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  • Nowatzki, Nadine R.; Williams, Robert J. (Taylor & FrancisSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1080/14459790208732297, 2002)
    Casino self-exclusion is a procedure by which individuals can have themselves banned from entering a casino. One of the purposes of this paper is to present information about the availability and features of these ...
  • Mill, Judy E.; Lambert, Denise T.; Larkin, Kecia; Ward, Ken; Harrowing, Jean N. (PimatisiwinHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2008)
    The Aboriginal people of Canada are over-represented in the HIV and AIDS statistics, compared with the rest of the population. A participatory action research study was conducted in Alberta, Canada to examine the ...
  • Leonard, Carrie A.; Williams, Robert J. (Center for Addiction & Mental HealthHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    Poker is characterized as a ‘‘mixed’’ game: a game that includes both skill and chance components. But what individual differences are characteristic of skilled poker players? No previous study has sought to evaluate the ...
  • Kulig, Judith Celene (The Canadian NurseHealth SciencesDepartment of NursingUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://www.canadian-nurse.com, 1988)
    The goal of this study was to discover cultural knowledge held by Cambodian refugee women in regard to conception and fetal development and how this might relate to birth control use and prenatal care. Maternal-child issues ...
  • Kulig, Judith Celene; Hall, Barry; Babcock, Ruth C. A.; Campbell, Robert; Wall, Margaret (The Canadian NurseHealth SciencesDepartment of NursingUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://www.canadian-nurse.com, 2004)
    Cross-cultural nursing practices call for attention to be paid to the unique beliefs and practices of the groups with which nurses come in contact. The Kanadier Mennonites are a conservative religious group who live in ...
  • Pijl, Em; Grant Kalischuk, Ruth (De GruyterHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011)
    Undergraduate nursing practice rotations today are quite different from what many practicing nurses experienced during their own education. This is especially true of community health practice rotations. Increasingly, ...
  • Sajobi, Tolulope T.; Li, Guowei; Awosoga, Olu; Wang, Meng; Menon, Bijoy K.; Hill, Michael D.; Thabane, Lehana (BioMed CentralHealth SciencesUniversity of CalgaryMcMaster UniversityUniversity of LethbridgeResearch Institute at St Joseph's Healthcarehttps://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-017-0668-3, 2018)
    Background: The pragmatic–explanatory continuum indicator summary version 2 (PRECIS-2) tool has recently been developed to classify randomized clinical trials (RCTs) as pragmatic or explanatory based on their design ...
  • Harrowing, Jean N. (OJINHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011-01-31)
    Compassion is fundamental to ethical nursing practice; it represents a commitment to acknowledge and respond to the suffering of the patient. Many structural, economic, and sociopolitical challenges confront Ugandan nurses ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Chang, Samuel Y. (Blackwell PublishingAddiction Centre, Foothills Medical CentreAddiction Centre, Foothills Medical Centrehttps://doi.org/10.1093/clipsy.7.2.138, 2000)
    There are relatively few studies on adolescent substance abuse treatment. The ones that exist tend to be methodologically weak. Methodologically stronger studies have usually found most adolescents receiving treatment to ...
  • Brown, David D.; Kulig, Judith Celene (Health and Canadian SocietyHealth SciencesDepartment of NursingUniversity of Lethbridge, 1996)
    Resiliency is a concept for which both its appeal and frustration comes from the elasticity of its meaning. The idea of resiliency commonly has been found in areas of human development and psychopathology, there is now an ...
  • McComb, Jennifer L.; Lee, Bonnie K.; Sprenkle, Douglas H. (Blackwell PublishingHealth SciencesHealth SciencesPurdue UniversityUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009-10)
    Few family therapists have training in the identification, assessment, and treatment of problem gambling and its impact on couple and family relationships. The authors conceptualize problem gambling (PG) as a family issue ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K. (SpringerSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-007-9137-x, 2009-01)
    Couple therapy models for pathological gambling are limited. Congruence Couple Therapy is an integrative, humanistic, systems model that addresses intrapsychic, interpersonal, intergenerational, and universal–spiritual ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K. (Human Sciences Press, Inc.PsychologyUniversity of Ottawahttps://doi.org/10.1023/A:1014321621829, 2002-03)
    This article casts into relief the essentialist-existential philosophy implicit in Satir’s model of healing using Paul Tillich’s systematic philosophical framework. Parallels between Satir’s model of the person are drawn ...
  • Brassolotto, Julia; Haney, Carly-Ann; Hallstrom, Lars; Scott, David R. (WileyArts and ScienceLibraryUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Alberta, 2018)
    Across Canada the demand for continuing care services is increasing. However, little is known about the implications this has for rural communities. This scoping review identifies several key themes in the literature related ...
  • Nixon, Gary; Solowoniuk, Jason; McGowan, Virginia Margaret (SpringerSchool Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-006-9021-0, 2006-07)
    This research study sought to interpret and strove toward understanding the lived experience of 13 pathological gambler from an archetypal–mythic perspective. Through a phenomenological hermeneutics inquiry, 11 clusters ...
  • Sedgwick, Monique G.; Dersch, Sharon; Grigg, Lance (Sciedu PressHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    While the use of simulation is gaining popularity as an educational and training method, little is known about its utility in supporting field research activities. To address this gap, the physical, psychological, and ...
  • Harrowing, Jean N.; Mill, Judy E.; Spiers, Jude; Kulig, Judith Celene; Kipp, Walter (International Journal of Qualitative MethodsFaculty of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2010)
    Critical qualitative methodology provides a strategy to examine the human experience and its relationship to power and truth. Cultural safety is a concept that has been applied to nursing education and practice and refers ...
  • Nixon, Gary (International Disability Research CentreSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2002)
    The disease model of addictions has expanded from its original alcoholism base to include many substances and processes. Twelve step groups have flourished in North America. One area that has rapidly grown in the last ...
  • Hagen, Brad F. (McGill School of NursingSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2003)
    The purpose of this short article is to highlight some of the positive and negative issues confronting gerontological nurse researchers. These issues fall into three categories: ethical, recruitment and sampling, and measurement.
  • el-Guebaly, Nady; Casey, David M.; Hodgins, David C.; Smith, Garry J.; Williams, Robert J.; Schopflocher, Donald Peter; Wood, Robert T. (SpringerHealth SciencesArts and ScienceSociologyUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of CalgaryUniversity of Albertahttps://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-008-9108-6, 2008-12)
    Longitudinal research on the determinants of gambling behavior is sparse. This article briefly reviews the previous seventeen longitudinally designed studies, focusing on the methodology for each study. This is followed ...