Michele D Levine

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Psychiatric disorders and gestational weight gain among women who quit smoking during pregnancy
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, United States Department of Statistics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States Electronic address
    J Psychosom Res 78:504-8. 2015
  2. pmc Weight gain and smoking: perceptions and experiences of obese quitline participants
    Terry Bush
    Alere Wellbeing, 999 3rd Ave, Suite 2000, Seattle, WA 98104 1139, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:1229. 2014
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. pmc Psychiatric disorders and gestational weight gain among women who quit smoking during pregnancy
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, United States Department of Statistics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States Electronic address
    J Psychosom Res 78:504-8. 2015
    ..Thus, we evaluated the relationship between psychiatric disorders and GWG among pregnant women who had quit smoking...
  2. pmc Weight gain and smoking: perceptions and experiences of obese quitline participants
    Terry Bush
    Alere Wellbeing, 999 3rd Ave, Suite 2000, Seattle, WA 98104 1139, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:1229. 2014
    ..We sought to gain an understanding of obese smokers' experiences of quitting and their attitudes and beliefs about the association between smoking and weight gain...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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
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  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  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. 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...
  17. 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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  18. pmc Preoperative lifestyle intervention in bariatric surgery: a randomized clinical trial
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 12:180-7. 2016
    ..Studies on the impact of presurgery weight loss and lifestyle preparation on outcomes following bariatric surgery are needed...
  19. 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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  20. 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...
  21. 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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  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. pmc Prevalence and correlates of a lifetime cannabis use disorder among pregnant former tobacco smokers
    Rebecca L Emery
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA Electronic address
    Addict Behav 54:52-8. 2016
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  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. doi request reprint Preventing Postpartum Smoking Relapse: A Randomized Clinical Trial
    Michele D Levine
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    JAMA Intern Med 176:443-52. 2016
    ..Most women who quit smoking during pregnancy will relapse postpartum. Previous efforts to prevent postpartum relapse have been unsuccessful at increasing rates of sustained abstinence...
  29. pmc Self-report of gastrointestinal side effects after bariatric surgery
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 10:1202-7. 2014
    ..Data on gastrointestinal (GI) side effects of bariatric surgery are limited because of incomplete reporting, cross-sectional samples, and nonstandardized assessments...
  30. 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...
  31. doi request reprint Optimal Carbon Monoxide Criteria to Confirm Smoking Status Among Postpartum Women
    Rebecca L Emery
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    Nicotine Tob Res 18:966-70. 2016
    ..Differences in optimal CO criteria to confirm smoking status also were examined between black and white postpartum women...
  32. pmc Change in Body Weight Does Not Mediate the Relationship Between Exercise and Smoking Cessation Among Weight-Concerned Women Smokers
    Rebecca L Emery
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    Nicotine Tob Res 17:1142-8. 2015
    ..The present study assessed how exercise relates to cessation and whether initial changes in exercise after quitting smoking promote cessation through attenuated weight gain...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. pmc Loss of control over eating before and during early pregnancy among community women with overweight and obesity
    Rachel P Kolko
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Int J Eat Disord . 2016
    ..This study examined the prevalence of and changes in loss of control over eating (LOC) among pregnant women with overweight/obesity, along with associations between LOC and depressive symptoms and stress...
  36. pmc CBT4BN: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Online Chat and Face-to-Face Group Therapy for Bulimia Nervosa
    Stephanie C Zerwas
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, N C, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 86:47-53. 2017
    ..We compared an Internet-based manualized version of CBT group therapy for BN conducted via a therapeutic chat group (CBT4BN) to the same treatment conducted via a traditional face-to-face group therapy (CBTF2F)...
  37. pmc Prognostic Significance of Depressive Symptoms on Weight Loss and Psychosocial Outcomes Following Gastric Bypass Surgery: A Prospective 24-Month Follow-Up Study
    Marney A White
    Program for Obesity Weight and Eating Research, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 208098, New Haven, CT, 06520, USA
    Obes Surg 25:1909-16. 2015
    ..This study examined the prognostic significance of depressive symptoms in bariatric surgery patients over 24 months of follow-ups...
  38. pmc Examining the effect of binge eating and disinhibition on compensatory changes in energy balance following exercise among overweight and obese women
    Rebecca L Emery
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 210 South Bouquet Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA Electronic address
    Eat Behav 22:10-5. 2016
    ..Future research is needed to better understand psychosocial predictors and common mechanisms through which behavioral compensation is promoted. ..
  39. pmc Association of Restraint and Disinhibition to Gestational Weight Gain among Pregnant Former Smokers
    Jennifer D Slane
    VISN 4 Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Womens Health Issues 25:390-5. 2015
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  40. pmc A test of the stress-buffering model of social support in smoking cessation: is the relationship between social support and time to relapse mediated by reduced withdrawal symptoms?
    Kasey G Creswell
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
    Nicotine Tob Res 17:566-71. 2015
    ..Further, we predicted that trait neuroticism would moderate this mediational effect, such that individuals high in negative affectivity would show the greatest stress-buffering effects of social support...
  41. pmc Behavioral weight loss for the management of menopausal hot flashes: a pilot study
    Rebecca C Thurston
    From the 1Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 2Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA Departments of 3Psychology and 4Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA and 5Mental Health Care Line, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX
    Menopause 22:59-65. 2015
    ..No studies have been specifically designed to test whether weight loss reduces hot flashes. This pilot study aimed to evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, and initial efficacy of behavioral weight loss in reducing hot flashes...
  42. doi request reprint Varenicline for smoking cessation in bipolar disorder: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    K N Roy Chengappa
    Comprehensive Recovery Services, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2593
    J Clin Psychiatry 75:765-72. 2014
    ..Varenicline has shown efficacy for smoking cessation, but warnings about neuropsychiatric adverse events have been issued. We assessed the efficacy and safety of varenicline in euthymic bipolar subjects motivated to quit smoking...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...