About Mau Te Rangimarie Clark
Mau Te Rangimarie Clark is a Research Assistant at the Māori/Indigenous Health Institute at the University of Otago, Christchurch.
Mau has a background in Anthropology and Māori Indigenous Studies, and is currently completing a Post Graduate Diploma in Health Science.
Mau is currently engaged in several research projects, including Māori experiences of eating disorders and Māori experiences of bipolar disorder. These projects utilise Kaupapa Māori methodologies to validate the experience of the Indigenous peoples of Aotearoa New Zealand, in order to identify the role and impact of systemic and organisational structures on Māori health.
Mau has a special interest in the emerging research field of Indigenous people's experience of eating disorders and the impact of ongoing colonisation on the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders.
Clark, M. T. R., Manuel, J., Lacey, C., Pitama, S., Cunningham, R., & Jordan, J. (2023). ‘E koekoe te Tūī, e ketekete te Kākā, e kuku te Kererū, The Tūī chatters, the Kākā cackles, and the Kererū coos’: Insights into explanatory factors, treatment experiences and recovery for Māori with eating disorders: A qualitative study. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/00048674231207583
Clark, M., & Haitana, T. (2023, September). What is Kaupapa Māori research? Workshop presentation at the New Zealand Medical Students' Association (NZMSA) and New Zealand Medical Students' Journal (MZMSJ) Student Research Forum, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Manuel, J., Pitama, S., Clark, M., Crowe, M., Crengle, S., Cunningham, R., Gibb, S., Petrović-van der Deen, F. S., Porter, R. J., & Lacey, C. (2023). Racism, early psychosis, and institutional contact: A qualitative study of Indigenous experiences. International Journal of Social Psychiatry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/00207640231195297
Cunningham, R., Imlach, F., Lockett, H., Lacey, C., Haitana, T., Every-Palmer, S., Clark, M. T. R., & Peterson, D. (2023). Do patients with mental health and substance use conditions experience discrimination and diagnostic overshadowing in primary care in Aotearoa New Zealand? Results from a national online survey. Journal of Primary Health Care, 15(2), 112-121. doi: 10.1071/HC23015
Manuel, J., Pitama, S., Clark, M. T. R., Crowe, M., Crengle, S., Cunningham, R., Gibb, S., Petrović-van der Deen, F. S., Porter, R. J., & Lacey, C. (2023). Racism, early psychosis and institutional contact: A qualitative study of Indigenous experiences. International Review of Psychiatry, 35(3-4), 323-330. doi: 10.1080/09540261.2023.2188074