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Catherine Hitch, (PhD Researcher)

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20182019

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Biography

Catherine completed an MSc in Health Psychology with Ulster, and had a particular focus on veteran health.  Catherine was interested in exploring how veterans cope with chronic pain, being particularly interested in coping attitudes and resilience.   Catherine joined the Northern Ireland Veterans Wellbeing Project in January 2019, where her PhD is considering the Northern Ireland veteran population specifically.  Catherine has been a national SSAFA transitional mentor for wounded, injured and sick veterans since 2014.   

 

Thesis: Trauma, mental health and alcohol;how do these impact on help-seeking for veterans in Northern Ireland.

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor

Master

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Research Output

  • Different questions need different answers; the value of qualitative research methods in Health Psychology

    Black, R., Busby, M. & Hitch, C., 1 Jul 2018, PSYCHOLOGIST, 31, p. 3-4 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Veterans’ experience of chronic pain management: it takes experience to manage this difficult relationship

    Hitch, C., 29 Nov 2018, (Accepted/In press) Pain News , 2019, March.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

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    Activities

    • 6 Membership of network
    • 1 Oral presentation

    Northern Ireland British Psychological Society (External organisation)

    Catherine Hitch (Member)
    1 Jan 2019

    Activity: MembershipMembership of network

    How army veterans cope with chronic pain

    Catherine Hitch (Speaker)
    12 Apr 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    UK Psychological Trauma Institute (External organisation)

    Catherine Hitch (Member)
    1 Feb 2019 → …

    Activity: MembershipMembership of network

    European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (External organisation)

    Catherine Hitch (Member)
    1 Feb 2019

    Activity: MembershipMembership of network