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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).

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.

Falling through the gap: Dental treatment experiences of patients affected by cleft lip and/or palate (2018)
Journal Article
Stock, N. M., Sharratt, N. D., Heath, J., Nankivell, D., Martindale, A., Ridley, M., …Cunniffe, C. (2018). Falling through the gap: Dental treatment experiences of patients affected by cleft lip and/or palate. British Dental Journal, 225(3), 218-222. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2018.542

© 2018, Nature Publishing Group. All rights reserved. Introduction In the UK, one in 600–700 infants is born with a cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P). Previous research has identified patients with CL/P to be at high risk of long-term oral health issues... Read More about Falling through the gap: Dental treatment experiences of patients affected by cleft lip and/or palate.

Assessing the effectiveness of interventions to support patient decision making about breast reconstruction: A systematic review (2018)
Journal Article
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.

A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for Body Image Dissatisfaction and Weight Self-Stigma in Adults (2018)
Journal Article
Griffiths, C., Williamson, H., Zucchelli, F., Paraskeva, N., & Moss, T. (2018). A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for Body Image Dissatisfaction and Weight Self-Stigma in Adults. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 48(4), 189-204. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10879-018-9384-0

© 2018, The Author(s). Body image dissatisfaction (BID) and weight self-stigma are prevalent and associated with physical and psychological ill-health. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is increasingly employed for both, yet little is known abo... Read More about A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for Body Image Dissatisfaction and Weight Self-Stigma in Adults.

Setting up a cohort study in speech and language therapy: Lessons from The UK Cleft Collective Speech and Language (CC-SL) Study (2017)
Journal Article
Wren, Y., Humphries, K., Stock, N. M., Rumsey, N., Lewis, S., Davies, A., …Sandy, J. (2018). Setting up a cohort study in speech and language therapy: Lessons from The UK Cleft Collective Speech and Language (CC-SL) Study. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 53(3), 421-430. https://doi.org/10.1111/1460-6984.12364

Background: Efforts to increase the evidence base in speech and language therapy are often limited by methodological factors which have restricted the strength of the evidence to the lower levels on the evidence hierarchy. Where higher graded studies... Read More about Setting up a cohort study in speech and language therapy: Lessons from The UK Cleft Collective Speech and Language (CC-SL) Study.

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.

Body image in midlife: Developing a psychosocial intervention for women who have received treatment for breast cancer (2017)
Thesis
Lewis-Smith, H. Body image in midlife: Developing a psychosocial intervention for women who have received treatment for breast cancer. (Thesis). University of the West of England

Survival rates for breast cancer have improved over the recent decades, and increasing numbers of women in midlife are coming to terms with the consequences of the disease and its treatment. Among the various side-effects associated with treatment ar... Read More about Body image in midlife: Developing a psychosocial intervention for women who have received treatment for breast cancer.

Collaborating with burn patients and their families to develop the CARe Burn Scales: A portfolio of burn specific quality of life PROMs for use in paediatric and adult burn care (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Griffiths, C., Guest, E., & Harcourt, D. (2017, June). Collaborating with burn patients and their families to develop the CARe Burn Scales: A portfolio of burn specific quality of life PROMs for use in paediatric and adult burn care. Presented at Advances in Patient Reported Outcomes Research Conference

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‘Curvy’ Barbie: A step in the right direction, but is it far enough? (2016)
Journal Article
Jarman, H. (2016). ‘Curvy’ Barbie: A step in the right direction, but is it far enough?. Journal of Aesthetic Nursing, 5(8), 396-397. https://doi.org/10.12968/joan.2016.5.8.396

Barbie has been a familiar face in homes worldwide for generations. However, despite her popularity, she has also received her fair share of criticism. Many argue that the doll’s appearance promotes an unrealistic image of feminine beauty. In respo... Read More about ‘Curvy’ Barbie: A step in the right direction, but is it far enough?.

A phylogenetic effect on strontium concentrations in angiosperms (2006)
Journal Article
Willey, N., & Fawcett, K. (2006). A phylogenetic effect on strontium concentrations in angiosperms. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 57(3), 258-269. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envexpbot.2005.06.005

A Residual Maximum Likelihood (REML) procedure was used to compile Sr concentrations in 103 plant species from experiments with Sr concentrations in 66 plant species from the literature. There were 14 species in common between experiments and the lit... Read More about A phylogenetic effect on strontium concentrations in angiosperms.

Species selection for phytoremediation of 36Cl/35Cl using angiosperm phylogeny and inter-taxa differences in uptake (2005)
Journal Article
Willey, N., & Fawcett, K. (2005). Species selection for phytoremediation of 36Cl/35Cl using angiosperm phylogeny and inter-taxa differences in uptake. International Journal of Phytoremediation, 7(4), 295-306. https://doi.org/10.1080/16226510500327152

High concentrations of 35Cl and the radioisotope 36Cl (produced naturally by cosmic radiation and anthropogenically by U fission and the use of neutron sources) can be problematic in soil, but are potentially amenable to phytoremediation if appropria... Read More about Species selection for phytoremediation of 36Cl/35Cl using angiosperm phylogeny and inter-taxa differences in uptake.



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