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Costing the invisible: A review of the evidence examining the links between body image, aspirations, education and workplace confidence (2014)
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Halliwell, E., Diedrichs, P. C., & Orbach, S. (2014). Costing the invisible: A review of the evidence examining the links between body image, aspirations, education and workplace confidence

Throughout the world, girls and women are interested in their looks. What has been perceived as an enjoyable part of life is however imbued with negative economic and psychological costs which are rarely calculated. International studies confirm the... Read More about Costing the invisible: A review of the evidence examining the links between body image, aspirations, education and workplace confidence.

Media matters for boys too! The role of specific magazine types and television programs in the drive for thinness and muscularity in adolescent boys (2014)
Journal Article
Slater, A., & Tiggemann, M. (2014). Media matters for boys too! The role of specific magazine types and television programs in the drive for thinness and muscularity in adolescent boys. Eating Behaviors, 15(4), 679-682. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eatbeh.2014.10.002

© 2014 Elsevier Ltd. This study examined the role of specific magazine types and television programs on drive for thinness and muscularity in adolescent boys. A sample of 182 adolescent boys with an average age of 15.2. years completed questionnaire... Read More about Media matters for boys too! The role of specific magazine types and television programs in the drive for thinness and muscularity in adolescent boys.

Applying the contact hypothesis to anti-fat attitudes: Contact with overweight people is related to how we interact with our bodies and those of others (2014)
Journal Article
Diedrichs, P. C., Hayward, L. E., Hornsey, M. J., Alperin, A., Hornsey, M. J., Hayward, L. E., …Barlow, F. K. (2014). Applying the contact hypothesis to anti-fat attitudes: Contact with overweight people is related to how we interact with our bodies and those of others. Social Science and Medicine, 123, 37-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.10.051

© 2014 Elsevier Ltd. This paper is the first to apply the contact hypothesis, a social psychological theory of prejudice reduction, to the field of weight bias. It aims to investigate whether contact with overweight people is associated with the exte... Read More about Applying the contact hypothesis to anti-fat attitudes: Contact with overweight people is related to how we interact with our bodies and those of others.

Psychosocial interventions for adults with visible differences: A systematic review (2014)
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Norman, A., & Moss, T. (2014). Psychosocial interventions for adults with visible differences: A systematic review

Background: Some individuals with visible differences have been found to experience psychosocial adjustment problems that can lead to social anxiety and isolation. Various models of psychosocial intervention have been used to reduce social anxiety an... Read More about Psychosocial interventions for adults with visible differences: A systematic review.

Identification of the underlying factor structure of the Derriford Appearance Scale 24 (2014)
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Moss, T., Lawson, V., & White, P. (2014). Identification of the underlying factor structure of the Derriford Appearance Scale 24

Background. The Derriford Appearance Scale24 (DAS24) is a widely used measure of distress and dysfunction in relation to self-consciousness of appearance. It has been used in clinical and research settings, and translated into numerous European and A... Read More about Identification of the underlying factor structure of the Derriford Appearance Scale 24.

Why appearance matters (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Rumsey, N. (2014, November). Why appearance matters. Paper presented at Face Value Erasmus+ Meeting

The routine psychological screening of cosmetic surgery patients (2014)
Journal Article
Paraskeva, N., Clarke, A., & Rumsey, N. (2014). The routine psychological screening of cosmetic surgery patients

In order to improve outcomes, the process of patient selection within the cosmetic industry has received considerable attention from surgeons, psychologists and policy makers. Indeed, as increasing numbers of people are seeking cosmetic procedures it... Read More about The routine psychological screening of cosmetic surgery patients.

Development of new psychometric instruments to measure appearance distress during adolescence: The adolescent appearance distress scales (2014)
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Moss, T., Bailey, C., Griffiths, C., Lawson, V., & Williamson, H. (2014). Development of new psychometric instruments to measure appearance distress during adolescence: The adolescent appearance distress scales

Measures of adolescent appearance distress have focused on weight and body shape, excluding other aspects of appearance. The absence of a psychometrically sound, general measure of appearance distress has limited evaluation of interventions and curta... Read More about Development of new psychometric instruments to measure appearance distress during adolescence: The adolescent appearance distress scales.

How can cognitive behavioural therapy help patients with appearance anxiety? (2014)
Journal Article
Jenkinson, E. (2014). How can cognitive behavioural therapy help patients with appearance anxiety?. Journal of Aesthetic Nursing, 3(9), 446-449. https://doi.org/10.12968/joan.2014.3.9.446

A growing body of research and clinical observations is showing that people with visible differences or disfigurements are prone to developing anxiety and social anxiety related to their appearance. In severe cases, this can result in social withdraw... Read More about How can cognitive behavioural therapy help patients with appearance anxiety?.

An Examination of the Tripartite Influence Model of Body Image: Does Women’s Sexual Identity Make a Difference? (2014)
Journal Article
Huxley, C. J., Halliwell, E., & Clarke, V. (2015). An Examination of the Tripartite Influence Model of Body Image: Does Women’s Sexual Identity Make a Difference?. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 39(3), 337-348. https://doi.org/10.1177/0361684314554917

© 2014, © The Author(s) 2014. According to the tripartite influence model of body image, appearance pressures from family, friends, partners, and the media lead to body dissatisfaction and restrained eating behaviours. There is strong support for thi... Read More about An Examination of the Tripartite Influence Model of Body Image: Does Women’s Sexual Identity Make a Difference?.

How to use thematic analysis with interview data (process research) (2014)
Book Chapter
Braun, V., Clarke, V., & Rance, N. (2014). How to use thematic analysis with interview data (process research). In N. P. Moller, & A. Vossler (Eds.), The Counselling & Psychotherapy Research HandbookSage

This chapter introduces you to thematic analysis (TA), one of the many methods of analysis for qualitative research. Qualitative research, like all research, begins with a research question. In contrast to quantitative research, in which the research... Read More about How to use thematic analysis with interview data (process research).

A systematic review of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) used in child and adolescent burn research (2014)
Journal Article
Harcourt, D., Pleat, J., Rumsey, N., White, P., Armstrong-James, L., Griffiths, C., …Harcourt, D. (2015). A systematic review of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) used in child and adolescent burn research. Burns, 41(2), 212-224. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.burns.2014.07.018

Crown Copyright © 2014 Published by Elsevier Ltd and ISBI. All rights reserved. Introduction: Patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) can identify important information about patient needs and therapeutic progress. The aim of this review was to ide... Read More about A systematic review of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) used in child and adolescent burn research.

Progress through collaboration (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Rumsey, N. (2014, October). Progress through collaboration. Paper presented at Victorian Society of Health Psychologists

Thematic analysis (2014)
Book Chapter
Braun, V., Clarke, V., & Terry, G. (2014). Thematic analysis. In A. Lyons, & P. Rohleder (Eds.), Qualitative Research in Clinical and Health PsychologyPalgrave MacMillan

Thematic analysis (TA) is a method for identifying, analysing and interpreting patterned meanings or ‘themes’ in qualitative data. In this chapter we outline our approach to TA (Braun & Clarke, 2006, 2012, 2013) and demonstrate core processes of codi... Read More about Thematic analysis.



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