Preventing type 2 diabetes: A research agenda for behavioural science.
French DP, Ahern AL, Greaves CJ, Hawkes RE, Higgs S, Pechey R, Sniehotta FF
Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association. May 2023
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Eating disorder risk during behavioral weight management in adults with overweight or obesity: A systematic review with meta-analysis.
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, Lister NB
Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity. Mar 2023
(DOI : 10.1111/obr.13561)
Eating Disorders In weight-related Therapy (EDIT) Collaboration: Rationale and study design.
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, Jebeile H
Nutrition research reviews. Feb 2023
(DOI : 10.1017/S0954422423000045)
The need for future research into the assessment and monitoring of eating disorder risk in the context of obesity treatment.
McMaster CM, Paxton SJ, Maguire S, Hill AJ, Braet C, Seidler AL, Nicholls D, Garnett SP, Ahern AL, Wilfley DE, Lister NB, Jebeile H
The International journal of eating disorders. Jan 2023
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Association between indicators of inequality and weight change following a behavioural weight loss intervention.
Birch JM, Mueller J, Sharp SJ, Griffin SJ, Kelly MP, Halford JCG, Ahern AL
Obesity facts. Dec 2022
(DOI : 10.1159/000528135)
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.
Mueller J, Richards R, Jones RA, Whittle F, Woolston J, Stubbings M, Sharp SJ, Griffin SJ, Bostock J, Hughes CA, Hill AJ, Boothby CE, Ahern AL
International journal of obesity (2005). Nov 2022
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Long-term impact of a behavioral weight management program on depression and anxiety symptoms: 5-year follow-up of the WRAP trial.
Jones RA, Mueller J, Sharp SJ, Griffin SJ, Ahern AL
Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.). Oct 2022
(DOI : 10.1002/oby.23570)
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 randomised controlled trial
Ahern AL, Breeze PR, Fusco F, Sharp SJ, Islam N, Wheeler G, Hill AJ, Hughes CA, Duschinsky R, Thomas C, Bates S, Woolston J, Stubbings M, Whittle F, Boothby C, Bostock J, Jebb SA, Aveyard P, Boyland EJ, Halford JCG, Morris S, Brennan A, Griffin SJ
The Lancet Public Health. Oct 2022
(DOI : 10.1016/S2468-2667(22)00226-2)
Perceived weight-related stigma, loneliness, and mental wellbeing during COVID-19 in people with obesity: A cross-sectional study from ten European countries.
Jones RA, Christiansen P, Maloney NG, Duckworth JJ, Hugh-Jones S, Ahern AL, Richards R, Brown A, Flint SW, Robinson E, Bryant S, Halford JCG, Hardman CA
International journal of obesity (2005). Sep 2022
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Participants' experiences of mental health during a COVID-19 tailored ACT-based behavioural weight management intervention: a qualitative study.
Jones RA, Richards R, Palat R, Hughes C, Hill AJ, Vincent A, Griffin SJ, Ahern AL, Duschinsky R
International journal of qualitative studies on health and well-being. Sep 2022
(DOI : 10.1080/17482631.2022.2123093)
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.
Ahern AL, 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, Griffin SJ
BMJ Open. Apr 2022
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Participant characteristics associated with changes in mental health in a trial of behavioural weight management programmes: Secondary analysis of the WRAP trial.
Jones RA, Mueller J, Sharp SJ, Duschinsky R, Griffin SJ, Ahern AL
Obesity facts. Apr 2022
(DOI : 10.1159/000522083)
A systematic review of inequalities in the uptake of, adherence to, and effectiveness of behavioral weight management interventions in adults.
Birch JM, Jones RA, Mueller J, McDonald MD, Richards R, Kelly MP, Griffin SJ, Ahern AL
Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity. Mar 2022
(DOI : 10.1111/obr.13438)
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.
Mueller J, Ahern AL, Sharp SJ, Richards R, Birch JM, Davies A, Griffin SJ
BMJ Open. Feb 2022
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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.
Jones RA, Mueller J, Sharp SJ, Vincent A, Duschinsky R, Griffin SJ, Ahern AL
The international journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity. Nov 2021
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Supporting Weight Management during COVID-19 (SWiM-C): A randomised controlled trial of a web-based, ACT-based, guided self-help intervention.
Mueller J, Richards R, Jones RA, Whittle F, Woolston J, Stubbings M, Sharp SJ, Griffin SJ, Bostock J, Hughes CA, Hill AJ, Ahern AL
Obesity facts. Sep 2021
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Development of a Web-Based, Guided Self-help, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy-Based Intervention for Weight Loss Maintenance: Evidence-, Theory-, and Person-Based Approach.
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, Ahern AL
JMIR formative research. Jul 2021
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Modification of cardiovascular disease risk by health behaviour change following type 2 diabetes diagnosis.
Estlin AFL, Ahern AL, Griffin SJ, Strelitz J
Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association. Jul 2021
(DOI : 10.1111/dme.14646)
Changing the narrative around obesity in the UK: a survey of people with obesity and healthcare professionals from the ACTION-IO study.
Hughes CA, Ahern AL, Kasetty H, McGowan BM, Parretti HM, Vincent A, Halford JCG
BMJ Open. Jul 2021
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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.
Strelitz J, Lawlor ER, Wu Y, Estlin A, Nandakumar G, Ahern AL, Griffin SJ
Diabetologia. May 2021
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Mechanisms of Action in a Behavioral Weight-Management Program: Latent Growth Curve Analysis.
Bates S, Norman P, Breeze P, Brennan A, Ahern AL
Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Apr 2021
(DOI : 10.1093/abm/kaab019)
Using health economic modelling to inform the design and development of an intervention: estimating the justifiable cost of weight loss maintenance in the UK.
Bates SE, Thomas C, Islam N, Ahern AL, Breeze P, Griffin S, Brennan A
BMC Public Health. Mar 2021
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The impact of adult behavioural weight management interventions on mental health: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Jones RA, Lawlor ER, Birch JM, Patel MI, Werneck AO, Hoare E, Griffin SJ, van Sluijs EMF, Sharp SJ, Ahern AL
Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity. Oct 2020
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Associations between hedonic hunger and BMI during a two-year behavioural weight loss trial.
Mead BR, Boyland EJ, Christiansen P, Halford JCG, Jebb SA, Ahern AL
PLoS ONE. Jun 2020
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Clinical and cost-effectiveness of a diabetes education and behavioural weight management programme versus a diabetes education programme in adults with a recent diagnosis of type 2 diabetes: study protocol for the Glucose Lowering through Weight management (GLoW) randomised controlled trial.
Ahern AL, Woolston J, Wells E, Sharp SJ, Islam N, Lawlor ER, Duschinsky R, Hill AJ, Doble B, Wilson E, Morris S, Hughes CA, Brennan A, Bostock J, Boothby C, Griffin SJ
BMJ Open. May 2020
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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.
Ahern AL, Griffin SJ, Wheeler GM, Sharp SJ, Aveyard P, Boyland EJ, Halford JCG, Jebb SA
Diabetes, obesity & metabolism. Mar 2020
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Cognitive and behavioural strategies employed to overcome "lapses" and prevent "relapse" among weight-loss maintainers and regainers: A qualitative study.
Lawlor ER, Hughes CA, Duschinsky R, Pountain GD, Hill AJ, Griffin SJ, Ahern AL
Clinical obesity. Feb 2020
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Impact of adult weight management interventions on mental health: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol.
Jones RA, Lawlor ER, Griffin SJ, van Sluijs EMF, Ahern AL
BMJ Open. Jan 2020
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Greater Attendance at a Community Weight Loss Programme over the First 12 Weeks Predicts Weight Loss at 2 Years.
Piernas C, MacLean F, Aveyard P, Ahern AL, Woolston J, Boyland EJ, Halford JCG, Jebb SA
Obesity facts. Jan 2020
(DOI : 10.1159/000509131)
Third-wave cognitive behaviour therapies for weight management: A systematic review and network meta-analysis.
Lawlor ER, Islam N, Bates S, Griffin SJ, Hill AJ, Hughes CA, Sharp SJ, Ahern AL
Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity. Oct 2019
(DOI : 10.1111/obr.13013)
Positive maternal attitudes to following healthy infant feeding guidelines attenuate the associations between infant appetitive traits and both infant milk intake and weight.
Clifton EAD, Ahern AL, Day FR, Sharp SJ, Griffin SJ, Ong KK, Rajalakshmi Lakshman
Appetite. Oct 2019
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Changes in behaviors after diagnosis of type 2 diabetes and 10-year incidence of cardiovascular disease and mortality.
Strelitz J, Ahern AL, Long GH, Boothby CE, Wareham NJ, Griffin SJ
Cardiovascular diabetology. May 2019
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Moderate weight change following diabetes diagnosis and 10 year incidence of cardiovascular disease and mortality.
Strelitz J, Ahern AL, Long GH, Hare MJL, Irving G, Boothby CE, Wareham NJ, Griffin SJ
Diabetologia. Dec 2018
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Third-wave cognitive behaviour therapies for weight management: systematic review and network meta-analysis protocol.
Lawlor ER, Islam N, Griffin SJ, Hill AJ, Hughes CA, Ahern AL
BMJ Open. Aug 2018
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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.
Ambrosini GL, Solis-Trapala I, Ahern AL, Fuller NR, Holzapfel C, Hauner H, Caterson ID, Jebb SA
Nutrition journal. Feb 2018
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Impact of weight maintenance and loss on diabetes risk and burden: a population-based study in 33,184 participants.
Feldman AL, Griffin SJ, Ahern AL, Long GH, Weinehall L, Fhärm E, Norberg M, Wennberg P
BMC Public Health. Sep 2016
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Extended and standard duration weight-loss programme referrals for adults in primary care (WRAP): a randomised controlled trial.
Ahern AL, Wheeler GM, Aveyard P, Boyland EJ, Halford JCG, Mander AP, Woolston J, Thomson AM, Tsiountsioura M, Cole D, Mead BR, Irvine L, Turner D, Suhrcke M, Pimpin L, Retat L, Jaccard A, Webber L, Cohn SR, Jebb SA
Lancet (London, England). Jan 2016
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Inequalities in the uptake of weight management interventions in a pragmatic trial: an observational study in primary care.
Ahern AL, Aveyard P, Boyland EJ, Halford JC, Jebb SA, WRAP trial team WRAP trial team
The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners. Jun 2015
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Experiences of a commercial weight-loss programme after primary care referral: a qualitative study.
The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners. Apr 2015
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Priming healthy eating. You can't prime all the people all of the time.
Forwood SE, Ahern AL, Hollands GJ, Ng YL, Marteau TM
Appetite. Sep 2014
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Weight loss referrals for adults in primary care (WRAP): protocol for a multi-centre randomised controlled trial comparing the clinical and cost-effectiveness of primary care referral to a commercial weight loss provider for 12 weeks, referral for 52 weeks, and a brief self-help intervention [ISRCTN82857232].
Ahern AL, Aveyard PN, Halford JC, Mander A, Cresswell L, Cohn SR, Suhrcke M, Marsh T, Thomson AM, Jebb SA
BMC Public Health. Jun 2014
(DOI : 10.1186/1471-2458-14-620)