Jamie BodenlosProfessor of Psychological Science

Joined faculty in 2009

Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, Louisiana State University
M.A. Clinical Psychology, Western Carolina University
B.S. Psychology, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

Contact Information

Gulick HallPhone (315) 781-3481Personal Homepage


Being the Change: A Guide for Advocates and Activists on Staying Healthy, Inspired, and Driven

Authors Dara G Friedman-Wheeler, PhDJamie Sue Bodenlos, PhD

Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA), 2023

ISBN1433838001, 9781433838002

Courses Taught

Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Psychopathology
Health Psychology
Research Methods in Clinical Psychology
Topics in Clinical Psychology


Kingery, J. N., Bodenlos, J. S., Schneider, T. I.*, Peltz, J. S., & Sindoni, M. W.* (2021). Dispositional mindfulness predicting psychological adjustment among college students: the role of rumination and gender. Journal of American College Health, 1-12.

Bodenlos, J. S., Hawes, L.*, Burstein, S.*, & Arroyo, K.* (2020). Association of cognitive fusion with domains of health. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science

Peltz, J. S., Rogge, R. D., Bodenlos, J. S., & Kingery, J. N. (2020). Changes in psychological inflexibility as a potential mediator of college students’ sleep problems and depressive symptoms. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science 15, 110-122.

Burstein, S.*, Arroyo, K.*, Hawes, E.*, & Bodenlos, J.S. (2020). Facets of mindfulness and health among a predominantly low income community sample. Mindfulness11 (3), 771-784.

Peltz, J. S., Bodenlos, J. S., Kingery, J. N., & Rogge, R. D. (2020). The role of financial strain in college students’ work hours, sleep, and mental health. Journal of American College Health, 1-8.

Kingery, J. N., Bodenlos, J. S., & Lathrop, J. A.* (2020). Facets of dispositional mindfulness and domains of social support predicting psychological adjustment among college students. Journal of American College Health, 68 (4), 403-410. 

Ashdown, B. K., Bodenlos, J. S., Arroyo, K.*, Parkins, E.*, Patterson, M.*, Burstein, S.* (2018). How does coloring affect mood, stress and mindfulness? Journal of Integrated Social Sciences

Friedman-Wheeler, D. G., & Bodenlos, J. S. (2017). On becoming an activist: Tips from Cognitive Behavior Therapy. The Behavior Therapist, 40 (6).

Bodenlos, J. S., Strang, K.*, Gray-Bauer, R.*, Faherty, A.* & Ashdown, B. K. (2017). Male representation in mindfulness based therapy clinical trials. Mindfulness, 8, 259-265. DOI 10.1007/s12671-016-0646-1

Rosal, M. C., Wang, M. L., Moore-Simas, T. A., Bodenlos, J. S., Crawford, S. L., Leung, K., & Sankey, H. Z. (2016). Predictors of gestational weight gain among white and Latina women and association with prematurity and birth weight. Journal of Pregnancy

Detweiler-Bedell, J. B., Bodenlos, J. S., Friedman-Wheeler, D. G. (2016). The undergraduate researcher: Why, when & how to collaborate with your students. The Behavior Therapist

Bodenlos, J. S., Wells, S. Y.*, Noonan, M.*, & Mayrsohn, A.* (2015). Facets of dispositional mindfulness and health in college students. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 21(10), 645-652. doi:10.1089/acm.2014.0302

Bodenlos, J. S., Gengarelly, K.*, & Smith, R.* (2015). Gender differences in freshmen weight gain. Eating Behaviors, 19, 1-4. doi:10.1016/j.eatbeh.2015.06.014

Bodenlos, J. S., Malordy, A.*, Noonan, M.*, Mayrsohn, A.* & Mistler, B. (2014). Prescription Drug Attitudes Questionnaire: Development and validation. Psychology, 5, 1687-1693.

Bodenlos, J. S., Schneider, K., Oleski, J., Gordon, K.*, Rothschild, A. J., & Pagoto, S. (2014). Vagus Nerve Stimulation and food intake: Effect of body mass index. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology, 8 (3), 590-595.

Bodenlos, J. S., Noonan, M.*, & Wells, S. Y.* (2013). Mindfulness and alcohol problems in college students: The mediating effects of stress. Journal of American College Health, 61 (6), 371-378.

Bodenlos, J. S., & Wormuth, B. M.* (2013). The effects of watching a food show on caloric intake: A laboratory study. Appetite, 61 (1), 8-12.

Pagoto, S., Schneider, K. L., Oleski, J., Luciana, J., Bodenlos, J. & Whited, M. (2012). Male inclusion in randomized controlled trials of lifestyle weight loss interventions. Obesity, 20 (6), 1234-1239.

Pagoto, S. L., Schneider, K. L., Bodenlos, J.S., Whited, M. Appelhans, B., Ma, Y. & Lemon, S. (2012). Association of post-traumatic stress disorder and obesity in a nationally representative sample. Obesity, 20 (1), 200- 205.

Bodenlos, J.S., Lemon, S.C., Schneider, K.L., August, M.A.*, & Pagoto, S.L. (2011). Associations of mood and anxiety disorders with obesity: Comparisons by ethnicity. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 71, 319- 324.

Rosal, M. C., Borg, A., Bodenlos, J. S., Tellez, T., & Ockene, I. S. (2011). Awareness of diabetes risk factors and diabetes prevention strategies among a sample of low-income Latinos with no known diagnosis of diabetes. The Diabetes Educator, 37(1), 47-55.

Bodenlos, J.S., Rosal, M.C., Blake, D., Lemay, C. & Elfenbein, D. (2010). Obesity and weight-related beliefs and behaviors among low-income ethnically diverse national job corps students. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, 3 (3), 106-114.

Pagoto, S. L., Curtin, C., Bandini, L. G., Anderson, S. E., Schneider, K. L., Bodenlos, J., & Ma, Y. (2010). Weight loss following a clinic-based weight loss program among adults with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms. Eating and Weight Disorders, 15, 166-172.

Pagoto, S. L., Schneider, K. L., Oleski, J., Bodenlos, J. S., & Ma, Y. (2010). The sunless study: A beach randomized trial of a skin cancer prevention intervention promoting sunless tanning. Archives of Dermatology, 146 (10), 979-984.

Pekmezi, D., Barbera, B., Bodenlos, J. S., Jones, G. N., & Brantley, P. J. (2009). Promoting physical activity in low income African Americans: Project LAPS. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, 3 (2), 82-91.

Pagoto, S., Kozak, A., John, P., Bodenlos, J., Hedeker, D., & Spring, B. (2009). Intention to treat in behavioral medicine randomized clinical trials: The impact of CONSORT. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 16 (4), 316-322.

Pagoto, S. L., Schneider, K. L., Oleski, J., Bodenlos, J. S., Merriam, P. & Ma, Y. (2009). Design and methods for a cluster randomized trial of the Sunless Study: A skin cancer prevention intervention promoting sunless tanning among beach visitors. BMC Public Health Feb 5; 9:50.

O'Hea, E.L., Bodenlos, J. S., Grothe, K. B., Moon, S., & Brantley, P. J. (2009). The multidimensional health locus of control scale: Validation and racial differences in low-income patients with HIV and type 2 diabetes. Ethnicity and Disease, 19 (2), 192-198.

Pagoto, S., Curtin, C., Lemon, S., Bandini, L., Schneider, K. L, Bodenlos, J.S., & Ma, Y. (2009). Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and obesity in adults: Results from nationally representative surveys. Obesity, 17 (3), 539-544.

Pagoto, S. L., Ma. Y., Bodenlos, J.S., Olendzki, B., Rosal, M.C., Tellez, T., Merriam, P., & Ockene, I. (2009). Depressive symptoms, body mass index, and dietary quality among low-income Latinos at risk of type 2 diabetes. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 109 (7), 1246-1250.

O’Hea, E. L., Grothe, K. B., Boudreaux, E. D., Bodenlos,  J. S., Moon, S., Wallston, K. & Brantley, P. J. (2009). The interaction of locus of control, self-efficacy, and outcome expectancy in predicting medical regimen adherence in type 2 diabetics. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 32 (1), 106-117.

Schneider, K.L., Bodenlos, J.S., Ma, Y. Olendzki, B., Oleski, J., Merriam, P., Crawford, S., Ockene, I., & Pagoto, S. L. (2008). Design and methods for a randomized clinical trial treating co-morbid obesity and major depressive disorder. BMC Psychiatry Sep 15; 8:77.

Pagoto, S. L., Bodenlos, J.S., Schneider, K. L., Olendzki, B. C., Spates, R.C., & Ma, Y. (2008). Initial investigation of behavioral activation therapy for co-morbid major depressive disorder and obesity. Psychotherapy Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 45 (3), 410-415.

Grothe, K.B., Bodenlos, J.S., Whitehead, D., & Brantley, P.J. (2008). The Psychosocial Vulnerability Model as a predictor of coronary artery disease in low-income African Americans. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 15, 163-169.

Pagoto, S, Kantor, L., Ma, Y., Bodenlos, J. S., & Gitkind, M. (2008). Translating the diabetes prevention program into a hospital-based weight loss program. Health Psychology, 27 (1 Suppl.), S91-S98.

Ma, Y., Li, W., Olendzki, B., Pagoto, S. L., Merriam, P., Chiriboga, D., Griffith, J. A., Bodenlos, J., Wang, Y., & Ockene, I.S. (2008). Dietary quality one-year after diagnosis of coronary heart disease. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 108 (2), 240-246.

Pagoto, S., Bodenlos, J. S., Kantor, L., & Ma, Y. (2007). Effect of depression and binge eating disorder on weight loss in a hospital based weight loss program. Obesity, 15 (11), 2557-2559

Bodenlos, J. S., Kose, S., Borckardt, J. J., Nahas, Z., Shaw, D., O’Neil, P. M., Pagoto, S. L., & George, M. (2007). Vagus nerve stimulation and emotional responses to food among depressed patients. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology, 1 (5), 771-779.

Brantley, P. J., Bodenlos, J. S., Cowles, M., Whitehead, D., Ancona, M., & Jones, G. N. (2007). Development and validation of the Weekly Stress Inventory- Short Form. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 29, 55-60.

Bodenlos, J. S., Grothe, K. B., Whitehead, D., Jones, G. N., Brantley, P. J., & Konkle-Parker, D. (2007). Relationship between attitudes toward health care providers and appointment attendance in HIV/AIDS patients. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 18 (3), 65-73.

Whitehead, D., Bodenlos, J.S., Jones, G.N., Cowles, M., & Brantley, P.J. (2007). A stage targeted physical activity intervention among a predominantly low-income African American primary care population.  American Journal of Health Promotion, 21 (13), 160-163.

Bodenlos, J. S., Kose, S., Borckardt, J. J., Nahas, Z., Shaw, D., O’Neil, P. M., & George, M. (2007). Vagus nerve stimulation acutely alters food craving in adults with depression. Appetite, 48, 145-153.

Bodenlos, J. S., Bellanger, T. M., & Jones, G. N. (2005). Prevalence of obesity in public hospital outpatient clinics. Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society, 157, 27-30.


*indicates student co-author


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VP of Eastern Region of Psi Chi (Board of Directors) 2021- present

Psi Chi Faculty Adviser

Psychology Club Faculty Adviser

Member of:

Health Professions Minor Steering Committee

International Society of Behavioral Medicine's Education, Training and Career Development Council 

Steering Committee, Eastern Psychological Association 

CNYPA Academic Division Steering Committee

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