Kelly C Allison

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Behavioral management of night eating disorders
    Laura A Berner
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Psychol Res Behav Manag 6:1-8. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Validation of screening questions and symptom coherence of night eating in the Swedish Twin Registry
    Kelly C Allison
    Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:579-87. 2014
  3. doi request reprint An open-label efficacy trial of escitalopram for night eating syndrome
    Kelly C Allison
    Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Eat Behav 14:199-203. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Proposed diagnostic criteria for night eating syndrome
    Kelly C Allison
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 3309, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 43:241-7. 2010
  5. pmc Binge eating disorder and night eating syndrome in adults with type 2 diabetes
    Kelly C Allison
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, Suite 3021, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1287-93. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Night eating syndrome and binge eating disorder among persons seeking bariatric surgery: prevalence and related features
    Kelly C Allison
    Department of Psychiatry, Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 2:153-8. 2006
  7. pmc Treatment of night eating syndrome
    Kelly C Allison
    Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 34:785-96. 2011
  8. pmc High self-reported rates of neglect and emotional abuse, by persons with binge eating disorder and night eating syndrome
    Kelly C Allison
    Department of Psychiatry, Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, Suite 3021, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:2874-83. 2007
  9. doi request reprint The Night Eating Questionnaire (NEQ): psychometric properties of a measure of severity of the Night Eating Syndrome
    Kelly C Allison
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, 3535 Market Street, Ste 3021, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, United States
    Eat Behav 9:62-72. 2008
  10. pmc Evaluation of diagnostic criteria for night eating syndrome using item response theory analysis
    Kelly C Allison
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, 3535 Market St, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Eat Behav 9:398-407. 2008

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Publications41

  1. pmc Behavioral management of night eating disorders
    Laura A Berner
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Psychol Res Behav Manag 6:1-8. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Validation of screening questions and symptom coherence of night eating in the Swedish Twin Registry
    Kelly C Allison
    Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:579-87. 2014
    ..Screening criteria have been used to estimate the prevalence of night eating syndrome (NES), but no validation studies have been conducted...
  3. doi request reprint An open-label efficacy trial of escitalopram for night eating syndrome
    Kelly C Allison
    Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Eat Behav 14:199-203. 2013
    ..Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors have shown efficacy in previous trials, so we sought to expand our understanding of the efficacy of escitalopram in the current trial...
  4. doi request reprint Proposed diagnostic criteria for night eating syndrome
    Kelly C Allison
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 3309, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 43:241-7. 2010
    ..To propose criteria for diagnosis of the night eating syndrome (NES)...
  5. pmc Binge eating disorder and night eating syndrome in adults with type 2 diabetes
    Kelly C Allison
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, Suite 3021, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1287-93. 2007
    ..To determine the prevalence of binge eating disorder (BED) and night eating syndrome (NES) among applicants to the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) study...
  6. ncbi request reprint Night eating syndrome and binge eating disorder among persons seeking bariatric surgery: prevalence and related features
    Kelly C Allison
    Department of Psychiatry, Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 2:153-8. 2006
    ..To assess the prevalence of night eating syndrome (NES) and binge eating disorder (BED) and their related behavioral and psychological correlates in persons who sought bariatric surgery...
  7. pmc Treatment of night eating syndrome
    Kelly C Allison
    Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 34:785-96. 2011
    ....
  8. pmc High self-reported rates of neglect and emotional abuse, by persons with binge eating disorder and night eating syndrome
    Kelly C Allison
    Department of Psychiatry, Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, Suite 3021, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:2874-83. 2007
    ....
  9. doi request reprint The Night Eating Questionnaire (NEQ): psychometric properties of a measure of severity of the Night Eating Syndrome
    Kelly C Allison
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, 3535 Market Street, Ste 3021, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, United States
    Eat Behav 9:62-72. 2008
    ..Study 3 compared scores from obese bariatric surgery candidates with and without NES and found appropriate discriminant validity of the NEQ. The NEQ appears to be an efficient, valid measure of severity for NES...
  10. pmc Evaluation of diagnostic criteria for night eating syndrome using item response theory analysis
    Kelly C Allison
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, 3535 Market St, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Eat Behav 9:398-407. 2008
    ..Behavioral factors were identified as useful discriminators of NES. Future work should also examine psychological factors in conjunction with those identified here...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavior therapy for night eating syndrome: a pilot study
    Kelly C Allison
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Am J Psychother 64:91-106. 2010
    ..02). This first clinical trial of CBT for NES shows significant improvements in the core aspects of NES and weight reduction, suggesting the need for a controlled treatment trial...
  12. doi request reprint Development of a brief measure of postpartum distress
    Kelly C Allison
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:617-23. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a new, brief screening measure to identify postpartum distress, defined as symptoms of depression and anxiety...
  13. ncbi request reprint Night eating syndrome and binge eating disorder among persons seeking bariatric surgery: prevalence and related features
    Kelly C Allison
    Department of Psychiatry, Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, Suite 3029, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:77S-82S. 2006
    ..To assess the prevalence of night eating syndrome (NES) and binge eating disorder (BED) and their related behavioral and psychological correlates in persons who sought bariatric surgery...
  14. ncbi request reprint Binge eating disorder and night eating syndrome: a comparative study of disordered eating
    Kelly C Allison
    Department of Psychiatry, Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 19104 3309, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:1107-15. 2005
    ..This evaluation provides strong evidence for the distinctiveness of the BED and NES constructs and highlights their clinical significance...
  15. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of disordered eating among sorority and nonsorority women
    Kelly C Allison
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 35:354-8. 2004
    ..The current study examined disordered eating prospectively among sorority and nonsorority women...
  16. ncbi request reprint Obesity and eating disorders
    Kelly C Allison
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 28:55-67, viii. 2005
  17. ncbi request reprint Neuroendocrine profiles associated with energy intake, sleep, and stress in the night eating syndrome
    Kelly C Allison
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Weight and Eating Disorders Program, 3535 Market Street, Suite 3021, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:6214-7. 2005
    ..Night eating syndrome (NES) is characterized by evening hyperphagia and frequent awakenings with ingestion of food. It is associated with obesity and depressed mood. Greater understanding of hormonal influences on NES is desirable...
  18. ncbi request reprint A paradigm for facilitating pharmacotherapy at a distance: sertraline treatment of the night eating syndrome
    Albert J Stunkard
    Department of Psychiatry Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1568-72. 2006
    ..To test a novel method of facilitating pharmacotherapy at a distance and assess the effectiveness of sertraline for the treatment of night eating syndrome (NES)...
  19. ncbi request reprint A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of sertraline in the treatment of night eating syndrome
    John P O'Reardon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Rm 4005, 3535 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:893-8. 2006
    ..The authors assessed the efficacy of sertraline in the treatment of night eating syndrome...
  20. pmc Circadian rhythm profiles in women with night eating syndrome
    Namni Goel
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Biol Rhythms 24:85-94. 2009
    ..Indeed, bright light therapy has shown efficacy in reducing night eating in case studies and should be evaluated in controlled clinical trials...
  21. pmc Development of criteria for a diagnosis: lessons from the night eating syndrome
    Albert J Stunkard
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 50:391-9. 2009
    ..In conclusion, research on NES supports the validity of the diagnosis and its inclusion in DSM-V...
  22. pmc A descriptive study of non-obese persons with night eating syndrome and a weight-matched comparison group
    Jennifer D Lundgren
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Eat Behav 9:343-51. 2008
    ....
  23. pmc Overvaluation of shape and weight in binge eating disorder and overweight controls: refinement of a diagnostic construct
    Carlos M Grilo
    Department of Psychology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 117:414-9. 2008
    ..These findings provide further support for the research diagnostic construct and make a case for the importance of shape/weight overvaluation as a diagnostic specifier...
  24. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the night eating syndrome in a psychiatric population
    Jennifer D Lundgren
    Department of Psychiatry Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market St, Suite 3123, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:156-8. 2006
    ..This study assessed the prevalence of night eating syndrome and its comorbid psychopathology in a psychiatric population...
  25. ncbi request reprint Night eating syndrome among nonobese persons
    Heidi M Marshall
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 35:217-22. 2004
    ..To compare the characteristics of obese persons with the night eating syndrome (NES) with those of nonobese persons with the NES...
  26. ncbi request reprint Clinical trial of sertraline in the treatment of night eating syndrome
    John P O'Reardon
    Department of Psychiatry, Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 35:16-26. 2004
    ..To test the efficacy of sertraline in the treatment of night eating syndrome...
  27. ncbi request reprint The night eating syndrome: a progress report
    Albert J Stunkard
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Appetite 45:182-6. 2005
    ..A case study and an open-label trial with SSRIs suggest that they may treat NES effectively. Randomized controlled trials are needed...
  28. doi request reprint Prevalence and familial patterns of night eating in the Qu├ębec adipose and lifestyle investigation in youth (QUALITY) study
    Jennifer D Lundgren
    Department of Psychology, University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1598-603. 2012
    ..05). The heritability of NEQ scores was 0.24 when controlling for age, sex, and BMI. These findings replicate previous research suggesting a low prevalence of night eating behavior in children and the aggregation of NES in families...
  29. ncbi request reprint Assessment of sleep in women with night eating syndrome
    Naomi L Rogers
    Division of Sleep and Chronobiology, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 021, USA
    Sleep 29:814-9. 2006
    ..Evaluation of sleep in subjects with night eating syndrome (NES)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Depression and obesity
    Albert J Stunkard
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 54:330-7. 2003
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Familial aggregation in the night eating syndrome
    Jennifer D Lundgren
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Weight and Eating Disorder Program, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 3309, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 39:516-8. 2006
    ..This study examined the extent to which the night eating syndrome (NES) affects first-degree relatives of NES and control probands...
  32. doi request reprint One-year results of the Think Health! study of weight management in primary care practices
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1249-57. 2012
    ..We conclude that the Basic Plus approach of moderate-intensity counseling by PCPs and their staff can facilitate modest weight loss, with clinically significant weight loss in high program attenders...
  33. ncbi request reprint Binge eating disorder: disorder or marker?
    Albert J Stunkard
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 34:S107-16. 2003
    ..To describe the evidence for the constellation of symptoms known as binge eating disorder (BED) and to evaluate the utility of this diagnosis...
  34. pmc 123I-ADAM SPECT imaging of serotonin transporter binding in patients with night eating syndrome: a preliminary report
    Jennifer D Lundgren
    Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 162:214-20. 2008
    ..These findings, in conjunction with the therapeutic response of NES to sertraline, indicate that the serotonin system is involved in the pathophysiology of NES...
  35. doi request reprint The treatment of night eating: the patient's perspective
    Marcus D Goncalves
    Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 17:184-90. 2009
    ..02). In conclusion, most patients reported that their doctors did not identify or treat NE, which led to dissatisfaction with their care...
  36. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy and obesity: a review and agenda for future research
    David B Sarwer
    Department of Psychiatry, Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:720-33. 2006
    ..The paper concludes with an agenda for future research examining the relationship between obesity and pregnancy...
  37. ncbi request reprint Night eating syndrome : diagnosis, epidemiology and management
    John P O'Reardon
    Division of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    CNS Drugs 19:997-1008. 2005
    ..One clinical trial has reported efficacy with the SSRI sertraline. Other treatments, such as the anticonvulsant topiramate, phototherapy and other SSRIs, may also offer future promise...
  38. pmc Psychosocial Characteristics and Gestational Weight Change among Overweight, African American Pregnant Women
    Kelly C Allison
    Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Int 2012:878607. 2012
    ..Conclusions. Depressed mood, night eating, and nighttime awakenings were common in this cohort, while cognitive restraint over eating was low. Most psychosocial variables were not predictive of excess gestational weight gain...
  39. ncbi request reprint The application of ecological momentary assessment to the study of night eating
    Justin J Boseck
    Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Clinical Research, Fargo, North Dakota 58103, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 40:271-6. 2007
    ..Night eating syndrome (NES) was first described in 1955 by Albert Stunkard and colleagues. NES consists of either overeating at night or waking up during the night and eating...
  40. ncbi request reprint Modeling circadian rhythms of food intake by means of parametric deconvolution: results from studies of the night eating syndrome
    Raymond C Boston
    New Bolton Center, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Kennett Square, PA 19348, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1672-7. 2008
    ..Disordered temporal eating patterns are a feature of a number of eating disorders. There is currently no standard mathematical model to quantify temporal eating patterns...
  41. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity and cosmetic surgery
    David B Sarwer
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:1106-7. 2007