Publications

SEA Lab Publications: 
 

  1. Price, C. A., Medici, V., Nunez, M.V., Lee, V., Sigala, D.M., Benyam, Y., Keim, N.L., Mason, A.E., Chen, S.-Y., Parenti, M., Slupsky, C., Epel, E.S., Havel, P. J., & Stanhope, K. L. (2021). A Pilot Study Comparing the Effects of Consuming 100% Orange Juice or Sucrose-Sweetened Beverage on Risk Factors for Cardiometabolic Disease in Women. Nutrients, 13(3), 760. 
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu13030760 

  2. Mason, A.E., Schmidt, L., Ishkanian, L., Jacobs, L., Leung, C., Jensen, L., Cohn, M., †Schleicher, S.G., †Hartman, A., Wojcicki, J.M., Lustig, R.H., & Epel, E.S. (In Press). A brief intervention reduces sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption in high risk people during an SSN worksite sales ban. Annals of Behavioral Medicine.  
    DOI: Forthcoming 

  3. Smarr, B., Aschbacher, K., Fisher, S.M., Chowdhary, A., Dilchert, S., Puldon, K., Rao, A., Hecht, F.M., & Mason, A.E. (2020). Feasibility of continuous fever monitoring using wearable devices. Scientific Reports, 10, 21640.  
    DOI: 0.1038/s41598-020-78355-6 

  4. Saslow, L.R., Moskowitz, J.T., Mason, A.E., Daubenmier, J., Liestenfeltz, B., Missel, A.L., Bayandorian, H., Aikens, J.E., Kim, S., & Hecht, F.M. (2020). Intervention enhancement strategies among adults with Type 2 Diabetes in a very low-carbohydrate web-based program: Evaluating the impact with a randomized trial. JMIR Diabetes. 5(3):e15835. 
    DOI: 10.2196/15835 

  5. Carmen, M., Safer, D.L., Saslow, L.R., Kalayjian, T., Mason, A.E., Westman, E.C., & Dalai, S.S. (2020). Feasibility of Treating Binge Eating Disorder and Food Addiction with Low-Carbohydrate Ketogenic Diets: A Case Series. Journal of Eating Disorders 8(2). 
    DOI: 10.1186/s40337-020-0278 

  6. Schneider, C., Huddleson, H., Masharani, U., Mason, A.E., & 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.  

  7. Epel, E.S., †Hartman, A., Jacobs, L., Leung, C., Cohn, M.A., Jensen, L., Ishkanian, L., Wojcicki, J., Mason, A.E., Lustig, R.H., Stanhope, K.L., & Schmidt, L.A. (2019). Association of a workplace sales ban on sugar-sweetened beverages with employee consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages and health. JAMA Internal Medicine, 180, 1-18.  
    DOI: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.4434 

  8. †Radin, R. M., Epel, E., Daubenmeier, J., Moran, P., †Schleicher, S., Hecht, F., & Mason, A.E. (2020). Do stress eating or compulsive eating influence metabolic health in a mindfulness-based weight loss intervention? Health Psychology, 39(2),147-158. 
    DOI: 10.1037/hea0000807 

  9. Daubenmier, J., Epel, E., Moran, P.J., Thompson, J., Mason, A.E., Acree, M., Goldman, C., Kristeller, J., Hecht, F.M., & Mendes, W.B. (2019). Rising to the challenge: A randomized controlled trial of a mindfulness-based weight loss intervention on cardiovascular reactivity to social-evaluative threat among adults with obesity. Mindfulness.  
    DOI: 10.1007/s12671-019-01232-5 

  10. Mason, A.E., Saslow, L., Moran, P., Hartogensis, W., †Abousleiman, H., †Hartman, A., Goldman, V., †Richler, R., †Schleicher, S., Wali, P., Kim, S., Leung, C., & Hecht, F. M. (2019). Lipid findings from the Diabetes Education to Lower Insulin, Sugars, and Hunger (DELISH) Study. BMC Nutrition & Metabolism, 16(1), 58. 
    DOI: 10.1186/s12986-019-0383-2 

  11. 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: Glucose consumption facilitates attention to food cues in individuals with obesity. Brain, Behavior, & Immunity, 206, 264-273. 
    DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2019.04.014 

  12. Mason, A.E. (2019). The burden of being poor: Stress at the belly of the matter. (2019). Brain, Behavior, & Immunity, 79, 14-15.  
    DOI: 10.1016/j.bbi.2019.03.014 

  13. 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. 
    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0216541 

  14. Vainik, U., Han, C., Epel, E.S., Tomiyama, A.J., Dagher, A., & Mason, A.E. (2019). Rapidly assessing reward-related eating: The RED-X5. Obesity, 27(2), 325-331. 
    DOI: 10.1002/oby.22374 

  15. Mason, A.E., Hecht, F.M., Daubenmier, J.J., Sbarra, D.A., Lin, J., Moran, P.J., †Schleicher, S.G., Acree, M., Prather, A.A., & Epel, E.S. (2018). Weight loss, weight-loss maintenance, and cellular aging in the supporting health through nutrition and exercise (SHINE) study. Psychosomatic Medicine, 80(7), 609-619.  
    DOI: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000616 

  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).  
    DOI: 10.2196/jmir.8776 

  17. 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. 
    DOI: 10.1016/j.bbi.2018.12.010 

  18. Stanhope, K…(), Mason, A.E.… (2018). Pathways and mechanisms linking dietary components to cardiometabolic disease: Thinking beyond calories. Obesity Reviews, 19, 1205-1235.  
    DOI: 10.1111/obr.12699 

  19. 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. 
    DOI: 10.1038/s41387-017-0006-9 

  20. Mason, A.E., Saslow, L.R., Moran, P.J., Kim, S., †Abousleiman, H., †Hartman, A., †Richler, R., †Schleicher, S.G., Hartogensis, W., Epel, E.S., & Hecht, F.M. (2018). Examining a carbohydrate-restricted diet with or without mindful eating training in type 2 diabetes: The DELISH study protocol. JMIR Research Protocols, 8(2).  
    DOI: 10.2196/11002 

  21. 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, 41(2), 160-173. 
    DOI: 10.1007/s10865-017-9884-5 

  22. Brewer, J.A., Ruf, A., Essien, G.I, van Ludderveld, R.V., & Mason, A.E. Emotional eating: Why traditional diet plans fail and how new mechanistic insights may lead to novel treatments (2018). Frontiers in Psychology, 9.  
    DOI:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01418 

  23. 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. 
    DOI: 10.1002/oby.22150 

  24. 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. 
    DOI: 10.1007%2Fs12529-017-9706-8 

  25. *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, May 30;8:795.  
    DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00795 

  26. Heshmati, S., Sbarra, D.A., & Mason, A.E. (2017). The contemptuous separation: Facial expressions of emotion and breakups in young adulthood. Pers Relationship, 24: 453-469 
    DOI:10.1111/pere.12192 

  27. 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. J Med Internet Res, 19, e36.  
    DOI: 10.2196/jmir.5806 

  28. 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 intervention on sleep quality among adults with obesity: Data from the shine randomized controlled trial. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 23(3), 188-195.  
    DOI:10.1089/acm.2016.0141 

  29. 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.  
    DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2016.02.009 

  30. 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.  
    DOI: 10.1007/s10865-015-9692-8  

  31. 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. Eathing Behaviors, 19, 53-56. 
    DOI: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2015.06.008  

  32. 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. 
    DOI: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000695 

  33. 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.  

  34. 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.  
    DOI: 10.1210/jc.2014-4353 

 

Before there was SEA:

  1. †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.
    DOI: 10.1037/hea0000089 

  2. 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.  
    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0101350  

  3. 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.  
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jsat.2014.01.006 

  4. 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, 120 – 134.  
    DOI: 10.1177/2167702612469801 

  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.  
    DOI: 10.1521/jscp.2012.31.5.488 

  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.  
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-6811.2011.01378.x 

  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.  
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-6811.2011.01360.x 

  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.  
    DOI: 10.1177/0956797610381507  

  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.  
    DOI: 10.1097/PSY.0b013e3181a23eee