Wayne Bowers, PhD


Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Information

Office: 2916 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City, IA 52242
Office Phone: 319-353-6301



BA, Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI
MS, Clinical Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI
PhD, Rehabilitation Counseling, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Post Doctorate, Cognitive Therapy, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Licensure and Certifications

Diplomate in Behavioral Psychology American Board of Professional Psychology
Health Care Service Provider in Psychology National Register of Health Service Psychologists
Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology American Board of Professional Psychology

Research Summary

I am interested in understanding and treating eating disorders. Also, in the use of Cognitive Therapy with a wide variety of individuals. I have knowledge and experience in training and supervision in Cognitive Therapy.

Selected Publications

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McCormick L, Keel P, Brumm M, Watson D, Forman-Hoffman V, Bowers W.  A pilot study of personality pathology in patients with anorexia nervosa: modifiable factors related to outcome after hospitalization.  Eat Weight Disord.  2009. 14(2-3):e113-20.

McCormick L, Keel P, Brumm M, Bowers W, Swayze V, Andersen A, Andreasen N.  Implications of starvation-induced change in right dorsal anterior cingulate volume in anorexia nervosa.  Int J Eat Disord.  2008. 41(7):602-610.

Mikos A, McDowell B, Moser D, Bayless J, Bowers W, Andersen A, Paulsen J.  Stability of neuropsychological performance in anorexia nervosa.  Ann Clin Psychiatry.  2008. 20(1):9-13.

Bowers W, Ansher L.  The effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy on changing eating disorder symptoms and psychopathology of 32 anorexia nervosa patients at hospital discharge and one year follow-up.  Ann Clin Psychiatry.  2008. 20(2):79-86.

Tobin D, Banker J, Weisberg L, Bowers W.  I know what you did last summer (and it was not CBT): a factor analytic model of international psychotherapeutic practice in the eating disorders.  Int J Eat Disord.  2007 December. 40(8):754-7.

Bowers W, Andersen A.  Cognitive therapy with eating disorders: the role of medications in treatment.  J Cogn Therapy.  2007. 21:16-27.

McDowell B, Moser D, Ferneyhough K, Bowers W, Paulsen J.  Cognitive impairment in anorexia nervosa is not due to depressed mood.  Int J Eat Disord.  2003. 33(3):64-70.

Moser D, Benjamin M, Bayless J, McDowell B, Paulsen J, Bowers W, Arndt S, Andersen A.  Neuropsychological functioning pretreatment and post treatment in an inpatient eating disorders program.  Int J Eat Disord.  2003. 33(1):64-70.

Bayless J, Kanz J, Moser D, McDowell B, Bowers W, Andersen A, Paulsen J.  Neuropsychological characteristics of patients in a hospital-based eating disorder program.  Ann Clin Psychiatry.  2002. 14(4):203-207.

Bowers W.  Cognitive models of eating disorders.  J Cogn Psychother.  2001. 15(4):331-340.

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