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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 ...
Constructing the Female Mathematics Teacher: A New Zealand Historical Case Study
In this paper we explore the ways in which meanings of the female mathematics teacher are subjectively and collectively constructed, legitimated and challenged. Our context is New Zealand during the 1950s. We use history ...
Psychosocial recovery from disasters: A framework informed by evidence
(The New Zealand Psychological Society, 2011)
Following the Canterbury earthquakes, The Joint Centre for Disaster Research (JCDR), a Massey University and Geological and Nuclear Science (GNS Science) collaboration, formed a Psychosocial Recovery Advisory Group to help ...
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 ...
Stages of change for fruit and vegetable intake among New Zealand men: Readiness to eat five servings a day and impact of contextual factors
(Men's Studies Press, LLC, 2010)
Successful behavior change according to the transtheoretical model involves progressing through a series of stages of change. This paper examines the proportion of men in each stage of change for fruit and vegetable intake, ...
'To tell or not to tell?' Managing a concealable identity in the workplace
(Co-Action Publishing, 2012)
The management of identities, particularly stigmatized identities, represents considerable challenge. This article considers some of the issues around the decision to conceal or reveal a stigmatized or potentially stigmatizing ...
Evaluation of the factor structure of the Adult Manifest Anxiety Scale – Elderly version (AMAS-E) in community dwelling older adult New Zealanders
(New Zealand Psychological Society, 2016)