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Representative Publications

Applied Psychophysiology: Cardiovascular Reactivity to Mental Stress

Larkin, K. T., Goulet, C., & Cavanagh, C. (2015). Forgiveness and physiological concomitants and outcomes. In L. L. Toussaint, E. L. Worthington, & D. R. Williams (Eds.), Forgiveness and health: Scientific evidence and theories relating forgiveness to better health (pp. 61-76). New York, NY: Springer.

Larkin, K. T., Frazer, N. L., & Wheat, A. (2011). Responses to interpersonal conflict among young adult men and women: Influence of cohesion and flexibility of family of origin. Personal Relationships, 18, 657-667.

Whited, M. C., Wheat, A., L., & Larkin, K. T. (2010). The influence of forgiveness and apology on cardiovascular reactivity and recovery in response to mental stress. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 33, 293-304.

Whited, M. C., & Larkin, K. T. (2009). Sex differences in cardiovascular reactivity: Influence of the gender role relevance of social tasks. Journal of Psychophysiology, 23, 77-84.

Hernandez, D. H., Larkin, K. T., & Whited, M. C. (2009). Cardiovascular response to interpersonal provocation and mental arithmetic among high and low hostile young adult males. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 34, 27-35.

Frazer, N. L., Larkin, K. T., & Goodie, J. L. (2002). Do behavioral responses mediate or moderate the relation between cardiovascular reactivity to stress and parental history of hypertension? Health Psychology, 21, 244-253.

Suchday, S., & Larkin, K. T. (2001). Biobehavioral responses to interpersonal conflict during anger expression among anger-in and anger-out males. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 23, 282-290.

Larkin, K. T., Semenchuk, E. M., Frazer, N. L., Suchday, S., & Taylor, R. L. (1998). Cardiovascular and behavioral response to social confrontation: Measuring real-life stress in the laboratory. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 20, 294-301.

Semenchuk, E. M., & Larkin, K. T. (1993). Behavioral and cardiovascular responses to interpersonal challenges among male offspring of essential hypertensives. Health Psychology, 12, 416-419.

Edens, J. L., Larkin, K. T., & Abel, J. L. (1992). The effect of social support and physical touch on cardiovascular reactions to mental stress. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 36, 371-382.

Applied Psychophysiology: Biofeedback

Whited, A., Larkin, K. T., & Whited, M. (2014). Effectiveness of emWave biofeedback in improving heart rate variability reactivity to and recovery from stress. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 39, 75-88.

Wheat, A. L., & Larkin, K. T. (2010). Biofeedback of heart rate variability and related physiology: A critical review. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 35, 229-242.

Goodie, J. L., & Larkin, K. T. (2006). Transfer of heart rate feedback training to reduce heart rate response to laboratory tasks. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 31, 227-242.

Goodie, J. L., & Larkin, K. T. (2001). Changes in hemodynamic response to mental stress with heart rate feedback training. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 26, 293-309.

Larkin, K. T., Zayfert, C., Veltum, L. G., & Abel, J. L. (1992). Effects of feedback a contingent reinforcement in reducing heart rate response to stress. Journal of Psychophysiology, 6, 119-130.

Behavior, Emotions, and Essential Hypertension

Larkin, K. T., & Cavanagh, C. (2017). Hypertension: Psychological and behavioral factors. In A. E. Wenzel (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of abnormal and clinical psychology (pp. 1716-1720). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

Larkin, K. T., Schauss, S. L., Elnicki, D. M., & Goodie, J. L. (2007). Detecting white coat and reverse white coat effects in clinic setting using measures of blood pressure habituation in the clinic and patient self-monitoring of blood pressure. Journal of Human Hypertension, 21, 516-524.

Larkin, K. T. (2005). Stress and hypertension: Examining the relation between psychological stress and high blood pressure. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Larkin, K. T., & Zayfert, C. (2004). Anger expression and essential hypertension: Behavioral response to confrontation. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 56, 113-118.

Larkin, K. T., Schauss, S. L., & Elnicki, D. M. (1998). Isolated clinic hypertension and normotension: False positives and false negatives in the assessment of hypertension. Blood Pressure Monitoring, 3, 247-254.

Larkin, K. T., & Zayfert, C. (1996). Anger management with essential hypertensive patients. In Van Hasselt, V. B., & Hersen, M. (Eds.), Sourcebook of psychological treatment manuals for adult disorders (pp. 689 – 716). New York: Plenum Press.

Larkin, K. T., & Zayfert, C. (1996). Anger management training with mild essential hypertensive patients. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 19, 415-433.

Larkin, K. T., Knowlton, G. E., & D’Alessandri, R. (1990). Predicting treatment outcome to progressive relaxation training in essential hypertensive patients. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 13, 605-618.

Education and Training in Clinical Health Psychology

Larkin, K. T., Bridges, A., Fields, S., & Vogel, M. (2016). Acquiring competencies in integrated behavioral health care in doctoral, internship, and post-doctoral programs.  Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 10, 14-23.

Larkin, K. T., & Morris, T. L. (2015). The process of competency acquisition during doctoral training.  Training & Education in Professional Psychology, 9, 300-308.

Larkin, K. T., & Klonoff, E. A. (2014). Specialty competencies in clinical health psychology. New York: Oxford University Press.

McDaniel, S. H., Grus, C. L., Cubic, B. A., Hunter, C. L., Kearney, L. K., Schuman, C. C., Karel, M. J., Kessler, R. S., Larkin, K. T., McCutcheon, S., Miller, B. F., Nash, J., Qualls, S. H., Connolly, K. S., Stancin, T., Stanton, A. L., Sturm, L. A., & Bennett Johnson, S. (2014). Competencies for psychology practice in primary care. American Psychologist, 69, 409-429.

Larkin, K. T. (2014). The blueprint for building psychology into a health care profession: Retaining our foundation in science while expanding breadth of training. Training & Education in Professional Psychology, 8, 18-21.

Larkin, K. T. (2012). Models for reducing the demand for internships. Training & Education in Professional Psychology, 6, 249-257.

Nash, J. M., & Larkin, K. T. (2012). Geometric models of competency development in specialty areas of professional psychology. Training & Education in Professional Psychology, 6, 37-46.

Larkin, K. T. (2011). Behavioral contingencies involved in common pool resource management. Training & Education in Professional Psychology, 5, 213-216.

Larkin, K. T. (2009). Variations of doctoral training programs in clinical health psychology: Lessons learned at the box office. Training & Education in Professional Psychology, 3, 202-211.

France, C. R., Masters, K. S., Belar, C. D., Kerns, R. D., Klonoff, E. A., Larkin, K. T., Smith, T. W., Suchday, S., & Thorn, B. E. (2008). Application of the competency model to clinical health psychology. Professional Psychology: Research & Practice, 39, 573-580.