Dr Kenneth Gannon
Clinical Research Director and Research Degree Leader
Health Promotion and Behaviour Research Group
Kenneth Gannon is Research Director for the Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Research Degrees Lead for the School of Psychology. His research interests are principally in the area of men's health and currently focus on prostate cancer.
- External Examiner, Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, University of Hull, 2014-Present.
- External Examiner, Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Teeside University 2012-Present.
Myrie, C. V., & Gannon, K. N. (2013). “Should I really be here?” Exploring the relationship between Black men’s conceptions of wellbeing, subject positions and help-seeking behaviour. Diversity and Equality in Health and Care, 10(1), 1–22.|
Williams, E. F., Gannon, K. N., & Soon, K. (2011). The experiences of young people with epidermolysis bullosa simplex: a qualitative study. Journal of Health Psychology, 16(5), 701–710. doi:10.1177/1359105310387954|
Gannon, K. N., Guerro-Blanco, M., Patel, A., & Abel, P. (2010). Re-constructing masculinity following radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer. The Aging Male, 13(4), 258-264. doi:10.3109/13685538.2010.487554|
Harper, D. J., Gannon, K. N., & Robinson, M. (2013). Beyond evidence-based practice: rethinking the relationship between research, theory and practice. In R. Bayne & G. Jinks (Eds.), Applied psychology: practice, training and new directions. (2nd ed.). London: Sage.|
Peer-reviewed Journal Articles Tillin, T., Gannon, K. N., Feldman, R. A., & Williams, N. S. (2006). Third-party prospective evaluation of patient outcomes after dynamic graciloplasty. British Journal of Surgery, 93(11), 1402–1410. doi:10.1002/bjs.5393
Glover, L., Gannon, K. N., & Abel, P. (1996). Differences between doctor and patient estimates of outcome in male sub-fertility clinic attenders. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 35, 531–542. doi:10.1111/j.2044-8260.1996.tb01209.x
Glover, L., Gannon, K. N., Sher, L., & Abel, P. (1996). Distress in sub-fertile men: A longitudinal study. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 14, 23–36. doi:10.1080/02646839608405856
Gannon, K. Evidence-based practice - the ethical dimension. (2015). Tribe. R & Morrissey. J. (2015) (Eds) (2nd edn) The Handbook of Professional and Ethical Practice for Psychologists, Counsellors and Psychotherapists. London: Routledge.
Gannon, K., Glover, L. and Abel P. (2007). Psychological Effects of Infertility and Its Treatment in Males. In: Male Reproductive Dysfunction: Pathophysiology and Treatment. Edited by F. R. Kandeel. London: Informa Healthcare.
Gannon, K., Glover, L. and Abel P. (2003) Psychosocial aspects of prostate cancer. In: Prostate Cancer: Scientific and Clinical Aspects. Bridging the Gap. Edited by P. Abel and El-Nasir Lalani. London: Imperial College Press.
Gannon K. (1996). Andrology: men and reproduction. In: The Psychology of Reproduction 1: Reproductive Potential and Fertility Control, edited by A. Walker and K. Niven. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd.
Harper, D.J., Gannon, K. and Robinson, M. (2013). Beyond evidence-based practice: Rethinking the relationship between research, theory and practice. In: Applied Psychology: Research, Training and Practice (2nd Edition). Edited by R. Bayne and G. Jinks. London: Sage.
Gannon, K. N., Glover, L., & Abel, P. (2003). Psychosocial aspects of prostate cancer. In P. Abel & El-Nasir Lalani (Eds.), Prostate cancer: Scientific and clinical aspects. Bridging the gap: London: Imperial College Press.
Gannon, K. N. (1996). Andrology: Men and reproduction. In A. Walker & K. Niven (Eds.), The psychology of reproduction 1: Reproductive potential and fertility control: Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann L.
Gannon, K. N., Glover, L., O’Neill, M., & Emberton, M. (2005). Lower urinary tract symptoms in men: Self-perceptions and the concept of bother. BJU International, 96, 823–827. doi:10.1111/j.1464-410X.2005.05720.x
Gannon, K. N., Glover, L., & Abel, P. (2004). Masculinity, infertility, stigma and media reports. Social Science and Medicine, 59(6), 1169–1175. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2004.01.015
Gannon, K. N., Glover, L., O’Neill, M., & Emberton, M. (2004). Men and chronic illness: A qualitative study of LUTS. Journal of Health Psychology, 9, 411–420. doi:10.1177/1359105304042350
Glover, L., Gannon, K. N., McLoughlin, J., & Emberton, M. (2004). Men’s experiences of having LUTS: Factors relating to bother. BJU International, 94(4), 563–567. doi:10.1111/j.1464-410X.2004.05001.x
Stafford, A., Laugharne, R., & Gannon, K. N. (2002). A follow-up study of the use of a patient-held record in mental health. Psychiatric Bulletin, 26(3), 91–92. doi:10.1192/pb.26.3.91
Glover, L., Gannon, K. N., & Abel, P. (1999). 18 month follow-up of male subfertility clinic attenders: A comparison between men whose partner subsequently became pregnant and those with continuing subfertility. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 17, 83–87. doi:10.1080/02646839908404586
Glover, L., Gannon, K. N., Platt, Z., & Abel, P. (1999). Male subfertility clinic attenders’ expectations of medical consultation. British Journal of Health Psychology, 4, 53–61. doi:10.1348/135910799168461
Glover, L., Gannon, K. N., & Abel, P. (1998). Male subfertility: Is pregnancy the only issue? (Editorial) British Medical Journal, 316, 1405–1406. doi:10.1136/bmj.316.7142.1405
Psychological aspects of prostate cancer
Psychosocial aspects of men’s health
Psychosocial aspects of visible difference
Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
MSc in Clinical and Community Psychology
Affiliate Member of the Division of Health Psychology of the British Psychological Society
Member of the UK Society for Behavioural Medicine
Member of The Psychological Society of Ireland
Member of the Clinical Division of The Psychological Society of Ireland
Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
Member of the International Advisory Board for the Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology