Publications // Conflict zone research 


Canetti, Daphna, Rapaport, Carmit, Wayne, Carly, Hall, Brian, Hobfoll, Stevan. (2013). An Exposure Effect? Evidence from a Rigorous Study on the Psycho-political Outcomes of Terrorism. in The Political Psychology of Terrorism Fears. Samuel Justin Sinclair and Daniel Antonius, eds. New York: Oxford University Press..

Canetti, Daphna. Waismel-Manor, Israel, Cohen, Naor. Rapaport, Carmit. (2012). Towards an Analytical Framework of National Resilience: Evidence from US and IsraelArmed Forces and Society.

Halperin, Eran. Canetti, Daphna. Shaul Kimhi. (2012). In Love with Hatred: Rethinking the Role Hatred Plays in Political Behavior.  Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 42(9), 2231-2256.
Lavi, Iris, Canetti, Daphna, Sharvit, Keren, Bar-Tal, Daniel, Hobfoll, E. Stevan. (2012). Protected by Ethos in a Protracted Conflict? A Comparative Study among Israelis and Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza, and East JerusalemJournal of Conflict Resolution.

Heath, Nicole, Hall, Brian, Canetti, Daphna, Russ, Eric, Hobfoll, Stevan, E (2012). Reciprocal Relationships between Resource Loss and Psychological Distress Following Exposure to Political Violence: An Empirical Investigation of COR Theory’s Loss SpiralsAnxiety, Stress & Coping, 25(6), 679-695.

Heath, M. Nicole, Hall, Brian. Canetti, Daphna. Hobfoll, E. Stevan (2012). Exposure to Political Violence, Psychological Distress, Resource Loss, and Benefit Finding as Predictors of Domestic Violence among PalestiniansPsychological Trauma.
Hobfoll Stevan E.; Hall, Brian J.; Canetti Daphna. (2012). Political Violence, Psychological Distress, and Perceived Health: A Longitudinal Investigation in the Palestinian Authority . Psychological Trauma  4  (1),  9-21

Hobfoll, Stevan E., Mancini, Anthony, Hall, Brian, Canetti, Daphna, Bonanno, George, A. (2011). The Limits of Resilience: Distress Following Chronic Political Violence among Palestinians. Social Science and Medicine 72 (8), 1400-1408.
Hobfoll, E. Stevan, Johnson, J. Robert, Canetti, Daphna, Palmieri, Patrick, Hall, J. Brian, Lavi, Iris. (2011). Can People Remain Engaged and Vigorous in the Face of Trauma? Palestinians in the Palestinian AuthorityPsychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes 75(1), 60-75.
Katie, J. Chipman, Palmieri, Patrick Canetti, Daphna, Johnson, J. Robert, Hobfoll, E. Stevan (2011). Predictors of posttraumatic stress-related impairment in victims of terrorism and ongoing conflict in IsraelAnxiety, Stress, & Coping 24(3), 255-271.

Hobfoll, E. Stevan, Canetti, Daphna, Hall, Brian, Brom, Danny, Palmieri, Patrick, A., Johnson, Robert, J., Pat-Horenczyk, Ruth, Galea, Sandro (2011). Are Community Studies of Trauma's Impact Exaggerated? A Study among Jews and Palestinians Psychological Assessment 23 (3), 599-605.

Canetti, Daphna. Hobfoll, E. Stevan. Pedahzur, Ami. Zaidise, Eran. (2010). Much Ado about Religiosity: Heightened Support for Political Violence by Failure to Conserve. Journal of Peace Research, 45(5) 575-587.

Canetti, Daphna. Galea, Sandro. Hall, J. Brian. Robert J. Johnson. Palmieri, A. Patrick, Hobfoll, E. Stevan. (2010). Exposure to prolonged socio-political conflict and the risk of PTSD and Depression among PalestiniansPsychiatry - Interpersonal and Biological Processes, 73(3), 219-232.
Hall, J. Brian., Hobfoll, S. E., Canetti, Daphna., Johnson, Robert, Palmieri, Patrick., & Galea, Sandro (2010). Exploring the Association between Posttraumatic Growth and PTSD: A National Study of Jews and Arabs during the 2006 Israeli-Hezbollah WarJournal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 189 (3), 180-186.

Hobfoll, E. Stevan, Hall, Brian. Canetti, Daphna (2010). Political Violence, Psychological Distress, and Perceived Health in a Representative Sample of Palestinians. Psychological Trauma 
2012, Vol. 4, No. 1, 9 –21. 
Weder, Natalie; Garcia-Nieto, Rebeca, Canetti, Daphna (2010). Peace, Reconciliation and Tolerance in the Middle East: The Impact of People-to-People Peace Building Initiatives among Israeli Jews and Palestinians who lost a first -degree family member due to the conflict-A pilot study. International Journal of Mental Health 39 (4) 59-81.

Palmieri, P.A., Chipman, K.J., Canetti, Daphna, Johnson, R.J., & Hobfoll, S.E (2010).  Prevalence and correlates of sleep problems in adult Israeli Jews exposed to actual or threatened terrorist or rocket attacksJournal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 6(6), 557-564.

Hobfoll, E. Stevan.  Palmieri, A. Patrick. Robert J. Johnson. Canetti, Daphna. Hall, J. Brian. Galea, Sandro (2009). Trajectories of Resilience, Resistance and Distress during Ongoing Terrorism: The Case of Jews and Arabs in Israel. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 77 (1), 138-148.

Canetti, Daphna. Halperin, Eran. Sharvit, Keren. Hobfoll, E. Stevan. (2009). A New Stress-Based Model of Political Extremism Personal Exposure to Terrorism, Psychological Distress, and Exclusionist Political AttitudesJournal of Conflict Resolution. 63 (3), 363-389.

Canetti, Daphna. Halperin, Eran. Hobfoll, E. Stevan. Shapira, Oren. Hirsch-Hoefler, Sivan. (2009). Authoritarianism, perceived threat and exclusionism on the eve of the Disengagement: Evidence from GazaInternational Journal of Intercultural Relations. 33 (6),  463-474.

Kimhi, Shaul. Canetti, Daphna. Hirschberger, Gilad. (2009). Terrorism in the Eyes of the Beholders: The Impact of Causal Attributions on Perceptions of ViolencePeace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology. 15 (1): 75-95.

Halperin, Eran. Canetti-Nisim, Daphna. Sivan Hirsch-Hoefler. (2009). Hatred Does Matter: A New Look at Emotional Antecedents of Political IntolerancePolitical Psychology 30 (1), 93-123.

Johnson, Robert, J., Canetti, Daphna, Palmieri, Patrick, A., Galea, Sandro, Varley, Joseph, Hobfoll, Stevan, E (2009). A Prospective Study of Risk and Resilience Factors Associated with Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms and Depression Symptoms among Jews and Arabs Exposed to Repeated Acts of Terrorism in IsraelPsychological Trauma 
Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 1(4), 291 

Kane, J. C., Rapaport, C., Zalta, A. K., Canetti, D., Hobfoll, S. E., & Hall, B. J. (2014). Regular drinking may strengthen the beneficial influence of social support on depression: Findings from a representative Israeli sample during a period of war and terrorismDrug and alcohol dependence.‏ (Download PDF)

Hall, J. Brian. Hobfoll, Strevan. Canetti, Daphna. Johnson, Robert. Galea, Sandro. (2009). The Defensive Nature of Benefit Finding During Ongoing Terrorism: An Examination of a National Sample of Israeli JewsJournal of Social and Clinical Psychology. 28 (8), 993-1021. 

Canetti-Nisim, Daphna. Ariely, Gal. Halperin, Eran (2008). Life, Pocketbook, or Culture: The Role of Perceived Security Threats in Promoting Exclusionist Political Attitudes towards Minorities in Israel. Political Research Quarterly. 61 (1): 90-103.

Tracy, Melissa, Hobfoll E. Stevan, Canetti, Daphna, Galea, Sandro (2008). Predictors of depressive symptoms among Israeli Jews and Arabs during the Al Aqsa Intifada: A population-based cohort studyAnnals of Epidemiology. 18 (6): 447-457.

Hall, Brian, Hobfoll, E. Stevan, Palmieri, Patrick, Canetti-Nisim, Daphna, Shapira, Oren, and Galea, Sandro (2008). Psychological Sequelae of Settler Displacement from Gaza: the role of posttraumatic growth. Journal of Traumatic Stress. 22 (1): 22-29.

Hobfoll, E. Stevan. Canetti-Nisim, Daphna. Johnson, Robert. Varley, Joseph. Galea, Sandro (2008). The Association of Exposure, Risk and Resiliency Factors with PTSD among Jews and Arabs Exposed to Repeated Acts of Terrorism in IsraelJournal of Traumatic Stress. 22 (1) 9-21.
Palmieri, Patrick, Canetti-Nisim, Daphna, Galea, Sandro, Hobfoll, E. Stevan. (2008). The Psychological Impact of the Israel-Hezbollah War on Jews and Arabs in Israel: The Impact of Risk and Resiliency Factors. (Social Science & Medicine 67 (8), 1208-1216.

Shnabel, Nurit. Nadler, Arie. Canetti-Nisim, Daphna. Ullrich, Johannes. (2008). The Role of Acceptance and Empowerment in Promoting Reconciliation from the Perspective of the Needs-based Model. Social Issues and Policy Review 2 (1): 159-186

Ben-Dor, Gabriel. Pedahzur, Ami. Canetti-Nisim, Daphna. Zaidise, Eran. Perliger, Arie. Bermanis, Shai (2008). I vs. We: Collective and Individual Factors of Reserve Service Motivation during War and PeaceArmed Forces & Society 34 (4), 565-592.

Johnson Robert J., Hobfoll Stevan E., Hall Brian J., Canetti-Nisim Daphna, Galea Sandro, Palmieri Patrick (2007). Response. Post Traumatic Growth: Action and ReactionApplied Psychology: An International Review. 56 (3), 428-436.

Hobfoll Stevan E., Hall Brian J., Canetti-Nisim Daphna, Galea Sandro, Johnson Robert J., Palmieri Patrick (2007). Refining our Understanding of Traumatic Growth in the Face of Terrorism: Moving from Meaning Cognitions to what is MeaningfulApplied Psychology: An International Review. 56 (3), 345-366.

Hirsch-Hoefler, Sivan. Canetti Daphna. Rapaport, Carmit. (2014). Conflict will Harden your Heart: Exposure to Violence, Psychological Distress, and Peace Barriers in Israel and Palestine. British Journal of Political Science(Download PDF)

Tracy, Melissa, Hoboll, E. Stevan, Canetti-Nisim, Daphna, Galea, Sandro (2007). Depressive Symptoms in a Population Exposed to Ongoing TerrorismAmerican Journal of Epidemiology 165 (11),  447- 457.

Canetti-Nisim, Daphna. Mesch, Gustavo. Pedahzur, Ami (2006). Victimization from Terrorist Attacks: Randomness or Routine Activities? Terrorism and Political Violence 18 (4), 485-501.

Hobfoll., E. Stevan. Canetti-Nisim, Daphna. Johnson J. Robert (2006) Exposure to Terrorism, Stress-Related Mental Health Symptoms, and Defensive Coping among Jews and Arabs in IsraelJournal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 74 (2), 207-218. Lead Article


Exposure to Political Violence

Threat Percepition


Stress-based model

 Natural experiment 

Conflict zone research 

Checkpoints research

Politics, Society & Religion


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