Myles Faith

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life and symptoms of depression in extremely obese persons seeking bariatric surgery
    Anthony N Fabricatore
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19128 3309, USA
    Obes Surg 15:304-9. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Parent-child feeding strategies and their relationships to child eating and weight status
    Myles S Faith
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Obes Res 12:1711-22. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Infant temperament and eating style predict change in standardized weight status and obesity risk at 6 years of age
    M S Faith
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:1515-23. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Familial aggregation of energy intake in children
    Myles S Faith
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:844-50. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Parental feeding attitudes and styles and child body mass index: prospective analysis of a gene-environment interaction
    Myles S Faith
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e429-36. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Development and modification of child food preferences and eating patterns: behavior genetics strategies
    M S Faith
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:549-56. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Infant and child feeding practices and childhood overweight: the role of restriction
    Myles S Faith
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 1:164-8. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Eating in the absence of hunger: a genetic marker for childhood obesity in prepubertal boys?
    Myles S Faith
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:131-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Co-twin control designs for testing behavioral economic theories of child nutrition: methodological note
    M S Faith
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1501-5. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Fruit juice intake predicts increased adiposity gain in children from low-income families: weight status-by-environment interaction
    Myles S Faith
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market St, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 118:2066-75. 2006

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life and symptoms of depression in extremely obese persons seeking bariatric surgery
    Anthony N Fabricatore
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19128 3309, USA
    Obes Surg 15:304-9. 2005
    ..This study examined the relationships among BMI, HRQoL, and symptoms of depression in persons with extreme obesity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Parent-child feeding strategies and their relationships to child eating and weight status
    Myles S Faith
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Obes Res 12:1711-22. 2004
    ..Longitudinal studies are needed to test underlying causal pathways, including bidirectional causal models, and to substantiate findings in the presence of other obesity risk factors...
  3. doi request reprint Infant temperament and eating style predict change in standardized weight status and obesity risk at 6 years of age
    M S Faith
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:1515-23. 2010
    ..To address this gap, we tested whether infant temperament and eating patterns at the age of 1 year are associated with a greater increase in standardized weight status, and greater obesity risk at 6 years of age...
  4. ncbi request reprint Familial aggregation of energy intake in children
    Myles S Faith
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:844-50. 2004
    ..Insights may be achieved by testing whether the eating patterns of children are associated with demographic variables or whether they aggregate among family members...
  5. ncbi request reprint Parental feeding attitudes and styles and child body mass index: prospective analysis of a gene-environment interaction
    Myles S Faith
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e429-36. 2004
    ..Parental feeding styles were linked to child weight in cross-sectional studies, which were unable to test the direction of effect. Prospective studies can best establish causal relationships among such variables...
  6. ncbi request reprint Development and modification of child food preferences and eating patterns: behavior genetics strategies
    M S Faith
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:549-56. 2005
    ..The term BG may misleadingly imply only the classic twin design or just heritability estimation; BG strategies can be adapted creatively to address a range of questions concerning the development of child appetite and eating regulation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Infant and child feeding practices and childhood overweight: the role of restriction
    Myles S Faith
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 1:164-8. 2005
    ..Two areas of importance are the roles of cultural differences, as well as genes that confer risk for overweight, on the relationship between restriction and child weight status...
  8. ncbi request reprint Eating in the absence of hunger: a genetic marker for childhood obesity in prepubertal boys?
    Myles S Faith
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:131-8. 2006
    ..The primary aim of this study was to compare children born at high vs. low risk for obesity with respect to EAH at 5 years of age...
  9. ncbi request reprint Co-twin control designs for testing behavioral economic theories of child nutrition: methodological note
    M S Faith
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1501-5. 2006
    ..To illustrate the use and potential efficiency of the co-twin control design for testing behavioral economic theories of child nutrition...
  10. ncbi request reprint Fruit juice intake predicts increased adiposity gain in children from low-income families: weight status-by-environment interaction
    Myles S Faith
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market St, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 118:2066-75. 2006
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  11. doi request reprint Evidence for prospective associations among depression and obesity in population-based studies
    M S Faith
    Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Obes Rev 12:e438-53. 2011
    ..Recommendations for future research regarding study samples, measurement and data analysis are provided...
  12. pmc The feeding demands questionnaire: assessment of parental demand cognitions concerning parent-child feeding relations
    Myles S Faith
    Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:624-30. 2008
    ..There are few validated instruments measuring parental beliefs about parent-child feeding relations and child compliance during meals...
  13. doi request reprint Behavioral science and the study of gene-nutrition and gene-physical activity interactions in obesity research
    Myles S Faith
    Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:S82-4. 2008
    ..Advances in behavioral science theory and methods can play an important role in advancing understanding of gene-brain-behavior relationships in obesity onset...
  14. ncbi request reprint Genetic architecture of ingestive behavior in humans
    Myles S Faith
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Nutrition 20:127-33. 2004
  15. ncbi request reprint Maternal-child feeding patterns and child body weight: findings from a population-based sample
    Myles S Faith
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:926-32. 2003
    ..Certain mother-child feeding patterns (MCFPs) may promote childhood obesity and/or disordered eating...
  16. ncbi request reprint Genetic and shared environmental influences on children's 24-h food and beverage intake: sex differences at age 7 y
    Myles S Faith
    Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:903-11. 2008
    ..The genetics of habitual food and beverage intake in early childhood is poorly understood...
  17. pmc Neural substrates of abstinence-induced cigarette cravings in chronic smokers
    Ze Wang
    Department of Neurology, Center for Functional Neuroimaging, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Neurosci 27:14035-40. 2007
    ..These data suggest that increased activation in the brain's visuospatial and reward circuitry underlies abstinence-induced cravings to smoke, and thereby, may be important in relapse...
  18. pmc Nicotine abstinence-induced cerebral blood flow changes by genotype
    Ze Wang
    Center for Functional Neuroimaging, Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Neurosci Lett 438:275-80. 2008
    ..While preliminary, these results suggest a neural mechanism through which these genetic variants may be linked with nicotine dependence, and provide further support for increased biological vulnerability in these subgroups of smokers...
  19. ncbi request reprint Dietary energy density increases during early childhood irrespective of familial predisposition to obesity: results from a prospective cohort study
    T V E Kral
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:1061-7. 2007
    ..This study compared 4-year changes in daily energy density (ED; kcal/g) in children born at different risk for obesity, characterized the stability of ED and examined associations between ED and child body composition...
  20. ncbi request reprint Depressive mood and obesity in US adults: comparison and moderation by sex, age, and race
    M Heo
    Department of Psychiatry, Westchester Division, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, NY, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:513-9. 2006
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  21. ncbi request reprint 'Take the stairs instead of the escalator': effect of environmental prompts on community stair use and implications for a national 'Small Steps' campaign
    M S Dolan
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Obes Rev 7:25-32. 2006
    ..However, the singular impact of this community intervention on correcting energy imbalance may be minimal, having slight impact itself on reducing the national obesity prevalence...
  22. pmc Beverage consumption patterns of children born at different risk of obesity
    Tanja V E Kral
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1802-8. 2008
    ..Increased intake of sugar-sweetened beverages and fruit juice has been associated with overweight in children...
  23. ncbi request reprint The invisible fat
    Angelo Pietrobelli
    Applied Dietetic Technical Sciences Chair, Modena and Reggio Emilia University, Italy
    Acta Paediatr Suppl 96:35-8. 2007
    ..Moreover, the large gap in available information for certain topics makes MRI measurement a dynamic and growing scientific area of body composition investigation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Development and preliminary validation of a silhouette satiety scale for children
    Myles S Faith
    Obesity Research Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1090 Amsterdam Avenue 14A, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Physiol Behav 76:173-8. 2002
    ..Young children may be more capable of quantitatively reporting feelings of satiety than is commonly believed, if appropriate experimental materials are used...
  25. ncbi request reprint Association of lean tissue and fat mass with bone mineral content in children and adolescents
    Angelo Pietrobelli
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Obes Res 10:56-60. 2002
    ..Based on suggested skeletal muscle-bone relationships, this study tested the hypothesis that in children and adolescents lean tissue mass (LTM) is a better predictor of total bone mineral content (TBMC) than is FM...
  26. ncbi request reprint Daily food intake in relation to dietary energy density in the free-living environment: a prospective analysis of children born at different risk of obesity
    Tanja V E Kral
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:41-7. 2007
    ..Young children adjust their short-term intake in response to variations in energy density (ED; kcal/g) from preloads in laboratory studies. It remains unknown whether this compensation also occurs under free-living conditions...
  27. pmc Food reinforcement and eating: a multilevel analysis
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Psychol Bull 133:884-906. 2007
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  28. ncbi request reprint Genetics of eating and its relation to obesity
    Kathleen L Keller
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1090 Amsterdam Avenue, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 4:176-82. 2002
    ..Genetically informative designs that infuse innovative behavioral measures may help explain individual differences in eating styles and hopefully promote more effective obesity treatments...
  29. ncbi request reprint Associations of body mass index and anthropometric indicators of fat mass and fat free mass with all-cause mortality among women in the first and second National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys follow-up studies
    Shankuan Zhu
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Institute of Human Nutrition, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:286-93. 2003
    ..This study tests whether fat mass (FM) and fat free mass (FFM) have opposite associations with mortality in a nationally representative sample of females...
  30. ncbi request reprint Child eating patterns and weight regulation: a developmental behaviour genetics framework
    Tanja V E Kral
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acta Paediatr Suppl 96:29-34. 2007
    ....
  31. 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
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Project Grow-2-Gether: a study of the genetic and environmental influences on child eating and obesity
    Myles S Faith
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Twin Res 5:472-5. 2002
    ..Future directions may involve longitudinal assessment of child growth and molecular analyses for specific genes that influence child eating behavior...
  33. ncbi request reprint Obesity-depression associations in the population
    Myles S Faith
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 10025, USA
    J Psychosom Res 53:935-42. 2002
    ..There is a need for longitudinal and mechanistic studies to understand casual pathways and greater collaboration between depression and obesity specialists...
  34. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference and obesity-associated risk factors among whites in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey: clinical action thresholds
    Shankuan Zhu
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Institute of Human Nutrition, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:743-9. 2002
    ..Waist circumference (WC) is strongly linked to obesity-associated risks. However, currently proposed WC risk thresholds are not based on associations with obesity-related risk factors but rather with body mass index (BMI; in kg/m(2))...
  35. ncbi request reprint How do psychological factors influence adolescent smoking progression? The evidence for indirect effects through tobacco advertising receptivity
    Janet Audrain-McGovern
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1216-25. 2006
    ..To determine whether novelty seeking and depressive symptoms had mediated or indirect effects on adolescent smoking progression through tobacco advertising receptivity...
  36. ncbi request reprint Potential of an analog scaling device for measuring fullness in children: development and preliminary testing
    Kathleen L Keller
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1090 Amsterdam Avenue 14 A, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Appetite 47:233-43. 2006
    ..Future experiments will validate this scaling procedure for measuring fullness in real eating situations. If successful, this methodology might have applications to the measurement of other bodily sensations in young children...
  37. ncbi request reprint Weight criticism during physical activity, coping skills, and reported physical activity in children
    Myles S Faith
    Obesity Research Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10025, USA
    Pediatrics 110:e23. 2002
    ..National health guidelines advocate increased physical activity in children and adolescents, but specific goals are not being achieved. Data are needed on variables that influence children's decision to be active or sedentary...
  38. ncbi request reprint Obesity and quality of life: mediating effects of pain and comorbidities
    Moonseong Heo
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians, New York, New York, USA
    Obes Res 11:209-16. 2003
    ..To estimate the association between body mass index (BMI) and health-related quality of life (HRQL) and examine whether joint pain and obesity-related comorbidities mediate the BMI-HRQL association...
  39. ncbi request reprint Correlates of body image dissatisfaction among overweight women seeking weight loss
    Patty E Matz
    Cornell Cognitive Therapy Clinic, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:1040-4. 2002
    ..Analyses revealed that only self-esteem, adult teasing, and ISAS predicted BID. Results highlight the importance of adulthood self-esteem and interpersonal-cultural context--rather than childhood experiences--in predicting adulthood BID...
  40. ncbi request reprint Hierarchical linear models for the development of growth curves: an example with body mass index in overweight/obese adults
    Moonseong Heo
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical School of Cornell University, White Plains, NY, USA
    Stat Med 22:1911-42. 2003
    ..The gradients of these changes are inversely related to baseline BMI and do not substantially depend on gender...
  41. ncbi request reprint Power and sample sizes for linkage with extreme sampling under an oligogenic model for quantitative traits
    Moonseong Heo
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Behav Genet 32:23-36. 2002
    ..However, power to detect a locus with the lesser (in magnitude) displacement effect does not necessarily increase with extremity of sampling. Combinations of extreme discordant and extreme concordant sibling pairs are briefly discussed...
  42. ncbi request reprint Toward the reduction of population obesity: macrolevel environmental approaches to the problems of food, eating, and obesity
    Myles S Faith
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Psychol Bull 133:205-26. 2007
    ..Contemplated policy changes should weigh scientific evidence with social judgments and values concerning changes to the environment...
  43. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity and cosmetic surgery
    David B Sarwer
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:1106-7. 2007

Research Grants13

  1. FOOD SUBSTITUTION FOR CHILD NUTRITION/OBESITY PREVENTION
    Myles Faith; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This investigation is designed to provide new insights into environmental manipulations that will induce food substitutions compatible with obesity prevention, while advancing behavioral-economics theory. ..
  2. Clinical and experimental studies of obesity
    Myles Faith; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These subjects will make it possible to assess the effects of behavioral factors over time in a cohort that has been identified as being at high risk for obesity and thereby elucidate critical gene-environmental interactions. ..
  3. FOOD SUBSTITUTION FOR CHILD NUTRITION/OBESITY PREVENTION
    Myles Faith; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This investigation is designed to provide new insights into environmental manipulations that will induce food substitutions compatible with obesity prevention, while advancing behavioral-economics theory. ..
  4. Clinical and experimental studies of obesity
    Myles Faith; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These subjects will make it possible to assess the effects of behavioral factors over time in a cohort that has been identified as being at high risk for obesity and thereby elucidate critical gene-environmental interactions. ..
  5. FOOD SUBSTITUTION FOR CHILD NUTRITION/OBESITY PREVENTION
    Myles Faith; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This investigation is designed to provide new insights into environmental manipulations that will induce food substitutions compatible with obesity prevention, while advancing behavioral-economics theory. ..
  6. FOOD SUBSTITUTION FOR CHILD NUTRITION/OBESITY PREVENTION
    Myles Faith; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This investigation is designed to provide new insights into environmental manipulations that will induce food substitutions compatible with obesity prevention, while advancing behavioral-economics theory. ..
  7. Clinical and experimental studies of obesity
    Myles Faith; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These subjects will make it possible to assess the effects of behavioral factors over time in a cohort that has been identified as being at high risk for obesity and thereby elucidate critical gene-environmental interactions. ..
  8. Clinical and experimental studies of obesity
    Myles Faith; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These subjects will make it possible to assess the effects of behavioral factors over time in a cohort that has been identified as being at high risk for obesity and thereby elucidate critical gene-environmental interactions. ..
  9. FOOD SUBSTITUTION FOR CHILD NUTRITION/OBESITY PREVENTION
    Myles Faith; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This investigation is designed to provide new insights into environmental manipulations that will induce food substitutions compatible with obesity prevention, while advancing behavioral-economics theory. ..
  10. MATERNAL CONTROL FEEDING STYLE--EATING/OBESITY EFFECTS
    Myles Faith; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In terms of long-term goals, the candidate will obtain the skills to successfully compete for advanced research programs (e.g., FIRST AWARD, RO-1) concerning environmental influences on child eating behavior and adiposity. ..