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Healthcare and psychosocial experiences of individuals with craniofacial microsomia: Patient and caregivers perspectives (2018)
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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.

A randomised-controlled trial investigating potential underlying mechanisms of a functionality-based approach to improving women’s body image (2018)
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Alleva, J. M., Diedrichs, P. C., Halliwell, E., Martijn, C., Stuijfzand, B. G., Treneman-Evans, G., & Rumsey, N. (2018). A randomised-controlled trial investigating potential underlying mechanisms of a functionality-based approach to improving women’s body image. Body Image, 25, 85-96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2018.02.009

Focusing on body functionality is a promising technique for improving women's body image. This study replicates prior research in a large novel sample, tests longer-term follow-up effects, and investigates underlying mechanisms of these effects (body... Read More about A randomised-controlled trial investigating potential underlying mechanisms of a functionality-based approach to improving women’s body image.

Factor structure and convergent validity of the Derriford Appearance Scale-24 using standard scoring versus treating not applicable' responses as missing data: A Scleroderma Patient-centered Intervention Network (SPIN) cohort study (2018)
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Merz, E., Kwakkenbos, L., Carrier, M. E., Gholizadeh, S., Mills, S. D., Fox, R. S., …Malcarne, V. L. (2018). Factor structure and convergent validity of the Derriford Appearance Scale-24 using standard scoring versus treating not applicable' responses as missing data: A Scleroderma Patient-centered Intervention Network (SPIN) cohort study. BMJ Open, 8(3), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018641

© 2018 Article author(s) (or their employer(s) unless otherwise stated in the text of the article). All rights reserved. Objective Valid measures of appearance concern are needed in systemic sclerosis (SSc), a rare, disfiguring autoimmune disease. Th... Read More about Factor structure and convergent validity of the Derriford Appearance Scale-24 using standard scoring versus treating not applicable' responses as missing data: A Scleroderma Patient-centered Intervention Network (SPIN) cohort study.

A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for Body Image Dissatisfaction and Weight Self-Stigma in Adults (2018)
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Griffiths, C., Williamson, H., Zucchelli, F., Paraskeva, N., & Moss, T. (2018). A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for Body Image Dissatisfaction and Weight Self-Stigma in Adults. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 48(4), 189-204. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10879-018-9384-0

© 2018, The Author(s). Body image dissatisfaction (BID) and weight self-stigma are prevalent and associated with physical and psychological ill-health. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is increasingly employed for both, yet little is known abo... Read More about A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for Body Image Dissatisfaction and Weight Self-Stigma in Adults.

The provision of specialist psychosocial support for people with visible differences: A European survey (2018)
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Harcourt, D., Hamlet, C., Feragen, K. B., Garcia-Lopez, L. J., Masnari, O., Mendes, J., …Williamson, H. (2018). The provision of specialist psychosocial support for people with visible differences: A European survey. Body Image, 25, 35-39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2018.02.001

© 2018 A substantial body of research has demonstrated the challenges commonly facing people with visible differences (disfigurements) and explored the potential benefits offered by specialist psychosocial support and intervention for those who are n... Read More about The provision of specialist psychosocial support for people with visible differences: A European survey.

Factors affecting subjective appearance evaluations among patients with congenital craniofacial conditions: An application of Cash’s cognitive-behavioural model of body image development (2018)
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Feragen, K. B., & Stock, N. M. (2018). Factors affecting subjective appearance evaluations among patients with congenital craniofacial conditions: An application of Cash’s cognitive-behavioural model of body image development. Body Image, 24, 124-136. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2017.12.005

Satisfaction with appearance is of central importance for psychological well-being and health. For individuals with an unusual appearance, such as congenital craniofacial anomalies (CFA), appearance evaluations could be especially important. However,... Read More about Factors affecting subjective appearance evaluations among patients with congenital craniofacial conditions: An application of Cash’s cognitive-behavioural model of body image development.

Centralization of cleft lip and palate services in the united kingdom: The views of adult “returners” (2018)
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Stock, N. M., Anwar, H., Sandy, J., & Rumsey, N. (2018). Centralization of cleft lip and palate services in the united kingdom: The views of adult “returners”. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 55(5), 676-681. https://doi.org/10.1177/1055665617744064

© The Author(s) 2018. Background: Since the implementation of centralized services in the United Kingdom for those affected by cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P), several studies have investigated the impact of service rationalization on the delivery of... Read More about Centralization of cleft lip and palate services in the united kingdom: The views of adult “returners”.

Exploring U.S. Veterans’ post-service employment experiences (2018)
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Keeling, M., Kintzle, S., & Castro, C. A. (2018). Exploring U.S. Veterans’ post-service employment experiences. Military Psychology, 30(1), 63-69. https://doi.org/10.1080/08995605.2017.1420976

© 2018, © 2018 Society for Military Psychology, Division 19 of the American Psychological Association. Although most U.S. veterans transition to civilian life successfully, securing employment and reintegrating into civilian communities, some veteran... Read More about Exploring U.S. Veterans’ post-service employment experiences.

An evaluation of the impact of a burn camp on children and young people’s concerns about social situations, satisfaction with appearance and behaviour (2018)
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Armstrong-James, L., Cadogan, J., Williamson, H., Rumsey, N., & Harcourt, D. (2018). An evaluation of the impact of a burn camp on children and young people’s concerns about social situations, satisfaction with appearance and behaviour. Scars, Burns & Healing, 4, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1177/2059513118816219

Introduction: This evaluation aimed to assess the impact of a burn camp on children and young people’s concerns about social situations, satisfaction with appearance and behaviour. Methods: Young people completed the Perceived Stigmatisation Questio... Read More about An evaluation of the impact of a burn camp on children and young people’s concerns about social situations, satisfaction with appearance and behaviour.

Help the parents, help the child: Developing support for parents of burn-injured children (2018)
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Heath, J. (2018). Help the parents, help the child: Developing support for parents of burn-injured children

Article written for The Association of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Newsletter. https://www.acamh.org/journal/acamh-newsletter/help-parents-help-child-developing-support-parents-burn-injured-children/?utm_content=buffera447b&utm_medium=socia... Read More about Help the parents, help the child: Developing support for parents of burn-injured children.

Optimising how information is received by patients using e-health technology (2018)
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Heath, J. (2018). Optimising how information is received by patients using e-health technology. Journal of Aesthetic Nursing, 7(1), 30-33. https://doi.org/10.12968/joan.2018.7.1.30

Talking to patients about their condition, their treatment options, and the procedures they are about to undergo, is a vital part of the care they receive. However, appointments are often time-limited, restricting the amount of information that can b... Read More about Optimising how information is received by patients using e-health technology.

Parent-perceived isolation and barriers to psychosocial support: A qualitative study to investigate how peer support might help parents of burn-injured children (2018)
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Heath, J., Williamson, H., Williams, L., & Harcourt, D. (2018). Parent-perceived isolation and barriers to psychosocial support: A qualitative study to investigate how peer support might help parents of burn-injured children. Scars, Burns & Healing, 4, https://doi.org/10.1177/2059513118763801

Introduction: Burn injuries can be traumatic and distressing for the affected child and family, with a prolonged period of recovery. This research explores parents’ experiences of support following their child’s injury and their thoughts on peer supp... Read More about Parent-perceived isolation and barriers to psychosocial support: A qualitative study to investigate how peer support might help parents of burn-injured children.

Skin color, cultural capital, and beauty products: An investigation of the use of skin fairness products in Mumbai, India (2018)
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Shroff, H., Diedrichs, P. C., & Craddock, N. (2018). Skin color, cultural capital, and beauty products: An investigation of the use of skin fairness products in Mumbai, India. Frontiers in Public Health, 5(365), https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2017.00365

The use of skin fairness products that frequently contain toxic ingredients is associated with significant adverse health side effects. Due to the high prevalence of use in Asian and African countries, skin fairness product use is recognized as a gro... Read More about Skin color, cultural capital, and beauty products: An investigation of the use of skin fairness products in Mumbai, India.

In their own words: Caregiver and patient perspectives on stressors, resources, and recommendations in craniofacial microsomia care (2018)
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Johns, A. L., Luquetti, D. V., Brajcich, M. R., Aspinall, C., Heike, C. L., & Stock, N. M. (2018). In their own words: Caregiver and patient perspectives on stressors, resources, and recommendations in craniofacial microsomia care. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 29(8), 2198-2205. https://doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000004867

Copyright © 2018 by Mutaz B. Habal, MD This study describes stressors, resources, and recommendations related to craniofacial microsomia (CFM) care from the perspective of caregivers of children with CFM and adults with CFM to inform improved quality... Read More about In their own words: Caregiver and patient perspectives on stressors, resources, and recommendations in craniofacial microsomia care.

#CleftProud: A content analysis and online survey of 2 cleft lip and palate facebook groups (2018)
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Stock, N. M., Martindale, A., & Cunniffe, C. (2018). #CleftProud: A content analysis and online survey of 2 cleft lip and palate facebook groups. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 55(10), 1339-1349. https://doi.org/10.1177/1055665618764737

© 2018, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. Background: More than 2 billion people worldwide now use social networking sites, with an increasing number of users accessing these sites to obtain health information and engage in emotional su... Read More about #CleftProud: A content analysis and online survey of 2 cleft lip and palate facebook groups.

A qualitative study of health professionals’ views on using iPads to facilitate distraction during paediatric burn dressing changes (2018)
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Green, E., Cadogan, J., & Harcourt, D. (2018). A qualitative study of health professionals’ views on using iPads to facilitate distraction during paediatric burn dressing changes. Scars, Burns & Healing, 4, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1177/2059513118764878

Introduction: Distraction is a non-pharmacologic pain management technique commonly used to avert a person’s attention from procedural pain and distress during stressful procedures such as treatment after a burn injury. In recent years, computer tabl... Read More about A qualitative study of health professionals’ views on using iPads to facilitate distraction during paediatric burn dressing changes.

Supporting patients with body dissatisfaction: A survey of the experiences and training needs of european multi-disciplinary healthcare professionals (2018)
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Williamson, H., Antonelli, P., Bringsen, A., Davies, G., Detorre, D., Harcourt, D., …Persson, M. (2018). Supporting patients with body dissatisfaction: A survey of the experiences and training needs of european multi-disciplinary healthcare professionals. NursingPlus Open, 4, 8-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.npls.2018.05.001

© 2018 The Authors Appearance-related concerns resulting from disfigurement or pressure to conform to beauty ideals, indiscriminately affect patients’ mental and physical health. Healthcare professionals face the challenge of addressing patients’ sup... Read More about Supporting patients with body dissatisfaction: A survey of the experiences and training needs of european multi-disciplinary healthcare professionals.

A qualitative exploration of psychosocial specialists’ experiences of providing support in U.K. burn care services (2018)
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Guest, E., Griffiths, C., & Harcourt, D. (2018). A qualitative exploration of psychosocial specialists’ experiences of providing support in U.K. burn care services. Scars, Burns & Healing, 4, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1177/2059513118764881

Introduction: A burn can have a significant and long-lasting psychosocial impact on a patient and their family. The National Burn Care Standards (2013) recommend psychosocial support should be available in all U.K. burn services, however little is kn... Read More about A qualitative exploration of psychosocial specialists’ experiences of providing support in U.K. burn care services.

Experiential Avoidance as a Common Psychological Process in European Cultures (2018)
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Monestès, J. L., Monestes, J., Karekla, M., Jacobs, N., Michaelides, M. P., Hooper, N., …Hayes, S. C. (2018). Experiential Avoidance as a Common Psychological Process in European Cultures. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 34(4), 247-257. https://doi.org/10.1027/1015-5759/a000327

© 2016 Hogrefe Publishing. Experiential avoidance, the tendency to rigidly escape or avoid private psychological experiences, represents one of the most prominent transdiagnostic psychological processes with a known role in a wide variety of psycholo... Read More about Experiential Avoidance as a Common Psychological Process in European Cultures.