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  • Assessing the effectiveness of an exercise app: An examination from the health action process approach

    Jenkins, Rebecca (University of Waikato, 2016)
    Exercise is beneficial for both physical and psychological wellbeing. Mobile software applications are a promising mode for initiation and maintenance of exercise but are under-studied. This study examined the effectiveness ...
  • Beyond the Bump: Women's Experiences of Body Image during Pregnancy and in the Postpartum

    Large, Zoë (University of Waikato, 2016)
    Body image is an important aspect of identity, with body image dissatisfaction related to many negative experiences such as depression and low self-esteem. Pregnancy is a time of rapid and substantial change for women’s ...
  • Exploring the effects of vicarious trauma in New Zealand practitioners

    Rakei, Nina Roera Maheaiterangi (University of Waikato, 2016)
    Vicarious trauma is an occupational stress reaction that affects health professionals on different levels. This is caused from empathic engagements with clients and being exposed to traumatic material on a regular basis. ...
  • Living with the Aftermath of Male Child Sexual Abuse

    Coveny, Doris (The University of Waikato, 2017)
    Child sexual abuse (CSA) in boys has been shown to have long lasting and devastating effects on men's lives. Negative health outcomes such as anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, poor social skills, destructive ...
  • Online and in person: Beliefs about consent and viewing explicit material

    Singh, Ishta (The University of Waikato, 2019)
    Through the process of technological advancement, it is now easier than ever to access sexually explicit material and be exposed to sexually objectified women. As social norms have changed traditional gender roles, rape ...
  • Rock-a-bye Baby: Infant care and parenting around sleep

    Jones, Horiana Majorie (University of Waikato, 2017)
    This research is a part of a wider international study which explores infant sleep amongst various ethnicities and cultures. This study has explored infant sleep practices in New Zealand, with a specific focus on Māori ...
  • Social perception and neuropsychological deficits in mild cognitive impairment

    Fernandez, Sandhya Isabella (The University of Waikato, 2018)
    Social perception is an important aspect of social communication. Accurate recognition of emotion is crucial to understanding how others are feeling, which in turn is important in developing and maintaining meaningful ...
  • Understanding the transition to university

    Clifton, Katie Naomi (University of Waikato, 2017)
    The current study aimed to provide an understanding of the transition to university for students and the factors that are associated with both positive and negative transitions. The research aimed to identify what coping ...