Daniel Le Grange, Ph.D

Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
Director, Eating Disorders Clinic

5841 S. Maryland Ave., MC 3077, Rm W-409
Chicago, Illinois 60637
Phone: 773-702-9277
Fax: 773-702-9929

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Laboratory Website: www.eatingdisorders.uchicago.edu

Education & Training

  • BA (Psychology), University of Johannesburg, South Africa, 1980
  • BA (Hons) (Psychology), University of Johannesburg, 1981
  • MA (Clinical Psychology), University of Johannesburg, 1983
  • PhD (Psychology), University of London, UK, 1989
  • Postdoctoral Training
    • Eating Disorders, University of London, 1990-1991
    • Eating Disorders, Stanford University, California, USA, 1994-1995
  • Licensure
    • 1997 Clinical Psychologist State of Illinois, # 005579
    • 1998 Clinical Psychologist New York State, # 013380 (inactive)

Clinical Interests

  • Adolescent Eating disorders

Research Interests

  • Psychosocial treatment studies for adolescent eating disorders

Teaching

  • Co-director of the Behavioral Medicine Seminar Series (1998-2000)
  • Clinical and research supervision of Pre-doctoral Psychology Interns, Postdoctoral Fellows, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows

Society Memberships

  • 1993-1994 Chairperson, National Eating Disorders Coordinating Committee, South Africa
  • 1996-present Academy for Eating Disorders
  • 1996-present Eating Disorders Research Society
  • 2000-present Fellow, Academy for Eating Disorders
  • 2007-present Member, Clinical and Scientific Advisory Council, National Eating Disorders Association

Selected Publications

  • Faust, J., Goldschmidt, A., Anderson, K., Glunz, C., Brown, M., Loeb, K., Katzman, D., & Le Grange, D. Resumption of Menses in Anorexia Nervosa During a Course of Family-Based Treatment. Journal of Eating Disorders, 2013, 1:12. DOI: 10.1186/2050-2974-1-12.
  • Le Grange, D., Crosby, R., Engel, S., Cao, L., Ndungu, A., Crow, S., Peterson, C., Mitchell, J., & Wonderlich, S. DSM-IV-Defined Anorexia Nervosa Versus Subthreshold Anorexia Nervosa (EDNOS-AN). European Eating Disorders Review, 2013, 21, 1-7.
  • Le Grange, D., Doyle, P., Swanson, S., Ludwig, K., Glunz, C., & Kreipe, R. Calculation of Expected Body Weight in Adolescents With Eating Disorders. Pediatrics, 2012, 129, e438-e446.
  • Le Grange, D., Lock, J., Agras, W.S., Moye, A., Bryson, S., Jo, B., & Kraemer, H. Moderators and Mediators of Remission in Family-Based Treatment and Adolescent Focused Therapy for Anorexia Nervosa. Behavior Research and Therapy, 2012, 50, 85-92.
  • Le Grange, D., Swanson, S., Crow, S., & Merikangas, K. Eating disorder not otherwise specified presentation in the US population. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 2012, 711-718.
  • Swanson, S., Crow, S., Le Grange, D., Swendsen, J., & Merikangas, K.  Prevalence and Correlates of Eating Disorders in Adolescents: Results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement. Archives of General Psychiatry, 2011, 67, 714-723.
  • Le Grange, D., Hoste, R., Lock, J., Bryson, S.W. Parental Expressed Emotion of Adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa: Outcome in Family-Based Treatment. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 2011, 44, 731-734. 
  • Le Grange, D., Lock, J., Loeb, K., & Nicholls, D. An Academy for Eating Disorders Position Paper. The role of the family in eating disorders. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 2010, 43, 1-5.
  • Le Grange, D. Family-based treatment for adolescent bulimia nervosa. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 2010, 31, 165-175.
  • Le Grange, D., & Eisler, I. Family interventions in adolescent anorexia nervosa. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 2009, 18, 159-173.
  • Le Grange, D., Crosby, R., & Lock, J. Predictors and moderators of outcome in family-based treatment for adolescent bulimia nervosa. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2008, 47, 464-470.
  • Le Grange, D., & Loeb, K.L. Early Identification and Treatment of Eating Disorders: Prodrome to Syndrome, Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 2007, 1, 27-39.
  • Le Grange, D., Crosby, R.D., Rathouz, P.J., & Leventhal, B.L. A randomized controlled comparison of family-based treatment and supportive psychotherapy for adolescent bulimia nervosa. Archives of General Psychiatry, 2007, 64, 1049-1056.
  • Chen E., & Le Grange, D. Subtyping adolescents with bulimia nervosa into “dietary-depressive’ and “depressive” subtypes. Behavior Research and Therapy, 2007, 45, 2813-2820
  • Le Grange, D., Doyle, P., Crosby, R., & Chen E.  Early response to treatment in adolescent bulimia nervosa. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 2008, 41, 755-757.
  • Le Grange, D., & Lock, J. Treating bulimia in adolescents: A family-based approach. New York: Guilford Press, 2007.
  • Le Grange, D., Louw, J., Russell, B., Nel, T., & Silkstone, C. Eating attitudes and behaviors in South African adolescents and young adults. Transcultural Psychiatry, 43, 2006, 401-417.
  • Le Grange, D. How enthusiastic should we be about family-based treatment for adolescent anorexia nervosa? European Eating Disorders Review, 14, 2006, 373-375.
  • Le Grange, D., Binford, R., Peterson, C., Crow, S., Crosby, R., Klein, M., Bardone-Cone, A., Joiner, T., Mitchell, J., & Wonderlich, S. DSM-IV threshold versus sub-threshold bulimia nervosa. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 39, 2006, 462-467.
  • Le Grange, D. , & Schmidt, U. The treatment of adolescents with bulimia nervosa. Journal of Mental Health, 14, 2005, 587-597.
  • Le Grange, D. , Binford, R., & Loeb, K. Manualized family-based treatment for anorexia nervosa: A case series. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 44, 2005, 41-46.
  • Le Grange, D. , Louw, J., Breen, A., & Katzman, M. The meaning of 'self-starvation' in impoverished Black adolescents in South Africa. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 28, 2004, 439-461.
  • Lock, J., Le Grange, D. Help your teenager beat an eating disorder. New York: Guilford Press, 2004.
  • Le Grange, D. , Loeb, K., Van Orman, S., & Jellar, C. Adolescent bulimia nervosa: A Disorder in Evolution? Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 158, 2004, 478-482.
  • NIMH Anorexia Nervosa Task Group. Report of the National Institute of Health Workshop on Overcoming Barriers to Treatment Research in Anorexia Nervosa. International Journal of Eating Disorders , 35, 2004, 509-521.
  • Lock, J., Le Grange, D. , Agras, W.S., Dare, C. Treatment manual for anorexia nervosa: A family-based approach. New York: Guilford Press, 2001.
  • Eisler, I., Dare, C., Hodes, M., Russell, G.F.M., Dodge, E., & Le Grange, D. Family therapy for adolescent anorexia nervosa: The results of a controlled comparison of two family interventions. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry , 41, 2000, 727-736.
  • Le Grange, D. Family therapy for adolescent anorexia nervosa. Journal of Clinical Psychology , 5, 1999, 727-740.
  • Le Grange, D. , Stone, A.A., & Brownell, K.D. Eating disturbances in white and minority female dieters. International Journal of Eating Disorders , 24, 1998, 395-403.
  • Le Grange, D. , Telch, C.F., & Tibbs, J. Eating attitudes and behaviors in 1435 South African Caucasian and non-Caucasian college students. American Journal of Psychiatry , 155, 1998, 250-154.
  • Eisler, I., Dare, C., Russell, G.F.M., Szmukler, G.I., Le Grange, D. , & Dodge, E. Family and individual therapy in anorexia nervosa: A five year follow-up. Archives of General Psychiatry , 54, 1997, 1025-1030.
  • Le Grange, D. , Eisler, I., Dare, C., & Russell, G.F.M. Evaluation of family treatments in adolescent anorexia nervosa: A pilot study. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 12, 1992, 347-357.

Selected Conferences & Presentations

  • 2003 Anorexia nervosa: A therapeutic approach directed at the family. International Symposium on Advances in the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Obesity, Bulimia and Anorexia Nervosa. Madrid, Spain. Invited Paper, May.
  • 2004 Family-based treatment for adolescent eating disorders. Department of Psychiatry, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL. The Warren Wright Lecture, December.
  • 2005 Parents of eating disorder adolescents: Help or hindrance? Sydney, Australia. The Second Peter Beumont Memorial Lecture, March.
  • Evidenced-based treatment for adolescent eating disorders: The role of the family. University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. Invited Plenary Lecture, November.
  • 2006 The case for early intervention in eating disorders: Are adolescents really easier to treat than adults? Eating Disorders Research Society Annual Meeting, Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia. Plenary Address, August.
  • Family-based treatment and individual therapy for adolescents with bulimia: A controlled comparison. Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia. Colloquium, September.
  • 2007 Family-based treatment for adolescent bulimia nervosa. Swedish Anorexia and Bulimia Society, Stockholm, Sweden. Invited Plenary, May.
  • A controlled comparison of family-based treatment and supportive psychotherapy for adolescent bulimia nervosa. Eating Disorder Research Society Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA. Plenary Address, October.
  • 2008 Research in Australia: Where do we fit in the world picture? Butterfly Foundation: Facilitating Research into Eating Disorders, Sydney, Australia. Plenary Address, November.
  • 2009 Evidence for treating adolescent eating disorders. American Psychological Association Annual Convention. Toronto, Canada. August.
  • 2010 A multicenter comparison of adolescent focused therapy and family-based treatment for adolescent anorexia nervosa: Implications for families. Eating Disorders: Meeting the challenge. Sydney, Australia, May.
  • 2011 Application of Latent Profile Analysis for the Empirical Identification of Eating Disorder Phenotypes in a Clinical Sample of Adolescents. Eating Disorders Research Society Annual Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland, Symposium, September. 
  • 2012 Experimental methods: Psychotherapy & Behavior Intervention Trials. 9th International Training Seminar in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Bocca Di Magra, Italy, Lecture, June.
  • 2013 Evidence-based Interventions for Eating Disorders. 2013 Spring Pediatric Update
  • Promoting healthy weight in children and adolescents: Addressing the spectrum from obesity to eating disorders. Minneapolis, MN, Plenary, April.