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  • 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 ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Odaibo, Felix S.; McGee, Janet M. (Canadian Journal of Public HealthAddiction Centre, Foothills Hospital, Calgary, AlbertaAddiction Centre, Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, 1999-05)
    The incidence of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) in northeastern Manitoba was investigated by examining all 745 live births occurring in Thompson General Hospital in 1994. Birth records were screened with criteria designed ...
  • Nixon, Gary; Solowoniuk, Jason (Professional Advanced Services, Inc.School of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005-11-21)
    An existential phenomenological method of study was implemented to better understand the recovery process of 11 pathological gamblers. After analysis, seven recovery themes were generated, which brought to light that ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Wood, Robert T. (Report prepared for the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre, Guelph, Ontario, CANADA.School of Health SciencesArts and ScienceSociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2007-08-31)
    This review is an attempt to comprehensively identify and synthesize the literature concerning Internet gambling.
  • 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 ...
  • Wood, Robert T.; Williams, Robert J. (Final Report prepared for the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre; Guelph, OntarioArts and ScienceSchool of Health SciencesSociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009-01-05)
    Beginning in the early to mid-1990s, as Internet access expanded into workplaces and private residences, gamblers in Western societies were introduced to a new realm of gambling opportunities, based on the Internet. Each ...
  • Nixon, Gary (SpringerHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009)
    Early research into the motivations behind problem gambling reflected separate paradigms of thought splitting our understanding of the gambler into divergent categories. However, over the past 25 years, problem gambling ...
  • Nixon, Gary; Solowoniuk, Jason (SpringerSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2008)
    Early research into the motivations behind problem gambling reflected separate paradigms of thought splitting our understanding of the gambler into divergent categories. However, over the past 25 years, problem gambling ...
  • Solowoniuk, Jason; Nixon, Gary (Paradoxica: International Journal of Nondual PsychologyHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009)
    This paper introduces a transpersonal approach to conducting phenomenological research with the emphasis on illuminating a first person account of a sudden awakening. Although within Eastern cultures awakening is typically ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Gloster, Susan P. (Rutgers UniversitySchool of Health Sciences, 1999-11)
    Objective: To investigate knowledge about fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) among Natives in northern Manitoba. A second objective was to determine if there are age or gender differences in level of knowledge. A third objective ...
  • Kulig, Judith Celene; Edge, Dana; Reimer, William; Townshend, Ivan; Lightfoot, Nancy (Australian Journal of Emergency ManagementHealth SciencesDepartment of NursingUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009)
    Risk has been considered as the probability of experiencing adverse events. Understanding risk and vulnerability is essential to disaster management and recovery. Through qualitative interviews in a community that experienced ...
  • Nixon, Gary; Solowoniuk, Jason; Boni, Lauren Julia; Grant Kalischuk, Ruth (SpringerHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2013)
    The purpose of this article is to examine the phenomenon of pathological gambling and addiction from the perspective of writer and teacher A.H Almaas. By drawing on his Diamond Mind approach we trace the origin of addictive ...
  • Armstrong-Esther, Christopher; Hagen, Brad F.; Sandilands, Mark; Williams, Robert J.; Smith, Christine (MA Healthcare LimitedSchool of Health SciencesArts and SciencePsychologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005)
    The objective of the longitudinal study was to monitor physical and cognitive changes in a population of 330 older people being supported at home by health services. The participants were 75 years and older and classified ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Zolner, Theresa; Bertrand, Lorne D.; Davis, R. Meghan (Haworth Press, Inc.School of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2004)
    Frequent substance use has a strong association with poor mental health. The relationship between infrequent substance use and mental health is less clear. The present study investigated this relationship in a large ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Goodale, Leslie A.; Shay-Fiddler, Michele A.; Gloster, Susan P.; Chang, Samuel Y. (Taylor & FrancisSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2004)
    The prevalence of methylphenidate and dextroamphetamine misuse and abuse was examined in 450 adolescents referred for substance abuse treatment. Twenty three percent reported nonmedical use of these substances and six ...
  • Harrowing, Jean N.; Mill, Judy (ElsevierHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009-11-08)
    Background: The phenomenon of moral distress among nurses has been described in a variety of high-income countries and practice settings. Defined as the biopsychosocial, cognitive, and behavioural effects experienced by ...
  • Macleod, M; Stewart, N; Pitblado, Roger; Knock, M; Kulig, Judith Celene (The Canadian NurseHealth SciencesDepartment of NursingUniversity of Lethbridge, 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 ...
  • Hagen, Brad F.; Armstrong-Esther, Chris; Quail, Paddy; Williams, Robert J.; Norton, Peter; Le Navenec, Carole-Lynn; Ikuta, Roland; Osis, Maureen; Congdon, Val; Zieb, Roxane (Cambridge University PressSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005)
    Objectives: To examine the use of psychotropic drugs in 24 rural and urban longterm care (LTC) facilities, and compare the effect of an education intervention for LTC staff and family members on the use of psychotropic ...
  • Hagen, Brad F.; Armstrong-Esther, Christopher (Pavilion PublishingSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2001-06)
    Despite the increasing evidence about the inappropriate use of medications by older people, there is very little published evidence about the control and monitoring of neuroleptic drugs used in nursing homes. As others ...
  • Lee, Bonnie (Lethbridge HeraldFaculty of Health SciencesFaculty of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011-03-05)
    The Public Professor is written by faculty at the University of Lethbridge. It runs Saturdays.

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