Research and Publications - 2014

  • Blumstein, T., Benyamini, Y., Shmotkin, D., & Lerner-Geva, L. (2014). Gender differences in the prevalence and correlates of psychotropic medication use among older adults in Israel. Israel Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences, 51, 118-127. PMID: 25372561


  • Cohen-Mansfield, J. (2014). Even with regular use of an observational scale to assess pain among nursing home residents with dementia, pain-relieving interventions are not frequently used. Evidence Based Nursing, 17, 24-25.‏doi:10.1136/eb-2012-101205


  • Cohen-Mansfield, J. (2014). Understanding behavior. In M. Downs & B. Bowers (Eds.), Excellence in dementia care— research into practice (2nd edition, Ch. 16, pp. 220-239). Berkshire, England: Open University Press, McGraw Hill Education.


  • Cohen-Mansfield, J., Buckwalter, K., Beattie, E., Rose, K., Neville, C.,& Kolanowski, A. (2014). Expanded review criteria: The case of nonpharmacological interventions in dementia. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 41, 15-28. doi:10.3233/jad-132357


  • Cohen-Mansfield, J.Golander, H., Arnheim, G., & Cohen, R. (2014). Reactions and interventions for delusions in nursing home residents with dementia. American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, 29, 386-394. doi:10.1177/1533317514522850


  • Cohen-Mansfield, J., Marx, M. S., & Thein, K. (2014). What is discomfort in persons with dementia who are agitated? JAMA Internal Medicine, 174, 292-293. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.11991


  • Cohen-Mansfield, J., & Ray, C. A. (2014). Whose responsibility is it to make life worth living? International Psychogeriatrics, 26, 1231-1233. doi:10.1017/S1041610214000982


  • Cohen-Mansfield, J., Thein, K., & Marx, M. S. (2014). Predictors of the impact of nonpharmacologic interventions for agitation in nursing home residents with advanced dementia. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 75, 666-671 doi:10.4088/JCP.13m08649


  • Gamliel, T., & Hazan, H. (2014). ''Digital natives'': Honour and respect in computerized encounters between Israeli Jewish and Arab children and adult learners. British Educational Research Journal, 40, 886-905. doi:10.1002/berj.3119


  • Kreitler, S. (2014). Cancer: Social issues. In H. V. Halteren (Ed.), ESMO Handbook: Rehabilitation issues during cancer treatment and follow-up (Chapter 9). Switzerland: ESMO.


  • Kreitler, S. (2014). Meaning – its nature and assessment: The general approach and the specific case of body image. In C. Pracana (Ed.) Psychology applications & developments II (pp. 143-154). Portugal: InScience Press. 


  • Kreitler, S. (2014). Where is the psyche in psycho-oncology? [Review of the book Psycho-oncology, edited by T. N. Wise, M. Biondi, and A. Costantini]. PsycCRITIQUES, 59 (16). doi:10.1037/a0034896


  • Kreitler, S. (2014). Where is the growth and where is personality in the post-traumatic growth construct? [Peer commentary on the paper "Posttraumatic growth as positive personality change: Evidence, controversies and future directions" by E. Jayawickreme and L .E. R. Blackie]. European Journal of Personality: Special issue: European Personality Reviews, 28, 342-343. doi:10.1002/per.1970


  • Lahad, K., & Hazan, H. (2014). The terror of the single old maid: On the insolubility of a cultural category. Women's Studies International Forum, 47, 127-136. doi:10.1016/j.wsif.2014.08.001


  • Ohana, I., Golander, H., & Barak, Y. (2014). Balancing psychache and resilience in aging Holocaust survivors. International Psychogeriatrics, 26, 929-934. doi:10.1017/S104161021400012X


  • Palgi, Y., Shrira, A., Ben-Ezra, M., Spalter, T., Kavé, G., & Shmotkin, D. (2014). Age-related and death-related differences in emotional complexity. Psychology and Aging, 29, 284–296. doi:10.1037/a0036302


  • Shenkman, G., & Shmotkin, D. (2014). "Kids are joy": Psychological welfare among Israeli gay fathers. Journal of Family Issues, 35, 1926–1939.‏doi:10.1177/0192513X13489300


  • Shmotkin, D., Shrira, A., Eyal, N., Blumstein, T., & Shorek, A. (2014). The prediction of subjective wellness among the old-old: Implications for the "fourth age" conception. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 69, 719–729. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbt052


*Names in bold are those of academic faculty members of the Herczeg Institute on Aging 

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