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Looking to the future: Priorities for translating research to impact in the field of appearance and body image (2019)
Journal Article
Diedrichs, P. C., Jankowski, G. S., Alleva, J. M., Stock, N. M., Atkinson, M. J., Atkinson, M., …Williamson, H. (2020). Looking to the future: Priorities for translating research to impact in the field of appearance and body image. Body Image, 32, 53-61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2019.10.006

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd The field of body image and appearance research and practice is progressing; however, there is still work to be done to ensure broad societal impact. This article consolidates reflections from a range of established and early care... Read More about Looking to the future: Priorities for translating research to impact in the field of appearance and body image.

Body Image, Esteem, and Dissatisfaction During Childhood (2019)
Book Chapter
Paraskeva, N., & Diedrichs, P. Body Image, Esteem, and Dissatisfaction During Childhood. In Encyclopedia of Child and Adolescent DevelopmentWiley

This entry outlines empirical evidence for the key influences on children’s body image. It reviews the prevalence of body image concerns during childhood and examines the biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors that can influence childre... Read More about Body Image, Esteem, and Dissatisfaction During Childhood.

Cognitive-behavioral roots of body image therapy and prevention (2019)
Journal Article
Diedrichs, P. C., Lewis-Smith, H., & Halliwell, E. (2019). Cognitive-behavioral roots of body image therapy and prevention. Body Image, 31, 309-320. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2019.08.009

The existing array of evidence-based body image prevention and intervention approaches has evolvedover time. However, the majority originated directly or indirectly from a cognitive-behavioral conceptu-alisation of body image pioneered by Thomas F. C... Read More about Cognitive-behavioral roots of body image therapy and prevention.

Systematic review of body image measures (2019)
Journal Article
Kling, J., Kwakkenbos, L., Diedrichs, P. C., Rumsey, N., Frisén, A., Brandão, M. P., …Fitzgerald, A. (2019). Systematic review of body image measures. Body Image, 30, 170-211. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2019.06.006

Copyright © 2019 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. This systematic review synthesizes and critically appraises measurement properties of influential body image measures. Eight measures that met the definition of an assessment of body image (i.e., an... Read More about Systematic review of body image measures.

Cognitive dissonance-based interventions to facilitate positive body image and embodiment (2019)
Book Chapter
Halliwell, E., & Diedrichs, P. C. (2019). Cognitive dissonance-based interventions to facilitate positive body image and embodiment. In N. Piran, & T. Tylka (Eds.), Handbook of positive body image and embodiment: Constructs, protective factors, and interventions, (361-374). New York: Oxford University Press

Prospective research indicates that positive body image, as defined as body appreciation, predicts adaptive eating behaviors among adolescent girls over a 1-year period (Andrew, Tiggemann, & Clark, 2016). Experimental research indicates that women wi... Read More about Cognitive dissonance-based interventions to facilitate positive body image and embodiment.

Can big business foster positive body image? Qualitative insights from industry leaders walking the talk (2019)
Journal Article
Craddock, N., Ramsey, M., Spotswood, F., Halliwell, H., & Diedrichs, P. (2019). Can big business foster positive body image? Qualitative insights from industry leaders walking the talk. Body Image, 30, 93-106. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2019.06.004

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd The fashion, beauty, and advertising industries have been positioned as key contributors to body dissatisfaction through the promotion of unrealistic and homogenous appearance ideals. Recently, some businesses within these industr... Read More about Can big business foster positive body image? Qualitative insights from industry leaders walking the talk.

Body appreciation in British men: Correlates and variation across sexual orientation (2018)
Journal Article
Alleva, J. M., Paraskeva, N., Craddock, N., & Diedrichs, P. C. (2018). Body appreciation in British men: Correlates and variation across sexual orientation. Body Image, 27, 169-178. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2018.09.004

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd Investigations of positive body image among men and across various social identities are lacking, and could contribute to a more complete understanding of the construct, including how positive body image can be improved. This stud... Read More about Body appreciation in British men: Correlates and variation across sexual orientation.

Efficacy of psychosocial and physical activity-based interventions to improve body image among women treated for breast cancer: A systematic review (2018)
Journal Article
Lewis-Smith, H., Diedrichs, P. C., Rumsey, N., & Harcourt, D. (2018). Efficacy of psychosocial and physical activity-based interventions to improve body image among women treated for breast cancer: A systematic review. Psycho-Oncology, 27(12), 2687-2699. https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.4870

© 2018 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Objective: Body image concerns warrant attention among women who have undergone treatment for breast cancer, due to their significant consequences for psychological and physical health, and interpersonal relationships... Read More about Efficacy of psychosocial and physical activity-based interventions to improve body image among women treated for breast cancer: A systematic review.

A pilot study of a body image intervention for breast cancer survivors (2018)
Journal Article
Lewis-Smith, H., Diedrichs, P. C., & Harcourt, D. (2018). A pilot study of a body image intervention for breast cancer survivors. Body Image, 27, 21-31. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2018.08.006

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd Body image interventions for breast cancer survivors are lacking in empirical support. Examining existing research on effective body image interventions for women in midlife more broadly may provide useful insights. This pilot stu... Read More about A pilot study of a body image intervention for breast cancer survivors.

Colourism: a global adolescent health concern (2018)
Journal Article
Craddock, N., Dlova, N., & Diedrichs, P. C. (2018). Colourism: a global adolescent health concern. Current Opinion in Pediatrics, 30(4), 472-477. https://doi.org/10.1097/MOP.0000000000000638

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Colourism, a form of prejudice and discrimination based solely upon skin colour, stands to jeopardize the physical health, wellbeing and life chances of adolescents of colour, globally. RECENT FINDINGS: Research shows that adolesce... Read More about Colourism: a global adolescent health concern.

Innovation in eating disorders research and practice: Expanding our community and perspectives at the 2018 International Conference on Eating Disorders: Editorial to accompany IJED Virtual Issue in honor of the 2018 International Conference on Eating Diso (2018)
Journal Article
Diedrichs, P. C., von Ranson, K. M., & Thomas, J. J. (2018). Innovation in eating disorders research and practice: Expanding our community and perspectives at the 2018 International Conference on Eating Disorders: Editorial to accompany IJED Virtual Issue in honor of the 2018 International Conference on Eating Disorders. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 51(6), 585-587. https://doi.org/10.1002/eat.22881

© 2018 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Objective: This virtual issue of the International Journal of Eating Disorders (IJED) highlights the excellent and innovative research and practice discussed at the 2018 International Conference on Eating Disorders held... Read More about Innovation in eating disorders research and practice: Expanding our community and perspectives at the 2018 International Conference on Eating Disorders: Editorial to accompany IJED Virtual Issue in honor of the 2018 International Conference on Eating Diso.

A randomised-controlled trial investigating potential underlying mechanisms of a functionality-based approach to improving women’s body image (2018)
Journal Article
Alleva, J. M., Diedrichs, P. C., Halliwell, E., Martijn, C., Stuijfzand, B. G., Treneman-Evans, G., & Rumsey, N. (2018). A randomised-controlled trial investigating potential underlying mechanisms of a functionality-based approach to improving women’s body image. Body Image, 25, 85-96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2018.02.009

Focusing on body functionality is a promising technique for improving women's body image. This study replicates prior research in a large novel sample, tests longer-term follow-up effects, and investigates underlying mechanisms of these effects (body... Read More about A randomised-controlled trial investigating potential underlying mechanisms of a functionality-based approach to improving women’s body image.

Skin color, cultural capital, and beauty products: An investigation of the use of skin fairness products in Mumbai, India (2018)
Journal Article
Shroff, H., Diedrichs, P. C., & Craddock, N. (2018). Skin color, cultural capital, and beauty products: An investigation of the use of skin fairness products in Mumbai, India. Frontiers in Public Health, 5(365), https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2017.00365

The use of skin fairness products that frequently contain toxic ingredients is associated with significant adverse health side effects. Due to the high prevalence of use in Asian and African countries, skin fairness product use is recognized as a gro... Read More about Skin color, cultural capital, and beauty products: An investigation of the use of skin fairness products in Mumbai, India.

A pilot controlled trial of a cognitive dissonance-based body dissatisfaction intervention with young British men (2017)
Journal Article
Jankowski, G., Diedrichs, P. C., Atkinson, M. J., Fawkner, H., Gough, B., & Halliwell, E. (2017). A pilot controlled trial of a cognitive dissonance-based body dissatisfaction intervention with young British men. Body Image, 23, 93-102. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2017.08.006

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd This pilot study evaluated a body image intervention for men, Body Project M. Seventy-four British undergraduate men took part in two 90-min intervention sessions, and completed standardised assessments of body image, bulimic path... Read More about A pilot controlled trial of a cognitive dissonance-based body dissatisfaction intervention with young British men.

#fitspo or #loveyourself? The impact of fitspiration and self-compassion Instagram images on women's body image, self-compassion, and mood (2017)
Journal Article
Diedrichs, P. C., Slater, A., Varsani, N., & Diedrichs, P. C. (2017). #fitspo or #loveyourself? The impact of fitspiration and self-compassion Instagram images on women's body image, self-compassion, and mood. Body Image, 22, 87-96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2017.06.004

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd This study experimentally examined the impact of exposure to fitspiration images and self-compassion quotes on social media on young women's body satisfaction, body appreciation, self-compassion, and negative mood. Female undergra... Read More about #fitspo or #loveyourself? The impact of fitspiration and self-compassion Instagram images on women's body image, self-compassion, and mood.

Engaging stakeholder communities as body image intervention partners: The Body Project as a case example (2017)
Journal Article
Diedrichs, P. C., Diedrichs, P. C., Becker, C. B., Perez, M., Kilpela, L. S., Diedrichs, P. C., …Stice, E. (2017). Engaging stakeholder communities as body image intervention partners: The Body Project as a case example. Eating Behaviors, 25, 62-67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eatbeh.2016.03.015

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd Despite recent advances in developing evidence-based psychological interventions, substantial changes are needed in the current system of intervention delivery to impact mental health on a global scale (Kazdin & Blase, 2011). Prev... Read More about Engaging stakeholder communities as body image intervention partners: The Body Project as a case example.

Body image and disordered eating in midlife (2016)
Book Chapter
Lewis-Smith, H., & Diedrichs, P. C. (2016). Body image and disordered eating in midlife. In T. D. Wade (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Feeding and Eating Disorders, 1-6. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-287-087-2_197-1

This chapter provides a overview of the historical background, research, controversies, and future directions relating to the prevalence, risk factors, and interventions for negative body image among adults in midlife.

Weight bias: Prejudice and discrimination toward overweight and obese people (2016)
Book Chapter
Diedrichs, P. C., & Puhl, R. (2016). Weight bias: Prejudice and discrimination toward overweight and obese people. In F. K. Barlow, & C. Sibley (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of the Psychology of Prejudice, 392-412. Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316161579.017

Weight bias refers to prejudice and discrimination towards overweight and obese individuals, and is argued to be one of the last socially acceptable forms of discrimination. Multi-country studies document its widespread prevalence. Children, adults,... Read More about Weight bias: Prejudice and discrimination toward overweight and obese people.

Body Image in Primary Schools: A pilot evaluation of a primary school intervention program designed by teachers to improve children's body satisfaction (2016)
Journal Article
Halliwell, E., Yager, Z., Paraskeva, N., Diedrichs, P. C., Smith, H., & White, P. (2016). Body Image in Primary Schools: A pilot evaluation of a primary school intervention program designed by teachers to improve children's body satisfaction. Body Image, 19, 133-141. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2016.09.002

© 2016 Body Image in the Primary School (Hutchinson & Calland, 2011) is a body image curriculum that is widely available but has not yet been evaluated. This study evaluates a set of 6 of the 49 available lessons from this curriculum. Seventy-four gi... Read More about Body Image in Primary Schools: A pilot evaluation of a primary school intervention program designed by teachers to improve children's body satisfaction.

Randomized controlled trial of an online mother-daughter body image and well-being intervention (2016)
Journal Article
Sibley, C. G., Garbett, K. M., Diedrichs, P. C., Diedrichs, P. C., Atkinson, M. J., Garbett, K., …Barlow, F. K. (2016). Randomized controlled trial of an online mother-daughter body image and well-being intervention. Health Psychology, 35(9), 996-1006. https://doi.org/10.1037/hea0000361

© 2016 American Psychological Association. Objective: Poor body image is a public health issue. Mothers are a key influence on adolescent girls' body image. This study evaluated an accessible, scalable, low-intensity internet-based intervention deliv... Read More about Randomized controlled trial of an online mother-daughter body image and well-being intervention.