Publications in English

Azzi V., Hallit S., Malaeb D., Obeid S., Brytek-Matera A. (2021). Drunkorexia and emotion regulation and emotion regulation difficulties: the mediating effect of disordered eating attitudes. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(5), 2690. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18052690

Brytek-Matera A. (2021). The Polish version of the Düsseldorf Orthorexia Scale (PL-DOS) and its comparison with English version of the DOS (E-DOS). Eating and Weight Disorders – Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity, 26, 1223-1232. doi: 10.1007/s40519-020-01025-z

Brytek-Matera A. (2021). Vegetarian diet and orthorexia nervosa: a review of the literature. Eating and Weight Disorders – Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity, 26, 1-11.  doi: 10.1007/s40519-019-00816-3

Brytek-Matera A., Obeid S., Akel M., Hallit S. (2021). How does food addiction relate to obesity? Patterns of psychological distress, eating behaviours and physical activity in a sample of Lebanese adults: the MATEO study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(20), 10979. doi: 10.3390/ijerph182010979

Brytek-Matera A., Pardini S., Modrzejewska J., Modrzejewska A., Szymańska P., Czepczor-Bernat K., Novara C. (2021). Orthorexia nervosa and its associations with obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms: an initial cross-cultural comparison between Polish and Italian university students. Eating and Weight Disorders – Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity. doi: 10.1007/s40519-021-01228-y

Cena H., Porri D., De Giuseppe R., Kalmpourtzidou A., Pia Salvatore F., El Ghoch M., Itani L., Kreidieh D., Brytek-Matera A., Bianca Pocol C., Arteta Arteta D.S., Utan G., Kolčić I. (2021). How healthy are health-related behaviors in University Students: The HOLISTic Study. Nutrients, 13, 675. doi: 10.3390/nu13020675

Cui T., Xi J., Tang Ch., Song J., He J., Brytek-Matera A. (2021). The relationship between music and food intake: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Nutrients, 13(8), 2571. doi: 10.3390/nu13082571

Czepczor-Bernat K., Brytek-Matera A. (2021). The impact of food-related behaviours and emotional functioning on body mass index in an adult sample. Eating and Weight Disorders – Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity, 26, 323-329. doi: 0.1007/s40519-020-00853-3

Czepczor-Bernat K., Brytek-Matera A., Staniszewska A. (2021). The effect of a web-based psychoeducation on emotional functioning, eating behaviors, and body image among premenopausal women with excess body weight. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 24, 423-435. doi: 10.1007/s00737-020-01077-1

Hallit S., Brytek-Matera A., Obeid S. (2021). Orthorexia nervosa and disordered eating attitudes among Lebanese adults: Assessing psychometric proprieties of the ORTO-R in a population-based sample. PLoS ONE, 16(8): e025494. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0254948

Kornacka M., Czepczor-Bernat K., Napieralski P., Brytek-Matera A. (2021). Rumination, mood, and maladaptive eating behaviors in overweight and healthy populations. Eating and Weight Disorders – Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity, 26, 273-285. doi: 10.1007/s40519-020-00857-z

Obeid S., Hallit S., Akel M., Brytek-Matera A. (2021). Orthorexia nervosa and its association with alexithymia, emotion dysregulation and disordered eating attitudes among Lebanese adults. Eating and Weight Disorders – Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity, 26, 2607-2616. doi: 10.1007/s40519-021-01112-9.

Parra-Fernández M.L., Onieva-Zafra M.D., Fernández-Muñoz J.J., Głębocka A., Fernández-Martínez E., Brytek-Matera A. (2021). The Spanish version of the Eating Habits Questionnaire (EHQ-ES) and its links to symptoms and concerns characteristic of eating disorders among young adults. Nutrients, 13(6), 1993. doi:10.3390/nu13061993

Plasonja N., Brytek-Matera A., Décamps G. (2021). French validation of the Weight Efficacy Life-Style Questionnaire (WEL): Links with mood, self-esteem and stress among the general population and a clinical sample of individuals with overweight and obesity. PLoS ONE, 16(11): e0259885. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0259885

Roskam I., Aguiar J., Akgun E., Arikan G., Artavia M., Avalosse H., Aunola K., Bader M., Bahati C., Barham E. J., Besson E., Beyers W., Boujut E., Brianda M. -E., Brytek-Matera A., Carbonneau N., César F., Bhen B. B., Dorard G., … Mikolajczak, M. (2021). Parental burnout around the globe: A 42-country study. Affective Science,  2(1), 58-79. doi: 10.1007/s42761-020-00028-4

Waliłko J., Bronowicka P., He J., Brytek-Matera A. (2021). Dieting and disinhibited eating patterns in adult women with normal body weight: does rumination matter? Nutrients, 13(7), 2475. doi: 10.3390/nu13072475

Zhao Y., Song J., Brytek-Matera A., Zhang H., He J. (2021). The relationships between sleep and mental and physical health of Chinese elderly: Exploring the mediating roles of diet and physical activity. Nutrients, 13(4), 1316. doi: 10.3390/nu13041316

Brytek-Matera A. (2020). Restrained eating and vegan, vegetarian and omnivore dietary intakes. Nutrients, 12(7), 2133. doi: 10.3390/nu12072133.

Brytek-Matera A. (2020). Interaction between vegetarian versus omnivorous diet and unhealthy eating patterns (orthorexia nervosa, cognitive restraint) and body mass index in adults. Nutrients, 12(3), 646. doi: 10.3390/nu12030646

Brytek-Matera A., Onieva-Zafra M.O., Parra-Fernández M.L., Staniszewska A., Modrzejewska J., Fernández-Martínez E. (2020). Evaluation of orthorexia nervosa and symptomatology associated with eating disorders among European university students: a multicentre cross-sectional study. Nutrients, 12(12), 371. doi: 10.3390/nu12123716

Brytek-Matera A., Plasonja N., Décamps G. (2020). Assessing orthorexia nervosa: validation of the Polish version of the Eating Habits Questionnaire in a general population sample. Nutrients, 12(12), 3820. doi: 10.3390/nu12123820

Brytek-Matera A., Sacre H., Staniszewska A., Hallit S. (2020). The prevalence of orthorexia nervosa in Polish and Lebanese adults and its relationship with sociodemographic variables and BMI ranges: a cross-cultural perspective. Nutrients, 12(12), 3865. doi: 10.3390/nu12123865

Brytek-Matera A., Staniszewska A., Hallit S. (2020). Identifying the profile of orthorexic behavior and “normal” eating behavior with cluster analysis: a cross-sectional study among Polish adults. Nutrients, 12(11), 3490. doi:10.3390/nu12113490

Czepczor-Bernat K., Brytek-Matera A., Gramaglia C., Zeppegno P. (2020). The moderating effects of mindful eating on the relationship between emotional functioning and eating styles in overweight and obese women. Eating and Weight Disorders – Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity, 25, 841-849. doi: 10.1007/s40519-019-00740-6.

Czepczor-Bernat K., Brytek-Matera A., Matusik P. (2020). The Homeostatic Theory of Obesity: an empirical verification of the Circle of Discontent with an assessment of its relationship to restrained and uncontrolled eating among children and adolescents. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(17), 6028; doi: 10.3390/ijerph17176028.

Parra-Fernández M.L., Manzneque-Cañadillas M., Onieva-Zafra M.O., Fernández-Martínez E., Fernández-Muñoz J.J., del Carmen Prado-Laguna M., Brytek-Matera A. (2020). Pathological preoccupation with healthy eating (orthorexia nervosa) in a Spanish sample with vegetarian, vegan and non-vegetarian dietary patterns. Nutrients, 12 (12), 3907. doi: 10.3390/nu12123907

Brytek-Matera A., Czepczor-Bernat K., Jurzak H., Kornacka M., Kołodziejczyk N. (2019). Strict health-oriented eating patterns (orthorexic eating behaviours) and their connection with a vegetarian and vegan diet. Eating and Weight Disorders – Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity, 24(3),441-452. doi:10.1007/s40519-018-0563-5

Cena H., Barthels F., Cuzzolaro M., Bratman S., Brytek-Matera A., Dunn T., Varga M., Missbach B., Donini L.M. (2019). Definition and diagnostic criteria for orthorexia nervosa: a narrative review of the literature. Eating and Weight Disorders – Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity, 24(2), 209-246. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40519-018-0606-y

Czepczor-Bernat K., Brytek-Matera A. (2019). Children’s and mothers’ perspectives of problematic eating behaviours in young children and adolescents: an exploratory study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(15), 2692. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16152692

Gramaglia C., Gambaro E., Delicato C., Marchetti M., Sarchiapone M., Ferrante D., Roncero M., Perpiñá C., Brytek-Matera A., Wojtyna E., Zeppegno, P. (2019). Orthorexia nervosa, eating patterns and personality traits: a cross-cultural comparison of Italian, Polish and Spanish university students. BMC Psychiatry, 19, 235. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-019-2208-2

Brytek-Matera A., Czepczor-Bernat K., Olejniczak D. (2018). Food-related behaviours among individuals with obesity and normal body weight individuals. Nutrition Journal, 17, 93. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12937-018-0401-7

Brytek-Matera A., Donini L.M. (2018). Orthorexia nervosa and body image. In: M. Cuzzolaro, S. Fassino (eds.), Body Image, Eating, and Weight. A Guide to Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention (p. 167-171). Berlin: Springer.

Brytek-Matera A., Gramaglia C., Gambaro E., Delicato C, Zeppegno P. (2018). The psychopathology of body image in orthorexia nervosa. Journal of Psychopathology, 24, 133-140.

Olejniczak D., Bugajec D., Staniszewska A., Panczyk M. Kielan A., Czerw A., Mańczuk M., Juszczyk G., Skonieczna J., Brytek-Matera A. (2018). Risk assessment of night-eating syndrome occurrence in women in Poland, considering the obesity factor in particular. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, 14, 1521-1526. https://doi.org/10.2147/NDT.S159562

Brytek-Matera A., Fonte M.L., Poggiogalle E., Donini L.M., Cena H. (2017). Orthorexia nervosa: relationship with obsessive-compulsive symptoms, disordered eating patterns and body uneasiness among Italian university students. Eating and Weight Disorders – Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity, 22(4), 609-617.

Brytek-Matera A., Czepczor K. (2017). Models of eating disorders: a theoretical investigation on abnormal eating patterns and body image disturbance. Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, 1, 16-26.

Brytek-Matera A., Rogoza R., Czepczor-Bernat K. (2017). The Three-Factor Eating Questionnaire-R18 Polish version: factor structure analysis among normal weight and obese adult women. Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, 3, 81-90.

Czepczor K., Kościcka K., Gebauer R., Brytek-Matera A. (2017). Ideal body stereotype internalisation and sociocultural attitudes towards appearance: a preliminary cross‐national comparison between Czech, Polish and American women. Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, 4, 57–65.

Gramaglia C., Brytek-Matera A., Rogoza R., Zeppegno P. (2017). Orthorexia and anorexia nervosa: two distinct phenomena? A cross-cultural comparison of orthorexic behaviours in clinical and non-clinical samples. BMC Psychiatry, 17, 75. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-017-1241-2

Olejniczak D., Bugajec D., Panczyk M., Brytek-Matera A., Religioni U., Czerw A., Grąbczewska A., Juszczyk G., Jabłkowska-Górecka K, Staniszewska A. (2017). Analysis concerning nutritional behaviors in the context of the risk of orthorexia. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, 13, 543–550. https://doi.org/10.2147/NDT.S129660

Brytek-Matera A., Rogoza R. (2016). The Polish version of the Body Image Avoidance Questionnaire: an exploratory structural equation modeling approach. Eating and Weight Disorders – Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity, 21(1), 65-72.

Czepczor K., Kościcka K., Brytek-Matera A. (2016). Students’ awareness of and attitudes towards eating disorders: preliminary study. Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, 1, 48-54.

Kościcka K., Czepczor K., Brytek-Matera A. (2016). Body size attitudes and body image perception among preschool children and their parents: a preliminary study. Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, 4, 28-34.

Rogoza R., Brytek-Matera A., Garner D.M (2016). Analysis of the EAT-26 in a non-clinical sample. Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, 2, 54-58.

Schiltz L., Brytek-Matera A. (2016). Physical body, imaginary body, symbolic body: investigating the latent dimensions of change. International Neuropsychiatric Disease Journal, 8(3), 1-10.

Brytek-Matera A., Rogoza R., Gramaglia C., Zeppegno P. (2015). Predictors of orthorexic behaviours in patients with eating disorders: a preliminary study. BMC Psychiatry, 15(1): 252. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-015-0628-1

Brytek-Matera A., Donini M.L., Krupa M., Poggiogalle E., Hay P. (2015). Orthorexia nervosa and self-attitudinal aspects of body image in female and male university students. Journal of Eating Disorders, 3:2. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40337-015-0038-2

Brytek-Matera A., Kozieł A. (2015). The body self-awareness among women practicing fitness: a preliminary study. Polish Psychological Bulletin, 46(1), 104-111.

Brytek-Matera A., Rogoza R. (2015). Validation of the Polish version of the Multidimensional Body-Self Relations Questionnaire among women. Eating and Weight Disorders – Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity, 20(1), 109-117.

Brytek-Matera A. (2014). Healthy eating obsession in women with anorexia nervosa: a case control study. In C. Gramaglia and P. Zeppegno (eds.), New developments in anorexia nervosa research (pp. 39-50). New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Brytek-Matera A., Blanchard B., Starzomska M. (2014). Male eating disorder pathology: a brief report based on two outpatients with anorexia nervosa. In C. Gramaglia and P. Zeppegno (eds.), New developments in anorexia nervosa research (pp. 95-106). New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Brytek-Matera A., Krupa M., Poggiogalle E., Donini L.M. (2014). Adaptation of the ORTHO-15 test to Polish women and men. Eating and Weight Disorders – Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity, 19(1), 69-76.

Brytek-Matera A., Probst M. (2014). Psychometric properties of the Polish version of the Body Attitude Test. Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, 16(1), 39-46.

Brytek-Matera A., Schiltz L. (2013). Comparative structural study of the configuration of coping strategies among female patients with eating disorders and a non-clinical control group. Psychiatria Danubina, 25(4), 359-365.

Brytek-Matera A. (2012). The relationship between body image disturbance and coping with stress in patients suffering from anorexia nervosa. Polish Psychological Bulletin,43(4), 255-262.

Brytek-Matera A. (2012). Orthorexia nervosa – an eating disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder or disturbed eating habit? Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, 14(1), 55-60.

Brytek-Matera A. (2012). Effects of feminine body image: body attitudes, body image self-discrepancy, and body dissatisfaction. A comparison study between women with anorexia and bulimia nervosa. In: E. Mandal (es.), Masculinity and femininity in everyday life (p. 107-120). Katowice: University of Silesia Press.

Brytek-Matera A. (2012). Drive for muscularity as men’s body image determinant. In: E. Mandal (ed.), Masculinity and femininity in everyday life (p. 121-138). Katowice: University of Silesia Press.

Brytek-Matera A. (2011). Exploring the factors related to body image dissatisfaction in the context of obesity. Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, 13(1), 63-70.

Brytek-Matera A., Rybicka-Klimczyk A. (2011). Evaluation of body image among female with anorexia readiness syndrome. Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, 13(3), 11-19.

Brytek-Matera A., Schiltz L. (2011). Association between attitudes towards body image, negative emotions about one’s own body and self-state representations in a clinical sample of eating disordered women. Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, 13(2), 37-43.

Brytek-Matera A. (2010). Psychological predictors of body image dissatisfaction in women suffering from eating disorders. Bulletin de la Société des Sciences Médicales du Grand Duché de Luxembourg, 1, 181-191.

Brytek-Matera A., Schiltz L. (2009). A cross-cultural examination of the relationship between negative mood states, body image and eating disorders. Bulletin de la Société des Sciences Médicales du Grand Duché de Luxembourg, 1, 11-25.

Brytek-Matera A. (2008). Anorexia nervosa and emotional symptoms: a cross-cultural study. Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, 13(4), 39-46.

Brytek-Matera A. (2008). Dimensions of locus of control and the role of anger expression and anger control in women diagnosed with eating disorders: a pilot study. Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, 10(1),49-53.

Brytek-Matera A. (2008). Mood and emotional symptoms in eating disordered patients. Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, 11(2), 65-71.

Brytek-Matera A. (2007). Anorexia nervosa among French adolescent females in relation to self-esteem, coping strategies, anger expression and anger control. Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, 9(4), 53-57.

Brytek-Matera A., Izydorczyk B. (2007). Depression and anxiety symptoms in French and Polish patients with anorexia nervosa. Problemy Medycyny Rodzinnej, vol. IX, 3(20), 6-11.