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Latest Health Research as a result of the Christchurch Earthquakes


I am regularly asked whether I have details of the latest papers for various disciplines relating to the Christchurch earthquakes. Here are the latest health related references:

A Health in All Policies response to disaster recovery A Stevenson, A Humphrey, S Brinsdon – Perspectives in Public Health, 2014

The role of communities in post-disaster recovery planning: A Diamond Harbour case study S Vallance, R Love – Lincoln Planning Review, 2014

The 2010/2011 Canterbury earthquakes: context and cause of injury D Johnston, S Standring, K Ronan, M Lindell, T Wilson… – Natural Hazards, 2014

The Psychosocial Impact of Natural Disasters among Adult Survivors: An Integrative Review S Warsini, C West, GC Res Meth, J Mills, K Usher – Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 2014

Attending to biographical disruption: the experience of rehabilitation following tetraplegia due to spinal cord injury JA Bourke, EJC Hay-Smith, DL Snell, G DeJong – Disability & Rehabilitation, 2014

A framework for linking community-resilience goals to specific performance targets for the built environment M Mieler, B Stojadinovic, R Budnitz, M Comerio… – Earthquake Spectra, 2014

Child Trauma: The Christchurch Experience C Benns, C Doughty

Mass disasters–Disaster Victim Identification T Bassindale

Workforce behaviour and business responses AY Chang-Richards, S Wilkinson, E Seville… – 2014

My Academic Office Through the Eyes of Others: Reversals and Reflections in Organizational Autoethnography D Ruth – Proceedings of the 13th European Conference on …

Impact of a major disaster on the mental health of a well-studied cohort DM Fergusson, LJ Horwood, JM Boden, RT Mulder – JAMA psychiatry, 2014

Putting Children at the Centre: Making policy as if children mattered S St John – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2014

How did the Canterbury Earthquakes Affect Physiotherapists and Physiotherapy Services? A Qualitative Study H Mulligan, CM Smith, S Ferdinand – Physiotherapy Research International, 2014

The key role of eyewitnesses in rapid earthquake impact assessment R Bossu, R Steed, G Mazet-Roux, F Roussel, C Etivant – EGU General Assembly …, 2014

Why Do People Take Fewer Damage Mitigation Actions Than Survival Actions? Other Factors Outweigh Cost J McClure, MJ Spittal, R Fischer, A Charleson – Natural Hazards Review, 2014

Dietary intake in midlife and associations with standard of living, education and nutrition literacy. CL Wall, RB Gearry, J Pearson, W Parnell… – The New Zealand medical …, 2014

Rebuilding lives: Interviewing refugee background people in Christchurch three years after the earthquakes S Carlton – Oral History Forum d’histoire orale, 2014

Shake table tests for the seismic fragility evaluation of hospital rooms E Cosenza, L Di Sarno, G Maddaloni, G Magliulo… – Earthquake Engineering & …, 2014

Temperament and Character as Determinants of Well-being JK Spittlehouse, E Vierck, JF Pearson, PR Joyce – Comprehensive Psychiatry, 2014

Validation of a Framework for Measuring Hospital Disaster Resilience Using Factor Analysis S Zhong, M Clark, XY Hou, Y Zang, G FitzGerald – International Journal of …, 2014

Policy and Practice Updates Participatory and evidence-based recommendations for urban M Annear, S Keeling, T Wilkinson – Australasian Journal on Ageing, 2014

Laboratory Turnaround Times in Response to an Abrupt Increase in Specimen Testing After a Natural Disaster K Taylor, P George, JM Deely – American journal of clinical pathology, 2014

The Trauma Therapies J Marzillier – 2014

Building resiliency: a cross-sectional study examining relationships among health-related quality of life, well-being, and disaster preparedness ME Gowan, RC Kirk, JA Sloan – Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 2014

Household experience of gambling-related harm by socio-economic deprivation in New Zealand: increases in inequality between 2008 and 2012 D Tu, RJ Gray, DK Walton – International Gambling Studies, 2014

Broken heart syndrome–is it a psychosomatic disorder? C Lacey, R Mulder, P Bridgman, B Kimber, J Zarifeh… – Journal of Psychosomatic …, 2014

Maximising Action Sports for Development H Thorpe – Strengthening Sport for Development and Peace: …, 2014

Physicians in the Workplace B Mintoft – Internal Medicine Journal, 2014

Population‐Based Incidence of Sudden Cardiac and Unexpected Death Before and After the 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami in Iwate, Northeast Japan M Niiyama, F Tanaka, S Nakajima, T Itoh, T Matsumoto… – Journal of the American …, 2014

The Extent of Soft Tissue and Musculoskeletal Injuries after Earthquakes; Describing a Role for Reconstructive Surgeons in an Emergency Response AJP Clover, B Jemec, AD Redmond – World Journal of Surgery, 2014

The Christchurch earthquake: Dialysis experience and emergency planning J Irvine, A Buttimore, D Eastwood, J KendrickJones – Nephrology, 2014

Personality Resilience Following a Natural Disaster P Milojev, D Osborne, CG Sibley – Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2014

Coping with Disaster: General Practitioners’ Perspectives on the Impact of the Canterbury Earthquakes S Johal, Z Mounsey, R Tuohy, D Johnston – PLoS Currents, 2014

The continuum of induction S Wickham

Ongoing adverse mental health impact of the earthquake sequence in Christchurch, New Zealand. JK Spittlehouse, PR Joyce, E Vierck, PJ Schluter… – The Australian and New …, 2014

Author: Sarah-Alice Miles

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3 thoughts on “Latest Health Research as a result of the Christchurch Earthquakes

  1. Hi Sarah,

    Thanks so much for this list of Health Research.

    Kind regards,

    Carol Randal

    Sent from my iPad



  2. Thanks for pulling this research together Sarah – very helpful resource


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