Speeches & Publications


BOOKS:

Nasser, M., Katzman, M.A., & Gordon, R. (Eds.). (2001).
Eating disorders and cultures in transition.
London: Routledge Press.
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Hoek, H.W., Treasure, J.L., & Katzman, M.A. (Eds.). (1998).
Neurobiology in the treatment of eating disorders.
West Sussex, England: John Wiley & Sons.

Fallon, P., Katzman, M.A., Wooley, S. (1994)
Feminist perspectives on eating disorders.
New York: Guilford Press.

Weiss, L., Katzman, M.A., & Wolchik, S. (1986).
You can’t have your cake & eat it too: A program for controlling bulimia.
Phoenix, Arizona: Golden Psych Press.

Weiss, L., Katzman, M.A., Wolchik, S.A. (1985).
Treating bulimia: A psychoeducational approach.
New York: Pergamon Press. (Translated into German by Verlag Hans Huber, 1989).


A SELECTION OF BOOK CHAPTERS:

  • Katzman, M.A. (2010)
    Eating disorders: Global marker of change.
    In Latzer, Y., Merrick, J., Stein, D., (Eds). Understanding eating disorders: Integrating culture, psychology and biology. New York: Nova Science Publishers. 73-84.
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  • Katzman, M.A. (2009).
    Foreword.
    In Malson, H., Burns, M. (Eds). Critical Feminist approaches to eating disorders. London: Routledge Press.
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  • Katzman, M.A., Nasser, M., & Noordenbos, G. (2007).
    Feminist therapies.
    In Nasser, M., Baistow, K., & Treasure, J. (Eds). The female body in mind. London: Routledge Press . 205-13.
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  • Katzman, M.A., Nasser, M. (2003).
    Socio-cultural theories of eating disorders: An evolution in thinking
    In Dare, C., Treasure, J., Schmidt, U., van Furth, E. (Eds). Revised Handbook of Eating Disorders. West Sussex, England: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 139-50.
  • Hoek, WH., van Hoeken, D., Katzman, M.A. (2003).
    Epidemiology and cultural aspects of eating disorders: A review.
    In Maj, M., Halmi, K., Lopez-Ibor, JJ., Sartorius, N. (Eds). Evidence and Experience in Psychiatry v. 6: Eating Disorders. New York: John Wiley and Sons. 75-104.
  • Katzman, M.A. (2003).
    Feminism focus changes our view of eating disorders.
    In Rojo Moreno, L. (Ed). Etiologia de la Anorexia. Valencia, Spain.
  • Katzman, M.A., Lee, S. (2003).
    Cross-cultural perspectives on eating disorders.
    In Fairburn, C., Brownell, K. (Eds). Eating Disorders and Obesity: A Comprehensive Handbook. New York: Guilford Press. 260-92.
  • Katzman, M.A. (2002).
    Barbie in the boardroom.
    In Bauer, B. (Ed). Puoi anche dire no. Milan, Italy: Copertina Baldini e Castoldi.
  • Meehan, O., & Katzman, M.A. (2001).
    Argentina: The social body at risk
    In Nasser, M., Katzman, M.A., Gordon, R. (Eds).Eating disorders and cultures in transition. London: Routledge Press. 148-70.
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  • Katzman, M.A., Waller, G. (1998).
    Gender of the therapist: Daring to ask the questions.
    In Vandereycken, W., Beumont, J.V. (Eds). Treating Eating Disorders: Ethical, Legal and Personal Issues. London: Continuum International. 56-79.
  • Raymond, N.C., Mitchell, J.E., Fallon, P., Katzman, M.A. (1994).
    A collaborative approach to the use of medication.
    In Fallon, P., Katzman, M.A., Wooley, S. (Eds). Feminist Perspectives on Eating Disorders. New York: Guilford Press. 231-50.
  • Katzman, M.A. (1994).
    When productive and reproductive worlds meet: Collision or growth?.
    In Fallon, P., Katzman, M.A., Wooley, S. (Eds). Feminist Perspectives on Eating Disorders. New York: Guilford Press. 132-51.
  • Katzman, M.A. (1989).
    Strengthening marital relationships via communication training: A critical review of competency based preventive interventions.
    In Wolchik, S.A., Karoly, P. (Eds). Children of Divorce: Empirical Perspectives on Adjustment . New York: Gardner Press. 323-67.

A SELECTION OF JOURNAL ARTICLES:

  • Hoek H.W., van Harten, P.M., Hermans K.M.E., Katzman M.A., Matroos G.E., Susser E.S . (2005)
    The incidence of anorexia nervosa on Curaçao. American Journal of Psychiatry. Vol.162:748-52.
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  • Le Grange, D., Louw, J., Breen, A. & Katzman, M.A. (2004)
    The meaning of ‘self-starvation’ in impoverished black adolescents in South Africa. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry. Vol.28, 439-461.

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  • Katzman, M.A., Hermans, K.M.E., Van Hoeken, D., & Hoek, H.W. (2004).
    Not your “typical island woman”: Anorexia nervosa is reported only in subcultures in Curaçao. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry. Vol 28, 463-492.
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  • Connan, F., Campbell, I.C., Katzman, M.A., Lightman, S.L. & Treasure, J. (2003).
    A neurodevelopmental model for anorexia nervosa. Psychology and Behavior: Elsevier Science., Inc. 13-24.
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  • Troop, N.A., Allan, S., Treasure, J.L., Katzman, M.A. (2003)
    Social comparison and submissive behaviour in eating disorder patients . Psychology and Psychotherapy. Vol. 76 (3), 237-249.
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  • Tchanturia, K., Katzman, M.A., Troop, N.A. (2002).
    Same pie, different portions: Shape and weight-based self-esteem and eating disorder symptoms in a Georgian sample. European Eating Disorders Review, 10(2): 110-119.
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  • Davis, C. & Katzman, M.A. (1999).
    Perfection as acculturation. International Journal of Eating Disorders. Vol. 25, No. 1, 65-70.
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  • Davis, C. & Katzman, M.A. (1998).
    Chinese men and women in the U.S.A. and Hong Kong: Body and self esteem ratings as a prelude to dieting and exercise. International Journal of Eating Disorders. Vol. 23, No. 1, 99-102.

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  • Katzman, M.A. (1997).
    Getting the difference right: It’s power not gender that matters. European Eating Disorders Review. Vol. 5, No. 20, 71-74.
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  • Katzman, M.A., Davis, C. (1997).
    Charting new territory: Body esteem, weight satisfaction, depression, and self-esteem among Chinese males and females in Hong Kong. Sex Roles, Vol. 36, Nos. 7/8. 449-459. Plenum Publishing Corporation.
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  • Katzman, M.A. & Lee, S. (1997).
    Beyond body image: The integration of Feminist and trans-cultural theories in the understanding of self-starvation. International Journal of Eating Disorders. Vol. 22, No. 4, 385-394
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  • Katzman, M.A. (1995).
    The last word: Asia on my mind: Are eating disorders a problem in Hong Kong? Eating Disorders, Vol. 3, No. 4, Winter 1995, 378-380.
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INVITED ADDRESSES

  • Becoming a public intellectual. Panel at the Annenberg School of Communication, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Diseases of modernization: Food, identity and the challenges of consumption. Keynote Speaker, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA.
  • Problem solving in multi-cultural work teams. Panelist at the European Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Venice, Italy.
  • No longer business as usual: Responding to a changing world. Keynote for Deutsche Bank Global Leadership Meeting, Berlin, Germany
  • Creating motivational cultures. Workshop given at the International Congress of the Egyptian Mental Health (NGOs), Cairo, Egypt.
  • Harnessing power and culture to create systems of change. Plenary panel given at the 10th Biennial Congress of the Society of Psychiatry, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Changing worlds, challenging women. Keynote address given to the Jerusalem Institute for Adolescents, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Cross cultural approaches to traumatic stress reactions. Speaker at the Asia Pacific Research Convention, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Optimizing your experience dividend: Grey-haired change agents are the organizational engine for invention and transformation. AIG Global Leadership Summit, San Francisco, CA.
  • Power, gender and the west: What does it mean? Keynote given at the Gastro-Politics of Food, Women and Nation Caucus at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Personal obstacles to power. Workshop given to the Hong Kong Association of Business and Professional Women, Hong Kong.
  • Leadership lessons. Workshop provided for Barclays Investment Banking Division, New York, NY.
  • Amplifying YOUR confidence and voice to influence leadership, engage ‘everyone’ and speak the language of multiple stakeholders. Keynote to Corporate Volunteers of New York (CVNY) annual meeting, New York, NY.
  • What does it mean for me? Speaker at AIG Human Resources Summit, New York, NY.
  • Boomers, millennials and YOU. Lecture given to the Bermuda Chapter of the Chartered Property Casual Underwriters, Bermuda.
  • Ain’t nobody got time for that! Finding balance through all stages of your life. University of Pennsylvania Reunion Panel, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Taking control of your life. Workshop delivered at the Bermuda Insurance Institute, Bermuda.
  • How not to lead a little life: Leveraging your leadership impact. Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Fabulous failures. Intensive Workshop developed for the Bermuda Chapter of the Chartered Property Casual Underwriters, Bermuda.
  • Enhancing confidence and competence at work. Keynote Lecture given to the Bermuda Chapter, CPCU Society, Bermuda.
  • He just doesn’t get it! Gender differences in communication styles. Workshop given to the American Women’s Association, Hong Kong.
  • Women helping women: The bright and dark side of female relationships. Seminar presented at the Renfrew Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Understanding the difference in male and female communication styles. An employee education seminar presented at Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A., Brooklyn, NY.
  • How to succeed in business without burning out. Lecture presented to the Association of Women in Legal Departments, New York, NY.
  • Change! 100 (or 20) women in hedge funds. Keynote Address for 100 Women in Hedge Funds Conference, New York, NY.
  • Going global: Eating disorders as social commentary. Speaker at the 3rd International Symposium on Eating Disorders, Barcelona, Spain.
  • When the body speaks: The cultural context of eating disorders. Symposium given at the European Psychiatric Association meetings, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Anorexia nervosa as a result of submission stress. Speaker at the First World Congress on Women’s Mental Health, Berlin, Germany.
  • Cultures within cultures: Lessons from epidemiological work in Curacao. Lecture presented to the Royal Society of Physicians, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Feminist perspectives on eating disorders. Plenary Address given at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • A post-communist country with a capitalist problem? Experiences of eating disturbances in Georgia former Soviet Union. Paper presented at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, New York, N.Y.

MELANIE KATZMAN ON FEMALE LEADERSHIP:

  • Women, power and money. University of Pennsylvania Alumni Weekend, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Change! 100 (or 20) women in hedge funds. Keynote Address for 100 Women in Hedge Funds Conference, New York, NY.
  • Creating a female style of management: Leadership for the 90’s. Keynote Address given to the Hong Kong Association of Business and Professional Women, Hong Kong.
  • The woman who puts others before herself. Invited discussant at the 2nd International Conference on Psychotherapy for the Chinese. Chinese University, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong.
  • He just doesn’t get it! Gender differences in communication styles. Workshop given to the American Women’s Association, Hong Kong.
  • Women helping women: The bright and dark side of female relationships. Seminar presented at the Renfrew Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Understanding the difference in male and female communication styles. An employee education seminar presented at Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A., Brooklyn, NY.
  • How to succeed in business without burning out. Lecture presented to the Association of Women in Legal Departments, New York, NY.