Category | Research

My New Upcoming Publications About COVID-19 and 2G

With your incredibly generous help, my colleague Prof. Amit Shrira from Bar-Ilan University in Israel and I were able to conduct an empirical study looking at how we, 2G, are feeling during these strange and uncertain times that we are living through. I would like to share with you some of the findings which we recently submitted for publication, in… READ MORE>>

Roundtable of the APA Interdisciplinary COVID-19 Task Force

The American Psychological Association (APA) Interdisciplinary Covid-19 Task Force was initiated by Charles Figley, a well-known figure in the field of trauma and resilience research. The Task Force is comprised of psychologists and mental health professionals across the USA, as well as from other countries.  The purpose of the task force is to identify vulnerable sub-groups and their psychological needs… READ MORE>>

New Book Published, Including My Chapter on Child and Adolescent Survivors

I am happy to announce that a new book about child survivors of the Holocaust, in which I have wrote a chapter based on a research study I conducted in 2017, has been published. The book is entitled “Starting Anew: The Rehabilitation of Child Survivors of the Holocaust in the Early Postwar Years”. I was asked by Yad Vashem, the… READ MORE>>

Requesting Your Help and Participation in My Research Study About Covid-19 and Children of Holocaust Survivors

Dear friends and colleagues, I am conducting a research study in collaboration with my colleague, Prof. Amit Shrira at Bar-Ilan University in Israel. The study aims to examine the responses of adult offspring of Holocaust survivors to the Covid-19 pandemic, and compare them with the reactions of peers who are not children of survivors. I need both 2Gs AND those… READ MORE>>

Paper Published in Psychoanalytic Psychology Journal!

My Paper Published Today in the Psychology Journal Online I am happy to share that my Paper entitled “Parental Trauma and Adult Sibling Relationships in Holocaust-Survivor Families” was published online today and the print issue will be scheduled for a later time. The paper discusses the impact of parental trauma on the types of relationships that various children in Holocaust-survivor… READ MORE>>

My Paper Entitled “Parental Trauma and Adult Sibling Relationships in Holocaust Survivor Families” was Accepted for Publication in the Journal of Psychoanalytic Psychology and is now Posted Below

The paper discusses observations from encounters with adult children of Holocaust survivors suggesting accentuated differences among adult siblings in their respective roles within the family of origin, as well as in the siblings’ general adaptation styles. These dissimilarities are often accompanied by a negative quality of the relationships between the siblings and mutual resentments that can escalate to complete cutoffs…. READ MORE>>

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