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.
Neville, S., Adams, J., Montayre, J., Larmer, P., Garrett, N., Stephens, C., Alpass, F. (2018). Loneliness in Men 60 Years and Over: The Association With Purpose in Life. American Journal of Men’s Health, DOI: 10.1177/1557988318758807.
Adams, J., & Neville, S. (2018). Exploring talk about sexuality and living gay social lives among Chinese and South Asian gay and bisexual men in Auckland, New Zealand. Ethnicity & Health, https://doi.org/10.1080/13557858.13552018.11439893.
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. A407
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.
Dickinson, P., Adams, J., Asiasiga, L., & Borell, B. (2015). Easy Evaluation: A practical approach to programme evaluation. Auckland: SHORE & Whariki Research Centre, Massey University.