Latest Sharon Dekel Stories

2013-10-30 10:16:47

TAU research shows children of Holocaust survivors react differently to trauma Modern medicine usually considers trauma — both the physical and the psychological kinds — as unequivocally damaging. Now researchers at Tel Aviv University are lending support to a more philosophical view of suffering, finding that trauma, however terrible, may have distinct psychological benefits. Last year, junior investigator Dr. Sharon Dekel and Prof. Zahava Solomon of TAU's Bob Shapell School of...

Attachment Avoidant Adults Can Blame Intimacy Issues On Parents
2012-12-11 11:08:20

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Do you have commitment phobia? A new study led by researchers at Tel Aviv University reveals that fear of committing to a relationship may be just one more thing to blame on your parents. Dr. Sharon Dekel, a psychologist and researcher at the Bob Shapell School of Social Work at Tel Aviv University, and her colleague Professor Barry Farber of Columbia University studied the romantic history of 58 adults aged 22 to 28. They found that...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.