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Geller, S., Handelzalts, J. E., Levy, S., Boxer, N., Todd, J., & Swami, V. (in press). An examination of the factor structure and preliminary assessment of the psychometric properties of a Hebrew translation of the Body Appreciation Scale-2 (BAS-2). Body Image. https://bit.ly/2MHxaDk

Swami, V. (In press). Impact of exposure to films of natural and built environments on body image in older adults. In N. Columbus (Ed.), The natural environment: Past, present, and future perspectives. Hauppage, NY: Nova Science Publishers. https://bit.ly/34us5oG

Swami, V. (In press). German and Tagalog happiness scales: Update. In F. Maggino (Ed.), Encyclopedia of quality of life and well-being research (2nd ed.). Amsterdam: Elsevier.

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.

 

2020

Swami, V., Furnham, A., Horne, G., & Stieger, S. (2020). Taking it apart and putting it back together again: Using Item Pool Visualisation to summarise complex data patterns in (positive) body image research. Body Image. https://bit.ly/3cxzx6Y

Barron, D., Vintila, M., & Swami, V. (2020). M236. An assessment of the dimensionality of Romanian translation of the schizotypal personality questionnaire and associations with quality of life, self-esteem, and life satisfaction. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 46(Supplement_1), S226. doi:10.1093/schbul/sbaa030.548 https://bit.ly/30psha8

Todd, J., Aspell, J., Barron, D., Toh, E. K. L., Zahari, H. S., Mohd. Khatib, N. A., Laughton, R., & Swami, V. (2020). Greater gastric interoception is associated with more positive body image: Evidence from adults in Malaysia and the United Kingdom. Body Image, 34, 101-111. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2020.05.011 https://bit.ly/3eqSFnB

Todd, J., & Swami, V. (2020). Assessing the measurement invariance of two positive body image instruments in adults from Malaysia and the United Kingdom. Body Image, 34, 112-116. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2020.05.009 https://bit.ly/2y1dQNA

Swami, V., Barron, D., Todd, J., Horne, G., & Furnham, A. (2020). Nature exposure and positive body image:(Re-) examining the mediating roles of connectedness to nature and trait mindfulness. Body Image, 34, 201-208. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2020.06.004 https://bit.ly/2BwhD7i

Rich, G. J., Jaafar, J. L., & Barron, D. (2020). Psychology in Southeast Asia: Sociocultural, Clinical and Health Perspectives. London: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780367823566 https://bit.ly/3bij318

Rich, G. J., Jaafar, J. L., & Barron, D. (2020). Psychology in Southeast Asia: An overview. In Rich, G. J., Jaffar, J. L., & Barron, D. (Eds.), Psychology in Southeast Asia: Sociocultural, Clinical and Health Perspectives (pp. 1-9). London: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780367823566-1 https://bit.ly/3du8Vnk

Barron, D., Mohd. Khatib. N. A., Zahari, H. S., & Toh. E. K. L. (2020). Psychology in the Philippines: An overview of the state of the discipline emphasising sociocultural, clinical, and health perspectives. In Rich, G. J., Jaffar, J. L., & Barron, D. (Eds.), Psychology in Southeast Asia: Sociocultural, Clinical and Health Perspectives (pp. 15-32). London: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780367823566-2 https://bit.ly/2LbDZMU

Terrighena. E., & Barron. D. (2020). Filipina migrant domestic workers in Asia: Mental health and resilience. In Rich, G. J., Jaffar, J. L., & Barron, D. (Eds.), Psychology in Southeast Asia: Sociocultural, Clinical and Health Perspectives (pp. 51-67). London: Routledge. https://bit.ly/2yvkTP4

Barron. D. (2020). Identity and health perspectives in Southeast Asia, with assessment concerns. In Rich, G. J., Jaffar, J. L., & Barron, D. (Eds.), Psychology in Southeast Asia: Sociocultural, Clinical and Health Perspectives (pp. 163-165). London: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780367823566-103 https://bit.ly/2Wb4KHk

Swami, V. (2020). Measures of body image and disordered eating for use with Malaysian populations: A critical review and methodologic critique of the recent literature. In G. J. Rich, J. L. Jaafar, & D. Barron (Eds.), Psychology in Southeast Asia: Sociocultural, Clinical and Health Perspectives (pp. 192-202). London: Routledge.

Barron, D., & Toh, E. K. L. (2020).The case of post hoc ergo propter hoc with the psychological assessment of schizotypy and psychotic-like experiences in Southeast Asia. In Rich, G. J., Jaffar, J. L., & Barron, D. (Eds.), Psychology in Southeast Asia: Sociocultural, Clinical and Health Perspectives (pp. 204-216). London: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780367823566-15 https://bit.ly/2yCwCeB

Rich, G. J., Jaafar, J. L., & Barron, D. (2020). Conclusion: Past, present, and future of psychology in Southeast Asia. In Rich, G. J., Jaffar, J. L., & Barron, D. (Eds.), Psychology in Southeast Asia: Sociocultural, Clinical and Health Perspectives (pp. 217-220). London: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780367823566-16 https://bit.ly/2L9ZDAT

Swami, V., Zahari, H. S., & Barron, D. (2020). Conspiracy theories in Southeast Asia. In P. Knight & M. Butter (Eds.), Handbook of Conspiracy Theories. London: Routledge. https://bit.ly/2JACPcD

Swami, V., Vintila, M., Goian, C., Tudorel, O., & Bucur, V. (2020). Mental health literacy of maternal and paternal postnatal depression in a community sample of Romanian adults. International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation. doi:10.1037/ipp0000130 https://bit.ly/2ULa5TN

Todd, J., Barron, D., Aspell, J. E., Mohd. Khatib, N. A., Toh, E. K. L., Zahari, H. S., & Swami, V. (2020). Translation and validation of a Bahasa Malaysia (Malay) version of the Multidimensional Assessment of Interoceptive Awareness (MAIA). PLoS ONE, 15(4), e0231048. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0231048 https://bit.ly/3bBXKZ3

Swami, V., Mohd.Khatib, N. A., Vidal-Mollón, J., Vintila, M., Barron, D., Goian, C., …& Zahari, H. S. (2020). Visits to natural environments improve state body appreciation: Evidence from Malaysia, Romania, and Spain. Ecopsychology, 12(1), 24-35. doi:10.1089/eco.2019.0065 https://bit.ly/2W4pm4j

Swami, V. (2020). Body image benefits of allotment gardening. Ecopsychology, 12(1), 19-23. doi:10.1089/eco.2019.0032 https://bit.ly/2C8KEmb

Swami, V., Tran, U. S., Barron, D., Afhami, R., Aimé, A., Almenara, C. A., … &Argyrides, M. (2020). The Breast Size Satisfaction Survey (BSSS): Breast size dissatisfaction and its antecedents and outcomes in women from 40 nations. Body image32, 199-217. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2020.01.006 https://cutt.ly/0rT5L5K

Swami, V., Zahari, H. S., Khatib, N. A. M., Toh, E. K. L., & Barron, D. (2020). Promoting inter-ethnic understanding and empathy using a Round Table Cinema Activity with Malaysian Malay and Chinese students. Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science, 1-22. doi:10.1007/s12124-020-09514-7 https://cutt.ly/MrT7mma

Swami, V., Todd, J., Zahari, H. S., Khatib, N. A. M., Toh, E. K. L., & Barron, D. (2020). Dimensional structure, psychometric properties, and sex and ethnic invariance of a Bahasa Malaysia (Malay) translation of the Intuitive Eating Scale-2 (IES-2). Body Image32, 167-179. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2020.01.003 https://cutt.ly/PrT7EOG

Grabovac, I., Cao, C., Haider, S., Stefanac, S., Jackson, S. E., Swami, V., …& Yang, L. (2020). Associations among physical activity, sedentary behavior, and weight status with sexuality outcomes: Analyses from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. The Journal of Sexual Medicine17(1), 60-68. doi:10.1016/j.jsxm.2019.10.015 https://cutt.ly/rrfMYoV

 

2019

Tran, U. S., Swami, V., Seifriedsberger, C., Baráth, Z., & Voracek, M. (2019). “Kneweth one who makes these notes…”: Personality, individual differences, and liking of nouveau roman and existentialist literature and film. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts. doi: 10.1037/aca0000252 https://cutt.ly/srT72Zg

Swami, V. (2019). Is CrossFit associated with more positive body image? A prospective investigation in novice CrossFitters. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 50(4), 370-381. doi:10.7352/IJSP.2019.50.370 https://bit.ly/30Pg7Ff

Smith, L., Koyanagi, A., Pardhan, S., Grabovac, Swami, V., Soysal, P., Isik, A., López-Sáncez, G. F., McDermott, D., Yang, L., & Jackson, S. E. (2019). Sexual activity in older adults with visual impairment: Findings from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. Sexuality and Disability. 1-13. doi:10.1007/s11195-019-09598-z https://bit.ly/33h5A6u

Swami, V., Barron, D., Hari, R., Grover, S., Smith, L., & Furnham, A. (2019). The nature of positive body image: Examining associations between nature exposure, self-compassion, functionality appreciation, and body appreciation. Ecopsychology11(4), 243-253. doi:10.1089/eco.2019.0019 https://bit.ly/327hlMC

Todd, J., Aspell, J. E., Barron, D., & Swami, V. (2019). An exploration of the associations between facets of interoceptive awareness and body image in adolescents. Body image31, 171-180. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2019.10.004 https://cutt.ly/IreH3AY

McCreary, D., Barron, D., & Swami, V. (2019). Evaluating the factor structure and construct validity of the Intensions Health-Related Masculine Values Scale: Is it really a measure of health-related masculine values? International Journal of Mens Social and Community Health2(1), e55-e68. doi: 10.22374/ijmsch.v2i1.24 https://cutt.ly/xreH5PY

Swami, V., & Barron, D. (2019). Translation and validation of body image instruments: Challenges, good practice guidelines, and reporting recommendations for test adaptation. Body image31, 204-220. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2018.08.014 https://bit.ly/32awiOc

Wood, C. J., Barron, D., & Smyth, N. (2019). The current and retrospective intentional Nature Exposure Scales: Development and factorial validity. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(22), 4443. doi:10.3390/ijerph16224443 https://cutt.ly/lreH83L

Junqueira, A. C. P., Laus, M. F., Almeida, S. S., Costa, T. M. B., Todd, J., & Swami, V. (2019). Translation and validation of a Brazilian Portuguese version of the Body Appreciation Scale-2 in Brazilian adults. Body image31, 160-170. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2019.10.002 https://bit.ly/2r7hotP

Swami, V., Barron, D., Smith, L. & Furnham, A. (2019). Mental health literacy of maternal and paternal postnatal (postpartum) depression in British adults. Journal of Mental Health. 1-8. doi:10.1080/09638237.2019.1608932 https://bit.ly/2XqIjjJ

Swami, V., Laughton, R., Grover, S., & Furnham, A. (2019). Asexuality is inversely associated with positive body image in British adults. Heliyon5(9), e02452. doi:10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e02452 https://bit.ly/2koUXO1

da Silva, W. R., Swami, V., Neves, A. N., Marôco, J., Ochner, C. N., Campos, J. A. D. B. (2019). The Body Shape Questionnaire (BSQ) is not invariant across sex: Evidence from Portuguese-speaking university students. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 126(3), 462-476. doi:10.1177/0031512519839537 https://bit.ly/2xElBpb

Lacanna, G., Wagenaar, C., Avermaete, T., & Swami, V. (2019). Evaluating the psychosocial impact of indoor public spaces in complex healthcare settings. HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 12(3), 11-30. doi:10.1177/1937586718812439 https://bit.ly/323lRfj

Atari, M., Afhami, R., & Swami, V. (2019). Psychometric assessments of Persian translations of three measures of conspiracist beliefs. PLoS ONE, 14(4), e0215202. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0215202 https://bit.ly/2YW1guN

Swami, V., Todd, J., Aspell, J., Mohd. Khatib, N. A., Toh, E., Zahari, H. S., & Barron, D. (2019). Translation and validation of a Bahasa Malaysia (Malay) version of the Functionality Appreciation Scale. Body Image, 30, 114-120. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2019.06.001 https://bit.ly/2J8UlW1

Lombardo, C., Panasiti, M. S., Vacca, M. C., Grano, C., & Swami, V. (2019). Motherhood status moderates the relationship between perfectionistic self-presentation and breast size dissatisfaction. Body Image, 30, 75-80. doi: 10.1016/j.bodyim.2019.05.005 https://bit.ly/2I4RjAz

Junqueira, A. C. P., Laus, M. F., Almeida, S. S., Costa, T. M., da Cunha, M. C. F., & Swami, V. (2019). Psychometric properties of the Breast Size Rating Scale (BSRS) in Brazilian university women. Body Image, 28, 34-38. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2018.11.004 https://bit.ly/2Xq8MZH

Swami, V., Todd, J., Mohd. Khatib, N. A., Toh, E., Zahari, H. S., & Barron, D. (2019). Dimensional structure, psychometric properties, and sex invariance of a Bahasa Malaysia (Malay) translation of the Multidimensional Body-Self Relations Queastionnaire-Appearance Scales (MBSRQ-AS) in Malaysian Malay adults. Body Image, 28, 81-92. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2018.12.007 https://bit.ly/2XwvjJD

 

Swami, V., Mohd. Khatib, N. A., Toh, E., Zahari, H. S., Todd, J., & Barron, D. (2019). Factor structure and psychometric properties of a Bahasa Malaysia (Malay) translation of the Body Appreciation Scale-2 (BAS-2). Body Image, 28, 66-75. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2018.12.006 https://bit.ly/2SLNbeW

 

Todd, J., Aspell, J., Barron, D. & Swami, V. (2019). Multiple dimensions of interoceptive awareness are associated with facets of body image in British adults. Body Image, 29, 6-16. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2019.02.003 https://bit.ly/2FT4lRl

 

Furnham, A., & Swami, V. (2019) Attitudes toward surveillance: Personality, belief and value correlates. Psychology, 10, 609-623. doi:10.4236/psych.2019.105039 https://bit.ly/2JPJekO

 

Swami, V., & Shaw, L. (2019). “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, 37(1), 60-81. doi:10.1177/0276237418777978 https://bit.ly/2NtJevd

 

Horsburgh, H., & Barron, D. (2019). Who are the experts? Examining the online promotion of misleading and harmful nutrition information. In A. Lavorgna & A. Di Ronco (Eds.), Medical Misinformation and Social Harm in Non-Science Based Health Practices: A Multidisciplinary Perspective. US: Routledge. https://bit.ly/2FRICZU

 

Swami, V., Barron, D., & Furnham, A. (2019). Feminist beliefs, empowerment, and positive body image: Exploring associations and between-group differences as a function of feminist self-labelling. In A. Doiron (Ed), Body image: Psychological predictors, social influences, and gender differences. Hauppage, NY: Nova Science Publishers. https://bit.ly/2YMDQUl

 

2018

 

Barron, D., Furnham, A., Weis, L., Morgan, K., Towell, T., & Swami, V. (2018). S113. The association between schizotypal components and conspiracist beliefs through cognitive mediators. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 44(suppl_1), S368-S369. doi:10.1093/schbul/sby018.900 https://bit.ly/3dVgEeb

 

da Silva, W. R., Neves, A. N., Ferreira, L., Campos, A. D. B., & Swami, V. (2018). A psychometric investigation of Brazilian Portuguese versions of the Caregiver Eating Messages Scale and Intuitive Eating Scale-2. Eating and Weight Disorders, 1-10. doi:10.1007/s40519-018-0557-3 https://bit.ly/2LBNrue

 

Swami, V. (2018, Nov 19). Dads get sad, too. The Psychologist. Retrieved from https://thepsychologist.bps.org.uk/dads-get-sad-too

 

Fonseca-Pedrero, E., Ortuño-Sierra, J., Molina, B. L., Debanné, M., Chan, R. C. K., Cicero, D., Zhang, L. C., Brenner, C., Barkus, E., Linscott, R. J., Kwapil, T., Barrantes-Vidal, N., Cohen, A., Compton, M. T., Tone, E. B., Suhr, J., Bobes, J., Fumero, A., Giakoumaki, S., Tsaousis, I., Preti, A., Chmielewski, M., Laloyaux, J., Mechri, A., Lahmar, M. A., Wuthrich, B., Larøi, F., Badcock, J. C., Jablensky, A., Barron, D., Swami, V., Tran, U. S., & Voracek, M. (2018). Brief assessment of schizotypal traits: A multinational study. Schizophrenia Research, 197, 182-191. doi:10.1016/j.schres.2017.10.043 https://bit.ly/2Lx9GBD

 

Barron, D., Voracek, M., Tran, U. S., Ong, H. S., Morgan, K. D., Towell, T., & Swami, V. (2018). A reassessment of the higher-order factor structure of the German Schizotypal Personality Questionnaire (SPQ-G) in German-speaking adults. Psychiatry Research, 269, 328-336. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2018.08.070 https://bit.ly/2Lxatm5

 

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 https://bit.ly/2JbgQd6

 

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 https://bit.ly/2KYSFR8

 

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 https://bit.ly/2S21tXr

 

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 https://bit.ly/2XpJZ8m

 

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 https://bit.ly/2XmtTkC

 

Furnham, A., & Swami, V. (2018). Mental health literacy: A review of what it is and why it matters. International Perspectives in Psychology, 7(4), 240-257. doi:10.1037/ipp0000094 https://bit.ly/2JlQUuj

 

Swami, V., Pickering, M., Barron, D., & Patel, S. (2018). The impact of exposure to films of natural and built environments on state body appreciation. Body Image, 26, 70-73. doi:10.1016/.bodyim.2018.06.002 https://bit.ly/2YFqBWt

 

Swami, V., Vintila, M., Tudorel, O., Goian, C., & Barron, D. (2018). Factor structure and psychometric properties of a Romanian translation of the Drive for Muscularity Scale (DMS) in university men. Body Image, 25, 61-68. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2017.08.001 https://bit.ly/2KWV9j7

 

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 (pp. 62-75). London: Psychology Press.

 

Swami, V. (2018). 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 (pp. 59-91). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

 

2017

 

Swami, V., & Barron, D. (2017). Recommendations to improve body image research in an increasingly globalised world. Malaysian Journal of Nutrition, 23, 3-10. https://bit.ly/2LHfwQG

 

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 https://bit.ly/2XmVihE

 

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 https://bit.ly/2xvUsoi

 

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 https://bit.ly/2KZqz8y

 

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 https://bit.ly/2xtF7Eq


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