Joseph Levine

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Beneficial effects of caloric vestibular stimulation on denial of illness and manic delusions in schizoaffective disorder: a case report
    Joseph Levine
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev and Mental Health Center, PO Box 4600, Beer Sheva 84170, Israel
    Brain Stimul 5:267-73. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Plasma homocysteine levels in female patients with eating disorders
    Joseph Levine
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Eat Disord 40:277-84. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Elevated serum homocysteine levels in male patients with PTSD
    Joseph Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    Depress Anxiety 25:E154-7. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine-reducing strategies improve symptoms in chronic schizophrenic patients with hyperhomocysteinemia
    Joseph Levine
    Stanley Research Center and Beersheva Mental Health Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    Biol Psychiatry 60:265-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of neuroleptic drug-induced tardive movement subsyndromes among schizophrenic and schizoaffective patients residing in the southern region of Israel
    Vladimir Lerner
    Division of Psychiatry, Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 44:20-8. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint High homocysteine serum levels in young male schizophrenia and bipolar patients and in an animal model
    Joseph Levine
    Ben Gurion University, Beersheva, Israel
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 29:1181-91. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint High serum homocysteine levels in young male schizophrenic and schizoaffective patients with tardive parkinsonism and/or tardive dyskinesia
    Vladimir Lerner
    Division of Psychiatry, Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, 84170 Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:1558-63. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine levels in newly admitted schizophrenic patients
    Julia Applebaum
    Beer Sheba Mental Health Center, Stanley Research Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    J Psychiatr Res 38:413-6. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Elevated homocysteine levels in euthymic bipolar disorder patients showing functional deterioration
    Yamima Osher
    Stanley Research Center, Ministry of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    Bipolar Disord 6:82-6. 2004
  10. doi request reprint The rate of consanguineous marriages among parents of schizophrenic patients in the Arab Bedouin population in Southern Israel
    Michael Dobrusin
    Beersheva Mental Health Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    World J Biol Psychiatry 10:334-6. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Beneficial effects of caloric vestibular stimulation on denial of illness and manic delusions in schizoaffective disorder: a case report
    Joseph Levine
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev and Mental Health Center, PO Box 4600, Beer Sheva 84170, Israel
    Brain Stimul 5:267-73. 2012
    ..e., anosognosia) and delusions (i.e., somatic type)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Plasma homocysteine levels in female patients with eating disorders
    Joseph Levine
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Eat Disord 40:277-84. 2007
    ..To examine plasma homocysteine, vitamin B(12), and folate levels in females with restricting and bingeing/purging eating disorders (EDs)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Elevated serum homocysteine levels in male patients with PTSD
    Joseph Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    Depress Anxiety 25:E154-7. 2008
    ..228, P=.035). Our results suggest that elevated levels of homocysteine in male patients with PTSD may be related to pathophysiological aspects associated with the chronicity of this disorder...
  4. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine-reducing strategies improve symptoms in chronic schizophrenic patients with hyperhomocysteinemia
    Joseph Levine
    Stanley Research Center and Beersheva Mental Health Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    Biol Psychiatry 60:265-9. 2006
    ..Recently, several studies have reported that homocysteine levels are elevated in many schizophrenic patients. Homocysteine levels can be lowered by oral folic acid, B-12, and pyridoxine...
  5. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of neuroleptic drug-induced tardive movement subsyndromes among schizophrenic and schizoaffective patients residing in the southern region of Israel
    Vladimir Lerner
    Division of Psychiatry, Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 44:20-8. 2007
    ..35%; P<0.02). TMD generally appears in a combined fashion. Further prospective studies from different geographical areas are recommended...
  6. ncbi request reprint High homocysteine serum levels in young male schizophrenia and bipolar patients and in an animal model
    Joseph Levine
    Ben Gurion University, Beersheva, Israel
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 29:1181-91. 2005
    ..No homocysteine-induced defects were found in any behavioral test until month 5 when mild but statistically significant abnormalities in the Morris Water Maze were detected...
  7. ncbi request reprint High serum homocysteine levels in young male schizophrenic and schizoaffective patients with tardive parkinsonism and/or tardive dyskinesia
    Vladimir Lerner
    Division of Psychiatry, Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, 84170 Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:1558-63. 2005
    ..The aim of our study was to determine whether there is an association between serum total homocysteine level and the presence of TMD among schizophrenic and schizoaffective patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine levels in newly admitted schizophrenic patients
    Julia Applebaum
    Beer Sheba Mental Health Center, Stanley Research Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    J Psychiatr Res 38:413-6. 2004
    ..Smoking may raise homocysteine by 1-2 microM/L but this is not a large enough effect to explain our findings...
  9. ncbi request reprint Elevated homocysteine levels in euthymic bipolar disorder patients showing functional deterioration
    Yamima Osher
    Stanley Research Center, Ministry of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    Bipolar Disord 6:82-6. 2004
    ..Previous studies have found elevated plasma homocysteine levels in schizophrenic patients. This study examined homocysteine levels in euthymic bipolar patients...
  10. doi request reprint The rate of consanguineous marriages among parents of schizophrenic patients in the Arab Bedouin population in Southern Israel
    Michael Dobrusin
    Beersheva Mental Health Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    World J Biol Psychiatry 10:334-6. 2009
    ..These results are consistent with claims that inbreeding can contribute to the incidence of schizophrenia even as a polygenic illness. However, the absence of a better matched control group limits confidence in the results...
  11. ncbi request reprint Single-dose intravenous valproate in acute mania
    Katrina Phrolov
    Stanley Research Center, Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:68-70. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that very high dose intravenous (IV) valproate might have even more rapid effects equivalent to effects in status epilepticus that occur within 20 minutes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Lack of efficacy of 5 grams daily of creatine in schizophrenia: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Alex Kaptsan
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, Ben Gurion University of the Negev and the Beersheva Mental Health Center, Beersheva, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:881-4. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Therapist-patient sexual relations: results of a national survey in Israel
    Alex Aviv
    The Program of Psychotherapy, School of Continuing Medical Education and Abarbanel Mental Health Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 43:119-25. 2006
    ..Studies focusing on Patient-Therapist sexual relations have been carried out mainly in the U.S. This study comes to broadly explore this phenomenon in Israel...
  14. doi request reprint A pilot dose-finding clinical trial of creatine monohydrate augmentation to SSRIs/SNRIs/NASA antidepressant treatment in major depression
    Boris Nemets
    Psychiatric Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 28:127-33. 2013
    ..However, such creatine augmentation may still induce a more rapid response in a small subgroup of these female patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Elevated homocysteine levels in young male patients with schizophrenia
    Joseph Levine
    Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1790-2. 2002
    ..The authors measured plasma homocysteine levels in patients with chronic schizophrenia in their catchment area...
  16. doi request reprint Elevated homocysteine level in siblings of patients with schizophrenia
    Vadim Geller
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    Psychiatry Res 210:769-72. 2013
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint No gross abnormality of plasma homocysteine after acute methionine loading in clinically stabilized patients with schizophrenia
    Nurit Shlafman
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion, University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    Asian J Psychiatr 3:64-6. 2010
    ..Elevations in plasma homocysteine reported in schizophrenia do not derive from a dynamic abnormality in methionine metabolism in this challenge paradigm...
  18. ncbi request reprint Intravenous fosphenytoin in acute mania
    Julia Applebaum
    Stanley Research Center, Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:408-9. 2003
    ..A new prodrug of phenytoin, fosphenytoin, which has few cardiac or local vein side effects, was used to test this hypothesis...
  19. ncbi request reprint The quantitative electroencephalogram and the low-resolution electrical tomographic analysis in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Doran Todder
    Ben Gurion University, Faculty of Health, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin EEG Neurosci 43:48-53. 2012
    ..These results indicate that combining quantitative EEG (QEEG) and the LORETA method, among other methods, may improve the neuroanatomical resolution of EEG data analysis...
  20. doi request reprint Hyperhomocysteinemia does not affect global DNA methylation and nicotinamide N-methyltransferase expression in mice
    Anna Bromberg
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Psychopharmacol 25:976-81. 2011
    ..In conclusion, relatively short-term hyperhomocysteinemia in mice does not reproduce or lead to alterations reported in one-carbon metabolism in disorders associated with lifelong elevated plasma homocysteine...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of intraperitoneal acetyl-L-carnitine (ALCAR) on anxiety-like behaviours in rats
    Joseph Levine
    Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 8:65-74. 2005
    ..The precise mechanism by which ALCAR decreases anxiety-like behaviour after peripheral administration remains to be determined...
  22. ncbi request reprint Myo-inositol has no beneficial effect on premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    Boris Nemets
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    World J Biol Psychiatry 3:147-9. 2002
    ..Each drug was given during the luteal phase only (14 days prior to menses). For each patient treatment alternated between these two drugs for six menstrual cycles. No beneficial effect was demonstrated for inositol over placebo...
  23. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis and schizophrenia
    Joseph Levine
    Am J Psychiatry 163:549-50. 2006
  24. ncbi request reprint High-dose vitamin B6 decreases homocysteine serum levels in patients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders: a preliminary study
    Chanoch Miodownik
    Division of Psychiatry, Ministry of Health, Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 30:13-7. 2007
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Exposure to nitrous oxide may be associated with high homocysteine plasma levels and a risk for clinical depression
    Joseph Levine
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:238-9. 2007