Megan McLarnon

Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice
Director, Clinical Psychology Centre

  • Area of Study: Clinical Science
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  • Tel: 778-782-9995
  • Office: SWH 9061
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*Dr. Megan McLarnon is not a research faculty member and not able to accept graduate students nor supervise MA or PhD research.

Research Interests

Personality and motives for substance use, concurrent disorders, problematic use of prescription drugs, prevention and reduction of substance-related harms

Selected Publications

McLarnon, M. E., Darredeau, C., Chan, J., & Barrett, S. P. (2014). Motives for the non-prescribed use of psychiatric medications:  Relationships with psychopathology, other substance use and patterns of use. Journal of Substance use, 19, 421 - 428.

McLarnon, M. e., Barrett, S. P., Monaghan, T., & Stewart, S. H. (2012). Prescription drug misuse across the lifespan:  A developmental perspective. In J. C. Verster, P. Conrod, K. Brady & M. Galanter (Eds.), Drug abuse & addiction in medical illness: Causes, consequences and treatment. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press, Inc.

McLarnon, M. E., Fulton, H. G., Maclsaac, C., & Barrett, S. P. (2012). Characteristics of quetiapine misuse among clients of a community-based methadone maintenance program. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 32, 721 - 723.

McLarnon, M. E., Monaghan, T. L., Stewart, S. H., & Barrett, S. P. (2011). Drug misuse and diversion in adults prescribed anxiolytics and sedatives. Pharmacotherapy, 31, 262 - 272.


Future courses may be subject to change.