Michele Levine

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The characteristics of women smokers concerned about postcessation weight gain
    M D Levine
    School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Addict Behav 26:749-56. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Is family-based behavioral weight control appropriate for severe pediatric obesity?
    M D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 30:318-28. 2001
  3. 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
  4. pmc Do changes in mood and concerns about weight relate to smoking relapse in the postpartum period?
    M D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, U S A
    Arch Womens Ment Health 7:155-66. 2004
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral therapy to reduce weight concerns improves smoking cessation outcome in weight-concerned women
    K A Perkins
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 69:604-13. 2001
  7. pmc Self-reported binge eating in severe pediatric obesity: impact on weight change in a randomized controlled trial of family-based treatment
    J E Wildes
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:1143-8. 2010
  8. pmc Temperament, mood, dietary restraint, and bulimic symptomatology in college women
    Rebecca Ringham
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Eat Behav 9:336-42. 2008
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint The characteristics of women smokers concerned about postcessation weight gain
    M D Levine
    School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Addict Behav 26:749-56. 2001
    ..The discrepancy between expected and tolerable weight gain may undermine efforts to quit smoking in this group of women...
  2. ncbi request reprint Is family-based behavioral weight control appropriate for severe pediatric obesity?
    M D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 30:318-28. 2001
    ..We sought to evaluate the acceptability and feasibility of a family-based intervention for severely obese children...
  3. 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...
  4. pmc Do changes in mood and concerns about weight relate to smoking relapse in the postpartum period?
    M D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, U S A
    Arch Womens Ment Health 7:155-66. 2004
    ..Directions for future research on the prevention of smoking relapses during the postpartum period, and the roles of mood and weight concerns in smoking relapse are presented...
  5. 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
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral therapy to reduce weight concerns improves smoking cessation outcome in weight-concerned women
    K A Perkins
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 69:604-13. 2001
    ..In sum, CBT to reduce weight concerns, but not behavioral weight control counseling to prevent weight gain, improves smoking cessation outcome in weight-concerned women...
  7. pmc Self-reported binge eating in severe pediatric obesity: impact on weight change in a randomized controlled trial of family-based treatment
    J E Wildes
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:1143-8. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc Temperament, mood, dietary restraint, and bulimic symptomatology in college women
    Rebecca Ringham
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Eat Behav 9:336-42. 2008
    ..Future empirical studies are needed to clarify relationships between temperament and other risk factors for disordered eating...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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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  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...

Research Grants4

  1. Treating Postpartum Nicotine Dependence
    Michele Levine; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. Addressing Postpartum Mood and Weight Concerns to Sustain Smoking Cessation
    Michele Levine; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Addressing Postpartum Mood and Weight Concerns to Sustain Smoking Cessation
    Michele Levine; Fiscal Year: 2009
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