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  • Thege, Barna Konkoly; Woodin, Erica M.; Hodgins, David C.; Williams, Robert J. (BioMed CentralHealth SciencesUniversity of CalgaryUniversity of VictoriaUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    Background: Resolving the theoretical controversy on the labeling of an increasing number of excessive behaviors as behavioral addictions may also be facilitated by more empirical data on these behavioral problems. For ...
  • Macleod, M.; Stewart, Norma; Pitblado, Roger; Knock, M.; Kulig, Judith Celene (The Canadian NurseHealth SciencesDepartment of NursingUniversity of Lethbridgehttp://www.canada-nurse.com, 2004-06)
    These approaches complement one another while adding to our overall understanding of rural nursing practice. For example, the RNDB had not previously been analysed with rural nurses in mind. The demographic profile of rural ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K. (Lethbridge HeraldFaculty of Health SciencesFaculty of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011-03-05)
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  • Nixon, Gary; Sharpe, Nancy (Paradoxica: Journal of Nondual PsychologyHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009)
    This article summarizes the pivotal task of moving into nondual awareness by seeing through the veil of the separate self. Formerly this nondual state was understood as the final stage in an arduous journey of ego-transcendence; ...
  • Caspar, Sienna; Davis, Erin D.; Douziech, Aimee; Scott, David R. (Oxford University Press, 2018)
    Objective: Behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) refer to the often distressing, noncognitive symptoms of dementia. BPSD appear in up to 90% of persons with dementia and can cause serious complications. ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K.; Gregory, David M. (International Institute for Qualitative Methodology at the University of Alberta, CanadaSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2008)
    Ethnography as method remains orthodox in its application. It is largely replicated through the lone field ethnographer model. In challenging this fieldwork model, the authors describe distance collaboration via the ...
  • MacLeod, Martha L. P.; Stewart, Norma J.; Kulig, Judith Celene; Anguish, Penny; Andrews, Mary E.; Banner, Davina; Garraway, Leana; Hanlon, Neil; Karunanayake, Chandima; Kilpatrick, Kelley; Koren, Irene; Kosteniuk, Julie; Martin-Misener, Ruth; Mix, Nadine; Moffitt, Pertice; Olynick, Janna; Penz, Kelly; Sluggett, Larine; Van Pelt, Linda; Wilson, Erin; Zimmer, Lela (BioMed CentralHealth SciencesUniversity of Northern British ColumbiaUniversity of SaskatchewanUniversity of LethbridgeNorthern Health Authority (B.C.)Université de MontréalLaurentian UniversityDalhousie UniversityAurora Collegehttps://doi.org/10.1186/s12960-017-0209-0, 2017)
    Background: In Canada, as in other parts of the world, there is geographic maldistribution of the nursing workforce, and insufficient attention is paid to the strengths and needs of those providing care in rural and remote ...
  • Pijl, Em; Barton, Sylvia; Awosoga, Olu A.; Konkin, Jill (De GruyterHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    In Canada, it is widely believed that nursing practice and health care will move from acute care into the community. At the same time, increasing numbers of nursing students are engaged in non-traditional clinical experiences ...
  • Harper, Lane; Powell, Jeff; Pijl, Em M. (BioMed CentralHealth SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeCarleton Universityhttps://doi.org/10.1186/s12954-017-0179-5, 2017)
    Given the current opioid crisis around the world, harm reduction agencies are seeking to help people who use drugs to do so more safely. Many harm reduction agencies are exploring techniques to test illicit drugs to identify ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; McDermitt, Dale R.; Bertrand, Lorne D.; Davis, R. Meghan (ElsevierSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1016/S0306-4603(01)00275-1, 2003)
    Parental awareness of adolescent substance use was investigated in a high school sample of 985 adolescents and their parents. Only 39% of parents were aware their adolescent used tobacco, only 34% were aware of alcohol ...
  • Ginn, Carla S.; Kulig, Judith Celene (University of Western OntarioHealth SciencesUniversity of CalgaryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    Inequities experienced by Aboriginal people in Canada due to residual effects of colonization and assimilation are evident; research is needed focusing on positive strategies for health and healing in urban settings. Pa ...
  • Gregory, David M.; Harrowing, Jean N.; Lee, Bonnie K.; Doolittle, Lisa; O'Sullivan, Patrick S. (International Journal of Nursing Education ScholarshipHealth SciencesFine ArtsUniversity of Lethbridge10.2202/1548-923X.2025, 2010)
    In this qualitative study, we explored how students understood “culture.” Participants defined culture and wrote narratives regarding specific cultural encounters. The sample comprised both nursing (n=14) and non-nursing ...
  • McCubbing, Dustin C.; Shan, Gongbing; Gonzalez, Claudia L. R.; Awosoga, Olu A.; Doan, Jon B. (ElsevierArts and ScienceHealth SciencesDepartment of KinesiologyUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.promfg.2015.07.470, 2015)
    Safe work behaviours rely on accurate perceptions of injury risks, and workers who have a misperception of risk can be injured. Despite the importance of perception-action coupling, little is known about modification of ...
  • Berg, Kelsey; McLane, Patrick; Eshkakogan, Nicole; Mantha, Jennifer; Lee, Tracy; Crowshoe, Chelsea; Phillips, Ann (ElsevierHealth SciencesAlberta Health ServicesUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of AlbertaThe Anne Johnston Health Stationhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.ienj.2019.01.004, 2019)
    Background: Emergency departments are primary health care entry points for Indigenous persons in Canada. They are also among the settings where Indigenous patients report access barriers and discriminatory treatment. ...
  • Perry, Robert D.; Press, Madeline M.; Rohatinsky, Noelle; Compton, Roslyn M.; Sedgwick, Monique G. (ElsevierHealth SciencesUniversity of SaskatchewanSaskatchewan PolytechnicUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnss.2016.07.001, 2016)
    Purpose: This pilot study aimed to assess the reliability and validity of a modified Dundee Ready Educational Environment Measure (m-DREEM) tool used to evaluate the effects of different pedagogical approaches in a clinical ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Volberg, Rachel A. (Ontario Problem Gambling Research CentreHealth SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeGemini Research, 2012-04-30)
    The present paper has three purposes. First, to outline the value and utility of population prevalence studies of gambling. Second, to review the methodological issues specific to conducting these studies. Third, in light ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Volberg, Rachel A.; Stevens, Rhys M. G. (Ontario Problem Gambling Research CentreHealth SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeGemini Research, 2012-05-08)
    The primary purpose of the present research was to standardize problem gambling prevalence rates so as to facilitate comparisons between jurisdictions as well as within the same jurisdiction over time. The first step in ...
  • Lavorato, Leila; Grypma, Sonya; Spenceley, Shannon; Hagen, Brad F.; Nowatzki, Nadine R. (Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses (CCCN)School of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2003)
    Cardiac rehabilitation programs (CRPs) are receiving increasing attention because they restore, maintain, or improve both physiologic and psychosocial client outcomes (Evenson, Rosamond & Luepker, 1998). However, less ...
  • Williams, Robert J. (Faculty of Health SciencesFaculty of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2010-07-08)
    Pre-commitment is a relatively new harm minimization strategy for problem gambling. To date, its primary use has been in casino self-exclusion programs, a few Internet gambling sites, and to limit landbased EGM play in a ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Leonard, Carrie A.; Belanger, Yale D.; Christensen, Darren R.; el-Guebaly, Nady; Hodgins, David C.; McGrath, Daniel S.; Nicoll, Fiona; Smith, Garry J.; Stevens, Rhys M. G. (SpringerHealth SciencesArts and ScienceUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of CalgaryUniversity of Albertahttps://doi.org/10.17269/s41997-020-00443-x, 2021)
    Objectives:The purpose of this study is to provide an updated profile of gamblers and problem gamblers in Canada and to identify characteristics most strongly associated with problem gambling. Methods: An assessment of ...