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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.

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.

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.



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