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Cannabis use and disorder transitions among a mixed community sample of at-risk adolescents and adults: A prospective New Zealand study
(Bentham Open, 2013)
Introduction and Aims: The trajectories of cannabis use disorder (CUD) require more comprehensive delineation to expedite recognition of incubating dependence among high-risk users. This study examined baseline cannabis ...
Stress Test: Supporting farmers in crisis
(Massey University Press, 2016-06-15)
"Where did I park my car?" How do older adults cope with a diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment
Background: This presentation will background a New Zealand based research study to be conducted this year focusing on how people cope with and adjust to a diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment (MCI). This area of research ...
Actual versus preferred work status in older workers: Findings from the New Zealand health, work and retirement study
The past two decades have seen a significant increase in labour force participation by older workers, particularly by women and those aged over 65 years. Decisions around work continuation are influenced by financial ...
Maria Clara for the 21st Century: Filipino Responses to “Neo-Colonial” Encounters
(Ateneo de Manila University, 2016-09-01)
As an example of a postcolonial critique to certain hegemonic Spanish discourses in the Philippines, this essay examines the practice-as-research dance piece Love, Death, and Mompou (2006), which was a revision of the ...
Construction of otherness in the CBS’s sitcom, the big bang theory
(Khate Sefid Publications, 2015-10-07)
The fact that TV enjoys a great number of viewers, many of whom are influenced by it is undeniably acknowledged. This paper analyses the successful American sitcom, The Big Bang Theory, and investigates the factor of ...
Experiencing the educational interface: Understanding student engagement
Student engagement is widely recognised as critical to student retention and success – simply put, students who are engaged with their studies are more likely to be successful. However, the mechanisms contributing to an ...