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Dr Cate T Curtis

Senior Lecturer, Psychology

Qualifications: BA Cant, BSocSc(Hons), PhD Waikato

About Me

Programme:Social and Community Psychology

School:Psychology

Faculty:Arts and Social Sciences

Research Interests and Expertise

Young women’s wellbeing in general, in particular suicidality & self-harm, constructions of ‘risk’ and ‘resilience’, youth ‘justice’.

Methodologies

In-depth interviews, life history.

'Favourite' Theorist(s)

Carol Gilligan, Sue Wilkinson, Celia Kitzinger, Dorothy Bottrell, Nicola Gavey.

Recent Publications

  • Curtis, C. (2017). Young women's self-injury: Who needs help, what help do they need?. In International Society of Critical Health Psychology (ISCHP) 2017 10th Biennial Conference. Conference held at Loughborough University, UK.

  • Curtis, C. (2017). Beyond ethics 'requirements' 360 degree ethics. In Qualitative Methods in Psychology (QMiP) Conference 2017. Conference held at Aberystwyth University, Wales.

  • Brennan, S., Robertson, N. R., & Curtis, C. (2017). Shame and resilience: A New Zealand based exploration of resilient responses to shame. In E. Vanderheiden, & M. Claude-Helene (Eds.), The Value of Shame: Exploring a Health Resource in Cultural Contexts (pp. 201-221). Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-53100-7_9

  • Curtis, C. (2017). Early identification of risk factors, and intervention with 'at risk' young people. In 15th European Congress of Psychology. Conference held at Amsterdam.

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Contact Details

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Curtis, Dr Cate 9207 ccurtis J.1.27 School of Psychology

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