Dr Xochitl de la Piedad Garcia - Nat Sch Psychology (Faculty of Health Sciences)
Fully accredited supervisor - Can supervise as principal supervisor
My experience and fundamental interests are in the area of decision making and choice, with particular interest in the area of self-control and pro-social behaviour.
Over the past few years, I have started a collaboration with Assoc. Prof. Leah Brennan. Together, we are working on research investigating mechanisms and correlates of disordered eating and obesity.
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Do body checking and avoidance behaviours explain variance in disordered eating beyond attitudinal measures of body image?, in Eating behaviours, 32, 7-11
Psychosocial Predictors of Change in Depressive Symptoms Following Gastric Banding Surgery, in Obesity Surgery, 28 (6), 1578???1586
Predictors, moderators, and mediators of treatment outcome following manualised Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy for eating disorders: a systematic review, in European Eating Disorders Review, 25 (1), 3-12, doi: 10.1002/erv.2492
Psychotherapy for bulimia nervosa on symptoms of depression: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials, in International Journal of Eating Disorders, 50 (10), 1124-1136
Appetitive traits associated with higher and lower body mass index: evaluating the validity of the adult eating behaviour questionnaire in an Australian sample, in International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity, 14(1), 130
Early post-operative psychosocial and weight predictors of later outcome in bariatric surgery: a systematic literature review, in Obesity Reviews, 18, 317-334, doi: 10.1111/obr.12496
Psychological interventions for adults who are overweight or obese, in Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Rapid response to eating disorder treatment: A systematic review and meta-analysis, in International Journal of Eating Disorders 49(10), pp. 905-919
Presentation on Facebook and risk of cyberbullying victimisation, in Computers in Human Behavior
Cyberbullying in social networking sites: An adolescent victim's perspective, in Computers in Human Behavior (online version)
Risk Factors Associated with Impact Severity of Cyberbullying Victimization: A Qualitative Study of Adolescent Online Social Networking, in CyberPsychology, Behavior and Social Networking (online version)
Progress and limitations in the measurement of cyber bullying, in From Cyber Bullying to Cyber Safety: Issues and Approaches in Educational Contexts
Prospective memory, emotional valence and multiple sclerosis, in Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology (print version)
Prospective memory, emotional valence and ageing, in Cognition and Emotion (print version)
The Combined Effects of Delay and Probability in Discounting, in Behavioural Processes (print version)
The influence of prior choices on current choice, in Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior (print version)