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Contact details +64 (04) 801 5799  ext. 63410

Dr Linda Jones PhD, DipTchg, MNZPsS, MRSNZ

Senior Lecturer

School of Psychology

Roles and Responsibilities

Massey University Academic Board member 2007 – 2010 Massey University Human Ethics Committee member 2003 – 2005

College of Humanities and Social Sciences Board 2004-2010 and 2014-present

College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Wellington Forum Deputy Chair 2005 – 2010, and 2015-

College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Acting Regional Director, Wellington Campus Jan 2011

Wellington Campus Coordinator,School of Psychology 1999 - 2007 inclusive (9 years)

Pacific Peoples' Consultation Group (Col.HSS representative) 

School of Psychology Strategic Management Group 2000–2007

School of Psychology Undergraduate Studies Committee 1999 – 2000 ; Bi Cultural Committee 1999 – 2000 International committee 2013-present

NZ representative for the Society for Stress and Anxiety Research STAR-society.org from 2007 -

Past member of the scientific committee of the International Academy of Design and Health 

Past member of the Editorial Advisory Borad of the journal World Health Design.

My reasearch focusses on occupational health psychology, with a special interest in applied research in dentistry. In addition I am especially interested in the role of the environment on well-being, including the workplace environment, as it can be easier to change the environment than a worker's behaviour where health and safety are an issue.  

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Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: +64 4 801 5799 x 63410
    Location: C62, Block 7
    Campus: Wellington

Qualifications

  • PhD - Massey University (2005)
  • Diploma of Teaching - Victoria University of Wellington (1989)
  • MNZPsP - New Zealand Psychological Socity (1998)
  • Professional Member of the Royal Society of New Zealand - Royal Society of New Zealand (2010)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Psychology in dentistry

communication in the dentist-patient relationship

Environmental psychology 

Occupational stress

Dental Anxiety

tremor assessment

(New interrest - denmentia and well-being

Thematics

Design – for Commerce, Community and Culture, Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology) (170101):
Built Environment And Design (120000): Built Environment and Design not elsewhere classified (129999):
Developmental Psychology and Ageing (170102): Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology (170106): Industrial and Organisational Psychology (170107):
Other Built Environment and Design (129900):
Psychology (170100): Psychology And Cognitive Sciences (170000):
Urban and Regional Planning (120500)

Keywords

Psychology in dentistry

Environmental influences on health and wellbeing

occupational stress

dental anxiety

tremor assessment

communication in the dentist patient relationship

mercury poisoning

Assessing workplace induced tremor (award winning field assessment in construction)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 11

Research Outputs

Journal

Jones, LM., Cotter, R., & Birch, KM. (2016). A review of occupationally-linked suicide for dentists. The New Zealand Dental Journal. 3, 35-47
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L.
Ulloa, M., Evans, IW., & Jones, L. (2016). The effects of emotional awareness training on teachers' ability to manage the emotions of preschool children: An experimental study. Escritos de Psicologia. 9(1), 1-14 Retrieved from http://www.escritosdepsicologia.es/i_index.php
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L.
Gibson, RH., Gander, PH., Dowell, AC., & Jones, LM. (2016). Non-pharmacological interventions for managing dementia-related sleep problems within community dwelling pairs: A mixed-method approach. Dementia.
[Journal article]Authored by: Gander, P., Gibson, R., Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2015). Validation and randomized control trial of the e-SAID, a computerized paediatric dental patient request form, to intervene in dental anxiety.. Child: Care, Health and Development. doi:10.1111/cch.12200
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L.
Yee, R., Jones, LM., & Hosey, MT. (2015). What the child ‘SAID’ to the dentist: a pilot RCT.. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry.
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM., & Preston, K. (2015). Can mHealth dental ´Apps´ help disadvantaged parents establish children’s oral hygiene routines?. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry. 25(suppl.1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L.
Kahu, ER., Tarrant, RA., & Jones, LM. (2015). Teaching psychological concepts alongside research design: An active learning exercise using a psychological questionnaire (The PESIS). Journal of Basic and Applied Research International. 5(2), 90-99 Retrieved from http://www.ikpress.org/journal/42
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L., Kahu, E., Tarrant, R.
Jones, LM., & Huggins, TJ. (2014). Empathy in the dentist-patient relationship: review and application.. New Zealand Dental Journal. 110(3), 98-104
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L.
Hammon, C., & Jones, LM. (2013). The effect on mood of a "living" work environment.. World Health Design. Oct., 70-79 Retrieved from http://www.worldhealthdesign.com/the-effect-on-mood-of-a-living-work-environment.aspx
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2009). Review of J. Zeizel, 2009, I’m still here. A breakthrough approach to understanding someone living with Alzheimer’s disease.. Alzheimer’s New Zealand News. , 13-13
[Book Review]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2005). Review of K Dew & R Fitzgerald, Eds. (2004). Challenging Science, Issues for New Zealand in the 21st century. Palmerston North: Dunmore Press.. New Zealand Sociology. 20(1), 165-167
[Book Review]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM., & Huggins, TJ. (2012). The rationale and pilot study of a new paediatric dental patient request form to improve communication and outcomes of dental appointments. Child: Care, Health and Development.
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L.
Williams, MN., & Jones, LM. (2012). Validating a measure of children's monitoring-blunting coping styles in dental situations. Psychology, Health and Medicine. 17(3), 274-284
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L., Williams, M.
Jones, LM., & Buchanan, H. (2010). Assessing children's dental anxiety in New Zealand. New Zealand Dental Journal. 106(4), 132-136
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM., & Annan, JR. (2012). Self care for dentists. Are you taking care of yourself?. NZDA News. 162(Dec), 18-19
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2009). We gave good patients mercury in burr boxes. A view of mercury from its earlier use in the school dental service to contemporary dental practice. New Zealand Dental Journal. 105(3), 96-100
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L.
Huggins, TJ., & Jones, LM. (2011). Parental consent for health questionnaire research. Psychology Aotearoa.
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM., Bunnell, JK., & Stillman, JA. (2007). A 30-year follow-up of residual effects on New Zealand school dental nurses, from occupational mercury exposure. 26(4), 367-374
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2004). Focus on fillings: A qualitative health study of people medically diagnosed with mercury poisoning, linked to dental amalgam. Acta Neuropsychiatrica. 16(3), 142-148
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM., & Manighetti, B. (2008). Perception and wellbeing: The impact of colour and light. World Health Design. 1(3), 61-65 Retrieved from http://www.designandhealth.com/
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2006). Seeing or believing? Colour vision loss in dentistry. New Zealand Dental Journal. 102(1), 15-16 Retrieved from http://www.nzda.org.nz/
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, L. (2005). Anxiety in dentists' waiting rooms: Extracting the facts through complimentary quantitative and qualiltative methods. Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale. , 172-77 Retrieved from http://www.francoangeli.it/Riviste/Scheda_Rivista.aspx?idArticolo=24863
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L.
Gibson, RH., Gander, PH., & Jones, LM. (2014). Understanding the sleep problems of people with dementia and their family caregivers. Dementia. 13(3), 350-365
[Journal article]Authored by: Gander, P., Gibson, R., Jones, L.
Jones, L. (2005). Book review: Challenging science: Issues for New Zealand in the 21st century edited by Dew, K., and Fitzgerald, R. (2004). New Zealand Sociology. 20(1), 165-167 Retrieved from http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE9431959&dps_custom_att_1=ilsdb
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, L., Donnelly, A., Harneiss, C., Warbrick, D., Swinn, K., Malosi, L., . . . Tonga Tuiloma, T. (2004). A qualitative investigation of the application behaviour modification to group-quitting for Māori and Pacific smokers. South Pacific Journal of Psychology. 15(1), 43-53 Retrieved from http://spjp.massey.ac.nz/issues/2004-v15/v15_jones.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, L., & Richardson, F. (2004). From policy to practice: Reflections on working across cultural borders in tertiary education. South Pacific Journal of Psychology. 15(1), 54-61 Retrieved from http://spjp.massey.ac.nz/issues/2004-v15/v15_jones2.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2003). The Mercury and Venus project: copper amalgam revisited. DTA: Official Journal of the New Zealand Dental Therapists' Association Incorporated. (11)
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L.
Huggins, TJ., & Jones, LM. (2012). Visually modeling New Zealand conservation strategy: A study of user experiences. Ecopsychology. 4(4), 286-295
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L.
Rickson, DJ., McLaren, SJ., & Jones, LM. (2007). 'A kind of serene feeling washing over the centre': Perceptions of staff and trained observers regarding the use of background music to improve the auditory environment in an early childhood centre setting. New Zealand Research in Early Childhood Education. 10, 81-94 Retrieved from http://www.childforum.com/research/research-journal-articles-reviewed-ece/49-volume-10.html
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, L., McLaren, S.

Book

Jones, LM., Birch, KM., & Annan, JR.(2015). Positive Dentistry: Communicate with confidence. Auckland, New Zealand: New Zealand Dental Association
[Authored Book]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, L., & Watson, R. (2014). An Exploration of Children’s Dental Anxiety: Triggers, Coping, and Needs. In K. Kaniasty, K. Moore, S. Howard, & P. Buckwald (Eds.) Stress and Anxiety: Applications to Social and Environmental Threats, Psychological Well-Being, Occupational challenges and Developmental Psychology.. (pp. 261 - 270). Berlin: Logos Verlag
[Chapter]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM., Burmester, B., & Annan, JR. (2013). Occupational stress in dentistry: A New Zealand survey. In K. Moore, K. Kaniasty, P. Buckwald, & A. Sese (Eds.) Stress and Anxiety. (pp. 133 - 142). Berlin: Logos Verlag
[Chapter]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM., & Annan, JR.(2013). Self care for Dentists. Auckland: New Zealand Dental Association
[Authored Book]Authored by: Jones, L.

Thesis

Gibson, RH. (2015). Understanding and managing dementia-related sleep problems: Community-based research with older New Zealanders.. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Gibson, R.Edited by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2005). The quicksilver quest: Two psychological studies investigating the effect of mercury in dentistry. (Doctoral Thesis, Massey University, Wellington Campus)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Jones, L.

Conference

Jones, LM., & Kennedy, BJ. (2017, July). Is there such a thing as a dental team? Exploring co-worker stress in dentistry.. Presented at 38th Conference of STAR: The Stress and Anxiety Research Society. Hong Kong.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM., & Kennedy, BJ. (2017). Is there such a thing as a dental team? Exploring co-worker stress in dentistry.. In Conference Book of Abstracts, 38th Conference of STAR: The Stress and Anxiety Research Society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L.
Gibson, RH., gander, P., Dowell, A., & Jones, . (2016, May). A feasibility trial of nonpharmacological interventions for improving sleep of community-dwelling people with dementia.. Presented at Sleep in Aotearoa. Wellington, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gibson, R., Jones, L.
Gibson, RH., Gander, P., Dowell, A., & Jones, L. (2016, November). Challenges and solutions for conducting dementia-related research: Thematic analysis of first hand experiences and recommendations.. Presented at Dementia Today: Diverse Communities, Collective Action. Alzheimers NZ and ADI 19th Asia Pacific Regional Conference,. Wellington, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gander, P., Gibson, R., Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2016, July). The relationship between daily hassles and occupational stress in dentistry. Presented at 37th Annual conference of the International Stress and Anxiety Research Society. Zagreb.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, L., & Kennedy, BJ. (2015). Applied psychology, in a six year project for dentists. , 4th Aotearoa New Zealand Organisational Psychology and Organisational Behaviour Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L., Kennedy, B.
Jones, LM., & Preston, K. (2015). Can mHealth dental ´Apps´ help disadvantaged parents establish children’s oral hygiene routines?. In International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry, Vol. suppl 1 (pp. 206 - 206). , International Association of Paediatric Dentistry: Wiley Blackwell
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L.
Gibson, RH., Gander, P., Dowell, A., & Jones, L. (2014, November). Non-pharmacological interventions for improving the sleep of people with dementia: Results from a feasibility trial in the wellington community. Presented at Alzheimers NZ conference. Rotorua, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gander, P., Gibson, R., Jones, L.
Gibson, RH., Gander, PH., Dowell, A., & Jones, LM. (2014). The feasibility of trialling non-pharmacological interventions for improving the sleep of community dwelling people with dementia. Poster session presented at the meeting of 22nd Congress of the European-Sleep-Research-Society. Tallinn, ESTONIA
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Gander, P., Gibson, R., Jones, L.
Gibson, RH., Gander, P., Dowell, A., & Jones, L. (2012, May). Improving the sleep of people affected by dementia living in the community. Presented at Future Faces of Dementia, Alzheimers NZ Conference. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gander, P., Gibson, R., Jones, L.
Gibson, RH., Gander, P., Dowell, A., & Jones, L. (2012). The feasibility of sleep-related interventions for people with dementia. Poster session presented at the meeting of Aging and Sleep. Paris, France
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Gander, P., Gibson, R., Jones, L.
Gibson, RH., Gander, P., & Jones, L. (2011, October). Understanding sleep problems of people with dementia and their family caregivers. Presented at Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Melbourne, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gander, P., Gibson, R., Jones, L.
Jones, L., & Huggins, T. (2011). Dental Jungle: Collaborative research to improve communication in the dentist-child patient relationship. In Psychology and Health: an international journal Vol. 26 (pp. 34 - 34). , 25th European Health Psychology Conference: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L.
Ulloa, M., Evans, I., & Jones, LM. (2011, May). Teaching to care: How emotionally intelligent teachers support preschool children’s emotional competence.. Presented at Early Childhood Council Annual conference. Christchurch, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM., & Huggins, TJ. (2011, September). Dental Jungle: collaborative research to improve communication in the dentist – child patient relationship.. Presented at European Health Psychology Society. Crete, Greece.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM., & Huggins, TJ. (2011). Dental jungle: Collaborative research to improve communication in the dentist – Child patient relationship. In Psychology and Health: an international journal Vol. 26 (pp. 34 - 34). , 25th European Health Psychology Conference: Engaging with Other Health Professionals: Challenges and Perspectives: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L.
Ulloa, M., Evans, I., & Jones, L. (2011, May). Teaching to care: How emotionally intelligent teachers support preschool children's emotional competence. Presented at Early Childhood Council Conference: Early Childhood Education Beyond Today: what does our future hold?. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM.Residual effects from occupational mercury exposure, including a proposed mercury tremor “fingerprint”.. Poster session presented at the meeting of Wellington Health and Biomedical Research Society 79th Scientific meeting. Wellington
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM.A 30 year follow-up study of women’s occupational mercury exposure: an analysis of residual effects.. Poster session presented at the meeting of Wellington Health and Biomedical Research Society 79th Scientific meeting. Wellington
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Jones, L.
Williams, M., & Jones, LM. (2010, July). Interventions for children’s dental anxiety: Validating a coping styles scale. Presented at New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference 2010: Psychology for a sustainable Future A hinengaro ma tokana a mua. Rotorua, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L., Williams, M.
Huggins, TJ., & Jones, LM. (2010, July). Patient request forms; and involving school children in the development of a form to improve dental visits. Presented at New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference 2010: Psychology for a Sustainable Future A hinengaro ma tokana a mua. Rotorua, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Huggins, T., & Jones, L. (2010). Patient request forms; and involving school children in the development of a form to improve dental visits. In The New Zealand Psychological Society Conference: "Psychology for a Sustainable Future"(pp. 52 - 52). : The New Zealand Psychological Society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L.
Williams, M., & Jones, L. (2010). Interventions for children's dental anxiety: Validating a coping styles scale. In The New Zealand Psychological Society Conference: "Psychology for a Sustainable Future"(pp. 52 - 52). : The New Zealand Psychological Society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, L. (2010, July). Critical health psychology in Aotearoa - New Zealand symposium. Presented at The New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference: "Psychology for a Sustainable Future". Rotorua, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Sweeney, B., Signal, TL., Gander, P., Jones, LM., & Ellison-Lorchmann, L. (2009). Baby on board: Sleep changes in pregnancy and postpartum and their relationship to drowsy driving. Poster session presented at the meeting of New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference. Palmerston North, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Jones, L.
Williams, M., & Jones, LM.Coping in the chair: A validation study of the Monitor Blunter Dental Scale (MBDS).. Poster session presented at the meeting of New Zealand Postgraduate Conference. Victoria University, Wellington
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Jones, L.
Buchanan, H., & Jones, LM. (2009, August). Validation of the Smiley Faces Program for assessing children’s dental anxiety in New Zealand.. Presented at European Health Psychology Society. Pisa, Italy.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM., & Buchanan, H.(2009, July 16). Validation of the Smiley Faces Program for assessing New Zealand children’s dental anxiety. In Book of Abstracts(pp. 164 - 164). , 30th stress and Anxiety Conference: Semmelweis Unversity
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM., & Buchanan, H. (2009, July). Validation of the Smiley Faces Program for assessing New Zealand children’s dental anxiety. Presented at 30th Stress and Anxiety Research Conference. Budapest, Hungary.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2009). Dental Jungle: developing a computer game to reduce children’s dental anxiety. In Book of Abstracts(pp. 90 - 90). , 30th Stress and Anxiety Research Society Conference Hungary: Semmelweis University
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2009, July). Dental Jungle: developing a computer game to reduce children’s dental anxiety. Presented at International Stress and Anxiety Research Society 30th Annual Conference. Budapest,Hungary.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Sweeney, B., Signal, T., Jones, L., & Gander, P. (2009). Baby on board: Sleep changes in pregnancy and postpartum and their relationship to self-reported drowsy driving behaviour. In Sleep and Biological Rhythms Vol. Supplement s1 (pp. A73 - A73). , Australasian Sleep Association and Australasian Sleep Technologies Association 21st Annual Scientific Meeting: Visions of the Night: Sleep, Science and Research on the World Stage: John Wiley & Sons
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gander, P., Jones, L., Signal, T.
Sweeney, B., Signal, TL., Gander, P., & Elison-Loschmann, L. (2008). Sleep and sleepiness in late pregnancy. In Sleep and Biological Rhythms Vol. 6 (pp. A42 - A42). , 20th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association and the 20th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Sleep Technologists Association: John Wiley & Sons
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gander, P., Jones, L., Signal, T.
Jones, LM., & Manighetti, B.Blues and greens: Environmental perception and well-being.. Poster session presented at the meeting of International Academy for Design and Health Congress,. Glasgow, Scotland
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2006, February). The long term effects of occupational exposure to mercury on women's health.. Presented at Australasian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine. Takapuna, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM.A report on residual effects from occupational mercury exposure, including a proposed mercury tremor “fingerprint”.. Poster session presented at the meeting of Neurotoxic metals: lead, mercury and manganese from research to prevention.. Brescia, Italy
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Jones, L.
Rickson, DJ., McLaren, SJ., & Jones, LM. (2006, September). ''Like serenity washing over us'': The use of music to improve the acoustic environment in pre school education settings. Presented at New Zealand Society for Music Therapy Annual Conference. University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L., McLaren, S.
Rickson, DJ., McLaren, SJ., & Jones, LM.'A kind of serenity washing over us': The use of background music to improve the auditory environment in an early childhood setting. . Porirua, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Jones, L., McLaren, S.
McLaren, SJ., Rickson, DJ., Jones, LM., & Dickinson, P. (2006). Noise provisions in New Zealand early childhood education centres and a comparison of sound pressure levels with perceived noise assessed by trained observers. Proceedings of inter-noise 2006 The 35th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering. (pp. 1 - 9). United States: Inter-Noise 2006: 35th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Jones, L., McLaren, S.
McLaren, SJ., Rickson, D., Jones, L., & Dickinson, PJ. (2006). Noise provisions in New Zealand early childhood education centres and a comparison of sound pressure levels with perceived noise assessed by trained observers. In Institute of Noise Control Engineering of the USA - 35th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering, INTER-NOISE 2006 Vol. 7 (pp. 4691 - 4698).
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L., McLaren, S.
Rickson, DJ., McLaren, SJ., & Jones, LM. (2006, December). Music to improve the auditory environment in an early childhood setting. Presented at 10th Annual NZ Early Childhood Research Conference. Wellington, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L., McLaren, S.
Jakobs, JV., & Jones, LM. (2005). Just close the door. An exploration of parental stress and anxiety in dealing with the messy teenage bedroom. (pp. 28). , 26th International Conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society: Stress and Anxiety Research Society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jakobs, JV., & Jones, LM. (2005, July). 'Just close the door'. An exploration of parental stress and anxiety in dealing with the messy teenage bedroom. Presented at 26th International Conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society. Halle, Germany.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jakobs, JV., & Jones, LM. (2005). 'Just close the door.' An exploration of parental stress and anxiety in dealing with the messy teenage bedroom. In 26th International Conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society Book of Abstracts(pp. 28). , 26th International Conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR 2002): Stress and Anxiety Research Society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM., Bunnell, JK., & Stillman, JA. (2005). A 30 year follow-up study of women's occupational mercury exposure: an analysis of residual effects. In Book of Abstracts(pp. 67 - 67). , The 10th Annual Meeting of the International Neurotoxicology Association Finland: Finnish institute of Occupational Health
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jakobs, JV., & Jones, LM. (2005). 'Just close the door.' An exploration of parental stress and anxiety in dealing with the messy teenage bedroom. In 26th International Conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society Abstracts(pp. 28 - 28). : Star Society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM., Bunnell, JK., & Stillman, JA. (2005). A 30-year follow-up study of women's occupational mercury exposure: An analysis of residual effects. Poster session presented at the meeting of The 10th Meeting of the International Neurotoxicology Association. Porvoo, Finland
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM., Blackler, DJ., & Tarrant, RA. (2004). Prejudice in health care providers' attitudes, explored by patient's illness type and sexual orientation. (pp. 26 - 27). , Scientific Conference of the Australasian Society of Behavioural Health and Medicine: Pushing the Boundaries: Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to Behavioural Medicine Research and Practice
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L., Tarrant, R.
Jones, LM. (2004). We were all on valium: Assessing the effects of mercury exposure on school dental nurses. (pp. 53). , Psychologies for Aotearoa/New Zealand: 2004 Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting: The New Zealand Psychological Society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2004). 'We were all on valium': assessing the effects of mercury exposure on school dental nurses. Poster session presented at the meeting of Psychologies for Aoteaora/ New Zealand. Te Papa, Wellington
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM., Blackler, DJ., & Tarrant, RA. (2004, February). Prejudice in health care providers' attitudes, explored by patient's illness type and sexual orientation. Presented at Scientific Conference of the Australasian Society of Behavioural Health and Medicine. Christchurch, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L., Tarrant, R.
Jones, LM., Bunnell, JK., & Stillman, JA. (2003). Neurobehavioral effects from mercury in copper amalgam. In The 9th Meeting of the International Neurotoxicology Association Book of Abstracts(pp. 133). , The 9th Meeting of the International Neurotoxicology Association (INA-9): International Neurotoxicology Association
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM., Bunnell, JK., & Stillman, JA. (2003, July). The profile of mood states (POMS) in neurotoxicology research. Presented at 575. Lisbon, Portugal.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM., Bunnell, JK., & Stillman, JA. (2003). Neurobehavioral effects from mercury in copper amalgam. Poster session presented at the meeting of 9th International Neurotoxicology Association Meeting. Dresden, Germany
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM., Bunnell, JK., & Stillman, JA. (2003). The profile of mood states (POMS) in neurotoxicology research. In Book of Abstracts(pp. 94 - 94). , 24th International Conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society Melbourne: Stress and Anxiety Research Society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2002, July). When stress bites: a critique of a self-help to occupational stress in dentistry. Presented at 23rd Stress and Anxiety Research Society Conference. Melbourne, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2002). When stress bites: a critique of a self-help approach to occupational stress in dentistry. The proceedings of 23rd Stress and Anxiety Research Conference. (pp. 62 - 66). Melbourne: Star 2002: Under The Southern Cross
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2002, February). Extracting the facts about dentists waiting rooms: The complementary use of qualitative and quantitative methods. Presented at New Zealand Health Psychology and Behavioural Medicine Conference. Auckland, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2002). When Stress Bites: critique of a self-help approach to occupational stress in dentistry. In STAR 2002: Under the Southern Cross: Proceedings of 23rd Stress and Anxiety Research Society Conference: Abstracts(pp. 49). , 23rd Stress and Anxiety Research Society Conference Melbourne, VIC: Australian Psychological Society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2001, August). Stressful environments: exploring the intersection of health psychology and environmental psychology. Presented at The New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference. Auckland University City Campus and Wairarapa marae, Auckland, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2001, July). Reducing anxiety in stressful environments: a study of dentist's waiting rooms. Presented at 22nd International Conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society. Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2001, August). Using a neurobehavioural test battery in research on occupational mercury exposure: work-in-progress on the New Zealand 'school dental nurse'. Presented at The New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference. Auckland University, Auckland: New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2001, August). The importance of the social context of preventive health behaviour on behaviour change: findings of an experiment to reduce oral injury. Presented at The New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference. Auckland University, Auckland, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2001). Stressful environments: Exploring the intersection of health psychology and environmental psychology. (pp. 36). , The New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference: The New Zealand Psychological Society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2001). Reducing anxiety in stressful environments: A study of dentists waiting rooms. (pp. 63). , The International Society for Research on Stress and Anxiety 22nd Annual Conference (STAR 2001): Balearic Islands University
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM., Richardson, F., & Students, HP. (2000). Working across the borders: Integrating psychology, nursing and health promotion. (pp. 89). , Integrating Psychology and Medicine: Satellite Conference to the Sixth International Congress of Behavioural Medicine Auckland, NZ: The University of Auckland
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM., & Students, HP. (2000, February). A behaviour modification plan bites the dust: Multi cultural perspectives on smoking cessattion. Presented at 7th New Zealand Health Psychology Conference. Okoroire, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Richardson, F., & Jones, LM. (2000). Working Across the Borders: Integrating Psychology, Nursing and Health Promotion. Poster session presented at the meeting of Integrating Psychology and Medicine Satellite Conference of the 6th International Congress of Behavioural Medicine. Waiheke Island, NZ
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2000). The Hauora Pacific Smokefree Project: Reflections on the Role of a Pakeha Supervisor of Maori and Pacific Island Research. (pp. 35 - 36). , Psychology in the 21st Century: Looking to the Future: The New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference: The New Zealand Psychological Society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM., & Students, HP. (2000). A behaviour modification plan bites the dust: Multi cultural perspectives on smoking cessation. (pp. 14). , Seventh New Zealand Health Psychology Seventh Annual Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jones, L.

Other

Yee, R., Jones, LM., & Hosey, MT. (2015, July). What the child ‘SAID’ to the dentist: a pilot RCT. In International Association of Paediatric Dentistry.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2011, November). Dental Jungle Safari.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2011). I'm Still Here - a book review. (pp. 13 - 13).
[Other]Authored by: Jones, L.
McLaren, SJ., Jones, LM., & Rickson, DJ. (2005, September). The use of music to improve the acoustic environment in pre-school educational settings. : Massey University.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L., McLaren, S.
Manighetti, B., & Jones, LM. (2005, March). Blues and greens: Environmental influences on workplace wellbeing. Presented at Weelington, NZ. : Industrial and Organisational (Psychologists) Network Meeting.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Lunn, MS., Jones, LM., & Quin, P. (2004, May). Employing student researchers: opportunities and challenges. : Massey University, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2004, May). Quicksilver questions: Two psychological studies on the effects of mercury in dentistry: A PhD thesis [Poster]. : Massey University Celebrating Research Day.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.
Jones, LM. (2004, June). Mad hatter's methods: Mercury studies demonstrate the complementarity of qualitative and quantitative methods. : Massey University, Strategic Cross College Research Collaboration Seminar Series.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jones, L.

Report

Tilley, EN., Page, W., Balasubramanian, R., O'Meara, R., Gee, S., Hazou, R., . . . Soma, J. (2014). It's my life: Evaluation report. School of English & Media Studies, Massey University.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Balasubramanian, R., Brown, A., Galloway, C., Gee, S., Hazou, R., Jones, L., Page, W., Sligo, F., Tilley, E., Waterworth, C.Edited by: Tilley, E.
Jones, LM. (2014). Consultancy to design possible empirical studies on the 40-year follow-up of New Zealand School Dental Nurses occupationally exposed to mercury..
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Jones, L.

Consultancy and Languages

Consultancy

  • 2012-2013 - New Zealand Dental Association
    1. Survey of occupational stress in NZ dentists 2. Self-care for Dentists - author of a new edition with dentist Jeff Annan
  • August 2014-December 2014 - New Zealand Public Service Association
    Commission to write a report on the 1970s occupational exposure of School Dental Nurses to mercury vapour.
  • 1999 - Health Sponsopship Council
    Exploring behaviour modification with groups of Maori and Pasifika smokers.

Languages

  • Fa'asamoa
    Spoken ability: Needs work
    Written ability: Needs work

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
CoSupervisor 0 3

Teaching

health psychology - developed and taught the Massey University 300-level course from 2000 -  2013

Ocupational health psychology (post graduate level) currently under development

Psychology as a natural science Paper coordinator for distance and Wellington courses.

Superviision of Hons, Masters and PhD theses, all in health but with either an environmental or a dental focus.

Completed Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

  • 2015 - Rosemary Helen Gibson - PhD
    Understanding and Managing Dementia-Related Sleep Problems: Community-Based Research with Older New Zealanders
  • 2012 - Maria Luisa Ulloa Ceron - PhD
    Teaching to Care: Emotionally Intelligent Teachers Support Preschool Children's Emotional Competence
  • 2009 - Susan Elizabeth Street - PhD
    Two Agent-Based Models of Trust in Social Networks

Media and Links

Media

  • 26 Apr 2015 - Online, Newspaper
    Poison case puts Polman’s green boasts on the line
    I was contacted by a journalist investigating the alleged mercury poisoning of a village in India - Kodaikanal. I have been involved for 5 years in advising an Indian Environmental Protection NGO on a
  • 23 Aug 2013 - Television
    Dental week
    Edited comment on occupational stress in dentistry (recorded interview from 21.08.2013
  • 22 Jan 2014 - Online
    It's my life - Smokefree
    Edited comments in video made by students in the Smokefree programme, communications coursei
  • 17 Jun 2017 - Magazine
    Dental as Anything
    Report on the Dental Jungle project for reducing children;s dental anxiety.

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