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Mental health care

  1. Content type: Original research article

    The public Educational Psychology Services provide mental health services for children and youth in Israel, alongside the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Social Affairs and Services. The Psychological a...

    Authors: Sarit Alkalay and Avivit Dolev

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2019 8:31

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  2. Content type: Original research article

    Restraint or seclusion measures in acute psychiatric care are used as a last resort when all other methods for removal of physical threat have failed. The purpose of this study is to find a correlation between...

    Authors: Chanoch Miodownik, Michael D. Friger, Eyal Orev, Yisroel Gansburg, Nadav Reis and Vladimir Lerner

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2019 8:9

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  3. Content type: Original research article

    The Galilee Study is the first large epidemiological study to compare correlates of mental disorders between two Arab Palestinian minority groups of adolescents in Israel.

    Authors: Raida Daeem, Ivonne Mansbach-Kleinfeld, Ilana Farbstein, Robert Goodman, Rasha Elias, Anneke Ifrah, Gabriel Chodick, Rassem Khamaisi, Silvana Fennig and Alan Apter

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2019 8:14

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  4. Content type: Original research article

    Epidemiological studies show disparities in the provision of physical health-care for people with severe mental illness. This observation includes countries with universal health insurance. However, there is l...

    Authors: Maya Lavie-Ajayi, Galia S. Moran, Itzhak Levav, Rotem Porat, Tal Reches, Margalit Goldfracht and Gilad Gal

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2018 7:49

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  5. Content type: Original research article

    Postpartum suicidality, a result of extreme distress or depression, is a tragedy for the woman, infant, and family. Screening for postpartum depression (PPD) is mandatory in Israel, including a question on sui...

    Authors: Saralee Glasser, Daphna Levinson, Ethel-Sherry Gordon, Tali Braun, Ziona Haklai and Nehama Goldberger

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2018 7:34

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  6. Content type: Original research article

    Studies have shown health care disparities among persons of minority status, including in countries with universal health care. Yet, a dearth of studies have addressed disparities resulting from the combined e...

    Authors: Gilad Gal, Hanan Munitz and Itzhak Levav

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2017 6:47

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    The Commentary to this article has been published in Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2018 7:26

  7. Content type: Original research article

    Many distressed minority adolescents with little access to professional mental health services use teachers and school counselors as their main consultation sources. This paper presents data from the Galilee s...

    Authors: Raida Daeem, Ivonne Mansbach-Kleinfeld, Ilana Farbstein, Raseem Khamaisi, Anneke Ifrah, Ahmad Sheikh Muhammad, Sylvana Fennig and Alan Apter

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2016 5:49

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  8. Content type: Original research article

    To date, studies on the outcomes of a shared war reality among mental health professionals (MHPs) in southern Israel have focused only on those residing and working in Otef Gaza. The aim of this study is to de...

    Authors: Itay Pruginin, Dorit Segal-Engelchin, Richard Isralowitz and Alexander Reznik

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2016 5:17

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  9. Content type: Research

    Although serious mental illneses are treated with both typical and atypical antipsychotic grugs, trends in their use in psychiatric inpatient population in Israel are unrecognized. The aim of this study was to...

    Authors: Alexander M. Ponizovsky, Eli Marom, Michal Ben-Laish, Igor Barash, Abraham Weizman and Eyal Schwartzberg

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2016 5:16

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  10. Content type: Integrative article

    Emergency and disaster situations such as war or terrorism can leave a devastating impact on the mental well-being of victimized populations. In Israel, the civilian aspects of trauma-related mental distress w...

    Authors: Moran Bodas, Bella Ben-Gershon, Zohar Rubinstein, Tal Bergman-Levy and Kobi Peleg

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2015 4:25

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  11. Content type: Commentary

    While there is a strong case for primary prevention of mental health problems, relatively little mental health scholarship has been devoted to it in the last decade. Efforts to accelerate prevention scholarshi...

    Authors: Lawrence S Wissow

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2015 4:10

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  12. Content type: Original research article

    The World Health Organization Comprehensive Mental Health Action Plan (CMHAP) 2013–2020 proposes the implementation of primary prevention strategies to reduce the mental health burden of disease. The extent to...

    Authors: Ora Nakash, Liat Razon and Itzhak Levav

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2015 4:3

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  13. Content type: Original research article

    The State of Israel is preparing to transfer legal responsibility for mental- health care from the government to the country’s four competing, nonprofit health-plans. A prominent feature of this reform is the ...

    Authors: Nurit Nirel and Hadar Samuel

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2014 3:25

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  14. Content type: Original research article

    In the last decade (2001–2010) the Ministry of Health implemented two major inter-related reforms: a ’structural reform’ to reduce the number of psychiatric beds and the ’Rehabilitation of the Mentally Disable...

    Authors: Daphna Levinson and Yaacov Lerner

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:29

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  15. Content type: Original research article

    In 2001, the Rehabilitation of the Mentally Disabled Law was implemented, defining a basket of rehabilitation services to which people with mental disabilities are entitled.

    Authors: Tzipi Hornik-Lurie, Nelly Zilber and Yaacov Lerner

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:24

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