Catherine is a Lecturer in Psychology at Bournemouth University. She is a cyberpsychologist, specialising in social media, health, and qualitative methods. Catherine’s work investigates the digital experiences of stigmatised and/or vulnerable groups, having conducted research with people with dementia, people with eating disorders, carers, and LGBTQ+ populations. She is particularly interested in how technologies can be developed to promote wellbeing and social inclusion. Catherine is also a committee member of the British Psychological Society Cyberpsychology Section. Her interests also include Dementia, Eating disorders, Social media and Online communities.
In her debut blog, Catherine Talbot reviews a recent qualitative study, which explores the decision-making process for receiving paid home care for people with dementia during COVID-19.[read the full story...]