Christopher G Fairburn

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Eating disorders
    Christopher G Fairburn
    Oxford University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Lancet 361:407-16. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Understanding persistence in bulimia nervosa: a 5-year naturalistic study
    Christopher G Fairburn
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, United Kingdom
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:103-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behaviour therapy for eating disorders: a "transdiagnostic" theory and treatment
    Christopher G Fairburn
    Oxford University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, OX3 7JX, Oxford, UK
    Behav Res Ther 41:509-28. 2003
  4. pmc Identifying dieters who will develop an eating disorder: a prospective, population-based study
    Christopher G Fairburn
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford University, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 162:2249-55. 2005
  5. pmc Eating disorder NOS (EDNOS): an example of the troublesome "not otherwise specified" (NOS) category in DSM-IV
    Christopher G Fairburn
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford University, UK
    Behav Res Ther 43:691-701. 2005
  6. pmc Transdiagnostic cognitive-behavioral therapy for patients with eating disorders: a two-site trial with 60-week follow-up
    Christopher G Fairburn
    Department of Psychiatry, Oxford University, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 166:311-9. 2009
  7. pmc The severity and status of eating disorder NOS: implications for DSM-V
    Christopher G Fairburn
    Department of Psychiatry, Oxford University, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Behav Res Ther 45:1705-15. 2007
  8. pmc Eating habits and attitudes among 10-year-old children of mothers with eating disorders: longitudinal study
    Alan Stein
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 189:324-9. 2006
  9. pmc An experimental analysis of body checking
    Roz Shafran
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford University, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Behav Res Ther 45:113-21. 2007
  10. pmc The measurement of impairment due to eating disorder psychopathology
    Kristin Bohn
    Oxford University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Behav Res Ther 46:1105-10. 2008

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Eating disorders
    Christopher G Fairburn
    Oxford University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Lancet 361:407-16. 2003
    ..Treatment of anorexia nervosa and atypical eating disorders has received remarkably little research attention...
  2. ncbi request reprint Understanding persistence in bulimia nervosa: a 5-year naturalistic study
    Christopher G Fairburn
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, United Kingdom
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:103-9. 2003
    ..There was also support for the central prediction of the cognitive-behavioral theory. These findings suggest that the mechanisms specified by the theory influence its longer term natural course...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behaviour therapy for eating disorders: a "transdiagnostic" theory and treatment
    Christopher G Fairburn
    Oxford University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, OX3 7JX, Oxford, UK
    Behav Res Ther 41:509-28. 2003
    ..In the final sections of the paper we describe a transdiagnostic treatment derived from the new theory, and we consider in principle the broader relevance of transdiagnostic theories of maintenance...
  4. pmc Identifying dieters who will develop an eating disorder: a prospective, population-based study
    Christopher G Fairburn
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford University, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 162:2249-55. 2005
    ..The aims of the study were to identify the characteristics of the dieters most at risk of subsequently developing an eating disorder and to evaluate the feasibility of using a brief questionnaire to identify such dieters in advance...
  5. pmc Eating disorder NOS (EDNOS): an example of the troublesome "not otherwise specified" (NOS) category in DSM-IV
    Christopher G Fairburn
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford University, UK
    Behav Res Ther 43:691-701. 2005
    ..Several of these solutions are of relevance to NOS categories in general. All the solutions should fulfil criteria for clinical utility...
  6. pmc Transdiagnostic cognitive-behavioral therapy for patients with eating disorders: a two-site trial with 60-week follow-up
    Christopher G Fairburn
    Department of Psychiatry, Oxford University, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 166:311-9. 2009
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  7. pmc The severity and status of eating disorder NOS: implications for DSM-V
    Christopher G Fairburn
    Department of Psychiatry, Oxford University, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Behav Res Ther 45:1705-15. 2007
    ..It is proposed that in DSM-V the clinical state (or states) currently embraced by the diagnosis eating disorder NOS be reclassified as one or more specific forms of eating disorder...
  8. pmc Eating habits and attitudes among 10-year-old children of mothers with eating disorders: longitudinal study
    Alan Stein
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 189:324-9. 2006
    ..Children of mothers with eating disorders are at increased risk of developmental disturbance, but there has been little research in middle childhood, when disturbed eating habits tend to emerge...
  9. pmc An experimental analysis of body checking
    Roz Shafran
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford University, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Behav Res Ther 45:113-21. 2007
    ..The implications of these findings for understanding the influence of body checking on the maintenance of body dissatisfaction are considered...
  10. pmc The measurement of impairment due to eating disorder psychopathology
    Kristin Bohn
    Oxford University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Behav Res Ther 46:1105-10. 2008
    ..The CIA should be of value to clinicians when assessing patients with eating disorders and their response to treatment. It should also help inform epidemiological research...
  11. pmc Effect of psychological treatment on attentional bias in eating disorders
    Roz Shafran
    Department of Psychiatry, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Int J Eat Disord 41:348-54. 2008
    ..The aims of these studies were (a) to investigate the relationship between attentional bias and eating disorders and (b) examine the impact of psychological treatment on attentional bias...
  12. pmc A randomised controlled trial of cognitive-behaviour therapy for clinical perfectionism: a preliminary study
    Caroline Riley
    Department of Psychiatry, Oxford University, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Behav Res Ther 45:2221-31. 2007
    ..Fifteen of the original 20 participants (75%) were clinically significantly improved after treatment and the effect size was large (1.8). Treatment gains were maintained at 8-week and 16-week follow-up...
  13. pmc Testing a new cognitive behavioural treatment for obesity: A randomized controlled trial with three-year follow-up
    Zafra Cooper
    Oxford University, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, United Kingdom
    Behav Res Ther 48:706-13. 2010
    ..It is suggested that it is ethically questionable to claim that psychological treatments for obesity "work" in the absence of data on their longer-term effects...
  14. doi request reprint Interpersonal psychotherapy for eating disorders
    Rebecca Murphy
    University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Clin Psychol Psychother 19:150-8. 2012
    ..The article closes with a discussion of possible future directions for research on IPT for eating disorders...
  15. ncbi request reprint Refining the definition of binge eating disorder and nonpurging bulimia nervosa
    Zafra Cooper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Int J Eat Disord 34:S89-95. 2003
    ..We propose revised diagnostic criteria for BED and bulimia nervosa that are designed to minimize these problems...
  16. pmc The impact of manipulating personal standards on eating attitudes and behaviour
    Roz Shafran
    Oxford University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Behav Res Ther 44:897-906. 2006
    ..Other variables remained unchanged. It is concluded that experimental analyses can be of value in elucidating causal connections between perfectionism and eating attitudes and behaviour...
  17. pmc Attentional bias in eating disorders
    Roz Shafran
    Department of Psychiatry, Oxford University, Oxford, England, UK
    Int J Eat Disord 40:369-80. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between eating disorders and attentional biases...
  18. pmc Cognitive behavioral therapy for eating disorders
    Rebecca Murphy
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Warneford Lane, Oxford University, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 33:611-27. 2010
    ..It ends with an outline of the treatment's main strategies and procedures...
  19. ncbi request reprint Body size estimation: testing a new mirror-based assessment method
    Clare Farrell
    Department of Psychiatry, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Int J Eat Disord 34:162-71. 2003
    ..The aim of the current study was to compare a new ecologically valid method of body size estimation with an existing, commonly used method...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prediction of outcome in bulimia nervosa by early change in treatment
    Christopher G Fairburn
    Oxford University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, U K
    Am J Psychiatry 161:2322-4. 2004
    ..The authors' goal was to identify predictors of treatment response in bulimia nervosa and, in particular, to attempt to replicate and extend the observation that early change predicts outcome...
  21. ncbi request reprint Body checking and its avoidance in eating disorders
    Roz Shafran
    Department of Psychiatry, Oxford University, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, England
    Int J Eat Disord 35:93-101. 2004
    ..The primary purpose of the first was to describe the phenomenology of such body checking and avoidance. The aim of the second was to compare body checking and avoidance in women with and without a clinical eating disorder...
  22. ncbi request reprint Psychological predictors of weight regain in obesity
    Susan M Byrne
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Behav Res Ther 42:1341-56. 2004
    ..The finding that a specific cognitive style is a significant predictor of relapse has implications for the treatment of obesity...
  23. pmc Enhanced cognitive behaviour therapy for adults with anorexia nervosa: a UK-Italy study
    Christopher G Fairburn
    Oxford University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Behav Res Ther 51:R2-8. 2013
    ..As CBT-E has already been established as a treatment for bulimia nervosa and eating disorder not otherwise specified, the findings also confirm that CBT-E is transdiagnostic in its scope...
  24. pmc How do psychological treatments work? Investigating mediators of change
    Rebecca Murphy
    Department of Psychiatry, Oxford University, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Behav Res Ther 47:1-5. 2009
    ..In this paper, these difficulties are discussed, and strategies and procedures for overcoming them are described...
  25. ncbi request reprint Clinical perfectionism: a cognitive-behavioural analysis
    Roz Shafran
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford University, UK
    Behav Res Ther 40:773-91. 2002
    ..The implications of this analysis for research and practice are considered...
  26. pmc Thinking afresh about the classification of eating disorders
    Christopher G Fairburn
    Oxford University Department of Psychiatry, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Int J Eat Disord 40:S107-10. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint Treating disturbances in the relationship between mothers with bulimic eating disorders and their infants: a randomized, controlled trial of video feedback
    Alan Stein
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JXl, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 163:899-906. 2006
    ..This trial tested whether video-feedback treatment specifically targeting mother-child interaction would be superior to counseling in improving mother-child interaction, especially mealtime conflict, and infant weight and autonomy...
  28. ncbi request reprint A new ecologically valid method to assess body size estimation and body size dissatisfaction
    Roz Shafran
    Oxford University, Department of Psychiatry, Oxford, England
    Int J Eat Disord 32:458-65. 2002
    ..The primary aim of the present study was to develop an ecologically valid method for assessing the perception of body size (as opposed to the memory of body size)...
  29. pmc Eating disorders, DSM-5 and clinical reality
    Christopher G Fairburn
    Oxford University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 198:8-10. 2011
    ..Only with such data will it be possible to derive an empirically based classificatory scheme that is both rooted in clinical reality and of value to clinicians...
  30. ncbi request reprint A 5-HT2C receptor promoter polymorphism (HTR2C - 759C/T) is associated with obesity in women, and with resistance to weight loss in heterozygotes
    Edward C Pooley
    University Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, United Kingdom
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 126:124-7. 2004
    ..Pharmacogenetic testing of HTR2C promoter variants may be valuable when evaluating anti-obesity drugs which act directly or indirectly on the receptor...
  31. pmc Mood stability versus mood instability in bipolar disorder: a possible role for emotional mental imagery
    Emily A Holmes
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Behav Res Ther 49:707-13. 2011
    ..The findings were consistent with predictions. Further investigation of imagery in bipolar disorder appears warranted as it may highlight processes that contribute to mood instability with relevance for cognitive behaviour therapy...
  32. pmc Therapist competence, therapy quality, and therapist training
    Christopher G Fairburn
    Oxford University Department of Psychiatry, UK
    Behav Res Ther 49:373-8. 2011
    ..Standardised role play-based techniques might be of value in this regard...
  33. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based treatment of anorexia nervosa
    Christopher G Fairburn
    Oxford University Department of Psychiatry, United Kingdom
    Int J Eat Disord 37:S26-30; discussion S41-2. 2005
    ..New forms of treatment are needed for adults with anorexia nervosa, and the true value of family-based treatment for adolescents has yet to be established...
  34. doi request reprint The dissemination and implementation of psychological treatments: problems and solutions
    Christopher G Fairburn
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom credo oxford com
    Int J Eat Disord 46:516-21. 2013
    ..Alongside these considerations, we discuss how modern technology has the potential to transform both treatment and training...