Marian Tanofsky-Kraff

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Psychometric properties of a new questionnaire to assess eating in the absence of hunger in children and adolescents
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Program on Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, NICHD, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Hatfield Clinical Research Center, Room 1 3330, Bethesda, MD 20892 1862, USA
    Appetite 51:148-55. 2008
  2. pmc Loss of control eating disorder in children age 12 years and younger: proposed research criteria
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 1103, USA
    Eat Behav 9:360-5. 2008
  3. pmc A prospective study of loss of control eating for body weight gain in children at high risk for adult obesity
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 42:26-30. 2009
  4. pmc Laboratory assessment of the food intake of children and adolescents with loss of control eating
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:738-45. 2009
  5. pmc Preventing excessive weight gain in adolescents: interpersonal psychotherapy for binge eating
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, NICHD, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1345-55. 2007
  6. pmc A prospective study of pediatric loss of control eating and psychological outcomes
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814 4712, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 120:108-18. 2011
  7. pmc Puberty and observed energy intake: boy, can they eat!
    Lauren B Shomaker
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:123-9. 2010
  8. pmc Binge eating and weight-related quality of life in obese adolescents
    Lisa M Ranzenhofer
    Section on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development NICHD, National Institutes of Health NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Nutrients 4:167-80. 2012
  9. pmc The FTO gene rs9939609 obesity-risk allele and loss of control over eating
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Program on Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1483-8. 2009
  10. pmc Sex-associated differences in free Fatty Acid flux of obese adolescents
    Diane C Adler-Wailes
    MD, PhD, Chief, Section on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, Hatfield Clinical Research Center, Room 1E 3330, MSC 1103, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1103
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:1676-84. 2013

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  1. pmc Psychometric properties of a new questionnaire to assess eating in the absence of hunger in children and adolescents
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Program on Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, NICHD, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Hatfield Clinical Research Center, Room 1 3330, Bethesda, MD 20892 1862, USA
    Appetite 51:148-55. 2008
    ..However, no easily administered questionnaire exists to assess for EAH in children...
  2. pmc Loss of control eating disorder in children age 12 years and younger: proposed research criteria
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 1103, USA
    Eat Behav 9:360-5. 2008
    ..A rationale for the new criteria set is provided, and future research directions are proposed...
  3. pmc A prospective study of loss of control eating for body weight gain in children at high risk for adult obesity
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 42:26-30. 2009
    ..We investigated the relationship between baseline responses to the Eating Disorder Examination adapted for Children (ChEDE) and change in BMI (kg/m(2)) in children at high risk for adult obesity...
  4. pmc Laboratory assessment of the food intake of children and adolescents with loss of control eating
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:738-45. 2009
    ..Loss of control (LOC) eating in youth predicts excessive weight gain. However, few studies have measured the actual energy intake of children reporting LOC eating...
  5. pmc Preventing excessive weight gain in adolescents: interpersonal psychotherapy for binge eating
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, NICHD, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1345-55. 2007
    ..A rationale is provided for interpersonal psychotherapy as an intervention to slow the trajectory of weight gain in at-risk youth, with the aim of preventing or ameliorating obesity in adulthood...
  6. pmc A prospective study of pediatric loss of control eating and psychological outcomes
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814 4712, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 120:108-18. 2011
    ..027) over time. These data suggest that LOC eating in children is a problematic behavior that frequently persists into adolescence and that persistent LOC eating is associated with worsening of emotional distress...
  7. pmc Puberty and observed energy intake: boy, can they eat!
    Lauren B Shomaker
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:123-9. 2010
    ..Anecdotal reports suggest that adolescent males consume large quantities of food to meet the growth demands of pubertal development. However, limited experimental data exist to support this impression...
  8. pmc Binge eating and weight-related quality of life in obese adolescents
    Lisa M Ranzenhofer
    Section on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development NICHD, National Institutes of Health NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Nutrients 4:167-80. 2012
    ..Prospective and treatment designs are needed to explore the directional relationship between binge eating and QOL and their impact on weight outcomes...
  9. pmc The FTO gene rs9939609 obesity-risk allele and loss of control over eating
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Program on Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1483-8. 2009
    ..Children with rs9939609 FTO variant alleles (homozygous = AA and heterozygous = AT) are predisposed to greater adiposity than are those with 2 wild-type alleles (TT)...
  10. pmc Sex-associated differences in free Fatty Acid flux of obese adolescents
    Diane C Adler-Wailes
    MD, PhD, Chief, Section on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, Hatfield Clinical Research Center, Room 1E 3330, MSC 1103, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1103
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:1676-84. 2013
    ..05, adjusted for FM or VAT) than boys. Conclusion: Independent of the effects of REE and FM, FFA kinetics differ significantly in obese adolescent girls and boys, suggesting greater FFA flux among girls...
  11. pmc Self-reported vs. actual energy intake in youth with and without loss of control eating
    Laura E Wolkoff
    Section on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development NICHD, National Institutes of Health DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Eat Behav 12:15-20. 2011
    ..04). Findings point to the possibility that youth with LOC may have poorer recall of sweet food consumption. Future research is required to examine whether poorer recall reflects a lack of awareness while eating palatable, sweet foods...
  12. pmc A pilot study of interpersonal psychotherapy for preventing excess weight gain in adolescent girls at-risk for obesity
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Heath and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 43:701-6. 2010
    ..Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) is effective at reducing binge episodes and inducing weight stabilization in obese adults with binge eating disorder...
  13. pmc Psychological status and weight-related distress in overweight or at-risk-for-overweight children
    Deborah Young-Hyman
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:2249-58. 2006
    ..To associate psychological status, weight-related distress, and weight status during childhood in overweight or at-risk-for-overweight children...
  14. pmc Eating patterns in youth with and without loss of control eating
    Brittany E Matheson
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences USUHS, Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 45:957-61. 2012
    ..To compare the characteristic meal patterns of adolescents with and without loss of control (LOC) eating episodes...
  15. pmc Binge eating in overweight treatment-seeking adolescents
    Deborah R Glasofer
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, DEB, NICHD, NIH, 10 Center Drive, CRC, Room 1 3330 MSC 1103, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1103, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:95-105. 2007
    ..To examine the frequency and recency of binge eating in relation to psychopathology in overweight, treatment-seeking adolescents...
  16. pmc Links between mothers' and children's disinhibited eating and children's adiposity
    Jaclyn M Zocca
    Section on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, DHHS, CRC Rm 1 3330, 10 Center Dr MSC 1103, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Appetite 56:324-31. 2011
    ..Likewise, mothers' eating in the absence of hunger indirectly related to children's adiposity through children's eating in the absence of hunger. Mothers and children share similar, specific disinhibited eating styles...
  17. pmc Longitudinal study of depressive symptoms and progression of insulin resistance in youth at risk for adult obesity
    Lauren B Shomaker
    Section on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:2458-63. 2011
    ..Research is needed to determine whether early intervention to decrease elevated depressive symptoms in youth ameliorates later development of insulin resistance and lessens the risk of type 2 diabetes...
  18. pmc Children's descriptions of the foods consumed during loss of control eating episodes
    Kelly R Theim
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, NICHD, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Hatfield CRC, 10 Center Dr, Rm 1 3330 MSC 1103, Bethesda, MD 20892 1103, USA
    Eat Behav 8:258-65. 2007
    ..2+/-2.7 v. 7.4+/-1.2%, p<.05) and desserts (18.1+/-3.1 v. 12.8+/-1.5%, p<.05). The quality of LOC episodes may help explain why LOC eating promotes excessive weight gain among children who report such episodes...
  19. pmc Eating in the absence of hunger in adolescents: intake after a large-array meal compared with that after a standardized meal
    Lauren B Shomaker
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:697-703. 2010
    ..Because energy intake required to reach satiety varies among individuals, a standard meal may not ensure the absence of hunger among participants of all weight strata...
  20. pmc Links of adolescent- and parent-reported eating in the absence of hunger with observed eating in the absence of hunger
    Lauren B Shomaker
    Section on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development NICHD, National Institutes of Health NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology MPS, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences USUHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1243-50. 2013
    ..There were no validated self-report measures of EAH. The relationship of adolescent self-report and parent-reported EAH to adolescents' measured intake in the absence of hunger was examined...
  21. pmc Parent report of binge eating in Hispanic, African American and Caucasian youth
    Camden A Elliott
    Section on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, USA
    Eat Behav 14:1-6. 2013
    ..Further research is required to elucidate the extent to which binge eating among racially and ethnically diverse youth differentially impacts weight loss outcome...
  22. pmc Psychological symptoms and insulin sensitivity in adolescents
    Lauren B Shomaker
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Service, 10 Center Drive, Hatfield Clinical Research Center, Room 1E 3330, MSC 1103, Bethesda, MD 20892 1103, USA
    Pediatr Diabetes 11:417-23. 2010
    ..We therefore examined symptoms of depression and anxiety in relation to insulin sensitivity in adolescents...
  23. pmc Salience of loss of control for pediatric binge episodes: does size really matter?
    Lauren B Shomaker
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development NICHD, National Institutes of Health NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 43:707-16. 2010
    ..However, few studies have directly tested this notion in an adequately powered sample...
  24. pmc A prospective study of psychological predictors of body fat gain among children at high risk for adult obesity
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD 20892 1103, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1203-9. 2006
    ..We investigated the relationship between baseline psychological measures and changes in body fat (measured with dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry) over time among children thought to be at high risk for adult obesity...
  25. pmc Serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor concentrations in lean and overweight children and adolescents
    Areeg H El-Gharbawy
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, Hatfield Clinical Research Center, Room 1 3330, MSC 1103, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1103, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3548-52. 2006
    ..Little is known about the relationship between adiposity and BDNF, particularly in children...
  26. pmc Latent profile analysis to determine the typology of disinhibited eating behaviors in children and adolescents
    Anna Vannucci
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology
    J Consult Clin Psychol 81:494-507. 2013
    ..Prospective data are required to determine whether subtypes predict the onset of eating disorders and obesity. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2013 APA, all rights reserved)...
  27. pmc Loss of control eating in African-American and Caucasian youth
    Omni L Cassidy
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences USUHS, Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Bethesda, MD, 20814, USA
    Eat Behav 13:174-8. 2012
    ..001). Future research is required to examine whether LOC-eating contributes to the high rates of obesity in African-American youth...
  28. pmc Energy intake and energy expenditure among children with polymorphisms of the melanocortin-3 receptor
    David M Savastano
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Program on Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1103, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:912-20. 2009
    ..Association between adult body weight and +2138InsCAGACC, another variant in the 3' untranslated region of MC3R, has also been described...
  29. pmc Disordered-eating attitudes in relation to bone mineral density and markers of bone turnover in overweight adolescents
    Natasha A Schvey
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:33-9. 2009
    ..To examine the relationships between cognitive eating restraint and both bone mineral density (BMD) and markers of bone turnover in overweight adolescents...
  30. pmc An examination of the interpersonal model of loss of control eating in children and adolescents
    Camden A Elliott
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, USA
    Behav Res Ther 48:424-8. 2010
    ..00247, .01336). These preliminary results suggest that the interpersonal model of binge eating may describe one possible pathway for the development of LOC eating among non-treatment-seeking youth...
  31. pmc Sociocultural pressures and adolescent eating in the absence of hunger
    Samantha A Reina
    Section on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development NICHD, National Institutes of Health NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Body Image 10:182-90. 2013
    ..Findings support the notion that sociocultural pressures and their links to body image may contribute to the course of disinhibited eating behaviors during adolescence...
  32. pmc Comparison of child interview and parent reports of children's eating disordered behaviors
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, NICHD, NIH, 10 Center Drive, Building 10, Room 10N262 MSC 1862, Bethesda, MD 20892 1862, USA
    Eat Behav 6:95-9. 2005
    ..While parent report of child eating behaviors may provide some general information regarding eating psychopathology in young nontreatment-seeking children, they do not accurately reflect the results of a structured interview...
  33. pmc The perceived onset of dieting and loss of control eating behaviors in overweight children
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1103, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 38:112-22. 2005
    ..The current study investigated the self-reported temporal relationships of dieting, binge eating, and overweight in childhood...
  34. pmc Eating-disordered behaviors, body fat, and psychopathology in overweight and normal-weight children
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institite of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:53-61. 2004
    ..05 to <.01) and had higher body fat (p <.05) than OOs or NEs. OOs are common in childhood, but S/OBEs are more prevalent in OW children and associated with increased adiposity and eating-disordered cognitions...
  35. pmc Health-related quality of life in overweight and nonoverweight black and white adolescents
    Erica M Fallon
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1103, USA
    J Pediatr 147:443-50. 2005
    ..To assess the impact of obesity on quality of life (QOL) in black and white adolescents...
  36. pmc Structure analysis of the Children's Eating Attitudes Test in overweight and at-risk for overweight children and adolescents
    Lisa M Ranzenhofer
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, NICHD, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 1103, USA
    Eat Behav 9:218-27. 2008
    ..In school-based samples of children, the Children's Eating Attitudes Test (ChEAT) has a four-factor structure; however, previous studies have not examined its factor structure in samples restricted to overweight youth...
  37. pmc Effects of binge eating on satiation, satiety, and energy intake of overweight children
    Margaret C Mirch
    Growth and Obesity, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 1103, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:732-8. 2006
    ..Children who report episodes of binge eating gain more weight than do children not reporting binge eating. However, how binge eating affects children's food intake at meals is unknown...
  38. pmc Differences between the perceived and actual age of overweight onset in children and adolescents
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    MedGenMed 8:18. 2006
    ....
  39. pmc Validation of the emotional eating scale adapted for use in children and adolescents (EES-C)
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, NICHD, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 40:232-40. 2007
    ..Eating in response to negative emotions is associated with binge or loss of control (LOC) eating in adults. Although children report engaging in LOC eating, data on emotional eating among youth are limited...
  40. pmc Depressive symptoms and cardiorespiratory fitness in obese adolescents
    Lauren B Shomaker
    Section on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1103, USA
    J Adolesc Health 50:87-92. 2012
    ..We sought to evaluate the relationship between depressive symptoms and objectively measured cardiorespiratory fitness among severely obese adolescents...
  41. pmc A multisite investigation of binge eating behaviors in children and adolescents
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814 4712, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:901-13. 2007
    ..Findings may provide an intervening point to prevent excessive weight gain and eating disorders...
  42. pmc Pre-meal affective state and laboratory test meal intake in adolescent girls with loss of control eating
    Lisa M Ranzenhofer
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences USUHS, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814 4712, USA
    Appetite 68:30-7. 2013
    ..In support of affect theory, negative affective states reported among girls with loss of control may be a driving factor for increased energy-dense food intake, which may play a role in excess weight gain...
  43. pmc Orthopedic complications of overweight in children and adolescents
    Erica D Taylor
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 117:2167-74. 2006
    ..The goal of the present investigation was to describe the musculoskeletal consequences of pediatric overweight in a large pediatric cohort of children that included severely overweight children...
  44. pmc Weight and its relationship to adolescent perceptions of their providers (WRAP): a qualitative and quantitative assessment of teen weight-related preferences and concerns
    Marc L Cohen
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1862, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:163. 2005
    ..To examine the relationship of body weight to satisfaction with care in adolescents, and to obtain qualitative data on preferences for general and weight-related medical care in normal weight and overweight adolescents...
  45. pmc Comparison of the child and parent forms of the Questionnaire on Eating and Weight Patterns in the assessment of children's eating-disordered behaviors
    Emily Steinberg
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1862, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 36:183-94. 2004
    ..We compared results from the adolescent and parent versions of the Questionnaire on Eating and Weight Patterns (QEWP-A and QEWP-P, respectively) in a nontreatment sample of overweight and normal weight children...
  46. ncbi request reprint Eating disorder or disordered eating? Non-normative eating patterns in obese individuals
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, 10 Center Drive, Building 10, Room 10N262 MSC 1862, Bethesda, MD 20892 1862
    Obes Res 12:1361-6. 2004
    ..Ultimately, better understanding of the many pathways to increased energy intake may lead to targeted strategies for prevention of overweight and obesity in at-risk individuals and populations...
  47. ncbi request reprint Comparison of assessments of children's eating-disordered behaviors by interview and questionnaire
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1862, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 33:213-24. 2003
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Psychosocial preventive interventions for obesity and eating disorders in youths
    Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Int Rev Psychiatry 24:262-70. 2012
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Disordered eating attitudes and behaviors in overweight youth
    Andrea B Goldschmidt
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:257-64. 2008
    ..Future research should focus on explicating developmental pathways, and on developing novel prevention and treatment interventions for overweight youth exhibiting disordered eating patterns...
  50. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity
    Christina M Morgan
    Department of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 11:257-78. 2002
    ..Gastric bypass surgery is effective but should be considered a last resort for the child with life-threatening complications of obesity...