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Dr. Chris Fairburn is a British psychiatrist and researcher, an Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford and he is known for his research on the development, evaluation and dissemination of psychological treatments, especially for eating disorders. Dr. Fairburn starts from the beginning and how it all stemmed from how he just wanted to see the world be a different place. They discuss the circumstances behind the case that launched his research career, a clinical trial they worked on together, his “big idea” and challenging old ideas.