 2008
    ..326, p < 0.001). We thus conclude that subjective reports are too unreliable to be used in order to assess MPH benefit in ADHD pediatric populations...
  58. ncbi request reprint Psychopharmacology of violent behavior in adolescents
    Shirley Portuguese
    Adolescent Inpatient Unit, Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 15:191-200. 2003
    ..The review emphasizes that treatment should always combine a socio-psycho-biological and multi-disciplinary approach, because any single treatment for violence cannot stands on its own...
  59. ncbi request reprint Terrorism and the adolescent: a review
    Alyssa Abo
    Adolescent Inpatient Department, Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 15:201-6. 2003
    ..One of the important messages is that terrorism does not simply equal trauma. The aim of this article is to review current literature on emotional reaction, impact, and therapeutic strategies to terrorism in the adolescent population...
  60. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability increases in elderly depressed patients who respond to electroconvulsive therapy
    Eitan Nahshoni
    Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Psychosom Res 56:89-94. 2004
    ..To evaluate the parasympathetic modulation in elderly inpatients with major depressive disorder (MDD) before and after electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) using both linear and nonlinear methods of heart rate variability (HRV) analysis...
  61. ncbi request reprint Relationship of MAO-A promoter (u-VNTR) and COMT (V158M) gene polymorphisms to CSF monoamine metabolites levels in a psychiatric sample of caucasians: A preliminary report
    Gil Zalsman
    Department of Neuroscience, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Box 42, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 132:100-3. 2005
    ..This article contains supplementary material, which may be viewed at the American Journal of Medical Genetics website at http://www.interscience.wiley.com/jpages/0148-7299:1/suppmat/index.html...
  62. ncbi request reprint Alterations in QT dispersion in medicated schizophrenia patients following electroconvulsive therapy
    Eitan Nahshoni
    Geha Mental Health Center, Campus Beilinson, Petach Tivka, Israel
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 14:121-5. 2004
    ..Further large-scale studies are warranted to determine if QTd can serve as a marker for response to ECT, and if it is a risk factor for sudden cardiac death in schizophrenia patients...
  63. ncbi request reprint Suicide in early childhood: a brief review
    Ansley M Roche
    Department of Psychiatry, Neuroscience Division, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 17:221-4. 2005
    ..It is critical to detect risk factors and triggers in prepubertal populations in order to reduce the incidence of suicide in this age group and older age groups...
  64. 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...
  65. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and adolescent suicide
    Leo Sher
    Division of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Suite 2917, Box 42, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 17:197-203. 2005
    ..Future studies of psychological and neurobiological mechanisms of suicidality in adolescents with alcohol and/or substance abuse are merited...
  66. ncbi request reprint Postmortem mu-opioid receptor binding in suicide victims and controls
    G Zalsman
    Division of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Neural Transm 112:949-54. 2005
    ..The present study compared opioid receptor binding kinetics in postmortem brains of young suicide victims and matched controls in two brain areas...
  67. ncbi request reprint Higher cerebrospinal fluid homovanillic acid levels in depressed patients with comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder
    Leo Sher
    Division of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, and New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, Suite 2917, Box 42, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 15:203-9. 2005
    ..Higher dopaminergic activity may contribute to alterations in memory and other cognitive functions, anhedonia, and hypervigilance observed in PTSD...
  68. pmc Neuropsychological characteristics as predictors of SSRI treatment response in depressed subjects
    Marianne Gorlyn
    Department of Neuroscience, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    J Neural Transm 115:1213-9. 2008
    ..Cognitive slowing may mediate the working memory and executive function deficits found in nonresponders. These findings can inform exploration for pharmacogenetic endophenotypes...
  69. doi request reprint Methylphenidate in the treatment of female adolescents with cooccurrence of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and borderline personality disorder: a preliminary open-label trial
    Pavel Golubchik
    Child and Adolescent Outpatient Clinic, Geha Mental Health Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 23:228-31. 2008
    ..5+/-1.3 vs. 1.8+/-0.5, P<0.001). MPH was well tolerated. MPH may be useful and well tolerated in treating some shared symptoms of ADHD and BPD among female adolescents. Controlled studies are needed to substantiate these findings...
  70. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability in patients with major depression
    Eitan Nahshoni
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and the Institute of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Israel
    Psychosomatics 45:129-34. 2004
    ..The results support the hypothesis that cardiac autonomic imbalance (reduced vagal modulation) to the extent of cardiac neuropathy is present in depression...
  71. ncbi request reprint [Volatile substance abuse in children and adolescents]
    Eran Pickholtz
    Adolescents Inpatient Department, Geha Mental Health Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Harefuah 142:459-63, 484. 2003
    ..We reviewed the epidemiology, clinical features and damages to the various body systems of the child and his/her mental status. Recommendations for early detection and treatment approach are presented...
  72. ncbi request reprint Depressive disorders in childhood and adolescence: an overview: epidemiology, clinical manifestation and risk factors
    Gil Zalsman
    Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Petach, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 15:827-41, vii. 2006
    ..There is also a brief overview of psychosocial and pharmacologic evidence-based therapies and suggested areas for future research. This article also contains a brief description of the items discussed in detail in this issue...
  73. ncbi request reprint [Somatization disorder in children and adolescents]
    Alona Gad
    Adolescents Inpatient Unit, Geha Mental Health Center, P O Box 102, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Harefuah 141:39-43, 126. 2002
    ..We review the epidemiology, clinical features, treatment approaches and prognosis. One case study is presented in order to demonstrate this problematic disorder...
  74. ncbi request reprint [The influence of gender on risk factors for child and adolescent suicidal behavior]
    Keren Geva
    Adolescent Inpatient Department, Geha Mental Health Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Harefuah 142:203-7, 237. 2003
    ..This discussion is vital for the development of suicide prevention programs...
  75. ncbi request reprint [Anxiety disorders in children and adolescents]
    Benyamin Rotberg
    Geha Mental Health Center, Petah Tikva
    Harefuah 147:628-33, 661, 660. 2008
    ..Further research is needed to design high-quality screening tools for anxiety disorders in the primary care setting...
  76. doi request reprint Early repolarization in young children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder versus normal controls: a retrospective preliminary chart review study
    Eitan Nahshoni
    Geha Mental Health Center, Liaison Service, Rabin Medical Centar, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 19:731-5. 2009
    ..Thus, in the present retrospective chart review study, we estimated the rate of ER pattern, as well as RR, QT, and QTc intervals, from ECG tracings of physically healthy children with ADHD versus physically and mentally healthy controls...
  77. ncbi request reprint [Depression in children and adolescents]
    Gil Zalsman
    Neuroscience Division, Columbia University, USA
    Harefuah 145:286-91, 318. 2006
    ..Further research is needed to assess the efficacy and safety of these interventions and to better understand the etiological factors...
  78. ncbi request reprint QT interval and dispersion in very young children treated with antipsychotic drugs: a retrospective chart review
    Eitan Nahshoni
    Geha Mental Health Center, Liaison Service, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 17:187-94. 2007
    ..In the present retrospective chart review study, we calculated QT interval, QTd, and their rate-corrected values in very young children treated with antipsychotics...
  79. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal psychotherapy for depressed adolescents (IPT-A)
    Anat Brunstein-Klomek
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 44:40-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this review is to introduce the theoretical formulation, practical application and efficacy studies of Interpersonal Psychotherapy for depressed adolescents (IPT-A)...
  80. ncbi request reprint Higher cortisol levels in spring and fall in patients with major depression
    Leo Sher
    Division of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 29:529-34. 2005
    ..This study sought to determine whether there is a seasonal effect on clinical parameters, baseline cortisol and prolactin levels, and cortisol and prolactin responses to fenfluramine administration in subjects with major depression...
  81. ncbi request reprint Suicide attempts among adolescents in northeastern Slovenia: a 25 year report
    Arijana Turcin
    Department of Psychiatry, General Hospital Maribor, Pivola 10, 2311 Hoce, Slovenia
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 17:259-65. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to show the pattern of changes in these hospitalisations along 25 years...
  82. ncbi request reprint Impulsive-aggressive traits and suicidal adolescents and young adults with alcoholism
    Juan J Carballo
    Clinica Puerta de Hierro Hospital, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 18:15-9. 2006
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  83. ncbi request reprint Prevention of suicide in an inpatient adolescent unit by environmental safety modification
    Zvi Engel
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 17:309. 2005
  84. ncbi request reprint Self complexity of suicidal adolescents
    Anat Brunstein-Klomek
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 17:267-73. 2005
    ..This study examined the positive and negative self-complexity of suicidal adolescents...
  85. ncbi request reprint The neurobiology of suicide in adolescents. An emerging field of research
    Gil Zalsman
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 17:195-6. 2005
  86. ncbi request reprint Effect of gender on suicide attempters versus nonattempters in an adolescent inpatient unit
    Silvana Fennig
    The Feinberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva 49202, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 46:90-7. 2005
    ..The present study compared the effect of gender on suicide among 4 groups of psychiatrically hospitalized adolescents using a cross-sectional design...
  87. doi request reprint Quality of depression among suicidal inpatient youth
    Anat Brunstein Klomek
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Arch Suicide Res 12:133-40. 2008
    ..The distinctive quality of depression among suicidal adolescents suggests assessment and treatment strategies for these individuals...
  88. ncbi request reprint Hypnosis provoked pseudoseizures: a case report and literature review
    Gil Zalsman
    Am J Clin Hypn 45:47-53. 2002
    ..We conclude that hypnosis (with informed consent) for PS monitored by video-EEG telemetry, seems to be an ethical, cheap and quite easy way to demonstrate PS...
  89. ncbi request reprint Self-object differentiation in suicidal adolescents
    Anat Brunstein Klomek
    Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 48:8-13. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to use empirical methods to examine the differentiation between self and parental representations in suicidal inpatient adolescents...
  90. ncbi request reprint Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and the risk for suicidality in adolescents: an update
    Lucas Giner
    Puerta de Hierro Hospital, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 17:211-20. 2005
    ..We address the debate concerning this warning and its clinical implications and review the latest contributions to the literature...
  91. ncbi request reprint Demographic and clinical features of adolescents and young adults with alcohol-related disorders admitted to the psychiatric emergency room
    Juan J Carballo
    Puerta de Hierro Hospital, Universidad Autonoma, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 18:87-96. 2006
    ..To determine the incidence of alcohol related problems (ARP) among adolescents admitted to the Psychiatric Emergency Room (PER) and to describe the demographic and clinical characteristics...
  92. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine for childhood disintegrative disorder
    Maital Kaidar
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 41:71-2. 2004