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‘Everybody’s Different: The Appearance Game’. A randomised controlled trial evaluating an appearance-related board game intervention with children aged 9-11 years (2020)
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Guest, E., Sharratt, N., Williamson, H., Harcourt, D., & Slater, A. (2021). ‘Everybody’s Different: The Appearance Game’. A randomised controlled trial evaluating an appearance-related board game intervention with children aged 9-11 years. Body Image, 36, 34-44

This study evaluated the effectiveness of an educational board game aimed at increasing knowledge of appearance-related issues, positive body image, media literacy, and acceptance of appearance diversity with British school children. Two hundred and... Read More about ‘Everybody’s Different: The Appearance Game’. A randomised controlled trial evaluating an appearance-related board game intervention with children aged 9-11 years.

The development and validation of the CARe Burn Scale: Child Form: a parent-proxy-reported outcome measure assessing quality of life for children aged 8 years and under living with a burn injury (2020)
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Griffiths, C., Guest, E., Pickles, T., Hollèn, L., Grzeda, M., Tollow, P., & Harcourt, D. (in press). The development and validation of the CARe Burn Scale: Child Form: a parent-proxy-reported outcome measure assessing quality of life for children aged 8 years and under living with a burn injury. Quality of Life Research, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11136-020-02627-x

Purpose: Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) identify patient needs and therapeutic progress. This paper outlines the development and validation of the CARe Burn Scale: Child Form, a parent-proxy-reported outcome measure that assesses quality o... Read More about The development and validation of the CARe Burn Scale: Child Form: a parent-proxy-reported outcome measure assessing quality of life for children aged 8 years and under living with a burn injury.

The effectiveness of interventions to improve psychosocial outcomes in parents of children with appearance-affecting health conditions: A systematic review (2020)
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Costa, B., Thornton, M., Guest, E., Meyrick, J., & Williamson, H. (in press). The effectiveness of interventions to improve psychosocial outcomes in parents of children with appearance-affecting health conditions: A systematic review. Child: Care, Health and Development, https://doi.org/10.1111/cch.12805

Background: Although many cope well, the impact of supporting a child with an Appearance-Affecting Health Condition (AAHC) can place a significant demand on parents. As such, it is vital that families have access to appropriate psychosocial support t... Read More about The effectiveness of interventions to improve psychosocial outcomes in parents of children with appearance-affecting health conditions: A systematic review.

The contribution of a charitable organisation to regional cleft lip and palate services in England and Scotland (2019)
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Stock, N. M., Guest, E., Stoneman, K., Ridley, M., Evans, C., LeRoy, C., …Rumsey, N. (2020). The contribution of a charitable organisation to regional cleft lip and palate services in England and Scotland. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 57(1), 14-20. https://doi.org/10.1177/1055665619862727

Background: From diagnosis through to adulthood, a cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) poses a number of challenges for those affected. Alongside the care provided by clinical teams, complementary information and support is offered by charitable organizat... Read More about The contribution of a charitable organisation to regional cleft lip and palate services in England and Scotland.

The Experiences and Support Needs of Grandparents of Children Born With Cleft Lip and/or Palate (2019)
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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)
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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.

The development and validation of the CARe Burn Scale - Adult Form: A Patient Reported Outcome Measure (PROM) to assess quality of life for adults living with a burn injury (2019)
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Griffiths, C., Guest, E., Pickles, T., Hollén, L., Grzeda, M., White, P., …Harcourt, D. (2019). The development and validation of the CARe Burn Scale - Adult Form: A Patient Reported Outcome Measure (PROM) to assess quality of life for adults living with a burn injury. Journal of Burn Care and Research, 40(3), 312-326. https://doi.org/10.1093/jbcr/irz021

Introduction: Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) identify vital information about patient needs and therapeutic progress. This paper outlines the development and validation of the CARe Burn Scale - Adult Form: a PROM that assesses quality of... Read More about The development and validation of the CARe Burn Scale - Adult Form: A Patient Reported Outcome Measure (PROM) to assess quality of life for adults living with a burn injury.

Assessing the effectiveness of interventions to support patient decision making about breast reconstruction: A systematic review (2018)
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Paraskeva, N., Guest, E., Lewis-Smith, H., & Harcourt, D. (2018). Assessing the effectiveness of interventions to support patient decision making about breast reconstruction: A systematic review. Breast, 40, 97-105. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.breast.2018.04.020

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd Background: Decision making about breast reconstruction (BR) following a diagnosis of breast cancer, Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS), or to reduce future breast cancer risk, is difficult and complex. This paper systematically revi... Read More about Assessing the effectiveness of interventions to support patient decision making about breast reconstruction: A systematic review.

Teachers’ Perspectives on the Impact of Cleft Lip and/or Palate During the School Years (2018)
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Stock, N. M., Ridley, M., & Guest, E. (2019). Teachers’ Perspectives on the Impact of Cleft Lip and/or Palate During the School Years. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 56(2), 204-209. https://doi.org/10.1177/1055665618770191

© 2018, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. Background: Cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) poses many challenges for those affected throughout the school years, with recent studies pointing to a trend in poor educational outcomes. Previous re... Read More about Teachers’ Perspectives on the Impact of Cleft Lip and/or Palate During the School Years.