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Why appearance matters (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Rumsey, N. (2012, December). Why appearance matters. Presented at Leonardo da Vinci Project Meeting

Contrasting beliefs about screening for mental disorders among UK military personnel returning from deployment to Afghanistan (2012)
Journal Article
Keeling, M., Knight, T., Sharp, D., Fertout, M., Greenberg, N., Chesnokov, M., & Rona, R. J. (2012). Contrasting beliefs about screening for mental disorders among UK military personnel returning from deployment to Afghanistan. Journal of Medical Screening, 19(4), 206-211. https://doi.org/10.1258/jms.2012.012054

Objective The objective of the study was to elicit beliefs and experiences of the value of a screening programme for mental illness among UK military personnel. Method Three months after returning from Afghanistan 21 army personnel participated in a... Read More about Contrasting beliefs about screening for mental disorders among UK military personnel returning from deployment to Afghanistan.

The Moderated Relationship of Appearance Valence on Appearance Self Consciousness: Development and Testing of New Measures of Appearance Schema Components (2012)
Journal Article
Moss, T. P., Moss, T., & Rosser, B. A. (2012). The Moderated Relationship of Appearance Valence on Appearance Self Consciousness: Development and Testing of New Measures of Appearance Schema Components. PLoS ONE, 7(11), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0050605

This paper describes the creation and psychometric properties of two independent measures of aspects of appearance schematicity - appearance salience and valence, assessed by the CARSAL and CARVAL, and their relation to appearance self-consciousness.... Read More about The Moderated Relationship of Appearance Valence on Appearance Self Consciousness: Development and Testing of New Measures of Appearance Schema Components.

Ingesting breakfast meals of different glycaemic load does not alter cognition and satiety in children (2012)
Journal Article
Noakes, M., Bowen, J., Wilson, C., Danthiir, V., Baird, D., Brindal, E., …Noakes, M. (2012). Ingesting breakfast meals of different glycaemic load does not alter cognition and satiety in children. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 66(10), 1166-1171. https://doi.org/10.1038/ejcn.2012.99

Background/Objectives: The effect of Glycaemic Index (GI) and Load (GL) of breakfasts on satiety and aspects of cognitive function in children is inconclusive. We aimed to assess if isocaloric breakfasts differing in GL (by replacing high-GI carbohyd... Read More about Ingesting breakfast meals of different glycaemic load does not alter cognition and satiety in children.

Evaluation of the effectiveness of Face IT, a computer-based psychosocial intervention for disfigurement-related distress (2012)
Journal Article
Rumsey, N., Moss, T. P., Harcourt, D., Clarke, A., Bessell, A., Brough, V., …Rumsey, N. (2012). Evaluation of the effectiveness of Face IT, a computer-based psychosocial intervention for disfigurement-related distress. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 17(5), 565-577. https://doi.org/10.1080/13548506.2011.647701

Some people who have a visible difference (disfigurement) experience psychosocial adjustment problems that can lead to social anxiety and isolation. The aim of thisstudy was to assess the effectiveness of a new computerised CBT-based intervention (Fa... Read More about Evaluation of the effectiveness of Face IT, a computer-based psychosocial intervention for disfigurement-related distress.

Behaviour change among overweight and socially disadvantaged adults: A longitudinal study of the NHS Health Trainer Service (2012)
Journal Article
Gardner, B., Cane, J., Rumsey, N., & Michie, S. (2012). Behaviour change among overweight and socially disadvantaged adults: A longitudinal study of the NHS Health Trainer Service. Psychology and Health, 27(10), 1178-1193. https://doi.org/10.1080/08870446.2011.652112

Social disadvantage is associated with being overweight, a poor diet and physical inactivity. The NHS Health Trainer Service (HTS) is a national initiative designed to promote behaviour change among socially disadvantaged people in England and Wales.... Read More about Behaviour change among overweight and socially disadvantaged adults: A longitudinal study of the NHS Health Trainer Service.

The romantic experiences of adolescents with a visible difference: Exploring concerns, protective factors and support needs (2012)
Journal Article
Griffiths, C., Williamson, H., & Rumsey, N. (2012). The romantic experiences of adolescents with a visible difference: Exploring concerns, protective factors and support needs. Journal of Health Psychology, 17(7), 1053-1064. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105311433909

Injuries or conditions that affect appearance can increase adolescents' risk of psychosocial and interpersonal difficulties and may also impact on romantic relationships-an important aspect of adolescent development.A mixed method online approach exp... Read More about The romantic experiences of adolescents with a visible difference: Exploring concerns, protective factors and support needs.

The development and acceptability of YP Face IT (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Griffiths, C., & Williamson, H. (2012, September). The development and acceptability of YP Face IT. Presented at Division of Health Psychology Annual Conference 2012, Liverpool

Time Since Menarche and Sport Participation as Predictors of Self-Objectification: A Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Girls (2012)
Journal Article
Slater, A., & Tiggemann, M. (2012). Time Since Menarche and Sport Participation as Predictors of Self-Objectification: A Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Girls. Sex Roles, 67(9-10), 571-581. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11199-012-0200-0

This study aimed to prospectively examine the role of time since menarche and sport participation in the development of self-objectification in adolescent girls. Participants were 141 female adolescents (M = 14. 45 years at Time 1) from Adelaide, Sou... Read More about Time Since Menarche and Sport Participation as Predictors of Self-Objectification: A Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Girls.