Cultural perspectives in psychiatric nursing: a Maori viewpoint



This presentation deals with the Maori perspective of him/herself, his/her world, God, people and behaviour and is a holistic one based on Maori dimensions.

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Preamble — Welcome to the gallery of Taha Maori or the dimension of the Old World — Welcome to the gallery of Taha Wairua or the dimension of Spirituality — Welcome to the gallery of Taha Tinana or the dimension of the body — Welcome to the gallery of Taha Hinegaro or the dimension of the mind — Welcome to the gallery of Taha Tangata or the dimension of People — Welcome to the gallery of Taha Whenua or the dimension of the Land — Welcome to the gallery of Taha Whaanau or the dimension of Family — Welcome to the gallery of Taha Tikanga or the dimension of compliance

Primary author: Te Roopu Awhina o Tokanui

Author biography: Māori

Publisher: Tokanui Hosptal

Publication format: Conference proceedings

Publication date:

Publication place: Te Awamutu

Publication status: Okay to copy

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Catalog reference: APW-1 – Archive Project Waitangi

Misc. notes: This paper was first presented in Adelaide at the Australian Congress of Mental Health Nurses Twelfth National Convention, September 1986. The presentations, which involved nine people, followed traditional Maori protocol illustrating i practice the dynamic quality of the concepts contained within the paper and the title. This paper is dedicated to John Wilson, Charge Nurse, Whai-ora, Tokanui Hospital who was tragically killed in a motor vehicle accident (16/9/86).

Sector: Community, Education – tertiary, Health

Informal group: Māori

Culture related topics: Bi-cultural

General related topics: Tino rangatiratanga

Historical period: 20th

Resources: Culture