Dr Amy Bird

Amy Bird

Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

Qualifications: PhD, PGDipClinPsyc

Papers Taught

Research Interests

Dr Bird is a Lecturer in Clinical Psychology and a Registered Clinical Psychologist. Dr Bird has practiced clinically for over ten years in New Zealand and Australia.

Dr Bird's has research interests in developmental and clinical psychology. She has a particular focus on parent-child relationships and interactions, and the association with children's social and emotional development. Dr Bird also has expertise in longitudinal research and has continuing involvement with Growing Up in New Zealand where she is co-Domain Leader of the Family and Whānau Research Theme.

Recent Publications

  • Kim, Y., Bird, A., Peterson, E., Underwood, L., Morton, S. M. B., & Grant, C. C. (2020). Maternal Antenatal Depression and Early Childhood Sleep: Potential Pathways Through Infant Temperament. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. doi:10.1093/jpepsy/jsaa001

  • D'Souza, S., Crawford, C. N., Buckley, J., Underwood, L., Peterson, E. R., Bird, A., . . . Waldie, K. E. (2019). Antenatal determinants of early childhood talking delay and behavioural difficulties. Infant Behavior and Development, 57. doi:10.1016/j.infbeh.2019.101388

  • McDaid, F., Underwood, L., Fa'Alili-Fidow, J., Waldie, K. E., Peterson, E. R., Bird, A., . . . Morton, S. (2019). Antenatal depression symptoms in Pacific women: Evidence from Growing Up in New Zealand. Journal of Primary Health Care, 11(2), 96-108. doi:10.1071/HC18102

  • Shah, K., Corter, A., Bird, A., & Goodyear-Smith, F. (2019). A primary care programme to improve identification and stepped-care support of Asians with mental health and lifestyle issues. Journal of Primary Health Care, 11(1), 39-46. doi:10.1071/HC18043

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Anxiety; Child Behaviour; Human Behaviour; Human Development and Education; Psychology; Social Science Research; Youth

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