MBChB MSc PhD MRCPsych
Senior Clinical Researcher
- Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychological Medicine
My work is dedicated to improving the lives of people with severe medical illnesses by integrating psychiatry into medical care.
My research includes epidemiological studies, intervention development and clinical trials. I also train and supervise medical and nursing staff to provide integrated mental and physical healthcare.
I work clinically at Sir Michael Sobell House Hospice.
Treatment of depression in people with lung cancer: a systematic review.
Walker J. et al, (2013), Lung Cancer, 79, 46 - 53
Prevalence of depression in adults with cancer: A systematic review
Walker J. et al, (2012), Annals of Oncology
Guided self-help for functional (psychogenic) symptoms: A randomized controlled efficacy trial
Sharpe M. et al, (2011), Neurol., 77, 564 - 572
Better off dead: suicidal thoughts in cancer patients
Walker J. et al, (2008), J.Clin.Oncol., 26, 4725 - 4730
Patient reaction to the PACE trial - Authors' reply.
Sharpe M. et al, (2016), Lancet Psychiatry, 3, e8 - e9
Rehabilitative treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome: long-term follow-up from the PACE trial.
Sharpe M. et al, (2015), Lancet Psychiatry, 2, 1067 - 1074
Cost-effectiveness of integrated collaborative care for comorbid major depression in patients with cancer.
Duarte A. et al, (2015), J Psychosom Res, 79, 465 - 470
Selecting, training and supervising nurses to treat depression in the medically ill: experience and recommendations from the SMaRT oncology collaborative care trials.
Wanat M. et al, (2015), Gen Hosp Psychiatry, 37, 518 - 521
Implementing collaborative care programs for psychiatric disorders in medical settings: a practical guide.
Beach SR. et al, (2015), Gen Hosp Psychiatry, 37, 522 - 527