R A Carels

Summary

Affiliation: Bowling Green State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Stereotypical images and implicit weight bias in overweight/obese people
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, 43403, USA
    Eat Weight Disord 18:441-5. 2013
  2. pmc Examining perceived stereotype threat among overweight/obese adults using a multi-threat framework
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, USA
    Obes Facts 6:258-68. 2013
  3. pmc Internalized weight bias: ratings of the self, normal weight, and obese individuals and psychological maladjustment
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    J Behav Med 36:86-94. 2013
  4. pmc Stepped-care in obesity treatment: matching treatment intensity to participant performance
    Robert A Carels
    Bowling Green State University, Department of Psychology, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    Eat Behav 13:112-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Skipping meals and alcohol consumption. The regulation of energy intake and expenditure among weight loss participants
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    Appetite 51:538-45. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Can following the caloric restriction recommendations from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans help individuals lose weight?
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    Eat Behav 9:328-35. 2008
  7. pmc Successful weight loss with self-help: a stepped-care approach
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    J Behav Med 32:503-9. 2009
  8. pmc Weight bias and weight loss treatment outcomes in treatment-seeking adults
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    Ann Behav Med 37:350-5. 2009
  9. pmc Internalized weight stigma and its ideological correlates among weight loss treatment seeking adults
    R A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    Eat Weight Disord 14:e92-7. 2009
  10. pmc Individual differences and weight bias: Do people with an anti-fat bias have a pro-thin bias?
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, United States
    Body Image 7:143-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. pmc Stereotypical images and implicit weight bias in overweight/obese people
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, 43403, USA
    Eat Weight Disord 18:441-5. 2013
    ..g., obese-watching TV/eating junk food; thin-exercising/eating healthy) as opposed to the converse?..
  2. pmc Examining perceived stereotype threat among overweight/obese adults using a multi-threat framework
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, USA
    Obes Facts 6:258-68. 2013
    ..This investigation examined how these different forms of perceived stereotype threat were related to concepts, such as group identity, stereotype endorsement, stigma consciousness, etc., among overweight and obese individuals...
  3. pmc Internalized weight bias: ratings of the self, normal weight, and obese individuals and psychological maladjustment
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    J Behav Med 36:86-94. 2013
    ..This novel approach to measuring internalized weight bias provides information above and beyond traditional measures of internalized weight bias and begins to provide insights into social comparison processes involved in weight bias...
  4. pmc Stepped-care in obesity treatment: matching treatment intensity to participant performance
    Robert A Carels
    Bowling Green State University, Department of Psychology, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    Eat Behav 13:112-8. 2012
    ..6%; p<.05). While some individuals benefited from being stepped-up to greater intensity treatment, other individuals experienced little benefit. The application of SC principles to the treatment of obesity needs further study...
  5. doi request reprint Skipping meals and alcohol consumption. The regulation of energy intake and expenditure among weight loss participants
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    Appetite 51:538-45. 2008
    ..In this investigation, weight loss program participants may have compensated for excess energy intake from alcoholic beverages and meals with greater daily energy expenditure and longer exercise duration...
  6. ncbi request reprint Can following the caloric restriction recommendations from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans help individuals lose weight?
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    Eat Behav 9:328-35. 2008
    ..The relationship between self-monitoring adherence and daily energy intake and expenditure and weight loss was also examined...
  7. pmc Successful weight loss with self-help: a stepped-care approach
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    J Behav Med 32:503-9. 2009
    ..Individuals who were stepped-up benefited from early intensive intervention when unsuccessful at losing weight with self-help...
  8. pmc Weight bias and weight loss treatment outcomes in treatment-seeking adults
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    Ann Behav Med 37:350-5. 2009
    ..Few studies have explored the relationship between weight bias and weight loss treatment outcomes...
  9. pmc Internalized weight stigma and its ideological correlates among weight loss treatment seeking adults
    R A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    Eat Weight Disord 14:e92-7. 2009
    ..Internalized weight stigma may be greater among those holding specific etiological and ideological beliefs about weight and the world...
  10. pmc Individual differences and weight bias: Do people with an anti-fat bias have a pro-thin bias?
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, United States
    Body Image 7:143-8. 2010
    ..Individuals who judge others based on physical features or who view obesity as controllable evidence greater weight bias and a stronger preference for thin body types...
  11. doi request reprint Implicit, explicit, and internalized weight bias and psychosocial maladjustment among treatment-seeking adults
    R A Carels
    Bowling Green State University, Department of Psychology, Bowling Green, OH 43403, United States
    Eat Behav 11:180-5. 2010
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  12. pmc Transforming your life: an environmental modification approach to weight loss
    Robert A Carels
    Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA
    J Health Psychol 16:430-8. 2011
    ..3 lb (SD = 9.2) weight gain. The TYL intervention appears to represent an attractive option for individuals seeking an alternative to the traditional behavioral approach to weight loss...
  13. doi request reprint The self-protective nature of implicit identity and its relationship to weight bias and short-term weight loss
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    Obes Facts 4:278-83. 2011
    ..Similarly, it is not known whether these ratings will be associated with preexisting levels of weight bias, gender, or short-term weight loss...
  14. doi request reprint The failure of therapist assistance and stepped-care to improve weight loss outcomes
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1460-2. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Qualitative perceptions and caloric estimations of healthy and unhealthy foods by behavioral weight loss participants
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    Appetite 46:199-206. 2006
    ..Fat content was the most common category used for evaluating foods. Participant evaluations of healthy/weight loss foods or unhealthy/weight gain foods were systematically associated with 'caloric' estimation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in food perceptions and calorie estimation: an examination of dieting status, weight, and gender
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    Appetite 49:450-8. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Coping responses as mediators in the relationship between perceived weight stigma and depression
    A M Koball
    Psychology Department, Bowling Green State University, OH 43403, USA
    Eat Weight Disord 16:e17-23. 2011
    ..Results suggest that obese individuals are at considerable risk for psychological complications secondary to weight-based mistreatment by others and their responses to cope with the mistreatment...
  18. doi request reprint Taking control of your personal eating and exercise environment: a weight maintenance program
    Robert A Carels
    Bowling Green State University, Department of Psychology, OH 43403, United States
    Eat Behav 9:228-37. 2008
    ..05). Helping obese individuals to modify their personal eating and physical activity environment in order to reduce exposure to "obesogenic" cues may contribute to long-term weight loss maintenance...
  19. ncbi request reprint The association between mood states and physical activity in postmenopausal, obese, sedentary women
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 14:12-28. 2006
    ..Mood enhancement in response to exercise was not related to physical activity. Mood before and after exercise might yield important clinical information that can be used to promote physical activity in sedentary adults...
  20. ncbi request reprint An ecological momentary assessment of relapse crises in dieting
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:341-8. 2004
    ..Finally, coping responses distinguished dietary temptations from lapses. Education on the factors associated with relapse crises in dieting may be imperative for weight loss success and maintenance...
  21. ncbi request reprint The association between disease severity, functional status, depression and daily quality of life in congestive heart failure patients
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    Qual Life Res 13:63-72. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that depressive symptoms may have a greater impact on quality of life in CHF patients than severity of cardiac dysfunction or functional impairment...
  22. ncbi request reprint Reducing cardiovascular risk factors in postmenopausal women through a lifestyle change intervention
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:412-26. 2004
    ..A secondary aim of this investigation was to determine whether the addition of self-control skills training to an empirically supported lifestyle change intervention would result in greater cardiovascular risk reduction...
  23. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial functioning and physical symptoms in heart failure patients: a within-individual approach
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    J Psychosom Res 56:95-101. 2004
    ..However, little is known about how psychosocial functioning is related to heart failure physical symptom expression (e.g., chest pain or heaviness, shortness of breath) on a day-to-day basis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Education on the glycemic index of foods fails to improve treatment outcomes in a behavioral weight loss program
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    Eat Behav 6:145-50. 2005
    ..At 1-year posttreatment, participants regained 59% of their posttreatment weight loss and 34% of their lost body fat. GI education did not improve BWLP treatment outcomes in this investigation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Applying a stepped-care approach to the treatment of obesity
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, OH 43403, USA
    J Psychosom Res 59:375-83. 2005
    ..It was hypothesized that a behavioral weight loss program with SC (BWLP+SC) would evidence superior treatment outcomes when compared with a BWLP without SC (BWLP)...
  26. ncbi request reprint The relationship between self-monitoring, outcome expectancies, difficulties with eating and exercise, and physical activity and weight loss treatment outcomes
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, OH 43403, USA
    Ann Behav Med 30:182-90. 2005
    ..Also, inconsistent self-monitoring of exercise may be associated with poor weight loss and physical activity treatment outcomes...
  27. pmc The impact of target weight and gender on perceptions of likeability, personality attributes, and functional impairment
    Dara Musher-Eizenman
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, USA
    Obes Facts 2:311-7. 2009
    ..Bias against individuals who are overweight is well documented. However, little is known about biased perceptions of men and women at varying specified degrees of overweight...
  28. ncbi request reprint Using motivational interviewing as a supplement to obesity treatment: a stepped-care approach
    Robert A Carels
    Psychology Department, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    Health Psychol 26:369-74. 2007
    ..e., participants who failed to meet weight loss goals but did not receive MI)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Exercise makes you feel good, but does feeling good make you exercise?: an examination of obese dieters
    Robert A Carels
    School of Human Movement, Sports and Leisure Studies, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, USA
    J Sport Exerc Psychol 29:706-22. 2007
    ..Measuring mood before and after exercise may yield important clinical information that can be used to promote physical activity in obese adults...
  30. ncbi request reprint The association between emotional upset and cardiac arrhythmia during daily life
    Robert A Carels
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Ohio 43403, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:613-8. 2003
    ..However, this relationship between negative emotion and arrhythmia was not observed among higher LVEF participants. These findings contribute to a larger body of evidence suggesting that negative moods may exacerbate cardiac conditions...
  31. ncbi request reprint Metabolic and psychological changes during refeeding in anorexia nervosa
    K K Konrad
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    Eat Weight Disord 12:20-6. 2007
    ..This study aimed to examine resting metabolic rate (RMR) and psychological changes during refeeding in 10 women with anorexia nervosa participating in a partial hospitalization eating disorder program...
  32. doi request reprint Overt weight stigma, psychological distress and weight loss treatment outcomes
    Carissa B Wott
    Bowling Green State University, Department of Psychology, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    J Health Psychol 15:608-14. 2010
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