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Social rank, rank-related life events and eating pathology
This study explored the role of meaning in the link between stress and disordered eating, in particular focusing on social rank
Mucosa-mimetic materials to replace animal tissue in mucoadhesion research
Pharmaceutical scientists often wish to design dosage forms which adhere to mucosal membranes to provide a localised effect. These “mucoadhesive” formulations are typically evaluated using ex vivo animal tissue, a large ...
The Influence of Mothers’ Perceived Entitlement to Have Postnatal Depression on the Process of Disclosure.
Studies showing the impact of maternal depression on the mother, infant and wider family have highlighted the importance of mothers feeling able and entitled to disclose postnatal depression (PND) and seek support from ...
Influence of minimalist footwear on knee and ankle loads during the squash lunge
Squash is associated with a high incidence of knee and ankle joint injuries. The aim of this work was to examine the effects of squash specific, running shoes and minimalist footwear on knee and ankle loads during the lunge ...
The effect of current and anticipated body pride and shame on dietary restraint and caloric intake
Studies have established a link between body shame and eating disorder symptoms and behaviours. However, few have differentiated current feelings of body shame from those anticipated with weight change and none has examined ...
The touched self : Affective touch and body awareness in health and disease
This chapter focuses on how interpersonal, affective touch shapes our sense of self as embodied beings. In the first section, we highlight the centrality of bodily representations for our psychological sense of self, with ...
In silico modelling of prostacyclin and other lipid mediators to nuclear receptors reveal novel thyroid hormone beta receptor antagonist properties.
Prostacyclin (PGI2) is a key mediator involved in cardiovascular homeostasis, acting predominantly on two receptor types; cell surface IP receptor and cytosolic peroxisome proliferator activated receptor (PPAR) β/δ. Having ...