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Name:J. Kevin Thompson, Ph.D.

 

Contact Information: Department of Psychology

PCD 4118

University of South Florida

4202 E. Fowler Avenue

Tampa, Florida 33620-8200

(813) 974-0367 (office)

jthompso@chuma1.cas.usf.edu

 

 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

 

Books:

Thompson, J.K. (Ed.) (1996).  Body image, eating disorders, and obesity:  An integrative guide for assessment and treatment.  Washington, DC:  American Psychological Association.

 Thompson, J. K., Heinberg, L. J., Altabe, M. N., & Tantleff-Dunn, S.  (1999) Exacting beauty: Theory, assessment and treatment of body image disturbance.  Washington, DC:  American Psychological Association.

Thompson, J. K., & Smolak, L. (Eds.) (2001). Body image, eating disorders, and obesity in youth: Assessment, treatment and prevention.  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association

            Thompson, J. K. (Ed.) (in press). Handbook of eating disorders and obesity.  New York: Wiley.


 Chapters:

Thompson, J.K. (1996).  Assessing body image disturbance: Measures, methodology and implementation.  In J. K.Thompson (Ed.), Body image, eating disorders and obesity:  An integrative guide for assessment and treatment (pp. 49-81).  Washington, DC:  American Psychological Association.

Thompson, J. K. (1996).  Body image, eating disorders, and obesity:  An emerging synthesis.  In J. K. Thompson (Ed.), Body image, eating disorders and obesity:  An integrative guide for assessment and treatment (pp. 1-20).  Washington, DC:  American Psychological Association.

Thompson, J. K., Heinberg, L. J., & Clarke, Alicia (1996).  Treatment of body image disturbance in eating disorders. In J. K. Thompson (Ed.), Body image, eating disorders and obesity: An integrative guide for assessment and treatment (pp. 303-319).  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Books.

Thompson, J. K., & Smolak, L. (2001).  Body image, eating disorders, and obesity in youth:  The future is now.  In J. K. Thompson & L. Smolak (Eds.), Body image, eating disorders, and obesity in youth: Assessment, treatment and prevention (pps.1-18).  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Heinberg, L. J., Thompson, J.K., & Matzon, J. L. (2001).  Body image dissatisfaction as a motivator for healthy lifestyle change: Is some distress beneficial?  In R. H. Striegel-Moore & L. Smolak (Eds.), Eating disorders: Innovative directions for research and practice (pps. 215-232). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

             Thompson, J. K. & Gardner, R. (2002). Measuring perceptual body image in adolescents and adults.  In T. F. Cash &T. Pruzinsky (Eds.), Body images: A handbook of theory, research and clinical practice (pps. 135-141).  New York: Guilford.

             Thompson, J. K., & van den Berg, P. (2002). Measuring body image attitudes among adolescents and adults.  In T. F. Cash & T. Pruzinsky (Eds.), Body images: A handbook of theory, research and clinical practice (pps. 142-153). New York: Guilford.

             Sarwer, D. & Thompson, J. K. (2002).  Obesity and  body image disturbance.. In  T. A. Wadden & A.J. Stunkard (Ed), Handbook of obesity treatment  (pps. 447-464)..  New York: Guilford.

             Gilbert, S., & Thompson, J. K. (in press).  Body shame in childhood and adolescence: Relation to eating disturbance and overall psychological functioning. In P. Gilbert (Ed.), Body shame. London. Routledge.

             Faith, M., & Thompson, J. K. (in press). Obesity. In L. Cohen & F. Collins (Eds.), Treatment of clinical problems in applied settings.  New York: Sage.

             Gilbert, S., Keery, H., & Thompson, J. K.  (in press). Media influences on women and girls. In E. Cole & J. H. Daniel (Eds.), Media, women and girls: Implications for feminist psychology.  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

             Hendricks, P., & Thompson, J. K. (in press). Eating disorders. In I. B. Weiner (Ed.), Adult psychopathology case studies. New York: Wiley.

            Thompson, J. K., & Kinder, B. (in press). Eating disorders. In M. Hersen & S. Turner (Eds.), Handbook of adult psychopathology (4th ed.). New York: Plenum.

    

Journal Articles:

             Stormer, S. M., & Thompson, J. K. (1996).  Explanations of body image disturbance:  A test of maturational status, negative verbal commentary, social comparison, and sociocultural hypotheses.  International Journal of Eating Disorders, 19 193-202.

 Altabe, M.N., & Thompson, J.K. (1996).  Body image:  A cognitive self-schema construct? Cognitive Therapy and Research, 20, 171-193.

 Wood, K. C., Becker, J., & Thompson, J. K. (1996). Body image dissatisfaction in preadolescent children.  Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 17,85-100.

 Gilbert, S., & Thompson, J. K. (1996).  Feminist explanations of the development of eating disorders:  Common themes, research findings, and methodology issues.  Clinical Psychology:  Science and Practice, 3, 183-202.

 Walden, K., Thompson, J. K., & Wells, K. (1997).  Body image and             psychological sequelae consequent to explantation surgery for silicone breast implants.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 100, 1299-1306.

 Weiner, K., & Thompson, J. K. (1997).  Development and validation of the Covert and Overt Sexual Experiences Questionnaire.  International Journal of Eating Disorders, 22, 273-284.

 Tantleff-Dunn, S., & Thompson, J. K. (1998).  Body image and appearance-related feedback:  Recall, judgment, and affective response.  Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 17, 319-340.

 Thompson, J. K. & Tantleff-Dunn, S. (1998). Assessment of body image disturbance in obesity.  Obesity Research, 6, 375-377.

 Riley, N. M., Bild, D. E., Cooper, L., Schreiner, P., Smith, D. E., Sorlie, P., & Thompson, J. K. (1998).  Relationship of self-image to body size and weight loss attempts in black women: The CARDIA study.  American Journal of Epidemiology, 148, 1062-1068.

 Thompson, J. K., & Heinberg, L. J. (1999). The mediaís influence on body image disturbance and eating disorders: Weíve reviled them, now can we rehabilitate them?  Journal of Social Issues, 55, 339-353.

 Thompson, J. K., Coovert, M. D., & Stormer, S. M. (1999). Body image, social comparison, and eating disturbance: A covariance structure modeling investigation.  International Journal of Eating Disorders, 26, 43-51.

 Gilbert, S., & Thompson, J. K. (1999). Winning or losing against an aopposite-sex peer on a gender-based competitive task.  Sex Roles, 41, 875-899.

 Smith, D. E., Thompson, J. K., Raczynski, J., & Hilner, J. (1999).Body image among men and women in a biracial cohort: The CARDIA study.  International Journal of Eating Disorder, 25, 71-82.

 Schwartz, D., Phares, V., Tantleff-Dunn, S., & Thompson, J. K. (1999).  Body image, psychological functioning, and parental feedback regarding physical appearance.  International Journal of Eating Disorders, 25, 339-343.  

Cattarin, J., A., Thompson, J.K., Thomas, C. M., & Williams, R. (2000). Body image, mood, and televised images of attractiveness: The role of social comparison.  Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 19, 220-239.

Tantleff-Dunn, S., & Thompson, J. K. (2000). Breast and chest size satisfaction: Relation to overall body image and self-esteem.  Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention, 8, 241-246.

Lunner, K., Wertheim, E. H., Thompson, J. K., Paxton, S. J., McDonald, F., & Halvaarson, K. S. (2000).  A cross-cultural examination of weight-related teasing, body image, and eating disturbance in Swedish and Australian samples.  International Journal of Eating Disorders, 28, 430-435

Cusumano, D. L., & Thompson, J. K. (2001). Media influence and body image in 8-11 year old boys and girls:  A preliminary report on the Multidimensional Media Influence Scale.  International Journal of Eating Disorders, 29, 37-44.

             Smolak, L., Levine, M. P., & Thompson, J. K. (2001).  The use of the Sociocultural Attitudes Towards Appearance Questionnaire with middle school boys and girls.  International Journal of Eating Disorders,  29, 216-223

 Thompson, J. K., & Stice, E. (2001).  Internalization of the thin-ideal: A potent risk factor for body image and eating disturbances.  Current Directions in Psychological Science, 10, 181-183.

 Van den Berg, P., Wertheim, E., Thompson, J. K., Paxton, S. J.,  (in press). Development of body image, eating disturbance, and general psychological functioning in Australian adolescents: A replication using covariance structure modeling.  International Journal of Eating Disorders.

Furman, K., & Thompson, J.K. (in press). Body image, teasing, and mood alterations: An experimental study of exposure to negative verbal commentary.  International Journal of Eating Disorders.

Fisher, E., Thompson, J. K., & Dunn, M. E. (in press) Body image and body comparison processes: A multidimensional scaling analysis.  Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology.

Boroughs, M., & Thompson, J. K. (in press).  Body image and eating disturbance in males: Moderating effects of sexual orientation and exercise status.  International Journal of Eating Disorders.

Van den Berg, P., Thompson, J. K., Brandon, K., & Coovert, M. (in press). The tripartite influence model of body image and eating disturbance: A covariance structure modeling investigation. Journal of Psychosomatic Research.

Shroff, H., & Thompson, J. K. (in press). Body image and eating disturbances in India. International Journal of Eating Disorders.

Boroughs, M., & Thompson, J.K. (in press). Body depilation: A new body image concern for men. International Journal of Menís Health.

Cafri, G., Strauss, J., & Thompson, J. K. (2002). Male body image: Satisfaction and its relationship to psychological functioning using the somatomorphic matrix. International Journal of Menís Health.