Dr Cate Curtis
Associate Dean Academic for the Division of Arts, Law, Psychology and Social Sciences; Senior Lecturer
Qualifications: BA Cant, BSocSc(Hons), PhD Waikato
My current research is broadly in the area of women's wellbeing; specific projects include female self-harming behaviour in general and social psychological factors implicated both in engaging in self-harm and in recovery as well as the construction of notions of 'risk' and 'resilience'.
I teach in the social psychology programme.
My research interests are centred around psycho-social factors in the wellbeing of young people, especially young women. These interests include
- initiation and cessation of deliberate self-harm, especially in young women, including help-seeking.
- anti-social behaviour
- resilience amongst young 'at risk' women.
I have also published on public perceptions of the forensic use of DNA, and research methods.
Please note that some of the publications listed are in my previous name, Wilson
Duffy, J., Wilkinson, J., Lensen, S., Vercoe, M., Bofill, M., Bhattacharya, S., . . . Farquhar, C. M. (2020). Top ten priorities for future infertility research. Poster session presented at the meeting of Fertility 2020. Reproduction in a changing world. Edinburgh, UK.
Curtis, C. T. (2019). Stopping self-harm: Complex and contrasting perspectives on cessation from those who have engaged in it. In 30th World Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) 2019. Derry, Northern Ireland.
Curtis, C. (2018). Giving voice versus gate-keeping: Ethics and complexities in qualitative research collaborations. Sage Research Methods Cases, 1-11. doi:10.4135/9781526429230
Mourad, S. M., Curtis, C., Gudex, G., Merrilees, M., Peek, J., & Sadler, L. (2018). Measuring patient-centredness in publicly funded fertility care: A New Zealand validation and international comparison of the Patient-Centred Questionnaire-Infertility. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. doi:10.1111/ajo.12869
Find more research publications by Cate Curtis
Crime; Gender; Psychology; Social Science Research; Women and Gender Studies; Youth
Social and community psychology; mental health and well-being, particularly women's; social construction and stigmatisation of mental health/illness; self-harm (including suicidality); psychology of girls and women.
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