Faculty Rank: Professor
Medical or Graduate Education:
University of South Florida
University of Texas at Austin - Clinical Psychology
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to PubMed.gov). Listings go back five years.
Posttraumatic stress symptoms predict impaired neutrophil recovery in stem cell transplant recipients. Hobfoll SE, Gerhart JI, Zalta AK, Wells K, Maciejewski J, Fung H Psychooncology 2015 Jan 27 :. Posttraumatic stress and depression: Potential pathways to disease burden among heart failure patients. Taylor-Clift A, Hobfoll SE, Gerhart JI, Richardson D, Calvin JE, Powell LH Anxiety Stress Coping 2015 Jan 19 :1-29. Loss of social resources predicts incident posttraumatic stress disorder during ongoing political violence within the Palestinian Authority. Hall BJ, Murray SM, Galea S, Canetti D, Hobfoll SE Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 2014 Nov 15 :. Inflamed by the flames? The impact of terrorism and war on immunity. Canetti D, Russ E, Luborsky J, Gerhart JI, Hobfoll SE J Trauma Stress 2014 Jun 27(3):345-52. Improving mental health is key to reduce violence in Israel and Gaza. Canetti D, Hall BJ, Greene T, Kane JC, Hobfoll SE Lancet 2014 Aug 9 384(9942):493-4. Anger, Provider Responses, and Pain: Prospective Analysis of Stem Cell Transplant Patients. Gerhart JI, Sanchez Varela V, Burns JW, Hobfoll SE, Fung HC Health Psychol 2014 Aug 18 :. Regular drinking may strengthen the beneficial influence of social support on depression: Findings from a representative Israeli sample during a period of war and terrorism. Kane JC, Rapaport C, Zalta AK, Canetti D, Hobfoll SE, Hall BJ Drug Alcohol Depend 2014 Apr 28 Sleep Disturbances Predict Later Trauma-Related Distress: Cross-Panel Investigation Amidst Violent Turmoil. Gerhart JI, Hall BJ, Russ EU, Canetti D, Hobfoll SE. Health Psychol. 2013 2013 May 13. [Epub ahead of print] Emotion regulation difficulties, low social support, and interpersonal violence mediate the link between childhood abuse and posttraumatic stress symptoms. Stevens NR, Gerhart J, Goldsmith RE, Heath NM, Chesney SA, Hobfoll SE. Behav Ther. 2013 2013 Mar 44(1):152-61. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2012.09.003. Epub 2012 Sep 28. Interpersonal violence, PTSD, and inflammation: Potential psychogenic pathways to higher C-reactive protein levels. Heath NM, Chesney SA, Gerhart JI, Goldsmith RE, Luborsky JL, Stevens NR, Hobfoll SE. Cytokine. 2013 2013 Aug 63(2):172-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cyto.2013.04.030. Epub 2013 May 20. Can people remain engaged and vigorous in the face of trauma? Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza. Hobfoll SE, Johnson RJ, Canetti D, Palmieri PA, Hall BJ, Lavi I, Galea S. Psychiatry. 2012 2012 Spring 75(1):60-75. doi: 10.1521/psyc.2012.75.1.60. Child Sexual Abuse and Adulthood Interpersonal Outcomes: Examining Pathways for Intervention. Lamoureux BE, Palmieri PA, Jackson AP, Hobfoll SE. Psychol Trauma. 2012 2012 Nov 1 4(6):605-613. Epub 2011 Nov 7. Reciprocal relationships between resource loss and psychological distress following exposure to political violence: an empirical investigation of COR theory's loss spirals. Heath NM, Hall BJ, Russ EU, Canetti D, Hobfoll SE. Anxiety Stress Coping. 2012 2012 Nov 25(6):679-95. doi: 10.1080/10615806.2011.628988. Epub 2011 Nov 18. The H1N1 crisis: a case study of the integration of mental and behavioral health in public health crises. Pfefferbaum B, Schonfeld D, Flynn BW, Norwood AE, Dodgen D, Kaul RE, Donato D, Stone B, Brown LM, Reissman DB, Jacobs GA, Hobfoll SE, Jones RT, Herrmann J, Ursano RJ, Ruzek JI. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2012 2012 Mar 6(1):67-71. doi: 10.1001/dmp.2012.2. The integration of mental and behavioral health into disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. Pfefferbaum B, Flynn BW, Schonfeld D, Brown LM, Jacobs GA, Dodgen D, Donato D, Kaul RE, Stone B, Norwood AE, Reissman DB, Herrmann J, Hobfoll SE, Jones RT, Ruzek JI, Ursano RJ, Taylor RJ, Lindley D. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2012 2012 Mar 6(1):60-6. doi: 10.1001/dmp.2012.1. Political violence, psychological distress, and perceived health: A longitudinal investigation in the Palestinian Authority. Hobfoll SE, Hall BJ, Canetti D. Psychol Trauma. 2012 2012 Jan 1 4(1):9-21. Conservation of resources and disaster in cultural context: the caravans and passageways for resources. Hobfoll SE. Psychiatry. 2012 2012 Fall 75(3):227-32. doi: 10.1521/psyc.2012.75.3.227. Are community studies of psychological trauma's impact accurate? A study among Jews and Palestinians. Hobfoll SE, Canetti D, Hall BJ, Brom D, Palmieri PA, Johnson RJ, Pat-Horenczyk R, Galea S. Psychol Assess. 2011 2011 Sep 23(3):599-605. doi: 10.1037/a0022817. Predictors of posttraumatic stress-related impairment in victims of terrorism and ongoing conflict in Israel. Chipman KJ, Palmieri PA, Canetti D, Johnson RJ, Hobfoll SE. Anxiety Stress Coping. 2011 2011 May 24(3):255-71. doi: 10.1080/10615806.2010.515304. Effects of war exposure on air force personnel's mental health, job burnout and other organizational related outcomes. Vinokur AD, Pierce PF, Lewandowski-Romps L, Hobfoll SE, Galea S. J Occup Health Psychol. 2011 2011 Jan 16(1):3-17. doi: 10.1037/a0021617. Resource loss and posttraumatic responses in Bedouin members of the Israeli Defense Forces. Slobodin O, Caspi Y, Klein E, Berger BD, Hobfoll SE. J Trauma Stress. 2011 2011 Feb 24(1):54-60. doi: 10.1002/jts.20615. Epub 2011 Feb 8. The Impact of PTSD Symptoms on Women's Safer-Sex Negotiation: Influence of Ethnicity. Horsey KJ, Palmieri PA, Hobfoll SE. Psychol Trauma. 2011 2011 Dec 1 3(4):342-348. The limits of resilience: distress following chronic political violence among Palestinians. Hobfoll SE, Mancini AD, Hall BJ, Canetti D, Bonanno GA. Soc Sci Med. 2011 2011 Apr 72(8):1400-8. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.02.022. Epub 2011 Mar 8. Much ado about religion: Religiosity, resource loss, and support for political violence. Canetti D, Hobfoll SE, Pedahzur A, Zaidise E. J Peace Res. 2010 2010 Sep 47(5):575-587. Conservation of resources theory and research use in health systems. Alvaro C, Lyons RF, Warner G, Hobfoll SE, Martens PJ, Labonté R, Brown RE. Implement Sci. 2010 2010 Oct 20 5:79. doi: 10.1186/1748-5908-5-79. Exploring the association between posttraumatic growth and PTSD: a national study of Jews and Arabs following the 2006 Israeli-Hezbollah war. Hall BJ, Hobfoll SE, Canetti D, Johnson RJ, Palmieri PA, Galea S. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2010 2010 Mar 198(3):180-6. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0b013e3181d1411b. Exposure to prolonged socio-political conflict and the risk of PTSD and depression among Palestinians. Canetti D, Galea S, Hall BJ, Johnson RJ, Palmieri PA, Hobfoll SE. Psychiatry. 2010 2010 Fall 73(3):219-31. doi: 10.1521/psyc.2010.73.3.219. Prevalence and correlates of sleep problems in adult israeli jews exposed to actual or threatened terrorist or rocket attacks. Palmieri PA, Chipman KJ, Canetti D, Johnson RJ, Hobfoll SE. J Clin Sleep Med. 2010 2010 Dec 15 6(6):557-64. The role of protective self-cognitions in the relationship between childhood trauma and later resource loss. Walter KH, Horsey KJ, Palmieri PA, Hobfoll SE. J Trauma Stress. 2010 2010 Apr 23(2):264-73. doi: 10.1002/jts.20504. Authoritarianism, perceived threat and exclusionism on the eve of the Disengagement: Evidence from Gaza. Canetti D, Halperin E, Hobfoll SE, Shapira O, Hirsch-Hoefler S. Int J Intercult Relat. 2009 2009 Nov 33(6):463-474. Resource loss and naturalistic reduction of PTSD among inner-city women. Walter KH, Hobfoll SE. J Interpers Violence. 2009 2009 Mar 24(3):482-98. doi: 10.1177/0886260508317174. Epub 2008 May 5. Loss of resources as mediators between interpersonal trauma and traumatic and depressive symptoms among women with cancer. Banou E, Hobfoll SE, Trochelman RD. J Health Psychol. 2009 2009 Mar 14(2):200-14. doi: 10.1177/1359105308100204. A New Stress-Based Model of Political Extremism: Personal Exposure to Terrorism, Psychological Distress, and Exclusionist Political Attitudes. Canetti-Nisim D, Halperin E, Sharvit K, Hobfoll SE. J Conflict Resolut. 2009 2009 Jun 53(2):363-389. Terror, Resource Gains and Exclusionist Political Attitudes among New Immigrants and Veteran Israelis. Halperin E, Canetti D, Hobfoll SE, Johnson RJ. J Ethn Migr Stud. 2009 2009 Jul 35(6):997-1014. THE DEFENSIVE NATURE OF BENEFIT FINDING DURING ONGOING TERRORISM: AN EXAMINATION OF A NATIONAL SAMPLE OF ISRAELI JEWS. Hall BJ, Hobfoll SE, Canetti D, Johnson RJ, Galea S. J Soc Clin Psychol. 2009 2009 Jan 1 28(8):993-1021. Trajectories of resilience, resistance, and distress during ongoing terrorism: the case of Jews and Arabs in Israel. Hobfoll SE, Palmieri PA, Johnson RJ, Canetti-Nisim D, Hall BJ, Galea S. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2009 2009 Feb 77(1):138-48. doi: 10.1037/a0014360. Commentary on "Does psychoeducation help prevent post traumatic psychological distress?" Dose and fit are vital to intervention success Hobfoll SE, Walter KH, Horsey KJ Psychiatry 2008 Winter 71(4):308-18 The psychological impact of the Israel-Hezbollah War on Jews and Arabs in Israel: the impact of risk and resilience factors. Palmieri PA, Canetti-Nisim D, Galea S, Johnson RJ, Hobfoll SE. Soc Sci Med. 2008 2008 Oct 67(8):1208-16. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2008.06.030. Epub 2008 Jul 28. Predictors of depressive symptoms among israeli jews and arabs during the Al aqsa intifada: a population-based cohort study. Tracy M, Hobfoll SE, Canetti-Nisim D, Galea S. Ann Epidemiol. 2008 2008 Jun 18(6):447-57. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2007.12.004. Epub 2008 Feb 8. The association of exposure, risk, and resiliency factors with PTSD among Jews and Arabs exposed to repeated acts of terrorism in Israel. Hobfoll SE, Canetti-Nisim D, Johnson RJ, Palmieri PA, Varley JD, Galea S. J Trauma Stress. 2008 2008 Feb 21(1):9-21. doi: 10.1002/jts.20307. The psychological impact of impending forced settler disengagement in Gaza: trauma and posttraumatic growth. Hall BJ, Hobfoll SE, Palmieri PA, Canetti-Nisim D, Shapira O, Johnson RJ, Galea S. J Trauma Stress. 2008 2008 Feb 21(1):22-9. doi: 10.1002/jts.20301.
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Many people, for psychological problems, they just feel it’s something they have to face and live with. And they know for cancer or heart disease or stomach problems that they can come to a doctor and be taken care of. But they’re really rather surprised at how effective we are at affecting their depression, at lowering their anxiety, helping them sleep better, helping them interpersonally with their children, spouse, parents, families — and increase, really, the whole richness of their lives.
You can’t do the kind of work that we do without deeply caring for people and caring for their lives. And to see lives change so significantly — in ways that effect, not only themselves, but their children, their parents, their spouse and, really, multiple generations forward — that’s incredibly fulfilling to know that you’re involved in that kind of work.