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Inspiring stories for healthcare professionals

Experiences of FREED in the Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LYPFT).

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How FREED began at the Maudsley Eating Disorders Service, part of South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM).

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Publications for healthcare professionals

The FREED Project (first episode and rapid early intervention in eating disorders): Service model, feasibility and acceptability.

Brown et al., 2018

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An idea worth researching: Will a comprehensive, person-centered, team-based early intervention approach to first episode illness improve outcomes in eating disorders?

Schmidt et al., 2016

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Meta-analysis of theory of mind in anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa: A specific impairment of cognitive perspective taking in anorexia nervosa?

Bora & Köse, 2016

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A systematic review and meta-analysis of ‘systems for social processes’ in eating disorders.

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A critical analysis of the utility of an early intervention approach in the eating disorders.

Currin & Schmidt, 2005

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Facial expression to emotional stimuli in non-psychotic disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Davies et al., 2016

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Understanding well‐being in the evolutionary context of brain development.

Keverne, 2004

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A reward-centred model of anorexia nervosa: a focussed narrative review of the neurological and psychophysiological literature.

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Emotion generation and regulation in anorexia nervosa: a systematic review and meta-analysis of self-report data.

Oldershaw et al., 2015

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Brain morphological changes in adolescent and adult patients with anorexia nervosa.

Seitz et al., 2016

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The outcome of anorexia nervosa in the 20th century.

Steinhausen, 2002

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Has the time come for a staging model to map the course of eating disorders from high risk to severe enduring illness? An examination of the evidence.

Treasure et al., 2015

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Structural magnetic resonance imaging in eating disorders: a systematic review of voxel‐based morphometry studies.

Van den Eynde et al., 2012

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