Ellen Moens

Summary

Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Unfavourable family characteristics and their associations with childhood obesity: a cross-sectional study
    Ellen Moens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 17:315-23. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Observation of parental functioning at mealtime using a sibling design
    Ellen Moens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 68:132-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Training parents of overweight children in parenting skills: a 12-month evaluation
    Ellen Moens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Behav Cogn Psychother 40:1-18. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Observation of family functioning at mealtime: a comparison between families of children with and without overweight
    Ellen Moens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:52-63. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictors of disinhibited eating in children with and without overweight
    Ellen Moens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, Ghent, Belgium
    Behav Res Ther 45:1357-68. 2007
  6. doi request reprint An 8-year follow-up of treated obese children: children's, process and parental predictors of successful outcome
    Ellen Moens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Behav Res Ther 48:626-33. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Differences in eating style between overweight and normal-weight youngsters
    Caroline Braet
    Department of Developmental, Personality, and Social Psychology, Ghent University, and Children s Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    J Health Psychol 13:733-43. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Subtyping children and adolescents who are overweight based on eating pathology and psychopathology
    Caroline Braet
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:279-86. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Inpatient treatment for children with obesity: weight loss, psychological well-being, and eating behavior
    Caroline Braet
    Ghent University, Belgium
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:519-29. 2004
  10. doi request reprint How is reward sensitivity related to bodyweight in children?
    Sandra Verbeken
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 58:478-83. 2012

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Unfavourable family characteristics and their associations with childhood obesity: a cross-sectional study
    Ellen Moens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 17:315-23. 2009
    ..This cross-sectional study explores the influence of multiple familial factors on children's weight status and the interaction between parenting stress and unfavourable family characteristics...
  2. doi request reprint Observation of parental functioning at mealtime using a sibling design
    Ellen Moens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 68:132-8. 2013
    ..This pleads for more tailor-made guidelines when advising parents of children with eating- and weight problems...
  3. doi request reprint Training parents of overweight children in parenting skills: a 12-month evaluation
    Ellen Moens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Behav Cogn Psychother 40:1-18. 2012
    ..However, there is little consensus on the format, and next to weight outcomes behavioural outcomes also merit more attention when assessing program effectiveness...
  4. ncbi request reprint Observation of family functioning at mealtime: a comparison between families of children with and without overweight
    Ellen Moens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:52-63. 2007
    ..To examine differences between families of children with and without overweight on parental control and support...
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictors of disinhibited eating in children with and without overweight
    Ellen Moens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, Ghent, Belgium
    Behav Res Ther 45:1357-68. 2007
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  6. doi request reprint An 8-year follow-up of treated obese children: children's, process and parental predictors of successful outcome
    Ellen Moens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Behav Res Ther 48:626-33. 2010
    ..This study presents an 8-year outcome of overweight children who were treated in an outpatient program and aims to identify child and familial variables associated with long-term weight regulation...
  7. doi request reprint Differences in eating style between overweight and normal-weight youngsters
    Caroline Braet
    Department of Developmental, Personality, and Social Psychology, Ghent University, and Children s Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    J Health Psychol 13:733-43. 2008
    ..Eating styles were positively associated with indicators of eating pathology. The results suggest the use of appropriate norms that take into account the child's age, gender and overweight status...
  8. doi request reprint Subtyping children and adolescents who are overweight based on eating pathology and psychopathology
    Caroline Braet
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:279-86. 2012
    ..Further research should explore how individual psychological characteristics can be helpful when stipulating weight loss treatment programmes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Inpatient treatment for children with obesity: weight loss, psychological well-being, and eating behavior
    Caroline Braet
    Ghent University, Belgium
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:519-29. 2004
    ..In addition, the effects of two extended treatment programs were compared to a standard cognitive-behavioral treatment program for maintenance of the treatment gains...
  10. doi request reprint How is reward sensitivity related to bodyweight in children?
    Sandra Verbeken
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 58:478-83. 2012
    ..These findings imply that it is crucial to reduce the intake of high palatable foods in high RS children to prevent the decrease in RS and reduce the risk for future weight gain...
  11. ncbi request reprint Are two informants better than one? Parent-child agreement on the eating styles of children who are overweight
    Caroline Braet
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 15:410-7. 2007
    ..It is currently unknown to what extent the view of a child with overweight on its' own eating behaviour converges with parental perception regarding this behaviour and how parent-child agreement is influenced by overweight status and age...
  12. doi request reprint Strategies to improve the Willingness to Taste: The moderating role of children's Reward Sensitivity
    Laura Vandeweghe
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Appetite 103:344-52. 2016
    ..This article thus highlights the roles of both individual differences and behavioral techniques for promoting a healthy diet in children. ..
  13. pmc Food Approach and Food Avoidance in Young Children: Relation with Reward Sensitivity and Punishment Sensitivity
    Laura Vandeweghe
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University Ghent, Belgium
    Front Psychol 7:928. 2016
    ..e., general temperamental traits Reward Sensitivity and Punishment Sensitivity, and Food Approach and Avoidance) to get a better understanding of eating behavior and related body weight. ..
  14. pmc Perceived effective and feasible strategies to promote healthy eating in young children: focus groups with parents, family child care providers and daycare assistants
    Laura Vandeweghe
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 16:1045. 2016
    ..Whereas previous research mainly focused on parental influences on children's eating behavior, the growing role of other caregivers in the upbringing of children can no longer be denied...
  15. doi request reprint Can we link emotional eating with the emotion regulation skills of adolescents?
    Julie Vandewalle
    a Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Psychol Health 31:857-72. 2016
    ..We wanted to build on this study and investigate the relation between parental rejection, maladaptive ER and emotional eating in a community sample using longitudinal data...
  16. doi request reprint The effect of parental rejection on the emotional eating behaviour of youngsters: A laboratory-based study
    Julie Vandewalle
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Appetite 108:219-225. 2017
    ..The results highlight the importance of assessing, and if mandatory, improving the emotional bond between parent and child in the prevention and intervention of emotional eating...
  17. ncbi request reprint Thought suppression in obese and non-obese restrained eaters: piece of cake or forbidden fruit?
    Barbara Soetens
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 16:67-76. 2008
    ..This article examines thought suppression tendencies in restrained eaters. Furthermore, the dynamics between failing thought suppression and thought control strategies are explored...
  18. doi request reprint Reward sensitivity and body weight: The intervening role of food responsive behavior and external eating
    Laura Vandeweghe
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Appetite . 2017
    ..e. eating behaviors that imply movements towards food) contribute to the development of overweight. However, research is lacking on the underlying mechanisms leading to food approach behaviors, which in turn lead to overweight...