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Stevan E. Hobfoll, PhD

  • Psychology, Clinical
Faculty Rank: Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: University of South Florida
Internship: University of Texas at Austin - Clinical Psychology
Clinical Expertise:
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychotherapy
Research Interests:
  • Stress trauma
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
Languages Spoken:
  • Hebrew
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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 Listings go back five years.

  1. Threat to democracy: Physical and mental health impact of democracy movement in Hong Kong.
    Kai Hou W, Hall BJ, Canetti D, Lau KM, Ng SM, Hobfoll SE
    J Affect Disord
    2015 Nov 1
  2. Explaining the frequency of alcohol consumption in a conflict zone: Jews and Palestinians in Israel.
    Massey Z, Chartier KG, Stebbins MB, Canetti D, Hobfoll SE, Hall BJ, Shuval K
    Addict Behav
    2015 Jul
  3. Posttraumatic stress symptoms predict impaired neutrophil recovery in stem cell transplant recipients.
    Hobfoll SE, Gerhart JI, Zalta AK, Wells K, Maciejewski J, Fung H
    2015 Jan 27
  4. 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
  5. Vets Prevail Online Intervention Reduces PTSD and Depression in Veterans With Mild-to-Moderate Symptoms.
    Hobfoll SE, Blais RK, Stevens NR, Walt L, Gengler R
    J Consult Clin Psychol
    2015 Aug 31
  6. The commerce and crossover of resources: resource conservation in the service of resilience.
    Chen S, Westman M, Hobfoll SE
    Stress Health
    2015 Apr
  7. A Longitudinal Investigation of the Relationship between Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms and Posttraumatic Growth in a Cohort of Israeli Jews and Palestinians during Ongoing Violence.
    Hall BJ, Saltzman LY, Canetti D, Hobfoll SE
    PLoS ONE
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Improving mental health is key to reduce violence in Israel and Gaza.
    Canetti D, Hall BJ, Greene T, Kane JC, Hobfoll SE
    2014 Aug 9
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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]
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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
  28. 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.
  29. 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
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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
  34. 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.
  35. 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
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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
  39. 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
    Hall BJ, Hobfoll SE, Canetti D, Johnson RJ, Galea S.
    J Soc Clin Psychol. 2009
    2009 Jan 1
  41. 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.
  42. Commentary on "Does psychoeducation help prevent post traumatic psychological distress?" Dose and fit are vital to intervention success
    Hobfoll SE, Walter KH, Horsey KJ
    2008 Winter
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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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