• IGF Gene-network Identifies Specific Interactions Underlying Extreme SBP in Developing Children

      Parmar, P; Pennell, CE; Palmer, LJ; Briollais, L (The New Zealand Statistical Association (NZSA), 2015)
      Genes of the Insulin-like Growth Factor (IGF) network have been shown to be associated with blood pressure and cardiovascular health. Here we aim to further current knowledge relating to the molecular mechanisms underlying ...
    • Improving adherence to secondary stroke prevention strategies through motivational interviewing

      Barker-Collo, S; Krishnamurthi, R; Witt, E (American Heart Association, Inc., 2015)
      Background and Purpose—Stroke recurrence rates are high (20%–25%) and have not declined over past 3 decades. This study tested effectiveness of motivational interviewing (MI) for reducing stroke recurrence, measured by ...
    • Improving Health Equity Among the African Ethnic Minority Through Health System Strengthening: A Narrative Review of the New Zealand Healthcare System

      Kanengoni, B; Andajani-Sutjahjo, S; Holroyd, E (BioMed Central, 2020)
      Background: In New Zealand, health equity is a pressing concern and reaching disadvantaged populations has become the goal to close the inequity gap. Building and strengthening health systems is one way to secure better ...
    • Including Gaming Disorder in the ICD-11: The Need to Do so From a Clinical and Public Health Perspective

      Rumpf, H-J; Achab, S; Billieux, J; Bowden-Jones, H; Carragher, N; Demetrovics, Z; Higuchi, S; King, DL; Mann, K; Potenza, M; Saunders, JB; Abbott, M; Ambekar, A; Aricak, OT; Assanangkornchai, S; Bahar, N; Borges, G; Brand, M; Chan, EM-L; Chung, T; Derevensky, J; Kashef, AE; Farrell, M; Fineberg, NA; Gandin, C; Gentile, DA; Griffiths, MD; Goudriaan, AE; Grall-Bronnec, M; Hao, W; Hodgins, DC; Ip, P; Király, O; Lee, HK; Kuss, D; Lemmens, JS; Long, J; Lopez-Fernandez, O; Mihara, S; Petry, NM; Pontes, HM; Rahimi-Movaghar, A; Rehbein, F; Rehm, J; Scafato, E; Sharma, M; Spritzer, D; Stein, DJ; Tam, P; Weinstein, A; Wittchen, H-U; Wölfling, K; Zullino, D; Poznyak, V (Akadémiai Kiadó Zrt, 2018)
      The proposed introduction of gaming disorder (GD) in the 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) has led to a lively debate over the past year. ...
    • Information technologies and gambling: a Durkheimian perspective

      Mundy-McPherson, S (Gambling and Addictions Research Centre, AUT University, 2014)
      Gambling has a long history as a social practice, through which bonds can be created and maintained, and as a part of creative and reenacted social habits and celebrations. Problem gambling runs counter to such orientations, ...
    • Informing Consent for the Publication of Case Material: Principles, Considerations and Recommendations

      Tudor, KV; Grinter, C (School of Public Health & Psychosocial Studies, Auckland University of Technology and New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists (NZAP) Inc., 2014)
      In this article, the authors examine the ethical issues involved in the use of case studies by health professionals when presenting research, specifically focusing on how informed consent is obtained from or, rather, ...
    • Initial Thoughts: Building a Social Movement to Transform Institutional Racism in Aotearoa

      Came, H; Doole, C; Simpson, T; Coupe, N (Public Health Association, 2013)
      In the 1980s public servants exposed systemic institutional racism within the administration of the public sector through a series of reports; the most well-known of which being Puao te a Ata tu (Ministerial Advisory ...
    • Investigation of Hydrogen Sulfide Exposure and Lung Function, Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in a Geothermal Area of New Zealand

      Bates, MN; Crane, J; Balmes, JR; Garrett, N (PLoS ONE, 2015)
      Results have been conflicting whether long-term ambient hydrogen sulfide (H2S) affects lung function or is a risk factor for asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Rotorua city, New Zealand, has the world's ...
    • Kainga: Healing Home with Indigenous Knowledge

      Hall, A (New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists (NZAP) Inc., and supported by the School of Public Health & Psychosocial Studies, Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      This article, which is based on a keynote speech delivered at the 2011 Annual Conference of the New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists, firstly briefly elaborates the concepts, pōrangi, wairangi, haurangi, and ...
    • Keep Fit: Marginal Ideas in Contemporary Therapeutic Exercise

      Nicholls, D; Jachyra, P; Gibson, BE; Fusco, C; Setchell, J (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2018)
      Exercise has a long history as a therapeutic modality and has existed, in some form, in all cultures throughout recorded history. In recent years, therapeutic exercise has taken on new significance as a relatively low cost ...
    • Ko Rangitoto, Ko Waitematā: Cultural Landmarks for the Integration of a Māori Indigenous Psychotherapy in Aotearoa

      Hall, A (New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists (NZAP) Inc., and supported by the School of Public Health & Psychosocial Studies, Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      Rangitoto is one of many small islands within the Hauraki Gulf which sits at the entrance to the Waitematā harbour. Rangitoto was formed through a series of seismic eruptions approximately 600 years ago when ...
    • Ko Rangitoto, Ko Waitematā: Cultural Landmarks for the Integration of a Māori Indigenous Psychotherapy in Aotearoa

      Hall, A (New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists (NZAP) Inc., and supported by the School of Public Health & Psychosocial Studies at Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      Rangitoto is one of many small islands within the Hauraki Gulf which sits at the entrance to the Waitematā harbour. Rangitoto was formed through a series of seismic eruptions approximately 600 years ago when liquid lava ...
    • Links Between Gambling Availability, Participation and Harm – a 28 Year New Zealand Case Study and Relevant Findings From Sweden and Victoria

      Abbott, MW (National Association for Gambling Studies Inc. - Australia, 2015)
      No abstract.
    • Looking in – Looking Out: Centre for Refugee Education Staff Perspectives of Refugee Children Settling in New Zealand

      Kalizinje, N; Scherman, R; Nayar, S (Centre for Asian and Ethnic Minority Health Research (CAHRE), the University of Auckland, 2012)
      No abstract.
    • Lotteries Literature Review: Final Report

      Bellringer, M; Abbott, M (AUT University, 2008)
      This report provides an overview of available literature relating to lotteries products, based on five specific question areas of focus: • To what extent do lotteries products in general and New Zealand lotteries products ...
    • Manifestations of Institutional Racism and Privilege in Public Health Policy Making & Funding Practices in Aotearoa

      Came, H (eSocSci, 2013)
      Inequitable health outcomes have plagued the New Zealand health system since the establishment of the Department of Health in 1900. Considerable energy has been invested in describing and quantifying these inequities over ...
    • Mapping Geographical Inequalities in Access to Drinking Water and Sanitation Facilities in Low-income and Middle-income Countries, 2000–17

      Deshpande, A; Miller-Petrie, MK; Lindstedt, PA; Baumann, MM; Johnson, KB; Blacker, BF; Abbastabar, H; Abd-Allah, F; Abdelalim, A; Abdollahpour, I; Abegaz, KH; Abejie, AN; Abreu, LG; Abrigo, MRM; Abualhasan, A; Accrombessi, MMK; Adamu, AA; Adebayo, OM; Adedeji, IA; Adedoyin, RA; Adekanmbi, V; Adetokunboh, OO; Adhikari, TB; Afarideh, M; Agudelo-Botero, M; Ahmadi, M; Ahmadi, K; Ahmed, MB; Ahmed, AE; Akalu, TY; Akanda, AS; Alahdab, F; Al-Aly, Z; Alam, S; Alam, N; Alamene, GM; Alanzi, TM; Albright, J; Albujeer, A; Alcalde-Rabanal, JE; Alebel, A; Alemu, ZA; Ali, M; Alijanzadeh, M; Alipour, V; Aljunid, SM; Almasi, A; Almasi-Hashiani, A; Al-Mekhlafi, HM; Altirkawi, KA; Alvis-Guzman, N; Alvis-Zakzuk, NJ; Amini, S; Amit, AML; Amul, GGH; Andrei, CL; Anjomshoa, M; Ansariadi, A; Antonio, CAT; Antony, B; Antriyandarti, E; Arabloo, J; Aref, HMA; Aremu, O; Armoon, B; Arora, A; Aryal, KK; Arzani, A; Asadi-Aliabadi, M; Asmelash, D; Atalay, HT; Athari, SM; Athari, SS; Atre, SR; Ausloos, M; Awasthi, S; Awoke, N; Ayala Quintanilla, BP; Ayano, G; Ayanore, MA; Aynalem, YA; Azari, S; Azman, AS; Babaee, E; Badawi, A; Bagherzadeh, M; Bakkannavar, SM; Balakrishnan, S; Banach, M; Banoub, JAM; Barac, A; Barboza, MA; Bärnighausen, TW; Basu, S; Bay, VD; Bayati, M; Bedi, N; Beheshti, M; Behzadifar, M; Behzadifar, M (Elsevier, 2020)
      Background: Universal access to safe drinking water and sanitation facilities is an essential human right, recognised in the Sustainable Development Goals as crucial for preventing disease and improving human wellbeing. ...
    • Maternal Gambling Associated With Families' Food, Shelter and Safety Needs: Findings From the Pacific Island Families Study

      Schluter, PJ; Bellringer, M; Abbott, M (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (Toronto), 2007)
      From a cohort study of Pacific families with children resident in Auckland (n = 983) we examine the association between maternal gambling over the previous 12 months and families' food, shelter, and safety needs. Overall, ...
    • Maternal Nutrition and Four-alternative Choice

      Davison, M; Krageloh, CU; Fraser, M; Breier, BH (Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, Inc, 2007)
      Two groups of 10 male rats were trained to nose poke for food pellets at four alternatives that provided differing rates of pellet delivery on periodic schedules. After a fixed number of pellets had been delivered, 5, 10 ...
    • Māori and Pasifika Leaders’ Experiences of Government Health Advisory Groups in New Zealand

      Came-Friar, H; McCreanor, T; Haenga-Collins, M; Cornes, R (The Royal Society of New Zealand, 2018)
      Māori and Pasifika populations in New Zealand experience poorer health outcomes than other New Zealanders. These inequalities are a deeply entrenched injustice. This qualitative study explores the experiences of six Māori ...