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Associate Professor Yoram Barak's research interests include multiple sclerosis, cancer, a wide range of psychiatric conditions (such as depression, schizophrenia, and obsessive–compulsive disorder), old-age psychiatry, and suicide.

He is also interested in Alzheimer's Disease and has published a popular book called "Preventing Alzheimer's: A Personal Responsibility".

Find out more about Associate Professor Barak's research here.

Publications

Barak, Y., Sajjadi, S. F., Hobbs, L., & Patterson, T. (2024). Functional recovery in older adults with schizophrenia: A national interRAI study. International Journal of Social Psychiatry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/00207640241230837 Journal - Research Article

Taube, C., Mentzel, C., Glue, P., & Barak, Y. (2024). Aging of persons with schizophrenia: Analysis of a national dataset. International Psychogeriatrics, 36(1), 43-50. doi: 10.1017/S1041610223000145 Journal - Research Article

Turner, R., Glue, P., & Barak, Y. (2023). The interRAI assessment for elder abuse: We can do better? Lessons from the Elder Abuse Prevention Fund project in New Zealand. Proceedings of the New Zealand Biostatistics Conference. Retrieved from https://events.otago.ac.nz/2023-biostatistics-conference Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Patterson, T., Hobbs, L., Brown, E., & Barak, Y. (2023). Sexual assault in older-age adults: Criminal justice response in New Zealand. Journal of Aging & Social Policy. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/08959420.2023.2284575 Journal - Research Article

Barak, Y., Taube, C., Mentzel, C., & Glue, P. (2023). Ageing of persons with schizophrenia: Analysis of a national data set. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 57(Suppl. 1), (pp. 165). doi: 10.1177/00048674231169682 Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

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