L G Womble

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Agreement between weekly vs. daily assessment of appetite
    Leslie G Womble
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, Suite 3028, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Appetite 40:131-5. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of a commercial internet weight loss program
    Leslie G Womble
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Weight and Eating Disorders Program, 3535 Market St, Suite 3029, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Obes Res 12:1011-8. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Diet and physical activity for obesity: how effective are they?
    L G Womble
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Philadelphia, USA
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:922-4. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of sibutramine plus orlistat in obese women following 1 year of treatment by sibutramine alone: a placebo-controlled trial
    T A Wadden
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Obes Res 8:431-7. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial aspects of obesity and obesity surgery
    T A Wadden
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 81:1001-24. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial variables associated with binge eating in obese males and females
    L G Womble
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 30:217-21. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychological and behavioral predictors of weight loss during drug treatment for obesity
    L G Womble
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:340-5. 2001
  8. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and health-related quality of life in obese individuals seeking weight reduction
    Adam Gilden Tsai
    Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:59-63. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of lifestyle modification and pharmacotherapy for obesity
    Thomas A Wadden
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:2111-20. 2005
  10. pmc Changes in symptoms of depression with weight loss: results of a randomized trial
    Lucy F Faulconbridge
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1009-16. 2009

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Agreement between weekly vs. daily assessment of appetite
    Leslie G Womble
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, Suite 3028, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Appetite 40:131-5. 2003
    ..The weekly assessment of appetite in the clinic appears to have several benefits, including uniformity of test administration and decreased burden on participants...
  2. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of a commercial internet weight loss program
    Leslie G Womble
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Weight and Eating Disorders Program, 3535 Market St, Suite 3029, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Obes Res 12:1011-8. 2004
    ..To assess, in a 1-year randomized controlled trial, the efficacy of eDiets.com (a commercial Internet weight loss program) in improving weight, cardiovascular health, and quality of life...
  3. ncbi request reprint Diet and physical activity for obesity: how effective are they?
    L G Womble
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Philadelphia, USA
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:922-4. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of sibutramine plus orlistat in obese women following 1 year of treatment by sibutramine alone: a placebo-controlled trial
    T A Wadden
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Obes Res 8:431-7. 2000
    ..This study assessed whether adding orlistat to sibutramine would induce further weight loss in patients who previously had lost weight while taking sibutramine alone...
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial aspects of obesity and obesity surgery
    T A Wadden
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 81:1001-24. 2001
    ..A structured behavioral assessment, conducted by a mental-health professional and a registered dietitian, can readily identify those who are most likely to require adjunct counseling...
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial variables associated with binge eating in obese males and females
    L G Womble
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 30:217-21. 2001
    ..Longitudinal studies, however, are needed to examine these etiological paths and to test for causal relationships...
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychological and behavioral predictors of weight loss during drug treatment for obesity
    L G Womble
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:340-5. 2001
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  8. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and health-related quality of life in obese individuals seeking weight reduction
    Adam Gilden Tsai
    Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:59-63. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that MetSyn would be associated with lower HRQoL on measures of physical and mental health...
  9. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of lifestyle modification and pharmacotherapy for obesity
    Thomas A Wadden
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:2111-20. 2005
    ..This practice is likely to limit therapeutic benefits...
  10. pmc Changes in symptoms of depression with weight loss: results of a randomized trial
    Lucy F Faulconbridge
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1009-16. 2009
    ..Further research is needed to identify characteristics of obese patients at risk of negative mood changes (and suicidal ideation) in response to behavioral and pharmacologic therapies...
  11. ncbi request reprint Great expectations: "I'm losing 25% of my weight no matter what you say"
    Thomas A Wadden
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:1084-9. 2003
    ..Results are discussed in terms of the origins, clinical significance, and potential malleability of obese individuals' weight loss expectations...
  12. ncbi request reprint The role of patients' expectations and goals in the behavioral and pharmacological treatment of obesity
    A N Fabricatore
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:1739-45. 2007
    ..To investigate weight loss expectations and goals among obese treatment seekers and to examine the relationships of these expectations and goals to treatment outcomes...
  13. ncbi request reprint What consumers want to know about commercial weight-loss programs: a pilot investigation
    Shirley S Wang
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Obes Res 11:48-53. 2003
    ..These guidelines were drafted without the benefit of data from consumers concerning the specific information they desired. The present study provides such data...
  14. ncbi request reprint Commercial and self-help programs for weight control
    Adam Gilden Tsai
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Weight and Eating Disorders Program, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 28:171-92, ix. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Latent structure of eating disorder symptoms: a factor analytic and taxometric investigation
    Donald A Williamson
    Louisiana State University and Our Lady of The Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:412-8. 2002
    ..The latent structure of eating disorder symptoms, as defined by DSM-IV, was tested in a group of 341 women with and without an eating disorder diagnosis...