Professor Janice Russell

Clinical Professor
Psychiatry, Central Clinical School
Brain & Mind Research Institute

Telephone +61 2 9736 2288
Fax +61 2 9743 6264

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Selected grants

2010

  • The effect of oxytocins on cognitive rigidity and social anxiety in eating disorders: a randomised placebo controlled trial of oxytoxin in the treatment of anorexia nervosa; Russell J, Maguire S; Butterfly Foundation/Collaborative Project Grant.
  • Single dose oxytocin in anorexia nervosa; Maguire S, Russell J, Maguire S; NSW Department of Health/Research Support.
  • Molecular aggression: variation and heritability of the levels of reactive oxygen species, and their effects on the evolution of life histories in the wild; Olsson M, Russell J; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2000

  • Energy expenditure and substrate utilisation in anorexia nervosa: effect of weight gain; Russell J, Baur L, Beumont P, Dunn S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Hart, S., Williams, H., Wakefield, A., Russell, J. (2012). The role of nutrition: what has food got to do with it? In June Alexander and Janet Treasure (Eds.), A Collaborative Approach to Eating Disorders, (pp. 102-113). East Sussex, UK: Routledge.

Journals

  • Hart, S., Franklin, R., Russell, J., Abraham, S. (2013). A review of feeding methods used in the treatment of anorexia nervosa. Journal of Eating Disorders, 1, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Leung, S., Ma, L., Russell, J. (2013). An open trial of self-help behaviours of clients with eating disorders in an online programme. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 69(1), 66-76. [More Information]
  • Russell, J. (2013). Commentary on: 'Muscle dysmorphia: Towards a diagnostic consensus'. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 47(3), 284-285. [More Information]
  • Leung, S., Ma, J., Russell, J. (2013). Enhancing motivation to change in eating disorders with an online self-help program. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 22(4), 329-339. [More Information]
  • Zipfel, S., Mack, I., Baur, L., Hebebrand, J., Touyz, S., Herzog, W., Abraham, S., Davies, P., Russell, J. (2013). Impact of exercise on energy metabolism in anorexia nervosa. Journal of Eating Disorders, 1, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Quah-Smith, I., Smith, C., Crawford, J., Russell, J. (2013). Laser acupuncture for depression: a randomised double blind controlled trial using low intensity laser intervention. Journal of Affective Disorders, 148(2-3), 179-187. [More Information]
  • Maguire, S., O'Dell, A., Touyz, L., Russell, J. (2013). Oxytocin and Anorexia Nervosa: A Review of the Emerging Literature. European Eating Disorders Review, 21(6), 475-478. [More Information]
  • Russell, J. (2013). What is an eating disorder?-the importance of nourishment controlling behaviours in the service of self-worth. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 47(6), 581-582. [More Information]
  • Murray, S., Rieger, E., Hildebrandt, T., Karlov, L., Russell, J., Boon, E., Dawson, R., Touyz, S. (2012). A comparison of eating, exercise, shape, and weight related symptomatology in males with muscle dysmorphia and anorexia nervosa. Body Image, 9(2), 193-200. [More Information]
  • Fong, S., Ma, J., Russell, J. (2012). Breaking the silence of eating disorders with the hope of an online self-help programme. Contemporary Nurse, 40(2), 245-257. [More Information]
  • Soh, N., Walter, G., Touyz, S., Russell, J., Malhi, G., Hunt, G. (2012). Food for Thought: Comparison of Citations Received from Articles Appearing in Specialized Eating Disorder Journals versus General Psychiatry Journals. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 45(8), 990-994. [More Information]
  • von Lojewski, A., Boyd, C., Abraham, S., Russell, J. (2012). Lifetime and recent DSM and ICD psychiatric comorbidity of inpatients engaging in different eating disorder behaviours. Eating and Weight Disorders, 17(3), e185-e193. [More Information]
  • Swinbourne, J., Hunt, C., Abbott, M., Russell, J., St Clare, T., Touyz, S. (2012). The comorbidity between eating disorders and anxiety disorders: Prevalence in an eating disorder sample and anxiety disorder sample. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 46(2), 118-131. [More Information]
  • Murray, S., Maguire, S., Russell, J., Touyz, S. (2012). The Emotional Regulatory Features of Bulimic Episodes and Compulsive Exercise in Muscle Dysmorphia: A Case Report. European Eating Disorders Review, 20(1), 68-73. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Franklin, R., Twigg, S., Russell, J. (2011). Hypoglycaemia following a mixed meal in eating disorder patients. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 87(1028), 405-409. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Russell, J., Abraham, S. (2011). Nutrition and dietetic practice in eating disorder management. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 24(-), 144-153. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Franklin, R., Russell, J. (2011). The Reasons Why Eating Disorder Patients Drink. European Eating Disorders Review, 19(2), 121-128. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Franklin, R., Russell, J. (2011). Weight changes during inpatient refeeding of underweight eating disorder patients. European Eating Disorders Review, 19(5), 390-397. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S., von Lojewski, A., Anderson, G., Russell, J. (2009). Feelings: what questions best discriminate women with and without eating disorders? Eating and Weight Disorders, 14(1), e6-e10. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Luscombe, G., Russell, J. (2008). Eating disorder management in hospital patients: Current practice among dietitians in Australia. Nutrition and Dietetics, 65(1), 16-22.
  • Neil, A., Abraham, S., Russell, J. (2008). Ice" use and eating disorders: A report of three cases.". The International Journal of Eating Disorders, 42, 188-91. [More Information]
  • Heilbronn, L., Milner, K., Kriketos, A., Russell, J., Campbell, L. (2007). Metabolic dysfunction in anorexia nervosa. Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, 1(2), 139-146.
  • Surgenor, L., Maguire, S., Russell, J., Touyz, S. (2007). Self-liking and self-competence relationship to symptoms of anorexia nervosa. European Eating Disorders Review, 15(2), 139-145. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S., Boyd, C., Luscombe, G., Hart, S., Russell, J. (2007). When energy in does not equal energy out: Disordered energy control. Eating Behaviors, 8(3), 350-356. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S., Hart, S., Luscombe, G., Russell, J. (2006). Fluid intake, personality and behaviour in patients with eating disorders. Eating and Weight Disorders, 11(1), e30-e34.
  • Pettigrew, B., Abraham, S., Boyd, C., Russell, J. (2006). Predictors of functional and exercise amenorrhoea among eating and exercise disordered patients. Human Reproduction, 21(1), 257-261. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S., Brown, T., Boyd, C., Luscombe, G., Russell, J. (2006). Quality of life: eating disorders. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 40(2), 150-155. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Luscombe, G., Russell, J. (2005). Fluid Intake in patients with eating disorders. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 38(1), 55-59. [More Information]
  • Quah-Smith, J., Tang, W., Russell, J. (2005). Laser acupuncture for mild to moderate depression in a primary care setting--a randomised controlled trial. Acupuncture in Medicine, 23(3), 103-111. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Russell, J. (2005). The practical management of patients with type 1 diabetes requireing inpatient care due to an eating disorder. Practical Diabetes, 22, 165-170.
  • Abraham, S., Pettigrew, B., Boyd, C., Russell, J., Taylor, A. (2005). Usefulness of amenorrhoea in the diagnoses of eating disorder patients. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, 26(3), 211-215. [More Information]
  • Gross, G., Russell, J., Beumont, P., Touyz, S., Roach, P., Aslani, A., Hansen, R., Allen, B. (2003). Adequacy of initial weight restoration in anorexia nervosa: effect on total body nitrogen, total body potassium and bone mineral density after 6-10 years. International Journal of Body Composition Research, 1(3), 117-122.
  • Chen, E., Touyz, S., Beumont, P., Fairburn, C., Griffiths, R., Butow, P., Russell, J., Schotte, D., Gertler, R., Basten, C. (2003). Comparison of group and individual cognitive-behavioural therapy for patients with bulimia nervosa. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 33(3), 241-254. [More Information]
  • Urwin, R., Bennetts, B., Wilcken, B., Lampropoulos, B., Beumont, P., Russell, J., Tanner, S., Nunn, K. (2003). Gene-gene interaction between the monoamine oxidase A gene and solute carrier family 6 (neurotransmitter transporter, noradrenalin) member 2 gene in anorexia nervose (restrictive subtype). European Journal of Human Genetics, 11(12), 945-950.
  • Urwin, R., Bennetts, B., Wilcken, B., Beumont, P., Russell, J., Nunn, K. (2003). Investigation of epistasis between the serotonin transporter and norepinephrine transproter genes in anorexia nervosa. Neuropsychopharmacology, 28(7), 1351-1355.
  • Urwin, R., Bennetts, B., Wilcken, B., Lampropolous, B., Beumont, P., Clarke, S., Russell, J., Tanner, S., Nunn, K. (2002). Anorexia nervosa (restrictive subtype) is associated with a polymorphism in the novel noreprinephrine transporter gene promoter polymorphic region. Molecular Psychiatry, 7(6), 652-657.
  • Russell, J., Baur, L., Beumont, P., Byrnes, S., Gross, G., Touyz, S., Abraham, S., Zipfel, S. (2001). Altered energy metabolism in anorexia nervosa. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 26, 51-63.

2013

  • Hart, S., Franklin, R., Russell, J., Abraham, S. (2013). A review of feeding methods used in the treatment of anorexia nervosa. Journal of Eating Disorders, 1, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Leung, S., Ma, L., Russell, J. (2013). An open trial of self-help behaviours of clients with eating disorders in an online programme. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 69(1), 66-76. [More Information]
  • Russell, J. (2013). Commentary on: 'Muscle dysmorphia: Towards a diagnostic consensus'. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 47(3), 284-285. [More Information]
  • Leung, S., Ma, J., Russell, J. (2013). Enhancing motivation to change in eating disorders with an online self-help program. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 22(4), 329-339. [More Information]
  • Zipfel, S., Mack, I., Baur, L., Hebebrand, J., Touyz, S., Herzog, W., Abraham, S., Davies, P., Russell, J. (2013). Impact of exercise on energy metabolism in anorexia nervosa. Journal of Eating Disorders, 1, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Quah-Smith, I., Smith, C., Crawford, J., Russell, J. (2013). Laser acupuncture for depression: a randomised double blind controlled trial using low intensity laser intervention. Journal of Affective Disorders, 148(2-3), 179-187. [More Information]
  • Maguire, S., O'Dell, A., Touyz, L., Russell, J. (2013). Oxytocin and Anorexia Nervosa: A Review of the Emerging Literature. European Eating Disorders Review, 21(6), 475-478. [More Information]
  • Russell, J. (2013). What is an eating disorder?-the importance of nourishment controlling behaviours in the service of self-worth. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 47(6), 581-582. [More Information]

2012

  • Murray, S., Rieger, E., Hildebrandt, T., Karlov, L., Russell, J., Boon, E., Dawson, R., Touyz, S. (2012). A comparison of eating, exercise, shape, and weight related symptomatology in males with muscle dysmorphia and anorexia nervosa. Body Image, 9(2), 193-200. [More Information]
  • Fong, S., Ma, J., Russell, J. (2012). Breaking the silence of eating disorders with the hope of an online self-help programme. Contemporary Nurse, 40(2), 245-257. [More Information]
  • Soh, N., Walter, G., Touyz, S., Russell, J., Malhi, G., Hunt, G. (2012). Food for Thought: Comparison of Citations Received from Articles Appearing in Specialized Eating Disorder Journals versus General Psychiatry Journals. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 45(8), 990-994. [More Information]
  • von Lojewski, A., Boyd, C., Abraham, S., Russell, J. (2012). Lifetime and recent DSM and ICD psychiatric comorbidity of inpatients engaging in different eating disorder behaviours. Eating and Weight Disorders, 17(3), e185-e193. [More Information]
  • Swinbourne, J., Hunt, C., Abbott, M., Russell, J., St Clare, T., Touyz, S. (2012). The comorbidity between eating disorders and anxiety disorders: Prevalence in an eating disorder sample and anxiety disorder sample. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 46(2), 118-131. [More Information]
  • Murray, S., Maguire, S., Russell, J., Touyz, S. (2012). The Emotional Regulatory Features of Bulimic Episodes and Compulsive Exercise in Muscle Dysmorphia: A Case Report. European Eating Disorders Review, 20(1), 68-73. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Williams, H., Wakefield, A., Russell, J. (2012). The role of nutrition: what has food got to do with it? In June Alexander and Janet Treasure (Eds.), A Collaborative Approach to Eating Disorders, (pp. 102-113). East Sussex, UK: Routledge.

2011

  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Franklin, R., Twigg, S., Russell, J. (2011). Hypoglycaemia following a mixed meal in eating disorder patients. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 87(1028), 405-409. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Russell, J., Abraham, S. (2011). Nutrition and dietetic practice in eating disorder management. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 24(-), 144-153. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Franklin, R., Russell, J. (2011). The Reasons Why Eating Disorder Patients Drink. European Eating Disorders Review, 19(2), 121-128. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Franklin, R., Russell, J. (2011). Weight changes during inpatient refeeding of underweight eating disorder patients. European Eating Disorders Review, 19(5), 390-397. [More Information]

2009

  • Abraham, S., von Lojewski, A., Anderson, G., Russell, J. (2009). Feelings: what questions best discriminate women with and without eating disorders? Eating and Weight Disorders, 14(1), e6-e10. [More Information]

2008

  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Luscombe, G., Russell, J. (2008). Eating disorder management in hospital patients: Current practice among dietitians in Australia. Nutrition and Dietetics, 65(1), 16-22.
  • Neil, A., Abraham, S., Russell, J. (2008). Ice" use and eating disorders: A report of three cases.". The International Journal of Eating Disorders, 42, 188-91. [More Information]

2007

  • Heilbronn, L., Milner, K., Kriketos, A., Russell, J., Campbell, L. (2007). Metabolic dysfunction in anorexia nervosa. Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, 1(2), 139-146.
  • Surgenor, L., Maguire, S., Russell, J., Touyz, S. (2007). Self-liking and self-competence relationship to symptoms of anorexia nervosa. European Eating Disorders Review, 15(2), 139-145. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S., Boyd, C., Luscombe, G., Hart, S., Russell, J. (2007). When energy in does not equal energy out: Disordered energy control. Eating Behaviors, 8(3), 350-356. [More Information]

2006

  • Abraham, S., Hart, S., Luscombe, G., Russell, J. (2006). Fluid intake, personality and behaviour in patients with eating disorders. Eating and Weight Disorders, 11(1), e30-e34.
  • Pettigrew, B., Abraham, S., Boyd, C., Russell, J. (2006). Predictors of functional and exercise amenorrhoea among eating and exercise disordered patients. Human Reproduction, 21(1), 257-261. [More Information]
  • Abraham, S., Brown, T., Boyd, C., Luscombe, G., Russell, J. (2006). Quality of life: eating disorders. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 40(2), 150-155. [More Information]

2005

  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Luscombe, G., Russell, J. (2005). Fluid Intake in patients with eating disorders. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 38(1), 55-59. [More Information]
  • Quah-Smith, J., Tang, W., Russell, J. (2005). Laser acupuncture for mild to moderate depression in a primary care setting--a randomised controlled trial. Acupuncture in Medicine, 23(3), 103-111. [More Information]
  • Hart, S., Abraham, S., Russell, J. (2005). The practical management of patients with type 1 diabetes requireing inpatient care due to an eating disorder. Practical Diabetes, 22, 165-170.
  • Abraham, S., Pettigrew, B., Boyd, C., Russell, J., Taylor, A. (2005). Usefulness of amenorrhoea in the diagnoses of eating disorder patients. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, 26(3), 211-215. [More Information]

2003

  • Gross, G., Russell, J., Beumont, P., Touyz, S., Roach, P., Aslani, A., Hansen, R., Allen, B. (2003). Adequacy of initial weight restoration in anorexia nervosa: effect on total body nitrogen, total body potassium and bone mineral density after 6-10 years. International Journal of Body Composition Research, 1(3), 117-122.
  • Chen, E., Touyz, S., Beumont, P., Fairburn, C., Griffiths, R., Butow, P., Russell, J., Schotte, D., Gertler, R., Basten, C. (2003). Comparison of group and individual cognitive-behavioural therapy for patients with bulimia nervosa. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 33(3), 241-254. [More Information]
  • Urwin, R., Bennetts, B., Wilcken, B., Lampropoulos, B., Beumont, P., Russell, J., Tanner, S., Nunn, K. (2003). Gene-gene interaction between the monoamine oxidase A gene and solute carrier family 6 (neurotransmitter transporter, noradrenalin) member 2 gene in anorexia nervose (restrictive subtype). European Journal of Human Genetics, 11(12), 945-950.
  • Urwin, R., Bennetts, B., Wilcken, B., Beumont, P., Russell, J., Nunn, K. (2003). Investigation of epistasis between the serotonin transporter and norepinephrine transproter genes in anorexia nervosa. Neuropsychopharmacology, 28(7), 1351-1355.

2002

  • Urwin, R., Bennetts, B., Wilcken, B., Lampropolous, B., Beumont, P., Clarke, S., Russell, J., Tanner, S., Nunn, K. (2002). Anorexia nervosa (restrictive subtype) is associated with a polymorphism in the novel noreprinephrine transporter gene promoter polymorphic region. Molecular Psychiatry, 7(6), 652-657.

2001

  • Russell, J., Baur, L., Beumont, P., Byrnes, S., Gross, G., Touyz, S., Abraham, S., Zipfel, S. (2001). Altered energy metabolism in anorexia nervosa. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 26, 51-63.

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