Christopher Francis Sharpley

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Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Patient information preferences among breast and prostate cancer patients
    C F Sharpley
    East Coast Cancer Centre, John Flynn Hospital, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    Australas Radiol 51:154-8. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Understanding the causes of depression among prostate cancer patients: development of the Effects of Prostate Cancer on Lifestyle Questionnaire
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Centre for Bioactive Discovery in Health and Ageing, University of New England, Armidale, Australia
    Psychooncology 18:162-8. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Do hormone treatments for prostate cancer cause anxiety and depression?
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Brain Behaviour Research Group, University of New England, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Armidale, NSW, 2351, Australia
    Int J Clin Oncol 19:523-30. 2014
  4. pmc Is depression "evolutionary" or just "adaptive"? A comment
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Brain and Behaviour Research Group, University of New England, New South Wales, P O Box 378, Coolangatta, QLD, 4225, Australia
    Depress Res Treat 2010:631502. 2010
  5. pmc Psychological Distress among Prostate Cancer Patients: Fact Or Fiction?
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Centre for Bioactive Discovery in Health and Ageing, University of New England New South Wales, Australia
    Clin Med Oncol 2:563-72. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Validity, reliability and prevalence of four 'clinical content' subtypes of depression
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Brain Behaviour Research Group, University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2351, Australia Electronic address
    Behav Brain Res 259:9-15. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint Differences in neurobiological pathways of four "clinical content" subtypes of depression
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Brain Behaviour Research Group, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales 2351, Australia Electronic address
    Behav Brain Res 256:368-76. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Do prostate cancer patients suffer more from depressed mood or anhedonia?
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Brain Behaviour Research Group, University of New England, New South Wales, 4225, Australia
    Psychooncology 22:1718-23. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Are somatic symptoms a legitimate part of the depression profile in prostate cancer patients?
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Brain Behaviour Research Group, University of New England, New South Wales, Australia
    Onkologie 36:110-4. 2013
  10. pmc An Investigation of Hair Cortisol Concentration Across Body Sites and within Hair Shaft
    Christopher F Sharpley
    University of New England, Armidale, NSW, 2351, Australia Email
    Clin Med Insights Endocrinol Diabetes 3:17-23. 2010

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Patient information preferences among breast and prostate cancer patients
    C F Sharpley
    East Coast Cancer Centre, John Flynn Hospital, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    Australas Radiol 51:154-8. 2007
    ..Prostate cancer patients who were most severely depressed showed a preference for not receiving any information at all, perhaps reflecting a tendency towards withdrawal...
  2. doi request reprint Understanding the causes of depression among prostate cancer patients: development of the Effects of Prostate Cancer on Lifestyle Questionnaire
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Centre for Bioactive Discovery in Health and Ageing, University of New England, Armidale, Australia
    Psychooncology 18:162-8. 2009
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  3. ncbi request reprint Do hormone treatments for prostate cancer cause anxiety and depression?
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Brain Behaviour Research Group, University of New England, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Armidale, NSW, 2351, Australia
    Int J Clin Oncol 19:523-30. 2014
    ..To investigate the relationship between hormone therapy (HT) and incidence of anxiety and depression among prostate cancer patients (PCa)...
  4. pmc Is depression "evolutionary" or just "adaptive"? A comment
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Brain and Behaviour Research Group, University of New England, New South Wales, P O Box 378, Coolangatta, QLD, 4225, Australia
    Depress Res Treat 2010:631502. 2010
    ..Implications for research and clinical practice are discussed...
  5. pmc Psychological Distress among Prostate Cancer Patients: Fact Or Fiction?
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Centre for Bioactive Discovery in Health and Ageing, University of New England New South Wales, Australia
    Clin Med Oncol 2:563-72. 2008
    ..Several extra studies and commentaries are also described, and a resolution of the apparent contradictory review conclusions is offered...
  6. ncbi request reprint Validity, reliability and prevalence of four 'clinical content' subtypes of depression
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Brain Behaviour Research Group, University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2351, Australia Electronic address
    Behav Brain Res 259:9-15. 2014
    ..These results argue for further consideration of these subtypes when researching depression and in planning individualised treatment regimes. ..
  7. ncbi request reprint Differences in neurobiological pathways of four "clinical content" subtypes of depression
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Brain Behaviour Research Group, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales 2351, Australia Electronic address
    Behav Brain Res 256:368-76. 2013
    ..These subtypes were then found to possess different neurobiological pathways that argue for different treatment approaches. ..
  8. ncbi request reprint Do prostate cancer patients suffer more from depressed mood or anhedonia?
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Brain Behaviour Research Group, University of New England, New South Wales, 4225, Australia
    Psychooncology 22:1718-23. 2013
    ..This study aimed to compare the prevalence of depressed mood and anhedonia in a sample of men with prostate cancer (PCa) and to determine which of these key symptoms contributed most to the overall depressive status of that sample...
  9. doi request reprint Are somatic symptoms a legitimate part of the depression profile in prostate cancer patients?
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Brain Behaviour Research Group, University of New England, New South Wales, Australia
    Onkologie 36:110-4. 2013
    ..Therefore, the present study investigated the relative contribution to total depression scores made by the somatic criteria for Major Depressive Episode that were not caused by prostate cancer...
  10. pmc An Investigation of Hair Cortisol Concentration Across Body Sites and within Hair Shaft
    Christopher F Sharpley
    University of New England, Armidale, NSW, 2351, Australia Email
    Clin Med Insights Endocrinol Diabetes 3:17-23. 2010
    ..Issues of the link between central and peripheral HPA axes are raised for discussion and further investigation...
  11. pmc Diurnal Variation in Peripheral (Hair) vs Central (Saliva) HPA Axis Cortisol Concentrations
    Christopher F Sharpley
    University of New England, Armidale, NSW, 2351, Australia Email
    Clin Med Insights Endocrinol Diabetes 3:9-16. 2010
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  12. pmc Stress-linked cortisol concentrations in hair: what we know and what we need to know
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Brain Behaviour Research Group, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales 2351, Australia
    Rev Neurosci 23:111-21. 2012
    ..The need to comprehensively 'map' the hair cortisol response for age, gender, diurnal rhythm and responsivity to stressor type is discussed, plus the major issue of if, and how, the peripheral and central HPA systems communicate...
  13. doi request reprint Do patient-reported androgen-deprivation therapy side effects predict anxiety and depression among prostate cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy? Implications for psychosocial therapy interventions
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Brain Behaviour Research Group, University of New England, Coolangatta, New South Wales, Australia
    J Psychosoc Oncol 30:185-97. 2012
    ..Methods of addressing patients' loss of optimism in their treatment outcomes are discussed...
  14. pmc The role of Melancholia in prostate cancer patients' depression
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Brain Behaviour Research Group, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales 2351, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 11:201. 2011
    ..The present study aimed to measure the incidence and nature of Melancholia in PCa depression...
  15. doi request reprint Cytokines and depression: findings, issues, and treatment implications
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Brain Behaviour Research Group, University of New England, P O Box 378, Coolangatta 4225, QLD, Australia
    Rev Neurosci 22:295-302. 2011
    ..However, the precise nature of the mechanisms by which various cytokines communicate with brain regions and influence functions that are trophic to depressive symptomatology remains to be explicated...
  16. doi request reprint A review of the neurobiological effects of psychotherapy for depression
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Brain Behaviour Research Group, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia
    Psychotherapy (Chic) 47:603-15. 2010
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  17. pmc Joining the dots: neurobiological links in a functional analysis of depression
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Brain Behaviour Research Group, University of New England, New South Wales, Australia
    Behav Brain Funct 6:73. 2010
    ..Linking these brain-based explanations to models of observable contingencies for depressive behaviour can provide a comprehensive explanation of how depressive behaviour occurs and why it persists in many patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint 'How I was then and how I am now': current and retrospective self-reports of anxiety and depression in Australian women with breast cancer
    Christopher F Sharpley
    East Coast Cancer Centre, John Flynn Hospital, Gold Coast, Australia
    Psychooncology 16:752-62. 2007
    ..Suggestions for helping clinicians to deal with patients' symptomatology are discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint An initial exploration of in vivo hair cortisol responses to a brief pain stressor: latency, localization and independence effects
    C F Sharpley
    Centre for Bioactive Discovery in Health and Aging, University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2351, Australia
    Physiol Res 58:757-61. 2009
    ..Cortisol response in hair to stressor demand appears to be (a) swift but transitory, (b) localized to the site of the demand and (c) independent of central HPA-axis activity...
  20. doi request reprint Effects of interval between diagnosis and time of survey upon preferred information format for prostate cancer patients
    C F Sharpley
    Department of Psychology, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
    J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 53:221-5. 2009
    ..Patients may not recall information given to them early after diagnosis and may make unreliable evaluations of its value to them due to psychological state...
  21. ncbi request reprint 'Why I feel bad': refinement of the Effects of Prostate Cancer Upon Lifestyle Questionnaire and an initial exploration of its links with anxiety and depression among prostate cancer patients
    Christopher F Sharpley
    University of New England, New South Wales, Australia
    Psychooncology 19:839-46. 2010
    ..To psychometrically refine a standardized scale for identifying those lifestyle changes that were most likely to contribute to anxiety and depression among prostate cancer (PCa) patients...
  22. doi request reprint Understanding the functionality of depression among Australian breast cancer patients: implications for cognitive and behavioural interventions
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Brain Behaviour Research Group, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia
    Int J Behav Med 18:319-24. 2011
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  23. ncbi request reprint Hair cortisol concentration differs across site and person: localization and consistency of responses to a brief pain stressor
    C F Sharpley
    Brain Behaviour Research Group, University of New England, Armidale, Australia
    Physiol Res 59:979-83. 2010
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  24. doi request reprint The diverse neurogeography of emotional experience: form follows function
    Christopher Francis Sharpley
    Brain and Behaviour Research Group, University of New England, New South Wales, Australia
    Behav Brain Res 215:1-6. 2010
    ..This separation of emotions within the brain thus confers a survival advantage for the organism in terms of reproduction, safety, and development of more effective problem-solving strategies...
  25. doi request reprint Variability in anxiety and depression over time following diagnosis in patients with prostate cancer
    Christopher F Sharpley
    University of New England, New South Wales, Australia
    J Psychosoc Oncol 28:644-65. 2010
    ..Provision of effective psychological treatment to patients with PCa is discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint An analysis of the psychometric profile and frequency of anxiety and depression in Australian men with prostate cancer
    Christopher F Sharpley
    East Coast Cancer Centre, John Flynn Hospital, Gold Coast, Australia
    Psychooncology 16:660-7. 2007
    ..Implications for the effective assessment and treatment of anxiety and depression in prostate patients are discussed...
  27. doi request reprint Four potential criteria for deciding when to use antidepressants or psychotherapy for unipolar depression: a literature review
    Christopher F Sharpley
    Brain Behaviour Research Group, University of New England, NSW, Australia
    Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract 15:2-11. 2011
    ..To evaluate the literature supporting four potential criteria for deciding whether to use psychotherapy or pharmacology when treating depression...