Viren Swami

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Does hunger influence judgments of female physical attractiveness?
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University College of London, UK
    Br J Psychol 97:353-63. 2006
  2. doi request reprint The influence of feminist ascription on judgements of women's physical attractiveness
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW, United Kingdom
    Body Image 5:224-9. 2008
  3. doi request reprint German translation and psychometric evaluation of the Body Appreciation Scale
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW, UK
    Body Image 5:122-7. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Predictors of sociocultural adjustment among sojourning Malaysian students in Britain
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Int J Psychol 44:266-73. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Men's preferences for women's profile waist-to-hip ratio, breast size, and ethnic group in Britain and South Africa
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Br J Psychol 100:313-25. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Factor structure of the Body Appreciation Scale among Malaysian women
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Body Image 5:409-13. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Lay perceptions of current and future health, the causes of illness, and the nature of recovery: explaining health and illness in Malaysia
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 14:519-40. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Big beautiful women: the body size preferences of male fat admirers
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London
    J Sex Res 46:89-96. 2009
  9. doi request reprint An examination of the love-is-blind bias among gay men and lesbians
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW, UK
    Body Image 6:149-51. 2009
  10. doi request reprint The truth is out there: the structure of beliefs about extraterrestrial life among Austrian and British respondents
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW, England
    J Soc Psychol 149:29-43. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Does hunger influence judgments of female physical attractiveness?
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University College of London, UK
    Br J Psychol 97:353-63. 2006
    ..These findings corroborate those of Nelson and Morrison (2005) and are discussed in terms of how cultural contexts shape individual psychological experience as predicted by the theory of mutual constitution...
  2. doi request reprint The influence of feminist ascription on judgements of women's physical attractiveness
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW, United Kingdom
    Body Image 5:224-9. 2008
    ..These results are discussed in relation to possible protective factors against the internalisation of the thin ideal and body objectification...
  3. doi request reprint German translation and psychometric evaluation of the Body Appreciation Scale
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW, UK
    Body Image 5:122-7. 2008
    ..26). The German BAS, a useful indicator of positive body image among Austrian adults, should prove valuable for the assessment of body image in German-speaking countries...
  4. doi request reprint Predictors of sociocultural adjustment among sojourning Malaysian students in Britain
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Int J Psychol 44:266-73. 2009
    ..The results are further discussed in relation to practical steps that can be taken to improve the sociocultural adjustment of sojourning students in Britain...
  5. doi request reprint Men's preferences for women's profile waist-to-hip ratio, breast size, and ethnic group in Britain and South Africa
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Br J Psychol 100:313-25. 2009
    ..In addition, there was a strong positive correlation between ratings of attractiveness and health. These findings are discussed in relation to the interplay between culture and evolution in determining ideals of attractiveness...
  6. doi request reprint Factor structure of the Body Appreciation Scale among Malaysian women
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Body Image 5:409-13. 2008
    ..Results also showed that General Body Appreciation was significant negatively correlated with participants' body mass index. These results are discussed in relation to possible cross-cultural differences in positive body image...
  7. doi request reprint Lay perceptions of current and future health, the causes of illness, and the nature of recovery: explaining health and illness in Malaysia
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 14:519-40. 2009
    ..The results are discussed in terms of the available cross-cultural literature on lay beliefs about health...
  8. doi request reprint Big beautiful women: the body size preferences of male fat admirers
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London
    J Sex Res 46:89-96. 2009
    ..Participant demographics did not predict ratings over and above affiliation with either the FA or control groups. These results are discussed in relation to the growing body of work examining fat admiration...
  9. doi request reprint An examination of the love-is-blind bias among gay men and lesbians
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW, UK
    Body Image 6:149-51. 2009
    ..Overall, these results provide evidence for the existence of a robust positive illusion in self-partner perceptions...
  10. doi request reprint The truth is out there: the structure of beliefs about extraterrestrial life among Austrian and British respondents
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW, England
    J Soc Psychol 149:29-43. 2009
    ..The authors found only political orientation and religiosity to be significantly correlated with factor scores. They discuss their results in relation to previous reports of extraterrestrial beliefs...
  11. doi request reprint An examination of the factor structure of the Sociocultural Attitudes Towards Appearance Questionnaire-3 in Malaysia
    Viren Swami
    University of Westminster, London, UK
    Body Image 6:129-32. 2009
    ..The results of this study stress the need for locally developed scales in the study of body image and a shift away from reliance on scales developed in the West...
  12. doi request reprint Sociocultural adjustment among sojourning Malaysian students in Britain: a replication and path analytic extension
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London, W1B 2UW, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:57-65. 2010
    ..These results are discussed in terms of the role played by income in buffering against the negative aspects of sociocultural adjustment...
  13. doi request reprint Public knowledge and beliefs about depression among urban and rural Malays in Malaysia
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 56:480-96. 2010
    ..This study examined knowledge and beliefs about depression among Malaysian Malays varying in socioeconomic status...
  14. doi request reprint A comparison of actual-ideal weight discrepancy, body appreciation, and media influence between street-dancers and non-dancers
    Viren Swami
    University of Westminster, London, UK
    Body Image 6:304-7. 2009
    ..These results are discussed in relation to the extant research on body image among dancers...
  15. ncbi request reprint Estimates of self, parental, and partner multiple intelligence and their relationship with personality, values, and demographic variables: a study in Britain and France
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW, UK
    Span J Psychol 12:528-39. 2009
    ..Results were discussed in terms of the influence of gender-role stereotypes...
  16. doi request reprint Egoistic, altruistic, and biospheric environmental concerns: a path analytic investigation of their determinants
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW, UK
    Scand J Psychol 51:139-45. 2010
    ..These results are discussed in relation to previous work on ECs and pro-environmental behavior...
  17. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about schizophrenia and its treatment in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 54:164-79. 2008
    ..Lay beliefs about schizophrenia have been extensively studied in cross-cultural settings, but research on ethnic differences are currently lacking...
  18. doi request reprint The influence of skin tone, hair length, and hair colour on ratings of women's physical attractiveness, health and fertility
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, UK
    Scand J Psychol 49:429-37. 2008
    ..Implications of these findings and the limitations of the use of line drawings are discussed in conclusion...
  19. doi request reprint Free the animals? Investigating attitudes toward animal testing in Britain and the United States
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, UK
    Scand J Psychol 49:269-76. 2008
    ..Correlation and regression analyses showed that there were few significant individual difference predictors of both factors. These results are discussed in relation to past and future work on attitudes toward animal testing...
  20. doi request reprint Personality and individual difference correlates of positive body image
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW, United Kingdom
    Body Image 5:322-5. 2008
    ..In addition, higher media consumption and higher (male-stereotypic) instrumentality were associated with, but did not predict, higher body appreciation. These results are discussed in relation to the extant work on body image...
  21. ncbi request reprint Preferences for female body size in Britain and the South Pacific
    Viren Swami
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, United Kingdom
    Body Image 4:219-23. 2007
    ..Implications of this finding are discussed in conclusion...
  22. ncbi request reprint Male physical attractiveness in Britain and Greece: a cross-cultural study
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University College London
    J Soc Psychol 147:15-26. 2007
    ..However, there were also cross-cultural differences: The Greek women showed a stronger preference for a lower WCR and smaller overall body weight than did the British women. The authors considered possible explanations of these findings...
  23. ncbi request reprint Unattractive, promiscuous and heavy drinkers: perceptions of women with tattoos
    Viren Swami
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, United Kingdom
    Body Image 4:343-52. 2007
    ..Results are discussed in terms of stereotypes about women who have tattoos and the effects of such stereotypes on well-being...
  24. ncbi request reprint The relative contribution of profile body shape and weight to judgements of women's physical attractiveness in Britain and Malaysia
    Viren Swami
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Body Image 4:391-6. 2007
    ..The disparity with previous findings using line drawings of women in profile was discussed in terms of the weaknesses of line-drawn stimuli...
  25. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of female body weight and shape among indigenous and urban Europeans
    Viren Swami
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, UK
    Scand J Psychol 48:43-50. 2007
    ..The findings are discussed in terms of evolutionary psychological explanations of mate selection, and sociocultural theories which emphasizes the learning of preferences for body sizes in social and cultural contexts...
  26. ncbi request reprint Evaluating self and partner physical attractiveness
    Viren Swami
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Body Image 4:97-101. 2007
    ..In addition, the results showed that body weight and facial attractiveness were the best predictors of overall physical attractiveness. Implications of these results in terms of social biases are considered...
  27. ncbi request reprint General health mediates the relationship between loneliness, life satisfaction and depression. A study with Malaysian medical students
    Viren Swami
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, L69 3GB, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:161-6. 2007
    ..To examine the associations between life satisfaction, loneliness, general health and depression among 172 medical students in Malaysia...
  28. ncbi request reprint Estimating self, parental, and partner multiple intelligences: a replication in Malaysia
    Viren Swami
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, England
    J Soc Psychol 146:645-55. 2006
    ..The authors discussed results in terms of the extant cross-cultural literature in the field...
  29. ncbi request reprint Big and beautiful: attractiveness and health ratings of the female body by male "fat admirers"
    Viren Swami
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, L69 3GB, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 38:201-8. 2009
    ..Limitations of the study and explanations for fat admiration are discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint Demographic correlates of just world and unjust beliefs in an Austrian sample
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, United Kingdom
    Psychol Rep 105:989-94. 2009
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  31. doi request reprint Self- and other-estimates of multiple abilities in Britain and Turkey: a cross-cultural comparison of subjective ratings of intelligence
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Psychol 44:434-42. 2009
    ..Results are discussed in terms of the growing literature in the field...
  32. doi request reprint Body image and personality: associations between the Big Five Personality Factors, actual-ideal weight discrepancy, and body appreciation
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Scand J Psychol 54:146-51. 2013
    ..These results are consistent with the suggestion that Neuroticism is a trait of public health significance requiring attention by body image scholars...
  33. ncbi request reprint Personality differences between tattooed and non-tattooed individuals
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Psychol Rep 111:97-106. 2012
    ..These results are considered in relation to the contemporary prevalence of tattoos in socioeconomically developed societies...
  34. doi request reprint Further investigation of the validity and reliability of the photographic figure rating scale for body image assessment
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, United Kingdom
    J Pers Assess 94:404-9. 2012
    ..These results provide evidence for the convergent validity and good test-retest reliability of the PFRS...
  35. doi request reprint More than just skin deep? Personality information influences men's ratings of the attractiveness of women's body sizes
    Viren Swami
    University of Westminster, Department of Psychology, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW, UK
    J Soc Psychol 150:628-47. 2010
    ..Correlations showed that participants' own Extraversion was associated with their body size ratings. These results suggest that non-physical cues have an influence on the perception of physical beauty...
  36. doi request reprint Conspiracist ideation in Britain and Austria: evidence of a monological belief system and associations between individual psychological differences and real-world and fictitious conspiracy theories
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Br J Psychol 102:443-63. 2011
    ..These results are discussed in terms of the potential of identifying individual difference constellations among conspiracy theorists...
  37. doi request reprint Acceptance of cosmetic surgery: personality and individual difference predictors
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Body Image 6:7-13. 2009
    ..These results allow for the presentation of a preliminary model integrating personality and individual differences in predicting acceptance of cosmetic surgery...
  38. doi request reprint Weight discrepancy and body appreciation of Zimbabwean women in Zimbabwe and Britain
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Body Image 9:559-62. 2012
    ..These findings support the contention that transcultural migration may place individuals at risk for symptoms of negative body image...
  39. doi request reprint Factor structure and correlates of the acceptance of cosmetic surgery scale among South Korean university students
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London, United Kingdom
    Aesthet Surg J 32:220-9. 2012
    ..While rates of cosmetic surgery in South Korea have risen sharply in the past decade, mirroring rates in other East Asian nations, little is known about attitudes toward cosmetic surgery in the Korean population...
  40. doi request reprint Body dissatisfaction assessed by the Photographic Figure Rating Scale is associated with sociocultural, personality, and media influences
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Scand J Psychol 52:57-63. 2011
    ..Limitations of the current study are discussed in conclusion...
  41. doi request reprint An investigation of weight bias against women and its associations with individual difference factors
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Body Image 7:194-9. 2010
    ..These results suggest that weight bias may affect women at both ends of the weight continuum, which require measures to reduce discrimination...
  42. doi request reprint Men's ratings of physical attractiveness, health, and partner suitability simultaneously versus separately: Does it matter whether within- or between-subjects designs are used?
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London, UK
    Body Image 6:330-3. 2009
    ..These results highlight the importance of considering halo and response bias effects when designing studies of interpersonal judgements and interpreting their results...
  43. doi request reprint Body appreciation, media influence, and weight status predict consideration of cosmetic surgery among female undergraduates
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, UK
    Body Image 6:315-7. 2009
    ..These results are discussed in relation to the extant literature on attitudes towards cosmetic surgery...
  44. doi request reprint Perceptions of the physical attractiveness of the self, current romantic partners, and former partners
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Scand J Psychol 53:89-95. 2012
    ..These results are discussed in relation to the available literature on positive illusions in intimate relationships...
  45. doi request reprint British men's hair color preferences: an assessment of courtship solicitation and stimulus ratings
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Scand J Psychol 52:595-600. 2011
    ..These results are discussed in relation to the literature on hair color and attractiveness, but also in terms of women's own perceptions of their hair color...
  46. doi request reprint Lonelier, lazier, and teased: the stigmatizing effect of body size
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London W1B 2UW, England
    J Soc Psychol 148:577-93. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that body size is an important characteristic to consider when examining body stigmatization among men and women. These results also show support for the beautiful-is-good bias...
  47. doi request reprint Attitudes to cosmetic surgery among ethnic minority groups in Britain: cultural mistrust, adherence to traditional cultural values, and ethnic identity salience as protective factors
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Int J Psychol 48:300-7. 2013
    ..These results are discussed in relation to perceptions of cosmetic surgery among ethnic minority women. ..
  48. doi request reprint Body image concerns in professional fashion models: are they really an at-risk group?
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW, UK
    Psychiatry Res 207:113-7. 2013
    ..Taken together, the present results suggest that interventions aimed at promoting healthy body image among fashion models may require different strategies than those aimed at the general population...
  49. doi request reprint Positive body image: inter-ethnic and rural-urban differences among an indigenous sample from Malaysian Borneo
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 58:568-76. 2012
    ..To overcome this limitation, the present study examined positive body image among rural and urban women from three major indigenous ethnic groups in Sabah, Malaysia...
  50. doi request reprint Factor structure of the body appreciation scale among Indonesian women and men: further evidence of a two-factor solution in a non-Western population
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Body Image 9:539-42. 2012
    ..Suggestions for future research, particularly in terms of uncovering culture-specific factors that contribute to positive body image, are discussed...
  51. doi request reprint Written on the body? Individual differences between British adults who do and do not obtain a first tattoo
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Scand J Psychol 53:407-12. 2012
    ..The effect sizes of uncovered differences were small-to-moderate (η(p)(2) =.07-.14). These results are discussed in relation to the mainstreaming of tattoos in contemporary, post-industrialised societies...
  52. ncbi request reprint A fair day's wage? Perceptions of public sector pay
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, UK
    Psychol Rep 105:957-69. 2009
    ..The implications of this research on public attitudes toward wage determination are discussed, and avenues for further research highlighted...
  53. doi request reprint The influence of the hijab (Islamic head-cover) on perceptions of women's attractiveness and intelligence
    Yusr Mahmud
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London W1B 2UW, UK
    Body Image 7:90-3. 2010
    ..These results are discussed in relation to religious stereotyping within increasingly multi-cultural societies...
  54. doi request reprint Translation and validation of the Malay Acceptance of Cosmetic Surgery Scale
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Body Image 7:372-5. 2010
    ..Results also showed that this overall score had good discriminant and divergent validity. It is expected that the availability of a Malay version of the ACSS will stimulate cross-cultural research on the acceptance of cosmetic surgery...
  55. pmc The impact of psychological stress on men's judgements of female body size
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e42593. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to experimentally investigate the impact of stress on men's judgements of female body size...
  56. doi request reprint The recognition of mental health disorders and its association with psychiatric scepticism, knowledge of psychiatry, and the Big Five personality factors: an investigation using the overclaiming technique
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:181-9. 2011
    ..These results are discussed in relation to the overclaiming technique as a novel method to study mental health literacy...
  57. doi request reprint Marked for life? A prospective study of tattoos on appearance anxiety and dissatisfaction, perceptions of uniqueness, and self-esteem
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 300 Regent Street, London, UK
    Body Image 8:237-44. 2011
    ..These results are discussed in relation to the positive impacts of obtaining body art and the mainstreaming of tattooing in Western societies...
  58. doi request reprint The Acceptance of Cosmetic Surgery Scale: initial examination of its factor structure and correlates among Brazilian adults
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Body Image 8:179-85. 2011
    ..The availability of the Portuguese ACSS is expected to stimulate more in-depth, quantitative research on attitudes toward cosmetic surgery within the Brazilian context...
  59. pmc Mental health literacy of depression: gender differences and attitudinal antecedents in a representative British sample
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e49779. 2012
    ..The present study examined the ability to recognize cases of depression as a function of respondent and target gender, as well as individual psychological differences in attitudes toward persons with depression...
  60. doi request reprint Preliminary examination of the psychometric properties of the Psychiatric Scepticism Scale
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, UK
    Scand J Psychol 52:399-403. 2011
    ..These results confirm that the PSS has adequate psychometric properties for the measurement of psychiatric skepticism...
  61. doi request reprint The relationship between dimensions of love, personality, and relationship length
    Gorkan Ahmetoglu
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, London, SE14 6NW, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 39:1181-90. 2010
    ..The present results may have important implications for relationship and marital counseling. Limitations of this study and further implications are discussed...
  62. doi request reprint The influence of practitioner nationality, experience, and sex in shaping patient preferences for dentists
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Int Dent J 61:193-8. 2011
    ..Participant sex generally did not have an impact on preferences. These results are discussed in relation to the extant literature on patient preferences for different types of health care practitioners...
  63. pmc Resource security impacts men's female breast size preferences
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e57623. 2013
    ..Taken together, these studies provide evidence that resource security impacts upon men's attractiveness ratings based on women's breast size...
  64. doi request reprint "How to spot a psychopath". Lay theories of psychopathy
    Adrian Furnham
    Dept of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:464-72. 2009
    ..These results suggest that educational programmes are required to improve mental health literacy in relation to psychopathy among the general public...
  65. doi request reprint Examining mental health literacy and its correlates using the overclaiming technique
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Br J Psychol 102:662-75. 2011
    ..These results are discussed in terms of the benefits of using the overclaiming technique and signal detection analysis in the study of mental health literacy...
  66. doi request reprint The attractive female body weight and female body dissatisfaction in 26 countries across 10 world regions: results of the international body project I
    Viren Swami
    University of Westminster, UK
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 36:309-25. 2010
    ..Our results show that body dissatisfaction and desire for thinness is commonplace in high-SES settings across world regions, highlighting the need for international attention to this problem...
  67. doi request reprint Patient preferences for dentists
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College, London, UK
    Psychol Health Med 14:143-9. 2009
    ..Limitations of the study design are discussed in conclusion...
  68. doi request reprint What men really want: a qualitative investigation of men's health needs from the Halton and St Helens Primary Care Trust men's health promotion project
    Rebecca Coles
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 15:921-39. 2010
    ..The present study sought to overcome this limitation...
  69. doi request reprint A comparison of the trait emotional intelligence profiles of individuals with and without Asperger syndrome
    Kv Petrides
    London Psychometric Laboratory, University College London, UK
    Autism 15:671-82. 2011
    ..Results are discussed from the perspective of trait EI theory, with emphasis on its implications for the socioemotional impairments associated with AS...
  70. ncbi request reprint Beliefs in genetic determinism and attitudes towards psychiatric genetic research: psychometric scale properties, construct associations, demographic correlates, and cross-cultural comparisons
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Rep 101:979-86. 2007
    ....