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Selected Publications

A. Refereed journals and chapters

Shinar, D., Tomer, A., & Biber, A. (1980). Images of old age in television drama imported to Israel. Journal of Communication, 30, 50-55.     

Bergman, R., Eckerling, S., Golander, H., Sharon, R., & Tomer, A. (1984). Staff composition,perceptions, and work retention of nursing personnel in geriatric institutions. Int. Journ. Nurs. Stud., 23, 279-293.        

Eckerling, S., Bergman, R., Golander, H., Sharon, R., & Tomer, A. (1986). Implications of
architectural and structural characteristics of institutions for the aged in Israel. Int. Journ. Nurs. Stud., 23, 349-362.

Fleishman, R., Rosin, A., Tomer, A., & Schwartz, R. (1987). Cognitive impairment and the quality of care in long-term care institutions. Comprehensive Gerontology, 1, 18-23.

Fleishman, R., Tomer, A., Schwartz, R., Ronen, R., Bar-Giora M., & Mendelsohn, J. (1988).The quality of institutional care for the elderly in Israel: Study and application. Social Security, 30, 120-127.

Fleishman, R., Tomer, A., & Schwartz, R. (1990). Standards in long-term care facilities.  International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, 3, 4-15.

West, R. L. & Tomer, A. (1990). Everyday memory problems of healthy older adults: Characteristics of a successful intervention. In Gilmore, G. C., Whitehouse, P. J., & Wykle, M. L. (Eds.), Memory , aging and dementia: Theory, assessment and treatment (pp.74-98). NY: Springer.

Cunningham, W. R., & Tomer, A. (1990). Intellectual abilities and age: Concepts, theories and analyses. In E. A. Lovelace (Ed.), Aging and  cognition: Mental  processes, self-awareness and interventions.    

Johnson, S. B., Tomer, A., Cunningham, W. R., & Henretta, J.C. (1990). Adherence in childhood diabetes: Results of a confirmatory factor analysis. Health Psychology, 9, 493-501.

Raykov, T., Tomer, A., & Nesselroade, J. R. (1991). Reporting structural equation modeling results in Psychology and Aging: Toward a proposition of publication guidelines. Psychology and Aging, 6, 499-503.

Tomer, A & Cunningham, W. R. (1993). The structure of speed measures in old and young adults.        Multivariate Behavioral Research, 28, 1-24.

Tomer, A., Larrabee, J. G., & Crook, H. T. (1994). The structure of everyday memory in adults with age-associated memory impairment. Psychology and Aging, 9, 606-615.

Tomer, A. (1992). Attitudes toward death in adult life-theoretical perspectives. Death Studies,16, 475-506. Also included in R. A. Neimeyer (1994)), Death Anxiety Handbook: Research, instrumentation and application, Ch. 1, pp. 3-28, Washington, DC: Taylor and Francis.

Tomer, A. (1995). Personal identity and death anxiety In J. Kauffman (Ed.), Awareness of death, NY: Baywood

Tomer, A., & Grafton, E. (1996). Toward a comprehensive model of death anxiety. Death Studies 20, 343-365.

Pugesek H. B., & Tomer, A. (1996). The Bumpus house sparrow  data: A reanalysis using
Structural Equation Models. Evolutionary Ecology, 10, 387-404.

Tomer, A. (2000). Death related-attitudes: Conceptual distinctions. In A. Tomer (Ed.), Death attitudes and the older adult: Theories, concepts and applications.  Philadelphia: Taylor and Francis.

Tomer, A. (2000). Death attitudes and the older adult: Closing thoughts and open questions. In A.Tomer (Ed.), Death attitudes and the older adult: Theories, concepts and applications. Philadelphia: Taylor and Francis.
           
Tomer, A., Eliason, G., & Smith, J.  (2000). The structure of the Revised Death Anxiety Scale in young and old adults. In A. Tomer (Ed.), Death attitudes and the older adult: Theories, concepts and applications.  Philadelphia: Taylor and Francis.

Tomer, A., & Eliason, G. (2000). Beliefs about self, life, and death: Testing aspects of a comprehensive model of death anxiety and death attitudes. In A. Tomer (Ed.), Death attitudes and the older adult: Theories, concepts and applications.  Philadelphia: Taylor and Francis.

Tomer, A., & Eliason, G. (2000). Attitudes about life and death: Toward a comprehensive model of death anxiety. In A. Tomer (Ed.), Death attitudes and the older adult: Theories,        concepts and applications.  Philadelphia: Taylor and Francis.

Tomer, A., & Eliason, G. (2000). A haláfélelem átfogó modelljének alapjai (Toward a comprehensive model of death anxiety). Kharon, 4 (4), 66-88.

Tomer, A. (2002). A short history of structural equation modeling. In B. Pugesek, A.
Tomer, and A. von Eye (Eds.), Structural Equation Modeling: Applications in Ecological
and Evolutionary Biology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Tomer, A. and Pugesek, B. (2002). Guidelines for the implementation and publication  of structural equation modeling results. In B. Pugesek, A. Tomer, and A. von Eye (Eds.), Structural Equation Modeling: Applications in Ecological and Evolutionary Biology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Tomer, A., & Eliason, G.(2005). Life regrets and death attitudes in college students. Omega, 51, 173-195..

Tomer, A. & Eliason, G. (2007). Existentialism and death attitudes. In Tomer, A., Eliason, G., and Wong, P. T. P (Eds.). Existential and Spiritual Issues in Death Attitudes.( to be published by Lawrence Erlbaum).

Tomer, A. & Eliason, G. (2007). The concept of regret in relation to death attitudes.  In Tomer, A., Eliason, G., and Wong, P. T. P (Eds.). Existential and Spiritual Issues in Death
Attitudes.( to be published by Lawrence Erlbaum).

           
B. Books

Tomer, A. (2000). Death attitudes and the older adult: Theories, concepts and applications. Philadelphia: Taylor and Francis.

Bruce Pugesek, Tomer, A., & Alexander von Eye (2003) (Eds.) Structural Equation Modeling: Applications in Ecological and Evolutionary Biology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, September 2003.
           
Tomer, A., Eliason, G., and Wong, P. T. P. (2007) (Eds.). Existential and Spiritual Issues in Death Attitudes.(in preparation, to be published by Lawrence Erlbaum, Associates).

C. Invited Articles/Chapters

Dev Hathaway and Adrian Tomer (2002). Introduction. Proteus, 19, vii-viii.

Tomer, A and Eliason, G. (2003). Theorien zur Erklärung von Einstellungen gegenüber Sterben und Tod (Theoretical approaches concerning death attitudes) In J. Wittkowski (Ed.), Sterben, Tod und Trauer (Dying, Death & Bereavement)  pp. 33-51. Stuttgart:Kohlhammer.

Tomer, A. (2003). Becker, Ernest. Encyclopedia of Death and Dying, NY: Macmillan
Reference USA.

Tomer, A. (2003). Terror Management Theory. Encyclopedia of Death and Dying, NY: Macmillan Reference USA.

Tomer, A. (2003). Life Events. Encyclopedia of Death and Dying, NY: Macmillan Reference USA.

D. Technical Research Reports

Fleishman, R., Tomer, A., & Bar-Giora, M. et al. (1985). Assessment of long term care institutions in Israel: The tracer approach. (Discussion Paper 125-86). Jerusalem: Brookdale Institute    of Gerontology.

Tomer, A., Fleishman, R., & Schwartz, R. (1986). The quality of institutional care: Psycho-social aspects. Discussion Paper D-137-86. Jerusalem: Brookdale Institute of Gerontology.

Fleishman, R., & Tomer, A. (1986). Evaluation of quality of care in long-term care institutions in
Israel: The tracer approach. Discussion paper D-125-86. Jerusalem: Brookdale Institute            of Gerontology.