Current research projects are mainly in the area of eating disorders

Postdoctoral fellows

Dr Lisa Beatty
Project title: Developing accessible psychosocial interventions for individuals and families impacted by cancer

Dr Simon Wilksch
Project title: Prevention across the spectrum: Can we simultaneously reduce the risk of eating disorders and obesity?  

'in press' publications

Wade, T. D., Gordon, S., Medland, S., Buik, C. M., Heath, A. C., Montgomery, G. W., & Martin, N. G. (in press).  Genetic variantes associated with disordered eating.  International Journal of Eating Disorders.

Wilksch, S. M., Starkey, K., Gannoni, A., Kelly, T., & Wade, T. D. (in press). An interactive program to enhance protective factors for eating disorders in girls with Type 1 diabetes. Early Intervention in Psychiatry.

 

Pre 2005 publications 

Peer reviewed journal publications

Newton, A., & Wade, T. D. (1993). A method of evaluating teenager response to the Protective Behaviours Programme. Australian Journal of Protective Behaviours, 1, 15-23.

Coker, S., Vize, C., Wade, T. D., & Cooper, P. (1993). Patients with Bulimia Nervosa who fail to engage in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 13, 35-40.

Wade, T. D., Tiggemann, M., Heath, A., Abraham, S., & Martin, N. (1995). EPQ-R personality correlates of Bulimia Nervosa in an Australian twin population. Personality and Individual Differences, 18, 283-285.

Wade, T. D., Tiggemann, M., Abraham, S., Heath, A., Treloar, S. A., & Martin, N. (1996). The structure of disordered eating in a female twin population. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 19, 63-71.

Wade, T. D., Heath, A. C., Abraham, S., Treloar, S. A., Martin, N. G., & Tiggemann, M. (1996). Assessing the prevalence of eating disorders in an Australian twin population. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 30, 845-851.

Wade, T. D., Tiggemann, M., Martin, N., & Heath, A. (1997). Characteristics of interview refusers: Women who decline to participate in interviews relating to eating. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 22, 95-99.

Kamieniecki, G. W., Wade, T. D., & Tsourtos, G. (1997). Interpretive bias for benign body sensations in panic disorder with agoraphobia. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 11, 141-156.

Higgs, M. L., Wade, T. D., Cescato, M., Atchison, M., Slavotinek, A., & Higgins, B. (1997). Differences between treatment seekers in an obese population: Medical intervention vs dietary restriction. Journal of Behavioural Medicine, 20, 391-405.

Phillips, L., Tiggemann, M., & Wade, T. D. (1997). Comparison of cognitive style in bulimia nervosa and depression. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 35, 939-948.

Wade, T. D., Tiggemann, M., Martin, N. G., & Heath, A. C. (1997). A comparison of the Eating Disorder Examination and a structured psychiatric schedule. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 31, 852-857.

Atchison, M., Wade, T. D., Higgins, B., & Slavotinek, A. (1998). Anorexia Nervosa following gastric reduction surgery for morbid obesity. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 23, 111-116.

Wade, T. D., Martin, N. G., & Tiggemann, M. (1998). Genetic and environmental risk factors for the weight and shape concern characteristic of bulimia nervosa. Psychological Medicine, 28, 761-771.

Wade, T. D., & Jones, M. (1998). A case study: The relationship between irritable bowel syndrome and panic disorder. Behaviour Change, 15, 237-243.

Wade, T. D., Neale, M. C., Lake, R. I. E., & Martin, N. G. (1999). A genetic analysis of the eating and attitudes associated with bulimia nervosa: Dealing with the problem of ascertainment in twin studies. Behavior Genetics, 29, 1-10.

Wade, T. D., Martin, N. G., Neale, M. C., Tiggemann, M., Treloar, S. A., Bucholz, K. K., Madden, P. A. F, & Heath, A. C. (1999). The structure of genetic and environmental risk factors for three measures of disordered eating. Psychological Medicine, 29, 925-934.

Carroll, P., Tiggemann, M., & Wade, T. D. (1999). The role of body dissatisfaction and bingeing in the self-esteem of women with Type II diabetes. Journal of Behavioural Medicine, 22, 59-74.

Bulik, C. M., Sullivan, P. F., Wade, T. D., & Kendler, K. S. (2000). Twin studies of eating disorders: A review. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 27, 1-20.

Wade, T. D., Martin, N. G., Tiggemann, M., Abraham, S., Treloar, S. A., & Heath, A. C. (2000). Genetic and environmental risk factors shared between disordered eating, psychological and family variables. Personality and Individual Differences, 28, 729-740.

Wade, T. D., Bulik, C. M., Neale, M. C., & Kendler, K. S. (2000). Anorexia nervosa and major depression: An examination of shared genetic and environmental risk factors. American Journal of Psychiatry, 157, 469-471.

Wade, T. D., Bulik, C. M., Sullivan, P. F., Neale, M. C., & Kendler, K. S. (2000). The relation between risk factors for binge-eating and bulimia nervosa: A population-based twin study. Health Psychology, 19, 115-123.

Mansfield, J., & Wade, T. D. (2000). The relevance of the hopelessness theory of depression to women with eating disorders. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 28, 113-119.

Wade, T. D., Martin, N. G., Neale, M. C., Tiggemann, M., Treloar, S. A., Bucholz, K. K., Madden, P. A. F., Heath, A. C. (2000). Correspondence. Psychological Medicine, 30, 483-484.

Wade, T. D., & Kendler, K. S. (2000). The relationship between social support and major depression: cross-sectional, longitudinal and genetic perspectives. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 188, 251-258.

Wade, T. D., & Kendler, K. S. (2000). Absence of interactions between social support and stressful life events in the prediction of major depression and depressive symptomatology in women. Psychological Medicine, 30, 965-974.

Wade, T. D., & Kendler, K. S. (2000). The genetic epidemiology of parental discipline. Psychological Medicine, 30, 1303-1313.

Wade, T. D., Bulik, C. M., & Kendler, K. S. (2000). Reliability of lifetime history of bulimia nervosa: Comparison with major depression. British Journal of Psychiatry, 177, 72-76.

Bulik, C. M., Wade T. D., & Kendler, K. S. (2001). Characteristics of monozygotic twins discordant for bulimia nervosa. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 29, 1-10.

Wade, T. D., Treloar, S. A., & Martin, N. G. (2001). A comparison of family functioning, temperament and childhood conditions of monozygotic twin pairs discordant for lifetime bulimia nervosa. American Journal of Psychiatry, 158, 1155-1157.

Lucas, S., & Wade, T. D. (2001). An examination of the power of the voices in predicting the mental state of people experiencing psychosis. Behaviour Change, 18, 51-57.

Wade, T. D., Bulik, C. M., Heath, A. C., Martin, N. G., & Eaves, L. J. (2001). The influence of genetic and environmental factors in estimations of current body size, desired body size, and body dissatisfaction. Twin Research, 4, 260-265.

Wade, T. D., & Kendler, K. S. (2001). Parent, child, and social correlates of parental discipline style: A retrospective, multi-informant investigation with female twins. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 36, 177-85.

Bulik, C. M., Wade, T. D., Heath, A. C., Martin, N. G., Stunkard, A. J., & Eaves, L. J. (2001). Relating body mass index to figural stimuli: population-based normative data for Caucasians. International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders, 25, 1517-1524.

Wade, T. D., Bulik, C. M., & Kendler, K. S. (2001). Quality of the parental relationship: investigation as a risk factor for sub-clinical bulimia nervosa. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 30, 389-400.

Wade, T. D., Davidson, S., & O’Dea, J. A. (2002). Enjoyment and perceived value of two school-based interventions designed to reduce risk factors for eating disorders in adolescents. Australian e-Journal for the advancement of mental health, 1(2).

Wade, T. D., & Lowes, J. (2002). Variables associated with disturbed eating habits and overvalued ideas about the personal implications of body shape and weight in a female adolescent population. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 32, 39-45. 

Wade, T. D., Birchmore, L., & Hobby, C. (2002). Feasibility of a cognitive behavioural group intervention for men experiencing psychological difficulties after myocardial infarction. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 1(2), 109-114.

Katsikitis, M., Hay, P. J., Barrett, R. J., & Wade, T. D. (2002). Problem- versus case-based approaches in teaching medical students about eating disorders: a controlled comparison. Educational Psychology, 22 (3), 277-283.

Pleva, J., & Wade, T. D. (2002). An investigation of the relationship between responsibility and attention deficits characteristic of obsessive-compulsive phenomena. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 30, 399-414.

Wade, T. D., & Kendler, K. S. (2002). The Genetic Epidemiology of Parental Discipline. Year Book of Psychiatry and Applied Mental Health, 12-13.

Miller-Lewis, L., Wade, T. D., & Dyer, K. (2003). The prevalence of cannabis use in an Australian tertiary population. Australian Psychologist, 38, 73-77.

Wade, T. D., Davidson, S., & O’Dea, J. A. (2003). A preliminary controlled evaluation of a school-based media literacy program and self-esteem program for reducing eating disorder risk factors. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 33, 371-383. 

Farley, R. L., Wade, T. D., & Birchmore, L. (2003). Factors influencing attendance at cardiac rehabilitation among coronary heart disease patients. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 2, 205-212.

McLean, S., Wade, T. D., & Encel, J. (2003). The Contribution of Therapist Beliefs to Psychological Distress in Therapists: An investigation of Vicarious Traumatisation, burnout and symptoms of avoidance and intrusion. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 31, 417-428.

Wade, T. D., Wilkinson, J., & Ben-Tovim, D. (2003). The genetic epidemiology of body attitudes, the attitudinal component of body image in women. Psychological Medicine, 33, 1395-1405.

Ross, M., & Wade, T. D. (2004). Shape and weight concern and self-esteem as mediators of externalised self-perception, dietary restraint and uncontrolled eating. European Eating Disorders Review, 12, 129-136. 

Wade, T. D., Bulik, C. M., Prescott, C., Kendler, K. S. (2004). Sex influences on shared risk factors for bulimia nervosa and other psychiatric disorders. Archives of General Psychiatry, 61, 251-256. 

Wilksch, S., & Wade, T. D. (2004). Differences between women with anorexia nervosa and restrained eaters on shape and weight concerns, self-esteem and depression. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 35, 571-578. 

Pritchard, B. J., Bergin, J. L., & Wade, T. D. (2004). A case series evaluation of guided self-help for bulimia nervosa using a cognitive manual. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 36, 144-156. 

Wade, T. D, Treloar, S. A., Martin, N. G., Statham, D., & Heath, A. (2004). Monozygotic twins discordant for lifetime anorexia nervosa: an exploratory investigation. Australian Journal of Psychology, 56, 127-132. 

Steele, A., & Wade, T. D. (2004). The contribution of optimism and quality of life to depression in an acute coronary syndrome population. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 3, 231-237.

Furber, G., Steele, A., & Wade, T. D. (2004). Comparison of six- and eight-session cognitive guided self-help for bulimia nervosa. Clinical Psychologist, 8, 64-69. 

Oxlad, M., Miller-Lewis, L., & Wade, T. D. (2004). The Measurement of Coping Responses: Validity of the Billings and Moos Coping Checklist. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 57, 477-484. 

Wade, T. D., & Lee, C. (2005). The impact of breast cancer on the lives of middle-aged women: results from the Australian Longitudinal Study of Women’s Health. Health Psychology, 24, 246-251. 

Wade, T. D., Nehmy, T., & Koczwara, B. (2005). Predicting worries about health after breast cancer surgery. Psycho-Oncology, 14, 503-509. 

Hallsworth, L., Wade, T. D., & Tiggemann, M. (2005). Individual differences in male body image: An examination of self-objectification in recreational body builders. British Journal of Health Psychology, 10, 453-465. 

Miller-Lewis, L., Wade, T. D., & Lee, C. (2005). Risk Factors for Pregnancy and Childbearing in Single Young Women: Evidence from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 29, 292-303.

Wade, T. D., & Lee, C. (2005). Prospective predictors of mental health after the development of breast cancer in middle-aged women. Clinical Psychologist, 9, 64-69. 

 

PDF downloadable publications

 

Miller-Lewis, L., Wade, T. D., & Lee, C. (2006). Psychosocial risk factors for pregnancy risk-taking. Australian Journal of Psychology, 58, 17-30.

Wade, T. D., Bergin, J. L., Tiggemann, M., Bulik, C. M., & Fairburn, C. G. (2006). Prevalence and long-term course of lifetime eating disorders in an adult Australian twin cohort. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 40, 121-128. 

Oxlad, M., Stubberfield, J., Stuklis, R., Edwards, J., & Wade, T. D. (2006). Psychological Risk Factors for Increased Post-operative Length of Hospital Stay Following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 29, 179-190. 

Wilksch, S., Tiggemann, M., & Wade, T. D. (2006). The impact of interactive school-based media literacy lessons for reducing internalisation of media ideals in young adolescent girls and boys. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 39, 385-393. 

Oxlad, M., & Wade, T. D. (2006). Application of a chronic illness model as a means of understanding pre-operative psychological adjustment in coronary artery bypass graft patients. British Journal of Health Psychology, 11, 401-419. 

Wade, T. D, Bergin, J. L, Martin, N. G., Gillespie, N. A., & Fairburn, C. G. (2006). A transdiagnostic approach to understanding eating disorders: A twin study examining a dimensional model. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 194, 510-517. 

Pleva, J., & Wade, T. D. (2006). The mediating effects of misinterpretation of intrusive thoughts on obsessive-compulsive symptoms. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 44, 1471-1479. 

Wilsdon, A., & Wade, T. D. (2006). Executive functioning in anorexia nervosa: Exploration of the role of obsessionality, depression and starvation. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 40, 746-754. 

Frayne, A., & Wade, T. D. (2006). A comparison of written emotional expression and planning with respect to bulimic symptoms and associated psychopathology. European Eating Disorders Review, 14, 329-340. 

Wade, T. D., Crosby, R. D., & Martin, N. G. (2006). Use of latent profile analysis to identify eating disorder phenotypes in an adult Australian twin cohort. Archives of General Psychiatry, 63, 1377-1384. 

Oxlad, M., Stubberfield, J., Stuklis, R., Edwards, J., & Wade, T. D. (2006). Psychological risk factors for cardiac-related hospital readmission within 6-months of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 61, 775-781. 

Wade, T. D. (2007). A retrospective comparison of purging type disorders: Eating Disorder Otherwise Not Otherwise Specified and Bulimia Nervosa. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 40, 1-6. 

Wade, T. D., & Bulik, C. M. (2007). Shared genetic and environmental risk factors between undue influence of body shape and weight on self evaluation and dimensions of perfectionism. Psychological Medicine, 37, 635-644. 

Pleva, J., & Wade, T. D. (2007). Guided self-help versus pure self-help for perfectionism: a randomised controlled trial. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 45, 849-861. 

Wade, T. D. (2007). Epidemiology of eating disorders: creating opportunities to move the current classification paradigm forward. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 40, S27-S30. 

Wade, T. D., Gillespie, N., & Martin, N. G. (2007). A comparison of early family life events amongst monozygotic twin women with lifetime anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa or major depression. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 40, 679-686. 

Oxlad, M., Wade, T. D., Hallsworth, L., & Koczwara, B. (2008). "I’m living with a chronic illness, not…dying with cancer”: A qualitative study of Australian women’s self-identified concerns and needs following primary treatment for breast cancer. European Journal of Cancer Care, 17, 157-166. 

Oxlad, M., & Wade, T. D. (2008). Longitudinal risk factors for adverse psychological functioning 6-Months after Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery. Journal of Health Psychology, 13, 79 – 92. 

Steele, A. L., & Wade, T. D. (2008). A randomised trial investigating guided self-help to reduce perfectionism and its impact on bulimia nervosa. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 46, 1316-1323.

Wade, T. D., Tiggemann, M., Bulik, C. M., Fairburn, C. G., Wray, N. R., & Martin, N. G. (2008). Shared temperament risk factors for anorexia nervosa: A twin study. Psychosomatic Medicine, 70, 239-244.

Wilksch, S. M., Durbridge, M., & Wade, T. D. (2008). A preliminary controlled comparison of progams designed to reduce risk for eating disorders targeting perfectionism and media literacy. Journal of the American American Academy of Child and Adolescent. Psychiatry, 47, 939-947. 

Wade, T. D., Treloar, S. A., & Martin, N. G. (2008). Shared and unique risk factors between lifetime purging and objective binge eating: A twin study. Psychological Medicine, 38, 1455-1464. 

Wade, T. D., Byrne, S., & Bryant-Waugh, R. (2008). The Eating Disorder Examination: norms and construct validity with young and middle adolescent girls. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 41, 551-558. 

Beatty, L., Lee, C., & Wade, T. D. (2009). A prospective examination of perceived stress as a mediator of the relationship between life events and quality of life following breast cancer. British Journal of Health Psychology, 14, 789-804. 

Emery, S., Mclean, S., & Wade, T. D. (2009). Associations among therapist beliefs, personal resources and burnout in clinical psychologists. Behaviour Change, 26, 83-96. 

Wade, T. D., Frayne, A., Edwards, S. A., Robertson, T., & Gilchrist, P. (2009). Motivational change in an inpatient anorexia nervosa population and implications for treatment. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 43, 235-243. 

Wade, T. D., George, W. M., & Atkinson, M. (2009). A randomised controlled trial of brief interventions for body dissatisfaction. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77, 845-854. 

Wade, T. D., Treloar, S. A., Heath, A. C., & Martin, N. G. (2009). An examination of the overlap between genetic and environmental risk factors for intentional weight loss and overeating. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 42, 492-497. 

Wilksch, S. M.,& Wade, T. D. (2009). An investigation of temperament endophenotype candidates for early emergence of the core cognitive component of eating disorders. Psychological Medicine, 39, 811-821. 

Wilksch, S. M., & Wade, T. D. (2009). Reduction of shape and weight concern in young adolescents: A 30-month controlled evaluation of media literacy program. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 48(6), 652-661.