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  • Larouche, Richard; Rodriguez, Ulises C.; Nayakarathna, Ransimala; Scott, David R. (MDPIHealth SciencesArts and ScienceLibraryUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.3390/su122410392, 2020)
    The transportation sector accounts for about a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions. Previous research suggests that major life events may be “windows of opportunity” for travel behaviour change. Our scoping review ...
  • 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 ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K. (Saint Paul University - Faculty of Human SciencesFaculty of EducationDepartment of Classics and Religious StudiesUniversity of Ottawa, 2002)
    This article explores the significance of healing staged as public performances by Jesus of Nazareth and Virginia Satir. Two social science models, social construction of reality and anthropology of ritual, highlight the ...
  • Christensen, Darren R.; Jackson, Alun C.; Dowling, Nicki A.; Volberg, Rachel A.; Thomas, Shane (Human Sciences PressHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-014-9449-2, 2014)
    Toce-Gerstein et al. (2003) investigated the distribution of DSM-IV (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders, 4th edition) pathological gambling criteria endorsement in a U.S. community sample for those ...
  • Hagen, Brad F.; Gallagher, Elaine M. (Perspectives: Journal of the Gerontological Nursing AssociationSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Victoria, 1999)
    This paper will include an overview of some of the characteristics of community development and a description of the community development project. The methods used to evaluate the project will be presented along with ...
  • Scruby, Lynn; Ferguson, Evelyn; Gregory, David M.; Thiele, Tracy (Faculty of Health SciencesFaculty of Health SciencesUniversity of ManitobaUniversity of Lethbridge, 2010)
    Community organizations are essential to inner-city neighbourhoods. They have a fundamental role to play in promoting the health and social well-being of community members. However, it is not well known how these organizations ...
  • Kulig, Judith Celene; Pujadas Botey, Anna; Townshend, Ivan; Awosoga, Olu A.; Shepard, Blythe; Reimer, William; Edge, Dana; Lightfoot, Nancy (University of LethbridgeHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    The May 2011 Slave Lake wildfires were unprecedented event in recent provincial and national history. They provide dramatic examples of the general increase in the number and intensity of wildfires specifically and natural ...
  • Kulig, Judith Celene; Pujadas Botey, Anna; Townshend, Ivan; Awosoga, Olu A.; Shepard, Blythe; Edge, Dana; Reimer, William; Lightfoot, Nancy (University of LethbridgeHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    Understanding the impacts of wildfires on families and children is in its infancy. The mixed methods study reported here offers insights and perspectives that can be considered for future research on the topic. Simultaneously, ...
  • Nixon, Gary (Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    This article is a summary of a nondual psychotherapy session with a long time spiritual seeker of 40 years who had worked hard on a meditative path with a guru, but had not experienced an awakening. In the session, he is ...
  • IPAC-AFMC Aboriginal Health Curriculum Subcommittee (IPAC-AFMC Aboriginal Health Curriculum SubcommitteeSchool of Health SciencesIndigenous Physicians Association of CanadaAssociation of Faculties of Medicine of Canada, 2008-02)
    The intent of these core competencies is to provide undergraduate medical educators with broad thematic domains around First Nations, Inuit, Métis (FN/I/M) health knowledge, skills and attitudes to engage in both patient ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Schmidt, Glen G. (ElsevierDepartments of Health and Family Services, Thompson, ManitobaDepartments of Health and Family Services, Thompson, Manitobahttps://doi.org/10.1016/0165-1781(93)90006-3, 1993)
    The frequency of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) was examined in clients receiving treatment for recurrent mood disturbances in a northern Canadian site. Approximately one-fifth of these individuals were identified as ...
  • Nixon, Gary (International Disability Research CentreSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2000)
    The author noticed that his existential-humanistic counselling approach with its focus on authenticity and self-actualization seemed to be counter-productive in working with people dealing with schizophrenia issues. This ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Connolly, Dennis; Wood, Robert T.; Nowatzki, Nadine R. (Centre for Addiction and Mental HealthSchool of Health SciencesArts and ScienceMathematics and Computer ScienceSociologyUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://dx.doi.org/10.4309/jgi.2006.16.19, 2006-04)
    University students from southern Alberta (n = 585) were administered a questionnaire to assess their gambling behaviour. Seventy-two percent reported gambling in the past 6 months, with the most common types being lotteries ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Leonard, Carrie A.; Belanger, Yale D.; Christensen, Darren R.; el-Guebaly, Nady; Hodgins, David C.; McGrath, Daniel S.; Nicoll, Fiona; Stevens, Rhys M. G. (SageHealth SciencesArts and ScienceUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of CalgaryUniversity of Albertahttps://doi.org/10.1177%2F0706743720980080, 2020)
    Objective The purpose of this study was to provide an updated profile of gambling and problem gambling in Canada and to examine how the rates and pattern of participation compare to 2002. Method An assessment of gambling ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Stevens, Rhys M. G.; Nixon, Gary (University of Manitoba PressHealth SciencesArts and ScienceLibraryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011)
    The purpose of this paper is to review what is known about gambling and problem gambling among Aboriginal peoples of North America. The focus is primarily on current gambling practices, and on health and social issues ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Volberg, Rachel A. (Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre & The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term CareHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2013)
    A random sample of 4,035 Ontario adults (18+) was administered a telephone survey regarding their gambling attitudes, motivations for gambling, gambling behaviour, and problem gambling status. The survey was conducted ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Royston, Jennifer; Hagen, Brad F. (SageSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1177%2F0093854805279947, 2005-12)
    A review of problem gambling in forensic populations suggests that one third of criminal offenders meet criteria for problem or pathological gambling. This is the highest rate yet found in any population. Approximately ...