J Graham Thomas

Summary

Affiliation: Rhode Island Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc An automated internet behavioral weight-loss program by physician referral: a randomized controlled trial
    J Graham Thomas
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, RI
    Diabetes Care 38:9-15. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Development of and feedback on a fully automated virtual reality system for online training in weight management skills
    J Graham Thomas
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 9:145-8. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Weight-loss maintenance for 10 years in the National Weight Control Registry
    J Graham Thomas
    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 Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 46:17-23. 2014
  4. pmc Technology for behavioral assessment and intervention in bariatric surgery
    J Graham Thomas
    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 7:548-57. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Ecological momentary assessment of obesogenic eating behavior: combining person-specific and environmental predictors
    J Graham Thomas
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1574-9. 2011
  6. 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
  7. doi request reprint Bari-Active: a randomized controlled trial of a preoperative intervention to increase physical activity in bariatric surgery patients
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island Electronic address
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 11:169-77. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Exercise improves quality of life in bariatric surgery candidates: results from the Bari-Active trial
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 23:536-42. 2015
  9. pmc Ecological momentary assessment of the relationship between intention and physical activity behavior in bariatric surgery patients
    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, RI 02903, USA
    Int J Behav Med 20:82-7. 2013
  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

Publications23

  1. pmc An automated internet behavioral weight-loss program by physician referral: a randomized controlled trial
    J Graham Thomas
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, RI
    Diabetes Care 38:9-15. 2015
    ..To evaluate 3- and 6-month weight-loss outcomes achieved when physicians refer overweight/obese patients to an automated 3-month Internet-based behavioral weight-loss intervention...
  2. doi request reprint Development of and feedback on a fully automated virtual reality system for online training in weight management skills
    J Graham Thomas
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 9:145-8. 2015
    ..They reported that the scenario gave them greater skills, confidence, and commitment for controlling eating in social situations. ..
  3. doi request reprint Weight-loss maintenance for 10 years in the National Weight Control Registry
    J Graham Thomas
    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 Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 46:17-23. 2014
    ..The challenge of weight-loss maintenance is well known, but few studies have followed successful weight losers over an extended period or evaluated the effect of behavior change on weight trajectories...
  4. pmc Technology for behavioral assessment and intervention in bariatric surgery
    J Graham Thomas
    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 7:548-57. 2011
    ..Future research should evaluate the efficacy of these programs for bariatric patients...
  5. doi request reprint Ecological momentary assessment of obesogenic eating behavior: combining person-specific and environmental predictors
    J Graham Thomas
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1574-9. 2011
    ..Individuals practicing weight control may benefit from limiting their exposure to good tasting high-calorie food in their immediate environment...
  6. 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)...
  7. doi request reprint Bari-Active: a randomized controlled trial of a preoperative intervention to increase physical activity in bariatric surgery patients
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island Electronic address
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 11:169-77. 2015
    ..The objective of this study was to test the efficacy of a preoperative PA intervention (PAI) versus standard presurgical care (SC) for increasing daily moderate-to-vigorous PA (MVPA) in bariatric surgery patients...
  8. doi request reprint Exercise improves quality of life in bariatric surgery candidates: results from the Bari-Active trial
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 23:536-42. 2015
    ..To examine the impact of a pre-bariatric surgery physical activity intervention (PAI), designed to increase bout-related (≥10 min) moderate to vigorous PA (MVPA), on health-related quality of life (HRQoL)...
  9. pmc Ecological momentary assessment of the relationship between intention and physical activity behavior in bariatric surgery patients
    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, RI 02903, USA
    Int J Behav Med 20:82-7. 2013
    ..Performing habitual physical activity (PA) is challenging for many bariatric surgery patients...
  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 The Power of Food Scale. A new measure of the psychological influence of the food environment
    Michael R Lowe
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Appetite 53:114-8. 2009
    ..The PFS may be useful as a measure of the hedonic impact of food environments replete with highly palatable foods...
  12. 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...
  13. pmc A prospective test of the relation between weight change and risk for bulimia nervosa
    J Graham Thomas
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 44:295-303. 2011
    ..Prospectively investigate whether weight gain or weight loss increases risk for onset of binge eating and purging in adolescent women...
  14. pmc Improving weight loss outcomes of community interventions by incorporating behavioral strategies
    Rena R Wing
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2513-9. 2010
    ..We examined whether adding behavioral weight loss strategies could improve the outcomes of a community weight loss campaign...
  15. doi request reprint Reductions in internal disinhibition during weight loss predict better weight loss maintenance
    Meghan L Butryn
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1101-3. 2009
    ..Long-term weight loss outcomes may be improved by spending sufficient treatment time teaching strategies for reducing eating in response to internal cues...
  16. pmc Can weight loss improve migraine headaches in obese women? Rationale and design of the Women's Health and Migraine (WHAM) randomized controlled trial
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Alpert Medical School, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, RI, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 35:133-44. 2013
    ..However, no previous study has examined the effect of weight loss on migraine within a treatment-controlled framework. The WHAM trial is an RCT to test the efficacy of behavioral weight loss as a treatment for migraine...
  17. pmc Binge eating disorder and the outcome of bariatric surgery at one year: a prospective, observational study
    Thomas A Wadden
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1220-8. 2011
    ..Longer follow-up of participants is required...
  18. pmc B-MOBILE--a smartphone-based intervention to reduce sedentary time in overweight/obese individuals: a within-subjects experimental trial
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e100821. 2014
    ..We tested a smartphone-based intervention to monitor and decrease SED in overweight/obese individuals, and compared 3 approaches to prompting physical activity (PA) breaks and delivering feedback on SED...
  19. pmc Self-reported and objectively measured sedentary behavior in bariatric surgery candidates
    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 9:123-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine self-reported time spent performing specific types of SB and discrepancy between self-reported and objectively measured estimates of total sedentary time in bariatric surgery candidates...
  20. pmc Patients' preferred terms for describing their excess weight: discussing obesity in clinical practice
    Sheri Volger
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:147-50. 2012
    ..Instead practitioners may want to consider broaching the topic using more patient-friendly terms such as "weight," "BMI," "weight problem," or "excess weight."..
  21. pmc Meal replacements, reduced energy density eating, and weight loss maintenance in primary care patients: a randomized controlled trial
    Michael R Lowe
    Department of Psychology, Stratton Hall, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104, USA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:94-100. 2014
    ..To compare the presence or absence of meal replacements (MRs) and an energy density (ED) intervention to facilitate weight loss maintenance...
  22. doi request reprint Review of innovations in digital health technology to promote weight control
    J Graham Thomas
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, 196 Richmond Street, Providence, RI, 02903, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 14:485. 2014
    ..However, studies are underway that will provide additional, important information regarding how best to apply digital technology for behavioral weight control. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint The relationship of weight suppression and dietary restraint to binge eating in bulimia nervosa
    Michael R Lowe
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, 245 North 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 40:640-4. 2007
    ..Recent research has raised important questions about the relationships between weight suppression (WS) (discrepancy between highest-ever and current weight), dietary restraint, and binge eating in bulimia nervosa (BN)...