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  • 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 ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Gloster, Susan P. (Society for the Study of Social BiologyDepartments of Health and Family Services, Government of ManitobaDepartments of Health and Family Services, Government of Manitoba, 1992)
    The relationship between human sex ratios at birth and caloric availability per capita was examined across different countries. Significant positive correlations were obtained between the amount of food a country had ...
  • Harrowing, Jean N. (University of AlbertaHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009)
    Over the past three decades, the HIV epidemic has gained a stranglehold in sub-Saharan Africa, where 10% of the world‟s population comprises more than 60% of all people living with the disease. Recent initiatives to boost ...
  • Edwards, Nancy; Kaseje, Dan; Kahwa, Eulalia; Klopper, Hester C.; Mill, Judy E.; Webber, June; Roelofs, Susan; Harrowing, Jean N. (BioMed CentralHealth SciencesUniversity of OttawaGreat Lakes University of KisumuUniversity of West IndiesStellenbosch UniversityUniversity of AlbertaSt. Francis Xavier UniversityUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1186/s13012-016-0478-3, 2016)
    Background: The enormous impact of HIV on communities and health services in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean has especially affected nurses, who comprise the largest proportion of the health workforce in low-and-mi ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Volberg, Rachel A. (RoutledgeHealth SciencesHealth SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeGemini Researchhttps://doi.org/10.1080/14459790902911653, 2009)
    The present study investigated the impact of survey administration format, survey description, and gambling behaviour thresholds on obtained population prevalence rates of problem gambling. A total of 3,028 adults were ...
  • Nixon, Gary; Leigh, Gordon; Nowatzki, Nadine R. (Centre for Addiction and Mental HealthSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006-08)
    Research indicates that approximately one third of prison inmates meet the criteria for problem or pathological gambling (Williams, Royston, & Hagen, 2005). However, despite this rate being among the highest of all gambling ...
  • Bardick, Angela D.; Bernes, Kerry B.; Nixon, Gary (Zone of ExcellenceEducationSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    This study used a qualitative method to examine eight men’s motivations for weight lifting and steroid use. Results indicated that these men desired self-improvement, but their goal of obtaining the ideal masculine body ...