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Mindfulness interventions for improving body image: A worthwhile pursuit? (2015)
Journal Article
Atkinson, M. J. (2015). Mindfulness interventions for improving body image: A worthwhile pursuit?. Journal of Aesthetic Nursing, 4(10), 498-500. https://doi.org/10.12968/joan.2015.4.10.498

Body image concerns are associated with a range of negative consequences for health and wellbeing, including eating disorders. Interventions that successfully improve body image and related factors are therefore important. Melissa Atkinson puts forwa... Read More about Mindfulness interventions for improving body image: A worthwhile pursuit?.

Psychological impact of visible differences in patients with congenital craniofacial anomalies (2015)
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Moss, T. P., Singh, V. P., & Moss, T. (2015). Psychological impact of visible differences in patients with congenital craniofacial anomalies. Progress in Orthodontics, 16(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s40510-015-0078-9

© 2015, Singh and Moss; licensee Springer. Background: Patients with craniofacial anomalies often have appearance concerns and related social anxiety which can affect their quality of life. This study assessed the psychological impact of facial and d... Read More about Psychological impact of visible differences in patients with congenital craniofacial anomalies.

Mental health stigmatisation in deployed UK Armed Forces: A principal components analysis (2015)
Journal Article
Fertout, M., Jones, N., Keeling, M., & Greenberg, N. (2015). Mental health stigmatisation in deployed UK Armed Forces: A principal components analysis. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 161(Suppl), i69-i76. https://doi.org/10.1136/jramc-2015-000587

© 2015, Royal Army Medical College. All rights reserved. Introduction UK military research suggests that there is a significant link between current psychological symptoms, mental health stigmatisation and perceived barriers to care (stigma/BTC). Few... Read More about Mental health stigmatisation in deployed UK Armed Forces: A principal components analysis.

Psychological adjustment in cleft lip and/or palate: Outcomes, methods and neglected groups (2015)
Thesis
Stock, N. M. Psychological adjustment in cleft lip and/or palate: Outcomes, methods and neglected groups. (Thesis). University of the West of England

To date, research examining psychological adjustment to cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) has produced conflicting findings. As a consequence, large gaps in our understanding of CL/P remain, ultimately impacting the ability to implement and evaluate ps... Read More about Psychological adjustment in cleft lip and/or palate: Outcomes, methods and neglected groups.

Impact of visible differences on intimacy: The role of health professionals (2015)
Journal Article
Sharratt, N. (2015). Impact of visible differences on intimacy: The role of health professionals. Journal of Aesthetic Nursing, 4(9), 449-451. https://doi.org/10.12968/joan.2015.4.9.449

An appearance-altering condition can have a negative impact on an individual's psychosocial wellbeing. This may extend into the important spheres of love and intimacy and can affect existing relationships, as well as the formation of new partnerships... Read More about Impact of visible differences on intimacy: The role of health professionals.

Effectiveness of a brief school-based body image intervention 'Dove Confident Me: Single Session' when delivered by teachers and researchers: Results from a cluster randomised controlled trial (2015)
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Garbett, K. M., Steer, R. J., Diedrichs, P. C., Atkinson, M. J., Steer, R., Garbett, K., …Halliwell, E. (2015). Effectiveness of a brief school-based body image intervention 'Dove Confident Me: Single Session' when delivered by teachers and researchers: Results from a cluster randomised controlled trial. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 74, 94-104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brat.2015.09.004

© 2015 The Authors. This study evaluated a 90-min single session school-based body image intervention (Dove Confident Me: Single Session), and investigated if delivery could be task-shifted to teachers. British adolescents (N = 1707; 11-13 years; 50.... Read More about Effectiveness of a brief school-based body image intervention 'Dove Confident Me: Single Session' when delivered by teachers and researchers: Results from a cluster randomised controlled trial.

Disclaimer labels on fashion magazine advertisements: Impact on visual attention and relationship with body dissatisfaction (2015)
Journal Article
Bury, B., Tiggemann, M., & Slater, A. (2016). Disclaimer labels on fashion magazine advertisements: Impact on visual attention and relationship with body dissatisfaction. Body Image, 16, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2015.09.005

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. Globally there is increasing advocacy for the implementation of laws requiring disclaimer labels to be attached to media images that have been digitally altered, with the goal of reducing the known negative effects of exposure to... Read More about Disclaimer labels on fashion magazine advertisements: Impact on visual attention and relationship with body dissatisfaction.

Stigmatisation, perceived barriers to care, help seeking and the mental health of British Military personnel (2015)
Journal Article
Jones, N., Keeling, M., Thandi, G., & Greenberg, N. (2015). Stigmatisation, perceived barriers to care, help seeking and the mental health of British Military personnel. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 50(12), 1873-1883. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00127-015-1118-y

© 2015, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Introduction: The relationship between mental health symptoms, stigmatising beliefs about mental health and help seeking is complex and poorly understood. Method: 1636 UK Armed Forces personnel provided stud... Read More about Stigmatisation, perceived barriers to care, help seeking and the mental health of British Military personnel.

Appearance concerns in later life: Do they really exist? (2015)
Journal Article
Hamlet, C. (2015). Appearance concerns in later life: Do they really exist?. Journal of Aesthetic Nursing, 4(7), 336-337. https://doi.org/10.12968/joan.2015.4.7.336

In Western society, where youth and beauty are given high status, older people can often feel pressured to adopt appearance-enhancing strategies, such as using anti-ageing products. Those who invest time and money into their image often do so to show... Read More about Appearance concerns in later life: Do they really exist?.

The Taiwanese Derriford Appearance Scale: The translation and validation of a scale to measure individual responses to living with problems of appearance (2015)
Journal Article
Moss, T. P., Moss, T., Lawson, V., & Liu, C. Y. (2015). The Taiwanese Derriford Appearance Scale: The translation and validation of a scale to measure individual responses to living with problems of appearance. PsyCh Journal, 4(3), 138-145. https://doi.org/10.1002/pchj.91

© 2015 Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Wiley Publishing Asia Pty Ltd. The extent of concern about physical appearance is increasingly the subject of scientific study, interventions by health professionals, and media attention... Read More about The Taiwanese Derriford Appearance Scale: The translation and validation of a scale to measure individual responses to living with problems of appearance.

Internalization as a mediator of the relationship between conformity to masculine norms and body image attitudes and behaviors among young men in Sweden, US, UK, and Australia (2015)
Journal Article
Ricciardelli, L. A., Diedrichs, P. C., Frisén, A., Franko, D. L., Franko, D. L., Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, M., …Shingleton, R. M. (2015). Internalization as a mediator of the relationship between conformity to masculine norms and body image attitudes and behaviors among young men in Sweden, US, UK, and Australia. Body Image, 15, 54-60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2015.05.002

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. We examined whether internalization of sociocultural body ideals mediated the relationship between conformity to masculine norms and drive for muscularity, leanness, and thinness in a sample of males from Sweden, US, UK, and Aust... Read More about Internalization as a mediator of the relationship between conformity to masculine norms and body image attitudes and behaviors among young men in Sweden, US, UK, and Australia.

The experiences of older adults living with an appearance altering burn injury: An exploratory qualitative study (2015)
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Jones, B. A., Jones, B., Harcourt, D., & Buchanan, H. (2017). The experiences of older adults living with an appearance altering burn injury: An exploratory qualitative study. Journal of Health Psychology, 22(3), 364-374. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105315603473

© The Author(s) 2015. Advances in medical treatment mean more older people are living with burn injuries. However, little is known about experiences and support needs of this group. Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of semi-structured intervie... Read More about The experiences of older adults living with an appearance altering burn injury: An exploratory qualitative study.

Vision-related quality of life and Appearance concerns are associated with anxiety and depression after eye enucleation: A cross-sectional study (2015)
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Jin, K., Ye, J., Lou, L., Xu, Y., Ye, X., Moss, T., & McBain, H. (2015). Vision-related quality of life and Appearance concerns are associated with anxiety and depression after eye enucleation: A cross-sectional study. PLoS ONE, 10(8), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0136460

© 2015 Ye et al. Aims: To investigate the association of demographic, clinical and psychosocial variables with levels of anxiety and depression in participants wearing an ocular prosthesis after eye enucleation. Methods: This cross-sectional study in... Read More about Vision-related quality of life and Appearance concerns are associated with anxiety and depression after eye enucleation: A cross-sectional study.

Using systematic reviews to inform nursing practice (2015)
Journal Article
Pryce-Miller, M. (2015). Using systematic reviews to inform nursing practice. Nursing Standard, 29(52), 52-60. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns.29.52.52.e9296

Health care is constantly being reformed to improve the safety and quality of services, and nurses are integral to the provision of this safety and quality. As a result of concerns raised by recent high-profile care failings, there is an expectation... Read More about Using systematic reviews to inform nursing practice.

Consumer opinion on social policy approaches to promoting positive body image: Airbrushed media images and disclaimer labels (2015)
Journal Article
Diedrichs, P. C., Paraskeva, N., Lewis-Smith, H., & Diedrichs, P. C. (2017). Consumer opinion on social policy approaches to promoting positive body image: Airbrushed media images and disclaimer labels. Journal of Health Psychology, 22(2), 164-175. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105315597052

© The Author(s) 2015. Disclaimer labels on airbrushed media images have generated political attention and advocacy as a social policy approach to promoting positive body image. Experimental research suggests that labelling is ineffective and consumer... Read More about Consumer opinion on social policy approaches to promoting positive body image: Airbrushed media images and disclaimer labels.

The Research Journey of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) (2015)
Book
Hooper, N., & Larsson, A. (2015). The Research Journey of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Palgrave Macmillan

n 1986 the first research study investigating Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) was published. It aimed to determine if an early conceptualization of the ACT model could be used to treat depression. Since this seminal study, further investigati... Read More about The Research Journey of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).



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