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Understanding adjustment to disfigurement: The role of the self-concept (2004)
Journal Article
Moss, T., & Carr, T. (2004). Understanding adjustment to disfigurement: The role of the self-concept. Psychology and Health, 19(6), 737-748. https://doi.org/10.1080/08870440410001722967

The objective of this study was to determine whether variation in psychological adjustment to physically disfiguring conditions is related to organisation of the content of appearance-related information in the self-concept. A cross-sectional design... Read More about Understanding adjustment to disfigurement: The role of the self-concept.

'Kids are just cruel anyway': Lesbian and gay parents' talk about homophobic bullying (2004)
Journal Article
Clarke, V., Kitzinger, C., & Potter, J. (2004). 'Kids are just cruel anyway': Lesbian and gay parents' talk about homophobic bullying. British Journal of Social Psychology, 43(4), 531-550. https://doi.org/10.1348/0144666042565362

Psychologists recognize homophobic bullying as a serious problem for young lesbians and gay men; however, when it comes to children in lesbian and gay households the issue is not so clear cut Some psychologists sympathetic to lesbian and gay parentin... Read More about 'Kids are just cruel anyway': Lesbian and gay parents' talk about homophobic bullying.

Psychological aspects of face transplantation: Read the small print carefully (2004)
Journal Article
Rumsey, N. (2004). Psychological aspects of face transplantation: Read the small print carefully. American Journal of Bioethics, 4(3), 22-25. https://doi.org/10.1080/15265160490496903

As a member of the Working Party set up by the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) in England to consider the technical, psychological, medical, and ethical aspects of face transplantation in 2003, I welcome the chance to comment on the article by the p... Read More about Psychological aspects of face transplantation: Read the small print carefully.

Altered body image: Appearance-related concerns of people with visible disfigurement (2004)
Journal Article
Garlick, W., Wyn-Williams, M., Rumsey, N., Clarke, A., White, P., & Wynn-Williams, M. (2004). Altered body image: Appearance-related concerns of people with visible disfigurement. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 48(5), 443-453. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2648.2004.03227.x

Aim. The aim of this paper is to report a study to establish the extent and type of psychosocial needs of outpatients attending for treatment of a wide range of disfiguring conditions. Background. Visible disfigurements can be associated with extensi... Read More about Altered body image: Appearance-related concerns of people with visible disfigurement.

Patients' experience of the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer (2004)
Journal Article
Winterbottom, A., & Harcourt, D. (2004). Patients' experience of the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 48(3), 226-233. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2648.2004.03191.x

Purpose. This paper describes the experience of being diagnosed with skin cancer from the perspective of patients. Background. Despite the number of people with newly-diagnosed skin cancer increasing each year, the psychological impact of receiving s... Read More about Patients' experience of the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer.

Involving others in decision-making (2004)
Presentation / Conference
Harcourt, D. (2004, October). Involving others in decision-making. Paper presented at Workshop on Interventions to Facilitate Professional-Patient Decision Making

Involving others in decision-making (2004)
Presentation / Conference
Harcourt, D. (2004, September). Involving others in decision-making. Paper presented at Symposium on Interventions to Facilitate Professional-Patient Decision Making, British Psychological Society Division of Health Psychology Annual Conference

Facial transplantation: a working party report from the Royal College of Surgeons of England (2004)
Journal Article
Morris, P. J., Bradley, J., Doyal, L., Earley, M., Hadan, P., Milling, M., & Rumsey, N. (2004). Facial transplantation: a working party report from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Transplantation, 77(3), 330-338

We are publishing this working party report on facial transplantation from the Royal College of Surgeons, England, in order to get opinions from the transplant community as to whether it is appropriate or not to perform this procedure at this point i... Read More about Facial transplantation: a working party report from the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Mastectomy patients' decision-making for or against immediate breast reconstruction (2004)
Journal Article
Harcourt, D., & Rumsey, N. (2004). Mastectomy patients' decision-making for or against immediate breast reconstruction. Psycho-Oncology, 13(2), 106-115. https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.711

This multi-centred study examined how 93 women due to undergo mastectomy had elected for (n = 37) or against (n = 56) immediate breast reconstruction. Initial semi-structured interviews were conducted prior to undergoing surgery whilst follow-up inte... Read More about Mastectomy patients' decision-making for or against immediate breast reconstruction.

'For Better or Worse?' Lesbian and Gay Marriage (2004)
Journal Article
Clarke, V., & Finlay, S. J. (2004). 'For Better or Worse?' Lesbian and Gay Marriage. Feminism and Psychology, 14(1), 17-23. https://doi.org/10.1177/0959353504040297

This special feature takes forward the debate on lesbian and gay marriage by providing an explicitly feminist forum for the discussion and by grounding the contributions both in personal experience and in political reality. The contributions range f... Read More about 'For Better or Worse?' Lesbian and Gay Marriage.