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PU-CPM Publications

In press

Fonseca-Pedrero, E., Ortuño-Sierra, J. O., Molina, B. L., Debbané, M., Chan, R. C. K. … Voracek, M. (in press). Brief assessment of schizotypal traits: A multinational study. Schizophrenia Research. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2017.10.043

da Silva, W. R., Neves, A. N., Ferreira, L., Campos, A. D. B., & Swami, V. (in press). A psychometric investigation of Brazilian Portuguese versions of the Caregiver Eating Messages Scale and Intuitive Eating Scale-2. Eating and Weight Disorders. doi: 10.1007/s40519-018-0557-3

Furnham, A., & Swami, V. (in press). Mental health literacy: A review of what it is and why it matters. International Perspectives in Psychology.

Barron, D., Voracek, M., Tran, U. S., Ong, H. S., Morgan, K. D., Towell, T., & Swami, V. (in press). A Reassessment of the Higher-Order Factor Structure of the German Schizotypal Personality Questionnaire (SPQ-G) in German-Speaking Adults. Psychiatry Research.

Swami, V., & Barron, D. (in press). Translation and Validation of Body Image Instruments: Challenges and Good-Practice Recommendations. Body Image.



Swami, V., & Shaw, L. (2018). “It stops your brain from making assumptions about what a body should look like”: The prospective impact of life drawing on adolescents, with recommendations for practitioners. Empirical Studies of the Arts. 1-22.

Swami, V., Weis, L., Barron, D., & Furnham, A. (2018). Positive Body Image is Positively Associated with Hedonic (Emotional) and Eudaimonic (Psychological and Social) Well-Being in British Adults. The Journal of Social Psychology. 158(5), 541-552. doi: 10.1080/00224545.2017.1392278

Swami, V., Barron, D., & Furnham, A. (2018). Exposure to Natural Environments, and Photographs of Natural Environments, Promotes More Positive Body Image. Body Image, 24, 82-94. doi: 10.1016/j.bodyim.2017.12.006

Swami, V. & Furnham, A. (2018). Breast size dissatisfaction, but not body dissatisfaction, is associated with breast self-examination frequency and breast change detection in British women. Body Image, 24, 76-81. doi: 10.1016/j.bodyim.2017.12.004

Swami, V., Barron, D., Weis, L., & Furnham, A. (2018). To Brexit or Not to Brexit: Exploring the roles of integrated threat, Islamophobia, and conspiracist beliefs in voting Intentions for the United Kingdom European Union Membership Referendum. British Journal of Psychology, 109(1), 156-179. doi:10.1111/bjop.12252

Barron, D., Furnham, A., Weis, L., Morgan, K. D., Towell, T, & Swami, V. (2018). The Relationship Between Schizotypal Facets and Conspiracist Beliefs via Cognitive Processes. Psychiatry Research, 259, 12-20. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2017.10.001



Swami, V., Vintila, M., Tudorel, O., Goian, C., & Barron, D. (2017). Factor Structure and Psychometric Properties of a Romanian Translation of the Drive for Muscularity Scale. Body Image. 23, 61-68.

Swami, V., & Barron, D. (2017). Recommendations to Improve Body Image Research in an Increasingly Globalised World. Malaysian Journal of Nutrition, 23(3), iii – x.

Barron, D., Morgan, K. D., Towell, T, Jaafar, J. L., & Swami, V. (2017). Psychometric Properties of the Malay Schizotypal Personality Questionnaire: Measurement Invariance and Latent Mean Comparisons in Malaysian Adults. Asia-Pacific Psychiatry, 10(1), 1-7. doi: 10.1111/appy.12293

Swami, V., Tudorel, O., Goian, C., Barron, D., & Vintila, M. (2017). Factor Structure and Psychometric Properties of a Romanian Translation of the Body Appreciation Scale-2. Body Image, 23, 61-68. doi: 10.1016/j.bodyim.2017.08.001

Swami, V., Arthey, E., & Furnham, A. (2017). Perceptions of plagiarisers: The influence of target physical attractiveness, transgression severity, and sex on attributions of guilt and punishment. Body Image, 22, 144-147. doi: 10.1016/j.bodyim.2017.06.009

Swami, V., García, A. A., & Barron, D. (2017). Factor structure and psychometric properties of a Spanish translation of the Body Appreciation Scale-2 (BAS-2). Body Image, 22, 13-17. doi: 10.1016/j.bodyim.2017.05.002


Edited Books

Jaafar, J. L. & Swami, V. (Eds.) (in press). Psychology in Asia: Selected Proceedings of The Sixth Asian Psychological Association Conference. Newcastle-Upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.


Books Chapters

Swami, V. (2018). The Earth is flat! Or is it? How thinking analytically might just convince you the Earth isn’t flat. In G. Pennycook (Ed.), The new reflectionism in cognitive psychology: Why reason matters. London: Psychology Press.

Swami, V. (in press). Considering positive body image through the lens of culture and minority social identities. In C. Markey, E. Daniels, & M. Gillen (Eds.), The body positive: Understanding and improving body image in science and practice. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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