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A conceptual thematic framework of psychological adjustment in caregivers of children with craniofacial microsomia (2024)
Journal Article
Stock, N., Costa, B., Parnell, J., Johns, A., Crerand, C., Feragen, K., …Heike, C. (in press). A conceptual thematic framework of psychological adjustment in caregivers of children with craniofacial microsomia. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, https://doi.org/10.1177/10556656241245284

Objective: Children with craniofacial microsomia (CFM) have complex healthcare needs, resulting in evaluations and interventions from infancy onward. Yet, little is understood about families’ treatment experiences or the impact of CFM on caregivers’... Read More about A conceptual thematic framework of psychological adjustment in caregivers of children with craniofacial microsomia.

Assessing appearance, speech, and hearing (dis)satisfaction in individuals with cleft lip and/or palate: A contribution to general population norms (2024)
Journal Article
Stock, N. M., Costa, B., White, P., Eve, L., & Bates, A. (in press). Assessing appearance, speech, and hearing (dis)satisfaction in individuals with cleft lip and/or palate: A contribution to general population norms. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, https://doi.org/10.1177/10556656241241127

Background: Individuals with cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) may grow up with a visible facial difference, alongside speech and/or hearing challenges. Self-perceptions are stronger predictors of psychosocial adjustment than objective assessments, high... Read More about Assessing appearance, speech, and hearing (dis)satisfaction in individuals with cleft lip and/or palate: A contribution to general population norms.

A brief mindfulness meditation can ameliorate the effects of exposure to idealised social media images on self-esteem, mood, and body appreciation in young women: An online randomised controlled experiment (2024)
Journal Article
Hooper, R., Guest, E., Ramsey-Wade, C., & Slater, A. (2024). A brief mindfulness meditation can ameliorate the effects of exposure to idealised social media images on self-esteem, mood, and body appreciation in young women: An online randomised controlled experiment. Body Image, 49, Article 101702. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2024.101702

The study examined whether a 10-minute mindfulness meditation intervention could ameliorate effects of exposure to social media thinspiration and fitspiration images on women's self-esteem, mood, and body appreciation. A total of 162 women aged 18–42... Read More about A brief mindfulness meditation can ameliorate the effects of exposure to idealised social media images on self-esteem, mood, and body appreciation in young women: An online randomised controlled experiment.

“It’s on your shoulders now” Transitioning from child-to-adult UK cleft lip/palate services: An exploration of young adults' narratives (2024)
Journal Article
McWilliams, D., Thornton, M., Hotton, M., Swan, M., & Stock, N. (in press). “It’s on your shoulders now” Transitioning from child-to-adult UK cleft lip/palate services: An exploration of young adults' narratives. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, https://doi.org/10.1177/10556656241236006

Objectives Treatment for cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) in the United Kingdom is administered on a standardised pathway from diagnosis to early adulthood, with options to be re-referred in later life. At age 16, patients become responsible for their... Read More about “It’s on your shoulders now” Transitioning from child-to-adult UK cleft lip/palate services: An exploration of young adults' narratives.

The sexual landscape of youth: How adolescents from the U.S. make sense of sexting (2024)
Journal Article
Daniels, E. A., Dajches, L., Terán, L., Gahler, H., Choi, H. J., Speno, A., & Stevens Aubrey, J. (in press). The sexual landscape of youth: How adolescents from the U.S. make sense of sexting. Journal of Adolescent Research, https://doi.org/10.1177/07435584241231448

The present study examined the role of sexting in adolescents’ peer environment and romantic relationships with attention to gender patterns. Thirty adolescent girls and boys (ages 16 or 17) of varying racial/ethnic background residing in Los Angeles... Read More about The sexual landscape of youth: How adolescents from the U.S. make sense of sexting.

Early experiences of parents of children with craniofacial microsomia (2024)
Journal Article
Stock, N. M., Johns, A., McWilliams, D., Costa, B., Heike, C., Feragen, K., …Tumblin, M. (in press). Early experiences of parents of children with craniofacial microsomia. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogn.2024.01.001

Objective: To describe the early health care experiences of parents of children with craniofacial microsomia (CFM), a congenital diagnosis often identified at birth. Design: Qualitative descriptive. Setting: Homes of participants. Participants: Paren... Read More about Early experiences of parents of children with craniofacial microsomia.

Struggling at school: Are exposure to television’s Eurocentric appearance norms and objectified body consciousness associated factors? (2024)
Journal Article
Daniels, B. (in press). Struggling at school: Are exposure to television’s Eurocentric appearance norms and objectified body consciousness associated factors?. Psychology of Women Quarterly, https://doi.org/10.1177/03616843231225760

Theoretical work on objectified body consciousness, comprised of body surveillance and body shame, proposes several negative sequelae of holding an objectified view of the self (i.e., valuing the body primarily for its attractiveness to others). Few... Read More about Struggling at school: Are exposure to television’s Eurocentric appearance norms and objectified body consciousness associated factors?.

Empowerment and disempowerment in women’s sport (2023)
Book Chapter
Daniels, E. A., & Kirby, J. B. (2023). Empowerment and disempowerment in women’s sport. In The Palgrave Handbook of Power, Gender, and Psychology (377-396). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-41531-9_21

This chapter addresses disempowerment and empowerment in girls’ and women’s sports from a sociohistorical perspective with a focus on the United States. First, we discuss the historical exclusion of girls and women in sport in the U.S. from the ninet... Read More about Empowerment and disempowerment in women’s sport.

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.

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.

Patients' experiences of primary healthcare and dermatology provision for alopecia (2023)
Journal Article
Zucchelli, F., van Dalen, M., Sharratt, N., Johnson, A., & Chambers, J. (2024). Patients' experiences of primary healthcare and dermatology provision for alopecia. Skin Health and Disease, 4(2), Article e324. https://doi.org/10.1002/ski2.324

Background: Alopecia describes a group of dermatological conditions characterised by hair loss, which are either non‐scarring or scarring in nature, and range from bald patches to complete body hair loss, to general thinning. In the UK, the General P... Read More about Patients' experiences of primary healthcare and dermatology provision for alopecia.

‘Scars: How Our Wounds Make Us Who We Are’: Improving appearance-based stigma, conceptualisation of beauty and body esteem through a documentary (2023)
Journal Article
Mathews, A., Costa, B., Mikkola, A., & Harcourt, D. (2023). ‘Scars: How Our Wounds Make Us Who We Are’: Improving appearance-based stigma, conceptualisation of beauty and body esteem through a documentary. Scars, Burns & Healing, 9, https://doi.org/10.1177/20595131231205398

Introduction Those with an altered appearance as a result of injury, health condition or treatment can face stigma, which may contribute to adverse psychosocial outcomes. However, current research tends to focus on supporting individuals themselve... Read More about ‘Scars: How Our Wounds Make Us Who We Are’: Improving appearance-based stigma, conceptualisation of beauty and body esteem through a documentary.

Primping, performing, and policing: Social media use and self-sexualization among U.S. White, Black, and Asian-American adolescent girls (2023)
Journal Article
Ward, L. M., Jerald, M. C., Grower, P., Daniels, E. A., & Rowley, S. (2023). Primping, performing, and policing: Social media use and self-sexualization among U.S. White, Black, and Asian-American adolescent girls. Body Image, 46, 324-335. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2023.06.015

Objectification theorists argue that routine sexual objectification, experienced interpersonally and via the media, encourages women and adolescent girls to value their external appearance and sexiness above other bodily experiences and competencies.... Read More about Primping, performing, and policing: Social media use and self-sexualization among U.S. White, Black, and Asian-American adolescent girls.

Establishing an international interdisciplinary research network in craniofacial microsomia: The CARE Program (2023)
Journal Article
Stock, N. M., Crerand, C. E., Johns, A. L., McKinney, C. M., Koudstaal, M. J., Drake, A. F., & Heike, C. L. (in press). Establishing an international interdisciplinary research network in craniofacial microsomia: The CARE Program. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, https://doi.org/10.1177/10556656231176904

Objective: Craniofacial microsomia (CFM) is a broad clinical term used to describe a congenital condition most commonly involving the underdevelopment of the external ear, mandible, soft tissues, and facial nerve. Despite medical advances, understand... Read More about Establishing an international interdisciplinary research network in craniofacial microsomia: The CARE Program.

The sources and consequences of sexual objectification (2023)
Journal Article
Ward, L. M., Daniels, E. A., Zurbriggen, E. L., & Rosenscruggs, D. (2023). The sources and consequences of sexual objectification. Nature Reviews Psychology, 2(8), 496-513. https://doi.org/10.1038/s44159-023-00192-x

Sexual objectification (treating a person as a body or collection of body parts) involves a cultural prioritizing of women’s sexual appearance and appeal over other attributes. Sexual objectification is prevalent, permeates many aspects of women’s li... Read More about The sources and consequences of sexual objectification.

Feasibility and acceptability of the promoting resilience in stress management-parent (PRISM-P) intervention for caregivers of children with craniofacial conditions (2023)
Journal Article
Fladeboe, K., Stock, N. M., Heike, C., Evans, K., Junkins, C., Stueckle, L., …Yi-Frazier, J. (in press). Feasibility and acceptability of the promoting resilience in stress management-parent (PRISM-P) intervention for caregivers of children with craniofacial conditions. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, https://doi.org/10.1177/10556656231157449

Objectives: Few evidence-based psychosocial programs exist within craniofacial care. This study (a) assessed feasibility and acceptability of the Promoting Resilience in Stress Management-Parent (PRISM-P) intervention among caregivers of children wit... Read More about Feasibility and acceptability of the promoting resilience in stress management-parent (PRISM-P) intervention for caregivers of children with craniofacial conditions.

Body image concerns in long-term head and neck cancer survivors: Prevalence and role of clinical factors and patient-reported late effects (2022)
Journal Article
Ivanova, A., Rodríguez-Cano, R., Lundin Kvalem, I., Harcourt, D., E. Kiserud, C. E., & D. Amdal, C. (2023). Body image concerns in long-term head and neck cancer survivors: Prevalence and role of clinical factors and patient-reported late effects. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 17(2), 526-534. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11764-022-01311-y

Purpose: Head and neck cancer (HNC) patients are at risk of long-term body image distress (BID). We aimed to investigate the severity of BID in long-term HNC survivors and to explore the associations between sociodemographic and clinical factors, pat... Read More about Body image concerns in long-term head and neck cancer survivors: Prevalence and role of clinical factors and patient-reported late effects.

What is the evidence of effectiveness of non-pharmaceutical, non-surgical, biopsychosocial interventions for body image and pain management in individuals with endometriosis? A systematic review (2022)
Journal Article
Falconer, L., Harcourt, D., & Hendricks, E. (2022). What is the evidence of effectiveness of non-pharmaceutical, non-surgical, biopsychosocial interventions for body image and pain management in individuals with endometriosis? A systematic review. Journal of Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Disorders, 14(4), 206-216. https://doi.org/10.1177/22840265221139909

Aim: To identify and review the success of non-pharmaceutical, non-surgical biopsychosocial interventions in individuals with endometriosis, in managing pain and improving body image. Methods: Cochrane, EBSCO, IBSS, NICE, Open Grey, OVID, Proquest, S... Read More about What is the evidence of effectiveness of non-pharmaceutical, non-surgical, biopsychosocial interventions for body image and pain management in individuals with endometriosis? A systematic review.

“Intermission!” A short-term social media fast reduces self-objectification among pre-teen and teen dancers (2022)
Journal Article
Roberts, T. A., Daniels, E. A., Weaver, J. M., & Zanovich, L. S. (2022). “Intermission!” A short-term social media fast reduces self-objectification among pre-teen and teen dancers. Body Image, 43, 125-133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2022.08.015

Social media use is pervasive among youth and is associated with body image disturbance and self-objectification. The present study investigated whether a 3-day social media fast in a sample for whom social media is especially salient, female adolesc... Read More about “Intermission!” A short-term social media fast reduces self-objectification among pre-teen and teen dancers.

Transitioning from child to adult cleft lip and palate services in the United Kingdom: Are the NICE Guidelines reflected in young adults’ experiences? (2022)
Journal Article
McWilliams, D., Thornton, M., Hotton, M., Swan, M., & Stock, N. M. (in press). Transitioning from child to adult cleft lip and palate services in the United Kingdom: Are the NICE Guidelines reflected in young adults’ experiences?. Psychology, Health and Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1080/13548506.2022.2124291

Cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) is one of the most common congenital conditions worldwide. Individuals born with CL/P will embark on a long-term treatment pathway throughout childhood and often into adulthood. As they grow older, young people become m... Read More about Transitioning from child to adult cleft lip and palate services in the United Kingdom: Are the NICE Guidelines reflected in young adults’ experiences?.