Robert A. Levy

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Investigators of the Neuropsychiatry Branch, Clinical Sciences Division, U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine (USAFSAM), provided biofeedback-moderated behavioral treatment to 53 fliers grounded for chronic, severe motion sickness, and followed each flier for 2 years after treatment completion. Success was defined as returning to and maintaining(More)
The biofeedback treatment of 20 aircrew, disabled by chronic severe airsickness, is reported. The USAF School of Aerospace Medicine (SAM) Airsick Rehabilitation Program requires careful selection to insure high motivation and thorough medical screening to rule out intercurrent medically disqualifying conditions. Patients are trained in relaxation techniques(More)
Medicaid annuities are annuities that long-term care recipients use to shelter assets, thereby qualifying them early for Medicaid eligibility. As such, these annuities have the potential to increase Medicaid costs. This study estimates the cost of annuities to the Medicaid program. From a sample of Medicaid applications in five states, we found the rate at(More)
  • R A Levy
  • Aviation, space, and environmental medicine
  • 1987
The author describes a non-hypnotic, non-pharmacologic method employed in the recovery of memories blocked by amnesia following an aircraft accident. A detailed account of the method used during the investigation of two mishaps is provided. Memories were fully recovered. In addition, a description of the use of this technique in enhancing the recall of a(More)
The case records of 76 student aviators referred to the Neuropsychiatry Branch of the USAF School of Aerospace Medicine during the period 1968-78 are reviewed. Demographic and diagnostic data are provided including source of recruitment, age, marital status, aircraft flown, flying hours, and diagnostic categories. Psychophysiological categories are(More)
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) was established in 1975. IFPRI is one of 15 agricultural research centers that receive principal funding from governments, private foundations, and international and regional organizations, most of which are members of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). IFPRI's(More)
From a review of the literature, instruction in statistics appears to be common in dental schools but beset with problems. Based, in part, on several surveys of the statistics content of dental literature, there is some general agreement that dentists-in-training need to acquire a working knowledge of statistics. Content guidelines developed for health(More)