The Bruckner Autism Research Center​

Publications

Scientific Publications

  1. Feldman, I., Koller, J.,  Lebowitz, E., Shulman, C.,  Ben-Itzchak, E., Zachor, D. (2019). Family Accommodation in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. In press.
  2. Zachor, A. D. & Ben-Itzchak, A. (2019). From toddlerhood to adolescence: Which characteristics among toddlers with autism spectrum disorder predict adolescent attention  deficit/hyperactivity symptom severity? A long-term follow-up study. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. In press
  3. Zukermn, G., Yahav, G., & Ben-Itzchak, E. (2019). Diametrically-opposed associations between academic achievement and social anxiety among university students with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism Research. In press
  4. Zukermn, G., Yahav, G., & Ben-Itzchak, E. (2019). Increased psychiatric symptoms in university students with autism spectrum disorder are associated with reduced adaptive behavior. Psychiatry Research, 273, 732-738. org/10.1016/j.psychres.2019.01.098. In Press.
  5. Avni, E., Ben-Itzchak, E., & Zachor, D.A. (2018). The presence of comorbid ADHD and anxiety symptoms in autism spectrum disorder: Clinical presentation and predictors
    Frontiers in Psychiatry, section Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00717/full.
  6. Zukerman, G., Fostik, L., & Ben-Itzchak, E. (2018) Early automatic hyperarousal in response to neutral novel auditory stimuli among trauma-exposed individuals with and without PTSD: An ERP study. Psychophysiology, 55(11), e13217. doi/10.1111/psyp.13217.
  7. Ben-Itzchak, E., & Zachor, D. (2018). Toddlers to teenagers: Long-term follow-up study of outcomes in autism spectrum disorder. Autism,  Doi/10.1177/1362361319840226. in press.
  8. Ben-Itzchak, E., Nachshon N., & Zachor, D. (2018). Having siblings is associated with better social functioning in autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 47(5), 921-931.
  9. Ben-Itzchak, E., Kirzon, M.Peled, N.Zachor, D.A. (2017). Coherence and content of relating emotions to life events in autism spectrum disorder and typical development: a cross-sectional age study. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, (in press).  Coherence and content of relating emotions to life events in autism spectrum disorder and typical development: a cross-sectional age study
  10. Zukerman, G., Ben-Itzchak, E., Fostick, L.Armony-Sivan, R. (2017). Information Processing of the Rorschach’s Traumatic Content Index in Trauma-exposed Adults: An Event Related Potential (ERP) Study. (2017). Biological Psychology, 127, 108-122.   Information Processing of the Rorschach's Traumatic Content Index in Trauma-exposed Adults: An Event Related Potential
  11. Zachor, A. D. & Ben-Itzchak, E. (2017). Variables affecting outcome of early intervention in autism spectrum disorder.  Journal of  Pediatric Neurology25(3), 129-133.  Variables affecting outcome of early intervention in autism spectrum disorder
  12. Zachor, DA, Vardi, S., Baron-Eitan, S., Brodai-Meir, I., Ginossar, N., & Ben-Itzchak, E. (2016). The effectiveness of an outdoor adventure program for young children with autism spectrum disorder: a controlled study.  Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 59(5), 550-556.  The effectiveness of an outdoor adventure program for young children with autism spectrum disorder: a controlled study
  13. Zachor, A. D., & Ben-Itzchak, E. (2016). Specific Medical Conditions Are Associated with Unique Behavioral Profiles in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Frontiers of Neuroscience, 10, 410.  Specific Medical Conditions Are Associated with Unique Behavioral Profiles in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  14. Ben-Itzchak, E., Zukerman, G.,  &  Zachor D. A. (2016). Having Older Siblings is Associated with Less Severe Social Communication Symptoms in Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 44(8), 1613-1620.  Having Older Siblings is Associated with Less Severe Social Communication Symptoms in Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  15. Ben-Itzchak, E., Abutbul, S., Bela, H., Shai, T., Ditza A. (2016). Understanding One’s Own Emotions in Cognitively-Able Preadolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46(7), 2363-2371.  Understanding One’s Own Emotions in Cognitively-Able Preadolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  16. Mishaal, R. A.,1, Ben-Itzchak, E.,1, Ditza A. Zachor. (1 The two first authors have equal contribution to this manuscript) (2014). Age of autism spectrum disorder diagnosis is associated with child’s variables and parental experience. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 8, 873–880.
  17. Ben-Itzchak E., Watson L.R. & Zachor D.A. (2014). Cognitive ability is associated with different outcome trajectories in autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders44(9), 2221-2229.23.  
  18. Zachor, D. A., Ben-Shachar, S., & Ben-Itzchak, E. (2013). Do risk factors for autism spectrum disorders affect gender representation? Research in Autism spectrum Disorders, 7, 1397-1402.   Do risk factors for autism spectrum disorders affect gender representation?
  19. Zachor D.A. & Ben Itzchak, E. (2013) The relationship between clinical presentation and unusual sensory interests in autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders44(1), 229-235.  The relationship between clinical presentation and unusual sensory interests
  20. Ben–Itzchak, E., & Zachor, A. D. (2013). Are special abilities in autism spectrum disorder associated with a distinct clinical presentation? Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 7, 1122-1128.  Are special abilities in autism spectrum disorder associated with a distinct clinical presentation
  21. Ben–Itzchak, E., Ben-Shachar, S., & Zachor, A. D. (2013). Specific neurological phenotypes in autism spectrum disorders are associated with sex representation. Autism Research, 6(6), 596-604.  neurological phenotypes in autism spectrum disorders are associated with sex representation
  22. Jacob, T., Ben-Itzchak, E., Raz, O. (2012). Stress among healthcare students – a cross disciplinary perspective. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 29(5), 401-412.
  23. Zachor, D. A & Ben-Itzchak, E. (2011). Assisted reproductive technology and risk for autism spectrum disorder. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 32(6), 2950-2956.
  24. Matson, J. L., Worley, J. A., Fodstad, J. C., Chung, K.-M., Suh, D., Jhin, H. K., Ben-Itzchak, E., Zachor, D. A. & Furniss, F.  (2011). A multinational study examining the cross cultural differences in reported symptoms of autism spectrum disorders: Israel, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 5, 1598-1604.  A multinational study examining the cross cultural differences
  25. Zachor, D. A, Yang, J., Ben-Itzchak, E., Furniss F, Pegg E,  Matson J. L, Horovitz M, Sipes M, Chung K.-M, & Jung, W. (2011). Cross Cultural Differences in Comorbid Symptoms of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: An International Examination between Israel, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 1-6.
  26. Chung, K.M.,  Jung, W., Yang, J., Ben-Itzchak E., Zachor, D. A., Furniss, F.,  Heyes, K., Matson, J. L., Kozlowski, A. M., & Barker, A. A (2011). Cross Cultural Differences in Challenging Behaviors of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: An International Examination between Israel, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 6(2), 881-889.
  27. Ben Itzchak, E., & Zachor, D.A. (2011). Advanced parental ages and low birth weight in autism spectrum disorders – rates and effect on functioning. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 32(5), 1776-1781.10.  Advanced parental ages and low birth weight in autism spectrum disorders
  28. Zachor, D.A. & Ben Itzchak, E. (2010). Treatment approach, autism severity and intervention outcomes in young children. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 4(3), 425-532.  Treatment approach, autism severity and intervention outcomes in young children
  29. Ben Itzchak,  E., & Zachor, D. A. (2011). Who benefit from early intervention in autism spectrum disorder? Research in  Autism Spectrum  Disorders, 5 (1), 345-350.  Who benefit from early intervention in autism spectrum disorder?
  30. Weinstein, M., Ben-Sira, L., Levy, Y., Zachor, D.A., Ben-Itzhak, E., Arzi, M., Tarrasch, R., Eksteine, P.M., Hendler, T., & Ben Bashat, D. (2011). Abnormal white matter structure in young children with autism. Human Brain Mapping, 32(4):534–543.
  31. Levy, Y., Ben Bashat, D., Ben Sira, L., Hendler, T., Ben Itzchak, E., Kronfeld-Duenias, V., & Zachor, D. A. (2010). Abnormal white matter in language-related brain tracts in non-verbal children with autism. International Journal of Child and Adolescent  Health, 3(4), 135-144.
  32. Zachor, D.A., Ilanit, Z., & Ben Itzchak, E. (2010). Autism severity and motor abilities correlates of imitation situations in children with autism spectrum disorders. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 4(3), 438-443.  Autism severity and motor abilities correlates of imitation situations
  33. Ben Itzchak, E., &  Zachor. D.A. (2009). Change in autism classification with early intervention: predictors and outcomes. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 3, 967-976.  
  34. Ben Itzchak, E., Lahat, E., Burgin, R., Zachor, D. A. (2008). Cognitive, behavior and intervention outcome in young children with autism. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 29(5), 447-58.
  35. Zachor, D.A., Ben Itzchak, E., Rabinovitch, A., & E. Lahat, E. (2007). Change in autism core symptoms. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorder, 1(4), 304-317.  Change in autism core symptoms
  36. Ben Itzchak, E., & Zachor, D. (2007). The effects of intellectual functioning and autism severity on early behavioral intervention for children with autism. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 28 (3), 287- 303.  The effects of intellectual functioning and autism severity
  37. Ben Itzchak, E., Babkoff, H. & Faust, M. (2005) Event Related Potentials (ERP) and behavioral measurements to verbal stimulation of visual fields, Cortex, 43(4), 511-23.  
  38. Zachor, D. A., Eitan, D., & Ben Itzchak, E. (2003). Early intensive intervention for young children with autism (1.5-3y) in a unique preschool setting – outcome after one year. Pediatric Research,  55, 394A.
  39. Pratt, H., Ben-Itzcahk, E., & Atiass, J. (1984). Auditory potentials evoked by click not filtered masking noise. Audiology, 23, 380-7.
  40. Pratt, H., Bliech, N., & Berliner, E (Ben-Itzchak). (1982). Short latency visual evoked potentials in man. Electrophysiology and Clinical Neurophysiology, 82, 55-62. (IF=3.3).  

 

Chapters in collective volumes

1. Ben–Itzchak, E., & Zachor, A. D. (2013). Parental Age, Birth Weight and Autism Spectrum Disorders ,  In V. B. Patel, V. R. Preedy,  & C. R. Martin, (Eds.) The Comprehensive Guide to Autism available: http://www.springerreference.com/docs/html/chapterdbid/331194.html

2. Zachor D.A. & Ben Itzchak, E. (2012). Assisted reproductive technologies and risk for autism spectrum disorder. In: “Advances in Reproductive Technology Research”. Chapter 4 141-154. Publisher: New York: Nova Science.

3. Levy, Y., Ben Bashat, D., Ben Sira, L., Hendler, T., Ben-Itzchak, E., Kronfeld-Duenias, V., Zachor, D. A.(2012) Abnormal white matter in language-related brain tracts in non-vernal children with autism. Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder- Current Research Aspects. D.A. Zachor & J. Merrick, Eds. (pp. 175-188). NY: Nova Biomedical.