Selected Publications

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Empirical Papers

* denotes Colby College student/alumnus author

Sheets, E. S., & Young, D. (2024). A brief, group social belonging intervention to improve mental health and academic outcomes in BIPOC and first-generation to college students. Clinical Psychological Science. Advance online publication.

Huebschmann, N. A.*, & Sheets, E. S. (2021). Don’t fear conflict: Relationship stress beliefs in friend, familial, and romantic relationships. Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research, 26(2), 252-261.

Sheets, E. S., & Armey, M. F. (2020). Daily interpersonal and noninterpersonal stress reactivity in current and remitted depression. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 44(4), 774-787. doi: 10.1007/s10608-020-10096-2

Huebschmann, N. A.*, & Sheets, E. S. (2020). The right mindset: Stress mindset moderates the association between perceived stress and depressive symptoms. Anxiety, Stress, & Coping, 33, 248-255. doi: 10.1080/10615806.2020.1736900

Wenze, S. J., Gaugler, T. L., Sheets, E. S., & DeCicco, J. M. (2018). Momentary experiential avoidance: Within-person correlates, antecedents, and consequences and between-person moderators. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 107, 42-52. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2018.05.011

Rabasco, A. N.*, & Sheets, E. S. (2016). The effects of face-to-face and online social stress on emotion identification. Modern Psychological Studies, 22(1), 53-63.

Sheets, E. S., Bujarski, S., Leventhal, A. M., & Ray, L. A. (2015). Emotion differentiation and intensity during acute tobacco abstinence: A comparison of heavy and light smokers. Addictive Behaviors, 47, 70-73. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2015.03.024

Bujarski, S., Roche, D. J. O., Sheets, E. S., Krull, J. L., Guzman, I., & Ray, L. A. (2015). Modeling naturalistic craving, withdrawal, and affect during early nicotine abstinence: A pilot ecological momentary assessment study. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 23(2), 81-89. doi: 10.1037/a0038861

Sheets, E. S., & Craighead, W. E. (2014). Comparing chronic interpersonal and noninterpersonal stress domains as predictors of depression recurrence in emerging adults. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 63, 36-42. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2014.09.001

Sheets, E. S., & Kraines, M.* (2014). Personality disorder traits as a moderator of poor social problem-solving skills and depressive symptoms. Journal of Individual Differences, 35(2), 103-110. doi: 10.1027/1614-0001/a000132

Sheets, E. S., Duncan, L. E., Bjornsson, A. S., Craighead, L. W., & Craighead, W. E. (2014). Personality pathology factors predict recurrent major depressive disorder in emerging adults. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 70(6), 536-545. doi: 10.1002/jclp.22028

Sheets, E. S., Craighead, L. W., Brosse, A. L., Hauser, M., Madsen, J. W., & Craighead, W. E. (2013). Prevention of recurrence of major depression among emerging adults by a group cognitive-behavioral/interpersonal intervention. Journal of Affective Disorders, 147, 425-430. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2012.08.036

Yen, S., Weinstock, L., Andover, P., Sheets, E. S., Selby, E. A., & Spirito, A. (2013). Prospective predictors of adolescent suicidality: Six month post hospitalization follow-up. Psychological Medicine, 43(5), 983-993. doi: 10.1017/S0033291712001912

Craighead, W. E., Sheets, E. S., Craighead, L. W., & Madsen, J. W. (2011). Recurrence of MDD among previously depressed young adults: A prospective study of personality pathology and cognitive distortions. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 2(2), 83-97. doi: 10.1037/a0020456

Muralidharan, A., Sheets, E. S., Madsen, J., Craighead, L. W., & Craighead, W. E. (2011). Interpersonal competence across domains: Relevance to personality pathology. Journal of Personality Disorders, 25(1), 16-27. doi: 10.1521/pedi.2011.25.1.16

Bjornsson, A.S., Carey, G., Hauser, M., Karris, A., Kaufmann, Sheets, E., & Craighead, W.E. (2010). The effects of experiential avoidance and rumination on depression among college students. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 3(4), 389-401. doi: 10.1521/ijct.2010.3.4.389

Sheets, E. S., & Miller, I. W. (2010). Predictors of relationship functioning for patients with bipolar disorder and their partners. Journal of Family Psychology, 24, 371-379. doi: 10.1037/a0020352

Ray, L. A., Capone, C., Sheets, E., Young, D., Chelminski, I., & Zimmerman, M. (2009). Posttraumatic stress disorder with and without alcohol use disorders: Diagnostic and clinical correlates in a psychiatric sample. Psychiatry Research, 170, 278-281. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2008.10.015

Review Papers/Book Chapters

Sheets, E. S., & Craighead, W. E. (2007).  Toward an empirically based classification of personality pathology. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 14, 77-93. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-2850.2007.00065.x

Craighead, W. E., Sheets, E. S., Brosse, A. L., & Ilardi, S. S. (2007). Psychosocial treatments for major depressive disorder. In P. E. Nathan & J. M. Gorman (Eds.), A Guide to Treatments that Work (3rd ed., pp. 289-307). New York: Oxford University Press.

Brosse, A. L., Sheets, E. S., Lett, H. S., & Blumenthal, J. A. (2002). Exercise and the treatment of clinical depression in adults: Recent findings and future directions. Sports Medicine, 32(12), 741-760. doi: 10.2165/00007256-200232120-00001

Advice on the Academic Job Market

Wells, T. T., Schofield, C. A., Clerkin, E. M., & Sheets, E. S. (2013). The academic job market: Advice from the front lines. The Behavior Therapist, 36(2), 39-45.