Tricia M Leahey

Summary

Affiliation: Rhode Island Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A preliminary investigation of the role of self-control in behavioral weight loss treatment
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, RI, USA Electronic
    Obes Res Clin Pract 8:e115-200. 2014
  2. pmc A randomized controlled pilot study testing three types of health coaches for obesity treatment: Professional, peer, and mentor
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:928-34. 2013
  3. pmc Teammates and social influence affect weight loss outcomes in a team-based weight loss competition
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, RI, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1413-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint A randomized trial testing a contingency-based weight loss intervention involving social reinforcement
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:324-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Effects of bariatric surgery on food cravings: do food cravings and the consumption of craved foods "normalize" after surgery?
    Tricia M Leahey
    Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:84-91. 2012
  6. pmc An ecological momentary assessment of the effects of weight and shape social comparisons on women with eating pathology, high body dissatisfaction, and low body dissatisfaction
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44240, USA
    Behav Ther 42:197-210. 2011
  7. pmc Social influences are associated with BMI and weight loss intentions in young adults
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1157-62. 2011
  8. pmc Effect of teammates on changes in physical activity in a statewide campaign
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, RI, USA
    Prev Med 51:45-9. 2010
  9. pmc Young adults' performance in a low-intensity weight loss campaign
    Jessica Gokee LaRose
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:2314-6. 2012
  10. pmc Objective quantification of physical activity in bariatric surgery candidates and normal-weight controls
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:72-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint A preliminary investigation of the role of self-control in behavioral weight loss treatment
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, RI, USA Electronic
    Obes Res Clin Pract 8:e115-200. 2014
    ..37; p's < 0.05), and greater increases in physical activity (r's â?¥ 0.46; p's < 0.05). These preliminary findings suggest that self-control may play an important role in weight loss success.: ..
  2. pmc A randomized controlled pilot study testing three types of health coaches for obesity treatment: Professional, peer, and mentor
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:928-34. 2013
    ..Despite their popularity, empirical support for health coaches is limited...
  3. pmc Teammates and social influence affect weight loss outcomes in a team-based weight loss competition
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, RI, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1413-8. 2012
    ..These results suggest that teammates affect weight loss outcomes during a team-based intervention. Harnessing and maximizing teammate influence for weight loss may enhance weight outcomes in large-scale team-based programs...
  4. doi request reprint A randomized trial testing a contingency-based weight loss intervention involving social reinforcement
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:324-9. 2012
    ..This approach did not improve overall weight loss outcomes. Our attempt to offer appropriate clinical care by providing individual treatment to SC participants when needed may have mitigated the effects of the SC paradigm...
  5. doi request reprint Effects of bariatric surgery on food cravings: do food cravings and the consumption of craved foods "normalize" after surgery?
    Tricia M Leahey
    Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:84-91. 2012
    ..The setting was private hospitals and research center in the United States...
  6. pmc An ecological momentary assessment of the effects of weight and shape social comparisons on women with eating pathology, high body dissatisfaction, and low body dissatisfaction
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44240, USA
    Behav Ther 42:197-210. 2011
    ..Results are consistent with social comparison theory and provide important information that may be used to inform eating disorder treatment and prevention efforts...
  7. pmc Social influences are associated with BMI and weight loss intentions in young adults
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1157-62. 2011
    ..Findings underscore the importance of targeting social influence in the treatment and prevention of obesity in this high-risk age group...
  8. pmc Effect of teammates on changes in physical activity in a statewide campaign
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, RI, USA
    Prev Med 51:45-9. 2010
    ..Given the importance of social networks in behavior change, this paper focused on the effects of team and team characteristics on activity outcomes...
  9. pmc Young adults' performance in a low-intensity weight loss campaign
    Jessica Gokee LaRose
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:2314-6. 2012
    ..5% weight loss. Indeed, the potential public health impact of such an approach is substantial; future efforts to develop programs for this age group may benefit from using a low-intensity, team-based approach...
  10. pmc Objective quantification of physical activity in bariatric surgery candidates and normal-weight controls
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:72-8. 2010
    ..However, few studies have determined the amount and intensity of activities undertaken preoperatively by bariatric surgery patients using objective measures...
  11. doi request reprint Ecological momentary assessment of recommended postoperative eating and activity behaviors
    J Graham Thomas
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 7:206-12. 2011
    ..The study was conducted at Miriam Hospital (Providence, RI)...
  12. doi request reprint An ecological momentary assessment of comparison target as a moderator of the effects of appearance-focused social comparisons
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242 0001, USA
    Body Image 5:307-11. 2008
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  13. pmc Differences in motivations and weight loss behaviors in young adults and older adults in the National Weight Control Registry
    JESSICA GOKEE LAROSE
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:449-53. 2013
    ..The goal of this study was to compare young adults (YA) and older adults (OA) in the National Weight Control Registry on motivations for weight loss and weight-loss behaviors...
  14. ncbi request reprint The frequency, nature, and effects of naturally occurring appearance-focused social comparisons
    Tricia M Leahey
    Kent State University, Department of Psychology, 44242, USA
    Behav Ther 38:132-43. 2007
    ..The daily effects of comparison information on body-dissatisfied women were examined; upward comparisons were associated with increases in daily negative affect, body dissatisfaction, and weight-related cognitions...
  15. doi request reprint When is the best time to deliver behavioral intervention to bariatric surgery patients: before or after surgery?
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 5:99-102. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine when bariatric surgery patients are most receptive to a behavioral intervention, before or after surgery...
  16. pmc Prevalence and degree of sexual dysfunction in a sample of women seeking bariatric surgery
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 5:698-704. 2009
    ..We used the validated Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) to assess the prevalence of female sexual dysfunction (FSD) in a sample of >100 women evaluated for bariatric surgery...
  17. pmc Effects of social contact and zygosity on 21-y weight change in male twins
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:404-9. 2011
    ..Recent evidence indicates that social contact is related to similarities in weight gain over time. However, no studies have examined this effect in a twin design, in which genetic and other environmental effects can also be estimated...
  18. ncbi request reprint Abeta40 is associated with cognitive function, body fat and physical fitness in healthy older adults
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44240, USA
    Nutr Neurosci 10:205-9. 2007
    ..Abeta has been shown to be related to body fat and exercise in younger adults; however, no study to date has examined the possible relationship among Abeta, body composition and fitness indices in older adults...