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  • Adolescents and the Youth Justice System

    Research by Forensic Psychology Master’s student Pip Dean has shown significant differences in how groups of adolescents interact with and respond to New Zealand’s Youth Justice System.

  • Forensic psychology students share latest research

    Last month, students from Victoria University of Wellington’s Forensic Psychology Master’s and PhD programmes came together to hold the Forensic Psychology Student Annual Conference.

  • A few questions about ‘mental disorders’

    How many times have you seen a video on Facebook about mental disorder? How about an over-reaching headline on the same topic, something like “Depression: Solved by science”?

  • What climate change could do to mental health

    Heatwaves and other extreme weather events caused by climate change could have profound implications for personality traits and mental health, Ronald Fischer warned in his inaugural public lecture as a Professor of Psychology at Victoria University of Wellington.