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Barriers to increasing the physical activity of people with intellectual disabilities (2016)
Journal Article
Cartwright, L., Reid, M., Hammersley, R., & Walley, R. M. (2017). Barriers to increasing the physical activity of people with intellectual disabilities. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 45(1), 47-55. doi:10.1111/bld.12175

© 2016 John Wiley & Sons Ltd Accessible summary: We talked to people with intellectual disabilities and their carers about being healthy. Sometimes it was difficult for people with intellectual disabilities to take part in activities that would hel... Read More

Pilot investigation of a virtual gastric band hypnotherapy intervention (2016)
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Greetham, S., Goodwin, S., Wells, L., Whitham, C., Jones, H., Rigby, A., …Atkin, S. (2016). Pilot investigation of a virtual gastric band hypnotherapy intervention. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 64(4), (419-433). doi:10.1080/00207144.2016.1209037. ISSN 0020-7144

This was a pilot investigation of 30 men and women with a BMI > 27kg/m² over a 24 week period. It aimed to determine whether virtual gastric band (VGB) hypnotherapy has an effect on weight loss in overweight adults, compared to relaxation hypnotherap... Read More

Trauma in the childhood stories of people who have injected drugs (2015)
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Thompson, A., Dalgarno, P., Hammersley, R., Reid, M., Thompson, A., Jack, M., …Wallace, J. (2016). Trauma in the childhood stories of people who have injected drugs. Addiction research & theory, 24(2), (135-151). doi:10.3109/16066359.2015.1093120. ISSN 1606-6359

Aim: To document childhood trauma in the life stories of people who have injected drugs. Method: Fifty-five participants (38 m, 17 f) recruited via Scottish recovery networks, who had injected drugs in the previous five years, were interviewed by pee... Read More

Food choice by people with intellectual disabilities at day centres: A qualitative study (2014)
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Blackburn, C., Cartwright, L., Glover, L., Hammersley, R., & Reid, M. (2015). Food choice by people with intellectual disabilities at day centres: A qualitative study. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 19(2), 103-115. doi:10.1177/1744629514563423

People with intellectual disabilities experience a range of health inequalities. It is important to investigate possible contributory factors that may lead to these inequalities. This qualitative study identified some difficulties for healthy eating... Read More

Effects on obese women of the sugar sucrose added to the diet over 28 d: a quasi-randomised, single-blind, controlled trial (2013)
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Reid, M., Hammersley, R., Duffy, M., & Ballantyne, C. (2014). Effects on obese women of the sugar sucrose added to the diet over 28 d: a quasi-randomised, single-blind, controlled trial. British Journal of Nutrition, 111(3), (563-570). doi:10.1017/s0007114513002687. ISSN 1475-2662

To investigate whether obese women can compensate for sucrose added to the diet when it is given blind, rather than gaining weight or exhibiting dysfunctional regulation of intake, in the present study, forty-one healthy obese (BMI 30–35 kg/m2) women... Read More

Weight loss in a UK commercial all meal provision study: A randomised controlled trial (2013)
Journal Article
Mellor, D. D., Whitham, C., Goodwin, S., Morris, M., Reid, M., & Atkin, S. L. (2014). Weight loss in a UK commercial all meal provision study: A randomised controlled trial. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 27(4), 377-383. doi:10.1111/jhn.12171

Background: Effective approaches are needed to address the increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity. The present study investigated whether all meal provision was a more effective and acceptable method for weight loss than a self-directed diet... Read More

'It's like there are two people in my head': a phenomenological exploration of anorexia nervosa and its relationship to the self (2011)
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Williams, S., & Reid, M. (2012). 'It's like there are two people in my head': a phenomenological exploration of anorexia nervosa and its relationship to the self. Psychology & health, 27(7), (798-815). doi:10.1080/08870446.2011.595488. ISSN 0887-0446

This study explores the lived experience of anorexia nervosa from the perspective of those who use pro-recovery websites for eating disorders. Fourteen people participated in an online focus group or an e-interview. Data were analysed using interpret... Read More

Perspectives on Eating Disorders and Service Provision: A Qualitative Study of Healthcare Professionals (2010)
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Reid, M., Williams, S., & Burr, J. (2010). Perspectives on Eating Disorders and Service Provision: A Qualitative Study of Healthcare Professionals. European Eating Disorders Review, 18(5), (390-398). doi:10.1002/erv.976. ISSN 1072-4133

The study examined healthcare professionals' perspectives of eating disorder patients and services. Qualitative semistructured interviews were conducted with 18 healthcare professionals resulting in two themes. First, the practical difficulties of me... Read More

Effects of sucrose drinks on macronutrient intake, body weight, and mood state in overweight women over 4 weeks (2010)
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Hammersley, R., Reid, M., & Duffy, M. (2010). Effects of sucrose drinks on macronutrient intake, body weight, and mood state in overweight women over 4 weeks. Appetite, 55(1), (130-136). doi:10.1016/j.appet.2010.05.001. ISSN 0195-6663

The long-term effects of sucrose on appetite and mood remain unclear. Normal weight subjects compensate for sucrose added blind to the diet (Reid et al., 2007). Overweight subjects, however, may differ. In a single-blind, between-subjects design, sof... Read More

Managing eating disorder patients in primary care in the UK: A qualitative study (2009)
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Reid, M., Williams, S., & Hammersley, R. (2009). Managing eating disorder patients in primary care in the UK: A qualitative study. Eating Disorders, 18(1), 1-9. doi:10.1080/10640260903439441

It is the general practitioner's (GP's) responsibility to diagnose and manage the care of eating disorder patients but recent surveys suggest that there may be problems. In this qualitative study we have explored the perceptions of 20 GPs. In general... Read More

Theorising transient mood after ingestion (2009)
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Hammersley, R., & Reid, M. (2009). Theorising transient mood after ingestion. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 33(3), (213-222). doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2008.07.010. ISSN 0149-7634

Ingesting foods or drugs can alter rated mood. Moods have been theorised as reinforcers that cause ingestion. This assumption may be incompatible with the current two-system models of affect, where 'moods' are less intense yet more protracted than em... Read More

Understanding the experience of ambivalence in anorexia nervosa: the maintainer's perspective (2009)
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Williams, S., & Reid, M. (2010). Understanding the experience of ambivalence in anorexia nervosa: the maintainer's perspective. Psychology & health, 25(5), (551-567). doi:10.1080/08870440802617629. ISSN 0887-0446

People with anorexia often feel ambivalent about whether they wish to maintain it or recover from it. One place where individuals can communicate their experiences of wanting to maintain their anorexia is through pro-anorexia websites. This study inv... Read More

Eating disorders patients' views on their disorders and on an outpatient service: A qualitative study (2008)
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Hammersley, R., Williams, S., Burr, J., & Reid, M. (2008). Eating disorders patients' views on their disorders and on an outpatient service: A qualitative study. Journal of health psychology, 13(7), 956-960. doi:10.1177/1359105308095070

The objective of the study was to determine sufferers' views of outpatient treatment for eating disorders and provide practical recommendations for treatment practice. Twenty NHS outpatients participated in semi-structured interviews, which were subj... Read More