Dr. Ora Nakash
School of Social Work
Smith College, Israel
2003 Ph.D., Clinical
Psychology, Boston University, USA
1998 M.A., Clinical Psychology,
Tel Aviv University, Israel
1996 B.A., Psychology and
Education, University of Haifa, Israel
O., Dutra L., & Westen D. (2002). The relationship between attachment
patterns and personality pathology in adolescents. Journal
of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 41,
O., Dierberger, A., & Westen, D. (2002). A multidimensional meta-analysis
of pharmacotherapy for bulimia nervosa: Summarizing the range of outcomes in
controlled clinical trials.Harvard
Review of Psychiatry, 10, 193-211.
O., Williams, L. M., Jordan, J. V. (2004). Relational-Cultural theory, body
image and physical health. Wellesley Centers for Women Working Paper
No. 416. Wellesley, MA: Wellesley Centers for Women Working Paper
R., Beinashowitz, J., Nakash, O.,
Plant, D. (2006). What works, when and why: An outcome study of psychodynamic
psychotherapy. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic
Association, 54(4), 1353-1357.
O., Brody, L. (2006). The effects of social roles and personality motives on
autobiographical memory. Sex Roles: Journal of Research, 54, 39-56.
D., Nakash, O., Cannon, T., Bradely, R. (2006). Clinical assessment of
attachment patterns and personality disorder in adolescents and adults. Journal
of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 74(6), 1065-1085.
O., Brody, L. (2007). The effects of power imbalances and gender on
autobiographical memory. Self and Identity, 6(4), 304-321.
M., Nakash O., Lapatin, S., Oddo V., Gao S., Lin J., Normand S-L. (2008). How
missing information in diagnosis can lead to disparities in the clinical
encounter. Journal of Public Health Management and
Practice, 14, Suppl: S26-35.
O., Dargouth, S., Gao S., Oddo, V., Alegria, M. (2009). Patient initiation of
information: Exploring its role during the initial mental health interview. Patient
Education and Counseling, 75, 220-226.
O. (2010). Challenges of making decisions during the mental health intake with
multicultural populations. Atopos, 10, 39-48. (in Spanish).
J.A., Drill, R., Nakash, O., & Westen, D. (2010). Clinician ratings of
adaptive functioning and developmental history: Agreement with patient reports. American
Journal of Psychiatry, 167, 1472-1478.
O., Shemesh, A., Nagar, M.*, Levav, I. (2012) Cancer and common mental
disorders in the community: Results of the Israel-World Mental Health Survey. European Journal of Psychiatry, 26,174-184.
O., Saguy, T., Levav, I. (2012). The effect of social identities of
service-users and clinicians on mental health disparities: A review of theory
and facts. Israeli Journal of Psychiatry, 49(3), 202-210.
O., Nagar, M.*, Shoshani, A., Zubida, H., Harper R. (2012). The effect of
acculturation and discrimination on mental health symptoms and risk behaviors
and among adolescent migrants in Israel. Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority
Psychology, 18(3), 228-238.
D., Miller, A., Nakash, O., Halpern L., & Alegria, M. (2012).
Interpersonal complementarity in the mental health intake: A mixed-methods
study. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 59(2),185-196.
O., Nagar, M.*, Mandel, R., Alon, S., Gottfried, M., Levav, I. (2012). Ethnic
differentials in mental health needs and service utilization among persons with
cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer, 20, 2217-222.
O., Levav, I. (2012). Editorial:
Culture and psychiatry. Israel Journal of Psychiatry, 49(3), 148-150.
S., Nakash, O., Miller, A., & Alegria, M. (2012). Assessment of co-occurring
depression and substance use in an ethnically diverse patient sample during
behavioral health intake interviews. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 125, S51-S58.
I. & Nakash O. (2012). Even
in people with cancer, the gap in mental health care is large. Diagnosis: publicación científica de Fundación PROSAM, 9,
13-24. (in Spanish).
O., Levav, I., & Gal, G., (2013) Ethnic-based intra- and inter-generational disparities in mental health: Results
from the Israel-World Mental Health Survey. The International Journal of Social
Psychiatry, 59(5), 508-515.
H., Lavi, L., Harper, R., Nakash, O., & Shoshani, A. (2013). Home and Away:
Hybrid Perspective on Identity
Formation in 1.5 and Second Generation Adolescent Immigrants in Israel.Glocalism: Journal
of Culture, Politics and Innovation, 1, 1-27.
O., Barchana, M., Liphshitz, I.,
Keinan-Boker, L., & Levav, I. (2013). The effect
of cancer on suicide in ethnic groups with a differential suicide risk. European
Journal of Public Health, 23(1),114-115.
O., Gerber, Y., Goldbourt, U., Benyamini, Y., & Drory, Y. (2013). Ethnicity
and long-term prognosis after myocardial infarction: a population-based cohort
study. Medical Care, 51,137-143.
O. & Alegria, M. (2013). Examination of the role of implicit clinical
judgments during the mental health intake. Qualitative Health Research, 23, 645 –654.
O., Liphshitz, I., Keinan-Boker,
L., & Levav, I. (2013). The effect of cancer on suicide among elderly
Holocaust survivors. Suicide and Life Threatening Behavior 43, 290-295.
O., Levav, I. (2013). Mental
health stigma in a multicultural society: The case of Israel. Psychology,
Society and Education, 4, 195-209.
O., Nagar, M., Danilovich, D., Bentov-Gofrit, D., Lurie, I.,
Steiner, E., Sadeh-Sharvit, S., Szor, S., & Levav, I. (2014).
Ethnic disparities in mental health treatment gap in a community-based survey
and in access to care in psychiatric clinics. International Journal of Social Psychiatry,
A., Nakash, O., Zubida H., Harper, R. A. (2014). Mental Health and Engagement
in Risk Behaviors among Migrant Adolescents in Israel: The Protective Functions
of Secure Attachment, Self-Esteem, and Perceived Peer Support. Journal
of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, 12, 233-249.
O., Nagar, M.*, & Levav, I. (2014). Presenting problems and treatment
expectations among service users accessing psychiatric outpatient care: Are
there gender differences? Israeli Journal of Psychiatry, 51, 212-218.
O., Razon, L.*, & Levav, I.
(2015). Primary mental health prevention themes in published research and
academic programs in Israel. Israel Journal of Health Policy Research, 4,
O., Nagar, M.*, & Levav, I. (2015). Predictors of mental health care stigma
and its association with the therapeutic alliance during the initial intake
session. Psychotherapy Research,25,