Professor Louise Sharpe

A18 - Brennan MacCallum Building
The University of Sydney

Research interests

  • The efficacy of cognitive and/or behavioural treatments in the management of chronic pain and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Understanding the process of adjustment in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and other illnesses
  • The role of hypervigilance in the development, maintenance, prevention and treatment of chronic pain

Selected grants

2013

  • The psychometrics of pain: a collaboration to improve pain assessment in clinical trials; McGrane J, Colagiuri B, Sharpe L; The University of Western Australia/Research Collaboration Award.

2012

  • A randomized, controlled trial of two psychological interventions for patients with late-life depression who have comorbid physical problems; Sharpe L, Nicholas M, Arean P, Meade (nee Covic) T, Covic T; Beyondblue/Research Support.
  • Reducing Fear of Cancer Recurrence in Breast and Colo-rectal Cancer Survivors; A Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial; Butow P, Thewes B, Turner M, Gilchrist J, Beith J, Girgis A, Sharpe L, Bell M, Mihalopoulous C; Cancer Australia/Priority Driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme.
  • H6HS.1 Eye-Trac- Head Mounted Eye Tracking System; Refshauge K, Sharpe L, Brennan P, Nicholas M, Pietrzyk M, Kilbreath S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.
  • The role of threat expectancy and attentional bias modification in promoting attentional capture and disengagement in acute experimental pain; Sharpe L, Nicholas M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • Towards effective dissemination of a low intensity Chronic Pain Management Course; Dear B, Sharpe L, Nicholas M, Nicholson Perry K, Titov N; Macquarie University/Shared Research Support.

2009

  • LP0989906, ARC Linkage - UWS Lead - Motherhood choices: a decision aid for women with rheumatoid ar; Manolios N, Sharpe L.

2007

  • Senior Research Fellowship A - 6th year extension; Sharpe L; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Career Awards: Research Fellowships.
  • Controlled trial of desensitsation to chronic noncancer pain; Nicholas M, Sharpe L; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • The role of attention re-training in pain tolerance; Sharpe L, Refshauge K, Nicholas M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • Attention treatments in the prevention of chronic pain; Sharpe L, Nicholas M, Refshauge K; University of Sydney/Bridging Support.

2006

  • Hypervigilance in the development of chronic pain; Sharpe L, Nicholas M, Refshauge K; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2005

  • Predictors of psychological distress amongst colorectal cancer patients; Sharpe L; University of Sydney/Cancer Research Fund.
  • Hypervigilance in the development of chronic pain; Nicholas M, Sharpe L, Refshauge K; University of Sydney/Bridging Support.

2002

  • Selective attention and fear avoidance in the maintenance and management of pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis; Sharpe L; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Identification of near misses in electronic gaming machines and their relationship to gambling behaviour; Sharpe L; NSW Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing/Research Grant.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Sharpe, L. (2003). Understanding pathological gambling: distinct pathways or individual formulations? In Peter Fittskirk, Serge P. Shohov (Eds.), Focus on Behavioral Psychology, (pp. 169-184). Hauppauge NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Journals

  • Sharpe, L. (2014). Attentional biases in pain: More complex than originally thought? Pain, 155, 439-440. [More Information]
  • Sharpe, L., Haggmann, S., Nicholas, M., Dear, B., Refshauge, K. (2014). Avoidance of affective pain stimuli predicts chronicity in patients with acute low back pain. Pain, 155, 45-52. [More Information]
  • Nicholas, M., Asghari, A., Sharpe, L., Brnabic, A., Wood, B., Overton, S., Tonkin, L., de Sousa, M., Finniss, D., Beeston, L., Sutherland, A., Corbett, M., Brooker, C. (2014). Cognitive exposure versus avoidance in patients with chronic pain: Adherence matters. European Journal of Pain, 18(3), 424-437. [More Information]
  • Thewes, B., Brebach, R., Dzidowska, M., Rhodes, P., Sharpe, L., Butow, P. (2014). Current approaches to managing fear of cancer recurrence; a descriptive survey of psychosocial and clinical health professionals. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 23(4), 390-396. [More Information]
  • Williams, C., Sharpe, L., Mullan, B. (2014). Developmental challenges of adolescents with type 1 diabetes: The role of eating attitudes, family support and fear of negative evaluation. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 19(3), 324-334. [More Information]
  • Sainsbury, K., Mullan, B., Sharpe, L. (2014). Dissemination of an Online Theory-Based Intervention to Improve Gluten-Free Diet Adherence in Coeliac Disease: the Relationship Between Acceptability, Effectiveness, and Attrition. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. [More Information]
  • McGrath, A., Sharpe, L., Lah, S., Parratt, K. (2014). Pregnancy-related knowledge and information needs of women with epilepsy: A systematic review. Epilepsy and Behavior, 31(February 2014), 246-255. [More Information]
  • Freckleton, E., Sharpe, L., Mullan, B. (2014). Reasons for the overly optimistic beliefs of parents of children with diabetes. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 50(4), 294-300. [More Information]
  • Freckleton, E., Sharpe, L., Mullan, B. (2014). The relationship between maternal fear of hypoglycaemia and adherence in children with Type-1 diabetes. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, , 1-7. [More Information]
  • Sharpe, L., Nicholson Perry, K., Rogers, P., Refshauge, K., Nicholas, M. (2013). A comparison of the effect of mindfulness and relaxation on responses to acute experimental pain. European Journal of Pain, 17, 742-752. [More Information]
  • Bloom, T., Sharpe, L., Mullan, B., Zucker, N. (2013). A Pilot Evaluation of Appetite-Awareness Training in the Treatment of Childhood Overweight and Obesity: A Preliminary Investigation. The International Journal of Eating Disorders, 46(1), 47-51. [More Information]
  • Sainsbury, K., Mullan, B., Sharpe, L. (2013). A randomized controlled trial of an online intervention to improve gluten-free diet adherence in celiac disease. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 108(5), 811-817. [More Information]
  • Gandy, M., Sharpe, L., Nicholson Perry, K. (2013). Cognitive behavior therapy for depression in people with epilepsy: A systematic review. Epilepsia, 54(10), 1725-1734. [More Information]
  • Butow, P., Bell, M., Smith, A., Fardell, J., Thewes, B., Turner, J., Gilchrist, J., Beith, J., Girgis, A., Sharpe, L., et al (2013). Conquer fear: protocol of a randomised controlled trial of a psychological intervention to reduce fear of cancer recurrence. BMC Cancer, 13, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Sainsbury, K., Mullan, B., Sharpe, L. (2013). Gluten free diet adherence in coeliac disease. The role of psychological symptoms in bridging the intention–behaviour gap. Appetite, 61, 52-58. [More Information]
  • Kaur, A., Butow, P., Sharpe, L. (2013). Health threat increases attentional bias for negative stimuli. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 44(4), 469-476. [More Information]
  • Meade (nee Covic), T., Sharpe, L., Hallab, L., Aspanell, D., Manolios, N. (2013). Navigating Motherhood Choices in the context of Rheumatoid Arthritis: Women's Stories. Musculoskeletal Care, 11(2), 73-82. [More Information]
  • Sharpe, L. (2013). Psychological Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis Works: Now We Need to Know What Elements Are Most Effective and for Whom. Journal of Rheumatology, 40(11), 1788-1790. [More Information]
  • Stein, R., Sharpe, L., Bell, M., Boyle, F., Dunn, S., Clarke, S. (2013). Randomized Controlled Trial of a Structured Intervention to Facilitate End-of-Life Decision Making in Patients With Advanced Cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 31(27), 3403-3410. [More Information]
  • Gandy, M., Sharpe, L., Nicholson Perry, K., Miller, L., Thayer, Z., Boserio, J., Mohamed, A. (2013). Rates of DSM-IV mood, anxiety disorders, and suicidality in Australian adult epilepsy outpatients: A comparison of well-controlled versus refractory epilepsy. Epilepsy and Behavior, 26, 29-35. [More Information]
  • Sainsbury, K., Mullan, B., Sharpe, L. (2013). Reduced quality of life in coeliac disease is more strongly associated with depression than gastrointestinal symptoms. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 75(2), 135-141. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Bonner, C., Robertson, R., Sharpe, L. (2013). Sexual adjustment following early stage cervical and endometrial cancer: prospective controlled multi-centre study. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 22(1), 153-159. [More Information]
  • Butow, P., Sharpe, L. (2013). The impact of communication on adherence in pain management. Pain, 154(Suppl 1), S101-S107. [More Information]
  • Gandy, M., Sharpe, L., Nicholson Perry, K., Miller, L., Thayer, Z., Boserio, J., Mohamed, A. (2013). The psychosocial correlates of depressive disorders and suicide risk in people with epilepsy. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 74(3), 227-232. [More Information]
  • Sharpe, L., Schrieber, L. (2012). A blind randomized controlled trial of cognitive versus behavioral versus cognitive-behavioral therapy for patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Psychotherapy and psychosomatics, 81(3), 145-152. [More Information]
  • Gandy, M., Sharpe, L., Nicholson Perry, K., Miller, L., Thayer, Z., Boserio, J., Mohamed, A. (2012). Assessing the efficacy of 2 screening measures for depression in people with epilepsy. Neurology, 79(4), 371-375. [More Information]
  • Sharpe, L. (2012). Attentional biases and their role in the management of pain. Pain, 153, 2307-2308. [More Information]
  • Bullen, T., Sharpe, L., Lawsin, C., Patel (nee Chauhan), D., Clarke, S., Bokey, E. (2012). Body image as a predictor of psychopathology in surgical patients with colorectal disease. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 73(6), 459-463. [More Information]
  • Livermore, N., Sharpe, L., Mckenzie, D. (2012). Catastrophic interpretations and anxiety sensitivity as predictors of panic-spectrum psychopathology in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 72(5), 388-392. [More Information]
  • Mohammadi, S., Dehghani, M., Sharpe, L., Heidari, M., Sedaghat, M., Khatibi, A. (2012). Do main caregivers selectively attend to pain-related stimuli in the same way that patients do? Pain, 153(1), 62-67. [More Information]
  • Sharpe, L., Ianiello, M., Dear, B., Perry, K., Refshauge, K., Nicholas, M. (2012). Is there a potential role for attention bias modification in pain patients? Results of 2 randomised, controlled trials. Pain, 153(3), 722-731. [More Information]
  • Sharpe, L. (2012). Pain-related catastrophizing: We know it is important but why and how can we change it?: Commentary on a paper by de Boer et al. (this issue). European Journal of Pain, 16, 951-952. [More Information]
  • Sharpe, L., Gittins, C., Correia, H., Meade (nee Covic), T., Nicholas, M., Raue, P., McDonald, S., Arean, P. (2012). Problem-solving versus cognitive restructuring of medically ill seniors with depression (PROMISE-D trial): Study protocol and design. BMC Psychiatry, 12(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Gandy, M., Sharpe, L., Nicholson Perry, K. (2012). Psychosocial predictors of depression and anxiety in patients with epilepsy: A systematic review. Journal of Affective Disorders, 140(3), 222-232. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., Bonner, C., Bell, M., Sharpe, L., Robertson, R., Butow, P. (2012). Quantity vs. Quality: An Exploration of the Predictors of Posttreatment Sexual Adjustment for Women Affected by Early Stage Cervical and Endometrial Cancer. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 9(11), 2952-2960. [More Information]
  • Kempler, L., Sharpe, L., Bartlett, D. (2012). Sleep education during pregnancy for new mothers. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 12, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Babooram, M., Mullan, B., Sharpe, L. (2011). Children's Perceptions of Obesity as explained by the Common Sense Model of Illness Representation. British Food Journal, 113(2), 234-247. [More Information]
  • Blake, D., Sharpe, L., Nicholas, M., Refshauge, K. (2011). Pain-Related Attentional Biases: The Importance of the Personal Relevance and Ecological Validity of Stimuli. The Journal of Pain, 12(6), 625-632. [More Information]
  • Dear, B., Sharpe, L., Nicholas, M., Refshauge, K. (2011). The Psychometric Properties of the Dot-Probe Paradigm When Used in Pain-Related Attentional Bias Research. The Journal of Pain, 12(12), 1247-1254. [More Information]
  • Sharpe, L., Patel (nee Chauhan), D., Clarke, S. (2011). The relationship between body image disturbance and distress in colorectal cancer patients with and without stomas. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 70(5), 395-402. [More Information]
  • Patel (nee Chauhan), D., Sharpe, L., Thewes, B., Bell, M., Clarke, S. (2011). Using the distress thermometer and hospital anxiety and depression scale to screen for psychosocial morbidity in patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer. Journal of Affective Disorders, 131(1-3), 412-416. [More Information]
  • Sharpe, L., Nicholson Perry, K., Rogers, P., Dear, B., Nicholas, M., Refshauge, K. (2010). A comparison of the effect of attention training and relaxation on responses to pain. Pain, 150(3), 469-476. [More Information]
  • Haggmann, S., Sharpe, L., Nicholas, M., Refshauge, K. (2010). Attentional Biases Toward Sensory Pain Words in Acute and Chronic Pain Patients. The Journal of Pain, 11(11), 1136-1145. [More Information]
  • Babooram, M., Mullan, B., Sharpe, L. (2010). Children's understandings of mediated health campaigns for childhood obesity. Nutrition and Food Science, 40(3), 289-298. [More Information]
  • Patel (nee Chauhan), D., Sharpe, L., Thewes, B., Rickard, J., Schnieden, V., Lewis, C. (2010). Feasibility of Using Risk Factors to Screen for Psychological Disorder During Routine Breast Care Nurse Consultations. Cancer Nursing: an international journal for cancer care, 33(1), 19-27.
  • Phillips, J., Sharpe, L., Nemeth, D. (2010). Maternal psychopathology and outcomes of a residential mother-infant intervention for unsettled infant behaviour. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 44(3), 280-289.
  • Livermore, N., Sharpe, L., Mckenzie, D. (2010). Panic attacks and panic disorder in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A cognitive behavioral perspective. Respiratory Medicine, 104(9), 1246-1253. [More Information]
  • Livermore, N., Sharpe, L., McKenzie, D. (2010). Prevention of panic attacks and panic disorder in COPD. European Respiratory Journal, 35(3), 557-563. [More Information]
  • Dehghani, M., Sharpe, L., Nicholas, M. (2010). Structural evaluation of the contemporary psychological models of chronic pain: Does fear of pain work for all? Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 39(3), 214-224. [More Information]
  • Phillips, J., Sharpe, L., Matthey, S., Charles, M. (2010). Subtypes of postnatal depression? A comparison of women with recurrent and de novo postnatal depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 120(1), 67-75. [More Information]
  • Sharpe, L., Dear, B., Schrieber, L. (2009). Attentional biases in chronic pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis: hypervigilance or difficulties disengaging? The Journal of Pain, 10(3), 329-335. [More Information]
  • Phillips, J., Sharpe, L., Matthey, S., Charles, M. (2009). Maternally focused worry. Archives of Women's Mental Health, 12(6), 409-418. [More Information]
  • Khatibi, A., Dehghani, M., Sharpe, L., Asmundson, G., Pouretemad, H. (2009). Selective attention towards painful faces among chronic pain patients: evidence from a modified version of the dot-probe. Pain, 142(1-2), 42-47.
  • McGowan, N., Sharpe, L., Refshauge, K., Nicholas, M. (2009). The effect of attentional re-training and threat expectancy in response to acute pain. Pain, 142(1-2), 101-107. [More Information]
  • Phillips, J., Charles, M., Sharpe, L., Matthey, S. (2009). Validation of the subscales of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale in a sample of women with unsettled infants. Journal of Affective Disorders, 118, 101-112. [More Information]
  • Livermore, N., Sharpe, L., McKenzie, D. (2008). Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Panic Disorder in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Two Case Studies. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 36(5), 625-630.
  • Duric, V., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Heritier, S., Boyle, F., Beith, J., Wilcken, N., Coates, A., Simes, R., Stockler, M. (2008). Comparing patients' and their partners' preferences for adjuvant chemotherapy in early breast cancer. Patient Education and Counseling, 72(2), 239-245. [More Information]
  • Sharpe, L., Allard, S., Sensky, T. (2008). Five-Year Followup of a Cognitive–Behavioral Intervention for Patients With Recently-Diagnosed Rheumatoid Arthritis: Effects on Health Care Utilization. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 59(3), 311-316. [More Information]
  • Livermore, N., Butler, J., Sharpe, L., McBain, R., Gandevia, S., McKenzie, D. (2008). Panic attacks and perception of inspiratory resistive loads in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 178(1), 7-12.
  • Prunty, M., Sharpe, L., Butow, P., Fulcher, G. (2008). The motherhood choice: A decision aid for women with multiple sclerosis. Patient Education and Counseling, 71(1), 108-115.
  • Prunty, M., Sharpe, L., Butow, P., Fulcher, G. (2008). The motherhood choice: Themes arising in the decision making process for women with multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis: clinical and laboratory research, 14(5), 701-704. [More Information]
  • Taylor, K., Sharpe, L. (2008). Trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder among homeless adults in Sydney. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 42(3), 206-213.
  • Blaszczynski, A., Walker, M., Sharpe, L., Nower, L. (2008). Withdrawal and Tolerance Phenomenon in Problem Gambling. International Gambling Studies, 8(2), 179-192. [More Information]
  • Hunt, C., Sharpe, L. (2008). Within-session supervision communication in the training of clinical psychologists. Australian Psychologist, 43(2), 121-126.
  • Duric, V., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Boyle, F., Beith, J., Wilcken, N., Heritier, S., Coates, A., Simes, R., Stockler, M. (2007). Psychosocial factors and patients' preferences for adjuvant chemotherapy in early breast cancer. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 16(1), 48-59. [More Information]
  • Phillips, J., Sharpe, L., Matthey, S. (2007). Rates of depressive and anxiety disorders in a residential mother-infant unit for unsettled infants. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 41(10), 836-842.
  • Gainsbury (nee Monaghan), S., Sharpe, L., Denton, F., Levy, J., Schrieber, L., Sensky, T. (2007). Relationship between appearance and psychological distress in rheumatic diseases. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 57(2), 303-309. [More Information]
  • Sponiar, M., Sharpe, L., Butow, P., Fulcher, G. (2007). Reproductive choices of women with multiple sclerosis. International Journal of MS Care.
  • Livermore, N., Sharpe, L., McKenzie, D. (2007). Selective attention to threatening information in anxious patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 31(6), 885-895. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Campion, M. (2007). What does it mean? Uncertainty, trust and communication following treatment for pre-cancerous cervical abnormalities. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 16(6), 525-533. [More Information]
  • Haggman, S., Sharpe, L., Carpenter, L., Refshauge, K., Nicholas, M. (2006). Abstract: Hypervigilance as a predictor of outcome in acute pain patients: Clinical implications. Australian Journal of Psychology, 58(Supplementary), 140-141.
  • Martijn, C., Sharpe, L. (2006). Pathways to youth homelessness. Social Science and Medicine, 62(1), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Sharpe, L., Curran, L. (2006). Understanding the process of adjustment to illness. Social Science and Medicine, 62(5), 1153-1166.
  • Sharpe, L., Butow, P., Smith, C., McConnell, D., Clarke, S. (2005). Changes in quality of life in patients with advanced cancer - Evidence of response shift and response restriction. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 58(6), 497-504. [More Information]
  • Denton, F., Sharpe, L., Schrieber, L. (2005). Cognitive bias in systemic lupus erythematosus. European Journal of Pain, 9(1), 5-14. [More Information]
  • Duric, V., Stockler, M., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Heritier, S., Beith, J., Boyle, F., Wilcken, N., Coates, A., Simes, R. (2005). Comparing patients' and their partners' preferences for adjuvant chemotherapy (ACT) in early breast cancer (EBC). Journal of Clinical Oncology, 23(16S), 546S-546S.
  • Sharpe, L., Walker, M., Richards (Coughlan), M., Shannon, K., Blaszczynski, A. (2005). Structural Changes to Electronic Gaming Machines as Effective Harm Minimization Strategies for Non-Problem and Problem Gamblers. Journal of Gambling Studies, 21(4), 503-520. [More Information]
  • Blaszczynski, A., Sharpe, L., Walker, M., Shannon, K., Richards (Coughlan), M. (2005). Structural characteristics of electronic gaming machines and satisfaction of play among recreational and problem gamblers. International Gambling Studies, 5(2), 187-198.
  • Sharpe, L., Butow, P., Smith, C., McConnell, D., Clarke, S. (2005). The relationship between available support, unmet needs and caregiver burden in patients with advanced cancer and their carers. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 14(2), 102-114. [More Information]
  • Boston, A., Sharpe, L. (2005). The role of threat expectancy in acute pain: Effects on attentional bias, coping strategy effectiveness and response to pain. Pain, 119(1-3), 168-175.
  • Dehghani, M., Sharpe, L., Nicholas, M. (2004). Modification of Attentional Biases in Chronic Pain Patients: A Preliminary Study. European Journal of Pain, 8(6), 585-594.
  • Sharpe, L. (2004). Patterns Of Autonomic Arousal In Imaginal Situations Of Wining And Losing In Problem Gambling. Journal of Gambling Studies, 20(1), 95-104.
  • Duric, V., Stockler, M., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Beith, J., Sullivan, A., Boyle, F., Dhillon, H., Coates, A., Simes, R. (2004). Predictors of the benefits women consider necessary to make adjuvant chemotherapy (ACT) worthwhile for early breast cancer (EBC). Journal of Clinical Oncology, 22(14S), 73S-73S.
  • Denton, F., Sharpe, L., Schrieber, L. (2004). Prism: Enmeshment Of Illness And Self-Schema. Psychotherapy and psychosomatics, 73(1), 57-63.
  • Sharpe, L., Denton, F., Schrieber, L. (2004). Validity of The Disease Repercussion Profile in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Lupus, 13(6), 428-435.
  • Atkins, G., Sharpe, L. (2003). Cognitive biases in problem gambling. Gambling Research, 15(2), 35-43.
  • Sharpe, L., Sensky, T., Timberlake, N., Ryan, B., Allard, S. (2003). Long-term efficacy of a cognitive behavioural treatment from a randomized controlled trial for patients recently diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatology (Print Edition), 42(3), 435-441.
  • Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Robertson, R., Sharpe, L., McLeod, C., Hacker, N. (2003). Post-treatment sexual adjustment following cervical and endometrial cancer: a qualitative insight. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 12(3), 267-279. [More Information]
  • Duric, V., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Lobb, E., Meiser, B., Barratt, A., Tucker, K. (2003). Reducing psychological distress in a genetic counseling consultation for breast cancer. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 12(3), 243-264.
  • Dehghani, M., Sharpe, L., Nicholas, M. (2003). Selective attention to pain-related information in chronic musculoskeletal pain patients. Pain, 105, 37-46.
  • Sharpe, L., Ryan, B., Allard, S., Sensky, T. (2003). Testing for the Integrity of Blinding in Clinical Trials: How Valid Are Forced Choice Paradigms? Psychotherapy and psychosomatics, 72(3), 128-131.
  • Sharpe, L. (2002). A reformulated cognitive-behavioural model of problem gambling: A biopsychosocial perspective. Clinical Psychology Review, 22, 1-25.
  • Sharpe, L. (2002). Validity of the disease repercussion profile. Rheumatology (Print Edition), , 945-945.
  • Sharpe, L., Sensky, T., Timberlake, N., Ryan, B., Brewin, C., Allard, S. (2001). A blind, randomized, controlled trial of cognitive-behavioural intervention for patients with recent onset rheumatoid arthritis: preventing psychological and physical morbidity. Pain, 89(2-3), 275-283.
  • Sharpe, L., Spence, S., Newtown-John, T., Champion, D. (2001). An investigation of symptom-specific muscle hyperreactivity in upper extremity cumulative trauma disorder. Clinical Journal of Pain, 17, 119-128.
  • Sharpe, L., Sensky, T., Brewin, C., Allard, S. (2001). Characteristics of handicap for patients with recent onset rheumatoid arthritis: the validity of the Disease Repercussion Profile. Rheumatology (Print Edition), 40, 1169-1174.
  • Sharpe, L., Sensky, T., Allard, S. (2001). The course of depression in recent onset rheumatoid arthritis: The predictive role of disability, illness perceptions, pain and coping. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 51, 713-719.
  • Sharpe, L., Sensky, T., Timberlake, N., Allard, S., Brewin, C. (2001). The role of cognitive behavioural therapy in facilitating adaption to illness in rheumatoid arthritis: A Case series. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 29, 303-309.

2014

  • Sharpe, L. (2014). Attentional biases in pain: More complex than originally thought? Pain, 155, 439-440. [More Information]
  • Sharpe, L., Haggmann, S., Nicholas, M., Dear, B., Refshauge, K. (2014). Avoidance of affective pain stimuli predicts chronicity in patients with acute low back pain. Pain, 155, 45-52. [More Information]
  • Nicholas, M., Asghari, A., Sharpe, L., Brnabic, A., Wood, B., Overton, S., Tonkin, L., de Sousa, M., Finniss, D., Beeston, L., Sutherland, A., Corbett, M., Brooker, C. (2014). Cognitive exposure versus avoidance in patients with chronic pain: Adherence matters. European Journal of Pain, 18(3), 424-437. [More Information]
  • Thewes, B., Brebach, R., Dzidowska, M., Rhodes, P., Sharpe, L., Butow, P. (2014). Current approaches to managing fear of cancer recurrence; a descriptive survey of psychosocial and clinical health professionals. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 23(4), 390-396. [More Information]
  • Williams, C., Sharpe, L., Mullan, B. (2014). Developmental challenges of adolescents with type 1 diabetes: The role of eating attitudes, family support and fear of negative evaluation. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 19(3), 324-334. [More Information]
  • Sainsbury, K., Mullan, B., Sharpe, L. (2014). Dissemination of an Online Theory-Based Intervention to Improve Gluten-Free Diet Adherence in Coeliac Disease: the Relationship Between Acceptability, Effectiveness, and Attrition. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. [More Information]
  • McGrath, A., Sharpe, L., Lah, S., Parratt, K. (2014). Pregnancy-related knowledge and information needs of women with epilepsy: A systematic review. Epilepsy and Behavior, 31(February 2014), 246-255. [More Information]
  • Freckleton, E., Sharpe, L., Mullan, B. (2014). Reasons for the overly optimistic beliefs of parents of children with diabetes. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 50(4), 294-300. [More Information]
  • Freckleton, E., Sharpe, L., Mullan, B. (2014). The relationship between maternal fear of hypoglycaemia and adherence in children with Type-1 diabetes. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, , 1-7. [More Information]

2013

  • Sharpe, L., Nicholson Perry, K., Rogers, P., Refshauge, K., Nicholas, M. (2013). A comparison of the effect of mindfulness and relaxation on responses to acute experimental pain. European Journal of Pain, 17, 742-752. [More Information]
  • Bloom, T., Sharpe, L., Mullan, B., Zucker, N. (2013). A Pilot Evaluation of Appetite-Awareness Training in the Treatment of Childhood Overweight and Obesity: A Preliminary Investigation. The International Journal of Eating Disorders, 46(1), 47-51. [More Information]
  • Sainsbury, K., Mullan, B., Sharpe, L. (2013). A randomized controlled trial of an online intervention to improve gluten-free diet adherence in celiac disease. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 108(5), 811-817. [More Information]
  • Gandy, M., Sharpe, L., Nicholson Perry, K. (2013). Cognitive behavior therapy for depression in people with epilepsy: A systematic review. Epilepsia, 54(10), 1725-1734. [More Information]
  • Butow, P., Bell, M., Smith, A., Fardell, J., Thewes, B., Turner, J., Gilchrist, J., Beith, J., Girgis, A., Sharpe, L., et al (2013). Conquer fear: protocol of a randomised controlled trial of a psychological intervention to reduce fear of cancer recurrence. BMC Cancer, 13, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Sainsbury, K., Mullan, B., Sharpe, L. (2013). Gluten free diet adherence in coeliac disease. The role of psychological symptoms in bridging the intention–behaviour gap. Appetite, 61, 52-58. [More Information]
  • Kaur, A., Butow, P., Sharpe, L. (2013). Health threat increases attentional bias for negative stimuli. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 44(4), 469-476. [More Information]
  • Meade (nee Covic), T., Sharpe, L., Hallab, L., Aspanell, D., Manolios, N. (2013). Navigating Motherhood Choices in the context of Rheumatoid Arthritis: Women's Stories. Musculoskeletal Care, 11(2), 73-82. [More Information]
  • Sharpe, L. (2013). Psychological Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis Works: Now We Need to Know What Elements Are Most Effective and for Whom. Journal of Rheumatology, 40(11), 1788-1790. [More Information]
  • Stein, R., Sharpe, L., Bell, M., Boyle, F., Dunn, S., Clarke, S. (2013). Randomized Controlled Trial of a Structured Intervention to Facilitate End-of-Life Decision Making in Patients With Advanced Cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 31(27), 3403-3410. [More Information]
  • Gandy, M., Sharpe, L., Nicholson Perry, K., Miller, L., Thayer, Z., Boserio, J., Mohamed, A. (2013). Rates of DSM-IV mood, anxiety disorders, and suicidality in Australian adult epilepsy outpatients: A comparison of well-controlled versus refractory epilepsy. Epilepsy and Behavior, 26, 29-35. [More Information]
  • Sainsbury, K., Mullan, B., Sharpe, L. (2013). Reduced quality of life in coeliac disease is more strongly associated with depression than gastrointestinal symptoms. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 75(2), 135-141. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Bonner, C., Robertson, R., Sharpe, L. (2013). Sexual adjustment following early stage cervical and endometrial cancer: prospective controlled multi-centre study. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 22(1), 153-159. [More Information]
  • Butow, P., Sharpe, L. (2013). The impact of communication on adherence in pain management. Pain, 154(Suppl 1), S101-S107. [More Information]
  • Gandy, M., Sharpe, L., Nicholson Perry, K., Miller, L., Thayer, Z., Boserio, J., Mohamed, A. (2013). The psychosocial correlates of depressive disorders and suicide risk in people with epilepsy. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 74(3), 227-232. [More Information]

2012

  • Sharpe, L., Schrieber, L. (2012). A blind randomized controlled trial of cognitive versus behavioral versus cognitive-behavioral therapy for patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Psychotherapy and psychosomatics, 81(3), 145-152. [More Information]
  • Gandy, M., Sharpe, L., Nicholson Perry, K., Miller, L., Thayer, Z., Boserio, J., Mohamed, A. (2012). Assessing the efficacy of 2 screening measures for depression in people with epilepsy. Neurology, 79(4), 371-375. [More Information]
  • Sharpe, L. (2012). Attentional biases and their role in the management of pain. Pain, 153, 2307-2308. [More Information]
  • Bullen, T., Sharpe, L., Lawsin, C., Patel (nee Chauhan), D., Clarke, S., Bokey, E. (2012). Body image as a predictor of psychopathology in surgical patients with colorectal disease. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 73(6), 459-463. [More Information]
  • Livermore, N., Sharpe, L., Mckenzie, D. (2012). Catastrophic interpretations and anxiety sensitivity as predictors of panic-spectrum psychopathology in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 72(5), 388-392. [More Information]
  • Mohammadi, S., Dehghani, M., Sharpe, L., Heidari, M., Sedaghat, M., Khatibi, A. (2012). Do main caregivers selectively attend to pain-related stimuli in the same way that patients do? Pain, 153(1), 62-67. [More Information]
  • Sharpe, L., Ianiello, M., Dear, B., Perry, K., Refshauge, K., Nicholas, M. (2012). Is there a potential role for attention bias modification in pain patients? Results of 2 randomised, controlled trials. Pain, 153(3), 722-731. [More Information]
  • Sharpe, L. (2012). Pain-related catastrophizing: We know it is important but why and how can we change it?: Commentary on a paper by de Boer et al. (this issue). European Journal of Pain, 16, 951-952. [More Information]
  • Sharpe, L., Gittins, C., Correia, H., Meade (nee Covic), T., Nicholas, M., Raue, P., McDonald, S., Arean, P. (2012). Problem-solving versus cognitive restructuring of medically ill seniors with depression (PROMISE-D trial): Study protocol and design. BMC Psychiatry, 12(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Gandy, M., Sharpe, L., Nicholson Perry, K. (2012). Psychosocial predictors of depression and anxiety in patients with epilepsy: A systematic review. Journal of Affective Disorders, 140(3), 222-232. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., Bonner, C., Bell, M., Sharpe, L., Robertson, R., Butow, P. (2012). Quantity vs. Quality: An Exploration of the Predictors of Posttreatment Sexual Adjustment for Women Affected by Early Stage Cervical and Endometrial Cancer. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 9(11), 2952-2960. [More Information]
  • Kempler, L., Sharpe, L., Bartlett, D. (2012). Sleep education during pregnancy for new mothers. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 12, 1-10. [More Information]

2011

  • Babooram, M., Mullan, B., Sharpe, L. (2011). Children's Perceptions of Obesity as explained by the Common Sense Model of Illness Representation. British Food Journal, 113(2), 234-247. [More Information]
  • Blake, D., Sharpe, L., Nicholas, M., Refshauge, K. (2011). Pain-Related Attentional Biases: The Importance of the Personal Relevance and Ecological Validity of Stimuli. The Journal of Pain, 12(6), 625-632. [More Information]
  • Dear, B., Sharpe, L., Nicholas, M., Refshauge, K. (2011). The Psychometric Properties of the Dot-Probe Paradigm When Used in Pain-Related Attentional Bias Research. The Journal of Pain, 12(12), 1247-1254. [More Information]
  • Sharpe, L., Patel (nee Chauhan), D., Clarke, S. (2011). The relationship between body image disturbance and distress in colorectal cancer patients with and without stomas. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 70(5), 395-402. [More Information]
  • Patel (nee Chauhan), D., Sharpe, L., Thewes, B., Bell, M., Clarke, S. (2011). Using the distress thermometer and hospital anxiety and depression scale to screen for psychosocial morbidity in patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer. Journal of Affective Disorders, 131(1-3), 412-416. [More Information]

2010

  • Sharpe, L., Nicholson Perry, K., Rogers, P., Dear, B., Nicholas, M., Refshauge, K. (2010). A comparison of the effect of attention training and relaxation on responses to pain. Pain, 150(3), 469-476. [More Information]
  • Haggmann, S., Sharpe, L., Nicholas, M., Refshauge, K. (2010). Attentional Biases Toward Sensory Pain Words in Acute and Chronic Pain Patients. The Journal of Pain, 11(11), 1136-1145. [More Information]
  • Babooram, M., Mullan, B., Sharpe, L. (2010). Children's understandings of mediated health campaigns for childhood obesity. Nutrition and Food Science, 40(3), 289-298. [More Information]
  • Patel (nee Chauhan), D., Sharpe, L., Thewes, B., Rickard, J., Schnieden, V., Lewis, C. (2010). Feasibility of Using Risk Factors to Screen for Psychological Disorder During Routine Breast Care Nurse Consultations. Cancer Nursing: an international journal for cancer care, 33(1), 19-27.
  • Phillips, J., Sharpe, L., Nemeth, D. (2010). Maternal psychopathology and outcomes of a residential mother-infant intervention for unsettled infant behaviour. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 44(3), 280-289.
  • Livermore, N., Sharpe, L., Mckenzie, D. (2010). Panic attacks and panic disorder in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A cognitive behavioral perspective. Respiratory Medicine, 104(9), 1246-1253. [More Information]
  • Livermore, N., Sharpe, L., McKenzie, D. (2010). Prevention of panic attacks and panic disorder in COPD. European Respiratory Journal, 35(3), 557-563. [More Information]
  • Dehghani, M., Sharpe, L., Nicholas, M. (2010). Structural evaluation of the contemporary psychological models of chronic pain: Does fear of pain work for all? Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 39(3), 214-224. [More Information]
  • Phillips, J., Sharpe, L., Matthey, S., Charles, M. (2010). Subtypes of postnatal depression? A comparison of women with recurrent and de novo postnatal depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 120(1), 67-75. [More Information]

2009

  • Sharpe, L., Dear, B., Schrieber, L. (2009). Attentional biases in chronic pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis: hypervigilance or difficulties disengaging? The Journal of Pain, 10(3), 329-335. [More Information]
  • Phillips, J., Sharpe, L., Matthey, S., Charles, M. (2009). Maternally focused worry. Archives of Women's Mental Health, 12(6), 409-418. [More Information]
  • Khatibi, A., Dehghani, M., Sharpe, L., Asmundson, G., Pouretemad, H. (2009). Selective attention towards painful faces among chronic pain patients: evidence from a modified version of the dot-probe. Pain, 142(1-2), 42-47.
  • McGowan, N., Sharpe, L., Refshauge, K., Nicholas, M. (2009). The effect of attentional re-training and threat expectancy in response to acute pain. Pain, 142(1-2), 101-107. [More Information]
  • Phillips, J., Charles, M., Sharpe, L., Matthey, S. (2009). Validation of the subscales of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale in a sample of women with unsettled infants. Journal of Affective Disorders, 118, 101-112. [More Information]

2008

  • Livermore, N., Sharpe, L., McKenzie, D. (2008). Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Panic Disorder in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Two Case Studies. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 36(5), 625-630.
  • Duric, V., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Heritier, S., Boyle, F., Beith, J., Wilcken, N., Coates, A., Simes, R., Stockler, M. (2008). Comparing patients' and their partners' preferences for adjuvant chemotherapy in early breast cancer. Patient Education and Counseling, 72(2), 239-245. [More Information]
  • Sharpe, L., Allard, S., Sensky, T. (2008). Five-Year Followup of a Cognitive–Behavioral Intervention for Patients With Recently-Diagnosed Rheumatoid Arthritis: Effects on Health Care Utilization. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 59(3), 311-316. [More Information]
  • Livermore, N., Butler, J., Sharpe, L., McBain, R., Gandevia, S., McKenzie, D. (2008). Panic attacks and perception of inspiratory resistive loads in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 178(1), 7-12.
  • Prunty, M., Sharpe, L., Butow, P., Fulcher, G. (2008). The motherhood choice: A decision aid for women with multiple sclerosis. Patient Education and Counseling, 71(1), 108-115.
  • Prunty, M., Sharpe, L., Butow, P., Fulcher, G. (2008). The motherhood choice: Themes arising in the decision making process for women with multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis: clinical and laboratory research, 14(5), 701-704. [More Information]
  • Taylor, K., Sharpe, L. (2008). Trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder among homeless adults in Sydney. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 42(3), 206-213.
  • Blaszczynski, A., Walker, M., Sharpe, L., Nower, L. (2008). Withdrawal and Tolerance Phenomenon in Problem Gambling. International Gambling Studies, 8(2), 179-192. [More Information]
  • Hunt, C., Sharpe, L. (2008). Within-session supervision communication in the training of clinical psychologists. Australian Psychologist, 43(2), 121-126.

2007

  • Duric, V., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Boyle, F., Beith, J., Wilcken, N., Heritier, S., Coates, A., Simes, R., Stockler, M. (2007). Psychosocial factors and patients' preferences for adjuvant chemotherapy in early breast cancer. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 16(1), 48-59. [More Information]
  • Phillips, J., Sharpe, L., Matthey, S. (2007). Rates of depressive and anxiety disorders in a residential mother-infant unit for unsettled infants. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 41(10), 836-842.
  • Gainsbury (nee Monaghan), S., Sharpe, L., Denton, F., Levy, J., Schrieber, L., Sensky, T. (2007). Relationship between appearance and psychological distress in rheumatic diseases. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 57(2), 303-309. [More Information]
  • Sponiar, M., Sharpe, L., Butow, P., Fulcher, G. (2007). Reproductive choices of women with multiple sclerosis. International Journal of MS Care.
  • Livermore, N., Sharpe, L., McKenzie, D. (2007). Selective attention to threatening information in anxious patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 31(6), 885-895. [More Information]
  • Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Campion, M. (2007). What does it mean? Uncertainty, trust and communication following treatment for pre-cancerous cervical abnormalities. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 16(6), 525-533. [More Information]

2006

  • Haggman, S., Sharpe, L., Carpenter, L., Refshauge, K., Nicholas, M. (2006). Abstract: Hypervigilance as a predictor of outcome in acute pain patients: Clinical implications. Australian Journal of Psychology, 58(Supplementary), 140-141.
  • Martijn, C., Sharpe, L. (2006). Pathways to youth homelessness. Social Science and Medicine, 62(1), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Sharpe, L., Curran, L. (2006). Understanding the process of adjustment to illness. Social Science and Medicine, 62(5), 1153-1166.

2005

  • Sharpe, L., Butow, P., Smith, C., McConnell, D., Clarke, S. (2005). Changes in quality of life in patients with advanced cancer - Evidence of response shift and response restriction. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 58(6), 497-504. [More Information]
  • Denton, F., Sharpe, L., Schrieber, L. (2005). Cognitive bias in systemic lupus erythematosus. European Journal of Pain, 9(1), 5-14. [More Information]
  • Duric, V., Stockler, M., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Heritier, S., Beith, J., Boyle, F., Wilcken, N., Coates, A., Simes, R. (2005). Comparing patients' and their partners' preferences for adjuvant chemotherapy (ACT) in early breast cancer (EBC). Journal of Clinical Oncology, 23(16S), 546S-546S.
  • Sharpe, L., Walker, M., Richards (Coughlan), M., Shannon, K., Blaszczynski, A. (2005). Structural Changes to Electronic Gaming Machines as Effective Harm Minimization Strategies for Non-Problem and Problem Gamblers. Journal of Gambling Studies, 21(4), 503-520. [More Information]
  • Blaszczynski, A., Sharpe, L., Walker, M., Shannon, K., Richards (Coughlan), M. (2005). Structural characteristics of electronic gaming machines and satisfaction of play among recreational and problem gamblers. International Gambling Studies, 5(2), 187-198.
  • Sharpe, L., Butow, P., Smith, C., McConnell, D., Clarke, S. (2005). The relationship between available support, unmet needs and caregiver burden in patients with advanced cancer and their carers. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 14(2), 102-114. [More Information]
  • Boston, A., Sharpe, L. (2005). The role of threat expectancy in acute pain: Effects on attentional bias, coping strategy effectiveness and response to pain. Pain, 119(1-3), 168-175.

2004

  • Dehghani, M., Sharpe, L., Nicholas, M. (2004). Modification of Attentional Biases in Chronic Pain Patients: A Preliminary Study. European Journal of Pain, 8(6), 585-594.
  • Sharpe, L. (2004). Patterns Of Autonomic Arousal In Imaginal Situations Of Wining And Losing In Problem Gambling. Journal of Gambling Studies, 20(1), 95-104.
  • Duric, V., Stockler, M., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Beith, J., Sullivan, A., Boyle, F., Dhillon, H., Coates, A., Simes, R. (2004). Predictors of the benefits women consider necessary to make adjuvant chemotherapy (ACT) worthwhile for early breast cancer (EBC). Journal of Clinical Oncology, 22(14S), 73S-73S.
  • Denton, F., Sharpe, L., Schrieber, L. (2004). Prism: Enmeshment Of Illness And Self-Schema. Psychotherapy and psychosomatics, 73(1), 57-63.
  • Sharpe, L., Denton, F., Schrieber, L. (2004). Validity of The Disease Repercussion Profile in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Lupus, 13(6), 428-435.

2003

  • Atkins, G., Sharpe, L. (2003). Cognitive biases in problem gambling. Gambling Research, 15(2), 35-43.
  • Sharpe, L., Sensky, T., Timberlake, N., Ryan, B., Allard, S. (2003). Long-term efficacy of a cognitive behavioural treatment from a randomized controlled trial for patients recently diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatology (Print Edition), 42(3), 435-441.
  • Juraskova, I., Butow, P., Robertson, R., Sharpe, L., McLeod, C., Hacker, N. (2003). Post-treatment sexual adjustment following cervical and endometrial cancer: a qualitative insight. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 12(3), 267-279. [More Information]
  • Duric, V., Butow, P., Sharpe, L., Lobb, E., Meiser, B., Barratt, A., Tucker, K. (2003). Reducing psychological distress in a genetic counseling consultation for breast cancer. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 12(3), 243-264.
  • Dehghani, M., Sharpe, L., Nicholas, M. (2003). Selective attention to pain-related information in chronic musculoskeletal pain patients. Pain, 105, 37-46.
  • Sharpe, L., Ryan, B., Allard, S., Sensky, T. (2003). Testing for the Integrity of Blinding in Clinical Trials: How Valid Are Forced Choice Paradigms? Psychotherapy and psychosomatics, 72(3), 128-131.
  • Sharpe, L. (2003). Understanding pathological gambling: distinct pathways or individual formulations? In Peter Fittskirk, Serge P. Shohov (Eds.), Focus on Behavioral Psychology, (pp. 169-184). Hauppauge NY: Nova Science Publishers.

2002

  • Sharpe, L. (2002). A reformulated cognitive-behavioural model of problem gambling: A biopsychosocial perspective. Clinical Psychology Review, 22, 1-25.
  • Sharpe, L. (2002). Validity of the disease repercussion profile. Rheumatology (Print Edition), , 945-945.

2001

  • Sharpe, L., Sensky, T., Timberlake, N., Ryan, B., Brewin, C., Allard, S. (2001). A blind, randomized, controlled trial of cognitive-behavioural intervention for patients with recent onset rheumatoid arthritis: preventing psychological and physical morbidity. Pain, 89(2-3), 275-283.
  • Sharpe, L., Spence, S., Newtown-John, T., Champion, D. (2001). An investigation of symptom-specific muscle hyperreactivity in upper extremity cumulative trauma disorder. Clinical Journal of Pain, 17, 119-128.
  • Sharpe, L., Sensky, T., Brewin, C., Allard, S. (2001). Characteristics of handicap for patients with recent onset rheumatoid arthritis: the validity of the Disease Repercussion Profile. Rheumatology (Print Edition), 40, 1169-1174.
  • Sharpe, L., Sensky, T., Allard, S. (2001). The course of depression in recent onset rheumatoid arthritis: The predictive role of disability, illness perceptions, pain and coping. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 51, 713-719.
  • Sharpe, L., Sensky, T., Timberlake, N., Allard, S., Brewin, C. (2001). The role of cognitive behavioural therapy in facilitating adaption to illness in rheumatoid arthritis: A Case series. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 29, 303-309.

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