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Yehuda Ben-Yishay, shown with wife Myrna, said that memory, attention and reasoning could be relearn

Israeli psychologist who pioneered treatment for brain trauma, dies at 88

Born in Romania and raised in Israel, Ben-Yishay served in the Israel Defense Forces. “People who are optimistic and benevolent are more malleable to treatment."

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
13/04/2021

Noticing the miracles in our midst with positive mindset, lower stress

It is now up to each one of us, more than ever before, to make ours a better world.

By BATYA L. LUDMAN
01/04/2021
Scene where Munir Anabtau was shot dead by police in Haifa, March, 2021

Psychiatric Association: Police need training on handling the mentally ill

The association appealed to the police to implement the de-escalation training program for police officers two days after the tragic police shooting in Haifa.

By ELIAV BATITO/MAARIV ONLINE
01/04/2021

Panic attacks are on the rise

Many people mistake panic attacks for a medical emergency.

By DR MIKE GROPPER
11/03/2021

Diana Raz's suspected killer refuses psychological treatment for children

Amir Raz is reportedly refusing to approve necessary psychological treatment for his four children that were present during the murder of their mother.

Get a little distance by pretending for a minute that it's Mars and not our precious Earth where thi

Coronavirus pandemic: How do we develop some endurance to stay strong?

Thoughts on 2020 and the year ahead‏

By BATYA L. LUDMAN
18/02/2021

Mental health: Where to turn for help in Israel

Getting help: Part III in the series on treating mental health issues in Israel.

Yuval Carmi, a psychologist suspected of committing sexual offenses on at least one of his patients

Alleged sexual abuser Yuval Carmi to be indicted, under house arrest

Israel Police requested that his arrest be extended by another seven days, but the court wasn't convinced of the necessity to do so, so he was released to his home.

Self-motivation: The endless road of learning

As an adult, no one is going to ask you if you’ve done your homework.

A confession of malpractice? The Yuval Carmi case - comment

Carmi’s type of malpractice, conducted in a professional environment, is not the same as what we are seeing with the increase of sexual violence during the pandemic.

04/02/2021
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