Louise Sharpe

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Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi Is there a potential role for attention bias modification in pain patients? Results of 2 randomised, controlled trials
    Louise Sharpe
    University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Pain 153:722-31. 2012
  2. ncbi A blind, randomized, controlled trial of cognitive-behavioural intervention for patients with recent onset rheumatoid arthritis: preventing psychological and physical morbidity
    L Sharpe
    Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, UK
    Pain 89:275-83. 2001
  3. ncbi Attentional biases in chronic pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis: hypervigilance or difficulties disengaging?
    Louise Sharpe
    Clinical Psychology Unit, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Pain 10:329-35. 2009
  4. doi The relationship between body image disturbance and distress in colorectal cancer patients with and without stomas
    Louise Sharpe
    School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Psychosom Res 70:395-402. 2011
  5. doi Five-year followup of a cognitive-behavioral intervention for patients with recently-diagnosed rheumatoid arthritis: effects on health care utilization
    L Sharpe
    The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 59:311-6. 2008
  6. ncbi Structural changes to electronic gaming machines as effective harm minimization strategies for non-problem and problem gamblers
    Louise Sharpe
    School of Psychology, Gambling Research Unit F12, University of Sydney, 2006, NSW, Australia
    J Gambl Stud 21:503-20. 2005
  7. ncbi The role of threat-expectancy in acute pain: effects on attentional bias, coping strategy effectiveness and response to pain
    Alison Boston
    School of Psychology, Clinical Psychology Unit F12, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Pain 119:168-75. 2005
  8. ncbi Changes in quality of life in patients with advanced cancer: evidence of response shift and response restriction
    Louise Sharpe
    Clinical Psychology Unit F12, School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, NSW Australia
    J Psychosom Res 58:497-504. 2005
  9. ncbi Understanding the process of adjustment to illness
    Louise Sharpe
    School of Psychology, Clinical Psychology Unit F12, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 62:1153-66. 2006
  10. ncbi The relationship between available support, unmet needs and caregiver burden in patients with advanced cancer and their carers
    Louise Sharpe
    Clinical Psychology Unit F12, School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, NSW Australia
    Psychooncology 14:102-14. 2005

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  1. doi Is there a potential role for attention bias modification in pain patients? Results of 2 randomised, controlled trials
    Louise Sharpe
    University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Pain 153:722-31. 2012
    ..Nonetheless, the fact that 2 independent samples showed a positive effect of ABM on clinical outcomes suggests that ABM is worthy of future study as an intervention for pain patients...
  2. ncbi A blind, randomized, controlled trial of cognitive-behavioural intervention for patients with recent onset rheumatoid arthritis: preventing psychological and physical morbidity
    L Sharpe
    Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, UK
    Pain 89:275-83. 2001
    ..These results indicate that cognitive-behavioural intervention offered as an adjunct to standard clinical management early in the course of RA is efficacious in producing reductions in both psychological and physical morbidity..
  3. ncbi Attentional biases in chronic pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis: hypervigilance or difficulties disengaging?
    Louise Sharpe
    Clinical Psychology Unit, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Pain 10:329-35. 2009
    ..At least in RA, attentional biases appear to be related to a failure to disengage from pain-related words rather than hypervigilance...
  4. doi The relationship between body image disturbance and distress in colorectal cancer patients with and without stomas
    Louise Sharpe
    School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Psychosom Res 70:395-402. 2011
    ..This study aimed to investigate the effect of having a stoma on body image in patients with colorectal cancer and to determine whether disturbances in body image predicted distress...
  5. doi Five-year followup of a cognitive-behavioral intervention for patients with recently-diagnosed rheumatoid arthritis: effects on health care utilization
    L Sharpe
    The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 59:311-6. 2008
    ..To investigate whether cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) administered early in the course of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has long-term effects on health care use...
  6. ncbi Structural changes to electronic gaming machines as effective harm minimization strategies for non-problem and problem gamblers
    Louise Sharpe
    School of Psychology, Gambling Research Unit F12, University of Sydney, 2006, NSW, Australia
    J Gambl Stud 21:503-20. 2005
    ..It was concluded that the reduction of maximum bet levels was the only modification likely to be effective as a harm minimization strategy for problem gamblers...
  7. ncbi The role of threat-expectancy in acute pain: effects on attentional bias, coping strategy effectiveness and response to pain
    Alison Boston
    School of Psychology, Clinical Psychology Unit F12, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Pain 119:168-75. 2005
    ..Fear-avoidance and its consequences in chronic musculoskeletal pain: a state of the art. Pain 2000;85:317-332] and confirm the importance of threat-expectancy in hypervigilance towards pain and fear avoidance...
  8. ncbi Changes in quality of life in patients with advanced cancer: evidence of response shift and response restriction
    Louise Sharpe
    Clinical Psychology Unit F12, School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, NSW Australia
    J Psychosom Res 58:497-504. 2005
    ..Response shift is a process argued to facilitate adjustment to illness. This study investigated the relationship between response shift and adjustment...
  9. ncbi Understanding the process of adjustment to illness
    Louise Sharpe
    School of Psychology, Clinical Psychology Unit F12, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 62:1153-66. 2006
    ..Facilitating a patient's adjustment to illness must be a priority in providing an optimal level of health care...
  10. ncbi The relationship between available support, unmet needs and caregiver burden in patients with advanced cancer and their carers
    Louise Sharpe
    Clinical Psychology Unit F12, School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, NSW Australia
    Psychooncology 14:102-14. 2005
    ..Health care professionals should encourage opportunities for carers to discuss their views of the ongoing needs of patients with advanced cancer...
  11. ncbi Testing for the integrity of blinding in clinical trials: how valid are forced choice paradigms?
    Louise Sharpe
    School of Psychology, Clinical Psychology Unit F12, University of Sydney, Australia
    Psychother Psychosom 72:128-31. 2003
    ..Because assessors are usually aware of the trial hypotheses, we predicted that trial participants who showed the greatest improvement would be assumed by an assessor to have been in the 'preferred intervention' group...
  12. ncbi Long-term efficacy of a cognitive behavioural treatment from a randomized controlled trial for patients recently diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis
    L Sharpe
    School of Psychology, Clinical Psychology Unit F12, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 42:435-41. 2003
    ..This study examined the long-term efficacy of a cognitive behavioural intervention for patients with recent-onset, seropositive rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  13. ncbi The course of depression in recent onset rheumatoid arthritis: the predictive role of disability, illness perceptions, pain and coping
    L Sharpe
    Clinical Psychology Unit F12, Department of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney NSW 2006, Australia
    J Psychosom Res 51:713-9. 2001
    ..This study aimed to investigate the course of depression for patients with recently diagnosed rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and to investigate predictors of depression...
  14. ncbi A reformulated cognitive-behavioral model of problem gambling. A biopsychosocial perspective
    Louise Sharpe
    Clinical Psychology Unit F12, Department of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Clin Psychol Rev 22:1-25. 2002
    ..The model described is empirically derived, and it is hoped it will stimulate future research work that investigates not only individual factors and their relationship to gambling, but also the interactions between different variables...
  15. ncbi Patterns of autonomic arousal in imaginal situations of winning and losing in problem gambling
    Louise Sharpe
    Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology Unit F 12, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia 2006
    J Gambl Stud 20:95-104. 2004
    ..Participants were asked to describe a situation in which they had (a) won and (b) lost during a period of gambling. Before and during the task, recordings of SCL were taken...
  16. ncbi Validity of the disease repercussion profile in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    L Sharpe
    Clinical Psychology Unit F12, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Lupus 13:428-35. 2004
    ..Strong correlations between quality of life indicators, depression, attitudes towards illness and DRP subscales and total score indicate that this measure is a valid tool to assess the effect of illness on individuals with SLE...
  17. doi Comparing patients' and their partners' preferences for adjuvant chemotherapy in early breast cancer
    Vlatka M Duric
    NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 72:239-45. 2008
    ..Preferences of women who had completed adjuvant chemotherapy for early breast cancer were compared with those of their partners by determining the smallest benefits they judged sufficient to make adjuvant chemotherapy worthwhile...
  18. ncbi Relationship between appearance and psychological distress in rheumatic diseases
    Sally M Monaghan
    The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 57:303-9. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between physical appearance concerns and psychological distress in patients with rheumatic diseases...
  19. doi The psychosocial correlates of depressive disorders and suicide risk in people with epilepsy
    Milena Gandy
    The School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Psychosom Res 74:227-32. 2013
    ..We tested the association between factors predicted by a model of adjustment to illness and psychopathology in PWE...
  20. doi Rates of DSM-IV mood, anxiety disorders, and suicidality in Australian adult epilepsy outpatients: a comparison of well-controlled versus refractory epilepsy
    Milena Gandy
    The School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Australia
    Epilepsy Behav 26:29-35. 2013
    ..These results underscore the importance of assessment and management of psychopathology in all people with epilepsy, regardless of their seizure control...
  21. doi Sexual adjustment following early stage cervical and endometrial cancer: prospective controlled multi-centre study
    Ilona Juraskova
    Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence Based Decision Making, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Psychooncology 22:153-9. 2013
    ..Objective' aspects of sexual function were operationalised as the frequency of sexual activity and 'subjective' aspects as the perceived quality of sexual interactions...
  22. doi Validation of the subscales of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale in a sample of women with unsettled infants
    Jane Phillips
    University of Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 118:101-12. 2009
    ..This study examined the factor structure of the EPDS and validity of the identified subscales...
  23. doi Maternally focused worry
    Jane Phillips
    University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Arch Womens Ment Health 12:409-18. 2009
    ..These results highlight the status of maternally focused worry as an under-recognized phenomenon and one in need of further clinical and research attention...
  24. doi Health threat increases attentional bias for negative stimuli
    Amar Kaur
    School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 44:469-76. 2013
    ..This study examined the effect of health threat on attentional bias for negative health words...
  25. doi A blind randomized controlled trial of cognitive versus behavioral versus cognitive-behavioral therapy for patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Louise Sharpe
    School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, N S W, Australia
    Psychother Psychosom 81:145-52. 2012
    ..The present study compared the efficacy of CBT with cognitive therapy (CT) and behavioral therapy (BT) for patients with RA. We hypothesized that CBT would be more efficacious on a broader range of outcomes...
  26. doi Pain-related attentional biases: the importance of the personal relevance and ecological validity of stimuli
    Blake F Dear
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, University of New South Wales and St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Pain 12:625-32. 2011
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  27. doi Subtypes of postnatal depression? A comparison of women with recurrent and de novo postnatal depression
    Jane Phillips
    University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Affect Disord 120:67-75. 2010
    ..The primary aim of this study was to clarify the role of negative attitudes (general and maternal-specific) for these proposed subtypes, whilst also considering the role of a range of other potentially relevant etiological factors...
  28. ncbi Cognitive bias in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Fiona J Denton
    Clinical Psychology Unit F12, School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Eur J Pain 9:5-14. 2005
    ..Consistent with the most recent research, it appears to be both the nature of the illness stimuli and the depression status of the patient that determines cognitive bias in chronically ill populations...
  29. doi Reduced quality of life in coeliac disease is more strongly associated with depression than gastrointestinal symptoms
    Kirby Sainsbury
    Clinical Psychology Unit, The University of Sydney, Australia
    J Psychosom Res 75:135-41. 2013
    ..The purpose of this paper was to compare the relative impacts of psychological symptoms and coping to the known negative impacts of gastrointestinal symptoms and adherence to the gluten free diet (GFD) on QOL...
  30. doi Quantity vs. quality: an exploration of the predictors of posttreatment sexual adjustment for women affected by early stage cervical and endometrial cancer
    Ilona Juraskova
    Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence Based Decision Making CeMPED, School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Sex Med 9:2952-60. 2012
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  31. doi Body image as a predictor of psychopathology in surgical patients with colorectal disease
    Tracey L Bullen
    School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Psychosom Res 73:459-63. 2012
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  32. doi Assessing the efficacy of 2 screening measures for depression in people with epilepsy
    Milena Gandy
    School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Neurology 79:371-5. 2012
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  33. doi The psychometric properties of the dot-probe paradigm when used in pain-related attentional bias research
    Blake F Dear
    The Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    J Pain 12:1247-54. 2011
    ..56 to .17; split-half r range: -.20 to .25). The findings of the present study therefore suggest that psychometric issues may be important to pain-related attentional bias research. More research is, however, undoubtedly needed...
  34. doi Using the Distress Thermometer and Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale to screen for psychosocial morbidity in patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer
    Deepa Patel
    School of Psychology, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Affect Disord 131:412-6. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to establish the sensitivity, specificity and optimal cut-off scores on these measures when compared to a clinical interview...
  35. ncbi Cognitive behaviour therapy to improve mood in people with epilepsy: a randomised controlled trial
    Milena Gandy
    a The School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Cogn Behav Ther 43:153-66. 2014
    ..005). Improvements were not observed for anxiety, QoL or maintained overtime for depression. Results suggest that CBT was effective, however, and could be improved to increase patient retention and long-term outcomes...
  36. ncbi Randomized controlled trial of a structured intervention to facilitate end-of-life decision making in patients with advanced cancer
    Rhea A Stein
    All authors University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 31:3403-10. 2013
    ..This study tested the efficacy of an intervention on end-of-life decision making for patients with advanced cancer...
  37. doi Catastrophic interpretations and anxiety sensitivity as predictors of panic-spectrum psychopathology in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Nicole Livermore
    Department of Liaison Psychiatry, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia School of Psychology, University of NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Psychosom Res 72:388-92. 2012
    ....
  38. doi Feasibility of using risk factors to screen for psychological disorder during routine breast care nurse consultations
    Deepa Patel
    Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence Based Decision Making, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Brennan MacCallum Building A18, NSW 2006, Australia
    Cancer Nurs 33:19-27. 2010
    ..However, this was also the case for the included screening questionnaires. This article discusses the implications of these results and offers suggestions for future research...
  39. doi Cognitive behavior therapy for depression in people with epilepsy: a systematic review
    Milena Gandy
    The School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia The Centre for Emotional Health CEH, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Epilepsia 54:1725-34. 2013
    ..However, this review highlights that there is need for further RCTs in this area in order to confirm the possible efficacy of CBT for depression in PWE...
  40. pmc Problem-solving versus cognitive restructuring of medically ill seniors with depression (PROMISE-D trial): study protocol and design
    Louise Sharpe
    School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 12:207. 2012
    ..This study will be the first to explicitly target the treatment of depression in older people in primary care settings presenting with a range of health problems using behavioural interventions...
  41. doi A randomized controlled trial of an online intervention to improve gluten-free diet adherence in celiac disease
    Kirby Sainsbury
    Clinical Psychology Unit, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:811-7. 2013
    ..To test the effectiveness of an interactive online intervention to improve gluten free diet adherence in adults with celiac disease...
  42. ncbi Selective attention to pain-related information in chronic musculoskeletal pain patients
    Mohsen Dehghani
    School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Pain 105:37-46. 2003
    ..For those who are highly fearful of pain they may not only selectively attend to pain-related information but have difficulty disengaging from that stimuli. Theoretical and clinical implications of the data are discussed...
  43. ncbi 'What does it mean?' Uncertainty, trust and communication following treatment for pre-cancerous cervical abnormalities
    Ilona Juraskova
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Psychooncology 16:525-33. 2007
    ..The majority of women acknowledged the importance of the doctor's empathic communication style. These findings have important implications for future studies and clinical practice...
  44. doi Psychosocial predictors of depression and anxiety in patients with epilepsy: a systematic review
    Milena Gandy
    The School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 140:222-32. 2012
    ..A systematic review was conducted in order to critically assess available evidence regarding the psychosocial predictors of depression and anxiety in adults with epilepsy...
  45. doi Panic attacks and panic disorder in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a cognitive behavioral perspective
    Nicole Livermore
    Department of Liaison Psychiatry, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Respir Med 104:1246-53. 2010
    ..This review addresses diagnosis, epidemiology, theoretical conceptualizations, treatment, and recommendations for future research...
  46. doi Gluten free diet adherence in coeliac disease. The role of psychological symptoms in bridging the intention-behaviour gap
    Kirby Sainsbury
    Clinical Psychology Unit, The University of Sydney, Australia
    Appetite 61:52-8. 2013
    ..Directions for future research including interventions to improve GFD adherence are discussed...
  47. ncbi PRISM: Enmeshment of illness and self-schema
    Fiona Denton
    School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Psychother Psychosom 73:57-63. 2004
    ..This study investigates the relationship between PRISM and schema as measured by cognitive bias...
  48. ncbi Rates of depressive and anxiety disorders in a residential mother-infant unit for unsettled infants
    Jane Phillips
    School of Psychology, Brennan MacCallum Building A18, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:836-42. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine rates of depressive and anxiety disorders and rates of comorbidity among clients of the Karitane residential mother-infant programme for unsettled infant behaviour...
  49. doi Avoidance of affective pain stimuli predicts chronicity in patients with acute low back pain
    Louise Sharpe
    School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia Electronic address
    Pain 155:45-52. 2014
    ..This research suggests that attentional biases in relation to pain-related stimuli are important for the development of chronic pain, but are more complex than initially thought. ..
  50. doi Trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder among homeless adults in Sydney
    Kathryn M Taylor
    School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:206-13. 2008
    ..Further, another aim of the study was to determine whether the onset of post-traumatic stress disorder preceded the first episode of homelessness or was a consequence of homelessness...
  51. ncbi The motherhood choice: a decision aid for women with multiple sclerosis
    Martine C Prunty
    School of Psychology, Brennan MacCallum Building A18, Medical Psychology Research Unit, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 71:108-15. 2008
    ..This randomized controlled trial aimed to evaluate a decision aid for women with multiple sclerosis deciding whether to start or enlarge their families...
  52. ncbi Pathways to youth homelessness
    Claudine Martijn
    The Clinical Psychology Unit F12, School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW 2006, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 62:1-12. 2006
    ..The implications of these findings for future research and service development are discussed...
  53. ncbi Psychosocial factors and patients' preferences for adjuvant chemotherapy in early breast cancer
    Vlatka M Duric
    NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Psychooncology 16:48-59. 2007
    ..We sought to better understand such preferences by assessing associations between preferences and psychosocial factors, and by asking women who judged negligible benefits sufficient to explain why...
  54. doi Developmental challenges of adolescents with type 1 diabetes: the role of eating attitudes, family support and fear of negative evaluation
    Catherine Williams
    a School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Psychol Health Med 19:324-34. 2014
    ..These results suggest that in working with adolescents who are having difficulty coping with diabetes; it may be beneficial to focus on the developmental issues that commonly face adolescents. ..
  55. ncbi Reasons for the overly optimistic beliefs of parents of children with diabetes
    Evril Freckleton
    School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 50:294-300. 2014
    ..The purposes of this study are to investigate parents' beliefs about the likelihood of diabetes outcomes for their child, the reasons that they give for these beliefs and the relationship between the beliefs and parental psychopathology...
  56. doi The impact of communication on adherence in pain management
    Phyllis Butow
    Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence based Decision Making CeMPED and the Psycho Oncology Co operative Research Group PoCoG, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia Electronic address
    Pain 154:S101-7. 2013
    ..Thus, although treatment of chronic pain is challenging, good communication between health providers and patients can promote adherence and improve outcomes. ..
  57. doi A pilot evaluation of appetite-awareness training in the treatment of childhood overweight and obesity: a preliminary investigation
    Taryn Bloom
    School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Eat Disord 46:47-51. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to conduct a preliminary evaluation of Children's Appetite Awareness Training (CAAT), a treatment for childhood obesity which encourages overweight children to eat in response to internal appetite cues...
  58. pmc Sleep education during pregnancy for new mothers
    Liora Kempler
    Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, The University of Sydney, 431 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:155. 2012
    ..The primary aim of this research is to determine the efficacy of a brief psychoeducational sleep intervention compared with a control group to improve sleep management, with a view to reduce depressive symptoms in first time mothers...
  59. ncbi Panic attacks and perception of inspiratory resistive loads in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Nicole Livermore
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, Barker St, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 178:7-12. 2008
    ..In the current study, we examined resistive load perception in patients with COPD with and without panic attacks...