Katharine Loeb


School of Psychology 



Loeb, K.L., Le Grange, D. & Lock, J. (Eds.) (2015). Family Therapy for Adolescent Eating and Weight Disorders: New Applications. New York: Routledge.   


Sweeney, C., Masia Warner, C., Brice, C., Stewart, C., Ryan, J., Loeb, K. L., & McGrath, R. (In Press). Identification of social anxiety in schools using a two-step screening process. Contemporary School Psychology.

Cravener, T. L., Schlechter, H., Loeb, K. L., Radnitz, C., Schwartz, M., Zucker, N., . . . & Rolls, B. (In Press). Feeding strategies derived from behavioral economics can increase vegetable intake in children as part of a home-based intervention: results of a randomized trial. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Hughes, E.K., Sawyer, S.M., Loeb, K.L., & Le Grange, D. (2015). Who’s in the room?  A parent-focused family therapy for adolescent anorexia nervosa. Eating Disorders:  The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. DOI: 10.1080/10640266.2015.1042314

Hughes, E.K., Le Grange, D., Court, A., Yeo, M.S., Campbell, S., Allen, E., Crosby, R.D., Loeb, K.L., Sawyer, S.M. (2014). Parent-focused treatment for adolescent anorexia nervosa: a study protocol of a randomised controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry, 14, 105. doi: 10.1186/1471-244X-14-105. PMCID: PMC3991924

Murray, S.B., Loeb, K.L., & Le Grange, D. (2014). Indexing psychopathology throughout family-based treatment for adolescent anorexia nervosa: are we on track?  Advances in Eating Disorders: Theory, Research, and Practice, 2, 93-96.

Radnitz, C., Loeb, K.L., DiMatteo, J., Keller, K.L., Zucker, N., & Schwartz, M.B. (2013). Optimal defaults in the prevention of childhood obesity: From platform to practice. Journal of Food and Nutritional Disorders, 2, 1-8. doi:10.4172/2324-9323.1000124

Faust, J.P., Goldschmidt, A.B., Anderson, K.E., Glunz, C., Brown, M., Loeb, K.L., Katzman, D.K., & Le Grange, D. (2013). Resumption of menses in anorexia nervosa during a course of family-based treatment. Journal of Eating Disorders, 1(12). doi: 10.1186/2050-2974-1-12.

Hughes, E.K., Goldschmidt, A.B., Labuschagne, Z., Loeb, K., Sawyer, S.M., & Le Grange, D. (2013). Eating disorders with and without comorbid depression and anxiety: Similarities and differences in a clinical sample of children and adolescents. European Eating Disorders Review, 21(5), 386-394. doi: 10.1002/erv.2234

Hildebrandt, T., Loeb, K., Troupe, S., & Delinsky, S. (2012) Adjunctive mirror exposure for eating disorders:  a randomized controlled pilot study. Behavior Research and Therapy, 50(12), 797-804. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2012.09.004.

Loeb, K.L., Lock, J., Le Grange, D., & Greif, R. (2012)  Transdiagnostic theory and application of family-based treatment for youth with eating disorders. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 19, 17-30.  PMCID: PMC3275816

Hildebrandt, T., Bacow, T., Markella, M., & Loeb, K.L. (2012). Anxiety in anorexia nervosa and its management using family-based treatment. European Eating Disorders Review, 20, e1-e16.doi: 10.1002/erv.1071

Hildebrandt, T., Langenbucher, J.W., Lai, J.K., Loeb, K.L., & Hollander, E. (2011). Development and validation of the Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drug Use Schedule.  Addictive Behaviors, 36, 949-958.  doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2011.05.002 PMCID: PMC3159027.

Loeb, K.L., Le Grange, D., Hildebrandt, T., Greif, R., Lock, J., & Alfano, L. (2011). Eating disorders in youth: Diagnostic variability and predictive validity. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 44, 692-702. doi: 10.1002/eat.208.

Loeb, K.L., Jones, J., Roberto, C.A., & Gugga, S.S., Marcus, S.M., Attia, E., & Walsh, B.T. (2011) Adolescent-adult discrepancies on the Eating Disorder Examination:  A function of developmental stage or severity of illness?  International Journal of Eating Disorders, 44, 567-572. doi: 10.1002/eat.20882 PMC4117237, NIHMS231823

Doyle, P.M., Le Grange, D., Loeb, K., Doyle, A.C., & Crosby, R.D. (2010)  Early response to family-based treatment for adolescent anorexia nervosa. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 43, 659–662. doi: 10.1002/eat.20764. PMC Journal – In Process

Lo Presti, R., Lai, J., Hildebrandt, T., & Loeb, K.L. (2010). Psychological treatments for obesity in youth and adults. Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine, 77(5), 472-487. DOI: 10.1002/msj.20205

Workgroup for Classification of Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents (WCEDCA) (2010). Classification of eating disturbance in children and adolescents: Proposed changes for the DSM-V. European Eating Disorders Review, 18, 79-89.

Le Grange, D., Lock, J., Loeb, K., & Nicholls, D. (2010). An Academy for Eating Disorders position paper:  The role of the family in eating disorders. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 43, 1-5. doi: 10.1002/eat.20751.

Loeb, K.L. & Le Grange, D. (2009). Family-based treatment for adolescent eating disorders:  Current status, new applications, and future directions. International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health, 2, 243-253. PMCID: PMC2828763

Loeb, K.L., Hirsch, A.M., Greif, R., & Hildebrandt, T.B. (2009). Family-based treatment of a 17-year-old twin presenting with emerging anorexia nervosa:  A case study using the “Maudsley Method.” Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 38, 176-183.  doi: 10.1080/15374410802575404. PMCID: PMC2617742

Short Abstract

Katharine L. Loeb, PhD received her BA from Barnard College, Columbia University, and her MS and PhD from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.  She completed a National Institute of Mental Health Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.  

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