Dr Jeffery Adams, MA(Applied), PhD.

Jeff is a qualitative researcher and evaluator. His particular research interest is in sexuality, gender and health, as well as alcohol, gambling and recreation/leisure. Recent projects have included condom use by gay men, gay men’s health, and the mental health promotion and service needs of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people. His evaluation work includes teaching evaluation methods and supporting the development of evaluation practices in community-based health and social service organisations.

Email: j.b.adams@massey.ac.nz


Journal articles

Treharne, G.J., & Adams, J. (2017). Critical perspectives on research into sexualities and health in Aotearoa/New Zealand: Thinking outside the boxes. Psychology of Sexualities Review, 8(1), 53-70.

Adams, J., Neville, S., Parker, K., & Huckle, T. (2017). Influencing condom use by gay and bisexual men for anal sex through social marketing: A program evaluation of Get it On! Social Marketing Quarterly, 23(1), 3-17. doi: 10.1177/1524500416654897. A387

Neville, S., Adams, J., Jackson, D., & Morley, C. (2016). The condom imperative in anal sex – one size may not fit all: A qualitative descriptive study of men who have sex with men (MSM). Journal of Clinical Nursing, 25(23-24), 3589-3596. doi: 10.1111/jocn.13507. A395

Neville, S., Russell, J., Adams, J., & Jackson, D. (2016). Living in your own home and being socially connected at 95 years and beyond: A qualitative study. Contemporary Nurse, 52(2-3), 258-268. doi: 10.1080/10376178.2016.1205457. A386

Neville, S., & Adams, J. (2016). Views about HIV/STI and health promotion among gay and bisexual Chinese and South Asian men living in Auckland, New Zealand. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being, 11(30764), doi.org/10.3402/qhw.v3411.30764. A379

Neville, S., Napier, S., Adams, J., Wham, C., & Jackson, D. (2016). An integrative review of the factors related to building age-friendly rural communities. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 25(17-18), 2402-2412. doi: 10.1111/jocn.13299. A380

Neville, S., Adams, J., & Cook, C. (2016). Using internet-based approaches to collect qualitative data from vulnerable groups: Reflections from the field. Contemporary Nurse, 52(6), 657-668. doi: 10.1080/10376178.10372015.11095056. A368

Neville, S., Kushner, B., & Adams, J. (2015). Coming out narratives of older gay men living in New Zealand. Australasian Journal of Ageing, 34(S2), 29-33. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12277. A369

Ludlam, A., Saxton, P., Dickson, N., & Adams, J. (2015). Respondent-driven sampling may not effectively recruit gay and bisexual men in all settings: Experience from a New Zealand pilot study. BMC Research Notes, 8(549), doi:10.1186/s13104-13015-11449-13105. A367

Neville, S., Adams, J., Bellamy, G., Boyd, M. & George, N. (2015). Perceptions toward lesbian, gay and bisexual people in residential care facilities: A qualitative study. International Journal of Older People Nursing, 10(1), 73-81. doi 10.1111/opn.12058. A342

Tipa, Z., Wilson, D., Neville, S., & Adams, J. (2015). Cultural responsiveness and the family partnership model. Nursing Praxis in New Zealand, 31(2), 35-49. A373

Dickinson, P., & Adams, J. (2014). Resiliency and mental health and wellbeing among lesbian, gay and bisexual people. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 16(2), 117-125. doi:10.1080/14623730.2014.903621. A340

Neville, S., Adams, J., & Holdershaw, J. (2014). Social marketing campaigns that promote condom use among MSM: A literature review. Nursing Praxis in New Zealand, 30(1), 5-16. A339

Adams, J., Braun, V., & McCreanor, T. (2014). “Aren’t labels for pickle jars, not people?” Negotiating identity and community in talk about ‘being gay’. American Journal of Men’s Health 8(6), 457-469. doi: 10.1177/1557988313518800. A333

Wilkinson, J., Carryer, J., & Adams, J. (2014). Evaluation of a diabetes nurse specialist prescribing project. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 3(15-16), 2355-2366. DOI: 10.1111/jocn.12517. A332

Adams, J., Dickinson, P., and Asiasiga, L. (2013). Mental health issues for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people: A qualitative study. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 15(2), 105-120. doi:10.1080/14623730.2013.799821. A331

Adams, J., Neville, S., & Dickinson, P. (2013). Evaluation of Bro Online: An Internet-based HIV prevention initiative for gay and bisexual men. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 51(5), 239-247. doi: 10.1080/14635240.2012.702502. A312

Kushner, B., Neville, S., and Adams, J. (2013) Perceptions of ageing as an older gay man: A qualitative study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 22(23-24), 3388-3395. doi: 10.1111/jocn.12362. A330

Adams, J., Dickinson, P. and Asiasiga, L. (2013) Mental health promotion for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex New Zealanders. Journal of Primary Health Care, 5(2), 105-113. A324

Adams, J., McCreanor, T. and Braun, V. (2013) Gay men’s explanations of health and how to improve it. Qualitative Health Research, 23(7), 887-899, doi: 10.1177/1049732313484196. A322

Adams, J. (2013) Special issue on graduate student research: Guest editor's introduction. Annals of Leisure Research, 16(1), 1-2. A320

Dickinson, P., & Adams, J. (2012). Building Evaluation Capability in the Public Health Workforce: Do Workshops Work and What Else is Needed? Evaluation Journal of Australasia, 12(2), 28-39. A329

Adams, J., Braun, V., & McCreanor, T. (2012) Gay men talking about health: Are sexuality and health interlinked? American Journal of Men's Health, 6(3), 182-193. A288

Adams, J., and Neville, S. (2012). Resisting the ‘condom every time for anal sex’ health education message. Health Education Journal, 71(3), 386-394. doi:10.1177/0017896911405908. [Abstract] A287

Adams, J. (2011). Book review: ‘Research in recreation, parks, sport, and tourism’. Annals of Leisure Research, 14(1), 96-97.

Adams, J. and Dickinson, P. (2010). Evaluation training to build capacity in the community and public health workforce. American Journal of Evaluation, 31(3). 421-433. [Abstract] A261

Adams, J., Blair, K. L., Borrero-Bracero, N. L, Espin, O. M., Hayfield, N. J., Hegarty, P., Hermann-Green, L. K., Hsu, M., Maurer, O., Manalastas, E. J., McDermott, D. T., and Shepperd, D. (2010). Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender psychology: An international conversation between researchers. Psychology & Sexuality, 1(1). 75-90. [Abstract] A247

Adams, J., Braun, V., and McCreanor, T. (2010). A critical analysis of gay men's health policy documents. Gay & Lesbian Issues and Psychology Review, 6(1). 42-59.

Neville, S. and Adams, J. (2010). Men's health and wellbeing -- Who is missing? Kai Tiaki: Nursing New Zealand, 16 (6).

Adams, J. (2010). Book review: ‘Lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer psychology: An introduction’. Psychology Aotearoa, 2(2), 132.

Adams, J., Witten, K., and Conway, K. (2009). Community development as health promotion: Evaluating a complex locality-based project in New Zealand. Community Development Journal, 44(2). 140-157. [Abstract] A203

Adams, J. (2009). Review of 'Muscle boys: Gay gym culture'. Annals of Leisure Research, 12. 92-94. [Abstract] A236

Adams, J., and Neville, S. (2009). Men who have sex with men account for nonuse of condoms. Qualitative Health Research, 19(12). 1669-1677. [Abstract] A242

Neville, S., Adams, J. (2009). Condom use in men who have sex with men: A literature review. Contemporary Nurse, 33. 130- 139. [Abstract] A239

Adams, J. (2008). Conference report: 'Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Psychology Summer Institute'. Gay and Lesbian Issues and Psychology Review, 4(3). 201-204. [Full text, PDF]

Adams, J., Braun, V., McCreanor, T. (2008). Framing gay Men's health: an analysis of policy documents. Gay & Lesbian Issues and Psychology Review, 4. 108-126. [Full text, PDF] A220

Adams, J., McCreanor, T., and Braun, V. (2008). Doctoring New Zealand's gay men. New Zealand Medical Journal, 121(1287). 11-20. [Full text] A225

Adams, J., Braun, V., and McCreanor, T. (2007). Warning voices in a policy vacuum: Professional accounts of gay men's health in Aotearoa New Zealand. Social Policy Journal of New Zealand, 30. 199-215. [Full text] A197

Adams, J. (1994). Financing assistive technology in New Zealand. The Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness: News Service, 88(2). 16-18.

Adams, J. (1994). Rent an aid: The New Zealand experience. The Journal of Blind Welfare, 78(916). 4-8.

Adams, J. (1990). Analysis of articles in the 1980s. New Zealand Journal of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, 23 (3). 21-23.

Adams, J. (1989). Are the Churches ready for the disabled? NZ Disabled, 9(6). 19-.

Adams, J. (1986). Disabled are dissatisfied with their recreation. NZ Disabled, 6(6). 17-.

Chapters in books

Adams, J. & Dickinson, P. (2011). Evaluation. In Swayne, L. E. & Dodds, M. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of sports management and marketing, (pp. 477-479). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Adams, J. & Greenaway, S. (2011) Qualitative research. In Swayne, L. E. & Dodds, M. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of sports management and marketing, (pp. 1241-1242). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Adams, J. & Adams, L. (2011) Commonwealth Games. In Swayne, L. E. & Dodds, M. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of sports management and marketing, (pp. 244-246). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Adams, J. and Adams, L. (2009). Netball. In Rodney P. Carlisle (Eds.), Encyclopaedia of Play in Today's Society (pp.417-418). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. SB48

Adams, J., McCreanor, T., and Braun, V. (2007). Alcohol and gay men: Consumption, promotion and policy responses. In Clarke, V. and Peel, E. (Eds.), Out in Psychology: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer perspectives (pp. 369-390). Chichester, U.K.: John Wiley. SB43

Adams, J., Braun, V., and McCreanor, T. (2004). Framing gay men's health: A critical review of policy documents. In Riggs, D.W. and Walker, G. (Eds.), Out in the Antipodes: Australian and New Zealand Perspectives on Gay and Lesbian Issues in Psychology (pp. 212-246). Perth, Australia: Brightfire Press.

Evaluation Manual

Dickinson, P., Adams, J., Asiasiga, L., & Borell, B. (2015). Easy Evaluation: A practical approach to programme evaluation. Auckland: SHORE & Whariki Research Centre, Massey University.

Reports

Dickinson, P., Adams, J., & Neville, S. (2016). The Final Evaluation of the Northern Regional Accelerated Sonography Training Pilot 2014 to 2016. Auckland: SHORE & Whariki Research Centre, Massey University.

Dickinson, P., Adams, J., & Neville, S. (2015). Northern Region’s Sonography Training: Evaluation report. Auckland: SHORE & Whariki Research Centre, Massey University.

Casswell, S., Wall, M., Lin, E.-Y., & Adams, J. (2014). Review of Tobacco Control Services. (funded by the Ministry of Health, New Zealand). Auckland: SHORE & Whariki Research Centre, Massey University.

Dickinson, P., Adams, J., Asiasiga, L., Moewaka Barnes, A., & Jelley, S. (2014). Get Out! Stay Out! evaluation. Auckland: SHORE & Whariki Research Centre, Massey University.

Adams, J., & Neville, S. (2014). Asian MSM TALK: Views of life in Auckland. Auckland: SHORE and Whariki Research Centre, Massey University.

Adams, J. Dickinson, P. & Asiasiga, L. (2012). Mental health promotion and prevention services to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and intersex populations in New Zealand: Needs assessment report. Auckland: Te Pou o Te Whakaaro Nui, The National Centre of Mental Health Research, Information and Workforce Development.

Dickinson, P., Adams, J., & Asiasiga, L. (2012). Group Teen Triple P Programme process and outcome evaluation: Report to the Life to the Max Trust. Auckland: SHORE and Whariki Research Centre, Massey University.

Bellamy, G.,Boyd, M., Neville, S., Neil, H., George, N., Meneses, V., Wilson, J., Adams, J., & Karon, S. (2012). Breaching the chasm – Caring for ageing sexual minorities in residential aged care facilities: An exploratory study to inform practice. Auckland: School of Nursing, The University of Auckland.

Wilkinson, J., Carryer, J., Adams, J., & Chaning-Pearce, S. (2011). Evaluation of the Diabetes Nurse Specialist Prescribing Project. Wellington: School of Health and Social Services, Massey University.

Adams, J., Neville, S., & Dickinson, P. (2011). Bro Online: Evaluation report. Auckland: SHORE and Whariki Research Centre, Massey University.

Adams, J. & Dickinson, P. (2011). African Youth Workshops: Evaluation report. Auckland: SHORE and Whariki Research Centre, Massey University.

Neville, S., Russell, P., Spoonley, P., Wilson, D., and Adams, J. (2010). Incubator: An evaluation. Auckland: College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Massey University.

Adams, J. and Neville, S. (2008). MSM TALK: Qualitative research about condom use amongst MSM in Auckland. Auckland: Centre for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Massey University.

Dickinson, P., and Adams, J. (2008). Formative evaluation report to Health Action Trust (Nelson) and Ministry of Health. Auckland: Centre for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Massey University.

Kaiwai, H., Adams, J., McCreanor, T. & Casswell, S. (2006). Social Marketing for Gambling Harm Reduction: Review, Research and Recommendations. Centre for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation & Te Ropu Whariki.

Adams, J., Witten, K., Woodson, T., Bala, M., and Huckle, T. (2005). A report on the findings of the Ranui Social Cohesion Surveys. May. Auckland: Centre for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Massey University.

Adams, J. (2004). Evaluation of the Ranui Action Project: Final Report. July. Auckland: Centre for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Massey University.

Adams, J. and Henwood, W. (2003). Evaluation of Tu Hokianga Tu Pakari - The South Hokianga Stronger Community Action Fund Project: Final Report. July. Auckland: Centre for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Massey University.

Conway, K., Adams, J., and Witten, K. (2003). Evaluation of the Ranui Action Project: Final Report. December. Auckland: Centre for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Massey University.

Henwood, W. and Adams, J. (2003). Evaluation of the Take Ngakau Kaikohe Project: Final Report. December. Auckland: Centre for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Massey University.

Habgood, R. and Adams, J. (2002). Young people and drinking cultures: Literature Review. Auckland: Alcohol & Public Health Research Unit, University of Auckland.

Carr, D., de Joux, M., and Adams, J. (1985). Local Recreation and Community Development Scheme: An analysis of the distribution of grants made by local authorities - 1982/83 and 1983/84. Wellington: Department of Internal Affairs.

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Treharne, G. J., & Adams, J. (in press). Critical perspectives on research into sexualities and health in Aotearoa/New Zealand: Thinking outside the boxes. Psychology of Sexualities Review.