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Saules, K. K., Carr, M.M., & Herb, K. (in press). Overeating, overweight, and substance misuse:  What’s the connection? Current Addiction Reviews.

Carey, J. B., Saules, K. K., & Carr, M. M. (2017). A qualitative analysis of men’s experiences of binge eating. Appetite116, 184-195.

Ivezaj, V., Stoeckel, L., Avena, N., Benoit, S.C., Conason, A., Davis, J.F., Gearhardt, A., Goldman, R., Mitchell, J.E., Ochner, C.N., Saules, K. K., Steffen, K. J., Stice, E., & Sogg., S. (in press). Obesity and Addiction: Can a Complication of Surgery Help Us Understand the Connection? Obesity Reviews.

Carr, M. & Saules, K. K., Koch, E.I., & Waltz, T. J. (2017). Testing the dose-response curve in a training clinic setting: Use of client pretreatment factors to minimize bias in estimates. Training & Education in Professional Psychology, 11(1), 26-32.

Carr, M. M., Catak, P. D., Pejsa-Reitz, M., Saules, K. K., and Gearhardt, A. (in press). Measurement invariance of the Yale Food Addiction Scale 2.0 across gender and racial groups. Psychological Assessment.

Sienko, R., Saules, K. K., and Carr, M. M. (2016). Internalized weight bias mediates the relationship between depression and disordered eating behavior among women who think they are overweight. Eating Behaviors, 22 , 141-144.

McSweeney, L., Koch, E., Saules, K.K. & Jefferson, S. (2016). Exploratory Factor Analysis of DSM-5 Criteria for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.  Journal of Nervous & Mental Disease, 204(1), 9-14. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000390.

Pouliot, G., Paschall, E. & Saules, K.K. (2015). Can videogames be addicting? An investigation into the specific game Features and personal characteristics associated with problematic videogame playing. Acta Psychopathologica, 1(3), 1-15.

Saules, K.K. Carey, J. B., Carr, M. & Sienko, R (2015). Binge-Eating Disorder: Prevalence, Predictors, and Management in the Primary Care Setting. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management, 22(11), 512-528.

Yanos, B., Saules, K.K., Schuh, L. M., & Sogg, S (2015). Predictors of lowest weight and long-term weight regain among Roux-en-Y gastric bypass patients. Obesity Surgery, 25 (8), 1364-1370.

Porter, K. E., Koch, E. I., Saules, K. K., & Shadle, M.B. (2015). The impact of sexual victimization on perceived consequences of risky dating scenarios.  Acta Psychpathologica, 1(1), 1-9.

Ivezaj, V., Saules, K.K., & Schuh, L.M. (2014). New onset substance use disorder after gastric bypass surgery: Frequency and associated characteristics. Obesity Surgery24(11):1975-80.

Clark, S.M., Saules, K. K., Schuh, L. M. Stote, J. & Creel, D.B. (2014). Associations between Relationship Stability, Relationship Quality, and Weight Loss Outcomes among Bariatric Surgery Patients. Eating Behaviors, 15(4):670-2.

Fowler, L., Ivezaj, V., & Saules, K. K. (2014). Problematic intake of high-sugar/low-fat and high glycemic index foods by bariatric patients is associated with development of post-surgical new onset substance use disorders. Eating Behaviors, 15 (3), 505-8.

Reslan, S., Saules, K. K., Greenwald, M. K., & Schuh, L. (2014). Substance misuse following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery. Substance Use and Misuse, 29 (4), 405-417.

Saules, K.K. & Reslan, S. (2013). Post-bariatric Surgery Substance Use Disorders:  Prevalence, Predictors, Management & Prevention. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management, 20 (10), 470-480.

Wiedemann, A.A. & Saules, K.K. (2013). The relationship between emotional eating and weight problem perception is not a function of body mass index or depression. Eating Behaviors, 14 (4), 525-528.

Wiedemann, A. A., Saules, K. K., & Ivezaj, V. (2013). Emergence of New Onset substance use disorders among post-weight loss surgery patients. Clinical Obesity, 3 (6), 194-201.

Pulcini, M.E., Saules, K.K., & Schuh, L.M. (2013). Roux-en-Y gastric bypass patients hospitalized for substance use disorders achieve successful weight loss despite poor psychosocial outcomes. Clinical Obesity, 3, 95-102. doi: 10.1111/cob.12018.

Clark, S.M. & Saules, K.K. (2013). Validation of the Yale Food Addiction Scale among a weight-loss surgery population. Eating Behaviors. 14(2), 216-2109. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eatbeh.2013.01.002

Reslan, S. & Saules, K. K. (2013). Assessing the prevalence and predictors of overweight, obesity, and Binge Eating Disorder as a function of ethnicity. Eating and Weight Disorders, 18(2), 209-219. doi: 10.1007/s40519-013-0022-2

Reslan, S., Saules, K. K., & Greenwald, M. K. (2012a). Validating the behavioral economic approach to assess food demand: Effect of body mass index, dietary restraint, and impulsivity. Appetite. 59(2), 364-371. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2012.05.025

Reslan, S., Saules, K. K., & Greenwald, M. K. (2012b). Validation of an online questionnaire measure of the relative reinforcing value of food. Eating Behavior. 13(2), 278-280. doi: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2012.03.009

Ivezaj, V., Saules, K. K., & Wiedemann, A. (2012). "I didn't see this coming.": Why are post-bariatric patients in substance abuse treatment? Patients' perceptions of etiology and future recommendations. Obesity Surgery, 22 (8), 1308-14.

Reslan, S. & Saules, K. K. (2011). College students' definitions of an eating "binge" differ as a function of gender and Binge Eating Disorder status. Eating Behaviors, 12, 225-227. doi:10.1016/j.eatbeh.2011.03.001.

Reslan, S., Saules, K. K., & Serras, A. (2011). "Partier" identity mediates the relationship between college student binge drinking and related adverse consequences. Addictive Behavior. 36(8), 855-860.

Saules, K.K., Wiedemann, A., Ivezaj, V. Hopper, J.S., Foster-Hartsfield, J., & Schwarz, D. (2010). Bariatric surgery history among substance abuse treatment patients: Prevalence and associated features. Surgery for Obesity & Related Diseases, 6(6), 615-621.

Ivezaj, V., Saules, K.K., Hoodin, F, Alschuler, K., Angelella, N.E., Collings, A.S., Saunders-Scott, D. & Wiedemann, A.A. (2010). The relationship between binge eating and weight status on depression, anxiety, and body image among a diverse college sample: A focus on bi/multiracial women. Eating Behaviors, 11, 18-24, doi: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2009.08.003

Saules, K.K., Collings, A.S., Hoodin, F., Angelella, N.E., Alschuler, K., Ivezaj, V., Saunders-Scott, D. & Wiedemann, A.A. (2009). The contribution of weight problem perception, BMI, gender, mood, and smoking status to binge eating among college students. Eating Behaviors, 10(1), 1-9.

Saules, K.K., Collings, A.S., Wiedemann, A.A. & Fowler, S. L. (2009). The relationship of body image to obesity and binge eating: The role of cross-situational body image dissatisfaction versus situational reactivity. Psychological Reports, 104, 909-921.

Collings, AS, Saules, KK, & Saad, LR (2008). A prospective study of predictors of successful weight maintenance by women enrolled in community-based weight-loss programs. Eating & Weight Disorders, 13(1), 38-47.
NOTE: Ms. Collings' paper was awarded an Honorable Mention by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation's 2008 Excellence in Research Award for Students program.

Saules, KK, Levine, MD, Marcus, MD & Pomerleau, CS (2007). Differences in smoking patterns among women smokers with childhood versus later onset of weight problems. Eating Behaviors, 8, 418-422.

Pomerleau, CS & Saules, KK (2007). Body image, body satisfaction, and eating patterns in normal and overweight/obese women smokers and never smokers. Addictive Behaviors, 32, 2329-2334.

King, LT, Saules, KK & Irish, J (2007). Weight concerns, perfectionism, and cognitive style: Which carries more 'weight' in the prediction of smoking among college women? Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 9(5), 535-543.

Saules, KK, Pomerleau, CS, Snedecor, S, Namenek Brower, R. & Rosenberg, EEM (2004). Effects of disordered eating and obesity on weight, craving, and food intake during ad libitum smoking and abstinence. Eating Behaviors, 5(4), 353-363.

Saules, KK, Pomerleau, CS, Snedecor, SM, Mehringer, AM, Shadle, MB, Kurth, C, & Krahn, D. (2004). Relationship of onset of cigarette smoking during college to alcohol use, dieting concerns, and depressed mood: Results from the Young Women's Health Survey. Addictive Behaviors, 29, 893-899.


Book Chapters

Reslan, S., Saules, K. K., & Ivezaj, V. (2013). Binge eating disorder: Causes, cofactors, and complications. In S. B. Harris (Ed.), Binge Eating and Binge Drinking: Psychological, Social, and Medical Implications (pp. 61-96). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.