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Prof. Pat-Horenczyk Ruth
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תחומי מחקר עיקריים: טראומה, חוסן וצמיחה פוסט טראומטית
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ruth.pat-horenczyk@mail.huji.ac.il

Ruth Pat-Horenczyk

E-mail: ruth.pat-horenczyk@mail.huji.ac.il

Higher Education

1995 - 1996     Post-Doctoral Fellowship, University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

1988 - 1996     Ph.D. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

1982 - 1986     M.A. in Clinical Psychology (magna cum laude), The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

1978 - 1981     B.A. in Psychology and Educational Counselling (magna cum laude), The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

 

Awards and Excellence Scholarships (Within the Past Five Years)

June 2016        Award of the Israel Cancer Society for excellent research in Psycho-Oncology (with the team of social workers at Davidoff Center, Rabin Medical Center.

Appointments at the Hebrew University

2017 -              Full Professor, School of Social Work, The Hebrew University

2015 - 2017     Associate Professor, School of Social Work, The Hebrew University

2011 - 2015     Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Social Work, The Hebrew University

2008 - 2017     Lecturer at Rothberg International School, (summer course), Hebrew University

2007 - 2011     Adjunct Lecturer, School of Social Work, The Hebrew University

1998 - 2006     Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Psychology, The Hebrew University

 

Additional Functions (Within the Past Five Years)

2015 -  present Member, Development Committee, School of Social Work

2015 -  present Member, Research and Computation Committee, School of Social Work

2018                Evaluation researchers for the South African National Research Foundation (NRF).

2017 - present International  Research Group on Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Unaccompanied Minor Refugees, Schloss Herrenhausen, Hannover, Germany.

2001 - 2017     Research Director, Child and Adolescent Clinical Services, Meitiv- The Israel Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma, Herzog Hospital, Jerusalem.

 

Research Grants (Within the Past Five Years)

2020 - present             School of Social Work, Hebrew University Internal Grant. Research on Moral Injury with Dr. Anna Harwood-Gross, post-doctorate student. (10,000 $)

2020 - present University of Alberta HREC Research Grant Competition. Research on: Moral Injury: A Comparative Study with Offspring of Holodomor and Holocaust Survivors with Larysa Zasiekina, Eastern European National University, Ukraine. ($3,550 CAD)

2019 - 2021     Joint research with Utrecht university on Continuous Traumatic Stress (7,500$ for two years)

2017 - 2021     Predicting Resilience in Breast Cancer Patients for Helping Women to BOUNCE Back – BOUNCE. Funded by Horizon 2020 (A collaborative project with Finland, Italy, Portugal, Greece and Israel (A total of 4 million Euro, 515,000 Euro for the Hebrew University).

2017 - 2018     Research Group on Trauma and Resilience: Research on Trauma violence and micro aggression among Jewish and Arab youth. Funded by the school of Social work, Hebrew University. (10,000 $).

2016 - 2017     Research Group on Trauma and Resilience. Funded by the school of Social work, Hebrew University (50,000 Shekel).

2016                The Halbert Centre’s Israeli-Canadian Faculty Collaboration Grant.

Inviting Michael Ungar from Dalhousie University in Halifax, to participated in a research workshop and a conference on Shielding youth from radicalization:

A pro-social initiative to build resilience at the Hebrew University (5,000$ from Halbert Center and 1,000$ from the Hebrew University).

2014 - 2016     The role of maternal emotion regulation in protecting children exposed to trauma: a longitudinal study of a representative sample in Israel. Funded by Herbert Bearman Foundation (94,485$ for a 2-year period).

2014 - 2015     Emotion Regulation of Mothers and Young Children under Fire: From Research to Practice. Funded by Bernard Van Leer Foundation (557,359 NIS - equivalent to 120,000 Euro for 18 months).

2012 - 2015     Children under fire: A longitudinal study on the impact of recurrent terrorism on children’s posttraumatic distress and regulatory functioning. Anita Morawetz Fund for Research on Children at Risk (45,000$ for 3 years).

2012 - 2015     A Longitudinal Study of the Impact of Recurrent Terrorism on Children’s Post Traumatic Distress and Regulatory Functioning. The Israel science Foundation (ISF) (120,000 Israeli Shekel for 3 years).

 

List of Publications (Within the Past Five Years)

Edited Books

R. Pat-Horenczyk, D. Brom & J. Vogel (Eds.) (2014).Helping Children Cope with Trauma: Individual, Family and Community Perspectives. Routledge.
 

Chapters in Collections

Brom, D., Baum, N.L., Pat-Horenczyk, R. (2015). Systems of care for traumatized children: The example of a School-based Intervention model. In: M. Safir, H. Wallach & A.  Rizzo (Eds). Future directions in post-traumatic stress disorders: Prevention diagnosis and treatment (pp. 155-170). New York: Springer.

Schek, E.J., Mantovani, F., Olivia Realdon, O., Dias, J., Ana Paiva, A., Schramm-Yavin, S. & Pat-Horenczyk, R. (2017). Positive Technologies for Promoting Emotion Regulation Abilities in Adolescents. In: Giokas K., Bokor L., Hopfgartner F. E (Eds) eHealth 360°. Springer International Publishing, pp.169-174. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-49655-9_23.

A. Siegel, S. Brickman, Z. Goldberg & R. Pat-Horenczyk, R. (2019). Preventing Future Terrorism: Intervening on Youth Radicalization. In: Hoven C., Amsel L., Tyano S. (Eds) An International Perspective on Disasters and Children's Mental Health. Integrating Psychiatry and Primary Care. Springer, Cham. Chapter 19 (pp. 391-417).

S. Brickman, S, Fox, M. & Pat-Horenczyk, R. (2021). Self-Regulation Capacities in Children Exposed to Trauma. In: C.W. Greenbaum, M. M. Haj-Yahia & C. Hamilton (Eds.) Handbook of Political Violence and Children: Psychosocial Effects, Intervention, and Prevention Policy.  Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190874551.003.0012.

 

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Pat-Horenczyk, R., Sim Wei Shi, C., Schramm-Yavin, S., Bar-Halpern, M. & Tan, Li Jen (2015). BEAR - Building Emotion and Affect Regulation (BEAR): Preliminary evidence from an open trial in children's residential group homes in Singapore. Child & Youth Care Forum, 44, 175–190. (DOI:10.1007/s10566-014-9276-8).

Pat-Horenczyk. R., Cohen S., Ziv, Y., Achituv, M., Asulin-Peretz, L., Blanchard, T., Schiff, M. & Brom, D. (2015). Emotion regulation in mothers and young children faced with trauma. Infant Mental Health Journal, 36(2), 1-12. Article first published online: 30 APR 2015. DOI: 10.1002/imhj.21515.

Pat-Horenczyk, R., Perry, S., Hamama-Raz, Y., Ziv, Y., Schramm-Yavin, S., Stemmer, S.M. (2015). Posttraumatic Growth in Breast Cancer Survivors: Constructive and Illusory Processes. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 28, 214-222. DOI: 10.1002/jts.22014.

Hamama-Raz, Y., Pat-Horenczyk, R., Perry, S., Ziv, Y., Bar-Levav, R., & Stemmer, S. M. (2016). The Effectiveness of Group Intervention on Enhancing Cognitive Emotion Regulation Strategies in Breast Cancer Patients: A 2-Year Follow-up. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 15(2), 175-182. DOI: 10.1177/1534735415607318.

Pat-Horenczyk, R., Achituv, M., Asulin-Peretz, L., Kaminer, H., Kaplanski, N., & Rozenblatt, O. & Brom, D. (2016). Mothers and young children under fire: Comparing exposure to ongoing terror with exposure to time-limited war. Megamot 50(2), 29-54 (in Hebrew).

Pat-Horenczyk, R., Saltzman, L. Y., Hamama-Raz, Y., Perry, S.., Ziv, Y., Ginat-Frolich, R., & Stemmer, S. M. (2016). Stability and Transitions in Posttraumatic Growth Trajectories among Cancer Survivors: LCA and LTA Analyses. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, practice and policy, 8(5), 541-5419. DOI:10.1037/tra0000094.

Pat‐Horenczyk, R., Cohen, S., Ziv, Y., Achituv, M., Brickman, S., Blanchard, T., & Brom, D. (2017). Stability and Change in Posttraumatic Distress: A 7‐Year Follow‐Up Study of Mothers and Young Children Exposed to Cumulative Trauma. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 30(2), 115-124. DOI 10.1002/jts.

Saltzman, L.Y., Solomyak, L., & Pat-Horenczyk, R. (2017). Addressing the Needs of Children and Youth in the Context of War and Terrorism: The Technological Frontier, Current Psychiatry Reports, 19(6), 30. DOI: 10.1007/s11920-017-0786-6.

Schiff, M., Pat-Horenczyk, R., Ziv, Y., & Brom, D. (2017). Multiple Traumas, Maternal Depression, Mother–Child Relationship, Social Support, and Young Children’s Behavioral Problems. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1-23. DOI: 10.1177/0886260517725738.

Baum, N. L., Stokar, Y. N., Ginat-Frolich, R., Ziv, Y., Abu-Jufar, I., Cardozo, B. L., Pat-Horenczyk, R. & Brom, D. (2018). Building Resilience Intervention (BRI) with teachers in Bedouin communities: From evidence informed to evidence based. Children and Youth Services Review, 87 (1), pp. 186-191.

Saltzman, L. Y., Pat-Horenczyk, R., Lombe, M., Weltman, A., Ziv, Y., McNamara, T., Takeuchi, D., Brom, D. (2018). Post-Combat Adaptation: Improving Social Support and Reaching Constructive Growth Journal for Anxiety Stress and Coping, 31(4), 418-430, DOI: 10.1080/10615806.2018.1454740.

Weltman, A., Kessker, Y., Rechavi, S., Ziv, Y., Wardi, J., Pat-Horenczyk, R. & Brom, D. (2018). Peace of Mind: Building resilience and posttraumatic growth in the aftermath of combat. Harefua, 175(7), 415-418. (in Hebrew).

Hamama-Raz, Y., & Pat-Horenczyk, R., Roziner, I, Perry S. Stemmer, S.(2019). Can posttraumatic growth after breast cancer promote positive coping? A Cross-Lagged study. Psycho-Oncology. DOI: 10.1002/pon.5017.

Yochman, A. & Pat-Horenczyk, R. (2019). Sensory Modulation in Children Exposed to Continuous Traumatic Stress. Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma. DOI: 10.1007/s40653-019-00254-4.

Pat-Horenczyk, R., Zamir, O., Schiff, M., Yochman, A., Brickman, S., Lerner, M., & Brom, D.  (2019). Long-term impact of maternal posttraumatic symptoms on children’s regulatory functioning: a 4-year follow-up study. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. Online publication June 2019. DOI:10.1037/tra0000479.

Hamama, L., Hamama-Raz, Y., Stoker Y., Pat-Horenczyk, R., Brom, D. & Harlev-Bron, E. (2019). Burnout and perceived social support: The mediating role of secondary traumatization in nurses vs. physicians. Journal of Advanced Nursing. First published: 24 June 2019. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14122.

Pat-Horenczyk, R. & Schiff, M. (2019). Continuous Traumatic Stress and the Life Cycle: Exposure to Repeated Political Violence in Israel. Current Psychiatry Reports, 21, 71. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11920-019-1060-x.

Brom, D., Weltman, A., Rehavi, S., Wardi, J. & Pat-Horenczyk, R. (2020, in press). Peace of Mind: Enhancing coping and posttraumatic growth among Israeli reservists in the aftermath of combat. Israel Journal of Psychiatry and related Disciplines.

Hamama-Raz, Y., Hamama, L., Stoker Y., Pat-Horenczyk, R. Brom, D. & Baron-Harlev, E. (2020, under review) Secondary traumatic stress and posttraumatic growth: Comparing pediatric hospital professional sectors. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology.

Schek, E.J., Dias, J., Realdon, O, Schramm-Yavin, S., Pat-Horenczyk, R., Paiva, A., Mantovani, F. (2020, under review). Emoregulators and building resilience: A feasibility study. International Journal of Human Computer Studies.

Stokar, Y, & Pat-Horenczyk, R.(2020, submitted). The Dialectical Link Between Post-Traumatic Growth and Secondary Traumatic Stress: A New Perspective on Effects of End of Life Care on Medical Health Professionals. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology.

BOOK CHAPTER
S. Brickman, S, Fox, M. & Pat-Horenczyk, R. (2021). Self-Regulation Capacities in Children Exposed to Trauma. In: C.W. Greenbaum, M. M. Haj-Yahia & C. Hamilton (Eds.) Handbook of Political Violence and Children: Psychosocial Effects, Intervention, and Prevention Policy. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190874551.003.0012.

JOURNAL ARTICLES
Brom, D., Weltman, A., Harwood-Gross, A. & Pat-Horenczyk, R. (2020). Peace of Mind: Enhancing coping and posttraumatic growth among Israeli reservists in the aftermath of combat. Israel Journal of Psychiatry and related Disciplines, 57(1), 4-12.

Schiff, M., Zasiekina, L., Pat-Horenczyk, R. & Rami Benbenishty (2020). COVID-Related Functional Difficulties and Concerns Among University Students During COVID-19 Pandemic: A Binational Perspective. Journal of Community Health. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10900-020-00930-9

Hamama-Raz, Y., Hamama, L., Stoker Y., Pat-Horenczyk, R. Brom, D. & Baron-Harlev, E. (2020) Posttraumatic Growth and Burnout in Pediatric Nurses: The Mediating Role of Secondary Traumatization and The Moderating Role of Meaning in Work. Stress and Health. First published: 13 November 2020. https://doi.org/10.1002/smi.3007.

Almeida1, S., Frasquilho, D., Cotovio, G., Viana1, F., Sousa, B., Oliveira, J., Mattson, J., Marzorati, C., Roziner, I., Karademas, E., Kolokotroni, E., Stamatakos G.S., Mazzocco, K. Pat-Horenczyk, R., Poikonen-Saksela, P., Cardoso, F., & Oliveira-Maia, A. (2021). The psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on patients with early breast cancer. Annals of Oncology, 32(S2), 79.

Stokar, YN, & Pat-Horenczyk, R. (2021). Effects of end-of-life care on medical health professionals: A dialectical approach. Palliative and Supportive Care,3, 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1478951521000365

Kourou, K, Manikis, GPaula, Poikonen-Saksela, P., Mazzocco, K., Pat-Horenczyk, R., Souza, B., Oliveira-Maia, A.J., Mattson, J., Roziner, I., Marzorati, C., Kondylakis, H., Marias, K., Karademas, E., Simos, P., and Fotiadis, D.I. (2021). A machine learning-based pipeline for modeling medical, socio-demographic, lifestyle and self-reported psychological traits as predictors of mental health outcomes after breast cancer diagnosis: An initial effort to define resilience effects. Computers in Biology and Medicine, 131:104266. doi: 10.1016/j.compbiomed.2021.104266. Epub 2021 Feb 13.

Karademas, E. C., Simos, P., Pat-Horenczyk, R., Roziner, I., Mazzocco, K., Sousa, B., Oliveira-Maia, A.J., Stamatakos, G., Cardoso, F., Frasquilho, D., Kolokotroni, E., Marzorati, C., Mattson, J., Pettini, G., & Poikonen-Saksela, P., BOUNCE consortium (2021). Cognitive, emotional, and behavioral mediators of the impact of coping self-efficacy on adaptation to breast cancer: An international prospective study. Psycho-Oncology. 2021;1–8. https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.5730. First published: 16 May 2021

Pat-Horenczyk, R., Yoav S. Bergman, Schiff, M. Goldberg, A., Cohen, A., Leshem, B., Jubran, H., Worku-Mengisto, W., Berkowitz, R. & Benbenishty, R. (2021). COVID-19 related difficulties and coping among university students: The moderating role of media-related exposure and stress. European Journal of Psychotraumatology.

Other publications

Pat-Horenczyk, R. (2018). Trauma and resilience after exposure to cumulative trauma: Guidelines for early interventions. Conference reader on Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Unaccompanied Minor Refugees. Hannover, Germany.