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Curriculum Vitae - Prof. Danny Horesh



2012-2013: Post-doctoral fellow, New York University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, PTSD Research Program (under the guidance of Prof. Charles Marmar).

2004-2010: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University. Title of doctoral dissertation: "Delayed-onset PTSD following combat: clinical characteristics and the role of psychological resources". Supervised by Profs. Zahava Solomon and Giora Keinan.

2003-2004: M.A. in clinical psychology (magna cum laude), Tel Aviv University.

1999-2002: B.A. in psychology (summa cum laude) and communication (magna cum laude), Tel Aviv University.


Academic positions:

2018-         :   Associate Professor, Bar Ilan University, Department of Psychology

2016- 2019:    Head, child clinical psychology program, Bar Ilan University,

2013 - 2018:    Assistant Professor, Bar Ilan University, Department of Psychology.

2013 -       :      Adjunct Assistant Professor, New York University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry.

2009-2012:       Adjunct instructor, School of Behavioral Sciences, Peres Academic Center, Rehovot, Israel.

2003-2012:      Research fellow at the trauma lab headed by Prof. Zahava Solomon (formerly "the Adler Center for Child Welfare and Protection"), Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University.


Clinical experience

2011-Present: Licensed clinical psychologist.


Editorial positions:

2017-Present: Associate Editor, Frontiers in Psychiatry; Frontiers in Psychology

2016: Host editor, Frontiers in Psychology Research Topic: Post-traumatic stress in the family.


Academic awards:

2017: Excellence in teaching award, Bar-Ilan University.

2013: Excellence in teaching award, School of Behavioral Sciences, Peres Academic Center.

2012: Recipient of the Rothschild Fellowship for post-doctoral research.

2012: Excellence in teaching award, School of Behavioral Sciences, Peres Academic Center.

2006, 2007, 2008: Recipient of an excellence scholarship for PhD students, Faculty of Social Sciences, Tel Aviv University.

2003: Recipient of an M.A. excellence scholarship, Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University.

2002: Rector's list on behalf of the Department of Communication, Tel Aviv University.

2001, 2002: Recipient of the Komarov Scholarship for excellence in the field of communication studies.

2000: Dean's list, Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University.


Danny Horesh, PhD - List of selected publications


** = Graduate student in my lab; * = Shared first authorship

Papers in peer-reviewed journals:

Horesh, D., & Brown, A. D. (2020). Traumatic stress in the age of COVID-19: A call to close critical gaps and adapt to new realities. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 12(4), 331-335.

Brown, A. D., Schultebraucks, K., Qian, M., Li, M., Horesh, D., Siegel, C., ... & Marmar, C. R. (2020). Mental health disorders and utilization of mental healthcare services in United Nations personnel. Global Mental Health7.

Horesh, D., Kapel Lev‐Ari, R.**, & Hasson‐Ohayon, I. (2020). Risk factors for psychological distress during the COVID‐19 pandemic in Israel: Loneliness, age, gender, and health status play an important role. British journal of health psychology25(4), 925-933.

Levine, D.**, & Horesh, D*. (2020). Suicidality in Fibromyalgia: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Frontiers in psychiatry11, 972.

Haruvi-Lamdan, N.**, Horesh, D., Zohar, S.**, Kraus, M., & Golan, O. (2020). Autism Spectrum Disorder and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: An unexplored co-occurrence of conditions. Autism24(4), 884-898.

Kapel Lev‐Ari, R.**, Solomon, Z., & Horesh, D. (2020). Far away, so close: The role of self‐differentiation in psychopathology among spouses of ex‐POWs and comparable combatants. Journal of Clinical Psychology76(10), 1904-1922.

Haruvi-Lamdan, N.**, Lebendiger, S.**, Golan, O., & Horesh, D. (2019). Are PTSD and autistic traits related? An examination among typically developing Israeli adults. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 89, 22-27.

Haruvi-Lamdan, N.**, Horesh, D., & Golan, O. (2018). PTSD and autism spectrum disorder: Co-morbidity, gaps in research, and potential shared mechanisms. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 10(3), 290-299.

Horesh, D., & Brown, A.D. (2018). Post-traumatic Stress in the Family. Frontiers in psychology, 9, 40.

Horesh, D., Nukrian, M., & Bialik, Y**. (2018). To lose an unborn child: Post-traumatic stress disorder and major depressive disorder following pregnancy loss among Israeli women Journal. General Hospital Psychiatry, 53, 95-100.

Horesh, D., & Gordon, I. (2018). Mindfulness-based therapy for traumatized adolescents: And under-studied, under-utilized intervention. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 23(8), 627-638.

Horesh, D., Qian, M., Freedman, S., & Shalev, A. (2017). Differential effect of exposure‐based therapy and cognitive therapy on post‐traumatic stress disorder symptom clusters: A randomized controlled trial. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 90(2), 235-243.

Horesh, D., Lowe, S. R., Galea, S., Aiello, A. E., Uddin, M., & Koenen, K. C. (2017). An in-depth look into PTSD-depression comorbidity: A longitudinal study of chronically-exposed Detroit residents. Journal of Affective Disorders, 208, 653-661.

Horesh, D., Glick, I., Taub, R.**, Agmon-Levin, N., & Shoenfeld, Y. (2017). Mindfulness-based group therapy for systemic lupus erythematosus: A first exploration of a promising mind-body intervention. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 26, 73-75.

Steenkamp, M. M., Schlenger, W. E., Corry, N., Henn‐Haase, C., Qian, M., Li, M., Horesh, D., ... & Shalev, A. (2017). Predictors of PTSD 40 years after combat: findings from the National Vietnam Veterans Longitudinal Study. Depression and Anxiety, 34(8), 711-722.

Horesh, D. (2016). The Reconstruction of Criterion A in DSM-5: Is it a True Incorporation of Secondary Traumatization into the PTSD Diagnosis?. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 21(5), 345-349.

Horesh, D., Ryan Lowe, S., Galea, S., Uddin, M., & Koenen, K. (2015). Gender differences in the long-term associations between PTSD and depression symptoms: Findings from the Detroit Neighborhood Health Study. Depression and Anxiety, 32(1), 38-48.

Marmar, C. R., Schlenger, W., Henn-Haase, C., Qian, M., Purchia, E., Li, M., Corry, N., Williams, C.S., Ho, C.L., Horesh, D., & Karstoft, K. I. (2015). Course of posttraumatic stress disorder 40 years after the Vietnam War: Findings from the National Vietnam Veterans Longitudinal Study. JAMA Psychiatry, 72(9), 875-881.

Dekel, S., Solomon, Z., Horesh, D., & Ein-Dor, T. (2014). Posttraumatic stress disorder and depressive symptoms: Joined or independent sequelae of trauma? Journal of Psychiatric Research, 54, 64-9.

Horesh, D., Cohen-Zrihen, A., Ein-Dor, T., & Solomon, Z.  (2014). Stressful life events across the life span and insecure attachment following combat trauma.  Clinical Social Work Journal, 42(4), 375-384.

Horesh, D., Solomon. Z., Keinan, G., & Ein-Dor, T. (2013). The clinical picture of delayed-onset PTSD: A 20-year longitudinal study of Israeli war veterans. Psychiatry Research, 208(3), 265-73.

Bensimon, M., Solomon, Z., & Horesh, D. (2013). The utility of Criterion A when terror attacks are ongoing. Israel Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences, 50(2), 81-83.

Horesh, D., Solomon. Z., & Ein-Dor, T. (2013). Delayed-onset PTSD following combat: The role of social resources. Journal of Community Psychology, 41(5), 532-548.   

Stein, N. R., Schorr, Y., Krantz, L., Dickstein, B. D., Solomon, Z., Horesh, D., & Litz, B. T. (2013). The differential impact of terrorism on two Israeli communities. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry83(4), 528-535.

Stein, N.R., Schorr, Y., Litz, B.T., King, L.A., King, D.W., Solomon, Z., & Horesh, D. (2013). Development and Validation of the Coping with Terror Scale. Assessment, 20(5), 597-609.

Solomon, Z., Horesh, D., Ein-Dor, T., & Ohri, A. (2012). Predictors of PTSD trajectories following captivity: A 35-year longitudinal study. Psychiatry Research, 99(3), 188-94.

Horesh, D., Solomon. Z., Zerach, G., & Ein-Dor, T. (2011). Delayed-onset PTSD among war veterans:  The role of life events throughout the life cycle. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 46(9), 863-867.

Solomon, Z., Horesh, D., & Ein-Dor, T. (2009). The longitudinal course of PTSD symptom clusters among war veterans. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 70(6), 837-43. 

Book chapter:

Horesh, D., Solomon, Z., Keinan, G., & Ein-Dor, T. (2015). Delayed-onset PTSD in Israeli combat veterans: Correlates, clinical picture, and controversy. In Future directions in post-traumatic stress disorder (pp. 97-129). Springer, Boston, MA.



- מנחה לדוקטורט ולתזה


תואר ראשון:


על הקשר בין גוף לנפש (קורס בחירה, שנה ג')

סמינר עיוני - פוסט-טראומה (שנה ג')

פסיכולוגיה אבנורמלית א' (שנה ג')


תואר שני:

יסודות בפסיכותרפיה דינמית (שנה א', המגמה הקלינית)

מבוא לטיפול קוגניטיבי-התנהגותי (CBT) (שנה א', המגמה הקלינית)

פוסט-טראומה בקרב משפחות וילדים (שנים א' + ב', המגמות הטיפוליות)



תחומי מחקר

מנחה מ.א. ודוקטורט

1. גורמי פגיעות וחוסן אל מול דחק טראומטי.

2. מחקרי טיפול בתחום ה-Mindfulness.

3. טראומה בתוך המשפחה, טראומטיזציה משנית.

4. טראומה קשורת-לידה והריון: לידה שקטה, PTSD אחרי לידה, ועוד.

5. המהלך ארוך-הטווח של הפרעת דחק פוסט-טראומטית (PTSD) ושל הפרעות פסיכיאטריות קו-מורבידיות.


הישג מחקרי

COVID-19 paper selected for the list of "10 most downloaded papers" of all APA journals in 2020:


באמצעי התקשורת

לימונה, נ. הרות אסון: הפוסט טראומה המושתקת של נשים שהריונן מסתיים באובדן. מוסף "הארץ". 9.2.17. 

לימונה, נ. הנגיף פוגע יותר בזקנים, אבל הבידוד מסכן יותר את הצעירים: https://www.haaretz.co.il/family/.premium-1.8777337

Even, D. Lalexet shevi axarav (ללכת שבי אחריו). Haaretz, October 30, 2011.

Swift, R. ‘All wars end eventually but they don’t all end well’. Jerusalem Post, July 2016. http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/All-wars-end-eventually-but-they-dont-all-end-well-459929

At the intersection of autism and trauma - Spectrum: https://www.spectrumnews.org/features/deep-dive/intersection-autism-tra…


קרנות מחקר





    (Name of foundation)                                                                   (Amount)


Israel Science Foundation  (ISF). “A united front: A
randomized                                                                                1,160,000 NIS
multi-method psychophysiological evaluation of
a focused couple’s intervention for PTSD” (Role: Co-PI)


The IDF Medical Corps Research Grant. “A randomized            130,000 NIS
controlled trial of mindfulness-based therapy among IDF
border battalions”. (Role: PI).


Dangur Center for Personalized Medicine.                                  25,000 NIS
“The implications of COVID-19 pandemic in Israel:
A prospective examination of risk factors and underlying
psychological mechanisms of psychopathology". (Role: Co-PI)


COST-EU (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) 520,000 Euros
 Initiative. "Perinatal Mental Health and Birth-Related Trauma:        for entire    
 Maximising best practice and optimal outcomes".                              network
(Role: Secondary Proposer; Official Delegate of Israel                     
 in the Management Committee) 


Binational Science Foundation (BSF) – Start-Up       Total sum - $149,252    
"Sharing memories and emotions: A binational           ($74,576 for Prof.
discourse analysis of Israeli and American military       
             Horesh's Lab)
(Role: Co-PI)


Maccabi Health Services. "A randomized controlled                  79,150 NIS                trial comparing the efficacy of mindfulness-based                          
therapy and group CBT for fibromyalgia patients"
(Role: Co-PI)


Milgrom Family Support Program – research in                            $ 40,000
military medicine – "Helping Veterans Recovering
from PTSD: Using Multi-Methods to Examine the
Efficacy of Cognitive-Behavioral Conjoint Therapy".
(Role: Co-Investigator)


Bar-Ilan University Rector's grant for interdisciplinary             
 research groups
: Post-traumatic narratives - psychological,        49,750 NIS
 biological and socio-cultural aspects
 (Role: Co-PI)


The Bat-Sheva Foundation: Grant for interdisciplinary                   $ 10,000
workshop on trauma (Role: Co-PI)





תאריך עדכון אחרון : 17/01/2021