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Representative Publications

In Press

Arigo, D., Suls, J., & Smyth, J.M. (in press). Social comparisons and chronic illness: Literature synthesis and clinical implications (PDF)Health Psychology Review.

Butryn, M.L., Coletta, M., & Clark, V.L. (in press). Behavioral treatment for obesity. (PDF) In S.R. Akabas, S.A. Lederman, & B.J. Moore (Eds.), Understanding obesity: biological, psychological and cultural influences. New York: Wiley.

Butryn, M.L., Kerrigan, S.G., & Kelly, M. (in press.) Self-guided weight loss (PDF). In T. F. Cash (Ed.), Encyclopedia of body image and human appearance. Oxford: Elsevier.

Forman, E.M., Butryn, M.L., Juarascio, A.S., Bradley, L.E., Lowe, M.R., Herbert, J.D., & Shaw, J.A. (in press). The Mind Your Health Project: Evaluating an innovative behavioral treatment for obesity (PDF). Obesity.

Forman, E.M., Juarascio, A.S., Martin, L.M., & Herbert, J.D. (in press). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (PDF). In R. Cautin, S. Lilienfeld (Eds) & B. Gaudiano (Assoc Ed.) The Encyclopedia of Clinical Psychology. Hoboken, NJ: Wily-Blackwell.

Herbert, J.D., & Forman, E. M. (in press). Caution: The differences between CT and ACT may be larger (and smaller) than they appear. (PDF) Behavior Therapy.

2013

Butryn, M.L., Juarascio, A., Shaw, J., Kerrigan, S.G., Clark, V.L., O’Planick, A., & Forman, E.M. (2013). Mindfulness and its relationship with eating disorders symptomatology in women receiving residential treatment (PDF). Eating Behaviors, 14,13-16.

Forman, E.M., Hoffman, K.L., Juarascio, A.S., Butryn, M.L., Herbert, J.D. (2013). Comparison of acceptance-based and standard cognitive-based coping strategies for craving sweets in overweight and obese women (PDF). Eating Behaviors, 14(1), 64-68.

Gellis, L.A., Arigo, D., & Elliott, J.C. (2013). Cognitive refocusing technique for insomnia: A randomized controlled trial in university students (PDF). Behavior Research and Therapy, 44, 100-110.

Juarascio, A.S., Shaw, J.S., Forman, E.M., Herbert, J.D., Timko, C.A., Butryn. M.L., Bunnell, D., Matteucci, A.J., Lowe, M. (2013). Acceptance and commitment therapy as a novel treatment for eating disorders: An initial test of efficacy and mediation (PDF). Behavior Modification. 

2012

Arigo, D., Anskis, A.M., & Smyth, J.M. (2012). Psychiatric comorbidities in women with Celiac Disease (PDF)Chronic Illness, 8, 45-55.

Arigo, D., & Smyth, J.M. (2012). The benefits of expressive writing on sleep difficulty and appearance concerns for college women (PDF)Psychology & Health, 27, 210-226.

Forman, E.M., Herbert, J.D., Juarascio, A.S., Yeomans, J.D., Zebell, J.A., Goetter, E.M., & Moitra, E. (2012). The Drexel Defusion Scale: A new measure of experiential distancing (PDF). Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 1, 55-65.

Forman, E. M., Park, J. A., Goetter, E. M., Herbert, J. D, & Yuen, E.K. (2012). Long-term follow up of a randomized controlled trial comparing acceptance and commitment therapy and cognitive therapy for anxiety and depression. (PDF) Behavior Therapy.

Goodwin, C.L., Forman, E.M., Herbert, J.D., Butryn, M.L., & Ledley, G.S. (2012.) A pilot study examining the initial effectiveness of a brief acceptance based behavior therapy for modifying diet and physical activity among cardiac patients. (PDF) Behavior Modification, 36, 201-219.

Herbert, J.D., Goetter, E.M., Forman, E.M., Yuen, E.K., Erford, B.M., Milillo, J.J., & Goldstein, S.P. (2012). Crossing the Line: Interstate delivery of remote psychological services (PDF). The Behavior Therapist, 8, 145-152.

Martin, L.M., Plumb-Vilardaga, J.C., & Timko, C.A. (2012). Examining the relationship amongst varieties of interpersonal values and mindfulness processes in eating pathology (PDF). Mindfulness,1-13. doi: 10.1007/s12671-012-0156-8.

Smyth, J.M., Pennebaker, J.W., & Arigo, D. (2012). What are the health effects of disclosure? In A. Baum, T. Revenson, & J. Singer (Eds.), Handbook of Health Psychology (2nd ed., pp. 175-191). New York, NY: Taylor & Francis.

Yuen, E. K., *Goetter, E. M., Herbert, J. D., & Forman, E. M. (2012). Challenges and opportunities in Internet-mediated telemental Health. (PDF) Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 43(1), 1-8.

2011

Butryn, M. L., Forman, E. M., Hoffman, K. L., Shaw, J. A., Juarascio, A. S. (2011). A Pilot Study of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Promotion of Physical Activity (PDF). Journal of Physical Activity and Health.

Butryn, M.L., Webb, V., & Wadden, T.A. (2011.) Behavioral treatment of obesity (PDF). Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 34, 841-859.

Forman, E. M. & Herbert, J. D. (2009). New directions in cognitive behavior therapy: Acceptance-based therapies. In W. ODonohue & J. E. Fisher, (Eds.), General principles and empirically supported techniques of cognitive behavior therapy (pp. 77-101), Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Herbert, J. D. & Forman, E. M., Eds. (2011). Acceptance and Mindfulness in Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Understanding and Applying the New Therapies. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Juarascio, A. S., Forman, E. M., Timko, Butryn, M. L. & Goodwin, C. (2011). The development and validation of the food craving acceptance and action questionnaire (PDF). Eating Behaviors, 12, 182-187.

Juarascio, A. S., Forman, E. M., Timko, C. A., Herbert, J. D., Butryn, M. L. & Lowe, M. R. (2011). Implicit internalization of the thin ideal as a predictor of increases in weight, body dissatisfaction and disordered eating (PDF). Eating Behaviors, 12, 207-213.

2010

Butryn, M.L., Juarascio, A., & Lowe, M.R. (2010). The relation of weight suppression and BMI to bulimic symptoms (PDF). International Journal of Eating Disorders.

Juarascio, A. S., Forman, E. M., & Herbert, J. D. (2010). Acceptance and commitment therapy versus cognitive therapy for the treatment of comorbid eating pathology (PDF). Behavior Modification, 34(2), 175-190.

2009

Butryn,M.L., Thomas,G.T., & Lowe, M.R. (2009).Reductions in internal disinhibition during weight loss predict better weight loss maintenance. Obesity, 17, 1101-1103.

Forman, E. M., Butryn, M., Hoffman, K.L., & Herbert, J. D (2009). An open trial of an acceptance-based behavioral treatment for weight loss (PDF). Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 16, 223-235.

2008

Juarascio, A.S. & Butryn, M. (2008). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Principles and Potential Use with Eating Disorders (PDF). Renfrew Perspective, January issue.

Forman, E.M., Hoffman, K. L., McGrath, K. B., Brandsma, L., Herbert, J. D. & Lowe, M. R. (2007). A comparison of acceptance- and control-based strategies for coping with food cravings: An analog study (PDF). Behaviour Research and Therapy, 45, 2372-2386.

Forman, E.M., Hoffman, K. L., McGrath, K. B., Brandsma, L., Herbert, J. D. & Lowe, M. R. (2007). The Power of Food Scale predicts chocolate cravings and consumption and response to a cravings intervention (abstract). (PDF) Appetite, 49, 291.

Lowe, M.R., & Butryn, M.L. (2007). Hedonic hunger: A new dimension of appetite? Physiology and Behavior, 91, 432-439.

Presentations

2013

Arigo, D. & Smyth, J.M. (2013, March). The impact of social comparisons on motivation for self-care among individuals with type 2 diabetes. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Miami, FL.

Butryn, M.L., Matteucci, A.J., Forman, E.M., Raggio, G., Mikorski, R., & Kerrigan, S.G. (March, 2013). An experimental pilot test of an acceptance-based physical activity intervention. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA.

Forman, E.M., Butryn, M.L., Bradley, L.E., Juarascio, A.S., Shaw, J.S., Lowe, M.R., Herbert, J., & Clark, V. (March, 2013). Outcomes from Mind Your Health I and II: Randomized Controlled Trials of an Innovative Acceptance-based Behavioral Treatment for Obesity. In Impact of Novel Obesity Intervention Studies. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA.

2012

Forman, E.M., Butryn, M.L., Bradley, L.E., Juarascio, A.S., Shaw, J.A., Lowe, M.R., Herbert, J., Kelly, M., Belmont, A., Clark, V. (November, 2012). Outcomes from the Mind Your Health project: A randomized controlled trial comparing standard behavioral and acceptance-based behavioral interventions for obesity (PDF). In M. Butryn (Chair), Innovative Behavioral Approaches to Weight Loss. Paper presented at the 46th annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Gellis, L.A., Arigo, D., & Elliott, J.C. (2012, November). Investigating a Cognitive Refocusing Technique for Insomnia: A Randomized Controlled Trial in University Students. Poster presented at the 46th annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Goldstein, S.P., Forman, E.M., Herbert, J.D., Juarascio, A.S., Erford, B., & Barbieri, A.J. (2012, November). Implicit-explicit attitude discrepancy as a predictor of disinhibited eating and the moderating role of psychological acceptance. Poster presented at the 46th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Matteucci, A.J., Juarascio, A.S., Forman, E.M., & Herbert, J.D. (2012, November). Body-related acceptance as a potential mediator of body image dissatisfaction and eating pathology. Poster presented at the 46th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Bradley, L.E., Forman, E.F., Butryn, M.L. (2012, September). Long-term weight control strategies and their association with weight maintenance in a behavioral weight loss program. Poster presented at the 30th Annual Obesity Society Scientific Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Forman, E.M., Butryn, M., Juarascio, A.S., Bradley, L.E., Kelly, M., Belmont, A.P., Lowe, M.R., Herbert, J.D., & Clark, V.L. (2012, September). A randomized controlled trial comparing the gold standard and acceptance-based behavioral treatment for obesity: Outcomes from the mind your health program. Poster presented at the 30th Annual Obesity Society Scientific Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Goldstein, S., Martin, L., Glassman, L.H., Bradley, L., Herbert, J., Forman, E. (2012, September). The relationship between distress tolerance and disordered eating constructs. Poster presented at the 30th Annual Obesity Society Scientific Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Forman, E.M., Butryn, M.L., Bradley, L., Juarascio, A.S., Shaw, J., & Kelly, M. (July, 2012). Outcomes from the Mind Your Health project: A randomized controlled trial comparing standard behavioral and acceptance-based behavioral interventions for obesity. In L. Martin (Chair), The Role of ACT in Battling the Obesity Epidemic: Current Research and Future Directions. Paper presented at the 10th World Conference of the Association of Contextual Behavioral Science, Washington, DC.

Juarascio, A.S., Matteucci, A., Forman, E.M., & Herbert, J.D. (2012, July). The role of values in the treatment of eating disorders. In N. Reetz (Chair), Building flexibility with food, body, and self: Contextual behavior science and disordered eating. Symposium presented at the 10th World Conference of the Association of Contextual Behavioral Science, Washington, DC.

Timko, C.A., Merwin, R.M., Orloff, N., Martin, L.M., Herbert, J.D., & Zucker, N. (2012, July). Acceptance-based separated family treatment for adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa. Poster presented at the annual meeting of Eating Disorder Research Society, Porto, Portugal.

Shaw, J.A., Juarascio, A.S., Matteucci, A., Forman, E.M., Timko, C.A., Herbert, J.D., Butryn, M., & Lowe, M. (2012, July). Acceptance and commitment therapy as a novel treatment for eating disorders: An initial test of efficacy and mediation. In L. Martin (Chair), ACT for disordered eating: Recent findings. Symposium presented at the 10th World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, Washington, DC.

Butryn, M.L., Forman, E.F., & Bradley, L. (2012, May). Acceptance-based behavioral treatment for obesity: 6-month follow-up outcomes and moderators of effectiveness from a randomized clinical trial. Paper presented at the European Congress on Obesity, Lyon, France.

Juarascio, A.S., Forman, E., Timko, C.A., Shaw, J., Matteucci, A., Herbert, J., Butryn, M., & Lowe, M. (2012, May). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy as a novel treatment for eating disorders: An initial test of efficacy and mediation. Paper presented at the AED 2012 Annual Conference, Austin, TX.

Arigo, D., Behnke, L.D., & Smyth, J.M. (2012, April). Health-Based Social Comparisons: The Effect of Instructions to Focus on Similarities or Differences. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.

Arigo, D., Funderburk, J.S., Hooker, S.A., Dundon, M., Dickenson, E…Downey, S. (2012, April). Implementation of a Nationwide Weight Management Program: Providers’ Feedback on the Veterans Health Administration-MOVE!® Program for Veterans). Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.

Hooker, S.A., Dundon, M., Arigo, D., Funderburk, J.S, O’Donohue, J…Downey, S. (2012, April). The Veterans Health Administration’s MOVE!® Program: Providers’ Perceptions of Attrition. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.

2011

Juarascio, A. Shaw, J., Matteucci, A., Forman, E., Timko, C.A., Herbert, J.D., Butryn, M., & Lowe, M. (2011, November). Acceptance and commitment therapy as a novel treatment for eating disorders: An initial test of efficacy and mediation. Poster presented at the 45th annual convention of Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, ON.

Shaw, J.A., Juarascio, A. S., Forman, E. M., Bradley, L., Herbert, J. H., Butryn, M. L., Berner, L., A., Doshi, S. & Lowe, M. R. (2011, November). Controlled Trial of Residential-Based ACT for Eating Disorders: Impact on Behavioral Measures of Eating Psychopathology. Poster presented at the 45th annual convention of Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, ON.

Butryn, M.L., Kelly, M., & Forman, E.M. (2011, October). Moderators of outcome in an RCT comparing standard behavior treatment and acceptance-based behavioral treatment for obesity. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Obesity Society, Orlando, FL.

Arigo, D., & Smyth, J.M. (2011, March). Social Comparisons by Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: Differentiating Illness Severity and Coping Dimensions. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, San Antonio, Texas.

2010

Butryn, M., Forman, E. M., Hoffman, K. L., Shaw, J. A., & Juarascio, A. S. (2010, November). A pilot study of acceptance and commitment therapy for promotion of physical activity. In E. M. Forman & C. D. Tart (Chairs), The relationship between physical activity and anxiety processes: Basic and clinical findings. Paper presented at the 44th annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Francisco, CA.

Forman, E. M., Butryn, M. L., Shaw, J. A., Glassman, L. H., Clark, V. L., Belmont, A. & Herbert, J. D. (2010, November). Preliminary outcomes from the Mind Your Health project: A randomized controlled trial comparing standard behavioral and acceptance-based behavioral interventions for obesity. In J. Arch (Chair), Acceptance-based therapies for anxiety disorders and obesity. Paper presented at the 44th annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Francisco, CA.

Goodwin, C.L., Forman, E.M., Butryn, M.L., Herbert, J.D., Ledley, G.S., Park, J.A., Yuen, E.K., Ambani, R. (2010, November). Project ABLE: An acceptance-based behavioral lifestyle modification program for cardiac patients. A preliminary investigation. Poster presented at the 44th annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Francisco, CA.

Juarascio, A., Forman, E. M., Butryn, M., Herbert, J. D., & Lowe, M. R. (2010, May). Implicit measurement of internalization of the thin ideal. In C.A. Timko (Chair), Development of the Implicit Relational Assessment Procedure (IRAP) for use as a treatment outcome measure. Paper presented at the 36th annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

2009

Hoffman, K. L., Forman, E. M., Herbert, J. D., Butryn, M., Juarascio, A. S., Ryan, N. M., & Asnaani, A. (2009, November). Comparison of acceptance-based and standard cognitive-based coping strategies for craving sweets in overweight and obese women. In J. Herbert (Chair),Cognitive Reappraisal vs. Experiential Acceptance. Paper presented at the 43rd annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

Juarascio, A., Forman, E., Herbert, J., Rabin, S. & Goodwin, C. (2009, November). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy versus Cognitive Therapy for the Treatment of Co-Morbid Eating Pathology. In S. C. Sheppard (Chair), Beyond the Efficacy Ceiling: Targeting Universal Processes Across Diverse Problems in ACT Clinical Effectiveness. Paper presented at the 43rd annual convention of Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

Juarascio, A., Forman, E., Herbert, J., Rabin, S, & Goodwin, C. (2009, June). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy versus Cognitive Therapy for the Treatment of Co-Morbid Eating Pathology. Poster presented at the Philadelphia Behavioral Therapy Association Poster Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA.

2008

Butryn, M. L., Forman, E. M., Hoffman, K. L., Brown, L. & Herbert, J. D. (2008, March). A pilot test of an acceptance-based behavioral treatment for obesity. Paper presented at the 29th annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, San Diego, California.

Forman, E. M., Butryn, M. L., Hoffman, K. L., Herbert, J. D. & Brown, L. (2008, November). An open pilot trial of an acceptance-based behavioral intervention for weight loss: Post-intervention and six-month follow-up findings. In P. Wupperman & S. R. Axelrod (Chairs), Mindfulness training for problems of self-regulation: New applications and mechanisms of change. Paper presented at the 42nd annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL.

2007

Forman, E.M., Hoffman, K. L., McGrath, K. B., Brandsma, L., Herbert, J. D. & Lowe, M. R. (2007, July). The Power of Food Scale predicts chocolate cravings and consumption and response to a cravings intervention. In M. Boggiano (Chair) Eating Disorders. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior, Steamboat Springs, CO.

Hoffman, K. L., Brown, L., & Forman, E. M., Butryn, M., & Herbert, J. D. (2007, November). Emotional eating as a mediator of weight loss in an acceptance-based behavioral weight control intervention. Poster presented at the 41st annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Hoffman, K. L., Forman, E. M., Yeomans, P. D., McGrath, K. B., Marquez, K., Zebell, J. A., Brandsma, L., & Lowe, M. (2007, April). A comparison of experiential avoidance versus acceptance strategies for coping with food cravings: An analog study of dieting. Poster presented at the Conference for the Dissemination of Research on Addiction, Infectious Disease and Public Health at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

2006

Forman, E. M., Hoffman, K., Lowe, M. R., Brandsma, L., Herbert, J. D., Marquez, K. McGrath, K., Moitra, E., Yeomans, P. D. (2006, November). A comparison of experiential avoidance versus acceptance strategies for coping with food cravings: An analog study of dieting. In E. M. Forman and T. Kashdan (Chairs), Experiential avoidance as a toxic mechanism in self-control, interpersonal, and emotional disturbances. Paper presented at the 40th annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.

Forman, E.M., Hoffman, K., McGrath, K., Lowe, M.R., Herbert, J., & Brandsma, L. (2006, July). A Comparison of Acceptance- and Control-based Strategies for Coping with Food Cravings: An Analog Study of Dieting. In E.K. Sandoz (Chair), All Shapes and Sizes: An Exploration of Body image Acceptance and Eating Behaviour. Paper presented at the Second World Conference on ACT, RFT, and Contextual Behavioural Science, London, UK.

Hoffman, K. L., Forman, E. M., Yeomans, P. D., McGrath, K. B., Marquez, K., Zebell, J. A., Brandsma, L., & Lowe, M. (2006, April).The effectiveness of control-based and acceptance-based coping strategies for chocolate cravings (PDF). Poster presented at the Drexel University Annual Research Day, Philadelphia, PA.