• 30-year trends in stroke rates and outcome in Auckland, New Zealand (1981-2012): a multi-ethnic population-based series of studies 

    Feigin, VL; Krishnamurthi, RV; Barker-Collo, S; McPherson, KM; Barber, PA; Parag, V; Arroll, B; Bennett, DA; Tobias, M; Jones, A; Witt, E; Brown, P; Abbott, M; Bhattacharjee, R; Rush, E; Suh, FM; Theadom, A; Rathnasabapathy, Y; Te Ao, B; Parmar, PG; Anderson, C; Bonita, R; ARCOS IV Group (PLoS One, 2015)
    Insufficient data exist on population-based trends in morbidity and mortality to determine the success of prevention strategies and improvements in health care delivery in stroke. The aim of this study was to determine ...
  • Evaluation of problem gambling intervention services: stage three final report 

    Bellringer, M; Coombes, R; Pulford, J; Garrett, N; Abbott, M (Auckland University of Technology (AUT), 2010)
    The Ministry of Health is responsible for the funding and coordination of problem gambling services and activities in New Zealand. This includes the funding of a national telephone helpline, two national face-to-face ...
  • Evaluation of problem gambling intervention services: stages one and two final report 

    Bellringer, M; Coombes, R; Garrett, N; Nahi, P; Pulford, J; Abbott, M (Auckland University of Technology (AUT), 2009)
    Background The Ministry of Health is responsible for the funding and coordination of problem gambling services and activities in New Zealand. This includes the funding of a national telephone helpline, two national ...
  • Exploration of the impact of gambling and problem gambling on Pacific families and communities in New Zealand 

    Bellringer, M; Fa'amatuainu, B; Taylor, S; Coombes, R; Poon, Z; Abbott, M (Gambling and Addictions Research Centre, AUT University, 2013)
    No abstract.
  • Formative investigation into the effectiveness of gambling venue exclusion processes in New Zealand 

    Bellringer, M; Coombes, R; Pulford, J; Abbott, M (Auckland University of Technology (AUT), 2010)
    Exclusion of patrons from gambling venues is potentially an effective early intervention for minimising harm from excessive gambling since it may contribute to the treatment and/or recovery of people with developing and ...
  • Formative investigation of the links between gambling (including problem gambling) and crime in New Zealand 

    Bellringer, M; Abbott, M; Coombes, R; Brown, R; McKenna, B; Dyall, L; Rossen, F (Auckland University of Technology (AUT), 2009)
    Crime (illegal behaviours) constitutes a continuum ranging from undetected, unreported, and unprosecuted crimes through to prosecuted, convicted and sentenced crimes; any of these may be associated with gambling/problem ...
  • Lotteries literature review: final report 

    Bellringer, M; Abbott, M (AUT University, 2008)
    This report provides an overview of available literature relating to lotteries products, based on five specific question areas of focus: • To what extent do lotteries products in general and New Zealand lotteries products ...
  • Maternal gambling associated with families' food, shelter and safety needs: findings from the Pacific Island Families study 

    Schluter, PJ; Bellringer, M; Abbott, M (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (Toronto), 2007)
    From a cohort study of Pacific families with children resident in Auckland (n = 983) we examine the association between maternal gambling over the previous 12 months and families' food, shelter, and safety needs. Overall, ...
  • Problem gambling - barriers to help-seeking behaviours (final report) 

    Bellringer, M; Pulford, J; Abbott, M; DeSouza, R; Clarke, D (Auckland University of Technology (AUT), 2008)
    Background: In New Zealand, as elsewhere, only a small proportion of problem gamblers seek formal help for their gambling problems. In particular, Pacific peoples appear to be significantly underrepresented relative to ...
  • Problem gambling - Pacific islands families longitudinal study: final report 

    Bellringer, M; Abbott, M; Williams, M; Gao, W (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
    Background The Pacific Islands Families (PIF) study has been following a cohort of Pacific children since the year 2000. The purpose of this prospective study is to determine the pathways leading to optimal health, ...
  • Problem gambling assessment and screening instruments: phase one final report 

    Bellringer, M; Abbott, M; Volberg, R; Garrett, N; Coombes, R (Auckland University of Technology (AUT), 2008)
    Objectives: This project was commissioned by the Problem Gambling Committee (PGC); subsequently the Ministry of Health assumed responsibility from the PGC. The primary objectives of the project were to: 1. Review the ...
  • Problem gambling assessment and screening instruments: phase two final report 

    Bellringer, M; Abbott, M; Coombes, R; Garrett, N; Volberg, R (Auckland University of Technology (AUT), 2008)
    Objectives: This project was commissioned by the Problem Gambling Committee (PGC); subsequently the Ministry of Health assumed responsibility from the PGC. The primary objectives of the project were to: 1. Review the ...
  • The Stroke Riskometer(TM) App: validation of a data collection tool and stroke risk predictor 

    Parmar, P; Krishnamurthi, R; Ikram, MA; Hofman, A; Mirza, SS; Varakin, Y; Kravchenko, M; Piradov, M; Thrift, AG; Norrving, B; Wang, W; Mandal, DK; Barker-Collo, S; Sahathevan, R; Davis, S; Saposnik, G; Kivipelto, M; Sindi, S; Bornstein, NM; Giroud, M; Béjot, Y; Brainin, M; Poulton, R; Narayan, KM; Correia, M; Freire, A; Kokubo, Y; Wiebers, D; Mensah, G; BinDhim, NF; Barber, PA; Pandian, JD; Hankey, GJ; Mehndiratta, MM; Azhagammal, S; Ibrahim, NM; Abbott, M; Rush, E; Hume, P; Hussein, T; Bhattacharjee, R; Purohit, M; Feigin, VL; Stroke RiskometerTM Collaboration Writing Group (John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2015)
    The greatest potential to reduce the burden of stroke is by primary prevention of first-ever stroke, which constitutes three quarters of all stroke. In addition to population-wide prevention strategies (the 'mass' approach), ...
  • Two years on: gambling amongst Pacific mothers living in New Zealand 

    Perese, LM; Bellringer, M; Williams, MM; Abbott, M (Fiji School of Medicine, 2009)
    Research investigating the prevalence and correlates of Pacific peoples gambling within a New Zealand context is limited. This paper provides data about gambling activity from the two-year data collection point for a cohort ...