Research and Publications - 2015

  • Barak, F., Livshits, S., Kaufer, H., Netanel, R., Siegelmann-Danieli, N., Alkalay, Y., & Kreitler, S. (2015). Where to die? That is the question: A study of cancer patients in Israel. Palliative and Supportive Care, 13(2), 165-170. doi:10.1017/S1478951513000904


  • Bodas, M., Siman-Tov, M., Kreitler, S., & Peleg, K. (2015). Assessment of emergency preparedness of households in Israel for war – current status. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 9, 382-390. doi:10.1017/dmp.2015.56


  • Bodas, M., Siman-Tov, M., Kreitler, S., & Peleg, K. (2015). Perception of the threat of war in Israel - implications for future preparedness planning. Israel Journal of Health Policy Research, 4(1), 1. doi: 10.1186/s13584-015-0026-7


  • Casakin, H., & Kreitler, S. (2015). Motivation in design as a driving force for defining motives of design. In T. Taura (Ed.), Principia designae – pre-design, design, and post-design (pp. 77-89). Japan: Springer.


  • Cohen‐Mansfield, J., Cohen, R., Buettner, L., Eyal, N., Jakobovits, H., Rebok, G., & Sternberg, S. (2015). Interventions for older persons reporting memory difficulties: A randomized controlled pilot study. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 30, 478-486. doi:10.1002/gps.4164


  • Cohen-Mansfield, J., Dakheel-Ali, M., Marx, M. S., Thein, K., & Regier, N. G. (2015). Which unmet needs contribute to behavior problems in persons with advanced dementia? Psychiatry Research, 228, 59-64. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2015.03.043


  • Cohen-Mansfield, J., & Jensen, B. (2015). Intergenerational programs in schools: Prevalence and perceptions of impact. Journal of Applied Gerontology. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/0733464815570663


  • Cohen-Mansfield, J., Marx, M. S., Dakheel-Ali, M., & Thein, K. (2015). The use and utility of specific nonpharmacological interventions for behavioral symptoms in dementia: An exploratory study. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 23, 160-170. doi:10.1016/j.jagp.2014.06.006


  • Cohen-Mansfield, J., & Perach, R. (2015). Interventions for alleviating loneliness among older persons: A critical review. American Journal of Health Promotion, 29, 109-125.‏ doi:10.4278/ajhp.130418-LIT-182


  • Cohen-Mansfield, J., Thein, K., Marx, M. S., Dakheel-Ali, M., & Jensen, B. (2015). Sources of discomfort in persons with dementia: Scale and initial results. Behavioural Neurology, Volume 2015. doi:10.1155/2015/732832


  • Hazan, H. (2015). Life course and aging. In R. A. Scott & S. M. Kosslyn (Eds.), Emerging trends in the social and behavioral sciences: Interdisciplinary perspectives. New York: John Wiley & Sons (Wiley Online Library). doi:10.1002/9781118900772


  • Hazan, H. (2015). Uncivilized spaces: Anthropology and the unglobalized. In A. Goldberg & H. Hazan (Eds.), Marking evil: Holocaust memory in the global age. New York: Berghahn Books.


  • Kreitler, S. (2015). Review of the book Criminological and Forensic Psychology, by H. Gavin. Psychology Learning & Teaching, 14(1), 72-73. doi: 10.1177/1475725714565255


  • Kreitler, S. (2015). Review of the book The Oxford Handbook of Language and Social Psychology, by T. M. Holtgraves (Ed.). Psychology Learning & Teaching, 14(2), 210-211. doi: 10.1177/1475725715585213


  • Kreitler, S., & Kreitler, M. M. (2015). Predicting resilience in car accident victims by cognitive orientation. In K.A Moore, S. Howard & P. Buchwals (Eds.), Stress and anxiety: Applications to schools, well-being, coping, and internet use, (pp. 141-152). Berlin, Germany: Logos Verlag.


  • Kreitler, S., & Richkov, V. (2015). Cognitive orientation of health as a moderator of side effects of chemotherapeutic treatment. Psycho-Oncology, 24(2), 267. doi: 10.1002/pon.3874

  • Landau, C., Lev-Ari, S., Cohen-Mansfield, J., Tillinger, E., Geva, R., Tarrasch, R., ... Friedman, E. (2015). Randomized controlled trial of Inquiry Based Stress Reduction (IBSR) technique for BRCA1/2 mutation carriers. Psycho-Oncology, 24, 726-731. doi:10.1002/pon.3703


  • Palgi, Y., Shrira, A., & Shmotkin, D. (2015). Aging with trauma across the lifetime and experiencing trauma in old age: Vulnerability and resilience intertwined. In K. E. Cherry (Ed.), Traumatic stress and long-term recovery: Coping with disasters and other negative life events (Ch. 16, pp. 293-308). New York: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-18866-9_16


  • Ray, C. A., Ingram, V., & Cohen-Mansfield, J. (2015). Systematic review of planned care transitions for persons with dementia. Neurodegenerative Disease Management, 5(4), 317-331.‏ doi: 10.2217/nmt.15.23


  • Raz, H., Tabak, N., & Kreitler, S. (2015). Quality of life and existential anxiety in adult survivors of pediatric cancer. Psycho-Oncology, 24 (2), 256. doi: 10.1002/pon.3874


  • Shmotkin, D. & Averbuch, I. (2015). La poursuite du bonheur dans un monde hostile: comment la santé mentale actuelle des personnes âgées est-elle influencée par la façon dont elles perçoivent leur passé et l'avenir? [The pursuit of happiness in a hostile world: How is present mental health of old people affected by the ways they conceive their past and future?]. Psychologie Clinique, 40, 19-35. (French and English versions are available). doi: 10.1051/psyc/201540019


  • Shrira, A., Shmotkin, D., Palgi, Y., Soffer, Y., Hamama Raz, Y., Tal-Katz, P., Ben-Ezra, M., & Benight, C. C. (2015). How do meaning in life and positive affect regulate adaptation to stress? The case of firefighters following the Mount Carmel forest fire. Israel Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences, 52(3), 68-70.


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

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