Deborah Lynn Reas

Associate Professor II
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Phone +47-23 01 63 23
Available hours By agreement
Username
Visiting address Harald Schjelderups hus Forskningsveien 3A 0373 Oslo
Postal address Psykologisk institutt Universitetet i Oslo Postboks 1094 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Eating Disorders

  • Body Image

  • Obesity

  • Assessment

Courses taught

Background

Work experience

2016 → Associate Professor of Health Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Oslo

2015 → Senior Research Scientist, Regional Department of Eating Disorders, Division of Mental Health and Addiction, Oslo University Hospital

2006-2015 Research Scientist, Regional Department of Eating Disorders, Division of Mental Health and Addiction, Oslo University Hospital

2006-2015 Reas Academic Writing Services, Sole Proprietor

2005-2007 Research Scientist, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo

2002-2003 Research Scientist, SINTEF-Unimed

Education

2005 Licensed Psychologist, State of New York, USA (#016436)

2005 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

2003 Licensed Psychologist, Norway (HPR-nummer: 8901384)

2002 PhD, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

2001 Pre-doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology, University of Texas Medical School, Houston

1999 Graduate Student Research Assistant, University of Heidelberg School of Medicine

1998 Master of Arts in Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA                           

1995 Bachelor of Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

  • Major: Psychology; Minor: Biology Magna Cum Laude

Appointments

  • Associate Editor, Advances in Eating Disorders: Theory, Research & Practice

Positions held

  • Senior Research Scientist, Regional Department of Eating Disorders, Division of Mental Health and Addiction, Oslo University Hospital
Tags: Health psychology

Publications

  • Reas, Deborah (2017). Public and healthcare professionals' knowledge and attitudes toward binge eating disorder: A narrative review. Nutrients.  ISSN 2072-6643.  9(11:1267), s 1- 17 . doi: 10.3390/nu9111267
  • Wisting, Line Norøm; Reas, Deborah; Bang, Lasse; Skrivarhaug, Torild; Dahl-Jørgensen, Knut & Rø, Øyvind (2017). Eating patterns in adolescents with type 1 diabetes: Associations with metabolic control, insulin omission, and eating disorder pathology. Appetite.  ISSN 0195-6663.  114, s 226- 231 . doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2017.03.035
  • Fuglset, Tone Seim; Landrø, Nils Inge; Reas, Deborah & Rø, Øyvind (2016). Functional brain alterations in anorexia nervosa: A scoping review. Journal of Eating Disorders.  ISSN 2050-2974.  4:32, s 1- 13 . doi: 10.1186/s40337-016-0118-y
  • Grilo, Carlos M.; Reas, Deborah & Mitchell, James E. (2016). Combining Pharmacological and Psychological Treatments for Binge Eating Disorder: Current Status, Limitations, and Future Directions. Current Psychiatry Reports.  ISSN 1523-3812.  18(55) . doi: 10.1007/s11920-016-0696-z
  • Reas, Deborah; Pedersen, Geir Feigum & Rø, Øyvind (2016). Impulsivity-Related Traits Distinguish Women With Co-Occurring Bulimia Nervosa in a Psychiatric Sample. International Journal of Eating Disorders.  ISSN 0276-3478.  49(12), s 1093- 1096 . doi: 10.1002/eat.22606
  • Reas, Deborah; Stedal, Kristin; Dahlgren, Anna Maria Camilla Lindvall & Rø, Øyvind (2016). Impairment due to eating disorder pathology: Identifying the cut-off score on the Clinical Impairment Assessment in a clinical and community sample. International Journal of Eating Disorders.  ISSN 0276-3478.  49(6), s 635- 638 . doi: 10.1002/eat.22517
  • Grilo, Carlos M.; Reas, Deborah; Hopwood, Christopher J. & Crosby, Ross D. (2015). Factor structure and construct validity of the eating disorder examination-questionnaire in college students: Further support for a modified brief version. International Journal of Eating Disorders.  ISSN 0276-3478.  48(3), s 284- 289 . doi: 10.1002/eat.22358
  • Reas, Deborah & Grilo, Carlos M. (2015). Pharmacological treatment of binge eating disorder: Update review and synthesis. Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy.  ISSN 1465-6566.  16(10), s 1463- 1478 . doi: 10.1517/14656566.2015.1053465
  • Reas, Deborah; Pedersen, Geir Feigum; Karterud, Sigmund & Rø, Øyvind (2015). Self-harm and suicidal behavior in borderline personality disorder with and without bulimia nervosa. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.  ISSN 0022-006X.  83(3), s 643- 648 . doi: 10.1037/ccp0000014
  • Reas, Deborah & Stedal, Kristin (2015). Eating disorders in men aged midlife and beyond. Maturitas.  ISSN 0378-5122.  81(2), s 248- 255 . doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2015.03.004
  • Rø, Øyvind; Reas, Deborah & Stedal, Kristin (2015). Eating disorder examination questionnaire (EDE-Q) in Norwegian adults: discrimination between female controls and eating disorder patients. European eating disorders review.  ISSN 1072-4133.  23(5), s 408- 412 . doi: 10.1002/erv.2372
  • Coman, Alina; Skårderud, Finn; Reas, Deborah & Hofmann, Bjørn (2014). The ethics of neuromodulation for anorexia nervosa: a focus on rTMS. Journal of Eating Disorders.  ISSN 2050-2974.  2:10 . doi: 10.1186/2050-2974-2-10 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Garte, Marianne; Hagen, Benny; Reas, Deborah; Isdahl, Per Johan; Hinderaker, Elisabeth & Rø, Øyvind (2014). Implementation of a day hospital treatment programme based on CBT-E for severe eating disorders in adults: an open trial. Advances in Eating Disorders: Theory, Research and Practice.  ISSN 2166-2649.  3(1), s 48- 62 . doi: 10.1080/21662630.2014.958510
  • Reas, Deborah & Grilo, Carlos M. (2014). Current and emerging drug treatments for binge eating disorder. Expert Opinion on Emerging Drugs.  ISSN 1472-8214.  19(1), s 99- 142 . doi: 10.1517/14728214.2014.879291
  • Reas, Deborah; Zipfel, Stephan & Rø, Øyvind (2014). Is it an eating disorder or achalasia or both? A literature review and diagnostic challenges. European eating disorders review.  ISSN 1072-4133.  22(5), s 321- 330 . doi: 10.1002/erv.2307
  • Friborg, Oddgeir; Reas, Deborah; Rosenvinge, Jan H & Rø, Øyvind (2013). Core pathology of eating disorders as measured by the Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire (EDE-Q): the predictive role of a nested general (g) and primary factors. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research.  ISSN 1049-8931.  22(3), s 195- 203 . doi: 10.1002/mpr.1389 Show summary
  • Reas, Deborah; Rø, Øyvind; Karterud, Sigmund; Hummelen, Benjamin & Pedersen, Geir Feigum (2013). Eating disorders in a large clinical sample of men and women with personality disorders. International Journal of Eating Disorders.  ISSN 0276-3478.  46(8), s 801- 809 . doi: 10.1002/eat.22176
  • Reas, Deborah; Wisting, Line Norøm; Kapstad, Hilde & Lask, Bryan (2012). Nibbling: Frequency and relationship to BMI, pattern of eating, and shape, weight, and eating concerns among university women. Eating Behaviors.  ISSN 1471-0153.  13(1), s 65- 66 . doi: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2011.10.005
  • Reas, Deborah; Øverås, Maria & Rø, Øyvind (2012). Norms for the Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire (EDE-Q) Among High School and University Men. Eating Disorders.  ISSN 1064-0266.  20, s 437- 443 . doi: 10.1080/10640266.2012.715523 Show summary
  • Rø, Øyvind; Bang, Lasse; Reas, Deborah & Rosenvinge, Jan H (2012). The impact of age and BMI on impairment due to disordered eating in a large female community sample. Eating Behaviors.  ISSN 1471-0153.  13(4), s 342- 346 . doi: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2012.05.010
  • Rø, Øyvind; Reas, Deborah & Rosenvinge, Jan H (2012). The impact of age and BMI on Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire (EDE-Q) scores in a community sample. Eating Behaviors.  ISSN 1471-0153.  13(2), s 158- 161 . doi: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2011.12.001
  • Reas, Deborah; Wisting, Line Norøm; Kapstad, Hilde & Lask, Bryan (2011). Convergent Validity of the Eating Disorder Examination and the Eating Disorder Examination-Questionnaire Among University Women in Norway. European eating disorders review.  ISSN 1072-4133.  19(4), s 357- 361 . doi: 10.1002/erv.1068
  • Reas, Deborah; Rø, Øyvind; Kapstad, Hilde & Lask, Bryan (2010). Psychometric Properties of the Clinical Impairment Assessment: Norms for Young Adult Women. International Journal of Eating Disorders.  ISSN 0276-3478.  43(1), s 72- 76 . doi: 10.1002/eat.20653
  • Rø, Øyvind; Reas, Deborah & Lask, Bryan (2010). Norms for the Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire among female university students in Norway. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry.  ISSN 0803-9488.  64(6), s 428- 432 . doi: 10.3109/08039481003797235
  • Dalgard, Odd Steffen; Sørensen, Tom; Sandanger, Inger; Nygård, Jan F; Svensson, Elisabeth & Reas, Deborah (2009). Job demands, job control, and mental health in an 11-year follow-up study: Normal and reversed relationships. Work & Stress.  ISSN 0267-8373.  23(3), s 284- 296 . doi: 10.1080/02678370903250953
  • Reas, Deborah; Nygard, JF & Sørensen, Tom (2009). Do quitters have anything to lose? Changes in body mass index for daily, never, and former smokers over an 11-year period (1990-2001). Scandinavian Journal of Public Health.  ISSN 1403-4948.  37(7), s 774- 777 . doi: 10.1177/1403494809344654
  • Reas, Deborah Lynn & Grilo, CA (2008). Review and meta-analysis of pharmacotherapy for binge-eating disorder. Obesity.  ISSN 1930-7381.  16, s 2024- 2038 . doi: 10.1038/oby.2008.333
  • Reas, Deborah Lynn & Grilo, CM (2007). Timing and sequence of the onset of overweight, dieting, and binge eating in overweight patients with binge eating disorder. International Journal of Eating Disorders.  ISSN 0276-3478.  40, s 165- 170 . doi: 10.1002/eat.20353
  • Reas, Deborah Lynn; Nygård, Jan Franz; Svensson, Elisabeth; Sørensen, Tom & Sandanger, Inger (2007). Changes in body mass index by age, gender, and socio-economic status among a cohort of Norwegian men and women (1990-2001). BMC Public Health.  ISSN 1471-2458.  7, s 269
  • Svensson, Elisabeth; Reas, Deborah Lynn; Sandanger, Inger & Nygård, Jan F (2007). Urban-rural differences in BMI, overweight and obesity in Norway (1990 and 2001). Scandinavian Journal of Public Health.  ISSN 1403-4948.  35, s 555- 558 . doi: 10.1080/1403494070139217
  • Reas, Deborah; Kjelsås, Einar; Heggestad, Toril; Eriksen, Lasse; Nielsen, Søren; Gjersten, Finn & Götestam, Gunnar (2005). Characteristics of anorexia nervosa-related deaths in Norway (1992-2000): data from the National Patient Register and the Causes of Death Register.. International Journal of Eating Disorders.  ISSN 0276-3478.  37(3), s 181- 187

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  • Reas, Deborah & Rø, Øyvind (2017). Investigating the DSM-5 severity specifiers based on thinness for adults with anorexia nervosa. International Journal of Eating Disorders.  ISSN 0276-3478.  50(8), s 990- 994 . doi: 10.1002/eat.22729
  • Reas, Deborah (2016). Response to: “Speaking of That…”. International Journal of Eating Disorders.  ISSN 0276-3478.  49(9), s 899- 899 . doi: 10.1002/eat.22581
  • Reas, Deborah & Rø, Øyvind (2013). Spiseforstyrrelser blant pasienter med personlighetsforstyrrelser. BestPractice.  16, s 49- 51
  • Dalgard, Odd Steffen; Sørensen, Tom; Sandanger, Inger; Nygård, Jan F; Svensson, E & Reas, Deborah (2009). Psychosocial work conditions and mental health: Results from a 11-year study in Norway.
  • Svensson, E; Sandanger, Inger; Sørensen, Tom; Reas, Deborah; Dalgard, Odd Steffen & Nygård, Jan F (2009). Shift in perceived social support over time: Indications from two cross-sectional studies (1900 and 2001) in Norway.
  • Svensson, Elisabeth; Sandanger, Inger; Sørensen, Tom; Reas, Deborah; Dalgard, Odd Steffen & Nygård, Jan F. (2009). Shift in perceived social support over time: indications from two cross-sectional studies (1990 and 2001) in Norway.

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