Mae Lynn Reyes- Rodriquez, PhD -Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. Reyes-Rodríguez ML, Von Holle A, Ulman F, Thornton LM, Klump KL, Brandt H, Crawford S, Fichter MM, Halmi KA, Huber T, Johnson C, Kaplan AS, Mitchell J, Strober M, Woodside DB, Berrettini WH, Kaye WH, Bulik CM. (2011). Post traumatic stress disorder in anorexia nervosa. Psychosomatic Medicine,73, 491-497. PMID: 21715295.
  2. Guadalupe E, Reyes-Rodríguez ML, & Bulik CM. (2011). Exploratory study of the role of family in the treatment of eating disorders among Puerto Ricans. Revista Puertorriqueña de Psicología, 22, 1-26.
  3. Reyes-Rodríguez ML, Sala M, Unikel C, Bulik CM, Von Holle A, Cámara-Fuentes LR., & Suárez-Torres A. (2011). A description of disordered eating behaviors in Latino males. Journal of American College Health,59, 266-272. PMID: 21308586.
  4. Reyes-Rodríguez  ML, & Bulik CM. (2010). Hacia una adaptación cultural para el tratamiento de trastornos alimentarios en Latinos en Estados Unidos. [Toward a cultural adaptation of eating disorders treatment for Latinos in the United States]. Mexican Journal of Eating Disorders, 1, 27-35. PMID: 22003472; PMC3192525.
  5. Reyes-Rodríguez ML, Franko DL, Matos-Lamourt A, Bulik CM, Von Holle A,  Cámara-Fuentes LR, Rodríguez-Angleró D, Cervantes-López  S, & Suárez-Torres A. (2010) Eating disorders symptomatology: Prevalence among Latino college freshmen students. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 66, 666-79. PMID: 20455253.
  6. Dellava JE, Hamer R, Kanodia A, Reyes-Rodríguez ML, & Bulik CM. (2010). Diet and physical activity in women recovered from anorexia nervosa. International Journal of Eating Disorder. 44, 376-82. PMID: 2105472756.
  7. Kronenfeld LW, Reba-Harreleson L, Von Holle A, Reyes ML, & Bulik CM. (2010) Ethnic and racial differences in body size perception and satisfaction. Body Iimage: An International Journal of Research,7,131-136. PMID: 20096656.
  8. Vera M, Pérez-Pedrogo C, Huertas S, Reyes-Rabanillo M., Juarbe D, Huertas A., Reyes-Rodríguez ML, & Chaplin W.  (2010) Collaborative care for the treatment of depression in primary care practice: A randomized trial in Puerto Rico. Psychiatric Services, 61,144-150. PMID: 201238.
  9. Reba-Harrelson L, Von Holle A, Hamer RM., Swann R, Reyes ML, & Bulik CM. (2009). Patterns and prevalence of disordered eating and weight control behaviors in women ages 25-45. Eating and Weight Disorders, 14, e190-198. PMID: 20179405.
  10. Lebrón-Hernández  D. & Reyes-Rodríguez ML. (1997). Study of bulimic behaviors in females students of the University of Puerto Rico. Ciencias de la Conducta, 12, 43-59.

Manuscripts Submitted and in Progress

  • Reyes-Rodríguez ML, Rivera-Medina C, Cámara-Fuentes L, Suárez-Torres A, & Bernal G. Depression symptomatology and stressful life events among college students in Puerto Rico. (Submitted).
  • Reyes-Rodríguez  ML, Bernal G, Rosselló J, Franko D, Bulik CM, Becker A. Cultural adaptation of cognitive behavioral treatment in Latinas with bulimia nervosa. (Submitted)
  • Reyes-Rodríguez ML, Bulik, CM, Baucom, DH. Family enhanced intervention for Latinas with eating disorders: A case study. (Submitted)
  • Sala M, Reyes-Rodríguez ML, Bulik CM, & Bardone-Cone A. Race stereotypes in eating disorders recognition. (Submitted).
  • Bernal, G., Rosselló, J., Rivera-Medina, C., Cumba, E., Nazario, L., Reyes-Rodríguez, ML., Sáez-Santiago, E., & Duarté, Y. (in progress). Can CBT be optimized with parent psychoeducation? A randomized effectiveness trial of adolescents with major depression in Puerto Rico.
  • Reyes-Rodríguez, ML, Hamer, R., Bulik, C.M. (in progress).  Engaging Latino Families in the eating disorder treatment: A method paper.
  • Reyes-Rodríguez, ML, Ramírez, J., Patrice K., Rose, K., Bulik, C.M. (in progress).  Exploring barriers and facilitators in the eating disorders treatment in Latinas in the United States.

Books and Chapters

  • Sáez-Santiago, E., Bernal, G., Reyes-Rodríguez, ML., Bonilla, K. (2012). Development and cultural adaptation process of the Taller de Educación Psicológica para Padres y Madres (TEPSI): A Psychoeducational Intervention for Parents of Latino Adolescents with Depression (Chapter 5). In Guillermo Bernal & Melanie M. Domenech Rodríguez (Eds), Cultural Adaptations: Tools for Evidence-Based Practice with Diverse Populations. American Psychological Association.
  • Bernal, G. & Reyes-Rodríguez, ML. (2008). Psychosocial treatments for depression with adult Latinos. In Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Gullota, T. & Magaña, C. (Eds) Depression in Latinos: Assessments, Treatment, and Prevention. (pp.189-204). Springer Verlag: New York.
  • Reyes-Rodríguez, ML. (2005).  Cognitive behavioral therapy for depression in adults. In Bernal, G. & Martínez-Taboas, A. (Eds), Theory and Practice of Psychotherapy in Puerto Rico. Publicaciones Puertorriqueñas Editores. Hato Rey, Puerto Rico.
  • Reyes-Rodríguez, ML. (1997).  Bulimia Nervosa and depression in high school students: A cognitive perspective. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.
  • Lebrón, D. A. & Reyes-Rodríguez, ML. (1993).   Study of bulimic behaviors in females students of the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus. Unpublished master’s thesis.  University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.


  • Reyes-Rodríguez, ML., & Bulik, CM. (2012). Guidelines for family intervention in Latinas with bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorders. Chapel Hill, North Carolina, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  • Reyes-Rodríguez, ML., Cervantes, S., & Calaf, M.  (2005). Cognitive-behavioral therapy for binge eating and bulimia nervosa: A comprehensive treatment manual. Unpublished Spanish version. Based and adapted from Fairburn, C.G., Marcus, M. D.  & Wilson, G. T. (1993).  Cognitive-behavioral therapy for binge eating and bulimia nervosa: A comprehensive treatment manual. In: Fairburn, C. G., Wilson, G. T., et al. (Eds):  Binge Eating: Nature, Assessment, and Treatment. New York, NY, Guilford Press, 361-404. San Juan, Puerto Rico, University of Puerto Rico: 361-404.
  • Reyes-Rodríguez, ML., & Matos, A. (2004). Cognitive-behavioral therapy for binge eating and bulimia nervosa: A comprehensive treatment manual for patients. Río Piedras, Puerto Rico, University of Puerto Rico.