A Janet Tomiyama
Affiliation: University of California
- Chronic psychological stress and racial disparities in body mass index change between Black and White girls aged 10-19A Janet Tomiyama
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 1563, USA
Ann Behav Med 45:3-12. 2013..One of the largest health disparities in the USA is in obesity rates between Black and White females...
- Leptin concentrations in response to acute stress predict subsequent intake of comfort foodsA Janet Tomiyama
Department of Psychology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Physiol Behav 107:34-9. 2012..Increasing leptin during the stressor predicted lower intake of comfort food. These initial findings suggest that acute changes in leptin may be one of the factors modulating down the consumption of comfort food following stress...
- Beyond interventions: caloric restriction as a scientific modelA Janet Tomiyama
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
Psychosom Med 74:665-6. 2012..This information is invaluable given the difficulties people from the general population face in adhering to calorie reduction interventions...
- Focusing on weight is not the answer to America's obesity epidemicA Janet Tomiyama
University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
Am Psychol 63:203-4. 2008
- Triggers of eating in everyday lifeA Janet Tomiyama
University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Psychology, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, United States
Appetite 52:72-82. 2009..The relationships between these factors and eating among unrestrained eaters were closer to those found in laboratory settings. In conclusion, predictors of eating must be studied in everyday life to develop successful interventions...
- Cultural factors in collegiate eating disorder pathology: when family culture clashes with individual cultureA Janet Tomiyama
Department of Psychology, The University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
J Am Coll Health 57:309-14. 2008....
- Stress appraisals and cellular aging: a key role for anticipatory threat in the relationship between psychological stress and telomere lengthAoife O'Donovan
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
Brain Behav Immun 26:573-9. 2012..Exaggerated anticipatory threat appraisals may be a common and modifiable psychological mechanism of psychological stress effects on cellular aging...
- Low calorie dieting increases cortisolA Janet Tomiyama
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholars Program, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
Psychosom Med 72:357-64. 2010....
- Does cellular aging relate to patterns of allostasis? An examination of basal and stress reactive HPA axis activity and telomere lengthA Janet Tomiyama
Department of Psychology, Rutgers University, NJ, United States
Physiol Behav 106:40-5. 2012..While robust physiological responses to acute stress serve important functions, the long-term consequences of frequent high stress reactivity may include accelerated telomere shortening...
- Consumption after a diet violation: disinhibition or compensation?A Janet Tomiyama
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Psychol Sci 20:1275-81. 2009..These findings are in contrast with those of previous lab studies and dispel the widely held belief that diet violations lead to overeating in everyday life...
- Physical activity moderates effects of stressor-induced rumination on cortisol reactivityEli Puterman
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, 3333 California Street, Suite 465, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
Psychosom Med 73:604-11. 2011....
- Physical activity as primary prevention to address cancer disparitiesAntronette K Yancey
Department of Health Services and Center to Eliminate Health Disparities CEHD, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Semin Oncol Nurs 23:253-63. 2007..To review the research literature on physical activity (PA) intervention trials, with an emphasis on underserved populations...
- The reward-based eating drive scale: a self-report index of reward-based eatingElissa S Epel
Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America UCSF Center for Obesity Assessment, Study, and Treatment, San Francisco, California, United States of America
PLoS ONE 9:e101350. 2014..Given the heterogeneity of obesity, unique brief profiling of the reward-based aspect of obesity using a self-report instrument such as the RED scale may be critical for customizing effective treatments in the general population. ..
- Associations of weight stigma with cortisol and oxidative stress independent of adiposityA Janet Tomiyama
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles
Health Psychol 33:862-7. 2014..The objective of this study was to test whether weight stigma is associated with physiological risk factors linked to stress and obesity, including hypercortisolism and oxidative stress, independent of adiposity...
- Clues to maintaining calorie restriction? Psychosocial profiles of successful long-term restrictorsAngela C Incollingo Belsky
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Appetite 79:106-12. 2014..Paralleling a movement toward personalized medicine, this study points toward a personalized behavioral medicine model in behavioral nutrition and treatment of overweight/obesity...
- If shaming reduced obesity, there would be no fat peopleA Janet Tomiyama
University of California, Los Angeles
Hastings Cent Rep 43:4-5. 2013..One of six commentaries on "Obesity: Chasing an Elusive Epidemic," by Daniel Callahan, from the January-February 2013 issue...
- Nocturnal levels of ghrelin and leptin and sleep in chronic insomniaSarosh J Motivala
University of California, Los Angeles Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7076, United States
Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:540-5. 2009..These findings suggest that insomnia patients have a dysregulation in energy balance that may play a role in explaining prospective weight gain in this population...
- Medicare's search for effective obesity treatments: diets are not the answerTraci Mann
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
Am Psychol 62:220-33. 2007..In sum, there is little support for the notion that diets lead to lasting weight loss or health benefits...