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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Psychology H-index 74 Citations 35,091 175 World Ranking 1107 National Ranking 59

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Awards & Achievements

2006 - Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada Academy of Social Sciences

Overview

What is she best known for?

The fields of study she is best known for:

  • Social psychology
  • Internal medicine
  • Developmental psychology

Her primary areas of study are Social psychology, Developmental psychology, Food intake, Clinical psychology and Eating behavior. Her Social psychology study frequently draws parallels with other fields, such as Feeding behavior. Janet Polivy has included themes like Overeating, Distress and Anxiety in her Developmental psychology study.

As a part of the same scientific family, Janet Polivy mostly works in the field of Anxiety, focusing on Ingestion and, on occasion, Psychiatry. Her studies deal with areas such as Cued speech, Social facilitation and Restricted diet as well as Food intake. Her work deals with themes such as Weight control, Psychodynamics and Dieting, which intersect with Clinical psychology.

Her most cited work include:

  • Development and validation of a multidimensional eating disorder inventory for anorexia nervosa and bulimia. (3781 citations)
  • Development and validation of a scale for measuring state self-esteem. (1445 citations)
  • Dieting and binging: A causal analysis. (1208 citations)

What are the main themes of her work throughout her whole career to date?

Janet Polivy focuses on Social psychology, Developmental psychology, Food intake, Dieting and Clinical psychology. Her Social psychology study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Feeding behavior and Eating behavior. Within one scientific family, she focuses on topics pertaining to Distress under Developmental psychology, and may sometimes address concerns connected to Anxiety.

Her Food intake research incorporates elements of Body weight, Taste test, Craving and Restricted diet. Many of her studies on Dieting apply to Weight control as well. Her studies in Clinical psychology integrate themes in fields like Body mass index and Depression.

She most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (42.42%)
  • Developmental psychology (37.88%)
  • Food intake (23.74%)

What were the highlights of her more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Social psychology (42.42%)
  • Food intake (23.74%)
  • Developmental psychology (37.88%)

In recent papers she was focusing on the following fields of study:

Her primary areas of investigation include Social psychology, Food intake, Developmental psychology, Overeating and Social influence. She merges many fields, such as Social psychology and Consumption, in her writings. Her Food intake study incorporates themes from Body weight, Taste test and Craving.

Her research integrates issues of Dieting, Attribution, Meaning, Eating pathology and Public health in her study of Developmental psychology. Her Overeating research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Behavioral therapy, Cognitive psychology and Attentional bias, Cognition. Her work in Social comparison theory tackles topics such as Eating disorders which are related to areas like Eating behavior.

Between 2015 and 2021, her most popular works were:

  • Restrained Eating and Food Cues: Recent Findings and Conclusions. (19 citations)
  • Are large portions responsible for the obesity epidemic (16 citations)
  • Are there different types of dieters? A review of personality and dietary restraint. (13 citations)

In her most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Social psychology
  • Internal medicine
  • Cognition

Janet Polivy focuses on Food intake, Social psychology, Overeating, Developmental psychology and Portion size. The concepts of her Food intake study are interwoven with issues in Dieting and Craving. Social psychology is closely attributed to Taste test in her study.

Her Overeating study combines topics in areas such as Behavioral therapy, Cognitive psychology and Attentional bias, Cognition. Her Developmental psychology research includes themes of Attribution and Norm. Her Feeding behavior research incorporates themes from Weight gain and Obesity.

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Top Publications

Development and validation of a multidimensional eating disorder inventory for anorexia nervosa and bulimia.

David M. Garner;Marion P. Olmstead;Janet Polivy.
International Journal of Eating Disorders (1983)

5977 Citations

Development and validation of a scale for measuring state self-esteem.

Todd F. Heatherton;Janet Polivy.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1991)

2752 Citations

Dieting and binging: A causal analysis.

Janet Polivy;C. Peter Herman.
American Psychologist (1985)

2178 Citations

Causes of Eating Disorders

Janet Polivy;C. Peter Herman.
Annual Review of Psychology (2002)

1834 Citations

Anxiety, restraint, and eating behavior.

C. Peter Herman;Janet Polivy.
Journal of Abnormal Psychology (1975)

1242 Citations

Effects of the Presence of Others on Food Intake: A Normative Interpretation.

C. Peter Herman;Deborah A. Roth;Janet Polivy.
Psychological Bulletin (2003)

777 Citations

Diagnosis and treatment of normal eating.

Janet Polivy;C. Peter Herman.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology (1987)

753 Citations

A boundary model for the regulation of eating.

C P Herman;J Polivy.
Research publications - Association for Research in Nervous and Mental Disease (1984)

645 Citations

The effect of pre-exposure to food cues on the eating behavior of restrained and unrestrained eaters

Ingri D.C. Fedoroff;Janet Polivy;C.Peter Herman.
Appetite (1997)

625 Citations

Etiology of binge eating: Psychological mechanisms.

Janet Polivy;C. Peter Herman.
(1993)

616 Citations

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