Publications and Presentations

For a list of lab publications, please click here to visit Dr. Kristin von Ranson's Department of Psychology page.

 

Recent Conference Presentations

2019

von Ranson, K. M., & Herman, H. (2019, September). Addicted to Foods? Food characteristics and perceived addiction to food and eating. Poster presentation at the Eating Disorders Research Society annual meeting, Chicago, IL.

Magel, C.A., & von Ranson, K. M. (2019, September). Negative urgency mediates the relationship between negative emotionality and eating disorder psychopathology in women who binge eat. Poster presentation at the Eating Disorders Research Society annual meeting, Chicago, IL.

von Ranson, K. M.Herman H., & Lacroix, E. (2019, September). Body image and eating pathology in fashion industry students and professionals. Poster presentation at the Eating Disorders Research Society annual meeting, Chicago, IL.

Withnell, S. J., Sears, C. R., & von Ranson, K. M. (2019, March). Can attention to body-related images be modified by priming? A comparison of women with high and low body satisfaction. Poster presentation at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, New York, NY. 

von Ranson, K. M., & Herman, H. (2019, March). Foods, food addiction, and eating addiction: Investigating the validity of the Yale Food Addiction Scale. Poster presentation at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, New York, NY. 

von Ranson, K. M., Korotana, L. M., Wilson, S., & Iacono, W. G. (2019, March). Reciprocal associations between eating pathology and parent-daughter relationships across adolescence: A monozygotic twin differences study. Paper presentation in the Top Abstracts session, the International Conference on Eating Disorders, New York, NY.

Magel, C., & von Ranson, K. M. (2019, March). Negative emotionality, negative urgency, and eating disorder psychopathology in women who binge eat: A pilot study. Poster presentation at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, New York, NY. 

2018

Edache, I. Y, Alberga, A. S., Sigal, R. J., von Ranson, K. M., Russell-Mayhew, S., Kenny, G. P., Doucette, S., Prud’homme, D., Hadjiyannakis, S., Cameron, J., & Goldfield. G. S. (2018, October). Effects of aerobic training, resistance training, or both on eating attitudes and behaviors in adolescents with obesity: the HEARTY trial. Paper or poster presentation submitted to the 7th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity, Calgary.

Singh, K., Russell-Mayhew, S., von Ranson, K. M., and McLaren, L. (2018, June). Is there more to the obesity equation? Considering the role of weight bias when estimating costs of obesity. Poster presentation at the Second Annual CON-YYC Research Showcase, Calgary.

Tobin, L., & von Ranson, K. M. (2018. May). Dissonance prevention program increases body appreciation and reduces body dissatisfaction in university women. Poster presentation at the Association for Psychological Science 30th annual convention, San Francisco, CA. 

Barron, A. H., Tobin, L., Sears, C., & von Ranson, K. M. (2018. May). Examining the associations between body appreciation, body dissatisfaction, and attentional biases for thin-ideal cues: An eye-tracking study. Poster presentation at the Association for Psychological Science 30th annual convention, San Francisco, CA. 

Collyer, B. T., Tobin, L., & von Ranson, K. M. (2018, May). Does a cognitive dissonance-based eating disorders prevention intervention reduce weight stigma in body-dissatisfied university women? Poster presentation at the Association for Psychological Science 30th annual convention, San Francisco, CA.

Lacroix, E., Dobson, K.S., & von Ranson, K.M. (2018, June). Use of client testimonials on professional practice websites: Do Canadian psychologists comply with practice guidelines? Paper presentation at the 29th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Montreal, QC. 

Lacroix, E., Paterson, C., Oliveira, E., Tavares, H., & von Ranson, K.M. (2018, June). No way to avoid the first bite: Investigations of addictive-like eating in Brazil and Canada. Paper presentation at the 29th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Montreal, QC.

Lacroix, E., Oliveira, E., Saldanha de Castro, J., Cabral, J.R., Tavares, H., & von Ranson, K.M. (2018, April). Defining addictive-like eating: A qualitative study on the perceptions and experiences of treatment-seeking men and women. Poster presentation at the 2018 International Conference on Eating Disorders, Chicago, IL.

2017

von Ranson, K. M. (2017, September 14-16). Development of the Eating Addiction Questionnaire: Evaluation of factor structure among university students. Poster presentation at the Eating Disorders Research Society annual meeting, Leipzig, Germany.

von Ranson, K. M., & Tobin, L. (2017, May 25-28). When seeking mental health services for children and adolescents, parents are not necessarily on the same page as clinicians. Poster presentation at the Association for Psychological Science 29th annual convention, Boston, MA.

Tobin, L., von Ranson, K. M., & Sears, C. R. (2017, May 25-28). Body-dissatisfied women exhibit differences in memory bias but not memory accuracy when compared to body-satisfied women. Poster presentation at the Association for Psychological Science 29th annual convention, Boston, MA.

Ritchie, E. V., McGrath, D. S., Kim, H. S., Hodgins, D. C., von Ranson, K. M., & Tavares, H. (2017, April). Introducing the international behavioural addictions and impulse control disorders network: A collaboration between the University of Calgary and the University of São Paulo. Poster presentation at the Alberta Gambling Research Institute Conference, Banff, AB.

von Ranson, K. M., &  King-Hope, M. (2017, June 10). Eating, food, and substance versus behavioral addiction: Investigating the validity of the Eating Addiction Questionnaire. Paper presentation at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, Prague, Czech Republic.

Lacroix, E., Alberga, A. S., Russell-Mayhew, S., McLaren, L., & von Ranson, K. M. (2017, June). People-first language in self-report questionnaires to assess weight bias. Poster presentation at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, Prague, Czech Republic.

Farstad, S. M. & von Ranson, K. M. (2017, February). Emotion dysregulation and gambling: A short-term longitudinal study among Canadian women. Poster presentation at the 2017 New Horizons in Responsible Gambling Conference, Vancouver.

2016

von Ranson, K. M.Korotana, L. M., Wilson, S., & Iacono, W. G. (2016, October). Reciprocal associations between eating pathology and parent-child relationships: A monozygotic twin differences study. Paper presentation at the Eating Disorders Research Society annual meeting, New York.

Lacroix, E., & von Ranson, K. M. (2016, October). Are food and eating addiction associated with clinical impairment? Poster presentation at the Eating Disorders Research Society annual meeting, New York.

Lacroix, E., Alberga, A., Russell-Mayhew, S., McLaren, L., & von Ranson, K.M. (2016, September). Weight bias: A systematic review of self-report measures. Poster presentation at the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions World Congress, Calgary.

Russell-Mayhew, S., Dimitropoulos, G., Sesma-Vazquez, M., Alberga, A. S., & von Ranson, K. M. (2016, September 19). Embodied stigma: Addressing weight bias across the weight spectrum. Workshop presentation at the 22nd International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions World Congress and the 36th Annual Conference for the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Calgary.

Whidden, C., Boyd, M., & von Ranson, K. M. (2016, July). Singing and listening: Conduits to student self-esteem and self-efficacy. Paper presentation at the International Society of Music Educators Conference, Glasgow, Scotland.

von Ranson, K. M., & Tobin, L. (2016, June). Clients’ perspectives on psychotherapy provision: Do laypersons expect evidence-based treatment? Poster session presented at the Canadian Psychological Association annual meeting, Victoria, BC.

Frayn, M.von Ranson, K. M., & Sears, C. R. (2016, June). A sad mood increases attention to unhealthy food images in individuals with food addiction. Poster session presented at the Canadian Psychological Association annual meeting, Victoria, BC.

Tobin, L.von Ranson, K. M., Sears, C. R., & Zumbusch, A. (2016, June). An eye-tracking study of attentional biases in women with body dissatisfaction. Poster session presented at the Canadian Psychological Association annual meeting, Victoria, BC.

Tobin, L., & von Ranson, K. M. (2016, May 5-7). Factor structure and construct validity of the Eating Disorder Examination-Questionnaire: Support for a three-factor model. Poster session presentation at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, San Francisco.

Russell-Mayhew, S., von Ranson, K. M.Alberga, A., & McLaren, L. (2016, May). Weight bias as a bridging construct between eating disorders and obesity: Challenges and opportunities. Workshop presentation at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, San Francisco.

Farstad, S., & von Ranson, K. M. (2016, April). Emotion dysregulation, gambling involvement, and gambling problems. Poster session presentation at the 2016 Alberta Gambling Research Institute Conference, Banff, AB.

2015

Alberga, A.S., Russell-Mayhew, S., von Ranson, K.M., McLaren, L. and Sharma, A.M. (2015, September 18-19). Results of the Weight Bias Summit: A Canadian perspective. Oral presentation at the 3rd Annual Weight Stigma Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland.

von Ranson, K. M., King-Hope, M., & Tuschen-Caffier, B. (2015, September 18). Developing a measure of eating addiction. Poster presentation at the Eating Disorders Research Society annual meeting, Taormina, Italy.

von Ranson, K. M., Wallace, L. M., Masson, P. C., & Safer, D. L.(2015, September 18). Emotion regulation improvement over the course of treatment predicts binge abstinence in guided self-help dialectical behavior therapy for binge eating disorder. Paper presentation at the Eating Disorders Research Society annual meeting, Taormina, Italy.

Alberga, A.S., Russell-Mayhew, S., von Ranson, K.M., McLaren, L. and Sharma, A.M. (2015, September 18-19). Results of the Weight Bias Summit: A Canadian perspective. In  S. Danielsdottir (Chair), Weight Stigma and Public Health: International Perspectives. Symposium presentation at the 3rd Annual Weight Stigma Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland.

von Ranson, K. M., Frayn, M., Popien, A., & Sears, C. R. (2015, June 4-6). Recent binge eating is associated with distinct attentional patterns to food images: An eye gaze tracking study. In V. Goghari (Chair), Cognitive markers of psychopathology. Symposium presentation at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, Ontario.

Tobin, L.von Ranson, K. M., & Sears, C. (2015, May 7-9). Word lists for testing cognitive biases related to body dissatisfaction and eating disorders. Poster presentation at the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies annual conference, Calgary, AB.

Frayn, M., von Ranson, K. M., & Sears, C. R. (2015, May 7-9). Mood and attention to food images in individuals with symptoms of food addiction. Poster presentation at the Canadian Association of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapies, Calgary.

Farstad, S., & von Ranson, K. M. (2015, May 7-9). The association between emotion dysregulation and binge eating frequency and severity. Poster presentation at the Canadian Association of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapies, Calgary.

Alberga A.S., Russell-Mayhew, S., von Ranson, K.M., Mclaren, L., & Sharma, A.M. (2015, May 1). Finding ways to reduce weight bias in education, healthcare and public policy: Results of the Weight Bias Summit. Paper presentation at the 4th Canadian Obesity Summit, Toronto, Ontario.

Alberga, A.S., Russell-Mayhew, S., von Ranson, K.M., McLaren, L. and Sharma, A.M. (2015, April 28-May 2). Finding ways to reduce weight bias in education, healthcare and public policy: Results of the Weight Bias Summit. Oral presentation at the Canadian Obesity Network Summit in Toronto, Canada.

Frayn, M., von Ranson, K. M., Popien, A., & Sears, C. R. (2015, April 24). Eye gaze tracking reveals distinct temporal patterns of attention to food images among adults with and without binge eating. Poster session presented at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, Boston.

2014

Frayn, M., von Ranson, K. M., Popien, A., & Sears, C. R. (2014, November 27). Eye gaze tracking reveals heightened attention to food in individuals with binge eating disorder symptoms when viewing complex real-world scenes. Poster presented at the 2014 Students Union Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta.

von Ranson, K. M., Cassin, S. E., Moss, E. L., Masson, P. C., & Hines, S. (2014, October).  Impulsiveness in community men and women with binge eating disorder and women with bulimia nervosa. Poster accepted for presentation at the Eating Disorders Research Society annual meeting, San Diego.

Farstad, S. M., von Ranson, K. M., & Hodgins, D. C. (2014, October).  Is comorbid problem gambling associated with more severe disordered eating symptoms? Poster accepted for presentation at the Eating Disorders Research Society annual meeting, San Diego.

von Ranson, K. M., Wallace, L. M., & Stevenson, A. S. (2014, March 29). Use of addictions-based/12-step treatments for eating disorders by community psychotherapists. Poster presented at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, New York.

2013

Wallace, L. M., Masson, P. C., Safer, D. L., & von Ranson, K. M. (2013, May). Effect of improved emotion regulation on outcome of guided self-help dialectical behaviour therapy for binge eating disorder. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Canadian Association of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Quebec City.

Farstad, S. M., von Ranson, K. M., & Hodgins, D. C. (2013, May).  Associations of negative affect and impulsiveness with disordered eating and problem gambling in a community-based sample of adults. Paper presented at the International Conference on Behavioral Addictions, Budapest, Hungary. Published as: Farstad, S. M., von Ranson, K. M., & Hodgins, D. C. (2013).  Associations of negative affect and impulsiveness with disordered eating and problem gambling in a community-based sample of adults. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 2(Suppl), 1-50. DOI: 10.1556/JBA.2.2013.Suppl.1

von Ranson, K. M., Wallace, L. M., & Stevenson, A. S. (2013, May). What is “eclectic” eating disorders treatment, exactly? Alberta therapists’ approaches. Paper presented at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, Montreal.

Farstad, S., von Ranson, K. M., & Hodgins, D. C. (2013, May). Eating Disorder Examination–Questionnaire: Psychometric properties in a community sample of adult men. Paper presented at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, Montreal.

Farstad, S., von Ranson, K. M., & Hodgins, D. C. (2013, May). Prevalence of eating disorder psychopathology among community-based adult males in Alberta. Paper presented at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, Montreal.

Farstad, S. M., von Ranson, K. M. & Hodgins, D. C. (2013, April). Age differences in the associations of personality with disordered eating and problem gambling in a community-based sample of adults. Poster presented at the 12th Annual Alberta Conference on Gambling Research, Banff, AB.

2012

Masson, P.  C. , von Ranson, K. M., Wallace, L. M., & Safer, D. L. (2012, October). A randomized wait-list controlled trial of dialectical behaviour therapy guided self-help for binge eating disorder: Examining wait-list participants’ response to treatment. Paper presented at the Third Biennual Conference of the Eating Disorder Association of Canada, Halifax.

von Ranson, K. M., Stevenson, A., & Wallace, L. M. (2012, September). Therapists’ level and field of education are associated with choice of psychotherapy for eating disorders. Poster session presented at the 18th Eating Disorders Research Society meeting, Porto, Portugal.

Hines, S. A., von Ranson, K. M., & Masson, P. C. (2012, June). Heightened eating disorder psychopathology and negative affectivity in women with alcohol dependence. Poster session presented at the 2012 Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Masson, P. C., von Ranson, K. M., Wallace, L. M., & Safer, D. L. (2012, May). A randomized wait-list controlled trial of dialectical behaviour therapy guided self-help for binge eating disorder. Paper presented at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, Austin, TX.

Wallace, L. M., & von Ranson, K. M. (2012, May). Breadth of use of psychotherapy manuals in the treatment of bulimia nervosa: An international survey. Poster session presented at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, Austin, TX.

von Ranson, K. M., & Wallace, L. M. (2012, May). The research-practice gap in psychotherapy for eating disorders: Views of eating disorder professionals. Paper presented at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, Austin, TX.

2011

von Ranson, K. M., Wallace, L. M., Holub, A., & Hodgins, D. (2011, September). Relationships among eating disorders, pathological gambling and substance use disorders in female pathological gamblers: A common thread of addiction? Poster session presented at the 17th Eating Disorders Research Society meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Wallace, L. M., & von Ranson, K. M. (2011, June). Perceptions and use of empirically-supported psychotherapies for eating disorders. Poster session presented at the Canadian Psychological Association's Annual Convention, Toronto, ON.

von Ranson, K. M., & Rouleau, C. R. (2011, April). Research on pro-eating disorder websites: What are the risks and how do we deal with them? Workshop (90 min.) presented at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, Miami, FL.

 

 

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