Publications

Selected Publications

Books

Fairburn CG, Wilson GT, (eds). Binge Eating: Nature, Assessment and Treatment. New York: Guilford Press, 1993.

Brownell KD, Fairburn CG (eds). Eating Disorders and Obesity: A Comprehensive Handbook. New York: Guilford Press, 1995.

Fairburn CG.  Overcoming Binge Eating. New York: Guilford Press, 1995.

Clark DM, Fairburn CG (eds). Science and Practice of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Fairburn CG, Brownell KD (eds). Eating Disorders and Obesity: A Comprehensive Handbook (2nd ed). New York: Guilford Press, 2002.

Cooper Z, Fairburn CG, Hawker D. Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Obesity: A Clinician’s Guide. New York: Guilford Press, 2003.

Fairburn CG. Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Eating Disorders. New York: Guilford Press, 2008.

Fairburn CG. Overcoming Binge Eating (2nd ed). New York: Guilford Press, 2013.

Refereed Articles

Fairburn CG.  A cognitive behavioural approach to the treatment of bulimia.  Psychological Medicine 1981; 11: 707-711.

Fairburn CG.  Binge-eating and its management.  British Journal of Psychiatry 1982; 141: 631-633.

Fairburn CG.  Cooper PJ.  Self-induced vomiting and bulimia nervosa: an undetected problem.  British Medical Journal 1982; 284: 1153-1155.

Cooper PJ. Fairburn CG.  Binge-eating and self-induced vomiting in the community: a preliminary study.  British Journal of Psychiatry 1983; 142: 139-144

Fairburn CG, Cooper PJ.  Binge-eating, self-induced vomiting and laxative abuse: a community study.  Psychological Medicine 1984; 14: 401-410.

Fairburn CG, Kirk J, O'Connor M, Cooper PJ.  A comparison of two psychological treatments for bulimia nervosa.  Behaviour Research and Therapy 1986; 24: 629-643.

Cooper PJ, Taylor MJ, Cooper Z, Fairburn CG.  The development and validation of the Body Shape Questionnaire.  International Journal of Eating Disorders 1987; 6: 485-494.

Cooper Z, Fairburn CG.  The Eating Disorder Examination: a semi-structured interview for the assessment of the specific psychopathology of eating disorders.  International Journal of Eating Disorders 1987; 6: 1-8.

Cooper Z, Cooper PJ, Fairburn CG.  The validity of the Eating Disorder Examination and its subscales.  British Journal of Psychiatry 1989; 154: 807-812.

Fairburn CG, Welch SL.  The impact of pregnancy on eating habits and attitudes to shape and weight. International Journal of Eating Disorders 1990; 9: 153-160.

Fairburn CG, Beglin SJ.  The studies of the epidemiology of bulimia nervosa.  American Journal of Psychiatry 1990; 147: 401-408.

Fairburn CG, Jones R, Peveler RC, Carr SJ, Solomon RA, O'Connor ME, Burton J, Hope RA.  Three psychological treatments for bulimia nervosa: a comparative trial.  Archives of General Psychiatry 1991; 48: 463-469.

Fairburn CG, Peveler RC, Davies B, Mann JI, Mayou RA.  Eating disorders in young adults with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: a controlled study.  British Medical Journal 1991; 303: 17-20.

Peveler RC, Fairburn CG, Boller I, Dunger D.  Eating disorders in adolescents with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: a controlled study.  Diabetes Care 1992; 15: 1356-1360.

Fairburn CG, Stein A, Jones R.  Eating habits and eating disorders during pregnancy.  Psychosomatic Medicine 1992; 54: 665-672.

Fairburn CG, Jones R, Peveler RC, Hope RA, O'Connor ME.  Psychotherapy and bulimia nervosa: the longer-term effects of interpersonal psychotherapy, behaviour therapy and cognitive behaviour therapy.  Archives of General Psychiatry 1993; 50: 419-428.

Welch SL, Fairburn CG.  Sexual abuse and bulimia nervosa: three integrated case-control comparisons.  American Journal of Psychiatry 1994; 151: 402-407.

Stein A, Woolley H, Cooper S, Fairburn CG.  An observational study of mothers with eating disorders and their infants.  Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 1994; 35: 733-748.

Fairburn CG, Beglin SJ.  Assessment of eating disorder psychopathology: interview or self-report questionnaire?  International Journal of Eating Disorders 1994; 16: 363-370.

Fairburn CG, Norman PA, Welch SL, O'Connor ME, Doll HA, Peveler RC.  A prospective study of outcome in bulimia nervosa and the long-term effects of three psychological treatments.  Archives of General Psychiatry 1995; 52: 304-312.

Fairburn CG, Welch SL, Norman PA, O'Connor ME, Doll HA.  Bias and bulimia nervosa: How typical are clinic cases?  American Journal of Psychiatry 1996; 153: 386-391.

Stein A, Fairburn CG.  Eating habits and attitudes in the postpartum period.  Psychosomatic Medicine 1996; 58: 321-325.

Welch SL, Fairburn CG.  Childhood sexual and physical abuse as risk factors for the development of bulimia nervosa: A community-based case control study.  Child Abuse & Neglect 1996; 20:  633-642.

Fairburn CG, Welch SL, Doll HA, Davies BA, O'Connor ME.  Risk factors for bulimia nervosa: a community-based case-control study.  Archives of General Psychiatry 1997; 54: 509-517.

Fairburn CG, Doll HA, Welch SL, Hay PJ, Davies BA, O'Connor ME.  Risk factors for binge eating disorder: a community-based case-control study.  Archives of General Psychiatry 1998; 55: 425-432.

Carter JC, Fairburn CG.  Cognitive behavioural self-help for binge eating disorder: A controlled effectiveness study.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology  1998; 66: 616-623.

Fairburn CG, Cooper Z, Doll HA, Welch SL.  Risk factors for anorexia nervosa: three integrated case-control comparisons.  Archives of General Psychiatry 1999; 56: 468-476.

Agras WS, Walsh BT, Fairburn CG, Wilson GT, Kraemer HC.  A multicenter comparison of cognitive-behavioral therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy for bulimia nervosa.  Archives of General Psychiatry  2000; 57: 459-466.

Walsh BT, Agras WS, Devlin MJ, Fairburn CG, Wilson GT, Kahn C, Chally, MK.  Fluoxetine for bulimia nervosa following poor response to psychotherapy.  American Journal of Psychiatry 2000; 157: 1332-1334.

Fairburn CG, Cooper Z, Doll HA, Norman PA, O'Connor ME.  The natural course of bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder in young women.  Archives of General Psychiatry 2000; 57: 659-665.

Shafran R, Cooper Z, Fairburn CG.  Clinical perfectionism: A cognitive-behavioural analysis.  Behaviour Research and Therapy 2002; 40: 773-791.

Wilson GT, Fairburn CG, Agras WS, Walsh BT, Kraemer HC.  Cognitive behavior therapy for bulimia nervosa: time course and mechanisms of change.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 2002; 70: 267-274.

Kraemer HC, Wilson GT, Fairburn CG, Agras WS.  Mediators and moderators of treatment effects in randomized clinical trials.  Archives of General Psychiatry 2002; 59: 877-883.

Fairburn CG, Cooper Z, Shafran R.  Cognitive behaviour therapy for eating disorders: A “transdiagnostic” theory and treatment.  Behaviour Research and Therapy 2003; 41: 509-528.

Fairburn CG, Agras WS, Walsh BT, Wilson GT, Stice E.  Early change in treatment predicts outcome in bulimia nervosa.  American Journal of Psychiatry 2004; 161: 2322-2324.

Striegel-Moore RH, Fairburn CG, Wilfley DE, Pike KM, Dohm F-A, Kraemer HC.  Toward an understanding of risk factors for binge eating disorder in black and white women: a community-based case-control study.  Psychological Medicine 2005: 35: 147-156.

Fairburn CG, Cooper Z, Doll HA, Davies BA. Identifying dieters who will develop an eating disorder: A prospective population-based study.  American Journal of Psychiatry 2005; 162: 2249-2255.

Bohn K, Doll HA, Cooper Z, O'Connor ME, Palmer RL, Fairburn CG.  The measurement of impairment due to eating disorder psychopathology.  Behaviour Research and Therapy 2008; 46: 1105-1110. 

Fairburn CG, Cooper Z, Doll HA, O’Connor ME, Bohn K, Hawker DM, Wales JA, Palmer RL. Transdiagnostic cognitive behavioral therapy for patients with eating disorders: A two-site trial with 60-week follow-up.  American Journal of Psychiatry 2009; 166: 311-319. 

Cooper Z, Doll HA, Hawker DM, Byrne S, Bonner G, Eeley E, O'Connor ME, Fairburn CG.  Testing a new cognitive behavioural treatment for obesity: a randomized controlled trial with three-year follow-up. Behaviour Research and Therapy 2010; 48: 706-713. 

Fairburn CG, Cooper Z.  Therapist competence, therapy quality, and therapist training.  Behaviour Research and Therapy 2011; 49: 373-378. 

Mitchell JE, Agras S, Crow S, Halmi K, Fairburn CG, Bryson S, Kraemer H.  Stepped care and cognitive-behavioural therapy for bulimia nervosa: randomised trial.  British Journal of Psychiatry 2011; 198:391-397. 

Fairburn CG, Cooper Z, Doll HA, O'Connor ME, Palmer RL, Dalle Grave R.  Enhanced cognitive behaviour therapy for adults with anorexia nervosa: A UK-Italy study.  Behaviour Research and Therapy 2013; 51: 2-8. 

Dalle Grave R, Callugi S, Doll HA, Fairburn CG.  Enhanced cognitive behaviour therapy for adolescents with anorexia nervosa: An alternative to family therapy?  Behaviour Research and Therapy 2013; 51: 9-12. 

Poulsen S, Lunn S, Daniel SIF, Folke S, Mathiesen BB, Katznelson H, Fairburn CG.  A randomized controlled trial of psychoanalytic psychotherapy versus cognitive behavior therapy for bulimia nervosa.  American Journal of Psychiatry 2014: 171: 109-116. 18.  Fairburn CG, Patel V.  The global dissemination of psychological treatments: a roadmap for research and practice.  American Journal of Psychiatry 2014; 171: 495-498.

Loucas CE, Fairburn CG, Whittington C, Pennant ME, Stockton S, Kendall T. E-therapy in the treatment and prevention of eating disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Behaviour Research and Therapy 2014; 63: 122-131. 

Fairburn CG, Bailey-Straebler S, Basden S, Doll HA , Jones, R, Murphy R, O'Connor ME, Cooper Z. A transdiagnostic comparison of enhanced cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT-E) and interpersonal psychotherapy in the treatment of eating disorders.  Behaviour Research and Therapy  2015; 70: 64-71. 

Dalle Grave R, Calugi S, Sartirana M, Fairburn CG.  Transdiagnostic cognitive behaviour therapy for adolescents with an eating disorder who are not underweight.  Behaviour Research and Therapy 2015; 73: 79-82. 

Patel V, Weobong B, Weiss HA, Anand A, Bhat B, Katti B, Dimidjian S, Araya R, Hollon SD, King M, Vijayakumar L, Park AL, McDaid D, Wilson T, Velleman R, Kirkwood BR, Fairburn CG. The Healthy Activity Program (HAP), a lay counsellor-delivered brief psychological treatment for severe depression, in primary care in India: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2016; 389: 176-185.

Nadkarni A, Weobong B, Weiss HA, McCambridge J, Bhat B, Katti P, Murthy P, King M, McDaid D,  Wilson GT, Kirkwood B, Fairburn CG, Velleman R, Patel V.  Counselling for Alcohol Problems (CAP), a lay counsellor-delivered brief psychological treatment for harmful drinking in men, in primary care in India: a randomised controlled trial.  Lancet 2017; 389: 186-195.

Fairburn CG, Patel V. The impact of digital technology on psychological treatments and their dissemination. Behavior Research and Therapy 2017; 88:19-25.

Fairburn CG, Allen E, Bailey-Straebler S, O’Connor ME, Cooper Z.  Scaling-up psychological treatments: A countrywide test of the online training of therapists.  Journal of Medical Internet Research 2017; 19: e214.

Cooper Z, Allen E, Bailey-Straebler S, Morgan KE, O’Connor ME, Caddy C, Hamadi L, Fairburn CG.  Using the internet to train therapists: A randomised comparison of two scalable methods.  Journal of Medical Internet Research 2017;19: e355.

Linardon J, Fairburn CG, Fitzsimmons‐Craft EE, Wilfley DE, & Brennan L (2017). The empirical status of the third‐wave behaviour therapies for the treatment of eating disorders: A systematic review. Clinical Psychology Review 2017; 58: 125– 140.

Nadkarni A, Weiss HA, Weobong B, McDaid D, Singla DR, Park AL, Bhat B, Katti B, McCambridge J, Murthy P, King M, Wilson GT, Kirkwood B, Fairburn CG, Velleman R, Patel V.  Sustained effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the Healthy Activity Programme, a brief psychological treatment for depression delivered by lay counsellors in primary care: 12-month follow-up of a randomised controlled trial. PLoS Med 2017: 14: e1002385.

Nadkarni A, Weiss HA, Weobong B, McDaid D, Singla DR, Park A-La, Bhat B, Katti B, McCambridge J, Murthy P, King M, Wilson GT, Kirkwood BR, Fairburn CG, Velleman R, Patel V.   Sustained effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of Counselling for Alcohol Problems, a brief psychological treatment for harmful drinking in men, delivered by lay counsellors in primary care: 12-month follow-up of a randomised controlled trial.  PLoS Med 2017; 14: e1002386.

Byrne S, Wade T, Hay P, Touyz S, Fairburn CG, Treasure J, Schmidt U, McIntosh V, Allen K, Fursland A, Crosby RD.  A randomised controlled trial of three psychological treatments for anorexia nervosa.  Psychological Medicine 2017; 47: 2823-2833.

O’Connor ME, Morgan KE, Bailey-Straebler S, Fairburn CG, Cooper Z.  Increasing the availability of psychological treatments: A multinational study of a scalable method for training therapists.  Journal of Medical Internet Research 2018; 20; e10386. 

Slade E, Keeney E, Mavranezouli I, Dias S, Fou L, Stockton S, Saxon L, Waller G, Turner H, Serpell L, Fairburn CG, Kendall T.  Treatments for bulimia nervosa: a network meta-analysis.  Psychological Medicine 2018; 48; 2629-2636.