Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts:

  1. Radin, R. M., Epel, E. S., Daubenmier, J., Moran, ... & Mason, A. E. (2019). Do stress eating or compulsive eating influence metabolic health in a mindfulness-based weight loss intervention?. Health psychology: official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association. View in: ProQuest

  2. Epel, E. S., Hartman, A., Jacobs, L. M., ... & Mason, A.E. (2019). Association of a Workplace Sales Ban on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages With Employee Consumption of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and Health. JAMA internal medicine, 1-8. View in: PubMed

  3. Daubenmier, J., Epel, E. S., Moran, P. J., Thompson, J., Mason, A. E., Acree, M., ... & Mendes, W. B. (2019). A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Mindfulness-Based Weight Loss Intervention on Cardiovascular Reactivity to Social-Evaluative Threat Among Adults with Obesity. Mindfulness10(12), 2583-2595. View in: Springer

  4. Mason, A. E., Saslow, L. R., Moran, P. J., Kim, S., Abousleiman, H., Richler, R., ... & Hartogensis, W. (2019). Lipid findings from the Diabetes Education to Lower Insulin, Sugars, and Hunger (DELISH) Study. Nutrition & metabolism, 16(1), 58. View in: PubMed

  5. Radin, R. M., Mason, A.E., Laudenslager, M.L., & Epel, E.S. (2019) Maternal caregivers have confluence of altered cortisol, high reward-driven eating, and worsening metabolic health over time. PLoS One, 14(5): e0216541. View in: PubMed

  6. Mason, A.E., Jhaveri, K., Hartman, A., Wackerly, A., Almeida, C., Schleicher, S., Alba, D., Koliwad, S., Epel, E.S., & Aschbacher, K. (2019) Sweet cognition: The differential effects of glucose consumption on attentional food bias in individuals of lean and obese status. Physiology & Behavior, 206:264-273 View in: PubMed

  7. Mason, A. E. (2019). The burden of being poor: Stress at the belly of the matter. Brain, behavior, and immunity. View in: PubMed

  8. Mason, A. E., Saslow, L., Moran, P. J., Kim, S., Abousleiman, H., Hartman, A., ... & Hecht, F. (2019). Examining the Effects of Mindful Eating Training on Adherence to a Carbohydrate-Restricted Diet in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes (the DELISH Study): Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR research protocols8(2), e11002. View in: PubMed

  9. Vainik, U., Eun Han, J., Epel, E. S., Janet Tomiyama, A., Dagher, A., & Mason, A. E. (2019). Rapid Assessment of Reward‐Related Eating: The RED‐X5. Obesity, 27(2), 325-331. View in: PubMed

  10. Schneider, C., Huddleston, H., Masharani, U., Mason, A., & Frassetto, L. (2019). Stringency in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Criteria and Application in Clinical Study. Journal of Infertility and Reproductive Biology, 7(2), 17-22. View in: Journal Link

  11. Mason, A.E., Adler, J.M, Puterman, E., Lakmazaheri, A., Brucker, M., Aschbacher, K., & Epel, E.S. (2018). Stress resilience: Narrative identify may buffer the longitudinal effects of chronic caregiving stress on mental health and telomere shortening. Brain, Behavior, & Immunity, 77, 101-109. View in: PubMed

  12. Brewer, J.A., Ruf, A., Essien, G.I, van Ludderveld, R.V., & Mason, A.E. (2018). Can Mindfulness Address Maladaptive Eating Behaviors? Why Traditional Diet Plans Fail and How New Mechanistic Insights May Lead to Novel Interventions. Frontiers in Psychology, 9. View in: PubMed

  13. Mason, A. E., Hecht, F. M., Daubenmier, J. J., Sbarra, D. A., Lin, J., Moran, P. J., ... & Epel, E. S. (2018). Weight loss maintenance and cellular aging in the supporting health through nutrition and exercise study. Psychosomatic medicine, 80(7), 609-619. View in: PubMed

  14. Cummings, J.M., Mason, A.E., Puterman, E., & Tomiyama, A.J. Comfort eating and all-cause mortality in the U.S. health and retirement study (2018). International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 25, 473-478. View in: PubMed

  15. Stanhope, K., Goran, M.I., Bosy-Westphal, A., King, J.C., Schmidt, L.A., Schqarzs, J-M., Stice, E.,... Mason, A.E., ... Krauss, R.M. (2018). Pathways and mechanisms linking dietary components to cardiometabolic disease: Thinking beyond calories. Obesity Reviews, 19, 1205-1235. View in: PubMed

  16. Saslow, L., Mason, A.E., Kim, S., Goldman, V., Ploutz-Snyder, R., Bayandorian, H., Daubenmier, J., Hecht, F.M., & Moskowitz, J.T. (2018). Authors’ reply: Comment on “an online intervention comparing a very low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet and lifestyle recommendations versus a plate method diet in overweight individuals with type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial.” Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20(5). View in: PubMed

  17. Mason, A.E., Schleicher, S., Coccia, M., Epel, E.S., & Aschbacher, K. (2018). Chronic stress and impulsivity predict increases in visceral fat over 18 months. Obesity. 26(5), 869-876. View in: PubMed

  18. Saslow, L.R., Daubenmier, J., Moskowitz, J., Kim, A., Murphy, E., Phinney, S., Ploutz-Snyder, R., Goldman, V., Cox, R, Mason, A.E., Moran, P., & Hecht, F.M. (2017). Twelve-Month outcomes of a randomized trial of a moderate-carbohydrate versus very-low carbohydrate diet in overweight adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus or prediabetes. Nutrition and Diabetes, 7(12), 304. View in: PubMed.

  19. Mason, A.E., Jhaveri, N., Cohn, M., & Brewer, J. (2017). Testing a mobile mindful eating intervention targeting craving-related eating: Feasibility and proof of concept. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, In Press. View in: PubMed

  20. Mason, A. E., Vainik, U., Acree, M., Tomiyama, A. J., Dagher, A., Epel, E. S., & Hecht, F. M. (2017). Improving assessment of the spectrum of reward-related eating: the RED-13. Frontiers in psychology, 8, 795. View in: PubMed

  21. Saslow L.R., Mason A.E., Kim S., Goldman V., Ploutz-Snyder R., Bayandorian H., Daubenmier J., Hecht F.M., Moskowitz J.T. (2017). An online intervention comparing a very low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet and lifestyle recommendations versus a plate method diet in overweight individuals with type 2 diabetes: A randomized controlled trial. JMedInternetRes, 19, e36. View in: PubMed

  22. Adler, E. Dhruva, A., Moran, P.J., Daubenmier, J., Acree, M., Epel, E.S., Bacchetti., P., Prather, A.A., Mason, A.E., &Hecht, F.M. (2017). The Impact of a Mindfulness-Based Weight Loss Interventionon Sleep Quality Among Adults with Obesity: Data from the SHINE Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 23(3), 188-195. View in: PubMed

  23. Mason, A.E., Epel, E.S., Aschbacher, K., Lustig, R.H., Acree, M., Kristeller, J., Cohn, M., Dallman, M., Moran, P.J., Bacchetti, P., Laraia, B., *Hecht, F.M., &*Daubenmier, J. (2016). Reduced reward-driven eating accounts for the impact of a mindfulness-based diet and exercise intervention on weight loss: Data from the SHINE randomized controlled trial. Appetite, 100, 86-93. View in: PubMed

  24. Mason, A.E., Epel, E.S., Kristeller, J., Moran, P., Dallman, M., Lustig, R.H., Acree, M., Bacchetti, P., Laraia, B., & *Hecht, F.M., & *Daubenmier, J. (2016). Effects of a mindfulness-based intervention on mindful eating, sweets consumption, and fasting glucose levels in obese adults: Data from the SHINE randomized controlled trial. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 39, 201-213. View in: PubMed

  25. Mason, A.E., Laraia, B., Daubenmier, J., Hecht, F.M., Lustig, R., Puterman, E., Adler, N., Dallman, M., Kiernan, M., Gearhardt, A.N., & Epel, E.S. (2015). Putting the brakes on the “drive to eat”: Pilot effects of naltrexone and reward based eating on food cravings among obese women. Eating Behaviors, 19, 53-56. View in: PubMed

  26. Asher, R., Mason, A.E., Weiner, J., & Fessler, R.G. (2015). The relationship between preoperative general mental health and postoperative quality of life in minimally invasive lumbar spine surgery. Neurosurgery, 76(6): 672-9. View in: PubMed

  27. Mason, A.E., Lustig, R.H., Brown, R.R., Acree, M., Bacchetti, P., Moran, P., Dallman, M., Laraia, B., Adler, N., Hecht, F.M, Daubenmier, J., & Epel, E.S. (2015). Acute responses to opioidergic blockade as a biomarker of hedonic eating among obese women enrolled in a mindfulness-based weight loss intervention trial. Appetite, 91, 311-320. View in: PubMed

  28. Tryon, M.S., Stanhope, K.L., Epel. E.S., Mason, A.E., Brown, R., Havel, P.J., Medici, V., & Laguaro, K.D. (2015). Excessive sugar consumption may be a difficult habit to break: A view from the brain and body. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 100, 2239-2247. View in: PubMed

  29. Krietsch, K., Mason, A.E., & Sbarra, D.A. (2014). Sleep complaints predict increases in resting blood pressure following marital separation. Health Psychology, 33, 1204–1213. View in: PubMed

  30. Epel E.S., Tomiyama, A.J., Mason, A.E., Laraia, B.A., Hartman, W., Ready, K., Acree, M., Adam, T.C., St. Jeor, A., & Kessler, D. (2014). The Reward-Based Eating Drive scale: A self-report index of reward-based eating. PLoS One, 9, e101350. View in: PubMed

  31. Mason, A. E., Daubenmier, J., Moran, P. J., Kristeller, J., Dallman, M., Lustig, R. H., ... & Hecht, F. M. (2014). Increases in mindful eating predict reductions in consumption of sweets and desserts: data from the supporting health by integrating nutrition and exercise (SHINE) clinical trial. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 20(5), A17-A17.

  32. Schneider, C., Huddleson, H., Masharani, U., Mason, A.E., & Frassetto, L. (In Press). Stringency in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) criteria and application in clinical study. Journal of Infertility and Reproductive Biology.


Selected Book Chapters:

  1. Aschbacher, K., & Mason, A. E. (2020). Eustress, distress, and oxidative stress: Promising pathways for mind-body medicine. In Oxidative Stress (pp. 583-617). Academic Press. Click to access on Science Direct

  2. Davis, C., & Mason, A.E. Prevention and treatment of ‘food addiction’. (2017) In S. Sussman (Ed.), Cambridge handbook of substance and behavioral addictions. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

  3. Mason, A.E., & Hecht, F.M. Chapter 2 - Overeating: Types and behavioral interventions. (2017). In Nutrition and cardiometabolic health. (pp. 23-50). New York, NY: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. Download forthcoming.

  4. Mason, A.E., & Epel, E.S. Stress and obesity. (2017). In Eating Disorders and Obesity: A Comprehensive Handbook, 3rd Edition. (pp. 421-426). New York, NY: Guilford Press. Click to download here

  5. Mason, A.E., & Epel, E.S. (2015). Craving chocolate? A review of individual differences, triggers, and assessment of food cravings. In N. Avena (Ed.), Handbook of hedonic eating. (pp. 57-82). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. Click to access via google books


Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts: Before there was SEA

  1. Heshmati, S., Sbarra, D.A., & Mason,A.E. (2017). The contemptuous separation: Facial expressions of emotion and breakups in young adulthood. PersRelationship, 24: 453-469. View in: Wiley Online

  2. Mason, A.E., Boden, M. T., & Cucciare, M.A. (2014). Prospective associations among approach coping, alcohol misuse, and psychiatric symptoms among veterans receiving a brief alcohol intervention.  Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 46, 553–560. View in: PubMed

  3. Sbarra, D.A., Boals, A., Mason, A.E., Larson, G., & Mehl, M.R. (2013). Expressive writing can impede emotional recovery following marital separation. Clinical Psychological Science, 1,(2), 120–134. View in: PubMed

  4. Mason, A. E., & Sbarra, D. A. (2012). Romantic separation, loss, and health: A review of moderators. Handbook of health and social relationships, 95-120.

  5. Mason, A.E., Sbarra, D.A., Bryan, A.E.B., & Lee, L.A. (2012). Staying connected when coming apart: The psychological correlates of contact and sex with an ex-partner. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 31, 488-507. View in: PubMed

  6. Mason, A.E., Law, R., Bryan, A.E.B., Portley, R., & Sbarra, D.A. (2012). Facing a breakup: Electromyographic responses moderate self-concept recovery following a romantic separation. Personal Relationships, 19, 551-568. View in: PubMed

  7. Lee, L.A., Sbarra, D.A., Mason, A.E., & Law, R.W. (2011). Attachment anxiety, verbal immediacy, and blood pressure: Results from a laboratory analog study following marital separation. Personal Relationships, 18, 285-301. View in: PubMed

  8. Mason, A.E., Sbarra, D.A., & Mehl, M.R. (2010). Thin-slicing divorce: Thirty seconds of information predict changes in psychological adjustment over ninety days. Psychological Science, 21, 1420-1422. View in: PubMed

  9. Sbarra, D.A., Law, R.W., Lee, L.A., & Mason, A.E. (2009). Marital dissolution and blood pressure reactivity: Evidence for the specificity of emotional intrusion-hyperarousal and task-rated emotional difficulty. Psychosomatic Medicine, 71, 532-540. View in: PubMed