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Research Fellow and PhD Candidate

Contact details  

Email nandika.currey@otago.ac.nz

Background

Nandika was a Research Fellow in the Suicide and Mental Health Research Group, writing papers from the core research projects in the group. She was awarded a Doctoral Fellowship, in which she investigated how to develop, manage and maintain sustainable mental health services for Pacific populations.

Research interests and activities

  • Pacific mental health
  • Health services research
  • Health management
  • Qualitative research
  • Strengths-based approaches
  • Suicide prevention
  • Culture & suicide
  • Global mental health

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Publications

Washbourn, R., Levack, W. M. M., Graham, F., & Currey, N. (2016). Te Vaerua Community Rehabilitation Service: A participation action research study of community based rehabilitation in the Cook Islands. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 44(2), 97-104. doi: 10.15619/NZJP/44.2.06

Currey, N., Collings, S., & Dowell, T. (2015). Organisational sustainability of Pacific mental health services: What constitutes success? In C. Matthewson, M. Taumoepeau, I. Iati, M. Inder, C. Pau & R. Richards (Eds.), Proceedings of the Pacific Postgraduate Symposium: Pacific Voices XII. (pp. 11). Dunedin, New Zealand: Pacific Islands Centre, University of Otago. [Abstract]

Simpson, J. C., Wilson, S., & Currey, N. (2015). Motorcyclists' perceptions and experiences of riding and risk and their advice for safety. Traffic Injury Prevention, 16(2), 159-167. doi: 10.1080/15389588.2014.911852

Currey, N., Collings, S., & Dowell, T. (2014). Sustainable mental health services for Pacific people in Aotearoa New Zealand. In C. Matthewson, M. Taumoepeau & I. Iati (Eds.), Proceedings of the Pacific Postgraduate Symposium: Pacific Voices XI. (pp. 11). Dunedin, New Zealand: Pacific Islands Centre, University of Otago. [Abstract]

Currey, N. (2012, April). Providing effective Pacific mental health care in Aotearoa/New Zealand: From barriers to solutions. Verbal presentation at the HRC Pacific Health Research Fono: Pacific Edge: Transforming Knowledge Into Innovative Practice, Auckland, New Zealand.

Washbourn, R., Levack, W. M. M., Graham, F., & Currey, N. (2016). Te Vaerua Community Rehabilitation Service: A participation action research study of community based rehabilitation in the Cook Islands. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 44(2), 97-104. doi: 10.15619/NZJP/44.2.06

Journal - Research Article

Simpson, J. C., Wilson, S., & Currey, N. (2015). Motorcyclists' perceptions and experiences of riding and risk and their advice for safety. Traffic Injury Prevention, 16(2), 159-167. doi: 10.1080/15389588.2014.911852

Journal - Research Article

Peterson, D., Currey, N., & Collings, S. (2011). "You don't look like one of them": Disclosure of mental illness in the workplace as an ongoing dilemma. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 35(2), 145-147. doi: 10.2975/35.2.2011.145.147

Journal - Research Article

Marsh, L., McGee, R., Nada-Raja, S., & Currey, N. (2007). Adolescents' perceptions of violence and its prevention. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 31(3), 224-229.

Journal - Research Article

Minas, H., Chopra, P., Collings, S., Harvey, C., & Currey, N. (2011). The section of social and cultural psychiatry: Scope and priorities [Correspondence]. Australasian Psychiatry, 19(2), 177-178. doi: 10.3109/10398562.2011.561847

Journal - Research Other

Currey, N., Collings, S., & Dowell, T. (2015). Organisational sustainability of Pacific mental health services: What constitutes success? In C. Matthewson, M. Taumoepeau, I. Iati, M. Inder, C. Pau & R. Richards (Eds.), Proceedings of the Pacific Postgraduate Symposium: Pacific Voices XII. (pp. 11). Dunedin, New Zealand: Pacific Islands Centre, University of Otago. [Abstract]

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Currey, N., Collings, S., & Dowell, T. (2014). Sustainable mental health services for Pacific people in Aotearoa New Zealand. In C. Matthewson, M. Taumoepeau & I. Iati (Eds.), Proceedings of the Pacific Postgraduate Symposium: Pacific Voices XI. (pp. 11). Dunedin, New Zealand: Pacific Islands Centre, University of Otago. [Abstract]

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Currey, N. (2011). Delivering responsive, sustainable Pacific mental health services in Aotearoa/New Zealand. In C. Matthewson, M. Taumoepeau, G. Burnett & I. Iati (Eds.), Proceedings of the Pacific Postgraduate Symposium: Pacific Voices VIII. (pp. 15). Dunedin, New Zealand: Pacific Islands Centre, University of Otago. [Abstract]

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Currey, N. (2012, April). Providing effective Pacific mental health care in Aotearoa/New Zealand: From barriers to solutions. Verbal presentation at the HRC Pacific Health Research Fono: Pacific Edge: Transforming Knowledge Into Innovative Practice, Auckland, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Collings, S. C., Fortune, S., Steers, D., Currey, N., Hawton, K., Wang, J., & Slim, B. (2011). Media influences on suicidal behaviour: An interview study of young people in New Zealand. Commissioned by Ministry of Health. Auckland, New Zealand: Te Pou o Te Whakaaro Nui. 53p.

Commissioned Report for External Body

Collings, S., Gandar, P., Dowell, A., Rees, D., McKenzie, S., & Currey, N. (2010). Toolkit for Primary Mental Health Care Development: Effective services for a sustainable future. Commissioned by Health Research Council. Wellington, New Zealand: University of Otago and Synergia Ltd. 247p.

Commissioned Report for External Body

Collings, S., McKenzie, S., Dowell, A. C., Currey, N., Gandar, P., & Rees, D. (2010). Toolkit for Primary Mental Health Care Development: Report. Commissioned by Health Research Council. Wellington, New Zealand: University of Otago and Synergia Ltd. 194p.

Commissioned Report for External Body

Simpson, J., Currey, N., & Wilson, S. (2009). On-road motorcycling in New Zealand: A qualitative study. Commissioned by Accident Compensation Corporation. Dunedin, New Zealand: Injury Prevention Research Unit, University of Otago. 73p.

Commissioned Report for External Body

Currey, N. R. (2011). Are our Pacific peoples OK? Improving intimate partner violence services for Pacific peoples (Pasifikans). Auckland, New Zealand: Masilamea Press. 41p.

Working Paper; Discussion Paper; Technical Report

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