Director of the Developmental Psychopathology Lab
Ph.D., University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Health 1, Room 476
4811 Calhoun Rd.
Dr. Sharp will be reviewing graduate student applications for the 2022-2023 academic year. Application deadline is Dec 1, 2021. Please see Student Admissions, Outcomes, and Other Data for details.
- Developmental Psychopathology and social cognition
- Personality pathology
- Interventions targeting social-cognitive function
- Measure development of diagnostic tools
- PSYC 6317: Psychopathology I (graduate) - past
- PSYC 7397: Developmental psychopathology: Concepts, methods and application (graduate) – past
- Scientific Writing – current
- Clinical supervision – current
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 50(6), 563-573.
Sharp, C., Monterosso, J., & Montague, R. (2012). Neuroeconomics: A bridge for translational research. Biological Psychiatry, 72(2), 87-92. [IF: 11.412]
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.
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.
Sharp, C., Kim, S., *Pane, H., *Reuter, T. R., Herman, L., & 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.
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: 4.133]
Sharp, C., & *Kalpakci, A (2015). Mentalization in borderline personality disorder: From bench to bedside. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 6(4), 347-355.
Sharp, C., & Fonagy, P. (2015). Practitioner review: Borderline personality disorder in adolescence: – Recent conceptualization, intervention, and implications for clinical practice. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 56(12), 1266-1288. [IF: 6.226]
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 (‘g’) and specific (‘s’) factors? Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 124(2), 387-398. [IF: 4.133]
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
Sharp, C., *Vanwoerden, S. & *Wall, K. (2018). Adolescence as a sensitive period for the development of personality pathology. Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 41(4), 669-683.
Sharp, C., & *Wall, K. (2018). Personality pathology grows up: Adolescence as a sensitive period. Current Opinion in Psychology, 21, 111-116.