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  • Brassolotto, Julia; Howard, Lisa (University of LethbridgeHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2018)
    In this report, we outline the findings from Phase 1 of a multi-phase, Alberta-wide study on sexual expression in supportive living and long-term care homes. In what follows, we outline some of the key themes from the ...
  • Brassolotto, Julia; Howard, Lisa (University of Lethbridge, 2019)
    In this report, we outline the findings from Phase 2 of a multi-phase, Alberta-wide study on sexual expression in supportive living and long-term care homes. By “sexual expression,” we mean handholding, hugging, fantasizing, ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K.; Moore, Madison (SciTechnolHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    Sex addiction has been a topic of debate. With the new DSM-V (2013) category of Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders that now includes gambling disorder, other excessive behaviors including sex are poised to capture ...
  • Kulig, Judith Celene (University of LethbridgeHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    Recommendations for community preparedness and mitigation in the wake of the Slave Lake Fire of 2011.This document is based upon the interviews and community fieldwork completed in the Slave Lake region in the first year ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Rehm, Jürgen; Stevens, Rhys M. G. (Faculty of Health SciencesFaculty of Health SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeCentre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), 2011-03-11)
    There has been considerable debate about the best methodological and theoretical approach to analyzing the social and economic impacts of gambling, with one of the central issues being how to aggregate the social impacts ...
  • Yanicki, Sharon (Canadian Public Health AssociationHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005)
    Background: Research on lone-mother families has commonly focussed on psychosocial risk factors and deficits rather than family assets (strengths and resiliency characteristics). The negative impacts of poverty and social ...
  • Stevens, Rhys M. G.; Williams, Robert J. (LibrarySchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2004-07-31)
    This review is an attempt to comprehensively identify and synthesize the literature examining the socio-economic impacts associated with the introduction of casino-style gambling. Search terms used for the literature review ...
  • Basford, Lynn; Thorpe, Karran; Williams, Robert J.; Droessler, Judith; Deshpande, Sameer; Bureau, Alexandre; Piquette-Tomei, Noëlla A.; Cardwell, Kelly (Submitted to the Alberta Centre for Child, Family and Community Research (ACCFCR)School of Health SciencesLibraryManagementEducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2004-11-30)
    The review of the literature on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Prevention was carried out by a multidisciplinary team using a Cochrane-style systematic review methodology. A key component of the review was the ...
  • Nixon, Gary (Paradoxica: Journal of Nondual PsychologyHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2010)
    This article reviews how the nondual seeker comes to the point in the journey in which he or she realizes that the end of seeking is called for but instead begins to seek the end of seeking. As the experience of desperately ...
  • Howard, Lisa (Sciedu Press, 2018)
    Background and objective: Motivational interviewing (MI) is a communication style adopted by health professionals to support patient-centered decision making about behavior change. Little is known about how patients respond ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K. (Blackwell PublishingHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-6427.2012.00588.x, 2012)
    Relationship patterns before and after pathological gambling were investigated qualitatively using eight in-depth clinical case studies in which one partner met Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-IV ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K. (Blackwell PublishingHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-6427.2012.00591.x, 2012)
    In an illustrative clinical case study, congruence is depicted as the fifth circuit in a relational framework to extricate gambler and spouse from pathological gambling and its after-effects. Congruence couple therapy poses ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K.; Rovers, Martin; MacLean, Lynne (Prepared for the Ontario Problem Gambling Research CentreSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeSt. Paul UniversityUniversity of Ottawa, 2006-04-06)
    Congruence Couple Therapy (CCT) is a new, humanistic, systemic model for problem gambling treatment. In the development of empirically supported treatments, counsellor training is a critical step. This study evaluates the ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K.; Rovers, Martin; MacLean, Lynne (Taylor & FrancisSchool of Health SciencesSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeSt Paul UniversityUniversity of Ottawahttps://doi.org/10.1080/14459790701878129, 2008)
    Congruence Couple Therapy (CCT) is an integrative, humanistic, systemic model for problem gambling treatment. This study evaluates the efficacy of CCT training in imparting key concepts, skills and values of CCT to a sample ...
  • Nixon, Gary (American Academy of PsychotherapistsSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2001)
    This paper looks at the problem of world collapse and absolute hopelessness. Typically, as demonstrated by an opening case example, Western psychological approaches encourage a retreat from the abyss of nothingness. Even ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K.; Fong, Mary; Solowoniuk, Jason (Tung Wah Group of Hospitals and The Chinese University of Hong KongSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeChinese Family Services of Ontario, 2007)
    The contribution of immigration stress to the development of pathological gambling is complex to delineate. Four in-depth case studies of Chinese who emigrated from Hong Kong to Canada in the years 1968 to 1974 reveal a ...
  • Kulig, Judith Celene; Edge, Dana; Joyce, Brenda (Journal of Rural and Community DevelopmentFaculty of Health SciencesDepartment of NursingUniversity of Lethbridge, 2008)
    Community resiliency is a theoretical framework and social process that attempts to explain how communities address adversity. Generating information about this concept has largely been accomplished through qualitative ...
  • Pijl, Em M. (University of LethbridgeHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2020)
    The Urban Social Issues Study (USIS) was a longitudinal study that measured and explored perceptions and observations of social disorder by business owners and operators in downtown Lethbridge over a period of 13 months, ...
  • Luft, Toupey M. (Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy AssociationHealth SciencesCity University of SeattleUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016)
    Since its introduction in 1989, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy (EMDR) has gained a solid body of evidence for its efficacious use in treating trauma and its effects. The process of divorce is likely ...
  • Nixon, Gary (Centre for Addiction and Mental HealthSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2003-05)
    This is a case review with a slight difference. Mary M. is not a real person. She represents a composite of the "average" woman with gambling problems based on research conducted by Roberta Boughton, Problem Gambling ...