Books and chapters

  1. Arcelus J, Bouman WP, and Baggott, J. (2013). The use of interpersonal psychotherapy for non-suicidal self-injury and eating disorders. Chapter 11. In: NSSI in Eating Disorders. Prof L Claes and Dr Muehlenkamp (Eds.). New York: Springer.
  2. Whight, D., McGrain, L., Baggott, J., Meadows, L., Langham, C., and Arcelus, J. (2011) Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Bulimia Nervosa (IPT BNm). London: Troubador Ltd.
  3. Arcelus, J., Haslam, M. & Whight, D. (2011) Interpersonal Psychotherapy as a treatment for Bulimia Nervosa. In: P. Hay (Ed.) New Insights into the prevention and treatment of Bulimia Nervosa. London: Intech Bulimia.
  4. Arcelus, J. & Palmer, R.L. (2008) Specialist Referral. Chapter 7, In: ABC of Eating Disorders. London: BMJ books.

Clinical Manuals

Taranis, L., Meyer, C., Touyz, S., Arcelus J., and La Puma. M. (2011) Loughborough Eating Disorders Activity Programme.

Whight, D., McGrain, L., Baggott, J., Meadows, L., Langham, C., and Arcelus, J. (2011) Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Bulimia Nervosa (IPT BNm). London: Troubador Ltd.

Peer reviewed publications


Agüera, Z, Brewin, N, Chen, J, Granero, R., Jiménez-Murcia, S., Fernández-Aranda, F. & Arcelus, J. (2017) Eating symptomatology and general psychopathology in patients with anorexia nervosa from China, UK and Spain: a cross-cultural study. Plos One,12(3), e0173781

Wales, J., Brewin, N., Raghavan, R., Arcelus, J. (2017) Exploring barriers to South-Asian help seeking for Eating Disorders. Mental Health Review Journal, 22(1), 40-50.

Young, S., Touyz,S., Meyer, C., Arcelus, J., Rhodes, P., Madden, S., Pike, K., Attia, E., Crosby, R., Wales, J., Hay, P. (2017) Validity of Exercise Measures in Adults with Anorexia Nervosa: The EDE, Compulsive Exercise Test and Other Self-Report Scales. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 50(5)

Meyer, C., Plateau, C. R., Taranis, L., Brewin, N., Wales, J., Arcelus, J. (2016) The Compulsive Exercise Test: Confirmatory factor analysis and links with eating psychopathology among women with clinical eating disorders. Journal of Eating Disorders, 4(22),

Wales, J.A., Brewin, N., Baggott, J., Cashmore, R., Haycraft, E., Cooper, A. & Arcelus, J. (2016). Predictors of positive treatment outcome in people with anorexia nervosa treated in a specialized inpatient unit: The role of early response to treatment. Eur. Eat. Disorders Rev. 24(5), 417 – 424. Doi: 10.1002/erv.2443

Brewin, N., Wales, J.A., Cashmore, R., Cousins, T., Plateau, C., Dean, B. & Arcelus, J. (2016) Evaluation of a Motivational and Psycho-educational guided self-help intervention for people with eating disorders (MOPED). Eur. Eat. Disorders Rev. 24(3), 241-246 doi: 10.1002/erv.2431

Plateau, C., Arcelus J., McDermoth, H., and Meyer. C, (2015) Responses of Track and Field Coaches to Athletes with Eating Problems, Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sport, 25(2), e240-50.

Fernández-Aranda F, Sauchelli, S., Pastor, A., Gonzalez, M.L., De La Torre, R., Granero R, Jiménez-Murcia S, Banos, R., Botella C., Fernandez Real, J.M., Fernandez-Garcia, JC., Fruhbeck, G., Gomez-Ambrosi, J., Rodriguez, R., Tinahones, F.J., Arcelus, J., Fagundo, A.B., Aguera, Z., Miro, J., and Casnueva FF. (2014) Moderate-vigorous physical activity across body mass index in Females: moderating effect of endocannabinoids and Temperament. PlosOne

Brewin, N., Baggott, J., Duggart, P., and Arcelus, J. (2014) Eating Disorder Examination questionnaire and Eating Disorder Inventory: Clinical Normative Data for DSM 5 Feeding and Eating Disorder Classifications: A retrospective study of patients formerly diagnosed via DSM-IV. European Eating Disorders Review, 22, 299-305.

Custal, N., Arcelus, J., Aguera, Z., Bobes, F., Wales, J., Granero, R., Jimenez-Murcia, S., Sanchez, I., Riesco, N., Alonso, P., Menchon, J.M., and Fernandez-Aranda,F (2014) Treatment outcome of patients with comorbid type 1 diabetes and eating disorders, BMC Psychiatry

Hibbs, R, Rhind C, Sallis, H, Goddard E, Raenker, S, Arcelus, J, Boughton N, Connan F, Goss K, Laszlo B, Morgan, JF, Moore K, Robertson D, Schreiber-Kounine C, Sharma S, Whitehead L , Lacey H ,Schmidt U, and Treasure J. (2014) Confirmatory Factor Analysis of Two Eating Disorder Questionnaires for Carers. Health Psychology and Behavioural Medicine, 2(1), 322-334.

Goodwin, H., Arcelus, J, Geach, N, and Meyer, C. (2014) Perfectionism and eating disorder psychopathology among dancers: The role of high standards and self-criticism. European Eating Disorders Review 22(5), 346-51.

Plateau, C.R.., Shanmugam, V., Duckham, R.L., Goodwin, H., Jowett, S., Brooke-Wavell, K.S.F., Laybourne, A., Arcelus, J. & Meyer, C. (2014). Use of the Compulsive Exercise Test in athletes: Norms and links with eating psychopathology. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 26(3), 287-301.

Plateau, C., McDermoth, H., Arcelus J., and Meyer. C (2014)Identifying and Preventing Disordered Eating Among Athletes: Perceptions of Track and Field Coaches, Psychology of Sport and Exercise 15(6), 721-728.

Goodwin, H, Arcelus, J., Marshall, S., Wicks, S., and Meyer, C (2014) Critical comments concerning shape and weight: Associations with eating psychopathology among full-time dance students, Eating and Weight Disorders, 19, 115-118

Davey, A., Arcelus, J., and Munir, F. (2014) Work demands, social support and job satisfaction in eating disorder inpatient settings: a qualitative study, International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 23, 60-68

Agüera, Z.; Riesco, N; Jiménez-Murcia, S; Islam, M.A; Granero, R; Vicente, E.; Peñas-Lledó, E; Arcelus, J; Sánchez, I; Menchon, JM; and Fernández-Aranda, F (2014) Cognitive behaviour therapy response and dropout rate across purging and non purging bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorders: DSM-5 implications. BMC Psychiatry, 13, 285

Goddard, E. Salerno, L. Hibbs, R., Raenker, S., Naumann, U., Arcelus, J., Boughton, N. Connan, F. Goss, K. Laszlo, B., Morgan, J. Moore, K. Robertson, D., Schreiber-Kounine, C., Sharma, S., Whitehead, L, Lacey, H ,Schmidt, U. and Treasure, J.(2014) Empirical examination of the interpersonal maintainance model of anorexia nervosa, International Journal of Eating Disorders, 46, 8, 867-875

Arcelus, J., Witcomb, G.L., and Mitchell, A. (2014) Prevalence of eating disorders amongst dancers: A systemic review and meta-analysis, European Eating Disorders Review, 22,2, 92-101

Goddard, E. Hibbs, R Raenker, S., Salerno, L.. Arcelus, J., Boughton, N. Connan, F. Goss, K. Laszlo, B., Morgan, J. Moore, K. Robertson, D., Schreiber-Kounine, C., Sharma, S., Whitehead, L, Lacey, H ,Schmidt, U. and Treasure, J.(2013) A multi-centre cohort study of short term outcomes of hospital treatment for anorexia nervosa in the UK, BMC Psychiatry, 13:287

Wales, J., Brewin, N., & Palmer, R. L. (2013). Anorexia Nervosa and Low Weight EDNOS: A 10‐year Study of Service Consumption and Outcome in a Local Specialised Service for Adults. European Eating Disorders Review, 21(3), 252-256.

Witcomb, G, Arcelus, J., and Chen, J. (2013) Can cognitive dissonance methods developed in the West for combatting the 'thin ideal' help slow the rapidly increasing prevalence of eating disorders in non-Western cultures? Shanghai Archives of Psychiatry, 25, 6, 332-341

Raenker, S., Hibbs, R, Goddard, E, Landau, S, Naumann, U, Arcelus, J, Ayton, A, Bamford, B, Boughton, N, Connan, F, Goss, K, Laszlo, B, Morgan, J, Moore, K, Robertson, D, Schreiber-Kounine, C, Sharma, S, Whitehead, L, Beecham, J, Schmidt, U, and Treasure, J (2013) Caregiving and coping in carers of people with severe and enduring anorexia nervosa admitted for inpatient care, International Journal of Eating Disorders, 46, 364-54

Arcelus, J., Haslam, M., Farrow, C., and Meyer. C. (2013) The role of interpersonal functioning in the maintenance of eating psychopathology: A systematic review and testable model, Clinical Psychology Review, 33, 156-167

Jones, W.R., Morgan, F.J., and Arcelus, J. (2013) Managing physical risk in anorexia nervosa, Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, 19, 201-202

Martin, C., Dovey, T., and Arcelus, J (2012). Feeding disorders in infancy or early childhood, Mexican Journal of Eating Disorders, 3, 89-98

Chen J, Wang Z, Guo B, Arcelus J, Zhang H, Jia X, Xu Y, Qiu J, Xiao Z, and Zhang M, Y, (2012) Negative Affect Mediates Effects of Psychological Stress on Disordered Eating in Young Chinese Women, PlosOne, 7(10):e46878

Haslam, M., Arcelus, J., Farrow, C., and Meyer, C. (2012) Attitudes towards emotional expression mediate the relationship between childhood invalidation and adult eating concern. European Eating Disorders Review, 20, 610-14

Arcelus, J., Yates, A., and Whiteley, R. (2012) Romantic relationships, clinical and sub-clinical eating disorders: A review of the literature. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 27(2), 147-162

Arcelus, J., Whight, D., Brewin, N. and McGrain, L. (2012) Brief Interpersonal Psychotherapy for the treatment of Bulimic Disorders: a pilot study. European Eating Disorders Review, 20, 4, 326-330

Gilbert, N., Arcelus, J., Meyer, C., Cashmore, R., Langham, C., and Thompson, B. (2012) Should I mention eating? Disclosure of eating disorders and subsequent help seeking. European Eating Disorders Review, 20 (1), 80-85.

Long, S., Wallis, D. J., Leung, N., Arcelus, J., and Meyer, C. (2012) Meal times in eating disorders wards. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 45(2), 241-246.

Arcelus, J., Baggott, J., Whight, D., McGrain, L., Meadows, L., and Langham, C (2011) Predictors of Interpersonal Psychotherapy in patients with bulimic eating disorders. Mexican Journal of Eating Disorders, 2, 62-70.

Karacic, M., Wales, J., Arcelus, J., Palmer, R.L., and Fairburn, C. (2011) Changes in alcohol consumption as a result of transdiagnostic treatment. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 49, 573-577.

Arcelus, J., Mitchell, A., Wales, J., and Nielsen, S. (2011) Mortality in Eating Disorders: A Meta-analysis. Archives of General Psychiatry, 68(7), 724-731.

Wales, J. A., Palmer, R. L., & Fairburn, C. G. (2009). Can treatment trial samples be representative?. Behaviour research and therapy, 47(10), 893-896.

Fairburn, Christopher G., Zafra Cooper D Phil, Dip Psych, Helen A. Doll D Phil, Marianne E. O’Connor, Kristin Bohn D Phil, Dip Psych, Deborah M. Hawker, Jackie A. Wales, and Robert L. Palmer. "Transdiagnostic cognitive-behavioral therapy for patients with eating disorders: a two-site trial with 60-week follow-up." American Journal of Psychiatry 166, no. 3 (2009): 311-319.


Plateau, C., Arcelus, J and Meyer, C. Links between emotion regulation and eating psychopathology in athletes and non-athletes: The mediating role of compulsive exercise. International Journal of Eating Disorders (Submitted)

Plateau, C.R., Arcelus, J., & Meyer, C. Validity of the Compulsive Exercise Test in screening for eating psychopathology among competitive athletes. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise. (submitted).

White, H.J., Haycraft, E., Wallis, D., Arcelus, J., Leung, N. and Meyer, C. Development of the Mealtime Emotions Measure for adolescents (MEM-A): Gender differences in emotional responses to family mealtimes and eating psychopathology. Appetite (submitted)

Plateau, C., Arcelus J., McDermoth, H., and Meyer. C, Disclosure experiences of athletes with eating disorders. Scandinavian Journal of Sport and Exercise Medicine (submitted)

Hibbs, R, Rhind C, Sallis, H, Goddard E, Raenker, S, Arcelus, J, Boughton N, Connan F, Goss K, Laszlo B, Morgan, JF, Moore K, Robertson D, Schreiber-Kounine C, Sharma S, Whitehead L , Lacey H ,Schmidt U, and Treasure J. A randomised controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of adding a guided self-help intervention for carers of inpatients with Anorexia Nervosa. (submitted)

Plateau, C.R., Arcelus, J., Leung, N., & Meyer, C. Disclosure experiences of eating disorders in athletes. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. (submitted).

Plateau, C.R., Arcelus, J., Leung, N., & Meyer, C. Athletes with eating disorders: Experiences of seeking and receiving treatment. International Journal of Eating Disorders. (submitted).