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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 ...
Motivation in humanitarian health workers: A self-determination theory perspective
This paper emerged from the authors' interest in why humanitarian health workers initially engage and remain in humanitarian work, often in the face of threats to safety and personal well-being. Semi-structured qualitative ...
Evaluating the content and quality of cognitive-behavioural therapy case conceptualisations
(New Zealand Psychological Society, 2011)
Whilst case conceptualisation (CC) is considered a key Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT) competency, assessment and evaluation of the content and quality of CBT CC skills is not generally part of CBT training. In this ...
What have sport and music performance taught us about test anxiety
(Psychological Publishing, 2010)
Professional athletes and performing artists require peak performance at critical times, as their careers and livelihoods depend on sustained success. Likewise examination candidates aim for high levels of performance in ...
The impact of childhood sexual abuse on psychological distress among women in New Zealand.
PROBLEMS: In order to better understand the long-term impact of child sex abuse, this study examined the association between women's experience of abuse, health symptoms, and psychological distress in adulthood. There is ...
Research ethics: A New Zealand perspective