Browsing Health Sciences by Type "Book Chapter"

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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Wood, Robert T.; Williams, Robert J. (ElsevierArts and ScienceSchool of Health SciencesSociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2007)
    In light of continued and rapid expansion, and in light of existing ambiguities and gaps in current knowledge, this chapter seeks to highlight the major trends and issues associated with Internet gambling today. This is ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Connolly, Dennis; Wood, Robert T.; Currie, Shawn (National Association for Gambling Studies Inc.School of Health SciencesArts and ScienceMathematics and Computer ScienceSociology, 2004)
    The development of effective problem gambling prevention programs is in its infancy. The present paper discusses results of randomized control trials of two programs that have been implemented in Alberta, Canada. The first ...
  • Williams, Robert J. (RoutledgeSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2002)
    Most adolescent substance abusers neither seek out nor receive formal treatment for their substance abuse. Despite this, most adolescent substance abusers eventually curb their substance use by their mid to late 20’s ...
  • Williams, Robert J. (Fernwood PublishingAddiction Centre, Foothills HospitalAddiction Centre, Foothills Hospital, 1999)
    The assessment of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is made when there is evidence of alcohol use during pregnancy; growth deficiencies; characteristic facial features; and central nervous system (CNS) dysfunction. Psychological ...
  • McGowan, Virginia Margaret; Frank, Lois; Nixon, Gary; Grimshaw, Misty (National Association of Gambling StudiesSchool of Health SciencesFaculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of Native American StudiesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2001)
    This study is concerned with cultural and experiential contexts that give meaning to gambling among Blackfoot peoples of southwest Alberta in western Canada. Using narrative and myth, the authors examined textual materials ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K.; Fong, Mary; Solowoniuk, Jason (Tung Wah Group of Hospitals and The Chinese University of Hong KongSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeChinese Family Services of Ontario, 2007)
    The contribution of immigration stress to the development of pathological gambling is complex to delineate. Four in-depth case studies of Chinese who emigrated from Hong Kong to Canada in the years 1968 to 1974 reveal a ...
  • Roberts, Larry E.; Marlin, Richard G.; Keleher, B.; Williams, Robert J. (North HollandMcMaster UniversityMcMaster University, 1982)
    One purpose of this paper is to describe some experiments that have examined what subjects learn about a visceral target as a consequence of training on a feedback task. Initially this research was undertaken to explore ...