Volume 1 Eating Disorder Research Library

Quarterly Eating Disorder Research Library

Welcome to the Eating Research Library’s inaugural issue. The primary goal of this newsletter is to provide professionals, patients and families with an update of the most recent research on eating disorders. Each quarterly issue will provide a listing of all indexed research that has occurred in the previous three months with a quick link to an abstract of the article or full text. Articles are grouped by subject matter to facilitate easy access. We have also created a “Spotlight” section that provides brief reviews of some articles of particular interest. We hope that providing easy access to the basic research in the field will enhance greater use of evidence based information among professionals and greater awareness of the science of the field for patients and families.

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Eating Disorder Research Library Spotlight 

Craig Johnson, PhD, CEDS, FAED
Alexithymia in Eating Disorders: Systematic review and meta-analyses of studies using the Toronto Alexithymia Scale.  Westwood,H., Kerr-Gaffney, J., Stahl, D., & Tchanturia, K.  (2017).  Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 99, 66-81. 

  Alexithymia literally means “no words for mood” or difficulty with identifying and articulating internal states.   Over the years this trait/characteristic has been implicated in the development and maintenance of eating disorders and has been shown be a negative predictor of treatment outcome. 

The current study utilizes PRIMSA and Cochrane strategies to do a Meta-Analysis on the existing literature related to his concept as measured by the Toronto Alexithymia Scale.  44 studies were included in the Meta-Analysis, separated into ANR, ANBP, BN and BED.  For all groups, there were significant differences with medium or large effect sizes between the clinical groups and healthy controls. The authors conclude: “Across the spectrum of eating disorders, Individuals report having difficulties recognizing or describing their emotions.  Further research to develop and evaluate treatments for alexithymia are warranted”.

Why is this important?

Alexithymia continues to be an important risk factor for eating disorders and definitive treatments have not been established.  Clinical papers have recommended a variety of forms of therapies including Journaling, reading novels, experiential/expressive techniques and skill based psychotherapies that focus on mindfulness training to treat the difficulty. Furthermore, the Toronto Alexithymia Scale appears to be an efficient way to measure the concept.  The TSA-20 is a brief (20 questions) measure yielding a total score as well as subscales that include: difficulty identifying feelings(DIF), difficulty describing feelings (DDF) and externally oriented thinking (EOT). 

Anne O'Melia, MS, MD, FAAP

Deep brain stimulation of the subcallosal cingulate for treatment-refractory anorexia nervosa: 1 year follow-up of on open-label trial. Nir Lipsmann, Eileen Lam,  Matthew Volpini, Kalam Sutandar, Richelle Twose, Peter Giacobbe, Devin J. Sodums, Gwenn S. Smith, D. Blake Woodside, Andres M. Lozano. (2017). The Lancet Psychiatry, published online February 23, 2017. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2215-0366(17)30076-7

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) involves the neurosurgical placement of electrodes attached to a stimulation device that delivers a current to a specific area of the brain. This report describes surgical intervention with DBS of the subcallosal cingulate in 16 patients with treatment refractory Anorexia Nervosa (AN) and reports on symptoms at follow up one year post intervention. For these patients, electrodes were placed into the subcallosal cingulate, an area of the brain that has been shown to have altered serotonin binding in patients with anorexia Nervosa. Subjects were all female, aged between 21 and 57 years old (mean of 34 years old). All treatment subjects were felt to be at risk of early death due to AN and all had failed to respond to multiple trials of conventional treatment. Prior to surgery, the patients had been suffering from AN for an average of 18 years. Minimum weight for study participants was set at a body mass index (BMI) of 13 kg/m2. The average of BMI at the time of surgery was 13.8). Most of the participants (14 of the 16) had a comorbid mood disorder, anxiety disorder or both. 

The authors describe that the surgery and yearlong DBS had few serious adverse events.
14 of the 16 patients were still using their implanted stimulator one year after surgery. Depression symptoms had improved for 10 / 14 patients. Both depression and anxiety symptoms had improved for 5/ 14 patients. Quality of life measures were also significantly improved at one year follow up. 
Interestingly, psychological symptoms improved soon after the stimulation began while changes in weight lagged, starting for most participants after three months. This suggests that improving mental health may support weight gain. Over the course of the study, average BMI of the group increased to 17.3 kg/m2 and 6 out of 14 patients restored to a BMI of 18.5 or more. The authors propose that “limbic dysfunction might precede, and perhaps enable, later changes in weight”.
When comparing PET scan results before treatment and after a year of stimulation, significant changes in glucose metabolism within and adjacent to the DBS target were found in key anatomical brain structures associated with AN.  This suggests that DBS directly affected brain circuitry in those areas. This included less brain activity in the putamen, thalamus, cerebellum and increased brain activity in the peripheral cortical areas (which are linked to social perception and behavior).

Why is this important?

In this study of severely nutritionally compromised patients, the safety and tolerability of the surgery and DBS were in line with previous studies of DBS in patients with depression and OCD. The treatment was safe, generally well tolerated and effective for most of the patients described.  
Anorexia Nervosa remains the psychiatric disorder with the highest mortality rate. It is a disorder with complex, multifactorial contributions. As we work to better understand the aberrant brain circuitry involved in causing and perpetuating the suffering of AN patients, it is important to advance the science of novel biologic approaches for treatment. This work shows how a multidisciplinary neuroscientific approach can lead to a new treatment. Although encouraging, we must await further study with larger, sham-stimulation trials before DBS finds a place in evidenced based treatment algorithms for Anorexia Nervosa. 

Alan Duffy

Becker C. B., Middlemass K., Taylor B., Johnson C., & Gomez F. Food insecurity and eating disorder pathology. International Journal of Eating Disorders. 2017;50:1031-1040. https://doi.org/10.1002/eat.22735

Food insecurity is a term used to describe inadequate access to sufficient food, both in terms of quantity and nutritional quality, secondary to a lack of financial and other resources. One in six Americans are estimated to be affected by food insecurity.

The current study investigated eating disorder (ED) pathology in those living with food insecurity (FI). Participants were recruited from those seeking food from San Antonio Food Bank. Each participant was asked to complete standardized measures concerning food insecurity, ED pathology, anxiety, and weight stigma. Consistent with the authors’ hypotheses, increased levels of FI were associated with increased levels of ED pathology. Weight stigma also increased among those with high levels of FI. Of note, the highest levels of ED pathology and weight stigma impacted those reporting child hunger in their home. 

Why is this important?

This is the first comprehensive study examining the correlation between FI and ED pathology. Given the increasing global concern about FI, and the suggested association with increased levels of ED pathology in this study, further research in the area is merited.  With anti-obesity campaigns often targeting those with the highest levels of FI, the noted weight stigma in this sample may also suggest a need for better understanding about the impact of social messages about weight, and FI, on ED pathology in often marginalized groups. The heightened reports of ED pathology in homes where childhood hunger is an issue may also be a cause for inquiry into addressing these concerns in young adolescents.

Millie Plotkin

Murray, S. B., Pila, E., Griffiths, S., & Le Grange, D. (2017). When illness severity and research dollars do not align: are we overlooking eating disorders? World Psychiatry, 16(3), 321.  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wps.20465/full

“When determining funding allocated for psychiatric research, several important factors warrant consideration, including scientific opportunity, the status of existing evidence, public health need, disease severity, economic-related burden of illness, and the scope for high impact research. Eating disorders are among the most pernicious and complex psychiatric disorders, for which the precise etiology remains elusive, but relatively little funding has historically been allocated to their research.”

In this letter to the editor, the authors discuss the underfunding of eating disorders research, citing trends in the United States, Canada, and Australia. During a recent Eating Disorders Coalition advocacy meeting with my Senators, a staffer pointed out that stigma also impacts research funding. We must continue to fight the stigmas and stereotypes associated with eating disorder patients and families as we advocate for research dollars.


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Brockmeyer, T., Friederich, H.-C., & Schmidt, U. (2017). Advances in the treatment of anorexia nervosa: a review of established and emerging interventions. Psychological Medicine. E-publication ahead of print.
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de Carvalho, M. R., Dias, T. R. d. S., Duchesne, M., Nardi, A. E., & Appolinario, J. C. (2017). Virtual reality as a promising strategy in the assessment and treatment of bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder: a systematic review. Behavioral Sciences, 7(3).
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Ferrer‐García, M., Gutiérrez‐Maldonado, J., Pla‐Sanjuanelo, J., Vilalta‐Abella, F., Riva, G., Clerici, M., ... & Riesco, N. (2017). A randomised controlled comparison of second‐level treatment approaches for treatment‐resistant adults with bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder: assessing the benefits of virtual reality cue exposure therapy. European Eating Disorders Review. E-publication ahead of print.
Feusner, J., Deshpande, R., & Strober, M. A translational neuroscience approach to body image disturbance and its remediation in anorexia nervosa. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 50(9), 1014-1017.
Grenon, R., Schwartze, D., Hammond, N., Ivanova, I., Mcquaid, N., Proulx, G., & Tasca, G. A. (2017). Group psychotherapy for eating disorders: A meta‐analysis. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 50(9), 997-1013.
Gumz, A., Weigel, A., Wegscheider, K., Romer, G., & Lowe, B. (2017). The psychenet public health intervention for anorexia nervosa: a pre-post-evaluation study in a female patient sample. Primary Health Care Research & Development. E-publication ahead of print. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1463423617000524
Hage, T. W., Rø, Ø., & Moen, A. (2017). "Do you see what I mean?" staff collaboration in eating disorder units during mealtimes. BMC Nursing, 16, 40.
Harper, J. A., Brodrick, B., Van Enkevort, E., & McAdams, C. J. (2017). Neuropsychological and cognitive correlates of recovery in anorexia nervosa. European Eating Disorders Review. E-publication ahead of print.
Herpertz-Dahlmann, B. (2017). Treatment of eating disorders in child and adolescent psychiatry. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 30(6):438–445.
Hilbert, A., Hoek, H. W., & Schmidt, R. (2017). Evidence-based clinical guidelines for eating disorders: international comparison. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 30(6):423–437.
Hildebrandt T., Michaelides A., Mackinnon D., Greif R., DeBar L., & Sysko R. (2017). Randomized controlled trial comparing smartphone assisted versus traditional guided self-help for adults with binge eating. International Journal of Eating Disorders. E-publication ahead of print.
Himmerich, H. & Treasure, J. (2017). Psychopharmacological advances in eating disorders. Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology. E-publication ahead of print.
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Jacobi, C., Beintner, I., Fittig, E., Trockel, M., Braks, K., Schade-Brittinger, C., & Dempfle, A. (2017). Web-based aftercare for women with bulimia nervosa following inpatient treatment: randomized controlled efficacy trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 19(9), e321.
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Kolnes, L.-J. (2017). Exercise and physical therapy help restore body and self in clients with severe anorexia nervosa. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 21(3), 481-494.
Kuge, R., Lang, K., Yokota, A., Kodama, S., Morino, Y., Nakazato, M., & Shimizu, E. (2017). Group cognitive remediation therapy for younger adolescents with anorexia nervosa: a feasibility study in a Japanese sample. BMC Research Notes, 10, 317.
Lafrance, A., Loizaga-Velder, A., Fletcher, J., Renelli, M., Files, N., & Tupper, K. W. (2017). Nourishing the spirit: exploratory research on ayahuasca experiences along the continuum of recovery from eating disorders. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. E-publication ahead of print.
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Lipsman, N., Lam, E., Volpini, M., Sutandar, K., Twose, R., Giacobbe, P., . . . Lozano, A. M. (2017). Deep brain stimulation of the subcallosal cingulate for treatment-refractory anorexia nervosa: 1 year follow-up of an open-label trial. Lancet Psychiatry, 4(4), 285-294.
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Paslakis, G., Fauck, V., Röder, K., Rauh, E., Rauh, M., & Erim, Y. (2017). Virtual reality jogging as a novel exposure paradigm for the acute urge to be physically active in patients with eating disorders: Implications for treatment. International Journal of Eating Disorders. E-publication ahead of print.
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Shomaker, L. B., Tanofsky‐Kraff, M., Matherne, C. E., Mehari, R. D., Olsen, C. H., Marwitz, S. E., ... & Burke, N. L. (2017). A randomized, comparative pilot trial of family‐based interpersonal psychotherapy for reducing psychosocial symptoms, disordered‐eating, and excess weight gain in at‐risk preadolescents with loss‐of‐control‐eating. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 50(9), 1084-1094.
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Strandskov, S. W., Ghaderi, A., Andersson, H., Parmskog, N., Hjort, E., Warn, A. S., . . . Andersson, G. (2017). Effects of tailored and ACT-influenced internet-based CBT for eating disorders and the relation between knowledge acquisition and outcome: a randomized controlled trial. Behavior Therapy, 48(5), 624-637.
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Thienemann, M., Murphy, T. K., Leckman, J. F., Shaw, R. J., Williams, K. A., Kapphahn, C. J., . . . Swedo, S. E. (2017). Clinical management of Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome: part I- psychiatric and behavioral interventions. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology. E-publication ahead of print.
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Wade, T. D., Treasure, J., Schmidt, U., Fairburn, C. G., Byrne, S., Zipfel, S., & Cipriani, A. (2017). Comparative efficacy of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for the acute treatment of adult outpatients with anorexia nervosa: study protocol for the systematic review and network meta-analysis of individual data. Journal of Eating Disorders, 5, 24.
Wagner, R. & Stevens, J. R. (2017). Clinical barriers to effective treatment of eating disorders and co-occurring psychiatric disorders in transgendered individuals. Journal of Psychiatric Practice, 23(4), 284-289.
Wallis, A., Rhodes, P., Dawson, L., Miskovic-Wheatley, J., Madden, S., & Touyz, S. W. (2017). Relational containment: exploring the effect of family-based treatment for anorexia on familial relationships. Journal of Eating Disorders, 5, 27.
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Brignardello-Petersen, R. (2017). Adolescents with body image concerns and a propensity for somatization reported more frequent temporomandibular joint clicking. Journal of the American Dental Association, 148(8), e123.
Brown, R. F., Thorsteinsson, E. B., Smithson, M., Birmingham, C. L., Aljarallah, H., & Nolan, C. (2017). Can body temperature dysregulation explain the co-occurrence between overweight/obesity, sleep impairment, late-night eating, and a sedentary lifestyle? Eating and Weight Disorders. E-publication ahead of print.
Catala-Lopez, F., Hutton, B., Driver, J. A., Ridao, M., Valderas, J. M., Genova-Maleras, R., . . . Tabares-Seisdedos, R. (2017). Anorexia nervosa and cancer: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Systematic Reviews, 6(1), 137.
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Täljemark, J., Rastam, M., Lichtenstein, P., Anckarsäter, H., & Kerekes, N. (2017). The coexistence of psychiatric and gastrointestinal problems in children with restrictive eating in a nationwide Swedish twin study. Journal of Eating Disorders, 5, 25.
Wang, L., Kong, Q.-M., Li, K., Li, X.-N., Zeng, Y.-W., Chen, C., . . . Si, T.-M. (2017). Altered intrinsic functional brain architecture in female patients with bulimia nervosa. Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience, 42(6), 160183.
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Diagnosis/Assessment Tools
Brown, T. A., Berner, L. A., Jones, M. D., Reilly, E. E., Cusack, A., Anderson, L. K., ... & Wierenga, C. E. (2017). Psychometric evaluation and norms for the Multidimensional Assessment of Interoceptive Awareness (MAIA) in a clinical eating disorders sample. European Eating Disorders Review. E-publication ahead of print.
Calugi, S., Miniati, M., Milanese, C., Sartirana, M., El Ghoch, M., & Dalle Grave, R. (2017). The Starvation Symptom Inventory: development and psychometric properties. Nutrients, 9(9), 967.
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Maguen, S., Hebenstreit, C. L., Li, Y., Dinh, J. V., Donalson, R., Dalton, S., . . . Masheb, R. M. (2018). Screen for disordered eating: improving the accuracy of eating disorder screening in primary care. General Hospital Psychiatry, 50, 20-25.
Mölbert, S. C., Thaler, A., Mohler, B. J., Streuber, S., Romero, J., Black, M. J., . . . Giel, K. E. (2017). Assessing body image in anorexia nervosa using biometric self-avatars in virtual reality: attitudinal components rather than visual body size estimation are distorted. Psychological Medicine. E-publication ahead of print.
Pla-Sanjuanelo, J., Ferrer-García, M., Vilalta-Abella, F., Riva, G., Dakanalis, A., Ribas-Sabaté, J., ... & Gomez-Tricio, O. Testing virtual reality-based cue-exposure software: Which cue-elicited responses best discriminate between patients with eating disorders and healthy controls?. Eating and Weight Disorders. E-publication ahead of print.
Roncero, M., Barrada, J. R., & Perpina, C. (2017). Measuring orthorexia nervosa: psychometric limitations of the ORTO-15. Spanish Journal of Psychology, 20, E41.
Schroder, R., Sellman, J. D., & Adamson, S. (2017). Development and validation of a brief Measure of Eating Compulsivity (MEC). Substance Use & Misuse. E-publication ahead of print.
Senín-Calderón, C., Valdés-Díaz, M., Benítez-Hernández, M. d. M., Núñez-Gaitán, M. d. C., Perona-Garcelán, S., Martínez-Cervantes, R., & Rodríguez-Testal, J. F. (2017). Validation of Spanish language evaluation instruments for body dysmorphic disorder and the dysmorphic concern construct. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 1107.
Shohet, M. (2017). Beyond the clinic? Eluding a medical diagnosis of anorexia through narrative. Transcultural Psychiatry. E-publication ahead of print.
St Hilaire, A., Axelrod, K., Geller, J., Mazanek Antunes, J., & Steiger, H. (2017). A readiness ruler for assessing motivation to change in people with eating disorders. European Eating Disorders Review, 25(5), 417-422.
Strigo, I. A., Murray, S. B., Simmons, A. N., Bernard, R., Huang, J. S., & Kaye, W. H. (2017). The clinical application of fMRI data in a single-patient diagnostic conundrum: classifying brain response to experimental pain to distinguish between gastrointestinal, depressive and eating disorder symptoms. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. E-publication ahead of print.
Araia, E., Hendrieckx, C., Skinner, T., Pouwer, F., Speight, J., & King, R. M. (2017). Gender differences in disordered eating behaviors and body dissatisfaction among adolescents with type 1 diabetes: Results from diabetes MILES youth—Australia. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 50(10), 1183–1193.
Boulanger, H., Tebeka, S., Girod, C., Lloret-Linares, C., Meheust, J., Scott, J., . . . Delavest, M. (2017). Binge eating behaviours in bipolar disorders. Journal of Affective Disorders, 225, 482-488.
Calugi, S., Franchini, C., Pivari, S., Conti, M., El Ghoch, M., & Dalle Grave, R. (2017). Anorexia nervosa and childhood sexual abuse: treatment outcomes of intensive enhanced cognitive behavioural therapy. Psychiatry Research. E-publication ahead of print.
Collins, B., Breithaupt, L. E., McDowell, J. E., Miller, L. S., Thompson, J., & Fischer, S. (2017). The impact of acute stress on the neural processing of food cues in bulimia nervosa: replication in two samples. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 126(5), 540-551.
Dapelo, M. M., Surguladze, S., Morris, R., & Tchanturia, K. (2017) Emotion recognition in face and body motion in bulimia nervosa. European Eating Disorders Review. E-publication ahead of print.
Dodd, D. R., Smith, A. R., Forrest, L. N., Witte, T. K., Bodell, L. P., Bartlett, M., . . . Goodwin, N. (2017). Interoceptive deficits, nonsuicidal self-injury, and suicide attempts among women with eating disorders. Suicide & Life-Threatening Behavior. E-publication ahead of print.
Duarte, C. & Pinto-Gouveia, J. (2017). The impact of early shame memories in binge eating disorder: the mediator effect of current body image shame and cognitive fusion. Psychiatry Research. E-publication ahead of print.
Egbert, A. H., Wilfley, D. E., Eddy, K. T., Boutelle, K. N., Zucker, N. L., Peterson, C. B., . . . Goldschmidt, A. B. (2017). Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms are associated with overeating with and without loss of control in youth with overweight/obesity. Childhood Obesity. E-publication ahead of print.
Fujiwara, E., Kube, V. L., Rochman, D., Macrae‐Korobkov, A. K., & Peynenburg, V. (2017). Visual attention to ambiguous emotional faces in eating disorders: role of Alexithymia. European Eating Disorders Review. E-publication ahead of print.
Giner-Bartolome, C., Mallorquí-Bagué, N., Tolosa-Sola, I., Steward, T., Jiménez-Murcia, S., Granero, R., & Fernández-Aranda, F. (2017). Non-suicidal self-injury in eating disordered patients: associations with heart rate variability and state-trait anxiety. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 1163.
González-Cantú, A., Mireles-Zavala, L., Rodríguez-Romo, A., Olavide-Aguilar, E., De la Garza-Hernández, N. E., & Romero-Ibarguengoitia, M. E. (2017). Eating behaviors and emotional distress are predicted by treatment and adverse outcome in patients with type 2 diabetes. Psychology, Health & Medicine. E-publication ahead of print.
Grigolon, R. B., Dunker, K. L. L., Almeida, M. C., Achôa, D. C., & Claudino, A. M. (2017). Dietary patterns as a red flag for higher risk of eating disorders among female teenagers with and without type I diabetes mellitus. Eating and Weight Disorders. E-publication ahead of print.
Hall, A., Kimberly, A., Bartlett, B. A., Iverson, K. M., & Mitchell, K. S. (2017). Military‐related trauma is associated with eating disorder symptoms in male veterans. International Journal of Eating Disorders. E-publication ahead of print.
Halliburton, A. E. & Fritz, M. S. (2017). Health beliefs as a key determinant of intent to use anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) among high-school football players: implications for prevention. International Journal of Adolescence and Youth. E-publication ahead of print.
Kesby, A., Maguire, S., Brownlow, R. S., & Grisham, J. (2017). Intolerance of uncertainty in eating disorders: an update on the field. Clinical Psychology Review, 56, 94-105.
Kimber, M., McTavish, J. R., Couturier, J., Boven, A., Gill, S., Dimitropoulos, G., & MacMillan, H. L. (2017). Consequences of child emotional abuse, emotional neglect and exposure to intimate partner violence for eating disorders: a systematic critical review. BMC Psychology, 5, 33.
Kinnaird, E., Norton, C., & Tchanturia, K. (2017). Clinicians' views on working with anorexia nervosa and autism spectrum disorder comorbidity: a qualitative study. BMC Psychiatry, 17, 292.
Lu, H. K., Mannan, H., & Hay, P. J. (2017). Exploring relationships between recurrent binge eating and illicit substance use in a non-clinical sample of women over two years. Behavioral Sciences, 7(3).
Minnick, A. M., Cachelin, F., & Durvasula, R. S. (2017). Personality disorders and psychological functioning among Latina women with eating disorders. Behavioral Medicine, 43(3), 200-207.
Monteleone, A. M., Castellini, G., Ricca, V., Volpe, U., De Riso, F., Nigro, M., ... & Treasure, J. (2017). Embodiment mediates the relationship between avoidant attachment and eating disorder psychopathology. European Eating Disorders Review. E-publication ahead of print.
Monteleone, A. M., Monteleone, P., Volpe, U., De Riso, F., Fico, G., Giugliano, R., . . . Maj, M. (2017). Impaired cortisol awakening response in eating disorder women with childhood trauma exposure: evidence for a dose-dependent effect of the traumatic load. Psychological Medicine. E-publication ahead of print.
Pearson, C. M., Lavender, J. M., Cao, L., Wonderlich, S. A., Crosby, R. D., Engel, S. G., . . . Crow, S. J. (2017). Associations of borderline personality disorder traits with stressful events and emotional reactivity in women with bulimia nervosa. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 126(5), 531-539.
Pinna, F., Diana, E., Sanna, L., Deiana, V., Manchia, M., Nicotra, E., . . . Carpiniello, B. (2017). Assessment of eating disorders with the diabetes eating problems survey - revised (DEPS-R) in a representative sample of insulin-treated diabetic patients: a validation study in Italy. BMC Psychiatry, 17, 262.
Ranta, K., Vaananen, J., Frojd, S., Isomaa, R., Kaltiala-Heino, R., & Marttunen, M. (2017). Social phobia, depression and eating disorders during middle adolescence: longitudinal associations and treatment seeking. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry. E-publication ahead of print.
Renz, J., Fisher, M., Vidair, H. B., Hirsch, D., Malizio, J., Barger, H., & Fornari, V. (2017). Excessive exercise among adolescents with eating disorders: examination of psychological and demographic variables. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health. E-publication ahead of print.
Smith, A. R., Zuromski, K. L., & Dodd, D. R. (2017). Eating disorders and suicidality: what we know, what we don't know, and suggestions for future research. Current Opinion in Psychology, 22, 63-67.
Smith, K. E., Hayes, N. A., Styer, D. M., & Washburn, J. J. (2017). Emotional reactivity in a clinical sample of patients with eating disorders and nonsuicidal self-injury. Psychiatry Research, 257, 519-525.
Thew, G. R., Gregory, J. D., Roberts, K., & Rimes, K. A. (2017). The phenomenology of self-critical thinking in people with depression, eating disorders, and in healthy individuals. Psychology and Psychotherapy. E-publication ahead of print.
Toni, G., Berioli, M. G., Cerquiglini, L., Ceccarini, G., Grohmann, U., Principi, N., & Esposito, S. (2017). Eating disorders and disordered eating symptoms in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Nutrients, 9(8), 906.
Touyz, S. W., Hay, P. J., & Noetel, M. (2017). Is the neglect of exercise in anorexia nervosa research a case of “running out” of ideas or do we need to take a “LEAP” of faith into the future? Journal of Eating Disorders, 5, 35.
Varela-Besteiro, O., Serrano-Troncoso, E., Rodríguez-Vicente, V., Curet-Santisteban, M., Conangla-Roselló, G., Cecilia-Costa, R., . . . Dolz-Abadia, M. (2017). Suicidal ideation and self-injurious behavior in adolescents with eating disorders. Actas Espanolas de Psiquiatria, 45(4), 157-166.
Westwood, H., Kerr-Gaffney, J., Stahl, D., & Tchanturia, K. (2017). Alexithymia in eating disorders: systematic review and meta-analyses of studies using the Toronto Alexithymia Scale. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 99, 66-81.
Westwood, H., Mandy, W., & Tchanturia, K. (2017). The association between symptoms of autism and neuropsychological performance in females with anorexia nervosa. Psychiatry Research. E-publication ahead of print.
Yamamotova, A., Bulant, J., Bocek, V., & Papezova, H. (2017). Dissatisfaction with own body makes patients with eating disorders more sensitive to pain. Journal of Pain Research, 10, 1667-1675.
Yao, S., Kuja-Halkola, R., Thornton, L. M., Norring, C., Almqvist, C., D'Onofrio, B. M., . . . Larsson, H. Risk of being convicted of theft and other crimes in anorexia and bulimia nervosa: a prospective cohort study in a Swedish female population. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 50(9), 1095-1103.
Yilmaz, Z., Javaras, K. N., Baker, J. H., Thornton, L. M., Lichtenstein, P., Bulik, C. M., & Larsson, H. (2017). Association between childhood to adolescent attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptom trajectories and late adolescent disordered eating. Journal of Adolescent Health, 61(2), 140-146.
Body Image
Alleva, J. M., Tylka, T. L., & Van Diest, A. M. K. (2017). The Functionality Appreciation Scale (FAS): Development and psychometric evaluation in US community women and men. Body Image, 23, 28-44.
Bassett-Gunter, R. L., McEwan, D., & Kamarhie, A. (2017). Physical activity and body image among men and boys: a meta-analysis. Body Image, 22, 114-128.
Bauer, A., Schneider, S., Waldorf, M., Cordes, M., Huber, T. J., Braks, K., & Vocks, S. (2017). Visual processing of one's own body over the course of time: Evidence for the vigilance‐avoidance theory in adolescents with anorexia nervosa? International Journal of Eating Disorders, 50(10), 1205–1213.
Bailey, K. A., Gammage, K. L., & van Ingen, C. (2017). How do you define body image? Exploring conceptual gaps in understandings of body image at an exercise facility. Body Image, 23, 69-79.
Baker, A., & Blanchard, C. (2017). The effects of female “thin ideal” media on men’s appearance schema, cognitive performance, and self-evaluations: A self-determination theory approach. Body Image, 22, 103-113.
Becker, C. B., Verzijl, C., Kilpela, L. S., Wilfred, S., & Stewart, T. M. (2017). Body image in adult women: associations with health behaviors, quality of life, and functional impairment. Journal of Health Psychology. E-publication ahead of print.
Blakey, S. M., Reuman, L., Buchholz, J. L., & Abramowitz, J. S. (2017). Experiential avoidance and dysfunctional beliefs in the prediction of body image disturbance in a nonclinical sample of women. Body Image, 22, 72-77.
Burnette, C. B, Kwitowski, M. A., & Mazzeo, S. E. (2017) "I don't need people to tell me I'm pretty on social media:" A qualitative study of social media and body image in early adolescent girls. Body Image. 23, 114-125.
Cecon, R. S., Franceschini, S. d. C. C., Peluzio, M. d. C. G., Hermsdorff, H. H. M., & Priore, S. E. (2017). Overweight and body image perception in adolescents with triage of eating disorders. ScientificWorldJournal, 2017, 8257329.
Cox, A. E., Ullrich-French, S., Howe, H. S., & Cole, A. N. (2017). A pilot yoga physical education curriculum to promote positive body image. Body Image, 23, 1-8.
Díaz‐Ferrer, S., Rodríguez‐Ruiz, S., Ortega‐Roldán, B., Mata‐Martín, J. L., & Carmen Fernández‐Santaella, M. Psychophysiological changes during pure vs guided mirror exposure therapies in women with high body dissatisfaction: what are they learning about their bodies? European Eating Disorders Review. E-publication ahead of print.
Esposito, L. & Villasenor, A. (2017). Relative deprivation: measurement issues and predictive role for body image dissatisfaction. Social Science & Medicine, 192, 49-57.
Gillen, M. M., & Dunaev, J. (2017). Body appreciation, interest in cosmetic enhancements, and need for uniqueness among US college students. Body Image, 22, 136-143.
Howard, L. M., Heron, K. E., MacIntyre, R. I., Myers, T. A., 7 Everhart, R. S. (2017). Is use of social networking sites associated with young women's body dissatisfaction and disordered eating? A look at Black-White racial differences. Body Image. 23, 109-113.
Jankowski, G. S., Diedrichs, P. C., Atkinson, M. J., Fawkner, H., Gough, B., & Halliwell, E. (2017). A pilot controlled trial of a cognitive dissonance-based body dissatisfaction intervention with young British men. Body Image, 23, 93-102.
Juli, M. R. (2017). Perception of body image in early adolescence. An investigation in secondary schools. Psychiatria Danubina, 29(Suppl 3), 409-415.
Kaewpradub, N., Kiatrungrit, K., Hongsanguansri, S., & Pavasuthipaisit, C. (2017). Association among internet usage, body image and eating behaviors of secondary school students. Shanghai Archives of Psychiatry, 29(4), 208-217.
Leppers, I., Tiemeier, H., Swanson, S. A., Verhulst, F. C., Jaddoe, V. W. V., Franco, O. H., & Jansen, P. W. (2017). Agreement between weight status and perceived body size and the association with body size satisfaction in children. Obesity. E-publication ahead of print.
Marco, J. H., Canabate, M., García-Alandete, J., Llorca, G., Real-Lopez, M., Beltran, M., & Perez, S. (2017). Body image and nonsuicidal self-injury: validation of the Body Investment Scale in participants with eating disorders. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy. E-publication ahead of print.
Markey, C. H., Gillen, M. M., August, K. J., Markey, P. M., & Nave, C. S. (2017). Does “body talk” improve body satisfaction among same-sex couples?. Body Image, 23, 103-108.
Matheny, N. L., Summers, B. J., Macatee, R. J., Harvey, A. M., Okey, S. A., & Cougle, J. R. (2017). A multi-method analysis of distress tolerance in body dysmorphic disorder. Body Image, 23, 50-60.
Medeiros de Morais, M. S., Andrade do Nascimento, R., Vieira, M. C. A., Moreira, M. A., da Camara, S. M. A., Campos Cavalcanti Maciel, A., & Almeida, M. d. G. (2017). Does body image perception relate to quality of life in middle-aged women? PLoS One, 12(9), e0184031.
Mölbert, S. C., Klein, L., Thaler, A., Mohler, B. J., Brozzo, C., Martus, P., . . . Giel, K. E. (2017). Depictive and metric body size estimation in anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, 57, 21-31.
Ogle, J. P., Reddy-Best, K., & Park, J. (2017). Socializing girls whose bodies may not align with contemporary ideals of thinness: an interpretive study of US mothers’ accounts. Body Image, 23, 13-27.
Piacentino, D., Kotzalidis, G. D., Longo, L., Pavan, A., Stivali, L., Stivali, G., . . . Sani, G. (2017). Body image and eating disorders are common among professional and amateur athletes using performance and image enhancing drugs: a cross-sectional study. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. E-publication ahead of print.
Prichard, I., McLachlan, A. C., Lavis, T., & Tiggemann, M. (2017). The Impact of different forms of #fitspiration imagery on body image, mood, and self-objectification among young women. Sex Roles. E-publication ahead of print.
Ramseyer Winter, V., Gillen, M. M., Cahill, L., Jones, A., & Ward, M. (2017). Body appreciation, anxiety, and depression among a racially diverse sample of women. Journal of Health Psychology. E-publication ahead of print.
Rieger, E., Dolan, A., Thomas, B., & Bell, J. (2017). The effect of interpersonal rejection on attentional biases regarding thin-ideal and non-thin images: the moderating role of body weight- and shape-based self-worth. Body Image, 22, 78-86.
Rodgers, R. F., Franko, D. L., Donovan, E., Cousineau, T. M., Yates, K., McGowan, K., . . . Lowy, A. (2017). Body image in emerging adults: the protective role of self-compassion. Body Image, 22, 148-155.
Roomruangwong, C., Kanchanatawan, B., Sirivichayakul, S., & Maes, M. (2017). High incidence of body image dissatisfaction in pregnancy and the postnatal period: associations with depression, anxiety, body mass index and weight gain during pregnancy. Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare, 13, 103-109.
Scheffers, M., van Duijn, M. A. J., Bosscher, R. J., Wiersma, D., Schoevers, R. A., & van Busschbach, J. T. (2017). Psychometric properties of the Dresden Body Image Questionnaire: a multiple-group confirmatory factor analysis across sex and age in a Dutch non-clinical sample. PLoS One, 12(7), e0181908.
Slater, A., Varsani, N., & Diedrichs, P. C. (2017). #fitspo or #loveyourself? The impact of fitspiration and self-compassion Instagram images on women's body image, self-compassion, and mood. Body Image, 22, 87-96.
Smith, M. L., Telford, E., & Tree, J. J. (2017). Body image and sexual orientation: the experiences of lesbian and bisexual women. Journal of Health Psychology. E-publication ahead of print.
Solomon-Krakus, S., & Sabiston, C. M. (2017). Body checking is associated with weight-and body-related shame and weight-and body-related guilt among men and women. Body Image, 23, 80-84.
Schneider, S. C., Baillie, A., Mond, J., Turner, C., & Hudson, J. (2017). The classification of body dysmorphic disorder symptoms in male and female adolescents. Journal of Affective Disorders, 225, 429-437.
Talbot, C. V., Gavin, J., van Steen, T., & Morey, Y. (2017). A content analysis of thinspiration, fitspiration, and bonespiration imagery on social media. Journal of Eating Disorders, 5, 40.
Tolosa-Sola, I., Gunnard, K., Giménez Muniesa, C., Casals, L., Grau, A., & Farré, J. M. (2017). Body dissatisfaction and eating disorder symptomatology: which factors interfere with sexuality in women with eating disorders? Journal of Health Psychology. E-publication ahead of print.
Webb, J. B., Vinoski, E. R., Warren-Findlow, J., Burrell, M. I., & Putz, D. Y. (2017). Downward dog becomes fit body, inc.: A content analysis of 40 years of female cover images of Yoga Journal. Body Image, 22, 129-135.
Baker, J. H., Munn-Chernoff, M. A., Lichtenstein, P., Larsson, H., Maes, H. H., & Kendler, K. S. (2017). Shared familial risk between bulimic symptoms and alcohol involvement during adolescence. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 126(5), 506-518.
Cuesto, G., Everaerts, C., León, L. G., & Acebes, A. (2017). Molecular bases of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder: shedding light on the darkness. Journal of Neurogenetics. E-publication ahead of print.
Culbert, K. M., Burt, S. A., & Klump, K. L. (2017). Expanding the developmental boundaries of etiologic effects: the role of adrenarche in genetic influences on disordered eating in males. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 126(5), 593-606.
Gamero-Villarroel, C., Gonzalez, L. M., Rodriguez-Lopez, R., Albuquerque, D., Carrillo, J. A., Garcia-Herraiz, A., . . . Gervasini, G. (2017). Influence of TFAP2B and KCTD15 genetic variability on personality dimensions in anorexia and bulimia nervosa. Brain and Behavior, 7(9), e00784.
Lutter, M., Bahl, E., Hannah, C., Hofammann, D., Acevedo, S. F., Cui, H., . . . Michaelson, J. J. (2017). Novel and ultra-rare damaging variants in neuropeptide signaling are associated with disordered eating behaviors. PLoS One, 12(8), e0181556.
Racine, S. E., VanHuysse, J. L., Keel, P. K., Burt, S. A., Neale, M. C., Boker, S., & Klump, K. L. (2017). Eating disorder-specific risk factors moderate the relationship between negative urgency and binge eating: a behavioral genetic investigation. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 126(5), 481-494.
Smith, G. T. & Keel, P. K. (2017). Contributions from outstanding young eating disorder investigators: what we are learning, how we are learning it, and where might we go next? Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 126(5), 607-612.
Risk Factors
Ambwani, S., Baumgardner, M., Guo, C., Simms, L., & Abromowitz, E. (2017). Challenging fat talk: An experimental investigation of reactions to body disparaging conversations. Body Image, 23, 85-92.
Becker K. R., Plessow F., Coniglio K. A., Tabri, N., Franko, D. L., Zayas, L. V.,  … & Eddy, K. T. (2017). Global/local processing style: Explaining the relationship between trait anxiety and binge eating. International Journal of Eating Disorders. E-publication ahead of print.
Brytek-Matera, A., Fonte, M. L., Poggiogalle, E., Donini, L. M., & Cena, H. (2017). Orthorexia nervosa: relationship with obsessive-compulsive symptoms, disordered eating patterns and body uneasiness among Italian university students. Eating and Weight Disorders. E-publication ahead of print.
da Silva, W. R., Santana, M. d. S., Maroco, J., Maloa, B. F. S., & Campos, J. A. D. B. (2017). Body weight concerns: cross-national study and identification of factors related to eating disorders. PLoS One, 12(7), e0180125.
Dakanalis, A., Clerici, M., Bartoli, F., Caslini, M., Crocamo, C., Riva, G., & Carra, G. (2017). Risk and maintenance factors for young women's DSM-5 eating disorders. Archives of Women's Mental Health. E-publication ahead of print.
Darrow, S. M., Accurso, E. C., Nauman, E., Goldschmidt, A. B., & Le Grange, D. (2017). Exploring types of family environments in youth with eating disorders. European Eating Disorders Review, 25(5), 389-396.
de León-Vázquez, C. D., Rivera-Márquez, J. A., Bojorquez-Chapela, I., & Unikel-Santoncini, C. (2017). Variables associated with disordered eating behaviors among freshman students from Mexico City. Salud publica de Mexico, 59(3), 258-265.
De Paoli, T., Fuller‐Tyszkiewicz, M., Halliwell, E., Puccio, F., & Krug, I. (2017). Social rank and rejection sensitivity as mediators of the relationship between insecure attachment and disordered eating. European Eating Disorders Review. E-publication ahead of print.
Del Pino-Gutiérez, A., Jiménez-Murcia, S., Fernández-Aranda, F., Agüera, Z., Granero, R., Hakansson, A., . . . Menchon, J. M. (2017). The relevance of personality traits in impulsivity-related disorders: from substance use disorders and gambling disorder to bulimia nervosa. Journal of Behavioral Addictions. E-publication ahead of print.
DuBois, R. H., Rodgers, R. F., Franko, D. L., Eddy, K. T., & Thomas, J. J. (2017). A network analysis investigation of the cognitive-behavioral theory of eating disorders. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 97, 213-221.
Ferrer-García, M., Pla-Sanjuanelo, J., Dakanalis, A., Vilalta-Abella, F., Riva, G., Fernandez-Aranda, F., ... & Gomez-Tricio, O. (2017). Eating behavior style predicts craving and anxiety experienced in food-related virtual environments by patients with eating disorders and healthy controls. Appetite. E-publication ahead of print.
Forbush, K. T., Hagan, K. E., Kite, B. A., Chapa, D. A. N., Bohrer, B. K., & Gould, S. (2017). Understanding eating disorders within internalizing psychopathology: a novel transdiagnostic, hierarchical-dimensional model. Comprehensive Psychiatry. E-publication ahead of print.
Griffiths, S., Mitchison, D., Murray, S. B., & Mond, J. (2017). Pornography use in sexual minority males: associations with body dissatisfaction, eating disorder symptoms, thoughts about using anabolic steroids and quality of life. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. E-publication ahead of print.
Hazzard, V. M., Hahn, S. L., & Sonneville, K. R. (2017). Weight misperception and disordered weight control behaviors among US high school students with overweight and obesity: Associations and trends, 1999–2013. Eating Behaviors. E-publication ahead of print.
Hochgraf, A. K., Kahn, R. E., & Kim-Spoon, J. (2017). The moderating role of emotional reactivity in the link between parental hostility and eating disorder symptoms in early adolescence. Eating Disorders. E-publication ahead of print.
Levinson, C. A., Fewell, L., & Brosof, L. C. (2017). My Fitness Pal calorie tracker usage in the eating disorders. Eating Behaviors, 27, 14-16.
Mangweth-Matzek, B. & Hoek, H. W. (2017). Epidemiology and treatment of eating disorders in men and women of middle and older age. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 30(6):446-451.
Matton, A., Jong, P., Goossens, L., Jonker, N., Van Malderen, E., Vervaet, M., ... & Braet, C. (2017). Sensitivity for cues predicting reward and punishment in young women with eating disorders. European Eating Disorders Review. E-publication ahead of print.
Mingoia, J., Hutchinson, A. D., Wilson, C., & Gleaves, D. H. (2017). The relationship between social networking site use and the internalization of a thin ideal in females: a meta-analytic review. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 1351.
Nevin, S. M. & Vartanian, L. R. (2017). The stigma of clean dieting and orthorexia nervosa. Journal of Eating Disorders, 5, 37.
Reed, Z. E., Micali, N., Bulik, C. M., Smith, G. D., & Wade, K. H. (2017). Assessing the causal role of adiposity on disordered eating in childhood, adolescence, and adulthood: a Mendelian randomization analysis. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 106(3), 764-772.
Rocks, T., Pelly, F., Slater, G., & Martin, L. A. (2017). Eating attitudes and behaviours of students enrolled in undergraduate nutrition and dietetics degrees. Nutrition & Dietetics, 74(4), 381-387.
Rohde, P., Stice, E., Shaw, H., Gau, J. M., & Ohls, O. C. (2017). Age effects in eating disorder baseline risk factors and prevention intervention effects. International Journal of Eating Disorders. E-publication ahead of print.
Rodgers, R. F., Damiano, S. R., Wertheim, E. H., & Paxton, S. J. (2017). Media exposure in very young girls: prospective and cross-sectional relationships with BMIz, self-esteem and body size stereotypes. Developmental Psychology. E-publication ahead of print.
Rozenblat, V., Ryan, J., Wertheim, E. H., King, R. M., Olsson, C., Letcher, P., & Krug, I. (2017). Relationships between self-reported and observed parenting behaviour, adolescent disordered eating attitudes and behaviours, and the 5-HTTLPR polymorphism: data from the Australian Temperament Project. European Eating Disorders Review, 25(5), 381-388.
Sanlier, N., Varli, S. N., Macit, M. S., Mortas, H., & Tatar, T. (2017). Evaluation of disordered eating tendencies in young adults. Eating and Weight Disorders. E-publication ahead of print.
Stein, K. F., Trabold, N., & Connelly, K. (2017). Unhealthy weight control strategies: an outcome of body image and eating tensions in women of Mexican origin living in rural farming communities. Journal of Health Psychology. E-publication ahead of print.
Valente, S., Di Girolamo, G., Forlani, M., Biondini, A., Scudellari, P., De Ronchi, D., & Atti, A. R. (2017). Sex-specific issues in eating disorders: a clinical and psychopathological investigation. Eating and Weight Disorders. E-publication ahead of print.
Vazquez-Velazquez, V., Kaufer-Horwitz, M., Mendez, J. P., Garcia-Garcia, E., & Reidl-Martinez, L. M. (2017). Eating behavior and psychological profile: associations between daughters with distinct eating disorders and their mothers. BMC Women's Health, 17(1), 74.
Watson, H. J., Zerwas, S., Torgersen, L., Gustavson, K., Diemer, E. W., Knudsen, G. P., . . . Bulik, C. M. (2017). Maternal eating disorders and perinatal outcomes: a three-generation study in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 126(5), 552-564.
Weinberger-Litman, S. L., Latzer, Y., Litman, L., & Ozick, R. (2017). Extrinsic religious orientation and disordered eating pathology among Modern Orthodox Israeli adolescents: the mediating role of adherence to the Superwoman Ideal and body dissatisfaction. Journal of Religion and Health. E-publication ahead of print.
Zheng, Y., Kang, Q., Huang, J., Jiang, W., Liu, Q., Chen, H., . . . Xiao, Z. (2017). The latent class structure of Chinese patients with eating disorders in Shanghai. Shanghai Archives of Psychiatry, 29(4), 200-207.


Becker, C. B. & Stice, E. (2017). From efficacy to effectiveness to broad implementation: evolution of the Body Project. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 85(8), 767-782.
Burke, N. L., Shomaker, L. B., Brady, S. M., Reynolds, J. C., Young, J. F., Wilfley, D. E., . . . Tanofsky-Kraff, M. (2017). Impact of age and race on outcomes of a program to prevent excess weight gain and disordered eating in adolescent girls. Nutrients, 9(9), 947.
Chithambo, T. P., & Huey, S. J. (2017). Internet‐delivered eating disorder prevention: A randomized controlled trial of dissonance‐based and cognitive‐behavioral interventions. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 50(10), 1142–1151.
Cook-Cottone, C., Talebkhah, K., Guyker, W., & Keddie, E. (2017). A controlled trial of a yoga-based prevention program targeting eating disorder risk factors among middle school females. Eating Disorders. E-publication ahead of print.
Kindermann, S., Moessner, M., Ozer, F., & Bauer, S. (2017). Associations between eating disorder related symptoms and participants’ utilization of an individualized Internet‐based prevention and early intervention program. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 50(10), 1215–1221.
Kollei, I., Lukas, C. A., Loeber, S., & Berking, M. (2017). An app-based blended intervention to reduce body dissatisfaction: a randomized controlled pilot study. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. E-publication ahead of print.
Lee, G. Y., Park, E. J., Kim, Y. R., Kwag, K. H., Park, J. H., An, S. H., ... & Treasure, J. (2017). Feasibility and acceptability of a prevention program for eating disorders (Me, You and Us) adapted for young adolescents in Korea. Eating and Weight Disorders. E-publication ahead of print.
Weight Stigma
Berman, M. I. & Hegel, M. T. (2017). Weight bias education for medical school faculty: workshop and assessment. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 49(7), 605-606.e601.
Guardabassi, V., Mirisola, A., & Tomasetto, C. (2017). How is weight stigma related to children's health-related quality of life? A model comparison approach. Quality of Life Research. E-publication ahead of print.
Norman, M. E. & Moola, F. J. (2017). The weight of (the) matter: a new material feminist account of thin and fat oppressions. Health (London).  E-publication ahead of print.
Palmeira, L., Pinto-Gouveia, J., Cunha, M., & Carvalho, S. (2017). Finding the link between internalized weight-stigma and binge eating behaviors in Portuguese adult women with overweight and obesity: The mediator role of self-criticism and self-reassurance. Eating Behaviors, 26, 50-54.
Zhao, Q., Li, W., & Rukavina, P. B. (2017). Types and nature of parental support for overweight students to cope with weight-related teasing. Journal of School Health, 87(10), 776-783.


Bachner-Melman, R., Lev-Ari, L., Levin, R., & Lichtenberg, P. (2016). Think yourself thin: concern for appropriateness mediates the link between hypnotizability and disordered eating. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 64(2), 225-238.
Berg, K. C., Cao, L., Crosby, R. D., Engel, S. G., Peterson, C. B., Crow, S. J., ... & Wonderlich, S. A. (2017). Negative affect and binge eating: reconciling differences between two analytic approaches in ecological momentary assessment research. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 50(10), 1222–1230.
Branley, D. B. & Covey, J. (2017). Pro-ana versus pro-recovery: a content analytic comparison of social media users’ communication about eating disorders on Twitter and Tumblr. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 1356.
Cain, B., Buck, K., Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, M., & Krug, I. (2017). Australian healthcare professionals' knowledge of and attitudes toward binge eating disorder. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 1291.
de Bruin, A. P. K. (2017). Athletes with eating disorder symptomatology, a specific population with specific needs. Current Opinion in Psychology, 16, 148-153.
Eli, K. (2017). Distinct and untamed: articulating bulimic identities. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry. E-publication ahead of print.
Ely, A., Wierenga, C. E., Bischoff-Grethe, A., Bailer, U. F., Berner, L. A., Fudge, J. L., . . . Kaye, W. H. (2017). Response in taste circuitry is not modulated by hunger and satiety in women remitted from bulimia nervosa. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 126(5), 519-530.
Duarte-Guerra, L. S., Coelho, B. M., Santo, M. A., Lotufo Neto, F., & Wang, Y.-P. (2017). Morbidity persistence and comorbidity of mood, anxiety, and eating disorders among preoperative bariatric patients. Psychiatry Research, 257, 1-6.
Ernst V., Bürger A., & Hammerle F. (2017). Prevalence and severity of eating disorders: a comparison of DSM-IV and DSM-5 among German adolescents. International Journal of Eating Disorders. E-publication ahead of print.
Fisher, N. R., Mead, B. R., Lattimore, P., & Malinowski, P. (2017). Dispositional mindfulness and reward motivated eating: the role of emotion regulation and mental habit. Appetite. E-publication ahead of print.
Fitzgerald, M. & Frankum, B. (2017). Food avoidance and restriction in adults: a cross-sectional pilot study comparing patients from an immunology clinic to a general practice. Journal of Eating Disorders, 5, 30.
Frintrop, L., Trinh, S., Liesbrock, J., Paulukat, L., Kas, M. J. H., Tolba, R., . . . Seitz, J. (2017). Establishment of a chronic activity-based anorexia rat model. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. E-publication ahead of print.
Garcia, D., Granjard, A., Lundblad, S., & Archer, T. (2017). A dark past, a restrained present, and an apocalyptic future: time perspective, personality, and life satisfaction among anorexia nervosa patients. PeerJ, 5, e3801.
Hay, P. J., Mitchison, D., Collado, A. E. L., González-Chica, D. A., Stocks, N., & Touyz, S. W. (2017). Burden and health-related quality of life of eating disorders, including Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), in the Australian population. Journal of Eating Disorders, 5, 21.
Kapsetaki, M. E., & Easmon, C. (2017). Eating disorders in musicians: a survey investigating self-reported eating disorders of musicians. Eating and Weight Disorders. E-publication ahead of print.
Lee, J. E., Namkoong, K., & Jung, Y.-C. (2017). Impaired prefrontal cognitive control over interference by food images in binge-eating disorder and bulimia nervosa. Neuroscience Letters, 651, 95-101.
Micioni Di Bonaventura, M. V., Ubaldi, M., Giusepponi, M. E., Rice, K. C., Massi, M., Ciccocioppo, R., & Cifani, C. (2017). Hypothalamic CRF1 receptor mechanisms are not sufficient to account for binge‐like palatable food consumption in female rats. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 50(1), 1194–1204.
Murray H. B., Coniglio K., Hartmann A. S., Becker A. E., Eddy K. T., & Thomas J. J. (2017). Are eating disorders “all about control?” The elusive psychopathology of nonfat phobic presentations. International Journal of Eating Disorders. E-publication ahead of print.
Murray, S. B., Pila, E., Griffiths, S., & Le Grange, D. (2017). When illness severity and research dollars do not align: are we overlooking eating disorders? World Psychiatry, 16(3), 321.
“When determining funding allocated for psychiatric research, several important factors warrant consideration, including scientific opportunity, the status of existing evidence, public health need, disease severity, economic-related burden of illness, and the scope for high impact research. Eating disorders are among the most pernicious and complex psychiatric disorders, for which the precise etiology remains elusive, but relatively little funding has historically been allocated to their research.”
In this letter to the editor, the authors discuss the underfunding of eating disorders research, citing trends in the United States, Canada, and Australia. During a recent Eating Disorders Coalition advocacy meeting with my Senators, a staffer pointed out that stigma also impacts research funding. We must continue to fight the stigmas and stereotypes associated with eating disorder patients and families as we advocate for research dollars.
Murray, S. B., Nagata, J. M., Griffiths, S., Calzo, J. P., Brown, T. A., Mitchison, D., . . . Mond, J. (2017). The enigma of male eating disorders: a critical review and synthesis. Clinical Psychology Review, 57, 1-11.
Pawaskar, M., Witt, E. A., Supina, D., Herman, B. K., & Wadden, T. A. (2017). Impact of binge eating disorder on functional impairment and work productivity in an adult community sample in the United States. International Journal of Clinical Practice, 71(7), e12970.
Peterhänsel, C., Linde, K., Wagner, B., Dietrich, A., & Kersting, A. (2017) Subtypes of personality and ‘locus of control in bariatric patients and their effect on weight loss, eating disorder and depressive symptoms, and quality of life. European Eating Disorders Review. E-publication ahead of print.
Reas, D. L., Gulliksen, K. S., Levallius, J., & Isomaa, R. (2017). Letter to the editor: health professionals' attitudes toward individuals with eating disorders: who do we think they are? Journal of Eating Disorders, 5, 22.
Santiago, A., Zimmerman, J., Feinstein, R., & Fisher, M. (2017). Diet quality of adolescents with eating disorders. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health. E-publication ahead of print.
Schäfer, L., Hübner, C., Carus, T., Herbig, B., Seyfried, F., Kaiser, S., ... & Hilbert, A. (2017). Identifying prebariatric subtypes based on temperament traits, emotion dysregulation, and disinhibited eating: a latent profile analysis. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 50(10), 1172–1182.
Schaumberg, K., Welch, E., Breithaupt, L., Hübel, C., Baker, J. H., Munn‐Chernoff, M. A., ... & Hardaway, A. J. (2017). The science behind the Academy for Eating Disorders' Nine Truths About Eating Disorders. European Eating Disorders Review. E-publication ahead of print.
Smith, K. E., Crowther, J. H., & Lavender, J. M. (2017). A review of purging disorder through meta-analysis. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 126(5), 565-592.
Zayed, M. & Garry, J. P. (2017). Geriatric anorexia nervosa. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 30(5), 666-669.


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