Professor of Health Psychology at University of Surrey

Jane Ogden is Professor of Psychology at the University of Surrey. Her research interests include eating behaviour and obesity, communication in the consultation, and women’s health.

She has authored many books, including 'The psychology of eating: From healthy to disordered behaviour', 'Fat Chance, the Myth of Dieting explained', and 'Health Psychology: a textbook'.

Her new book: 'The good parenting food guide: how to manage what children eat without making food an issue' is due to be published by Wiley in Feb 2014.


  • 2005–present
    Professor of Health Psychology, University of Surrey


  • 1990 
    University of London, PhD

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