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Antonia's research has explored issues around gender, health and identity; the social and cultural contexts of behaviours, particularly alcohol consumption; and the implications of dominant media representations for individual subjectivities and embodiment. Antonia has recently led a 3-year study on drinking cultures and new technologies. She is currently co-editor of Qualitative Research in Psychology, an associate editor for Health Psychology Review, and is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Health Psychology, and Psychology and Health.
gender, health and identity;the social and cultural contexts of behaviours; alcohol consumption; drinking cultures; social media and digital technologies; masculinities and femininities
21st Century Citizenship, Health and Well-being
Field of Research Codes
Gender Psychology (170105): Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology (170106): Psychology (170100): Psychology And Cognitive Sciences (170000): Social and Community Psychology (170113)
health psychology, critical health psychology, social psychology, alcohol, young people, social media, identities,
Project Title: Young adults, drinking stories and the cult of celebrity
Date Range: 2010 - 2013
Funding Body: Marsden Fund - Full
Antonia teaches the undergraduate third year paper 'health psychology' as well as the postgraduate paper 'Understanding health and illness'.