Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters:

In press

  • Hill, R.M., Rey, Y., Marin, C.E., Sharp, C., Green, K.L., Pettit, J.W. (in press). Evaluating the Interpersonal Needs Questionnaire: Comparison of the reliability, factor structure, and predictive validity across five versions. Suicide and Life-threatening Behavior.

  • Kalpakci, A., Venta, A., & Sharp, C. (in press). 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.

  • Sharp, C., Kalpakci, A., Mellick, W.,Venta, A., & Temple. J.R. (in press). First evidence of a prospective relation between avoidance of internal states and borderline personality disorder features in adolescents. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. [IF: 3.699]

  • Sharp, C., Dellis, A., Hofmeyr, A., Kincaid, H., & Ross, D. (in press). First evidence of comorbidty of problem gambling and other psychiatric problems in a representative urban sample of South Africa. Journal of Gambling Studies. [IF: 1.473]

  • Kovacs, S., & Sharp, C. (in press). Criterion validity of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) with inpatient adolescents. Psychiatry Research. [IF: 2.829]

  • Kim, M.H., Mazenga, A.C., Devandra, A.K., Ahmed, S.A., Kazembe, P.N., Mhango, J.K., Bvumbwe, M., Machika, M., & Sharp, C. (in press). 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 [IF: 3.396]

  • Martin, R., Cirino, P.T., Sharp, C., & Barnes, M. (in press). Number and counting skills in kindergarten as predictors of Grade 1 mathematical skill. Learning and Individual Differences. [IF: 2.005]

  • Pappin, M., Sharp, C., Marais, L., Lenka, M., Cloete, J., Skinner, D., & Serekoane, J. (in press). Socio-economic status and socio-emotional health of orphans in South Africa. Journal of Community Health. [IF: 1.293]

  • Madan, A., Sharp, C., Newlin, E., Vanwoerden, S., Fowler, J.C., Frueh, B.C., Hardesty, S., & Oldham, J. (in press). Adolescents are less satisfied with inpatient psychiatric care than their parents: does it matter? Journal of Health Care Quality. [0.47]

  • Clark, C.B., Thorne, C., Hendricks, P.S., Sharp, C., Clark, S.K., Hardy, S., & Cropsey, K.L. (in press). Individuals in the criminal justice system show deficits in cooperative behavior: Implications from economic games. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health. (IF:1.923)

  • Reuter, T., Sharp, C., & Temple, J., & Babcock, J. (in press). An exploratory study of the relation between Borderline Personality Disorder features and teen dating violence in adolescence. Psychology of Violence. [IF: 1.826]

  • Meier, S.C., Herman, L, Reisner, S.L, Pardo, S., Sharp, C., Babcock, J. (in press). Testosterone treatment and MMPI-2 improvement in female-to-male transgender persons: A prospective controlled study. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. [IF: 5.011]

  • Sharp, C., Vanwoerden, S., van Baardewijk, Y., Tackett, J.L., & Stegge, H. (in press). Callous-unemotional traits are uniquely associated with deficits in recognizing complex emotions in pre-adolescent children. Journal of Personality Disorders. [IF: 3.073]

  • 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. (in press). Perceptions about e-cigarette safety may lead into e-smoking during pregnancy. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic. [IF: 0.72]

  • Ha, C., Balderas, J., Zanarini, M., Oldham, J. & Sharp, C. (in press). Psychiatric Comorbidity in Hospitalized Adolescents with Borderline Personality Disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. [IF: 5.799]

  • 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. [IF: 3.540]

  • 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 [IF: 3.195]

  • 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. [IF: 2.359]

  • 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) 243–257. doi: 10.1177/0081246314522367 [IF: 0.414]

  • Venta, A., & Sharp, C. (2014). The importance of attachment security 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), 60-6. doi:10.1027/0227-5910/a000231 [IF: 1.570]

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

  • 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, (2.446) 19, 251-262. [IF: 2.446]

  • Ha, C., Balderas, J., Zanarini, M., Oldham, J. & Sharp, C. (in press). Axis I Comorbidity in Hospitalized Adolescents with Borderline Personality Disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. (IF: 5.799)

  • Subica, A., Fowler, C., Elhai, J.D., Frueh, B.C., Sharp, C., Kelly, E., & Allen, J.G. (in press). Psychometric Characteristics of the Beck Depression Inventory–II with Adult Clinical Inpatients. Psychological Assessment. (IF: 2.994)

2014

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

  • Sharp, C., & Vanwoerden, S. (2014). The developmental building blocks of psychopathic traits: Revisiting the role for theory of mind. Journal of Personality Disorders, 28(1), 78-95. [IF: 3.073]

  • 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. (IF: 4.646)

  • 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. [IF: 4.646]

  • 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 (IF: 1.330)

  • 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. doi:10.1007/s00787-014-0532-0 (IF: 3.699)

  • 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 [IF: 2.938]

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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. [IF: 2.670]

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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. [IF: 3.073]

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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. Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention.

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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 [IF: 2.994]

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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. [IF: 1.17]

    
  • 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. [IF: 1.473]

  • 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, 23–29. [IF: 3.007]

  • Marais, L., Sharp, C., Pappin, M., Skinner D., Lenka, M., & Serekoane, J. (2013). Community-based support for the mental health of orphans and vulnerable children in South Africa: A triangulation study. Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies. Published online

  • 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, 417–433. [IF: 1.473]

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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. . [IF: 2.670]

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  • Kim, S., Sharp, C. & Carbonne, C. (2013). 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(1), 70-78. [IF: 3.540]

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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. [IF: 3.540]

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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. (IF: 0.72)

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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 [IF: 3.540].

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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. [IF: 3.073]

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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. (IF: 4.4)

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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. [IF: 3.073]

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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 – 226. [IF: 2.993]

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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. doi: 10.1007/s10862-013-9402-1.  [IF: 1.866]

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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. [IF: 1.288]

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2012

  • 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. [IF: 2.161]

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  • Atkinson, J., Sharp, C., Schmitz, J., & Yaroslavsky, I. (2011). Behavioral activation and inhibition, negative affect and  severity in a sample of older adolescent college students. Journal of Gambling Studies, 28(3), 437-449. DOI 10.1007/s10899-011-9273-x [IF: 1.473]

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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 [IF: 1.866]

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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. [IF: 1.80]

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  • Sharp, C., Monterosso, J., & Montague, R. (2012). Neuroeconomics: A bridge for translational research. Biological Psychiatry, 72(2), 87-92. [IF: 9.773]

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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 – 188. [IF: 3.35]

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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 [IF: 3.073]

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  • 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 inpatient. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 53(6), 765-774. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2011.12.003  [IF: 2.854]

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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 [IF: 2.938]

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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  [IF: 1.1]

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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 [IF: 0.72]

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2011

  • 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 [IF: 2.861]

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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 [IF: 2.993]

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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. [IF: 1.702]

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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), 492–503. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2011.01.017. [IF: 3.073]

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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. [IP: 3.699]

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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 [IF: 1.866]

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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, 581–592. doi: 10.1007/s00787-011-0225-x. [IP: 3.699]

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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. [IF: 6.444]

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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. [IF: 4.926]

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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. [IF: 2.359]

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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. [IF: 2.13]

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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. [IF: 1.17]

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

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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. [IF: 0.72]

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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. [IF: 0.72]

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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 peer problems: Implications for conduct problems in a community sample of 7-11 year old children. European Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 17(7), 406-413. doi: 10.1007/s00787-008-0682-z. [IF: 3.699]

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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. [IF: 33.6]

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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. [IF: 6.444]

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  • Sharp, C., & Fonagy, P. (2008). The parent’s capacity to treat the child as a psychological agent: Constructs, measures and implications for developmental psychopathology. Social Development, 17(3): 737-754. [IF: 2.04]

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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. (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. [IF: 2.838]

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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. [IF: 0.635]

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

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

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. [IF: 2.04]

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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. [IF: 0.72]

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

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. [IF: 5.422]

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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. [IF: 1.33]

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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. [IF: 3.005]

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

  • 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: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

2005

  • 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. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

  • 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. [IF: 0.12]

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2002

  • Sharp, C. (2002). Book review: Sex differences in antisocial behavior: Conduct disorder, delinquency and violence in the Dunedin Longitudinal Study.Psychological Medicine, 32, 1475-1478. 

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Books:

  • Sharp, C., & Bevington, D. (under contract). Mentalization: A primer for clinicians. New York, NY:  Guilford Publications, Inc.
  • Sharp, C., & Tackett, J. (Eds.). (2014). Handbook of Borderline Personality Disorder in Children and Adolescents. Springer.

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

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

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

Other publications:

  • Sharp, C. (2000). Distorted Mentalizing Task. Cambridge University, United Kingdom.

  • Sharp, C. (2009). Distorted Mentalizing Task. Italian version (with permission of C. Sharp): O. Liverta Sempio, E. Di Terlizzi, Theory of Mind Research Unit, Department of Psychology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo Gemelli 1 - 20123 Milano (Italy).

  • 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.