Entry Year

2016

Major Area of Study

Behavioral Medicine

Mentor

Aaron Blashill, PhD

Email

pklimek@ucsd.edu

Research Interests

Patrycja’s research interests include cognitive and affective mechanisms underlying body image concerns in eating disorders and steroid misuse, and the characterization of heterogeneity within these populations. Further, Patrycja would like to apply findings in these topics to develop effective intervention and prevention programs.

Representative Publications
  • Klimek, P., Grotzinger, A., & Hildebrandt, T. (2016). Using acceptance to improve body image among individuals with eating disorders. In A. F. Haynos, E. M. Forman, M. L. Butryn, & J. Lillis, Mindfulness and acceptance for treating eating disorders and weight concerns. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Press.

  • Sysko, R., Glasofer, D. R., Hildebrandt, T., Klimek, P., Mitchell, J. E., Berg, K. C., … & Walsh, B. T. (2015). The eating disorder assessment for DSM‐5 (EDA‐5): Development and validation of a structured interview for feeding and eating disorders. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 48, 452-463.