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Psychology in Israel

WithRebecca Jacoby

Rebecca Jacoby is currently head of the medical psychology graduate program at the Tel Aviv-Yaffo Academic College and chair of the Professional Committee of Medical Psychology, Israel Ministry of Health. Until 2002, she served as director of the postgraduate medical psychology program at the Department of Psychology, at Tel Aviv University, and as chair of the Division of Medical Psychology of the Israel Psychological Association. She is also editor of the medical psychology section of Dialogue: Israel Journal of Psychotherapy. Her main research and clinical interests are the subjects of hope, coping with breast cancer, and doctor-patient communication.