Events* Lincoln International Psychology Seminars - Janet Treasure
25 May 2022 to 25 May 2022

Lincoln International Psychology Seminars - Janet Treasure

Discrimination, Secrets, and Lies: Navigating Unreliable Narrators

Isaac Newton Lecture Theatre, Brayford Pool Campus
Public Lecture


Janet Treasure is a psychiatrist specialist in the treatment of eating disorders and Director of the Eating Disorder Unit at the Institute of Psychiatry. Her research focuses on the relationship between behaviour and the brain, with the overall aim of developing new treatments. Her research involves patient input and is often inspired by patients and their families. She is also well known for her work in cognitive behavioural therapy and interview based treatment for patients with type 1 diabetes.

As well as authoring several textbooks and over 300 academic articles she has written several self-help books for patients with eating disorders, including Getting Better Bite by Bite and Anorexia Nervosa; A Survival Guide for Families, Friends and Sufferers. In 1984, Treasure was awarded the Gaskell medal from the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and in 2004 she was honoured to be awarded the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) Leadership Award in Research, which honours individuals whose research has had a significant and measurable impact on the field. In 2007, the national eating disorder charity Beat awarded Professor Treasure the Eating Disorders National Award. She was awarded the Order of the British Empire for services to people with eating disorders in 2013.

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