New Zealand Journal of Psychology

Publication covering psychology and mental health.

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 2, July

Analysing a Silent Discourse: Sovereignty and Tino Rangatiratanga in Aotearoa
Within the context of both colonial history and contemporary disputes between colonial and Maori interests, this paper offers a reading of the notion of sovereignty. Data from a focus group yields a construction of sovereignty that is analysed discursively....
Attitudes towards Biculturalism in New Zealand: Social Dominance and Pakeha Attitudes towards the General Principles and Resource-Specific Aspects of Bicultural Policy
Two studies examined Pakeha (New Zealanders of European descent) attitudes towards biculturalism in New Zealand. In Study one, Pakeha who were lower in Social Dominance Orientation (SDO) expressed increased support for an affirmative action policy...
Development and Standardisation of the Computerised Finger Tapping Test: Comparison with Other Finger Tapping Instruments
The finger-tapping test is a neuropsychological test that assesses motor speed and motor control. The purpose of this study was to obtain normative data for a computerised finger-tapping instrument and to compare it to other traditional finger tapping...
Homai Te Waiora Ki Ahau: A Tool for the Measurement of Wellbeing among Maori-The Evidence of Construct Validity
This paper describes some intial steps in the development of Homai te Waiora ki Ahau, a tool for the measurement of wellbeing among Maori. Pictures were used to present the twelve items and participants were asked to rate the extent to which each item...
Regression Equations for Predicting Premorbid Performance on Executive Test Measures by Persons with Traumatic Brain Injuries
Regression equations, using as predictors demographic variables and scores on tests resistant to the effects of brain injury, are often used to calculate predicted test scores on tests used in neuropsychological assessment. The discrepancy between...
Somali Conceptions and Expectations concerning Mental Health: Some Guidelines for Mental Health Professionals
The Somali population in New Zealand is a rapidly growing one that should be of interest to mental health professionals due to their experience of resettlement stressors and the refugee histories of many Somali. Many factors contribute to barriers...
The Self-Rated Health of Women in Midlife: A Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Study of a New Zealand Sample
This paper is concerned with the role that current determinants and persisting factors play in shaping the health status of women in midlife. We examined associations with current self-rated health and explored causal pathways using health status,...
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