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    • The health and relationship dynamics of late-life couples: a systematic review of the literature 

      Walker, Ruth Ballance; Luszcz, Mary Alice (Cambridge University Press, 2009)
      Late-life husband and wife relationships are increasingly recognised as an important factor in promoting wellbeing, particularly in terms of the health, social, emotional, financial and practical needs of older people. ...
    • Chronotype differences in circadian rhythms of temperature, melatonin, and sleepiness as measured in a modified constant routine protocol 

      Lack, Leon Colburn; Bailey, Michelle E; Lovato, Nicole; Wright, Helen Ruth (Dove Press, 2009)
      Evening chronotypes typically have sleep patterns timed 2–3 hours later than morning chronotypes. Ambulatory studies have suggested that differences in the timing of underlying circadian rhythms are a cause of the sleep ...
    • Cohort profile: the Dynamic Analyses to Optimize Ageing (DYNOPTA) project 

      Anstey, Kaarin Jane; Byles, Julie E; Luszcz, Mary Alice; Mitchell, Paul; Steel, David; Booth, Heather; Browning, Colette; Butterworth, Peter; Cumming, Robert G; Healy, Judith; Windsor, Timothy D; Ross, Lesley; Bartsch, Lauren; Burns, Richard A; Kiely, Kim; Birrell, Carole L; Broe, Gerald A; Shaw, Jonathan; Kendig, Hal (Oxford University Press, 2009)
      Self-medication among the study respondents ranged from 18% to 36% between 1992 and 2004. The most frequent classes of complementary and alternative medicines were vitamins and minerals, herbal medicines and nutritional ...
    • The processing of thin ideals in fashion magazines: a source of social comparison or fantasy? 

      Tiggemann, Marika; Polivy, Janet; Hargreaves, Duane A (The Guilford Press, 2009)
      The present study aimed to investigate the role of processing in women’s responses to thin idealized images of beauty. A sample of 144 women viewed magazine advertisements containing either thin ideal or product images. ...
    • Saccharide Effects on Cognition and Well-Being in Middle-Aged Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial 

      Best, Talitha Marie; Kemps, Eva Bertha; Bryan, Janet (Taylor and Francis, 2009-12)
      The current study used a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled design to investigate the effects of saccharide supplementation on cognition and well-being in middle-aged adults. Participants (N=109; 45 - 60 years) ...
    • Preliminary evidence for a role for impulsivity in cognitive disinhibition in bulimia nervosa 

      Kemps, Eva Bertha; Wilsdon, Alexandra (Taylor and Francis, 2010)
      The present study investigated cognitive disinhibition in bulimia nervosa (BN), and examined whether impulsivity could account for this neuropsychological deficiency. Inhibitory processing of 13 women with BN (16-29 years) ...
    • Integrating Phenotypic Data For Depression 

      Butler, Amy W; Cohen-Woods, Sarah; Farmer, Anne E; McGuffin, Peter W; Lewis, Cathryn M (Journal of Integrative Bioinformatics, 2010-03-25)
      The golden era of molecular genetic research brings about an explosion of phenotypic, genotypic and sequencing data. Building on the common aims to exploit understanding of human diseases, it also opens up an opportunity ...
    • A Cognitive Experimental Approach to Understanding and Reducing Food Cravings 

      Kemps, Eva Bertha; Tiggemann, Marika (Association for Psychological Science, 2010-04)
      Food cravings are a common everyday experience. Yet, they can pose significant health risks for some people. Following initial investigations into the phenomenology, antecedents and consequences of food cravings, recent ...
    • Components of attentional bias for food cues among restrained eaters 

      Hollitt, Sarah Jane; Kemps, Eva Bertha; Tiggemann, Marika; Smeets, Elke; Mills, Jennifer S (Elsevier, 2010-04)
      The study aimed to investigate attentional bias for food cues among restrained eaters. In particular, the roles of speeded detection (enhanced orientation of attention toward food stimuli) and slowed disengagement (trouble ...
    • The selective impact of chocolate craving on visuospatial working memory 

      Tiggemann, Marika; Kemps, Eva Bertha; Parnell, Jasmin Helen (Elsevier, 2010-08)
      The present study aimed to extend previous research into cognitive impairments as a consequence of food craving. In particular, the study examined the impact of chocolate craving on the three components of working memory: ...
    • Restrained eating and memory specificity 

      Ball, Christopher T; Singer, Shereen; Kemps, Eva Bertha; Tiggemann, Marika (Elsevier, 2010-10)
      Autobiographical memories are personal experiences that we store across our life-span. A reduced ability to retrieve specific autobiographical experiences has been reported for a number of clinical populations. Previous ...
    • Body checking induces an attentional bias for body-related cues 

      Smeets, Elke; Tiggemann, Marika; Kemps, Eva Bertha; Mills, Jennifer S; Hollitt, Sarah Jane; Roefs, A; Jansen, A (John Wiley and Sons, 2011-01)
      Objective: Theoretical models suggest that body checking is linked to biased cognitive processing. However, this link has not been investigated in any systematic way. The present study examined the influence of body checking ...
    • Control of Interference During Working Memory Updating 

      Szmalec, Arnaud; Verbruggen, F; Vandierendonck, Andre; Kemps, Eva Bertha (American Psychological Association, 2011-02)
      The current study aimed to clarify the nature of the processes underlying working memory updating. In a series of four experiments using the n-back paradigm, the authors demonstrate that continuous updating of items in ...
    • Does meditation play an integral role in achieving high-level wellness as defined by Travis and Ryan (2004)? 

      Albrecht, Nicole J (Berkeley Electronic Press, 2011-04-11)
      In the emerging discipline of wellness, Travis and Ryan (2004) develop a dynamic theory of wellness that while not explicitly stated takes a systems theory approach to health and wellness. As a result, their theory of ...
    • Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase Gene Variant (MTHFR C677T) and Migraine: A Case Control Study and Meta-analysis 

      Samaan, Zainab; Gaysina, Daria; Cohen-Woods, Sarah; Craddock, Nick; Jones, Lisa; Korszun, Ania; Owen, Michael J; Mente, Andrew; McGuffin, Peter W; Farmer, Anne E (BioMed Central, 2011-06-02)
      Background: Migraine is a common disorder that often coexists with depression. While a functional polymorphism in methyleneterahydrofolate reductase gene (MTHFR C677T) has been implicated in depression; the evidence to ...
    • Genomewide Association Scan of Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviour in Major Depression 

      Schosser, Alexandra; Butler, Amy W; Ising, Marcus; Perroud, Nader; Uher, Rudolf; Ng, Mandy Y; Cohen-Woods, Sarah; Craddock, Nick; Owen, Michael J; Korszun, Ania; Jones, Lisa; Jones, Ian; Gill, Michael; Rice, John P; Maier, Wolfgang; Mors, Ole; Rietschel, Marcella; Lucae, Susanne; Binder, Elisabeth B; Preisig, Martin; Perry, Julia; Tozzi, Federica; Muglia, Pierandrea; Aitchison, Katherine J; Breen, Gerome; Craig, Ian W; Farmer, Anne E; Müller-Myhsok, Bertram; McGuffin, Peter W; Lewis, Cathryn M (2011-07-05)
      Background: Suicidal behaviour can be conceptualised as a continuum from suicidal ideation, to suicidal attempts to completed suicide. In this study we identify genes contributing to suicidal behaviour in the depression ...
    • Testing the validity of implicit measures of wanting and liking 

      Tibboel, Helen; De Houwer, Jan; Spruyt, A; Field, M; Kemps, Eva Bertha; Crombez, G (Elsevier, 2011-09)
      Background and objectives: Over the last decade, there has been a surge of studies examining implicit processes underlying addiction. Some implicit measures are assumed to reflect “liking” whereas other implicit measures ...
    • Utility of the pooling approach as applied to whole genome association scans with highdensity Affymetrix microarrays 

      Schosser, Alexandra; Pirlo, Katrina; Gaysina, Daria; Cohen-Woods, Sarah; Schalkwyk, Leonard C; Elkin, Amanda; Korszun, Ania; Gunasinghe, Cerisse; Gray, Joanna; Jones, Lisa; Meaburn, Emma; Farmer, Anne E; Craig, Ian W; McGuffin, Peter W (BioMed Central, 2011-11-01)
      Background: We report an attempt to extend the previously successful approach of combining SNP (single nucleotide polymorphism) microarrays and DNA pooling (SNP-MaP) employing high-density microarrays. Whereas earlier ...
    • A longitudinal investigation of the impact of disordered eating on young women's quality of life 

      Wade, Tracey Diane; Wilksch, Simon Mark; Lee, C (American Psychological Association, 2011-11-07)
      OBJECTIVE: The extent to which subclinical levels of disordered eating affect quality of life (QOL) was assessed. METHOD: Four waves of self-report data from Survey 2 (S2) to 5 (S5) of a national longitudinal survey of ...
    • Examination of the Sociocultural Attitudes Towards Appearance Questionnaire-3 in a mixed-gender young-adolescent sample 

      Wilksch, Simon Mark; Wade, Tracey Diane (American Psychological Association, 2012)
      Thin-ideal (or media) internalization is an important eating disorder risk factor that has become a central target of many prevention programs. However, evidence for its valid assessment in young, mixed-gender, adolescent ...