Jerica M Berge

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A review of familial correlates of child and adolescent obesity: what has the 21st century taught us so far?
    Jerica M Berge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Building, 516 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 21:457-83. 2009
  2. doi request reprint The unique and additive associations of family functioning and parenting practices with disordered eating behaviors in diverse adolescents
    Jerica M Berge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Phillips Wangensteen Building, 516 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN, 55455, USA
    J Behav Med 37:205-17. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Youth dietary intake and weight status: healthful neighborhood food environments enhance the protective role of supportive family home environments
    Jerica M Berge
    University of Minnesota Medical School, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA Electronic address
    Health Place 26:69-77. 2014
  4. pmc Parent conversations about healthful eating and weight: associations with adolescent disordered eating behaviors
    Jerica M Berge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    JAMA Pediatr 167:746-53. 2013
  5. pmc Structural and interpersonal characteristics of family meals: associations with adolescent body mass index and dietary patterns
    Jerica M Berge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, MN 55455, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 113:816-22. 2013
  6. pmc Family functioning: associations with weight status, eating behaviors, and physical activity in adolescents
    Jerica M Berge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:351-7. 2013
  7. pmc How significant is the 'significant other'? Associations between significant others' health behaviors and attitudes and young adults' health outcomes
    Jerica M Berge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, MN, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:35. 2012
  8. pmc Family meals. Associations with weight and eating behaviors among mothers and fathers
    Jerica M Berge
    University of Minnesota Medical School, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Phillips Wangensteen Building, 516 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Appetite 58:1128-35. 2012
  9. pmc Family life cycle transitions and the onset of eating disorders: a retrospective grounded theory approach
    Jerica M Berge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Clin Nurs 21:1355-63. 2012
  10. pmc Healthful eating and physical activity in the home environment: results from multifamily focus groups
    Jerica M Berge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 44:123-31. 2012

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc A review of familial correlates of child and adolescent obesity: what has the 21st century taught us so far?
    Jerica M Berge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Building, 516 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 21:457-83. 2009
    ..With the rising prevalence rates of child and adolescent obesity over the last several decades, it is important to examine the extant research to inform future research...
  2. doi request reprint The unique and additive associations of family functioning and parenting practices with disordered eating behaviors in diverse adolescents
    Jerica M Berge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Phillips Wangensteen Building, 516 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN, 55455, USA
    J Behav Med 37:205-17. 2014
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Youth dietary intake and weight status: healthful neighborhood food environments enhance the protective role of supportive family home environments
    Jerica M Berge
    University of Minnesota Medical School, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA Electronic address
    Health Place 26:69-77. 2014
    ....
  4. pmc Parent conversations about healthful eating and weight: associations with adolescent disordered eating behaviors
    Jerica M Berge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    JAMA Pediatr 167:746-53. 2013
    ..The prevalence of weight-related problems in adolescents is high. Parents of adolescents may wonder whether talking about eating habits and weight is useful or detrimental...
  5. pmc Structural and interpersonal characteristics of family meals: associations with adolescent body mass index and dietary patterns
    Jerica M Berge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, MN 55455, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 113:816-22. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Family functioning: associations with weight status, eating behaviors, and physical activity in adolescents
    Jerica M Berge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:351-7. 2013
    ..This article examines the relationship between family functioning (e.g., communication, closeness, problem solving, behavioral control) and adolescent weight status and relevant eating and physical activity behaviors...
  7. pmc How significant is the 'significant other'? Associations between significant others' health behaviors and attitudes and young adults' health outcomes
    Jerica M Berge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, MN, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:35. 2012
    ..This study examined the association between significant others' health attitudes and behaviors regarding eating and physical activity and young adults' weight status, dietary intake, and physical activity...
  8. pmc Family meals. Associations with weight and eating behaviors among mothers and fathers
    Jerica M Berge
    University of Minnesota Medical School, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Phillips Wangensteen Building, 516 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Appetite 58:1128-35. 2012
    ..Future research should confirm findings in longitudinal analyses to identify temporality and strength of associations...
  9. pmc Family life cycle transitions and the onset of eating disorders: a retrospective grounded theory approach
    Jerica M Berge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Clin Nurs 21:1355-63. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Healthful eating and physical activity in the home environment: results from multifamily focus groups
    Jerica M Berge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 44:123-31. 2012
    ..To explore multiple family members' perceptions of risk and protective factors for healthful eating and physical activity in the home...
  11. pmc Effectiveness of a psychoeducational parenting group on child, parent, and family behavior: a pilot study in a family practice clinic with an underserved population
    Jerica M Berge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Fam Syst Health 28:224-35. 2010
    ..This intervention may be useful for other primary care clinics seeking to offer more integrative care options for children and their families...
  12. pmc Parenting style and family meals: cross-sectional and 5-year longitudinal associations
    Jerica M Berge
    Medical School Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1036-42. 2010
    ..However, less is known about factors within the home environment, such as parenting style, that may be associated with family meal patterns...
  13. pmc Parenting style as a predictor of adolescent weight and weight-related behaviors
    Jerica M Berge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:331-8. 2010
    ..The current study adds to the previous research by examining 5-year longitudinal associations between parenting style and adolescent weight and weight-related behaviors...
  14. pmc Parenting characteristics in the home environment and adolescent overweight: a latent class analysis
    Jerica M Berge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:818-25. 2010
    ....
  15. pmc Are parents of young children practicing healthy nutrition and physical activity behaviors?
    Jerica M Berge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Phillips Wangensteen Building, 516 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Pediatrics 127:881-7. 2011
    ..Although parenthood is a common life event in early adulthood, little is known about whether parenthood is associated with weight and weight-related health behaviors, including dietary intake and physical activity...
  16. pmc Family weight talk and dieting: how much do they matter for body dissatisfaction and disordered eating behaviors in adolescent girls?
    Dianne Neumark-Sztainer
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:270-6. 2010
    ..To examine associations between these family variables and girls' weight status, body satisfaction, and disordered eating behaviors...
  17. pmc Associations between hurtful weight-related comments by family and significant other and the development of disordered eating behaviors in young adults
    Marla E Eisenberg
    Division of Adolescent Health and Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    J Behav Med 35:500-8. 2012
    ..Disordered eating prevention activities, which include messages about the potential harm associated with hurtful weight-related comments, should be expanded to address young adults, and programs may want to target relationship partners...
  18. pmc Weight comments by family and significant others in young adulthood
    Marla E Eisenberg
    Division of Adolescent Health and Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, 717 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Body Image 8:12-9. 2011
    ..Findings suggest that hurtful weight talk continues into young adulthood and is predicted by earlier weight teasing experiences...
  19. ncbi request reprint The importance of families to adolescents' physical activity and dietary intake
    Katherine W Bauer
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Adolesc Med State Art Rev 22:601-13, xiii. 2011
    ..Additionally, we discuss strategies to intervene on the family environment through work with schools, with the family unit, and by clinical providers...
  20. doi request reprint Dieting and encouragement to diet by significant others: associations with disordered eating in young adults
    Marla E Eisenberg
    Division of Adolescent Health and Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Am J Health Promot 27:370-7. 2013
    ..Examine the role of perceived significant other's modeling or encouragement of dieting in young adults' disordered eating behaviors...
  21. pmc The individual and combined influence of the "quality" and "quantity" of family meals on adult body mass index
    Jerica M Berge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Fam Syst Health 30:344-51. 2012
    ..Health care providers who work with families may want to consider promoting the importance of the quality and quantity of family meals to benefit the entire family...
  22. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' feelings about openness in adoption: implications for adoption agencies
    Jerica M Berge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Child Welfare 85:1011-39. 2006
    ..Results and implications from this study may affect how adoption agencies work with adopted adolescents and their families, and may influence a broader understanding of the recent trend toward open adoption arrangements...
  23. doi request reprint Associations between relationship status and day-to-day health behaviors and weight among diverse young adults
    Jerica M Berge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School
    Fam Syst Health 32:67-77. 2014
    ..PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved). ..
  24. doi request reprint The Family Education Diabetes Series (FEDS): community-based participatory research with a midwestern American Indian community
    Tai J Mendenhall
    Department of Family Medicine and CommunityHealth, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Nurs Inq 17:359-72. 2010
    ..Strengths and limitations of this investigation are presented, along with suggestions about how to further advance and empirically test the work across other Indigenous communities...
  25. doi request reprint The Families and Democracy and Citizen Health Care Project
    William J Doherty
    Citizen Professional Center, Department of Family Social Science, University of Minnesota, St Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 36:389-402. 2010
    ..We describe the overall project and several of its initiatives, we address research and evaluation issues, and we outline opportunities for marriage and family therapists to learn how to do this work in their own communities...
  26. ncbi request reprint Processes linked to contact changes in adoptive kinship networks
    Nora Dunbar
    Department of Family Social Science, University of Minnesota, 1985 Buford Avenue, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Fam Process 45:449-64. 2006
    ..In all adoptive kinship networks, responsibility for contact had shifted toward the adopted adolescent regardless of whether the adolescent was aware of this change in responsibility...
  27. doi request reprint Stage 1 treatment of pediatric overweight and obesity: a pilot and feasibility randomized controlled trial
    Steven D Stovitz
    1 Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Child Obes 10:50-7. 2014
    ..Staged clinical treatment of pediatric obesity is recommended, but untested. Understanding the lowest intensity stage's effectiveness is necessary for future research...