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Factors implicated in the decision whether or not to join the tamoxifen trial in women at high familial risk of breast cancer (2000)
Journal Article
Rumsey, N., Lovegrove, E., Lovegrove, E., Rumsey, N., Harcourt, D., & Cawthorn, S. J. (2000). Factors implicated in the decision whether or not to join the tamoxifen trial in women at high familial risk of breast cancer. Psycho-Oncology, 9(3), 193-202. https://doi.org/10.1002...D-PON454%3E3.0.CO%3B2-P

Why, given similar medical circumstances - high familial risk of breast cancer - will some women elect to join a trial of drugs designed to reduce that risk but others choose not to take part? The aim of this study was to identify measurable differen... Read More about Factors implicated in the decision whether or not to join the tamoxifen trial in women at high familial risk of breast cancer.

‘Stereotype, Attack and Stigmatize those Who Disagree’: Employing Scientific Rhetoric in Debates about Lesbian and Gay Parenting (2000)
Journal Article
Clarke, V. (2000). ‘Stereotype, Attack and Stigmatize those Who Disagree’: Employing Scientific Rhetoric in Debates about Lesbian and Gay Parenting. Feminism and Psychology, 10(1), 152-159. https://doi.org/10.1177/0959353500010001018

In this paper, I explore the controversy surrounding lesbian and gay parenting within psychology, focusing on the rhetoric with which ‘authoritative’ accounts of lesbian and gay parenting are produced. Both ‘advocates’ and ‘enemies’ of lesbian and ga... Read More about ‘Stereotype, Attack and Stigmatize those Who Disagree’: Employing Scientific Rhetoric in Debates about Lesbian and Gay Parenting.

"I would rather be size 10 than have straight A's": A focus group study of adolescent girls' wish to be thinner (2000)
Journal Article
Gardiner, M., Tiggemann, M., Tiggemann, M., Gardiner, M., & Slater, A. (2000). "I would rather be size 10 than have straight A's": A focus group study of adolescent girls' wish to be thinner. Journal of Adolescence, 23(6), 645-659. https://doi.org/10.1006/jado.2000.0350

The study aimed to investigate the body concerns of adolescent girls, together with the underlying motivations for the wish to be thinner. Focus group methodology was employed in order to access participants' experience in their own language. Altoget... Read More about "I would rather be size 10 than have straight A's": A focus group study of adolescent girls' wish to be thinner.

Primary care decision making in response to psychological complaints: The influence of patient race (2000)
Journal Article
Moss, T. P., Di Caccavo, A., Fazal-Short, N., & Moss, T. (2000). Primary care decision making in response to psychological complaints: The influence of patient race. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 10(1), 63-67. https://doi.org/10.1002...-CASP533%3E3.0.CO%3B2-J

Eighteen general practitioners indicated diagnostic and treatment decisions in response to patient vignettes. Results indicated that White patients were more likely to be correctly diagnosed as having anxiety than any other complaint. Asians were jus... Read More about Primary care decision making in response to psychological complaints: The influence of patient race.

Lesbian Mothers: Sameness and Difference (2000)
Journal Article
Clarke, V. (2000). Lesbian Mothers: Sameness and Difference. Feminism and Psychology, 10(2), 273-278. https://doi.org/10.1177/0959353500010002005

Psychologists and feminists have been researching and debating lesbian parenting for more than 25 years. One of the key concerns addressed by the literature on lesbian mothers is whether they and their children are the same as, or different from, he... Read More about Lesbian Mothers: Sameness and Difference.