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Conference Presentations

2018

Herb, K.M. & Saules, K.K. (2018, April). The core symptoms of binge eating and other addictive behaviors: A network analysis. Poster presentation to the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.

Pejsa-Reitz, M, Battles, J., & Saules, K. K. (2018, April). Interrelationships between physical activity, binge eating, and emotional eating within an overweight and obese population. Poster presentation to the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.

Berdin, A., & Saules, K. K. (2018, March). Assessing “internet addiction” and substance use in college students. Poster presentation to the Annual Collaborative Perspectives on Addiction Meeting, Tampa, FL.

Carr, M.M. & Saules, K.K. (2018, March). Age moderates the relationship between self-reported impulsivity and addictive behaviors. Poster presentation to the Annual Collaborative Perspectives on Addiction meeting, Tampa, FL.

Allaire, T., Riggs, J., Lajiness-O’Neill, R., & Saules, K. (2018, February). A cluster analytic approach to examining links between psychodiagnostic profiles and neuropsychological task performance among an outpatient clinical sample. Poster presentation to the International Neuropsychology Society, Washington, DC.

2017

Saules, K. K., & Carr, M. M. (2017, November). Relationships between obesity, weight history, eating behavior, and addictive behaviors. Poster presentation to the Obesity Society, National Harbor, MD.

Catak, P., Saules, K. K., & Al Darweesh, H. (2017, October). Executive functions are associated with increased intake of added sugars and nutritional information utilization in obesity. Poster presentation to the National Academy of Neuropsychology 37th Annual Conference, Boston, MA.

Pejsa-Reitz, M.C., Battles, J. A., & Saules, K. K. (2017, August). Exercise and Eating Disorders Questionnaire predicts disordered eating behavior in college athletes after controlling for an exercise motive measure. Poster presentation to EDIS (Eating Disorder in Sports) Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Battles, J. A., Pejsa-Reitz, M.C., Badaoui, H.H., & Saules, K. K. (2017, May). Exercise motives moderate the association between family history of substance abuse and obesity among men. Poster presentation to the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

Pejsa-Reitz, M. C., Battles, J.A., & Saules, K.K. (2017, May). New Exercise and Eating Disorders Questionnaire predicts disordered eating after controlling for well-established Reasons for Exercise Inventory Measure. Poster presentation to the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

2016

Carr, M.M. & Saules, K. K. (2016, October). Binge eating to cope or conform: Associations with adverse consequences and predictive incremental validity. Poster presentation to the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

Pejsa-Reitz, M.C. Saules, K. K., Carr, M. M., & Snapp, E. (2016, October). A comparison of organized sports and recreational exercise: An analysis of engagement in multiple risk behaviors. Poster presentation to the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

Pejsa-Reitz, M.C., Ivezaj, V., & Saules, K.K. ( 2016, May). Emotion dysregulation moderates the relationship between post-weight loss surgery BMI and body satisfaction. Poster presentation to the Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago. 

Catak, P., & Saules, K. K. (2016, May). Engagement in multiple problematic eating behaviors is associated with elevated BMI and depression. Poster presentation to the Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago. 

Pejsa-Reitz, M. C., Saules, K. K., & Carr, M. (2016, April). High levels of negative urgency predict involvement in multiple risk behaviors. Poster presentation to the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.

Snapp, E., Saules, K. K., Carr, M. & Catak, P (2016, April). Binge drinking in combination with energy drinks:  Associated features and risks relative to binge drinking in the absence of energy drink use. Poster presentation to the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.

Carr, M.M., Saules, K.K., Badaoui, H.H., Seinko, R., & Snapp, E. (2016, April). Dimensions of impulsivity are differentially associated with binge eating, binge drinking, and their comorbid presentation. Poster presentation to the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.

Badaoui, H.H., Saules, K.K., & Carr, M.M. (2016, April). The relationship between depression and multiple risk behavior involvement is mediated by dimensions of impulsivity. Poster presentation to the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.

Snapp, E., Pejsa-Reitz, M. C., & Saules, K. K. (2016, February). A comparison of collegiate athletes, regular exercisers, and non-exercisers: An exploration of protection against and risk for binge drinking and self-injurious behavior. Poster presentation to the Midwest Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium.

Colbert, A., Oswald, K., Lajiness-O’Neill, R., Saules, K.K., & Bo, J. (2016, February). Working Memory Assessment and Symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children. Poster presentation to the Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Boston.  

2015

Saules, K. K., Catak, P.D., & Carr, M. M. (2015, November). Indirect effects of negative urgency on BMI: The role of food addiction and alcohol consumption. Poster presentation to the Annual Meeting of Obesity Society, Los Angeles, CA.

Carr, M., Catak, P., Carey, J. & Saules, K.K. ( 2015, August). Drive for Muscularity is associated with compensatory behaviors to prevent weight gain among men. Poster presentation to the American Psychological Association.

Snapp, E., Carr, M., Carey, J., & Saules, K.K. (2015, May). Relationships between psychological distress and alcohol use among college students. Poster presentation to the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Carr, M., Snapp, E., Carey, J., & Saules, K.K. ( 2015, May). The role of internalized weight bias in binge eating. Poster presentation to the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

2014

Saules, K. K. (2014, June). Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery and addiction transfer. Submitted as part of symposium entitled Bypassing sweets for alcohol: A translational perspective on weight-loss surgeries and increased alcohol addiction, organized by M. Yanina Pepino and Andras Hajnal. Symposium presentation to the Research Society on Alcohol, Seattle, WA.  

2013

Saules, K.K., Schuh, L.M., Stote, J., & Creel, D. (2013, November). Post-bariatric support group attendance and long-term weight loss outcomesPoster presentation to the Annual Meeting of the Obesity Society, Atlanta, GA.

Yanos, B., Saules, K.K., Schuh, L.M., & Soggs, S. (2013, November). Predictors of lowest weight and long-term weight regain among weight loss surgery patients. Poster presentation to the Annual Meeting of the Obesity Society, Atlanta, GA.

Fowler, L., Saules, K.K., & Ivezaj, V. (2013, November). Problematic pre-surgical intake of high-sugar/low-fat and high GI foods is associated with development of post-bariatric surgery substance use disordersPoster presentation to the Annual Meeting of the Obesity Society, Atlanta, GA.

Pulcini, M., Schuh, L.M., & Saules, K.K. (2013, November). RYGB revision weight loss and psychological functioning outcomesPoster presentation to the Annual Meeting of the Obesity Society, Atlanta, GA.

Clark, S., Saules, K.K., Schuh, L.M., Stote, J., & Creel, D. (2013, November). The contribution of relationship stability and relationship quality to weight loss outcomes among bariatric surgery patientsPoster presentation to the Annual Meeting of the Obesity Society, Atlanta, GA.

Wiedemann, A. & Saules, K.K. (2013, March). Are substance use disorders and food addiction associated with other addictive behaviors among post-bariatric surgery patients? Poster presentation to the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA.

Carey, J., Saules, K.K., Reslan, S., Pulcini, M., & Wiedemann, A. (2013, March). Smoking is associated with substance use after weight loss surgeryPoster presentation to the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA.

Clark, S. & Saules, K.K. (2013, March). Validation of the Yale Food Addiction Scale among a weight loss surgery populationPoster presentation to the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA.

2012

Ivezaj, V., Schuh, LM., Creel, D. B., Stote, J., Hudson, K., , Saules, K.K., Cacucci, B., Diaz, D., Evanson, C., Huse, M., & Kaderabek, D. (2012, September). Differences between bariatric patients with and without problematic alcohol use seven years post-surgery. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Obesity Society, San Antonio, TX.

Pulcini, M. E., Saules, K., & Schuh, L.M. (2012, September). Post-RYGB outcomes among those with and without current substance use disorders: A matched controlled studyPoster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Obesity Society, San Antonio, TX.

Reslan, S. H., Saules, K.K., & Schuh, L.M. (2012, September). Post-surgical substance abuse by gastric bypass patients predicts poor weight loss beyond that predicted by eating-related variables. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Obesity Society, San Antonio, TX.

Pulcini, M., Saules, K.K., Schuh, L.M., Creel, D.B., Stote, J., Hudson, K., Cacucci, B, Diaz, D, Evanson, C., Inman, M., Huse, J. & Kaderabek, D. (2012, September). Rates of problematic substance use and other excessive behaviors in post-RYGB patientsPoster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Obesity Society, San Antonio, TX.

Clark, S., Reslan, S., Saules, K.K., & Greenwald, M.K. (2012, September). Validating a human behavioral economic choice paradigm for assessing food demand among post-weight loss surgery patientsPoster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Obesity Society, San Antonio, TX.

Saules, K. K., Reslan, S. H., & Schuh, L.M. (2012, September). Which weight loss surgery patients are at risk for development of post-surgical substance Use disorders? Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Obesity Society, San Antonio, TX.

Saules, K. K., Reslan, S., & Greenwald, M. K. (2012, April).  Validation of an online questionnaire measure of the relative reinforcing value of food Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.

Weidemann, A., & Saules, K.K. (2012, April).  Post-bariatric patients in substance abuse treatment: Do they differ from the traditional substance abuse inpatient?  Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.

2011

Reslan, S., Wiedemann, A., & Saules, K.K. (2011, November).  Anchoring body mass index to figural stimuli: Validating a measure of perceptual body image distortion Poster presentation to the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto.

Reslan, S., & Saules, K.K. (2011, October).  Assessing the prevalence and predictors of overweight, obesity, and binge eating disorder as a function of ethnicity among a national sample of college students: A focus on Arab-Americans Poster presentation at The Obesity Society, Orlando, FL.

Reslan, S., Saules, K.K., & Greenwald, M.K. (2011, August). Validating the Behavioral Economic Choice Paradigm to assess food preferences. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Reslan, S. Saules, K. K., & Skilton, L. (2011, April). College students' definitions of an "eating binge" differ as a function of gender and BED statusPoster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.

Ivezaj, V Saules, K. K., & Mahony, D. (2011, April). Medical and psychological predictors of bariatric surgery completionPoster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.

Wiedemann, A., Saules, K.K, Ivezaj, V., Reslan, S., Wood, D., & Skilton, L (2011, April).   An examination of post-bariatric patients who develop problematic substance use after surgery: New onset users compared to controls Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.

Saules, K. K., Wiedemann, A., Ivezaj, V., Reslan, S., Wood, D. & Skilton, L (2011, April). Quality of life of substance abuse treatment patients: Post-bariatric surgery cases versus controls. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.

Feldman, B., Saules, K. K., Wiedemann, A., Ivezaj, V., Reslan, S., Frederick, A., Salters, L. & McMillon, T. (2011, April).  Post-bariatric patients in substance abuse treatment: Number and types of major life events differentiate relapsers from new onset users Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.

2010

Ivezaj, V., Saules, K. K., Wiedemann, A., Wood, D., Hopper, J. A., Foster-Hartsfield, J., & Eshelman, A. (2010, June). Why are post-bariatric Patients in substance abuse treatment? Patients' perceptions of etiology and future recommendations. Poster presentation to the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Las Vegas, NV. 

Reslan, S., Saules, K. K., & Eisenberg, D. (2010, April). Binge eating disorder and associated psychiatric comorbidity confer increased risk of physical and mental health rare utilization on college campuses: Results from a national sample. Poster presentation to the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Las Vegas, NV.

Saules, K.K., Schwarz, D., Hopper, J.A., Foster-Hartsfield, J., Wiedemann, A., Ivezaj, V., Reslan, S., Serras, A., Wood, D. & Kuykendall, L. (2010, April). Post-bariatric surgery patients versus controls In substance abuse treatment. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Seattle, WA. 

Wiedemann, A., Saules, K.K., Hopper, J.A., Foster-Hartsfield, J., Ivezaj, V., Reslan, S., Serras, A., Kuykendall, L., & Wood, D. (2010, April). Substance use trajectories of post-bariatric surgery patients enrolled in substance abuse treatmentPoster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Seattle, WA.