Professor Walker teaches courses on Body Image and Eating Disorders, Abnormal Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Testing, and Introductory Psychology.
(*denotes student co-authors)
PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES
Walker, D. C., Gorrell, S., Hildebrandt, T. D., & Anderson, D. A. (2020). Immediate and delayed consequences of high body checking in women with high shape and weight concern. Behavior Therapy, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beth.2020.10.005
Walker, D. C., Heiss, S., Donahue, J. M., & Brooks, J.* (2020). Practitioners' perspectives on ethical issues within the treatment of eating disorders: Concept mapping results from a Q-sort study. International Journal of Eating Disorders. Epub ahead of print. https://doi.org/10.1002/eat.23381
Walker, D. C., Donahue, J. M., Heiss, S., Brooks, J.*, Ehrlich, E.*, Anderson, L. M., Gorrell, S., Morison, J. N., & Anderson, D. A. (2020). Predictors of outcome in an evidence-based intensive outpatient program for the treatment of eating disorders: Support for rapid response. Eating and Weight Disorders, Epub ahead of print. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40519-020-00939-y
Heiss, S., Walker, D. C., Hormes, J. M. & Morison, J. (2020). Vegetarian and vegan diets in eating disorder patients: A retrospective clinical chart review. Eating and Weight Disorders. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40519-020-00903-w
De Young, K. D., Kambanis, P. E., Bottera, A. R., Thomas, J., Franko, D., Herzog, D., Walker, D. C., … & Eddy, K. (2020). Identifying duration criteria for remission and relapse through intensive modeling of longitudinal data. International Journal of Eating Disorders. https://doi.org/10.1002/eat.23249
Gorrell, S., Walker, D. C., Boswell, J., & Anderson, D. A. (2018). Gender differences in compensatory behavior in response to alcohol use. Eating and Weight Disorders. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40519-018-0545-7
Walker, D. C., White, E., & Srinivasan, V.* (2018). A meta-analysis of the relationships between body checking, body image avoidance, body image dissatisfaction, and disordered eating. International Journal of Eating Disorders. https://doi.org/10.1002/eat.22867
Walker, D. C., Murray, A. D., Lavender, J., & Anderson, D. A. (2012). The direct effects of manipulating body checking in men. Body Image, 9, 462-468. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2012.06.001
Alfano, L., Hildebrandt, T., Bannon, K., Walker, D. C., & Walton, K. (2011). The impact of gender on the assessment of body checking behavior. Body Image, 8, 20-25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2010.09.005
Hildebrandt, T., Walker, D. C., Alfano, L., Delinsky, S., & Bannon, K. (2010). Development and validation of a male specific body checking questionnaire. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 43, 77-87. https://doi.org/10.1002/eat.20669
Walker, D. C., Anderson, D. A., & Hildebrandt, T. (2009). Body checking behaviors in men. Body Image, 6, 164-170.
Hildebrandt, T. & Walker, D. C. (2006). Evidence that ideal and attractive bodies represent different constructs: A replication and extension of Cororvé-Fingeret, Gleaves, and Pearson (2004), Body Image, 3, 173-182. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2006.01.002
MANUSCRIPTS UNDER REVIEW
Brooks, J.* & Walker, D. C. (manuscript under review; Eating and Weight Disorders). What can my body do for me? Seeking to improve body-functionality valuation with a guided functionality mirror exposure.
Gullo, N.* & Walker, D. C., (manuscript under review; revise & resubmit status; Computers in Human Behavior Reports). Increased videoconferencing after COVID-19 stay-at-home orders increased depression and anxiety but did not impact appearance satisfaction or binge eating.
Martinez, K., Guan, C.*, & Walker, D. C. (manuscript under review; Eating and Weight Disorders) I’m angry that I’m not perfect! Aggression mediates the relationship between perfectionism and eating pathology in men and women.