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Dr Katrina Forbes-McKay

Biography Katrina joined RGU as a Lecturer in Psychology in 2002 and was appointed Course Leader on the MSc Applied Psychology in 2016. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Chartered member of the British Psychological Society and an Auroran of the Advance HE Leadership Foundation.
Research Interests Katrina's research interests lie in the application of social and cognitive theories to predict;
• mental wellbeing (women following miscarriage, pregnant women and students)
• health behaviours (alcohol use, breast feeding, medication adherence)
• successful engagement with behavioural change interventions (breastfeeding interventions amongst substance using mothers; follow up support for women with miscarriage)
Teaching and Learning Katrina teaches and coordinates a number of Psychology modules on the BA (Hons) Applied Social Science and MSc Applied Psychology.

Her main teaching lies in the areas of cognitive, sport, health and biological psychology but she is especially interested in the application of psychology to mental well being.
Scopus Author ID 8612658200