Alan Apter

Identity No.: 1249719

Place of Work: Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel

Phone No: +972-3-9253617

Faculty: Psychiatry     Department: Tel Aviv University, Israel

Home Address: 53 Ha Golan Street, Givat- Savyon, Israel

Phone No.: +972-3‑5341937

Date & Place of Birth: 15.1.46, Johannesburg, South Africa

Date of Arrival in Israel: 9.2.1969

ZAHAL (Israeli) Military Service: 1970 ‑ 1973

Marital Status: Married + 3

EDUCATION:

1962 1962‑1968 1973‑1976   1977‑1979   1980‑1982 1985 1987‑1988   1988 ‑ 1991 Matriculation (First Class) King David School, Johannesburg. South Africa.   Medical School, Medical School, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. South Africa. Postgraduate Course in Psychiatry, Faculty of Continuing Education, Tel Aviv University Medical School. Israel Fellowship in Child Psychiatry, George Washington University Medical School, Washington D.C., U.S.A. Course on supervision. Institute of Psychotherapy, University of Tel Aviv Medical School. Commanders' course for the front‑line treatment of Battle Syndromes ‑ Israel Defense Forces. Senior Belfer Fellow in Biological Psychiatry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, N.Y., U.S.A. Advanced Course in Psychotherapy.  Institute of Psychotherapy, Tel Aviv University Medical School, Israel  
ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
1974 – 1977 1977 1980 1980 1980 1980 1981 1981   1981   1981 1982 1983 1983 1985 1985 1985 1985 1986 1987-1988 1989-1993   1990   1990   1990   1991   1992   1993   1993 1993 1994 1995 1996 1996 1996 1998 1998 2002 2006 Coordinator of postgraduate course in Psychiatry, Tel Aviv University Medical School. Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, Tel Aviv University Medical School, Israel. Lecturer in Psychiatry, Tel Aviv University Medical School, Israel. Coordinator of undergraduate clerkship, Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Israel Proctor: ECFMG course for U.S. medical students Committee on residency training, Geha Psychiatric Hospital. Lecturer in Child Psychopathology, School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University. Lecturer in Child Development and Psychopathology, Department of Occupational      Therapy, Tel Aviv University Medical School. Chairman of Undergraduate Examination Committee, Department of Psychiatry, Tel    Aviv University Medical School. Education Committee, Israel, Child Psychiatry Association. Education Committee, Department of Psychiatry, Tel Aviv University Medical School. Curriculum Committee, Department of Psychiatry, Tel Aviv University Medical School. Supervisor, Institute of Psychotherapy, Tel Aviv University Medical School. Dissertation Committee, Institute for Psychotherapy, Tel Aviv University Medical School. Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry, Tel Aviv University Medical  School. Board of Examiners in General Psychiatry, Ministry of Health, Israel Board of Examiners in Child Psychiatry, Scientific Council of the Israel Medical Association. Examination Committee for Child Psychiatry, Scientific Council of the Israel Medical Association. Visiting Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Committee for Education, Postgraduate School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine. Chairman, Board of Examiners in Child Psychiatry, Scientific Council of the Israel Medical Association. Lecturer in Child Development and Psychopathology, Department of Psychology, Bar Ilan University. Chairman, Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv. Associate Professor in Psychiatry, Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv.   Member, Board of Examiners Executive Committee in General Psychiatry, Israel Ministry of Health. Research seminar Institute of Psychotherapy, Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv. Visiting Professor, Yale School of Medicine, Child Study Center Syllabus committee in Child Psychiatry, Scientific Council of the Israel Medical Association. Visiting Professor, Yale School of Medicine, Child Study Center Visiting Professor, Yale School of Medicine, Child Study Center Visiting Professor, Yale School of Medicine, Child Study Center Chairman, Dept of Psychiatry, Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv Professor of Psychiatry, Sackler School of Medicine University of Tel Aviv Visiting Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Visiting Professor, Yale School of Medicine, Child Study Center Visiting Professor, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm Sweden Foreign Adjunct Professor Karolinska Institute, Stockholm Sweden    

Instructor of Theses

1982:    Roni Offer: The validity and reliability of the child Behavior checklist.  M.A., Department of Psychology,

Bar Ilan University.

1983     :Georgina Bzura: The validity and reliability of the K‑SADS.  M.D. thesis, University of Tel AvivMedical School.

1985     :A. Aviv: Psychosocial aspects of temporal lobe Epilepsy.  M.D. thesis, University of Tel Aviv Medical School.

1986:    B. Spivak: Paranoid Schizophrenia in adolescence. M.D. thesis, University of Tel Aviv Medical School.

1986     :Y. Polikevitch:  The K‑G.A.S. scale in adolescence.

M.D. thesis, University of Haifa Medical School.

1986:    Yifat Cohen: M.D. Thesis, Suicide in adolescence, University of Haifa Medical School.

1986:    Sonya Mendelsohn:  M.D. Thesis, Suicide in

adolescence. University of Tel Aviv Medical School.

1986:    Michal Laseg: M.D. Thesis, Diagnostic reliability inAdolescence.  University of Tel  Aviv Medical School.

1986     :ulian Yanko: M.D. Thesis, Cultural aspects of eating:Attitudes in adolescence. University of Tel Aviv Medical School.

1989:    Ronit Shemesh: M.A. Thesis (nursing) Family environment in Hospitalized adolescents.  Tel Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine.

1990:    Leonid Kikenson: M.D. Thesis, Chronobiology in Hospitalized adolescents.  Tel Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine.

1990:    Even Raz: Impulsivity and suicide. M.D. Thesis. University of Tel Aviv , Medical School.

1992: Alberto Marciano: Counter-transference against parents of children in therapy. Diploma thesis. Department of Psychotherapy, Sackler School of Medicine Tel Aviv University.

1993: Gil Zalzman: M.D thesis. The Psychosocial axis in psychiatric evaluation of inpatient adolescents by a semi structured interview. Hebrew University, Medical School Jerusalem.

1993: Dror Shachar: M.D. thesis Cholesterol and suicidal behavior in adolescence University of Haifa Medical School

1993: Semadar Sapir: M.A. thesis Department of Psychology, Hebrew University Jerusalem Focussed and distractible defense mechanisms, self control and their relationship to anxiety, anorexia nervosa, and obsessive compulsive disorder.

1993: Ilan Shachor: M.D. thesis Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine. Defense mechanisms and suicidal behavior.

1994: Dana Edelist: M.A. thesis. School of Social Work Tel Aviv University. Psychosocial diagnosis in adolescence-parent child differences.

1994: Ruth Artzi: M.A. thesis. School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University. Psychosocial diagnosis in adolescence.

1994: Noa Offer: M.A. thesis. School of Education, Death Concept and suicidal behavior in adolescence.

1994: Doron Gothelf: M.D. thesis Tel Aviv University, Sackler

School of Medicine. Defense mechanisms and suicidal behavior.

1994: Z. Kalish M.A. Diploma in Psychotherapy. The box and it's use as a container. Department of Psychotherapy, Sackler School of Medicine Tel Aviv University.

1994: Rachel Tamarkin M.A. Diploma in Psychotherapy. The Milieu and object relations theory. Department of Psychotherapy, Sackler School of Medicine Tel Aviv University.

1996:  Shay Kones M.D.  M.D. thesis. Tel Aviv University, Sackler

School of Medicine. Follow up of adolescent suicide attempters in the community.

1996:  Mali Rotberg: M.D. Thesis, Anxiety and suicide, University of Haifa, Medical School.

1996: Ofry Din M.D.: Gaba Receptor activity and suicidal behavior in adolescence. Tel Aviv University, Sackler, School of Medicine.

1997: Moriah Golan Ph.D.: Treatment of obesity in children- parents as agents of change. Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine.

1997: Noam Sireni M.D.: Suicidal behavior in anorexia nervosa. Hebrew University, Hadassah Medical School.

1997:Rueven Lavi MD. Defense Mechanisms in adolescence. Sackler School of Medicine

1998: Yael Schwed MA: Suicidal behavior in adolescents with severe OCD Bar Ilan University, dept of psychology.

1999:Gili Levanthal MA: Borderline personality disorder in adolescence. Dept of Psychology Bar Ilan University.

1999: Katie Claman Sacks MA: Puberty l timing and parental attitude: effects on adjustment Dept of Psychology Bar Ilan University.

1999: Meir Efrati Suicide in Borderline Personality disorder, Dept of Psychology Bar Ilan University.

2000: Zvi Gil MA Psychotherapy through the telephone. Diploma in Psychotherapy Sackler, School of Medicine University of Tel Aviv

2000: Geva Dikla. MD Human figure drawings in suicidal adolescents. Sackler, School of Medicine University of Tel Aviv

2001: Giora Galilee MA Follow up of adolescent suicide attempters Dept of Psychology Bar Ilan University

2001: Osnat Schwartz: MA  Depression and suicidal behavior in adolescents with schizophrenia Dept of Psychology Bar Ilan University

2001: Anat Katzir: MA A study of adolescent murderers. Dept. of Criminology. University of Bar-Ilan

2003:  Osnat Haimowitz MA  Selfdisclosure and schizoid personality in anorexia Nervosa Dept of Psychology Bar Ilan University

2004: Ruth Shef  MA: Self disclosure and aggression in adolescence  Dept of Psychology Bar Ilan University

2004:  Dina Barkai  MA:   Self disclosure and depression in anorexia nervosa  Dept of Psychology Bar Ilan University

2004:   Shani Leor: Ph.D   Genetics of anorexia nervosa Dept of Psychology Bar Ilan University

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
1969 -1970 1970 -1973 1973 -1977 1976 -1977   1977 - 1979   1979 - 1982 1982 ‑ 1989 1988 - 1989 1989 1992-1993 1995
1999
Internship, Tel Ha-Shomer Hospital. Physician, Israel Defense Forces Resident in Psychiatry, Geha Psychiatric Hospital. Clinical Endocrinology, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Beilinson Medical Center, Petah Tiqva. Fellow in Child Psychiatry, Children's Hospital  National Medical Center, Washington D.C., U.S.A. Acting Deputy Director, Adolescent Unit, Geha Psychiatric Hospital. Deputy Director, Adolescent Unit, Geha Psychiatric Hospital. Director, Child and Adolescent Emergency Unit, Geha Psychiatric Hospital. Director, Adolescent Unit, Geha Psychiatric Hospital. Director, Child and Adolescent Division, Geha Psychiatric Hospital Director, Child and Adolescent Division, Geha Psychiatric Hospital
Director, Child and Adolescent Division, Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL AWARDS

1967:    Alice Cox Prize in Psychiatry, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

1976:    Diploma in Psychiatry with honors, Tel Aviv University

1980:    Specialty exams with honors.  Scientific Council of Israel Medical Association.

1982:    Lea Pecheris Prize for a paper on Psychotherapy. University of Tel Aviv Medical School, Institute of Psychotherapy.

1988: Preliminary grant ($2,000) for an investigation into the Epidemiology of Tourettes disorder. International Tourettes Association.

1989:    Grant ($23,000) for research into the epidemiology of  Tourettes Association.International Tourettes Association.

1990:    Grant of $5000 from Yale Child Study Center for Research on suicide in adolescence.

1991: Grant of $10,000 from Freund Fund for research on Tourettes Syndrome.

1991:Grant of additional $5000 from Yale Child Study Center for Research on suicide in adolescence.

1992:Grant of $10,000, W.T. Grant Foundation for research on suicide in adolescence.

1992: Grant of 24,000 NIS from the Chief Scientist's Office, Ministry of Health for a study of "15 year follow up of psychiatrically hospitalized adolescents".

1993: Grant of additional $25,000 from Yale Child Study Center for research on suicide in adolescence.

1994:  Grant of 30,000 NIS from Bar Ilan University for research on cognitive deficits in adolescent schizophrenia

1995: Grant for $15,000 Freund Fund for research on Tourette syndrome related syndromes.

  1. Grant for $25,000 from Baron De Hirsch Fund for research on immigration of adolescents to Israel.

1996: Grant for $45,000 from the Shuer Foundation for research on adolescence.

1999: German Israel Fund (240,000 DM) Molecular genetic study of Anorexia Nervosa 2001: Gertner Institute (500,000 NIS) for the Epidemiology of Psychiatric Disorders in Children and

Adolescents

2002: Binational Science Foundation  ($120,000) Molecular genetic study of suicide.

2002: Psychobiology Institute of Israel  ($25,000) Biology of Obsessive compulsive disorder in children

2003:    Yale Child Study Center ($7,000) for Suicide in Adolescence

2004: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention ($20,000) mental pain, communication and suicide

2004: National institute of Mental Health $500,000 for Post Trauma in Children.

2005: Karolinska Institute $100,000 for research on the Genetics of Suicide in a Bedouin Family.

2006: Tourette Syndrome Association $50,000 for research on Tics.

2006: Distinguished Investigator Award, American Foundation for Suicide preventing ($100,000).

2006: Curie Award, Tics Disorder, European Union €80,000.

2007: Ackerman Foundation, 20,000 NIS collaboration between psychology and psychiatry.

2008: Adler Foundation, 20,000 NIS, Appraisal and Reappraisal in Childhood Anxiety Disorder,

2008: European Union, €300,000, “Saving Young Lives in Europe” A study of suicide preventing for young people.

2010: Israel Ministry of Health, 360,000 NIS, Emotional Regulation in Anxious Children

2010: European Union, €300,000, “We StayeA study of truancy prevention for young people.

2011: Israel Organization of Insurance Companies 1,000,000 NIS Children PTSD and head injury after motor vehicle accident.

2012: European Union €300,000 Multi-Center Study on Tics in Children

2015: Life time achievement award. Israel Psychiatric Association

2015   International Scholar Award: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

2015 Distinguished Investigator Award: American Foundation for Suicide for Suicide Foundation

ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS and PAPERS  PRESENTED AT SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS

 

  1. A. Apter and S. Tyano: Dimensions of adolescent in‑patient behavior.           16th National Congress of Israel Pediatric Association, Tel Aviv, 1975.
  2. A. Apter and S. Tyano Sex education in an in‑patient ward. International Symposium on Sex and the Disabled, Tel Aviv, 1976.
  3. A. Apter and S. Tyano Diagnosis in adolescent psychiatric in‑patients.  International Forum of Adolescence.  Jerusalem, 1976.
  4. A. Apter, D. Lombroso, S. Tyano and H. Wijsenbeek

Sex education with mentally ill adolescents  .International Forum on Adolescence.  Jerusalem, 1976.

  1. I. Sharir, A. Apter, S. Tyano and R. Weisenberg Movement therapy for severely disturbed adolescents.8th International Congress of Psychopathology of Expression.

Jerusalem, 1976.

  1. D. Levine, S. Tyano and A. Apter Group therapy with psychotic adolescents. International Forum on Adolescence. Jerusalem, 1976.
  2. A. Apter, S. Tyano and H. Wijsenbeek A psychiatric in‑patient setting for adolescents. International Forum on Adolescence. Jerusalem, 1976.
  3. 8. A. Apter, A. Inbar, S. Tyano and H. Wijsenbeek Psychosocial aspects of the Milwaukee World Congress of Psychiatry, Hawaii, 1977.
  4. S. Tyano, A. Apter and H. Wijsenbeek The significance of the teachers strike for adolescents. International Union of School and University Medicine Congress,

Jerusalem, 1979.

  1. A. Apter and A. Galatzer Psychological aspects of adolescent developmental endocrinopathies. International Union of School and University Health Congress, Jerusalem, 1979.
  2. A. Apter Phenomenology of childhood depression. World Congress of Behaviorism, Jerusalem, 1980.

12  L.von London, I. Dagan, A. Apter, S. Tyano and H. Wijsenbeek Sex education with psychotic adolescents. Congress on Sex and the Disabled, Haifa, 1981.

  1. 13. A. Apter, M. Borengasser, L. Citryn and D. McKnew Natural course of childhood depression. American Psychiatric Congress, New Orleans, 1981.
  2. S. Tyano and A. Apter Structured psychiatric interview for adolescents. International Congress of Child Psychiatry, Dublin, 1982.
  3. A. Apter : Psychiatric aspects of developmental endocrinopathy. International Congress of Child Psychiatry, Dublin, 1982.
  4. 16. A. Apter, N. Gonen and Z. Dickerman Effects of chlorpromazine on H‑P‑A in adolescent schizophrenics I.N.P., Jerusalem, 1982.
  5. 17. A. Ram, A. Apter and S. Tyano Dexamethasone suppression test for depression in adolescence. Medax, Jerusalem, 1983.
  6. 18. E. Bernholdt, A. Apter and S. Tyano The treatment of severe obsessive compulsive disorder in adolescence. Medax, Jerusalem, 1983.
  7. A. Apter and M. Skuy: Cognitive modifiability in adolescent schizophrenia. 11th World Congress of Child Psychiatry and Allied Professions, Paris, 1986.
  8. A. Apter and S. Tyano: Suicidal behavior in hospitalized adolescents.11th World Congress of Child Psychiatry and Allied Professions, Paris, 1986.
  9. 21. A. Apter, R. Plutchik and H. van Praag: Serotonergic clusters in suicidal and violent patients. American Psychiatric Association, San Francisco, 1988 (invited presentation).
  10. A. Apter Psychometric variables in suicidal and violent patients. Congress on Biological Psychiatry, Jerusalem, 1988.
  11. A. Apter and S. Tyano Behavioral aspects of temporal lobe epilepsy. World Congress of Psychiatry, Athens, 1989.
  12. S. Tyano and A. Apter Conduct disorder, suicidality and depression. World Congress of Psychiatry, Athens, 1989.
  13. M. Kotler, A. Molcho and A. Apter Coping mechanisms and suicide. American Psychiatric Association, New York, 1990.
  14. 26. A.Apter and S. Tyano Eating attitudes in different ethnic groups International Congress on Eating Disorders Paris 1991
  15. 27. S.Tyano and A. Apter Suicidality and depression in anorexia nervosa International Congress on Eating Disorders Paris 1991
  16. N. Horesh , A.Apter et al. Life events and anorexia nervosa International Congress on Eating Disorders Paris 1991
  17. G. Ratzoni, A. Apter et al. Defense mechanisms and anorexia nervosa International Congress on Eating Disorders Paris 1991
  18. A.Apter Youth suicide American Psychiatric Association New Orleans 1991 (invited presentation)
  19. 31. A.Apter Epidemiology of Tourette Syndrome International congress of TS association Boston 1991 (invited presentation)
  20. A. Apter, G Ratzoni and T. Weizman Epidemiology of Obsessive compulsive disorder in Israel International congress of adolescent psychiatry Chicago 1992 (invited presentation)
  21. A. Apter, R. King and D. Cohen Suicide in adolescence American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry         Washington D.C. 1992.
  22. 34. A. Apter et al. Fluvoxamine in adolescent OCD and depression American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry San Antonio Texas 1993
  23. 35. A. Suicidal behavior in adolescence. 13th International Congress of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions San Francisco CA. July 1994.
  24. 36. A. Anxiety disorders in adolescence. 13th  International Congress of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions San Francisco CA. July 1994.
  25. A. Apter et al. Psychosocial diagnosis in adolescence. 13th International Congress of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions San Francisco CA. July 1994.
  26. R. Ohring and A. Apter. State and trait anxiety in adolescent inpatient suicide attempters. 41st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry New York October 1994
  27. A. Apter, A Bleich and R. King. Fatal and non fatal suicidal behavior in Israeli adolescent males. 41st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry New York October 1994.
  28. D. Gothelf and A. Apter. Defense mechanisms in suicidal and violent adolescents. 41st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry New York October 1994.
  29. D. Gothelf and A. Apter. Defense mechanisms in severe anorexia nervosa . 41st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry New York October 1994.
  30. 42. A. Apter. "Death with and without warning" Research Seminar, Western Psychiatric Institute, University of Pittsburgh, October, 1994 (invited presentation)
  31. A. Apter. Violence among Israeli adolescents U.S.A.- Israel Working Group on Adolescent Health Jerusalem November 1994 (invited presentation)
  32. A. Apter. Violence among Israeli adolescents U.S.A.- Israel Working Group on Adolescent Health Jerusalem November 1994 (invited presentation)
  33. 44. A. Apter. Juvenile Homicide. International Conference on Forensic Psychiatry. Asaf Harophe Israel 1995 (invited presentation)
  34. 45. A. Apter and S. Tyano. Defense mechanisms and suicide. Symposium on Suicidal Behavior. Budapest August 1996
  35. A. Apter and S. Tyano. Axis 5 of the ICD 10. World Congress of Psychiatry Madrid August 1996 (invited presentation)
  36. 47. A. Apter. Genetics of Adolescent suicidal behavior. Suicide Symposium. Corck Ireland September 1996 (invited presentation)
  37. 48. A. Apter. Adolescent suicide. Research Symposium. Bangor Wales September 1996 (invited presentation)
  38. 49. A. Apter. Adolescent suicide. European Suicide Symposium Lundt Sweden 1996 (invited presentation)
  39. 50. A. Apter. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in adolescence. Research Symposium Western Psychiatric Institute Pittsburgh USA. October 1996 (invited presentation)
  40. 51. A. Apter. Adolescent suicide. Congress of the Turkish Child Psychiatric Association, Anatalya May 1997 (invited presentation)
  41. 52. A. Apter. Life events and affective disorders. Research Symposium Western Psychiatric Institute Pittsburgh USA. October 1997 (invited presentation)
  42. A. Apter. Psychosexual disorders in adolescence. Adolescent Section. Turkish Psychiatric Association Ankara December, 1997. (invited presentation)
  43. A. Apter. Personality Dimensions in Suicidal Behavior. European Symposium on Suicide Gent Belgium 1998 (invited presentation)
  44. 55. A. Apter. Personality Dimensions in Suicidal Behavior. European Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Hamburg 1999(invited presentation)
  45. 56. A. Apter Schizophrenia and Suicide in Adolescence European Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Hamburg 1999  (invited presentation)
  46. 57. A. Apter. Schizophrenia and Suicide in Adolescence Research Symposium Western Psychiatric Institute Pittsburgh USA. October 1999 (invited presentation)
  47. 58. A. Apter. Suicidal Behavior in Borderline Personality International Association of Suicide Prevention meeting. Athens 1999(invited presentation)
  48. 59. Chen S, Goren A and Apter A : Dynamic changes in schizophrenic language Georgetown University Round Table (GURT) 2000
  49. A. Apter. Suicide in Adolescence. Austrian Suicide Society meeting Graz. 2000 ((invited presentation)
  50. 61. Banaroya N., Hollander N., Wilf A., Yaniv I., Apter A., Pick G. Effect of environmental enhancement on tumor survival, natural killer cell activity and behavior. Annual Meeting of the Cancer Biology Research Center 2003.
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
  • South African Medical Association
  • Israel Medical Association
  • Israel Psychiatric Association (Member of Central Executive Council)
  • American Academy of Child Psychiatry (Member of Committee for
  • International Relations)
  • American Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Israel Child Psychiatry Association: Member of Training Committee
  • Secretary/Treasurer/President Elect/ President(1996).
  • International Society for Adolescent Psychiatry (Member of the Council of Delegates)
  • European Psychiatric Association

Editorial Boards

  • Israel Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences.
  • Journal of Neural Transmission
  • Archives of Suicide Research (Associate Editor)
  • European Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Journal of Child Psychiatry and Psychology
RESIDENTS' BASIC SCIENCE PROJECTS

1981:    Rachel Blumenson, M.D.:  Use of the Hebrew version of the Child Behavior Checklist for Israeli adolescents.

1981:    Aliza  Ring, M.D.:  Symptom reliability of the K‑SADS‑P in hospitalized adolescents.

1982:    George Portnoy, M.D.:  Diagnostic reliability of the K‑SAD‑P in hospitalized adolescents.

1983:    Avi Bleich, M.D.:  Affective symptomatology in hospitalized adolescents.

1984     : Yifrach Kaminer, M.D.:  Psychopathology and epilepsy in adolescence.

1985 :   Z. Dolev,   M.D.:  Suicide in adolescence.

1986:    Y. Poliekevich, M.D.:  Circadian rhythms and psychopathology in adolescence.

1986:    Dafna Barak, M.D.:  Psychiatric aspects of migraine in adolescents.

1986:    Tamar Moses, M.D.:  Mother‑child congruence in adolescence diagnosis.

1989:    Orit Pomeranz, M.D.:  Suicidality in hospitalized adolescents.

1989:    Rachel Natanel, M.D.:  Human figure drawings insuicidal hospitalized adolescents.

1990:    Moshe Stoller, M.D.:  Psychometric Aspects of Suicidality.

1991: Miri Katz, M.D.: Psychosocial aspects of leukaemia.

1992: Michal Rapaport M.D.: The relationship between cholesterol and suicide in adolescence.

1992: Marlina Lavan M.D. Defense mechanisms and suicide.

1992 : Gabriella Binder M.D. Suicidal  behavior in different adolescent populations.

1992: Ilana Frankel M.D. Follow up of adolescent suicide attempters

1993: Monica Binder M.D. Epidemiology of OCD in adolescence

1994: Desmond Kaplan, M.D. OCD in adolescence. A follow up study

1994: Shmuel Hirschman, M.D. Instrument evaluation

1996: Tal Weizman, M.D. Impulsivity and suicidal behavior in adolescence

1997: Miriam Peskin M.D. Serotonin and suicide

          1997: Michael Moshov: Citolapram in adolescent depression

1999: Galina Levi: CPT in the evaluation of treatment response to Ritalin

2000: Olga Goraly: Headaches and Recurrent Abdominal Pain in Children.

2001: Shella Sherman Citalopram for adolescent depression

2007: Nimrod Pick Pharmacogenetics of SSRI therapy in children

                                                                                                          

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

1978 ‑ 1979       Guest Researcher, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD, U.S.A.

1988 ‑ 1989       Visiting Scientist and Belfer Fellow.  Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

1993 - Regular Visiting Professor, Yale School of Medicine, Child Study Center

1999-Director Child Study Center, Schneider Childrens Medical Center of Israel

 

GOVERNMENT COMMITTEES

1986 ‑   Committee for Child Placement Laws.  Department of Social Welfare.

1988 ‑   Interdepartmental Committee for Prevention of Youth Suicide.

1990 ‑   Ministry of Health Committee on Licensing of firearms for the mentally ill.

1991- Committee for the Prevention of Suicide. Department of Defense.

1993- Official Consultant to the IDF on Suicide Prevention

2000 - Advisory Council for Swedish National Center for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Health

 

 

 LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

  1. A. Apter and L.A. Hurst Personality and peptic ulcer       South African Medical Journal, 47(44): 2131‑2133, 1973.
  2. A. Apter, S. Tyano and H. Wijsenbeek Dimensions of adolescent in‑patient behavior. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 53: 277‑282, 1976.
  3. D. Lombroso, S. Tyano and A. Apter Attitudes of Israeli adolescents to the mentally ill and their

treatment. Israel Annals of Psychiatry, 14(2): 120‑132, 1976.

  1. B. Maoz, A. Antonowsky, A. Apter, H. Wijsenbeek and N. Datan The perception of menopause in five ethnic groups in Israel. Acta Obstet. Gynecol. Scand. Suppl. 65: 69‑76, 1977.
  2. B. Maoz, A. Antonowsky, A. Apter, N. Datan, J. Hochberg and Y. Salomon The effect of outside work on the menopausal woman. Maturitas, 1:43‑53, 1978.
  3. B. Maoz, A. Antonowsky, A. Apter, H. Wijsenbeek and N. Datan Ethnicity and adaptation to climacterium.            Arch. Gynakologie, 223: 9‑18, 1977.
  4. A. Apter, S. Tyano, D. Lombroso, H. Wijsenbeek and E. Chiger Sex education on an adolescent in‑patient ward.    Israel Rehabilitation Annual, 14: 96‑101, 1977.
  5. 8. Apter, G. Moran, S. Tyano, H. Munitz, B. Maoz and H. Wijsenbeek The psychosocial sequela of the Milwaukee brace in adolescent girls. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 13: 155‑159, 1978.
  6. A. Apter, I. Sharir, S. Tyano and H. Wijsenbeek Movement therapy with psychotic adolescents. Brit. J. Med. Psychol., 51: 155‑159, 1978.
  7. I. Modai, A. Apter, M. Golomb and H. Wijsenbeek M.H.P.G. and response to amitriptyline in bipolar depressed patients. Neuropsychobiology, 5: 181‑184, 1979.
  8. A. Apter, A. Galatzer, N. Beth Halachmi and Z. Laron Self image in adolescents with delayed puberty and growth

retardation.       J. Youth Adolescence, 10(6): 501‑505, 1981.

  1. A. Apter, M.A. Borengasser, J. Hamovit, J. Bartko, L. Cytryn and D.H. McKnew, Jr. A four‑year follow up of depressed children. J. Prevent. Psychiat., 1: 469‑470, 1982.
  2. D. McKnew, L. Cytryn, M. Lamour and A. Apter Fantasy in childhood depression and other forms of psychopathology.
  3. Adolescent Psychiatry, 10: 292‑298, 1982.
  4. A. Apter, Z. Dickerman, N. Gonen, S. Tyano and S. Laron Hypothalamic gonadal axis in schizophrenic male adolescents. Am. J. Psychiatry, 140(12): 1588‑1591, 1983.
  5. A. Apter, A. Blum and N. Skurnik Reaction psychomatique a un stress continu. Annales Medico‑Physiologiques, Paris, 7: 798‑802, 1983.
  6. D. Wigiser, A. Apter, U. Aviram and B. Maoz Over utilization of the emergency room by psychiatric referrals. Am. J. Public Health, 74(1): 73‑75, 1984.
  7. A. Apter, E. Bernout and S. Tyano Severe obsessive compulsive disorder in adolescence: A report of eight cases. J. Adolescence, 7: 349‑358, 1984.
  8. A. Ram, A. Apter, A. Weizman, H. Kaufman and S. Tyano Dexamethasone suppression test in psychiatrically hospitalized

adolescents. Harefuah ‑ J. Israel Med. Assoc., CVVI(3‑4): 72‑74, 1984.

  1. M. Rehavi, R. Weizman, C. Carel, A. Apter and S. Tyano High-affinity 3H-imipramine binding in platelets of children and adolescents with major affective disorder Psychiatric Research 13, 31-39
  2. R. Weizman, M. Carmi, S. Tyano, A. Apter and M. Rehavi High affinity 3H imipramine binding and serotonin uptake to

platelets of adolescent females suffering from anorexia nervosa.            Life Sciences, 38: 1235‑1242, 1986.

  1. A. Weizman, M. Carmi, H. Hermesh, A. Shahar, A. Apter, S. Tyano and M. Rehavi High affinity imipramine binding and serotonin uptake in platelets of eight adolescents and ten adults obsessive compulsive patients. Amer. J. Psychiatry, 143(3): 335‑339, 1986.
  2. Z. Zemishlany, I. Modai, A. Apter, Z. Yerushalmi and S. Tyano Serotonin uptake in platelets of patients with anorexia nervosa. Acta Psychiatr. Scand., 75: 127‑130, 1987.
  3. Y. Kronenberg, R. Blumensohn and A. Apter A comparison of different diagnostic tools for childhood depression. Acta Psychiatr. Scand., 77(2): 194‑198, 1987.
  4. Y. Kaminer, A. Apter, A. Aviv, P. Lerman and S. Tyano Psychopathology and temporal lobe epilepsy in adolescents. Acta Psychiatr. Scand., 77: 640‑644, 1988.
  5. A. Apter, R. Offer, R. Blumensohn and S. Tyano Use of the Child Behavior Checklist in an Israeli adolescent psychiatric unit. Acta Psychiatr. Scand., 78: 96‑101, 1988.
  6. A. Apter, A. Bleich and S. Tyano Affective and psychotic psychopathology in hospitalized adolescents. J. Am. Acad. Child Adolesc. Psychiatry, 27: 116‑120, 1988.
  7. A. Apter, A. Bleich, R. Plutchik, S. Mendelsohn and S. Tyano Depression, suicidality and conduct disorder. J. Am. Acad. Child Adolesc. Psychiatry , 27(6): 696‑699, 1988.
  8. 28. Apter and S. Tyano Obsessive compulsive disorder in adolescence.J.Adolesc.,11: 183‑194, 1988.
  9. G. Ratzoni, A. Apter, R. Blumensohn and S. Tyano Suicidal behavior in Ethiopian adolescents.J. Adolesc. 11: 231‑236, 1988.
  10. A. Apter, H. Orvaschel, M. Laseg, T. Moses and S. Tyano Psychometric properties of the K‑SADS‑P in an Israeli adolescent psychiatric population. J. Am. Acad. Child Adolesc. Psychiatr.,

28(1): 61‑65, 1989.

  1. A. Apter, R. Plutchik, S. Sevy, M. Korn, S. Brown and H.M. van Praag Defense mechanisms in risk of suicide and risk of violence. Am. J. Psychiatry, 146: 1027‑1031, 1989.
  2. I. Modai, A. Apter, M. Meltzer, S. Tyano, A. Valewski and Z. Jerushalmy Serotonin uptake by platelets of suicidal and aggressive adolescent psychiatric inpatients. Neuropsychobiology.  21: 9‑13, 1989.
  3. A. Biegon, A. Grinspoon, B. Blumenfeld, A. Bleich, A. Apter and R. Mester Serotonin 5‑HT2 receptor binding on blood platelets of suicidal and non suicidal men.       Psychopharmacology, 100: 165‑167, 1989.
  4. A. Apter, H.M. van Praag, S. Sevy, M. Korn and S. Brown Interrelationships among anxiety, aggression, impulsiveness and mood:  A serotonergically linked cluster? Psychiatric Research, 32:191‑199, 1990.
  5. G. Ratzoni, R. Blumenson R, A. Apter, S. Tyano. The Psychiatric Treatment of Ethiopian Adolescents. Israel Journal of Medical Science.
  6. I. Orbach, I. Milstein, S. Tyano, D. Hareven, A. Apter, S Tyano, A. Elitzur A (1991) Multi‑attitude suicide tendency scale for adolescents. J. Consulting & Clinical Psychology 3:3, 398-404.
  7. A. Apter, B. Spivack, A Weizman, S Tyano and Orvaschel H. Paranoid schizophrenia in adolescence. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry September 365-368. 1991
  8. A. Apter, M. Kotler, S. Sevy, R. Plutchik, S. Brown, H.Foster, M. Hillbrand, M. Korn, H van Praag. Correlates of risk of suicide in violent and nonviolent psychiatric patients. American Journal of Psychiatry 148 (7) 883-887. 1991
  9. Apter A., Aviv A., Kaminer Y., Weizmann A., Lerman P and Tyano S. Behavioral profile and social competence of adolescents with temporal lobe epilepsy. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 30,6:887-892, 1991.
  10. M. Koslowsky, A. Bleich, A. Greenspoon, B. Wagner, A. Apter and Z. Solomon Assessing the validity of the of the Plutchik Suicide Risk Scale. J Psychiatr Res 25(4)155-8, 1991.
  11. A. Walevsky, I. Gil-Ad, I. Modai, A. Apter, Z Laron and A Weizman Neuroendocrine response to trihexyphenidyl in depressed patients. Clin Neuropharmacol. 15:(1) 27-33, 1992.
  12. M. Skuy, A. Apter, Y. Dembo, S. Tyano, S. Kaniel and D. Tsuriel Cognitive modifiability of adolescents with schizophrenia. British Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 33,3,583-589 1992
  13. R. Tepper, A. Weizman, A. Apter, Tyano S. and Y. Beyth. Elevated plasma immunoreactive B-endorphin in anorexia nervosa Clinical Neuropharmacology 15,5.387-391, 1992
  14. Z. Scheinberg, A. Bleich, M Koslovsky, A Apter, M. Mark, I. Barbur, M. Kotler, Y.I. Danon Prevalence of eating disorders among female Israel Defense Force recruits. Harefuah Journal of the Israel Medical Association 123, 3-4, 73-78, 1992.
  15. M. Koslowsky, A. Bleich, A. Apter, Z. Solomon, B. Wagner and A. Greenspoon. Structural equation modelling of some determinants of suicide risk. British Journal of Medical Psychology 65,157-165, 1992.
  16. S. Tyano and A. Apter Adolescent psychosis-an eight year follow up. Journal of Adolescent Psychiatry 317-324, 1992
  17. M. Koslowsky, Z. Scheinberg, A. Bleich, M. Mark, A. Apter, Y Danon, Z. Solomon The factor structure and criterion validity of the short form of the Eating Attitudes Test. J Pers Assessment 58(1):27-35, 1992
  18. A. Zohar, G. Ratzoni, D. Pauls, A. Apter A. Bleich, S. Kron, M. Rappaport, A. Weizman and D. Cohen An epidemiological study of obssessive compulsive disorder and related disorders in Israeli adolescents J. Am. Acad. of Child and Adolesc.Psychiatry 31:6; 1057-1061, 1992.
  19. A. Apter, D. Pauls, A. Bleich, A. Zohar, S. Kron, G. Ratzoni, A. Dycian, M. Kotler, A. Weizman and D. Cohen. A population-based study of Tourette syndrome among adolescents in Israel. Advances in Neurology 58:61-65, 1992.
  20. A. Apter, R. Plutchik, and H.M. van Praag. Anxiety, impulsivity and depressed mood in relation to suicide and violent behavior. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 87 (1): 1-5. 1993
  21. A.Apter, A. Bleich, R. King, S. Kron, A. Fluch, M. Kotler, D. Cohen. Death without warning? A clinical postmortem study of 43 Israeli male suicides. Archives of General Psychiatry 50;138-142, 1993
  22. G. Ratzoni, I. Mann, T. Weizman, A. Weizman, I. Modai and A. Apter Psychiatric hospitalization of Ethiopian adolescents. Israel Journal of Medical Science 29 :419-421, 1993
  23. Bessler H, Karp L, Notti I, Apter A, Tyano S, Djaldetti M, Weizman R Cytokine production in anorexia nervosa Clinical Neuropharmacology 16 (3) 237-243, 1993
  24. R. Weizman, D. Dar, S. Landa, A Apter and M. Gavish "Peripheral" benzodiazepine receptor density is not altered by methylphenidate treatment in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology 3 (2) 63-69, 1993
  25. A. Apter, D. Pauls, A Bleich, A. Zohar S. Kron, G. Ratzoni, A Dycian, M. Kotler, A. Weizman, N. Gadot, D. Cohen. An epidemiological study of Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome in Israel Archives of General Psychiatry 50: 734-738, 1993
  26. I. Orbach, P. Kedem, O. Gorchover, A. Apter and S. Tyano Fears of death in suicidal and non suicidal adolescents Journal of Abnormal Psychology 102 (4) 553-558, 1993
  27. 57. Apter, M. Abu-Shah, I. Iancu, H. Abromovitch, A. Weizman and S. Tyano. Cultural effects on eating attitudes in Israeli subpopulations and hospitalized anorectics Genetic, Social and General Psychology Monographs 120 (1) 85-99, 1994.
  28. M. Koslowsky, Z Scheinberg, A Bleich, M Mark, A Apter, Y Danon, Z. Salomon, I Barbur. Sensitivity, specificity, and positive predictive value as measures of prediction accuracy: The case of the EAT-26 Educational and Psychological Measurement 53; 831-839.
  29. M. Koslowsky, Z Scheinberg, A Bleich, M Mark, A Apter, Y Danon, Z. Salomon, I Barbur. Predicting actual weight from self report data. Educational and Psychological Measurement 54; (1) 168-173. 1994
  30. A Apter, G. Ratzoni, R. King, A Weizman, I Iancu and M. Riddle trial of fluvoxamine in adolescent psychiatric inpatients J. Am. Acad. of Child and Adolesc.Psychiatry  33:3:342-348, 1994.
  31. A. Grinspoon, M. Mark, A. Apter I. Modai, A. Bleich, M. Rehavi, and A. Weizman. Failure of fixed dose verapamil treatment in adult sleep enuresis European Journal of Psychiatry.9, 101-103, 1994.
  32. A. Apter, A Gallatzer, A. Weizman, T. Weizman and Z. Laron Psychological aspects of developmental endocrinopathies in adolescence Israel Journal of Psychiatry 31, 4, 246-253, 1994.
  33. B Spivak, N Kosower, Y Zipser, N Schreiber-Schul, A Apter, S Tyano and A Weizman. Platelet Monoamine Oxidase activity in neuroleptic naive schizophrenic patients: lack of influence of chronic phenelzine treatment Clinical Neuropharmacology, 17:83-88, 1995.
  34. N Horesh, A. Apter, E. Lefkifker, G. Ratzoni, R. Weizman and S.Tyano. Life events and anorexia nervosa Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica 91:(1):5-9, 1995.
  35. Apter A., Gothelf D., Orbach I., Har-Even D., R. Weizman and S. Tyano Correlation of suicidal and violent behavior in different diagnostic categories in hospitalized adolescent patients. J. Am. Acad. of Child and Adolesc.Psychiatry 34, 7:912-918 1995.
  36. R. Blumensohn, G.Ratzoni, A. Weizman, M. Israeli, N. Greuner, A. Apter S. Tyano and A. Biegon. Reduction in serotonin 5HT2 receptor binding on platelets of delinquent adolescents Psychopharmacology 118:354-356, 1995.
  37. R. A. King, A. H. Zohar, G. Ratzoni, M. Binder, S. Kron, A. Dycian, D.J. Cohen,  D.L. Pauls  A. Apter,. An epidemiological study of trichotillomania in Israeli adolescents. J. Am. Acad. of Child and Adolesc.Psychiatry 34:9, 1212-1215 1995.
  38. 68. D. Gothelf, Apter, G. Ratzoni, R. Weitzman, I.Orbach, S. Tyano and C. Pfeffer. Defense mechanisms in severe anorexia nervosa
  39. Am. Acad. of Child and Adolesc.Psychiatry 34:12 1648-1654 1995.
  40. 69. Orbach I, Kedem P, Herman L and Apter A. Dissociation tendencies in suicidal adolescents Social and Clinical Psychology 14:4;393-408, 1995.
  41. Goren A, Fine J, Manaim H and Apter A, Verbal and non-verbal expressions of central deficits in schizophrenia. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease.183, 11, 715-719.
  42. Ohring R., Apter, A., Ratzoni G., Weizman R., Tyano,S. and Plutchik R. State and Trait anxiety in adolescent suicide attempters. J. Am. Acad. of Child and Adolesc.Psychiatry 35(2)154-157, 1996.
  43. Apter A., Fallon T., Ratzoni G., Binder M., Kron S.,  Dycian A.,  King RA., Zohar A., Weizman A., Pauls D., Cohen D., Obsessions and compulsions: from symptoms to syndrome  J. Am. Acad. of Child and Adolesc.Psychiatry  35 (7) 921-927, 1996.
  44. Horesh N., Apter A., Ishai J., Miculincer M., Danziger Y and Mimouni M. Abnormal psychosocial factors and anorexia nervosa J. Am. Acad. of Child and Adolesc.Psychiatry 35 (7) 907-912, 1996.
  45. Horesh N, Rolnick T, Iancu I, Danon P, Lefkifker E, Apter A and Kotler M, Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica 93, 489-493 1996.
  46. 75. King RA and Apter A Psychoanalytic perspectives on adolescent suicide. Psychoanalytic Study of the Child 51:491-505 1996.
  47. Spivak B, Karny N, Katz G, Radwan M, Apter A, Mester, R and Weizman A: Functional hemisphere imbalance in patients with paranoid or disorganized schizophrenia. Eur. Psychiatry 11:175:175-179, 1996.
  48. Zohar A.H., Pauls, D. Apter A. , Binder, M., Weizman, A., Kron S., Dycian, A., King, R., Cohen, D. OCD with and without tics in an epidemiological sample of Israeli adolescents: Are they distinct subtypes. American Journal of Psychiatry 154:274-276, 1997.
  49. Gothelf G, Apter A and Van Praag H: The measurement of aggression in psychiatric patients Psychiatry Research 71, 83-95,

1997.

  1. Iancu I, Laufer, N., Danon PN, Kadosch-Zohar R, Apter A, Zohar J. A general hospital study of attempted suicide in adolescence: Age and method of attempt Israel Journal of Psychiatry 34 (3) 228-234 1997
  2. Apter, A., Offer R., Gothelf, D., Plutchik, R. and Pfeffer, C. Defense mechanisms in suicidal adolescents J. Am. Acad. of Child and Adolesc. Psychiatry 36 (11):1520-1527.1997
  3. Shanee N., Apter A., Weizman A. The psychometric properties of the K_SADS-PL in an Israeli adolescent clinical population Israel Journal of Psychiatry 34(12) 179-186.1997.
  4. Horesh N, Rolnick T, Iancu I, Danon P, Lefkifker E, Apter A and Kotler M: Anger, Anxiety and suicide risk. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics 66 92-96, 1997.
  5. Cohen Y., Spirito A., Apter A and Saini S. A cross cultural comparison of behavior disturbance among psychiatrically hospitalized adolescents in Israel and the United States Child Psychiatry and Human Development 28(2):89-102 1997.
  6. Stein D., Apter A., Ratzoni G., Har-Even D. and Avidan G. Association between multiple suicide attempts and negative affects in adolescence. J. Am. Acad. of Child and Adolesc. Psychiatry 37, 5,488-494. 1998
  7. Katz N. Gothelf D., Hermesh H., Weizman A., Apter A and Horev G. Bone age in adolescents with schizophrenia and obsessive compulsive disorder Schizophrenia Research 33, 119-132 1998
  8. Golan M., Weizman A., Apter A and Fainaru. M. Parents as the exclusive agents of change in obesity. American Journal of Clinical nutrition 67(6) 1130 1998
  9. Gothelf D, Apter A, Gothelf A, Offer N, Ofek H, Tyano S and Pfeffer C. Death concepts in suicidal adolescents J. Am. Acad. of Child and Adolesc. Psychiatry 37,12 1279-1286, 1998
  10. Ofek H, Weizman T and Apter A. The Child Suicide Potential Scale. Inter-rater reliability and validity in Israeli in-patient adolescents. Israel Journal of Psychiatry 35, 4, 253-261, 1998
  11. 89. Schmidtke A., Weinacker B., Apter A et al., Suicide rates in the world Archives of Suicide Research 5: 81-89, 1999
  12. 90. Horesh N, Gothelf D, Ofek H and A Apter, Impulsivity as a correlate of suicidal behavior in adolescent psychiatric inpatients. Crisis 20,1: 8-14 1999
  13. Sireni N and Apter A. GABA and suicidal behavior in adolescence. Biological Psychiatry 46 (4) 484-488 1999
  14. Apter A., Laufer N., Bar-Sever M., Har-Even D., Ofek H., Weizman A. Serum cholesterol, Impulsivity, aggression and depression in adolescent inpatients Biological Psychiatry 532-541 1999
  15. Geijer T., Frisch A., Persson ML., Wasserman D. Rokah R., Michaelowsky E., Apter A Jonsson EG. Nothen MM. Weizman A Lack of an association between suicide attempt and a polymorphism at the dopamine D4 locus. Psychiatric Genetics 9:97-100 1999
  16. Offer R., Lavie R., Gothelf D. and Apter A. Defense Mechanisms, Negative emotions and psychopathology in adolescent inpatients Comprehensive Psychiatry 41 (1) 35-41 2000
  17. 95. Geijer T., Frisch A., Persson ML., Wasserman D. Rokah R., Michaelowsky E., Jonsson EG. Apter A and Weizman: Search for association between suicide attempt and serotonergic polymorphism. Psychiatric Genetics 10: 19-26 2000
  18. 96. Zalsman G, Natanel R, Fischel Z, Freudenstein O, Landau, E, Orbach I, Weizman A, Pfeffer C, Apter A The human figure drawing in the evaluation of severe adolescent suicidal behavior Am Acad. Child Adol. Psychiatry 39:1024-31 2000
  19. 97. Perrson ML, Wasserman D, Geijer T, Frisch A, Rocah R, Michaelovsky E, Apter A Weizman A, Jonsson EG, Bergman H Dopamine D4 receptor gene polymorphism and personality traits in healthy volunteers Arch Psychiatry and Clin. Neurosci 250 (4) 203-6 2000
  20. 98. Frisch A, Laufer N Danziger Y, Michalovsky E, Leor S, Carel C, Stein D, Fenig , Mimouni M, Apter A and Weizman A Association of the anorexia nervosa with a high activity COMT gene: a family based study in Israeli patients Molecular Psychiatry 6 243-245 2001
  21. 99. Zalsman G, Frisch A, Bromberg M, Gelertner J, Michaelowsky E, Campino A, Erlich Z, Tyano S., Apter A, Weizman A Family based association study of serotonin transporter promoter in suicidal adolescents: No association with suicidality but a possible role in with violence traits Am J Med Genetics 105 (3):239-45 2001
  22. Zalsman G, Horesh N, Arzi R, Edelist D, Even DH, Tyano S, Poustka F, Apter A Psychosocial diagnosis in psychiatrically hospitalized adolescents Compr. Psychiatry 42(3):223-7 2001
  23. Apter A, Horesh N, Gothelf D, Graffi H, Lefkifker E Relationship between self disclosure and serious suicidal behavior Compr Psychiatry 42 (1) :70-75 2001

102 Zalsman G, Frisch A, King RA, Pauls DL, Grice DE, Gelernter J, Alsobrook J, Michaelovsky E, Apter A, Tyano S, Weizman A, Leckman JF Case control and family-based studies of tryptophan hydroxylase gene A218Cpolymorphism and suicidality in adolescents. Am J Med Genet  Jul 8; 105(5): 451-7, 2001

  1. Valevski A, Ratzoni G, Sever J, Apter A, Zalsman G, Shiloh R, Weizman A, Tyano S. Stability of diagnosis: a retrospective cohort study of Israeli psychiatric adolescent patients. J Adolesc. 24 (5) 625-633 (2001)
  2. Koronya-Hamoui M, Danziger Y., Frisch A., Stein D., Leor S., Laufer N., Carel C., Fennig S., Mimouni M., Apter A Goldman B., Barkai G., Weizman A and Gak E(2002) Association between anorexia nervosa and the hsKCa3 gene: a family based and case control study. Molecular Psychiatry 7,82-85
  3. Stein D., Asherov L.,Lublinsky E.,Sobol-Havia, D., Weizman A., and Apter A., Socio-demographic factors associated with attempted suicide in two Israeli cities between 1990 and 1998. J. Nev.Ment Dis. 190 (2) :115-8. 2002
  4. Ratzoni G.,Gothelf D., Brand-Gothelf A., Reidman J., Kikenzon K., Gal G., Phillip M., Apter A and Weizman R. Weight Gain associated with Olanzepine and Risperidone in Adolescent patients: A comparative prospective study. J Am Acad. Child and Adolesc.Psychiatry 41 (3):337-43, 2002.

107. Doron Gothelf, Bareket Falk, Pierre Singer, Michal Kairi, Moshe Phillip,  Levana Zigel, Irit Poraz, Siegal Frishman, Naama Constantini,  Gil Zalsman,  Abraham Weizman,  and Alan Apter Weight Gain Associated With Increased Food Intake and Low Habitual Activity Levels in Male Adolescent Schizophrenic Inpatients Treated With Olanzapine Am J Psychiatry 159:1055-1057, 2002

  1. 108. Farbstein I., Dycian A., Gothelf D., Cohen DJ., Kron S., Apter A., A Follow up study of adolescent attempted suicide in Israel J Am Acad. Child and Adolesc.Psychiatry 41 (11):1342-9, 2002.
  2. 109. Stein D, Orbach I., Shanit-Sela M., Har-Even D., Yaruslavski A., Rot D., Meged S and Apter A. Suicidal tendencies and body image and experience in Anorexia Nervosa and suicidal female adolescent inpatients (Psychother Psychosom. 2003 Jan-Feb; 72(1): 16-25.)
  3. A Apter., N Horesh., D Gothelf .,G Zalsman ., Z Erlich ., N Soreni A Weizman Depression and Suicidal Behavior in Adolescent Inpatients With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (J Affect Disord. 2003 Jul;75(2):181-9.)
  • .Horesh N., Orbach I., Gothelf D., Efrati M and Apter A. Comparison of the suicidal behavior of adolescents with major depression and borderline personality disorder. 2003 J Nerv. And Mental Dis 191 (9) 582-588
  • . Horesh N., Sever Y and Apter A.  A comparison of life events between adolescents with borderline personality disorder and those with major depression. Compr Psychiatry 2003  44(4) 277-283 

113 . D.Gothelf, A. Apter, J. Reidman, A. Brand-Gothelf, Y. Bloch, G. Gal, L. Kikinzon, S. Tyano, R. Weizman, and G. Ratzoni. Olanzapine, risperidone and haloperidol in the treatment of adolescent patients with schizophrenia. Journal of Neurotransmission, 2003, 110 (5) 545-560

114 Gil Zalsman, Orit Pumeranz, Gabriel Peretz, David H. Ben-Dor, Sharon Dekel, Neta Horesh, Tsvi Fischel, Eitan Nahshoni, Jonathan Sever, and Alan Apter: Attention patterns in children in children with attention deficit disorder with or without hyperactivity The Scientific World Journal 2003 3(11):1093-107.

115  Gothelf D; Presburger G; Levy D; Nahmani A; Burg M; Berant M; Blieden LC; Finkelstein Y; Frisch A; Apter A; Weizman Genetic, developmental, and physical factors associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in patients with velocardiofacial syndrome  Am J Med Genet, 2004 126B(1) p129

  1. Gothelf D; Presburger G; Zohar AH; Burg M; Nahmani A; Frydman M; Shohat M; Inbar D; Aviram-Goldring A; Yeshaya J; Steinberg T; Finkelstein Y; Frisch A; Weizman A; Apter A Obsessive-compulsive disorder in patients with velocardiofacial (22q11 deletion) syndrome

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  1. Gothelf D.,Aharonowsky O., Horesh N., Carthy T and Apter A. Life events and personality factors in children with OCD Comprehensive Psychiatry 2004, 45 (3) 192-199
  2. Gil Zalsman, Shay Posmanik, Tzvi Fischel, Netta Horesh, Doron Gothelf , Gilad Gal, , Avi Sadeh,  Abraham Weizman, , Alan Apter,   Psychosocial Situations, Quality of Depression and Schizophrenia in Adolescents. (2004) Psychiatry Res. 2004, 128(2) 149-57
  3. Horesh N, Zalsman G and Apter A. Suicidal behavior and Self Disclosure in Adolescent Psychiatric Inpatients. J Nerv. Ment Dis. 2004 192 (12) 837-842
  4. Zalsman G, Frisch A, Lewis R, Michaelovsky E, Hermesh H, Sher L, Nahshoni E, Wolovik L, Tyano S, Apter A, Weizman R, Weizman A.DRD4 receptor gene exon III polymorphism in inpatient suicidal adolescents. J Neural Transm . 2004, 111(12):1593-603.
  5. Koronyo-Hamaoui M, Gak E, Stein D, Frisch A, Danziger Y, Leor S, Michaelovsky E, Laufer N, Carel C, Fennig S, Mimouni M, Apter A, Goldman B, Barkai G, Weizman A.CAG repeat polymorphism within the KCNN3 gene is a significant contributor to susceptibility to anorexia nervosa: a case-control study of female patients and several ethnic groups in the Israeli Jewish population.Am J Med Genet. 2004; 131B(1): 76-80.
  6. 122. Benaroya-Milshtein N, Hollander N, Apter A, Kukulansky T, Raz N, Wilf A, Yaniv I, Pick CG. Environmental enrichment in mice decreases anxiety, attenuates stress responses and enhances natural killer cell activity. Eur J Neurosci. 2004 Sep;20(5):1341-7.
  7. Gothelf D, Gruber R, Presburger G, Dotan I, Brand-Gothelf A, Burg M, Inbar D, Steinberg T, Frisch A, Apter A, Weizman A Methylphenidate treatment for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents with velocardiofacial syndrome: an open-label study. J Clin Psychiatry. 2003 Oct;64(10):1163-9.
  8. Zalsman G, Anderson GM, Peskin M, Frisch A, King RA, Vekslerchik M, Sommerfeld E, Michaelovsky E, Sher L, Weizman A, Apter A.Relationships between serotonin transporter promoter polymorphism, platelet serotonin transporter binding and clinical phenotype in suicidal and non-suicidal adolescent inpatients. J Neural Transm. 2005 Feb;112(2):309-15.
  9. Fennig S, Geva K, Zalsman G, Weizman A, Fennig S, Apter A. Effect of gender on suicide attempters versus nonattempters in an adolescent inpatient unit. Compr Psychiatry. 2005 Mar-Apr;46(2):90-7. Erratum in: Compr Psychiatry. 2005 May-Jun;46(3):238. Zalzman, Gil [corrected to Zalsman, Gil]; Weitzman, Abraham

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  1. 126. Shoval G, Zalsman G, Polakevitch J, Shtein N, Sommerfeld E, Berger E, Apter A. Effect of the broadcast of a television documentary about a teenager's suicide in Israel on suicidal behavior and methods. 2005;26(1):20-4. PubMed PMID: 15762080.
  2. Tyano S, Zalsman G, Ofek H, Blum I, Apter A, Wolovik L, Sher L, Sommerfeld E, Harell D, Weizman A. Plasma serotonin levels and suicidal behavior in adolescents. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol. 2006 Jan;16(1):49-57. Epub 2005 Aug 1. PubMed PMID: 16076550.
  3. : Michaelovsky E, Frisch A, Leor S, Stein D, Danziger Y, Carel C, Fennig S, Mimouni M, Klauck SM, Benner A, Poustka A, Apter A, Weizman A. Haplotype analysis of the COMT-ARVCF gene region in Israeli anorexia nervosa family trios. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2005 Nov 5;139B(1):45-50. PubMed PMID: 16118784.
  4. Gothelf D, Rubinstein M, Shemesh E, Miller O, Farbstein I, Klein A, Weizman A, Apter A, Yaniv I. Pilot study: fluvoxamine treatment for depression and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents with cancer. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2005 Dec;44(12):1258-62. PubMed PMID: 16292117.
  5. Mann JJ, Apter A, Bertolote J, Beautrais A, Currier D, Haas A, Hegerl U, Lonnqvist J, Malone K, Marusic A, Mehlum L, Patton G, Phillips M, Rutz W, Rihmer Z, Schmidtke A, Shaffer D, Silverman M, Takahashi Y, Varnik A, Wasserman D, Yip P, Hendin H. Suicide prevention strategies: a systematic review. JAMA. 2005 Oct 26;294(16):2064-74. Review. PubMed PMID: 16249421.
  6. Zalsman G, Frisch A, Baruch-Movshovits R, Sher L, Michaelovsky E, King RA, Fischel T, Hermesh H, Goldberg P, Gorlyn M, Misgav S, Apter A, Tyano S, Weizman A. Family-based association study of 5-HT(2A) receptor T102C polymorphism and suicidal behavior in Ashkenazi inpatient adolescents. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2005 Jul-Sep;17(3):231-8. PubMed PMID: 16231475.
  7. Koronyo-Hamaoui M, Frisch A, Stein D, Denziger Y, Leor S, Michaelovsky E, Laufer N, Carel C, Fennig S, Mimouni M, Ram A, Zubery E, Jeczmien P, Apter A, Weizman A, Gak E. Dual contribution of NR2B subunit of NMDA receptor and SK3 Ca(2+)-activated K+ channel to genetic predisposition to anorexia nervosa. J Psychiatr Res. 2007 Jan-Feb;41(1-2):160-7. Epub 2005 Sep 12. PubMed PMID: 16157352.
  8. Apter A, Kronenberg S, Brent D. Turning darkness into light. A new landmark study on the treatment of adolescent depression. Comments on the TADS study. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2005 May;14(3):113-6. PubMed PMID: 15959656.
  9. Schwartz-Stav O, Apter A, Zalsman G. Depression, suicidal behavior and insight in adolescents with schizophrenia. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2006 Sep;15(6):352-9. Epub 2006 Apr 7. PubMed PMID: 16604378.
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  12. Shoval G, Zalsman G, Sher L, Apter A, Weizman A. Clinical characteristics of inpatient adolescents with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder. Depress Anxiety. 2006;23(2):62-70. PubMed PMID: 16400622.
  13. Fennig S, Horesh N, Aloni D, Apter A, Weizman A, Fennig S. Life events and suicidality in adolescents with schizophrenia. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2005 Dec;14(8):454-60. PubMed PMID: 16341502.
  14. : Arie M, Henkin Y, Lamy D, Tetin-Schneider S, Apter A, Sadeh A, Bar-Haim Y. Reduced auditory processing capacity during vocalization in children with Selective Mutism. Biol Psychiatry. 2007 Feb 1;61(3):419-21. Epub 2006 Apr 17. PubMed PMID: 16616723.
  15. Nemets H, Nemets B, Apter A, Bracha Z, Belmaker RH. Omega-3 treatment of childhood depression: a controlled, double-blind pilot study. Am J Psychiatry. 2006 Jun;163(6):1098-100. PubMed PMID: 16741212.
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  17. Apter A, King RA. Management of the depressed, suicidal child or adolescent. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2006 Oct;15(4):999-1013, x. Review. PubMed PMID: 16952772.
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  19. Pregelj P, Zupanc T, Tomori M, balazic J, Apter A. Family history of suicide and psychosocial characteristics of suicide victims in central Slovenia. Psychiatry Danub. 2006 sep;18 suppl:71.
  20. Gothelf D, Michaelovsky E, Frisch A, Zohar AH, Presburger G, Burg M, Aviram-Goldring A, Frydman M, Yeshaya J, Shohat M, Korostishevsky M, Apter A, Weizman A. Association of the low-activity COMT 158Met allele with ADHD and OCD in subjects with velocardiofacial syndrome. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2007 Jun;10(3):301-8. Epub 2006 May 31. PubMed PMID: 16734939.
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  22. Horesh N, Apter A. Self-disclosure, depression, anxiety, and suicidal behavior in adolescent psychiatric inpatients. Crisis. 2006;27(2):66-71. PubMed PMID: 16913327.
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  26. Melamed Y, Ophir G, Nechama Y, Abramovitzh R, Notzer N, Apter A. Resident psychiatrists as assessors for lectures in continued medical education in psychiatry. Indian J Med Sci. 2006 Dec;60(12):514-9. PubMed PMID: 17130666.
  27. : Ben-Dor DH, Zimmerman S, Sever J, Roz N, Apter A, Rehavi M, Weizman A. Reduced platelet vesicular monoamine transporter density in Tourette's syndrome pediatric male patients. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol. 2007 Jul;17(8):523-6. Epub 2007 Mar 6. PubMed PMID: 17344033.
  28. Ben Moshe R., Yarkoni D., and Apter A. The management of acute atress disorder: Implications for the prevention of posttraumatic stress disorder. Israeli journal of Emergency Medicine (2006). 6(4) 22-31.
  29. Senecky Y, Inbar D, Diamond G, Grossman Z, Apter A, Kahan E. Pediatricians' satisfaction with their abilities to care for children with developmental, behavioral and psychosocial problems. Pediatr Int. 2007 Aug;49(4):472-8. PubMed PMID: 17587271.
  30. Benaroya-Milshtein N, Apter A, Yaniv I, Kukulansky T, Raz N, Haberman Y, Halpert H, Pick CG, Hollander N. Environmental enrichment augments the efficacy of idiotype vaccination for B-cell lymphoma. J Immunother. 2007 Jul-Aug;30(5):517-22. PubMed PMID: 17589292.
  31. Vorgraft Y, Farbstein I, Spiegel R, Apter A. Retrospective evaluation of an intensive method of treatment for children with pervasive developmental disorder. Autism. 2007 Sep;11(5):413-24. PubMed PMID: 17942455
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  33. Shahar G, Zohar A, Apter A. Personality matters: a special issue in honor of Sidney J. Blatt. Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci. 2007;44(4):251-4. PubMed PMID: 18250513.
  34. Apter A, King RA, Bleich A, Fluck A, Kotler M, Kron S. Fatal and non-fatal suicidal behavior in Israeli adolescent males. Arch Suicide Res. 2008;12(1):20-9. doi: 10.1080/13811110701798679. PubMed PMID: 18240031.
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  1. Horesh N, Klomek AB, Apter A. Stressful life events and major depressive disorders. Psychiatry Res. 2008 Aug 15;160(2):192-9. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2007.06.008. Epub 2008 Jun 25. PubMed PMID: 18582951.
  2. Lahav O, Apter A, Ratzon N. A comparison of the effects of directive visuomotor intervention versus nondirective supportive intervention in kindergarten and elementary school children. J Neural Transm. 2008 Aug;115(8):1231-9. doi: 10.1007/s00702-008-0086-8. Epub 2008 Jul 8. PubMed PMID: 18607527.
  3. : Fennig S, Hadas A, Itzhaky L, Roe D, Apter A, Shahar G. Self-criticism is a key predictor of eating disorder dimensions among inpatient adolescent females. Int J Eat Disord. 2008 Dec;41(8):762-5. doi: 10.1002/eat.20573. PubMed PMID:18570191.
  4. Hoven CW, Doan T, Musa GJ, Jaliashvili T, Duarte CS, Ovuga E, Ismayilov F, Rohde LA, Dmitrieva T, Du Y, Yeghiyan M, Din AS, Apter A, Mandell DJ; WPAAwarness Task Force. Worldwide child and adolescent mental health begins with awareness: a preliminary assessment in nine countries. Int Rev Psychiatry. 2008 Jun;20(3):261-70. doi: 10.1080/09540260801995950. Review. PubMed PMID: 18569178.
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  6. Kronenberg S, Frisch A, Rotberg B, Carmel M, Apter A, Weizman A. Pharmacogenetics of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in pediatric depression and anxiety. Pharmacogenomics. 2008 Nov;9(11):1725-36. doi: 10.2217/14622416.9.11.1725. Review. PubMed PMID: 19018726.
  7. Senecky Y, Agassi H, Inbar D, Horesh N, Diamond G, Bergman YS, Apter A. Post-adoption depression among adoptive mothers. J Affect Disord. 2009 May;115(1-2):62-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2008.09.002. Epub 2008 Oct 23. PubMed PMID: 18950870.
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  9. Hamdan S, Auerbach J, Apter A. Polygamy and mental health of adolescents. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2009 Dec;18(12):755-60. doi: 10.1007/s00787-009-0034-7. Epub 2009 Jun 24. PubMed PMID: 19551327.
  10. Manor I, Gutnik I, Ben-Dor DH, Apter A, Sever J, Tyano S, Weizman A, Zalsman G. Possible association between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and attempted suicide in adolescents - a pilot study. Eur Psychiatry. 2010 Apr;25(3):146-50. doi: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2009.06.001. Epub 2009 Aug 20. PubMed

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  1. Schirman S, Kronenberg S, Apter A, Brent D, Melhem N, Pick N, Carmel M, Frisch A, Weizman A, Gothelf D. Effectiveness and tolerability of citalopram for the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents: an open-label study. J Neural Transm. 2010 Jan;117(1):139-145. doi: 10.1007/s00702-009-0330-x. Epub 2009 Oct 23. PubMed PMID: 19851705.
  2. Farbstein I, Mansbach-Kleinfeld I, Levinson D, Goodman R, Levav I, Vograft I, Kanaaneh R, Ponizovsky AM, Brent DA, Apter A. Prevalence and correlates of mental disorders in Israeli adolescents: results from a national mental health survey. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2010 May;51(5):630-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7610.2009.02188.x. Epub 2009 Oct 27. PubMed PMID: 19874426.
  3. Steinberg T, Shmuel Baruch S, Harush A, Dar R, Woods D, Piacentini J, Apter A. Tic disorders and the premonitory urge. J Neural Transm. 2010 Feb;117(2):277-84. doi: 10.1007/s00702-009-0353-3. Epub 2009 Dec 23. PubMed PMID: 20033236; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2809309
  4. Steinberg T, Shmuel Baruch S, Harush A, Dar R, Woods D, Piacentini J, Apter A. Tic disorders and the premonitory urge. J Neural Transm. 2010 Feb;117(2):277-84. doi: 10.1007/s00702-009-0353-3. Epub 2009 Dec 23. PubMed PMID: 20033236; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2809309.
  5. : Grimland M, Apter A. Commentary: Street lights on the dark side of the net. Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci. 2009;46(3):167-71; discussion 171. PubMed PMID: 20039516.
  6. Carthy T, Horesh N, Apter A, Edge MD, Gross JJ. Emotional reactivity and cognitive regulation in anxious children. Behav Res Ther. 2010 May;48(5):384-93. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2009.12.013. Epub 2010 Jan 6. PubMed PMID: 20089246.
  7. Mansbach-Kleinfeld I, Levinson D, Farbstein I, Apter A, Levav I, Kanaaneh R, Stein N, Erhard R, Palti H, Khwaled R, Ponizovsky AM. The Israel Survey of Mental Health Among Adolescents: aims and methods? Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci. 2010;47(4):244-53. PubMed PMID: 21270496
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  10. Wasserman D, Carli V, Wasserman C, Apter A, Balazs J, Bobes J, Bracale R, Brunner R, Bursztein-Lipsicas C, Corcoran P, Cosman D, Durkee T, Feldman D, Gadoros J, Guillemin F, Haring C, Kahn JP, Kaess M, Keeley H, Marusic D, Nemes B, Postuvan V, Reiter-Theil S, Resch F, Sáiz P, Sarchiapone M, Sisask M, Varnik A,

Hoven CW. Saving and empowering young lives in Europe (SEYLE): a randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 2010 Apr 13;10:192. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-192. PubMed PMID: 20388196; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2880291.

  1. Farbstein I, Mansbach-Kleinfeld I, Levinson D, Goodman R, Levav I, Vograft I, Kanaaneh R, Ponizovsky AM, Brent DA, Apter A. Prevalence and correlates of mental disorders in Israeli adolescents: results from a national mental health survey. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2010 May;51(5):630-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7610.2009.02188.x. Epub 2009 Oct 27. PubMed PMID: 19874426.
  2. : Manor I, Gutnik I, Ben-Dor DH, Apter A, Sever J, Tyano S, Weizman A, Zalsman G. Possible association between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and attempted suicide in adolescents - a pilot study. Eur Psychiatry. 2010 Apr;25(3):146-50. doi: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2009.06.001. Epub 2009 Aug 20. PubMed PMID: 19699060.
  3. : Hamdan S, Melhem N, Orbach I, Farbstein I, El-Haib M, Apter A, Brent D. Risk factors for suicide attempt in an Arab kindred. J Affect Disord. 2011 Jul;132(1-2):247-53. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2011.01.012. Epub 2011 Feb 18. PubMed PMID: 21310495; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3109187
  4. Benaroya-Milshtein N, Hollander N, Apter A, Yaniv I, Pick CG. Stress conditioning in mice: alterations in immunity and tumor growth. Stress. 2011 May;14(3):301-11. doi: 10.3109/10253890.2010.545845. Epub 2011 Feb 6. PubMed PMID: 21294662.
  5. : Bursztein Lipsicas C, Mäkinen IH, Apter A, De Leo D, Kerkhof A, Lönnqvist J, Michel K, Salander Renberg E, Sayil I, Schmidtke A, van Heeringen C, Värnik A, Wasserman D. Attempted suicide among immigrants in European countries: an international perspective. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2012

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  1. Zalsman G, Opler M, Steinberg T, Apter A, Weizman A. Evaluation of side effects using the BARS, SAS and AIMS in pediatric psychopharmacologic studies. Eur Psychiatry. 2011 Mar;26(2):128-9. doi: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2010.08.007. Epub 2010 Oct 30. PubMed PMID: 21036550
  2. Zalsman G, Patya M, Frisch A, Ofek H, Schapir L, Blum I, Harell D, Apter A, Weizman A, Tyano S. Association of polymorphisms of the serotonergic pathways with clinical traits of impulsive-aggression and suicidality in adolescents: a multi-center study. World J Biol Psychiatry. 2011 Feb;12(1):33-41. doi: 10.3109/15622975.2010.518628. Epub 2010 Sep 27. PubMed PMID: 20873971.
  3. Freudenstein O, Zohar A, Apter A, Shoval G, Weizman A, Zalsman G. Parental bonding in severely suicidal adolescent inpatients. Eur Psychiatry. 2011 Nov;26(8):504-7. doi: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2011.01.006. Epub 2011 Mar 12. PubMed PMID: 21398097.
  4. Shoval G, Feld-Olspanger J, Nahshoni E, Gothelf D, Misgav S, Manor I, Apter A, Zalsman G. Suicidal behavior and related traits among inpatient adolescents with first-episode schizophrenia. Compr Psychiatry. 2011 Nov-Dec;52(6):596-9. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2011.01.005. Epub 2011 Mar 8. PubMed PMID: 21388617.
  5. Mansbach-Kleinfeld I, Apter A, Farbstein I, Levine SZ, Ponizovsky AM. A population-based psychometric validation study of the strengths and difficulties questionnaire - hebrew version. Front Psychiatry. 2010 Dec 31;1:151. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2010.00151. eCollection 2010. PubMed PMID: 21423458; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3059623.
  6. Amitai M, Apter A. Social aspects of suicidal behavior and prevention in early life: a review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2012 Mar;9(3):985-94. doi: 10.3390/ijerph9030985. Epub 2012 Mar 19. Review. PubMed PMID: 22690178; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3367292.
  7. Durkee T, Kaess M, Carli V, Parzer P, Wasserman C, Floderus B, Apter A, Balazs J, Barzilay S, Bobes J, Brunner R, Corcoran P, Cosman D, Cotter P, Despalins R, Graber N, Guillemin F, Haring C, Kahn JP, Mandelli L, Marusic D, Mészáros G, Musa GJ, Postuvan V, Resch F, Saiz PA, Sisask M, Varnik A, Sarchiapone M, Hoven CW, Wasserman D. Prevalence of pathological internet use among adolescents in Europe: demographic and social factors. Addiction. 2012 Dec;107(12):2210-22. doi: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2012.03946.x. Epub 2012 Jul 26. PubMed PMID: 22621402.
  8. Bursztein Lipsicas C, Mäkinen IH, Wasserman D, Apter A, Kerkhof A, Michel K, Salander Renberg E, van Heeringen K, Värnik A, Schmidtke A. Gender distribution of suicide attempts among immigrant groups in European countries—an international perspective. Eur J Public Health. 2013 Apr;23(2):279-84. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cks029. Epub 2012 May 10. PubMed PMID: 22577125.
  9. Shoval G, Mansbach-Kleinfeld I, Farbstein I, Kanaaneh R, Lubin G, Apter A, Weizman A, Zalsman G. Self versus maternal reports of emotional and behavioral difficulties in suicidal and non-suicidal adolescents: an Israeli nationwide survey. Eur Psychiatry. 2013 May;28(4):235-9. doi: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2012.02.009. Epub 2012 Apr 28. PubMed PMID: 22542653.
  10. Shoval G, Mansbach-Kleinfeld I, Farbstein I, Kanaaneh R, Lubin G, Krivoy A, Apter A, Weizman A, Zalsman G. The use of mental health services by adolescent smokers: a nationwide Israeli study. Eur Psychiatry. 2013 Jun;28(5):269-75. doi: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2012.01.003. Epub 2012 Apr 27. PubMed PMID: 22542329.
  11. Eldar S, Apter A, Lotan D, Edgar KP, Naim R, Fox NA, Pine DS, Bar-Haim Y. Attention bias modification treatment for pediatric anxiety disorders: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Psychiatry. 2012 Feb;169(2):213-20. PubMed PMID: 22423353; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3491316
  12. : Freudenstein O, Valevski A, Apter A, Zohar A, Shoval G, Nahshoni E, Weizman A, Zalsman G. Perfectionism, narcissism, and depression in suicidal and nonsuicidal adolescent inpatients. Compr Psychiatry. 2012 Aug;53(6):746-52. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2011.08.011. Epub 2012 Feb 24. PubMed PMID: 22364727.
  13. Hamdan S, Melhem N, Orbach I, Farbstein I, El-Haib M, Apter A, Brent D. Protective factors and suicidality in members of Arab kindred. Crisis. 2012 Jan 1;33(2):80-6. doi: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000116. PubMed PMID: 22343057.
  14. Horesh N, Levi Y, Apter A. Medically serious versus non-serious suicide attempts: relationships of lethality and intent to clinical and interpersonal characteristics. J Affect Disord. 2012 Feb;136(3):286-93. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2011.11.035. Epub 2011 Dec 22. PubMed PMID: 22197510.
  15. Landau YE, Steinberg T, Richmand B, Leckman JF, Apter A. Involvement of immunologic and biochemical mechanisms in the pathogenesis of Tourette's syndrome. J Neural Transm. 2012 May;119(5):621-6. doi: 10.1007/s00702-011-0739-x. Epub 2011 Dec 3. PubMed PMID: 22139323; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3936959.
  16. Fennig S, Apter A, Horesh N, Arzi R, Zalsman G, Weizman A, Fennig S. Relationship between ICD-10 psychosocial categories and psychiatric diagnosis in Israeli adolescents. Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci. 2011;48(2):111-6. PubMed PMID: 22120446.
  17. Apter A. Commentary: preventing adolescent suicide: is proactive screening for mental disorders the answer? - Reflections on Christiansen and Larsen (2011). J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2012 Jan;53(1):26-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7610.2011.02472.x. Epub 2011 Oct 26. PubMed PMID: 22029944.
  18. Horesh N, Apter A, Zalsman G. Timing, quantity and quality of stressful life events in childhood and preceding the first episode of bipolar disorder. J Affect Disord. 2011 Nov;134(1-3):434-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2011.05.034. Epub 2011 Jun 12. PubMed PMID: 21658777
  19. Gvion Y, Apter A. Aggression, impulsivity, and suicide behavior: a review of the literature. Arch Suicide Res. 2011;15(2):93-112. doi: 10.1080/13811118.2011.565265. Review. PubMed PMID: 21541857.
  20. Freudenstein O, Zohar A, Apter A, Shoval G, Weizman A, Zalsman G. Parental bonding in severely suicidal adolescent inpatients. Eur Psychiatry. 2011 Nov;26(8):504-7. doi: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2011.01.006. Epub 2011 Mar 12. PubMed PMID: 21398097.
  21. Shoval G, Feld-Olspanger J, Nahshoni E, Gothelf D, Misgav S, Manor I, Apter A, Zalsman G. Suicidal behavior and related traits among inpatient adolescents with first-episode schizophrenia. Compr Psychiatry. 2011 Nov-Dec;52(6):596-9. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2011.01.005. Epub 2011 Mar 8. PubMed PMID: 21388617.
  22. Hamdan S, Melhem N, Orbach I, Farbstein I, El-Haib M, Apter A, Brent D. Risk factors for suicide attempt in an Arab kindred. J Affect Disord. 2011 Jul;132(1-2):247-53. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2011.01.012. Epub 2011 Feb 18. PubMed PMID: 21310495; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3109187.
  23. 210. Benaroya-Milshtein N, Hollander N, Apter A, Yaniv I, Pick CG. Stress conditioning in mice: alterations in immunity and tumor growth. Stress. 2011 May;14(3):301-11. doi: 10.3109/10253890.2010.545845. Epub 2011 Feb 6. PubMed PMID: 21294662.
  24. Mansbach-Kleinfeld I, Levinson D, Farbstein I, Apter A, Levav I, Kanaaneh R, Stein N, Erhard R, Palti H, Khwaled R, Ponizovsky AM. The Israel Survey of Mental Health Among Adolescents: aims and methods? Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci. 2010;47(4):244-53. PubMed PMID: 21270496.
  25. Levav I, Mansbach-Kleinfeld I, Ifrah A, Erhard R, Bursztein C, Levinson D, Farbstein Ziev I, Apter A. Editorial: The alliance of mental health and education regarding the needs for services for the young. Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci. 2010;47(4):242-3. PubMed PMID: 21270495.
  26. Bursztein Lipsicas C, Mäkinen IH, Apter A, De Leo D, Kerkhof A, Lönnqvist J, Michel K, Salander Renberg E, Sayil I, Schmidtke A, van Heeringen C, Värnik A, Wasserman D. Attempted suicide among immigrants in European countries: an international perspective. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2012 Feb;47(2):241-51. doi: 10.1007/s00127-010-0336-6. Epub 2011 Jan 1. PubMed PMID: 21197530.
  27. Zalsman G, Opler M, Steinberg T, Apter A, Weizman A. Evaluation of side effects using the BARS, SAS and AIMS in pediatric psychopharmacologic studies. Eur Psychiatry. 2011 Mar;26(2):128-9. doi:10.1016/j.eurpsy.2010.08.007. Epub 2010 Oct 30. PubMed PMID: 21036550.
  28. Zalsman G, Patya M, Frisch A, Ofek H, Schapir L, Blum I, Harell D, Apter A, Weizman A, Tyano S. Association of polymorphisms of the serotonergic pathways with clinical traits of impulsive-aggression and suicidality in adolescents: a multi-center study. World J Biol Psychiatry. 2011 Feb;12(1):33-41. doi: 10.3109/15622975.2010.518628. Epub 2010 Sep 27. PubMed PMID: 20873971.
  29. Gilboa-Schechtman E, Foa EB, Shafran N, Aderka IM, Powers MB, Rachamim L, Rosenbach L, Yadin E, Apter A. Prolonged exposure versus dynamic therapy for adolescent PTSD: a pilot randomized controlled trial. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2010 Oct;49(10):1034-42. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2010.07.014. Epub 2010

Sep 6. PubMed PMID: 20855048; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2945239.

  1. Steinberg T, King R, Apter A. Tourette's syndrome: a review from a developmental perspective. Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci. 2010;47(2):105-9. Review. PubMed PMID: 20733252.
  2. Gothelf D, Steinberg T, Golan O, Apter A. Editorial: developmental psychopathology. Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci. 2010;47(2):93-4. PubMed PMID: 20733250.
  3. Apter A. Suicidal behaviour in adolescence. Can J Psychiatry. 2010 May;55(5):271-3. PubMed PMID: 20482952.
  4. Apter A. Clinical aspects of suicidal behavior relevant to genetics. Eur Psychiatry. 2010 Jun;25(5):257-9. doi: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2010.01.008. Epub 2010 May 4. Review. PubMed PMID: 20444579.
  5. Wasserman D, Carli V, Wasserman C, Apter A, Balazs J, Bobes J, Bracale R, Brunner R, Bursztein-Lipsicas C, Corcoran P, Cosman D, Durkee T, Feldman D, Gadoros J, Guillemin F, Haring C, Kahn JP, Kaess M, Keeley H, Marusic D, Nemes B, Postuvan V, Reiter-Theil S, Resch F, Sáiz P, Sarchiapone M, Sisask M, Varnik A, Hoven CW. Saving and empowering young lives in Europe (SEYLE): a randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 2010 Apr 13;10:192. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-192. PubMed PMID: 20388196; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2880291.
  6. Mansbach-Kleinfeld I, Farbstein I, Levinson D, Apter A, Erhard R, Palti H, Geraisy N, Brent DA, Ponizovsky AM, Levav I. Service use for mental disorders and unmet need: results from the Israel Survey on Mental Health Among Adolescents. Psychiatr Serv. 2010 Mar;61(3):241-9. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.61.3.241. PubMed PMID:

20194400.

  1. Carthy T, Horesh N, Apter A, Edge MD, Gross JJ. Emotional reactivity and cognitive regulation in anxious children. Behav Res Ther. 2010 May;48(5):384-93. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2009.12.013. Epub 2010 Jan 6. PubMed PMID: 20089246.
  2. Mansbach-Kleinfeld I, Apter A, Farbstein I, Levine SZ, Ponizovsky AM. A population-based psychometric validation study of the strengths and difficulties questionnaire - hebrew version. Front Psychiatry. 2010 Dec 31;1:151. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2010.00151. eCollection 2010. PubMed PMID: 21423458; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3059623.
  3. Grimland M, Apter A. Commentary: Street lights on the dark side of the net. Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci. 2009;46(3):167-71; discussion 171. PubMed PMID: 20039516.
  4. Steinberg T, Shmuel Baruch S, Harush A, Dar R, Woods D, Piacentini J, Apter A. Tic disorders and the premonitory urge. J Neural Transm. 2010 Feb;117(2):277-84. doi: 10.1007/s00702-009-0353-3. Epub 2009 Dec 23. PubMed PMID: 20033236; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2809309.
  5. Schirman S, Kronenberg S, Apter A, Brent D, Melhem N, Pick N, Carmel M, Frisch A, Weizman A, Gothelf D. Effectiveness and tolerability of citalopram for the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents: an open-label study. J Neural Transm. 2010 Jan;117(1):139-145. doi: 10.1007/s00702-009-0330-x. Epub 2009 Oct 23. PubMed PMID: 19851705.
  6. Manor I, Gutnik I, Ben-Dor DH, Apter A, Sever J, Tyano S, Weizman A, Zalsman G. Possible association between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and attempted suicide in adolescents - a pilot study. Eur Psychiatry. 2010 Apr;25(3):146-50. doi: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2009.06.001. Epub 2009 Aug 20. PubMed PMID: 19699060.
  7. Shoval G, Mansbach-Kleinfeld I, Farbstein I, Kanaaneh R, Lubin G, Krivoy A, Apter A, Weizman A, Zalsman G. The use of mental health services by adolescent smokers: a nationwide Israeli study. Eur Psychiatry. 2013 Jun;28(5):269-75. doi: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2012.01.003. Epub 2012 Apr 27. PubMed PMID: 22542329.
  8. Wasserman C, Hoven CW, Wasserman D, Carli V, Sarchiapone M, Al-Halabí S,Apter A, Balazs J, Bobes J, Cosman D, Farkas L, Feldman D, Fischer G, Graber N, Haring C, Herta DC, Iosue M, Kahn JP, Keeley H, Klug K, McCarthy J, Tubiana-Potiez A, Varnik A, Varnik P, Ziberna J, Poštuvan V. Suicide prevention for youth--a mental health awareness program: lessons learned from the Saving and Empowering Young Lives in Europe (SEYLE) intervention study. BMC Public Health. 2012 Sep 12;12:776. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-776. PubMed PMID: 22971152; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3584983.
  9. Lahav O, Apter A, Ratzon NZ. Psychological adjustment and levels of selfesteem in children with visual-motor integration difficulties influences the results of a randomized intervention trial. Res Dev Disabil. 2013 Jan;34(1):56-64. doi: 10.1016/j.ridd.2012.07.024. Epub 2012 Aug 30. PubMed PMID: 22940159.
  10. Amitai M, Apter A. Social aspects of suicidal behavior and prevention in early life: a review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2012 Mar;9(3):985-94. doi: 10.3390/ijerph9030985. Epub 2012 Mar 19. Review. PubMed PMID: 22690178; PubMedCentral PMCID: PMC3367292.
  11. Durkee T, Kaess M, Carli V, Parzer P, Wasserman C, Floderus B, Apter A, Balazs J, Barzilay S, Bobes J, Brunner R, Corcoran P, Cosman D, Cotter P, Despalins R, Graber N, Guillemin F, Haring C, Kahn JP, Mandelli L, Marusic D, Mészáros G, Musa GJ, Postuvan V, Resch F, Saiz PA, Sisask M, Varnik A, Sarchiapone M, Hoven CW, Wasserman D. Prevalence of pathological internet use among adolescents in Europe: demographic and social factors. Addiction. 2012 Dec;107(12):2210-22. doi: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2012.03946.x. Epub 2012 Jul 26. PubMed PMID: 22621402.

234.Bursztein Lipsicas C, Mäkinen IH, Wasserman D, Apter A, Kerkhof A, Michel K,  Salander Renberg E, van Heeringen K, Värnik A, Schmidtke A. Gender distribution of suicide attempts among immigrant groups in European countries—an international perspective. Eur J Public Health. 2013 Apr;23(2):279-84. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cks029. Epub 2012 May 10. PubMed PMID: 22577125.

  1. Shoval G, Mansbach-Kleinfeld I, Farbstein I, Kanaaneh R, Lubin G, Apter A, Weizman A, Zalsman G. Self versus maternal reports of emotional and behavioral difficulties in suicidal and non-suicidal adolescents: an Israeli nationwide survey. Eur Psychiatry. 2013 May;28(4):235-9. doi: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2012.02.009. Epub 2012 Apr 28. PubMed PMID: 22542653.
  2. Benaroya-Milshtein N, Apter A, Yaniv I, Yuval O, Stern B, Bengal Y, Kodman Y, Shemer E, Pick CG, Buchval I, Valevski A. Neuroimmunological function in parents of children suffering from cancer. J Neural Transm. 2014;121(3):299-306. doi: 10.1007/s00702-013-1098-6. Epub 2013 Oct 23. PubMed PMID: 24150275.
  3. Bursztein Lipsicas C, Mäkinen IH, Wasserman D, Apter A, Bobes J, Kerkhof A, Michel K, Renberg ES, van Heeringen K, Värnik A, Schmidtke A. Immigration and recommended care after a suicide attempt in Europe: equity or bias? Eur J Public Health. 2014 Feb;24(1):63-5. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckt090. Epub 2013 Jun 27. PubMed PMID: 23813716.
  4. Czerniak E, Korostishevsky M, Frisch A, Cohen Y, Amariglio N, Rechavi G, Michaelovsky E, Stein D, Danziger Y, Fennig S, Apter A, Weizman A, Gak E. Association between a common CYP17A1 haplotype and anxiety in female anorexia nervosa. Arch Womens Ment Health. 2013 Oct;16(5):423-8. doi: 10.1007/s00737-013-0363-x. Epub 2013 Jun 18. PubMed PMID: 23775394.
  5. Carli V, Wasserman C, Wasserman D, Sarchiapone M, Apter A, Balazs J, Bobes J, Brunner R, Corcoran P, Cosman D, Guillemin F, Haring C, Kaess M, Kahn JP, Keeley H, Keresztény A, Iosue M, Mars U, Musa G, Nemes B, Postuvan V, Reiter-Theil S, Saiz P, Varnik P, Varnik A, Hoven CW. The saving and empowering young lives in Europe (SEYLE) randomized controlled trial (RCT): methodological issues and participant characteristics. BMC Public Health. 2013 May 16;13:479. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-479. PubMed PMID: 23679917; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3665603.

240.Levi-Belz Y, Gvion Y, Horesh N, Apter A. Attachment patterns in medically serious suicide attempts: the mediating role of self-disclosure and loneliness. Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2013 Oct;43(5):511-22. doi: 10.1111/sltb.12035. Epub 2013 May 11. PubMed PMID: 23662907.

  1. Steinberg T, Tamir I, Zimmerman-Brenner S, Friling M, Apter A. Prevalence and comorbidity of tic disorder in Israeli adolescents: results from a national mental health survey. Isr Med Assoc J. 2013 Feb;15(2):94-8. PubMed PMID: 23516770.
  2. Rotberg B, Kronenberg S, Carmel M, Frisch A, Brent D, Zalsman G, Apter A, Weizman A. Additive effects of 5-HTTLPR (serotonin transporter) and tryptophan hydroxylase 2 G-703T gene polymorphisms on the clinical response to citalopram among children and adolescents with depression and anxiety disorders. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2013 Mar;23(2):117-22. doi: 10.1089/cap.2012.0020. PubMed PMID: 23510446.
  3. Apter A, Steingart L. Interaction between weight and medications in psychological illnesses of children. World Rev Nutr Diet. 2013;106:174-80. doi: 10.1159/000342531. Epub 2013 Feb 11. Review. PubMed PMID: 23428698.
  4. Steinberg T, Harush A, Barnea M, Dar R, Piacentini J, Woods D, Shmuel-Baruch S, Apter A. Tic-related cognition, sensory phenomena, and anxiety in children and adolescents with Tourette syndrome. Compr Psychiatry. 2013 Jul;54(5):462-6. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2012.12.012. Epub 2013 Jan 15. PubMed PMID: 23332555.
  5. Balázs J, Miklósi M, Keresztény A, Hoven CW, Carli V, Wasserman C, Apter A, Bobes J, Brunner R, Cosman D, Cotter P, Haring C, Iosue M, Kaess M, Kahn JP, Keeley H, Marusic D, Postuvan V, Resch F, Saiz PA, Sisask M, Snir A, Tubiana A, Varnik A, Sarchiapone M, Wasserman D. Adolescent subthreshold-depression and anxiety: psychopathology, functional impairment and increased suicide risk. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2013 Jun;54(6):670-7. doi: 10.1111/jcpp.12016. Epub 2013 Jan 18. PubMed PMID: 23330982.

246.Steinberg T, Shmuel-Baruch S, Horesh N, Apter A. Life events and Tourette syndrome. Compr Psychiatry. 2013 Jul;54(5):467-73. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2012.10.015. Epub 2012 Dec 6. PubMed PMID: 23219489.

  1. Koren D, Reznik N, Adres M, Scheyer R, Apter A, Steinberg T, Parnas J. Disturbances of basic self and prodromal symptoms among non-psychotic help-seeking adolescents. Psychol Med. 2013 Jul;43(7):1365-76. doi:

10.1017/S0033291712002322. Epub 2012 Oct 19. PubMed PMID: 23084507.

  1. Shoval G, Mansbach-Kleinfeld I, Farbstein I, Kanaaneh R, Valevski A, Apter A, Weizman A, Zalsman G. Gender differences in emotional and behavioral disorders and service use among adolescent smokers: a nationwide Israeli study. Eur Psychiatry. 2013 Sep;28(7):397-403. doi: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2012.06.004. Epub 2012 Sep 19. PubMed PMID: 22999436.
  2. Farbstein I, Mansbach-Kleinfeld I, Auerbach JG, Ponizovsky AM, Apter A. The Israel Survey of Mental Health among Adolescents: prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, comorbidity, methylphenidate use, and help-seeking patterns. Isr Med Assoc J. 2014 Sep;16(9):568-73. PubMed PMID: 25351015.
  3. Brand-Gothelf A, Leor S, Apter A, Fennig S. The impact of comorbid depressive and anxiety disorders on severity of anorexia nervosa in adolescent girls. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2014 Oct;202(10):759-62. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000194. PubMed PMID: 25265267.
  4. Apter A. Adolescent self-harm: new horizons? J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2014 Oct;53(10):1048-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2014.07.011. PubMed PMID: 25245347.
  5. Brand-Gothelf A, Yoeli-Bligh N, Gilboa-Schechtman E, Benaroya-Milshtein N, Apter A. Perceptions of self, mother and family and behavior of prepubertal depressed children. Eur Psychiatry. 2014 Jun 23. pii: S0924-9338(14)00095-9. doi: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2014.05.005. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24969104.
  6. Amit BH, Krivoy A, Mansbach-Kleinfeld I, Zalsman G, Ponizovsky AM, Hoshen M, Farbstein I, Apter A, Weizman A, Shoval G. Religiosity is a protective factor against self-injurious thoughts and behaviors in Jewish adolescents: Findings from a nationally representative survey. Eur Psychiatry. 2014 Oct;29(8):509-13. doi: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2014.04.005. Epub 2014 Jun 5. PubMed PMID: 24908151.
  7. Gvion Y, Levi-Belz Y, Apter A. Suicide in Israel--an update. Crisis. 2014;35(3):141-4. doi: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000239. PubMed PMID: 24901057.
  8. Kaess M, Durkee T, Brunner R, Carli V, Parzer P, Wasserman C, Sarchiapone M, Hoven C, Apter A, Balazs J, Balint M, Bobes J, Cohen R, Cosman D, Cotter P, Fischer G, Floderus B, Iosue M, Haring C, Kahn JP, Musa GJ, Nemes B, Postuvan V, Resch F, Saiz PA, Sisask M, Snir A, Varnik A, Ziberna J, Wasserman D. Pathological Internet use among European adolescents: psychopathology and self-destructive behaviours. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2014 Nov;23(11):1093-102. doi: 10.1007/s00787-014-0562-7. Epub 2014 Jun 3. PubMed PMID: 24888750; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4229646.

256.Scheyer R, Reznik N, Apter A, Seidman LJ, Koren D. Metacognition in non-psychotic help-seeking adolescents: associations with prodromal symptoms, distress and psychosocial deterioration. Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci. 2014;51(1):34-43. PubMed PMID: 24858633.

257.Amitai M, Zivony A, Kronenberg S, Nagar L, Saar S, Sever J, Apter A, Shoval G, Golubchik P, Hermesh H, Weizman A, Zalsman G. Short-term effects of lithium on white blood cell counts and on levels of serum thyroid-stimulating hormone and creatinine in adolescent inpatients: a retrospective naturalistic study. J Child  Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2014 Nov;24(9):494-500. doi: 10.1089/cap.2013.0046. Epub 2014 May 14. PubMed PMID: 24828326.

  1. Amitai M, Kronenberg S, Cohen T, Frisch A, Weizman A, Apter A. [Pharmacogenetics and anxiety disorders: analysis of recent findings]. Harefuah. 2014 Mar-Apr;153(3-4):210-4, 236. Review. Hebrew. PubMed PMID: 24791568. Barzilay S, Apter A. Psychological models of suicide. Arch Suicide Res. 2014;18(4):295-312. doi: 10.1080/13811118.2013.824825. PubMed PMID: 24568371.

259, Nahaliel S, Sommerfeld E, Orbach I, Weller A, Apter A, Zalsman G. Mental pain as a mediator of suicidal tendency: a path analysis. Compr Psychiatry. 2014 May;55(4):944-51. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2013.12.014. Epub 2013 Dec 21. PubMed  PMID: 24529929.

  1. Carli V, Hoven CW, Wasserman C, Chiesa F, Guffanti G, Sarchiapone M, Apter A, Balazs J, Brunner R, Corcoran P, Cosman D, Haring C, Iosue M, Kaess M, Kahn JP, Keeley H, Postuvan V, Saiz P, Varnik A, Wasserman D. A newly identified group of adolescents at "invisible" risk for psychopathology and suicidal behavior: findings from the SEYLE study. World Psychiatry. 2014 Feb;13(1):78-86. doi: 10.1002/wps.20088. PubMed PMID: 24497256; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3918027.
  2. Sarchiapone M, Mandelli L, Carli V, Iosue M, Wasserman C, Hadlaczky G, Hoven CW, Apter A, Balazs J, Bobes J, Brunner R, Corcoran P, Cosman D, Haring C, Kaess M, Keeley H, Keresztény A, Kahn JP, Postuvan V, Mars U, Saiz PA, Varnik P, Sisask M, Wasserman D. Hours of sleep in adolescents and its association with anxiety, emotional concerns, and suicidal ideation. Sleep Med. 2014 Feb;15(2):248-54. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2013.11.780. Epub 2013 Dec 18. PubMed PMID: 24424101.
  3. Levi-Belz Y, Gvion Y, Horesh N, Fischel T, Treves I, Or E, Stein-Reisner O, Weiser M, David HS, Apter A. Mental pain, communication difficulties, and medically serious suicide attempts: a case-control study. Arch Suicide Res. 2014;18(1):74-87. doi: 10.1080/13811118.2013.809041. PubMed PMID: 24350568.
  4. Shechner T, Rimon-Chakir A, Britton JC, Lotan D, Apter A, Bliese PD, Pine DS, Bar-Haim Y. Attention bias modification treatment augmenting effects on cognitive behavioral therapy in children with anxiety: randomized controlled trial. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2014 Jan;53(1):61-71. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2013.09.016. Epub 2013 Oct 10. PubMed PMID: 24342386.
  5. Machnes-Maayan D, Elazar M, Apter A, Zeharia A, Krispin O, Eidlitz-Markus T. Screening for psychiatric comorbidity in children with recurrent headache or recurrent abdominal pain. Pediatr Neurol. 2014 Jan;50(1):49-56. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2013.07.011. Epub 2013 Oct 23. PubMed PMID: 24269169.
  6. Kaess M, Brunner R, Parzer P, Carli V, Apter A, Balazs JA, Bobes J, Coman HG, Cosman D, Cotter P, Durkee T, Farkas L, Feldman D, Haring C, Iosue M, Kahn JP, Keeley H, Podlogar T, Postuvan V, Resch F, Sáiz PA, Sisask M, Tubiana A, Värnik P, Sarchiapone M, Hoven CW, Wasserman D. Risk-behaviour screening for identifying adolescents with mental health problems in Europe. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2014 Jul;23(7):611-20. doi: 10.1007/s00787-013-0490-y. Epub 2013 Nov 19. PubMed PMID: 24248753.
  7. Brunner R, Kaess M, Parzer P, Fischer G, Carli V, Hoven CW, Wasserman C, Sarchiapone M, Resch F, Apter A, Balazs J, Barzilay S, Bobes J, Corcoran P, Cosmanm D, Haring C, Iosuec M, Kahn JP, Keeley H, Meszaros G, Nemes B, Podlogar T, Postuvan V, Saiz PA, Sisask M, Tubiana A, Varnik A, Wasserman D. Life-time prevalence and psychosocial correlates of adolescent direct self-injurious behavior: a comparative study of findings in 11 European countries. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2014 Apr;55(4):337-48. doi: 10.1111/jcpp.12166. Epub 2013 Nov 12. PubMed PMID: 24215434.
  8. Gvion Y, Horresh N, Levi-Belz Y, Fischel T, Treves I, Weiser M, David HS, Stein-Reizer O, Apter A. Aggression-impulsivity, mental pain, and communication difficulties in medically serious and medically non-serious suicide attempters. Compr Psychiatry. 2014 Jan;55(1):40-50. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2013.09.003. Epub 2013 Oct 8. PubMed PMID: 24209607.
  9. 268. Gvion Y, Horesh N, Levi-Belz Y, Apter A. A proposed model of the development of suicidal ideations. Compr Psychiatry. 2015 Jan;56:93-102. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2014.09.019. Epub 2014 Oct 13. PMID: 25444078.
  10. 269. Rüütel E, Sisask M, Värnik A, Värnik P, Carli V, Wasserman C, Hoven CW, Sarchiapone M, Apter A, Balazs J, Bobes J, Brunner R, Corcoran P, Cosman D, Haring C, Iosue M, Kaess M, Kahn JP, Poštuvan V, Sáiz PA, Wasserman D. Alcohol consumption patterns among adolescents are related to family structure and exposure to drunkenness within the family: results from the SEYLE project. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2014 Dec;11(12):12700-15. PMID: 25493392.
  11. Mansbach-Kleinfeld I, Ifrah A, Apter A, Farbstein I. Child sexual abuse as reported by Israeli adolescents: social and health related correlates. Child Abuse Negl. 2015 Feb;40:68-80. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2014.11.014. Epub 2014 Dec 24. PMID: 25542832.
  12. Lipsicas CB, Mäkinen IH, Wasserman D, Apter A, Kerkhof A, Michel K, Renberg ES, Van Heeringen K, Värnik A, Schmidtke A. Repetition of attempted suicide among immigrants in Europe. Can J Psychiatry. 2014 Oct;59(10):539-47. PMID: 25565687.
  13. Wasserman D, Hoven CW, Wasserman C, Wall M, Eisenberg R, Hadlaczky G, Kelleher I, Sarchiapone M, Apter A, Balazs J, Bobes J, Brunner R, Corcoran P, Cosman D, Guillemin F, Haring C, Iosue M, Kaess M, Kahn JP, Keeley H, Musa GJ, Nemes B, Postuvan V, Saiz P, Reiter-Theil S, Varnik A, Varnik P, Carli V. School-based suicide prevention programmes: the SEYLE cluster-randomised, controlled trial. Lancet. 2015 Apr 18;385(9977):1536-44. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61213-7. Epub 2015 Jan 9. PMID: 25579833.
  14. Cotter P, Kaess M, Corcoran P, Parzer P, Brunner R, Keeley H, Carli V, Wasserman C, Hoven C, Sarchiapone M, Apter A, Balazs J, Bobes J, Cosman D, Haring C, Kahn JP, Resch F, Postuvan V, Värnik A, Wasserman D. Help-seeking behaviour following school-based screening for current suicidality among European adolescents. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2015 Jun;50(6):973-82. doi: 10.1007/s00127-015-1016-3. Epub 2015 Feb 6. PMID: 25656270.
  15. Strittmatter E, Kaess M, Parzer P, Fischer G, Carli V, Hoven CW, Wasserman C, Sarchiapone M, Durkee T, Apter A, Bobes J, Brunner R, Cosman D, Sisask M, Värnik P, Wasserman D. Pathological Internet use among adolescents: Comparing gamers and non-gamers. Psychiatry Res. 2015 Apr 30. pii: S0165-1781(15)00232-2. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2015.04.029. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25959265.
  16. Barzilay S, Feldman D, Snir A, Apter A, Carli V, Hoven CW, Wasserman C, Sarchiapone M, Wasserman D. The interpersonal theory of suicide and adolescent suicidal behavior. J Affect Disord. 2015 May 7;183:68-74. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2015.04.047. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26001665.
  17. Amitai M, Sachs E, Zivony A, Remez R, Ben Baruch R, Amit BH, Kronenberg S, Apter A, Shoval G, Weizman A, Zalsman G. Effects of long-term valproic acid treatment on hematological and biochemical parameters in adolescent psychiatric inpatients: a retrospective naturalistic study. Int Clin Psychopharmacol. 2015 May 22. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26020713.

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  • Apter, H. Zohar, G. Ratzoni, M. Binder, S. Kron,  A. Dycian,  R. A. King, D.L. A. Weizman, D. Pauls D.J. Cohen. Performance of a screening instrument for the detection of OCD in adolescence Acta Scandinavica Psychiatrica
  • Zohar A.H., Kaplan, D., Pauls, D. Weizman, A., Kron S., Dycian, A., King, R., Cohen, D. Apter A. The natural course of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in late adolescence: A 12-18 month prospective follow up of epidemiologically ascertained untreated adolescents Am. Acad. of Child and Adolesc.Psychiatry

 

CASE REPORTS
  1. M. Roitman, A. Apter, S. Lahav and S. Tyano Amantadine treatment of the malignant neuroleptic syndrome. Harefuah, J. Israel Med. Assoc., 7: 333, 1981.
  2. J. Kronenberg, S. Tyano, A. Apter and H. Wijsenbeek Treatment of transsexualism in adolescence. J. Adolescence, 4:177‑185, 1981.
  3. Y. Kaminer, A. Apter, S. Tyano, E. Livni and H. Wijsenbeek Management of delayed hypersensitivity to haloperidol syrup. Am. J. Psychiatry, 139(11): 1503‑1504, 1982.
  4. Y. Kaminer, A. Apter, S. Tyano, E. Livni and H. Wijsenbeek Hypersensitivity to methylparaben. Am. J. Hospital Pharmacy, 1: 469‑470, 1982.
  5. A. Apter, Y. Kaminer, S. Tyano, N. Skurnik and R. Weitz: Irritation temporate et pathologie arachnoide: Reaction pseudo‑psychotique chez des adolescents et evouloution sout traitment. Les Annales Medico‑Phychologiques, 7: 766‑778, 1982.
  6. A. Bleich, E. Bernout, A. Apter and S. Tyano Gilles de la Tourette syndrome and mania in an adolescent. Br. J. Psychiatry, 146: 664‑665, 1985.
  7. S. Eldar, A. Bleich, A. Apter and S. Tyano Elective mutism ‑ An atypical antecedent of schizophrenia. J. Adolescence, 8:289‑292, 1985.
  8. M. Shein, A. Apter, Z. Dickerman, S. Tyano and N. Gadot Encephalopathy in compensated Hashimoto thryroiditis: A clinical expression of autoimmune cerebral vasculitis. Brain Dev. 8: 60‑64, 1986.
  9. A. Apter, A. Didi and S. Tyano Treatment of secondary transsexualism on an adolescent unit. Harefuah ‑ J. Israel Med. Assoc. 118 (5) 250-2, 1990.
  10. 10. M. Keren, Apter, A. Mani and S. Tyano Neuropsychiatric SLE in an adolescent inpatient. Harefuah ‑ J. Israel Med. Assoc. 120, 446-449 1991.
  11. I Iancu, Berezin M, G. Ratzoni, A. Apter and S. Tyano. Anorexia Nervosa in a young diabetic. Harefuah-J. Israel Med. Assoc 122(6): 367-9. 1993
  12. I. Iancu, L. Kikenzon, G. Ratzoni, and A. Apter. Anorexia Nervosa and Obssessive Compulsive Disorder in a young Russian immigrant. Harefuah-J. Israel Med. Assoc 124 (8) 477-479. 1993
  13. A.Apter, G. Ratzoni, I Iancu, A. Weizman and S. Tyano. Ganser Syndrome in two adolescent brothers. Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry. 32:(3) 582-584 1993
  14. S. Hirschman, A. Apter, A. Weizman, M.Radvan. Anorexia Nervosa beginning after the menopause Harefuah-J. Israel Med. Assoc. vol 131 (1-2) 10-12 1996
  15. Kohn Y, Fahum T, Ratzoni G. Apter A. Case Study: Aggression and sexual offense in Asperger's syndrome . Israel Journal of Psychiatry 35, 4, 2593-299, 1998
  16. Gothelf D, Brand-Gothelf A, Apter A, Sever Y, Bodinger L, Lombroso PJ, Tyano S, Cohen DJ.Schizophrenia in adolescent twins: a case study.Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci. 2004;41(1):54-60.

 

REVIEW ARTICLES
  1. 1. Apter and S. Tyano Side effects of lithium treatment. Harefuah, J. Israel Med. Assoc., 6: 303‑306, 1981.
  2. 2. Apter, A. Weizman, R. Weizman, S. Tyano and H. Bellmaker MBD ‑ A critical review.Harefuah ‑ J. Israel Med. Assoc., C:1‑12, 1981.
  3. 3. J. Apter, Apter and S. Tyano Side effects and toxicity of lithium. J. Family Pract. (USA), 15(6): 1101‑1106, 1982.
  4. E. Bernhout, A. Bleich and A. Apter Gilles de la Tourette syndrome. Harefuah ‑ J. Israel Med. Assoc., CVVI(7): 314‑316, 1984.
  5. A. Bleich, A. Apter and S. Tyano Difficulties in the psychiatric diagnosis of adolescents. Harefuah ‑ J. Israel Med. Assoc., CX(4): 187‑189, 1986.
  6. R. Blumensohn and A. Apter Depression in childhood Harefuah ‑ J. Israel Med. Assoc.,  CX(3): 19‑21, 1987.
  7. A. Apter and S.Tyano. Childhood depression-a review Isr. J. Psychiatry Relat Sci Vol 21,2,117-126. 1987
  8. Y. Cohen, Y. Kaminer and A. Apter Suicide in children. Harefuah ‑ J. Israel Med. Assoc., CXV: 229‑232, 1987.
  9. I. Iancu and A. Apter (1991). History of anorexia nervosa Ha refua Journal of the Israel Medical Association 121: 405-407 1991
  10. I. Iancu and A. Apter. (1992) Anorexia Nervosa -The need for an epidemiological screening instrument. Harefuah-J of the Israel Medical Association 122: 5, 315-317.
  11. 11. Iancu, G. Ratzoni, A. Weizman and Apter. (1993) Trichotillomania-the hair-pulling insanity Harefuah-J of the Israel Medical Association 124:6:350-353.
  12. 12. Apter, A. Weizman and S Tyano Teenage violence Israel Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences (editorial) 1994
  13. S. Hirschman, R. Weizman and A. Apter (1994) Adolescent suicide Harefuah-J of the Israel Medical Association 26:661-663
  14. I.Iancu, G. Spivak B Ratzoni G, A. Apter and A. Weizman (1994) The socio-cultural theory in the development of anorexia nervosa Psychopathology 27:29-36
  15. 15. Apter, M.Keren and S. Tyano (1995) Revue des aspects biologiques de le aggression ar de l'acte suicidal La Semaine des Hopitaux 71:1-2; 33-39.
  16. S Gur, A. Apter and M Granek. ADD in adults Harefuah-J of the Israel Medical Association 130 (12):851-4, 1996
  17. 17. Apter A.and Weizman A. Methylphenidate:Between rhetoric and data (editorial) Israel Journal of Psychiatry 34 (3) 173, 1997
  18. A. Apter. Child Psychiatry in Israel-towards the millenium (editorial) Israel Journal of Psychiatry 35, 251-252 1998
  19. 19. Gothelf D, Brand-Gothelf A, Apter A, Phillip M, Weizman A, Feinaru M Weight gain due to anti-psychotic medication Harefuah-J of the Israel Medical Association 138 (7) 572-8 2000
  20. Ben Dor DH., Laufer N., Apter A., Frisch A and Weizman A, Hereditiability, Genetics and association findings in anorexia nervosa ) Israel Journal of Psychiatry 39(4) 262-70 , 2002
  21. Apter A. Adolescent suicide and attempted suicide Isr Med Assoc. J. 2002 4 ; 284-4

22.Apter A., Farbstein I and Yaniv I. Psychiatric aspects of pediatric cancer Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America 2003 12(3) 473-92

  1. Geva K., Zalsman G., Apter A The influence of gender on risk factors for child and adolescent suicidal behavior Harefuah-J of the Israel Medical Association , 2003, 142 (3) 203-207,
  2. 24. Alan Apter Personality Constellations in suicidal behavior IMAGO xi (1) 5-27 2004

25.Alan Apter. The hazards of legislative restraints on legislative decisions--the case of methylphenidate (ritalin) vs. paracetamol (acamol).Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci. 2003; 40(3):162-4.

  1. Brent D and Apter A. Adolescent suicide and suicidal behavior: a time to assess and a time to treat Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci. 2003;40(3):159-62.
  2. Apter A and Harubi L. Comportometo suicidaro negli adolescent-parte di un ampio spettro di comportomenti distruttivi. Studi su aggressivitia e suicidio (5) 5 2005.
  3. Gvion Y and Apter A. Aggression, Impulsivity and Suicide Behavior: a review of the literature Arch Suicide Res 2011 2 93-112.
BOOKS

 

  • Alan Apter and Noa Offer, (Hebrew):  Suicide in Adolescence, Henrietta Zold Institute Jerusalem 1998
  • Apter A, Hattab Y, Tyano S. and Weizman A.: Introduction to Child Psychiatry (Hebrew), Dionon Tel Aviv 1998
  • Apter A. and Freudenstein O: Suicide in Adolescence, Dionon Tel Aviv 2001
  • King R. and Apter A.: Adolescent Suicide, (Cambridge University Press, 2003)
  • Harubi L and Apter A. Depression in childhood. (Hebrew) Israel Ministry of Education.

 

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS
  1. 1. Orbach, A. Apter and S. Tyano. Attitudes towards death in suicidal adolescents.     In: New directions in affective disorders. (Eds. B. Lerer and S. Gershon).         Springer Verlag, New York (1980).
  2. A. Apter, A. Ram and S. Tyano. Dexamethasone suppression test in hospitalized adolescents.  In New directions in affective disorders (Eds. B. Lerer and S. Gershon). Springer Verlag, New York (1989).
  3. A. Apter, S. Brown, M. Korn and H.M. van Praag Serotonin in childhood psychopathology. In: Serotonin in psychiatry (Eds. S. Brown and H.M. van Praag). Bruner Mazel, New York (1990).
  4. A. Apter, S. Brown, M. Korn and H.M. van Praag Serotonin and dysregulation of aggression.In:  Serotonin in psychiatry (Eds. S. Brown and H.M. van Praag).Bruner Mazel, New York (1990).
  5. M. Korn, S. Brown, A. Apter and H.M. van Praag Serotonin and suicide: A functional/dimensional viewpoint. In: Suicide (Ed. R. Lester). Charles Press, Philadelphia. 1990
  6. A. Apter and R. Plutchik Overview. In: Clinical and research perspectives in suicide and violence  (Eds. R. Plutchik, H.M. van Praag and A. Apter). Bruner Mazel, New York, 1990.
  7. 7. S. Tyano and Apter Suicidality and conduct disorder in adolescence. Proceeding of the 8th World Congress of Psychiatry (1994).
  8. H. Conte and A. Apter Life style index .In Ego Defenses: Measurement and Theory (ed R. Plutchik and H Conte) John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1995.
  9. 9. A. Apter. Continuity and discontinuity in male adolescent suicide In F. Laddamme, J Ottino and C. Pawlak (Ed) Adolescent Suicide. Masson, Paris 1995 (French).
  10. RA King and A. Apter Child and adolescent suicide. In R. Michels (Ed) Psychiatry Vol 2, Philadelphia Lippencott 1995
  11. A. Apter and S.Tyano. Adolescent suicide. In E. Benedek (Ed) International Review, American Psychiatric Association Press 1995
  12. A. Apter Suicide in children and adolescents In Botsis AJ, Soldatos CR and Stefanis CN (Eds) Suicide: Bio-psychosocial Approaches.Amsterdam (1997) Elsevier
  13. A. Zohar, A Apter, Robert King, David Pauls, James Leckman and Donald Cohen. Epidemiological Studies. In: Leckman JF and Cohen DJ Tourette’s Syndrome (1999) John Wiley and Sons. New York
  14. 14. A Apter and O Freudenstein. Adolescent Suicide In: Hawton K and Van Heeringen G International Handbook of Suicide (2000) John Wiley and Sons Chichester

15.A Apter. Adolescent Suicide In:(Wassermann D ed.) Suicide-an unnecessary death.  Martin Dunitz (London) (2001).

  1. 16. Apter. Holon/ Bat Yam. In: Brille Brahe (ed.) WHO/ Euro Mullticenter Study on Parasuicide. Facts and Figures WHO Regional Office Copenhagen 2001

Witz, M17. A Apter and H Ofek Personality constellations in adolescent suicide In Understanding Suicide (Eds Van Heeringen C John Wiley and Sons) Chichester 2001

  1. Gil Zalsman and Alan Apter Serotonergic Metabolism and Violence /Aggression In: Glicksohn J [ed]. The Neurobiology of Criminal Behaviour. Kluwer Academic Publishing 2001
  2. 19. Apter: Personality and Adolescent Suicide In: (eds) Connolly J. Youth Suicide Irish Association of Suicidology Ennis County Clare2001

20.A Apter and G. Zalzman Suicidal behavior and depression in adolescence In: Suicide Risk and Protective Factors in the New Millenium (O Grad ed.) Cakarjev Dom Lublijana 2001

  1. 21. Shemesh E, Gothelf D, Apter A, Newcorn J and Yehuda R. Assessment and

 Treatment of Depression in Medically Ill Children. Expert Review of

 Neurotherapeutics, (in press).

  1. 22. Apter A and Harubi L. Depression and suicidal behavior In: Student Health (eds. B Kanushkoni, Y Amitai, M Horowitz Ministry of Health Jerusalem 2003
  2. Apter A and Harubi L. Depression and suicidal behavior In: Student Health eds. B Kanushkoni, Y Amitai, M Horowitz, Ministry of Health Jerusalem 2003.
  3. Alan Apter and Danuta Wasserman Suicide in Psychatric Disorders (esd) Roberto Tatarelli, Maurizio Pompili and Paolo Girardi 2007 Nova Publishers.
  4. suicidal behavior in adolescents in different clinical settings Bronstein Klomek Amnat., Krispin O and Alan Apter ads Wasserman D Oxford University Press (in press)
  5. Pediatric Bipolar Disorder: A Global Perspective (Rasim somer Diler (Editor) ) Nova Science Publishers 2007.

 

BOOKS EDITED

  • Plutchik, A. Apter and H.M. van Praag. Clinical research perspectives in suicide and violence.            Bruner Mazel, New York, 1990.
OTHER PUBLICATIONS
  1. I. Modai, A. Apter, M. Golomb and H. Wijsenbeek Urinary MHPG and response to amitriptyline. Arch. Gen. Psychiatry (Letter), 40(4): 467, 1983.
  2. A. Apter, I. Dagan, S. Tyano an R. Skurnik Education sexuelle pour adolescents hospitalizes en hôpital psychiatrique. Extraits de compte rendu congres de psychiatrie et de neurologie de langue Francais.  1983.
  3. 3. L. Brown, M. Korn and A. Apter Serotonin and aggression. (Letter) Psychiatric Times, July 4, 1988.
  4. A. Apter Child and adolescent psychiatry in Israel. International Child Mental Health. 1 (2), 28‑29, 1989.
  5. A. Apter. Legal aspects of child and adolescent psychiatry in Israel. Forensische Psychiatrie und Mabbegelvolzug: Aspekte unt Entwicklungen in Israel und Deutshland. Gestzteke. Ravensburg Weibenau Juli 1990
  6. 6. Apter and G. Ratzoni Youth suicide. Le Da-at 21, 5, 9-11. 1991
  7. 7. Apter. Eating disorders-the psychobiology of control. Separation and Individuation in Adolescence. Summit Institute Jerusalem 1991.
  8. S. Tyano and A. Apter. Child and adolescent psychiatry-Israel 1991. International Child Mental Health 1 (3), 15-16 1991.
  9. I.Iancu, G.Ratzoni and A. Apter Eating disorders in insulin dependent diabetes mellitus BMJ 303: 714, 1991 (letter)
  10. A. Apter Adolescent psychiatry in Israel I. International Society Adolescent Psychiatry 6(1) 3-4, 1992.
  11. 11. I. Iancu, G. Ratzoni, A. Weizman and Apter ( 1992) More Fluoxetine experience J. Am. Acad. Child Adolesc. Psychiatry 31: 4 755-756 (letter).
  12. 12. Apter Adolescent suicide Maccabiton October: 12-13, 1992
  13. 13. A. Zohar, G. Ratzoni, M. Binder, Pauls D., Apter, S. Kron, A. Dycian, R. King, J. Leckman, D. Cohen (1993). The role of childhood symptoms in adolescent onset obsessive compulsive disorder and other anxiety disorders American Society of Human Genetics 53 (3) sup # 882
  14. A. Zohar, G. Ratzoni, M. Binder, Pauls D., A. Apter, S. Kron, A. Dycian, R. King, J. Leckman, D. Cohen. An epidemiological study of obsessive compulsive disorder and anxiety disorders in Israeli adolescents. Psychiatric Genetics 3 (3): 184. 1993
  15. A. Apter Adolescent psychiatry in Israel II. International Society Adolescent Psychiatry 7(2) 4-5, 1993.
  16. 16. Horesh N., Apter, A. et al. Acontecimentos vitales Y anorexia nervosia grave en adolescentes Focus on Psychiatry, volumen3, numero 2 p.47 1995.
  17. 17. Horesh N., Apter A et al. Life events and severe anorexia nervosa in adolescence Psychiatry Digest 1 1996 pp 23.
  18. 18. International Conference on Youth Suicide. IACAPAP News Letter No IV Summer 1996.