Body Image Research Lab - Publications

Brun, I.,* Russell-Mayhew, S., & Mudry, T. (2020). Last Word: Ending the intergenerational transmission of body dissatisfaction and disordered eating: A call to investigate the mother-daughter relationship. Eating Disorders. https://doi.org/10.1080/10640266.2020.1712635

Kassan, A., Goopy, S., Green, A., Arthur, N., Nutter. S.,* Russell-Mayhew, S., & Silversides, H. (2020). Becoming new together: Making meaning with newcomers through an art-based ethnographic research design. Qualitative Research in Psychology, 17(2), 294-311. https://doi.org/10.1080/14780887.2018.1442769

MacInnis, C., Alberga, A. S., Nutter, S.,* Ellard, J. H., & Russell-Mayhew, S.* (2020). Regarding obesity as a disease is associated with lower weight bias among physicians in Canada: A cross sectional survey study. Stigma & Health. https://doi.org/10.1037/sah0000180

Nutter, S.,** Russell-Mayhew, S., & Saunders, J. F.** (2020). Towards a sociocultural model of weight stigma. Eating and Weight Disorders – Studies on Anorexia Bulimia and Obesity, advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40519-020-00931-6

Nutter, S.,* Russell-Mayhew, S., Ellard, J. H., & Arthur, N. (2020). Reducing unintended harm: Addressing weight bias as a social justice issue in counselling through justice motive theory. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice51(2), 106-114 https://doi.org/10.1037/pro0000279 

Alberga, A. S., Nutter, S.,* MacInnis, C., Ellard, J. H., & Russell-Mayhew, S.* (2019). Examining weight bias among practicing Canadian family physicians. Obesity Facts, 12(6), 632-638. https://doi.org/10.1159/000503751

Alberga, A. S.,  Sigal, R. J., Sweet, S. N., Doucette, S., Russell-Mayhew, S., Tulloch, H., Kenny, G. P., Prud’homme, D., Hadjiyannakis, S., & Goldfield, G. S. (2019). Understanding low adherence to an exercise program in adolescents with obesity: The HEARTY trial. Obesity Science & Practice5(5), 437-448.  https://doi.org/10.1002/osp4.357  

Alberga, A., Edache, I., Forhan, M., & Russell-Mayhew, S.* (2019). Weight bias and health care utilization: A scoping review. Primary Health Care Research & Development,  20(e116), 1–14. doi:10.1017/ S1463423619000227 

            Resulting media coverage: https://conscienhealth.org/2019/07/dealing-with-health-erasing-stigma-and-bias/

MacInnis, C., Alberga, A. S., Nutter, S.,* Ellard, J. H., & Russell-Mayhew, S.* (2019). Regarding obesity as a disease is associated with lower weight bias among physicians in Canada: A cross sectional survey study. Stigma & Health. Advance Online Publication. doi:10.1037/sah0000180

            Resulting media coverage: https://conscienhealth.org/2019/07/dealing-with-health-erasing-stigma-and-bias/

Nutter, S.,* Ireland, A.,** Alberga, A., Brun, I.,* Lefebvre, D.,* Hayden., A., & Russell-Mayhew, S. (2019). Weight bias in educational settings: A systematic review. Current Obesity Reports8(2), 185-200. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13679-019-00330-8

Russell-Mayhew, S. (2019). The weight of the world in her hands. In N. Arthur (Ed.), Counseling in Cultural Context - Identity and Social Justice. Springer International Publishing. https://www.springer.com/in/book/9783030000899

Tkachuk, M.,* Russell-Mayhew, S., Kassan, A., & Dimitropoulos, G. (2019). Adapting descriptive psychological phenomenology to include dyadic interviews: Practical considerations for data analysis. The Qualitative Report, 24(2), 352-370. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol24/iss2/13/

Williams, E.P.,* Russell-Mayhew, S., Gereluk, D., Murray, K., & Ireland, A. (2019). It takes a village: The role of counselling psychology in advancing health and wellness in a faculty of education. Proceedings from the 2018 Canadian Counselling Psychology Conference, 176-183. https://prism.ucalgary.ca/handle/1880/111420

Alberga, A., McLaren, L., Russell-Mayhew, S., & von Ranson, K. (2018). Canadian Senate Report on Obesity: Focusing on Individual Behaviours versus Social Determinants of Health May Promote Weight Stigma. Journal of Obesity, Article ID 8645694, https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/8645694/.

Green, A. R., Kassan, A., Russell-Mayhew, S., & Goopy, S. (2018). Exploring newcomer women's embodied selves: Culturally responsible qualitative research. Qualitative Research in Psychology.doi: 10.1080/14780887.2017.1411545

Klingle, K.,* Russell-Mayhew, S., Kassan, A., & Moules, N. (2018). By the water’s edge: A hermeneutic look at suffering and self-compassion in counselling psychology. International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling,1-10. doi:10.1007/s10447-018-9322-6

Nutter, S.,* Alberga, A., MacInnis, C., Ellard, J. H., & Russell-Mayhew, S. (2018). Framing obesity a disease: Indirect effects of affect and controllability beliefs on weight bias. International Journal of Obesity. doi:10.1038/s41366-018-0110-5

Nutter, S.,* Russell-Mayhew, S., Arthur, N., & Ellard, J. H. (2018). Weight bias as a social justice issue: A call for dialogue. Canadian Psychology, 59(1), 89-99. https://doi.org/10.1037/cap0000125

Nutter, S.,* Russell-Mayhew, S., Arthur, N., & Ellard, J. H. (2018). Weight bias and social justice: Implications for education and practice. International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling. Advance Online Publication. doi:10.1007/s10447-018-9320-8

Singh, K., Russell-Mayhew, S., von Ranson, K. M., & McLaren, L. (2018). Is there more to the equation? Weight bias and the costs of obesity. Canadian Journal of Public Healthdoi.org/10.17269/s41997-018-0146-2

Taylor, K., & Russell-Mayhew, S. (2018). Working to balance: A preliminary constructivist grounded theory of young women’s positive embodiment. Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 52(4). Available at: <https://cjc-rcc.ucalgary.ca/article/view/61230>

Williams, E. P.,* Russell-Mayhew, S., & Ireland, A.** (2018). Disclosing an eating disorder: A situational analysis of online accounts. The Qualitative Report, 23(4), 914-931. Retrieved from https://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol23/iss4/14

Williams, E. P.,* Russell-Mayhew, S., Moules, N. J., & Dimitropoulos, G. (2018). Not Quite this and not Quite that: Anorexia Nervosa, Counselling Psychology, and Hermeneutic Inquiry in a Tapestry of Ambiguity. Journal of Applied Hermeneutics, 0. Retrieved from http://jah.journalhosting.ucalgary.ca/jah/index.php/jah/article/view/165

Williams, E.P.,* Russell-Mayhew, S., Nutter, S.,* Arthur, N., & Kassan, A. (2018). Weight Bias: Twitter as a Tool for Opening Dialogue among Broad Audiences. Social Networking, 7, 111-125. https://doi.org/10.4236/sn.2018.73009

Tkachuk, M.,* & Russel-Mayhew, S. (2017). Health and weight beliefs and behaviours of pre-service teachers: Considerations and implications for a health promotion perspective in teacher education. Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 63(3), 286-393.    

Ramas-Salas, X., Alberga, A.,** Cameron, E., Estey, L., Forhan, M., Kirk, S., Russell-Mayhew, S., Sharma, A. (2017). Addressing Weight Bias and Obesity Discrimination: Moving beyond raising awareness to creating change. Obesity Reviews, 18, 1323-1335. doi: 10.111/obr.12592

Russell-Mayhew, S., Ireland, A.,* Murray, K., Alberga, A. S.,** Nutter, S.,* Gabriele, T., Peat, G., & Gereluk, D. (2017). Reflecting and informing a culture of wellness: The development of a comprehensive school health course in a bachelor of education program. Journal of Educational Thought, 50 (2&3), 156-181.

Lacroix, E., Alberga, A.S.,** Russell-Mayhew, S., McLaren, L., & von Ranson, K.M. (2017). A Systematic Review of the Characteristics and Psychometric Properties of Self-Report Questionnaires to Assess Weight Bias. Obesity Facts,10, 223-237. doi: 10.1159/000475716) 

Arthur, N., Lund, D. E., Russell-Mayhew, S., Nutter, S.,* Williams, E.,* Sesma Vazquez, M., & Kassan, A. (2017). Employing Polyethnography to Navigate Researcher Positionality on Weight Bias. The Qualitative Report22(5), 1395-1416. Retrieved from http://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol22/iss5/15

Russell-Mayhew, S., Ireland, A.,* & Klingle, K.* (2016). Barriers and facilitators to promoting health in schools: Lessons learned from educational professionals. Canadian School Counselling Review, 1(1), 49-55.

Russell-Mayhew, S., Nutter, S.,* Alberga, A.S.,** Jelinski, S., Ball, G.D.C., Edwards, A., Oddie, S., Sharma, A., Pickering, B., & Forhan, M.  (2016). An environmental scan of post-secondary training curricula in primary heath care programs for exposure to the implications of weight bias. Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 7(2), article 5.  Available at: http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/cjsotl_rcacea/vol7/iss2/5

Alberga, A.S.,** McLaren, L., vonRanson, K., Russell-Mayhew, S*. (2016). Weight bias: A call to action. Journal of Eating Disorders, 4(34) doi: 10.1186/s40337-016-0112-4

Nutter, S.,* Russell-Mayhew, S., Alberga, A.,** Arthur, N., Kassan, A., Lund, D., Sesma Vazquez, M., & Williams, E.* (2016). Positioning of weight bias: Moving towards social justice. Journal of Obesity, Article ID 3753650, 10 pages, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3753650

Alberga, A.S.** and Russell-Mayhew, S. (2016). Promoting physical activity for all shapes and sizes. Fat Pedagogy Reader, Peter Lang Publishing Inc., New York, U.S.A.

Alberga, A.S.,** Pickering, B., Hayden, K.A., Ball, G.D.C, Edwards, A., Jelinski, S., Nutter, S.,* Odie, S., Sharma, S. & Russell-Mayhew, S. (2016). Weight bias reduction in health professionals: A systematic review. Clinical Obesity, 175-188.  doi: 10.1111/cob.12147

Alberga, A.S.,** Russell-Mayhew, S., von Ranson, K., McLaren, K., Ramos-Salas, X., & Sharma, A.M. (2016). Future research in weight bias: What next? Obesity, 24, 1207-1209. doi:10.1002/oby.21480

Russell-Mayhew, S., & Grace, A.* (2015). A call for social justice and best practices for the integrated prevention of eating disorders and obesity. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention. doi:10.1080/10640266.2015.1113829

Russell-Mayhew, S., Nutter, S.,* Ireland, A.,* Gabriele, T., Bardick, A., Crooks, J. & Peat, G. (2015). Pilot testing a professional development model for pre-service teachers in the area of health and weight: Feasibility, utility and efficacy. Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 1-11. doi: 10.1080/1754730X.2015.1040040

Russell-Mayhew, S. (2015). The weight of the world in her hands (under review). Invited chapter. In N. Arthur & C. Collins (Eds.), Culture-Infused Counselling (3rd ed.). Counselling Concepts.

Russell-Mayhew, S., Nutter, S.,* Jelinski, S., Ball, G., Edwards, A., Oddie, S., Sharma, A., Pickering, B., Forhan, M., & Alberga, A.** (2015).  Environmental scan of weight bias exposure in primary health care training programs. Manuscript submitted for publication. 

Saraceni, R.,* & Russell-Mayhew, S. (2015). Acceptance Commitment Therapy for women with eating disorders. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Stevens, L., & Russell-Mayhew, S. (2015). Shared risk factors of overweight and disordered eating: An exploration of weight status' association to five-shared risk factors among jr. high students. Manuscript in preparation.

Russell-Mayhew, S. & Mohle, E.* (2015). Does order matter? Intervention effects with five risk factors for obesity and eating disorders. Manuscript in preparation.

Ireland, A.,* & Russell-Mayhew, S. (2015). A case study: The efficacy of professional development about weight-related issues in a rural school. Manuscript in preparation. 

Russell-Mayhew, S. & Sesma-Vazquez, M.** (2015). Current and potential family therapy treatments for eating disorders in Canada. Manuscript in preparation.

Russell-Mayhew, S., & Grace, A.* (in press). A call for social justice and best practices for the integrated prevention of eating disorders and obesity. Eating Disorders.

Russell-Mayhew, S., Nutter, S.,* Ireland, A.,* Gabriele, T., Bardick, A.,* Crooks, J. & Peat, G., (2015). Pilot testing a professional development model for pre-service teachers in the area of health and weight: Feasibility, utility and efficacy. Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 1-11. doi: 10.1080/1754730X.2015.1040040

*Body Image Research Lab Graduate student author
**Postdoctoral scholar author

Note that in the medical field, last author is often considered the next contributor after the first author and/or is often the principal investigator/lead of the research team. 

 

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