Dr Derek Larkin

Dr Derek Larkin - Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Information

Research Qualifications
Psychological implications of how cancers affect male patients. Exploring survivorship in young and adolescent cancer patients. Investigating fear of falling in obese individuals, and nutritional knowledge, and its impact of weight control BSc (Dual Hons) Psychology and Neuroscience, Keele University, 1999
PhD Psychology, Staffordshire University, 2005
Chartered Psychologist, British Psychological Society
Teaching Contact
PSY1112: Introduction to Cognitive & Biological Psychology
PSY2115: Biological Psychology (Module Leader)
PSY3123: Clinical & Abnormal Psychology (Module Leader)
PSY3135: Dissertation
PhD Supervision
Dr Derek Larkin
Department of Psychology
Edge Hill University
Ormskirk
Lancashire
L39 4QP
Phone: 01695 657691
Email: Derek Larkin
Office: LP 2.24

Publications

Full-text links to these publications available on the Edge Hill University Research Information Repository

Martin, C., & Larkin, D. (2018). Minimum sample size requirements for a validation study of the Schizophrenia Quality of Life Scale-Revision 4 (SQLS-R4). Journal of Basic and Clinical Health Sciences, 2, 76-81. doi:10.30621/jbachs.2018.411

Larkin, D., & Martin, C. (2018). Commentary on Phillipou et al., (2018) Anorexia Nervosa: Eating Disorder or Body Image Disorder? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 52 (3), 287-288, doi:10.1177/0004867417730432

Larkin, D., Kirtchuk, G., Yamaguchi, M., & Martin, C. R. (2017). A Proposal for the Inclusion of ‘Obesity Dysmorphia’ in the DSM. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 51, (11), 1085-1086. doi:10.1177/0004867417722641

Procter, S., Hollins Martin, C.J., Larkin, D. & Martin, C.R. (2017). Woman’s experience of childbirth: Qualitative analysis from data derived from the 30-item Birth Satisfaction Scale. Scientific Pages of Nursing, 1(1), 10-17.

Larkin, D., Levy, A. R., Marchant, D. M., & Martin, C. R. (2017). When Winner’s Need Help Too: Mental Health in Elite Athletes. The Psychologist, 30, 42-47

Larkin, D., & Martin, C. R. (2017). The Interface between Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Depression: A Psychobiological and Neurophysiological Conundrum. Clinical Neurophysiology, 47(2), 123-129. doi:10.1016/j.neucli.2017.01.012

Webster, R. A., Thompson, D. R., Larkin, D., Mayou, R. A., & Martin, C. R. (2017). Quality of Life in a Mixed Ethnic Population after Myocardial Infarction. European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare.

Larkin, D., & Martin, C. R. (2016). Caloric estimation of healthy and unhealthy foods in normal-weight, overweight and obese participants. Eating Behaviors, 23, 91-96. doi: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2016.08.004

Pennington, C. R., Heim, D., Levy, A., & Larkin, D. (2016). Twenty years of stereotype threat research: A review of psychological mediators. PLoS One, 11 (1) e0146487

Levy, A.R., Perry, J.L., Nicholls, A.R., Larkin, D., & Davies, J. (2015). Sources of sport confidence, imagery type and performance among competitive athletes: The mediating role of sports confidence. Journal of Sports Medicine & Physical Fitness, 55(7-8), 835-844.

Putwain, D. W., Larkin, D., & Sander, P. (2013). A reciprocal model of achievement goals and learning related emotions in the first year of undergraduate study. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 38, 361-374. DOI 10.1016/j.cedpsych.2013.07.003

Larkin, D., & Huett, K. (2013). Student Engagement with Learning Technologies. Psychology Teaching Review, 19. 49-58.

Putwain, D. W., Sander, P., & Larkin, D. (2013). Using the 2 × 2 framework of achievement goals to predict achievement emotions and academic performance. Learning and Individual Differences, 25, 80-84. DOI 10.1016/j.lindif.2013.01.006

Putwain, D., Sander, P., & Larkin, D. (2012). Academic self-efficacy in study-related skills and behaviours: relations with learning-related emotions and academic success. British Journal of Educational Psychology. DOI 10.1111/j.2044-8279.2012.02084.x

Murphy, P.N., Erwin, P.G., MacIver, L., Fisk, J.E, Larkin, D., Wareing, M., Montgomery, C., Hilton, J., Tames, F.J., Bradley, B., Yanulevitch, K.,  & Ralley, R. (2011). The relationships of ‘ecstasy’ (MDMA) and cannabis use to impaired executive inhibition and access to semantic long term memory. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental, 26, 460-469.

Larkin, D., & Harrison, I. (2010). Exploring Student Engagement Through the Use of Diaries. Psychology Teaching Review, 17, 62-74.

Rowley, M., Larkin, D., & Hartley, J. (2009). Halfway there! The expectations and experiences of single- and dual-honours psychology students in their second year. Psychology Teaching Review, 15, 38-49.

Rowley, M., Hartley, J., & Larkin, D. (2008). Learning from experience: the expectations and experiences of first-year undergraduate psychology students. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 32, 399-413. DOI 10.1080/03098770802538129

Larkin, D., & Hartley, J. (2008). The academic performance of mature and traditional-entry psychology students at Keele University: A replication study. Psychology Teaching Review, 14, 65-71.

Books

Martin, C. R., & Larkin, D. (2018). Probiotics and Mental Health. Boca Raton, Florida, USA: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.

Book Chapters

Larkin, D., & Martin, C. R. (2018). Introduction: Probiotics and Psychopathology. In C. R. Martin & D. Larkin (Eds.), Probiotics and Mental Health. Boca Raton, Florida, USA: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.

Larkin, D., & Martin, C. R. (2018). Probiotics and Alcohol Dependency. In C. R. Martin & D. Larkin (Eds.), Probiotics and Mental Health. Boca Raton, Florida, USA: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.

Larkin, D., & Martin, C. R. (2018). Probiotics and Alzheimer’s Disease. In C. R. Martin & D. Larkin (Eds.), Probiotics and Mental Health. Boca Raton, Florida, USA: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.

Larkin, D., & Martin, C. R. (2018). Probiotics and Autism Spectrum Disorder. In C. R. Martin & D. Larkin (Eds.), Probiotics and Mental Health. Boca Raton, Florida, USA: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.

Larkin, D., & Martin, C. R. (2018). Probiotics and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. In C. R. Martin & D. Larkin (Eds.), Probiotics and Mental Health. Boca Raton, Florida, USA: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.

Larkin, D., & Martin, C. R. (2018). Probiotics and Depression. In C. R. Martin & D. Larkin (Eds.), Probiotics and Mental Health. Boca Raton, Florida, USA: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.

Larkin, D., & Martin, C. R. (2018). Probiotics and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. In C. R. Martin & D. Larkin (Eds.), Probiotics and Mental Health. Boca Raton, Florida, USA: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.

Martin, C. R., & Larkin, D. (2018). The probiotics evidence-base: Improving quality through innovation in research methodologies. In C. R. Martin & D. Larkin (Eds.), Probiotics and Mental Health. Boca Raton, Florida, USA: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.

Larkin, D., & Martin, C. R. (2017). Does body dysmorphic disorder have implications for bariatric surgery? . In R. Rajendrum, C. R. Martin, & V. R. Preedy (Eds.), Pathophysiology of Bariatric Surgery: Metabolism, Nutrition, Procedures, Outcomes and Adverse Effects (pp. 613–619). San Diego, CA: Elsevier.

Larkin, D., & Martin, C. R. (2017). Issues Surrounding the Relationship between Sexual Function and Bariatric Surgery. In R. Rajendrum, C. R. Martin, & V. R. Preedy (Eds.), Pathophysiology of Bariatric Surgery: Metabolism, Nutrition, Procedures, Outcomes and Adverse Effects (pp. 605-611). San Diego, CA: Elsevier.

Non-referred journals

Pope, D., & Larkin, D. (2011) Use of Camtasia to support lecture delivery and SPSS workshops. The Higher Education Academy Psychology Network Newsletter (59)

Research Grants/Awards

Larkin, D. (2011). Chancellor’s Excellence in Teaching Award, Edge Hill University.