Dr. Tamar Bar Shalita

Department of Occupational Therapy
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Dr. Tamar Bar Shalita
Phone: 03-6405447
Fax: 03-6409933
Office: Health Professions, 326


Lecturer, Department of Occupational Therapy. School of Health Professions, Sackler Faculty of Medicine


  • Bar-Shalita T, Cermak SA. (2020) Multi-sensory Responsiveness and Personality Traits Predict Daily Pain Sensitivity. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience. 2020. 13:77. doi: 10.3389/fnint.2019.00077.
  •  Bar-Shalita T, Nurit Ben-Ziv N, Yelena Granovsky Y,  Weissman-Fogel I. (2020) An Exploratory Study Testing Autonomic Reactivity to Pain in Women with Sensory Over-Responsiveness. Brain Science. 10, 819;
  • Keinan A, Bar-Shalita T, Portnoy S. An Instrumented Assessment of a Rhythmic Finger Task among Children with Motor Coordination Difficulties. Sensors. 2020 20(16):4554. DOI: 10.3390/s20164554.
  • Assayag N, Bonneh Y, Parush S, Mell H, Kaplan Neeman R, Bar-Shalita T. Perceived sensitivity to pain and responsiveness to non-noxious sensation in substance use disorder. Pain Medicine 2019, 1–11. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnz292.
  • Ben Ziv N, Weissman-Fogel I, Granovsky Y, Bar-Shalita T. Pain perception and sensory modulation in autism: A literature review. Israeli Journal of Occupational Therapy 2019; 28 (1): H 60.
  • Bar-Shalita T, Granovsky Y, Parush S, Weissman‐Fogel I. Sensory modulation disorder (SMD) and pain: A new perspective. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience2019.  13:27. doi: 10.3389/fnint.2019.00027.                                              
  • Kalig-Amir M, Berger I, Rigbi A, Tami Bar-Shalita T. An exploratory study of parent-child association in sensory modulation disorder involving ADHD related symptoms. Pediatric Research.   2019. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41390-019-0397-5
  • Issachar G, Bar-Shalita T, Baruch Y, Horing B, Portnoy S. Design and Implementation of  a Novel Subject-Specific Neurofeedback Evaluation and Treatment System. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10439-019-02228-x        
  • Granovsky Y, Weissman‐Fogel I, BarShalita T.  Resting-state EEG in individuals with sensory over-responsivity: an exploratory study. American Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2019; 73, (1):1-11.  
  • Bar-Shalita, T., Anatoly Livshitz, A., Yulia Levin-Meltz, Y., Rand, D., Deutsch L., Vatine, J-J. Sensory modulation dysfunction is associated with Complex-Regional-Pain-Syndrome. PLOS ONE. 2018. 13(8): e0201354.
  • Granovsky, Y., Shor, M., Shifrin, A., Sprecher, E., Yarnitsky, D., and Bar-Shalita, T. Assessment of responsiveness to everyday non- noxious stimuli in pain-free migraineurs with versus without aura. The Journal of Pain. 2018. www.jpain.org.
  • Hertzog, D., Cermak, S., and Bar-Shalita, T. Sensory modulation, physical activity, and participation in daily occupations in young children. The Canadian journal of Occupational Therapy. 2018. Accepted. 
  • Granovsky, Y., Weissman‐Fogel, I., BarShalita, T. Resting-state EEG in individuals with sensory over-responsivity: an exploratory study. American Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2018. In press.                                                                            Weissman‐Fogel, I., Granovsky, Y., BarShalita, T. Sensory over‐responsiveness among healthy subjects is associated with a pro‐nociceptive state. Pain Practice. 2018, 18: 473–486.
  • Trabelsi M, Ziv N, Bar-Shalita, T. Increasing awareness and knowledge of Sensory modulation disorder among occupational therapists in mental health settings– A project development. Israeli Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2017.
  • Bart, O., Bar-Shalita, T., Darr, R. Relationships among sensory responsiveness, anxiety, and ritual behaviors in children with and without atypical sensory responsiveness. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics. Physical & occupational therapy in pediatrics. 2017, 37 (3):322-331.
  • Bar-Shalita, T., Cermak, S. Atypical sensory modulation and psychological distress in the  general population. American Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2016, 70 (4):1-9.                 
  • Bar-Shalita, T., Deutsch, L., Weissman-Fogel, I. Ecological aspects of pain in sensory                modulation disorder. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 2015, 45–46:157–167.
  • Lipskaya-Velikovsky, L., Bar-Shalita, T., Bart, O. Sensory modulation and daily-life     participation in people with schizophrenia. Comprehensive Psychiatry. 2015, 58:130-137.
  • Bar-Shalita, T., Vatine, J.J., Yarnitsky, D., Parush, S., Weissman-Fogel, I. Atypical central               painprocessing in sensory modulation disorder: absence of temporal summation and higher after- sensation. Experimental Brain Research. 2014, 232(2):587-595.
  • Bar-Shalita, T., Vatine, J.J.,   Parush, S., Deutsch, L., Seltzer, Z.  Psychophysical correlates in  adults with sensory modulation disorder. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2012, 34:943-950
  • Bar-Shalita, T., Yochman, A., Shapiro-Rihtman, T., Vatine, J.J., Parush, S. The Participation in        Childhood Occupations Questionnaire (PICO-Q): A Pilot Study. Physical and Occupational        Therapy in Pediatrics. 2009, 29:295- 310.    
  • Bar-Shalita, T., Vatine, J.J., Seltzer, Z., Parush, S. Psychophysical correlates in children with         sensory modulation disorder (SMD). Physiology and Behavior. 200998:631-639.           
  • Bar-Shalita, T., Seltzer, Z., Vatine, J.J., Yochman, A.,  Parush, S.  Development and psychometric properties of the Sensory Responsiveness Questionnaire (SRQ). Disability and  Rehabilitation. 2009, 31:189-201.
  • Bar- Shalita, T., Vatine, J.J., Parush, S.  Sensory modulation disorder: a risk factor for participation in daily life activities. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 2008, 50:932– 937.
  • Bar-Shalita, T., Goldstand, S., Hahn-Markowitz, J., & Parush, S.  Typical Children’s Responsivity Patterns of the Tactile and Vestibular Systems. American Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2005, 59:148-156. 
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