Academic Publications

2020

Pirutinsky, S., Cherniak, A. D., & Rosmarin, D. H. (Submitted). COVID-19, Mental Health, and Religious Coping, among American Orthodox Jews. Journal of Religion and Health.

https://doi.org/10.1037/rel0000250.

2019

Pirutinsky, S., Cherniak, A. D., & Rosmarin, D. H. (2019). Implicit and explicit attitudes towards God and life satisfaction. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1037/rel0000250

 

Pirutinsky, S., Rosmarin, D. H., & Kirkpatrick, L. A. (2019). Is Attachment to God a Unique Predictor of Mental Health? Test in a Jewish Sample. The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 1-11.

Link: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10508619.2019.1565249.

Rosmarin, D. H., & Pirutinsky, S. (2019). Problematic Sexual Behavior and Religion Among Adult Jewish Males: An Initial Study. American Journal of Men's Health, 13(1), 1-9. PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30819061.

Shoshani, A., Kor, A., Pirutinsky, S., Mikulincer, M., & Miller, L. (2019). A Longitudinal Study of Spirituality, Character Strengths, Subjective Well-Being, and Prosociality in Middle School Adolescents. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 377.

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30873082.

Pirutinsky, S. (2019). Religion and Compulsive Sexuality: A Response to Efrati’s (2019) God, I Can’t Stop Thinking about Sex. The Journal of Sex Research, 56(2), 142-143. PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30540201.

2018

Pirutinsky, S., & Rosmarin, D. H. (2018). Protective and harmful effects of religious practice on depression among Jewish individuals with mood disorders. Clinical Psychological Science, 6, 601-609.

Link: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/2167702617748402.

Pirutinsky, S., & Rosmarin, D. H. (2018). The PIOS among the Pious: Validity of the Penn Inventory of Scrupulosity (PIOS) among Orthodox Jews. Mental Health, Religion, and Culture, 21, 180-193.

Link: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13674676.2017.1381949.

Rosmarin, D. H. (August 2nd, 2018) Sexual abuse and religion: A call for compassion (opinion-editorial). Jerusalem Post.

Link: https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Sexual-abuse-and-religion-A-call-for-compassion-564064.

Rosmarin, D. H., Pirutinsky, S., Appel, M., Kaplan, T., & Pelcovitz, D. (2018). Childhood sexual abuse, mental health, and religion across the Jewish community. Child Abuse and Neglect, 81, 21-28.

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29698876.

Korbman, M. D., Appel, M., Rosmarin, D. H. (2017). Judaism and health. In: D. D. VonDras (Ed.). Better health through spiritual practices: A guide to religious behaviors and practices that benefit mind and body (pp. 119-150). ABC-CLIO/Praegar.

Link: https://www.abc-clio.com/ABC-CLIOCorporate/product.aspx?pc=A5318C.

 

Mendelson, Y., Bachar, E., Cherniak, A., & Cooper-Kazaz, R. (2018). Can living in the shadow of terror leave no marks? Long-term effects of traumatic environments of varying intensity. Israeli Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences, 54(2), 9-15.

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29248901.

2017

Pirutinsky, S., Carp, S., & Rosmarin, D. H. (2017). A paradigm to assess implicit attitudes towards God: The positive/negative God associations task. Journal of Religion and Health, 56(1), 305-319.

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27631995.

 

Rosmarin, D. H., Pirutinsky, S., Carp, S., Appel, M., & Kor, A. (2017). Religious coping across a spectrum of religious involvement among Jews. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 9(Suppl 1), S96-S104.

Link: https://psycnet.apa.org/record/2017-18556-001.

 

Maybruch, C., Weissman, S., & Pirutinsky, S. (2017). Marital outcomes and consideration of divorce among Orthodox Jews after signing a religious prenuptial agreement to facilitate future divorce. Journal of Divorce and Remarriage, 58¸276-287.

Link: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10502556.2017.1301152.

Rosmarin, D. H. (December 29th, 2017). Psychologists shouldn’t ignore the soul (opinion-editorial). Wall Street Journal.

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/psychologists-shouldnt-ignore-the-soul-1514499781.

Winkeljohn-Black, S., Pössel, P., Rosmarin, D. H., Tariq, A., & Jeppsen, B. D. (2017). Prayer type, disclosure, and mental health across religious groups. Counseling and Values, 62(2), 216-234.

Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/cvj.12060.

2016

Rosmarin, D. H., Pirutinsky, S., Shabtai, D., & Korbman, M. (2016). Maintaining a grateful disposition in the face of distress: The role of spirituality. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 8(2), 134-140.

Link: https://psycnet.apa.org/record/2015-06735-001.

Greer-Shabtai, D. G., Pirutinsky, S., & Rosmarin, D. H. (2016). Integrating Judaism into cognitive behavioral therapy. In R. Ives, M. Ben-Avie, & K. Loewenthal (Eds.). Applied Jewish values in social sciences and psychology (pp. 133-149). Medford, MA: Springer International.

Link: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-21933-2_7.

2015

Pirutinsky, S., Schechter, I., Kor, A., & Rosmarin, D. (2015). Family size and psychological functioning in the Orthodox Jewish community. Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 18(3), 218-230.

Link: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13674676.2015.1042851

Pirutinsky, S., Siev, J., & Rosmarin, D. H. (2015). Scrupulosity and implicit and explicit beliefs about God. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 6, 33-38.

Link: .https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211364915000421.

Rosmarin, D. H., Forester, B. P., Shassian, D. M., Webb, C. A., & Björgvinsson, T. (2015). Interest in spiritually integrated psychotherapy among acute psychiatric patients. Journal of consulting and clinical psychology, 83(6), 1149-1153.

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26280491.

Lazarus, Z., Pirutinsky, S., Korbman, M., & Rosmarin, D. H. (2015). Dental disparities in a Jewish context: Reasons and potential solutions. Community Dental Health Journal, 32, 247-251.

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26738224.

2014

Baruch, D. E., Kanter, J. W., Pirutinsky, S., Murphy, J, & Rosmarin, D. H. (2014). Depression stigma and treatment preferences among Orthodox and non-Orthodox Jews. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 202(7), 556-561.

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24921418.

Hafizi, S., Rosmarin, D. H., & G. Koenig, H. (2014). Brief Trust/Mistrust in God Scale: psychometric properties of the Farsi version in Muslims. Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 17(4), 415-420.

Link: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13674676.2013.816942.

Maybruch, C., Pirutinsky, S., & Pelcovitz, D. (2014). Religious premarital education and marital quality within the Orthodox Jewish community. Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy, 13, 365–381.

Link: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15332691.2014.953655.

Pirutinsky, S. (2014). Does religiousness increase self-control and reduce criminal behavior? A longitudinal analysis of adolescent offenders. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 41, 1290-1307.

Link: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0093854814531962.

Pirutinsky, S., Midlarsky, E., Kor, A., & Pelcovitz, D. (2014). The impact of religious conflict within Orthodox Jewish families in Israel. Mental Health, Religion, and Culture, 17, 665 -679.

Link: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13674676.2014.898629.

Pirutinsky, S., & Rosmarin, D. H. (2014). Book review: A new approach to religious orientation: The commitment-reflectivity circumplex. Journal of Religion and Health, 53, 631-633.​

Link: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10943-013-9806-y.

Rosmarin D. H., & Kelemen, L. (2014). The connections program: A 16-session spiritually-integrated treatment for generalized anxiety disorder. Treatment manual.

Rosmarin, D. H., Malloy, M. C., & Forester, B. P. (2014). Spiritual struggle and affective symptoms among geriatric mood disordered patients. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 29(6), 653-660.

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4013257.

 

Schnall, E., Schiffman, M., & Cherniak, A. (2014). Virtues that transcend: Analyzing the roots of positive psychology in Judaic texts and tradition. In C. Kim-Prieto (Ed.), Positive Psychology of Religion and Spirituality across Cultures (pp. 21-45). New York: Springer.

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2013

Agishtein, P., Pirutinsky, S., Kor, A., Baruch, D., Kanter, J., & Rosmarin, D.H. (2013). Integrating spirituality into a behavioral model of depression. Journal of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapies, 13, 275-289.

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Ciarrocchi, J. W., Schechter, D., Pearce, M. J., Koenig, H. G., Schwartz, J., & Rosmarin, D. H. (2013). Religious cognitive behavioral therapy for depression in clients with chronic physical illness (Jewish version). Treatment manual.

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Krumrei, E. J., Rosmarin, D. H., & Pirutinsky, S. (2013). Jewish spirituality, depression, and health: An empirical test of a conceptual framework. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 20(3), 327-336.

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22773388.

Pirutinsky, S. (2013). Career assessment of ultra-orthodox Jewish men: Reliability, validity, and results of the strong interest inventory. Journal of Career Assessment, 21, 326-336.

Link: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1069072712471504.

Pirutinsky, S. (2013). Is the connection between religiosity and psychological functioning due to religion's social value? A failure to replicate. Journal of Religion and Health. 52, 782-784.

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23728925.

Pirutinsky, S., & Kor, A. (2013). Relevance of the Circumplex model to family functioning among Orthodox Jews in Israel. New School Psychological Bulletin, 10(2), 25-38.

Link: http://nspb.net/index.php/nspb/article/view/200.

Rosmarin, D. H., Bigda-Peyton, J. S., Kertz, S. J., Smith, N., Rauch, S. L., & Björgvinsson, T. (2013). A test of faith in God and treatment: The relationship of belief in God to psychiatric treatment outcomes. Journal of affective disorders, 146(3), 441-446.

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23051729.

Rosmarin, D. H., Bigda-Peyton, J. S., Öngur, D., Pargament, K. I., & Björgvinsson, T. (2013). Religious coping among psychotic patients: Relevance to suicidality and treatment outcomes. Psychiatry Research, 210(1), 182-187.

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23684053.

Rosmarin, D. H., Green, D., Pirutinsky, S., & McKay, D. (2013). Attitudes toward spirituality/religion among members of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 44, 424-433.

Link: https://psycnet.apa.org/record/2013-45032-007.

Rosmarin D. H., Greer-Shabtai, D., Pirutinsky, S., & Pargament, K. I. (2013). Jewish religious coping & trust in God: A review of the empirical literature. In: J. Levin, M. (Eds.). Judaism and health: A handbook of practical, professional, and scholarly resources (pp. 265-281). Woodstock, VT: Jewish Lights Publishing.

Link: https://www.amazon.com/Judaism-Health-Practical-Professional-Scholarly/dp/1580237142

2012

Bonelli, R., Dew, R.E., Koenig, H.G., Rosmarin, D.H., Vasegh, S., (2012). Religious and spiritual factors in depression: Review and integration of the research. Depression Research and Treatment, 2012, 1–8.

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3426191.

Kor, A., Mikulincer, M., & Pirutinsky, S. (2012). Family functioning among returnees to Orthodox Judaism in Israel. Journal of Family Psychology, 26, 149-158. 

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22081910.

Midlarsky, E., Pirutinsky, S., & Cohen, F. (2012). Religion, ethnicity, and attitudes toward psychotherapy. Journal of Religion and Health, 51,498-506.

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22484507.

Pirutinsky, S. (2012). Religious change and depressive symptoms among youth in foster care with or without a history of sexual abuse. Graduate Student Journal of Psychology, 14, 22-29.

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Pirutinsky, S., Rosmarin, D. H., & Holt, C. L. (2012). Religious coping moderates the relationship between emotional functioning and obesity. Health Psychology, 31(3), 394-397.

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22149124.

2011

Pirustinsky, S., Rosmarin, D., Holt C. L., Feldman., R. H., Caplan, L.S., Midlarsky E., & Pargament K. I. (2011). Does social support mediate the moderating effect of instrinsic religiosity on the relationship between physical health and depressive symptoms among Jews? Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 34(6), 489-496.

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21308407.

 

Pirutinsky, S., Rosmarin, D.H., Pargament, K.I. & Midlarsky, E. (2011). Does negative religious coping accompany, precede, or follow depression among Orthodox Jews? Journal of Affective Disorders, 132(3), 401-405.

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21439650.


Rosmarin, D. H., Auerbach, R. P., Bigda-peyton, J. S., Björgvinsson, T., & Levendusky, P. G. (2011). Integrating Spirituality Into Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in an Acute Psychiatric Setting: A Pilot Study. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 25(4), 287-303.

Link: https://connect.springerpub.com/content/sgrjcp/25/4/287.

Rosmarin, D.H., Pirutinsky, S., Auerbach, R.P., Björgvinsson, T., Bigda-Peyton, J., Andersson, G., Pargament, K.I., & Krumrei, E.J. (2011). Incorporating spiritual beliefs into a cognitive model of worry. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 67, 1-10.

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21480226.


Rosmarin, D.H., Pirutinsky, S., Cohen. A., Galler, Y., & Krumrei, E.J. (2011). Grateful to God or just plain grateful? A study of religious and non-religious gratitude. Journal of Positive Psychology, 6(5), 389-396.

Link: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17439760.2011.596557.

Rosmarin, D.H., Pirutinsky, S., & Pargament, K.I. (2011). A brief measure of core religious beliefs for use in psychiatric settings. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, 41(3), 253-261.

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22073764.

2010

Pirutinsky, S., Rosen, D. D., Shapiro Safran, R., & Rosmarin, D. H. (2010). Do medical models of mental illness relate to increased or decreased stigmatization of mental illness among Orthodox Jews? Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 198(7), 508–512.

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20611054.

Rosmarin, D. H., Pargament, K. I., Pirutinsky, S., & Mahoney, A. (2010). A randomized controlled evaluation of a spiritually integrated treatment for subclinical anxiety in the Jewish community, delivered via the Internet. Journal of anxiety disorders, 24(7), 799-808.

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20591614.

2009

Pirutinsky, S. (2009). Conversion and Attachment Insecurity Among Orthodox Jew. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 19(3), 200-206. 

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22081910.

Pirutinsky, S. (2009). The terror management function of Orthodox Jewish religiosity: A religious culture approach. Mental Health Religion and Culture, 12(3), 247-256.

Link: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13674670802455756. 

Pirutinsky, S., Rosmarin, D. H., & Pargament, K. I. (2009). Community attitudes towards culture-influenced mental illness: Scrupulosity vs. non-religious OCD among Orthodox Jews. Journal of Community Psychology, 37, 949 - 958.

Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/jcop.20341. 

Rosmarin, D. H., Krumrei, E. J. & Andersson, G. (2009). Religion as a predictor of psychological distress in two religious communities. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 38(1), 54-64.

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19235602.

 

Rosmarin, D. H., Pargament, K. I., & Flannelly, K. J. (2009). Do spiritual struggles predict poorer physical/mental health among Jews? International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 19, 244-258.

Link: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10508610903143503. 

Rosmarin, D. H., Pargament, K. I, Krumrei, E. J. & Flannelly, K. J. (2009). Religious coping among Jews: Development and initial validation of the JCOPE. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 65, 1-14. 

PubMed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19294739.

Rosmarin, D. H., Pargament, K. I., & Mahoney, A. (2009). The role of religiousness in anxiety, depression and happiness in a Jewish community sample: A preliminary investigation. Mental Health Religion and Culture, 12(2), 97-113.

Link: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13674670802321933. 

Rosmarin, D. H., Pirutinsky, S., Pargament, K. I., & Krumrei, E. J. (2009). Are religious beliefs relevant to mental health among Jews? Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 1, 180-190.

Link: https://psycnet.apa.org/record/2009-12471-004. 

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