Anthony N. Fabricatore

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Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
3535 Market Street
Suite 3108
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3309
Office: 215-898-7314
Fax: 215-898-2878
B.A. (Psychology)
Loyola College in Maryland, 1997.
M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
Loyola College in Maryland, 1998.
Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology)
Saint Louis University, 2002.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Fabricatore is pursuing the development, consequences, and treatment of obesity and related disorders.

Selected Publications

Faulconbridge LF, Ruparel K, Loughead J, Allison KC, Hesson LA, Fabricatore AN, Rochette A, Ritter S, Hopson RD, Sarwer DB, Williams NN, Geliebter A, Gur RC, Wadden TA: Changes in neural responsivity to highly palatable foods following roux-en-Y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, or weight stability: An fMRI study. Obesity 24: 1054-1060, 2016.

Tsai AG, Fabricatore AN, Wadden TA, Higginbotham AJ, Anderson A, Foreyt J, Hill JO, Jeffery RW, Gluck ME, Lipkin EW, Reeves RS, Van Dorsten B. : Readiness redefined: a behavioral task during screening predicted 1-year weight loss in the Look AHEAD study. Obesity 22: 1016-1023, 2014.

Jakicic JM, Egan CM, Fabricatore AN, Gaussoin SA, Glasser SP, Hesson LA, Knowler WC, Lang W, Regensteiner JG, Ribisl PM, Ryan DH, Look AHEAD Research Group: Four-year change in cardiorespiratory fitness and influence on glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes in a randomized trial: the Look AHEAD trial. Diabetes Care 36: 1297-1303, 2013.

Faulconbridge LF, Wadden TA, Thomas JG, Jones-Corneille LR, Sarwer DB, Fabricatore AN: Changes in depression and quality of life in obese individuals with binge eating disorder: bariatric surgery versus lifestyle modification. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases 9: 790-796, 2013.

Ambwani S, Boeka AG, Brown JD, Byrne TK, Budak AR, Sarwer DB, Fabricatore AN, Morey LC, O’Neil PM: Socially desirable responding by bariatric surgery candidates during psychological assessment. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases 9: 300-305, 2013.

Faulconbridge LF, Wadden TA, Rubin RR, Wing RR, Walkup MP, Fabricatore AN, Coday M, Van Dorsten B, Mount DL, Ewing LJ: One-year changes in symptoms of depression and weight in overweight/obese individuals with type 2 diabetes in the Look AHEAD study. Obesity 20: 783-793, 2012.

Fabricatore AN, Wadden TA, Ebbeling CB, Thomas JG, Stallings VA, Schwartz S, Ludwig DS. : Targeting dietary fat or glycemic load in the treatment of obesity and type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 92: 37-45, 2011.

Fabricatore AN, Wadden TA, Higginbotham AJ, Faulconbridge LF, Nguyen AM, Heymsfield SB, Faith MS: Intentional weight loss and changes in symptoms of depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Obesity 35: 1363-1376, 2011.

Fabricatore AN, Ebbeling CB, Wadden TA, Ludwig DS: Continuous glucose monitoring to assess the ecologic validity of dietary glycemic index and glycemic load. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 94: 1519-1524, 2011.

Faith MS, Butryn M, Wadden TA, Fabricatore AN, Nguyen AM, Heymsfield SB : Evidence for prospective associations among depression and obesity in population-based studies. Obesity Reviews 12: e483-53, 2011.

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