University of Calgary

Emilie Lacroix

  • Doctoral Student
  • Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Students

Currently Teaching

Not currently teaching any courses.


Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Lacroix, E. & von Ranson, K. M. (In press). Body image disturbance partially explains eating-related psychosocial impairment in food addiction. Eating Behaviorsdoi: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2021.101512

Lacroix, E. & von Ranson, K.M. (2020). Lived experience and defining addictive-like eating: A synthesis of qualitative research. Current Addiction Reports, 7(4). doi: 10.1007/s40429-020-00343-7

Oliveira, E., Kim, H. S., Lacroix, Fatima Vasques, M., Durante, C. R., Periera, D., Cabral, J. R., Bernstein, P. S., Garcia, X., Ritchie, E. V., & Tavares, H. (2020). The clinical utility of food addiction: Characteristics and psychosocial impairments in a treatment-seeking sample. Nutrients, 12(11). doi: 10.3390/nu12113388

Oliveira, E., Lacroix, E., Stravogiannis, A. L. C., de Fátima Vasques, M., Durante, C. R., Duran, É. P., Pereira, D., Cabral, J. R., & Tavares, H. (2020). Treatment of food addiction: Preliminary results. Archives of Clinical Psychiatry, 47(5). doi: 10.1590/0101-60830000000256

Lacroix, E. & von Ranson, K. M. (2020). Prevalence of social, cognitive, and emotional impairment among individuals with food addiction. Eating and Weight Disorders. doi: 10.1007/s40519-020-01014-2

Lacroix, E., Atkinson, M., Garbett, K. M., & Diedrichs, P. (2020). One size does not fit all: Trajectories of body esteem development and their predictors in early adolescence. Development and Psychopathology, 1-10. doi: 10.1017/S0954579420000917

Paterson, C., Lacroix, E., & von Ranson, K. M. (2019). Conceptualizing addictive-like eating: A qualitative analysis. Appetite, 141. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2019.104326

Lacroix, E., Oliveira, E., Saldanha de Castro, J., Cabral, J.R., Tavares, H., & von Ranson, K.M. (2019). “There is no way to avoid the first bite”: A qualitative investigation of addictive-like eating in treatment-seeking Brazilian women and men. Appetite, 137, 35-46. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2019.02.008

Tobin, L., Lacroix, E., & von Ranson, K.M. (2019). Evaluating an abbreviated three-factor structure of the Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire in three samples. Eating Behaviors, 32,18-22. doi:10.1016/j.eatbeh.2018.11.003

Lacroix, E., Tavares, H., & von Ranson, K.M. (2018). Moving beyond the ‘eating addiction’ versus ‘food addiction’ debate: Comment on Schulte et al. (2017). Appetite, 130, 286-292. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2018.06.025

Nicoli de Mattos, C., Kim, H.S., Lacroix, E., Filomensky, T.Z., Hodgins, D.C., & Tavares, H. (2018). The need to consume: Hoarding as a shared psychological feature of compulsive buying and binge eating. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 85, 67-71. doi:10.1016/j.comppsych.2018.06.010

Toivonen, K. I., Lacroix, E., Flynn, M. J., Ronksley, P., Oinonen, K. A., Metcalfe, A., & Campbell, T. S. (2018). Folic acid supplementation during the preconception period: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Preventive Medicine, 114, 1-17. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2018.05.023

Lacroix, E., Dobson, K., & von Ranson, K.M. (2017). Scope and ethics of psychologists’ use of client testimonials on professional websites. Canadian Psychology, 59(3), 232-238. doi:10.1037/cap0000123

Lacroix, E., Alberga, A., Mayhew, S., McLaren, L., & von Ranson, K.M. (2017). Weight bias: A systematic review of characteristics and psychometric properties of self-report questionnaires. Obesity Facts, 10(3), 223–237. doi:10.1159/000475716

Newsletter Articles 

Assoiants, A., Flanigan, L., Baraskewich, J., Beatch, J., Lacroix, E., & Lewis, B. (2018, May). The Graduate Pan-Psychology Partnership. Kaleidoscope: Newsletter of the Canadian Psychological Association Counselling Psychology Section, 2, 33-35. Retrieved from

Lacroix, E., Dobson, K., & von Ranson, K.M. (2017, November). Client Testimonials and Third-Party Rating Websites. College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP) Monitor, 52, 14-15. Retrieved from



Current Studies

  • Doctoral Student
    Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
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