Dr Lin Yu is a Lecturer in Psychology, and a member of Applied Health Psychology Research Group.
BSc Applied Psychology, East China Normal Univeristy, Shanghai
MRes Research Methods in Psychology, The Univeristy of York, York
PhD Health Psychology, King's College London, London
Chartered Psychologist of the British Psychological Society
Learning & Teaching Interests
Subject area: Health Psyhcology
Methodology: Quantitative methods
Research Outputs & Interests
Psychological approaches to chronic pain
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Psychological Flexibility
The role of sense of self in functioning and wellbeing
Yu, L., Inspector, Y., & McCracken, L. M. (2020). Preliminary Investigation of the Associations between Psychological Flexibility, Symptoms, and Daily Functioning in People with Chronic Abdominal Pain. British Journal of Pain. Accepted.
Yu, L., Scott, W., & McCracken, L. M. (2019). Change in fatigue in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for people with chronic pain and its association with enhanced Psychological Flexibility. European Journal of Pain, 24(1), 234-247.
Scott, W., Yu, L., Patel, S., & McCracken, L. M. (2019). Measuring stigma in chronic pain: Preliminary investigation of instrument psychometrics, correlates, and magnitude of change in a prospective cohort attending interdisciplinary treatment. The Journal of Pain, 20(10), 1164-1175.
Yu, L & McCracken, L. M. (2018). Pain and anxiety and depression, in Bonica’s Management of Pain (5th ed.), Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
Yu, L., Norton, S., Almarzooqi, S. & McCracken, L.M. (2017). Preliminary Investigation of Pain Acceptance and Self-As-Context in People with Fibromyalgia. British Journal of Pain, 11(3), 134-143.
Yu, L., Norton, S., & McCracken, L.M. (2017). Change in “Self-as-Context” (“Perspective-taking”) Occurs in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for People with Chronic Pain and is Associated with Improved Functioning. The Journal of Pain, 18(6), 664-672.
Yu, L., McCracken, L. M., & Norton, S. (2016). The Self Experiences Questionnaire (SEQ): Preliminary analyses for a measure of self in people with chronic pain. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 5(3), 127-133.
Yu, L., & McCracken, L.M. (2016). Model and processes of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for chronic pain including a closer look at the self. Current Pain and Headache Reports, 20(2).
Scott, W., Daly, A., Yu, L., & McCracken, L. M. (2016). Treatment of Chronic Pain for Adults 65 and Over: Analyses of Outcomes and Changes in Psychological Flexibility Following Interdisciplinary Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Pain Medicine, 18(2), 252-264.
Yu, L., Norton, S., Harrison, A., & McCracken, L.M. (2015). In search of the person in pain: A systematic review of conceptualization, assessment methods, and evidence for self and identity in chronic pain. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4(4), 246-262.