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Psychological Sciences Faculty

Kelsie ForbushKelsie T. Forbush

Assistant Professor, Clinical

Mailing Address:
Department of Psychological Sciences
Purdue University
703 Third Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2081 USA

Campus Address:
Psychological Sciences, Room 1138A

E-mail: kforbush@purdue.edu
Telephone: (765) 494-6982
Website: http://www1.psych.purdue.edu/~kforbush/


Degree: Ph.D. University of Iowa, Clinical Psychology, 2011

Dr. Forbush will NOT be accepting students for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Research Interests:

My research seeks to clarify the reasons for diagnostic co-morbidity between eating, mood, and anxiety disorders, and to explicate the internal structure of eating pathology.

Recent Publications:

Wildes, J. E. & Forbush, K. T. (in press). Ethnicity as a risk factor for eating disorders. In M. Levine & L. Smolak (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Eating Disorders. Oxford: Wiley.

Forbush, K. T., Wildes, J. E., & Hunt, T. K. (in press). Gender norms and validity for the Eating Pathology Symptoms Inventory (EPSI). International Journal of Eating Disorders.

Forbush, K. T., Wildes, J. E., Pollack, L. O., Dunbar, D., Luo, J., Patterson, K., . . . Watson, D. (in press). Development and validation of the Eating Pathology Symptoms Inventory (EPSI). Psychological Assessment.

*Luo, J., Forbush, K. T., Williamson, J. A., Pollack, L. O., Markon, K. E. (2013). How specific are the relationships between eating disorder behaviors and perfectionism? Eating Behaviors, 14, 291-294.

*Pollack, L. O. & Forbush, K. T. (2013). Why do eating disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder co-occur? Eating Behaviors, 14, 211-215.

Forbush, K. T., & Watson, D. (2013). The structure of common and uncommon mental disorders. Psychological Medicine, 43, 97-108.

Haedt-Matt, A.A., Zalta, A.K., Forbush, K.T., & Keel, P.K. (2012). Experimental evidence that changes in mood cause changes in body dissatisfaction among undergraduate women. Body Image, 9, 216-220.

Franko, D. L., Thompson-Brenner, H., Thompson, D. R., Boisseau, C. L., Davis, A., Forbush, K. T., . . . Wilson, G. T. (2012). Racial/ethnic differences in adults in randomized clinical trials of binge eating disorder. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 80, 186-195.

Wildes, J. E., Marcus, M. D., Crosby, R. D., Ringham, R. M., Marin Dapelo, M., Gaskill, J., & Forbush, K. T. (2011). The clinical utility of personality subtypes in patients with anorexia nervosa. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 79, 665-674.

Forbush, K. T., South, S. C., Krueger, R. F., Iacono, W. G., Clark, L. A., Keel, P. K., . . . Watson, D. (2010). Locating eating pathology within an empirical diagnostic taxonomy: Evidence from a community-based sample. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 119, 282-292.

Forbush, K. T., Heatherton, T. F., & Keel, P.K. (2007). Relationships between perfectionism and specific disordered eating behaviors. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 40, 37-41.

Forbush, K., & Watson, D. (2006). Emotional inhibition and personality traits: A comparison of women with anorexia, bulimia, and normal controls. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, 18, 115-121.

*The first author is one of my past or current graduate or undergraduate student advisees.