Evelyn Attia

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Plasma tryptophan during weight restoration in patients with anorexia nervosa
    Evelyn Attia
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University The New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 57:674-8. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Olanzapine versus placebo for out-patients with anorexia nervosa
    E Attia
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychol Med 41:2177-82. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Anorexia nervosa: current status and future directions
    Evelyn Attia
    Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia Center for Eating Disorders, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Annu Rev Med 61:425-35. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Should amenorrhea be a diagnostic criterion for anorexia nervosa?
    Evelyn Attia
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 42:581-9. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Anorexia nervosa
    Evelyn Attia
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1805-10; quiz 1922. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic treatment of anorexia nervosa: where do we go from here?
    Evelyn Attia
    Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 37:S60-3; discussion S87-9. 2005
  7. pmc Food choice and diet variety in weight-restored patients with anorexia nervosa
    Janet E Schebendach
    Columbia University Medical Center, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Eating Disorders Research Unit, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 98, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:732-6. 2011
  8. pmc Adipose tissue distribution after weight restoration and weight maintenance in women with anorexia nervosa
    Laurel E S Mayer
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1132-7. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Dietary energy density and diet variety as risk factors for relapse in anorexia nervosa: a replication
    Janet Schebendach
    Eating Disorders Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 45:79-84. 2012
  10. pmc Does percent body fat predict outcome in anorexia nervosa?
    Laurel E S Mayer
    Eating Disorders Research Unit, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:970-2. 2007

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Plasma tryptophan during weight restoration in patients with anorexia nervosa
    Evelyn Attia
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University The New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 57:674-8. 2005
    ..Plasma tryptophan (TRP), the essential amino acid needed for serotonin production, is known to be low following acute caloric restriction but has not been measured during the course of refeeding...
  2. doi request reprint Olanzapine versus placebo for out-patients with anorexia nervosa
    E Attia
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychol Med 41:2177-82. 2011
    ..This two-site study aimed to determine whether olanzapine is superior to placebo in increasing body mass index (BMI) and improving psychological symptoms in out-patients with AN...
  3. doi request reprint Anorexia nervosa: current status and future directions
    Evelyn Attia
    Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia Center for Eating Disorders, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Annu Rev Med 61:425-35. 2010
    ..Preliminary studies suggest that family-based treatment may be useful for younger patients with AN. Treatment development for adults with AN and pursuit of neurobiological correlates of AN remain high-priority research areas...
  4. doi request reprint Should amenorrhea be a diagnostic criterion for anorexia nervosa?
    Evelyn Attia
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 42:581-9. 2009
    ..This article presents and discusses the arguments for maintaining as well as those for removing the criterion...
  5. ncbi request reprint Anorexia nervosa
    Evelyn Attia
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1805-10; quiz 1922. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic treatment of anorexia nervosa: where do we go from here?
    Evelyn Attia
    Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 37:S60-3; discussion S87-9. 2005
    ..Future directions for pharmacologic treatment research in AN should include outpatient trials, rigorous study of atypical antipsychotic medication, and assessment of medication effect for relapse prevention in weight-restored patients...
  7. pmc Food choice and diet variety in weight-restored patients with anorexia nervosa
    Janet E Schebendach
    Columbia University Medical Center, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Eating Disorders Research Unit, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 98, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:732-6. 2011
    ..Results suggest that a diet limited in total variety and specifically limited in variety from five food groups may be associated with relapse in patients with anorexia nervosa...
  8. pmc Adipose tissue distribution after weight restoration and weight maintenance in women with anorexia nervosa
    Laurel E S Mayer
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1132-7. 2009
    ..Whether these abnormalities persist over time remains unknown...
  9. doi request reprint Dietary energy density and diet variety as risk factors for relapse in anorexia nervosa: a replication
    Janet Schebendach
    Eating Disorders Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 45:79-84. 2012
    ..To replicate our previous findings of an association between energy density and diet variety in recently weight-restored patients with anorexia nervosa (AN) and clinical outcome in the year following treatment...
  10. pmc Does percent body fat predict outcome in anorexia nervosa?
    Laurel E S Mayer
    Eating Disorders Research Unit, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:970-2. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate the relationship of body composition and neuroendocrine levels with clinical outcome in women with anorexia nervosa in a relapse-prevention trial...
  11. ncbi request reprint Dietary energy density and diet variety as predictors of outcome in anorexia nervosa
    Janet E Schebendach
    Eating Disorders Research Unit, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:810-6. 2008
    ..Maintenance of a healthy diet is central to the recovery process, but the relation between diet and relapse has not been investigated in AN patients...
  12. pmc Fear of food as a treatment target: exposure and response prevention for anorexia nervosa in an open series
    Joanna Steinglass
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Clinical Therapeutics, Columbia University Medical Center, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 45:615-21. 2012
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  13. ncbi request reprint Mood change during weight restoration in patients with anorexia nervosa
    Katharine G Meehan
    Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 39:587-9. 2006
    ..Depression was assessed at admission and weight normalization (pre-discharge) with the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI)...
  14. pmc Test-retest reliability of the proposed DSM-5 eating disorder diagnostic criteria
    Robyn Sysko
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Psychiatry Res 196:302-8. 2012
    ..Thus, these studies found that trained interviewers can reliably diagnose eating disorders using the proposed DSM-5 criteria; however, additional data from general practice settings and community samples are needed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Fluoxetine after weight restoration in anorexia nervosa: a randomized controlled trial
    B Timothy Walsh
    New York State Psychiatric Institute Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    JAMA 295:2605-12. 2006
    ..Antidepressant medication is frequently prescribed for patients with anorexia nervosa...
  16. ncbi request reprint Is anorexia nervosa a delusional disorder? An assessment of eating beliefs in anorexia nervosa
    Joanna E Steinglass
    New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University Department of Psychiatry, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 13:65-71. 2007
    ..This subpopulation of patients warrants further study, since patients with more delusional beliefs may have a form of AN that is more refractory to treatment...
  17. ncbi request reprint Baclofen for binge eating: an open-label trial
    Allegra I Broft
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 40:687-91. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that baclofen might be effective in reducing binge eating episodes in binge eating disorder (BED) and bulimia nervosa (BN)...
  18. pmc Striatal dopamine in bulimia nervosa: a PET imaging study
    Allegra Broft
    Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 45:648-56. 2012
    ..This study utilized PET imaging to determine whether abnormalities in brain dopamine (DA) similar to those described in substance use disorders occur in BN...

Research Grants4

  1. SEROTONIN'S ROLE IN PSYCHOBIOLOGY OF ANOREXIA NERVOSA
    Evelyn Attia; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The long-term goal of this award is for the candidate to become an expert and independent researcher in the psychobiology of eating disorders, with special application to anorexia nervosa. ..
  2. Atypical Antipsychotic Medication in Anorexia Nervosa
    Evelyn Attia; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  3. Anorexia Nervosa: The Importance of Treatment Intensity
    Evelyn Attia; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Follow-up information will be collected over an 18-month period following randomization. Outcome measures will include weight, eating behaviors and associated psychopathology, as well as service utilization during the study period. ..
  4. Olanzapine Versus Placebo in Outpatients with Anorexia Nervosa
    Evelyn Attia; Fiscal Year: 2010
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