Robin Masheb

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Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Nibbling and picking in obese patients with Binge Eating Disorder
    Robin M Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, United States Electronic address
    Eat Behav 14:424-7. 2013
  2. pmc Substantial weight gains are common prior to treatment-seeking in obese patients with binge eating disorder
    Robin M Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208098, New Haven, CT 06520 8098, USA Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 54:880-4. 2013
  3. pmc A randomized controlled trial for obesity and binge eating disorder: low-energy-density dietary counseling and cognitive-behavioral therapy
    Robin M Masheb
    Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 301 Cedar Street, P O Box 208098, New Haven, CT 06520 8098, USA
    Behav Res Ther 49:821-9. 2011
  4. pmc Bulimia nervosa in overweight and normal-weight women
    Robin Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 53:181-6. 2012
  5. pmc A randomized clinical trial for women with vulvodynia: Cognitive-behavioral therapy vs. supportive psychotherapy
    Robin M Masheb
    Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208098, New Haven, CT 06520 8098, USA
    Pain 141:31-40. 2009
  6. pmc Examination of predictors and moderators for self-help treatments of binge-eating disorder
    Robin M Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8098, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:900-4. 2008
  7. pmc Prognostic significance of two sub-categorization methods for the treatment of binge eating disorder: negative affect and overvaluation predict, but do not moderate, specific outcomes
    R M Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale Psychiatric Research, Yale University School of Medicine, 301 Cedar Street, PO Box 208098, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Behav Res Ther 46:428-37. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Rapid response predicts treatment outcomes in binge eating disorder: implications for stepped care
    Robin M Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8098, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:639-44. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The prognostic significance of depressive symptoms for predicting quality of life 12 months after gastric bypass
    Robin M Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, P O Box 208098, New Haven, CT 06520 8098, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 48:231-6. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Revisiting the diagnosis of dyspareunia: a painful but important discussion
    Robin Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, POB 208098, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8098
    Arch Sex Behav 34:41-2, 57-61; author reply 63-7. 2005

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Publications67

  1. pmc Nibbling and picking in obese patients with Binge Eating Disorder
    Robin M Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, United States Electronic address
    Eat Behav 14:424-7. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Substantial weight gains are common prior to treatment-seeking in obese patients with binge eating disorder
    Robin M Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208098, New Haven, CT 06520 8098, USA Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 54:880-4. 2013
    ..Failure to produce weight loss in these studies may be reinterpreted as stabilization of weight and prevention of further weight gain. ..
  3. pmc A randomized controlled trial for obesity and binge eating disorder: low-energy-density dietary counseling and cognitive-behavioral therapy
    Robin M Masheb
    Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 301 Cedar Street, P O Box 208098, New Haven, CT 06520 8098, USA
    Behav Res Ther 49:821-9. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Bulimia nervosa in overweight and normal-weight women
    Robin Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 53:181-6. 2012
    ..Findings from the present study should serve to increase awareness of the weight range and ethnic diversity of BN, and highlight the need to address weight and cultural sensitivity in the identification and treatment of eating disorders...
  5. pmc A randomized clinical trial for women with vulvodynia: Cognitive-behavioral therapy vs. supportive psychotherapy
    Robin M Masheb
    Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208098, New Haven, CT 06520 8098, USA
    Pain 141:31-40. 2009
    ..CBT, a directed treatment approach that involves learning and practice of specific pain-relevant coping and self-management skills, yielded better outcomes and greater patient satisfaction than a less directive approach...
  6. pmc Examination of predictors and moderators for self-help treatments of binge-eating disorder
    Robin M Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8098, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:900-4. 2008
    ..The present study found poorer prognosis for patients with negative affect and personality disorders, suggesting that treatment outcomes may be enhanced by attending to the cognitive and personality styles of these patients...
  7. pmc Prognostic significance of two sub-categorization methods for the treatment of binge eating disorder: negative affect and overvaluation predict, but do not moderate, specific outcomes
    R M Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale Psychiatric Research, Yale University School of Medicine, 301 Cedar Street, PO Box 208098, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Behav Res Ther 46:428-37. 2008
    ..In conclusion, dietary-negative affect subtyping and overvaluation subtyping each predicted, but did not moderate, specific and important dimensions of BED treatment outcome...
  8. ncbi request reprint Rapid response predicts treatment outcomes in binge eating disorder: implications for stepped care
    Robin M Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8098, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:639-44. 2007
    ..Rapid response has utility for predicting outcomes, provides evidence for specificity of treatment effects, and has implications for stepped care treatment models of BED...
  9. ncbi request reprint The prognostic significance of depressive symptoms for predicting quality of life 12 months after gastric bypass
    Robin M Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, P O Box 208098, New Haven, CT 06520 8098, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 48:231-6. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to examine the relative prognostic significance of weight and depressive symptoms for 12-month postoperative health-related quality of life (HRQL) in extremely obese gastric bypass patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Revisiting the diagnosis of dyspareunia: a painful but important discussion
    Robin Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, POB 208098, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8098
    Arch Sex Behav 34:41-2, 57-61; author reply 63-7. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint Eating patterns and breakfast consumption in obese patients with binge eating disorder
    Robin M Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale Psychiatric Research, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:1545-53. 2006
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Evaluating oneself by shape and weight is not the same as being dissatisfied about shape and weight: A longitudinal examination in severely obese gastric bypass patients
    Robin M Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8098, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 39:716-20. 2006
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Emotional overeating and its associations with eating disorder psychopathology among overweight patients with binge eating disorder
    Robin M Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, 06520 8090, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 39:141-6. 2006
    ..The internal consistency, test-retest reliability, and factor structure of this measure were examined, and its associations with eating disorder psychopathology, depression, and gender were explored...
  14. ncbi request reprint On the relation of attempting to lose weight, restraint, and binge eating in outpatients with binge eating disorder
    R M Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, 06520 8038, USA
    Obes Res 8:638-45. 2000
    ..To examine the relationship among attempts to lose weight, restraint, and eating behavior in outpatients with binge eating disorder (BED)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Assessing sexual function and dyspareunia with the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) in women with vulvodynia
    Robin M Masheb
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8098, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 30:315-24. 2004
    ..Results highlight difficulties experienced across all domains of sexual function, particularly with regard to dyspareunia, for women with vulvodynia. Findings also support the internal consistency and discriminant validity of the FSFI...
  16. ncbi request reprint On the relation of flexible and rigid control of eating to body mass index and overeating in patients with binge eating disorder
    Robin M Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 31:82-91. 2002
    ..To examine the relationship of flexible and rigid dimensions of restrained eating to body mass index (BMI) and overeating in outpatients with binge eating disorder (BED)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Weight loss expectations in patients with binge-eating disorder
    Robin M Masheb
    Yale Psychiatric Research, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conneticut 06520 8098, USA
    Obes Res 10:309-14. 2002
    ..To study weight loss expectations in patients with binge-eating disorder and to examine whether expectations differed by sex and motivation for treatment...
  18. ncbi request reprint The nature of body image disturbance in patients with binge eating disorder
    Robin M Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 208098, New Haven, CT 06520 8098, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 33:333-41. 2003
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of depression in treatment-seeking women with vulvodynia
    R M Masheb
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8098, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol 25:786-91. 2005
    ..Rates of current MDD appeared to be lower than rates of MDD among other samples of treatment seeking chronic pain patients. In summary, co-morbid MDD is related to greater pain severity and worse functioning among women with vulvodynia...
  20. pmc An examination of eating patterns in community women with bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder
    Robin M Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8098, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 44:618-24. 2011
    ..To better understand the eating patterns of persons with eating disorders...
  21. ncbi request reprint On the reliability and validity of physician ratings for vulvodynia and the discriminant validity of its subtypes
    Robin M Masheb
    Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 208098, New Haven, CT 06520 8098, USA
    Pain Med 5:349-58. 2004
    ..This study aimed to test the reliability and validity of physician ratings in a broadly defined sample of women with vulvodynia and to examine the external validity of the vulvodynia subtypes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in patients with binge eating disorder
    R M Masheb
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8098, USA
    Eat Weight Disord 9:194-9. 2004
    ..To examine Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQL) in patients with binge eating disorder (BED)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Comparison of patients with bulimia nervosa, obese patients with binge eating disorder, and nonobese patients with binge eating disorder
    Declan T Barry
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale Psyquiatric Research at Congress Place, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:589-94. 2003
    ..Certain differences that do exist between women with BN and BED are associated with obesity status (drive for thinness), whereas others are associated with diagnosis (body dissatisfaction, maturity fears)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in patients with binge eating disorder
    Declan T Barry
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 31:63-70. 2002
    ..This study examined gender differences in patients with binge eating disorder (BED)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in shame in patients with binge-eating disorder
    Sheila A Jambekar
    Department of Psychology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Obes Res 11:571-7. 2003
    ..To examine the relationship between shame and the behavioral and attitudinal features of eating disorders in men and women diagnosed with binge-eating disorder (BED)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Body checking and avoidance in overweight patients with binge eating disorder
    Deborah L Reas
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8098, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 37:342-6. 2005
    ..We examined select body checking and avoidance behaviors in overweight patients with binge eating disorder (BED)...
  27. pmc High self-reported rates of neglect and emotional abuse, by persons with binge eating disorder and night eating syndrome
    Kelly C Allison
    Department of Psychiatry, Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, Suite 3021, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:2874-83. 2007
    ....
  28. pmc Psychiatric, behavioral, and attitudinal correlates of avoidant and obsessive-compulsive personality pathology in patients with binge-eating disorder
    Daniel F Becker
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 51:531-7. 2010
    ..We examined correlates of avoidant and obsessive-compulsive personality pathology--with respect to psychiatric comorbidity, eating disorder psychopathology, and associated psychologic factors--in patients with binge-eating disorder (BED)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Treatment preferences of patients with binge eating disorder
    Michelle L Brody
    Graduate Institute of Professional Psychology, University of Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 37:352-6. 2005
    ..The current study examined the treatment preferences of obese patients with binge eating disorder (BED)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Appearance vs. health reasons for seeking treatment among obese patients with binge eating disorder
    Deborah L Reas
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 301 Cedar Street, PO Box 208098, New Haven, CT 06520 8090, USA
    Obes Res 12:758-60. 2004
    ..This study examined reasons for seeking treatment reported by obese patients diagnosed with binge eating disorder (BED)...
  31. pmc Significance of overvaluation of shape/weight in binge-eating disorder: comparative study with overweight and bulimia nervosa
    Carlos M Grilo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:499-504. 2010
    ..Although inclusion of overvaluation of shape/weight could be considered as a required criterion for BED, this would exclude a substantial proportion of BED patients with clinically significant problems...
  32. pmc Overvaluation of shape and weight in binge eating disorder, bulimia nervosa, and sub-threshold bulimia nervosa
    Carlos M Grilo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208098, 301 Cedar Street, 2nd Floor, New Haven, CT 06520, United States
    Behav Res Ther 47:692-6. 2009
    ..Rather, overvaluation of shape and weight warrants consideration either as a diagnostic specifier or as a dimensional severity rating as it provides important information about severity within BED...
  33. pmc Chronic dieting among extremely obese bariatric surgery candidates
    Megan Roehrig
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 301 Cedar St, 2nd Floor, P O Box 208098, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Obes Surg 19:1116-23. 2009
    ..Extremely obese bariatric surgery candidates report numerous episodes of both successful and unsuccessful dieting attempts, but little is known about the clinical significance of frequent dieting attempts in this patient group...
  34. pmc The metabolic syndrome and behavioral correlates in obese patients with binge eating disorder
    Megan Roehrig
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:481-6. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that lifestyle behaviors including weight loss attempts and regular meal consumption may be potential targets for prevention and/or treatment of the MetSyn in obese patients with BED...
  35. pmc Dieting frequency in obese patients with binge eating disorder: behavioral and metabolic correlates
    Megan Roehrig
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:689-97. 2009
    ..These findings may have implications for clinical advice provided to obese BED patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint Reliability of the Eating Disorder Examination in patients with binge eating disorder
    Carlos M Grilo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 35:80-5. 2004
    ..This study examined the interrater and test-retest reliabilities of the Eating Disorder Examination (EDE) in patients with binge eating disorder (BED)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Binge eating and self-esteem predict body image dissatisfaction among obese men and women seeking bariatric surgery
    Carlos M Grilo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale Psychiatric Research, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 37:347-51. 2005
    ..We examined body image dissatisfaction (BID) in extremely obese men and women seeking bariatric surgery...
  38. pmc Self-reported weight gain following smoking cessation: a function of binge eating behavior
    Marney A White
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 43:572-5. 2010
    ..This study investigated patterns of self-reported weight gain following smoking cessation among overweight individuals with and without binge eating...
  39. pmc Factor structure of the eating disorder examination interview in patients with binge-eating disorder
    Carlos M Grilo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:977-81. 2010
    ..The implications of these factor analytic findings for understanding and assessing the specific psychopathology of patients with BED are discussed...
  40. pmc Accuracy of self-reported weight and height in binge eating disorder: misreport is not related to psychological factors
    Marney A White
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1266-9. 2010
    ....
  41. 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...
  42. pmc Comparison of methods for identifying and assessing obese patients with binge eating disorder in primary care settings
    Rachel D Barnes
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8098, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 44:157-63. 2011
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Childhood maltreatment in extremely obese male and female bariatric surgery candidates
    Carlos M Grilo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale Psychiatric Research, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208098, 301 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Obes Res 13:123-30. 2005
    ..To examine rates of self-reported childhood maltreatment in extremely obese bariatric surgery candidates and to explore associations with sex, eating disorder features, and psychological functioning...
  44. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of cognitive behavioral therapy and fluoxetine for the treatment of binge eating disorder: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled comparison
    Carlos M Grilo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 57:301-9. 2005
    ..We conducted a randomized, placebo-controlled study to test the efficacy of CBT and fluoxetine alone and in combination for BED...
  45. ncbi request reprint Night-time eating in men and women with binge eating disorder
    Carlos M Grilo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale Psychiatric Research, Yale University School of Medicine, 301 Cedar Street, 2nd Floor, P O Box 208098, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Behav Res Ther 42:397-407. 2004
    ..Men and women without NE differed little on behavioral and psychological measures, whereas women with NE had significantly higher levels of eating-, weight-, and shape-concerns than men with NE...
  46. ncbi request reprint Teasing history and eating disorder features: an age- and body mass index-matched comparison of bulimia nervosa and binge-eating disorder
    Tamara D Jackson
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 43:108-13. 2002
    ....
  47. pmc DSM-IV psychiatric disorder comorbidity and its correlates in binge eating disorder
    Carlos M Grilo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 42:228-34. 2009
    ....
  48. pmc Regimented and lifestyle restraint in binge eating disorder
    Marney A White
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 42:326-31. 2009
    ..This study tested the psychometric properties of two commonly used measures of dietary restraint, the Three Factor Eating Questionnaire and the Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire...
  49. pmc Overvaluation of shape and weight in binge eating disorder and overweight controls: refinement of a diagnostic construct
    Carlos M Grilo
    Department of Psychology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 117:414-9. 2008
    ..These findings provide further support for the research diagnostic construct and make a case for the importance of shape/weight overvaluation as a diagnostic specifier...
  50. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled comparison of guided self-help cognitive behavioral therapy and behavioral weight loss for binge eating disorder
    Carlos M Grilo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 301 Cedar Street 2nd Floor, P O Box 208098, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Behav Res Ther 43:1509-25. 2005
    ..The findings support CBT administered via guided self-help as a first step in the treatment of BED and provide evidence for its specific effects...
  51. ncbi request reprint Relation of childhood sexual abuse and other forms of maltreatment to 12-month postoperative outcomes in extremely obese gastric bypass patients
    Carlos M Grilo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 208098, 301 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Obes Surg 16:454-60. 2006
    ..This study examined self-reported childhood sexual abuse and other forms of childhood maltreatment in relation to preoperative presentation and to 12-month postoperative outcomes in gastric bypass patients...
  52. ncbi request reprint Rapid response to treatment for binge eating disorder
    Carlos M Grilo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:602-13. 2006
    ..Rapid response has utility for predicting outcomes and provides evidence for specificity of treatment effects with BED...
  53. ncbi request reprint Correlates of body image dissatisfaction in treatment-seeking men and women with binge eating disorder
    Carlos M Grilo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 38:162-6. 2005
    ..We examined body image dissatisfaction (BID) in patients with binge eating disorder (BED)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and its correlates in treatment-seeking obese patients with binge eating disorder
    Joshua I Hrabosky
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 40:72-6. 2007
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint The prognostic significance of regular binge eating in extremely obese gastric bypass patients: 12-month postoperative outcomes
    Marney A White
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1928-35. 2006
    ..The prognostic significance of binge eating for extremely obese patients who undergo bariatric surgery is uncertain. We examined the relation of preoperative binge eating to preoperative presentation and 12-month postoperative outcomes...
  56. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of body dissatisfaction and concerns in extremely obese gastric bypass patients: 6- and 12-month postoperative outcomes
    Joshua I Hrabosky
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Obes Surg 16:1615-21. 2006
    ..Body image is a multifaceted construct commonly associated with obesity. This study examined changes in body dissatisfaction, and shape and weight concerns in bariatric surgery patients from baseline to 6 and 12 months post-surgery...
  57. ncbi request reprint Overvaluation of shape and weight in binge eating disorder
    Joshua I Hrabosky
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:175-80. 2007
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Do patients' unrealistic weight goals have prognostic significance for bariatric surgery?
    Marney A White
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Obes Surg 17:74-81. 2007
    ..Little is known about the goal weights of bariatric surgery patients, or the prognostic significance of unrealistic goals on surgical outcomes, including weight losses and changes in associated behavioral and psychological domains...
  59. pmc Psychometric evaluation of the eating disorder examination-questionnaire for bariatric surgery candidates
    Joshua I Hrabosky
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:763-9. 2008
    ..The primary purpose of the current study was to evaluate the factor structure and construct validity of the EDE-Q in a large series of bariatric surgery candidates...
  60. ncbi request reprint Body checking and avoidance and the core features of eating disorders among obese men and women seeking bariatric surgery
    Carlos M Grilo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale Psychiatric Research, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208098, 301 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Behav Res Ther 43:629-37. 2005
    ..The findings support the view that body checking and avoidance behaviors are manifestations of overevaluation of weight and shape and disordered eating...
  61. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of self-reported weight among bariatric surgery candidates: the influence of race and weight cycling
    Marney A White
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208098, 301 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2761-8. 2007
    ..We examined the degree of discrepancy between actual and self-reported BMI in severely obese bariatric surgery candidates, and whether the degree of accuracy varied by race and by eating-related and psychological factors...
  62. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioral therapy guided self-help and orlistat for the treatment of binge eating disorder: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Carlos M Grilo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale Psychiatric Research, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 57:1193-201. 2005
    ..No controlled studies have tested whether adding obesity medication to CBT facilitates weight loss. We performed a randomized, placebo-controlled study of orlistat administered with guided self-help CBT (CBTgsh)...
  63. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and sampling bias in binge eating disorder: Black women who seek treatment have different characteristics than those who do not
    Carlos M Grilo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06519, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 38:257-62. 2005
    ..The current study investigated sampling bias as it affects recruited clinic samples of Black and White women with binge eating disorder (BED)...
  64. pmc Rapid response predicts binge eating and weight loss in binge eating disorder: findings from a controlled trial of orlistat with guided self-help cognitive behavioral therapy
    Carlos M Grilo
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, Yale Psychiatric Research, 301 Cedar Street, PO Box 208098, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:2537-50. 2007
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two self-report instruments for assessing binge eating in bariatric surgery candidates
    Katherine A Elder
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208098, 301 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:545-60. 2006
    ..Using the self-report measures concurrently did not improve identification of binge eating in this study. More work is needed to determine the construct validity and clinical utility of these measures with gastric bypass patients...
  66. ncbi request reprint Reliability of the Eating Disorder Examination-Questionnaire in patients with binge eating disorder
    Deborah L Reas
    Yale Psychiatric Research, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208098, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:43-51. 2006
    ..The results for subjective bulimic episodes are consistent with previous studies in suggesting that these eating behaviors may not be reliable indicators of eating disorders for patients with BED...
  67. ncbi request reprint Binge eating disorder and night eating syndrome: a comparative study of disordered eating
    Kelly C Allison
    Department of Psychiatry, Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 19104 3309, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:1107-15. 2005
    ..This evaluation provides strong evidence for the distinctiveness of the BED and NES constructs and highlights their clinical significance...

Research Grants5

  1. COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY FOR VULVODYNIA
    Robin Masheb; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Clinically, results from this study may provide a justified treatment option for women with vulvodynia. ..
  2. COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY FOR VULVODYNIA
    Robin Masheb; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Clinically, results from this study may provide a justified treatment option for women with vulvodynia. ..
  3. COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY FOR VULVODYNIA
    Robin Masheb; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Clinically, results from this study may provide a justified treatment option for women with vulvodynia. ..
  4. CBT and Dieting: Effects on Psychopathology and Weight in BED
    Robin Masheb; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed study has the potential to address the problem of obesity by examining the efficacy of a low energy density dietary approach for weight loss in patients with BED, a special subgroup of the obese population. ..