Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program

At the Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program, our mission is to provide the highest quality patient care, clinical research, professional training, and public education.

EDCRP Recent Publications
Journal Articles

Shingleton, R.M., Eddy, K.T., Keshaviah, A., Franko, D.L., Swanson, S.A., Yu, J.S., Krishna, M., Nock, M.K., & Herzog, D.B. (in press). Binge/purge thoughts in nonsuicidal self-Injurious adolescents: An ecological momentary analysis. International Journal of Eating Disorders.

Hartmann, A.S., Thomas, J.J., Wilson, A.C., & Wilhelm, S. (in press). Insight impairment in body image disorders: Delusionality and overvalued ideas in anorexia nervosa versus body dysmorphic disorder. Psychiatry Research.

Thomas JJ, Roberto CR, Berg KC. (in press). Classics Revisited: The Eating Disorder Examination: A Semi-structured Interview for the Assessment of the Specific Psychopathology of Eating Disorders. Advances in Eating Disorders: Theory, Research, and Practice.

Thomas, J.J., Hartmann, A.S., &Killgore, W.D.S. (2013). Non-fat-phobic eating disorders: Why we need to investigate implicit associations and neural correlates. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 46, 416-419.

Franko, D. L., Keshaviah, A., Eddy, K.T., Krishna, M., Davis, M., Keel, P.K., & Herzog, D. B. (2013). A longitudinal investigation of mortality in anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. American Journal of Psychiatry, 170, 917-925.

Misra, M., Katzman, D.K., Estella, N.M., Eddy, K.T., Weigel, T., Goldstein, M.A., Miller, K.K., Klibanski, A. (2013). Impact of physiologic estrogen replacement on anxiety symptoms, body shape perception, and eating attitudes in adolescent girls with anorexia nervosa: data from a randomized controlled trial. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 74(8), e765-71.

Lawson, E. A., Holsen, L. M., Santin, M., Desanti, R., Meenaghan, E., Eddy, K. T., Herzog, D.B., & Klibanski, A. (2013). Postprandial oxytocin secretion is associated with severity of anxiety and depressive symptoms in anorexia nervosa. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 74(5), e451-7.

Berg, K. C., Swanson, S. A., Stiles-Shields, E. C., Eddy, K. T., Peterson, C. B., & Grange, D. L. (2013). Response patterns on interview and questionnaire versions of the Eating Disorder Examination and their impact on latent structure analyses. Comprehensive psychiatry 54(5), 506-516.

Eddy, K.T. (2013). Patient mortality as a predictor of burnout among clinicians specializing in eating disorders. Psychotherapy.

Lawson, E. A., Holsen, L. M., Santin, M., Meenaghan, E., Eddy, K. T., Becker, A. E., Herzog, D.B., & Klibanski, A. (2012). Oxytocin secretion is associated with severity of disordered eating psychopathology and insular cortex hypoactivation in anorexia nervosa. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 97(10), E1898-E1908.

Lawson, E. A., Miller, K. K., Blum, J. I., Meenaghan, E., Misra, M., Eddy, K. T., Herzog, D.B., & Klibanski, A. (2012). Leptin levels are associated with decreased depressive symptoms in women across the weight spectrum, independent of body fat. Clinical endocrinology, 76(4), 520-525.

Lee, S., Ng, K.L., Thomas, J.J., Kwok, K.P.S., & Becker, A.E. (2012). Gastrointestinal dysfunction in fat-phobic and non-fat-phobic anorexia nervosa. Transcultural Psychiatry, 49, 678-695.

Thomas, J.J., Weigel, T.J., Lawton, B., Levendusky, P.G., & Becker, A.E. (2012). The cognitive-behavioral treatment of body image disturbance in a congenitally blind patient with anorexia nervosa. American Journal of Psychiatry, 169, 16-20.

Shaw, J.A., Herzog, D.B., Clark, V.L., Berner, L.A., Eddy, K.T., Franko, D.L., & Lowe, M.R. (2012). Elevated pre-morbid weights in bulimic individuals are usually surpassed post-morbidly: Implications for perpetuation of the disorder. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 45, 512-523.

Lowe, M. R., Berner, L. A., Swanson, S. A., Clark, V. L., Eddy, K. T., Franko, D. L., Shaw, J. A., Ross, S., & Herzog, D. B. (2011). Weight suppression predicts time to remission from bulimia nervosa. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 79, 772 776.

Eddy, K. T., & Rauch, S. L. (2011). Neuroimaging in eating disorders: coming of age. American Journal of Psychiatry, 168(11), 1139-1141.

Goldschmidt, A., Wilfley, D. E., Eddy, K. T., Boutelle, K., Zucker, N., Peterson, C. B., Celio-Doyle, A., & Le Grange, D. (2011). Overvaluation of shape and weight among overweight children and adolescents with loss of control eating. Behaviour research and therapy, 49(10), 682-688

Lawson, E. A., Eddy, K. T., Donoho, D., Misra, M., Miller, K. K., Meenaghan, E., Lydecker, J., Herzog, D., & Klibanski, A. (2011). Appetite-regulating hormones cortisol and peptide YY are associated with disordered eating psychopathology, independent of body mass index. European Journal of Endocrinology, 164(2), 253-261.

Lavender, J. M., De Young, K. P., Franko, D. L., Eddy, K. T., Kass, A. E., Sears, M. S., & Herzog, D. B. (2011). An investigation of the joint longitudinal trajectories of low body weight, binge eating, and purging in women with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 44, 679-686.

Mischoulon, D., Eddy, K.T., Keshaviah, A., Dinescu, D., Ross, S.L., Kass, A.E., Franko, D.L., & Herzog, D.B. (2011). Depression and eating disorders: Treatment and course. Journal of Affective Disorders, 130, 470-477.

Delinsky, S.S., Thomas, J.J., St. Germain, S.A., Weigel, T.J., Levendusky, P.G., & Becker, A.E. (2011). Motivation to change among residential treatment patients with an eating disorder: Assessment of multi-dimensionality of motivation and its relation to treatment outcome. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 44, 340-348.

Thomas, J.J., Crosby, R.D., Wonderlich, S.A., Striegel-Moore, R.H., & Becker, A.E. (2011). A latent profile analysis of the typology of bulimic symptoms in an indigenous Pacific population: Evidence of cross-cultural variation in phenomenology. Psychological Medicine, 41, 195-206.

Book Chapters

Thomas, J.J., & Becker, A.E. Anorexia nervosa. (in press). In J. Barnhill, D. Kupfer, & D. Regier (Eds.), DSM-5 Book of Clinical Cases. Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Association.

Brennan, M.M., Thomas, J.J., & Nevins, C.M. Eating Disorders. (in press). In A. Stoudemire, B.S. Fogel, & D. Greenberg (Eds.), Psychiatric care of the medical patient (3rd edition). New York: Oxford University Press.

Becker, A.E., & Thomas, J.J. (in press). Eating pathology in Fiji: Phenomenologic diversity, low visibility, and high vulnerability. In L.J. Kirmayer (Ed.), Revisioning psychiatry: cultural phenomenology, clinical neuroscience, and global mental health.

Zayas, L.V., & Thomas, J.J. (in press). History of BED and EDNOS. In The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Eating Disorders. M. Levine & L. Smolak (Eds.). John Wiley & Sons, LTD.

Thomas, J.J., Mickley, D., Derenne, J., Klibanski, A., Murray, H.B., Eddy, K.T. (in press). Eating Disorders: Evaluation and Management. In T. Stern, M. Fava, T. Wilens, & J. Rosenbaum. Comprehensive Clinical Psychiatry 2/e. Elsevier.

Nevins, C.M., Eddy, K.T., & Thomas, J.J. (2012). Diagnostic crossover. In N.C. Barbarich-Marsteller (Ed.), Anorexia: symptoms, treatment and neurobiology (pp. 1-22). New York: Nova.

Thomas, J.J., & Becker, A.E. (2012). Eating disorders. In T.A. Stern, J.B. Herman & T.L. Gorrindo (Eds.), Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Update and Board Preparation, Third Edition [Kindle edition]. MGH Psychiatry Academy; ASIN: B0093B7FPU

Thomas, J.J., & Vartanian, L.R. (2011). Eating disorder not otherwise specified: Theoretical and empirical advances since the publication of a meta-analysis covering 1987-2007. In R.H. Striegel-Moore, S.A. Wonderlich, B.T. Walsh, & J.E. Mitchell (Eds.), Developing an evidence-based classification of eating disorders: Scientific findings for DSM-5 (pp. 19-34). Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Association.