Lab Publications

Below is a selection of papers and book chapters published by members of the Healthy Eating and Lifestyle Lab.

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals

  1. David, L., Sockalingam, S., Wnuk, S., & Cassin, S.E. (2016). A pilot randomized controlled trial examining feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of Adapted Motivational Interviewing for post-operative bariatric surgery patients. Eating Behaviors22, 87-92.
  2. Sockalingam, S., Wnuk, S., Kantarovich, K., Meaney, C., Okrainec, A., Hawa, R., & Cassin, S. E. (in press). Employment outcomes one year after bariatric surgery: The role of patient and psychosocial factors. Obesity Surgery.
  3. Strimas, R., Dionne, M. M, Cassin, S. E., Wnuk, S., Taube-Schiff, M., & Sockalingam, S. (in press). Psychopathology in severely obese women from a Canadian bariatric setting. Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care.
  4. Azin, A., Zhou, C., Jackson, T., Cassin, S. E., Sockalingam, S., & Hawa, R. (2014). Body contouring surgery after bariatric surgery: A study of cost as a barrier and impact on psychological well-being. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 133, 776e-782e. For link to abstract, click here
  5. Lyons, K., Meisner, B. A., Sockalingam, S., & Cassin, S. E. (2014). Body image after bariatric surgery: A qualitative study. Bariatric Surgical Practice and Patient Care, 9, 41-49.
  6. Sockalingam, S., Cassin, S. E., Hawa, R., Khan, A., Wnuk, S., & Okrainec, A. (2013). Predictors of post-bariatric surgery appointment attendance: The role of relationship style. Obesity Surgery, 23, 2026-2032. For link to abstract, click here
  7. Nowakowski, M., McFarlane, T., & Cassin, S. E. (2013). Alexithymia and eating disorders: A critical review of the literature. Journal of Eating Disorders, 1, 1-14. For link to abstract, click here
  8. Cassin, S. E., Sockalingam, S., Hawa, R., Wnuk, S., Royal, S., Taube-Schiff, M., & Okrainec, A. (2013). Psychometric properties of the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) as a depression screening tool for bariatric surgery candidates. Psychosomatics, 54, 352-358. For link to abstract, click here
  9. Cassin, S. E., Sockalingam, S., Wnuk, S., Strimas, R., Royal, S., Hawa, R. & Parikh, S. (2013). Cognitive behavioural therapy for bariatric surgery patients: Preliminary evidence for feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 20, 529-543.
  10. Sockalingam, S., Cassin, S. E., Crawford, S., Pitzul, K., Khan, A., Hawa, R., Jackson, T., & Okrainec, A. (2013). Psychosocial predictors of surgery non-completion following suitability assessment for bariatric surgery, Obesity Surgery, 23, 205-211. For link to abstract, click here
  11. Geller, J., Cassin, S. E., Brown, K. E., & Srikameswaran, S. (2009). Factors associated with improvements in readiness for change: Normal vs. low BMI eating disorders. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 42, 40-46. For link to abstract, click here
  12. Cassin, S. E., von Ranson, K. M., Heng, K., Brar, J., & Wojtowicz, A. E. (2008). Adapted motivational interviewing for women with binge eating disorder: A randomized controlled trial. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 22, 417-425. For link to abstract, click here
  13. Cassin, S. E.von Ranson, K. M., & Whiteford, S. (2008). Cognitive processing of body and appearance words as a function of thin-ideal internalization and schematic activation.   Body Image, 5, 271-278. For link to abstract, click here
  14. Cassin, S. E.& von Ranson, K. M. (2007). Is binge eating experienced as an addiction? Appetite, 49, 687-690. For link to abstract, click here
  15. Cassin, S. E., & von Ranson, K. M. (2005). Personality and eating disorders: A decade in review. Clinical Psychology Review, 25, 895-916. For link to abstract, click here

Book Chapters

  1. Atwood, M. E., David, L., & Cassin, S. E. (In press). Cognitive behavioural therapy for bariatric surgery patients. In R. Rajendram, C. Martin, & V. R. Preedy & (Eds.), Pathophysiology of bariatric surgery: Metabolism, nutrition, procedures, outcomes and adverse effects. Cambridge, MA: Academic Press.
  2. Cassin, S. E., & Atwood, M. E. (In press). Cognitive behavioural therapy for severe obesity. In S. Sockalingham & R. Hawa (Eds.), Psychiatric care in severe obesity: An interdisciplinary guide to integrated care. New York, NY: Springer.
  3. Cassin, S. E. & Geller, J. (in press). Motivational interviewing in the treatment of disordered eating. In H. Arkowitz, W. R. Miller, & S. Rollnick (eds.), Motivational interviewing in the treatment of psychological problems (2nded). New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  4. Cassin, S. E., & David, L. (in press). Binge eating disorder. In R. Cautin & S. Lilienfeld (eds.), Encyclopedia of clinical psychology. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
  5. Killeen, T. T., Cassin, S. E., & Geller, J. (2014). Motivational interviewing in the treatment of addictions and eating disorders. In T. D. Brewerton & Baker-Dennis, A. (eds.), Eating disorders, addictions, and substance use disorders: Research, clinical, and treatment perspectives (pp.491-507). New York, NY: Springer Publishers.
  6. Geller, J., Srikameswaran, S., & Cassin, S. E. (2010). Eating disorders and self-silencing: A function focused approach to treatment. In D.C. Jack & A. Ali (eds.), Cultural perspectives on women’s depression: Self-silencing, psychological distress, and recovery (pp. 381-398). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
  7. von Ranson, K. M., & Cassin, S. E. (2007). Eating disorders and addiction: Theory and evidence. In J.S. Rubin (ed.), Eating disorders and weight loss research (pp.1-37). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.