Dawn Eichen, M.A.
Bio: Dawn is currently in her sixth and final year of graduate studies. She is currently completing her predoctoral internship through Temple University's Psychiatry Department. She received her B.S. in psychology from Duke University in 2003, and her M.A. in clinical psychology from Temple University in 2009. Dawn is broadly interested in understanding and identifying risk factors that contribute to the development of eating disorders and addiction. She is currently completing her dissertation which examines parallel processes of eating disorders and addiction such as emotion dysregulation under the advisement of Dr. Michael McCloskey.
Eichen, D.M., Connor, B.T., Daly, B.P., & Fauber, R.L. (2012). Weight Perception, Substance Use, and Disordered Eating Behaviors: Comparing Normal Weight and Overweight High-School Students. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 41, 1-13.
Lenhart, C.M., Daly, B.P., & Eichen, D.M. (2011) Is accuracy of weight perception associated with health risk behaviors in a diverse sample of obese adolescents? Journal of School Nursing, 27, 416-423.
Peairs, K.F., Eichen, D. M., Putallaz, M., Costanzo, P.R., & Grimes, C. (2011) Academic giftedness and alcohol use in early adolescence. Gifted Child Quarterly, 55, 95-110.
Zucker, N., Merwin, R., Elliott, C., Lacy, J., & Eichen, D. (2009). Assessment of eating disorders symptoms in children and adolescents. In J.L. Matson, F. Andrasik, & M.L. Matson (Eds.) Assessing childhood psychopathology and developmental disabilities (pp. 401-444). New York: Springer