Rona Levy

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Energy density and weight change in a long-term weight-loss trial
    Andrew Flood
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:57. 2009
  2. pmc Complementary and alternative medicine use and cost in functional bowel disorders: a six month prospective study in a large HMO
    Miranda A L Van Tilburg
    Center for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 8:46. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Pain, disability, and symptoms among siblings of children with functional abdominal pain
    Rona L Levy
    School of Social Work, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 28:45-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship between the decision to take a child to the clinic for abdominal pain and maternal psychological distress
    Rona L Levy
    School of Social Work and School of Medicine and Department of Psychology, University of Washington, and Lakeside School, Seattle, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:961-5. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial aspects of the functional gastrointestinal disorders
    Rona L Levy
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Gastroenterology 130:1447-58. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The association of gastrointestinal symptoms with weight, diet, and exercise in weight-loss program participants
    Rona L Levy
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:992-6. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Irritable bowel syndrome in twins: heredity and social learning both contribute to etiology
    R L Levy
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Gastroenterology 121:799-804. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint The relationship between psychological distress and gastrointestinal symptoms in women with irritable bowel syndrome
    M Jarrett
    Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Nurs Res 47:154-61. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint Autonomic nervous system function in women with irritable bowel syndrome
    M Heitkemper
    Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 46:1276-84. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Costs of care for irritable bowel syndrome patients in a health maintenance organization
    R L Levy
    University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:3122-9. 2001

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Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Energy density and weight change in a long-term weight-loss trial
    Andrew Flood
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:57. 2009
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  2. pmc Complementary and alternative medicine use and cost in functional bowel disorders: a six month prospective study in a large HMO
    Miranda A L Van Tilburg
    Center for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 8:46. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to determine prevalence, types and costs of CAM in IBS, functional diarrhea, functional constipation, and functional abdominal pain...
  3. ncbi request reprint Pain, disability, and symptoms among siblings of children with functional abdominal pain
    Rona L Levy
    School of Social Work, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 28:45-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship between the decision to take a child to the clinic for abdominal pain and maternal psychological distress
    Rona L Levy
    School of Social Work and School of Medicine and Department of Psychology, University of Washington, and Lakeside School, Seattle, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:961-5. 2006
    ..Among adults with functional gastrointestinal disorders, psychological distress influences who consults a physician, but little is known about predictors of consultation when the patient is a child...
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial aspects of the functional gastrointestinal disorders
    Rona L Levy
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Gastroenterology 130:1447-58. 2006
    ..More extensive physician training is needed if these aspects of treatment are to be used effectively and widely in clinical practice...
  6. ncbi request reprint The association of gastrointestinal symptoms with weight, diet, and exercise in weight-loss program participants
    Rona L Levy
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:992-6. 2005
    ..This study assessed rates of GI symptoms in a sample of obese patients in a weight-loss program and explored relationships among GI symptoms and obesity, binge eating, dieting (fat and fruit/fiber consumption), and physical activity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Irritable bowel syndrome in twins: heredity and social learning both contribute to etiology
    R L Levy
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Gastroenterology 121:799-804. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The relationship between psychological distress and gastrointestinal symptoms in women with irritable bowel syndrome
    M Jarrett
    Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Nurs Res 47:154-61. 1998
    ..Conversely, individuals with psychiatric disorders report higher levels of gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms compatible with IBS. Thus, psychological distress may contribute to GI symptoms in individuals with IBS...
  9. ncbi request reprint Autonomic nervous system function in women with irritable bowel syndrome
    M Heitkemper
    Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 46:1276-84. 2001
    ..These findings point out the importance of considering symptom severity when interpreting studies of IBS...
  10. ncbi request reprint Costs of care for irritable bowel syndrome patients in a health maintenance organization
    R L Levy
    University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:3122-9. 2001
    ..However, the majority of the excess in health care costs resulted from medical care not directly related to lower GI problems...
  11. ncbi request reprint Reports of "satisfactory relief" by IBS patients receiving usual medical care are confounded by baseline symptom severity and do not accurately reflect symptom improvement
    William E Whitehead
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7080, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:1057-65. 2006
    ..Treatment trials for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) usually define a responder as a patient who reports satisfactory relief or adequate relief of symptoms at the end of the trial. However, these measures have not been adequately validated...
  12. ncbi request reprint Social learning contributions to the etiology and treatment of functional abdominal pain and inflammatory bowel disease in children and adults
    Rona L Levy
    World J Gastroenterol 13:2397-403. 2007
    ..2) Standard gastrointestinal practice should include, when appropriate, learning opportunities for patients and family members, for example, instruction regarding the encouragement of wellness behavior...
  13. pmc Increased colonic pain sensitivity in irritable bowel syndrome is the result of an increased tendency to report pain rather than increased neurosensory sensitivity
    Spencer D Dorn
    Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders, University of North Carolina, Campus Box 7080, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7080, USA
    Gut 56:1202-9. 2007
    ..The aim was to determine whether lower visceral pain thresholds in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) primarily reflect physiological or psychological factors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Self-management for women with irritable bowel syndrome
    Margaret M Heitkemper
    Department of Behavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:585-96. 2004
    ..A randomized clinical trial was used to test the effectiveness of an 8-session multicomponent program (Comprehensive) compared to a Brief (single session) version and Usual Care for women with irritable bowel syndrome...
  15. ncbi request reprint Increased somatic complaints and health-care utilization in children: effects of parent IBS status and parent response to gastrointestinal symptoms
    Rona L Levy
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:2442-51. 2004
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint The effects of outcome expectations and satisfaction on weight loss and maintenance: correlational and experimental analyses--a randomized trial
    Emily A Finch
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Health Psychol 24:608-16. 2005
    ..Independent of treatment message, positive outcome expectations and satisfaction were both associated with weight loss...
  17. pmc Validation of a measure of protective parent responses to children's pain
    Lynn S Walker
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt Medical Center University of Washington, USA
    Clin J Pain 22:712-6. 2006
    ..To assess the validity of the Protect Scale of the Adult Responses to Children's Symptoms (ARCS) Questionnaire with regard to mothers' responses to their children's abdominal pain...
  18. ncbi request reprint Behavioral intervention for the treatment of obesity: strategies and effectiveness data
    Rona L Levy
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:2314-21. 2007
    ..Gastroenterologists are encouraged to use it as a first line of treatment for most obese patients, and as a key component of therapies that involve pharmacologic and surgical components...

Research Grants12

  1. Psychosocial Intervention for Children with IBD
    Rona Levy; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Results may lead to innovative interventions for IBD and other chronic childhood medical conditions. ..
  2. Psychosocial Intervention for Children with IBD
    Rona Levy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results may lead to innovative interventions for IBD and other chronic childhood medical conditions. ..
  3. INTERGENERATIONAL TRANSMISSION OF ILLNESS BEHAVIOR
    Rona Levy; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Information about children's symptoms and illness behaviors, among other variables, will be collected at baseline, end of treatment, and three, six, and 12 months post-treatment. ..
  4. INTERGENERATIONAL TRANSMISSION OF ILLNESS BEHAVIOR
    Rona Levy; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Data from the HMO and schools will be obtained prospectively for two years after entering the study and retrospectively for the two years prior to entering the study. ..
  5. Psychosocial Intervention for Children with IBD
    Rona L Levy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Results may lead to innovative interventions for IBD and other chronic childhood medical conditions. ..