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Megan Hood, PhD

Megan Hood, PhD
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  • Psychology, Clinical
Medical or Graduate Education: Saint Louis University
Internship: Rush University Medical Center - Clinical and Health Psychology
Residency: Rush University Medical Center - Clinical and Health Psychology
Clinical Expertise:
  • Adjustment to chronic illness
  • Anxiety
  • Body dysmorphic disorder
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Mental health, women
  • Mood disorders
  • Phobias
  • Psychological assessment, bariatric surgery patients
  • Psychotherapy
  • Sleep disorders
  • Stress management
  • Stress-related disorders
  • Weight management
  • Women's health
Research Interests:
  • Obesity and eating behaviors
  • Weight loss interventions
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Weight and sleep
  • Stress reduction
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. The Relationship Between Breakfast Skipping, Chronotype, and Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes.
    Reutrakul S, Hood MM, Crowley SJ, Morgan MK, Teodori M, Knutson KL
    Chronobiol. Int.
    2013 Oct 4
  2. Chronotype Is Independently Associated With Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes.
    Reutrakul S, Hood MM, Crowley SJ, Morgan MK, Teodori M, Knutson KL, Van Cauter E.
    Diabetes Care. 2013
    2013 May 1. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Examining the binge eating scale in screening for binge eating disorder in bariatric surgery candidates.
    Grupski AE, Hood MM, Hall BJ, Azarbad L, Fitzpatrick SL, Corsica JA.
    Obes Surg. 2013
    2013 Jan
    23(1):1-6. doi: 10.1007/s11695-011-0537-4.
  4. Impact of a brief dietary self-monitoring intervention on weight change and CPAP adherence in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.
    Hood MM, Corsica J, Cvengros J, Wyatt J.
    J Psychosom Res. 2013
    2013 Feb
    74(2):170-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2012.12.006. Epub 2013 Jan 9.
  5. Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Beck Depression Inventory-II in Bariatric Surgery Candidates.
    Hall BJ, Hood MM, Nackers LM, Azarbad L, Ivan I, Corsica J.
    Psychol Assess. 2012
    2012 Oct 22. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Sleepiness, parkinsonian features and sustained attention in mild Alzheimer's disease.
    Park M, Hood MM, Shah RC, Fogg LF, Wyatt JK.
    Age Ageing. 2012
    2012 Nov
    41(6):765-70. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afs084. Epub 2012 Jun 27.
  7. Factor structure and predictive utility of the Binge Eating Scale in bariatric surgery candidates.
    Hood MM, Grupski AE, Hall BJ, Ivan I, Corsica J.
    Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2012
    2012 Jul 14. [Epub ahead of print]
  8. Revisiting the Revised Master Questionnaire for the Psychological Evaluation of Bariatric Surgery Candidates.
    Corsica JA, Hood MM, Azarbad L, Ivan I.
    Obes Surg.
    2011 May 13
  9. Eating disorders in adolescence: when should prevention occur?
    Hood MM, Corsica JA.
    J Am Diet Assoc.
    2011 Jul
  10. Eating disorders in an obesogenic environment.
    Corsica JA, Hood MM.
    J Am Diet Assoc.
    2011 Jul
  11. Do Patients Seeking Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding Surgery Differ from Those Seeking Gastric Bypass Surgery? A Comparison of Psychological Profiles Across Ethnic Groups
    Hood MM, Corsica JA, Azarbad L
    Obes Surg
    2010 Jun 27
  12. The Personality Assessment Inventory: clinical utility, psychometric properties, and normative data for bariatric surgery candidates
    Corsica JA, Azarbad L, McGill K, Wool L, Hood M
    Obes Surg
    2010 Jun
  13. A Survey of Psychological Assessment on Interdisciplinary Craniofacial Teams
    Hood M, Cradock M, Vander Wal J
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J
    2010 Jul 1
  14. Psychosocial correlates of binge eating in Hispanic, African American, and Caucasian women presenting for bariatric surgery
    Azarbad L, Corsica J, Hall B, Hood M
    Eat Behav
    2010 Apr

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