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Altered Appearance from Cancer (2018)
Book Chapter
Paraskeva, N., Clarke, A., & Harcourt, D. (2018). Altered Appearance from Cancer. In M. C. Fingeret, & I. Teo (Eds.), Body Image Care for Cancer Patients: Principles and Practice, 131. Oxford University Press

In this chapter, we delineate various appearance alterations that can result from cancer and its treatment. We focus on describing the impact of appearance changes involving weight, scarring from surgery, alopecia, ascites, and lymphedema. We also ex... Read More about Altered Appearance from Cancer.

Falling through the gap: Dental treatment experiences of patients affected by cleft lip and/or palate (2018)
Journal Article
Stock, N. M., Sharratt, N. D., Heath, J., Nankivell, D., Martindale, A., Ridley, M., …Cunniffe, C. (2018). Falling through the gap: Dental treatment experiences of patients affected by cleft lip and/or palate. British Dental Journal, 225(3), 218-222. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2018.542

© 2018, Nature Publishing Group. All rights reserved. Introduction In the UK, one in 600–700 infants is born with a cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P). Previous research has identified patients with CL/P to be at high risk of long-term oral health issues... Read More about Falling through the gap: Dental treatment experiences of patients affected by cleft lip and/or palate.

A new cognitive bias modification technique to influence risk factors for eating disorders (2018)
Journal Article
Matheson, E., Wade, T., & Yiend, J. (2018). A new cognitive bias modification technique to influence risk factors for eating disorders. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 51(8), 959-967. https://doi.org/10.1002/eat.22938

© 2018 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Objective: Eating disorder psychopathology is associated with a propensity to interpret ambiguous stimuli to be negatively related to one's appearance and self-worth. The relative impact of modifying interpretation bias... Read More about A new cognitive bias modification technique to influence risk factors for eating disorders.

Acceptance and commitment therapy for people experiencing appearance - related distress associated with a visible difference: A rationale and review of relevant research (2018)
Journal Article
Zucchelli, F., Donnelly, O., Williamson, H., & Hooper, N. (2018). Acceptance and commitment therapy for people experiencing appearance - related distress associated with a visible difference: A rationale and review of relevant research. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 32(3), 171-183. https://doi.org/10.1891/0889-8391.32.3.171

© 2018 Springer Publishing Company. People may have a visibly different appearance due to various causes, such as congenital conditions, injury, disease, or medical treatment. Some individuals with a visible difference experience social anxiety and i... Read More about Acceptance and commitment therapy for people experiencing appearance - related distress associated with a visible difference: A rationale and review of relevant research.

Colourism: a global adolescent health concern (2018)
Journal Article
Craddock, N., Dlova, N., & Diedrichs, P. C. (2018). Colourism: a global adolescent health concern. Current Opinion in Pediatrics, 30(4), 472-477. https://doi.org/10.1097/MOP.0000000000000638

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Colourism, a form of prejudice and discrimination based solely upon skin colour, stands to jeopardize the physical health, wellbeing and life chances of adolescents of colour, globally. RECENT FINDINGS: Research shows that adolesce... Read More about Colourism: a global adolescent health concern.

The Cleft Multidisciplinary Collaborative: Establishing a Network to Support Cleft Lip and Palate Research in the United Kingdom (2018)
Journal Article
Sainsbury, D. C., Davies, A., Wren, Y., Southby, L., Chadha, A., Slator, R., & Stock, N. M. (2019). The Cleft Multidisciplinary Collaborative: Establishing a Network to Support Cleft Lip and Palate Research in the United Kingdom. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 56(4), 502-507. https://doi.org/10.1177/1055665618790174

© 2018, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. Background: As a growing paradigm of health research, trainee collaboratives can influence clinical practice through the generation of cost-effective multicenter audit and research projects. The... Read More about The Cleft Multidisciplinary Collaborative: Establishing a Network to Support Cleft Lip and Palate Research in the United Kingdom.

Reflections on researcher positionality when using multiple techniques of qualitative data collection to facilitate participation in research focusing on a sensitive subject (2018)
Book Chapter
Heath, J. (2018). Reflections on researcher positionality when using multiple techniques of qualitative data collection to facilitate participation in research focusing on a sensitive subject. In B. C. Clift, J. Hatchard, & J. Gore (Eds.), How Do We Belong? Researcher Positionality Within Qualitative Inquiry, 71-82. University of Bath

Within qualitative research, it is increasingly common for a variety of interview methods to be employed within a project in order to seek engagement from participants. But how do these methods affect the participants, the research process, the data,... Read More about Reflections on researcher positionality when using multiple techniques of qualitative data collection to facilitate participation in research focusing on a sensitive subject.

“It's just more personal”: Using multiple methods of qualitative data collection to facilitate participation in research focusing on sensitive subjects (2018)
Journal Article
Heath, J., Williamson, H., Williams, L., & Harcourt, D. (2018). “It's just more personal”: Using multiple methods of qualitative data collection to facilitate participation in research focusing on sensitive subjects. Applied Nursing Research, 43, 30-35. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apnr.2018.06.015

© 2018 Elsevier Inc. Background: Often researchers use only one interview method within a single study. However, it is increasingly common for a variety of interview methods to be employed within a project. Providing choice to participants may facili... Read More about “It's just more personal”: Using multiple methods of qualitative data collection to facilitate participation in research focusing on sensitive subjects.

Therapeutic writing for eating disorders: A systematic review (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Ramsey-Wade, C., Williamson, H., & Meyrick, J. (2018, June). Therapeutic writing for eating disorders: A systematic review. Poster presented at Appearance Matters 8

There is a need for new and creative psychological therapies for anorexia in particular, as it has the highest bed cost and the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric condition, and few NICE recommended clinical treatments. Interventions which ca... Read More about Therapeutic writing for eating disorders: A systematic review.

Development and initial validation of the CAR romantic relationships and intimacy scale (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Sharratt, N., Moss, T., Jenkinson, E., Clarke, A., & Rumsey, N. (2018, June). Development and initial validation of the CAR romantic relationships and intimacy scale. Paper presented at Appearance Matters 8

Whilst participants with a disfiguring or appearance altering condition have expressed distress, fear, and anxiety in relation to their capacity to engage in physical intimacy and romantic relationships, there exists no measure of the perceived impac... Read More about Development and initial validation of the CAR romantic relationships and intimacy scale.

Innovation in eating disorders research and practice: Expanding our community and perspectives at the 2018 International Conference on Eating Disorders: Editorial to accompany IJED Virtual Issue in honor of the 2018 International Conference on Eating Diso (2018)
Journal Article
Diedrichs, P. C., von Ranson, K. M., & Thomas, J. J. (2018). Innovation in eating disorders research and practice: Expanding our community and perspectives at the 2018 International Conference on Eating Disorders: Editorial to accompany IJED Virtual Issue in honor of the 2018 International Conference on Eating Disorders. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 51(6), 585-587. https://doi.org/10.1002/eat.22881

© 2018 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Objective: This virtual issue of the International Journal of Eating Disorders (IJED) highlights the excellent and innovative research and practice discussed at the 2018 International Conference on Eating Disorders held... Read More about Innovation in eating disorders research and practice: Expanding our community and perspectives at the 2018 International Conference on Eating Disorders: Editorial to accompany IJED Virtual Issue in honor of the 2018 International Conference on Eating Diso.

Veterans’ civilian employment experiences: Lessons learnt from focus groups (2018)
Journal Article
Keeling, M. E., Ozuna, S. M., Kintzle, S., & Castro, C. A. (2019). Veterans’ civilian employment experiences: Lessons learnt from focus groups. Journal of Career Development, 46(6), 692-705. https://doi.org/10.1177/0894845318776785

Emerging evidence highlights employment as a key factor influencing the success of transition from military to civilian life. Historically, employment programs have focused on improving skills such as resume writing and interview skills. However, it... Read More about Veterans’ civilian employment experiences: Lessons learnt from focus groups.

Challenges of recruiting adolescents for appearance-related research in a specialist tertiary hospital (2018)
Journal Article
Gee, C., Williamson, H., Maskell, J., Kimble, R., & Newcombe, P. (2018). Challenges of recruiting adolescents for appearance-related research in a specialist tertiary hospital. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 54(11), 1176-1179. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpc.13942

Aim: To discuss the experiences and specific challenges of recruiting adolescents with appearance-altering conditions or injuries for qualitative interviews exploring appearance worry and an acceptability study testing a new online intervention desig... Read More about Challenges of recruiting adolescents for appearance-related research in a specialist tertiary hospital.

Is poetry therapy an appropriate intervention for clients recovering from anorexia? A critical review of the literature and client report (2018)
Journal Article
Ramsey-Wade, C. E., Ramsey-Wade, C., & Devine, E. (2018). Is poetry therapy an appropriate intervention for clients recovering from anorexia? A critical review of the literature and client report. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 46(3), 282-292. https://doi.org/10.1080/03069885.2017.1379595

© 2017 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Poetry therapy is an arts-based psychotherapeutic intervention, often delivered in groups. This paper argues that the process and benefits of poetry therapy may be particularly suited to... Read More about Is poetry therapy an appropriate intervention for clients recovering from anorexia? A critical review of the literature and client report.

Assessing the effectiveness of interventions to support patient decision making about breast reconstruction: A systematic review (2018)
Journal Article
Paraskeva, N., Guest, E., Lewis-Smith, H., & Harcourt, D. (2018). Assessing the effectiveness of interventions to support patient decision making about breast reconstruction: A systematic review. Breast, 40, 97-105. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.breast.2018.04.020

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd Background: Decision making about breast reconstruction (BR) following a diagnosis of breast cancer, Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS), or to reduce future breast cancer risk, is difficult and complex. This paper systematically revi... Read More about Assessing the effectiveness of interventions to support patient decision making about breast reconstruction: A systematic review.

The use of virtual clients for training behavioral health providers: Promises, challenges and the way ahead (2018)
Journal Article
Kintzle, S., Munch, C., Alday, E., Ozuna, S., Keeling, M., Corletto, G., …Castro, C. A. (2018). The use of virtual clients for training behavioral health providers: Promises, challenges and the way ahead. Journal of Technology in Behavioral Science, 3(4), 247-252. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41347-018-0058-2

Providing opportunities for training behavioral health providers in clinical practice remains a challenge within the helping professions. To date, the field has relied mostly on role-playing and the use of standardized actors to provide realistic cli... Read More about The use of virtual clients for training behavioral health providers: Promises, challenges and the way ahead.

Comparing psychological adjustment across cleft and other craniofacial conditions: Implications for outcome measurement and intervention (2018)
Journal Article
Stock, N. M., & Feragen, K. B. (2019). Comparing psychological adjustment across cleft and other craniofacial conditions: Implications for outcome measurement and intervention. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 56(6), 766-772. https://doi.org/10.1177/1055665618770183

© 2018, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. Although cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) has been a focus of psychological research for a number of years, investigation of adjustment to other, rarer craniofacial anomalies (CFAs) has been scarc... Read More about Comparing psychological adjustment across cleft and other craniofacial conditions: Implications for outcome measurement and intervention.

Teachers’ Perspectives on the Impact of Cleft Lip and/or Palate During the School Years (2018)
Journal Article
Stock, N. M., Ridley, M., & Guest, E. (2019). Teachers’ Perspectives on the Impact of Cleft Lip and/or Palate During the School Years. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 56(2), 204-209. https://doi.org/10.1177/1055665618770191

© 2018, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. Background: Cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) poses many challenges for those affected throughout the school years, with recent studies pointing to a trend in poor educational outcomes. Previous re... Read More about Teachers’ Perspectives on the Impact of Cleft Lip and/or Palate During the School Years.

Healthcare and psychosocial experiences of individuals with craniofacial microsomia: Patient and caregivers perspectives (2018)
Journal Article
Luquetti, D., Brajcich, M., Stock, N. M., Carrie, H., & Johns, A. (2018). Healthcare and psychosocial experiences of individuals with craniofacial microsomia: Patient and caregivers perspectives. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 107, 164-175. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijporl.2018.02.007

© 2018 Elsevier B.V. Objective: Craniofacial microsomia (CFM) is primarily characterized by underdevelopment of the ear and mandible, with several additional possible congenital anomalies. Despite the potential burden of care and impact of CFM on mul... Read More about Healthcare and psychosocial experiences of individuals with craniofacial microsomia: Patient and caregivers perspectives.