Affiliation: University of Toronto
- The association between disordered eating and substance use and abuse in women: a community-based investigationNiva Piran
Department of Adult Education and Counseling Psychology, OISE University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Women Health 44:1-20. 2006..The results of this study suggest that the co-occurrence between subclinical levels of eating disorders and the use and abuse of a wide range of substances should inform assessment and treatment planning for adult women...
- Teachers: on "being" (rather than "doing") preventionNiva Piran
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Eat Disord 12:1-9. 2004..This article suggests that this work will allow teachers to provide students with constructive daily experiences in their classes in the area of body image...
- Prevention of eating disorders: a review of outcome evaluation researchNiva Piran
Department of Adult Education and Counseling Psychology, Faculty of Education, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 42:172-7. 2005..Apart from the implementation of "packaged" prevention programs, preventative interventions should be applied by all health, mental health and education professionals in their daily contact with children and their significant others...
- Associations between disordered eating behaviors and licit and illicit substance use and abuse in a university sampleNiva Piran
AECP 7 225, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, 252 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ont, Canada, M5S 1V6
Addict Behav 31:1761-75. 2006....
- Patterns of associations between eating disordered behaviors and substance use in two non-clinical samples: a university and a community based sampleNiva Piran
OISE University of Toronto, 252 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Health Psychol 16:1027-37. 2011..The cluster of dieting and purging was associated with the use of stimulants/amphetamines. Health services, including assessment and treatment, and health promotion activities, should consider these patterns of comorbidity...
- Eating disorders and substance abuse in Canadian women: a national studyNiva Piran
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, Canada
Addiction 102:105-13. 2007..This study aimed to examine the comorbidity between eating disorders and substance use in a large nationally representative sample of Canadian adult women. Recent as well as life-time measures of substance use were used...
- Disordered eating behaviors and substance use in women: a comparison of perceived adverse consequencesNiva Piran
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Eat Disord 15:391-403. 2007..This is the first study to compare the adverse consequences of disordered eating patterns and substance use behaviors. Results suggest the importance of recognizing the adverse consequences of disordered eating patterns...
- Psychiatric comorbidity in women with disordered eating behavior: a national studyTahany Gadalla
Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Women Health 48:467-84. 2008..The findings highlight the importance of taking age into consideration when developing assessment instruments and treatment strategies to address the co-occurrence of eating disorders and other psychiatric disorders...
- Eating disorders and substance abuse in Canadian men and women: a national studyTahany Gadalla
Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, 246 Bloor Street W, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Eat Disord 15:189-203. 2007..The study findings support the importance of developing assessment instruments and treatment strategies that address the co-occurrence of eating disorders and substance use for both women and men...
- Outcome study of brief relational-cultural therapy in a women's mental health centerM Anne Oakley
Brief Psychotherapy Centre for Women, Women s College Ambulatory Care Centre, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
Psychother Res 23:137-51. 2013..The results lend support to the importance of including relational-cultural factors in the treatment of women. An adherence scale/manual was developed and implemented and will allow for replication...
- A feminist perspective on risk factor research and on the prevention of eating disordersNiva Piran
Department of Adult Education and Counseling Psychology, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Eat Disord 18:183-98. 2010..Prevention work conducted to date suggests the relevance of these elements to achieving behavioral changes in prevention work...
- Prevention of body dissatisfaction and disordered eating: What next?Dianne Neumark-Sztainer
Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
Eat Disord 14:265-85. 2006....