Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

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C. Alix Timko

Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Roberts Center for Pediatric Research
2716 South Street, 8-212
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 267-426-5467
BS (Psychology/German)
St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY, 1996.
MA (Clinical Health Psychology)
MCP Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA, 2000.
PhD (Clinical Psychology)
Drexel University, Philadlephia, PA, 2003.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern - Clinical Psychology, Center for Counseling and Student Development, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, 2002-2003.
Postdoctoral Resident - Psychology, The Renfrew Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2003-2004.
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Selected Publications

Benau, E.; Plumhoff, J.; Timko, C.A.: Women’s dieting goals (weight loss, weight maintenance, or not dieting) predict exercise motivation, goals, and engagement in undergraduate women: A Self-Determination Theory framework. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology 2018 Notes: 10.1080/1612197X.2017.1421683.

Dakanalis, A., Timko, A., Colmegna, F., Riva, G., Clerici, M.: Evaluation of the DSM-5 severity ratings for anorexia nervosa in a clinical sample. Psychiatry Research 262: 124-128, 2018 Notes: DOI: 10.1016/j.psychres.2018.02.009.

Peebles, R.; Lesser,A.; Park, C.; Heckert, K.; Timko, C.A.; Lantzouni, E.; Liebman, R.; Weaver, L. : Outcomes of an inpatient medical nutritional rehabilitation protocol in children and adolescents with eating disorders. Journal of Eating Disorders 5(7), 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1186/s40337-017-0134-6.

Moskovich, A.A., Timko, C.A., Honeycutt, L.K., Zucker, N.L., Merwin, R. M. : Change in expressed emotion and treatment outcome in adolescent anorexia nervosa. Eating Disorders 25: 80-91, 2017.

Dakanalis, A. Timko, C.A., Clerici, M., Riva, G., Carrà, G: Objectified Body Consciousness (OBC) in eating psychopathology: Construct validity, reliability, and measurement invariance of the 24-item OBC Scale in clinical and non-clinical adolescent samples. Assessment 24: 252-274, 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1177/1073191115602553, 2017.

Dakanalis, A., Timko, A., Serino, S., Riva, G., Clerici, M., & Carrà, G.: : Prospective psychosocial predictors of onset and cessation of eating pathology amongst college women. European Eating Disorders Review 24: 251-256, 2016 Notes: Doi: 10.1002/erv.2433, 2016.

Drake, C.E., Timko, C.A., & Luoma, J.: Exploring an implicit measure of acceptance and experiential avoidance of anxiety. Psychological Record 66: 463-475, 2016 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s40732-016-0186-z.

Timko C.A. Zucker N.L., Herbert J.D., Rodriguez D., Merwin R.M.: An open trial of Acceptance-based Separated Family Treatment (ASFT) for adolescents with anorexia nervosa. Behaviour Research and Therapy 69: 63-74, March 2015.

Dakanalis, A., Timko, C.A., Carrà, G., Pla-Sanjuanelo, J.,Volpato, C., Clerici, M., Riva, G., Zanetti, A.: Mechanisms of influence of body checking on binge eating. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology 15: 93-104, 2015.

Dakanalis, A., Timko, C.A., Favagrossa, L., Riva, G., Zanetti, M.A., Clerici, M.: Why do only a minority of men report severe levels of eating disorder symptomatology, when so many report substantial body dissatisfaction? Examination of exacerbating factors. Eating Disorders: Journal of Treatment and Prevention 22(4): 292-305, 2014.

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