Clare King

Assistant Lecturer in Psychology

Biography

Clare King is currently an Assistant Lecturer in Psychology in Carlow College, St Patrick’s. She holds a First-Class BA (Hons) in Arts and Humanities, with a joint major in Psychology and Philosophy. On graduation, Clare was awarded the Carlow County Council Bursary Award for academic excellence- achieving firsts in every subject. Clare also holds an MSc in Psychology from DCU, accredited by the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI). Clare has studied over 30 different psychology modules which has given her a solid understanding of the various branches within psychology and instilled in her a critical and multifaceted perspective. Her research interests include personality disorders, mental health stigma, perceived control, identity, and cyberpsychology.

Research Interest

Personality Disorders Mental Health Stigma Perceived Control Identity Cyberpsychology

Publications

King, C. M., & McCashin, D. (2022). Commenting and connecting: A thematic analysis of responses to YouTube vlogs about borderline personality disorder. Internet interventions, 28, 100540. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.invent.2022.100540

The Stigmatization of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD): Depp v. Heard | Carlow College

Delegate at the 2022 Annual PSI Conference, presenting research paper King & McCashin. (2022). Commenting and connecting: A thematic analysis of responses to YouTube vlogs about borderline personality disorder. Internet Interventions. 28. 100540. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.invent.2022.100540

King, C. M. (2022, October 17). The Psychology of First Impressions. [Lecture]. Public Lecture Series, Carlow College, St Patrick’s. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYroAUK_flc

Guest Speaker at the Humanities Research Seminar at SETU Carlow (24 November 2022), presenting research paper Commenting and Connecting: A Thematic Analysis of Responses to YouTube Vlogs about Borderline Personality Disorder. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.invent.2022.100540

Qualifications

BA in Arts and Humanities with Distinction First-Class BA (Hons) in Arts and Humanities MSc Psychology
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