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Kristin J Billaud Feragen
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Feragen KB et al.
Psychol Health. 2016 Dec 07 Epub 2016 Dec 07
OBJECTIVE: A congenital craniofacial anomaly (CFA) is expected to impact upon several domains of psychological, emotional and social functioning, yet no recent reviews have comprehensively summarised the available literature. Further, existing reviews tend to draw upon literature in the field of cleft lip and palate, and do not give substantive attention... more...
 
 
Berg E et al.
JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Nov 1;170(11):1063-1070
Importance: Parents regularly express concern about long-term health outcomes for children who are born with an oral cleft. Objective: To assess whether oral clefts affect the health and ability to work of young adults. Design, Setting, and Participants: A population-based cohort study was conducted on all individuals born in Norway between calendar... more...
 
 
Feragen KB et al.
Body Image. 2016 Sep;18:143-52 Epub 2016 Jul 25
During adolescence, romantic relationships are a key developmental milestone. Coupled with the increasing salience of appearance and social acceptance, adolescents with an appearance-altering condition may feel particularly vulnerable when it comes to romantic relationships. This study aimed to explore the prevalence of romantic experiences among... more...
 
  
Stock NM et al.
Psychol Health. 2016 Jul;31(7):777-813 Epub 2016 Apr 15
OBJECTIVE: Adjustment to cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) is multifaceted, involving several domains of psychological and social functioning. A substantial increase in research in this area has been evident in recent years, along with a preliminary shift in how adjustment to CL/P is conceptualised and measured. An updated and comprehensive review of... more...
 
  
Feragen KB et al.
Body Image. 2016 Mar;16:133-42 Epub 2016 Jan 30
Previous research in both the general population and in those with a visible facial difference has identified potential associations between teasing, dissatisfaction with appearance and emotional distress. However, most studies are based on cross-sectional and retrospective methodology, restricting the interpretation of findings. The present study... more...
 
 
Feragen KB et al.
Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2016 Mar;53(2):161-79 Epub 2015 Mar 20
Objective To explore psychological functioning in children with a cleft at age 10 from a broad perspective, including cognitive, emotional, behavioral, appearance-related, and social adjustment. High-risk groups were identified within each area of adjustment to investigate whether vulnerable children were found across domains or whether risk was... more...
 
 
Stock NM et al.
Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2016 Mar;53(2):222-39 Epub 2015 Feb 04
Background Growing up with a cleft lip and/or palate presents a number of challenges for those affected and their families. Understanding why some individuals cope well while others struggle is key to psychological research in this field. A better appreciation of the factors and processes that contribute to psychological adjustment to cleft lip and/or... more...
 
  
Berg E et al.
PLoS One. 2016;11(9):e0162196 Epub 2016 Sep 15
BACKGROUND: It has been reported that people born with orofacial clefts do worse in life than their peers regarding a range of social markers, such as academic achievement and reproduction. We have compared otherwise healthy individuals with and without clefts, to investigate if these differences are due to the cleft or other background factors.... more...
 
 
Filip C et al.
Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2015 Nov;52(6):732-42 Epub 2015 Jan 02
OBJECTIVE: To describe Pierre Robin sequence patients with a cleft palate from a multidisciplinary perspective. PATIENTS: A total of 104 individuals with Pierre Robin sequence and cleft palate, born between 1980 and 2010. METHOD: Data were collected retrospectively and compared with large control groups. RESULTS: Of 104 patients, 19 (18.3%) were... more...
 
 
Tevik F et al.
Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2015 Oct;20(4):626-39 Epub 2014 Jul 08
There is a need for a better understanding of psychological processes when appearance is changed dramatically through surgery. The aim of this article is to shed light on how complex the process of changing appearance can be, and highlight the importance of including a psychological perspective to the treatment offered to children and adolescents... more...
 
 
Feragen KB et al.
Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2015 Sep;52(5):555-73 Epub 2014 Sep 11
OBJECTIVE: Explore psychological functioning in adolescents with a cleft at age 16 from a broad perspective, including cognitive, emotional, behavioral, appearance-related, and psychosocial adjustment. High-risk groups were identified within each area of adjustment to investigate whether vulnerable adolescents were found across domains or whether... more...
 
 
Stock NM et al.
Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2015 Sep;52(5):543-54 Epub 2014 Nov 05
BACKGROUND: Cleft in the lip and/or the palate (CL/P) is considered to be a lifelong condition, yet relatively little is known about the long-term outcomes for patients. Existing literature is largely outdated and conflicted, with an almost exclusive focus on medical aspects and deficits. OBJECTIVE: To explore the psychological adjustment and possible... more...
 
 
Andersson EM et al.
Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2015 Jul;52(4):452-7 Epub 2014 Jul 24
OBJECTIVE: To describe the frequency of hypodontia and left-right symmetry of hypodontia in the permanent dentition of children with Pierre Robin sequence (PRS). PATIENTS AND METHOD: The sample consisted of 78 children born with PRS between 1980 and 2006 and referred to the Oslo Cleft Lip and Palate Team (OCLPT). Data were collected retrospectively... more...
 
 
Feragen KB et al.
Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2014 Sep;51(5):569-78 Epub 2013 Jun 19
Background : This article investigates the prevalence of conditions that affect cognitive and/or psychosocial functioning in 10-year-old children born with a cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) and explores how the presence of such additional difficulties may affect the reporting of outcomes in psychological research. Design : Cross-sectional data derived... more...
 
 
Feragen KB et al.
Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2014 Jan;51(1):5-14 Epub 2013 Apr 26
BACKGROUND: In spite of studies reporting a relatively high frequency of additional conditions in children with a cleft lip and/or cleft palate (CL/P), almost no research has focused on this clinically important subgroup. The objective of this study was to compare psychosocial adjustment in children with CL/P with and without an additional condition.... more...
 
 
Feragen KB et al.
Body Image. 2010 Sep;7(4):271-9 Epub 2010 Jun 11
This study investigated the role of friendships and social acceptance in self-perceptions of appearance and depressive symptoms, comparing adolescents with and without a facial difference. Adolescents with a visible cleft (n=196) were compared with adolescents with a non-visible cleft (n=93), and with a comparison group (n=1832). Boys with a visible... more...
 
 
Feragen KB et al.
Body Image. 2010 Mar;7(2):97-105 Epub 2010 Jan 20
This study investigated associations between perceived peer harassment and satisfaction with appearance in the presence or absence of a facial difference. A cross-sectional sample of 661 children aged 10 or 16, with a cleft lip and/or palate, completed measures of satisfaction with appearance and peer harassment. Results indicated that the presence... more...
 
 
Feragen KB et al.
Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2009 Jan;46(1):65-74 Epub 2008 Apr 11
OBJECTIVE: The purposes of this study were to investigate self-reported social experience in 10-year-old children born with a cleft lip and/or palate and to gain a better understanding of variables implicated in psychosocial resilience. DESIGN: Cross-sectional study of 10-year-old children from five consecutive birth cohorts, born from 1992 to 1997.... more...