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Congenital Melanocytic Naevus (CMN) through the lens: Using photo- elicitation interviews to explore adjustment in adolescents with a rare birthmark condition (2023)
Journal Article
Guest, E., Williamson, H., & Harcourt, D. (2024). Congenital Melanocytic Naevus (CMN) through the lens: Using photo- elicitation interviews to explore adjustment in adolescents with a rare birthmark condition. Body Image, 48, Article 101656. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2023.101656

Adolescents with the rare birthmarks congenital melanocytic naevi (CMN) experience physical and psychosocial challenges, many of which stem from looking different from the ‘norm’. However, some adjust and have positive experiences. Understanding the... Read More about Congenital Melanocytic Naevus (CMN) through the lens: Using photo- elicitation interviews to explore adjustment in adolescents with a rare birthmark condition.

Evaluation of the impacts of patient and public involvement on cancer nursing doctoral study exploring cancer survivors’ experiences of living with chronic post cancer treatment pain (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Armoogum, J., Hepburn, J., Prior, M., McCabe, C., Harcourt, D., Llewellyn, A., …Gibson, A. (2023, November). Evaluation of the impacts of patient and public involvement on cancer nursing doctoral study exploring cancer survivors’ experiences of living with chronic post cancer treatment pain. Poster presented at UKONS, Cardiff, Wales

Background. Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) can help shape research. It is important to capture the impacts that PPI have on cancer nursing doctoral research. Methods: Two Public Contributors, who were cancer survivors living with chronic post... Read More about Evaluation of the impacts of patient and public involvement on cancer nursing doctoral study exploring cancer survivors’ experiences of living with chronic post cancer treatment pain.

Chronic post cancer treatment pain – how can we increase unity across pathways? (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Armoogum, J., Llewellyn, A., Harcourt, D., Foster, C., & McCabe, C. (2023, November). Chronic post cancer treatment pain – how can we increase unity across pathways?. Poster presented at UKONS, Cardiff, Wales

Background: Chronic post cancer treatment pain is pain that persists or recurs for longer than three months and is caused by surgery, chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy . It can occur months or years after cancer treatment has finished. Limited knowl... Read More about Chronic post cancer treatment pain – how can we increase unity across pathways?.

'I think it affects every aspect of my life, really': Cancer survivors' experience of living with chronic pain after curative cancer treatment in England, UK (2023)
Journal Article
Armoogum, J., Foster, C., Llewellyn, A., Harcourt, D., & McCabe, C. (2023). 'I think it affects every aspect of my life, really': Cancer survivors' experience of living with chronic pain after curative cancer treatment in England, UK. PLoS ONE, 18(9), Article e0290967. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0290967

Aim: To explore cancer survivors’ experiences of living with chronic pain after curative cancer treatment in England, UK. Methods: A qualitative study using telephone interviews with adult cancer survivors experiencing chronic pain after curative can... Read More about 'I think it affects every aspect of my life, really': Cancer survivors' experience of living with chronic pain after curative cancer treatment in England, UK.

Exploring the experiences and psychosocial support needs of informal carers of men with breast cancer: A qualitative study (2022)
Journal Article
Herring, B., Lewis-Smith, H., Paraskeva, N., & Harcourt, D. (2022). Exploring the experiences and psychosocial support needs of informal carers of men with breast cancer: A qualitative study. Supportive Care in Cancer, 30, 6669–6676. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-022-07095-2

Purpose: The provision of practical and emotional support for men who have been diagnosed with breast cancer in the UK falls primarily on their partners, close family members or friends. However, informal carers’ experiences are omitted from the rese... Read More about Exploring the experiences and psychosocial support needs of informal carers of men with breast cancer: A qualitative study.

Testing the responsiveness of and defining MID (minimal important difference) values for the CARe Burn Scales: Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) to assess quality of life for children and young people affected by burn injuries, and their parents/caregivers (2021)
Journal Article
Griffiths, C., Tollow, P., Cox, D., White, P., Pickles, T., & Harcourt, D. (2021). Testing the responsiveness of and defining MID (minimal important difference) values for the CARe Burn Scales: Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) to assess quality of life for children and young people affected by burn injuries, and their parents/caregivers. European Burn Journal, 2(4), 249-280

Background: The CARe Burn Scales are a portfolio of burn-specific PROMs for people affected by burns, including a Child Form (for children < 8 years (Parent-proxy)), a Young Person Form (for young people aged 8 -17 years), an Adult Form, and a Parent... Read More about Testing the responsiveness of and defining MID (minimal important difference) values for the CARe Burn Scales: Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) to assess quality of life for children and young people affected by burn injuries, and their parents/caregivers.

Challenges and reflections from a multi-centre trial of a psycho-oncology intervention to support shared decision-making in breast reconstruction (2020)
Journal Article
Tollow, P., Paraskeva, N., Clarke, A., White, P., Powell, J., Cox, D., & Harcourt, D. (2021). Challenges and reflections from a multi-centre trial of a psycho-oncology intervention to support shared decision-making in breast reconstruction. European Journal of Cancer Care, 30(2), Article e13384. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.13384

‘Everybody’s Different: The Appearance Game’. A randomised controlled trial evaluating an appearance-related board game intervention with children aged 9-11 years (2020)
Journal Article
Jarman, H., Guest, E., Hannah, J., Sharratt, N., Williamson, H., White, P., …Slater, A. (2021). ‘Everybody’s Different: The Appearance Game’. A randomised controlled trial evaluating an appearance-related board game intervention with children aged 9-11 years. Body Image, 36, 34-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2020.09.010

This study evaluated the effectiveness of an educational board game aimed at increasing knowledge of appearance-related issues, positive body image, media literacy, and acceptance of appearance diversity with British school children. Two hundred and... Read More about ‘Everybody’s Different: The Appearance Game’. A randomised controlled trial evaluating an appearance-related board game intervention with children aged 9-11 years.

The role of body image in treatment decision-making and post-treatment regret following prostatectomy (2020)
Journal Article
Shiridzinomwa, C., Harding, S., & Harcourt, D. (2020). The role of body image in treatment decision-making and post-treatment regret following prostatectomy. British Journal of Nursing, 29(18), S8-S16. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2020.29.18.S8

Three main treatments are offered to men with localised prostate cancer: active monitoring, radiotherapy and prostatectomy. The aim of this research was to explore the role of body image in treatment decision-making and post-treatment regret followin... Read More about The role of body image in treatment decision-making and post-treatment regret following prostatectomy.

PEGASUS: the Design of an Intervention to Facilitate Shared Decision-making in Breast Reconstruction (2020)
Journal Article
Clarke, A., Paraskeva, N., White, P., Tollow, P., Hansen, E., & Harcourt, D. (2020). PEGASUS: the Design of an Intervention to Facilitate Shared Decision-making in Breast Reconstruction. Journal of Cancer Education, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13187-019-01656-6

© 2020, The Author(s). Studies have found varying levels of satisfaction after breast reconstruction surgery with a substantial group of patients reporting some level of regret about their decision. The variable outcomes reported by women undergoing... Read More about PEGASUS: the Design of an Intervention to Facilitate Shared Decision-making in Breast Reconstruction.

A web-based self-help psychosocial intervention for adolescents distressed by appearance-affecting conditions and injuries (Young Persons’ Face IT): Feasibility study for a parallel randomized controlled trial (2019)
Journal Article
Williamson, H., Hamlet, C., White, P., Marques, E., Paling, T., Cadogan, J., …Harcourt, D. (2019). A web-based self-help psychosocial intervention for adolescents distressed by appearance-affecting conditions and injuries (Young Persons’ Face IT): Feasibility study for a parallel randomized controlled trial. JMIR Mental Health, 6(11), Article e14776. https://doi.org/10.2196/14776

Background: Disfigurement (visible difference) from wide-ranging congenital or acquired conditions, injuries, or treatments can negatively impact adolescents’ psychological well-being, education and health behaviours. Alongside medical interventions,... Read More about A web-based self-help psychosocial intervention for adolescents distressed by appearance-affecting conditions and injuries (Young Persons’ Face IT): Feasibility study for a parallel randomized controlled trial.