Marsha D Marcus

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Lessons learned from the HEALTHY primary prevention trial of risk factors for type 2 diabetes in middle school youth
    Marsha D Marcus
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 13:63-71. 2013
  2. pmc Shifts in BMI category and associated cardiometabolic risk: prospective results from HEALTHY study
    Marsha D Marcus
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatrics 129:e983-91. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and selected correlates of eating disorder symptoms among a multiethnic community sample of midlife women
    Marsha D Marcus
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ann Behav Med 33:269-77. 2007
  4. pmc Severe obesity and selected risk factors in a sixth grade multiracial cohort: the HEALTHY study
    Marsha D Marcus
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:604-7. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Research training in anorexia nervosa
    Marsha D Marcus
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 37:S98-S100. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Obesity: is it a mental disorder?
    Marsha D Marcus
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 42:739-53. 2009
  7. pmc Relationship of psychiatric disorders to 6-month outcomes after gastric bypass
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:544-9. 2008
  8. pmc Prenatal smoking cessation intervention and gestational weight gain
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    Womens Health Issues 23:e389-93. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders among bariatric surgery candidates: relationship to obesity and functional health status
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:328-34; quiz 374. 2007
  10. pmc Family-based treatment of severe pediatric obesity: randomized, controlled trial
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1060-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications56

  1. pmc Lessons learned from the HEALTHY primary prevention trial of risk factors for type 2 diabetes in middle school youth
    Marsha D Marcus
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 13:63-71. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Shifts in BMI category and associated cardiometabolic risk: prospective results from HEALTHY study
    Marsha D Marcus
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatrics 129:e983-91. 2012
    ..To evaluate shifts across BMI categories and associated changes in cardiometabolic risk factors over 2.5 years in an ethnically diverse middle school sample...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and selected correlates of eating disorder symptoms among a multiethnic community sample of midlife women
    Marsha D Marcus
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ann Behav Med 33:269-77. 2007
    ..There is little information about the symptoms of disordered eating or their association with psychological and physical parameters in midlife women...
  4. pmc Severe obesity and selected risk factors in a sixth grade multiracial cohort: the HEALTHY study
    Marsha D Marcus
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:604-7. 2010
    ..Results showed that 6.9% of students were severely obese. Severe obesity was associated with elevated cardiometabolic risk and race/ethnicity. Severe obesity is common and requires preventive intervention...
  5. ncbi request reprint Research training in anorexia nervosa
    Marsha D Marcus
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 37:S98-S100. 2005
    ..Obstacles to training are noted, examples of current research training and early career funding opportunities are discussed, and suggestions to support training are offered...
  6. doi request reprint Obesity: is it a mental disorder?
    Marsha D Marcus
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 42:739-53. 2009
    ..Using Wakefield's conceptualization of mental disorder as "harmful mental dysfunction" (Wakefield, Am Psychol, 47, 373-388, 1992), we examined the evidence for including obesity as a mental disorder in DSM-V...
  7. pmc Relationship of psychiatric disorders to 6-month outcomes after gastric bypass
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:544-9. 2008
    ..We sought to document the relationship of preoperative psychiatric disorders to the 6-month outcomes after gastric bypass...
  8. pmc Prenatal smoking cessation intervention and gestational weight gain
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    Womens Health Issues 23:e389-93. 2013
    ..Thus, we examine GWG among women in a community prenatal smoking cessation program and assess the relationship between the timing of prenatal cessation GWG...
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders among bariatric surgery candidates: relationship to obesity and functional health status
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:328-34; quiz 374. 2007
    ..The present study was designed to document psychiatric disorders among candidates for weight loss surgery and to examine the relationship of psychopathology to degree of obesity and functional health status...
  10. pmc Family-based treatment of severe pediatric obesity: randomized, controlled trial
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1060-8. 2009
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of family-based, behavioral weight control in the management of severe pediatric obesity...
  11. doi request reprint Relapse to smoking and postpartum weight retention among women who quit smoking during pregnancy
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:457-9. 2012
    ..Interventions to sustain smoking abstinence postpartum might be enhanced by components designed to minimize weight retention...
  12. pmc Prevalence and correlates of eating disorder co-morbidity in patients with bipolar disorder
    Jennifer E Wildes
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Psychiatry Res 161:51-8. 2008
    ..Screening for eating disorders in bipolar patients is warranted, as intervention may minimize distress and improve treatment outcome...
  13. pmc Eating disorders and illness burden in patients with bipolar spectrum disorders
    Jennifer E Wildes
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 48:516-21. 2007
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  14. pmc Weight concerns, mood, and postpartum smoking relapse
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:345-51. 2010
    ..Evidence suggests that changes in depressive symptoms, perceived stress, and concerns about weight may relate to postpartum smoking relapse...
  15. pmc Dietary intake after smoking cessation among weight-concerned women smokers
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 26:969-73. 2012
    ..Future research to understand the relation between cessation and dietary intake needs to replicate and extend these findings to elucidate how, if at all, smoking cessation affects dietary intake...
  16. pmc Optimizing long-term weight control after bariatric surgery: a pilot study
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:710-5. 2012
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  17. pmc Overeating among seriously overweight children seeking treatment: results of the children's eating disorder examination
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 39:135-40. 2006
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  18. pmc History of smoking and postcessation weight gain among weight loss surgery candidates
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States
    Addict Behav 32:2365-71. 2007
    ..Because patients often receive recommendations to quit smoking and lose weight prior to surgery, additional information on the impact of presurgical smoking cessation on long-tem weight control in this population is needed...
  19. pmc Weight gain prevention among women
    Michele D Levine
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1267-77. 2007
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  20. pmc The clinical utility of personality subtypes in patients with anorexia nervosa
    Jennifer E Wildes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:665-74. 2011
    ..This study aimed to evaluate whether an approach to classifying eating disorder patients on the basis of comorbid personality psychopathology has utility in predicting treatment response and readmission in patients with AN...
  21. pmc Impact of addressing reasons for weight loss on behavioral weight-control outcome
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:18-24. 2011
    ..One way to improve weight control may be to place greater emphasis on the main reasons why individuals want to lose weight...
  22. pmc Similarities in affect, perceived stress, and weight concerns between Black and White women who quit smoking during pregnancy
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1543-8. 2008
    ..In our sample of pregnant women who had quit smoking, Black and White women did not differ in mood and weight concerns, two potentially modifiable variables that may affect smoking postpartum relapse...
  23. pmc Loss of control over eating predicts outcomes in bariatric surgery patients: a prospective, 24-month follow-up study
    Marney A White
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 208098, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:175-84. 2010
    ..This study examined the clinical significance of loss of control (LOC) over eating in bariatric surgery patients over 24 months of prospective, multiwave follow-ups...
  24. ncbi request reprint Depressive and manic-hypomanic spectrum psychopathology in patients with anorexia nervosa
    Jennifer E Wildes
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 48:413-8. 2007
    ..We used a dimensional measure of mood psychopathology to document lifetime depressive and manic-hypomanic spectrum symptoms in 50 patients with anorexia nervosa (AN)...
  25. doi request reprint Psychiatric comorbidity of childhood obesity
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int Rev Psychiatry 24:241-6. 2012
    ..Throughout the review, we emphasize that psychiatric comorbidity may be a cause or consequence of childhood obesity, or they may share common aetiological factors...
  26. pmc Bupropion and cognitive behavioral therapy for weight-concerned women smokers
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:543-50. 2010
    ..However, the efficacy of combining CONCERNS with cessation medication is unknown. We sought to determine if the combination of CONCERNS and bupropion therapy would enhance abstinence for weight-concerned women smokers...
  27. ncbi request reprint Behavioral treatment of obesity in patients taking antipsychotic medications
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:1058-63. 2005
    ..Thus we sought to evaluate the potential utility of a behavioral weight control program for this population...
  28. pmc Weight concerns affect motivation to remain abstinent from smoking postpartum
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    Ann Behav Med 32:147-53. 2006
    ..Although many women quit smoking during pregnancy, most resume smoking postpartum. One factor that may be important in postpartum relapse is a pregnant woman's motivation to remain abstinent after delivery...
  29. pmc Emotion and eating disorder symptoms in patients with anorexia nervosa: an experimental study
    Jennifer E Wildes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 45:876-82. 2012
    ..To evaluate the effect of negative emotion on self-reported eating disorder symptoms and objectively-measured eating behavior in patients with anorexia nervosa (AN)...
  30. pmc CBT4BN versus CBTF2F: comparison of online versus face-to-face treatment for bulimia nervosa
    Cynthia M Bulik
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7160, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:1056-64. 2012
    ..If not inferior, CBT4BN may be a cost-effective approach to service delivery for individuals requiring treatment for BN...
  31. pmc Subjective sleep disturbance during a smoking cessation program: associations with relapse
    Michele L Okun
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Addict Behav 36:861-4. 2011
    ..We describe sleep changes across three months among women in a smoking cessation program and tested whether sleep disturbances at baseline and 1 month post-quit attempt predicted smoking status at three months...
  32. pmc Emotion avoidance in patients with anorexia nervosa: initial test of a functional model
    Jennifer E Wildes
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 43:398-404. 2010
    ..e., mediates) the relation between depressive and anxiety symptoms and eating disorder (ED) psychopathology in this group...
  33. pmc Childhood maltreatment and psychiatric morbidity in bariatric surgery candidates
    Jennifer E Wildes
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Obes Surg 18:306-13. 2008
    ..e., emotional, physical, and sexual abuse and emotional and physical neglect) and Axis I and II psychiatric disorders in patients presenting for bariatric surgery...
  34. pmc Alternative methods of classifying eating disorders: models incorporating comorbid psychopathology and associated features
    Jennifer E Wildes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 33:383-94. 2013
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  35. pmc Weight suppression as a predictor of weight gain and response to intensive behavioral treatment in patients with anorexia nervosa
    Jennifer E Wildes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, United States
    Behav Res Ther 50:266-74. 2012
    ..Future work is needed to replicate the current findings, and examine whether weight suppression predicts the course of AN following discharge from intensive treatment...
  36. ncbi request reprint Binge eating in children and adolescents
    Marsha D Marcus
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 34:S47-57. 2003
    ..To establish what is known about binge eating in children and adolescents and to identify unresolved questions...
  37. doi request reprint Development of emotion acceptance behavior therapy for anorexia nervosa: a case series
    Jennifer E Wildes
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 44:421-7. 2011
    ..These results offer preliminary support for the potential utility of EABT in the treatment of older adolescents and adults with AN...
  38. pmc Incorporating dimensions into the classification of eating disorders: three models and their implications for research and clinical practice
    Jennifer E Wildes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 46:396-403. 2013
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  39. ncbi request reprint Obesity in patients with bipolar disorder: a biopsychosocial-behavioral model
    Jennifer E Wildes
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:904-15. 2006
    ..We provide a model to explicate how factors representing different levels of analysis (i.e., biology, psychology, sociodemographics, and behavior) interact to influence the onset and maintenance of obesity in bipolar disorder...
  40. ncbi request reprint A history of depression and smoking cessation outcomes among women concerned about post-cessation weight gain
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, PA 15213, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:69-76. 2003
    ..Moreover, because of the prevalence of depression history among this subgroup of women smokers and its impact on early attrition, additional engagement and retention strategies may be useful...
  41. pmc Strategies to Avoid Returning to Smoking (STARTS): a randomized controlled trial of postpartum smoking relapse prevention interventions
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 36:565-73. 2013
    ..The intervention described in this report is designed to address stress, negative mood and concerns about weight that mediate smoking relapse postpartum to sustain abstinence and improve maternal and infant health...
  42. doi request reprint Picky eating in adults: results of a web-based survey
    Jennifer E Wildes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 45:575-82. 2012
    ..To gather information about picky eating and its correlates in adults and to determine whether picky eating is distinct from other eating disorder symptoms...
  43. ncbi request reprint Binge eating among gastric bypass patients at long-term follow-up
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Obes Surg 12:270-5. 2002
    ..A second objective was to examine the relationship of postoperative binge eating to surgery outcome...
  44. ncbi request reprint Evaluating binge eating disorder in children: development of the children's binge eating disorder scale (C-BEDS)
    Jennifer R Shapiro
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 40:82-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a brief, simple, structured, interviewer-administered scale (C-BEDS) to measure BED in children according to the provisional criteria and to compare diagnostic results with SCID diagnoses...
  45. ncbi request reprint Bulimic symptoms, cognitions, and body dissatisfaction in women with major depressive disorder
    Jennifer E Wildes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 38:9-17. 2005
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  46. doi request reprint Stability of relative weight category and cardiometabolic risk factors among moderately and severely obese middle school youth
    Marsha D Marcus
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:1118-25. 2014
    ..To examine the stability of severe pediatric obesity relative to moderate obesity and associated changes in cardiometabolic risk from the beginning of 6th to the end of 8th grade...
  47. ncbi request reprint The return to smoking: 1-year relapse trajectories among female smokers
    Cynthia A Conklin
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:533-40. 2005
    ..Overall, the findings illustrate that, after relapsing, smokers do not follow a unitary course of smoking resumption; rather, they exhibit more variable resumption patterns than previously assumed...
  48. pmc Interactive learning activities for the middle school classroom to promote healthy energy balance and decrease diabetes risk in the HEALTHY primary prevention trial
    Elizabeth M Venditti
    1Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Health Promot Pract 15:55-62. 2014
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  49. ncbi request reprint Short-term outcome of psychiatric inpatients with anorexia nervosa in the current care environment
    Teresa A Treat
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 38:123-33. 2005
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  50. ncbi request reprint Recovery of ovarian activity in women with functional hypothalamic amenorrhea who were treated with cognitive behavior therapy
    Sarah L Berga
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Research Institute and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Fertil Steril 80:976-81. 2003
    ..To determine whether cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) targeted to problematic attitudes common among women with functional hypothalamic amenorrhea would restore ovarian function...
  51. ncbi request reprint Axis I comorbidity onset and parasuicide in women with eating disorders
    Prudence Wildman
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 35:190-7. 2004
    ..We examined differences in the onset pattern of comorbid disorders in eating-disordered women with and without a history of parasuicide to elucidate potential etiologic differences between the two groups...
  52. pmc Differences in smoking patterns among women smokers with childhood versus later onset of weight problems
    Karen K Saules
    Eastern Michigan University, Psychology Department, Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA
    Eat Behav 8:418-22. 2007
    ..Future longitudinal studies with prospective measures of weight, dieting, and smoking initiation may be helpful in establishing causal pathways in different subgroups of smokers...
  53. doi request reprint A family history study of binge-eating disorder
    Lisa R R Lilenfeld
    Clinical Psychology Program, Argosy University, Washington, DC 22209, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 49:247-54. 2008
    ..Thus, BED and substance use disorder may share a common mechanism of familial transmission among women...
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi request reprint Attempted suicide and self-injury in patients diagnosed with eating disorders
    Daniel Stein
    The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Compr Psychiatry 45:447-51. 2004
    ..The findings of this study support an increased tendency toward impulsivity among parasuicidal ED outpatients...
  56. 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...

Research Grants14

  1. Emotional Acceptance Behavior Therapy for Anorexia Nervosa
    Marsha Marcus; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings may lead to an efficacious treatment for AN, a critical public health problem. ..
  2. FAMILY-BASED TREATMENT OF SEVERE PEDIATRIC OBESITY
    Marsha Marcus; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The proposed investigation will gather data about a serious public health problem and establish a foundation for programmatic research to develop effective treatments for an underserved population. ..
  3. BUPROPION AND WEIGHT CONTROL FOR SMOKING CESSATION
    Marsha Marcus; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This is a competing continuation of 2-R01-DA04174-13. ..
  4. PREVENTION OF WEIGHT GAIN IN WOMEN AGED 25 THROUGH 34
    Marsha Marcus; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..If efficacious, the interventions can be adapted for use in clinical settings. Determination of participation rates can also be used to increase the population outreach of weight gain prevention programs. ..
  5. Emotional Acceptance Behavior Therapy for Anorexia Nervosa
    Marsha Marcus; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings may lead to an efficacious treatment for AN, a critical public health problem. ..