Dr. Pratt Peer-Reviewed Works

For a list of peer reviewed works see below and https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=m-bDg2kAAAAJ&hl=en  

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles (*= advisee, s = senior author)

  1. *Ferriby, M., Noria, S., Focht, B., Wallace, L., Needleman, B., sPratt, K.J. Effect of Family Member Attendance at Bariatric Surgery Appointments on Patient and Family Member Health Outcomes. Obesity Surgery. IF = 3.6. (Accepted 10/1/2020)
  2. Skelton, J.A.,*VanFossen, C., Harry, G., sPratt, K.J. Family Dynamics and Pediatric Weight Management: putting the Family into family-based treatment. Invited submission to Current Obesity Reports. (Accepted 9/14/2020). IF = 3.5.
  3. Papadakis, J.L, Buchanan C.L, Chan, Y.M., Crerand, C.E., Hansen-Moore, J., Kapa, H.M., Nahata, L., Pratt, K.J., Tishelman, A.C., Chen, D. (2020). Fertility Discussions: Perspectives of Adolescents and Young Adults with Differences of Sex Development. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology. (Accepted 8/25/2020)
  4. Pratt, K.J., Skelton J.A., Lewis, K.H., Taylor, C.A., Spees, C., Brown, C.L. (2020). Family Meal Practices and Weight Talk of Adult Weight Management and Weight Loss Surgery Patients. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 52(6), 579-587. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2020.04.001. IF = 3.31.
  5. *Kiser, H., *VanFossen, C., sPratt, K. (2020). Parent-child communication around parental weight loss and bariatric surgery. Obesity Surgery. IF = 3.6.
  6. Brown, C.L., Skelton, J.A., Palakshappa, D., sPratt, K.J. (2020). High prevalence of food insecurity in weight management and bariatric surgery patients. Obesity Surgery. Obesity Surgery, 30(9), 3634-3637. IF = 3.6.
  7. Pratt K.J., & Sonney, J.T. (2020). Family science and family-based research integrated health care: Future considerations for Families, Systems, & Health. Families, Systems, & Health. Accepted, invited editorial. IF = 1.8.
  8. Albright, C.A., Pratt, K., Halshult, H., Martin, S., Brown, C., Lewis, K., Skelton, J.A. (2020). Family members’ experiences with adult participation in weight management programs: Triadic perspectives from patients, partners and children. Clinical Obesity. 2020. doi: 10.1111/cob.12354. IF = 1.65.
  9. Pratt, K., *Cotto, J., Xu, J., Watowicz, R.P., Walston, M., Eneli, I. (2019). Adolescents and Parents’ Perspectives of a revised Protein-Sparing Modified Fast for Adolescents with Severe Obesity. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(17), 3385. IF = 2.145.
  10. Eneli, I., Xu, J., Tindall, A., Watowicz, R., Worthington, J., Tanner, K., Pratt, K., Walston, M. (2019). Using a Revised Protein Sparing Modified Fast (rPSMF) for Children and Adolescents with Severe Obesity: A Pilot Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(17), 3061. IF = 2.145.
  11. Gunther, C., Rogers, C., Holloman, C., Hopkins, L., Anderson, S., Miller, C., Copeland, K.A., Dollahite, J., Pratt, K.J., Webster, A., Labyk, A., Penicka, C., (2019). Child diet and health outcomes of the simple suppers program: a 10-week, 2 group quasi-experimental family meals trial. BMC Public Health. IF = 2.57. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7930-7.
  12. Pratt, K., Lazorick, S., Eneli, I., Collier, D., & Skelton, J. (2019). Providers’ involvement of blended families in pediatric weight management programs. Families, Systems, & Health, 37(4), 320. IF = 1.8.
  13. *Ferriby, M., Noria. S., Focht. B., Wallace, L., Needleman, B., sPratt, K., (2019). Rationale and design of a feasibility and acceptability RCT of romantic partner and support figure attendance during bariatric surgery visits. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communication, 15, 100422. IF = .98.
  14. Brown, C., Pratt, K., Martin, S., Hulshult, H., Skelton, J. (2019). Weight Control Practices in Children of Parents Attending Weight Management. Childhood Obesity, 15(7), 451-458. doi: 10.1089/chi.2019.0089. IF = 2.43.
  15. Pratt, K., *Ferriby, M., Brown, C. Noria, S., Needleman, B., Skelton, J. (2019). Adult weight management patients’ perceptions of family dynamics and weight status. Clinical Obesity, 9(5), e12326. IF = 1.65.
  16. Eneli, I.U., Watowicz, R.P., Xu, J., Tindall, A., Walston, M., Tanner, K., & Pratt, K. (2019). Rationale and design of a pilot study to evaluate the acceptability and effectiveness of a revised protein sparing modified fast (rPSMF) for severe obesity in a pediatric tertiary care obesity clinic. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications, 15, 100388. org/10.1016/j.conctc.2019.100388. IF = .98.
  17. Pratt, K., *Van Fossen, C., Berge, J., Murray, R., Skelton, J. (2019). Youth Weight Status and Family Functioning in Pediatric Primary Care. Clinical Obesity, 9(4), e12314. IF = 1.65. DOI: 10.1111/cob.12314
  18. Pratt, K., Skelton, J., Eneli, I., Collier, D., & Lazorick, S. (2019). Providers’ involvement of parents, families, and family dynamics in youth weight management programs. Global Pediatric Health, 5. https://doi.org/10.1177/2333794X18817134.
  19. *Ferriby, M., sPratt, K., Noria, S., Needleman, B. (2018). Associations between romantic relationship factors and body mass index among weight loss surgery patients. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 45(4), 719-732. IF = 2.528
  20. Pratt, K., Jalilvand, A., Needleman, B., Urse, K., *Ferriby, M., & Noria, S. (2018). Postoperative Outcomes based on Patient Participation in a Pre-surgery Education and Weight Management Program. SOARD, 14(11), 1714-1723. IF = 4.942
  21. *Van Fossen, C., sPratt, K., Murray, R., Skelton, J. (2018). Family Functioning in Pediatric Primary Care Patients. Clinical Pediatrics. IF = 1.03
  22. Pratt, K. & Skelton, J. (2018). Families’ organization around weight-related behaviors in childhood obesity treatment: A family systems theory-informed approach to assessment and treatment. Academic Pediatrics, 18(6), 620-627. IF = 2.72
  23. Hicks, A., sPratt, K., Cottrill, C. (2018). The relationship between trauma and weight status among adolescents in eating disorder treatment. Appetite. IF = 2.691
  24. Pratt, K., *Ferriby, Noria, S., Skelton, J., Taylor, C., & Needleman, B. (2018). Perceived child weight status, family structure and functioning, and support for health behaviors in bariatric surgery patients. Families, Systems, & Health. doi: 10.1037/fsh0000317. IF = 1.131
  25. Eneli, I.U., Howell, C., Rose, M.E., Pratt, K., Lovegrove, E.L., Domrose, E.L., & Polas, P.J. (2018). The Primary Care Obesity Network: Translating Expert Committee Guidelines on Childhood Obesity into Practice. Clinical Pediatrics, 57(9), 1069-1079. https://doi.org/10.1177/0009922817747072. IF = .886
  26. *Ferriby, M., sPratt, K., Noria, S., & Needleman, B. A comparison of perceived and calculated weight status classification congruence between pre- and post-bariatric surgery patients. (2017). Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, 13(8), 1405-1411. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soard.2017.05.013. IF = 4.942
  27. Pratt, K. *Cotto, J., Goodway, J. (2017). Engaging the family to promote child physical activity. American College of Sports Medicine Health and Fitness Journal: Behavioral Change Theme Issue. Invited Lead Author. ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal, 21(5), 27-32. IF = .38
  28. Pratt, K. *Van Fossen, C, *Cotto Maisonet, J., *Palmer, E., & Eneli, I. (2017). Mothers’ Perspectives on the Development of Their Preschoolers’ Dietary and Physical Activity Behaviors and Parent-Child Relationship. Clinical Pediatrics, 56(8), 766-775. DOI: 10.1177/0009922816684598. IF = .886
  29. Rogers, K.*, Anderson, S. Dollahite, J., Hill, J., Holloman, C., Miller, C., Pratt, K., Gunther, C. (2017). Methods and design of a 10-week multicomponent family meals intervention: a two group quasi-experimental effectiveness trial. BMC Public Health, 17(1), 50-60. DOI 10.1186/s12889-016-3908-x. IF = 2.209
  30. *Palmer, L., sPratt, K., & Goodway, J. (2017). A review of play therapy interventions for chronic illness: Applications to childhood obesity prevention and treatment. International Journal of Play Therapy, 26(3), 125-135. IF = NA
  31. Berge, J.M., Pratt, K., Miller, L. (2016). Weight Talk and Weight Teasing in Romantic Relationships: What do they Sound Like and How do Partners Respond? Families, Systems, & Health, 34(3), 213-220. doi.org/10.1037/fsh0000223. IF = 1.131
  32. Pratt, K., *Balk, E., *Ferriby, M., Wallace, L., Noria, S., & Needleman, B. (2016). Weight loss surgery candidates’ peer and romantic relationships and associations with health behaviors. Obesity Surgery, 26(11), 2764-2771. DOI: 10.1007/s11695-016-2196-y. IF = 3.346
  33. Cravens, J.D, Pratt, K.,J. *Palmer, E.N, *Amar, R. (2016). Couple and Family Therapy Students’ views on a weight and body awareness curriculum. Contemporary Family Therapy, 38(2), 210-220. DOI 10.1007/s10591-015-9366-2. IF= .45
  34. Pratt, K., *Palmer, E.N., Cravens, J.D., *Ferriby, M., *Balk, E., & *Cai, Y. (2016). Explicit weight-bias among marriage and family therapy students. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 42(2), 287-301. IF = 2.528
  35. *Ferriby, M., sPratt, K., *Balk, E., Feister, K., & Needleman, B. (2015). Marriage and weight-loss surgery: A narrative review of patient and spouse outcomes. Obesity Surgery, 12, 2436-2442. IF = 3.346
  36. Lamson, A., Pratt, K., Sumner, S., Earles, J., *Amar, R.. (2015). Military Youth and Obesity: A review of the existing literature 1990-2012. Contemporary Family Therapy, 37(4), 364-371. IF = .45
  37. Pratt, K., Collier, D., *Walton, N., Lazorick, S., & Lamson, A. (2015). Predictors of childhood obesity treatment follow up. Families Systems & Health, 33(1), 55-60. IF = 1.131
  38. Erickson, M., Lutes, L., Crawford, Y., Pratt, K., Henes, S., Cox, J., Gross-McMillian, A., & Collier, D. (2014). Camp-Based Immersion Treatment for Obese, Low SES, Multiethnic Adolescents. Childhood Obesity, 10(2), 122-131.
  39. Pratt, K., Lamson, A., *Radley, S. (2015). Self-reported strengths and concerns of treatment seeking overweight youth and their caregivers. Children’s Health Care, 44(1), 87-103. IF = 1.242
  40. Pratt, K., *Palmer, L., & *Walker, M. (2015). Approaches to weight-related problems: A narrative intervention for overweight youth. Journal of Family Psychotherapy, 26(1), 19-24. IF = NA
  41. Pratt, K., McRitchie, S., Collier, D., Lutes, L., Sumner, S. (2015). Parent & family influences on adopting healthy weight-related behaviors: Views and perceptions of obese African-American female adolescents. Journal of the National Medical Association, 102(2), 74-79. IF = 1.106
  42. Pratt, K. & *Holowacz, E., & *Walton, N. (2014). MFTs’ perspectives on treating overweight clients and their weight-related behaviors. American Journal of Family Therapy, 42(5), 364-385. IF = .525
  43. Pratt, K., Lazorick, S., Lamson, A., Ivanescu, A. & Collier, D. (2013). Quality of Life and BMI changes in youth participating in an integrated pediatric obesity treatment program. Health & Quality of Life Outcomes, 11, 116-125. IF = 2.212
  44. Selewski, D., Collier, D., MacHardy, J., Gross, H., Pickens, E., Cooper, A.W., Bullock, S., Earls, M.F., Pratt, K., Scanlon, K., McNeil, J., Messer, K., Lu, Y., Thissen, D., DeWalt, D. & Gipson, D. (2013). Promising insights into the health related quality of life for children with severe obesity. Health & Quality of Life Outcomes, 11(1), 29-39. IF = 2.212
  45. Pratt, K. & Greer, A. (2012). Debating Parental Responsibility for Childhood Obesity: Ethical and Legal Considerations. Bariatric Nursing and Surgical Patient Care, 7(3), 146-149. IF = .115
  46. Mendenhall, T., Pratt, K., & Phelps, K. (2012). Advancing medical family therapy through research: A consideration of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods designs. Contemporary Family Therapy, 34, 187-203. IF = .45
  47. Pratt, K. & Lamson, A. (2012). Supervision in Behavioral Health: Implications for students, interns, and new professionals. Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research, 39(3), 285-294. IF = 1.617
  48. Pratt, K., Lamson, A., Swanson, M., Lazorick, S., & Collier, D. (2012). The Importance of Assessing for Depression with HRQOL in Treatment Seeking Obese Youth and their Caregivers. Quality of Life Research, 21(8), 1367-1377. IF = 2.429
  49. Pathmasiri, W., Pratt, K., Collier, D., & Lutes, L., Sumner, S. (2012). Integrating metabolomic signatures and psychosocial parameters in responsivity to an immersion treatment model for adolescent obesity. Metabolomics, 8, 1037-1051. IF = 3.661
  50. Pratt, K., Lamson, A., Lazorick, S., Collier, D., White, C., White, M., & Swanson, M. (2011). Conceptualizing Care for Childhood Obesity: a three-world view. Journal of Children’s Services, 6(3), 156-171. IF = NA
  51. Pratt, K., Lamson, A., Lazorick, S., Swanson, M., *Cravens, J., & Collier, D. (2011). A Biopsychosocial Pilot Study of Overweight Youth and Care Providers’ Perceptions of Quality of Life. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 26(6), e61-e68. IF = 1.016
  52. Pratt, K., Lamson, A., Collier, D., Crawford, Y., Harris, N., Gross, K., Ballard, S., Sarvey, S., & *Saporito, M. (2009). Camp Golden Treasures: A multidisciplinary weight-loss and healthy lifestyle camp for adolescent girls. Family, Systems, & Health, 21(1), 116-124. IF =1.131

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters (*= advisee, s = senior author)

  1. Pratt, K., *Van Fossen C., Uztan D., Berge, J. (2019). Invited lead author for Child Health: Prevention and Intervention for Child Physical Health Concerns Section: Volume II, Relational Approaches with Children and Adolescents. Wiley.
  2. Pratt, K., *Van Fossen, C., Didericksen, K. *Aamar, R., & Berge, J. (2018). Invited lead author for Part I, Chapter 3: Medical Family Therapy in Pediatrics, in Clinical Methods in Medical Family Therapy, Springer.
  3. Berge, J., & Pratt, K. (2014). Childhood Obesity, Prevention and Treatment. (Eds.) Carlson, J. & Dermer, S. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Marriage, Family, and Couples Counseling.
  4. Lamson, A., Pratt, K., Hodgson, J., *Koehler, A. (2014). Invited co-author for Chapter 8: MedFT supervision in context published in Medical Family Therapy: Advanced Applications.
  5. Mendenhall, T. Pratt, K., Phelps, K., Baird, M., & *Younkin, F. (2014). Invited co-author for Chapter 9: Advancing Medical Family Therapy through Research: A Consideration of Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed-Method Designs to be published in Medical Family Therapy: Advanced Applications.
  6. Pratt, K., & Cravens, C. (2014). Weight and Body Awareness: Considerations for the supervisor and clinician in training. (Eds.) Bean R., Davis, S., & Davey, M.  Increased Self-Awareness: Experiential Exercises for Dedicated Clinicians and Supervisors.
  7. Pratt, K. & Lamson, A. (2011). Supervision for the integrated behavioral health provider. In R. Curtis & E. Christian (Ed.) Integrated Care: Applying theory to practice. New York, NY. Haworth Press.
  8. Pratt, K. & Lamson, A. (2011). Childhood obesity: The epidemic of today’s youth. Originally published as Clinical Update in Family Therapy Magazine July-August, 2009. Revised and updated for book publication June, 2011. Clinical Updates for Family Therapists: Research and treatment approaches for issues affecting today’s families, Volume 4. Alexandria, VA. American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Press.

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