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Satisfaction with health care in families following a diagnosis of cleft lip and/or palate in the United Kingdom (2019)
Journal Article
Costa, B., White, P., & Stock, N. M. (2020). Satisfaction with health care in families following a diagnosis of cleft lip and/or palate in the United Kingdom. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 57(5), 599-605. https://doi.org/10.1177/1055665619888318

Objective: Having a child born with a cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) poses several challenges for new parents and can have a significant psychological impact on the family as a whole. Previous research has indicated that dissatisfaction with health c... Read More about Satisfaction with health care in families following a diagnosis of cleft lip and/or palate in the United Kingdom.

Provision of care for families affected by craniofacial conditions: The views of nonspecialist health professionals (2019)
Journal Article
Stock, N. M., & Costa, B. (2020). Provision of care for families affected by craniofacial conditions: The views of nonspecialist health professionals. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 57(4), 470-476. https://doi.org/10.1177/1055665619883151

Objective: A diagnosis of a congenital craniofacial condition can have a significant impact on the psychological wellbeing of the affected family. As the first health professionals likely to come into contact with families, non-specialists, such as... Read More about Provision of care for families affected by craniofacial conditions: The views of nonspecialist health professionals.

Risk and Protective Factors for Psychological Distress in Families Following a Diagnosis of Cleft Lip and/or Palate (2019)
Journal Article
Stock, N. M., Costa, B., White, P., & Rumsey, N. (2020). Risk and Protective Factors for Psychological Distress in Families Following a Diagnosis of Cleft Lip and/or Palate. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 57(1), 88-98. https://doi.org/10.1177/1055665619862457

© 2019, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. Objectives: Despite the potential psychological impact of a diagnosis of cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) on parents, few large-scale studies currently exist. Utilizing data extracted from The Cle... Read More about Risk and Protective Factors for Psychological Distress in Families Following a Diagnosis of Cleft Lip and/or Palate.

The Experiences and Support Needs of Grandparents of Children Born With Cleft Lip and/or Palate (2019)
Journal Article
Guest, E., Costa, B., McCarthy, G., Cunniffe, C., & Stock, N. M. (2019). The Experiences and Support Needs of Grandparents of Children Born With Cleft Lip and/or Palate. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 56(9), 1181-1186. https://doi.org/10.1177/1055665619850709

© 2019, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. Objective: The birth of a child with a cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) can have a significant emotional and social impact on parents. Yet, the impact on the wider family is rarely investigated. G... Read More about The Experiences and Support Needs of Grandparents of Children Born With Cleft Lip and/or Palate.

The effectiveness of interventions aiming to promote positive body image in adults: A systematic review (2019)
Journal Article
Guest, E., Costa, B., Williamson, H., Meyrick, J., Halliwell, E., & Harcourt, D. (2019). The effectiveness of interventions aiming to promote positive body image in adults: A systematic review. Body Image, 30, 10-25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2019.04.002

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd Theory suggests promoting positive body image (PBI)through interventions would have a significant impact on health and well-being. However, little is known about the effectiveness of existing interventions. This review aimed to id... Read More about The effectiveness of interventions aiming to promote positive body image in adults: A systematic review.

Breaking the News: Parents’ Experiences of Receiving an Antenatal Diagnosis of Cleft Lip (2019)
Journal Article
Stock, N. M., Costa, B., Williams, J. R., & Martindale, A. (2019). Breaking the News: Parents’ Experiences of Receiving an Antenatal Diagnosis of Cleft Lip. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 56(9), 1149-1156. https://doi.org/10.1177/1055665619830884

© 2019, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. Objective: In high-income countries, many cases of cleft lip are now identified at the 18- to 21-week pregnancy scan. The manner in which a diagnosis is communicated is vital for long-term paren... Read More about Breaking the News: Parents’ Experiences of Receiving an Antenatal Diagnosis of Cleft Lip.

Parents’ experiences of postnatal diagnosis and care following the birth of a child with cleft lip and/or palate (2019)
Journal Article
Costa, B., Martindale, A., Williams, J., & Stock, N. M. (2019). Parents’ experiences of postnatal diagnosis and care following the birth of a child with cleft lip and/or palate. British Journal of Midwifery, 27(3), 151-160. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2019.27.3.151

Background: Receiving the news that their child has a health condition, such as a cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P), can have a considerable psychological impact on parents. Yet previous research has highlighted parental dissatisfaction and service-rela... Read More about Parents’ experiences of postnatal diagnosis and care following the birth of a child with cleft lip and/or palate.

Parental views of antenatal testing and termination following a diagnosis of cleft lip (2018)
Journal Article
Stock, N. M., Costa, B., Williams, J., & Martindale, A. (2019). Parental views of antenatal testing and termination following a diagnosis of cleft lip. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 24(4), 456-469. https://doi.org/10.1080/13548506.2018.1529328

© 2018, © 2018 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Fetal anomaly screening at 18–21weeks now routinely includes cleft lip. If detected, the manner in which the diagnosis is communicated can considerably influence prospective pare... Read More about Parental views of antenatal testing and termination following a diagnosis of cleft lip.

Volunteers Study Summary Report
Report
Costa, B., Hamlet, C., Stock, N., & Harcourt, D. Volunteers Study Summary Report. Vocational Training Charitable Trust Foundation

This report offers a summary of a small-scale study carried out in collaboration with the Appearance Collective (AC; a group of charities in the area of appearance and visible difference). This study was designed in response to a priority set by memb... Read More about Volunteers Study Summary Report.

Health And Appearance Issues In Ethnic And Cultural Minority Groups
Report
Costa, B. Health And Appearance Issues In Ethnic And Cultural Minority Groups. Vocational Training Charitable Trust Foundation

This short report, prepared for the Appearance Collective (a group of charities working in the field of appearance and visible difference), offers a brief insight into health and appearance research pertaining to culture and ethnicity. Its objectives... Read More about Health And Appearance Issues In Ethnic And Cultural Minority Groups.


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