Michele D Levine

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. pmc Smoking-related weight concerns and obesity: differences among normal weight, overweight, and obese smokers using a telephone tobacco quitline
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1136-40. 2013
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc Similarities in affect, perceived stress, and weight concerns between Black and White women who quit smoking during pregnancy
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1543-8. 2008
  9. pmc Women's interest in treatment to stay abstinent from cigarettes postpartum
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Womens Health Issues 18:381-6. 2008
  10. 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

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Publications28

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. pmc Smoking-related weight concerns and obesity: differences among normal weight, overweight, and obese smokers using a telephone tobacco quitline
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1136-40. 2013
    ....
  4. 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...
  5. doi request reprint 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Similarities in affect, perceived stress, and weight concerns between Black and White women who quit smoking during pregnancy
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1543-8. 2008
    ..In our sample of pregnant women who had quit smoking, Black and White women did not differ in mood and weight concerns, two potentially modifiable variables that may affect smoking postpartum relapse...
  9. pmc Women's interest in treatment to stay abstinent from cigarettes postpartum
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Womens Health Issues 18:381-6. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the acceptability of a postpartum smoking relapse prevention intervention and the appeal of strategies to address concerns about mood, stress, and weight to prevent postpartum relapse...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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
    ....
  16. 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
    ....
  17. 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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  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint The return to smoking: 1-year relapse trajectories among female smokers
    Cynthia A Conklin
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:533-40. 2005
    ..Overall, the findings illustrate that, after relapsing, smokers do not follow a unitary course of smoking resumption; rather, they exhibit more variable resumption patterns than previously assumed...
  20. pmc Subjective sleep disturbance during a smoking cessation program: associations with relapse
    Michele L Okun
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Addict Behav 36:861-4. 2011
    ..We describe sleep changes across three months among women in a smoking cessation program and tested whether sleep disturbances at baseline and 1 month post-quit attempt predicted smoking status at three months...
  21. 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...
  22. pmc Children of mothers with borderline personality disorder: identifying parenting behaviors as potential targets for intervention
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15213, USA
    Personal Disord 3:76-91. 2012
    ..We argue that mothers with BPD need psychoeducation regarding child development and recommended parenting practices and skills for providing consistent warmth and monitoring, including mindfulness-based parenting strategies...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint A history of depression and smoking cessation outcomes among women concerned about post-cessation weight gain
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, PA 15213, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:69-76. 2003
    ..Moreover, because of the prevalence of depression history among this subgroup of women smokers and its impact on early attrition, additional engagement and retention strategies may be useful...
  25. pmc The Pittsburgh STOP program: disseminating an evidence-informed intervention for low-income pregnant smokers
    Patricia A Cluss
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Health Promot 25:S75-81. 2011
    ..We describe the intervention model and factors associated with quitting from the Pittsburgh STOP Program, an evidence-informed dissemination intervention for low-SES pregnant smokers...
  26. pmc CBT4BN versus CBTF2F: comparison of online versus face-to-face treatment for bulimia nervosa
    Cynthia M Bulik
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7160, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:1056-64. 2012
    ..If not inferior, CBT4BN may be a cost-effective approach to service delivery for individuals requiring treatment for BN...
  27. ncbi request reprint Parenting behaviors of mothers with borderline personality disorder: a call to action
    Stephanie D Stepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
    Personal Disord 3:104-6. 2012
    ..Here, we highlight some of the authors' observations in hopes of sparking further discussion and interest in this area of research...
  28. pmc Differences in smoking patterns among women smokers with childhood versus later onset of weight problems
    Karen K Saules
    Eastern Michigan University, Psychology Department, Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA
    Eat Behav 8:418-22. 2007
    ..Future longitudinal studies with prospective measures of weight, dieting, and smoking initiation may be helpful in establishing causal pathways in different subgroups of smokers...

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