Janet Treasure

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi A description of multiple family workshops for carers of people with anorexia nervosa
    Janet Treasure
    Eating Disorders Research Unit, King s College London, UK
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:e17-22. 2012
  2. doi Neural correlates of body dissatisfaction in anorexia nervosa
    Hans Christoph Friederich
    Eating Disorders Unit, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, DeCrespigny Park, SE5 8AF London, UK
    Neuropsychologia 48:2878-85. 2010
  3. doi Worry and rumination in anorexia nervosa
    Helen Startup
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Division of Psychological Medicine, Section of Eating Disorders P059, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Behav Cogn Psychother 41:301-16. 2013
  4. doi Emotional theory of mind and emotional awareness in recovered anorexia nervosa patients
    Anna Oldershaw
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Division of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, Section of Eating Disorders, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Psychosom Med 72:73-9. 2010
  5. doi Emotional expression, self-silencing, and distress tolerance in anorexia nervosa and chronic fatigue syndrome
    David Hambrook
    Division of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, Section of Eating Disorders, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 50:310-25. 2011
  6. pmc The MOSAIC study - comparison of the Maudsley Model of Treatment for Adults with Anorexia Nervosa (MANTRA) with Specialist Supportive Clinical Management (SSCM) in outpatients with anorexia nervosa or eating disorder not otherwise specified, anorexia nerv
    Ulrike Schmidt
    PO59, Section of Eating Disorders, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Trials 14:160. 2013
  7. doi Emotional processing following recovery from anorexia nervosa
    Anna Oldershaw
    Section of Eating Disorders, Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:502-9. 2012
  8. doi Maternal eating disorders and infant feeding difficulties: maternal and child mediators in a longitudinal general population study
    Nadia Micali
    King s College London, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:800-7. 2011
  9. doi Social and emotional processing as a behavioural endophenotype in eating disorders: a pilot investigation in twins
    Natalie Kanakam
    Eating Disorders Research Unit, Guys Hospital, London, UK
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 21:294-307. 2013
  10. doi Social emotional functioning and cognitive styles in eating disorders
    Amy Harrison
    Psychological Medicine, Section of Eating Disorders, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 51:261-79. 2012

Detail Information

Publications54

  1. doi A description of multiple family workshops for carers of people with anorexia nervosa
    Janet Treasure
    Eating Disorders Research Unit, King s College London, UK
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:e17-22. 2012
    ..This is given in the form of an educational workshop for two families...
  2. doi Neural correlates of body dissatisfaction in anorexia nervosa
    Hans Christoph Friederich
    Eating Disorders Unit, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, DeCrespigny Park, SE5 8AF London, UK
    Neuropsychologia 48:2878-85. 2010
    ..Insula hyperactivation along with ACC hypoactivation may be critical for altered interoceptive awareness to body self-comparison and/or for altered implicit motivation to thin-idealized body images in AN patients...
  3. doi Worry and rumination in anorexia nervosa
    Helen Startup
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Division of Psychological Medicine, Section of Eating Disorders P059, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Behav Cogn Psychother 41:301-16. 2013
    ..Advancements in understanding aetiology and treatment have been made within other clinical domains by targeting worry and rumination. However, worry and rumination have been given minimal consideration in AN...
  4. doi Emotional theory of mind and emotional awareness in recovered anorexia nervosa patients
    Anna Oldershaw
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Division of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, Section of Eating Disorders, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Psychosom Med 72:73-9. 2010
    ..This is in keeping with observations of similarities between the disorders...
  5. doi Emotional expression, self-silencing, and distress tolerance in anorexia nervosa and chronic fatigue syndrome
    David Hambrook
    Division of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, Section of Eating Disorders, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 50:310-25. 2011
    ..These findings support current explanatory models of both AN and CFS, and suggest that emotional processing should be addressed in the assessment and treatment of individuals with these illnesses...
  6. pmc The MOSAIC study - comparison of the Maudsley Model of Treatment for Adults with Anorexia Nervosa (MANTRA) with Specialist Supportive Clinical Management (SSCM) in outpatients with anorexia nervosa or eating disorder not otherwise specified, anorexia nerv
    Ulrike Schmidt
    PO59, Section of Eating Disorders, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Trials 14:160. 2013
    ....
  7. doi Emotional processing following recovery from anorexia nervosa
    Anna Oldershaw
    Section of Eating Disorders, Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:502-9. 2012
    ..This study examined beliefs about emotions, emotional tolerance and avoidance and emotion suppression to preserve relationships in recovered AN patients. It also explored whether beliefs about emotion are related to emotional avoidance...
  8. doi Maternal eating disorders and infant feeding difficulties: maternal and child mediators in a longitudinal general population study
    Nadia Micali
    King s College London, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:800-7. 2011
    ..We aimed to determine the role of maternal anxiety and depression in mediating the risk for feeding difficulties in infants of women with ED...
  9. doi Social and emotional processing as a behavioural endophenotype in eating disorders: a pilot investigation in twins
    Natalie Kanakam
    Eating Disorders Research Unit, Guys Hospital, London, UK
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 21:294-307. 2013
    ..Emotional processing difficulties are potential risk markers for eating disorders that are also present after recovery. The aim of this study was to examine these traits in twins with eating disorders...
  10. doi Social emotional functioning and cognitive styles in eating disorders
    Amy Harrison
    Psychological Medicine, Section of Eating Disorders, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 51:261-79. 2012
    ..This study aimed to explore the factor structure of cognitive and social emotional functioning and to investigate whether a particular cognitive or social emotional profile was associated with a more severe and chronic form of illness...
  11. doi Cognitive remediation and emotion skills training for anorexia nervosa: an observational study using neuropsychological outcomes
    Helen Davies
    Institute of Psychiatry, Psychological Medicine, King s College London, London, UK
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:211-7. 2012
    ..This study aims to evaluate a novel and brief skills-based therapy for in-patients with anorexia nervosa, which addressed 'cold' and 'hot' cognition...
  12. doi Is anorexia nervosa a version of autism spectrum disorders?
    Anna Oldershaw
    Section of Eating Disorders, Division of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 19:462-74. 2011
    ..However, there are no direct comparison studies. This study aimed to compare the cognitive profile of AN against published ASD data on tasks measuring empathy, executive function and central coherence...
  13. ncbi Differential motivational responses to food and pleasurable cues in anorexia and bulimia nervosa: a startle reflex paradigm
    Hans Christoph Friederich
    Eating Disorders Unit, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Psychol Med 36:1327-35. 2006
    ..SEM was used because it is sensitive to motivational states of approach (appetitive response) and withdrawal (aversive response), which are independent of conscious intentional control...
  14. doi The use of guided self-help incorporating a mobile component in people with eating disorders: a pilot study
    Valentina Cardi
    Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, SE5 8AF London, UK
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 21:315-22. 2013
    ..The aim of this pilot study was to test the acceptability and benefit of a guided self-help intervention incorporating a mobile component in eating disorders (EDs)...
  15. doi A review of cognitive neuropsychiatry in the taxonomy of eating disorders: state, trait, or genetic?
    Natalie Kanakam
    Section of Eating Disorders, Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 18:83-114. 2013
    ..In addition to improving the taxonomy of eating disorders, neuropsychological traits may be of value in producing targeted treatments...
  16. doi Poor decision making in male patients with anorexia nervosa
    Kate Tchanturia
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:169-73. 2012
    ..Decision making is impaired in female patients with anorexia nervosa (AN), but it is unclear if the same impairment is present in male patients with AN...
  17. doi Pregnancy and post-partum depression and anxiety in a longitudinal general population cohort: the effect of eating disorders and past depression
    Nadia Micali
    King s College London, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Affect Disord 131:150-7. 2011
    ....
  18. ncbi Personality pathology among individuals with a lifetime history of anorexia nervosa
    Joanna Holliday
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    J Pers Disord 20:417-30. 2006
    ..These results indicate that pathological personality features in AN are persistent traits, although some features may become exaggerated in the acute phase...
  19. doi Weak central coherence in eating disorders: a step towards looking for an endophenotype of eating disorders
    Carolina Lopez
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 31:117-25. 2009
    ..These results are indicative of weak coherence. The finding that weak coherence is a stable characteristic rather than a state effect suggests that it may be an endophenotype for ED...
  20. doi Empathy, systemizing, and autistic traits in anorexia nervosa: a pilot study
    David Hambrook
    Division of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, Section of Eating Disorders, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 47:335-9. 2008
    ....
  21. ncbi I'm not as slim as that girl: neural bases of body shape self-comparison to media images
    Hans Christoph Friederich
    Eating Disorders Unit, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, SE5 8AF, London, UK
    Neuroimage 37:674-81. 2007
    ..Brain networks associated with anxiety induced by self-comparison to slim images may be involved in the genesis of body dissatisfaction and hence with vulnerability to eating disorders...
  22. doi Carers' assessment, skills and information sharing: theoretical framework and trial protocol for a randomised controlled trial evaluating the efficacy of a complex intervention for carers of inpatients with anorexia nervosa
    Elizabeth Goddard
    Department of Psychological Medicine, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, UK
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 21:60-71. 2013
    ..Potential difficulties in participant recruitment and delivery of the intervention are discussed...
  23. doi Out-patient psychological therapies for adults with anorexia nervosa: randomised controlled trial
    Ulrike Schmidt
    Section of Eating Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 201:392-9. 2012
    ..Very limited evidence is available on how to treat adults with anorexia nervosa and treatment outcomes are poor. Novel treatment approaches are urgently needed...
  24. doi Meal support using mobile technology in Anorexia Nervosa. Contextual differences between inpatient and outpatient settings
    Valentina Cardi
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychological Medicine, Section of Eating Disorders, 103 Denmark Hill, London SE58AF, UK
    Appetite 60:33-9. 2013
    ..The context in which the intervention was delivered had an impact on self-report and behavioural measures collected during the test meal. This suggests that the form of meal support in AN needs to match the context...
  25. doi The use of a nonimmersive virtual reality programme in anorexia nervosa: a single case-report
    Valentina Cardi
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Section of Eating Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:240-5. 2012
    ..The aim of this case report was to describe the use of a virtual reality (VR) programme developed to facilitate exposure to food as a supplement to treatment for a person with AN...
  26. doi Measuring state trait properties of detail processing and global integration ability in eating disorders
    Amy Harrison
    Eating Disorders Research Unit, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, 5th Floor, Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Hospital, London SE1 9RT, UK
    World J Biol Psychiatry 12:462-72. 2011
    ..Women with eating disorders (EDs) are reported to have strengths in local or detailed information processing and difficulties with coherence or global processing/integration...
  27. doi An examination of decision making in bulimia nervosa
    Pei Chi Liao
    Section of Eating Disorders, Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 31:455-61. 2009
    ..Patients with eating disorders favor immediate gratification and ignore long-term negative consequences. This study investigated decision making in bulimia nervosa using the Iowa Gambling Task (IGT) and skin conductance responses (SCR)...
  28. ncbi An examination of the concept of central coherence in women with anorexia nervosa
    Carolina Lopez
    Division of Psychological Medicine, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, IoP, UK
    Int J Eat Disord 41:143-52. 2008
    ..To examine central coherence (local and global processing) in women with anorexia nervosa (AN)...
  29. doi Structural magnetic resonance imaging in eating disorders: a systematic review of voxel-based morphometry studies
    Frederique van den Eynde
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, Section of Eating Disorders, London, UK
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:94-105. 2012
    ..Overall, as the available data are inconclusive, further efforts in this field are warranted...
  30. ncbi Experience of caring for someone with anorexia nervosa: qualitative study
    Jenna Whitney
    PO Box 59, Eating Disorders Research Unit, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 187:444-9. 2005
    ..Caring for someone with anorexia nervosa is distressing...
  31. doi Experimental measurement of the regulation of anger and aggression in women with anorexia nervosa
    Amy Harrison
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Clin Psychol Psychother 18:445-52. 2011
    ..The findings support models of AN which suggest that difficulties with emotional processing, particularly around anger are associated with AN. Future work could explore these initial findings in a larger sample...
  32. ncbi Obsessive-compulsive beliefs and magical ideation in eating disorders
    Anna Lavender
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 45:331-42. 2006
    ..The present study aimed to investigate the presence of obsessive-compulsive beliefs and magical ideation (MI) in a group of eating-disordered participants...
  33. ncbi Caring for people with eating disorders: factors associated with psychological distress and negative caregiving appraisals in carers of people with eating disorders
    Jenna Whitney
    Eating Disorders Research Unit, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 46:413-28. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine predictors of carers' distress and caregiving appraisals using a model of caregiving adapted from the previous literature...
  34. doi Infant feeding and weight in the first year of life in babies of women with eating disorders
    Nadia Micali
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    J Pediatr 154:55-60.e1. 2009
    ..To examine feeding patterns and growth in the first year of life in infants of women with eating disorders in a population-based cohort...
  35. doi Biological effects of a maternal ED on pregnancy and foetal development: a review
    Nadia Micali
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 17:448-54. 2009
    ..Maternal EDs during pregnancy are likely to have important long-term biological effects on the foetus. Further research needs to clarify potential biological risk mechanisms highlighted in this review...
  36. ncbi Where do eating disorders lie on the diagnostic spectrum and what does it mean?
    Janet Treasure
    Department Academic Psychiatry, King s College London, Guys Campus, UK
    Nord J Psychiatry 60:27-31. 2006
    ..Finally, we consider how this approach may map onto treatment. For example, it may be necessary to have specific modules tailored to the relevant moderating and mediating factors...
  37. pmc Serum glutamine, set-shifting ability and anorexia nervosa
    Michiko Nakazato
    Section of Eating Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 9:29. 2010
    ....
  38. doi Testing a cognitive model of generalized anxiety disorder in the eating disorders
    Anna Konstantellou
    Section of Family Therapy, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    J Anxiety Disord 25:864-9. 2011
    ..Participants with an eating disorder without GAD scored higher on all components compared to healthy controls. Findings extend our understanding of shared vulnerability factors between the eating disorders and GAD...
  39. doi Set shifting and central coherence as neurocognitive endophenotypes in eating disorders: a preliminary investigation in twins
    Natalie Kanakam
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychological Medicine, Section of Eating Disorders, London, UK
    World J Biol Psychiatry 14:464-75. 2013
    ..Weak central coherence and poor set shifting are risk markers for eating disorders that are present post recovery and in first degree relatives. The aim of this study was to examine these traits in twins with eating disorders...
  40. doi A systematic review of obstetric complications as risk factors for eating disorder and a meta-analysis of delivery method and prematurity
    Isabel Krug
    Eating Disorders Unit of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, UK
    Physiol Behav 109:51-62. 2013
    ....
  41. doi Carer's experience and perceived effects of a skills based training programme for families of people with eating disorders: a qualitative study
    Pam Macdonald
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 19:475-86. 2011
    ..Supplemental telephone coaching was also offered...
  42. doi Nurse-led psychological interventions to improve diabetes control: assessing competencies
    Esther Maissi
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 84:e37-43. 2011
    ..To assess whether medical nurses can deliver motivational enhancement therapy (MET) and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to a competent level and whether treatment fidelity is maintained...
  43. ncbi A systematic review and meta-analysis of set-shifting ability in eating disorders
    Marion E Roberts
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Eating Disorders Research Unit, Department of Academic Psychiatry, King s College, Guy s Hospital, London, UK
    Psychol Med 37:1075-84. 2007
    ..PsycINFO, Medline, and Web of Science databases were searched to December 2005. Hand searching of eating-disorder journals and relevant reference sections was also undertaken...
  44. doi Eating disorders
    Janet Treasure
    Section of Eating Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Lancet 375:583-93. 2010
    ..Overall, apart from studies reporting pharmacological treatments for binge eating disorder, advances in treatment for adults have been scarce, other than interest in new forms of treatment delivery...
  45. ncbi Hippocampal volume and cognitive function in anorexia nervosa
    Frances Connan
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Psychiatry Res 146:117-25. 2006
    ..To understand the cause and consequence of hippocampal size and function, it will be important to integrate endocrine, neuropsychological and neuroimaging studies...
  46. doi Social reward and rejection sensitivity in eating disorders: an investigation of attentional bias and early experiences
    Valentina Cardi
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychological Medicine, Section of Eating Disorders, London, UK
    World J Biol Psychiatry 14:622-33. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate attentional bias to facial stimuli in people with a lifetime diagnosis of EDs and healthy controls (HCs) and to test whether these attentional biases are linked to adverse early experiences...
  47. doi Feasibility, acceptability and efficacy of a school-based prevention programme for eating disorders: cluster randomised controlled trial
    Helen Sharpe
    Helen Sharpe, PhD, Ilka Schober, Dipl Psych, Janet Treasure, MD, PhD, FRCP, FRCPsych, Ulrike Schmidt, MD, PhD, FRCPsych, Section of Eating Disorders, Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 203:428-35. 2013
    ..Body image dissatisfaction during adolescence is common but not benign. School-based interventions have the potential for wide reach, but scalability of previous programmes is limited by a reliance on external facilitators...
  48. doi The use of motivational interviewing in eating disorders: a systematic review
    Pam Macdonald
    Department of Psychological Medicine, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Psychiatry Res 200:1-11. 2012
    ..More homogeneity in study design and delivery of MI is needed along with some markers of treatment fidelity, including information as to how adherence to the intervention is assured...
  49. doi Eating in eating disorders
    Janet Treasure
    Section of Eating Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:e42-9. 2012
    ..The biological mechanisms underpinning symptoms evolution and course of illness will first be described, follows by a discussion on integrating the research evidence in fear and feeding into patient care...
  50. ncbi Risk of major adverse perinatal outcomes in women with eating disorders
    Nadia Micali
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Box 085, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 190:255-9. 2007
    ..Low birth weight, prematurity and higher miscarriage rates have previously been reported in women with eating disorders...
  51. doi What are adolescents' experiences of body dissatisfaction and dieting, and what do they recommend for prevention? A qualitative study
    Helen Sharpe
    King s College London, Section of Eating Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Eat Weight Disord 18:133-41. 2013
    ..Implications of these findings for the development of prevention programmes are discussed...
  52. ncbi Cerebral processing of food-related stimuli: effects of fasting and gender
    Rudolf Uher
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry PO59, DeCrespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Behav Brain Res 169:111-9. 2006
    ..The stronger reactivity to external food-related stimuli in women may be explored as a marker of gender-related susceptibility to eating disorders...
  53. ncbi Is impaired set-shifting an endophenotype of anorexia nervosa?
    Joanna Holliday
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 162:2269-75. 2005
    ....
  54. doi The role of email guidance in internet-based cognitive-behavioural self-care treatment for bulimia nervosa
    Varinia C Sánchez-Ortiz
    Section of Eating Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 19:342-8. 2011
    ..Emails sent by therapists were mainly supportive in content, with only a small amount of time being required by therapists to provide email support...