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“Nobody can fail at it, everybody succeeds”: Perceived processes of change following attendance at an arts on prescription programme (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Holt, N., Elliot, C., & Jenkinson, E. (in press). “Nobody can fail at it, everybody succeeds”: Perceived processes of change following attendance at an arts on prescription programme

Introduction As the delivery of social prescribing schemes is increasing nationally (NHS England, 2019; Fixsen & Polley, 2019), evaluation of their impact and efficacy is pressing: quantitative, qualitative and econometric (Public Health England, 20... Read More about “Nobody can fail at it, everybody succeeds”: Perceived processes of change following attendance at an arts on prescription programme.

A mixed-methods evaluation of the longitudinal impact of arts on prescription (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Zalantai, B., Holt, . . N., Chase, M., & Jenkinson, E. (in press). A mixed-methods evaluation of the longitudinal impact of arts on prescription

Introduction Art on prescription is one pathway in social prescribing schemes that involves referral by health workers to visual arts programmes, for individuals experiencing social isolation and low to moderate levels of stress, anxiety and depres... Read More about A mixed-methods evaluation of the longitudinal impact of arts on prescription.

“It’s not therapy; I’m not a therapist”: Exploring the perspectives of Arts Health Practitioners on how arts on referral can improve psychosocial outcomes in adults with health conditions (2021)
Conference Proceeding
White, E., Holt, N., & Jenkinson, E. (in press). “It’s not therapy; I’m not a therapist”: Exploring the perspectives of Arts Health Practitioners on how arts on referral can improve psychosocial outcomes in adults with health conditions

Introduction The rationale for this research was to explore the perspectives of art for health practitioners about how art interventions can improve psychosocial outcomes for adults with physical health conditions. Existing literature tends to foc... Read More about “It’s not therapy; I’m not a therapist”: Exploring the perspectives of Arts Health Practitioners on how arts on referral can improve psychosocial outcomes in adults with health conditions.

A rapid systematic review of public responses to health messages encouraging vaccination against infectious diseases in a pandemic or epidemic (2021)
Journal Article
Armitage, C. J., Shorter, G. W., Lawes-Wickwar, S., Ghio, D., Tang, M. Y., Keyworth, C., …Epton, T. (2021). A rapid systematic review of public responses to health messages encouraging vaccination against infectious diseases in a pandemic or epidemic. Vaccines, 9(2), 1-26. https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines9020072

Public health teams need to understand how the public responds to vaccination messages in a pandemic or epidemic to inform successful campaigns encouraging the uptake of new vaccines as they become available. A rapid systematic review was performed b... Read More about A rapid systematic review of public responses to health messages encouraging vaccination against infectious diseases in a pandemic or epidemic.

Living with Moebius syndrome (2020)
Journal Article
Jenkinson, E., Bogart, K., Hamlet, C., & Davies, L. (2020). Living with Moebius syndrome. Journal of Aesthetic Nursing, 9(6), 233-237. https://doi.org/10.12968/joan.2020.9.6.233

Moebius syndrome is a congenital neurological disorder that impacts facial expression, communication and appearance. In this article, the authors will discuss the psychological and social impacts of living with this rare form of facial palsy. Existin... Read More about Living with Moebius syndrome.

Experiences of living with visible difference: Individual and social reflections (2019)
Journal Article
Sharratt, N. D., Jenkinson, E., Moss, T., Clarke, A., & Rumsey, N. (2019). Experiences of living with visible difference: Individual and social reflections. Health Psychology Update, 28(2),

Many health conditions impact upon an individual’s appearance and result in an altered appearance (“visible difference”). The presence of visible difference is associated with a variety of psychosocial difficulties and challenges, yet calls for an i... Read More about Experiences of living with visible difference: Individual and social reflections.

Postcards from researchers (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Holt, N. J., Jenkinson, E., & Clarke, V. (2019, July). Postcards from researchers. Presented at Exploring the potential for creative and arts-based methods for applied psychological research

A workshop, drawing on guerrilla kindness craftivism, to share inspiration and research ideas gained from the BPS creative methods seminar.

Lived experience of Silver-Russell syndrome: Implications for management during childhood and into adulthood (2019)
Journal Article
Ballard, L. M., Jenkinson, E., Byrne, C. D., Child, J. C., Davies, J. H., Inskip, H., …Fenwick, A. (2019). Lived experience of Silver-Russell syndrome: Implications for management during childhood and into adulthood. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 104(1), 76-82. https://doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2018-314952

© Article author(s) (or their employer(s) unless otherwise stated in the text of the article) 2019. All rights reserved. No commercial use is permitted unless otherwise expressly granted. Objective There is limited information on the psychosocial imp... Read More about Lived experience of Silver-Russell syndrome: Implications for management during childhood and into adulthood.

Living with alopecia areata: An online qualitative survey study (2018)
Journal Article
Davey, L., Clarke, V., & Jenkinson, E. (2019). Living with alopecia areata: An online qualitative survey study. British Journal of Dermatology, 180(6), 1377-1389. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.17463

© 2018 British Association of Dermatologists Background: Living with alopecia areata (AA) totalis and universalis (collectively referred to here as AA) involves unpredictable, sometimes rapid hair loss. There is currently no effective treatment and p... Read More about Living with alopecia areata: An online qualitative survey study.

Initial validation of the CAR Romantic Relationships and Intimacy Scale (CARRIS) (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Sharratt, N., Moss, T., Jenkinson, E., Clarke, A., & Rumsey, N. (2018, September). Initial validation of the CAR Romantic Relationships and Intimacy Scale (CARRIS). Paper presented at The British Psychological Society Division of Health Psychology Annual Conference

Objectives: Whilst participants with an appearance altering condition have expressed distress and anxiety in relation to their capacity to engage in romantic relationships, there exists no measure of the effect of visible difference upon this domain.... Read More about Initial validation of the CAR Romantic Relationships and Intimacy Scale (CARRIS).

Understandings and experiences of visible difference and romantic relationships: A qualitative exploration (2018)
Journal Article
Sharratt, N. D., Jenkinson, E., Moss, T., Clarke, A., & Rumsey, N. (2018). Understandings and experiences of visible difference and romantic relationships: A qualitative exploration. Body Image, 27, 32-42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2018.08.002

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd The association between disfigurement (‘visible difference’) and romantic relationships has received relatively little consideration in the research literature. This qualitative research, conducted in the United Kingdom, explored... Read More about Understandings and experiences of visible difference and romantic relationships: A qualitative exploration.

Development and initial validation of the CAR romantic relationships and intimacy scale (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Sharratt, N., Moss, T., Jenkinson, E., Clarke, A., & Rumsey, N. (2018, June). Development and initial validation of the CAR romantic relationships and intimacy scale. Paper presented at Appearance Matters 8

Whilst participants with a disfiguring or appearance altering condition have expressed distress, fear, and anxiety in relation to their capacity to engage in physical intimacy and romantic relationships, there exists no measure of the perceived impac... Read More about Development and initial validation of the CAR romantic relationships and intimacy scale.

Being looked at and exposing yourself: Appearance altering conditions and stigma (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Sharratt, N., Jenkinson, E., Moss, T., & Rumsey, N. (2017, September). Being looked at and exposing yourself: Appearance altering conditions and stigma. Paper presented at BPS Division of Health Psychology Annual Conference, 2017

Accepted conference proceedings from the BPS DHP Annual Conference, 2017: Cardiff.

Pre-operative experiences and post-operative benefits of ptosis surgery: A qualitative study (2017)
Journal Article
Harrad, R. A., Richards, H. S., Richards, H. S., Jenkinson, E., Rumsey, N., & Harrad, R. A. (2017). Pre-operative experiences and post-operative benefits of ptosis surgery: A qualitative study. Orbit, 36(3), 147-153. https://doi.org/10.1080/01676830.2017.1279669

© 2017 Taylor & Francis. This qualitative study sought to explore the experiences of patients who had undergone successful ptosis correction surgery. Participants were recruited from Bristol Eye Hospital. Nine participants were interviewed using a... Read More about Pre-operative experiences and post-operative benefits of ptosis surgery: A qualitative study.

“I’ve always thought that I’m not good enough… why would someone good looking want to be with me?”: A qualitative exploration of the impact of visible differences upon intimacy and intimate relationships (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Sharratt, N., Jenkinson, E., Moss, T., & Rumsey, N. (2016, June). “I’ve always thought that I’m not good enough… why would someone good looking want to be with me?”: A qualitative exploration of the impact of visible differences upon intimacy and intimate relationships. Paper presented at Appearance Matters 7 Conference

Accepted conference proceedings from Appearance Matters 7, London, 2016

A qualitative exploration of the impact of visible differences upon intimate relationships: Methodological reflections (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Sharratt, N., Moss, T., Jenkinson, E., & Rumsey, N. (2016, April). A qualitative exploration of the impact of visible differences upon intimate relationships: Methodological reflections. Paper presented at The British Psychological Society Annual Conference 2016

Accepted conference proceedings from the BPS Annual Conference, 2016: Nottingham. Presented as one of four papers in a symposium entitled "Looking Different: Contemporary research and interventions in appearance psychology"

Waterpipe tobacco use in the United Kingdom: A cross-sectional study among university students and stop smoking practitioners (2016)
Journal Article
Gorlova, O. Y., Jawad, M., Choaie, E., Brose, L., Dogar, O., Grant, A., …Shahab, L. (2016). Waterpipe tobacco use in the United Kingdom: A cross-sectional study among university students and stop smoking practitioners. PLoS ONE, 11(1), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0146799

© 2016 Jawad et al.This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credi... Read More about Waterpipe tobacco use in the United Kingdom: A cross-sectional study among university students and stop smoking practitioners.

The psychological impact of dependency in adults with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis: A qualitative exploration (2016)
Journal Article
chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis: A qualitative exploration. Journal of Health Psychology, https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105316643376

Chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis can limit functional capacity, producing various degrees of disability and psychological distress. Semi-structured interviews explored the experiences of adults with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic... Read More about The psychological impact of dependency in adults with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis: A qualitative exploration.

Systematic review: Psychosocial interventions for children and young people with visible differences resulting from appearance altering conditions, injury, or treatment effects (2015)
Journal Article
Jenkinson, E., Williamson, H., Byron-Daniel, J., & Moss, T. (2015). Systematic review: Psychosocial interventions for children and young people with visible differences resulting from appearance altering conditions, injury, or treatment effects. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 40(10), 1017-1033. https://doi.org/10.1093/jpepsy/jsv048

© 2015 The Author 2015. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Society of Pediatric Psychology. All rights reserved. Objective Evaluate critically the evidence of the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions for children/young peop... Read More about Systematic review: Psychosocial interventions for children and young people with visible differences resulting from appearance altering conditions, injury, or treatment effects.

How can cognitive behavioural therapy help patients with appearance anxiety? (2014)
Journal Article
Jenkinson, E. (2014). How can cognitive behavioural therapy help patients with appearance anxiety?. Journal of Aesthetic Nursing, 3(9), 446-449. https://doi.org/10.12968/joan.2014.3.9.446

A growing body of research and clinical observations is showing that people with visible differences or disfigurements are prone to developing anxiety and social anxiety related to their appearance. In severe cases, this can result in social withdraw... Read More about How can cognitive behavioural therapy help patients with appearance anxiety?.