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Dr Rachael Pond

Senior Lecturer

Doctoral Co-Supervisor
Institute of Education

Senior Lecturer

Institute of Education

Professional

Certifications and Registrations

  • Licence, Co-Supervisor, Massey University

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Critical health psychology, critical social psychology.

Thematics

Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Developmental Psychology and Ageing (170102): Gender Psychology (170105): Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology (170106): Psychological Methodology, Design and Analysis (170110): Psychology (170100): Psychology And Cognitive Sciences (170000)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Team Member 0 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Jin, Y., Coad, J., Zhou, SJ., Skeaff, S., Benn, C., Kim, N., . . . Brough, L. (2020). Mother and infant nutrition investigation in new zealand (mini project): Protocol for an observational longitudinal cohort study. JMIR Research Protocols. 9(8)
[Journal article]Authored by: Brough, L., Jin, Y., Kim, N., Pond, R.
Breheny, M., Pond, R., & Lilburn, LER. (2020). “What am I going to be like when I'm that age?”: How older volunteers anticipate ageing through home visiting. Journal of Aging Studies. 53
[Journal article]Authored by: Pond, R.
Jin, Y., Coad, J., Pond, R., Kim, N., & Brough, L. (2020). Selenium intake and status of postpartum women and postnatal depression during the first year after childbirth in New Zealand – Mother and Infant Nutrition Investigation (MINI) study. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology. 61
[Journal article]Authored by: Brough, L., Jin, Y., Kim, N., Pond, R.
Robinson, C., & Pond, DR. (2019). Do online support groups for grief benefit the bereaved? Systematic review of the quantitative and qualitative literature. Computers in Human Behavior. 100, 48-59
[Journal article]Authored by: Pond, R.
Field, J., & Pond, R. (2018). How adoption affects the experience of adult intimate relationships and parenthood: A systematic review. New Zealand Journal of Counselling.
[Journal article]Authored by: Pond, R.
Lilburn, LER., Breheny, M., & Pond, R. (2018). 'You're not really a visitor, you're just a friend': How older volunteers navigate home visiting. Ageing and Society. 38(4), 817-838
[Journal article]Authored by: Pond, R.
Alpass, F., Pond, R., Stephens, C., Stevenson, B., Keeling, S., & Towers, A. (2013). The influence of ethnicity and gender on caregiver health in older New Zealanders. Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 68(5), 783-793
[Journal article]Authored by: Alpass, F., Pond, R., Stephens, C., Towers, A.
Pond, R., Stephens, C., & Alpass, F. (2010). How health affects retirement decisions: Three pathways taken by middle-older aged New Zealanders. Ageing and Society. 30(3), 527-545
[Journal article]Authored by: Alpass, F., Pond, R., Stephens, C.
Pond, R., Stephens, C., & Alpass, F. (2010). Virtuously watching ones health: Older adults regulation of self in the pursuit of health. Journal of Health Psychology. 15(5), 734-743
[Journal article]Authored by: Alpass, F., Pond, R., Stephens, C.
Frewin, K., Pond, R., & Tuffin, K. (2009). Sexual abuse, counselling and compensation: Discourses in New Zealand newspapers. Feminism and Psychology. 19(1), 29-47
[Journal article]Authored by: Pond, R.
Pond, R., & Morgan, M. (2008). Protection, manipulation or interference with relationships? Discourse analysis of New Zealand lawyers' talk about supervised access and partner violence. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology. 18(5), 458-473 Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/casp.948/pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Morgan, C., Pond, R.
Pond, R., & Morgan, M. (2008). Protection, manipulation or interference with relationships? Discourse analysis of New Zealand lawyers' talk about supervised access and partner violence. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology. 18(5), 458-473
[Journal article]Authored by: Morgan, C., Pond, R.
Pond, RL., & Morgan, M. (2008). Excusing themselves: Judges' judgement of qualitative/quality research. Quality Methods iin Psychology Newsletter. 6, 7-11
[Journal article]Authored by: Pond, R.
Pond, R., Podd, J., Bunnell, J., & Henderson, R. (2000). Word association computer passwords: The effect of formulation techniques on recall and guessing rates. Computers and Security. 19(7), 645-656
[Journal article]Authored by: Pond, R.

Report

Alpass, FM., Keeling, S., & Pond, R.(2014). Caregiving. Summary report for the New Zealand Longitudinal Study of Ageing.. Palmerston North: Massey Unviversity
[Technical Report]Authored by: Alpass, F., Pond, R.
Alpass, FM., Pond, R., & Stephens, C.(2012). Caregiving. In, Health, Work and Retirement Survey: Summary report for the 2008 data wave. Pamnerston North, New Zealand: Massey University
[Technical Report]Authored by: Alpass, F., Pond, R., Stephens, C.

Conference

Stephens, C., & Pond, R. (2012). Older adults' pursuit of health: Betrayed by health promotion?. In Psychology and Health: an international journal Vol. 27 (pp. 124 - 124). , 26th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society [EHPS]: Resilience and Health United Kingdom: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Pond, R., Stephens, C.
Stephens, C., & Pond, R. (2012, August). Older adults pursuit of health: Betrayed by health promotion?. Presented at 26th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society [EHPS] : Resilience and Health. Prague, Czech Republic.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Pond, R., Stephens, C.
Stephens, C., & Pond, R. (2012). Older adults' pursuit of health: Betrayed by health promotion?. In PSYCHOLOGY & HEALTH Vol. 27 (pp. 124 - 124). : TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Pond, R., Stephens, C.
Stephens, C., Alpass, F., & Pond, R. (2011, February). The effects of economic living standards on caregiver burden. Presented at Australasian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine 8th Annual Scientific Conference: Healthy people, healthy communities. Christchurch, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Alpass, F., Pond, R., Stephens, C.
Stephens, C., Pond, R., & Lyons, A. (2011, April). Exploring older New Zealanders cultures of alcohol use: A participatory study. Presented at International Society of Critical Health Psychology 7th Biennial Conference: Advancing critical perspectives for health and health care. Adelaide, SA, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Pond, R., Stephens, C.
Stephens, CV., Breheny, MR., & Pond, RL. (2008). The embodied self and social life: Examples from ageing research. In Australian Journal of Psychology, Volume 60, Supplement 2008: Combined Abstracts of 2008 Australian Psychology Conferences(pp. 46 - 46). : The Australian Psychological Society Ltd
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Pond, R., Stephens, C.
Stephens, CV., Breheny, MR., & Pond, RL. (2008, June). Embodied subjectivity: The case of the ageing body. Presented at Subjectivity International Conference. Cardiff University, United Kingdom.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Pond, R., Stephens, C.
Stephens, CV., Breheny, MR., & Pond, RL. (2008, March). The embodied self and social life: Examples from ageing research. Presented at Society of Australasian Social Psychologists 2008 Annual Meeting. Wellington, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Pond, R., Stephens, C.
Pond, RL. (2007, August). New Zealand rural families affected by serious mental illness: the challenges and needs. Presented at Annual Schizophrenia Research Meeting. University of Otago House, Auckland, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Pond, R.

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

  • 253.800 Research Project in Counselling
  • 275.203 Development in Childhood
  • 275.320 Risk and Resilience across the Lifespan

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 3 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Christina Gillmore - Doctor of Philosophy
    Resilience and Posttraumatic Growth of Women who have Experienced Childhood Sexual Abuse: An Aotearoa-Based Qualitative Study
  • Julia Ryan - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Individual and Organisational Measures of Recovery: A Systematic Review
  • Ellen Zeng - Doctor of Philosophy
    Exploring influencing factors on children's pro-social behaviours