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Karina Allen

Dr Karina Allen

Adjunct Lecturer
Adjunct, Honorary and Visiting Staff (Psychological Science)

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Adjunct, Honorary and Visiting Staff (Psychological Science)
The University of Western Australia (M304)
35 Stirling Highway
Peer-reviewed journal articles:
Allen KL, Byrne SM, McLean N (2011). The dual-pathway and cognitive-behavioural models of binge eating: Prospective evaluation and comparison. Eur Child Adol Psy. In press.

Allen KL, Fursland A, Raykos B, Steele A, Watson H, Byrne S M (2011). Are motivation-focused sessions beneficial in the treatment of eating disorders? A sequential trial of Enhanced Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT-E) with and without preceding Motivation Focused Therapy (MFT). Eur Eat Disord Rev. In press.

Fursland A, Byrne S, Watson H, La Puma M, Allen KL, Byrne SM (2011). Enhanced Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT-E): A single treatment for all eating disorders. J Counseling Dev. In press.

Allen KL, Fursland A, Watson H, Byrne SM (2011). Eating disorder diagnoses in general practice settings: Comparison with structured clinical interview and self-report questionnaires. J Ment Health, 20, 270 - 280.

Allen KL, Byrne SM, Lampard A, Watson H, Fursland A (2011). Confirmatory factor analysis of the Eating Disorder Examination-Questionnare (EDE-Q). Eat Behav, 12, 143 – 151.

Byrne SM, Fursland A, Allen KL, Watson H (2011). The effectiveness of Enhanced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for eating disorders: An open trial. Beh Res Ther, 49, 219 – 226.

Byrne SM, Allen KL, Lampard A, Dove ER, Fursland A (2010). The factor structure of the Eating Disorder Examination in clinical and community samples. Int J Eat Disorder, 43, 260 – 265.

Allen KL, Byrne SM, Forbes D, Oddy WH (2009). Risk factors for full- and partial-syndrome early adolescent eating disorders: A population-based pregnancy cohort study. J Am Acad Child Psy, 48, 800 – 809.

Allen KL, Byrne SM, La Puma M, Davis EA (2008). The onset and course of binge eating in 8- to 13-year-old children. Eat Behav. 9, 438 – 446.

Allen KL, Byrne SM, McLean NJ, Davis EA (2008). Overconcern with weight and shape is not the same as body dissatisfaction: Evidence from a prospective study of pre-adolescent boys and girls. Body Image, 5, 261 – 270.

Byrne SM, Allen KL, Dove ER, Watt FJ, Nathan PR (2008). The reliability and validity of the Dichotomous Thinking in Eating Disorders Scale. Eat Behav, 9, 154- 162.

Allen KL, Byrne SM, Blair EM, Davis EA (2006). Why do some overweight children experience psychological problems? The role of weight and shape concern. Int J Pediatr Obes, 1, 239 – 247.

Allen KL, Page AC (2005). Performance-related beliefs in social phobia: Why social phobics perceive performance requirements as exceeding their abilities. Behaviour Change, 22, 1 – 12.
Funding received
Allen KL (2010 - 2014). Eating disorders in Western Australia: Prevalence, maintaining factors, and prospective risk factors. Early Career Research Fellowship funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia.

Byrne SM, Oddy W, Forbes D, Allen KL (2007). Causal pathways to eating disorders: A prospective analysis using data from the Western Australian Pregnancy Cohort (Raine) Study. Funded by the Australian Rotary Health Fund for projects in mental illness. Amount: $59,020.
Academy of Eating Disorders
Australian and New Zealand Academy of Eating Disorders
Australian Association of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
Eating Disorder Research Society
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