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Somer – Counseling and Psychotherapy

 Publications

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Publications in academic journals and conference presentations

Ghnadre Naser, S. & Somer, E. (2016). The Wound is Still Open: The Nakba Experience among Internally Displaced Palestinians in Israel. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, 12(4),  238-251
Somer, E. (2016). Cross-temporal and cross-cultural perspectives on dissociative disorders of identity in A. van der Merwe & Sinason, V. (Eds.). Shattered but unbroken: Voices of triumph and testimony.London: Karnac, pp. 89-110.
Bigelsen, J., Lehrfeld, J.M., Jopp, D.S. & Somer, E. (2016). Maladaptive daydreaming: Evidence for an under-researched mental health disorder. Consciousness and Cognition, 42, 254-266.
Somer, E. Somer, L. & Jopp, S.D. (2016). Childhood Antecedents and Maintaining Factors in Maladaptive Daydreaming. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 204(6), 471-478. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000507
Somer, E. Somer, L. & Jopp, S.D. (2016). Parallel Lives: A Phenomenological Study of the Lived Experience of Maladaptive Daydreaming. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation doi: 10.1080/15299732.2016.1160463 

Somer, E., Lehrfeld J., Jopp, D.S., & Bigelsen, J. (2016). Development and Validation of the Maladaptive Daydreaming Scale (MDS). Consciousness and Cognition, 39, 77-91.

Somer, E.,  Gahleitner, S.B., Wachsmuth, I., Krebs, L. &Kindler, M.L. (2015). Transgenerationelle Weitergabe von Trauma an die Generationen nach dem Holocaust und dem Nationalsozialismus. In Gahletner, S.B., Frank, C., & Letner, A. (Eds.), Ein Trauma ist mehr als ein Trauma: Biopsychosoziale TRamakonzepte in Psychotherapie, Beratung, Supervision und Tramapädagogik. Dresden: Beltz Juventa, pp. 20-37.

Somer, E. & Agam, Y. (2015). Personal Action as Collectivist Reconciliation: Children of ‘Aryan’ Citizens of Nazi Germany Living in Israel. Dapim: Studies on the Holocaust. DOI:10.1080/23256249.2015.1026670

Levinger, S., Somer, E., & Holden, R.R. (2015). The Importance of Mental Pain and Physical Dissociation in Youth Suicidality. Journal of Teauma and Dissociation, 16, 322-339. DOI: 10.1080/15299732.2014.989644

Somer, E. (2015). Trauma and dissociation in multi-cultural Israel. ESTD News, 4(1), 5-8.

Somer, E., Ross, C., Kirshberg, A., Shawahdy, R., & Ismail, S. (2015). Dissociative disorders and possession experiences in Israel: A comparison of opiate use disorder patients battered Arab women and a non-clinical group.Transcultural Psychiatry, 52(1), 58-73.DOI: 10.1177/1363461514552584

Somer, E., & Ataria, Y. (2014). Adverse Outcome of Continuous Traumatic Stress: A Qualitative Inquiry. International Journal of Stress Management. Advance online publication, , October 27, 2014http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0038300

Somer, E., & Nizri, M. (2014). Ripples of Trauma and Resilience: Partner Relationships among Second-Generation Survivors of the Holocaust. Kavod, (Spring), 4, (Open Access).

Somer, E. (2014). Psychotherapie auf dem Prüfstand: Dissoziative Störungen vor Gericht. In, R. Vogt (Ed.), Verleumdung Verrat bei dissoziativen Traumafolgestörungen. Asanger Verlag, pp. 198-208.

Somer, E., Amos, T. & Stein, D. (2013). Evidence-based treatment for Depersonalization-derealization disorder. BioMed Central Psychology, 1:20. doi:10.1186/2050-7283-1-20. One of the most viewed articles.

Ataria, Y., & Somer, E. (2013). Total Otherness in Dissociative Identity Disorder. Otherness: Essays abd Studies, 4 (1), 1-25

Ruvio, A., Somer, E. & Rindfleisch, A. (2013). When bad gets worse: the amplifyying effect of materialism on traumatic stress and maladaptive consumption. Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, DOI 10.1007/s11747-013-0345-6.

Somer, E., & Agam, Y. (2013). Living with the remnants: Second-generation non-Jewish citizens of Nazi Germany living in Israel. Klinische Sozialarbeit, 9(4), 11-12.
Somer, E., & Nizri, M. (2013). Intimate relationships among second generation Holocaust survivors in Israel – A qualitative analysis of coping with the parents’ heritage. Kilinische Sozialarbeit, 9(4), 9-10.

Somer, E. (2013). From adaptive fantasy to dissociative psychopathology: On forms of daydreaming. ISSTSD News 31(2). 

Somer, E. & Ruvio, A. (2013). The Going Gets Tough So Let's Go Shopping: On Materialism, Coping and Consumer Behaviors Under Traumatic Stress. Journal of Loss and Trauma: International Perspectives on Stress & Coping, DOI:10.1080/15325024.2013.794670.

badgeforauthorsSomer, E., Ginzburg, K., & Kramer, L. (2012). The role of impulsivity in the association between child maltreatment and dissociative psychopathology: mediation versus moderation. Psychiatry Research, 196, 133-137.  

Granot, M. Somer, E., Zisman-Ilani, Y., Beny, A., Sadger, R., Mirkin, R., Mont, R., & Yovell, Y. (2011). Characteristics of response to experimental pain in sexually abused women. Clinical Journal of Pain, 2(7), 616-622.

International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation. (2011). [Chu, J. A., Dell, P. F., Van der Hart, O., Cardeña, E., Barach, P. M., Somer, E., Loewenstein, R. J., Brand, B., Golston, J. C., Courtois, C. A., Bowman, E. S., Classen, C., Dorahy, M., S ¸ar, V., Gelinas, D. J., Fine, C. G., Paulsen, S., Kluft, R. P., Dalenberg, C. J., Jacobson-Levy, M., Nijenhuis, E. R. S., Boon, S., Chefetz, R. A., Middleton, W., Ross, C. A., Howell, E., Goodwin, G., Coons, P. M., Frankel, A. S., Steele, K., Gold, S. N., Gast, U., Young, L. M., & Twombly, J.]. Guidelines for treating dissociative identity disorder in adults, third revision. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 12, 115–187.

International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation. (2011). Guidelines for treating dissociative identity disorder in adults, third revision: Summary version. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 12, 188–212.
Somer, E. (2011). Dissociation in Traumatized Children and Adolescents. In V. Ardino (Ed.). Post-traumatic syndromes in children and adolescents: A handbook of research and practice. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell (pp. 157-174).

Somer, E., Klein-Sela, C. & Or-Chen, K. (2011). Beliefs in Reincarnation and in the Power of Fate and Their Association with Emotional Outcome Among Bereaved Parents of Fallen Soldiers. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 1, doi: 10.1080/15325024.2011.575706, First posted on: 04 April 2011 (iFirst)

Somer, E., Altus, L. & Ginzburg, K. (2010). Dissociative psychopathology among Opiod Use Disorder patients: Exploring the ‘chemical dissociation’ hypothesis. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 419-425

Ginzburg, K., Somer, E., Tamarkin, G., & Kramer, L. (2010). Clandestine psychopathology: Unrecognized dissociative disorders in inpatient psychiatry. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 198, 378-381

Somer, E., Golan, D., Dishon, S., Cuzin-Disegni, L., Lavi I. & Miller, A. (2010). Multiple Sclerosis patients in a war zone: Effective coping is associated with reduced risk for relapse. Multiple Sclerosis 16(4), 463-471

Somer, E. (2009). Opiate Use Disorder and Dissociation. In P.F. Dell, & J. O’Neil (Eds.). Dissociation and the dissociative disorders: DSM-V and beyond. New York: Routledge (pp. 511-518).

Somer, E., Zrihan–Weitzman, A., Fuse, T., Parker, H., Dickstein, B., Maguen, S. & Litz, B.T. (2009). Israeli Civilians under Heavy Bombardment: Prediction of Posttraumatic Symptom Severity. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine 24(5), 389-394

Somer, E. (2009). Opiate Use Disorder and Dissociation. In P.F. Dell, & J. O’Neil (Eds.), Dissociation and the dissociative disorders: DSM-V and beyond. New York: Routlage, pp. 511-518
Somer, E., Maguen, S., Moin, V., Boem, A., Metzler, T. J. & Litz, B. T. (2008) The Effects of Perceived Community Cohesion on Stress Symptoms Following a Terrorist Attack. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy, 7(2), 73-90
Somer, E., Maguen, S., Or-Chen, K. & Litz, B. T. (2008). Managing Terror: Differences between Jews and Arabs in Israel. International Journal of Psychology, first published online 18 October 2007: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207590701609076
Sever, I., Somer, E., Ruvio, A. & Soref, E. (2008). Gender, distress and coping in response to terrorism. Affilia - Journal of Women and Social Work, 23(2), 156-166

Golan, D., Somer, E., Dishon, S., Cuzin-Disegni, L., & Miller, A. (2008). The Impact of exposure to war stress on exacerbations of Multiple Sclerosis. Annals of Neurology, 64, 143-148

Lauterbach, D., Somer, E., Dell P., & VonDeylen, H. (2008). Abuse History and Pathological Dissociation Among Israeli and American College Students: A Comparative Study. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 9(1) 51-62

Somer, E. (2008). Exposure to repeated acts of terrorism: Perspectives from an attacked community. Kiinische Sozialarbeit, 4(Sonderausgabe) 6-11

Somer, E. (Aug. 2008). Expert Commentary: Violence Without a Sense of Agency: Towards a Therapeutic Resolution. Members’ Clinical Corner, International Society for Trauma and dissociation

Somer, E., Ruvio, A, Sever, I. & Soref, E. (2007). Reactions to repeated unpredictable terror attacks: Relationships among exposure, posttraumatic distress, low morale, and intensity of coping. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 37(4), 862-886.

Somer, E., Maguen, S., Or-Chen, K., & Litz, B. (2007). Managing Terror: Differences between Jews and Arabs in Israel. International Journal of Psychology, 44(2), 138-146
Somer, E. & Walker, L. (2007). DID treatment efficacy: The patients' perspective. Paper presented at the 24th meeting of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation, Philadelphia, PA, USA. November 11-13
Golan, D.,Somer, E., Dishon S., Disney-Kuzin, L. & Miller, A. (2007). War stress, psychological coping mechanisms and exacerbations of Multiple Sclerosis. Paper presented at the 23rd Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis and the 12th Annual Conference of Rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis. Prague, Czech Republic, October 11–14
Nachmani, I. & Somer, E. (2007). Women sexually victimized in psychotherapy speak out: The dynamics and outcome of therapist-client sex. Women and Therapy: A Feminist Quarterly, 31(1/2), 1-17
Somer, E. (2006). Dissociative Disorders Psychotherapy Outcome Research: In Favor of Single Case Studies. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 7(2), 1-5
Somer, E. (2006). Culture-Bound Dissociation: A Comparative Analysis. Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 29(1), 213-226
Josman, N., Garcia-Palacios, A., Reisberg, A., Somer, E., Weiss P. L.T. and Hoffman, H. (2006). Virtual Reality in the Treatment of Survivors of Terrorism in Israel. In M. Roy (Ed.), Novel Approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorders. Amsterdam: IOS, pp. 196- 204
Josman, N., Somer, E., Reisberg, A., Weiss, P.L., Garcia-Palacios, A., & Hoffman, H. (2006). BusWorld: Designing a Virtual Environment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Israel—A Protocol. Cyberpsychology & Behavior, 9 (2), 241-244
Somer, E. & Bleich, A. (Eds.) (2005). Mental Health In Terror's Shadow: The Israeli Experience. Tel Aviv: Ramot - Tel Aviv University, in Hebrew
Somer, E., Or- Chen, K. & Peled-Avram, M. (2005). When my people fight my country: Exposure to terrorism, distress and coping among Arab citizens of Israel. In E. Somer and A. Bleich (Eds.), Mental Health In Terror's Shadow: The Israeli Experience. Tel Aviv: Ramot - Tel Aviv University, in Hebrew
Peled-Avram, M., Ben Yitzhak, Y., Somer, E., & Buchbinder, E. (2005). The functioning of social workers in early interventions following terrorism. In E. Somer and A. Bleich (Eds.) In E. Somer and A. Bleich (Eds.), Mental Health In Terror's Shadow: The Israeli Experience. Tel Aviv: Ramot - Tel Aviv University, in Hebrew
Somer, E. & Bleich, A. (2005). The stress of a population under a prolonged terror attack. In E. Somer,& A. Bleich, (Eds.), . Mental Health In Terror's Shadow: The Israeli Experience. Tel Aviv: Ramot - Tel Aviv University, in Hebrew
Somer, E. (2005). Advances in dissociation research and practice in Israel. In G. F. Rhodes and V. Sar (Eds.) Trauma and Dissociation in a Cross-Cultural Perspective: Not Just a North American Phenomenon. New York: Haworth Press. 155 – 176. Simultaneously published in the Journal of Trauma Practice, 4 (1/2), 155 – 176
Somer, E. (2005). Advances in dissociation research and practice in Israel. Journal of Trauma Practice, 4 (1/2), 155 – 176 (Simultaneously published as Trauma and Dissociation in a Cross-Cultural Perspective: Not Just a North American Phenomenon, New York: Haworth Press)
Chu, J.A., Loewenstein, R., Dell, P.F., Barach, P.M., Somer, E., Kluft, R.P., Gelinas, D.J., Van der Hart, O., Dalenberg, C.J., Nijenhuis, E.R.S., Bowman, E.S., Boon, S., Goodwin, J., Jacobson, M., Ross, C.A., Sar, V, Fine, C.G., Frankel, A.S., Coons, P.M., Courtois, C.A., Gold, S.N., & Howell, E. (2005). Guidelines for treating Dissociative Identity Disorder in adults. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 6(4), 69-149

Somer, E., Ruvio, A., Soref, E. & Sever, I. (2005) Terrorism, distress and coping: High versus low impact regions and direct versus indirect civilian exposure. Anxiety, Stress, & Coping, 18,165-182

Somer, E., Tamir , E., Maguen, S., & Litz, B. (2005). Brief Cognitive-Behavioral Phone-Based Intervention Targeting Anxiety about the Threat of Attack: A Pilot Study. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 43,(5) , 669-679
Somer, E., & Dell, P. F. (2005). The development and psychometric characteristics of the Hebrew version of the Multidimensional Inventory of Dissociation (H-MID): A valid and reliable measure of pathological dissociation. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 6(1), 31-53
Somer, E. & Nachmani, I. (2005). Constructions of therapist-patient sex: An analysis of retrospective reports by former Israeli patients. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 17, (1), 47-62
Szwarcberg, S. & Somer, E. (2004). Disclosure of the secret: Facilitating and inhibiting variables in the disclosure of child sexual abuse. In Seligman, Z. & Solomon, Z. (Eds.), Critical and Clinical Perspectives in Incest. Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuchad/Adler Center – Tel Aviv University. in Hebrew
Somer, E., Zrihan Weitzman, & Todrank Heth, J. (2004). Controllability awareness and its outcome under the threat of terror: Chronic versus acute community stress. Journal of Trauma Practice, 3(1), 1-18
Peled-Avram, M., Ben-Yizhack, Y., Gagin, R., Somer, E., Buchbinder, E. (2004). Emotional responses and needs of social workers in a mass disaster. Hevra U’rvacha (Society and Welfare), 24 (2), 181-200. In Hebrew
Somer, E., Buchbinder, E. Peled-Avram, M. & Ben-Yizhack, Y. (2004). The stress and coping of Israeli emergency room social workers following terrorist attacks. Qualitative Health Research, 14(10), 1077-1093
Ben Ari, A., & Somer, E. (2004). The aftermath of therapist-client sex: Exploited women struggle with the consequences. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy. 11, 126-136
Somer, E. (2004). To be or not to be: Childhood Trauma and Dissociative Disorders. In Seligman, Z. & Solomon, Z. (Eds.), Critical Perspectives on Incest. Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuchad/ Adler Center - Tel Aviv University, in Hebrew
Somer, E. (2003). Prediction of abstinence from heroin addiction by childhood trauma, dissociation, and extent of psychosocial treatment. Addiction Research and Theory 11(5), 339-348
Somer, E., & Avni, R. (2003). Dissociative phenomena among recovering heroin users and their relationship to duration of abstinence. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 3(1), 25-38
Somer, E. (2002). Posttraumatic dissociation as a mediator of the effects of trauma on distressful introspectiveness. Social Behavior and Personality, 30(7), 671-682
Todrank Heth, J. & Somer, E. (2002). Characterizing stress tolerance: A new approach to controllability and its relationship to perceived stress and reported health. Personality and Individual Differences,33(6), 883-895
Somer, E. (2002). Maladaptive daydreaming: A qualitative inquiry. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy 32(2), 195-210
Somer, E., & Nave, O. (2001). An ethnographic study of former dissociative disorder patients. Imagination, Cognition, and Personality 20(1), 315-346
Somer, E. Dolgin, M. & Saadon, M. (2001). Validation of the Hebrew version of the Dissociative Experiences Scale (H-DES) in Israel. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 2(2), 53-66
Somer, E. & Szwarcberg, S. (2001). Variables in delayed disclosure of child sexual abuse. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 71(3), 332-341
Schindler, S., Fried, B., Somer, E., Friedman, A., Dekel, R., Solomon, Z. (2000). The contribution of support, containment, and setting boundaries toward coping in post-traumatic families. Hevra U'revacha (Society and Welfare), 20(4), 463-480. in Hebrew
Somer, E. (2000). Israeli mental health professionals’ attitudes towards dissociative disorders, differential diagnosis considered, and reported incidence. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation 1(1) 21-44
Somer, E., & Saadon, M. (2000). Stambali: Dissociative possession and trance in a Tunisian healing dance. Transcultural Psychiatry 37(4), 579-609
Somer, L., & Somer, E. (2000). Perspectives on the use of glass in therapy. American Journal of Art Therapy, 38(3), 75-80
Somer, E. (2000). The effects of incest in aging survivors: Psychopathology and treatment issues. Journal of Clinical Geropsychology, 6(1), 53-61
Somer, E., & Saadon, M. (1999). Therapist-client sex: Clients’ retrospective reports. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice 30(5), 504-509
Somer, E., & Braunstein, A. (1999). Are children exposed to interparental violence being psychologically maltreated? Aggression and Behavior: A Review Journal 4(4), 449-456
Somer, E. (1999). Hypnobehaviorale und hypnodynamische Interventionen bei Kifergelenkstorungen. Hypnose und Kognition, 16, (1+2), 59-70
Dolgin, J.M., Somer, E., Buchvald, E., & Zaizov, R. (1999). Quality of life in adult survivors of childhood cancer. Social Work in Health Care, 28(4), 31-43
Somer, E. (1997). Paranormal and dissociative experiences in middle eastern Jews in Israel: Diagnostic and treatment dilemmas. Dissociation, 10(3), 174-181
Somer, E., & Yishai, R. (1997). Handwriting examination: Can it help in establishing authenticity in dissociative identity disorder? Dissociation, 10(2), 114-119
Somer, E. (1997). Hypnobehavioral and hypnodynamic interventions in temporo-mandibular disorders. Hypnosis International Monographs, 3, 87-98
Somer, E. (1997) Reactions of adult survivors of child sexual abuse to the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin. Trauma, 7(1), 7-12
Somer, L. & Somer, E. (1997) Pychodynamic perspectives on art work in dissociative identity disorder. Sihot - Israel Journal of Psychotherapy, 11(3), 183-194, in Hebrew
Somer, E., & Saadon, M. (1997). The assassination of Yitzhak Rabin: Resonance of a national tragedy in psychotherapy. Psychotherapy, 34(1), 34-43
Dolgin, J. M., Somer, E., Zaidel, N., & Zaizov, R. (1997). A structured group intervention for siblings of children with cancer. Journal of Child and Adolescent Group Therapy, 7(1), 3-18
Somer, L., & Somer, E. (1997). Phenomenological and psychoanalytic perspectives on a spontaneous artistic process during psychotherapy for dissociative identity disorder. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 24(5), 419-430
Somer, E. & Weiner, A. (1996). Dissociative symptomatology in adolescent diaries of incest victims. Dissociation, 9(3), 197-209
Somer, E., Keinan, G., & Carmil, D. (1996). Psychological adaptation of anxiety disorder patients following repeated exposure to emergency situations. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 9(2), 207-221
Somer, E. (1995). Biofeedback aided hypnotherapy for intractable phobic anxiety. American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 37(3), 54-6
Somer, E. (1995). Trauma, trance and abreaction in dissociative identity disorder. Hypnosis, 1(1), 8-15, in Hebrew
Somer, E. (1994). Hypnotherapy and regulated uncovering in the treatment of older survivors of Nazi persecution. Clinical Gerontologist, 14(3), 47-66. a. Also appears in: Somer, E. (1994). Hypnotherapy and regulated uncovering in the treatment of older survivors of Nazi persecution. In T. L. Brink (Ed.), Holocaust survivors' mental health (pp. 47-65). New York: Haworth Press
Somer, E. (1994). Delayed recall of child abuse: False memories or the next challenge for psychotherapy? Sihot - Israel Journal of Psychotherapy, 9(1), 46-50, in Hebrew
Somer, E. (1993). Possession syndrome in a hysterionic personality: Exorcism and psychotherapy. Sihot - Israel Journal of Psychotherapy, 8, 40-47, in Hebrew
Somer, E., Ben-Arie, H., & Laufer, D. (1993). Salivary composition, gender and psychological stress. International Journal of Psychosomatics, 40, 17-21
Somer, E. & Tucker, C. (1992). Spouse marital adjustment and patient dietary adherence in chronic hemodialysis: A comparison of Afro-Americans and Caucasians. Psychology and Health, 6, 69-76
Somer, E., & Klein, E. (1992). MMPI profiles of patients with panic disorder and generalized anxiety disorder: Relationship to diagnosis and time since onset. Israel Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences, 29, 120-127
Somer, E. (1991). Hypnotherapy in the treatment of chronic nocturnal use of dental splint prescribed for bruxism. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 24, 145-154
Somer, E. (1990). Brief simultaneous couple hypnotherapy with a rape victim and her spouse. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 11, 3-7
Somer, E. (1989). Multiple personality: Comments on diagnosis, treatment and therapist's feelings. Sihot - Israel Journal of Psychotherapy, 3, 101-106, in Hebrew
Somer, E., & Tucker, C. M. (1988). Patient life engagement, spouse marital adjustment and dietary compliance in hemodialysis patients. Journal of Compliance in Health Care, 3, 57-65

Tucker, C. M., Ziller, R. C., Chennault, S. A., Somer, E., Schwartz, M. G., Swanson, L. L., Blake, H. A., & Finlayson, G. L. (1987). Adjustment in hemodialysis treatment through behavioral controls. Journal of Psychopathology & Behavioral Assessment, 9, 219-227

Early books and chapters
Somer, E. (1999). Dual Relationships: Seduction and sexual exploitation in counseling and psychotherapy. Tel Aviv: Papyrus - Tel Aviv University Publishing House, in Hebrew
Somer, E., Gilbar, O., & Dolgin, M. (1999). Siblings of children with cancer. In C.E. Schaefer (Ed.) Sort-Term Psychotherapy Groups for Children.Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson. pp 59-78
Somer, E. (1994). Hypnotherapy and regulated uncovering in the treatment of older survivors of Nazi persecution. In T. L. Brink (Ed.), Holocaust survivors' mental health (pp. 47-65). New York: Haworth Press
Somer, E. (1988). Facial characteristics: Could they contribute to the distortion of body image among normal weight bulimics? In E. Chigier, & D. Hardoff (Eds.), Eating disorders in adolescents and young adults. London: Freund Publishing House
Somer, E. (1983). Statistical prediction of driving-related behaviors of Israeli bus drivers. Conference proceedings of the Third International Conference of the 16PF. Champaign, IL: Institute for Pesonality and Ability Teasting, pp123-133