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Refereed Publications


  1. Boutelle, K.N., Liang, J., Knatz, S., Matheson, B., Risbrough, V., Strong, D., Rhee, K.E., Craske, M.G., Zucker, N.L., & Bouton, M.E. (2015). Design and implementation of a study evaluating extinction processes to food cues in obese children: the Intervention for Regulations of Cues Trial (iROC). Contemporary Clinical Trials, 40(1), 95-104.

  2. Zucker, N.L., Wagner, H.R., Merwin, R., Bulik, C.M., Moskovich, A., Keeling, L., & Hoyle R. (2015). Self-focused attention in anorexia nervosa. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 48(1), 9-14. 

  3. Kragel P.A., Zucker, N.L., Covington, V.E., & Labar, K.S. (2015). Developmental trajectories of cortical-subcortical interactions underlying the evaluation of trust in adolescence. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10(2), 240-247.

  4. Shanahan, L., Zucker, N.L., Copeland, W.E., Bonds, C.L., Egger, H.L., & Costello, E.J. (2015). Childhood Somatic Complaints Predict Generalized Anxiety and Depressive Disorders During Adulthood in a Community Sample. Psychological Medicine, 45(8), 1721-1730. 

  5. Pisetsky, D., Trace, S.E., Brownley, K.A., Hamer, R.M., Zucker, N.L., Roux-Lombard, P., Dayer, J.M., & Bulik, C.M. (2014). The Expression of Cytokines and Chemokines in the Blood of Patients with Severe Weight Loss from Anorexia Nervosa: An Exploratory Study. Cytokine, 69 (1), 110-115.

  6. Winecoff, A.A., Ngo, L., Moskovich, A., Merwin, R., & Zucker, N. (2015). The Functional Significance of Shyness in Anorexia Nervosa. European Eating Disorders Review, 23(4), 327-332.

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

  8. Cravener, T.L., Schlechter, H., Loeb, K.L., Radnitz, C., Schwartz, M., Zucker, N., Finkelstein, S., Wang, Y.C., Rolls, B.J., & Keller, K.L. (2015). Feeding strategies derived from behavioral economics and psychology can increase vegetable intake in children as part of a home-based intervention: results of a pilot study. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 15(11), 1798-1807.

  9. Kerr, K.L, Moseman, S.E., Avery, J.A., Bodurka, J., Zucker, N.L., & Simmons, W.K. (2016). Altered insular activity during visceral interoception in weight-restored patients with anorexia nervosa. Neuropsychopharmacology, 41(2), 521-528.

  10. Zucker, N., Copeland, W., Franz, L., Carpenter, K., Keeling, L., Angold, A., & Egger, H. (2015). Psychological and Psychosocial Impairment in Preschoolers with Selective Eating. Pediatrics, 136(3), e582-e590.

  11. Matheson, B.E., Camacho, C., Peterson, C.B., Rhee, K.E., Rydell, S.A., Zucker, N.L., & Boutelle, K.N. (2015). The relationship between parent feeding styles and general parenting with loss of control eating in treatment-seeking overweight and obese children. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 48(7), 1047-1055.

  12. Merwin, R.M., Dmitrieva, N.O., Honeycutt, L.K., Moskovich, A.A., Lane, J.D., Zucker, N.L., Surwit, R.S., Feinglos, M., & Kuo, J. (2015). Momentary Predictors of Insulin Restriction Among Adults With Type 1 Diabetes and Eating Disorder Symptomatology. Diabetes Care, 38(11), 2025-2032.

  13. Li, D., Zucker, N.L., Kragel, P.A., Covington, V.E., & LaBar, K.S. (2016). Adolescent development of insula-dependent interoceptive regulation. Developmental Science. doi:10.1111/desc.12438.

  14. Moskovich, A.A., Timko, C.A., Honeycutt, L.K., Zucker, N.L., & Merwin, R.M. (2017). Change in expressed emotion and treatment outcome in adolescent anorexia nervosa. Eating Disorders, 25(1), 80-91.

  15. Zucker, N.L., Kragel, P.A., Wagner, H.R., Keeling, L., Mayer, E., Wang, J., Su Kang, M., Merwin, R., Simmons, W.K., & LaBar, K.S. (2017). The Clinical Significance of Posterior Insular Volume in Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa. Psoychosomatic Medicine, 1. doi:10.1097/PSY.0000000000000510. 

  16. Egbert, A.H., Wilfley, D.E., Eddy, K.T., Boutelle, K.N., Zucker, N., Peterson, C.B., Celio Doyle, A., Le Grange, D., Goldschmidt, A.B. (2018). Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms Are Associated with Overeating with and without Loss of Control in Youth with Overweight/Obesity. Child Obes., 14(1), 50-57. doi: 10.1089/chi.2017.0114. PMID: 28945463.

  17. Zucker, N., Mauro, C., Craske, M., Wagner, H.R., Datta, N., Hopkins, H., Caldwell, K., Kiridly, A., Marsan, S., Maslow, G., Mayer, E., & Egger, H. (2017). Acceptance-based interoceptive exposure for children with functional abdominal pain. Behav Res Ther., 97, 200-212. PMID: 28826066. 

  18. Merwin, R.M., Moskovich, A.A., Honeycutt, L.K., Lane, J.D., Feinglos, M., Surwit, R.S., Zucker, N.L., Dmitrieva, N.O., Babyak, M.A., Batchelder, H., & Mooney, J. (2018). Time of Day When Type 1 Diabetes Patients With Eating Disorder Symptoms Most Commonly Restrict Insulin. Psychosom Med., 80(2), 222-229. PMID: 29206725. 

  19. Norris, Mark L., Wendy Spettigue, Nicole G. Hammond, Debra K. Katzman, Nancy Zucker, Katie Yelle, Alexandre Santos, Madeline Gray, and Nicole Obeid. “Building evidence for the use of descriptive subtypes in youth with avoidant restrictive food intake disorder.” Int J Eat Disord 51, no. 2 (February 2018): 170–73.

  20. Khalsa SS, Adolphs R, Cameron OG, Critchley HD, Davenport PW, Feinstein JS, Feusner JD, Garfinkel SN, Lane RD, Mehling WE, Meuret AE, Nemeroff CB, Oppenheimer S, Petzschner FH, Pollatos O, Rhudy JL, Schramm LP, Simmons WK, Stein MB, Stephan KE, Van Den Bergh O, Van Diest I, von Leupoldt A, Paulus MP, Interoception Summit 2016 Participants. Interoception and Mental Health: a Roadmap. Biological Psychiatry Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging (in press)

  21. Loeb, Katharine L., Cynthia Radnitz, Kathleen L. Keller, Marlene B. Schwartz, Nancy Zucker, Sue Marcus, Richard N. Pierson, Michael Shannon, and Danielle DeLaurentis. “The Application of Optimal Defaults to Improve Elementary School Lunch Selections: Proof of Concept.” J Sch Health 88, no. 4 (April 2018): 265–71.

  22. Dozmorov, M.G., Bilbo, S.D., Kollins, S.H., Zucker, N., Do, E.K., Schechter, J.C., Zhang, J.J., Murphy, S.K., Hoyo, C., & Fuemmeler, B.F. (2018). Associations between maternal cytokine levels during gestation and measures of child cognitive abilities and executive functioning. Brain Behav Immun., 70, 390-397. PMID: 29588230.

  23. Brown, Melanie, Katharine L. Loeb, Robert E. McGrath, Lana Tiersky, Nancy Zucker, and Amanda Carlin. “Executive functioning and central coherence in anorexia nervosa: Pilot investigation of a neurocognitive endophenotype.” Eur Eat Disord Rev 26, no. 5 (September 2018): 489–98.

  24. Bardone-Cone, Anna M., Shelby Johnson, Thomas J. Raney, Nancy Zucker, Hunna J. Watson, and Cynthia M. Bulik. “Eating disorder recovery in men: A pilot study.” Int J Eat Disord 52, no. 12 (December 2019): 1370–79.

  25. Carpenter, Kimberly L. H., Grace T. Baranek, William E. Copeland, Scott Compton, Nancy Zucker, Geraldine Dawson, and Helen L. Egger. “Sensory Over-Responsivity: An Early Risk Factor for Anxiety and Behavioral Challenges in Young Children.” J Abnorm Child Psychol 47, no. 6 (June 2019): 1075–88.

  26. Harris, Adrianne A., Adrienne L. Romer, Eleanor K. Hanna, Lori A. Keeling, Kevin S. LaBar, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Timothy J. Strauman, Henry Ryan Wagner, Marsha D. Marcus, and Nancy L. Zucker. “The central role of disgust in disorders of food avoidance.” Int J Eat Disord 52, no. 5 (May 2019): 543–53.

  27. Katzman, Debra K., Mark L. Norris, and Nancy Zucker. “Avoidant restrictive food intake disorder: First do no harm.” Int J Eat Disord 52, no. 4 (April 2019): 459–61.

  28. Zucker, Nancy L., Maria C. LaVia, Michelle G. Craske, Martha Foukal, Adrianne A. Harris, Nandini Datta, Erik Savereide, and Gary R. Maslow. “Feeling and body investigators (FBI): ARFID division-An acceptance-based interoceptive exposure treatment for children with ARFID.” Int J Eat Disord 52, no. 4 (April 2019): 466–72.

  29. Katzman, Debra K., Mark L. Norris, and Nancy Zucker. “Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder.” Psychiatr Clin North Am 42, no. 1 (March 2019): 45–57.

  30. Fuemmeler, Bernard F., Nancy Zucker, Yaou Sheng, Carmen E. Sanchez, Rachel Maguire, Susan K. Murphy, Scott H. Kollins, and Cathrine Hoyo. “Pre-Pregnancy Weight and Symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Executive Functioning Behaviors in Preschool Children.” Int J Environ Res Public Health 16, no. 4 (February 25, 2019).

  31. Do, E. K., N. L. Zucker, Z. Y. Huang, J. C. Schechter, S. H. Kollins, R. L. Maguire, S. K. Murphy, C. Hoyo, and B. F. Fuemmeler. “Associations between imprinted gene differentially methylated regions, appetitive traits and body mass index in children.” Pediatr Obes 14, no. 2 (February 2019): e12454.

  32. Sweitzer, Maggie M., Karli K. Watson, Savannah R. Erwin, Amy A. Winecoff, Nandini Datta, Scott Huettel, Michael L. Platt, and Nancy L. Zucker. “Neurobiology of social reward valuation in adults with a history of anorexia nervosa.” Plos One 13, no. 12 (2018): e0205085.

  33. Eddy, Kamryn T., Stephanie G. Harshman, Kendra R. Becker, Elana Bern, Rachel Bryant-Waugh, Anja Hilbert, Debra K. Katzman, et al. “Radcliffe ARFID Workgroup: Toward operationalization of research diagnostic criteria and directions for the field.” Int J Eat Disord 52, no. 4 (April 2019): 361–66.


Book Chapters

  1. Zucker, N.L. (2015). Emotional Experience and Regulation in Eating Disorders: Theory, Evidence, and Translational Application to Family Treatment. In Le Grange, D., Loeb, K.L., and Lock, J. (Eds). Family Therapy for Adolescent Eating and Weight Disorders​. New York: Routledge.

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