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  • Wood, Robert T.; Williams, Robert J. (ElsevierArts and ScienceSchool of Health SciencesSociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2007)
    In light of continued and rapid expansion, and in light of existing ambiguities and gaps in current knowledge, this chapter seeks to highlight the major trends and issues associated with Internet gambling today. This is ...
  • Wood, Robert T.; Williams, Robert J. (Final Report prepared for the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre; Guelph, OntarioArts and ScienceSchool of Health SciencesSociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009-01-05)
    Beginning in the early to mid-1990s, as Internet access expanded into workplaces and private residences, gamblers in Western societies were introduced to a new realm of gambling opportunities, based on the Internet. Each ...
  • Brassolotto, Julia; Caspar, Sienna; Spenceley, Shannon (University of LethbridgeHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2019)
    In this report, we outline the results of a comparative case study of long-term care (LTC) in rural Alberta.
  • Nixon, Gary; Solowoniuk, Jason (SpringerSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge10.1007/s11469-008-9153-5, 2008)
    Early research into the motivations behind problem gambling reflected separate paradigms of thought splitting our understanding of the gambler into divergent categories. However, over the past 25 years, problem gambling ...
  • Solowoniuk, Jason; Nixon, Gary (Paradoxica: International Journal of Nondual PsychologyHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009)
    This paper introduces a transpersonal approach to conducting phenomenological research with the emphasis on illuminating a first person account of a sudden awakening. Although within Eastern cultures awakening is typically ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Gloster, Susan P. (Rutgers UniversitySchool of Health Sciences, 1999-11)
    Objective: To investigate knowledge about fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) among Natives in northern Manitoba. A second objective was to determine if there are age or gender differences in level of knowledge. A third objective ...
  • Kulig, Judith Celene; Edge, Dana; Reimer, William; Townshend, Ivan; Lightfoot, Nancy (Australian Journal of Emergency ManagementHealth SciencesDepartment of NursingUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009)
    Risk has been considered as the probability of experiencing adverse events. Understanding risk and vulnerability is essential to disaster management and recovery. Through qualitative interviews in a community that experienced ...
  • Kulig, Judith Celene; Fan, HaiYan (LingLing) (University of LethbridgeHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016)
    The purpose of this mixed-methods study was to identify the cultural and religious understandings and beliefs related to mental health wellness and illness in general among the LG Mennonites, with the intention of ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Zolner, Theresa; Bertrand, Lorne D.; Davis, R. Meghan (Haworth Press, Inc.School of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2004)
    Frequent substance use has a strong association with poor mental health. The relationship between infrequent substance use and mental health is less clear. The present study investigated this relationship in a large ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Goodale, Leslie A.; Shay-Fiddler, Michele A.; Gloster, Susan P.; Chang, Samuel Y. (Taylor & FrancisSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1080/10550490490483053, 2004)
    The prevalence of methylphenidate and dextroamphetamine misuse and abuse was examined in 450 adolescents referred for substance abuse treatment. Twenty three percent reported nonmedical use of these substances and six ...
  • Harrowing, Jean N.; Mill, Judy E. (ElsevierHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009-11-08)
    Background: The phenomenon of moral distress among nurses has been described in a variety of high-income countries and practice settings. Defined as the biopsychosocial, cognitive, and behavioural effects experienced by ...
  • Thege, Barna Konkoly; Woodin, Erica M.; Hodgins, David C.; Williams, Robert J. (BioMed CentralHealth SciencesUniversity of CalgaryUniversity of VictoriaUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    Background: Resolving the theoretical controversy on the labeling of an increasing number of excessive behaviors as behavioral addictions may also be facilitated by more empirical data on these behavioral problems. For ...
  • Macleod, M.; Stewart, Norma; Pitblado, Roger; Knock, M.; Kulig, Judith Celene (The Canadian NurseHealth SciencesDepartment of NursingUniversity of Lethbridgehttp://www.canada-nurse.com, 2004-06)
    These approaches complement one another while adding to our overall understanding of rural nursing practice. For example, the RNDB had not previously been analysed with rural nurses in mind. The demographic profile of rural ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K. (Lethbridge HeraldFaculty of Health SciencesFaculty of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011-03-05)
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  • Nixon, Gary; Sharpe, Nancy (Paradoxica: Journal of Nondual PsychologyHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009)
    This article summarizes the pivotal task of moving into nondual awareness by seeing through the veil of the separate self. Formerly this nondual state was understood as the final stage in an arduous journey of ego-transcendence; ...
  • Caspar, Sienna; Davis, Erin D.; Douziech, Aimee; Scott, David R. (Oxford University Press, 2018)
    Objective: Behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) refer to the often distressing, noncognitive symptoms of dementia. BPSD appear in up to 90% of persons with dementia and can cause serious complications. ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K.; Gregory, David M. (International Institute for Qualitative Methodology at the University of Alberta, CanadaSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2008)
    Ethnography as method remains orthodox in its application. It is largely replicated through the lone field ethnographer model. In challenging this fieldwork model, the authors describe distance collaboration via the ...
  • MacLeod, Martha L. P.; Stewart, Norma J.; Kulig, Judith Celene; Anguish, Penny; Andrews, Mary E.; Banner, Davina; Garraway, Leana; Hanlon, Neil; Karunanayake, Chandima; Kilpatrick, Kelley; Koren, Irene; Kosteniuk, Julie; Martin-Misener, Ruth; Mix, Nadine; Moffitt, Pertice; Olynick, Janna; Penz, Kelly; Sluggett, Larine; Van Pelt, Linda; Wilson, Erin; Zimmer, Lela (BioMed CentralHealth SciencesUniversity of Northern British ColumbiaUniversity of SaskatchewanUniversity of LethbridgeNorthern Health Authority (B.C.)Université de MontréalLaurentian UniversityDalhousie UniversityAurora Collegehttps://doi.org/10.1186/s12960-017-0209-0, 2017)
    Background: In Canada, as in other parts of the world, there is geographic maldistribution of the nursing workforce, and insufficient attention is paid to the strengths and needs of those providing care in rural and remote ...
  • Pijl, Em; Barton, Sylvia; Awosoga, Olu A.; Konkin, Jill (De GruyterHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    In Canada, it is widely believed that nursing practice and health care will move from acute care into the community. At the same time, increasing numbers of nursing students are engaged in non-traditional clinical experiences ...
  • Harper, Lane; Powell, Jeff; Pijl, Em M. (BioMed CentralHealth SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeCarleton Universityhttps://doi.org/10.1186/s12954-017-0179-5, 2017)
    Given the current opioid crisis around the world, harm reduction agencies are seeking to help people who use drugs to do so more safely. Many harm reduction agencies are exploring techniques to test illicit drugs to identify ...