Laws, K.R. & Bhatt, R. (2005) False memories and delusions in normal healthy subjects. Personality & Individual Differences, 39, 775-781.

Bhatt, R., Laws, K.R., & McKenna, P.J. (2010) False memories in schizophrenic patients with and without delusions. Psychiatry Research,

Shah, R. (2012) Psychological effects scar the mind. The Times Newspaper 10.11.12.

Shah, R., Thompson, A. & Hunt, J. (2013) Introduction to the psychosocial impact and psychological treatment of vitiligo. British Journal of Dermatological Nursing. 12 (2): 52 - 54.

Ahmed, A., Shah, R. & Bewley, A. (2013) Psychodermatology: Diagnosis of artefactual skin disorders. MIMS Dermatology. 9 (2): 19 - 22.

Ahmed, A., Shah, R. & Bewley, A. (2013). Dealing with Artefactual Disorders. Dermatology In Practice. 19 (2): 14 - 16.

Shah, R., Ahmed, A. & Bewley, A. (2013) Stress and the Skin. Dermatology In Practice.19 (3): 14 - 17.

Shah, R., Thompson, A., Hunt, J. & Webb, T. (2014) Starting to develop self-help for social anxiety associated with vitiligo: Using clinical significance to measure the potential effectiveness of enhanced psychological self-help. British Journal of Dermatology. Accepted. (

Shah, R. & Bewley, A. (2014).  The importance of integrated psychological interventions and dedicated psychologists in dermatology. Clinical and Experiemental Dermatology. 39: 428 - 430.

Shah, R. Psychological Assessment and interventions for people with skin disease. In Practical Psychodermatology. A. Bewley, R.Taylor, et al (Eds). 2014.

Shah, R. & Bewley. (2014) Psoriasis: 'the badge of shame'. A case reprt of a psychological intervention to reduce and potentially clear chronic skin disease. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology. Accepted.

Shah, R., Ahmed, A., & Bewley, A. Psychological Impact of Delusional Infestation. In prep.

Shah, R. & Bewley, A. The psychological impact of inflammatory disorders within secondary care. In prep.

Shah, R. & Bewley, A. The psychological impact of non-melanoma skin cancer. In prep.



Enhancing self-help for people with social anxiety associated with vitiligo. Centre of Appearance research, Appearance Matters 5 conference, Bristol, June 2012.

Coping with vitiligo. Psychodermatology UK, London, January 2013. Invited speaker.

Systemic Family Therapy for skin disorders. Psychodermatology USA, Miami, March 2013. Invited speaker.

The psychological impact and treatment for vulval pain. Vulval Pain Society Superworkshop, London, May 2013. Invited speaker.

New developments in psychological management of chronic skin disorders. European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, Krakow Poland, May 2013. Invited speaker.

The importance of psychological therapy for oncodermatology. European Society of Dermatology and Psychiatry, Roskilde Denmark, June 2013.

Nonmelanoma skin cancer - anxiety, assessment and management. Psychodermatology UK, London, January 2013. Invited speaker.

Nonmelanoma skin cancer. Scottish Dermatological Nursing Conference. May 2014. Invited Speaker.



Systemic Family Therapy used effectively with people with skin disorders. European Society of Dermatology and Psychiatry. Roskilde Denmark, June 2013.

Psychological Impact of Delusional infestation - preliminary results. British Association of Dermatology Conference. Liverpool, July 2013.

A psychological intervention for people with acne excoriee: a case series. American Association of Dermatology Conference. Denver, Colorado. March 2014.

Cognitive behavioral therapy for delusional infestation: a new concept with a positive outcome. British Association of Dermatology Conference. Liverpool July 2014.


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