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Short Biography 

Prof. Bar-Haim received his PhD in Psychology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and completed his postdoctoral training at the University of Maryland. He is a clinical psychologist and in the year of 2000 has joined the faculty of the School of Psychological Sciences at Tel Aviv University

Fields of Interest

Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders, Developmental Psychopathology, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.

Selected publications

Bar-Haim, Y., Lamy, D., Pergamin, L., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., & van IJzendoorn, M. H. (2007). Threat-related attentional bias in anxious and non-anxious individuals: A meta-analytic study. Psychological Bulletin, 133, 1-24.

Eldar, S., & Bar-Haim, Y. (2010). Neural plasticity in response to attention training in anxiety. Psychological Medicine, 40, 667-678.

Bar-Haim, Y., Holoshitz, Y., Eldar, S., Frenkel, T.I., Muller, D., Charney, D.S., Pine, D.S., Fox, N.A., & Wald, I. (2010). Life-threatening danger suppresses attention bias to threat. American Journal of Psychiatry, 167, 694-698.

Bar-Haim Y. (2010). Attention Bias Modification (ABM): A novel treatment for anxiety disorders. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 51, 859-870.

Pergamin-Hight, L., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., van IJzendoorn, M.H., & Bar-Haim, Y. (in press). Variations in the promoter region of the serotonin-transporter gene (5HTTLPR) and biased attention for emotional information: A meta-analysis. Biological Psychiatry.

Eldar, S., Apter, A., Lotan, D. Perez-Edgar, K., Naim, R., Fox, N.A., Pine, D.S., & Bar-Haim Y. (in press). Attention bias modification treatment for pediatric anxiety disorders: A randomized control trial. American Journal of Psychiatry.