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WRAP trial

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Journal articles

2024 (Accepted for publication)

  • Tang, H., Spreckley, M., Van Sluijs, E., Ahern, A. and Smith, A., 2024 (Accepted for publication). The impact of social media interventions on eating behaviours and diet in adolescents and young adults: a mixed methods systematic review protocol BMJ Open,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-083465
  • 2024

  • Kudlek, L., Jones, RA., Hughes, C., Duschinsky, R., Hill, A., Richards, R., Thompson, M., Vincent, A., Griffin, SJ. and Ahern, AL., 2024. Experiences of emotional eating in an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy based weight management intervention (SWiM): A qualitative study. Appetite, v. 193
    Doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2023.107138
  • Yin, R., Ahern, AL., Lafortune, L., Griffin, SJ., Strelitz, JM. and Mueller, J., 2024. The association between patterns of weight change, diabetes status and glycaemia among adults with overweight and obesity. Diabetes Res Clin Pract, v. 210
    Doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2024.111607
  • 2023 (Accepted for publication)

  • Kusinski, LC., Richards, R., Jones, DL., Turner, E., Hughes, DJ., Dyson, P., Ahern, AL. and Meek, CL., 2023 (Accepted for publication). Dietary intervention in gestational diabetes: a qualitative study of the acceptability and feasibility of a novel whole-diet intervention in healthcare professionals. The British Journal of Nutrition: an international journal of nutritional science,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1017/S0007114523001666
  • Mueller, J., Ahern, AL., Jones, RA., Sharp, SJ., Davies, A., Zuckerman, A., Perry, BI., Khandaker, GM., De Lucia Rolfe, E., Wareham, NJ. and Rennie, KL., 2023 (Accepted for publication). The relationship of within-individual and between-individual variation in mental health with bodyweight: An exploratory longitudinal study PLoS One,
  • Lister, NB., Baur, LA., Paxton, SJ., Garnett, SP., Ahern, AL., Wilfley, D., Maguire, S., Sainsbury, A., Steinbeck, K., Braet, C., Hill, A., Nicholls, D., Jones, RA., Dammery, G., Grunseit, A., Cooper, K., Kyle, TK., Heeren, FN., Hunter, KE., McMaster, CM., Johnson, BJ., Seidler, AL. and Jebeile, H., 2023 (Accepted for publication). Eating Disorders In weight-related Therapy (EDIT) Collaboration: Rationale and study design. Nutrition Research Reviews,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1017/S0954422423000045
  • Hoenink, J., Burgoine, T., Brage, S., Forouhi, N., Griffin, SJ., Monsivais, P., Wareham, NJ., Ahern, AL. and Adams, J., 2023 (Accepted for publication). The moderating role of eating behaviour traits in the association between exposure to hot food takeaway outlets and body fatness International Journal of Obesity,
  • Jebeile, H., Libesman, S., Melville, H., Low-wah, T., Dammery, G., Seidler, AL., Jones, R., McMaster, CM., Paxton, SJ., Hill, AJ., Ahern, AL., Garnett, SP., Braet, C., Wilfley, D., Baur, LA. and Lister, NB., 2023 (Accepted for publication). Eating disorder risk during behavioral weight management in adults with overweight or obesity: A systematic review with meta-analysis Obesity Reviews,
    Doi: 10.1111/obr.13561
  • Birch, J., Mueller, J., Sharp, SJ., Logue, J., Kelly, MP., Griffin, SJ. and Ahern, AL., 2023 (Accepted for publication). Are there inequalities in the attendance and effectiveness of behavioural weight management interventions for adults in the UK? Protocol for an individual participant data (IPD) meta-analysis BMJ Open,
  • French, DP., Ahern, A., Greaves, CJ., Hawkes, RE., Higgs, S., Pechey, R. and Sniehotta, FF., 2023 (Accepted for publication). Preventing type 2 diabetes: A research agenda for behavioural science Diabetic Medicine,
  • 2023

  • Jebeile, H., Lister, NB., Libesman, S., Hunter, KE., McMaster, CM., Johnson, BJ., Baur, LA., Paxton, SJ., Garnett, SP., Ahern, AL., Wilfley, DE., Maguire, S., Sainsbury, A., Steinbeck, K., Askie, L., Braet, C., Hill, AJ., Nicholls, D., Jones, RA., Dammery, G., Grunseit, AM., Cooper, K., Kyle, TK., Heeren, FA., Quigley, F., Barnes, RD., Bean, MK., Beaulieu, K., Bonham, M., Boutelle, KN., Branco, BHM., Calugi, S., Cardel, MI., Carpenter, K., Cheng, HL., Dalle Grave, R., Danielsen, YS., Demarzo, M., Dordevic, A., Eichen, DM., Goldschmidt, AB., Hilbert, A., Houben, K., Lofrano do Prado, M., Martin, CK., McTiernan, A., Mensinger, JL., Pacanowski, C., do Prado, WL., Ramalho, SM., Raynor, HA., Rieger, E., Robinson, E., Salvo, V., Sherwood, NE., Simpson, SA., Skjakodegard, HF., Smith, E., Partridge, S., Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Taylor, RW., Van Eyck, A., Varady, KA., Vidmar, AP., Whitelock, V., Yanovski, J., Seidler, AL. and Eating Disorders In weight-related Therapy (EDIT) Collaboration, , 2023. Eating disorders in weight-related therapy (EDIT): Protocol for a systematic review with individual participant data meta-analysis of eating disorder risk in behavioural weight management. PLoS One, v. 18
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0282401
  • Mueller, J., Richards, R., Jones, RA., Whittle, F., Woolston, J., Stubbings, M., Sharp, SJ., Griffin, SJ., Bostock, J., Hughes, CA., Hill, AJ., Boothby, CE. and Ahern, AL., 2023. Correction: Supporting Weight Management during COVID-19 (SWiM-C): twelve-month follow-up of a randomised controlled trial of a web-based, ACT-based, guided self-help intervention. Int J Obes (Lond), v. 47
    Doi: 10.1038/s41366-023-01330-4
  • Birch, JM., Mueller, J., Sharp, SJ., Griffin, SJ., Kelly, MP., Halford, JCG. and Ahern, AL., 2023. Association between Indicators of Inequality and Weight Change following a Behavioural Weight Loss Intervention. Obes Facts, v. 16
    Doi: 10.1159/000528135
  • Szypula, J., Ahern, A. and Cheke, L., 2023. Imagine this: Visualising a recent meal as bigger reduces subsequent snack intake. Appetite, v. 181
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2022.106411
  • Pidd, K., Breeze, P., Pollard, D., Ahern, A., Mueller, J. and Brennan, A., 2023. Estimation of HbA1c after weight loss using a beta-regression for an economic evaluation of a behavioural weight management programme from the GLoW trial: a methodological study. Lancet, v. 402 Suppl 1
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(23)02156-6
  • Kudlek, L., Mueller, J., Eustacio Colombo, P., Sharp, SJ., Griffin, SJ. and Ahern, A., 2023. The moderating and mediating role of eating behaviour traits in acceptance and commitment therapy-based weight management interventions: protocol for an individual participant data meta-analysis. BMJ Open, v. 13
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-076411
  • Jebeile, H., Libesman, S., Melville, H., Low‐wah, T., Dammery, G., Seidler, AL., Jones, RA., McMaster, CM., Paxton, SJ., Hill, AJ., Ahern, AL., Garnett, SP., Braet, C., Wilfley, DE., Baur, LA. and Lister, NB., 2023. Eating disorder risk during behavioral weight management in adults with overweight or obesity: A systematic review with meta‐analysis Obesity Reviews, v. 24
    Doi: 10.1111/obr.13561
  • Randle, M., Ahern, AL., Boyland, E., Christiansen, P., Halford, JCG., Stevenson-Smith, J. and Roberts, C., 2023. A systematic review of ecological momentary assessment studies of appetite and affect in the experience of temptations and lapses during weight loss dieting. Obes Rev, v. 24
    Doi: 10.1111/obr.13596
  • 2022 (No publication date)

  • Jones, RA., Christiansen, P., Maloney, NG., Duckworth, JJ., Hugh-Jones, S., Ahern, A., Richards, R., Brown, A., Flint, SW., Robinson, E., Bryant, S., Halford, JCG. and Hardman, CA., 2022 (No publication date). Perceived weight-related stigma, loneliness, and mental wellbeing during COVID-19 in people with obesity: A cross-sectional study from ten European countries International Journal of Obesity,
  • 2022 (Accepted for publication)

  • Jones, R., Mueller, J., Sharp, SJ., Griffin, SJ. and Ahern, AL., 2022 (Accepted for publication). Long-term impact of a behavioural weight management programme on depression and anxiety symptoms: 5-year follow up of the WRAP trial Obesity,
  • Mueller, J., Richards, R., Jones, RA., Whittle, F., Woolston, J., Stubbings, M., Sharp, SJ., Griffin, SJ., Bostock, J., Hughes, CA., Hill, AJ., Boothby, C. and Ahern, AL., 2022 (Accepted for publication). Supporting Weight Management during COVID-19 (SWiM-C): Twelve-month follow-up of a randomised controlled trial of a web-based, ACT-based, guided self-help intervention International Journal of Obesity,
  • Bates, SE., Thomas, C., Islam, N., Ahern, A., Breeze, P., Griffin, SJ. and Brennan, A., 2022 (Accepted for publication). Using Health economic modelling to inform the design and development of an intervention: estimating the justifiable cost of weight loss maintenance in the UK BMC Public Health,
  • Birch, J., Mueller, J., Sharp, SJ., Griffin, SJ., Kelly, MP., Halford, JCG. and Ahern, AL., 2022 (Accepted for publication). Association between indicators of inequality and weight change following a behavioural weight loss intervention Obesity Facts: the European journal of obesity,
  • Birch, J., Jones, RA., Mueller, J., McDonald, MD., Richards, R., Kelly, MP., Griffin, SJ. and Ahern, AL., 2022 (Accepted for publication). A systematic review of inequalities in the uptake of, adherence to, and effectiveness of behavioural weight management interventions in adults Obesity Reviews,
  • Mueller, J., Richards, R., Jones, RA., Whittle, F., Woolston, J., Stubbings, M., Sharp, SJ., Griffin, SJ., Bostock, J., Hughes, CA., Hill, AJ. and Ahern, AL., 2022 (Accepted for publication). Supporting Weight Management during COVID-19 (SWiM-C): A randomised controlled trial of a web-based, ACT-based, guided self-help intervention Obesity Facts: the European journal of obesity,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1159/000524031
  • Ahern, A., Richards, R., Jones, RA., Whittle, F., Mueller, J., Woolston, J., Sharp, SJ., Hughes, CA., Hill, AJ., Duschinsky, R., Lawlor, E., Morris, S., Fusco, F., Brennan, A., Bostock, J. and Griffin, SJ., 2022 (Accepted for publication). Acceptability and feasibility of an acceptance and commitment therapy-based guided self-help intervention for weight loss maintenance in adults who have previously completed a behavioural weight loss programme: the SWiM feasibility study protocol BMJ Open,
  • Ahern, A., Breeze, P., Fusco, F., Sharp, SJ., Islam, N., Wheeler, GM., Hill, AJ., Hughes, CA., Duschinsky, R., Thomas, C., Bates, S., Woolston, J., Stubbings, M., Whittle, F., Boothby, C., Bostock, J., Jebb, S., Aveyard, P., Boyland, E., Halford, JCG., Morris, S., Brennan, A. and Griffin, SJ., 2022 (Accepted for publication). Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of referral to a commercial open group behavioural weight management programme in adults with overweight and obesity: 5-year follow-up of the WRAP trial The Lancet Public Health,
  • Mueller, J., Ahern, A., Sharp, SJ., Richards, R., Birch, JM., Davies, A. and Griffin, SJ., 2022 (Accepted for publication). Association between patient activation, self-management behaviours and clinical outcomes in adults with diabetes or related metabolic disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol BMJ Open,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-056293
  • Jones, R., Richards, R., Palat, R., Hughes, C., Hill, AJ., Vincent, A., Griffin, SJ., Ahern, AL. and Duschinsky, R., 2022 (Accepted for publication). Participants experiences of mental health during a COVID-19 tailored ACT-based behavioural weight management intervention: a qualitative study International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health & Well-Being,
  • Jones, R., Mueller, J., Sharp, SJ., Duschinsky, R., Griffin, SJ. and Ahern, AL., 2022 (Accepted for publication). Participant characteristics associated with changes in mental health in a trial of behavioural weight management programmes: Secondary analysis of the WRAP trial Obesity Facts: the European journal of obesity,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1159/000522083
  • 2022

  • Bates, S., Norman, P., Breeze, P., Brennan, A. and Ahern, AL., 2022. Mechanisms of Action in a Behavioral Weight-Management Program: Latent Growth Curve Analysis. Ann Behav Med, v. 56
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1093/abm/kaab019
  • Heath, L., Jebb, S., Stevens, R., Wheeler, G., Ahern, A., Boyland, E., Halford, J. and Aveyard, P., 2022. Effects of a group-based weight management programme on anxiety and depression: A randomised controlled trial (RCT). PLoS One, v. 17
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0263228
  • Mueller, J., Ahern, AL., Sharp, SJ., Richards, R., Birch, JM., Davies, A. and Griffin, SJ., 2022. Association between patient activation, self-management behaviours and clinical outcomes in adults with diabetes or related metabolic disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol. BMJ Open, v. 12
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-056293
  • Maidment, ID., Wong, G., Duddy, C., Upthegrove, R., Oduola, S., Robotham, D., Higgs, S., Ahern, A. and Birdi, G., 2022. REalist Synthesis Of non-pharmacologicaL interVEntions for antipsychotic-induced weight gain (RESOLVE) in people living with severe mental illness (SMI). Syst Rev, v. 11
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-022-01912-9
  • Ahern, A., Richards, R., Jones, RA., Whittle, F., Mueller, J., Woolston, J., Sharp, SJ., Hughes, CA., Hill, AJ., Duschinsky, R., Lawlor, ER., Morris, S., Fusco, F., Brennan, A., Bostock, J. and Griffin, S., 2022. Acceptability and feasibility of an acceptance and commitment therapy-based guided self-help intervention for weight loss maintenance in adults who have previously completed a behavioural weight loss programme: the SWiM feasibility study protocol BMJ Open, v. 12
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-058103
  • Richards, R., Jones, RA., Whittle, F., Hughes, CA., Hill, AJ., Lawlor, ER., Bostock, J., Bates, S., Breeze, PR., Brennan, A., Thomas, CV., Stubbings, M., Woolston, J., Griffin, SJ. and Ahern, AL., 2022. Development of a Web-Based, Guided Self-help, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy-Based Intervention for Weight Loss Maintenance: Evidence-, Theory-, and Person-Based Approach. JMIR Form Res, v. 6
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.2196/31801
  • Jones, RA., Mueller, J., Sharp, SJ., Griffin, SJ. and Ahern, AL., 2022. Long‐term impact of a behavioral weight management program on depression and anxiety symptoms: 5‐year follow‐up of the <scp>WRAP</scp> trial Obesity, v. 30
    Doi: 10.1002/oby.23570
  • 2021 (Accepted for publication)

  • Richards, R., Jones, R., Whittle, F., Hughes, CA., Hill, AJ., Lawlor, E., Bostock, J., Bates, S., Breeze, PR., Brennan, A., Thomas, CV., Stubbings, M., Woolston, J., Griffin, SJ. and Ahern, AL., 2021 (Accepted for publication). Development of a web-based, guided self-help, ACT-based intervention for weight loss maintenance: an evidence-, theory- and person-based approach JMIR Formative Research,
  • Mead, BR., Boyland, EJ., Christiansen, P., Halford, JCG., Jebb, SA. and Ahern, A., 2021 (Accepted for publication). Associations between hedonic hunger and BMI during a two-year behavioural weight loss trial PLoS One,
  • Estlin, AFL., Ahern, AL., Griffin, SJ. and Strelitz, J., 2021 (Accepted for publication). Modification of cardiovascular disease risk by health behaviour change following type 2 diabetes diagnosis Diabetic Medicine,
  • Strelitz, J., Lawlor, ER., Wu, Y., Estlin, A., Nandakumar, G., Ahern, AL. and Griffin, S., 2021 (Accepted for publication). Association between weight change and incidence of cardiovascular disease events and mortality among adults with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review of observational studies and behavioural intervention trials Diabetologia,
  • Jones, R., Mueller, J., Sharp, SJ., Vincent, A., Duschinsky, R., Griffin, SJ. and Ahern, AL., 2021 (Accepted for publication). The impact of participant mental health on attendance and engagement in a trial of behavioural weight management programmes: Secondary analysis of the WRAP randomised controlled trial International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity,
  • 2021

  • Morris, E., Jebb, SA., Oke, J., Nickless, A., Ahern, A., Boyland, E., Caterson, ID., Halford, J., Hauner, H. and Aveyard, P., 2021. Effect of weight loss on cardiometabolic risk: Observational analysis of two randomised controlled trials of community weight-loss programmes British Journal of General Practice, v. 71
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.3399/BJGP20X714113
  • Szypula, J., Ahern, A. and Cheke, L., 2021. Imagine This: The Role of Visualisation in Recent Meal Recall and Its Effect on Subsequent Consumption Appetite, v. 157
    Doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2020.104903
  • Clifton, EAD., Ahern, AL., Day, FR., Sharp, SJ., Griffin, SJ., Ong, KK. and Rajalakshmi Lakshman, , 2021. Positive maternal attitudes to following healthy infant feeding guidelines attenuate the associations between infant appetitive traits and both infant milk intake and weight. Appetite, v. 161
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2021.105124
  • Hughes, CA., Ahern, AL., Kasetty, H., McGowan, BM., Parretti, HM., Vincent, A. and Halford, JCG., 2021. Changing the narrative around obesity in the UK: a survey of people with obesity and healthcare professionals from the ACTION-IO study. BMJ Open, v. 11
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-045616
  • Maidment, I., Wong, G., Duddy, C., Upthegrove, R., Oduola, S., Robotham, D., Higgs, S. and Ahern, A., 2021. REalist Synthesis Of non-pharmacologicaL interVEntions for antipsychotic-induced weight gain (RESOLVE) in people living with Severe Mental Illness (SMI)
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-936580/v1
  • Richards, R., Jones, RA., Whittle, F., Hughes, CA., Hill, AJ., Lawlor, ER., Bostock, J., Bates, S., Breeze, PR., Brennan, A., Thomas, CV., Stubbings, M., Woolston, J., Griffin, SJ. and Ahern, AL., 2021. Development of a Web-Based, Guided Self-help, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy–Based Intervention for Weight Loss Maintenance: Evidence-, Theory-, and Person-Based Approach (Preprint)
    Doi: 10.2196/preprints.31801
  • 2020 (Accepted for publication)

  • Morris, E., Jebb, SA., Oke, J., Nickless, A., Ahern, A., Boyland, E., Caterson, ID., Halford, J., Hauner, H. and Aveyard, P., 2020 (Accepted for publication). How effective is weight loss in reducing cardiometabolic risk? An observational analysis of two randomised controlled trials of community weight loss programmes British Journal of General Practice,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp20X714113
  • Jones, R., Lawlor, ER., Birch, JM., Patel, MI., Werneck, A., Hoare, E., Griffin, SJ., Van Sluijs, EMF., Sharp, SJ. and Ahern, AL., 2020 (Accepted for publication). The impact of adult behavioural weight management interventions on mental health: a systematic review and meta-analysis Obesity Reviews,
  • Birch, J., Griffin, SJ., Kelly, MP. and Ahern, AL., 2020 (Accepted for publication). Inequalities in the uptake of, adherence to and effectiveness of behavioural weight management interventions: systematic review protocol BMJ Open,
  • Jones, R., Lawlor, E., Griffin, SJ., Van Sluijs, EMF. and Ahern, AL., 2020 (Accepted for publication). The impact of adult weight management interventions on mental health: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol BMJ Open,
  • Lawlor, E., Islam, N., Bates, S., Griffin, SJ., Hill, AJ., Hughes, CA., Sharp, SJ. and Ahern, AL., 2020 (Accepted for publication). Third-wave cognitive behaviour therapies for weight management: a systematic review and network meta-analysis Obesity Reviews,
  • Ahern, A., Woolston, J., Wells, E., Sharp, SJ., Islam, N., Lawlor, E., Duschinsky, R., Hill, AJ., Doble, B., Wilson, E., Morris, S., Hughes, CA., Brennan, A., Bostock, J., Boothby, CE. and Griffin, SJ., 2020 (Accepted for publication). Management (GLoW) randomised controlled trial. ... BMJ Open,
  • Piernas, C., MacLean, F., Aveyard, P., Ahern, A., Woolston, J., Boyland, EJ., Halford, JCG. and Jebb, SA., 2020 (Accepted for publication). Greater attendance to a community weight loss programme over the first 12 weeks predicts weight loss at two years Obesity Facts: the European journal of obesity,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1159/000509131
  • Ahern, A., Griffin, SJ., Wheeler, GM., Sharp, SJ., Aveyard, P., Boyland, EJ., Halford, JCG. and Jebb, SA., 2020 (Accepted for publication). The effect of referral to an open-group behavioural weight management programme on the relative risk of normoglycaemia, non-diabetic hyperglycaemia and type 2 diabetes: secondary analysis of the WRAP trial Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism: a journal of pharmacology and therapeutics,
  • Lawlor, E., Hughes, CA., Duschinsky, R., Pountain, GD., Hill, AJ., Griffin, SJ. and Ahern, AL., 2020 (Accepted for publication). Cognitive and behavioural strategies employed to overcome “lapses” and prevent “relapse” among weight-loss maintainers and regainers: a qualitative study Clinical Obesity,
  • 2020

  • Szypula, J., Ahern, A. and Cheke, L., 2020. The role of memory ability, depth and mode of recall in the impact of memory on later consumption Appetite,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2020.104628
  • 2019 (Published online)

  • Lawlor, E., Hughes, C., Duschinsky, R., Griffin, S., Hill, A. and Ahern, A., 2019 (Published online). Cognitive and behavioural strategies employed to overcome 'relapse' among weight loss maintainers and regainers: a qualitative study Obesity Abstracts,
    Doi: 10.1530/obabs.01.oc1.5
  • 2019 (Accepted for publication)

  • Strelitz, J., Ahern, AL., Long, GH., Hare, MJL., Irving, G., Boothby, CE., Wareham, NJ. and Griffin, SJ., 2019 (Accepted for publication). Moderate weight change following diabetes diagnosis and 10 year incidence of cardiovascular disease and mortality Diabetologia,
  • Strelitz, J., Ahern, AL., Long, GH., Boothby, CE., Wareham, NJ. and Griffin, SJ., 2019 (Accepted for publication). Changes in behaviors after diagnosis of type 2 diabetes and 10-year incidence of cardiovascular disease and mortality Cardiovascular Diabetology,
  • 2018 (Accepted for publication)

  • Lawlor, ER., Islam, N., Griffin, SJ., Hill, AJ., Hughes, C. and Ahern, AL., 2018 (Accepted for publication). Third-wave cognitive behaviour therapies for weight management: Systematic review and network meta-analysis protocol. BMJ Open,
  • 2018

  • Ambrosini, GL., Solis-Trapala, I., Ahern, AL., Fuller, NR., Holzapfel, C., Hauner, H., Caterson, ID. and Jebb, SA., 2018. Greater improvements in diet quality among overweight participants following a group-based commercial weight loss programme than those receiving support to lose weight in primary care. Nutrition Journal, v. 17
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12937-018-0370-x
  • 2017

  • Feldman, AL., Griffin, SJ., Ahern, A., Long, GH., Weinehall,, L., Fhärm, E., Norberg, M. and Wennberg, P., 2017. Impact of weight maintenance and loss on diabetes risk and burden: a population-based study in 33,184 participants BMC Public Health, v. 17
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-017-4081-6
  • Ahern, AL., Wheeler, GM., Aveyard, P., Boyland, EJ., Halford, JCG., Mander, AP., Woolston, J., Thomson, AM., Tsiountsioura, M., Cole2,, D., Mead, BR., Irvine, L., Turner, D., Suhrcke, M., Pimpin, L., Retat, L., Jaccard, A., Webber, L., Cohn, S. and Jebb, SA., 2017. Extended and standard duration weight-loss programme referrals for adults in primary care (WRAP): a randomised controlled trial The Lancet, v. 389
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30647-5
  • 2016

  • Ahern, AL., Aveyard, P., Boyland, EJ., Halford, JC., Jebb, SA. and WRAP trial team, , 2016. Inequalities in the uptake of weight management interventions in a pragmatic trial: an observational study in primary care. Br J Gen Pract, v. 66
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp16X684337
  • Medic, N., Ziauddeen, H., Forwood, SE., Davies, KM., Ahern, AL., Jebb, SA., Marteau, TM. and Fletcher, PC., 2016. The Presence of Real Food Usurps Hypothetical Health Value Judgment in Overweight People. eNeuro, v. 3
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1523/ENEURO.0025-16.2016
  • 2015

  • Lewis, HB., Ahern, AL., Solis-Trapala, I., Walker, CG., Reimann, F., Gribble, FM. and Jebb, SA., 2015. Effect of reducing portion size at a compulsory meal on later energy intake, gut hormones, and appetite in overweight adults. Obesity (Silver Spring), v. 23
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1002/oby.21105
  • Forwood, SE., Ahern, AL., Marteau, TM. and Jebb, SA., 2015. Offering within-category food swaps to reduce energy density of food purchases: a study using an experimental online supermarket. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, v. 12
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12966-015-0241-1
  • Allen, JT., Cohn, SR. and Ahern, AL., 2015. Experiences of a commercial weight-loss programme after primary care referral: a qualitative study. Br J Gen Pract, v. 65
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp15X684409
  • Forwood, SE., Ahern, AL., Hollands, GJ., Ng, Y-L. and Marteau, TM., 2015. Priming healthy eating. You can't prime all the people all of the time. Appetite, v. 89
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2015.01.018
  • Lewis, HB., Forwood, SE., Ahern, AL., Verlaers, K., Robinson, E., Higgs, S. and Jebb, SA., 2015. Personal and social norms for food portion sizes in lean and obese adults. Int J Obes (Lond), v. 39
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1038/ijo.2015.47
  • 2014

  • Holzapfel, C., Cresswell, L., Ahern, AL., Fuller, NR., Eberhard, M., Stoll, J., Mander, AP., Jebb, SA., Caterson, ID. and Hauner, H., 2014. The challenge of a 2-year follow-up after intervention for weight loss in primary care. Int J Obes (Lond), v. 38
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1038/ijo.2013.180
  • Hawkes, C., Ahern, AL. and Jebb, SA., 2014. A stakeholder analysis of the perceived outcomes of developing and implementing England's obesity strategy 2008-2011. BMC Public Health, v. 14
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-441
  • Ahern, AL., Aveyard, PN., Halford, JC., Mander, A., Cresswell, L., Cohn, SR., Suhrcke, M., Marsh, T., Thomson, AM. and Jebb, SA., 2014.  weeks, and a brief self-help intervention [ISRCTN82857232]. ... BMC Public Health, v. 14
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-620
  • Fuller, NR., Williams, K., Shrestha, R., Ahern, AL., Holzapfel, C., Hauner, H., Jebb, SA. and Caterson, ID., 2014. Changes in physical activity during a weight loss intervention and follow-up: a randomized controlled trial. Clin Obes, v. 4
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/cob.12057
  • 2013

  • Fuller, NR., Colagiuri, S., Schofield, D., Olson, AD., Shrestha, R., Holzapfel, C., Wolfenstetter, SB., Holle, R., Ahern, AL., Hauner, H., Jebb, SA. and Caterson, ID., 2013. A within-trial cost-effectiveness analysis of primary care referral to a commercial provider for weight loss treatment, relative to standard care--an international randomised controlled trial. Int J Obes (Lond), v. 37
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1038/ijo.2012.139
  • Ahern, AL., Boyland, EJ., Jebb, SA. and Cohn, SR., 2013. Participants' explanatory model of being overweight and their experiences of 2 weight loss interventions. Ann Fam Med, v. 11
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1370/afm.1446
  • Forwood, SE., Ahern, A., Hollands, GJ., Fletcher, PC. and Marteau, TM., 2013. Underestimating Calorie Content When Healthy Foods Are Present: An Averaging Effect or a Reference-Dependent Anchoring Effect? PLoS ONE, v. 8
    Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0071475
  • 2012

  • Mander, AP., Ahern, AL., Caterson, ID., Hauner, H. and Jebb, SA., 2012. Weight loss in a commercial setting Authors' reply The Lancet, v. 379
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(12)60425-5
  • Lewis, HB., Ahern, AL. and Jebb, SA., 2012. How much should I eat? A comparison of suggested portion sizes in the UK. Public Health Nutr, v. 15
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980012001097
  • 2011

  • Ahern, AL., Bennett, KM., Kelly, M. and Hetherington, MM., 2011. A qualitative exploration of young women's attitudes towards the thin ideal. J Health Psychol, v. 16
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1177/1359105310367690
  • Eberhard, MI., Olson, AD., Ambrosini, GL., Ahern, AL., Caterson, I., Hauner, H. and Jebb, SA., 2011. Greater improvements in diet quality in participants randomised to a commercial weight loss programme compared with standard care delivered in GP practices PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, v. 70
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1017/S002966511100303X
  • Jebb, SA., Ahern, AL., Olson, AD., Aston, LM., Holzapfel, C., Stoll, J., Amann-Gassner, U., Simpson, AE., Fuller, NR., Pearson, S., Lau, NS., Mander, AP., Hauner, H. and Caterson, ID., 2011. Primary care referral to a commercial provider for weight loss treatment versus standard care: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet, v. 378
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(11)61344-5
  • Ahern, AL., Olson, AD., Aston, LM. and Jebb, SA., 2011. Weight Watchers on prescription: an observational study of weight change among adults referred to Weight Watchers by the NHS. BMC Public Health, v. 11
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-11-434
  • 2010

  • Ahern, AL., Field, M., Yokum, S., Bohon, C. and Stice, E., 2010. Relation of dietary restraint scores to cognitive biases and reward sensitivity. Appetite, v. 55
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2010.04.001
  • 2008

  • Ahern, AL., Bennett, KM. and Hetherington, MM., 2008. Internalization of the ultra-thin ideal: positive implicit associations with underweight fashion models are associated with drive for thinness in young women. Eat Disord, v. 16
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/10640260802115852
  • 2006

  • Ahern, AL. and Hetherington, MM., 2006. The thin ideal and body image: an experimental study of implicit attitudes. Psychol Addict Behav, v. 20
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1037/0893-164X.20.3.338
  • 2004

  • Caton, SJ., Ball, M., Ahern, A. and Hetherington, MM., 2004. Dose-dependent effects of alcohol on appetite and food intake. Physiol Behav, v. 81
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2003.12.017
  • Conference proceedings

    2023

  • Kudlek, L., Jones, RA., Hughes, C., Duschinsky, R., Hill, A., Richards, R., Griffin, SJ. and Ahern, A., 2023. Experiences of emotional eating during an acceptance and commitment therapy based intervention to support weight loss maintenance (SWiM): A qualitative study Appetite, v. 189
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2023.106909
  • Mueller, J., Jones, RA., Richards, R., Woolston, J., Whittle, F., Hill, AJ., Hughes, CA., Duschinsky, R., Sharp, SJ., Boothby, C., Bostock, J., Breeze, P., Brennan, A., Fusco, F., Lawlor, E., Morris, S., Griffin, SJ. and Ahern, AL., 2023. Feasibility and acceptability of an acceptance-based guided self-help programme for weight loss maintenance Appetite, v. 189
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2023.106907
  • 2021

  • Birch, J., Jones, R., Mueller, J., McDonald, M., Richards, R., Kelly, M., Griffin, S. and Ahern, A., 2021. A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF INEQUALITIES IN THE UPTAKE OF, ADHERENCE TO, AND EFFECTIVENESS OF BEHAVIOURAL WEIGHT MANAGEMENT INTERVENTIONS IN ADULTS JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH, v. 75
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/jech-2021-SSMabstracts.129
  • Strelitz, J., Lawlor, ER., Wu, Y., Estlin, A., Nandakumar, G., Ahern, AL. and Griffin, SJ., 2021. Association between weight change and incidence of cardiovascular disease events and mortality among adults with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis DIABETOLOGIA, v. 64
  • Other publications

    2023

  • McMaster, CM., Paxton, SJ., Maguire, S., Hill, AJ., Braet, C., Seidler, AL., Nicholls, D., Garnett, SP., Ahern, AL., Wilfley, DE., Lister, NB. and Jebeile, H., 2023. The need for future research into the assessment and monitoring of eating disorder risk in the context of obesity treatment. Int J Eat Disord, v. 56
    Doi: 10.1002/eat.23898
  • Theses / dissertations

    2022 (No publication date)

  • Szypula, J., 2022 (No publication date). The Effect of Recent Meal Recall and Its Implications for Weight Loss
  • 2022

  • Jones, R., 2022. The role of mental health in adult behavioural weight management interventions
  • Reports

    2020

  • Rennie, K., Ahern, A., King, B., Spillman, L., Hartley, P., Lawlor, E. and Wareham, NJ., 2020. Integration of Physical Activity Promotion within Primary and Secondary Care Settings: Rapid Evidence Review and Lessons from Practice Case Studies