Just because it is hard to do, does not mean it is impossible to achieve

Just because it is hard to do, does not mean it is impossible to achieve

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Fran Weiss — Publications

Original peer-reviewed papers

"Implications of Attachment Theory and Neuroscience for the Psychotherapeutic Treatment of Obesity and Overeating"
American Journal of Psychotherapy, Article in press.
2017

"Group as a Psychoneurobiological Regulator"
GROUP, Spring 2014, Vol. 38, No. 1.
2014

"Psychodynamic Group Psychotherapy for the Obese Disordered-Eating Adult: A Contemporary View"
GROUP, Dec. Vol. 30, No. 4.
2006

"Group Psychotherapy with Obese Disordered-Eating Adults with Body-Image Disturbances: An Integrated Model"
American Journal of Psychotherapy, Vol.58, No.3, pp.281-303
2004

"Private Social Work Practice for Obese Adult Clients"
Journal of Independent Social Work, Vol. 4 (1) 1989
1989

"Body-Image Disturbances among Obese Adults: Evaluation and Treatment"
American Journal of Psychotherapy, Vol. XL No. 4, October 1986
1986


Book Reviews

"Food and Addiction: A Comprehensive Handbook," edited by: Kelly D. Brownell and Mark S. Gold, NY, Oxford University Press
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for the American Journal of Psychotherapy
2013

"The Treatment of Eating Disorders: A Clinical Handbook," Carlos M. Grillo, James E. Mitchell, Eds.
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for the American Journal of Psychotherapy
2011

"The Creative Therapies and Eating Disorders," by Stephanie L. Brooke
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for the American Journal of Psychotherapy
2008

"Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Eating Disorders," by Christopher B. Fairburn
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for the American Journal of Psychotherapy
2008

"Clinical Foundations and Treatment" James E Mitchell, Michael J. Devlin, Martina 
De Zwaan, Scott J. Crow, and Carol B. Peterson
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for the American Journal of Psychotherapy
2008

"Assessment of Eating Disorders," James E. Mitchell, M.D. and Carol B. Peterson, 
PhD., Editors
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for the American Journal of Psychotherapy, Vol. 60, No. 3, 2006
2006

"Too Fat or Too Thin? A Reference Guide to Eating Disorders" Cynthia R. Kalodner, 
PhD
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for the American Journal of Psychotherapy
2005

"Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder," by James Lock, M.D., PhD. and Daniel Le Grange, PhD
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for the American Journal of Psychotherapy
2005

"Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Obesity: A Clinician's Guide," by Zafra Cooper
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for the American Journal of Psychotherapy
2004

"Food and Loathing, A Lament," by Betsy Lerner
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for the American Journal of Psychotherapy
2004

"Body Image, Eating Disorders, and Obesity in Youth: Assessment, Prevention, and Treatment," edited by J. Kevin Thompson and Linda Smolak
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for the American Journal of Psychotherapy Read review.

"Hungers and Compulsions: The Psychodynamic Treatment of Eating Disorders & Addictions," edited by Jean Petrucelli and Catherine Stuart
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for the American Journal of Psychotherapy
2003

"Exacting Beauty: Theory, Assessment, and Treatment of Body Image Disturbance," by J. Kevin Thompson, Leslie J. Heinberg, Madeline Altabe and Stacey Tantleff-Dunn
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for the American Journal of Psychotherapy Read review.
1999

"Body Image, Eating Disorders and Obesity: An Integrative Guide for Assessment and Treatment," edited by J. Kevin Thompson
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for the American Journal of Psychotherapy Read review.
1999

"Your Dieting Daughter: Is She Dying for Attention," by Carolyn Costin
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for the American Journal of Psychotherapy Read review.
1997

"Men, Women, and Infertility," by Aline P. Zoldbrod
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for the American Journal of Psychotherapy Read review.
1994

"Psychodynamic Technique in the Treatment of the Eating Disorders," edited by C. Philip Wilson, Charles C. Hogan, Ira L. Mintz
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for the American Journal of Psychotherapy Read review.
1993

"Group Psychotherapy for Eating Disorders," edited by Heather Harper-Giuffree, and K. Roy MacKenzie
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for GROUP, the Journal of the Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society
1993

"Group Psychotherapy for Eating Disorders," edited by Heather Harper-Giuffree, and K. Roy MacKenzie
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for the American Journal of Psychotherapy Read review.
1992

"The Family Approach to Eating Disorders: Assessment And Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia,"edited by W. Vandereycken, E. Kog, J. Vanderlinden
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for the American Journal of Psychotherapy Read review.
1990

"Bulimia: Psychoanalytic Treatment and Theory," edited by H.J. Schwartz, M.D.
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for the American Journal of Psychotherapy Read review.
1989

"Diagnostic Issues in Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa," by D.M. Garner, P.E. Garfinkel
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for the American Journal of Psychotherapy Read review.
1988

"Bulimia: A Systems Approach to Treatment," by Root, Fallon, Friedrich
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for the American Journal of Psychotherapy Read review.
1987

"Eating Disorders, The Family Therapy Collections," edited by J.C. Hansen, J.E. Harkaway
Reviewed by Fran Weiss for the American Journal of Psychotherapy Read review.
1987


Web-based Publications, Tutorials

"Diabetes: From Resistance to Resilience"
This article is about the struggle of being diagnosed as a diabetic: moving from shocked disbelief and denial to rebellion and ultimately reconciliation. This is a story of finding mastery and ultimately resilience to living with a chronic disease. This lecture is available in the Virtual Library of EatingDisorderHope.com
2017

"The Body Image and Body Self-Restitution Necessary for Lasting Weight Loss and Normalization: Beyond the Pseudo Cure and Hollow Victory"
This lecture is designed to cover definitions of body image, historic background of body image, a review of the literature, psychological factors in individual and group psychotherapy treatment regarding body image and weight regulation. This lecture is archived in the Virtual Library of EatingDisorderHope.com
2006

"Desperately Seeking Another Way Out"
This lecture is about eating disregulation and pseudo cures for weight loss. This lecture is archived in the Virtual Library of EatingDisorderHope.com
Read text of lecture.
2004

"Ask the Expert"
This lecture is about the emotional dynamics of weight regulation. The lecture is archived in the Virtual Library of EatingDisorderHope.com
Read text of lecture.
2005

"Desperately Seeking The Truth"
Article by Fran Weiss about compulsive eating and the search for a solution. On the website of the Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center.
(2005)


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