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Professor Christopher Fairburn FMedSci

Job Title
Wellcome Principal Research Fellow
Centre for Research on Dissemination at Oxford (CREDO)
University of Oxford
Year elected



eating disorders (anorexia nervosa and allied conditions); psychological treatments (effects, mechanisms of action and dissemination)

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Psychiatry, psychology and mental health, public health, epidemiology and statistics

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Professor Christopher Fairburn is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford. He is a world leader in research and treatment of eating disorders. In the early 1980’s he developed a new psychological treatment for bulimia nervosa, cognitive behaviour therapy. The efficacy of this treatment has now been confirmed in more than 20 controlled trials.

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