Yitshak Kreiss

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Following the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the Israel Defense Force Medical Corps dispatched a field hospital unit. A specially tailored information technology solution was deployed within the hospital. The solution included a hospital administration system as well as a complete electronic medical record. A light-weight picture archiving and(More)
UNLABELLED This study compared the effectiveness of two psychotherapy approaches for treating combat veterans with chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) and psychodynamic psychotherapy (PDT). These treatments are routinely used by the Unit for Treatment of Combat-Related PTSD of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).(More)
BACKGROUND Occupation is a significant factor affecting life, health and well-being. Long-term military service is a unique career path that may have an influence on life expectancy, even after excluding obvious risks such as battlefield mortality. However, it remains unclear what the effects of a military career are on the life trajectory of personnel(More)
BACKGROUND Military medical personnel, like all other physician specialists, face the challenge of keeping updated with developments in their field of expertise, in view of the great amount of new medical information published in the literature. The availability of the Internet has triggered tremendous changes in publication characteristics, and in some(More)
A large number of studies have reported an association between epilepsy and major psychiatric conditions. This study investigated the association between epilepsy and later schizophrenia, utilizing a historical-prospective, population-based design. Of the 861,062 17-year-old male adolescents consecutively screened by the Israeli Draft Board and found free(More)
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