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  2. Heather Eisele

Heather Eisele PhD

  • Assistant Professor Psychiatry and Surgery Department
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  • heisele [at]
  • (312) 355-3795
  • (312) 413-7856
  • Neuropsychiatric Institute (NPI)
    912 S. Wood St.
    Department of Psychiatry (MC 913)
    Chicago IL 60612
  • Room #:838
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Dr. Eisele received her Ph.D. from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and completed her fellowship in health psychology at Loyola University Medical Center.  She is a clinical health psychologist with experience in addressing coping and adjustment for a variety of health issues, including bariatric surgery/weight management, solid organ and bone marrow transplant, sleep medicine, oncology, chronic pain, neurological disorders, gastrointestinal problems, diabetes, and smoking cessation. Currently she works with pre and post bariatric surgery patients to assess readiness for surgery, preparing patients for surgery, and addressing post-surgery adjustment issues.

  • psychiatry

    Health Psychology, including issues pertaining to maintaining long term lifestyle changes to improve health, adjustment and coping with chronic illness, and quality of life.

  • Eisele, H. L., & Stake, J. E. (2010). Relations among feminist attitudes, feminist identity, and mental health. In V. Nardi (Ed.), Feminism: Progress in Political, Social and Economic Equality (pp 1-28). New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

    Eisele, H., Zand, D., & Thomson, N. (2010).   The Role of Sex, Self-Perceptions, and School Bonding in Predicting Academic Achievement among Middle Class African-American Early Adolescents. Adolescence, 44, 773-796.

    Stake, J. E., & Eisele, H. L. (2009). Gender and Personality. In J. C. Chrisler & D. R. McCreary, (Eds.), Handbook of Gender Research in Psychology (pp. 19-40). New York: Springer.

    Eisele, H., & Stake, J. (2008). The Differential Relationship of Feminist Attitudes and Feminist Identity to Self-Efficacy. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 32, 233-244.

    Zand, D., & Eisele, H. (October, 2005). New topics and old problems: Feminist analyses of women in the media. PsycCRITIQUES: Contemporary Psychology -APA Review of Books, 50 (43).

Title Description Investigator(s) Category Status
Integrated Post-Operative Clinic The aim of this study is to examine concerns related to weight re-gain and insufficient weight loss as well as post-surgery adjustment which are identified during post-operative bariatric follow up appointments.  The Body Image and Eating Behaviors Lab On-going

*System-generated list from psychiatry research website.