Research and Publications - 2021

Research articles

  • Bardugo, A., Bendor, C. D., Zucker, I., Lutski, M., Cukierman-Yaffe, T., Derazne, E., ... & Twig, G. (2021). Adolescent nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and type 2 diabetes in young adulthood. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 106(1), e34-e44.‏ doi: 10.1210/clinem/dgaa753


  • Bluvstein, I., Ifrah, K., Lifshitz, R., Markovitz, N., & Shmotkin, D. (2021). Vulnerability and Resilience in Sensitive Research: The Case of the Quantitative Researcher. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 16(4), 396–402.


  • Bentur, N., Cohen-Mansfield, J., & Radomyslsky, Z. (2021). Is pain assessment of community-dwelling persons with advanced dementia by family and paid care workers feasible?. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 61(5), 1028-1034.‏ doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.11.004


  • Bergman, Y. S., Shrira, A., Palgi, Y., & Shmotkin, D. (2021). The moderating role of the hostile-world scenario in the connections between COVID-19 worries, loneliness, and anxiety. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, Article 645655.


  • Blokh, D., Stambler, I., Gitarts, J., Pinco, E., & Mizrahi, E. H. (2021). Information-theoretical analysis of blood biomarkers for age-related hip fracture risk evaluation. Applied Medical Informatics, 43(1), 14-23.


  • Bluvstein, I., Ifrah, K., Lifshitz, R., Markovitz, N., & Shmotkin, D. (2021). Vulnerability and resilience in sensitive research: The case of the quantitative researcher. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics. doi: 10.1177/15562646211027418


  • Burlakov, N., Rozani, V., Bluvstein, I., & Kagan, I. (2021). The Association Between Quality and Safety Climate of a Hospital Ward, Family Members’ Empowerment, and Satisfaction With Provided Care. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 53(6), 727–736.


  • Cantu, P. A., Sheehan, C. M., Sasson, I., & Hayward, M. D. (2021). Increasing education-based disparities in healthy life expectancy among US non-Hispanic Whites, 2000–2010. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B, 76(2), 319-329. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbz145


  • Cohen-Mansfield, J. (2021). The rights of persons with dementia and their meanings. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2021.03.007


  • Cohen-Mansfield, J., & Brill, S. (2021). Regrets of family caregivers in Israel about the end of life of deceased relatives. Aging & Mental Health, 25(4):720-727. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2019.1709154


  • Cohen-Mansfield, J., & Golander, H. (2021). Predictors of migrant live-in care workers’ burden/burnout and job satisfaction when caring for frail older persons in Israel. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B, 76(6), 1151-1160. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbaa171


  • Cohen-Mansfield, J., & Muff, A. (2021). Processes and structures in intergenerational programs: A comparison across different types of programs. International Psychogeriatrics, 1-12. doi: 10.1017/S1041610221000922 [available online ahead of print]


  • Cohen-Mansfield, J., Muff, A., Meschiany, G., & Lev-Ari, S. (2021). Adequacy of web-based activities as a substitute for in-person activities for older persons during the COVID-19 pandemic: Survey study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23(1), e25848.


  • Cukierman-Yaffe, T., McClure, L. A., Risoli, T., Bosch, J., Sharma, M., Gerstein, H. C., & Benavente, O. (2021). The relationship between glucose control and cognitive function in people with diabetes after a lacunar stroke. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 106(4), e1521-e1528.‏ doi: 10.1210/clinem/dgab022


  • Dori-Dayan, N., Cukierman-Yaffe, T., Kedar, N., Zemet, R., Cohen, O., Mazaki-Tovi, S., & Yoeli-Ullman, R. (2021). Maternal glucose variability during pregnancy & birthweight percentile in women with pre-gestational diabetes. Gynecological Endocrinology, 37(12), 1116–1120.


  • Eizenberg, Y., Grossman, E., Tanne, D., & Koton, S. (2021). Admission hydration status and ischemic stroke outcome – experience from a national registry of hospitalized stroke patients. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 10(15), 3292. doi: 10.3390/jcm10153292


  • Fishman, B., Grossman, E., Zucker, I., Orr, O., Lutski, M., ... Cukierman-Yaffe, T. & Twig, G. (2021). Adolescent hypertension and risk for early-onset type 2 diabetes: A nationwide study of 1.9 million Israeli adolescents. Diabetes care, 44(1), e6-e8. doi: 10.2337/dc20-1752


  • Foti, K., Matsushita, K., Koton, S., Walker, K. A., Coresh, J., … & Selvin, E. (2021). Changes in hypertension control in a community-based population of older adults, 2011–2013 to 2016–2017. American Journal of Hypertension, 34(6), 591-599.‏ doi: 10.1093/ajh/hpaa206


  • Furman, G., Bluvstein, I., & Itzhaki, M. (2021). Emotion work and resilience of nurses and physicians towards Palestinian Authority patients. International Nursing Review, 68(4), 493–503.


  • Gendler, Y., Birk, E., Tabak, N., & Koton, S. (2021). Factors that influence parents' decision-making regarding termination of pregnancy after prenatal diagnosis of fetal congenital heart disease. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 50(4), 475–484. doi: 10.1016/j.jogn.2021.04.002


  • Hazan, H., Brill, S., Cohen-Mansfield, J. & Lavi, S.. Epilogue. In S. Brill, H. Hazan, J. Cohen-Mansfield & S. Lavi (Eds.) End of life: Medicine, law, and culture in encountering death in Israel (pp. 279-287). Bnei Brak: Hakibbutz Hameuchad Publishing House. (Hebrew).


  • Kravitz, N., Levanon, Y., Cukierman-Yaffe, T., Nota, A., Kizony, R., & Rand, D. (2021). Sensorimotor and cognitive abilities associated with touchscreen tablet app performance to support self-management of type 2 diabetes. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 75(1), 1–9.


  • Lurie, L., & Stier, H. (2021). Marital status and gender inequality in household income among older adults in Israel: Changes over time. Social Indicators Research. doi: 10.1007/s11205-021-02781-w


  • Lurie, L., Colàs-Neila, E., & Arellano Ortiz, P. (2021). Social participation in pension systems and reforms: Chile, Spain and Israel. Revista Latino Americana De Derecho Social, 32, 157-183. doi: 10.22201/iij.24487899e.2021.32.15313


  • Lutski, M., Zucker, I., Bardugo, A., Bendor, C. D., Derazne, E., Tzur, D., Novick, D., Raz, I., Pinhas-Hamiel, O., Mosenzon, O., Afek, A., Gerstein, H. C., Twig, G., & Cukierman-Yaffe, T. (2021). Adolescent cognitive function and incident early-onset type 2 diabetes. EClinicalMedicine, 41, 101138.


  • Mediano, M. F., Mok, Y., Coresh, J., Kucharska-Newton, A., Palta, P., Lakshminarayan, K., ... & Koton, S. (2021). Prestroke physical activity and adverse health outcomes after stroke in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. Stroke, 52(6), 2086-2095. doi: 10.1161/strokeaha.120.032695


  • Mizrahi, E. H., Lubart, E., Stambler, I., & Adunsky, A. (2021). The association between Norton scale gain and functional outcome among older hip fracture patients. Nursing Open, 8(2), 539-545. doi: 10.1002/nop2.658


  • Mok, Y., Ballew, S. H., Stacey, R. B., Rossi, J., Koton, S., ... & Matsushita, K. (2021). Albuminuria and prognosis among individuals with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease: The ARIC Study. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 78(1), 87-89.‏ doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2021.04.089.


  • Murthy, S. B., Zhang, C., Diaz, I., Levitan, E. B., Koton, S., ... & Kamel, H. (2021). Association between intracerebral hemorrhage and subsequent arterial ischemic events in participants from 4 population-based cohort studies. JAMA neurology, 78(7), 809-816. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2021.0925


  • Porat, G., Golander, H., & Palgi Y. (2021). Prof. Nir Barzilai – The locomotive that leads the longevity research ahead. Dorot. July, 217, 22-24 (Hebrew).


  • Riffe, T., Acosta, E.,… Sasson, I., & CBD-Team (2021). Data resource profile: COVerAGE-DB: A global demographic database of COVID-19 cases and deaths. International Journal of Epidemiology, 50(2), 390-390f. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyab027


  • Sasson, I. (2021). Age and COVID-19 mortality: A comparison of Gompertz doubling time across countries and causes of death. Demographic Research, 44, 379-396. 10.4054/DemRes.2021.44.16


  • Schwartz-Attias, I., Raz, H., Natanzon-Bracha, T., Finkelstein, A., & Kreitler, S. (2021). Adolescents With Cancer Need Trustworthy Information and Prefer to Receive It From a Human Source Rather Than From the Internet: A Qualitative Study. Frontiers in Psychology, 12(November), 1–11.


  • Shapiro, M., Arbel, A., Zucker, I., Balmor, R., Lutski, M., Derazne, E., ... Cukierman-Yaffe, T., … & Twig, G. (2021). Asthma in youth and early-onset type 2 diabetes: A nationwide study of 1.72 million Israeli adolescents. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. doi: 10.1210/clinem/dgab542


  • Shenkman, G., Ifrah, K., & Shmotkin, D. (2021). The moderation of socio-demographics in physical and mental health disparities among Israeli gay and heterosexual middle-aged and older men. Aging and Mental Health. [available online ahead of print]


  • Shmilovitz, R., Itzhaki, M., & Koton, S. (2021). Associations between gender, sex types and caring behaviours among nurses in mental health. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 28(3), 422-429. doi: 10.1111/jpm.12694


  • Tsur, A. M., Hershkovich, S., Zucker, I., Lutski, M., Pinhas-Hamiel, O., Vivante, A., ... Cukierman-Yaffe, T., & Twig, G. (2021). Stuttering and incident type 2 diabetes: A population-based study of 2.2 million adolescents. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 106(4), 978-987. doi: 10.1210/clinem/dgaa988 [available online ahead of print]


  • Weiss, D. and Golander, H. (2021). Nurses from here – epidemics from there: The encounter between nurses from Eretz Israel and Holocaust survivors abroad, in an effort to eradicate epidemics and morbidity (1945-1948). European Journal for Nursing History and Ethics.


  • Zloto, O., Sagiv, O., Priel, A., Cukierman-Yaffe, T., Tirosh, A., Agmon-Levin, N., ... & Simon, G. B. (2021). Quality of life of patients with thyroid eye disease: 3-year follow-up in a multidisciplinary clinic in Israel. Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 1-7. doi: 10.1007/s00417-021-05103-5


Accepted for publication and in-press articles

  • Cohen-Mansfield, J. and Golander, H. (in press). Responses and interventions to delusions experienced by community-dwelling older persons with dementia. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology.


  • Lubart, E., Gal, G., Mizrahi, E. H., Tzabari, A., Baumohl, E., & Goltsman, G. (in press). Time to resolution of infection in COVID-19 patients: The experience of a tertiary medical center. Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases.


  • Shrira, A., Palgi, Y., & Shmotkin, D. Aging in the shadow of trauma: Meaning in life as a resource for older adults in Israel. In O. Mayseless & P. Russo-Netzer (Eds.), Search for meaning in the Israeli scene. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.



  • Hazan, H., & Romberg, R. (2021). Suicide social dramas: Life-giving moral breakdowns in the Israeli public sphere. London: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003099741


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

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