Publications and Citations

The focus of Dr. Lisa Berzins’ research and publications include issues related to feminism, eating disorders and body image, addiction, mindfulness and self-compassion.

Research Papers




  • Where Pounds and Inches Hurt the Most. Published in The Connecticut Self-Health Networker. (July 1995)
  • Myths About Weight Abound. Published in The Hartford Courant Op.Ed Section (October 1995)
  • Duped by Diets. Rump Parliament Magazine. (April 1996)
  • Girls Stung by Adolescence. Letter to the editor published in The Hartford Courant (December, 1996)
  • Don’t Weaken Diet Disclosure Law. Op.Ed. article published in The Hartford Courant. (January 1997)
  • Real Vomit? Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. Fall, 1997)
  • Protecting the Customer Through Truth-in Diet Laws. The Journal of Social Issues, (1999)
  • The Development and Implementation of Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Forensic Settings. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health. (Spring 2014)
  • Self-Compassion.  Trauma Matters. (Spring 2015).
  • Addiction: Moving From Shame To Compassion. Letter to the Editor published in The Hartford Courant. (August 2015).