Eliza Poulter


  1. Mental Health in Māori: What are the risk factors that contribute to poorer mental health outcomes within the Māori population? Introduction

    One of the largest issues within the New Zealand nursing context, is around cultural competency particularly in regard to Māori iwi. Poor mental health is associated with higher mortality, psychological distress as well as poor social functioning (Idler & Benyamini, 1997). It is well established that Māori health outcomes are notably poorer than non-Māori. An example being that Māori are nearly two times more likely to report having anxiety or depression (Statistics NZ, 2012).…