Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters:

In press

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

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

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

  • Venta, A. & Sharp, C. (in press). Extending the social information processing model of attachment to the peer problems of inpatient adolescents. Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy.

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

  • Skinner, D., Sharp, C., Serekoane, M. & Ross, M. (in press).  The cultural adaptation of the DISC-IV for use in South Africa: Lessons gained from applying the instrument. Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work.

  • Jardin, C., Venta, A., Newlin, E., Ibarra, S., & Sharp, C. (in press). Impact of attachment and sexual trauma among clinical adolescents: A moderation analysis. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

  • 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, 83(1), 143-156

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

  • 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.

  • Sharp, C., Wright, A.G.C., Fowler, J.C., Frueh, B.C., Allen, J.G., Oldham, J., & Clark, L. (in press). Borderline personality pathology as the ‘g’ factor of personality disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology.

  • Sharp, C., & Kalpakci, A. Mentalization in borderline personality disorder: From bench to bedside (in press). Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment.

  • Sharp, C., & Vanwoerden, S. (in press). Hypermentalizing in Borderline Personality Disorder: A model and some data. Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy.

  • Sharp, C., & Kalpacki, A. (in press). If it walks like a duck and talks like a duck: Evaluating the validity of borderline personality disorder in adolescents. Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology.

  • Reuter, T., Sharp, C., Kalpakci, A., & Temple, J.R. (in press). Sexual orientation and borderline personality disorder features in a community sample of adolescents. Journal of Personality Disorders.

  • Claycomb, M.A., Wang, L., Sharp, C., Radcliffe, K.C., & Elhai, J.D. (in press). Assessing relations between dimensions of posttraumatic stress disorder and rumination. PLoS One.

  • Jardin, C., Zvolensky, M., Schmidt, N. B., Bakshaie, J., & Sharp, C. (in press). Examination of Smoking Inflexibility as a Mechanism Linking Anxiety Sensitivity and Severity of Smoking Behavior. The American Journal on Addictions.

  • Kalpakci, A., Vanwoerden, S., Elhai, J., & Sharp, C. (in press). The independent contributions of emotion dysregulation and hypermentalization to the ‘double dissociation’ of affective and cognitive empathy in female adolescent inpatients with BPD. Journal of Personality Disorders.

  • Skinner, D., Sharp, C., Marais, L., Serekoane, M., & Lenka, M. (in press). 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.

  • Brunson, J., Acitelli, L., & Sharp, C. (in press). Exploring the Dynamic Nature of “Us”: An Integrative Approach to Relationship Cognition. The Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic.

  • 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

  • Venta, A., Shmueli-Goetz, Y., & Sharp, C. (in press). Earned security in adolescents: Exploring its existence and relation to internalizing distress and emotion regulation. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic.

  • 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.

  • 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.

2015

  • Miles, S.R., Tharp, A., Stanford, M., Sharp, C., Menefee, D., & Kent, T. (2015). Emotion regulation as an underlying mechanism of impulsive aggression. Personality and Individual Differences, 76, 222–227

  • 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

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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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, 55–71.

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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, 222–227.

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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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2014

  • 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.

  • 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.org/10.1080/17450128.2013.855345.

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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) 243–257. doi: 10.1177/0081246314522367

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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), 457-464.

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  • 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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  • 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 Inventory–II 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). 243–257.

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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. 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, 23–29.

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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, 417–433.

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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 – 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 – 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), 492–503. 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, 581–592. 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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  • 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.

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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 7–11 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 parent’s 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). 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.

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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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  • 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. 

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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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  • 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.

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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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  • 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. 

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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., Fonagy, P., & Fletcher, J.M. (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., & 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. (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.