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Body Image, Eating and Weight Research Team2020

  • Damiano, S.R. McLean, S.A., Nguyen, L., Yager, Z., & Paxton, S.J. (2020). Do we cause harm? Understanding the impact of research with young children about their body image. Body Image, 34, 59-66.
  • Doley, J.R., McLean, S.A., Griffiths, S., Yager, Z. (2020). Designing body image and eating disorder prevention programs for boys and men: Theoretical, practical and logistical considerations from boys, parents, teachers and experts. Psychology of Men & Masculinities. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1037/men0000263.
  • Doley, J.R., McLean, S.A., Griffiths, S., & Yager, Z. (2020). Study Protocol for Goodform - A Classroom-based Intervention to Enhance Body Image and Prevent Doping and Supplement Use in Adolescent Boys. BMC Public Health, 20, 59.
  • Gordon, C.S., Rodgers, R.F., Slater, A., McLean, S.A., Jarman, H.K., & Paxton, S.J. (2020). A cluster randomized controlled trial of the SoMe social media literacy body image and wellbeing program for adolescent boys and girls: Study protocol. Body Image, 33, 27-37.
  • Hanly, F., Torrens-Witherow, B., Warren, N., Castle, D., Phillipou, A., Beveridge, J., Jenkins, Z., Newton, R., Brennan, L. (2020). Peer mentoring for individuals with an eating disorder: A qualitative evaluation of a pilot program. Journal of Eating Disorders.
  • Hindle, A., de la Piedad Garcia, X., Hayden, M., O'Brien, P.E., Brennan, L. (2020). Pre-operative Restraint and Post-operative Hunger, Disinhibition and Emotional Eating Predict Weight Loss at 2 Years Post-laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding, Obesity Surgery, 30(4), 1347-1359.
  • Hewawasam, E., Brennan, L., Giles, L., Hull, M.L., Short, A., Norman, R., Peña, A.S. (2020). Assessing whether meditation improves quality of life for adolescent girls with polycystic ovary syndrome: Protocol for a randomized controlled trial. JMIR Research Protocols, 9(1), e14542
  • Khara, T., Riedy, C., & Ruby, M. B. (2020). "We have to keep it a secret" - The dynamics of front and backstage behaviours surrounding meat consumption in India. Appetite, 149, 104615. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2020.104615
  • Martin-Neuninger, R., & Ruby, M. B. (2020). What does food retail research tell us about the implications of coronavirus (COVID-19) for grocery purchasing habits? Frontiers in Psychology, 11: 1448. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01448
  • McLean, S.A. (2020). Impact of viewing body image health promotion videos in adult men and women: Comparison of narrative and informational approaches. Body Image, 33, 222-231 (Q1; Impact factor 3.534).
  • Rodgers, R.F., Slater, A., Gordon, C.S., McLean, S.A., Jarman, H.K., Paxton, S.J. (2020). A Biopsychosocial Model of Social Media Use and Body Image Concerns, Disordered Eating, and Muscle-Building Behaviors among Adolescent Girls and Boys. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. Accepted 17 December 2019.
  • Rounsefell, K., Gibson, S., McLean, S.A., Blair, M., Molenaar, A., Brennan, L., Truby, H., McCaffrey, T.A. (2020)/ Social media, body image and food choices in healthy young adults: A mixed methods systematic review. Nutrition & Dietetics. Accepted 11 August 2019.
  • Ruby, M. B.*, Walker, I.*, & Watkins, H.* (2020). Sustainable consumption: The psychology of individual choice, identity, and behavior. Journal of Social Issues. *All authors contributed equally to the work. doi:10.1111/josi.12376
  • Yager, Z., & McLean, S.A. (2020). Muscle building supplement use in Australian adolescent boys: Relationships with body image, weight lifting, and sports engagement. BMC Pediatrics, 20:89. DOI: 10.1186/s12887-020-1993-6
  • Yager, Z., Gray, T, Curry, C, & McLean, S.A. (2020). Pre-service teachers' gendered attitudes towards role modelling in health and physical education. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 25, 67-78.

2019

  • Beveridge, J., Phillipou, A., Jenkins, Z., Newton, R., Brennan, L., *Hanly, F., *Torrens-Witherow, B., Warren, N., Edwards, K., & Castle, D. (2019). Peer mentoring for eating disorders: Results from the evaluation of a pilot program. Journal of Eating Disorders. Journal of Eating Disorders.
  • Griffiths S., Brennan L., O'Gorman B., Goedel W.C., Sheffield J., Bastian B. (2019). Experiences of weightism among sexual minority men: Relationships with Body Mass Index, body dissatisfaction, and psychological quality of life. Social Science and Medicine, 214, 35-40.
  • *Hindle, A., de la Piedad Garcia, X., Hayden, M., O'Brien, P., & Brennan, L. (2019). Preoperative restraint and post-operative hunger, disinhibition and emotional eating predict weight loss at 2 years post-laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. Obesity Surgery.
  • Khara, T., & Ruby, M. B. (2019). Meat eating and the transition from plant-based diets among urban Indians.M/C Journal, 22(2). http://journal.media-culture.org.au/index.php/ mcjournal/article/view/1509
  • Linardon J., Fitzsimmons-Craft E.E., Brennan L., Barillaro M., Wilfley D.E. (2019). Dropout from interpersonal psychotherapy for mental health disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychotherapy Research, e-pub.
  • Linardon J., Fuller-Tyszkiewicz M., de la Piedad Garcia X., Messer M., Brennan L. (2019). Do body checking and avoidance behaviours explain variance in disordered eating beyond attitudinal measures of body image? Eating Behaviors, 32, 7-11.
  • Linardon J., Gleeson J., Yap K., Murphy K., Brennan L. (2019). Meta-analysis of the effects of third-wave behavioural interventions on disordered eating and body image concerns: Implications for eating disorder prevention. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 48, 15-38.
  • McLean, S.A., Caldwell, B., & Roberton, M. (2019). Reach Out and Recover: Intentions to seek treatment in individuals using online support for eating disorders. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 52, 1137-1149. DOI: 10.1002/eat.23133. (Q1; Impact Factor 3.567).
  • McLean, S.A., Jarman, H.K., & Rodgers, R.F. (2019). How do "selfies" impact adolescents' well-being and body confidence?: A narrative review. Psychology Research and Behavior Management, 12, 512-521. (Q2; Impact Factor 1.952).
  • McLean, S.A., & Paxton, S.J. (2019). Body image in the context of eating disorders. Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 42, 145-156. (Q2; Impact Factor 2.825).
  • McLean, S.A., Paxton, S.J., & Wertheim, E.H. (2019). Dismantling prevention: Comparison of outcomes following media literacy and appearance comparison modules in a randomised controlled trial. Journal of Health Psychology, 24, 761-766. doi: 10.1177/1359105316678668. (Q2; Impact Factor 2.246)
  • O'Brien P.E., Hindle A., Brennan L., Skinner S., Burton P., Smith A., Crosthwaite G., Brown W. (2019). Long-term outcomes after bariatric surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis of weight loss at 10 or more years for all bariatric procedures and a single-centre review of 20-Year outcomes after adjustable gastric banding. Obesity Surgery, 29, 3-14.
  • Pirotta, S., Joham, A., Hochberg, L., Moran, L., Lim, S., Hindle, A., & Brennan, L. (2019). Strategies to reduce attrition in weight loss interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Obesity Reviews.
  • Rodgers, R.F., McLean, S.A., & Paxton, S.J. (2019). When seeing is not believing: An examination of the mechanisms accounting for the protective effect of media literacy on body image. Sex Roles, 81, 87-96.
  • Rozin, P., & Ruby, M. B. (2019). Bugs are blech, butterflies are beautiful, but both are bad to bite: Admired animals are disgusting to eat but are themselves neither disgusting nor contaminating. Emotion. doi:10.1037/emo0000587
  • Ruby, M. B., & Rozin, P. (2019). Disgust, sushi consumption, and other predictors of acceptance of insects as food by Americans and Indians. Food Quality and Preference, 74, 155-162. doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2019.01.013
  • Sproesser, G., Ruby, M. B., Arbit, N.I., Akotia, C., Alvarenga, M., Bhangaokar, R., … Renner, B. (2019). Understanding traditional and modern eating: The TEP10 framework. BMC Public Health, 19, 1606. doi:10.1186/s12889-019-7844-4
  • Stepto, N., Patten, R., Tassone, E., Misso, M., Brennan, L., Boyle, J., Boyle, R., Harrison, C., Hirschberg, A., Marsh, K., Moreno-Asso, A., Redman, L., Thondan, M., Wijeyaratne C., Teede, H., & Moran, L. (2019). Exercise recommendations for women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Is the evidence enough?Sports Medicine Open.
  • Teede H.J., Misso M.L., Costello M.F., Dokras A., Laven J., Moran L., Piltonen T., Norman R.J., Andersen M., Azziz R., Balen A., Baye E., Boyle J., Brennan L., Broekmans F., Dabadghao P., Devoto L., Dewailly D., Downes L., Fauser B., Franks S., Garad R.M., Gibson-Helm M., Harrison C., Hart R., Hawkes R., Hirschberg A., Hoeger K., Hohmann F., Hohmann H., Vet D., Hutchison S., Joham A., Johnson L., Jordan C., Kulkarni J., Legro R.S., Li R., Lujan M., Malhotra J., Mansfield D., Marsh K., McAllister V., Mocanu E., Mol B.W., Ng E., Oberfield S., Ottey S., Pena A., Qiao J., Redman L., Rodgers R., Rombauts L., Romualdi D., Shah D., Speight J., Spritzer P.M., Stener-Victorin E., Stepto N., Tapanainen J.S., Tassone E.C., Thangaratinam S., Thondan M., Tzeng C.-R., van der Spuy Z., Vanky E., Vogiatzi M., Wan A., Wijeyaratne C., Witchel S., Woolcock J., Yildiz B.O. (2018). Recommendations from the international evidence-based guideline for the assessment and management of polycystic ovary syndrome. Clinical Endocrinology, 89, 251-268.
  • Teede H.J., Misso M.L., Costello M.F., Dokras A., Laven J., Moran L., Piltonen T., Norman R.J., Andersen M., Azziz R., Balen A., Baye E., Boyle J., Brennan L., Broekmans F., Dabadghao P., Devoto L., Dewailly D., Downes L., Fauser B., Franks S., Garad R.M., Gibson-Helm M., Harrison C., Hart R., Hawkes R., Hirschberg A., Hoeger K., Hohmann F., Hohmann H., Vet D., Hutchison S., Joham A., Johnson L., Jordan C., Kulkarni J., Legro R.S., Li R., Lujan M., Malhotra J., Mansfield D., Marsh K., McAllister V., Mocanu E., Mol B.W., Ng E., Oberfield S., Ottey S., Pena A., Qiao J., Redman L., Rodgers R., Rombauts L., Romualdi D., Shah D., Speight J., Spritzer P.M., Stener-Victorin E., Stepto N., Tapanainen J.S., Tassone E.C., Thangaratinam S., Thondan M., Tzeng C.-R., van der Spuy Z., Vanky E., Vogiatzi M., Wan A., Wijeyaratne C., Witchel S., Woolcock J., Yildiz B.O. (2018). Recommendations from the international evidence-based guideline for the assessment and management of polycystic ovary syndrome. Fertility and Sterility, 110, 364-379.
  • Tirlea, L., Bonham, M., Dordevic, A., Bristow, C., Day, K.., Brennan, L., Haines, T., & Murry, M. (2019). Measuring self-esteem changes in children and adolescents affected by overweight or obesity: A scoping review of instruments currently used in multi-component weight management interventions. Childhood Obesity.
  • Yager, Z., McLean, S.A., Xia, L. (2019). Body image outcomes in a replication of the ATLAS program in Australia. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 20, 418-428.

2018

  • Beveridge, J., Phillipou, A., Edwards, K., Hobday, A., Hilton, K., Wyett C., Saw, A., Graham, G., Castle D., Brennan, L., Harrison, P., de Gier, R., Warren, N., *Hanly, F., *Torrens-Witherow B., Newton J.R. (2018). Peer mentoring for eating disorders: Evaluation of a pilot program. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 4, 75.
  • Damiano, S.R., Yager, Z., McLean, S.A., & Paxton, S.J. (2018). Achieving Body Confidence for Young Children: Development and pilot study of a universal teacher-led body image and weight stigma program for early primary school children. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention, 26, 487-504.
  • Griffiths, S., Murray, S.B., Krug, I., & McLean, S.A. (2018). The contribution of social media to body dissatisfaction, eating disorder symptoms, and anabolic steroid use among sexual minority men. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 21, 149-156.
  • Hartmann, C., Ruby, M. B., Schmidt, P., & Siegrist, M. (2018). Brave, health-conscious and environmentally friendly- Positive impressions of insect food product consumers. Food Quality and Preference, 68, 64-71. doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2018.02.001
  • *Linardon, J., *Hindle, A., & Brennan, L. (2018). Dropout from cognitive-behavioral therapy for eating disorders: A meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 51, 381-391.
  • *Linardon, J., Phillipou, A., Castle, D., Newton, R., Harrison, P., Cistullo, L.L., Griffiths, S., *Hindle, A., Brennan, L. (2018). Feeling fat in eating disorders: Testing the unique relationships between feeling fat and measures of disordered eating in anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. Body Image, 25, 163-167.
  • *Linardon, J., Phillipou, A., Castle, D., Newton, R., Harrison, P., Cistullo, L.L., Griffiths, S., *Hindle, A., Brennan, L. (2018). The relative associations of shape and weight over-evaluation, preoccupation, dissatisfaction, and fear of weight gain with measures of psychopathology: An extension study in individuals with anorexia nervosa. Eating Behaviors, 29, 54-58.
  • McLean, S.A., Wertheim, E.H. & Paxton, S.J. (2018). Preferences for being muscular and lean in 6-year-old boys. Body Image, 26, 98-102.
  • *Prickett, C., Stolwyk, R., O'Brien, P., & Brennan, L. (2017). Neuropsychological functioning in mid-life treatment-seeking adults with obesity: A cross-sectional study. Obesity Surgery, 22, 532-540.
  • *Priess, K., de la Piedad Garcia, X., Clarke, D., O'Brien, P., & Brennan, L. (2018). Psychosocial predictors of change in depressive symptoms following bariatric surgery. Obesity Surgery, 26, 1578-1586.
  • Sproesser, G., Imada, I., Furumitsu, I., Rozin, P., Ruby, M. B., Arbit, N., Fischler, C., Schupp, H. T., & Renner, B. (2018). What constitutes traditional and modern eating? The case of Japan. Nutrients, 10(2), 118. doi:10.3390/nu10020118
  • Sproesser, G., Ruby, M. B., Arbit, N., Rozin, P., Schupp, H., & Renner, B. (2018). The Eating Motivation Survey in three countries: Results from the USA, India, and Germany. Public Health Nutrition, 21(3), 515-525. doi:10.1017/S1368980017002798
  • Tamplin, N., McLean, S.A., & Paxton, S.J. (2018). Social media literacy protects against the negative impact of exposure to appearance ideal social media images in vulnerable young adults. Body Image, 26, 29-37.
  • Teede H.J., Misso M.L., Costello M.F., Dokras A., Laven J., Moran L., Piltonen T., Norman R.J., Andersen M., Azziz R., Balen A., Baye E., Boyle J., Brennan L., Broekmans F., Dabadghao P., Devoto L., Dewailly D., Downes L., Fauser B., Franks S., Garad R.M., Gibson-Helm M., Harrison C., Hart R., Hawkes R., Hirschberg A., Hoeger K., Hohmann F., Hohmann H., Vet D., Hutchison S., Joham A., Johnson L., Jordan C., Kulkarni J., Legro R.S., Li R., Lujan M., Malhotra J., Mansfield D., Marsh K., McAllister V., Mocanu E., Mol B.W., Ng E., Oberfield S., Ottey S., Pena A., Qiao J., Redman L., Rodgers R., Rombauts L., Romualdi D., Shah D., Speight J., Spritzer P.M., Stener-Victorin E., Stepto N., Tapanainen J.S., Tassone E.C., Thangaratinam S., Thondan M., Tzeng C.-R., van der Spuy Z., Vanky E., Vogiatzi M., Wan A., Wijeyaratne C., Witchel S., Woolcock J., Yildiz B.O. (2018). Translation and implementation of the Australian-led PCOS guideline: Clinical summary and translation resources from the International Evidence=based Guideline for the Assessment and Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Medical Journal of Australia, 209(s7), 3-8.
  • Teede H.J., Misso M.L., Costello M.F., Dokras A., Laven J., Moran L., Piltonen T., Norman R.J., Andersen M., Azziz R., Balen A., Baye E., Boyle J., Brennan L., Broekmans F., Dabadghao P., Devoto L., Dewailly D., Downes L., Fauser B., Franks S., Garad R.M., Gibson-Helm M., Harrison C., Hart R., Hawkes R., Hirschberg A., Hoeger K., Hohmann F., Hohmann H., Vet D., Hutchison S., Joham A., Johnson L., Jordan C., Kulkarni J., Legro R.S., Li R., Lujan M., Malhotra J., Mansfield D., Marsh K., McAllister V., Mocanu E., Mol B.W., Ng E., Oberfield S., Ottey S., Pena A., Qiao J., Redman L., Rodgers R., Rombauts L., Romualdi D., Shah D., Speight J., Spritzer P.M., Stener-Victorin E., Stepto N., Tapanainen J.S., Tassone E.C., Thangaratinam S., Thondan M., Tzeng C.-R., van der Spuy Z., Vanky E., Vogiatzi M., Wan A., Wijeyaratne C., Witchel S., Woolcock J., Yildiz B.O. (2018). Recommendations from the international evidence-based guideline for the assessment and management of polycystic ovary syndrome. Human Reproduction.
  • Teychennea, M., van der Pligta, P., Abbotta, G., Brennan, L., Olanderd, E.K. (2018). Feasibility and acceptability of a home-based physical activity program for postnatal women with depressive symptoms: A pilot study. Mental Health and Physical Activity, 14, 82-89.

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