Selected recent refereed articles in scientific journals

(Members of the Center are identified in bold) 

  1. ​Carmel, S.Granek, L., & Zamir, A. (2016). Influences of nationalism and historical traumatic event on the will to live of elderly Israelis. The Gerontologist, 56(4), 753-761. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnv031.

  2. Ilan, S., & Carmel, S. (2016). Patient Communication Pattern Scale: Psychometric characteristics. Health Expectations, 19(4), 842-853. doi:10-1111/hex.12381.

  3. Carmel, S., Raveis, H.V., O'Rourke, N., & Tovel, H. (2016). Health, coping and subjective well-being: Results of a longitudinal study of elderly Israelis. Aging & Mental Health. doi:10.1080/13607863.2016.1141285.

  4. Carmel, S., King, D. B., O'Rourke, N., & Bachner, Y.G. (2016).  Subjective well-being: Gender differences in Holocaust survivors-specific and cross-national effects. Aging & Mental Health. doi:10.1080/13607863.2016.1148660.

  5. Canham, S.L., Peres, H., O'Rourke,N., King. D.B., Wertman,A., Carmel, S., & Bachner, Y.G. (2016). Why do Holocaust survivors remember what they remember? The Gerontologist. doi:10.1093/geront/gnw131. Canham, S.L., Peres, H., O'Rourke, N., King,

  6. Carmel, S., O'Rourke, N., & Bachner, Y.G. (2016). Translation and validation of the Hebrew version of the SHALOM Spiritual Questionnaire.  Aging & Mental Health. doi:10.1080/13607863.2016.1222350.

  7. O'Rourke, N., Canham, S., Wertman, A., Chaudhury, H., Carmel, A., Bachner, Y., & Peres, H. (2016). Holocaust survivors' memories of past trauma and the functions of reminiscence. Gerontologist, 56, 743-752.

  8. Bachner, Y. G. (2016). Psychometric properties of responses to an Arabic version of the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAM-D6). Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association22(1), 27-30.

  9. Edelstein, O. E., Band-Winterstein, T., & Bachner, Y. G. (2016). The meaning of burden of care in a faith-based community: The case of ultra-Orthodox Jews (UOJ). Aging & mental health, 1-11.

  10. Yanai, H., Lumenta, D. B., Vierlinger, K., Hofner, M., Kitzinger, H. B., Kamolz, L. P., ... & Fraifeld, V. E. (2016). Middle age has a significant impact on gene expression during skin wound healing in male mice. Biogerontology, 17, 763-770.

  11. Yanai, H., Budovsky, A., Tacutu, R., Barzilay, T., Abramovich, A., Ziesche, R., & Fraifeld, V. E. (2016). Tissue repair genes: the TiRe database and its implication for skin wound healing. Oncotarget. doi7, 21145-21155.

  12. Toren, D., Barzilay, T., Tacutu, R., Lehmann, G., Muradian, K. K., & Fraifeld, V. E. (2016). MitoAge: a database for comparative analysis of mitochondrial DNA, with a special focus on animal longevity. Nucleic Acids Research, 44(D1), D1262-D1265.

  13. Gimmon, Y., Barash, A., Debi, R., Snir, Y., David, Y. B., Grinshpon, J., & Melzer, I. (2016). Application of the clinical version of the narrow path walking test to identify elderly fallers. Archives of gerontology and geriatrics63, 108-113.

  14. Kurz, I., Gimmon, Y., Shapiro, A., Debi, R., Snir, Y., & Melzer, I. (2016). Unexpected perturbations training improves balance control and voluntary stepping times in older adults-a double blind randomized control trial. BMC geriatrics16(1), 1.

  15. Nimrod, G. (2016). The hierarchy of mobile phone incorporation among older users. Mobile Media and Communication4(2), 149-168.Nimrod, G., Janke, M. C., & Kleiber, D. A. (2016). Leisure and aging qualitative research 15 years into the third millennium (introduction to a special issue). Journal of Leisure Research48(1), 12-14

  16. Nimrod, G. & Shrira, A. (2016). The paradox of leisure in later life. Journal of Gerontology, Series B: Social Sciences, 71(1), 106-111.

  17. King, D.B., Canham, S.L., Cobb, R.J. & O'Rourke, N. (2016). Reciprocal effects of life satisfaction and depressive symptomology in older long-wed couples over time. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences.

  18. King, D.B., Sixsmith, A., Yaghoubi Shahir, H., Sadeghi, M., Razmara, M., & O'Rourke, N. (2016). Developing an ecological momentary sampling tool to measure movement patterns and psychiatric symptom variability. Gerontechnology, 14, 105-109.

  19. O'Rourke, N., Sixsmith, A., King, D.L., Yaghoubi-Shahir, H., Canham, S.L. & the BADAS Study Team (2016). Development and validation of the BD SX: A brief measure of symptom variability for use with young and older adults with bipolar disorder. International Journal of Bipolar Disorders.

  20. Giesbrecht, C.J., O'Rourke, N., Leonova, O., Strehlau, V., Paquet, K., Vila-Rodriguez, … & Honer, W.G. (2016). Factor structure of the PANSS in persons with psychiatric multi-morbidity. PLoS ONE, 11(3), E0151648

  21. O'Rourke, N., King, D.B., & Cappeliez, P (2016). Reminiscence functions over time: Consistency of self functions and variation in prosocial functions. Memory.

  22. Fischer, A.L., O'Rourke, N., & Thornton, W. L. (2016). Age differences in cognitive and affective theory of mind: Concurrent contributions of neurocognitive performance, sex, and vascular health. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences.