Prof. Solomon's research on combat soldiers in the Israel Defense Forces has raised awareness in the military, government, and the public at large to the traumatic effects of combat and of war imprisonment. Her numerous research and scholarly writings made combat stress reaction and post traumatic stress disorder internationally known and have influenced the policies and practices of governments around the world. Along with hundreds of articles and dozens of book chapters, Prof. Solomon has published six books on war-generated psychic trauma. Her latest book deals with childhood in the shadow of the Holocaust. She won numerous Israeli and international awards and research grants. Her awards include the Laufer Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement given by the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies and, recently, the prestigious Israel Prize for research in social work.