Meghan L Butryn

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Affiliation: Drexel University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Enhancing physical activity promotion in midlife women with technology-based self-monitoring and social connectivity: A pilot study
    Meghan L Butryn
    Drexel University, USA
    J Health Psychol 21:1548-55. 2016
  2. pmc Do participant, facilitator, or group factors moderate effectiveness of the Body Project? Implications for dissemination
    Meghan L Butryn
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, 3201 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, 19104, PA, USA Electronic address
    Behav Res Ther 61:142-9. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Mindfulness and its relationship with eating disorders symptomatology in women receiving residential treatment
    Meghan L Butryn
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Eat Behav 14:13-6. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Reductions in internal disinhibition during weight loss predict better weight loss maintenance
    Meghan L Butryn
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1101-3. 2009
  5. pmc Behavioral treatment of obesity
    Meghan L Butryn
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, 245 North 15th Street, MS 626, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 34:841-59. 2011
  6. pmc The relation of weight suppression and BMI to bulimic symptoms
    Meghan L Butryn
    Drexel University, Department of Psychology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 44:612-7. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Consistent self-monitoring of weight: a key component of successful weight loss maintenance
    Meghan L Butryn
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, 245 N 15th Street, MS 626, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:3091-6. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of psychosocial status in treatment-seeking women with class III vs. class I-II obesity
    Thomas A Wadden
    Department of Psychiatry, Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 2:138-45. 2006
  9. pmc An intervention study targeting energy and nutrient intake in worksite cafeterias
    Michael R Lowe
    Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Eat Behav 11:144-51. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of lifestyle modification for long-term weight control
    Thomas A Wadden
    University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Obes Res 12:151S-62S. 2004

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  1. doi request reprint Enhancing physical activity promotion in midlife women with technology-based self-monitoring and social connectivity: A pilot study
    Meghan L Butryn
    Drexel University, USA
    J Health Psychol 21:1548-55. 2016
    ..01), and activity was maintained at 6 months (135 minute/week). Technology enhancements have strong potential to promote maintenance of behavior change. ..
  2. pmc Do participant, facilitator, or group factors moderate effectiveness of the Body Project? Implications for dissemination
    Meghan L Butryn
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, 3201 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, 19104, PA, USA Electronic address
    Behav Res Ther 61:142-9. 2014
    ..Results also suggest that a wide variety of facilitators can effectively deliver the Body Project, which has encouraging implications for dissemination. ..
  3. doi request reprint Mindfulness and its relationship with eating disorders symptomatology in women receiving residential treatment
    Meghan L Butryn
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Eat Behav 14:13-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to (1) examine the relationship between mindfulness and ED symptomatology at baseline and (2) examine how changes in mindfulness relate to change in ED symptomatology...
  4. doi request reprint Reductions in internal disinhibition during weight loss predict better weight loss maintenance
    Meghan L Butryn
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1101-3. 2009
    ..Long-term weight loss outcomes may be improved by spending sufficient treatment time teaching strategies for reducing eating in response to internal cues...
  5. pmc Behavioral treatment of obesity
    Meghan L Butryn
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, 245 North 15th Street, MS 626, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 34:841-59. 2011
    ..Innovative programs also are being developed to disseminate behavioral approaches beyond traditional academic settings...
  6. pmc The relation of weight suppression and BMI to bulimic symptoms
    Meghan L Butryn
    Drexel University, Department of Psychology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 44:612-7. 2011
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  7. doi request reprint Consistent self-monitoring of weight: a key component of successful weight loss maintenance
    Meghan L Butryn
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, 245 N 15th Street, MS 626, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:3091-6. 2007
    ..The objectives were to investigate the characteristics associated with frequent self-weighing and the relationship between self-weighing and weight loss maintenance...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of psychosocial status in treatment-seeking women with class III vs. class I-II obesity
    Thomas A Wadden
    Department of Psychiatry, Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 2:138-45. 2006
    ....
  9. pmc An intervention study targeting energy and nutrient intake in worksite cafeterias
    Michael R Lowe
    Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Eat Behav 11:144-51. 2010
    ..001). Providing nutrition labels and reducing the ED of selected foods was associated with improved dietary intake...
  10. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of lifestyle modification for long-term weight control
    Thomas A Wadden
    University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Obes Res 12:151S-62S. 2004
    ..g., low-fat vs. low-carbohydrate diets) on long-term changes in weight and health. Research also is needed on effective methods of providing comprehensive weight loss control to the millions of Americans who need it...
  11. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle modification for the management of obesity
    Thomas A Wadden
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Gastroenterology 132:2226-38. 2007
    ..In summary, lifestyle modification induces clinically significant weight loss that is associated with the prevention or amelioration of cardiovascular risk factors...
  12. pmc The role of negative reinforcement eating expectancies in the relation between experiential avoidance and disinhibition
    Katherine Schaumberg
    Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States Electronic address
    Eat Behav 21:129-34. 2016
    ..In particular, the mediating role of negative reinforcement eating expectancies in the relation between experiential avoidance and disinhibited eating was examined...
  13. pmc A prospective test of the relation between weight change and risk for bulimia nervosa
    J Graham Thomas
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 44:295-303. 2011
    ..Prospectively investigate whether weight gain or weight loss increases risk for onset of binge eating and purging in adolescent women...
  14. doi request reprint Comparison of acceptance-based and standard cognitive-based coping strategies for craving sweets in overweight and obese women
    Evan M Forman
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, 245 N 15th Street, MS 626, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Eat Behav 14:64-8. 2013
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  15. ncbi request reprint Behavioral treatment of obesity
    Thomas A Wadden
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 32:981-1003, x. 2003
    ..This article describes the behavioral treatment of obesity, its short- and long-term results, and methods to improve long-term weight loss...
  16. doi request reprint Does attrition during follow-up bias outcome data in studies of eating disorders?
    Amy M Neeren
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, 245 N 15th St, MS 626, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102, USA
    Eat Behav 11:40-4. 2010
    ..Research on bulimia nervosa treatment based on responders to follow-up assessments may underestimate the amount of improvement that patients experience...
  17. doi request reprint Perceived deprivation, restrained eating and susceptibility to weight gain
    Jessica Tuttman Markowitz
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, 245 North 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Appetite 51:720-2. 2008
    ..This relationship may have important implications for understanding the motivation underlying restrained eaters' aberrant eating behaviors and the nature of their susceptibility to weight gain...
  18. doi request reprint A pilot study examining the initial effectiveness of a brief acceptance-based behavior therapy for modifying diet and physical activity among cardiac patients
    Christina L Goodwin
    Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Behav Modif 36:199-217. 2012
    ..This was the first evaluation of an ABBT program aimed at increasing heart-healthy behaviors among cardiac patients...
  19. doi request reprint The Power of Food Scale. A new measure of the psychological influence of the food environment
    Michael R Lowe
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Appetite 53:114-8. 2009
    ..The PFS may be useful as a measure of the hedonic impact of food environments replete with highly palatable foods...
  20. doi request reprint Mindful decision making and inhibitory control training as complementary means to decrease snack consumption
    Evan M Forman
    Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut St, Department of Psychology, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, United States Electronic address
    Appetite 103:176-83. 2016
    ..The primary aim of the current study was to test the independent and combinatory effects of a computerized inhibitory control training (ICT) and a mindful decision-making training (MDT) designed to facilitate de-automatization...
  21. doi request reprint Can evaluative conditioning decrease soft drink consumption?
    Jena A Shaw
    Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut St, Department of Psychology, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, United States Electronic address
    Appetite 105:60-70. 2016
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of sexual morbidity in long-term breast cancer survivors
    Greer A Raggio
    a Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Psychol Health 29:632-50. 2014
    ..The present study comprehensively assessed the prevalence and predictors of sexual/body image problems among survivors three or more years post diagnosis...
  23. pmc Slowing down and taking a second look: Inhibitory deficits associated with binge eating are not food-specific
    Stephanie M Manasse
    Drexel University, Department of Psychology, Philadelphia, PA, USA Electronic address
    Appetite 96:555-9. 2016
    ..Furthermore, inhibitory control deficits do not appear to be associated with mood disturbance in the BE group. Replication and further research is needed to guide treatment targets. ..
  24. pmc The independent and interacting effects of hedonic hunger and executive function on binge eating
    Stephanie M Manasse
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Stratton Hall, 3141 Chestnut Street, Suite 119, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA Electronic address
    Appetite 89:16-21. 2015
    ..Future longitudinal investigations of the combinatory effect of hedonic hunger and EF in increasing risk for developing BE are warranted, and may inform future treatment development to target these factors. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint Treatment of overweight in children and adolescents: does dieting increase the risk of eating disorders?
    Meghan L Butryn
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 37:285-93. 2005
    ..This review examined the literature on the effects of dieting on eating behavior and psychological status in youth...
  26. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of acceptance and commitment therapy for promotion of physical activity
    Meghan L Butryn
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:516-22. 2011
    ..Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) appears to have some promise as a method of promoting physical activity...
  27. ncbi request reprint The relationship of weight suppression and dietary restraint to binge eating in bulimia nervosa
    Michael R Lowe
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, 245 North 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 40:640-4. 2007
    ..Recent research has raised important questions about the relationships between weight suppression (WS) (discrepancy between highest-ever and current weight), dietary restraint, and binge eating in bulimia nervosa (BN)...
  28. pmc Energy intake highs and lows: how much does consistency matter in weight control?
    Diane L Rosenbaum
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Clin Obes 6:193-201. 2016
    ..Additional research is needed to examine whether recommendations to limit intake variability during behavioural weight loss treatment improve long-term weight control. ..
  29. pmc Predicting Change in Physical Activity: a Longitudinal Investigation Among Weight-Concerned College Women
    Danielle Arigo
    The University of Scranton, 800 Linden Street 205 Alumni Memorial Hall, Scranton, PA, 18510, USA
    Ann Behav Med 50:629-641. 2016
    ..College women with weight concerns are at risk for weight gain, which may be prevented with regular PA. However, little is known about changes in PA engagement in this at-risk group...
  30. pmc Acceptance-based versus standard behavioral treatment for obesity: Results from the mind your health randomized controlled trial
    Evan M Forman
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 24:2050-6. 2016
    ..To evaluate the efficacy, as well as potential moderators and mediators, of a revised acceptance-based behavioral treatment (ABT) for obesity, relative to standard behavioral treatment (SBT)...
  31. pmc Do executive functioning deficits underpin binge eating disorder? A comparison of overweight women with and without binge eating pathology
    Stephanie M Manasse
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Int J Eat Disord 48:677-83. 2015
    ..Significant methodological weaknesses (e.g., use of a single EF measure, omission of relevant covariates) in the current literature represent one reason for lack of consensus...
  32. doi request reprint A Survey of Bariatric Surgery Patients' Interest in Postoperative Interventions
    Lauren E Bradley
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Stratton Hall, 3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    Obes Surg 26:332-8. 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to understand the challenges that patients perceive themselves to be facing and assess their receptivity and preferences for postoperative interventions...
  33. pmc Measuring the Ability to Tolerate Activity-Related Discomfort: Initial Validation of the Physical Activity Acceptance Questionnaire (PAAQ)
    Meghan L Butryn
    Dept of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
    J Phys Act Health 12:717-6. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Physical Activity Acceptance Questionnaire (PAAQ)...
  34. pmc Perceptions of the feasibility and acceptability of a smartphone application for the treatment of binge eating disorders: Qualitative feedback from a user population and clinicians
    Adrienne S Juarascio
    Drexel University, Department of Psychology, Stratton Hall, 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States Electronic address
    Int J Med Inform 84:808-16. 2015
    ..An app for binge eating could aid treatment dissemination, engagement, and/or compliance. However, no research to date has examined user perceptions of a therapeutic app for binge eating, which is critical for development...
  35. pmc Hedonic hunger prospectively predicts onset and maintenance of loss of control eating among college women
    Michael R Lowe
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University
    Health Psychol 35:238-44. 2016
    ..The Power of Food Scale (PFS) assesses preoccupation with the pleasure derived from palatable food...
  36. pmc From last supper to self-initiated weight loss: Pretreatment weight change may be more important than previously thought
    Stephanie G Kerrigan
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 24:843-9. 2016
    ..Evaluate the association between pretreatment and during-treatment weight change, as well as differences in self-regulation between those who gain weight, remain weight stable, and lose weight pretreatment...
  37. pmc Review of smartphone applications for the treatment of eating disorders
    Adrienne S Juarascio
    Drexel University, Department of Psychology, Philadelphia, USA
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 23:1-11. 2015
    ..Before mHealth tools are incorporated into treatments for EDs, it is necessary that the feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy be evaluated...
  38. ncbi request reprint Comparison of psychosocial status in treatment-seeking women with class III vs. class I-II obesity
    Thomas A Wadden
    Department of Psychiatry, Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, Suite 3029, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:90S-98S. 2006
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Do hunger and exposure to food affect scores on a measure of hedonic hunger? An experimental study
    Ashley A Witt
    Drexel University, Department of Psychology, Stratton Hall, Suite 119, 3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States Electronic address
    Appetite 74:1-5. 2014
    ..In addition, individual differences in exposure to food in the immediate environment are unlikely to confound research using these measures. ..
  40. pmc Executive functioning in overweight individuals with and without loss-of-control eating
    Stephanie M Manasse
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 22:373-7. 2014
    ..The current study sought to examine executive function (EF) in overweight individuals with and without loss-of-control (LOC) eating...
  41. pmc Meal replacements, reduced energy density eating, and weight loss maintenance in primary care patients: a randomized controlled trial
    Michael R Lowe
    Department of Psychology, Stratton Hall, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104, USA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:94-100. 2014
    ..To compare the presence or absence of meal replacements (MRs) and an energy density (ED) intervention to facilitate weight loss maintenance...
  42. ncbi request reprint Weight suppression is a robust predictor of outcome in the cognitive-behavioral treatment of bulimia nervosa
    Meghan L Butryn
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 115:62-7. 2006
    ..Relinquishing bulimic behaviors and adopting normal eating patterns may be most feasible for patients who are closest to their highest premorbid weights...
  43. ncbi request reprint Hedonic hunger: a new dimension of appetite?
    Michael R Lowe
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Physiol Behav 91:432-9. 2007
    ..This measure, combined with environmental manipulations of food availability and palatability, may constitute a useful approach to studying hedonic hunger...
  44. pmc The relationship of alcohol use to weight loss in the context of behavioral weight loss treatment
    Colleen A Kase
    Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA Electronic address
    Appetite 99:105-11. 2016
    ..Therefore, the recommendation to reduce alcohol intake in the context of behavioral weight loss treatment seems warranted, particularly for individuals with high levels of impulsivity. ..
  45. pmc A new look at the science of weight control: how acceptance and commitment strategies can address the challenge of self-regulation
    Evan M Forman
    Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA Electronic address
    Appetite 84:171-80. 2015
    ..Despite the current empirical support for the postulated model, much remains to be learned including whether acceptance-based interventions will prove efficacious in the longer-term. ..
  46. pmc Maintenance of weight loss in adolescents: current status and future directions
    Meghan L Butryn
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Obes 2010:789280. 2010
    ..More research is needed on the management of adolescent obesity, which has been overlooked when compared with research on the treatment of obesity in children and adults...