Jerica M Berge

PhD, MPH, LMFT, CFLE, Tenured Professor, University of Minnesota Medical School

Accepting PhD Students

20032024
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Research Output 2003 2020

Article
24 Citations (Scopus)

Adolescents' feelings about openness in adoption: Implications for adoption agencies

Berge, J. M., Mendenhall, T. J., Wrobel, G. M., Grotevant, H. D. & McRoy, R. G., Nov 1 2006, In : Child Welfare. 85, 6, p. 1011-1039 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emotions
Research
Parents
8 Citations (Scopus)

Adolescent sibling narratives regarding contact in adoption

Berge, J. M., Green, K. M., Grotevant, H. D. & McRoy, R. G., Jul 19 2006, In : Adoption Quarterly. 9, 2-3, p. 81-103 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

contact
adolescent
narrative
adopted child
conversation
30 Citations (Scopus)

Adolescents' satisfaction with contact in adoption

Mendenhall, T. J., Berge, J. M., Wrobel, G. M., Grotevant, H. D. & McRoy, R. G., Apr 1 2004, In : Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal. 21, 2, p. 175-190 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

contact
adolescent
parents
research project
gender
Meals
Food
Aptitude
Cooking
Noise
9 Citations (Scopus)
Siblings
Parents
Weights and Measures
Adolescent Behavior
Pediatric Obesity
Parents
Weights and Measures
Health
Food
Meals

Application of latent profile analysis to define subgroups of parenting styles and food parenting practices

Jennings, K. M., Loth, K., Tate, A. D., Miner, M. H. & Berge, J. M., Aug 1 2019, In : Appetite. 139, p. 8-18 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parenting
Food
Weights and Measures
Parents
Feeding Behavior
12 Citations (Scopus)

A qualitative analysis of parents' perceptions of weight talk and weight teasing in the home environments of diverse low-income children

Berge, J. M., Trofholz, A., Fong, S., Blue, L. & Neumark-Sztainer, D., Sep 1 2015, In : Body Image. 15, p. 8-15 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weight Perception
Parents
Weights and Measures
Behavior Control
African Americans
3 Citations (Scopus)

A qualitative exploration into momentary impacts on food parenting practices among parents of pre-school aged children

Loth, K., Uy, M., Neumark-Sztainer, D. R., Fisher, J. O. & Berge, J. M., Nov 1 2018, In : Appetite. 130, p. 35-44 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parenting
Parents
Food
Child Behavior
Weights and Measures
4 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Parents
Snacks
Meals
Eating
Interviews
3 Citations (Scopus)

A qualitative investigation of how mothers from low income households perceive their role during family meals

Trofholz, A. C., Schulte, A. K. & Berge, J. M., Jul 1 2018, In : Appetite. 126, p. 121-127 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meals
Mothers
House Calls
Atmosphere
Vegetables
9 Citations (Scopus)
Siblings
Parents
Meals
Eating
Weights and Measures
55 Citations (Scopus)

Are parents of young children practicing healthy nutrition and physical activity behaviors?

Berge, J. M., Larson, N., Bauer, K. W. & Neumark-Sztainer, D., May 1 2011, In : Pediatrics. 127, 5, p. 881-887 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parents
Exercise
Young Adult
Health Behavior
Mothers
42 Citations (Scopus)
Feeding Behavior
Young Adult
Eating
Weights and Measures
Research
4 Citations (Scopus)
Health Behavior
Young Adult
Weights and Measures
Breakfast
Exercise
15 Citations (Scopus)
Atmosphere
Meals
Weights and Measures
Fast Foods
Anthropometry
16 Citations (Scopus)

Associations of psychosocial factors with health outcomes among youth with cystic fibrosis

Patterson, J. M., Wall, M., Berge, J. & Milla, C., Jan 1 2009, In : Pediatric pulmonology. 44, 1, p. 46-53 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cystic Fibrosis
Psychology
Lung
Nutritional Status
Health
4 Citations (Scopus)

Attitudes Toward Genomic Testing and Prostate Cancer Research Among Black Men

Rogers, C. R., Rovito, M. J., Hussein, M., Obidike, O. J., Pratt, R. J., Alexander, M., Berge, J. M., Dall'Era, M., Nix, J. W. & Warlick, C. A., Nov 2018, In : American journal of preventive medicine. 55, 5, p. S103-S111

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prostatic Neoplasms
Research
Delivery of Health Care
Personal Health Records
Health Literacy
5 Citations (Scopus)

Beyond the dinner table: Who's having breakfast, lunch and dinner family meals and which meals are associated with better diet quality and BMI in pre-school children?

Berge, J. M., Truesdale, K. P., Sherwood, N. E., Mitchell, N., Heerman, W. J., Barkin, S., Matheson, D., Levers-Landis, C. E. & French, S. A., Dec 1 2017, In : Public health nutrition. 20, 18, p. 3275-3284 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Lunch
Breakfast
Meals
Diet
Hispanic Americans
27 Citations (Scopus)

Body satisfaction during pregnancy

Loth, K. A., Bauer, K. W., Wall, M., Berge, J. & Neumark-Sztainer, D., Jun 1 2011, In : Body Image. 8, 3, p. 297-300 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pregnancy
Pregnant Women
Weights and Measures
Weight Gain
Longitudinal Studies
18 Citations (Scopus)

Boundary ambiguity in parents with chronically Ill children: Integrating theory and research

Berge, J. M. & Holm, K. E., Apr 1 2007, In : Family Relations. 56, 2, p. 123-134 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chronically ill
parents
Chronic Disease
Parents
Research
54 Citations (Scopus)

Childhood obesity and interpersonal dynamics during family meals

Berge, J. M., Rowley, S., Trofholz, A., Hanson, C., Rueter, M., MacLehose, R. F. & Neumark-Sztainer, D., Nov 1 2014, In : Pediatrics. 134, 5, p. 923-932 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Family Relations
Pediatric Obesity
Meals
Food
Communication
1 Citation (Scopus)
meals (menu)
Meals
ingredients
whole grain foods
home food preparation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of eight equations that predict percent body fat using skinfolds in American Youth

Truesdale, K. P., Roberts, A., Cai, J., Berge, J. M. & Stevens, J., Aug 1 2016, In : Childhood Obesity. 12, 4, p. 314-323 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adipose Tissue
Sexism
Photon Absorptiometry
Research Personnel
Nutrition Surveys
19 Citations (Scopus)

Contact in Adoption: The Experience of Adoptive Families in the USA

Wrobel, G. M., Grotevant, H. D., Berge, J. M., Mendenhall, T. J. & McRoy, R., Apr 1 2003, In : Adoption and Fostering. 27, 1, p. 57-67 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exploratory Behavior
Longitudinal Studies
Decision Making
Communication
contact
Diet
Health
Weights and Measures
Behavior Control
Bulimia
1 Citation (Scopus)

Description of the home food environment in Black, White, Hmong, Latino, Native American and Somali homes with 5-7-year-old children

Trofholz, A., Tate, A., Fulkerson, J., Hearst, M. O., Neumark-Sztainer, D. R. & Berge, J. M., Apr 1 2019, In : Public health nutrition. 22, 5, p. 882-893 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

North American Indians
Hispanic Americans
Food
Ethnic Groups
Eating
18 Citations (Scopus)

Dietary and weight-related behaviors and body mass index among hispanic, hmong, somali, and white adolescents

Arcan, C., Larson, N., Bauer, K., Berge, J., Story, M. & Neumark-Sztainer, D., Mar 1 2014, In : Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 114, 3, p. 375-383 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hispanic Americans
body mass index
Body Mass Index
Weights and Measures
food intake
13 Citations (Scopus)
eating behavior
young adult
Young Adult
Eating
Diet
9 Citations (Scopus)

Does child temperament modify the overweight risk associated with parent feeding behaviors and child eating behaviors? An exploratory study

Tate, A. D., Trofholz, A., Rudasill, K. M., Neumark-Sztainer, D. & Berge, J. M., Jun 1 2016, In : Appetite. 101, p. 178-183 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Temperament
Child Behavior
Feeding Behavior
Eating
Food

Do high school students participate in second chance breakfast programs?

Grannon, K. Y., Wang, Q., Berge, J. M., Nanney, M. S. & Caspi, C. E., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of School Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Do parents or siblings engage in more negative weight-based talk with children and what does it sound like? A mixed-methods study

Berge, J. M., Hanson-Bradley, C., Tate, A. & Neumark-Sztainer, D., Sep 1 2016, In : Body Image. 18, p. 27-33 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Siblings
Parents
Weights and Measures
Mothers
Fathers
2 Citations (Scopus)
Siblings
Parenting
Parents
Exercise
Weights and Measures
51 Citations (Scopus)
dinner
Breakfast
sociodemographic characteristics
breakfast
nutritional adequacy
8 Citations (Scopus)
Breakfast
Meals
Eating
Students
Diet

Ecological Momentary Assessment of the Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Family Meal Environment in Racially/Ethnically Diverse and Immigrant Households

Berge, J. M., Beebe, M., Smith, M. C. M., Tate, A., Trofholz, A. & Loth, K., Jun 1 2019, In : Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 51, 6, p. 658-676 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lunch
Breakfast
Meals
Ecological Momentary Assessment
Fast Foods

Ecological momentary assessment of the snacking environments of children from racially/ethnically diverse households

Loth, K. A., Tate, A. D., Trofholz, A., Fisher, J. O., Miller, L., Neumark-Sztainer, D. & Berge, J. M., Feb 1 2020, In : Appetite. 145, 104497.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Snacks
Meals
Eating
Atmosphere
Food
10 Citations (Scopus)
Family Practice
Parenting
Vulnerable Populations
Primary Health Care
Child Care
16 Citations (Scopus)
Weights and Measures
Food
Ethnic Groups
Parents
African Americans

Examining Predictors of Watching Television During Family Meals in a Diverse Sample

Trofholz, A. C., Telke, S., Loth, K., Tate, A. & Berge, J. M., Oct 1 2019, In : Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 51, 9, p. 1113-1120 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Television
Meals
Parents
13 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Pediatric Obesity
Longitudinal Studies
Hispanic Americans
Accelerometry
Anthropometry
4 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Meals
Parents
Pressure
Population
Vegetable Proteins
5 Citations (Scopus)

Familial influences on adolescents' eating and physical activity behaviors

Berge, J. M. & Saelens, B. E., Dec 1 2012, In : Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews. 23, 3, p. 424-439 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eating
Exercise
Adolescent Development
Adolescent Behavior
Health Behavior
47 Citations (Scopus)

Family-based interventions targeting childhood obesity: A meta-analysis

Berge, J. M. & Everts, J. C., Apr 1 2011, In : Childhood Obesity. 7, 2, p. 110-121 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatric Obesity
Meta-Analysis
Weight Loss
Dietary Sucrose
Research
21 Citations (Scopus)
Eating
Food
Meals
Fast Foods
Breakfast
82 Citations (Scopus)
Feeding Behavior
Exercise
Weights and Measures
Meals
Breakfast
26 Citations (Scopus)

Family life cycle transitions and the onset of eating disorders: Retrospective grounded theory approach

Berge, J. M., Loth, K., Hanson, C., Croll-Lampert, J. & Neumark-Sztainer, D., May 1 2012, In : Journal of Clinical Nursing. 21, 9-10, p. 1355-1363 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Incest
Feeding and Eating Disorders
Grounded Theory
Psychological Adaptation
Sex Offenses
63 Citations (Scopus)
Feeding Behavior
Fathers
Meals
Mothers
Weights and Measures
1 Citation (Scopus)
Meals
Parents
Mothers
Family Health
Family Relations