Pacific Mental Health and Addictions PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 22 April 2010 09:18



EDITOR Sitaleki A. Finau, Director of Pasifika @ Massey,
Albany Campus, Massey University, New Zealand

EDITORIAL ASSISTANCE Setita Naqelevuki, Health Research Council of the
Pacific Limited, Suva




GUEST EDITORIAL
Dr Monique Faleafa , Page 4-8


ORIGINAL PAPERS
Twelve-month prevalence, severity, and treatment contact of mental disorders in New Zealand born and migrant participants in Te Rau Hinengaro: The New Zealand Mental Health Survey
J. Kokaua, D. Schaaf, S.A. Foliaki, J.E. Wells, Page 9-17
Exploration of Pacific perspectives of Pacific models of mental health service delivery in New Zealand
T. Suaalii-Sauni, A. Wheeler, E. Saafi, G. Robinson, F. Agnew, H. Warren, M. Erick, T. Hingano, Page 18-27
Community rehabilitation outcomes following Traumatic Brain Injury across cultures
M. Faleafa, Page 28-35
Child discipline and nurturing practices among a cohort of Pacific mothers living in New Zealand.
E.T. Cowley-Malcolm, T.P. Fairbairn-Dunlop, J. Paterson, W. Gao, M. Williams, Page 36-46
From Kava to Lager - alcohol consumption and drinking patterns for older adults of Pacific ethnic groups, and Europeans in the Diabetes Heart and Health Study (DHAHS) 2002-2003, Auckland New Zealand
G. Sundborn, P.A Metcalf, D. Gentles, R. Scragg, D. Schaaf, L. Dyall, P. Black, R. Jackson, Page 47-54
Two years on: Gambling amongst Pacific mothers living in New Zealand
L.M. Perese, M.E. Bellringer, M.M. Williams, M.W. Abbott, Page 55-68
Mental health well-being amongst fathers within the Pacific Island Families Study
E. Tautolo, P.J. Schluter, G. Sundborn, Page 69-78
Twelve-month prevalence’s of mental disorders and treatment contact among Cook Islanders resident in New Zealand
J. Kokaua, J.E. Wells, Page 79-88
Walking apart but towards the same goal? - The views and practices of Tongan traditional healers and western-trained Tongan Mental Health Staff
S.Vaka, M.W. Stewart, S.A. Foliaki, M. Tu’itahi, Page 89-95
The Social, cultural and medicinal use of kava for twelve Tongan born men living in Auckland, New Zealand
V. Nosa, M. Ofanoa, Page 96-105
Tau Fifine Fiafia: The binge drinking behaviours of nine New Zealand born Niuean women living in Auckland
J. Gray, V. Nosa, Page 104-112


DISCUSSION PAPERS
The interface between cultural understandings: Negotiating new spaces for Pacific mental health
K. Mila-Schaaf, M. Hudson, Page 113-119
Exploring the ‘cultural’ in cultural competencies in Pacific mental health
K. Samu, T. Suaalii-Sauni, Page 120-130
Development of a mental health and addiction Pacific cultural practice framework for the Auckland region
P. Parsonage, L. Siō, T.K. Mariner, N. Leger, Page 131-137
Development of a child, adolescent and family mental health service for Pacific young people in Aotearoa/New Zealand
A. Bush, F. Chapman, M. Drummond, T. Fagaloa, Page 138-147
A Samoan perspective on infant mental health
P. Masoe, A. Bush, Page 148-155
Te Vaka Atafaga: A Tokelau assessment model for supporting holistic mental health practice with Tokelau people in Aotearoa, New Zealand
K. Kupa, Page 156-163
The Popao Model: A Pacific recovery and strength concept in mental health
M. Fotu, T. Tafa, Page 164-170


VIEWPOINTS AND PERSPECTIVES
Reflections of a Practitioner: Purely a journey of the heart
S. Alefaio, Page 171-176


ORGANIZATIONAL NEWS AND INFORMATION
Mental Health in the Pacific: The role of the Pacific Island Mental Health Network
F. Hughes, Page 177