Department of Psychology

Publications and Presentations

Publications

Buhk, A. H., Schadegg, M. J., Dixon, L. J., & Tull, M. T. (2020). Investigating the role of negative and positive emotional avoidance in the relation between generalized anxiety disorder and depression symptom severity. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 16, 103-108.

Elhai, J. D., Rozgonjuk, D., Alghraibeh, A. M., Levine, J. C., Alafnan, A. A., Aldraiweesh, A. A., Aljooma, S. S., & Hall, B. J.
(2020). Excessive reassurance seeking mediates relations between rumination and problematic smartphone use. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 84(2), 137-155. doi:10.1521/bumc_2020_84_07

Rozgonjuk, D., Elhai, J.D., That, K., Vassil., K., Levine, J.C., & Asdmundson, G.J.G. (2019). Non-social smartphone use mediates the relationship between intolerance of uncertainty and problematic smartphone use: Evidence from a repeated-measures study. Computers in Human Behavior, 96, 56-62.

Elhai, J.D., Levine, J.C., & Hall., B.J. (2019). Problematic smartphone use and mental health problems: current state of research and future directions, Dusunen Adam, 32, (1), 1-3.

Elhai, J. D., Levine, J. C., Alghraibeh, A. M., Alafnan, A., Aldraiweesh, A., & Hall, B. J. (2018). Fear of missing out: Testing relationships with negative affectivity, online social engagement, and problematic smartphone use. Computers in Human Behavior.

Elhai, J. D., Vasquez, J. K., Lustgarten, S. D., Levine, J. C., & Hall, B. J. (2018). Proneness to boredom mediates relationships between problematic smartphone use with depression and anxiety severity. Social Science Computer Review.

Elhai, J. D., Levine, J. C., O’Brien, K. D., & Armour, C. (2018). Distress tolerance and mindfulness mediate relations between depression and anxiety sensitivity with problematic smartphone use. Computers in Human Behavior, 84, 474-484.

Elhai, J. D., Tiamiyu, M. F., Weeks, J. W., Levine, J. C., Picard, K. J., & Hall, B. J. (2018). Depression and emotion regulation predict objective smartphone use measured over one week. Personality and Individual Differences

 Rozgonjuk, R., Levine, J.C., Hall, B.J., & Elhai, J.D. (2018). The association between problematic smartphone use, depression and anxiety symptom severity, and objectively measured smartphone use over one week. Computers in Human Behavior, 87, 10-17

Elhai, J. D., Hall, B.J., Levine, J. C., & Dvorak, R. D. (2017). Types of Smartphone usage and relations with problematic smartphone behaviors: the role of content consumption vs. social smartphone use. Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace.

Elhai, J. D., Levine, J. C., & Hall, B. J. (2017). Anxiety about electronic data hacking: predictors and relations with digital privacy protection. Internet Research, 27, 3, doi: 10.1108/IntR-03-2016-0070

 Levine, J.C., Cruz, R.A., Cooper, L.D., Murphy, H.G., Peterson, A.P., Hurd, L.E., & Feldner, M.T. (2017). Integrating routine outcome monitoring into graduate training clinics to advance evidence-based practice. the Behavior Therapist, 40, 1, ISSN 0278-8403

Elhai, J.D., Dvorak, R.D., Levine, J.C., & Hall, B.J. (2017). Problematic smartphone use: conceptual overview and systematic review of relations with anxiety and depression psychopathology. Journal of Affective Disorders, 207, 251-259.

 Elhai, J. D., Levine, J. C., Dvorak, R. D. & Hall, B.J. (2017). Non-social features of smartphone use are most related to depression, anxiety, and problematic smartphone use. Computers in Human Behavior, 69, 75-82.

Elhai, J. D., Levine, J. C., Dvorak, R. D., & Hall, B. J. (2016). Fear of missing out, need for touch, anxiety and depression are related to problematic smartphone use. Computers in Human Behavior, 63, 509-516. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2016.05.079

Levine, J.C., Burns, E., Whittle, J., Fleming, R., Knudson, P., Flax, S., & Leventhal, H. (2016). Randomized trial of technology-assisted self-monitoring of blood glucose by low-income seniors: improved glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. doi:10.1007/s10865-016-9763-5

Levine, J.C., Fleming, R., Piedmont, J.I., Cain, S.M., & Chen, WJ (2016). Heart rate variability and generalized anxiety disorder during laboratory-induced worry and aversive Imagery.  Journal of Affective Disorders. 205, 207-215.  doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2016.07.019


 

Manuscripts Under Review

Buhk, A. H., Capparelli, A. L., Pritchard, K. J., Babu, P. V, London, K., & Levine, J. C. (under review). Social interaction anxiety mediates the relationship between generalized anxiety disorder and experiential qualities of social interaction.

Hecht, L., Cain, S., Clark, S., Martens, K., Hamann, A., Carlin, A., & Miller- Matero, L. (under review). Health literacy, health numeracy, and cognitive functioning among bariatric surgery candidates.

Hovey, J.D., Roley, M.E., Hurtado, G., Seligman, L.D., Levine, J.C., Kene, P., & Gonzalez, R (under review). Coping competence and hopelessness moderate the influence of perceived burdensomeness on suicidal ideation.

 

Posters/Presentations

National and International

Babu, P. V., Buhk, A. H., & Levine, J. C. (November, 2020). The role of cognitive fusion in relationships between mood symptoms and smoking in cancer survivors. Poster to be presented at the 54th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Buhk, A. H., Babu, P. V., Capparelli, A. L., & Levine, J. C. (November, 2020). The role of social interaction anxiety on mood disturbance following a discussion of emotional events in individuals with generalized anxiety disorder. Poster to be presented at the 54th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Buhk, A. H., Capparelli, A. L., Babu, P. V., & Levine, J. C. (November, 2020). Improving communication in individuals with social anxiety disorder through animal assisted intervention. Poster to be presented at the 54th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Buhk, A. H., Levine, J. C., & Tull, M. T. (November, 2019). Avoidance mediates the relationship between individuals with generalized anxiety disorder and symptoms of depression. Poster presented at the 53rd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Atlanta, GA.

Capparelli, A. L., Buhk, A. H., & Levine, J. C. (November, 2019). Social interaction anxiety mediates the relationship between individuals with generalized anxiety disorder and ratings of comfort during a discussion of emotional events. Poster presented at the 53rd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Atlanta, GA.

Buhk, A. H. (June, 2019). A biopsychosocial review of generalized anxiety disorder. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science World Conference 17, Dublin, Ireland.

Buhk, A. H., Capparelli, A. L., Pritchard, K. J., & Levine, J. C. (June, 2019). Do you want to talk about it? The role of social interaction anxiety on comfort and reluctance felt while discussing emotional events in individuals with GAD. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science World Conference 17, Dublin, Ireland.

Bryce, K., Miller, M. K., Cain, S. M., Miller, M., Simanovski, J., & Matero, L. (February, 2019). Mindfulness-Based Interventions and Transplantation: A systemic review of the literature. Paper presented at the Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers, New Orleans, LA.

Buhk, A. H., & Levine, J. C. (November, 2018). Emotion regulation difficulties mediate the relationship between individuals with generalized anxiety disorder and trait anxiety. Poster presented at the 52nd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, DC.

Buhk, A. H., Richmond, J. R., Levine, J. C., Tull, M. T., & Gratz, K. L. (July, 2018). Difficulties in emotion regulation mediate the relation between mindfulness and heart rate variability. In R.S. Singh (Chair), Heart rate variability: A potential physiological marker of thriving. Symposium conducted at the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science World Conference 16, Montreal, Quebec.

Buhk, A. H., Hayward, J. I., Levine, J. C., & Jasper, J. D. (May, 2018). Physiological effects of handedness on emotion regulation. Poster presented at the 30th Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA.

Doyle, S. M., Rafferty, S., & Levine, J. C. (November, 2017). Routine outcomes monitoring and the OWL Outcomes system in a psychology training clinic. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Diego, CA.

 Buhk, A. H., Hayward, J. I., Tull, M. T., Levine, J. C., & Buck, M. (November, 2017). Difficulties in emotion regulation mediate the relationship between individuals with generalized anxiety disorder and anxiety symptoms. Poster presented at the 51st Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Diego, CA.

Buhk, A. H., Levine, J. C., McGrady, A., Sieke, R. H., Hayward, J. I., & Badenhop, D. (November, 2017). Therapeutic dose of brief motivational interviewing and stress management for cardiac rehab patients distinguishes program completion dropout. Poster presented at the 51st Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Diego, CA.

Piedmont, J. I., Buhk, A. H., & Levine, J. C. (November, 2016). Rumination as a mediator of generalized anxiety disorder and perceived stress. Poster presented at the 50th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

Piedmont, J. I., Rafferty, S., Levine, J. C., & Buhk, A. H. (November, 2016). Social perceptions of generalized anxiety disorder. Poster presented at the 50th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

Piedmont, J. I., Buhk, A. H., Corns, S., Cain, S. M., & Levine, J. C. (November, 2016). Specifying the relationship between generalized anxiety disorder and rumination. Poster presented at the 50th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

Cain, S. M., Gast, J., Lee, K., Piedmont, J. I., Levine, J. C. (November, 2016). Use of an assisted self-management monitor increases type 2 diabetes control in depressed and non-depressed geriatric individuals. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY. 

Elhai, J. D., Levine, J. C., Dvorak, R., & Hall, B. J. (November, 2016). Psychopathology and Social Dependency Correlates of Smartphone Addition. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York

Johnson, M., Levine, J. C., Miller, Q., & Piedmont, J. I. (May, 2016). Emotion Regulation Mediates the Relationship Between Worry and Mindfulness. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

 Piedmont, J. I., Buhk, A. H., Cain, S. M., & Levine, J. C. (November, 2015). Real life worry and heart rate – results from an ecological momentary assessment. Poster presented at the 49th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

Elhai, J. D., Levine, J. C., & Hall, B. J. (2015). Anxiety about Electronic Data Breaches and Relations with Digital Privacy Protection. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Society for Computers in Psychology, Chicago, IL.

 Truss, K. K., Cain, S. M., Piedmont, J. I., Steece, M. I., Swedish, E. F., Levine, J. C., & Buhk, A. H.  (November, 2014). Tripartite model applied to generalized anxiety disorder. Poster presented at the 48th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Piedmont, J. I., Truss, K. K., Swedish, E. F., Cain, S. M., Steece, M. I., Levine, J. C.  (November, 2014). Delayed after effects of worry in generalized anxiety disorder. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Piedmont, J. I., Swedish, E. F., Truss, K. K., Cain, S. M., Steece, M. I., Levine, J. C. (November, 2014). Testing the perseverative cognition hypothesis: Does worry mediate the relationship between anxiety, depression and heart rate variability? Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Swedish, E. F., Piedmont, J. I., Cain, S. M., Truss, K. K., Steece, M. I., Levine, J. C. (November, 2014). Heart rate variability: The role of state and trait anxiety. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Cain, S. M., Steece, M. I., Truss, K. K., Piedmont, J. I., Swedish, E. F., Levine, J. C., Burns, E. (November, 2014). Use of an assisted self-management monitor for increasing type 2 diabetes control in depressed and non-depressed individuals. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Levine, J. C., Steece, M. I., Truss, K. K., Cain, S. M., Piedmont, J. I. (November, 2013). Negative Beliefs about Worry Predict Generalized Anxiety Disorder Among High-Worriers.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Knoxville, TN.

Cain, S., Loomis, S. E., Jones, N., Welker, K. M., & Carré, J. M. (January, 2013). Upright and Left Out: Posture Moderates the Effects of Ostracism. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Loomis, S. E., Cain, S., Campbell, J., Lozoya, E., Goetz, S. M. M., Welker, K. M., & Carré, J. M. (January, 2013). Trait anxiety moderates the effect of competition outcome on testosterone reactivity. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Regional

Hecht, L., Cain, S. M., Clark, S., Martens, K., Hamann, A., Carlin, A., & Miller-Matero, L. (May, 2019). Health literacy among bariatric surgery candidates. Henry Ford Research Symposium, Detroit, MI.

Buhk, A. H., Hayward, J. I., Rooks, K. T., Levine, J. C. McGrady, A., Sieke, R. H., & Badenhop, D. (April, 2018). Distinguishing program completion and dropout rate in cardiac rehab patients. Poster presented at the 89th Annual Convention of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Buhk, A. H., Hayward, J. I., Rooks, K. T., Buck, M. P., Tull, M. T., & Levine, J. C. (April, 2018). The relationship between emotion regulation, generalized anxiety disorder, and anxiety symptoms. Poster presented at the 89th Annual Convention of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Buhk, A. H, Hayward, J. I., Buck, M. P., Corns, S. N., Rooks, K. T., Tull, M. T., & Levine, J. C. (April, 2018). Examining the social components of generalized anxiety disorder. Poster presented at the 89th Annual Convention of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Piedmont, J. I., Buhk, A. H, Cain, S. M., Levine, J. C., Corns, S., & Lee, K.  (November, 2015). Ecological momentary assessment examining trait worry and heart rate reactivity. Poster presented at the Annual University of Michigan Dearborn Health Psychology Research Symposium, Dearborn, MI.

Piedmont, J. I., Buhk, A. H, Cain, S. M., & Levine, J. C. (April, 2015). Mindfulness mediates the relationship between expressive suppression and anxiety. Poster presented at the 22nd Annual Symposium on Research in Psychiatry, Psychology and Behavioral Science, Toledo, OH.

Piedmont, J. I., Buhk, A. H., Cain, S. M., & Levine, J. C. (April, 2015). Trait worry influences heart rate reactivity before and after ecological momentary assessment. Poster presented at the 22nd Annual Symposium on Research in Psychiatry, Psychology and Behavioral Science, Toledo, OH.

Piedmont, J. I., Buhk, A. H., Cain, S. M., & Levine, J. C. (March, 2015). Mindfulness as a mediator between expressive suppression and anxiety. Poster presented at the Annual Midwestern Graduate Research Symposium, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH.

Piedmont, J. I., Truss, K. K., Swedish, E. F., Cain, S. M., Steece, M. I., Levine, J. C. (May, 2014). Physiological and cognitive effects of generalized anxiety disorder. Health Psychology Research Symposium, University of Michigan – Dearborn, Dearborn, MI.

Cain, S. M., Steece, M. I., Truss, K. K., Piedmont, J. I., Swedish, E. F., Levine, J. C., Burns, E. (May, 2014). Use of an assisted self-management monitor for increasing type 2 diabetes control in depressed and non-depressed individuals. Health Psychology Research Symposium, University of Michigan – Dearborn, Dearborn, MI.

Truss, K. K., Cain, S. M., Piedmont, J. I., Steece, M. I., Swedish, E. F., Levine, J. C., & Buhk, A. H. (April, 2014). Tripartite model applied to generalized anxiety disorder. Poster presented at the 21st Annual Symposium on Research in Psychiatry, Psychology and Behavioral Science, Toledo, OH.

Piedmont, J. I., Swedish, E. F., Truss, K. K., Cain, S. M., Steece, M. I., Levine, J. C. (April, 2014). Testing the perseverative cognition hypothesis: Does worry mediate the relationship between anxiety, depression and heart rate variability? Annual Symposium on Research in Psychiatry, Psychology and Behavioral Science, Toledo, OH.

Piedmont, J. I., Truss, K. K., Swedish, E. F., Cain, S. M., Steece, M. I., Levine, J. C. (April, 2014). Delayed after effects of worry in generalized anxiety disorder. Annual Symposium on Research in Psychiatry, Psychology and Behavioral Science, Toledo, OH.

Cain, S. M., Steece, M. I., Truss, K. K., Piedmont, J. I., Swedish, E. F., Levine, J. C., Burns, E. (April, 2014). Use of an assisted self-management monitor for increasing type 2 diabetes control in depressed and non-depressed individuals. Annual Symposium on Research in Psychiatry, Psychology and Behavioral Science, Toledo, OH.

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