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  • 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 Lethbridge, 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.; 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 ...
  • Leonard, Carrie A.; Williams, Robert J.; Vokey, John (OMICS Publishing GroupHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    Objective: Gambling fallacies are believed to be etiologically related to the development of problem gambling. However, this evidence is tenuous due to the lack of consensus on which things constitute gambling fallacies ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K.; Lockett, Donna; Edwards, Nancy (Canadian Evaluation SocietyHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011)
    Community-based projects feature multidimensional interventions and interactions within unpredictable contexts. Process evaluations can shed light on variability in outcomes across sites and the reasons why some project ...
  • Jensen-Ross, Christine; Gregory, David M. (Health SciencesHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2010-01)
    INTRODUCTION: Coordination of services and activities among diverse and geographically dispersed partners is essential for seamless service delivery and optimal quality of care for children and families residing in the ...
  • McCaslin, C.; Kulig, Judith Celene (The Canadian NurseHealth SciencesDepartment of NursingUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://www.canadian-nurse.com, 1998)
    The basic story of Canadian Mennonites is well known: During the centuries since the founding of the Mennonite church in Holland in the 1500s, religious persecution has led to group migration throughout Europe and to North ...
  • Currie, Cheryl L. (Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2017)
  • Belanger, Yale D.; Awosoga, Olu A.; Weasel Head, Gabrielle (University of AlbertaArts and ScienceHealth SciencesDepartment of Native American StudiesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2013)
    The growing rate of urban Aboriginal homelessness is a concern in Canada, yet, to date, no national enumeration of the homeless community has been attempted. Consequently, policies implemented to guarantee vulnerable ...
  • Kulig, Judith Celene; Townshend, Ivan; Awosoga, Olu A.; Shepard, Blythe; Reimer, William; Edge, Dana; Lightfoot, Nancy (University of LethbridgeHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    Results of a household survey that was conducted to assess the following variables within a larger population within the Slave Lake area postwildfire: 1. What were ...
  • Belanger, Yale D.; Weasel Head, Gabrielle; Awosoga, Olu A. (University of AlbertaArts and ScienceHealth SciencesDepartment of Native American StudiesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    This paper explores the current state of urban Aboriginal housing in Canada, by providing an up-to-date mapping of national urban Aboriginal housing conditions. This paper demonstrates that home ownership helps to reduce ...
  • Taylor, Terra D.; Bernes, Kerry B.; Gunn, Thelma; Nixon, Gary (Financial Planning AssociationEducationSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005-04)
    Financial planners are dealing with more than just money. Clients are increasingly seeking the advice of financial planners for financial situations that are intrinsically interwoven with personal and psychological issues. ...
  • Wood, Robert T.; Williams, Robert J. (RoutledgeHealth SciencesArts and ScienceSociologyUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1080/13645570701211209, 2007-02)
    Gambling expenditure is a commonly asked question in jurisdiction-wide surveys of gambling behaviour and in surveys of household spending. However, the validity of self-reported gambling expenditure is questionable due to ...