Workshops

Mac Neil, B. A. (2016, Nov.). #ERP: Treatment implications across the lifespan to target body dissatisfaction in the later phases of

          recovery from an eating disorder.Workshop presented at the Renfrew Center Foundation for Eating Disorders Annual

          Conference, Philadelphia, PA. 

 

Mac Neil, B. A.(2015, June). An innovative group therapy for body dissatisfaction: Exposure with response prevention as an adjunct

          treatment for eating disorders. Workshop presented at the Annual Canadian Psychological Association Conference, Ottawa, ON. 

 

Mac Neil, B. A.(2015, Apr.).Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT): An overview of the six core components. Workshop

          presented at the Building Behavioural Solutions Conference, St. Lawrence College, Kingston, ON. 

 

Haghiri, B., & Mac Neil, B. A.(2014, Nov.). A brief review of PTSD diagnosis and management. Workshop presented at the 14thAnnual

          Conference on Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Mood Disorders Research and Treatment Service Providence Care, Mental Health

          Services and the Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON.

 

Mac Neil, B. A.(2014, Oct.). An innovative group therapy approach for body dissatisfaction: Integrating exposure with response

          prevention (ERP) as an adjunct to evidenced based treatment for eating disorders. Workshop presented at the Annual Eating

          Disorders Association of Canada (EDAC) Conference, Vancouver, BC. 

Scientific Papers & Symposia

Mac Neil, B. A., & McDavid, K. (2017, June).Canadian patient satisfaction and outcomes from group-based cognitive remediation and           emotion skills training in a hospital-based adult eating disorders program. In B. A. Mac Neil (Moderator), The application of

          innovative outpatient group treatments for Canadian adults struggling with a DSM-5 diagnosis of an eating disorder. Symposium

          presented at the Annual Canadian Psychological Association Conference, Toronto, ON. 

Hudson, C. C., & Mac Neil, B. A.(2017, June). Patient engagement and satisfaction with acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)

          for adult eating disorders in an open group therapy format. In B. A. Mac Neil (Moderator), The application of innovative

          outpatient group treatments for Canadian adults struggling with a DSM-5 diagnosis of an eating disorder. Paper presented at

          the Annual Canadian Psychological Association Conference, Toronto, ON. 

Leung, P.,  & Mac Neil, B. A.(2017, June).Examining trait-based thinking styles in Canadian adults with a DSM-5 diagnosis of an

          eating disorder.In B. A. Mac Neil (Moderator), The application of innovative outpatient group treatments for Canadian adults

          struggling with a DSM-5 diagnosis of an eating disorder. Paper presented at the Annual Canadian Psychological Association

          Conference, Toronto, ON. 

 

Mac Neil, B. A., & Nadkarni, P. (2016, Sept.).Addressing body dissatisfaction in eating disorders: The role of exposure with response

          prevention (ERP). Paper presented at the Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) 66thAnnual Conference, Toronto, ON. 

 

Mac Neil, B. A., & Nadkarni, P. (2016, Sept.). Tackling the ego syntonic nature of eating disorders: Engagement and recovery

          outcomes. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) 66thAnnual Conference, Toronto, ON. 

 

Nadkarni, P., Dhaliwal, S., Mazhar, N., MacNeil, B. A., Carmona, N. & Groll, D. (2016, May). Eating disorders: Journey from DSM-IV

          to DSM-5. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) 66thAnnual Conference, Toronto, ON.

 

Nadkarni, P., & Mac Neil, B. A.(2015, Aug.). Eating disorders: An evading enigma. Paper presented at the International Academy of

          Law and Mental Health Conference, Vienna, Austria. 

 

Mac Neil, B. A., Nadkarni, P., Stubbs, L., & Montemarano, V. (2015, May). Program evaluation data from the Adult Outpatient Eating

          Disorders Clinic of Hotel Dieu Hospital: Patient satisfaction and preliminary patient outcomes. Paper presented at the

          Department of Psychiatry Annual Research Conference, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON. 

 

Mac Neil, B. A., Nadkarni, P., O’Brien, C., Stubbs, L., & Montemarano, V. (2015, May). Cognitive Remediation Therapy for adult

          eating disorders: Patient engagement and satisfaction with a novel flexible approach. Paper presentedat the Department of

          Psychiatry Annual Research Conference, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON. 

 

Mac Neil, B. A., & Stubbs, L. (2014, Oct.). Cognitive remediation therapy as an innovative group treatment for adult eating disorders:

         Patient satisfaction and preliminary outcomes from a Canadian tertiary care center. Paper presented at the Bi-Annual Eating

         Disorders Association of Canada (EDAC) Conference, Vancouver, BC. 

 

Mac Neil, B. A., & Hennig, K. (2003, May). Adolescent dating violence: Role of the deviant peer group. Paper presented at the Annual

          Atlantic Provinces Council on the Sciences (APICS) Conference, Memorial University, Saint John’s, NFLD.

Poster Presentations

Mac Neil, B. A., & Hudson, C. C., & Nadkarni, P. (2018, Sept.). Prescribed pharmacotherapy prior to receiving specialized psychiatric

         assessment for an eating disorder. Poster accepted for presentation at the 69thAnnual Canadian Psychiatric Association

         Conference, Toronto, ON.

Bahji, A., Nadkarni, P., Mac Neil, B. A., Mazhar, N., Hudson, C. C. (2018, May). Prevalence and patterns of substance use in eating

          disorders: A systematic review. Poster presented at the Annual American Psychiatric Association (APA) Conference, New York,

          NY. 

 

Mac Neil, B. A. (2018, April). #Canadian Medscape: The types of psychiatric medication patients have been prescribed prior to

          receiving specialized assessment for an eating disorder. Poster presented at the International Conference on Eating Disorders

          (ICED), Chicago, IL.

 

Mac Neil, B. A., & Hudson, C. C. (2018, April). Evaluating neuropsychological thinking patterns in patients with an eating disorder:

          Associations with life satisfaction, anxiety and depressive symptoms, and psychological symptoms of the eating disorder.

          Poster presented at the International Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED), Chicago, IL.

 

Mac Neil, B. A., & Hudson, C. C. (2018, April). A case of Mycobacterium kansasii in a male patient receiving treatment of anorexia

          nervosa and obsessive compulsive disorder: Clinical implications and considerations. Poster presented at the International

          Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED), Chicago, IL.

 

Hudson, C. C., & Mac Neil, B. A.(2018, April). A case of symptom relapse post placement of intrauterine device (IUD) in a Canadian

          patient with bulimia nervosa: Consequence or coincidence. Poster accepted for presentation at the International Conference on

          Eating Disorders (ICED), Chicago, IL.

 

Hudson, C. C., & Mac Neil, B. A.(2018, April).Examining the association between Canadian patients’ readiness to change eating

          disorder behaviour and treatment engagement in an adult outpatient eating disorder program. Poster presented at

          the International Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED), Chicago, IL.

 

Nadkarni, P., Mac Neil, B. A., Dempsey, K., & Hudson, C. C. (2017, Sept.). Intrauterine device and relapse of bulimia nervosa. Poster

          presented at the 68thAnnual Canadian Psychiatric Association Conference, Ottawa, ON. 

 

Leung, P., Mac Neil, B. A., Nadkarni, P., & Leduc, S. (2016, Oct.). Hurry up and wait: A case example of a novel treatment approach

          to managing patients with anorexia nervosa awaiting inpatient care. Poster presented at the Bi-Annual Eating Disorders

          Association of Canada (EDAC) Conference, Winnipeg, MB. 

 

Leung, P., & Mac Neil, B. A.(2016, Oct.). Targeting body dissatisfaction in the later stages of evidence-based care: Preliminary

          outcomes. Poster presented at the Bi-Annual Eating Disorders Association of Canada (EDAC) Conference, Winnipeg, MB. 

 

Montemarrano, V., & Mac Neil, B. A.(2016, Oct.). Preliminary study examining self-evaluation of body image scale (SEBI): Patient

          areas of self-evaluation, validity, and reliability. Poster presented at the Bi-Annual Eating Disorders Association of Canada

          (EDAC) Conference, Winnipeg, MB.

 

Mac Neil, B. A.(2016, May). Pilot evaluation of a group based approach for body dissatisfaction: Patient areas of self-evaluation,

          preliminary outcomes, and overall satisfaction. Poster presented at the International Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED),               San Francisco, CA.

 

Leung, P., & Mac Neil, B. A.(2016, May). A pilot program evaluation of a group-based Canadian outpatient Adult Eating Disorders    

          Program: Patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes. Poster presented at the International Conference on Eating Disorders

          (ICED), San Francisco, CA.

 

Mac Neil, B. A., & Montemarano, V. (2015, June). Acceptance and commitment therapy for adult eating disorders: Preliminary

          outcomes and patient satisfaction for a values based approach to treatment and recovery. Electronic poster presented at the

          Annual Canadian Psychological Association Conference, Ottawa, ON. 

 

Mac Neil, B. A., & Stubbs, L. (2014, Oct.). Acceptance and commitment therapy group for adult eating disorders: A novel outpatient

          approach to patient engagement and treatment. Poster presented at the Annual Eating Disorders Association of Canada (EDAC)

          Conference, Vancouver, BC. 

 

Mac Neil, B. A., & The Adult Eating Disorders Team (2014, Oct.). Program evaluation and patient satisfaction data for an adult

          outpatient eating disorders program in Southeastern Ontario: What are the patients and measures telling us? Poster presented

          at the Bi-Annual Eating Disorders Association of Canada (EDAC) Conference, Vancouver, BC. 

 

Stubbs, L., & Mac Neil, B. A.(2014, Oct.). Addressing body image using a group therapy approach for treatment of adult eating

          disorders: Patient areas of self-evaluation and outcomes. Poster presented at the Bi-Annual Eating Disorders Association of

          Canada (EDAC) Conference, Vancouver, BC.

 

Mac Neil, B. A., Van Blyderveen, S. A., & Summers, J. (2013, May). Characteristics of adolescent boys’ experiences of an eating

         disorder: Age, percentage of ideal body weight, psychological symptoms, and diagnosis. Poster presented at the International

         Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED), Montreal, QC.

 

Mac Neil, B. A., Summers, J., & Van Blyderveen, S. A. (2013, May). Do adolescents receiving family based therapy (FBT) for an eating

          disorder benefit as much as other adolescent patients from group treatment for comorbid social anxiety. Poster presented at the

          International Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED), Montreal, QC.

 

Mac Neil, B. A., & Van Blyderveen, S. (2012, May). A group treatment program for adolescents’ in phase 3 of family based treatment

          (FBT) for an eating disorder: Addressing body image concerns. Poster presented at the International Conference on Eating

          Disorders (ICED), Austin, TX.

 

Mac Neil, B. A., & Van Blyderveen, S. (2012, May). Dropout and patient satisfaction among adolescents receiving group therapy for

          body satisfaction in an outpatient pediatric eating disorder clinic. Poster presented at the International Conference on Eating

          Disorders (ICED), Austin, TX.

 

Van Blyderveen, S., Couturier, J., Mac Neil, B., & Chen, Y. (2012, May). Patient and parent satisfaction with family based treatment

          refeeding? Poster presented at the International Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED), Austin, TX.

 

Van Blyderveen, S., Webb, C., Mac Neil, B., Findlay, S., Couturier, J., Grant, C., Johnson, N., Green, T., John-Carson, N., Thor, J.,

         Toombs, I., and Chen, Y. (2011, May). Patient satisfaction among youth, and their parents, receiving family based treatment for

         an eating disorder. Canadian Association of Pediatric Health Centers Annual Conference, Ottawa, ON.

 

Moseley-Gianelli, J., Mac Neil, B. A., & the Pediatric Eating Disorders Team (2011, Apr.). Examining preliminary data from a

          cognitive behavioural therapy group intervention for youth anxiety. Poster presented at Psychiatry Research Day in the    

          Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.

 

Mac Neil, B. A., & Sears, H. A. (2011, Mar.). Experiences of psychological aggression in a dating relationship and adolescent

          adjustment: Does coping moderate the link? Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child

          Development (SRCD), Montreal, QC.

 

Mac Neil, B. A., & Van Blyderveen, S. (2010, Oct.). A cognitive behavioural therapy group for body satisfaction: A discussion of group

          content and preliminary data. Poster presented at the Eating Disorders Association of Canada (EDAC) Biennial Conference,

          Toronto, ON.

 

Mac Neil, B. A., & Sears, H. A. (2009, Apr.). Adolescents’ experiences of psychologically aggressive behaviour from a dating partner:

          Examining gender, coping, and adjustment. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child

          Development, Denver, CO.

 

Mac Neil, B. A., & Sears, H. A. (2007, June). Adolescents’ perceptions of negative life events: An evaluation of established and new

          appraisal domains.Canadian Psychology, 48 (2a), 111. 

 

Mac Neil, B. A., & Sears, H. A. (2007, June). Demographic and individual characteristics of youths with a serious problem.Canadian

          Psychology, 48 (2a), 222.

 

Mac Neil, B. A.(2007, April). Addressing the unique needs of teenage fathers and promoting paternal involvement: A prenatal

          therapeutic intervention strategy. Poster presented at the 5thAnnual Cape Breton Health Research Symposium, Sydney, NS

          Scotia.

 

Mac Neil, B. A., & Sears, H. A. (2007, Apr.). Adolescents’ experiences and appraisals of stressful life events. Poster presented at the 5th

          Annual Cape Breton Health Research Symposium, Sydney, NS.

 

Mac Neil, B. A., & Sears, H. A. (2007, Mar.). Adolescents' coping with stressful events: The roles of optimism, negative mood, and

          event appraisals. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development (SRCD), Boston,

          MA.

 

Mac Neil, B. A., & Sears, H. A. (2005, Apr.). Adolescents coping with stressful experiences: Gender and grade level differences. Poster

          presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development (SRCD), Atlanta, GA.

 

Mac Neil, B. A., & Hennig, K. (2004, June). Qualities of peer interactions and adolescent boys’ involvement in antisocial behaviour

          and dating violence. Canadian Psychology, 45 (2a), 51.