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Herman CP; Polivy J; Pliner P; Vartanian LR, 2019, Social Influences on Eating, Springer,

Book Chapters

Vartanian LR; McCutcheon TB; Rubenstein SA, 2021, 'Disgust, Prejudice, and Stigma', in The Handbook of Disgust Research, Springer International Publishing, pp. 173 - 190,

Vartanian LR; Hayward LE, 2017, 'Self-Concept Clarity and Body Dissatisfaction', in Self-Concept Clarity: Perspectives on Assessment, Research, and Applications, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, pp. 195 - 218,

Vartanian L, 2012, 'Self-Determination theory and Body Image', in Cash T (ed.), Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance, Academic Press, pp. 711 - 717,

Thomas ; Vartanian L, 2011, 'Eating disorder not otherwise specified: Theoretical and empirical advances since the publication of a meta-analysis covering 1987-2007', in Striegel-Moore RH; Wonderlich SA; Walsh BT; Mitchell JE (ed.), Developing an evidence-based classification of eating disorders: Scientific findings for DSM-5, AMER PSYCHIATRIC PRESS, INC, USA, pp. 19 - 34,

Journal articles

Long EV; Vartanian LR; Faasse K; Higgs S, 2022, 'People's intended serving behaviour at social vs. non-social meals', Appetite, vol. 175, pp. 106053,

Wang Y; Fardouly J; Vartanian LR; Wang X; Lei L, 2022, 'Body Talk on Social Networking Sites and Cosmetic Surgery Consideration Among Chinese Young Adults: A Serial Mediation Model Based on Objectification Theory', Psychology of Women Quarterly, vol. 46, pp. 99 - 110,

Carter JJ; Vartanian LR, 2022, 'Self-concept clarity and appearance-based social comparison to idealized bodies', Body Image, vol. 40, pp. 124 - 130,

Vartanian LR; Hayward LE; Carter JJ, 2022, 'Incorporating physical appearance into one’s sense of self: Self-concept clarity, thin-ideal internalization, and appearance-self integration', Self and Identity,

Ruddock HK; Long EV; Brunstrom JM; Vartanian LR; Higgs S, 2021, 'People serve themselves larger portions before a social meal', Scientific Reports, vol. 11, pp. 11072,

Froreich FV; Vartanian LR; Grisham JR; Pinkus RT, 2021, 'The psychological effects of blind and open weighing in women with a high drive for thinness: A mixed method inquiry', Body Image, vol. 39, pp. 232 - 236,

Fardouly J; Pinkus RT; Vartanian LR, 2021, 'Targets of comparison and body image in women's everyday lives: The role of perceived attainability', Body image, vol. 38, pp. 219 - 229,

Black C; Vartanian LR; Faasse K, 2021, 'Investigating lay beliefs regarding the effect of weight loss on health', Psychology and Health, vol. 36, pp. 934 - 951,

Wang Y; Xie X; Fardouly J; Vartanian LR; Lei L, 2021, 'The longitudinal and reciprocal relationships between selfie-related behaviors and self-objectification and appearance concerns among adolescents', New Media and Society, vol. 23, pp. 56 - 77,

Ruddock HK; Brunstrom JM; Vartanian LR; Higgs S, 2021, 'Is social facilitation of eating sustained across multiple meals?', Appetite, vol. 157, pp. 104898 - 104898,

Vartanian LR; Herman CP; Polivy J, 2020, 'Modeling of food intake among restrained and unrestrained eaters', Appetite, vol. 155, pp. 104811 - 104811,

Rahimi-Ardabili H; Vartanian LR; Zwar N; Sharpe A; Reynolds RC, 2020, 'Efficacy and acceptability of a pilot dietary intervention focusing on self-compassion, goal-setting and self-monitoring', Public Health Nutrition, vol. 23, pp. 2746 - 2758,

Chan JKY; King M; Vartanian LR, 2020, 'Patient perspectives on psychological care after bariatric surgery: A qualitative study', CLINICAL OBESITY, vol. 10,

Froreich FV; Ratcliffe SE; Vartanian LR, 2020, 'Blind versus open weighing from an eating disorder patient perspective', Journal of Eating Disorders, vol. 8,

Long EV; Vartanian LR; Herman CP; Polivy J, 2020, 'What does it mean to overeat?', Eating Behaviors, vol. 37, pp. 101390 - 101390,

Hayward LE; Vartanian LR; Kwok C; Newby JM, 2020, 'How might childhood adversity predict adult psychological distress? Applying the Identity Disruption Model to understanding depression and anxiety disorders', Journal of Affective Disorders, vol. 265, pp. 112 - 119,

Vartanian LR; Hayward LE, 2020, 'Dimensions of internalization relevant to the identity disruption model of body dissatisfaction', Body Image, vol. 32, pp. 1 - 4,

Reily NM; Vartanian LR; Faasse K, 2020, 'Development of a scale to measure reasons for eating less healthily after exercise: the compensatory unhealthy eating scale', Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, vol. 8, pp. 110 - 131,

Kesby A; Maguire S; Vartanian LR; Grisham JR, 2019, 'Intolerance of uncertainty and eating disorder behaviour: Piloting a consumption task in a non-clinical sample', Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, vol. 65,

Hayward LE; Neang S; Ma S; Vartanian LR, 2019, 'Discussing weight with patients with overweight: Supportive (not stigmatizing) conversations increase compliance intentions and health motivation.', Stigma and Health,

Ruddock HK; Brunstrom JM; Vartanian LR; Higgs S, 2019, 'A systematic review and meta-analysis of the social facilitation of eating', American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 110, pp. 842 - 861,

Wang Y; Fardouly J; Vartanian LR; Lei L, 2019, 'Selfie-viewing and facial dissatisfaction among Chinese adolescents: A moderated mediation model of general attractiveness internalization and body appreciation', Body Image, vol. 30, pp. 35 - 43,

Hayward LE; Vartanian LR, 2019, 'Potential unintended consequences of graphic warning labels on sugary drinks: do they promote obesity stigma?', Obesity Science and Practice, vol. 5, pp. 333 - 341,

Black C; Vartanian LR; Faasse K, 2019, 'An Experimental Test of the Effects of a Target Person's Body Weight and Engagement with Health Behaviours on Perceptions of Overall Health', Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, vol. 11, pp. 240 - 261,

Vartanian LR; Trewartha T; Beames JR; Azevedo SM; Vanman EJ, 2018, 'Physiological and self-reported disgust reactions to obesity', Cognition and Emotion, vol. 32, pp. 579 - 592,

Fardouly J; Willburger BK; Vartanian LR, 2018, 'Instagram use and young women’s body image concerns and self-objectification: Testing mediational pathways', New Media and Society, vol. 20, pp. 1380 - 1395,

Vartanian LR; Hayward LE; Smyth JM; Paxton SJ; Touyz SW, 2018, 'Risk and resiliency factors related to body dissatisfaction and disordered eating: The identity disruption model', International Journal of Eating Disorders, vol. 51, pp. 322 - 330,

Hayward LE; Vartanian LR; Pinkus RT, 2018, 'Weight Stigma Predicts Poorer Psychological Well-Being Through Internalized Weight Bias and Maladaptive Coping Responses', Obesity, vol. 26, pp. 755 - 761,

Jiang MYW; Vartanian LR, 2018, 'A review of existing measures of attentional biases in body image and eating disorders research', Australian Journal of Psychology, vol. 70, pp. 3 - 17,

Vartanian LR; Pinkus RT; Smyth JM, 2018, 'Experiences of weight stigma in everyday life: Implications for health motivation.', Stigma and Health, vol. 3, pp. 85 - 92,

Hayward LE; Vartanian LR; Pinkus RT, 2017, 'Coping with weight stigma: development and validation of a Brief Coping Responses Inventory', Obesity Science and Practice, vol. 3, pp. 373 - 383,

Rahimi-Ardabili H; Reynolds R; Vartanian LR; McLeod LVD; Zwar N, 2017, 'A Systematic Review of the Efficacy of Interventions that Aim to Increase Self-Compassion on Nutrition Habits, Eating Behaviours, Body Weight and Body Image', Mindfulness, vol. 9, pp. 388 - 400,

Vartanian LR; Reily NM; Spanos S; McGuirk LC; Herman CP; Polivy J, 2017, 'Hunger, taste, and normative cues in predictions about food intake', Appetite, vol. 116, pp. 511 - 517,

Swierad EM; Vartanian LR; King M, 2017, 'The influence of ethnic and mainstream cultures on African Americans' health behaviors: A qualitative study', Behavioral Sciences, vol. 7,

Nevin SM; Vartanian LR, 2017, 'The stigma of clean dieting and orthorexia nervosa', Journal of Eating Disorders, vol. 5,

Vartanian LR; Reily NM; Spanos S; Herman CP; Polivy J, 2017, 'Self-reported overeating and attributions for food intake', Psychology and Health, vol. 32, pp. 483 - 492,

Vartanian LR; Spanos S; Peter Herman C; Polivy J, 2017, 'Conflicting internal and external eating cues: Impact on food intake and attributions', Health Psychology, vol. 36, pp. 365 - 369,

Froreich FV; Vartanian LR; Zawadzki MJ; Grisham JR; Touyz SW, 2017, 'Psychological need satisfaction, control, and disordered eating', British Journal of Clinical Psychology, vol. 56, pp. 53 - 68,

Fardouly J; Pinkus RT; Vartanian LR, 2017, 'The impact of appearance comparisons made through social media, traditional media, and in person in women's everyday lives', Body Image, vol. 20, pp. 31 - 39,

Vartanian LR; Kernan KM; Wansink B, 2017, 'Clutter, Chaos, and Overconsumption: The Role of Mind-Set in Stressful and Chaotic Food Environments', Environment and Behavior, vol. 49, pp. 215 - 223,

Vartanian LR; Froreich FV; Smyth JM, 2016, 'A serial mediation model testing early adversity, self-concept clarity, and thin-ideal internalization as predictors of body dissatisfaction', Body Image, vol. 19, pp. 98 - 103,

Vartanian LR; Herman CP; Polivy J, 2016, 'What does it mean to eat an appropriate amount of food?', Eating Behaviors, vol. 23, pp. 24 - 27,

Reily NM; Vartanian LR, 2016, 'The portion size effect on food intake is robust to contextual size information', Appetite, vol. 105, pp. 439 - 448,

Reily NM; Herman CP; Vartanian LR, 2016, 'Portion-size preference as a function of individuals' body mass index', Obesity Science and Practice, vol. 2, pp. 241 - 247,

O'Brien KS; Latner JD; Puhl RM; Vartanian LR; Giles C; Griva K; Carter A, 2016, 'The relationship between weight stigma and eating behavior is explained by weight bias internalization and psychological distress', Appetite, vol. 102, pp. 70 - 76,

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