Miriam Schiff

Summary

Affiliation: The Hebrew University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. doi request reprint High school students' posttraumatic symptoms, substance abuse and involvement in violence in the aftermath of war
    Miriam Schiff
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare, Jerusalem, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 75:1321-8. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Urban youth disruptive behavioral difficulties: exploring association with parenting and gender
    Miriam Schiff
    Hebrew University of Jerusalem, School of Social Work, Jerusalem, Israel
    Fam Process 42:517-29. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Israel 2000: immigration and gender differences in alcohol consumption
    Miriam Schiff
    School of Social Work and Social Welfare, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Addict 14:234-47. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Childhood sexual abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder, and use of heroin among female clients in Israeli methadone maintenance treatment programs (MMTPS)
    Miriam Schiff
    School of Social Work and Social Welfare, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Soc Work Health Care 49:799-813. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Living in the shadow of terrorism: psychological distress and alcohol use among religious and non-religious adolescents in Jerusalem
    Miriam Schiff
    Hebrew University Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 62:2301-12. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Perceived positive aspects of intimate relationships among abused women in methadone maintenance treatment programs (MMTP)
    Miriam Schiff
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mount Scopus, Israel
    J Interpers Violence 21:121-38. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Retention and illicit drug use among methadone patients in Israel: a gender comparison
    Miriam Schiff
    Hebrew University, Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare, Research Group Mental Health and Well Being in Childhood and Adolescence Mount Scopus, Jerusalem 91905, Israel
    Addict Behav 32:2108-19. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Exposure to terrorism and Israeli youths' psychological distress and alcohol use: an exploratory study
    Miriam Schiff
    Hebrew University of Jerusalem, School of Social Work and Social Welfare, Research Group Mental Health and Well Being in Childhood and Adolescence, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Addict 15:220-6. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Do adolescents know when they need help in the aftermath of war?
    Miriam Schiff
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Trauma Stress 23:657-60. 2010
  10. pmc Exposure to terrorism and Israeli youths' cigarette, alcohol, and cannabis use
    Miriam Schiff
    School of Social Work and Social Welfare, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Public Health 97:1852-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint High school students' posttraumatic symptoms, substance abuse and involvement in violence in the aftermath of war
    Miriam Schiff
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare, Jerusalem, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 75:1321-8. 2012
    ..We conclude that war effects include a broad range of psychological distress and risk behaviors that last long after the war ends, especially among youth who have experienced childhood trauma and high exposure to war-related stressors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Urban youth disruptive behavioral difficulties: exploring association with parenting and gender
    Miriam Schiff
    Hebrew University of Jerusalem, School of Social Work, Jerusalem, Israel
    Fam Process 42:517-29. 2003
    ..Implications for interventions to reduce youths' exposure to violence and to develop gender sensitive interventions for youth and supportive interventions for their parents are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Israel 2000: immigration and gender differences in alcohol consumption
    Miriam Schiff
    School of Social Work and Social Welfare, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Addict 14:234-47. 2005
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Childhood sexual abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder, and use of heroin among female clients in Israeli methadone maintenance treatment programs (MMTPS)
    Miriam Schiff
    School of Social Work and Social Welfare, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Soc Work Health Care 49:799-813. 2010
    ..One major practice implication is that treatment for PTSD proven efficacious will be provided in the methadone and other drug treatment services...
  5. ncbi request reprint Living in the shadow of terrorism: psychological distress and alcohol use among religious and non-religious adolescents in Jerusalem
    Miriam Schiff
    Hebrew University Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Soc Sci Med 62:2301-12. 2006
    ..The overall findings suggest that religiosity may buffer the negative consequences of exposure in other ways than through coping or support...
  6. ncbi request reprint Perceived positive aspects of intimate relationships among abused women in methadone maintenance treatment programs (MMTP)
    Miriam Schiff
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mount Scopus, Israel
    J Interpers Violence 21:121-38. 2006
    ..Women intending to continue the relationship (more than two thirds of the participants) reported less physical or sexual IPV and experienced less psychological distress. Policy and practice implications are discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Retention and illicit drug use among methadone patients in Israel: a gender comparison
    Miriam Schiff
    Hebrew University, Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare, Research Group Mental Health and Well Being in Childhood and Adolescence Mount Scopus, Jerusalem 91905, Israel
    Addict Behav 32:2108-19. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Exposure to terrorism and Israeli youths' psychological distress and alcohol use: an exploratory study
    Miriam Schiff
    Hebrew University of Jerusalem, School of Social Work and Social Welfare, Research Group Mental Health and Well Being in Childhood and Adolescence, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Addict 15:220-6. 2006
    ..Physical proximity was also associated with symptoms of depression. The implications of terror-associated early drinking for later alcohol problems should be explored...
  9. doi request reprint Do adolescents know when they need help in the aftermath of war?
    Miriam Schiff
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Trauma Stress 23:657-60. 2010
    ..g., parents, peers) in the aftermath of the war. Arab students were more likely to report needing help than Jewish students. The students who reported needing help experienced higher levels of posttraumatic symptoms...
  10. pmc Exposure to terrorism and Israeli youths' cigarette, alcohol, and cannabis use
    Miriam Schiff
    School of Social Work and Social Welfare, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Public Health 97:1852-8. 2007
    ..We examined whether exposure to terrorism predicted adolescents' use of cigarettes, alcohol (including binge drinking), and cannabis after we controlled for posttraumatic stress and depressive symptoms and background variables...
  11. ncbi request reprint Maintaining routine despite ongoing exposure to terrorism: a healthy strategy for adolescents?
    Ruth Pat-Horenczyk
    School of Social Work and Social Welfare, Hebrew University Jerusalem, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Adolesc Health 39:199-205. 2006
    ..To examine the association between ongoing terrorism and Israeli adolescents' routine activities...
  12. ncbi request reprint Definitions of and beliefs about wife abuse among undergraduate students of social work
    Muhammad M Haj-Yahia
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt Scopus, Israel
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 51:170-90. 2007
    ..Results are discussed in light of the students' patriarchal ideology, and implications for future research are presented...
  13. ncbi request reprint The role of personal contact with HIV-infected people in explaining urban, African American preadolescents' attitudes toward peers with HIV/AIDS
    Miriam Schiff
    School of Social Work, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 73:101-8. 2003
    ..However, no relationship was found between maternal attitudes or communication variables and youth attitudes. The implications of youths' experience with persons with HIV/AIDS as part of prevention programming are discussed...
  14. doi request reprint Knowledge about Hepatitis-C among methadone maintenance treatment patients in Israel
    Rinat Cohen-Moreno
    Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Hebrew University Hadassah, Jerusalem, Israel
    Subst Use Misuse 45:58-76. 2010
    ..0, 95% Confidence Interval = 1.9-4.7). Enhancing HCV-knowledge may help patients avoid becoming infected and infecting others, allay exaggerated fears about hepatitis, and facilitate HCV-treatment initiation among those infected...
  15. ncbi request reprint Dating violence and sexual risk behaviors in a sample of at-risk Israeli youth
    Miriam Schiff
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare, Research Group Mental Health and Well Being in Childhood and Adolescence, Mt Scopus, Jerusalem 91905, Israel
    Child Abuse Negl 29:1249-63. 2005
    ..This exploratory study examines the reported dating violence and its association with sexual risk behavior among Israeli adolescents, who are at risk for dropping out of school...
  16. ncbi request reprint Leaving care: retrospective reports by alumni of Israeli group homes
    Miriam Schiff
    Paul Baenwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Soc Work 51:343-53. 2006
    ..This study highlights the need for longer and more extensive preparation for leaving out-of-home care...