Melissa A Kalarchian

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Binge eating among gastric bypass patients at long-term follow-up
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Obes Surg 12:270-5. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Behavioral treatment of obesity in patients taking antipsychotic medications
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:1058-63. 2005
  3. pmc Relationship of psychiatric disorders to 6-month outcomes after gastric bypass
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:544-9. 2008
  4. pmc Relapse to smoking and postpartum weight retention among women who quit smoking during pregnancy
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:457-9. 2012
  5. pmc Family-based treatment of severe pediatric obesity: randomized, controlled trial
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1060-8. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders among bariatric surgery candidates: relationship to obesity and functional health status
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:328-34; quiz 374. 2007
  7. pmc Prenatal smoking cessation intervention and gestational weight gain
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    Womens Health Issues 23:e389-93. 2013
  8. pmc Dietary intake after smoking cessation among weight-concerned women smokers
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 26:969-73. 2012
  9. pmc Weight concerns, mood, and postpartum smoking relapse
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:345-51. 2010
  10. pmc History of smoking and postcessation weight gain among weight loss surgery candidates
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States
    Addict Behav 32:2365-71. 2007

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Binge eating among gastric bypass patients at long-term follow-up
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Obes Surg 12:270-5. 2002
    ..A second objective was to examine the relationship of postoperative binge eating to surgery outcome...
  2. ncbi request reprint Behavioral treatment of obesity in patients taking antipsychotic medications
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:1058-63. 2005
    ..Thus we sought to evaluate the potential utility of a behavioral weight control program for this population...
  3. pmc Relationship of psychiatric disorders to 6-month outcomes after gastric bypass
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:544-9. 2008
    ..We sought to document the relationship of preoperative psychiatric disorders to the 6-month outcomes after gastric bypass...
  4. pmc Relapse to smoking and postpartum weight retention among women who quit smoking during pregnancy
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:457-9. 2012
    ..Interventions to sustain smoking abstinence postpartum might be enhanced by components designed to minimize weight retention...
  5. pmc Family-based treatment of severe pediatric obesity: randomized, controlled trial
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1060-8. 2009
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of family-based, behavioral weight control in the management of severe pediatric obesity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders among bariatric surgery candidates: relationship to obesity and functional health status
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:328-34; quiz 374. 2007
    ..The present study was designed to document psychiatric disorders among candidates for weight loss surgery and to examine the relationship of psychopathology to degree of obesity and functional health status...
  7. pmc Prenatal smoking cessation intervention and gestational weight gain
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    Womens Health Issues 23:e389-93. 2013
    ..Thus, we examine GWG among women in a community prenatal smoking cessation program and assess the relationship between the timing of prenatal cessation GWG...
  8. pmc Dietary intake after smoking cessation among weight-concerned women smokers
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 26:969-73. 2012
    ..Future research to understand the relation between cessation and dietary intake needs to replicate and extend these findings to elucidate how, if at all, smoking cessation affects dietary intake...
  9. pmc Weight concerns, mood, and postpartum smoking relapse
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:345-51. 2010
    ..Evidence suggests that changes in depressive symptoms, perceived stress, and concerns about weight may relate to postpartum smoking relapse...
  10. pmc History of smoking and postcessation weight gain among weight loss surgery candidates
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States
    Addict Behav 32:2365-71. 2007
    ..Because patients often receive recommendations to quit smoking and lose weight prior to surgery, additional information on the impact of presurgical smoking cessation on long-tem weight control in this population is needed...
  11. pmc Weight gain prevention among women
    Michele D Levine
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1267-77. 2007
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  12. pmc Optimizing long-term weight control after bariatric surgery: a pilot study
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:710-5. 2012
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  13. pmc Overeating among seriously overweight children seeking treatment: results of the children's eating disorder examination
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 39:135-40. 2006
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  14. pmc Weight change and health outcomes at 3 years after bariatric surgery among individuals with severe obesity
    Anita P Courcoulas
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    JAMA 310:2416-25. 2013
    ..Severe obesity (body mass index [BMI] ≥35) is associated with a broad range of health risks. Bariatric surgery induces weight loss and short-term health improvements, but little is known about long-term outcomes of these operations...
  15. pmc Loss of control over eating predicts outcomes in bariatric surgery patients: a prospective, 24-month follow-up study
    Marney A White
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 208098, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:175-84. 2010
    ..This study examined the clinical significance of loss of control (LOC) over eating in bariatric surgery patients over 24 months of prospective, multiwave follow-ups...
  16. pmc Impact of addressing reasons for weight loss on behavioral weight-control outcome
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:18-24. 2011
    ..One way to improve weight control may be to place greater emphasis on the main reasons why individuals want to lose weight...
  17. doi request reprint Psychiatric comorbidity of childhood obesity
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int Rev Psychiatry 24:241-6. 2012
    ..Throughout the review, we emphasize that psychiatric comorbidity may be a cause or consequence of childhood obesity, or they may share common aetiological factors...
  18. pmc Bupropion and cognitive behavioral therapy for weight-concerned women smokers
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:543-50. 2010
    ..However, the efficacy of combining CONCERNS with cessation medication is unknown. We sought to determine if the combination of CONCERNS and bupropion therapy would enhance abstinence for weight-concerned women smokers...
  19. pmc Childhood maltreatment and psychiatric morbidity in bariatric surgery candidates
    Jennifer E Wildes
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Obes Surg 18:306-13. 2008
    ..e., emotional, physical, and sexual abuse and emotional and physical neglect) and Axis I and II psychiatric disorders in patients presenting for bariatric surgery...
  20. pmc Prevalence of alcohol use disorders before and after bariatric surgery
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    JAMA 307:2516-25. 2012
    ..Anecdotal reports suggest bariatric surgery may increase the risk of alcohol use disorder (AUD), but prospective data are lacking...
  21. ncbi request reprint Binge eating in children and adolescents
    Marsha D Marcus
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 34:S47-57. 2003
    ..To establish what is known about binge eating in children and adolescents and to identify unresolved questions...
  22. pmc Weight concerns affect motivation to remain abstinent from smoking postpartum
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    Ann Behav Med 32:147-53. 2006
    ..Although many women quit smoking during pregnancy, most resume smoking postpartum. One factor that may be important in postpartum relapse is a pregnant woman's motivation to remain abstinent after delivery...
  23. pmc Strategies to Avoid Returning to Smoking (STARTS): A randomized controlled trial of postpartum smoking relapse prevention interventions
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 36:565-73. 2013
    ..The intervention described in this report is designed to address stress, negative mood and concerns about weight that mediate smoking relapse postpartum to sustain abstinence and improve maternal and infant health. ..
  24. ncbi request reprint Evaluating binge eating disorder in children: development of the children's binge eating disorder scale (C-BEDS)
    Jennifer R Shapiro
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 40:82-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a brief, simple, structured, interviewer-administered scale (C-BEDS) to measure BED in children according to the provisional criteria and to compare diagnostic results with SCID diagnoses...
  25. doi request reprint A family history study of binge-eating disorder
    Lisa R R Lilenfeld
    Clinical Psychology Program, Argosy University, Washington, DC 22209, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 49:247-54. 2008
    ..Thus, BED and substance use disorder may share a common mechanism of familial transmission among women...