Thom  Dunn

Thom Dunn

Associate professor of Psychological Sciences

School of Psychological Sciences
College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Contact Information

Phone
351-1501

Research interests in neuropsychological assessment, obsessions with healthy eating (orthorexia nervosa) and malingering. Also, designated "subject matter expert" in the emergency services by the Department of Homeland Security. Extensive expertise in issues influencing the delivery of prehospital health care.

Topics

Orthorexia Nervosa

Co-author of "Microthinking About Micronutrients: A Case of Transition From Obsessions About Healthy Eating to Near-Fatal "Orthorexia Nervosa" and Proposed Diagnostic Criteria," that outlines diagnostic criteria for the disorder in the academic journal Psychosomatics.

Malingering

Expertise in understanding the factors that affect accurate assessment of neuropsychological assessment by people faking their presentation.

Emergency Medical Services

Expertise in understanding the factors that affect accurate assessment of neuropsychological assessment by people faking their presentation.