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New Zealand, Psychology in

  1. Raymond Nairn,
  2. Pamela Hyde

Published Online: 30 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470479216.corpsy0602

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

How to Cite

Nairn, R. and Hyde, P. 2010. New Zealand, Psychology in. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–2.

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  1. New Zealand Psychological Society

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2010


To describe psychology in any country an author must touch on three facets of the discipline: knowledge, practice, and practitioners. In this overview of psychology in Aotearoa/New Zealand, we outline the workforce, describe the current practice regime, and discuss the most significant issue for psychological knowledge.