C Braet

Summary

Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Subtyping children and adolescents who are overweight based on eating pathology and psychopathology
    Caroline Braet
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:279-86. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Curbing obesity: prevention and treatment
    Caroline Braet
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Eur J Public Health 15:561-3. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Differences in eating style between overweight and normal-weight youngsters
    Caroline Braet
    Department of Developmental, Personality, and Social Psychology, Ghent University, and Children s Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    J Health Psychol 13:733-43. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Patient characteristics as predictors of weight loss after an obesity treatment for children
    Caroline Braet
    Department of Developmental, Personality, and Social Psychology, H Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:148-55. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Are two informants better than one? Parent-child agreement on the eating styles of children who are overweight
    Caroline Braet
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 15:410-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Impulsivity in overweight children
    Caroline Braet
    Dept of Personality, Developmental and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, Ghent, 9000, Belgium
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 16:473-83. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychological profile to become and to stay obese
    C Braet
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:S19-23. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Subtyping children and adolescents who are overweight: Different symptomatology and treatment outcomes
    Caroline Braet
    Department of Developmental, Personality, and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:814-24. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Ending prematurely a weight loss programme: the impact of child and family characteristics
    C Braet
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Psychol Psychother 17:406-17. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Inpatient treatment for children with obesity: weight loss, psychological well-being, and eating behavior
    Caroline Braet
    Ghent University, Belgium
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:519-29. 2004

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Publications55

  1. doi request reprint Subtyping children and adolescents who are overweight based on eating pathology and psychopathology
    Caroline Braet
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:279-86. 2012
    ..Further research should explore how individual psychological characteristics can be helpful when stipulating weight loss treatment programmes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Curbing obesity: prevention and treatment
    Caroline Braet
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Eur J Public Health 15:561-3. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Differences in eating style between overweight and normal-weight youngsters
    Caroline Braet
    Department of Developmental, Personality, and Social Psychology, Ghent University, and Children s Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    J Health Psychol 13:733-43. 2008
    ..Eating styles were positively associated with indicators of eating pathology. The results suggest the use of appropriate norms that take into account the child's age, gender and overweight status...
  4. ncbi request reprint Patient characteristics as predictors of weight loss after an obesity treatment for children
    Caroline Braet
    Department of Developmental, Personality, and Social Psychology, H Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:148-55. 2006
    ..To examine pretreatment patient characteristics as predictors of treatment outcome 2 years after completion of an inpatient treatment for children with obesity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Are two informants better than one? Parent-child agreement on the eating styles of children who are overweight
    Caroline Braet
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 15:410-7. 2007
    ..It is currently unknown to what extent the view of a child with overweight on its' own eating behaviour converges with parental perception regarding this behaviour and how parent-child agreement is influenced by overweight status and age...
  6. ncbi request reprint Impulsivity in overweight children
    Caroline Braet
    Dept of Personality, Developmental and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, Ghent, 9000, Belgium
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 16:473-83. 2007
    ..This study investigates whether or not obese children have a stronger tendency to act on impulse than normal weight children, taking into account the multidimensionality and complexity of the impulsivity construct...
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychological profile to become and to stay obese
    C Braet
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:S19-23. 2005
    ..The presentation will successively deal with the psychological models to explain for the onset or maintenance of child obesity...
  8. doi request reprint Subtyping children and adolescents who are overweight: Different symptomatology and treatment outcomes
    Caroline Braet
    Department of Developmental, Personality, and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:814-24. 2009
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  9. doi request reprint Ending prematurely a weight loss programme: the impact of child and family characteristics
    C Braet
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Psychol Psychother 17:406-17. 2010
    ..Besides demographic characteristics, specifically motivation of the parents at intake seems an important area for future research...
  10. ncbi request reprint Inpatient treatment for children with obesity: weight loss, psychological well-being, and eating behavior
    Caroline Braet
    Ghent University, Belgium
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:519-29. 2004
    ..In addition, the effects of two extended treatment programs were compared to a standard cognitive-behavioral treatment program for maintenance of the treatment gains...
  11. ncbi request reprint The cognitive behavioural model for eating disorders: a direct evaluation in children and adolescents with obesity
    Veerle Decaluwé
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, H Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Eat Behav 6:211-20. 2005
    ..The present study aimed to test whether the specific hypotheses derived from the cognitive behavioural theory of bulimia nervosa are also valid for children and adolescents with obesity...
  12. ncbi request reprint The association of parental characteristics and psychological problems in obese youngsters
    V Decaluwé
    1Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1766-74. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine to what extent parental psychological characteristics and parental behavior are related to psychological problems in obese youngsters...
  13. ncbi request reprint Binge eating in obese children and adolescents
    Veerle Decaluwé
    Department of Developmental and Personality Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Eat Disord 33:78-84. 2003
    ..The second goal was to generate variables that would distinguish obese binge eaters from obese non-binge eaters...
  14. ncbi request reprint Information processing of food cues in overweight and normal weight adolescents
    Barbara Soetens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Br J Health Psychol 12:285-304. 2007
    ..Based on cognitive theory (CT), the aim of this study is to investigate the cognitive processing of food cues in clinically overweight adolescents...
  15. ncbi request reprint Inpatient treatment of obese children: a multicomponent programme without stringent calorie restriction
    Caroline Braet
    Department of Developmental and Personality Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, Belgium
    Eur J Pediatr 162:391-6. 2003
    ..They did not develop anorexia nor bulimia nervosa. At the 6-months follow-up, a median increase in the adjusted BMI of +6% (range -19% to +37%) was found; with an additional increase of +4% (range -30% to +41%) at 14-months follow-up...
  16. ncbi request reprint Treating depressive symptoms in schoolchildren: a pilot study
    Sandy De Cuyper
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 13:105-14. 2004
    ..It was concluded that the protocol is suitable for European children. The most remarkable findings in this pilot study are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cognitive interference due to food cues in childhood obesity
    Caroline Braet
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 32:32-9. 2003
    ..It is hypothesized that the observed bias in information processing reflects hypersensitivity for food cues, which can initiate or maintain dysfunctional eating behavior...
  18. ncbi request reprint Thought suppression in obese and non-obese restrained eaters: piece of cake or forbidden fruit?
    Barbara Soetens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 16:67-76. 2008
    ..This article examines thought suppression tendencies in restrained eaters. Furthermore, the dynamics between failing thought suppression and thought control strategies are explored...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of binge-eating disorder in obese children and adolescents seeking weight-loss treatment
    V Decaluwé
    Department of Developmental and Personality Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:404-9. 2003
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the extent to which a population of obese children and adolescents developed binge-eating disorder (BED)...
  20. doi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of binge eating in an adolescent community sample
    Lien Goossens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, Ghent B 9000, Belgium
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 38:342-53. 2009
    ..The results suggest that loss of control over eating is a relatively frequent experience among adolescents from the general population and it is related to eating pathology and maladjustment...
  21. doi request reprint Cognitive biases in depressed and non-depressed referred youth
    Benedikte Timbremont
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Psychol Psychother 15:329-39. 2008
    ..However, all subjects (FD, CD as well as ND) exhibited a memory bias and therefore 'clinical status' is considered as a cognitive vulnerability risk factor for developing a depressive disorder in the future...
  22. doi request reprint Dysfunctional schemas and eating pathology in overweight youth: a case-control study
    Leen Van Vlierberghe
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Eat Disord 42:437-42. 2009
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Unfavourable family characteristics and their associations with childhood obesity: a cross-sectional study
    Ellen Moens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 17:315-23. 2009
    ..This cross-sectional study explores the influence of multiple familial factors on children's weight status and the interaction between parenting stress and unfavourable family characteristics...
  24. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders and symptom severity in referred versus non-referred overweight children and adolescents
    Leen Van Vlierberghe
    Dept of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 18:164-73. 2009
    ..Secondly, the potentially moderating role of age, gender, socio-economic status and degree of overweight in the association of referral status and mental disorder in overweight youth was explored...
  25. doi request reprint The role of depressogenic personality and attachment in the intergenerational similarity of depressive symptoms: a study with early adolescents and their mothers
    Katrijn Brenning
    Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 37:284-97. 2011
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Attachment and weight and shape concerns in inpatient overweight youngsters
    Guy Bosmans
    Ghent University, Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Belgium
    Appetite 53:454-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the associations between weight and shape concerns and attachment towards mother and father in inpatient obese youngsters...
  27. doi request reprint Attachment and symptoms of psychopathology: early maladaptive schemas as a cognitive link?
    Guy Bosmans
    Department of Developmental, Personality, and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Clin Psychol Psychother 17:374-85. 2010
    ..The association between attachment avoidance and psychopathology is partly mediated by cognitions regarding rejection and disconnection. ..
  28. doi request reprint Relations of dietary restraint and depressive symptomatology to loss of control over eating in overweight youngsters
    Lien Goossens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 19:587-96. 2010
    ..It can be concluded that in general, the main components to maintain the bulimic cycle in eating disordered patients operate in a similar way to maintain loss of control over eating in overweight youngsters...
  29. doi request reprint Attachment security and attentional breadth toward the attachment figure in middle childhood
    Guy Bosmans
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 38:872-82. 2009
    ..Lower levels of maternal autonomy support were similarly linked with a more narrow attentional field. In conformity with attachment theory, this effect was fully mediated by the child's level of trust toward mother...
  30. doi request reprint Screening for eating pathology in the pediatric field
    Lien Goossens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:483-90. 2010
    ....
  31. doi request reprint An 8-year follow-up of treated obese children: children's, process and parental predictors of successful outcome
    Ellen Moens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Behav Res Ther 48:626-33. 2010
    ..This study presents an 8-year outcome of overweight children who were treated in an outpatient program and aims to identify child and familial variables associated with long-term weight regulation...
  32. doi request reprint An empirical typology of perfectionism in early-to-mid adolescents and its relation with eating disorder symptoms
    Liesbet Boone
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Behav Res Ther 48:686-91. 2010
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Personality pathology comorbidity in adult females with eating disorders
    Marleen De Bolle
    Ghent University, Belgium
    J Health Psychol 16:303-13. 2011
    ..Assessment and therapeutic interventions should focus on this co-occurring pathology in order to improve patients' functioning...
  34. doi request reprint Loss of control over eating in overweight youngsters: the role of anxiety, depression and emotional eating
    Lien Goossens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 17:68-78. 2009
    ..Longitudinal research is recommended to further elaborate affect regulation and LC...
  35. doi request reprint Psychological disorder, symptom severity and weight loss in inpatient adolescent obesity treatment
    Leen Van Vlierberghe
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:36-44. 2009
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint 'When suppression backfires': the ironic effects of suppressing eating-related thoughts
    Barbara Soetens
    Department of Developmental, Personality, and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Health Psychol 11:655-68. 2006
    ..Hence, thought suppression may be counterproductive at least for a subgroup of restrainers and may fuel eating-related preoccupations. More research is required to evaluate effects on eating behaviour...
  37. ncbi request reprint Predictors of disinhibited eating in children with and without overweight
    Ellen Moens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, Ghent, Belgium
    Behav Res Ther 45:1357-68. 2007
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Assessing depression in youth: relation between the Children's Depression Inventory and a structured interview
    Benedikte Timbremont
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:149-57. 2004
    ..Those results provide support for the usefulness of the CDI as a screening tool for detecting depressive disorders in children and adolescents...
  39. ncbi request reprint Child personality and parental behavior as moderators of problem behavior: variable- and person-centered approaches
    Karla G Van Leeuwen
    Department of Developmental, Personality, and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Dev Psychol 40:1028-46. 2004
    ..Negative parental control enhanced internalizing behavior for overcontrollers...
  40. ncbi request reprint Loss of control over eating in obese youngsters
    Lien Goossens
    Ghent University, Belgium
    Behav Res Ther 45:1-9. 2007
    ..To investigate loss of control over eating in a sample of obese youngsters seeking treatment...
  41. ncbi request reprint 'The weight of a thought': food-related thought suppression in obese and normal-weight youngsters
    Barbara Soetens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 46:309-17. 2006
    ..In line with this view, the present study examines the effects of suppressing food- and eating- related thoughts in obese and non-obese youngsters...
  42. ncbi request reprint Observation of family functioning at mealtime: a comparison between families of children with and without overweight
    Ellen Moens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:52-63. 2007
    ..To examine differences between families of children with and without overweight on parental control and support...
  43. ncbi request reprint An assessment of internalizing problems in children with enuresis
    Eline Van Hoecke
    Paediatric Uro Nephrologic Centre, Ghent University Hospital and Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Urol 171:2580-3. 2004
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  44. ncbi request reprint Dieting history in obese youngsters with and without disordered eating
    Line Claus
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Eat Disord 39:721-8. 2006
    ..This article examines the relationship between the emergence of disordered eating and the history of weight and dieting in obese youngsters...
  45. ncbi request reprint Cognitive vulnerability in remitted depressed children and adolescents
    Benedikte Timbremont
    Ghent University, Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Behav Res Ther 42:423-37. 2004
    ..The currently depressed group also showed a negative recall bias compared to the never depressed group. Implications and limitations of the findings are discussed...
  46. doi request reprint Weight parameters and pathological eating as predictors of obesity treatment outcome in children and adolescents
    Lien Goossens
    Ghent University, Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Eat Behav 10:71-3. 2009
    ..The current study investigated weight parameters and pathological eating as predictors of treatment outcome in obese youngsters...
  47. ncbi request reprint The invisible bonds: does the secure base script of attachment influence children's attention toward their mother?
    Guy Bosmans
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 36:557-67. 2007
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Brief report: A longitudinal investigation of the relation between a negative cognitive triad and depressive symptoms in youth
    Benedikte Timbremont
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Adolesc 29:453-8. 2006
    ..The results imply that in youth depressive symptoms produce changes in the cognitive style, which may put them at risk for future episodes of depression...
  49. ncbi request reprint Assessment of eating disorder psychopathology in obese children and adolescents: interview versus self-report questionnaire
    Veerle Decaluwé
    Department of Development, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Behav Res Ther 42:799-811. 2004
    ..Even then, thorough clarification of the definition of the eating disorder features is needed when using a self-report questionnaire...
  50. ncbi request reprint Comprehending emotional eating in obese youngsters: the role of parental rejection and emotion regulation
    J Vandewalle
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Obes (Lond) 38:525-30. 2014
    ..Discussion:The findings highlight the importance of assessing the emotional bond between mother and child and the emotion regulation of the youngster in the treatment of pediatric obesity. ..
  51. doi request reprint Resisting temptation: effects of exposure to a forbidden food on eating behaviour
    Barbara Soetens
    Department of Applied Psychology, Lessius University College of the Catholic University of Leuven, Sanderusstraat 45, 2018 Antwerpen, Belgium
    Appetite 51:202-5. 2008
    ..Results indicate that prohibition with exposure may backfire and increase the risk of loss of control over eating behaviour, particularly in at-risk groups of disinhibited restrained eaters...
  52. doi request reprint Mirror exposure reduces body dissatisfaction and anxiety in obese adolescents: a pilot study
    Anita Jansen
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Appetite 51:214-7. 2008
    ..These results indicate that adding body exposure and neutral description of one's body to a weight reduction programme might be an effective way to increase body satisfaction in obese adolescents...
  53. ncbi request reprint Why obese children cannot resist food: the role of impulsivity
    Chantal Nederkoorn
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Eat Behav 7:315-22. 2006
    ..To conclude: impulsivity is a personality characteristic that potentially has crucial consequences for the development and maintenance, as well as treatment of obesity...
  54. ncbi request reprint The information-processing paradigm: a valuable framework for clinical child and adolescent psychology
    Patricia Bijttebier
    Department of Psychology, University of Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 32:2-9. 2003
    ..Next, we discuss the potential benefits of the I-P paradigm for the field of clinical child and adolescent psychology. Finally, we present an overview of the articles in the special section...
  55. pmc A multisite investigation of binge eating behaviors in children and adolescents
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814 4712, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:901-13. 2007
    ..Findings may provide an intervening point to prevent excessive weight gain and eating disorders...