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Using brief cognitive restructuring and cognitive defusion techniques to cope with negative thoughts (2016)
Journal Article
Larsson, A., Hooper, N., Osborne, L., Bennett, P., & McHugh, L. (2016). Using brief cognitive restructuring and cognitive defusion techniques to cope with negative thoughts. Behavior Modification, 40(3), 452-482. https://doi.org/10.1177/0145445515621488

The current study aimed to compare cognitive restructuring and cognitive defusion as techniques for coping with a personally relevant negative thought. Over a five-day period participants were reminded, via SMS messages, to use their assigned strateg... Read More about Using brief cognitive restructuring and cognitive defusion techniques to cope with negative thoughts.

Psychological adjustment to craniofacial conditions (excluding oral clefts): A review of the literature (2016)
Journal Article
Feragen, K. B., & Stock, N. M. (2017). Psychological adjustment to craniofacial conditions (excluding oral clefts): A review of the literature. Psychology and Health, 32(3), 253-288. https://doi.org/10.1080/08870446.2016.1247838

© 2016 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Objective: A congenital craniofacial anomaly (CFA) is expected to impact upon several domains of psychological, emotional and social functioning, yet no recent reviews have comprehensive... Read More about Psychological adjustment to craniofacial conditions (excluding oral clefts): A review of the literature.

The appearance potency of gay and straight men’s websites (2016)
Journal Article
Jankowski, G., Slater, A., Tiggemann, M., & Fawkner, H. (2016). The appearance potency of gay and straight men’s websites

Gay men's greater body dissatisfaction compared to straight men has been explained as a result of gay men’s more 'appearance potent' subculture. This study aimed to critically appraise this explanation by assessing images of men and women for their p... Read More about The appearance potency of gay and straight men’s websites.

Wound art: Exploring the use of medical and decorative tattooing to disguise scars (2016)
Journal Article
Heath, J. (2016). Wound art: Exploring the use of medical and decorative tattooing to disguise scars. Journal of Aesthetic Nursing, 5(10), 444-445

Scars are part of life; they show where we have been and can be a reminder of our strength. However, sometimes they can be an all too powerful reminder of pain and suffering. When someone is dissatisfied with the appearance of their scar, covering... Read More about Wound art: Exploring the use of medical and decorative tattooing to disguise scars.

Facilitating shared decision-making with breast augmentation patients: Acceptability of the PEGASUS intervention (2016)
Journal Article
Paraskeva, N., Clarke, A., Grover, R., Hamilton, S., Withey, S., & Harcourt, D. (2017). Facilitating shared decision-making with breast augmentation patients: Acceptability of the PEGASUS intervention. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, 70(2), 203-208. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bjps.2016.11.013

© 2016 British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons Background PEGASUS is an intervention to facilitate shared decision-making by helping prospective patients consider their expectations of surgery, so that surgeons have a cl... Read More about Facilitating shared decision-making with breast augmentation patients: Acceptability of the PEGASUS intervention.

Photo editing: Enhancing social media images to reflect appearance ideals (2016)
Journal Article
Guest, E. (2016). Photo editing: Enhancing social media images to reflect appearance ideals. Journal of Aesthetic Nursing, 5(9), 444-446. https://doi.org/10.12968/joan.2016.5.9.444

Many of the images used in traditional forms of mass media have been modified to portray unrealistic and idealised beauty characteristics. Further to this, members of the general public have now begun to digitally enhance their own pictures for socia... Read More about Photo editing: Enhancing social media images to reflect appearance ideals.

Body image and disordered eating in midlife (2016)
Book Chapter
Lewis-Smith, H., & Diedrichs, P. C. (2016). Body image and disordered eating in midlife. In T. D. Wade (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Feeding and Eating Disorders, 1-6. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-287-087-2_197-1

This chapter provides a overview of the historical background, research, controversies, and future directions relating to the prevalence, risk factors, and interventions for negative body image among adults in midlife.

Weight bias: Prejudice and discrimination toward overweight and obese people (2016)
Book Chapter
Diedrichs, P. C., & Puhl, R. (2016). Weight bias: Prejudice and discrimination toward overweight and obese people. In F. K. Barlow, & C. Sibley (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of the Psychology of Prejudice, 392-412. Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316161579.017

Weight bias refers to prejudice and discrimination towards overweight and obese individuals, and is argued to be one of the last socially acceptable forms of discrimination. Multi-country studies document its widespread prevalence. Children, adults,... Read More about Weight bias: Prejudice and discrimination toward overweight and obese people.

Facebook and body image concern in adolescent girls: A prospective study (2016)
Journal Article
Tiggemann, M., & Slater, A. (2017). Facebook and body image concern in adolescent girls: A prospective study. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 50(1), 80-83. https://doi.org/10.1002/eat.22640

Objective: The primary aim of the study was to examine the relationship across time between Facebook use and body image concern in adolescent girls. Method: A sample of 438 girls in the first two years (Years 8 and 9) of high school (aged 13-15 years... Read More about Facebook and body image concern in adolescent girls: A prospective study.

The perspectives of health professionals on the psychosocial impact of an altered appearance among adolescents treated for cancer and how to improve appearance-related care (2016)
Journal Article
Williamson, H., & Rumsey, N. (2017). The perspectives of health professionals on the psychosocial impact of an altered appearance among adolescents treated for cancer and how to improve appearance-related care. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 35(1), 47-60. https://doi.org/10.1080/07347332.2016.1247407

An altered appearance can impact on the psychosocial well-being of adolescent cancer patients, yet patient reports imply a dearth of appearance-related support. Using a two-phase qualitatively driven mixed methods design, 62 health professionals fro... Read More about The perspectives of health professionals on the psychosocial impact of an altered appearance among adolescents treated for cancer and how to improve appearance-related care.

Study protocol of the YP Face IT feasibility study: Comparing an online psychosocial intervention versus treatment as usual for adolescents distressed by appearance-altering conditions/injuries (2016)
Journal Article
Marques, E. M., Williamson, H., Hamlet, C., White, P., Marques, E., Cadogan, J., …Harcourt, D. (2016). Study protocol of the YP Face IT feasibility study: Comparing an online psychosocial intervention versus treatment as usual for adolescents distressed by appearance-altering conditions/injuries. BMJ Open, 6(10), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012423

© Published by the BMJ Publishing Group Limited. Introduction A significant number of adolescents suffer extensive and enduring difficulties such as social anxiety, body image dissatisfaction, low self-esteem and bullying as a result of conditions or... Read More about Study protocol of the YP Face IT feasibility study: Comparing an online psychosocial intervention versus treatment as usual for adolescents distressed by appearance-altering conditions/injuries.

Reducing Decisional Conflict and Enhancing Satisfaction with Information among Women Considering Breast Reconstruction following Mastectomy: Results from the BRECONDA Randomized Controlled Trial (2016)
Journal Article
Elder, E., Cameron, L. D., Winch, C. J., Shaw, L. K. E., Sherman, K. A., Sherman, K., …Spillane, A. (2016). Reducing Decisional Conflict and Enhancing Satisfaction with Information among Women Considering Breast Reconstruction following Mastectomy: Results from the BRECONDA Randomized Controlled Trial. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 138(4), 592e-602e. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000002538

Background: Deciding whether or not to have breast reconstruction following breast cancer diagnosis is a complex decision process. This randomized controlled trial assessed the impact of an online decision aid [Breast RECONstruction Decision Aid (BRE... Read More about Reducing Decisional Conflict and Enhancing Satisfaction with Information among Women Considering Breast Reconstruction following Mastectomy: Results from the BRECONDA Randomized Controlled Trial.

The Role of Appearance in Adolescents’ Experiences of Neurofibromatosis Type 1: A Survey of Young People and Parents (2016)
Journal Article
Barke, J., Barke, J., Coad, J., & Harcourt, D. (2016). The Role of Appearance in Adolescents’ Experiences of Neurofibromatosis Type 1: A Survey of Young People and Parents. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 25(5), 1054-1062. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10897-016-9944-y

© 2016, National Society of Genetic Counselors, Inc. Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is a genetic condition which can result in varying degrees of visible difference (disfigurement). Adolescence is a time when appearance concerns become more salient f... Read More about The Role of Appearance in Adolescents’ Experiences of Neurofibromatosis Type 1: A Survey of Young People and Parents.

Exposure to Barbie: Effects on thin-ideal internalisation, body esteem, and body dissatisfaction among young girls (2016)
Journal Article
Rice, K., Prichard, I., Tiggemann, M., & Slater, A. (in press). Exposure to Barbie: Effects on thin-ideal internalisation, body esteem, and body dissatisfaction among young girls. Body Image, 19, 142-149. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2016.09.005

Barbie doll ownership is high among girls in early primary school. It has been suggested that exposure to Barbie impacts negatively on body image. The present study sought to investigate the effect of exposure to Barbie on young girls’ thin-ideal int... Read More about Exposure to Barbie: Effects on thin-ideal internalisation, body esteem, and body dissatisfaction among young girls.

Body Image in Primary Schools: A pilot evaluation of a primary school intervention program designed by teachers to improve children's body satisfaction (2016)
Journal Article
Halliwell, E., Yager, Z., Paraskeva, N., Diedrichs, P. C., Smith, H., & White, P. (2016). Body Image in Primary Schools: A pilot evaluation of a primary school intervention program designed by teachers to improve children's body satisfaction. Body Image, 19, 133-141. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2016.09.002

© 2016 Body Image in the Primary School (Hutchinson & Calland, 2011) is a body image curriculum that is widely available but has not yet been evaluated. This study evaluates a set of 6 of the 49 available lessons from this curriculum. Seventy-four gi... Read More about Body Image in Primary Schools: A pilot evaluation of a primary school intervention program designed by teachers to improve children's body satisfaction.

Little girls in a grown up world: Exposure to sexualized media, internalization of sexualization messages, and body image in 6–9 year-old girls (2016)
Journal Article
Slater, A., & Tiggemann, M. (2016). Little girls in a grown up world: Exposure to sexualized media, internalization of sexualization messages, and body image in 6–9 year-old girls. Body Image, 18, 19-22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2016.04.004

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd Despite widespread public concern about the early sexualization of young girls, as yet there has been little empirical examination of potential negative effects. In the present study a sample of 300 6–9 year-old girls completed in... Read More about Little girls in a grown up world: Exposure to sexualized media, internalization of sexualization messages, and body image in 6–9 year-old girls.

Randomized controlled trial of an online mother-daughter body image and well-being intervention (2016)
Journal Article
Sibley, C. G., Garbett, K. M., Diedrichs, P. C., Diedrichs, P. C., Atkinson, M. J., Garbett, K., …Barlow, F. K. (2016). Randomized controlled trial of an online mother-daughter body image and well-being intervention. Health Psychology, 35(9), 996-1006. https://doi.org/10.1037/hea0000361

© 2016 American Psychological Association. Objective: Poor body image is a public health issue. Mothers are a key influence on adolescent girls' body image. This study evaluated an accessible, scalable, low-intensity internet-based intervention deliv... Read More about Randomized controlled trial of an online mother-daughter body image and well-being intervention.

Self-perceptions of romantic appeal in adolescents with a cleft lip and/or palate (2016)
Journal Article
Sharratt, N. D., Feragen, K. B., Stock, N. M., Sharratt, N., & Kvalem, I. L. (2016). Self-perceptions of romantic appeal in adolescents with a cleft lip and/or palate. Body Image, 18, 143-152. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2016.06.009

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd During adolescence, romantic relationships are a key developmental milestone. Coupled with the increasing salience of appearance and social acceptance, adolescents with an appearance-altering condition may feel particularly vulner... Read More about Self-perceptions of romantic appeal in adolescents with a cleft lip and/or palate.

Disclaimer labels on fashion magazine advertisements: Does timing of digital alteration information matter? (2016)
Journal Article
Bury, B., Tiggemann, M., & Slater, A. (2017). Disclaimer labels on fashion magazine advertisements: Does timing of digital alteration information matter?. Eating Behaviors, 25, 18-22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eatbeh.2016.08.010

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd The study aimed to investigate whether a message informing readers about digital alteration read before exposure to thin ideal advertisements would enhance the effectiveness of disclaimer labels. Participants were 280 female under... Read More about Disclaimer labels on fashion magazine advertisements: Does timing of digital alteration information matter?.

Improving uptake and engagement with child body image interventions delivered to mothers: Understanding mother and daughter preferences for intervention content (2016)
Journal Article
Garbett, K. M., & Diedrichs, P. C. (2016). Improving uptake and engagement with child body image interventions delivered to mothers: Understanding mother and daughter preferences for intervention content. Body Image, 19, 24-27. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2016.07.004

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd Mothers are a key influence on adolescent girls’ body image. This study aimed to improve understanding of mothers’ and daughters’ preferences for content in body image interventions designed to assist mothers to promote positive b... Read More about Improving uptake and engagement with child body image interventions delivered to mothers: Understanding mother and daughter preferences for intervention content.