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Academic position:
Senior lecturer, Ashkelon Academic College, School of Social-Work


Fields of expertise
• Trauma
• Health
• Sexuality
• Somatic Dissociation
• Childbirth
• Women Combatants
• Child Abuse and Neglect
• Conflict Zone

Studies in progress:


1. Daphna-Tekoah, S. & Balla, U. iSOAPs: Professional writing for Social-Work (2017).
2. Daphna-Tekoah, S. & Harel-Shalev, A. In the Front Liens: Narratives of Social-Workers in Hospitals.
3. MSDQ- Somatic Dissociation Questioner as a practical tool in the Healthcare System


Major Publications:
1. Daphna-Tekoah, S. and Harel-Shalev, A. 2017. The Politics of Trauma Studies – An Analysis of Women Combatants’ Experience of Traumatic Events in Conflict Zones. Political Psychology. Accepted. First view – DOI: 10.1111/pops.12373
2. Daphna-Tekoah, S. & Halevi-Sheriki, E. (2016) "Symptoms of Distress and Growth Among social workers at hospitals in Israel", submitted and R&R, as a chapter in a book: "Social work in health care in Israel" (Soskolne, V., Bershtling, O. & Prager, M., Eds (Hebrew) (accepted)
3. Harel-Shalev, A., and Daphna-Tekoah, S. (2016). Bringing Women’s Voices Back In: Conducting Narrative Analysis in IR. International Studies Review.
4. Daphna-Tekoah, S., Lev-Wiesel, R., & Ben-Zion, I. Z. (2015). Childbirth as Retraumatization of Childhood’s Sexual Abuse. In: Comprehensive Guide to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland. P.391-407
5. Efrati, S., Ablin, J. N., Bechor, Y., Daphna-Tekoah, S., Fishlev, G., Faran, Y. & Buskila, D. (2015). Hyperbaric Oxygen Ameliorates Fibromyalgia Symptoms and Functional Impairment-A Randomized Prospective Trial. Plos, 65, 465-485
6. Daphna-Tekoah, S., & Harel- Shalev, A. (2014). “Living in a Movie” – Women Combatants in Conflict Zones –A multilayered Analysis, Women's Studies International Forum, 44, 26-34
7. Lev-Wiesel, R& Daphna-Tekoah, S., (2010). Perinatal dissociation as predictor of postpartum PTS symptoms. The Role of Perinatal Dissociation as Predictor of PTSD Symptoms Following Childbirth. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 11 (3). 266-283
8. Daphna-Tekoah, S. Lev-Wiesel, R., & & Cwikel, J. (2005). Battered women, Bedouin vs. Jewish. Eds. R. Lev-Wiesel, J. Cwikel, & N. Barak . Women Health in Israel (pp. 291-308). Jerusalem: Brookdale. (Hebrew)

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