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Peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters:

In press

  • Gillespie, S.M., Kongerslev, M.T., Bo, S., Sharp, C., & Abu-Akel, A.M. (in press). Does affective theory of mind contribute to proactive aggression in boys with conduct problems and psychopathic tendencies? Child Psychiatry and Human Development.

  • Ballespi, S., Perez-Domingo, A., Vives, J., Sharp, C., & Barrantes-Vidal, N. (in press). Behavioral inhibition in childhood is associated with impaired mentalizing in adolescence. PLOS ONE.

  • Penner, F. & Sharp, C. (in press). Perceived pubertal timing and borderline personality pathology in female adolescent inpatients. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic.

  • Duval, J., Ensink, K., Normandin, L., Sharp, C., & Fonagy, P. (in press). Measuring Reflective Functioning in Adolescents; Relation to Personality Disorders and Psychological Difficulties. Adolescent Psychiatry.

  • Borelli, J.L., Palmer, A., Vanwoerden, S., & Sharp, C. (in press). Convergence in parent-child reports of adolescents' psychopathology: A Focus on Disorganized Attachment and Reflective Functioning. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.

  • Venta, A., Ha, C., Vanwoerden, S., Newlin, E., Strathearn, L. & Sharp, C. (in press). Intranasal oxytocin enhances trust in inpatient adolescents. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.

  • Hill, R., Penner, F., Vanwoerden, S., Mellick, W., Kazimi, I., & Sharp, C. (in press). Interpersonal Trust and Suicide Ideation Among Adolescent Psychiatric Inpatients: An Indirect Effect via Perceived Burdensomeness. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior. [IF: 3.252]

  • Saxena K, Verrico CD, Kahlon RS, Amin P, Arvind R, Patel M, Sharp C, Williams L, Shah A. (in press). Borderline features in youth with bipolar spectrum disorders. Adolescent Psychiatry.

  • Vanwoerden, S., Steinberg, L., Kauffman, A., Paulus, D., Morey, L., & Sharp, C. (in press). Evaluation of the PAI-A Anxiety and Depression scales: Evidence of construct validity. Journal of Personality Assessment.

  • Wong, C. C. Y., Paulus, D. J., Lemaire, C., Leonard, A., Sharp, C., Neighbors, C., Brandt, C. P., Lu, Q., & Zvolensky, M. J. (in press). Examining HIV-Related Stigma in Relation to Pain Interference and Psychological Inflexibility among Persons Living with HIV/AIDS: The Role of Anxiety Sensitivity. Submitted for Publication. Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services.

  • Venta, A., Magyar, M., Hossein, S., & Sharp, C. (in press). The psychometric properties of the Personality Assessment Inventory-Adolescent's Borderline Features Scale across two high-risk samples. Psychological Assessment.

  • Bailey, C., Abate, A., Sharp, C., & Venta, A. (in press). Psychometric evaluation of the Inventory of Interpersonal Problems 32. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic.

  • Wong, C. C. Y., Paulus, D. J., Lemaire, C., Leonard, A., Sharp, C., Neighbors, C., Zvolensky, M. J. (in press). Emotion dysregulation: An explanatory construct in the relation between HIV-related stigma and hazardous drinking among persons living with HIV/AIDS. Stigma and Health.

  • Buitron, V., Hartley, C., Pettit, J., Hatkevich, C., & Sharp, C. (in press). Aggressive Behavior Moderates the Association between Internalizing Symptoms and Suicidal Ideation in Inpatient Adolescents. Suicide and Life-threatening Behavior.

2018

  • Jardin, C., Mayorga, N. A., Bakhshaie, J., Garey, L., Viana, A. G., Sharp, C., Cardoso, J. B., & Zvolensky, M. J. (2018). Clarifying the relation of acculturative stress and anxiety/depressive symptoms: The role of anxiety sensitivity among Hispanic college students. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 24(2), 221-230.

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  • Ball, E., Venta, A., Sharp, C. (2018). The Role of Maternal Care in Borderline Personality Disorder and Dependent Life Stress. Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation, 5(5).

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  • Gambin, G., Wozniak-Prus, M., & Sharp, C. (2018). Attachment and psychopathic traits in inpatient adolescent females and males. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 81, 73-80. [IF: 2.549]

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  • Sharp, C., & Wall, K. (2018). Personality pathology grows up: Adolescence as a sensitive period. Current Opinion in Psychology, 21, 111-116. [IF: 0.755]

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  • Fowler, C., Madan, A., Allen, J.G., Patriquin, M., Sharp, C., Oldham, J., & Frueh, C. (2018). Clinical Utility of the DSM-5 Alternative Model for Borderline Personality Disorder: Differential Diagnostic Accuracy of the BFI, SCIDII PQ, and PID-5. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 80, 97-103. [IF: 2.549]

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  • Venta, A., Sharp, C., Patriquin, M., Salas, R., Newlin, E., Curtis, K., Baldwin, P., Fowler, C., & Frueh, C. (2018). Amygdala-frontal connectivity predicts internalizing symptom recovery among inpatient adolescents. Journal of Affective Disorders, 225, 453-459

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  • Venta, A., Ball, E., Shmueli-Goetz, Y., & Sharp, C. (2018). Artificial neural network coding of the Child Attachment Interview using linguistic data. Attachment & Human Development, 20, 62-83.

2017

  • Herpertz, S.C., Huprich, S.K., Bohus, M., Chanen, A., Goodman, M., Mehlum, L., Moran, P., Newton- Howes, G., & Sharp, C. (2017). Challenge of transforming the diagnostic system of personality disorders. Journal of Personality Disorders, 31(5), 557-589.

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  • De Clercq, B., Hofmans, J., Vergauwe1, J., De Fruyt, F., Sharp, C. (2017). Developmental pathways of childhood dark traits. Journal of Abnormal Psychology 126(7), 843-858. [IF: 4.133]

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  • Hart, J. R., Venta, A., & Sharp, C. (2017). Attachment and thought problems in an adolescent inpatient sample: The mediational role of theory of mind. Comprehensive Psychiatry 78, 38-47. [IF: 2.549]

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  • Hill, R., Hatkevich, C., Kazimi, I., & Sharp, C. (2017). The Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale: Associations between Interrupted, Aborted, and Actual Suicide Attempts among Adolescent Inpatients. Psychiatry Research, 255, 338-340. [IF: 2.837]

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  • Reddy, R., Ha, C., Newlin, E., & Sharp, C. (2017). Predictors of Length of Stay in a Psychiatric Adolescent Treatment Program. Journal of Psychiatric Practice, 23(5), 342-351. [IF: 1.731]

  • Marshall, K., Henderson, C., Barker, M., Sharp, C., and Venta, A. (2017). Linguistic Analysis as a Method for Assessing Symptoms after Sexual Trauma among Adolescent Inpatients. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse 26(8), 910-926.

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  • Chanen, A., Sharp, C.., Hoffman, P., and the Global Alliance for Prevention and Early Intervention for Borderline Personality Disorder (2017). Prevention and early intervention for borderline personality disorder: a public health priority. World Psychiatry, 16(2), 215-216. [IF: 26.561].§Joint first authors

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  • Hatkevich, C., Mellick, W., Reuter, T., Temple, J., & Sharp, C. (2017). Dating violence victimization, nonsuicidal self-injury and the moderating effect of borderline features in adolescent inpatients. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

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  • Miles, S. R., Sharp, C., Teten Tharp, A., Stanford, M., Stanley, M., Thompson, K. E. & Kent, T. A. (2017). Emotion Dysregulation as an Underlying Mechanism of Aggression: Reviewing Empirical Data to Inform Treatments for Those who Perpetrate Violence. Aggression and Violent Behavior: A Review Journal, 34, 147-153.

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  • Abate, A., Marshall, K., Sharp, C., and Venta, A. (2017). Trauma and aggression: Investigating the mediating role of mentalizing in female and male inpatient adolescents. Child Psychiatry & Human Development, 48(6), 881-890.

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  • Brandt, C. P., Jardin, C., Sharp, & Zvolensky, M. (2017). Main and Interactive Effects of Emotion Dysregulation and HIV Symptom Severity on Quality of Life among Persons Living with HIV/AIDS. AIDS Care, 4, 498-506.

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  • Beck, E., Sharp, C., Poulsen, S., Bo, S., Pedersen, J., & Simonsen, E. (2017). The mediating role of mentalizing capacity between parents and peer attachment and adolescent borderline personality disorder. Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation, 4(23), 1-4.

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  • Hill, R.M., Hatkevich, C., Pettit, J.W., & Sharp, C. (2017). Gender and the Interpersonal-Psychological Theory of suicide: A three-way interaction between perceived burdensomeness, thwarted belongingness, and gender. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 36(10), 799-813.

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  • Vanwoerden, S., Kalpakci, A., & Sharp, C. (2017). The relations between inadequate parent- child boundaries and borderline personality disorder in adolescence. Psychiatry Research, 257: 462-471.

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  • Venta, A., Hatkevich, C., Sharp, C., & Rotenberg, K. (2017). Low Emotional Trust in Mothers is Associated with Increased Suicide Attempts in Inpatient Adolescents with Depressive Symptoms. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 36(3), 221-237.

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  • Ibraheim, M., Kalpakci, A., & Sharp, C. (2017). The specificity of emotion dysregulation in adolescents with borderline personality disorder: Comparison with psychiatric and healthy controls. Borderline Personality Disorder/Emotion Dysregulation, 4 (1).

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  • Bo, S., Sharp, C., Beck, E., Pedersen, J., Matthias, G., & Simonsen, E. (2017). First empirical evaluation of outcomes for mentalization-based group therapy for adolescents with BPD. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research and Treatment, 8(4), 396-401.

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  • Madan, A., Fowler, J.C., Patriquin, M.A., Salas, R., Baldwin, P.R., Velasquez, K.M., Viswanath, H., Molfese, D.L., Sharp, C., Allen, J., Hardesty, S., Oldham, J., & Frueh, B.C. (2017). A novel approach to identifying a neuroimaging biomarker for patients with serious mental illness. The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 29(3), 275-283.

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  • Hill, R. M., Mellick, W., Temple, J. R., & Sharp, C. (2017). The role of bullying in depressive symptoms from adolescence to emerging adulthood: A growth mixture model. Journal of Affective Disorders, 207,1-8.

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  • Mellick, W., Vanwoerden, S., & Sharp, C. (2017). Experiential avoidance in the vulnerability to depression among adolescent females. Journal of Affective Disorders, 208, 497-502.

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  • Sommer, J., Babcock, J., & Sharp, C. (2017). A Dyadic Analysis of Partner Violence and Adult Attachment. Journal of Family Violence. 32(3), 279-290.

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  • Garey, L., Jardin, C., Kauffman, B. Y., Sharp, C., Neighbors, C., Schmidt, N. B., & Zvolensky, M. J. (2017). Psychometric evaluation of the Barriers to Cessation Scale. Psychological Assessment, 29(7), 844-856. [IF: 3.922].

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  • Brandt, C. P., Bakhshaie, J., Jardin, C., Lemaire, C., Kauffman, B. Y., Sharp, C., & Zvolensky, M. J. (2017). The Moderating Effect of Smoking Status on the Relation Between Anxiety Sensitivity and Hazardous Alcohol Use, Sexual Compulsivity, and Suicidality among Persons Living with HIV/AIDS. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 24 (1), 92-100.

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  • Gandy, K., Kim, S., Sharp, C., Dindo, L., Maletic-Savatic, M., & Calarge, C. (2017). Pattern Separation: A Potential Marker of Impaired Hippocampal Adult Neurogenesis in Major Depressive Disorder. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 11, 571.

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  • Jardin, C., Sharp, C., Garey, L., & Zvolensky, M. (2017). The role of impulsivity in the relation between negative affect and sexual HIV-risk behaviors. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy.

  • Jardin, C., Venta, A., Newlin, E., Ibarra, S., & Sharp, C. (2017). Secure attachment moderates the relation of sexual trauma with trauma symptoms among adolescents from an inpatient psychiatric facility. Journal of interpersonal violence, 32(10), 1565-1585. 

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  • Bo, S., Sharp, C., Fonagy, P., & Kongerslev, M. (2017). Hypermentalizing, attachment, and epistemic trust in adolescent BPD: Clinical illustrations. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 8(2), 172. 

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  • Venta, A., Hatkevich, C., Mellick, W., Vanwoerden, S., & Sharp, C. (2017). Social Cognition Mediates the Relation between Attachment Schemas and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 9 (1), 88-95. 

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  • Wall, K., Sharp, C., Ahmed, Y., Goodman, M. & Zanarini, M.C. (2017). Parent-Adolescent Concordance on the Revised Diagnostic Interview for Borderlines (DIB-R) and the Childhood Interview for Borderline Personality Disorder (CI-BPD). Personality and Mental Health, 11(3), 179-188. 

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  • Sharp, C. (2017). Bridging the gap: The assessment and treatment of adolescent personality disorder in routine clinical care. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 102(1), 103-108. 

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  • Katz-Wise, S. L., Williams, D. N., Keo-Meier, C. L., Budge, S. L., Pardo, S., & Sharp, C. (2017, October 5). Longitudinal Associations of Sexual Fluidity and Health in Transgender Men and Cisgender Women and Men. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/sgd0000246 

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2016

  • Somma, A., Fossati, A., Borroni, S., & Sharp, C. (2016). Borderline personality disorder features, emotion dysregulation and non-suicidal self-Injury: Preliminary findings in a sample of community- dwelling Italian adolescents. Personality and Mental Health,11(1),23-32.

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  • Ha, C., Madan, A., Long, T. A., & Sharp, C. (2016). An Examination of Incentive Strategies to Increase Participation in Outcomes Research for an Adolescent Inpatient Unit. Journal of Psychiatric Practice®, 22(3), 250-256.

  • Skinner, D., Sharp, C., Serekoane, M. & Ross, M. (2016). The cultural adaptation of the DISC-IV for use in South Africa: Appropriateness for Sotho Speaking South Africans. Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work.

  • Young, C. M., Neighbors, C., DiBello, A. M., Sharp, C., Zvolensky, M. J., & Lewis, M. A. (2016). Coping motives moderate efficacy of personalized normative feedback among heavy drinking US college students. Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs, 77(3), 495-499.

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  • Mellick, W., & Sharp, C. (2016). Mental state decoding in adolescent boys with major depressive disorder versus sex-matched healthy controls. Psychopathology, 49(1), 53-59.

  • Paulus, Vanwoerden, Norton, & Sharp. (2016). From neuroticism to anxiety: Examining unique contributions of three transdiagnostic vulnerability factors. Personality and Individual Differences, 94, 38-43.

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  • Sharp, C. (2016). Current trends in BPD research as indicative of a broader sea-change in psychiatric nosology? Personality Disorders: Theory, Research and Treatment, 7 (4), 334-363. 

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  • Zvolensky, M., Jardin, C., Garey, L., Robles, Z., & Sharp, C. (2016). Acculturative stress and experiential avoidance: relations to depression, suicide, and anxiety symptoms among minority college students. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 45 (6), 501-517.

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  • Gambin, M., & Sharp, C. (2016). The differential relationships between empathy and internalizing and externalizing symptoms in inpatient adolescents. Child Psychiatry and Human Development.

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  • Jardin, C., Garey, L., Sharp, C., & Zvolensky, M. J. (2016). Acculturative stress and risky sexual behavior: The roles of sexual compulsivity and negative affect. Behavior Modification, 40, 97-119. manuscript ID: BMOD-15-0056.R1. 

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  • Paulus, D. J., Vanwoerden, S., Norton, P. J., & Sharp, C. (2016). Emotion Dysregulation, Psychological Inflexibility, and Shame as Explanatory Factors between Neuroticism and Depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 190, 376-385.

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  • Buitron, V., Hill, R., Pettit, J., Green, K., Hatkevich, C., & Sharp, C. (2016). Interpersonal stress and suicidal ideation in adolescence: Direct associations and an indirect association through perceived burdensomeness towards others. Journal of Affective Disorders,190, 143-149. 

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  • Sharp, C., Venta, A., Vanwoerden, S., Schramm, A., Ha, C., Newlin, E., Reddy, R., & Fonagy, P. (2016). First empirical evaluation of the link between attachment, social cognition and borderline features in adolescents. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 64, 4-11.

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2015

  • Gambin, M., Gambin, T., & Sharp, C. (2015). Social cognition, psychopathology symptoms, and family functioning in a sample of inpatient adolescents using variable-centered and person-centered approaches. Journal of Adolescence, 45, 31-43.

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  • Brunson, J., Acitelli, L., & Sharp, C. (2015). Exploring the Dynamic Nature of ᴉUsᴩ: An Integrative Approach to Relationship Cognition. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 79(2), 131-165.

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  • Kalpakci, A., Vanwoerden, S., Elhai, J., & Sharp, C. (2015). The independent contributions of emotion dysregulation and hypermentalization to the ᳉double dissociationᳩ of affective and cognitive empathy in female adolescent inpatients with BPD. Journal of Personality Disorders, 29, 192-211.

  • Ugur, M., Shastri, D., Tsiamyrtzis, P., Dcosta, M., Kalpakci, A., Sharp, C., & Pavlidis, I. (2015). Evaluating smartphone-based user interface designs for a 2D psychological questionnaire. Association for Computing Machinery: Digital Library.

  • Jardin, C., Zvolensky, M. J., Schmidt, N. B., Bakhshaie, J., & Sharp, C. (2015). Examination of smoking inflexibility as a mechanism linking anxiety sensitivity and severity of smoking behavior. The American Journal on Addictions, 24, 374-381.

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  • Garey, L., Bakhshaie, J., Sharp, C., Neighbors, C., Zvolensky, M. J., & Gonzalez, A. (2015). Anxiety, depression, and HIV symptoms among persons living with HIV/AIDS: The role of hazardous drinking. AIDS Care, 27(1), 80-85.

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  • Claycomb, M. A., Wang, L., Sharp, C., Radcliffe, K. C., & Elhai, J. D. (2015). PTSDᳩs dysphoria and re-experiencing factors and dimensions of rumination. PLoS One, 10(3), 1-13

  • Jacobsen, M. N., Ha, C, & Sharp, C. (2015). A mentalization-based treatment approach to caring for youth in foster care. Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy, 14, 440-454.

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  • Sharp, C., Jardin, C., Marais, L., & Boivin, M. (2015). Orphanhood by AIDS-related causes and child mental health: A Developmental Psychopathology approach. Journal of HIV and AIDS,1(3), 1-18. doi:10.16966/2380-5536.114

  • Sharp, C., Wright, A. G. C., Fowler, J. C., Frueh, B. C., Allen, J. G., Oldham, J., & Clark, L. (2015). The structure of personality pathology: Both general (᳉gᳩ) and specific (᳉sᳩ) factors? Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 124(2), 387-398.

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  • Sharp, C., & Kalpakci, A (2015). Mentalization in borderline personality disorder: From bench to bedside. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 6(4), 347-355.

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  • Reuter, T., Sharp, C., Kalpakci, A., Choi, H. J., & Temple, J. R. (2015). Sexual orientation and borderline personality disorder features in a community sample of adolescents. Journal of Personality Disorders, 29, 1-14.

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  • Venta, A., & Sharp, C. (2015). Mentalizing mediates the relation between attachment and peer problems among inpatient adolescents. Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy, 14(3), 323-340.

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  • Sharp, C., & Vanwoerden, S. (2015). Hypermentalizing in Borderline Personality Disorder: A model and data. Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy, 14(1), 33-45.

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  • Sharp, C., & Fonagy, P. (2015). Practitioner review: Emergent borderline personality disorder in adolescence: Recent conceptualization, intervention, and implications for clinical practice. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 56(12), 1266-1288.

  • Pappin, M., Sharp, C., Marais, L., Lenka, M., Cloete, J., Skinner, D., & Serekoane, J. (2015). Socio-economic status and socio-emotional health of orphans in South Africa. Journal of Community Health, 40(1), 92-102.

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  • Sharp, C., & Kalpakci, A. (2015). If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck: Evaluating the validity of borderline personality disorder in adolescents. Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, 3(1), 49-62.

  • Clark, C. B., Thorne, C., Hendricks, P. S., Sharp, C., Clark, S. K., Hardy, S., & Cropsey, K. L. (2015). Individuals in the criminal justice system show deficits in cooperative behavior: Implications from economic games. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 25, 169-180.

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  • Kim, M.H., Mazenga, A.C., Yu, X., Devandra, A.K., Nguyen, C., Ahmed, S.A., Kazembe, P.N., & Sharp, C. (2015). Factors associated with depression among adolescents living with HIV in Malawi: A strong association with bullying victimization. BMC Psychiatry,15(264), 1-2. doi: 10.1186/s12888-015-0649-9

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  • Venta, A., Sharp, C., Shmueli-Goetz, Y., & Newlin, E. (2015). An evaluation of the construct of earned security in adolescents: Evidence from an inpatient sample. The Bulletin of The Menninger Clinic, 79(1), 41-69. doi:10.1521/bumc.2015.79.1.41

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  • Reuter, T., Sharp, C., Temple, J., & Babcock, J. (2015). The relation between borderline personality disorder and teen dating violence. Psychology of Violence, 5(2), 163-173.

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  • Hughes, S., Power, T. G., Liu, Y., Sharp, C., & Nicklas, T. (2015). Parent emotional distress and feeding styles in low-income families: The role of parent depression and parenting stress. Appetite, 92, 337-342.

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  • Hill, R. M., Rey, Y., Marin, C. E., Sharp, C., Green, K. L., & Pettit, J. W. (2015). Evaluating the Interpersonal Needs Questionnaire: Comparison of the reliability, factor structure, and predictive validity across five versions. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 45(3). doi: 10.1111/sltb.12129

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  • Sharp, C., & Kim, S. (2015). Recent advances in the developmental aspects of borderline personality disorder. Current Psychiatry Reports 17(21), 1-9

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  • Vanwoerden, S., Kalpakci, A., & Sharp, C. (2015). Experiential avoidance mediates the link between maternal attachment style and theory of mind. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 57, 117-124.

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  • Mellick, W., Sharp, C. & Ernst, M. (2015). Neuroeconomics for the study of social cognition in adolescent depression. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 22, 255-275

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  • Mellick, W., Kalpakci, A., & Sharp, C. (2015). Current maternal depression moderates the relation between critical expressed emotion in mothers and depressive symptoms in their adolescent daughters. Psychiatry Research, 227, 224-229.

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  • Reuter, T., Sharp, C., & Temple, J.R. (2015). An Exploratory Study of Teen Dating Violence in Sexual Minority Youth. Partner Abuse, 6(1), 8-28.

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  • El-Behadli, A., Sharp, C., Hughes, S.O., & Nicklas, T.A. (2015). Maternal depression, life stress and feeding styles: Toward a framework for theory and research in child obesity. British Journal of Nutrition, 113, 55ↁ71.

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  • Miles, S.R., Tharp, A., Stanford, M., Sharp, C., Menefee, D., & Kent, T. (2015). Emotion dysregulation mediates the relationship between traumatic exposure and aggression in healthy young women. Personality and Individual Differences, 76, 222ↁ227.

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  • Fowler, C., Sharp, C., Kalpakci, A., Madan, A., Clapp, J., Allen, J., Frueh, C., & Oldham, J. (2015). A Dimensional Approach to Assessing Personality Functioning:  Examining Personality Trait Domains Utilizing DSM-IV Personality Disorder Criteria. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 56, 75-84.

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  • Meier, S. C., Herman, L, Reisner, S. L, Pardo, S., Sharp, C., & Babcock, J. (2015). Testosterone treatment and MMPI-2 improvement in female-to-male transgender persons: A prospective controlled study. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 83(1), 143-156.

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  • Sharp, C., Vanwoerden, S., van Baardewijk, Y., Tackett, J. L., & Stegge, H. (2015). Callous-unemotional traits are uniquely associated with deficits in recognizing complex emotions in pre-adolescent children. Journal of Personality Disorders, 29(3), 347-359.

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2014

  • Madan, A., Sharp, C., Newlin, E., Vanwoerden, S., & Fowler, J. C. (2014). Adolescents Are Less Satisfied with Inpatient Psychiatric Care than Their Parents: Does It Matter?. Journal for Healthcare Quality.

  • Kim, S., Sharp, C. & Carbonne, C. (2014). The protective role of attachment security for adolescent borderline personality disorder features via enhanced positive emotion regulation strategies.  Personality Disorders: Theory, Research and Treatment, 5(2), 125-136.

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  • Subica, A., Fowler, C., Elhai, J. D., Frueh, B. C., Sharp, C., Kelly, E., & Allen, J. G. (2014). Factor structure and diagnostic validity of the Beck Depression Inventory-II with adult clinical inpatients: Comparison to a Gold-Standard Diagnostic Interview.  Psychological Assessment, 26(4), 1106-1115.

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  • Marais, L., Sharp, C., Pappin, M., Rani, K., Skinner, D., Lenka, M., ... & Serekoane, J. (2014). Community-based mental health support for orphans and vulnerable children in South Africa: A triangulation study. Vulnerable children and youth studies, 9(2), 151-158.  doi:10.1080/17450128.2013.855345.

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  • Skinner, D., Sharp, C., Marais, L., Serekoane, M., & Lenka, M. (2014). Assessing the value of and contextual and cultural acceptability of the Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) in evaluating mental health problems in HIV/AIDS affected children. International Journal of Mental Health, 43(4), 76-89.

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  • Ha, C., Balderas, J., Zanarini, M., Oldham, J. & Sharp, C. (2014). Axis I Comorbidity in Hospitalized Adolescents with Borderline Personality Disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 75(5), 457-464doi: 10.4088/JCP.13m08696

  • Alfano, C.A., Reddy, R., Reynolds, K.C, Pane, H., Reuter, T., Sharp, C. (2014). Poor sleep quality is associated with decreased emotional arousal in healthy girls. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 5(2), 168-177.

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  • Kim, M. H., Mazenga, A. C., Devandra, A. K., Ahmed, S. A., Kazembe, P. N., Mhango, J. K., Bvumbwe, M., Machika, M., & Sharp, C. (2014). Prevalence of depression and validation of the Beck Depression Inventory-II and the Children's Depression Inventory- short amongst vertically HIV-infected adolescents in Malawi. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 17, 18965.  

  • Sharp, C., Vanwoerden, S., van Baardewijk, Y., Tackett, J.L., & Stegge, H. (2014). Callous-unemotional traits are uniquely associated with deficits in recognizing complex emotions in pre-adolescent children. Journal of Personality Disorders, 28, 1-13.

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  • Baeza-Loya. S., Viswanath, H., Carter, A., Molfese, D.L., Velasquez, K.M., Baldwin, P., Thompson-Lake, D.G.Y., Sharp, C., De La Garz, R., & Salas, R. (2014). Perceptions about e-cigarette safety may lead into e-smoking during pregnancy. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 78(3), 243-252.

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  • Martin, R., Cirino, P.T., Sharp, C., & Barnes, M. (2014). Number and counting skills in kindergarten as predictors of Grade 1 mathematical skill. Learning and Individual Differences, 34, 12-23.

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  • Kim, S., Sharp, C. & Carbonne, C. (2014). Attachment insecurity and borderline personality disorder features in Adolescents: The mediating and moderating role of emotion dysregulation. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research and Treatment, 5(2), 125-136.

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  • Sharp, C., Venta, A., Marais, L., Skinner, D., Lenka, M., & Serekoane, J. (2014). First evaluation of a population-based screen to detect emotional-behavior disorders in orphaned children in Sub-Saharan Africa. AIDS and Behavior, 18, 1174-1185. doi:10.1007/s10461-014-0739-6

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  • Subica, A., Fowler, C., Elhai, J.D., Frueh, B.C., Sharp, C., Kelly, E., & Allen, J.G. (2014). Factor structure and diagnostic validity of the Beck Depression InventoryↁII with Adult Clinical Inpatients: Comparison to a gold-standard diagnostic interview. Psychological Assessment, 26(4), 1106-1115.

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  • Venta, A., & Sharp, C. (2014). Attachment organization in suicide prevention research: Preliminary findings and future directions in a sample of inpatient adolescents. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 35(1), 60-66. doi:10.1027/0227-5910/a000231

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  • Mellick, W., Sharp, C., & Alfano, C. (2014). The role of BIS/BAS in the vulnerability for depression in adolescent girls. Journal of Personality and Individual Differences, 69, 17-21

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  • Clark, C.B., Thorne, C., Hendricks, P.S., Sharp, C., Clark, S.K., Hardy, S., & Cropsey, K.L. (2014). Individuals in the criminal justice system show deficits in cooperative behavior: Implications from economic games. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health.

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  • Madan, A., Sharp, C., Newlin, E., Vanwoerden, S., Fowler, J.C., Frueh, B.C., Hardesty, S., & Oldham, J. (2014). Adolescents are less satisfied with inpatient psychiatric care than their parents: does it matter? Journal of Health Care Quality. 1-8

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  • Pappin, M., Sharp, C., Marais, L., Lenka, M., Cloete, J., Skinner, D., & Serekoane, J. (2014). Socio-economic status and socio-emotional health of orphans in South Africa. Journal of Community Health, 40(1), 92-102.

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  • Sharp, C., Dellis, A., Hofmeyr, A., Kincaid, H., & Ross, D. (2014). First evidence of comorbidty of problem gambling and other psychiatric problems in a representative urban sample of South Africa. Journal of Gambling Studies.

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  • Kalpakci, A., Venta, A., & Sharp, C. (2014). Beliefs about unmet interpersonal needs mediate the relation between conflictual family relations and borderline personality features in young adult females. Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation, 1, 1-7.

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  • Sharp, C., Kalpakci, A., Mellick, W.,Venta, A., & Temple. J.R. (2014). First evidence of a prospective relation between avoidance of internal states and borderline personality disorder features in adolescents. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 24, 283-290.

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  • Kovacs, S., & Sharp, C. (2014). Criterion validity of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) with inpatient adolescents. Psychiatry Research, 219(3), 651-657.

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  • Sharp, C., Kim, S., Herman, L., Pane, H., Reuter, T., & Strathearn, L. (2014). Major depression in mothers predicts reduced reward-related brain processing in adolescent daughters, with or without depression. Journal of Abnormal Psychology. 123(2), 298-309.

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  • Venta, A., Mellick, W., Schatte, D., & Sharp, C. (2014). Preliminary evidence that thoughts of thwarted belongingness mediate the relation between level of attachment insecurity and depression and suicide-related thoughts in inpatient adolescents. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology. 33(5), 428-447.  doi: 10.1521/jscp.2014.33.5.428

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  • Sharp, C., Michonski, J., Steinberg, L., Fowler, C., Frueh, C., & Oldham, J. (2014). An investigation of differential item functioning across gender of BPD criteria. Journal of Abnormal Psychology 123(1), 231-236.

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  • Sharp, C., & Vanwoerden, S. (2014). The developmental building blocks of psychopathic traits: Revisiting the role of theory of mind. Journal of Personality Disorders, 28(1), 78-95.

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  • Sharp, C., Steinberg, L., Temple, J., & Newlin, E. (2014). An 11-item measure to assess borderline traits in adolescents: Refinement of the BPFSC using IRT. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research and Treatment, 5(1),70-78.

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  • Dellis, A., Sharp, C., Hofmeyr, A., Swardmann, P, Spurrett, D., & Ross, D. (2014). Criterion-related and construct validity of the Problem Gambling Severity Index in a sample of South African gamblers. South African Journal of Psychology, 44(2). 243ↁ257. doi: 10.1177/0081246314522367

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  • Babcock, J.C., Sharp, C., Tharp, A.L.T., Heppner, W., & Stanford, M.S. (2014). Similarities and Differences in Impulsive/Premeditated and Reactive/Proactive Bimodal Classifications of Aggression. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 19, 251-262.

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  • Serekoane, M., Sharp, C., Skinner, D., & Marais, L. (2014). Untold Stories of Fieldworkers Working Amid Adverse Conditions. Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 8(3), 157-172

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  • Venta, A., Sharp, C., & Newlin, E. (2014). A descriptive study of symptom change as a function of attachment and emotion regulation in a naturalistic adolescent inpatient setting. European Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 24, 283-290 doi:10.1007/s00787-014-0532-0

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  • Noblin, L., Venta, A., & Sharp, C. (2014). The Validity of the MSI-BPD among Inpatient Adolescents. Assessment. 21(2), 210-217. doi:10.1177/1073191112473177

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  • Tackett, J.L., Herzhoff, K., Reardon, K.W., De Clercq, & B., Sharp, C. (2014). The externalizing spectrum in youth: Incorporating personality pathology. Journal of Adolescence. 37, 659-668.

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  • Tackett, J.L., & Sharp, C. (2014). A Developmental Psychopathology Perspective on Personality Disorder: Introduction to the Special Issue. Journal of Personality Disorders, 28(1), 1-4.

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  • Venta, A. Schmuli-Goetz, Y., & Sharp, C. (2014). Assessing Attachment in Adolescence: A psychometric study of the Child Attachment Interview. Psychological Assessment, 26(1), 238-255. doi:10.1037/a0034712

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2013

  • Venta, A., Hart, J., & Sharp, C. (2013). The relation between experiential avoidance, alexithymia and emotion regulation in inpatient adolescents. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 18(3), 398 - 410.

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  • Kincaid, H., Daniels, R., Dellis, A., Hofmeyr, A., Rousseau, J., Sharp, C., & Ross, D. (2013). A taxometric analysis of problem gambling data from a South African national urban sample. Journal of Gambling Studies, 29, 377-392.

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  • Marais, L., Sharp, C., Pappin, M., Lenka, M., Cloete, J., Skinner D., & Serekoane, J. (2013). Housing conditions and mental health of orphans in South Africa. Health and Place, 24, 23ↁ29.

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  • Dellis, A., Sharp, C., Hofmeyr, A., Spurrett, D., & Ross, D. (2013). Gambling Participation and Problem Gambling Severity among Rural and Peri-Urban Poor South African Adults in KwaZulu-Natal. South African Journal of Psychology, 29, 417ↁ433.

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  • Ha, C., Sharp, C., Ensink, K., Fonagy, P., & Cirino, P. (2013). The measurement of reflective function in adolescents with and without borderline traits. Journal of Adolescence (36), 1215-1223. 

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  • Meier, S., Sharp, C., Michonski, J., Babcock, J., & Fitzgerald, K. (2013). Romantic relationships of female-to-male trans men. International Journal of Transgenderism, 14, 75-85.

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  • Michonski, J.D.M., Sharp, C., Steinberg, L., & Zanarini, M. (2013). An Item Response Theory analysis of the borderline personality disorder criteria in a population-based sample of 11 to 12-year-old children. Journal of Personality Disorders: Theory, research and treatment, 4(1), 15-22.

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  • Reddy, R., White, R., & Sharp, C. (2013). Gender as a longitudinal moderator of the relation between attributional style and the depressive symptoms over a 1-year period in pre-adolescent children. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 77(3), 233-49.

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  • Schramm, A., Venta, A., & Sharp, C. (2013). The role of experiential avoidance in the association between borderline features and emotion regulation in adolescents. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research and Treatment, 4(2), 138-144. doi:10.1037/a0031389

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  • Sharp, C. & Sieswerda, S. (2013). The social-cognitive basis of borderline and antisocial personality disorder. Journal of Personality Disorders, 27(1), 1-2.

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  • Sharp, C., Fonagy, P., & Allen, J. (2013).Post-traumatic stress disorder: a social-cognitive perspective. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 19 (3), 229-240.

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  • Sharp, C., Ha,C., Carbone, C., Kim, S., Perry, K., Williams, L., Fonagy, P. (2013).Hypermentalizing in adolescent inpatients: Treatment effects and association with borderline traits. Journal of Personality Disorders, 27(1), 3-18.

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  • Skinner, D., Sharp, C., Jooste, S., Mfecane, S., & Simbayi, L. (2013). A study of descriptive data for orphans and non-orphans on key criteria of economic vulnerability in two municipalities in South Africa. Curationis, 36(1), 1-8.

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  • Steinberg, L., Sharp, C., Stanford, M., & Tharp, A. (2013). New tricks for an old measure: The development of the Brief Impulsiveness Scale (BIS-Brief).Psychological Assessment. . 25, 216 ↁ 226.

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  • Venta, A., & Sharp, C. (2013). Extending the concurrent validity of the Self-Injurious Thoughts and Behaviors Interview to inpatient adolescents. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment. Published online doi: 10.1007/s10862-013-9402-

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  • Williams, L., & Sharp, C. (2013). Borderline Personality Disorder in adolescence: The case for medium stay inpatient treatment. Journal of Psychiatric Practice, 19(2), 1-12.

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2012

  • Sharp, C., Ha, C., Michonski, J., Venta, A., & Carbonne, C. (2012). The diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder in adolescents: Evidence in support of the CI-BPD in a sample of adolescent inpatients. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 53(6), 765-774. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2011.12.

  • Sharp, C., Barr, G., Ross, D., Ha, C., Bhimani, R., Vuchinich, R. (2012). Social discounting in boys with and without externalizing behaviour problems. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 25(3), 239-247. doi: 10.1002/bdm.719

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  • Perez, J., Venta, A., Garnaat, S., & Sharp, C. (2012). The difficulties in emotion regulation scale: Factor structure and association with nonsuicidal self-injury in adolescent inpatients. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 34(3). 393-404.  doi: 10.1007/s10862-012-9292-7

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  • Seals, R., Sharp, C., Ha, C, & Michonski, J. (2012). The relationship between the Youth Psychopathic traits Inventory and psychopathology in a US community sample of male youth. Journal of Personality Assessment, 94(3), 232-243.

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  • Sharp, C., Monterosso, J., & Montague, R. (2012). Neuroeconomics: A bridge for translational research. Biological Psychiatry, 72(2), 87-92.

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  • Sharp, C. (2012). The use of neuroeconomic games to examine social decision-making in child and adolescent externalizing disorders. Current Directions in Psychological Sciences, 21(3), 183 ↁ 188. 

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  • Sharp, C., Green, K., Yaroslavsky, I., Venta, A., Zanarini, M.C., & Pettit, J. (2012). The incremental validity of borderline personality disorder relative to major depressive disorder for suicidal ideation and deliberate self-harm in adolescents. Journal of Personality Disorders, 26(6), 927-938. doi:10.1521/pedi.2012.26.6.927

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  • Sharp, C., Ha, C., Michonski, J., Venta, A., & Carbonne, C. (2012). Borderline personality disorder in adolescents: evidence in support of the Childhood Interview for DSM-IV Borderline Personality Disorder in a sample of adolescent inpatient. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 53(6), 765-774.  doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2011.12.003 

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  • Sharp, C., Steinberg, L., Yaroslavsky, I., Hofmeyr, A., Dellis, A., Kincaid, H., & Ross, D. (2012). An item response theory analysis of the Problem Gambling Severity Index.  Assessment19(2), 167-175. doi: 10.1177/1073191111418296

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  • Sharp, C., & Venta, A. (2012). Mentalizing problems in children and adolescents. In. Midgley, N. and Vrouva, I. (Eds.). Minding the Child:  Mentalization-based Interventions with Children, Young People and their Families. London, UK: Routledge. 

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  • Venta, A., Ross, E., Schatte, D., & Sharp, C. (2012). Suicide Ideation and Attempt among Inpatient Adolescents with Borderline Personality Disorder: Frequency, Intensity, and Age of Onset. Personality and Mental Health, 6, 340-351.  doi: 10.1002/pmh.1202

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  • Venta, A., Kenkel-Mikelonis, R., & Sharp, C. (2012). A preliminary study of the relation between trauma symptoms and emerging BPD in adolescent inpatients. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic,76(2), 130-46. doi:10.1521/bumc.2012.76.2.130

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2011

  • Atkinson, J., Sharp, C., Schmitz, J., & Yaroslavsky, I. (2011). Behavioral activation and inhibition, negative affect and gambling severity in a sample of older adolescent college students. Journal of Gambling Studies, 28(3), 437-449. DOI 10.1007/s10899-011-9273-x

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  • Sharp, C., Skinner, D., Motsaathebe, S., & Ross, M. (2011). A qualitative study of the cultural appropriateness of the Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children (DISC-IV) in South Africa. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. DOI 10.1007/s00127-010-0241-z

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  • Venta, A., & Sharp, C. & Hart, J. (2011). The relation between anxiety disorder and experiential avoidance in inpatient adolescents. Psychological Assessment24(1), 240-8. doi:10.1037/a0025362

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  • Collins, P., Stein, D. J., Pretorius, A., Sinclair, H., Ross, D., Barr, G., Hofmeyr, A., Sharp, C., Spurrett, D., Rousseau, J., Ainslie, G., Dellis, A., Kincaid, H., & Bak, N. (2011). Addressing problem gambling: South Africa's National Responsible Gambling Programme. South African Medical Journal, 101(10), 722-723.

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  • Chang, B., Sharp, C., & Ha, C. (2011). The criterion validity of the Borderline Personality Feature Scale for Children in an adolescent inpatient setting.Journal of Personality Disorders25(4), 492ↁ503. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2011.01.017.

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  • Ha, C. Sharp, C. & Goodyer, I.M. (2011). The role of child and parent mentalizing for the development of conduct problems over time. European Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 20, 291-300. doi: 10.1007/s00787-011-0174-4.

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  • Patel, A., Sharp, C. & Fonagy, P. (2011).  Criterion validity of the MSI-BPD in a community sample of women. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment33 (3), 403-408. DOI:. 10.1007/s10862-011-9238-5

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  • Sharp, C., Burton, P., & Ha, C. (2011). "Better the devil you know": A preliminary study of the differential modulating effects of reputation on reward processing for boys with and without externalizing behavior problems. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 20, 581ↁ592. doi: 10.1007/s00787-011-0225-x.

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  • Sharp, C., Pane, H., Ha, C., Venta, A., Patel, A., Sturek, J., & Fonagy, P. (2011). Theory of mind and emotion regulation difficulties in adolescents with borderline traits. Journal of the American Academy for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 50(6), 563-573. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2011.01.017.

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  • Sharp, C., Fonagy, P., Ha, C. (2011). Get them before they get you: Trust, trustworthiness and social cognition in boys with and without externalizing behavior problems. Development and Psychopathology, 23, 647-658. doi:10.1017/S0954579410000003.

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  • Teten, A., Sharp, C., Stanford, M.S., Lake, S.L., Raine, A., & Kent. T. (2011). Correspondence of aggressive behaviour classifications among young adults using the Impulsive Premeditated Aggression Scale and the Reactive Proactive Questionnaire. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 279-285. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2010.10.003.

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2010

  • Michonski, J. & Sharp, C. (2010). Revisiting Lynam's notion of the "fledgling psychopath": are HIA-CP children truly psychopathic-like? Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 4(24), 1-9. doi: 10.1186/1753-2000-4-24.

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  • Sharp, C., Mosko, O., Chang, B., & Ha, C. (2010). The cross-informant concordance and concurrent validity of the Borderline Personality Features Scale for Children in a sample of male youth. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 16(3), 335-350. doi: 10.1177/1359104510366279.

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2009

  • Allen, J.G., Frueh, C., Ellis, T.E., Latini, D., Mahoney, J.S., Oldham, J.M., Sharp, C., & Wallin, L. (2009). Integrating outcomes assessment and research into clinical care in inpatient adult psychiatric treatment. The Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 73(4), 259-295.

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  • Sharp, C., Williams, L., Ha, C., Baumgardner, J., Michonski, J., Seals, R., Patel, A., Bleiberg, E., & Fonagy, P. (2009). The development of a mentalization-based outcomes and research protocol for an adolescent in-patient unit. The Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 73(4), 311-338.

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2008

  • Fonagy, P. & Sharp, C. (2008). Treatment outcome of childhood psychological disturbance: The perspective of social cognition. In Sharp, C., Fonagy, P., and Goodyer, I.M. (Eds.), Social cognition and Developmental Psychopathology, pp. 409-468. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • Ha, Carolyn, Nancy J. Petersen & Sharp, C. (2008). Narcissism, self-esteem, and conduct problems Evidence from a British community sample of 7ↁ11 year olds. European Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 17(7), 406-413. doi: 10.1007/s00787-008-0682-z.

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  • King-Casas, B., Sharp, C., Lomax, L., Lohrenz, T., Fonagy, P., & Montague, R. (2008). The rupture and repair of cooperation in borderline personality disorder. Science. 321:806-810. doi: 10.1126/science.1156902.

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  • Sharp, C., Peterson, N., & Goodyer, I.M. (2008). Emotional reactivity and the emergence of conduct problems and internalizing symptoms in children: A longitudinal investigation. Journal of American Academy for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 47(5):565-573. doi: 10.1097/CHI.0b013e31816765d4.

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  • Sharp, C., & Fonagy, P. (2008). The parentᳩs capacity to treat the child as a psychological agent: Constructs, measures and implications for developmental psychopathology. Social Development, 17(3): 737-754. 

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  • Sharp, C. (2008). Theory of mind and conduct problems in children: Deficits in reading the 'emotions of the eyes'. Cognition and Emotion, 22(6), 1149-1158. doi: 10.1080/02699930701667586.

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  • Sharp, C. & Kine, S. (2008). The assessment of juvenile psychopathy: Strengths and weaknesses of currently used questionnaire measures. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 13(2), 85-95. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-3588.2008.00483.x.

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2007

  • Sharp, C., Croudace, T.J, & Goodyer, I.M. (2007). Biased mentalising in children aged 7-11: Latent class confirmation of response styles to social scenarios and associations with psychopathology. Social Development, 16(1), 181-202. 

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  • Sharp, C., & Romero, C. (2007). Borderline Personality Disorder: A comparison between children and adults. The Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 71(2), 121-150. 

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2006

  • Sharp, C., Van Goozen, S.H.M., & Goodyer, I.M. (2006). Children's subjective emotional reactivity to affective pictures: gender differences and their antisocial correlates in an unselected sample of 7-11 year olds. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 47(2), 143-150.

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  • Sharp, C., Fonagy, P., & Goodyer, I.M. (2006). Imagining your child's mind: Psychosocial adjustment and mothers' ability to predict their children's attributional response styles. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 24, 197-214. doi:  10.1348/02151005X82569.

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  • Sharp, C., Goodyer, I.M., & Croudace, T.J. (2006). The Short Mood and Feelings Questionnaire (SMFQ): a unidimensional item response theory and categorical data factor analysis of self-report ratings from a community sample of children aged 7 through 11. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 34(3), 365-377. doi: 10.1007/s10802-006-9027-x.

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2005

  • Sharp, C., Croudace, T.J., Goodyer, I.M., & Amtmann, D. (2005). The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire: Predicitive validity for help-seeking behaviour from parents over one year. Educational and Child Psychology, 22(3), 28-44. 

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Books:

  • Sharp, C., & Bevington, D. (under contract). Mentalization: A primer for clinicians. New York, NY:  Guilford Publications, Inc.

  • Sharp, C., Fonagy, P., Fletcher, J.M., & Venta, A. (under contract). Developmental psychopathology. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

  • Sharp, C., & Tackett, J. (Eds.). (2014). Handbook of Borderline Personality Disorder in Children and Adolescents. New York, NY: Springer.

  • Sharp, C., Fonagy, P., Goodyer, I.M. (Eds.). (2008). Social cognition and developmental psychopathology. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

  • Ross, D., Sharp, C., Vuchinich, R. & Spurrett, D. (2008). Midbrain mutiny: Behavioral economics and neuroeconomics of gambling addiction as basic reward system disorder. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Chapters:

  • Sharp, C., & Wright, A. (2018). Personality pathology is what personality pathologists do. Current Opinion in Psychology.

  • Sharp, C. (in press). Invited commentary on Gunderson et al.: Calling for a unified redefinition of "borderlineness". Journal of Personality Disorders.

  • Sharp, C., & Rossouw, T. (in press). Working with borderline teens. In A. Bateman and P. Fonagy (Eds). Handbook of mentalizing in mental health practice (3rd edition). New York: Wiley.

  • Sharp, C., & DeClercq, B. (under review). Personality pathology in children and adolescents. In K. Gratz and C. Lejeuz (Eds.). Handbook of Personality Disorders. Cambridge University Press.

  • Sharp, C., Shohet, C., Givon, D., Marais, L., & Boivin, M. (in press). Early childhood interventions: A focus on responsive caregiving. In M. Tomlinson, A. Stevenson, and C. Hanlon(Eds.). Child and adolescent development in Africa in the context of the sustainable development goals.

  • Marais, L., Rani, K., Sharp, C., Skinner, D., Serekoane, J., Cloete, J., Pappin, M., Lenka, M. (in press). What role for community? Critical reflections on state-driven support for vulnerable children and orphans in South Africa. In Westoby, P (eds). & Shevellar, L. (eds.), Routledge Research Companion to Community Development. London: Routledge.

  • Sharp, C., & Michonski, J. (in press). Personality Disorders. In Ollendick, T.H., White, S.W., and White, B.A. (Eds.). Oxford Handbook of Clinical Child and Adolescent psychology. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • Bleiberg, E., & Sharp, C. (in press). Personality Disorders in Children and Adolescents: A Focus on Borderline Personality Disorder. In A. Martin and F. Volkmar (Eds.), Lewis Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Comprehensive Textbook (4th Ed). Baltimore, MD: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

  • Kalpakci, A., Vanwoerden, S., & Sharp, C. (2018). Personality disorders. In M. Pissacroia (Ed). Textbook of Mental and Behavioral Disorders in Adolescence, pp. 387-411. Piccin.

  • Sharp, C. (in press). Close-up: General (g) and specific (s) factors in the diagnosis of personality disorders. In R. J. Cohen & M.E. Swerdlik (Eds). Psychological Testing and Assessment. McGraw-Hill.

  • Sharp, C., & Long, T. (in press). Personality disorders: Psychological factors. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology.

  • Kalpakci, A., & Sharp, C. (in press). Borderline personality disorder and gender. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender.

  • Sharp, C. & Mellick, W. (in press). Childhood Depression. Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

  • Sharp, C., & Trull, T. J. (in press). Emotion dysregulation in adolescents with Borderline Personality Disorder. In Essau, C., Leblanc, S., & Ollendick, T. (Eds.). Emotion Regulation and Psychopathology in Children and Adolescents. Oxford University Press.

  • Sharp, C., & Tackett, J. (2014). An idea whose time has come. In C. Sharp & J. Tackett (Eds.), Handbook of Borderline Personality Disorder in Children and Adolescents (pp. 3-8). New York, NY: Springer.

  • Sharp, C. (2014). The social-cognitive basis of BPD: A theory of hypermentalizing. In C. Sharp & J. Tackett (Eds.), Handbook of Borderline Personality Disorder in Children and Adolescents (pp. 211-228). New York, NY: Springer.

  • Venta, A., Herzoff, K., Cohen, P., & Sharp, C. (2014). The Longitudinal Course of Borderline Personality Disorder in Youth. In C. Sharp & J. Tackett (Eds.), Handbook of Borderline Personality Disorder in Children and Adolescents (pp. 229-246). New York, NY: Springer.

  • Fonagy, P., Rossouw, T., Sharp, C., Bateman, A., Allison, L., & Farrar, C. (2014). Mentalization-based treatment for adolescents with borderline traits. In C. Sharp & J. Tackett (Eds.), Handbook of Borderline Personality Disorder in Children and Adolescents (pp. 313-332). New York, NY: Springer.

  • Ha, C. & Sharp, C. (2014). Assessing for Personality Disorders in the Asian Client. In L. T. Benuto, N. Thaler, & B. D. Leany (Eds.), Guide to Psychological Assessment with Asian Americans (pp. 261-278). New York, NY: Springer Science + Business Media.

  • Kalpakci, A. & Sharp, C. (2014). Assessing for Personality Disorders in the African American Client. In L. T. Benuto, & B. D. Leany (Eds.), Guide to Psychological Assessment with African Americans. (pp. 217-236). New York, NY: Springer Science + Business Media.

  • Sharp, C., & Venta, A. (2012). Mentalizing problems in children and adolescents. In N. Midgley, and I. Vrouva (Eds.), Minding the Child:  Mentalization-based Interventions with Children, Young People and their Families (pp. 35-53). New York, NY: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group.

  • Sharp, C., Fonagy, P., & Goodyer, I.M. (2008). Introduction: Social cognition and developmental psychopathology. In C. Sharp, P. Fonagy, and I. M. Goodyer (Eds.), Social cognition and Developmental Psychopathology (pp. 1-28). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

  • Sharp, C., & Fonagy P. (2008). Social cognition and attachment-related disorders. In C. Sharp, P. Fonagy, and I. M. Goodyer (Eds.), Social cognition and Developmental Psychopathology (pp. 269-302). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

  • Fonagy, P. & Sharp, C. (2008). Treatment outcome of childhood psychological disturbance: The perspective of social cognition. In C. Sharp, P. Fonagy, and I. M. Goodyer (Eds.), Social cognition and Developmental Psychopathology (pp. 409-468). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

  • Sharp, C., & Beckmann, KM. (2007). Human Development. In A. Michael and B. Underwood (Eds.), 1500 Questions in Psychiatry (pp. 107-113). Edinburgh, UK: Churchill Livingston.

  • Sharp, C. & Bleiberg, E. (2006). Borderline Personality Disorder in children and adolescents. In A. Martin and F. Volkmar (Eds.), Lewis Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Comprehensive Textbook (4th Ed)(pp.680-691). Baltimore, MD: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

  • Sharp, C. (2006). Mentalizing problems in childhood disorders. In J.G. Allen & P. Fonagy (Eds.), Handbook of mentalization-based treatments (pp. 201-212). Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons.

  • Goodyer, I.M., & Sharp, C. (2005). Childhood depression. In B. Hopkins, R.G. Barr, G.F. Michel, & P. Rochat (Eds.), The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development (pp. 420-423). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Book Reviews:

  • Sharp, C., & Rossouw, T. (under contract). Borderline personality disorder in adolescents: A mentalizing framework. American Psychological Association.

  • Sharp, C. (2010). Book review. Dialectical Behavior Therapy. The Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 74(1), 81-85.

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  • Sharp, C. (2008). Book review. A generation at risk: The global impact of HIV/AIDS on orphans and vulnerable children. Psychological Medicine, 38, 1211-1212.

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  • Sharp, C. (2002). Book review. Sex differences in antisocial behaviour: Conduct Disorder, Delinquency and Violence in the Dunedin Longitudinal Study. Psychological Medicine, 32, 1-2.

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Other publications:

  • Sharp, C. (2014). Distorted Mentalizing Task. French version (with permission of C. Sharp): Girard, E. Instrument mentalisation traduction. Universite de Sherbooke.

  • Sharp, C. (2009). Distorted Mentalizing Task. Italian version (with permission of C. Sharp): O. Liverta Sempio, E. Di Terlizzi, "Il bambino e le relazioni sociali. Strumenti per educatori e insegnanti" (The child and the social relationships. Measures for educators and teachers) edited by Antonella Marchetti and  Annalisa Valle and published by Franco Angeli (Milano).

To obtain copies of the original task, please contact Carla Sharp at csharp2@uh.edu. To obtain a copy of the Italian version of the task, please email Olga Liverta Sempio at olga.liverta@tiscali.it.