Dr Sophie H Li

Dr Sophie H Li

Post-doctoral research associate and clinical psychologist

B.Psych(Hons), UNSW

PhD, UNSW

Masters in Psychology (Clinical), UNSW

Contact details

Phone: 9385 8657
Email: Dr Sophie H Li

Office: Mathews Room 801

Research Summary

My current research investigates the role of ovarian hormones in the development and maintenance of anxiety and fatigue disorders in women.

Teaching

Guest lecturer. Psychology of Health and Illness (PSYC7220). The nature and management of chronic fatigue states.

Publications

Li SH, Lloyd AR, Sandler CX, Cassar J, Casson S, Bogg T & Barry BK. Protocol for a randomised controlled trial of online continuing education for health professionals to improve the management of CFS. BMJ Open. Under review.

Li SH, Graham BM. (2016). Why are women so vulnerable to anxiety, trauma- and stress-related disorders? The potential role of sex hormones. The Lancet Psychiatry.

de Sousa A, McDonald S, Rushby J, Li SH, Dimoska A, James C (2011). Understanding deficits in empathy after traumatic brain injury: The role of affective responsivity. Cortex, 47(5):526-35

McDonald S, Rushby J, Li SH, de Sousa A, Dimoska A, James C, Tate R, Togher L.(2011). The influence of attention and arousal on emotion perception in adults with severe traumatic brain injury. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 82(1):124-31.

de Sousa A, McDonald S, Rushby J, Li SH, Dimoska A, James C. (2010). Why don't you feel how I feel? Insight into the absence of empathy after severe traumatic brain injury. Neuropsychologia. 48(12):3585-95.

McDonald S, Li SH, DeSousa A, Rushby J, Dimoska A, James C, Tate R (2010). Impaired mimicry response to angry faces following severe traumatic brain injury. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 1380-3395, 1-12.

Li SH & Westbrook RF (2008). Massed extinction trials produce better short-term but worse long-term loss of context conditioned fear responses than spaced trials. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 34(3), 336-351.

Awards, Fellowships & Grants

Mason Foundation – Medical and Scientific Grants (awarded to UNSW) 2017 ($98, 470)

Graham BM, Li SH, Newby J, Lloyd A. Menstrual cycle phase influence on symptom severity in women with chronic fatigue syndrome

Mason Foundation – Medical and Scientific Grants (awarded to UNSW) 2016 ($79,671)

Barry B, Casson S, Sandler C, Li SH, Lloyd A. Measuring and improving activity pacing in chronic fatigue syndrome.

Mason Foundation – Medical and Scientific Grants (awarded to UNSW) 2016 ($76,107)

Li SH, Barry B, Sandler C, Casson, Keech A, Lloyd A. A randomised controlled trial of online continuing education for health professionals to improve the management of CFS.

 

Affiliations & Memberships

AHPRA

Australian Clinical Psychology Association (ACPA)

Anxiety Practitioners Network (APN)