About the Authors

Stephen L. Brown

slbrown@liverpool.ac.uk

Affiliation Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Demian Whiting

Affiliation Hull York Medical School, Hull, United Kingdom

Hannah G. Fielden

Affiliation Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Pooja Saini

Affiliation Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Helen Beesley

Affiliation Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Christopher Holcombe

Affiliation Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Susan Holcombe

Affiliation Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Lyn Greenhalgh

Affiliation Royal Liverpool Women’s Hospital NHS Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Louise Fairburn

Affiliation Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Peter Salmon

Affiliation Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: SLB DW HB CH SH P. Salmon. Data curation: HGF P. Saini. Formal analysis: SLB HGF P. Saini DW P. Salmon. Funding acquisition: SLB HB CH P. Salmon. Investigation: HGF P. Saini. Methodology: SLB DW HB LF P. Salmon. Project administration: SLB P. Saini. Resources: HB LG CH SH LF. Supervision: SLB P. Salmon. Validation: SLB HGF P. Saini P. Salmon. Visualization: SLB P. Saini. Writing – original draft: SLB DW HGF P. Saini P. Salmon. Writing – review & editing: CH SH LG.