Donald Williamson

Summary

Affiliation: Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Body image assessment for obesity (BIA-O): development of a new procedure
    D A Williamson
    Louisiana State University, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge 70808, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:1326-32. 2000
  2. doi request reprint Modification of the school cafeteria environment can impact childhood nutrition. Results from the Wise Mind and LA Health studies
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, United States
    Appetite 61:77-84. 2013
  3. pmc Effect of an environmental school-based obesity prevention program on changes in body fat and body weight: a randomized trial
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1653-61. 2012
  4. pmc Impact of a weight management program on health-related quality of life in overweight adults with type 2 diabetes
    Donald A Williamson
    Health Psychology Department, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:163-71. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Categorical versus dimensional models of eating disorders: an examination of the evidence
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 37:1-10. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Microanalysis of eating behavior of three leptin deficient adults treated with leptin therapy
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Appetite 45:75-80. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of an internet-based behavioral weight loss program for overweight adolescent African-American girls
    D A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Eat Weight Disord 10:193-203. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of consuming mycoprotein, tofu or chicken upon subsequent eating behaviour, hunger and safety
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 USA
    Appetite 46:41-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Association of body size estimation and age in African-American females
    D A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Eat Weight Disord 10:216-21. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Two-year internet-based randomized controlled trial for weight loss in African-American girls
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1231-43. 2006

Research Grants

  1. LA Health:Primary and Secondary Obesity Prevention
    Donald Williamson; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Wise Mind: Environmental Approach for Obesity Prevention
    Donald Williamson; Fiscal Year: 2004
  3. INTERNET-BASED OBESITY PREVENTION FOR BLACK ADOLESCENTS
    Donald Williamson; Fiscal Year: 2002
  4. LA Health:Primary and Secondary Obesity Prevention
    Donald Williamson; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Body image assessment for obesity (BIA-O): development of a new procedure
    D A Williamson
    Louisiana State University, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge 70808, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:1326-32. 2000
    ..Separate BIA-O procedures were developed for men and women. Current, ideal and reasonable body image estimates of Caucasian and African-American men and women were compared...
  2. doi request reprint Modification of the school cafeteria environment can impact childhood nutrition. Results from the Wise Mind and LA Health studies
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, United States
    Appetite 61:77-84. 2013
    ..These studies confirm the hypothesis that interventions that modify the school cafeteria environment can beneficially impact childhood nutrition...
  3. pmc Effect of an environmental school-based obesity prevention program on changes in body fat and body weight: a randomized trial
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1653-61. 2012
    ..Addition of a classroom/internet program to the environmental program did not enhance weight/fat gain prevention, but did impact physical activity and social support in overweight children...
  4. pmc Impact of a weight management program on health-related quality of life in overweight adults with type 2 diabetes
    Donald A Williamson
    Health Psychology Department, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:163-71. 2009
    ..We tested the efficacy of a weight management program for improving HRQOL in overweight or obese adults diagnosed as having type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  5. ncbi request reprint Categorical versus dimensional models of eating disorders: an examination of the evidence
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 37:1-10. 2005
    ..Until recently, researchers have not directly addressed which of these models, categorical versus dimensional, is most valid...
  6. ncbi request reprint Microanalysis of eating behavior of three leptin deficient adults treated with leptin therapy
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Appetite 45:75-80. 2005
    ..These results are discussed in the context of the scientific literature pertaining to leptin and its effects on appetite and obesity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of an internet-based behavioral weight loss program for overweight adolescent African-American girls
    D A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Eat Weight Disord 10:193-203. 2005
    ..This randomized controlled trial tested the efficacy of an internet-based lifestyle behavior modification program for weight management in African-American girls...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of consuming mycoprotein, tofu or chicken upon subsequent eating behaviour, hunger and safety
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 USA
    Appetite 46:41-8. 2006
    ..These findings have significant implications for the development of foods that are low in kilojoules, but are also filling...
  9. ncbi request reprint Association of body size estimation and age in African-American females
    D A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Eat Weight Disord 10:216-21. 2005
    ..The pattern of body image estimates across a large age range suggests that younger African-American women, in comparison to older African-American women, may have body images that may make them more susceptible to eating disorders...
  10. ncbi request reprint Two-year internet-based randomized controlled trial for weight loss in African-American girls
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1231-43. 2006
    ..A randomized controlled trial tested the efficacy of an internet-based lifestyle behavior modification program for African-American girls over a 2-year period of intervention...
  11. pmc Measurement of dietary restraint: validity tests of four questionnaires
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Appetite 48:183-92. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that, of the four questionnaires tested, the EI Restraint Scale was the most valid measure of the intent to diet and actual caloric restriction...
  12. ncbi request reprint Wise Mind project: a school-based environmental approach for preventing weight gain in children
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70734, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:906-17. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Does the evidence point to a binge eating phenotype?: Comment on Gordon et al. (2007) and Wonderlich et al. (2007)
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 40:S72-5. 2007
  14. doi request reprint Is caloric restriction associated with development of eating-disorder symptoms? Results from the CALERIE trial
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Health Psychol 27:S32-42. 2008
    ..This study tested a secondary hypothesis of the CALERIE trial (Heilbronn et al., 2006) that a 12-month period of intentional dietary restriction would be associated with an increase in eating disorder symptoms...
  15. pmc Increased obesity in children living in rural communities of Louisiana
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:160-5. 2009
    ..Information on the prevalence of obesity in children living in rural communities is needed. We report the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children enrolled in grades 4 to 6 who live in rural areas of Louisiana, USA...
  16. pmc Adherence is a multi-dimensional construct in the POUNDS LOST trial
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, LSU System, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    J Behav Med 33:35-46. 2010
    ..The findings of this study indicated that adherence to a weight management program was best conceptualized as being multi-dimensional, with two dimensions: behavioral and dietary adherence...
  17. pmc Longitudinal study of body weight changes in children: who is gaining and who is losing weight
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:667-70. 2011
    ..These findings support the hypothesis that overweight children tend to lose body weight and nonoverweight children tend to gain body weight...
  18. ncbi request reprint Psychological aspects of eating disorders
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 18:1073-88. 2004
    ..Psychotherapy approaches have been successfully employed for all three eating disorders. The review concludes with an integrative perspective that illustrates the similarities and differences of the eating disorders and obesity...
  19. ncbi request reprint Comparison of digital photography to weighed and visual estimation of portion sizes
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:1139-45. 2003
    ..The primary goal was to test the validity of digital photography for measuring food portion sizes compared with weighed foods and with direct visual estimation...
  20. pmc Early behavioral adherence predicts short and long-term weight loss in the POUNDS LOST study
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, LSU System, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    J Behav Med 33:305-14. 2010
    ..Early dietary adherence was associated with changes in insulin at 6 months (R = 0.19), but not at 24 months (R = 0.08, ns). Early dietary adherence was not associated with changes in adiposity...
  21. ncbi request reprint Digital photography: a new method for estimating food intake in cafeteria settings
    D A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Eat Weight Disord 9:24-8. 2004
    ..The primary objective of this study was to test the comparability of digital photography and visual estimation procedures for estimating food intake...
  22. ncbi request reprint Latent structure of eating disorder symptoms: a factor analytic and taxometric investigation
    Donald A Williamson
    Louisiana State University and Our Lady of The Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:412-8. 2002
    ..The latent structure of eating disorder symptoms, as defined by DSM-IV, was tested in a group of 341 women with and without an eating disorder diagnosis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Mediators of weight loss in a family-based intervention presented over the internet
    Marney A White
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA
    Obes Res 12:1050-9. 2004
    ..It was hypothesized that variables such as program adherence, dietary self-efficacy, psychological factors, and family environment factors would mediate the effect of the experimental condition on weight loss...
  24. ncbi request reprint Americans on diet: results from the 1994-1996 Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals
    Sahasporn Paeratakul
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:1247-51. 2002
    ..To examine the prevalence of dieting to lose weight or for a health reason in a representative sample of US adults...
  25. pmc The effect of caloric restriction interventions on growth hormone secretion in nonobese men and women
    Leanne M Redman
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Aging Cell 9:32-9. 2010
    ..05) and LCD (19 +/- 4%, P < 0.001). A 25% CR diet for 6 months does not change GH, GH secretion or IGF-1 in nonobese men and women...
  26. ncbi request reprint Weight-related concerns associated with smoking in young children
    Darla E Kendzor
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    Addict Behav 32:598-607. 2007
    ..113, p=.043, than non-smokers. Similar to adolescents, these results suggest that young children who have tried smoking are more concerned about weight than children who have not tried smoking...
  27. ncbi request reprint Rigid vs. flexible dieting: association with eating disorder symptoms in nonobese women
    Tiffany M Stewart
    Louisiana State University and Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Appetite 38:39-44. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that rigid dieting strategies, but not flexible dieting strategies, are associated with eating disorder symptoms and higher BMI in nonobese women...
  28. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of the food-craving inventory
    Marney A White
    Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Obes Res 10:107-14. 2002
    ..The primary aim of this study was to develop and validate the Food-Craving Inventory (FCI), a self-report measure of specific food cravings...
  29. ncbi request reprint A new dental approach for reducing food intake
    Heather M Walden
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Obes Res 12:1773-80. 2004
    ..This removable tool is inserted into the upper palate of the mouth, reducing the size of the oral cavity, thereby potentially reducing bite size...
  30. pmc Effects of stevia, aspartame, and sucrose on food intake, satiety, and postprandial glucose and insulin levels
    Stephen D Anton
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, United States
    Appetite 55:37-43. 2010
    ..When consuming stevia and aspartame preloads, participants did not compensate by eating more at either their lunch or dinner meal and reported similar levels of satiety compared to when they consumed the higher calorie sucrose preload...
  31. pmc Effect of 6-month calorie restriction on biomarkers of longevity, metabolic adaptation, and oxidative stress in overweight individuals: a randomized controlled trial
    Leonie K Heilbronn
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 70808, USA
    JAMA 295:1539-48. 2006
    ..Whether prolonged calorie restriction affects biomarkers of longevity or markers of oxidative stress, or reduces metabolic rate beyond that expected from reduced metabolic mass, has not been investigated in humans...
  32. pmc Louisiana (LA) Health: design and methods for a childhood obesity prevention program in rural schools
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:783-95. 2008
    ..The study will also recruit a similar sample of students to measure changes in body weight relative to height, gender, and age over the same three-year period...
  33. pmc Metabolic and behavioral compensations in response to caloric restriction: implications for the maintenance of weight loss
    Leanne M Redman
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e4377. 2009
    ..Metabolic and behavioral adaptations to caloric restriction (CR) in free-living conditions have not yet been objectively measured...
  34. pmc Metabolic flexibility in response to glucose is not impaired in people with type 2 diabetes after controlling for glucose disposal rate
    Jose E Galgani
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Diabetes 57:841-5. 2008
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Sex, race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and BMI in relation to self-perception of overweight
    Sahasporn Paeratakul
    Nutritional Epidemiology, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 70808, USA
    Obes Res 10:345-50. 2002
    ....
  36. pmc An environmental intervention to prevent excess weight gain in African-American students: a pilot study
    Robert L Newton
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:340-3. 2010
    ..To examine the influence of an environmental intervention to prevent excess weight gain in African-American children...
  37. ncbi request reprint Recruiting African American girls and parents for a secondary weight gain prevention study
    Betty M Kennedy
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, USA
    J Cult Divers 15:181-6. 2008
    ....
  38. pmc Children in school cafeterias select foods containing more saturated fat and energy than the Institute of Medicine recommendations
    Corby K Martin
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    J Nutr 140:1653-60. 2010
    ..Children's selection was high in saturated fat and, based on IOM criteria, included excess energy...
  39. pmc H.E.A.L.T.H.: efficacy of an internet/population-based behavioral weight management program for the U.S. Army
    Tiffany Stewart
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 5:178-87. 2011
    ..This mandates development of scalable approaches to improve compliance with military weight standards...
  40. pmc The development of the Body Morph Assessment version 2.0 (BMA 2.0): tests of reliability and validity
    Tiffany M Stewart
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Body Image 6:67-74. 2009
    ..0 is a reliable and valid computerized measure of CBS, IBS, ABS, the CBS-IBS discrepancy (body dissatisfaction), and provides an estimate of over/underestimation of body size as compared to individuals of the same sex and body mass index...
  41. ncbi request reprint Empirical evaluation of the ability to learn a calorie counting system and estimate portion size and food intake
    Corby K Martin
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Br J Nutr 98:439-44. 2007
    ..It is concluded that people can learn the HMR Calorie System and improve the accuracy of portion size and food intake estimates. The PACE is a useful assessment tool to test if participants learn a calorie counting system...
  42. ncbi request reprint Comparison of body composition methods in obese African-American women
    Robert L Newton
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:415-22. 2006
    ..To compare the accuracy of percentage body fat (%BF) estimates between bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) and DXA in obese African-American women...
  43. ncbi request reprint Behavior and lifestyle: approaches to treatment of obesity
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    J La State Med Soc 157:S50-5. 2005
    ..Furthermore, extended length of treatment contact, weight loss satisfaction, and social support may promote positive long-term outcomes in obese adults and children...
  44. ncbi request reprint Consistency of food intake over four eating sessions in the laboratory
    Corby K Martin
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Eat Behav 6:365-72. 2005
    ..A secondary aim was to test the effect of dietary restraint on the food intake of female participants...
  45. ncbi request reprint Measurement of children's food intake with digital photography and the effects of second servings upon food intake
    Corby K Martin
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Eat Behav 8:148-56. 2007
    ..These findings support the reliability and validity of measuring children's food intake using digital photography and demonstrate its utility for studies of food intake and body weight...
  46. pmc Examination of cognitive function during six months of calorie restriction: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Corby K Martin
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Rejuvenation Res 10:179-90. 2007
    ..It is unclear if calorie restriction/dieting contributes to cognitive impairment. During this randomized controlled trial, the effect of 6 months of calorie restriction on cognitive functioning was tested...
  47. ncbi request reprint Slower eating rate reduces the food intake of men, but not women: implications for behavioral weight control
    Corby K Martin
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:2349-59. 2007
    ..Ratings of desire to eat, normalized for the amount of food consumed, were lower during the combined-rate meal for men and women. Thus, this basic premise of behavioral weight control was supported for men, but not for women...
  48. pmc Effect of 6-month calorie restriction and exercise on serum and liver lipids and markers of liver function
    D Enette Larson-Meyer
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1355-62. 2008
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Psychological adjustment during Army basic training
    Pamela Davis Martin
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Mil Med 171:157-60. 2006
    ..61 and 0.39; all p < 0.01). Results suggest that initial levels of psychological distress are slightly elevated for anxiety but most individuals adapt to the stress of basic training, with normal levels of distress by the last week...
  50. pmc Effect of caloric restriction in non-obese humans on physiological, psychological and behavioral outcomes
    Leanne M Redman
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Physiol Behav 94:643-8. 2008
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary treatment of eating disorders--Part 1: Structure and costs of treatment
    Tiffany M Stewart
    Louisiana State University, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Behav Modif 28:812-30. 2004
    ..The costs of treatment can be managed by greater utilization of the partial day hospital level of care, as opposed to lengthy inpatient hospitalization...
  52. ncbi request reprint Development of the body checking questionnaire: a self-report measure of body checking behaviors
    Deborah L Reas
    Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 31:324-33. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a brief self-report inventory to assess body checking behaviors...
  53. ncbi request reprint Changes in food intake and body weight associated with basic combat training
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 64000 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Mil Med 167:248-53. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that the overall effect of BCT was a trend toward improvement of healthy eating and healthy body weight...
  54. ncbi request reprint Development of the Muscle Appearance Satisfaction Scale: a self-report measure for the assessment of muscle dysmorphia symptoms
    Stephen B Mayville
    Louisiana State University, Department of Psychology, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 5501, USA
    Assessment 9:351-60. 2002
    ..The authors believe the MASS will be a useful measure for research and applied work relating to muscle dysmorphia...
  55. pmc Effects of chromium picolinate on food intake and satiety
    Stephen D Anton
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 10:405-12. 2008
    ..Chromium picolinate (CrPic) has been shown to attenuate weight gain, but the mechanism underlying this effect is unknown...
  56. pmc Military services fitness database: development of a computerized physical fitness and weight management database for the U.S. Army
    Donald A Williamson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    Mil Med 174:1-8. 2009
    ..A 2.5-year pilot test of the MSFD indicated that it monitors population and individual trends of changing body weight, %BF, and fitness in a military population...
  57. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary treatment of eating disorders--Part 2: Primary goals and content of treatment
    Tiffany M Stewart
    Louisiana State University, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Behav Modif 28:831-53. 2004
    ..This article is the second in a two-part article. The first article (Stewart & Williamson, 2004, this issue) described the structural organization and costs associated with this multidisciplinary treatment program...
  58. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral theories of eating disorders
    Donald A Williamson
    Louisiana State University, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Behav Modif 28:711-38. 2004
    ..The article concludes with an introduction to six articles that discuss issues related to psychiatric classification, assessment, treatment, and prevention of eating disorders...
  59. pmc Psychological and behavioral correlates of baseline BMI in the diabetes prevention program (DPP)
    Linda M Delahanty
    Diabetes Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1992-8. 2002
    ..To determine psychological and behavioral correlates of baseline BMI in the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)...
  60. ncbi request reprint The diet and health knowledge survey: development of a short interview format
    Emily E York-Crowe
    Louisiana State University, Yale Psychiatric Research, and Pennington Biomedical Research Center, United States
    Eat Behav 7:235-42. 2006
    ..BMI level was positively related to self-reported amount of fat, cholesterol, and calories consumed...
  61. ncbi request reprint Day hospitalization programs for eating disorders: a systematic review of the literature
    Stephan Zipfel
    Department of General Internal and Psychosomatic Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Eat Disord 31:105-17. 2002
    ..Partial day hospitalization programs for the treatment of eating disorders are increasingly being developed worldwide...
  62. ncbi request reprint Eating disorder diagnoses: empirical approaches to classification
    Stephen A Wonderlich
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Fargo, ND 58107 1415, USA
    Am Psychol 62:167-80. 2007
    ..Such studies would enable the creators of the next DSM eating disorder classification to increase understanding of the advantages and disadvantages associated with choosing various diagnostic criteria sets for the eating disorders...
  63. ncbi request reprint The effect of proposed improvements to the Army Weight Control Program on female soldiers
    Gaston P Bathalon
    U S Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01754 5007, USA
    Mil Med 171:800-5. 2006
    ..Specifically, we assessed the effects of increasing weight-for-height allowances and adoption of the DoD body fat equation on compliance with the AWCP in women...

Research Grants13

  1. LA Health:Primary and Secondary Obesity Prevention
    Donald Williamson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results of this investigation will significantly impact public health policy related to obesity prevention in rural communities, minority communities, and in children from families that are economically disadvantaged. ..
  2. Wise Mind: Environmental Approach for Obesity Prevention
    Donald Williamson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. INTERNET-BASED OBESITY PREVENTION FOR BLACK ADOLESCENTS
    Donald Williamson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Furthermore, if this approach is successful, the technology lends itself to widespread implementation. ..
  4. LA Health:Primary and Secondary Obesity Prevention
    Donald Williamson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results of this investigation will significantly impact public health policy related to obesity prevention in rural communities, minority communities, and in children from families that are economically disadvantaged. ..