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Dr. KennethBruce, PhD
Assistant Professor


Eating disorders



Douglas Mental Health University Institute
6875 LaSalle Blvd
Montreal
Quebec
H4H 1R3
514-761-6131 ext. 2895
514-888-4085

bruken@douglas.mcgill.ca



Dr. Bruce is a psychologist with the Douglas Institute's Eating Disorders Program, a researcher at the Douglas Hospital Research Centre, and an Assistant Professor of psychiatry at McGill University. After completing his doctorate in clinical psychology at McGill University in 1997, he went on to pursue postdoctoral research work at the Douglas Hospital Research Centre. He joined the Douglas Eating Disorders Program in 1999.


Undergraduate: BSc, University of Toronto
Clinical Psychology: PhD, McGill University

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Douglas Institute


Eating Disorders Research Society
Academy for Eating Disorders



Bruce KR, Steiger H, Young SN, Kin NM, Israël M, Lévesque M. Impact of acute tryptophan depletion on mood and eating-related urges in bulimic and nonbulimic women. J Psychiatry Neurosci. 2009 Sep;34(5):376-82.

Steiger H, Richardson J, Schmitz N, Joober R, Israel M, Bruce KR, Gauvin L, Dandurand C, Anestin A. Association of trait-defined, eating-disorder sub-phenotypes with (biallelic and triallelic) 5HTTLPR variations. J Psychiatr Res. 2009 Sep;43(13):1086-94.

Bruce K, Mansour S, Steiger H. Expectancies related to thinness, dietary restriction, eating, and alcohol consumption in women with bulimia nervosa. Int J Eat Disord. 2009 Apr; 42(3):253-58.

Steiger H, Joober R, Gauvin L, Bruce KR, Richardson J, Israel M, Anestin AS, Groleau P. Serotonin-system polymorphisms (5-HTTLPR and -1438G/A) and responses of patients with bulimic syndromes to multimodal treatments. J Clin Psychiatry. 2008 Oct;69(10):156

Steiger H, Bruce KR. Phenotypes, endophenotypes, and genotypes in bulimia spectrum eating disorders. Can J Psychiatry. 2007 Apr;52(4):220-7. Review.

Bruce KR, Steiger H. Treatment implications of Axis-II comorbidity in eating disorders. Eat Disord. 2005 Jan-Feb;13(1):93-108.

Bruce KR, Steiger H, Ng Ying Kin NM, Israel M. Reduced platelet [3H]paroxetine binding in anorexia nervosa: relationship to eating symptoms and personality pathology. Psychiatry Res. 2006 Jun 15;142(2-3):225-32.

Bruce KR, Steiger H, Joober R, Ng Ying Kin NM, Israel M, Young SN. Association of the promoter polymorphism -1438G/A of the 5-HT2A receptor gene with behavioral impulsiveness and serotonin function in women with bulimia nervosa. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2005 Aug 5;137B(1):40-4.

Bruce KR, Steiger H, Koerner NM, Israel M, Young SN. Bulimia nervosa with co-morbid avoidant personality disorder: behavioural characteristics and serotonergic function. Psychol Med. 2004 Jan;34(1):113-24.

Bruce KR, Koerner NM, Steiger H, Young SN. Laxative misuse and behavioral disinhibition in bulimia nervosa. Int J Eat Disord. 2003 Jan;33(1):92-7.