Shannon Zaitsoff

Associate Professor

  • Area of Study: Clinical Science
  • Email: slz3@sfu.ca
  • Tel: 778-782-8721
  • Office: RCB 6321
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Research Interests

Prevention and treatment of eating and weight disorders in children and adolescents. The influence of family meals on eating and weight. Peer relationships and psychopathology. 

Selected Publications

Zaitsoff, S. L., Menna, R., Taylor, A., & Le Grange (under review). Peer relationships of adolescents with eating disorder not otherwise specified, anorexia nervosa, and healthy controls. European Eating Disorders Review.

Zaitsoff, S. L., & Grilo, C. M. (in press). Eating disorder psychopathology as a marker of psychosocial distress and suicide risk in female and male adolescent psychiatric inpatients. Comprehensive Psychiatry.

Chen, E., Le Grange, D., Celio Doyle A., Zaitsoff, S. L., Doyle, P., Roehrig, J., & Washington, B. (in press). A case series of family-based treatment for weight restoration in young adults with anorexia nervosa. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy.

Zaitsoff, S. L., Fehon, D. C., Grilo, C. M. (2009). Social competence and social-emotional isolation and eating disorder psychopathology in female and male adolescent psychiatric inpatients. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 9(2), 219-228.

Zaitsoff, S. L., Celio Doyle, A., Hoste, R., & le Grange, D. (2008). The therapeutic alliance with adolescents with bulimia: A comparison between individual and family based treatments. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 41, 390-398.

Hoste, R., Zaitsoff, S. L., Hewell, K., & le Grange. (2007). What can drop outs teach us about treatment retention in adolescents with bulimia? International Journal of Eating Disorders, 40(7), 668-671. 

Courses

This instructor is currently not teaching any courses.