Faculty Research and Publications

Recent Submissions

  • Awosoga, Olu; Meadows, Jeff; Nord, Christina; Varsanyi, Stephanie E.; Barley, Randall (University of LethbridgeHealth SciencesTeaching Centre & AgilityArts and ScienceUniversity of Lethbridge, 2021)
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sedgwick, Monique G.; Yanicki, Sharon M.; Harder, Nicole; Scott, David R. (WileyHealth SciencesArts and ScienceLibraryUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Manitobahttps://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15552, 2020)
    Aims and objectives: To systematically assemble, examine and map the extant literature pertaining to the integration of ethics education in high-fidelity simulation-based learning experiences in nursing undergraduate ...
  • 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 ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K.; Gilbert, Robert; Knighton, Rebecca (SpringerHealth SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeDalhousie UniversityColorado Department of Educationhttps://doi.org/10.1007/s10591-020-09536-8, 2020)
    Couple and family relationships are central in processes of substance use and gambling disorders, yet they remain inadequately researched and marginally addressed in services found in the health system. Multiple barriers ...
  • Currie, Cheryl L.; Larouche, Richard; Voss, M. Lauren; Higa, Erin K.; Spiwak, Rae; Scott, David R.; Tallow, Treena (BioMed CentralHealth SciencesArts and ScienceLibraryUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of ManitobaAlberta Health Serviceshttps://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-020-01479-3, 2020)
    Background: COVID-19 has resulted in an increased demand for eHealth services globally. There is emerging evidence for the efficacy for group eHealth interventions that support population-based mental health and wellbeing, ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K.; Northey, Korie-Lyn (Health SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeGrande Prairie and Area Outpatient and Prevention Services Office, 2020)
    Family engagement is a priority in addiction and mental health services, although compelling concepts and processes to involve families remain inadequate. Couple therapy is ostensibly missing in the menu of services ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K. (Wolters KluwerHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2020)
    This article explicates the analogous principles and concepts between traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and congruence couple therapy (CCT). Although originating out of vastly different times and places, TCM and CCT share ...
  • Brassolotto, Julia; Caspar, Sienna; Spenceley, Shannon (University of LethbridgeHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2019)
    In this report, we outline the results of a comparative case study of long-term care (LTC) in rural Alberta.
  • Awosoga, Olu A.; Doan, Jon B.; Steinke, Claudia; Sajobi, Tolulope T.; Murphy, Sheli; Baerg, Scott; Bolarinwa, Remi; Nord, Christina; Varsanyi, Stephanie E.; Dosu, Benjamin; Lucchesi, Annita (University of LethbridgeHealth SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of CalgaryCovenant Health, 2020)
    This is a report on the health status of paid professional caregivers in long-term care (LTC) and Assisted Living (AL) Facilities that was carried out in Alberta Province between June 2017 and October 2019.
  • Wiebe, Adrienne D.; Barton, Sylvia; Auger, Laura; Pijl, Em M.; Foster-Boucher, Caroline (University of AlbertaHealth SciencesMennonite Central CommitteeUniversity of AlbertaAlberta Health ServicesUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://dx.doi.org/10.5663/aps.v5i1.23823, 2015)
    It is not only remote Aboriginal communities in Canada that have poorer maternalinfant health status than Canadian averages; residents of First Nation communities located close to large urban centres also experience this ...
  • Pijl, Em M. (University of LethbridgeHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2020)
    The Urban Social Issues Study (USIS) was a longitudinal study that measured and explored perceptions and observations of social disorder by business owners and operators in downtown Lethbridge over a period of 13 months, ...
  • Sajobi, Tolulope T.; Li, Guowei; Awosoga, Olu A.; Wang, Meng; Menon, Bijoy K.; Hill, Michael D.; Thabane, Lehana (BioMed CentralHealth SciencesUniversity of CalgaryMcMaster UniversityUniversity of LethbridgeResearch Institute at St Joseph's Healthcarehttps://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-017-0668-3, 2018)
    Background: The pragmatic–explanatory continuum indicator summary version 2 (PRECIS-2) tool has recently been developed to classify randomized clinical trials (RCTs) as pragmatic or explanatory based on their design ...
  • 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 ...
  • Vandenberg, Shannon Y.; Kulig, Judith Celene (Ingram School of NursingHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    Qualitative grounded theory was used to compare and contrast the understanding and decision-making process of non-immunizing mothers and health professionals’ perceptions of these mothers’ understanding and decision-making ...
  • Mutti-Packer, Seema; Hodgins, David C.; Williams, Robert J.; Thege, Konkoly (BioMed CentralHealth SciencesUniversity of CalgaryUniversity of LethbridgeWaypoint Centre for Mental Health CareUniversity of Torontohttps://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-017-1518-5, 2017)
    Background: Little research has examined the potential protective influence of religiosity against problem gambling; a common addictive behavior, and one with a host of associated negative health and social outcomes. The ...
  • Fan, Hai Y.; Kulig, Judith Celene (Rural Development Institute, Brandon UniversityHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    Multiculturalism is an important concept in Canada although there has been limited examination of its meaning in rural settings. To expand this knowledge base, this article presents the Low German (LG) Mennonites as a case ...
  • 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 ...
  • Leonard, Carrie A.; Williams, Robert J. (Center for Addiction & Mental HealthHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://dx.doi.org/10.4309/jgi.2015.31.5, 2015)
    Poker is characterized as a ‘‘mixed’’ game: a game that includes both skill and chance components. But what individual differences are characteristic of skilled poker players? No previous study has sought to evaluate the ...

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