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  • 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 ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Volberg, Rachel A.; Stevens, Rhys M. G.; Williams, Lauren A.; Arthur, Jennifer N. (Canadian Consortium for Gambling ResearchHealth SciencesArts and ScienceLibraryUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of MassachusettsUniversity of Adelaide, 2017)
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  • Williams, Robert J.; Wood, Robert T. (Ontario Problem Gambling Research CentreSchool of Health SciencesSociologyUniversity of LethbridgeArts and Science, 2004-06-23)
    The present study reinvestigated the gaming revenue contributions of Ontario problem gamblers. An attempt was made to exclude out-of-province expenditures as well as revenues from non-Ontario residents. Better methods were ...
  • 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 ...
  • Mangham, Colin; Carney, Greg; Burnett, Sean; Williams, Robert J. (Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General, Government of British ColumbiaSchool of Health SciencesBlue Thorn Research and Analysis Group, 2005-11)
    Casino style gambling has been expanding rapidly over the last decade in Canada. Gambling is often associated with a range of positive and negative outcomes for individuals, local communities and society and is therefore ...
  • Mangham, Colin; Carney, Greg; Burnett, Sean; Williams, Robert J. (Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General, Government of British ColumbiaSchool of Health SciencesBlue Thorn Research and Analysis Group, 2006-05)
    The purpose of the study is to learn what, if any, economic and social costs and benefits emerge over time from the creation and operation of these four new venues. Its intent is to inform planning processes by the ...
  • Volberg, Rachel A.; Williams, Robert J. (Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011-11-14)
    Screening for problem gambling takes place in both clinical settings and in population research. Several short assessment tools for problem gambling have been developed over the past decade for use in these settings. ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Volberg, Rachel A. (Gambling CommissionHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012-01-31)
    The aim of the present project is to provide the Gambling Commission and its stakeholders with advice on the feasibility and suitability of a new brief three‐item PGSI Short‐Form derived from the longer Problem Gambling ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K. (Human Sciences Press, Inc.PsychologyUniversity of Ottawa, 2002-03)
    The Congruence Scale derives from the construct of congruence, the goal of therapeutic change in the Satir model. Congruence is conceptualized as a state of awareness, openness, and connection in three human dimensions: ...
  • Macleod, Martha; Dosman, J.; Kulig, Judith Celene; Medves, Jennifer (Rural and Remote Health OnlineHealth SciencesDepartment of NursingUniversity of Lethbridge, 2007)
    Context: The organization of rural health research in Canada has been a recent development. Over the past 8 years, rural and remote researchers from more than 15 universities and agencies across Canada have engaged in a ...
  • Howard, Lisa; Will, Brielle (Elsevier, 2018)
    The acronym DIGEST (discuss, invite, generate, explore, strategize, time) integrates motivational interviewing (MI) spirit, skill, and style to guide the student and instructor through discussions about clinical performance. ...
  • van Daalen-Smith, Cheryl; Hagen, Brad F.; Breggin, Peter (Mount Saint Vincent University. Institute for the Study of WomenHealth SciencesYork UniversityUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    “Diminished” is the result of a two-year feminist inquiry into the gendered experience of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in Canada. This paper focuses on seven women’s experiences with electroshock and how it affected ...
  • Nixon, Gary (Paradoxica: Journal of Nondual PsychologyHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2013)
    The author explores his own attempts at healing from trauma, which led to an embracement of a nondual psychotherapy approach. He explains how catharsis therapy, psychodrama, and somatic experiencing, while initially ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Connolly, Dennis (American Psychological AssociationSchool of Health SciencesArts and ScienceMathematics and Computer Science, 2006-03)
    The present research examined the influence of improved knowledge of odds and mathematical expectation on the gambling behavior of university students. A group of 198 Introductory Statistics students received instruction ...
  • Nixon, Gary; Solowoniuk, Jason; Hagen, Brad F.; Williams, Robert J. (Centre for Addiction and Mental HealthSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005)
    Objective: The objective of this phenomenological qualitative study was to explore the lived experience of older adults who engage in problem or pathological gambling. Method and sample: Older adults who gambled were ...
  • Hagen, Brad F. (Parkhurst PublishingSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2003)
    This article provides two differing viewpoints on the use of electroconvulsive therapy for the treatment of depression.
  • Currie, Cheryl L.; Wild, T. Cameron; Schopflocher, Donald Peter; Laing, Lory; Veugelers, Paul J.; Parlee, Brenda; McKennitt, Daniel W. (Canadian Journal of PsychiatryHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011-12)
    Objective: To examine associations between Aboriginal enculturation, Canadian acculturation, and alcohol problems among Aboriginal university students living in an urban area in Canada. Methods: Data for this mixed methods ...
  • Luft, Toupey; Roughley, Robert (CreateSpaceHealth SciencesCity University of SeattleUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016)
    Reflective practice can enhance the professional identity development (PID) of graduate students. Struggling with one’s self-awareness and related academic assignments are part of a necessary process for ensuring student ...
  • Harrowing, Jean N. (ProQuestHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://www.canadian-nurse.com, 2006-03)
    Nurses have always played a vital role in the response to outbreaks of deadly illnesses. The story of Alberta nurses' heroic efforts in the face of the Spanish influenza epidemic of 1918-19, in the absence of public health ...