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Mental Toughness and Associated Personality Characteristics of Marathon des Sables Athletes (2019)
Journal Article
Goddard, K., Roberts, C., Anderson, L., Woodford, L., & Byron-Daniel, J. (2019). Mental Toughness and Associated Personality Characteristics of Marathon des Sables Athletes. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.02259

Mental toughness (MT) is commonly referred to as an important prerequisite for sustained athletic achievement. The increased research focus on MT has led to the development of a consistent debate centered around whether the construct is a unidimensio... Read More about Mental Toughness and Associated Personality Characteristics of Marathon des Sables Athletes.

Salience and valence of appearance in a population with a visible difference of appearance: Direct and moderated relationships with self-consciousness, anxiety and depression (2014)
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Walsh, E., Thompson, A., Saul, K., Newman, S., Newell, R., Lindenmeyer, A., …UWE Collaborators, . (2014). Salience and valence of appearance in a population with a visible difference of appearance: Direct and moderated relationships with self-consciousness, anxiety and depression. PLoS ONE, 9(2), e88435. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0088435

Psychometric measures of appearance salience and valence, CARSAL and CARVAL, have been previously demonstrated to be key factors underpinning appearance related self-consciousness and negative affect in the general population. However, the extent to... Read More about Salience and valence of appearance in a population with a visible difference of appearance: Direct and moderated relationships with self-consciousness, anxiety and depression.

The psychosocial impact of living with an ocular prosthesis (2014)
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Lindenmeyer, A., Jenkinson, E., Harcourt, D., Moss, T., Clarke, S. A., Newell, R., …Newman, S. P. (2014). The psychosocial impact of living with an ocular prosthesis. Orbit, 33(1), 39-44. https://doi.org/10.3109/01676830.2013.851251

Objective: Many patients are satisfied with their ocular prosthesis, but some describe problems with social interactions, body image and self-esteem. Although both clinical practice and research suggest that the severity of a disfiguring condition do... Read More about The psychosocial impact of living with an ocular prosthesis.

The acute effects of physical activity on cigarette cravings: Systematic review and meta-analysis with individual participant data (2013)
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Janse Van Rensburg, K., Haasova, M., Hassova, M., Warren, F. C., Ussher, M., Van Rensberg, K., …Taylor, A. H. (2013). The acute effects of physical activity on cigarette cravings: Systematic review and meta-analysis with individual participant data. Addiction, 108(1), 26-37. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2012.04034.x

Aims: To conduct an updated systematic review and the first meta-analysis of experimental trials investigating the acute effects of short bouts of physical activity (PA) on strength of desire (SoD) and desire to smoke (DtS) using individual participa... Read More about The acute effects of physical activity on cigarette cravings: Systematic review and meta-analysis with individual participant data.

A qualitative study of the experiences of people who identify themselves as having adjusted positively to a visible difference (2011)
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Walsh, E., Saul, K., James, H., Williams, E., Jenkinson, E., Byron-Daniel, J., …Rumsey, N. (2011). A qualitative study of the experiences of people who identify themselves as having adjusted positively to a visible difference. Journal of Health Psychology, 16(5), 739-749. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105310390246

© The Author(s) 2011. Individual and group interviews explored experiences of positive adjustment among 12 people with a range of visible differences. Thematic analysis identified four main themes: importance of appearance; personal growth; relations... Read More about A qualitative study of the experiences of people who identify themselves as having adjusted positively to a visible difference.

Appearance concerns in ophthalmic patients (2011)
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Williams, E., White, P., Walsh, E., Thompson, A., Saul, K., Newell, R., …Newman, S. (2011). Appearance concerns in ophthalmic patients. Eye, 25(8), 1039-1044. https://doi.org/10.1038/eye.2011.116

Aims This study Aim ed to determine the psychosocial and appearance-related concerns of a sample of ophthalmic patients by measuring a range of psychological, social, and demographic factors. Methods Standardized psychological measures including anxi... Read More about Appearance concerns in ophthalmic patients.

Is socioeconomic status in early life associated with drug use? A systematic review of the evidence (2009)
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Daniel, J. Z., Byron-Daniel, J. Z., Hickman, M., Macleod, J., Wiles, N., Lingford-Hughes, A., …Lewis, G. (2009). Is socioeconomic status in early life associated with drug use? A systematic review of the evidence. Drug and Alcohol Review, 28(2), 142-153. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1465-3362.2008.00042.x

Aim: To conduct a systematic review of longitudinal studies that examined the association between childhood socioeconomic status (SES) and illegal drug use in later life. Design and Methods: Systematic search with an agreed list of search items was u... Read More about Is socioeconomic status in early life associated with drug use? A systematic review of the evidence.

Acute exercise effects on smoking withdrawal symptoms and desire to smoke are not related to expectation (2007)
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Daniel, J. Z., Byron-Daniel, J. Z., Cropley, M., & Fife-Schaw, C. (2007). Acute exercise effects on smoking withdrawal symptoms and desire to smoke are not related to expectation. Psychopharmacology, 195(1), 125-129. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00213-007-0889-6

Rationale: Recent research has shown that 10 min of moderate intensity exercise reduce smoking withdrawal symptoms and desire to smoke in acutely abstinent smokers. The aim of the current study was to determine whether the reductions are related to p... Read More about Acute exercise effects on smoking withdrawal symptoms and desire to smoke are not related to expectation.

The effect of exercise in reducing desire to smoke and cigarette withdrawal symptoms is not caused by distraction (2006)
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Daniel, J. Z., Byron-Daniel, J. Z., Cropley, M., & Fife-Schaw, C. (2006). The effect of exercise in reducing desire to smoke and cigarette withdrawal symptoms is not caused by distraction. Addiction, 101(8), 1187-1192. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2006.01457.x

Aims and design: Moderate-intensity exercise has been shown to reduce common smoking withdrawal symptoms and desire to smoke in acutely abstinent smokers. The aim of the present study was to determine if this was caused by distraction. A secondary ai... Read More about The effect of exercise in reducing desire to smoke and cigarette withdrawal symptoms is not caused by distraction.

Acute effects of a short bout of moderate versus light intensity exercise versus inactivity on tobacco withdrawal symptoms in sedentary smokers (2004)
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Daniel, J., Byron-Daniel, J. Z., Cropley, M., Ussher, M., & West, R. (2004). Acute effects of a short bout of moderate versus light intensity exercise versus inactivity on tobacco withdrawal symptoms in sedentary smokers. Psychopharmacology, 174(3), 320-326. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00213-003-1762-x

Rationale: A previous study found that a 10-min bout of moderate intensity exercise reduced cigarette withdrawal symptoms and desire to smoke in sedentary smokers but the effect may have been due to participants focusing attention on physical activit... Read More about Acute effects of a short bout of moderate versus light intensity exercise versus inactivity on tobacco withdrawal symptoms in sedentary smokers.