S E Mazzeo

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Parent skills training to enhance weight loss in overweight children: Evaluation of NOURISH
    Suzanne E Mazzeo
    Department of Pediatrics and Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, United States Electronic address
    Eat Behav 15:225-9. 2014
  2. pmc The stress process and eating pathology among racially diverse adolescents seeking treatment for obesity
    Clarice K Gerke
    Departments of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:785-93. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint LIBER8 design and methods: an integrative intervention for loss of control eating among African American and White adolescent girls
    Suzanne E Mazzeo
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 34:174-85. 2013
  4. pmc Nourishing Our Understanding of Role Modeling to Improve Support and Health (NOURISH): design and methods
    Suzanne E Mazzeo
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:515-22. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Associations among postpartum depression, eating disorders, and perfectionism in a population-based sample of adult women
    Suzanne E Mazzeo
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23284 2018, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 39:202-11. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint A cluster analysis of symptom patterns and adjustment in Vietnam combat veterans with chronic posttraumatic stress disorder
    Suzanne E Mazzeo
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23284, USA
    J Clin Psychol 58:1555-71. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of a reality TV cosmetic surgery makeover program on eating disordered attitudes and behaviors
    Suzanne E Mazzeo
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Eat Behav 8:390-7. 2007
  8. pmc Assessing the heritability of anorexia nervosa symptoms using a marginal maximal likelihood approach
    S E Mazzeo
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    Psychol Med 39:463-73. 2009
  9. pmc A twin study of specific bulimia nervosa symptoms
    S E Mazzeo
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    Psychol Med 40:1203-13. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Gender and binge eating among bariatric surgery candidates
    Suzanne E Mazzeo
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 23284 2018, USA
    Eat Behav 7:47-52. 2006

Research Grants

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Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Parent skills training to enhance weight loss in overweight children: Evaluation of NOURISH
    Suzanne E Mazzeo
    Department of Pediatrics and Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, United States Electronic address
    Eat Behav 15:225-9. 2014
    ..Moreover, the effectiveness of this approach has not been adequately assessed with racially diverse families, particularly African Americans(AA), a group at high risk for elevated Body Mass Index (BMI)...
  2. pmc The stress process and eating pathology among racially diverse adolescents seeking treatment for obesity
    Clarice K Gerke
    Departments of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:785-93. 2013
    ..This study examined the associations of weight-related teasing and daily hassles with eating pathology, as well as potential mediators of these relations, among a racially diverse sample of adolescents...
  3. ncbi request reprint LIBER8 design and methods: an integrative intervention for loss of control eating among African American and White adolescent girls
    Suzanne E Mazzeo
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 34:174-85. 2013
    ..The feasibility and acceptability of this intervention will be extensively evaluated with the explicit intent of informing a subsequent larger randomized controlled trial...
  4. pmc Nourishing Our Understanding of Role Modeling to Improve Support and Health (NOURISH): design and methods
    Suzanne E Mazzeo
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:515-22. 2012
    ..This study is designed explicitly to gather preliminary feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness data to inform a subsequent larger randomized controlled trial...
  5. ncbi request reprint Associations among postpartum depression, eating disorders, and perfectionism in a population-based sample of adult women
    Suzanne E Mazzeo
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23284 2018, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 39:202-11. 2006
    ..The current study investigated associations among eating disorders, depressive symptoms during pregnancy and postpartum, and perfectionism in a population-based sample of women...
  6. ncbi request reprint A cluster analysis of symptom patterns and adjustment in Vietnam combat veterans with chronic posttraumatic stress disorder
    Suzanne E Mazzeo
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23284, USA
    J Clin Psychol 58:1555-71. 2002
    ..Clinicians can consider this heterogeneity in their treatment decisions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of a reality TV cosmetic surgery makeover program on eating disordered attitudes and behaviors
    Suzanne E Mazzeo
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Eat Behav 8:390-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effects of a reality TV cosmetic surgery program on eating disordered attitudes, behaviors, mood, anxiety, and self-esteem...
  8. pmc Assessing the heritability of anorexia nervosa symptoms using a marginal maximal likelihood approach
    S E Mazzeo
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    Psychol Med 39:463-73. 2009
    ..We examined genetic and environmental contributions to liability to anorexia nervosa (AN) symptoms in a population-based twin sample using a genetic common pathway model...
  9. pmc A twin study of specific bulimia nervosa symptoms
    S E Mazzeo
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    Psychol Med 40:1203-13. 2010
    ..The validity of the equal environment assumption (EEA) for BN was also tested...
  10. ncbi request reprint Gender and binge eating among bariatric surgery candidates
    Suzanne E Mazzeo
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 23284 2018, USA
    Eat Behav 7:47-52. 2006
    ..However, among men, only depression contributed to binge eating scores. These findings provide evidence for the significance of binge eating and depression among both male and female bariatric surgery candidates...
  11. ncbi request reprint Binge eating among African American and Caucasian bariatric surgery candidates
    Suzanne E Mazzeo
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, 808 W Franklin St, P O Box 842018, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, United States
    Eat Behav 6:189-96. 2005
    ..These results further highlight African Americans' vulnerability to EDs, and suggest that depression and low self esteem are equally relevant to binge eating in African American and Caucasian women...
  12. ncbi request reprint Parenting concerns of women with histories of eating disorders
    Suzanne E Mazzeo
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23284 2018, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 37:S77-9; discussion S87-9. 2005
    ..The current article reviews the literature on parenting among women with EDs, and outlines the process of developing an intervention addressing their parenting concerns...
  13. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of men with persistent thinness
    Suzanne E Mazzeo
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 842018, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    Obes Res 12:1367-9. 2004
    ..Although Western society is increasingly obesogenic, some individuals maintain low weights. Thin women manifest fewer eating disorders and higher self-esteem. However, little is known about persistently thin men...
  14. ncbi request reprint Investigating the structure of the eating inventory (three-factor eating questionnaire): a confirmatory approach
    Suzanne E Mazzeo
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23284 2018, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 34:255-64. 2003
    ..To investigate the internal structure of the Eating Inventory using confirmatory factor analytic (CFA) methods...
  15. pmc An exploration of body dissatisfaction and perceptions of Black and White girls enrolled in an intervention for overweight children
    N R Kelly
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    Body Image 8:379-84. 2011
    ..Additional research is needed to enhance understanding of children's body size perceptions and dissatisfaction to inform assessment and treatment of pediatric obesity and associated disordered eating symptoms...
  16. pmc Binge eating disorder: a symptom-level investigation of genetic and environmental influences on liability
    K S Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    Psychol Med 40:1899-906. 2010
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  17. pmc Environmental and genetic risk factors for eating disorders: what the clinician needs to know
    Suzanne E Mazzeo
    Departments of Psychology and Pediatrics, Virginia Commonwealth University, 806 West Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 18:67-82. 2009
    ..In this article the authors discuss what is known about genetic and environmental risk factors with an emphasis on gene-environment interplay to improve clinicians' comfort level in discussing these complex issues with their patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mediators of the association between abuse and disordered eating in undergraduate men
    Karen S Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, 808 W Franklin St, P O Box 842018, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    Eat Behav 6:318-27. 2005
    ..These results are somewhat different than those found in exclusively female samples, highlighting the importance of specifically examining EDs and their correlates among men...
  19. pmc Preventing weight gain in first year college students: an online intervention to prevent the "freshman fifteen"
    Rachel W Gow
    Virginia Commonwealth University, 806 W Franklin St, PO Box 842018, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    Eat Behav 11:33-9. 2010
    ..The combined intervention group had lower BMIs at post-testing than the other three groups. This study demonstrated the effectiveness and feasibility of an online intervention to prevent weight gain among college students...
  20. pmc Six-month dietary changes in ethnically diverse, obese adolescents participating in a multidisciplinary weight management program
    Melanie K Bean
    Department of Pediatrics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:408-16. 2011
    ..Findings suggest that participation in this multidisciplinary treatment helped participants make behaviorally based dietary changes, which were associated with improved dietary intakes and health status...
  21. ncbi request reprint The relation between eating disorders and components of perfectionism
    Cynthia M Bulik
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:366-8. 2003
    ..The authors' goal was to explore the relation between perfectionism and psychopathology, including eating disorders...
  22. pmc Characteristics of monozygotic male and female twins discordant for overweight: a descriptive study
    Karen S Mitchell
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    Eat Behav 9:366-9. 2008
    ..BMI is highly heritable. Yet, trends in obesity highlight environmental influences on body weight. Monozygotic (MZ) twins discordant for overweight offer a unique opportunity to examine these factors...
  23. ncbi request reprint Gender, ethnicity, psychosocial factors, and quality of life among severely overweight, treatment-seeking adolescents
    Marilyn Stern
    Department of Psychology and Pediatrics, Virginia Commonwealth University, 808 West Franklin Street, Richmond, Virginia 23284, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:90-4. 2007
    ..Self-esteem was examined as a potential mediator of the association between weight-related teasing and quality of life (QOL)...
  24. ncbi request reprint The role of depression and dissociation in the relationship between childhood trauma and bulimic symptoms among ethnically diverse female undergraduates
    Clarice K Gerke
    Department of Psychology, P O Box 842018, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 30:1161-72. 2006
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  25. ncbi request reprint Innovative interventions for disordered eating: evaluating dissonance-based and yoga interventions
    Karen S Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 40:120-8. 2007
    ..The most promising interventions are both selective and interactive. This study compared two newer types of interventions that meet these criteria: cognitive dissonance and yoga programs...
  26. ncbi request reprint Binge eating and psychological distress in ethnically diverse undergraduate men and women
    Karen S Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 842018, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    Eat Behav 5:157-69. 2004
    ..Eating disorders of all types may be more prevalent among African American undergraduates than previously thought. These results highlight the need to study binge eating and its correlates in this traditionally underserved group...
  27. ncbi request reprint Association between broadly defined bulimia nervosa and drug use disorders: common genetic and environmental influences
    Jessica H Baker
    Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 40:673-8. 2007
    ..Previous research has shown an association between bulimia (BN) and drug use disorders (DUD). The purpose of the present study was to investigate possible influences on the comorbidity between BN and DUD...
  28. ncbi request reprint Family factors as correlates of diet in relatives of colon cancer patients
    Melanie K Bean
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Box 842018, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    Am J Health Behav 32:347-55. 2008
    ..To examine family social support and closeness to the patient for their association with diet in first-degree relatives (FDRs) of colon cancer patients...
  29. pmc An investigation of a measure of twins' equal environments
    Karen S Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:840-7. 2007
    ..Measurement invariance issues, as well as distributions of equal environments traits, should be considered when evaluating the equal environments assumption, in order to produce accurate parameter estimates in twin models...
  30. doi request reprint Ambiguity and judgments of obese individuals: no news could be bad news
    Kathryn M Ross
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284 2018, United States
    Eat Behav 10:152-6. 2009
    ..These results have practical implications for reducing obesity bias, as the etiology of obesity is typically not known in real-life situations...
  31. ncbi request reprint A twin study of dietary restraint, disinhibition and hunger: an examination of the eating inventory (three factor eating questionnaire)
    Benjamin M Neale
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
    Twin Res 6:471-8. 2003
    ..Furthermore, Restraint appeared to be empirically distinct from Hunger or Disinhibition...
  32. ncbi request reprint MCMI-II profiles of women with eating disorders: a cluster analytic investigation
    Dorothy L Espelage
    Department of Educational Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, 226 Education Bldg, 1310 S 6th St, Champaign, IL 61820 6990, USA
    J Pers Disord 16:453-63. 2002
    ..Cluster membership was not associated with eating disorder subtype, suggesting that there is considerable variance in personality pathology within eating disorder diagnostic categories...
  33. ncbi request reprint The structure of perfectionism: a twin study
    Federica Tozzi
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7160, USA
    Behav Genet 34:483-94. 2004
    ..Evidence of familial transmission suggests features of perfectionism may be genetically determined. This study examines the structure of perfectionism using classical twin design models...
  34. ncbi request reprint Examining the construct validity of the Eating Disorder Inventory
    Dorothy L Espelage
    Department of Educational Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 226 Education Building, 1310 South Sixth Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820 6990, USA
    Psychol Assess 15:71-80. 2003
    ..The archival clinic sample scored significantly higher on the 8 EDI scales than the nonpatient college comparison sample (n = 487)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Genetic epidemiology, endophenotypes, and eating disorder classification
    Cynthia M Bulik
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7160, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 40:S52-60. 2007
    ..To explore how genetic epidemiology has informed the identification of endophenotypes and how endophenotypes may inform future classification of eating disorders...

Research Grants3

  1. Genetic Epidemiology of Eating Disordered Behavior
    Suzanne Mazzeo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It will also provide Dr. Mazzeo with the requisite training to become an independent investigator in the genetic epidemiology of eating disorders. ..