post-traumatic growth, well-being in ageing and among patients and health professionals, mindfulness and positive psychology.
Doctor Irit Bluvstein
School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Interdisciplinary Studies B.A
Areas of Expertise
The psychology of mindfulness: Theory, research and practice
The biological foundations of behavior
Researcher at in the Herczeg Institute on Aging as well as the coordinator of the Institute’s foreign relations
Lecturer in the Nursing Department, Tel Aviv University
Psychotherapist, private clinic
Bluvstein I., Yehiely L., Sheps D., Sherieber S., Bloch M. (2013). Posttraumatic Growth, Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms and Mental Health Among Coronary Heart Disease Survivors, Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. 20, Issue 2 (3), 164-172.
Itzhaki, M., Bluvstein, I. Raz, S., Barnoy S. (2013). Factors affecting the actions and emotional reactions of nursing teachers following encounters with students who present them with Internet information. Nurse Education Today, 33(8), 842-846.
Itzhaki M., Peles Bortz A., Kostistky H., Barnoy D., Filshtinsky V., Bluvstein I. (2015).
Exposure of mental health nurses to violence associated with job stress, life satisfaction, staff resilience and posttraumatic growth, International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 24 (5), 403-412.
Peles Bortz, A., Bluvstein, I., Bergman, L., & Barnoy, S. (2017). Anxiety and support resources for Israeli women before gynecological surgery. Women & health, 57(3), 329-341.
Itzhaki, M., Bluvstein, I., Peles, A. B., Kostistky, H., Bar Noy, D., Filshtinsky, V., & Theilla, M. (2018). Mental Health Nurse’s Exposure to Workplace Violence Leads to Job Stress, Which Leads to Reduced Professional Quality of Life. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 9, 59.