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Richard Lanyon

Biography

Professor, Department of Psychology (Clinical), College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Education

Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1964

Research Interests

Psychological assessment in general and personality assessment in particular, focusing on areas that are relevant to psychology and law. Current projects involve the development and validation of methods to assess response distortions (“misrepresentation”) during assessments in various forensic contexts, such as personal injury claimants, major felons, divorce/custody situations, etc.

Research Projects

Validity of the Balanced Inventory of Desirable Responding and the Paulhus Deception Scales in forensic assessment
Development and validation of a measure of extreme virtue for the Multidimensional Health Profile
Cognitive set, secondary gain, and progress in physical rehabilitation

Publications
  • Lanyon. R. I. Development and validation of brief content scales for the Psychological Screening Inventory - 2. Journal of Clinical Psychology (2010).
  • Goodstein, L. D., Lanyon, R. I., & Belcher, L. J. (2010). PeopleClues Personality and Cognitive Assessment: Technical Manual, UK edition. (2010).
  • Goodstein, L. D., Lanyon, R. I., & Belcher, L.J. (2010). PeopleClues Personality anf Cognitive Assessment: User Manual, UK edition. (2010).
  • Goodstein, L. D., Lanyon, R. I., & Belcher, L.J. (2010). PeopleClues Personality anf Cognitive Assessment: User Manual, UK edition. (2010).
  • Lanyon, R. i. (2010). Psychological Screening Inventory-2: Technical manual. (2010).
  • Lanyon, R. I., Maxwell, B. .M., & Kraft, A. J. Prediction of long-term outcome after gastric bypass surgery. Obesity Surgery (2009).
  • Thomas, M. L., Lanyon, R. I., & Millsap, R. E. Validation of diagnostic measures based on latent class analysis: A step forward in response bias research. Psychological Assessment (2009).
  • Walters, G. D., Berry, D. T. R., Lanyon, R. I., & Murphy, M. P. Are exaggerated health complaints continuous or categorical? A taxometric analysis of the Health Problem Overstatement Scale. Psychological Assessment (2009).
  • Goodstein, L. D. & Lanyon, R. I. Technical amd administrative manual for PeopleClues attitude assessment version 4.1. (2009).
  • Leonard D. Goodstein and Richard I. Lanyon. Technical and Administrative Manual for PeopleClues Personality and Cognitive Assessments, Version 4.1. (2008).
  • Richard I. Lanyon and Michael L. Thomas. Detecting Deception in Sex Offender Assessment. Clinical Assessment of Deception and Malingering, 3rd ed (2008).
  • Richard Lanyon. Utility of the Multidimensioal Health Profile--Health functionins scales (MHP-H) in the pre-operative assessment of applicants for gastric bypass surgery. Journla of cliical Psychology in Medical Settings (2007).
  • Richard Lanyon, A Carle. Internal and external validity of the Balanced Inventory of Desirable Responding and the Paulhus Deception Scales. Educational and Psychological Measurement (2007).
  • Richard Lanyon. Utility of the Psychological Screening Inventory as a screening instrument. Psychological Services (2006).
  • Richard Lanyon, B Maxwell, P Karoly, L Ruehlman. Utility of the Multidimensional Health Profile--Psychosocial Functioning Scales (MHP-P) for assessing psychosocial adjustment in gastric bypass surgery patients. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings (2006).
  • Saks, M J (Author) ,Lanyon, Richard I (Author) . Pitfalls and ethics of expert testimony. Expert Psychological Testimony for the Courts (2006).
  • P Karoly, L Ruehlman, Richard Lanyon. The assessment of adult health care orientation: Development and preliminary validation of the Multidimensional Health Profile--Health Functioning (MHP) in a national sample. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings (2005).
  • Richard Lanyon, K Cunningham. Construct validity of the misrepresentation scales of the Psychological Screening Inventory. Journal of Personality Assessment (2005).
  • Goodstein, L D, Lanyon, Richard I. CandidClues: Technical and administrative manual. (2005).
  • Goodstein, L D, Lanyon, Richard I. JobClues: Technical and administrative manual. (2005).
  • Richard Lanyon. Favorable self-presentation on psychological inventoris: An analysis. American Journal of Forensic Psychology (2004).
  • Richard Lanyon, L Goodstein. Validity and reliability of a pre-employment screening test: The Counterproductive Behavior Index (CBI). Journal of Business and Psychology (2004).
  • Richard Lanyon. Assessing the misrepresentation of health problems. Journal of Personality Assessment (2003).
  • Goodstein, L D, Lanyon, Richard I. Counterproductive Behavior Index (CBI): Administration and scoring manual, version 2.0. (2003).
  • Goodstein, L D, Lanyon, Richard I. Counterproductive Behavior Index (CBI): Technical manual, version 2.0. (2003).
  • Richard Lanyon, E Almer. Characteristics of compensable disability patients who choose to litigate. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (2002).
  • Richard Lanyon, E Almer, B Maxwell. Validation and norms for sentence completion task scales to assess misrepresentation during disability assessment. American Journal of Forensic Psychology (2002).
  • Richard Lanyon. Dimensions of self-serving misrepresentation in forensic assessment. Journal of Personality Assessment (2001).
  • Richard Lanyon. Psychological assessment procedures in sex offending. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice (2001).
  • Richard Lanyon, E Almer. Multimodal assessment of self-serving misrepresentation during personal injury evaluation. American Journal of Forensic Psychology (2001).
  • Richard I. Lanyon and Eugene R. Almer. Incremental Validity of the SCT-75 Sentence Completion Test for Assessing Misrepresentation of Personal Injury Claimants. American Journal of Forensic Psychiatry, 29, 57-67 (0).
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 399Supervised Research
PSY 472Clinical Psychology
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 399Supervised Research
PSY 468Psychology and Law
PSY 472Clinical Psychology
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 399Supervised Research
PSY 468Psychology and Law
PSY 472Clinical Psychology
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 399Supervised Research
PSY 472Clinical Psychology
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
PSY 572Psychological Assessment
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 399Supervised Research
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
PSY 399Supervised Research
PSY 468Psychology and Law
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
PSY 572Psychological Assessment
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
PGS 399Supervised Research
PGS 471Psychological Testing
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
PGS 399Supervised Research
PGS 468Psychology and Law
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
PSY 572Psychological Assessment
Presentations
  • Lanyon, Richard. Assessment of Sex Offenders: An Update. Office of the Federal Public Defender (Oct 2004).
  • Kern, Margaret, Lanyon, Richard. Development of predictors of outcome in gastric bypass surgery. Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association (Apr 2004).
Service
  • Clinical Psychology Review, ad hoc reviewer (2010 - 2010)
  • Journal of Clinical Psychology, ad hoc reviewer (2010 - 2010)
  • Law and Human Behavior, ad hoc reviewer (2010 - 2010)
  • Law and Psychology Committee, Psychology representative (2010 - 2010)
  • Maricopa County Office of the Legal Advocate, pro bono consultations (2010 - 2010)
  • Maricopa County Public Defender's Office, pro bono consultations (2010 - 2010)
  • National Science Foundation, Grant application reviewer (2010 - 2010)
  • Psychological Assessment, ad hoc reviewer (2010 - 2010)
  • Office of the Federal Public Defender, pro bono consultations (2001 - 2010)
  • Journal of Clinical Psychology, ad hoc reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • Journal of Personality Assessment, ad hoc reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • Law and Human Behavior, ad hoc reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • Law and Psychology Committee, Psychology representative (2009 - 2009)
  • Maricopa Cojnty Office of the Legal Advocate, pro bono consultations (2009 - 2009)
  • Maricopa County Domestic Relations Court, pro bono consultations (2009 - 2009)
  • Obesity, ad hoc reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • Ph.D. Program in Justice Studies, Program in Justice and Social Inquiry, faculty member (2009 - 2009)
  • Proessional Psychology: Research and Practice, ad hoc reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • Psychological Assessment, ad hoc reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • Clinical Psychology Review, ad hoc reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • Journal of Clinical Psychology, ad hoc reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • Law and Human Behavior, ad hoc reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • Law and Psychology committee, Psychology representative (2008 - 2008)
  • Maricopa County Domestic Relations Court, pro bono psychological evaluations (2008 - 2008)
  • Obesity, ad hoc reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • PhD Program in Justice Studies, College of Public Programs, member (2008 - 2008)
  • Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, ad hoc reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • Spanish Journal of Psychology, ad hoc reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • Law and Human Behavior, Editorial Board Member (1990 - 2008)
  • clinical program search committee, member (2008 - 2008)
  • lecturer search committee, member (2008 - 2008)
  • Ph.D. Program in Justice Studies, College of Public Programs, Member (2006 - 2007)
  • Law and Psychology committee, Law School and Psychology Department, Psychology representative (2005 - 2007)
  • Law and Psychology Committee, Law School and Psychology Department, Psychology representative (2005 - 2007)
  • Journal of Personality Assessment, Ad hoc reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • Maricopa County Office of the Legal Advocate, Pro bono consultations (2006 - 2006)
  • Maricopa county Domjestic Relations Court, Pro bono psychological consultations (2006 - 2006)
  • Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, Ad hoc reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • Psychological Assessment, Ad hoc reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • Social Behavior and Personality, Ad hoc reviewer (2006 - 2006)
  • Law and Psychology committee, Law School and Psychology Department, Member (2004 - 2006)
  • Clinical Admissions Committee, Chair (2005 - 2006)
  • Clinical Psychology Admissions Committee, Chair (2005 - 2006)
  • American Psychological Association annual convention, Ad hoc reviewer (2005 - 2005)
  • Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Ad hoc reviewer (2005 - 2005)
  • Maricopa County Domestic Relations Court, Pro bono psychological evaluations (2004 - 2005)
  • Maricopa County Office of the Legal Advlcate, Pro bono psychological evaluations (2004 - 2005)
  • Placement and Clinic Policy Committee, Psychology Department, Member (2003 - 2005)
  • Clinical Search Committee, Member (2004 - 2005)
  • American Psychological Association, Ad hoc reviewer, annual convention (2004)
  • Cinical search committee, Member (2004)
  • Clinical Asmissions Committee, Member (2004)
  • Director of Clinical Training search committee (internal), Member (2004)
  • American Psychological Association, Editorial reviewer, annual convention (2003)
  • Journal of Personality Assessment, Ad hoc reviewer (2003)
  • Law and Human Behavior, Editorial consultant (2003)
  • Ph.D. Program in Justice Studies, College of Public Programs, Affiliate faculty member (2003)
  • Psychology and Law committee, Member (2003)
  • Space Committee, Pysychology Dept, Member (2003)