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"Appearance potent"? A content analysis of UK gay and straight men's magazines (2014)
Journal Article
Jankowski, G. S., Jankowski, G., Fawkner, H., Tiggemann, M., & Slater, A. (2014). "Appearance potent"? A content analysis of UK gay and straight men's magazines. Body Image, 11(4), 474-481. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2014.07.010

© 2014. With little actual appraisal, a more 'appearance potent' (i.e., a reverence for appearance ideals) subculture has been used to explain gay men's greater body dissatisfaction in comparison to straight men's. This study sought to assess the res... Read More about "Appearance potent"? A content analysis of UK gay and straight men's magazines.

Exploring the psychosocial impact of undergoing botulinum toxin treatment (2014)
Journal Article
Paraskeva, N. (2014). Exploring the psychosocial impact of undergoing botulinum toxin treatment. Journal of Aesthetic Nursing, 3(1), 34-36. https://doi.org/10.12968/joan.2014.3.1.34

In 2012, the American Society for Plastic Surgeons reported that 13 million minimally invasive treatments, such as botulinum toxin injections and dermal fillers, were performed in the US. As the demand for these procedures continues to rise, it is vi... Read More about Exploring the psychosocial impact of undergoing botulinum toxin treatment.

The psychosocial impact of ptosis as a symptom of myasthenia gravis: A qualitative study (2014)
Journal Article
Richards, H. S., Jenkinson, E., Rumsey, N., & Harrad, R. A. (2014). The psychosocial impact of ptosis as a symptom of myasthenia gravis: A qualitative study. Orbit, 33(4), 263-269. https://doi.org/10.3109/01676830.2014.904375

The aim of this qualitative study was to investigate the psychosocial impact of ptosis as a symptom of Myasthenia Gravis (MG). Participants were recruited from a MG patient group on Facebook. 166 participants answered a series of open ended questions... Read More about The psychosocial impact of ptosis as a symptom of myasthenia gravis: A qualitative study.

CBT for appearance anxiety (2014)
Book
Clarke, A., Thompson, A. R., Jenkinson, E., Rumsey, N., & Newell, R. (2014). CBT for appearance anxiety. Wiley Blackwell

This clinical manual provides a CBT-based psychosocial intervention for use with individuals distressed about their appearance due to a disfigurement from birth, accident or illness, or those coping with another visible difference. •Contains... Read More about CBT for appearance anxiety.

When there is more than a cleft: Psychological adjustment when a cleft is associated with an additional condition (2014)
Journal Article
Feragen, K. B., Stock, N. M., & Rumsey, N. (2014). When there is more than a cleft: Psychological adjustment when a cleft is associated with an additional condition. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 51(1), 5-14. https://doi.org/10.1597/12-328

Background: In spite of studies reporting a relatively high frequency of additional conditions in children with a cleft lip and/or cleft palate (CL/P), almost no research has focused on this clinically important subgroup. The objective of this study... Read More about When there is more than a cleft: Psychological adjustment when a cleft is associated with an additional condition.

Appearance concerns and psychosocial adjustment following head and neck cancer: A cross-sectional study and nine-month follow-up (2014)
Journal Article
Clarke, S., Newell, R., Thompson, A., Harcourt, D., & Lindenmeyer, A. (2014). Appearance concerns and psychosocial adjustment following head and neck cancer: A cross-sectional study and nine-month follow-up. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 19(5), 505-518. https://doi.org/10.1080/13548506.2013.855319

Psychosocial difficulties have been reported in head and neck cancer (HNC) patients, yet only few studies have assessed the impact of altered appearance following HNC treatment using theoretically selected measures of appearance-related distress. Th... Read More about Appearance concerns and psychosocial adjustment following head and neck cancer: A cross-sectional study and nine-month follow-up.

NetTweens: The Internet and Body Image Concerns in Preteenage Girls (2014)
Journal Article
Tiggemann, M., & Slater, A. (2014). NetTweens: The Internet and Body Image Concerns in Preteenage Girls. Journal of Early Adolescence, 34(5), 606-620. https://doi.org/10.1177/0272431613501083

The aim of the study was to examine the relationship between media exposure and body image concerns in preteenage girls, with a particular focus on the Internet. A sample of 189 girls (aged 10-12 years) completed questionnaire measures of media consu... Read More about NetTweens: The Internet and Body Image Concerns in Preteenage Girls.

Centralization of services for children born with orofacial clefts in the United Kingdom: A cross-sectional survey (2014)
Journal Article
Waylen, A. E., Kilpatrick, N., Ness, A. R., Scott, J. K., Leary, S. D., Ness, A., …Waylen, A. (2014). Centralization of services for children born with orofacial clefts in the United Kingdom: A cross-sectional survey. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 51(5), e102-e109. https://doi.org/10.1597/13-110

© 2014 American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. Objective: To examine current provision of cleft lip and/or palate services in the U.K. and compliance with recommendations made by the Clinical Standards Advisory Group (CSAG) in 1998.Design: Cr... Read More about Centralization of services for children born with orofacial clefts in the United Kingdom: A cross-sectional survey.

Toward a reconsideration of inclusion and exclusion criteria in cleft lip and palate: Implications for psychological research (2014)
Journal Article
Feragen, K. B., Stock, N. M., & Rumsey, N. (2014). Toward a reconsideration of inclusion and exclusion criteria in cleft lip and palate: Implications for psychological research. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 51(5), 569-578. https://doi.org/10.1597/12-326

© 2014 American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. Background: This article investigates the prevalence of conditions that affect cognitive and/or psychosocial functioning in 10-year-old children born with a cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) and exp... Read More about Toward a reconsideration of inclusion and exclusion criteria in cleft lip and palate: Implications for psychological research.

Can appearance conversations explain differences between gay and heterosexual men's body dissatisfaction? (2014)
Journal Article
Diedrichs, P. C., Jankowski, G. S., Jankowski, G., Diedrichs, P. C., & Halliwell, E. (2014). Can appearance conversations explain differences between gay and heterosexual men's body dissatisfaction?. Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 15(1), 68-77. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0031796

Men's body dissatisfaction is prevalent and a serious health concern as it is associated with negative outcomes including depression, disordered eating, and anabolic steroid abuse. Gay men are particularly vulnerable to body dissatisfaction, perhaps... Read More about Can appearance conversations explain differences between gay and heterosexual men's body dissatisfaction?.

Dating and intimate relationships of women with below-knee amputation: An exploratory study (2014)
Journal Article
Mathias, Z., & Harcourt, D. (2014). Dating and intimate relationships of women with below-knee amputation: An exploratory study. Disability and Rehabilitation, 36(5), 395-402. https://doi.org/10.3109/09638288.2013.797509

Purpose: This study investigates experiences of dating and intimate relationships amongst women who use a below-knee prosthesis. Method: Four women took part in semi-structured online interviews. Transcripts were subject to interpretative phenomenolo... Read More about Dating and intimate relationships of women with below-knee amputation: An exploratory study.

'Retouch free': The effect of labelling media images as not digitally altered on women's body dissatisfaction (2014)
Journal Article
Tiggemann, M., Slater, A., & Smyth, V. (2014). 'Retouch free': The effect of labelling media images as not digitally altered on women's body dissatisfaction. Body Image, 11(1), 85-88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2013.08.005

This study aimed to investigate the effect of 'retouch free' labels on thin ideal fashion images on women's body dissatisfaction. This represents an experimental analogue to current practice by some fashion magazines. Participants were 224 female und... Read More about 'Retouch free': The effect of labelling media images as not digitally altered on women's body dissatisfaction.

Contemporary girlhood: Maternal reports on sexualized behaviour and appearance concern in 4-10 year-old girls (2014)
Journal Article
Tiggemann, M., & Slater, A. (2014). Contemporary girlhood: Maternal reports on sexualized behaviour and appearance concern in 4-10 year-old girls. Body Image, 11(4), 396-403. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2014.06.007

© 2014 Elsevier Ltd. It is widely accepted that the sexualization of girls has increased markedly over time. The overall aim of the present study was to offer a description of the behaviours of young girls, with a particular focus on potentially sexu... Read More about Contemporary girlhood: Maternal reports on sexualized behaviour and appearance concern in 4-10 year-old girls.

Young people's experiences of neurofibromatosis type 1 (2014)
Thesis
Barke, J. Young people's experiences of neurofibromatosis type 1. (Thesis). University of the West of England

Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is a genetic condition which can result in varying degrees of visible difference (disfigurement). There is currently very little research into the psychosocial impact of NF1, particularly during adolescence, a time whe... Read More about Young people's experiences of neurofibromatosis type 1.

Bisexual women's understandings of social marginalisation: 'The heterosexuals don't understand US but nor do the lesbians' (2014)
Journal Article
Hayfield, N., Clarke, V., & Halliwell, E. (2014). Bisexual women's understandings of social marginalisation: 'The heterosexuals don't understand US but nor do the lesbians'. Feminism and Psychology, 24(3), 352-372. https://doi.org/10.1177/0959353514539651

Drawing on interviews with 20 self-identified bisexual women, this paper contributes to the limited psychological literature on bisexual women by exploring their experiences of social marginalisation. These (mainly white and middle class) British bis... Read More about Bisexual women's understandings of social marginalisation: 'The heterosexuals don't understand US but nor do the lesbians'.

Examination of the difficulties in emotion regulation scale and its relation to disordered eating in a young female sample (2014)
Journal Article
Cooper, J. L., O'Shea, A. E., Atkinson, M. J., & Wade, T. D. (2014). Examination of the difficulties in emotion regulation scale and its relation to disordered eating in a young female sample. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 47(6), 630-639. https://doi.org/10.1002/eat.22278

Objective Difficulties with emotion regulation is considered an important maintaining factor of disordered eating. One of the most commonly used measures of this construct is the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS). The aim of this study... Read More about Examination of the difficulties in emotion regulation scale and its relation to disordered eating in a young female sample.