WRAP trial publications on the MRC Epidemiology Unit publications database.
- Ahern AL, Breeze P, Fusco F, et al. (2022) Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of referral to a commercial open group behavioural weight management programme in adults with overweight and obesity: 5-year follow-up of the WRAP randomised controlled trial. Lancet Public Health. 7(10): e866-e875.
- Bates S, Norman P, Breeze P, et al. (2022) Mechanisms of Action in a Behavioral Weight-Management Program: Latent Growth Curve Analysis. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 56(1):64-77.
- Jones RA, Mueller J, Sharp SJ, et al. (2022) Long-term impact of a behavioral weight management program on depression and anxiety symptoms: 5-year follow-up of the WRAP trial. Obesity. 30(12): 2396- 2403.
- Jones RA, Mueller J, Sharp SJ, et al. (2022) Participant Characteristics Associated with Changes in Mental Health in a Trial of Behavioural Weight Management Programmes: Secondary Analysis of the WRAP Trial. Obesity Facts. 15(4):508-518
- Jones RA, Mueller J, Sharp SJ, et al. (2021). The impact of participant mental health on attendance and engagement in a trial of behavioural weight management programmes: secondary analysis of the WRAP randomised controlled trial. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 18(1)
- Breeze P, Gray LA, Thomas C, et al. (2022) Estimating the impact of changes in weight and BMI on EQ-5D-3L: a longitudinal analysis of a behavioural group-based weight loss intervention. Quality of Life Research. 31(11):3283-3292.
- Heath L, Jebb S, Stevens R, et al. (2022) Effects of a group-based weight management programme on anxiety and depression: A randomised controlled trial. PLOS ONE 17(2): e0263228.
- Mead BR, Boyland EJ, Christiansen P, et al. (2021) Associations between hedonic hunger and BMI during a two-year behavioural weight loss trial. PLOS ONE 16(6): e0252110.
- Morris E, Jebb SA, Oke J et al. (2021) Effect of weight loss on cardiometabolic risk: observational analysis of two randomised controlled trials of community weight-loss programmes. British Journal of General Practice. 71(705): e312-e319.
- Piernas C, MacLean F, Aveyard P, et al. (2020) Greater Attendance at a Community Weight Loss Programme over the First 12 Weeks Predicts Weight Loss at 2 Years. Obesity Facts. 13:349-360.
- Ahern AL, Griffin SJ, Wheeler GM, et al. (2020) The effect of referral to an open-group behavioural weight-management programme on the relative risk of normoglycaemia, non-diabetic hyperglycaemia and type 2 diabetes: Secondary analysis of the WRAP trial. Diabetes Obesity and Metabolism. 22: 2069– 2076.
- Lawlor ER, Hughes CA, Duschinsky R, et al. (2020) Cognitive and behavioural strategies employed to overcome “lapses” and prevent “relapse” among weight-loss maintainers and regainers: A qualitative study. Clinical Obesity. 10:e12395.
- Ahern AL, Wheeler GM, Aveyard PN, et al. (2017) Extended and standard duration weight-loss programme referrals for adults in primary care (WRAP): a randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 389(10085); 2214-2225
- Ahern AL, Aveyard P, Boyland EJ, et al. (2016) Inequalities in the uptake of weight management interventions in a pragmatic trial: an observational study in primary care. British Journal of General Practice. 66(645): e258-e263
- Allen JT, Cohn SR, Ahern AL. (2016) Experiences of a commercial weight-loss programme after primary care referral: a qualitative study. British Journal of General Practice. 65(633): e248-e255
- Ahern AL, Aveyard PN, Halford JCG, et al. (2014) Weight loss referrals for adults in primary care (WRAP): protocol for a multi-centre randomised controlled trial comparing the clinical and cost-effectiveness of primary care referral to a commercial weight loss provider for 12 weeks, referral for 52 weeks and a brief self-help intervention BMC Public Health. 14(620)