Sandra M. Levy-Achtemeier, Ph.D.

Publications

Publications

The following is a list of works I have published during my career, in chronological order from earliest to latest. Please contact me if you would like more information about any of these publications.


Levy, S.:  "Personal constructs and existential a priori categories:  A parallel relationship between experimental research on schizophrenic thought process and Binswanger's daseinsanalytic interpretation of the schizophrenic existence," Journal of Phenomenological Psychology, 5:369-388, 1975.

Levy, S.:  "Schizophrenic symptomatology:  Reaction of strategy?  A study of contextual antecedents."  Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Vol. 85, 123-128, 1977.

Levy, S.:  "Summary of schizophrenic symptomatology:  Reaction of strategy:  A study of contextual antecedents," in Dissertation Abstracts International, Vol. 35, No. 7, 1977.

Levy, S.:  "Some determinants of temporal experience in the retired and its correlates," Genetic Psychology Monographs, 98, 181-202, 1978.

Levy, S.:  "Temporal experience in the aged:  Body integrity and the social milieu," International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 9:313-345, 1978.

Levy, S.:  "Psychosocial assessment in the chronically ill geriatric patient," in Prokop, C. and Bradley, L. (Eds.), Medical Psychology:  A New Perspective, New York:  Academic Press, 1980.

Levy, S.:  "Treatment of the chronically ill geriatric patient," in Prokop, C., and Bradley, L. (Eds.), Medical Psychology:  A New Perspective, New York:  Academic Press, 1980.

Levy, S., Derogatis, L., Gallagher, D., and Gatz, M.:  "The outcome of psychotherapy techniques with older adults,"  in Poon, L. (Ed.), Aging in the 1980's:  Selected Contemporary Issues in the Psychology of Aging, Washington:  American Psychological Association, 1980.

Gallagher, D., Thompson, L., and Levy, S.:  "Clinical psychological assessment of older adults," in Poon, L. (Ed.), Aging in the 1980's:  Selected Contemporary Issues in the Psychology of Aging, Washington:  American Psychological Association, 1980.

Levy, S.:  "Assessing health of behavioral medicine," APA Monitor, 11, June, 1980.

Levy, S.:  "Health psychology and cancer research,"  The Health Psychologist, 1981.

Levy, S.:  "The coming of age for women:  Developmental issues and mental health needs,"  Professional Psychology, 12:92-102, 1981.

Levy, S.:  "The adjustment of the older woman:  Effects of chronic ill health and attitudes toward retirement," International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 12:93-110, 1980-1981.

Levy, S.:  "Psychology and cancer:  A reply to Stachnik," American Psychologist, 36:219-220, 1981.

Levy, S.:  "Therapeutic compliance,"  Proceedings of the Workshop on Patient Cooperation in Detection, Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer, The University of South Florida, December, 1981.

Levy, S.:  "Emotional response and survival in breast cancer patients," Proceedings of the Sixth World Congress of the International College of Psychosomatic Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, September, 1981.

Levy, S.:  "The experience of undergoing a heart attack:  The construction of a new reality," Journal of Phenomenological Psychology, 153-171, 1982.

Levy, S.:  "Biobehavioral interventions in behavioral medicine," Cancer, 50:1928-1935, 1982.

Levy, S., and Howard, J.:  "Patient centric technologies:  A clinical-cultural perspective," in Millon, T., Green, C., and Meagher, R. (Eds.), Handbook of Health Care Clinical Psychology, New York:  Plenum Publishing Company, 1982.

Levy, S., (Ed.):  Biological Mediators of Behavior and Disease:  Neoplasia, New York:  Elsevier North Holland, 1982.

Levy, S.:  "Death and dying:  Behavioral and social factors that contribute to the process,"  in Burish, T. and Bradley, L. (Eds.), Coping with Chronic Disease:  Research and Applications, New York:  Academic Press, 1983.

Levy, S.:  "The aging cancer patient:  Behavioral research issues,"  in Yancik, R. (Ed.), Prevention and Treatment of Cancer in the Elderly, New York:  Raven Press, 1983.

Levy, S.:  "Host factors in neoplastic risk:  Behavioral and social contributors to disease," Journal of Health Psychology, 2:21-44, 1983.

Levy, S.:  "Behavioral research and cancer,"  Behavioral Medicine Advances, 5:7-12, 1983.

Levy, S.:  "Distress coping, and cancer:  The search for evidence,"  Contemporary Psychology, 29:297-300, 1984.

Levy, S.:  "The expression of affect and its biological correlates:  Mediating mechanisms of behavior and disease,"  in Zegans, L., Temoshok, L., and Van Dyke, C. (Eds.), Emotion in Health and Illness, New York:  Academic Press, 1984.

Levy, S.:  "Behavior as both contributor and response to cancer:  The search for explanatory pathways," Health Psychology, 3:499-504, 1984.

Levy, S., Herberman, R., Maluish, A., Schlien, B., and Lippman, M.:  "NK activity and host behavior:  Biological vulnerability associated with cancer patient coping style,"  Proceedings from the First International Workshop on Neuroimmunomodulation, Bethesda, Maryland, 1984.

Levy, S.:  "The process and outcome of `adjustment' in cancer patients:  A reply to Taylor," American Psychologist, 39:1327, 1984.

Levy, S.:  Behavior and Cancer, San Francisco, Jossey-Bass, 1985.

Levy, S.:  "Emotional response to disease and its treatment:  Active adaptation to physical illness,"  in Rosen, J., Solomon, L. (Eds.), Prevention in Health Psychology, Hanover:  University Press of New England, 1985.

Burish, T., Levy, S., and Meyerowitz, B. (Eds.):  Nutrition and Cancer:  A Biobehavioral perspective, New York:  Erlbaum Associates, 1985.

Levy, S.:  "Behavior as a biological response modifier:  The psychoimmuno-endocrine network and tumor immunology,"  Behavioral Medicine Abstracts, 6:1-5, 1985.

Bright-See, E., and Levy, S.:  "Dietary intervention in cancer prevention trials and clinical practice:  Some methodological issues,"  in Burish, R., Levy, S., and Meyerowitz, B. (Eds.), Nutrition and Cancer:  A Biobehavioral Perspective, New York:  Erlbaum Associates, 1985.

Levy, S., Lippman, M., Winkelstein, A., Rabin, R., and Cohen, S.:  "Letter to the editor,"  New England Journal of Medicine, 1355-1356, November 21, 1985.

Levy, S.:  Herberman, R., Maluish, A., Lippman, M., and Schlien, B.:  "Prognostic risk assessment in primary breast cancer by behavioral and immunological parameters," Health Psychology, 4:99-113, 1985.

Levy, S., Herberman, R., Maluish, A., Schlien, B., and Lippman, M.:  "Tumor progression in a longitudinal breast cancer sample:  natural killer cell activity and behavioral response patterns," Proceedings from the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, March, 1985.

Levy, S.:  "Therapeutic value of hope to cancer patients,"  Physician and Patient, 4:11-13, 1985.

Marino, L., and Levy, S.:  "Primary and secondary prevention of cancer in children and adolescents:  Current status and issues," Pediatric Clinics of North America, 33, 975-995, 1986.

Levy, S., Chesney, M., Hopkins, W., et al:  "Cancer control at the community level:  The modification of workers' behaviors associated with carcinogens," in Cataldo, M., and Coates, T. (Eds.), Health and Industry, New York:  Erlbaum, 1986.

Levy, S.:  "Natural immunity and cancer:  The role of behavior as a biological response modifier,"  Invited paper presented at Eighteenth Banff International Behavioral Science Conference, Banff, Alberta, Canada, March 1986.

Levy, S.:  "Behavior as a biological response modifier:  Psychological variables and cancer prognosis," in B. Anderson (Ed.), Women with Cancer:  Psychological Perspectives.  New York:  Springer-Verlag, 1986.

Levy, S., and Herberman, R.:  "CNS-mediated and tumor burden-related factors in the modulation of breast cancer patients' natural killer cell activity.  Proceedings of the American Society for Clinical Oncology, 5, 235, 1986.

Levy, S., and Schain, W.:  "Psychological response and breast cancer:  Direct and indirect contributions to treatment outcome," in Lippman, M., Lichter, A., and Danforth, D. (Eds.), The Diagnosis and Treatment of Breast Cancer, New York:  Saunders, 1987.

Levy, S., and Wise, B.: "Psychosocial risk factors, natural immunity and cancer progression:  Implications for interventions.  Current Psychological Research and Review, 6, 229-243, 1987.

Levy, S., Herberman, R., and Lippman, M.:  "Correlation of stress factors with Sustained depression of Natural Killer Cell activity and predicted prognosis in patients with breast cancer," Journal of Clinical Oncology, 3:348-353, 1987.

Levy, S., Herberman, R., and Winkelstein, A. "Natural killer cell activity in primary breast cancer patients:  Social and behavioral predictors."  Proceedings of the American Society for Clinical Oncology, 6, 1987, p. 259.

Levy, S., Herberman, R., d'Angelo, T., and Lippman, M. "Breast conservation versus mastectomy:  Distress sequelae as a function of choice."  Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 10, 1987, p. 123.

Levy, S., Lee, J., Bagley, C., and Lippman, M.:  Survival hazards analysis in first recurrent breast cancer patients:  Seven-year follow-up,"  Psychosomatic Medicine 50, 520-528, 1988.

Levy, S., Ewing, G., and Lippman, M.:  "Gynecological cancers:  Direct and Indirect contributors to outcome,"  in Blechman, E., and Brownell, K. (Eds.), Behavioral Medicine for Women, New York:  Erlbaum Associates, 1988.

Levy, S. "Behavioral risk factors and host vulnerability." In Bridge, T., et al. (Eds.), Psychological, Neuropsychiatric, and Substance Abuse Aspects of Aids.  New York:  Raven Press, 1988.

Levy, S., Wise, B.:  "Psychosocial risk factors and cancer progression."  In C. Cooper, (Ed.), Stress and Breast Cancer.  New York:  Wiley and Sons, 1988.

Levy, S., Jacobs, S., Johnson, N., Schultz, N., Kowal, C., Meisler, A., Lee, J., and Boggio, K. "Transdermal fentanyl:  Pain and quality of life effects.  Proceedings of the American Society for Clinical Oncology, 7, 1988, 292.

Levy, S.  Behavioral risk factors and host vulnerability.  In T. Bridge, A. Mirsky, and F. Goodwin (Eds.), Psychological, Neuropsychiaric, and Substance Abuse Aspects of AIDS.  New York:  Raven Press, l988.

Levy, S., Herberman, R., d'Angelo, T., and Lippman, M. "Mastectomy versus excisional biopsy:  Distress sequelae as a function of choice." Journal of Clinical Oncology, 7, 367-375, 1989.

Levy, S., Herberman, R., Simons, A., Whiteside, T., Lee, J., and Beadle, M. (1989).  "Persistently low natural killer cell activity:  Immunological, hormonal, and psychological correlates." Natural Immunity and Cell Growth Regulation, 8, 173-187.

Levy, S., Herberman, R., Whiteside, T., Sanzo, K., Lee, J., and Kirkwood, J.  "Perceived social support and tumor estrogen/progesterone receptor status as predictors of natural killer cell cytotoxicity in breast cancer patients. (1989) Psychosomatic Medicine, 52, 73-85, 1990.

Levy, S., "Behavioral and immunological host factors in cancer risk."  In McCabe, Schneiderman, Field and Skyler (eds.), Stress, Coping and Disease.  Hillsdale, NJ:  Lawrence Earlbaum Associates, Inc., Publishers, 1991.

Levy, S., and Ott, P.: "Behavioral Medicine and Oncology:  Research on Gynecological and Breast Cancer" In Adesso, Fleming and Reddy (eds.), Psychological Perspectives on Women's Health.  Milwaukee:  University of Wisconsin Press, l991.

Levy, S., and Heiden, L.:  "Personality and social factors in cancer outcome:  The role of the CNS as mediator."  In Friedman, H. (Ed.), Personality and Disease, New York:  Wiley and Sons, 1990.

Levy, S., Herberman, R., Lee, J., Whiteside, T., Kirkwood, J., and McFeeley, S., Estrogen Receptor Concentration and Social Factors as Predictors of Natural Killer Cell Activity in Early Stage Breast Cancer Patients:  Confirmation of a Model.  Natural Immunity and Cell Growth Regulation, 9, l990, 313-324.

Levy, S.  "Kognitiv-behavioral Risikofaktoren fur den Verlauf von Karzinom-erkrankungen"  In I. Hand H.-U. Wittchen (Hrsg.), "Verhaltenstherapie in der Medizin", Springer-Berlag, Berlin.

Levy, S.  Psycho-immunological correlates of survival in cancer (1990).  British Journal of Hospital Medicine, 24-26.

Levy, S.  "Humanizing death:  Psychotherapy with terminally ill patients."  (1990).  In Master Lectures:  Psychological Aspects of Serious Illness.  P. Costa (Ed.)  Washington, DC:  American Psychological Association.

Levy, S. and Heiden, Lynda.  Depression, Distress, and Immunity:  Risk factors for infectious disease (1991).  Stress Medicine, 7, 45-53.

Levy, S., Herberman, R., Fernstrom, J., Whiteside, T., Lee, J., and Ward, M., "Persistently low natural killer cell activity and circulating levels of plasma beta endorphin:  Risk factors for infectious disease" (1990).  Life Sciences, 48, 107-116.

Levy, S., Herberman, R., Lippman, M., d'Angelo, T., and Lee, J.  "Immunological and psychosocial predictors of recurrence in an early stage breast cancer sample" (1991).  Behavioral Medicine (formerly Journal of Human Stress), 17, 67-77.

Levy, S. and Levy, L. "From Penitents to Patients."  The Harvest, 4, l994, 6-8.

Levy, S.  Coleridge's "Rime of the Ancient Mariner":  Theodicy in  New Key.  Angican Theological Review, LXXVIII, (2), l996, 206-224.

Levy, S.  Christian Spirituality:  The Parish as Training Base.  The Harvest, 6 (2), l996, 2-6.

Levy, S.  Suffering and Post-Modern Consciousness:  The Imaginative Appropriation of Tradition in Contemporary Culture, Anglican Theological Review ,  LXXX, (3), l998, 320-337.

Levy, S.  Primitive Symbolic Consciousness and the Death Penalty in American Culture: Its Meaning and Maintenance.  Anglican Theological Review, LXXXIII, (4), 2001, 717-734.

Levy, S.  The Meaning of being Human in a Community of Practice.  Anglican Theological Review, Vol. 86, No. 1, 2004. 203-208.

Levy, S.  Imagination and the Journey of Faith.  Grand Rapids: Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2008.

Levy, S.  Flourishing Life. Cascade Books, an imprint of Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2012.