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 Education  

2004    Ph.D. Psychology (specialization psychometrics), University of Surrey, UK 

1998    MSc. Occupational Psychology, LGU, UK

1996    BSc. Psychology, LGU, UK 

 

Interests 

Psychometrics, psychiatric epidemiology, psychopathology 

 

Education

2004    Ph.D. Psychology (specialization psychometrics), University of Surrey, UK

1998    MSc. Occupational Psychology, LGU, UK

1996    BSc. Psychology, LGU, UK

 

Interests

Psychometrics, psychiatric epidemiology, psychopathology

 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

 
1.      Viktorin, A., Uher, R., Reichenberg, A., Levine, S. Z., & Sandin, S. (In Press). Autism risk following antidepressant medication during pregnancy. Psychological Medicine.
2.      Weiser, M., Levi, L., Levine, S. Z., Bialer, M., Shekh-Ahmad, T., Matei, V., et al. (In Press). A randomized, double-blind, placebo- and risperidone-controlled study on valnoctamide for acute mania. Bipolar Disorder
3.      Weinstein, Y., Gelkopf, M., Roe, D., Levine, S.Z., (In Press). The effect of different terror exposures on the course of schizophrenia: A twenty-year follow-up of a random sample. Schizophr Res
4.      Bursztein Lipsicas, C., Levav, I., & Levine, S. Z. (2017). Holocaust exposure and subsequent suicide risk: a population-based study. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol, 52(3), 311-317.
5.      Levine, S. Z., & Leucht, S. (2016). Identifying a system of predominant negative symptoms: Network analysis of three randomized clinical trials. Schizophr Res, 178(1-3), 17-22.
6.      Madhoo, M., & Levine, S. Z. (2016). Network analysis of the Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology: Reanalysis of the STAR*D clinical trial. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol, 26(11), 1768-1774.
7.      Levine, S. Z., Levav, I., Pugachova, I., Yoffe, R., & Becher, Y. (2016). Transgenerational effects of genocide exposure on the risk and course of schizophrenia: A population-based study. Schizophr Res, 176(2-3), 540-545.
8.      Gelkopf, M., Lapid, L., Werbeloff, N., Levine, S. Z., Telem, A., Zisman-Ilani, Y., & Roe, D. (2016). A strengths-based case management service for people with serious mental illness in Israel: A randomized controlled trial. Psychiatry Res, 241, 182-189.
9.      Levine, S. Z., Levav, I., Yoffe, R., Becher, Y., & Pugachova, I. (2016). Genocide Exposure and Subsequent Suicide Risk: A Population-Based Study. PLoS One, 11, e0149524. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0149524.
10. Levine, S. Z., Kodesh, A., Goldberg, Y., Reichenberg, A., Furukawa, T. A., Kolevzon, A., & Leucht, S. (2016). Initial severity and efficacy of risperidone in autism: Results from the RUPP trial. Eur Psychiatry, 32, 16-20.
11. Levine, S. Z., Levav, I., Goldberg, Y., Pugachova, I., Becher, Y., & Yoffe, R. (2016). Exposure to genocide and the risk of schizophrenia: a population-based study. Psychol Med, 46(4), 855-863.
12. Velthorst, E., Reichenberg, A., Rabinowitz, J., & Levine, S. Z. (2015). Study of resilience and environmental adversity in midlife health (STREAM). Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 50(12), 1915-1922.
13. Levine, S. Z., Rabinowitz, J., Uher, R., & Kapur, S. (2015). Biomarkers of treatment outcome in schizophrenia: Defining a benchmark for clinical significance. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol, 25, 1578-1585.
14. Madhoo, M., & Levine, S. Z. (2015). Initial Severity Effects on Residual Symptoms in Response and Remission: A STAR*D Study During and After Failed Citalopram Treatment. J Clin Psychopharmacol, 35(4), 450-453.
15. Levine, S. Z., Goldberg, Y., Samara, M., Davis, J. M., & Leucht, S. (2015). Joint modeling of dropout and outcome in three pivotal clinical trials of schizophrenia. Schizophr Res, 164(1-3), 122-126.
16. Wilson, J. E., Niu, K., Nicolson, S. E., Levine, S. Z., & Heckers, S. (2015). The diagnostic criteria and structure of catatonia. Schizophr Res, 164(1-3), 256-262.
17. Furukawa, T. A., Levine, S. Z., Tanaka, S., Goldberg, Y., Samara, M., Davis, J. M., Cipriani, A., Leucht, S. (2015). Initial severity of schizophrenia and efficacy of antipsychotics: participant-level meta-analysis of 6 placebo-controlled studies. JAMA Psychiatry, 72(1), 14-21. Joint first author.
18.  Levine, S. Z., Levav, I., Yoffe, R., & Pugachova, I. (2014). The Effects of Pre-natal-, Early-Life- and Indirectly- Initiated Exposures to Maximum Adversities on the Course of Schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 236-240.
19.  Levine, S. Z., Goldberg, Y., Yoffe, R., Pugachova, I., & Reichenberg, A. (2014). Suicide attempts in a national population of twins concordant for psychoses. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 24, 1203-1209.
20.  Levine, S. Z., & Leucht, S. (2014). Treatment response heterogeneity in the predominant negative symptoms of schizophrenia: analysis of amisulpride vs placebo in three clinical trials. Schizophrenia Research, 156, 107-114.
21.  Marques, T. R., Levine, S. Z., Reichenberg, A., Kahn, R., Derks, E. M., Fleischhacker, W. W., Rabinowitz, J., & Kapur, S. (2014). How antipsychotics impact the different dimensions of Schizophrenia: A test of competing hypotheses. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 24(8), 1279-1288.
22.  Yonai, S., Levine, S., Z., & Glicksohn, J. (2015). Trajectories of crime and familial characteristics: a longitudinal national population-based study. Crime and Delinquency, 61, 927–949.
23.  Levine, S. Z. (2014). Low birth-weight and risk for major depression: A community-based longitudinal study. Psychiatry Research, 215, 618-623.
24.  Russo, M., Levine, S. Z., Demjaha, A., DiForti, M., Bonaccorso, S., Fearon, P., Dazzan, P., Pariante, C M., David, A.S., Morgan, C., Murray, R. M., Reichenberg, A. (2014). The Association between Symptom Dimensions and Categorical Diagnoses of Psychosis: A Cross Sectional and Longitudinal Investigation. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 40, 111-119.
25.  Vinokurov, D., Levine, S. Z., Roe, D., Krivoy, A., & Fischel, T. (2014). Age of onset group characteristics in forensic patients with schizophrenia. European Psychiatry, 29, 149-152.
26.  Bensimon, M., Levine, S. Z., Zerach, G., Stein, E., Svetlicky, V., & Solomon, Z. (2013). Elaboration on posttraumatic stress disorder diagnostic criteria: A factor analytic study of PTSD exposure to war or terror. Israeli Journal of Psychiatry, 50, 84-90.
27.  Furnham, A., Guenole, N., Levine, S. Z., & Chamorro-Premuzic, T. (2013). The NEO Personality Inventory–Revised: Factor structure and gender invariance from exploratory structural equation modeling analyses in a High-Stakes Setting. Assessment, 20, 14-23.
28.  Garber-Epstein, P., Zisman-Ilani, Y., Levine, S. Z., Roe, D. (2013). Comparative Impact of Professional Mental Health Background on Ratings of Consumer Outcome and Fidelity in an Illness Management and Recovery Program. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 36, 236-242.
29.  Levine, S. Z. (2013). Evaluating the seven-item Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale Short-Form: A longitudinal US community study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 48, 1519-1526.
30.  Levine, S. Z., & Leucht, S. (2013). Identifying clinically meaningful symptom response cut-off values on the SANS in predominant negative symptoms. Schizophrenia Research, 145, 125-127.
31.  Levine, S. Z., & Leucht, S. (2013). Psychometric analysis in support of shortening the Scale for the Assessment of Negative Symptoms. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 23, 1051-1056.
32.  Levine, S. Z., & Leucht. (2013). Attaining and sustaining remission of predominant negative symptoms. Schizophrenia Research, 143, 60-64.
33.  Levine, S. Z., Rabinowitz, J., Ascher-Svanum, H., Faries, D. E., & Lawson, A. H. (2013). Comparing Symptom Response among Antipsychotic Medications in CATIE. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 123-126.
34.  Velthorst, E., Levine, S. Z., Henquet, C., de Haan, L., van Os, J., Myin-Germeys, I., & Reichenberg, A. (2013). To cut a short test even shorter: Reliability and validity of a brief assessment of intellectual ability in Schizophrenia-a control-case family study. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 18, 574-593.
35.  Yonai, S., Levine, S. Z., & Glicksohn, J. (2013). A national population based examination of the association between age-versatility trajectories and recidivism rates. Journal of Criminal Justice, 41, 467-476.
36.  Yonai, S., Levine, S. Z., & Glicksohn, J. (2013). Elaboration on specialization in crime: Disaggregating age-cohort effects. Crime and Delinquency 59, 951-970.
37.  Levine, S. Z., & Leucht, S. (2012). Delayed- and Early- Onset Hypotheses of Antipsychotic Drug Action in the Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 22, 812-817.
38.  Levine, S. Z., & Leucht, S. (2012). Early Symptom Response to Antipsychotic Medication as a Marker of Subsequent Symptom Change: An Eighteen-Month Follow-Up Study of Recent Episode Schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 141, 168-172.
39.  Levine, S.Z., Rabinowitz, J., Faries, D., Lawson, A.H., Ascher-Svanum, H. (2012). Treatment response trajectories and antipsychotic medications: Examination of up to18 months of treatment in the CATIE chronic schizophrenia trial. Schizophrenia Research, 137, 141-146.
40.  Rabinowitz, J., Levine, S. Z., Garibaldi, G., Bugarski-Kirola, D., Berardo, CG, Kapur, S. (2012). Negative symptoms have greater impact on functioning than positive symptoms in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 137, 147-150.
41.  Ullman, V. Z., Levine, S. Z., Reichenberg, A., & Rabinowitz, J., (2012). Real-world premorbid functioning in schizophrenia and affective disorders during the early teenage years: A population-based study of school grades and teacher ratings. Schizophrenia Research, 136, 13-18.
42.  Walsh, S. D., Levine, S. Z., & Levav, I. (2012). The association between depression and parental ethnic affiliation and socioeconomic status: A 27-year longitudinal US community study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 47, 1153-1158.
43.  Werbeloff, N., Levine, S. Z., & Rabinowitz, J. (2012). Elaboration on the association between immigration and schizophrenia: A population based national study disaggregating annual trends, country of origin and sex over 15 years. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 47, 303-311.
44.  Baloush-Kleinman, V., Levine, S. Z., Roe, D., Shnitt, D., Weizman, A., & Poyurovsky, M. (2011). Adherence to antipsychotic drug treatment in early-episode schizophrenia: a six-month naturalistic follow-up study. Schizophrenia Research, 130, 176-181.
45.  Hultman, C. M., Sandin, S., Levine, S. Z., Lichtenstein, P., & Reichenberg, A. (2011). Advancing paternal age and risk of autism: New evidence from a population-based study and a meta-analysis of epidemiological studies. Molecular Psychiatry, 16, 1203-1212.
46.  Levine, S. Z. (2011). Elaboration on the association between IQ and parental SES with subsequent crime. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 1233-1237.
47.  Levine, S. Z., Lurie, I., Kohn, R., & Levav, I. (2011). Trajectories of the course of schizophrenia: From progressive deterioration to amelioration over three decades. Schizophrenia Research, 126, 184-191.
48.  Levine, S. Z., Rabinowitz, J., & Rizopoulos, D. (2011). Recommendations to improve the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) based on item response theory. Psychiatry Research, 188, 446-452.
49.  Levine, S. Z., Rabinowitz, J., Ascher-Svanum, H., Faries, D. E., & Lawson, A. H. (2011). Extent of attaining and maintaining symptom remission by antipsychotic medication in the treatment of chronic schizophrenia: Evidence from the CATIE study. Schizophrenia Research, 133, 42-46.
50.  Laufer, A., Solomon, Z., & Levine, S. Z. (2010). Elaboration on posttraumatic growth in youth exposed to terror: The role of religiosity and political ideology. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 45, 647-653.
51.  Levine, S. Z., & Leucht, S. (2010). Elaboration on the early-onset hypothesis of antipsychotic drug action: Treatment response trajectories. Biological Psychiatry, 68, 86-92.
52.  Levine, S. Z., & Rabinowitz, J. (2010). Trajectories and antecedents of treatment response over time in early-episode psychosis. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 36, 624-632.
53.  Levine, S. Z., Bakst, S., & Rabinowitz, J. (2010). Suicide attempts at the time of first admission and during early course schizophrenia: A population based study. Psychiatry Research, 177, 55-59.
54.  Levine, S. Z., Rabinowitz, J., Case, M., & Ascher-Svanum, H. (2010). Treatment response trajectories and their antecedents in recent-onset psychosis: A two-year prospective study. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 30, 441-445.
55.  Lurie, I., & Levine, S. Z. (2010). Meta-Analysis of dropout rates in SSRIs Versus placebo in randomized clinical trials of PTSD. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 198, 116-124.
56.  Mansbach-Kleinfeld, I., Apter, A., Farbstein, I., Levine, S. Z, & Poznizovsky, A. (2010). A population-based psychometric validation study of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire - Hebrew version. Frontiers in Child and Neurodevelopmental Psychiatry 1, (151), 1-12.
57.  Rabinowitz, J., Levine, S. Z., & Martinez, G. (2010). Concordance between measures of functioning, symptomatology and change: GAF, CGI-S, CGI-C and PANSS. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 30, 478-480.
58.  Laufer, A., Raz-Hamama, Y., Levine, S. Z., & Solomon, Z. (2009). Posttraumatic growth in adolescence: The role of religiosity, distress and forgiveness. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 28, 862-880.
59.  Brill, N., Levine, S. Z., Reichenberg, A., Lubin, G., Weiser, M., & Rabinowitz, J. (2009). Pathways to functional outcomes in schizophrenia: The role of premorbid functioning, negative symptoms and intelligence. Schizophrenia Research, 110, 40-46.
60.  Levine, S. Z. (2009). Examining the incidence of and time to recidivism within the risk contingency framework: A 20 year follow-up study. Law and Human Behavior, 33, 167-174.
61.  Levine, S. Z., & Rabinowitz, J. (2009). A population based examination of the role of years of education, age of onset and sex on the course of schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research, 168, 11-17.
62.  Levine, S., Z., Laufer, A., Stein, E., Hamama-Raz, Y., & Solomon, Z. (2009). Examining the relationship between resilience and posttraumatic growth. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 22, 282–286.
63.  Rabinowitz, J., Levine, S. Z., Barkai, O., & Davidov, O. (2009). Dropout rates in randomized clinical trials of antipsychotics: A meta-analysis comparing first- and second-generation drugs and an examination of the role of trial design features. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 35, 775–788.
64.  Levine, S. Z. (2008). Population-based examination of the relationship between type of first admission for schizophrenia and outcomes. Psychiatric Services, 59, 1470-1473.
65.  Levine, S. Z. (2008). Using intelligence to predict subsequent contacts with the criminal justice system for sex offences. Personality and Individual Differences, 44, 453-463.
66.  Levine, S. Z., Laufer, A., Hamama-Raz, Y., Stein, E., & Solomon, Z. (2008). Posttraumatic growth in adolescence: Examining its components and relationship with PTSD. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 21, 492-496.
67.  Levine, S. Z., Rabinowitz, J., Engel, R., Etschel, E., & Leucht, S. (2008). Extrapolation between measures of symptom severity and change: An examination of the PANSS and CGI. Schizophrenia Research, 98, 318-322.
68.  Rabinowitz, J., Levine, S. Z., Medori, R., Oosthuizen, P., Koen, L., & Emsley, R. (2008). Concordance of patient and clinical ratings of symptom severity and change of psychotic illness. Schizophrenia Research, 100, 359-360.
69.  Levine, S. Z., & Rabinowitz, J. (2007). Revisiting the 5 dimensions of the positive and negative syndrome scale. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 27, 431-436.
70.  Rabinowitz, J., Levine, S. Z., Brill, N., & Bromet, E. J. (2007). The Premorbid Adjustment Scale Structured Interview (PAS-SI): Preliminary findings. Schizophrenia Research, 90, 255-257.
71.  Rabinowitz, J., Levine, S. Z., Haim, R., & Häfner, H. (2007). The course of schizophrenia: progressive deterioration, amelioration or both? Schizophrenia Research, 91, 254-258.
72.  Rabinowitz, J., Levine, S. Z., & Häfner, H. (2006). A population based elaboration of the role of age of onset on the course of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 88, 96-101.
73.  Levine, S. Z., Petrides, K. V., Davis, S., Jackson, C. J., & Howell, P. (2005). The use of structural equation modeling in stuttering research: concepts and directions. Stammering Research, 4, 344-363.
74.  Levine, S. Z., & Jackson, C. J. (2004). Eysenck’s theory of crime revisited: Factors or primary scales? Legal and Criminological Psychology, 9, 135-152.
75.  Jackson, C., Levine, S. Z., & Furnham, A. (2003). Gray’s model of personality and aggregate level factor analysis. European Journal of Personality, 17, 397-411.
76.  Petrides, K. V., Furnham, A., Jackson, C. J., & Levine, S. Z. (2003). Exploring issues of personality measurement and structure through the development of a revised short form of the Eysenck Personality Profiler. Journal of Personality Assessment, 81, 272-281.
77.  Jackson, C. J., Levine, S. Z., Furnham, A., & Burr, N. (2002). Predictors of cheating behavior at university: A lesson from the psychology of work. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 32, 1031-1046.
78.  Levine, S. Z., & Jackson, C. J. (2002). Aggregated personality, climate and demographic factors as predictors of departmental shrinkage. Journal of Business and Psychology, 17, 287-297.  
 

Book Chapters

2.                  *Yonai, S., Ashira, Z., & Levine, S. Z. (2009). Creating a deterrence effect by DNA testing among criminals The Fundamentals of Research 2009: Research and Literature Reviews of the Activities of the Israeli Police Force. A Collection of Articles. Jerusalem: Israeli Police Force (In Hebrew).
3.                  *Ziv, N., Levine, S. Z., & *Yonai, S. (2009). The effect of geographical distance from the war-zone on the crime rate. The Fundamentals of Research 2009: Research and Literature Reviews of the Activities of the Israeli Police Force. A Collection of Articles. Jerusalem: Israeli Police Force (In Hebrew).
4.                  Werner, S., Levine, S. Z., & Rabinowitz, J. (2008). The course of schizophrenia: The natural course of schizophrenia: progressive deterioration, amelioration or both? In Y. Teller (Ed.), Upwards: Chapters in Community Mental Health. Haifa: Ahvah Publishers (In Hebrew).
5.                  Rabinowitz, J., & Levine, S. Z. (2007). Epidemiología de la esquizofrenia: inicio y curso: Elsevier-Masson. In J. L.Vázquez-Barquero & B. Crespo-Facorro (Eds.), Nuevos enfoques para la intervención en primeros episodios de psicosis. Milan: Elsevier Masson (In Spanish).
6.                  Petrides, K. V., Jackson, C. J., Furnham, A., & Levine, S. Z. (2004). Development of a Short Form of the Eysenck Personality Profiler via Structural Equation Modelling. In K. van Monford, J. Oud & A. Satorra (Eds.), Recent developments in structural equation modeling: Theory and applications. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
 

Book Review

Levine, S. Z. (2007). Handbook of multimethod measurement in psychology. Washington DC: APA. By M. Eid & E. Deiner (Eds.). British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 60, 194-196.
 

Papers Presented at International and National Conferences

 
 
1.      Levine, S. Z., & Leucht, S. (2017) Network Analysis of the SANS: Analysis of Three Randomized Clinical Trials of Predominant Negative Symptoms. The 15th International Congress for Schizophrenia Research, San Diego, US (Approximately 1 page)
2.      Levine, S. Z., & Leucht, S. (2016). Toward a Negative symptom system of Schizophrenia: A network approach. The Fifth Biannual Schizophrenia International Research Society Conference. Florence, Italy. (Approximately half a page).
3.      Levine, S. Z., Goldberg, Y., Samara, M., Davis, J., & Leucht, S. (2016). Joint modeling of dropout and outcome in three pivotal clinical trials of schizophrenia. The Fifth Biannual Schizophrenia International Research Society Conference. Florence, Italy. (Approximately half a page).
4.      Kodesh, A., Levine, S.Z., Valinsky, L., Hershkowitz-Sikron, F. (2016). The course of diabetes in schizophrenia: An epidemiological study. The Fifth Biannual Schizophrenia International Research Society Conference. Florence, Italy. (Approximately half a page).
5.      Levine, S. Z., Furukawa, T, Tanaka, S., Goldberg, Y., Samara, M., Davis, J., Cipriani A., Leucht S. (2015). Initial severity in the treatment of schizophrenia. Talk at: Fourth International Congress on Schizophrenia Research, Spring Falls, USA
6.      Niu, K., Wilson, J., Heckers, S., & Levine, S. Z. (2014, February 15 – 18). Psychometric Properties of the Bush Francis Catatonia Rating Scale. Paper presented at the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, Washington DC, USA.
7.      Levine, S. Z., Kolevzon, A., & Reichenberg. (2014). Past and Future Trends of Clinical Trials for Autism Spectrum Disorders. Paper presented at the International Society for CNS Clinical Trials and Methodology 2014 Autumn Conference. Washington DC, USA.
8.      Levine, S. Z., Rabinowitz, J., Caers, I., Mandel, F., Menard, F., Kapur, S. (2013). Item Response Theory analysis of the PANSS from the NewMeds repository from 49 RCTs. Talk presented at the 14th International Congress for Schizophrenia Research, Orlando, US.
9.      Levine, S. Z., Ascher-Svanum, H., Faries, D. E., Lawson, A. H., & Rabinowitz, J. (2012). Comparing Symptom Response among Antipsychotic Medications in CATIE. Paper presented at the 3rd Biennial Schizophrenia International Research Conference, Florence, Italy.
10.  Levine, S. Z. and S. Leucht (2012). What does the SANS mean? Paper presented at the International Society for CNS Clinical Trials and Methodology 2012 Autumn Conference. Marina del Rey, USA.
11.  Levine, S. Z., Yoffe, R., Pugachova, I., & Reichenberg, A. (2012). Familial and genetic factors in the trajectories of the course of serious mental illness: A national population-based twin study. Paper presented at the 3rd Biennial Schizophrenia International Research Conference, Florence, Italy.
12.  Davidson, M., Reichenberg, A., Levine, S. Z., Rabinowitz, J., Keefe, R., Murray, R., Moffitt, T., & Caspi, A. (2011). Modeling the expression and course of developmental abnormalities preceding adult schizophrenia: characterization of a new developmental ultra-high-risk group in 2 birth cohorts. Paper presented at the 13th International Congress on Schizophrenia Research, Colorado Springs, USA.
13.  Levine, S. Z., Rabinowitz J, Ascher-Svanum H, Faries, D. E., Lawson A. H. (2011).  Extent of attaining and maintaining symptom remission by antipsychotic medication in the treatment of chronic schizophrenia: Evidence from the CATIE study. Poster presented at the ISPOR 14th Annual European Congress Madrid, Spain.
14.  Levine, S. Z., Rabinowitz J, Ascher-Svanum H, Faries, D. E., Lawson A. H. (2011). Treatment Response Trajectories and Antipsychotic Medication in the Treatment of Chronic Schizophrenia. The 164th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.
15.  Rabinowitz, J., Garibaldi, G., Levine, S. Z., Bugarski-Kirola, D., Berardo C., Kapur S. (2011). Negative symptoms have greater impact on functioning than positive sympoms in schizophrenia: Analysis of the CATIE data. Poster presented at the ISPOR 14th Annual European Congress Madrid, Spain.
16.  Russo, M., Levine, S. Z., Demjaha, A., Di Forti, M., Mondelli, V., Belvederi-Murri, M., Wiffen, B., Dazzan, P., Fearon, P., Morgan, C., Murray, R., Reichenberg, A. (2011). The hierarchical organization of symptom dimensions in first episode psychosis and the relationship to diagnostic classification. The 13th International Congress on Schizophrenia Research, Colorado Springs, USA.
17.  Levine, S. Z., Bakst, S., & Rabinowitz, J. (2010). Suicide Attempts at the time of First admission and during Early Course Schizophrenia: A Population Based Study. The Second Schizophrenia International Research Society Conference. Italy.
18.  Rabinowitz, J., Levine, S. Z., & Martinez, G. (2010). Concordance between measures of functioning, symptomatology and change: GAF, CGI-S, CGI-C and PANSS. The Second Schizophrenia International Research Society Conference, Italy.
19.  Ulman, V., Levine, S. Z., & Rabinowitz, J. (2010). A population-based elaboration on premorbid functioning in schizophrenia during the early teenage years: Comparison, incident and onset. The Second Schizophrenia International Research Society Conference, Italy.
20.  Werbeloff, N., Levine, S. Z., & Rabinowitz, J. (2010). Elaboration on the association between immigration and schizophrenia: a population based national study. The 23rd European College of Neuropsychopharamcology Conference. Amsterdam.
21.  Levine, S. Z., & Rabinowitz, J. (2009). Trajectories and antecedents of treatment response over time in early episode psychosis. International Congress on Schizophrenia Research, California.
22.  Rabinowitz, J., Levine, S. Z., Medori, R., Oosthuizen, P., Koen, L., & Emsley, R. (2008). Concordance of patient and clinical ratings regarding symptom severity and change. The 15th Biennial Winter Workshop on Schizophrenia Research, Switzerland.
23.  Rabinowitz, J., Levine, S. Z., Medori, R., Oosthuizen, P., Koen, L., & Emsley, R. (2008). Agreement of patient and clinical ratings regarding symptom severity of psychotic illness.  WPA XIV World Congress of Psychiatry, Prague.
24.  Levine, S. Z., & Rabinowitz, J. (2008). An item response theory analysis of the positive and negative syndrome scale: psychometric recommendations to improve the appraisal of symptom severity. First Schizophrenia International Research Society Conference. Venice.
25.  Levine, S. Z., & Rabinowitz, J. (2008). A population based examination of the role of education, age of onset and sex on the course of schizophrenia. First Schizophrenia International Research Society Conference. Venice.
26.  Rabinowitz, J., Ingham, M., Caleo, S., Levine, S. Z. (2006).  Rehospitalization rates in schizophrenia: Comprehensive Literature Review. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research, Denmark.
27.  Rabinowitz, J., & Levine, S. Z. (2006). Findings from a 12-year population based study of first admissions (n=12,071) on (a) Age of Onset and Course of Illness and (b) Natural Course of Schizophrenia. The fourth International Meeting on the Early Phases of Mental Illness: New Perspectives in Intervention in First Episode Psychosis, Spain.
28.  Rabinowitz, J., Levine, S. Z., & Haim R. (2006). The natural course of schizophrenia:progressive deterioration, amelioration or both? The 13th Biennial Winter Workshop on Schizophrenia Research, Davos. Switzerland.
29.  Petrides, K. V., Jackson, C. J. & Levine, S. Z. (2002). Structural and Measurement Invariance of the Short Form of the Eysenck Personality Profiler. The 23rd Biennial Conference of the Society for Multivariate Analysis in the Behavioural Sciences, Holland.
30.  Levine, S. Z., & Jackson, C. J. (2000). The role of personality, climate and demographic factors as antecedents of stockloss. International conference on psychology, Psychology after the year 2000, Israeli Psychological Association & University of Haifa, Israel.
31.  Levine, S. Z., & Jackson, C. J. (2000). A lesson from work psychology in predicting cheating at university. International conference on psychology, Psychology after the year 2000, Israeli Psychological Association & University of Haifa, Israel.
 

Funding sources (past 5 years)

NIMH, Israel Science Foundation, Eli Lilly, Shire Pharmaceuticals, The Claims Conference, Maccabi Healthcare.