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  • McGowan, Virginia; Droessler, Judith; Nixon, Gary; Grimshaw, Misty (Alberta Gaming Research InstituteSchool of Health SciencesLibraryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2000-12)
    The purpose of this overview is to systematically identify and critically analyze the relevant scientific, descriptive, and policy-oriented literature in this area with the aim of providing a resource that will inform ...
  • Nixon, Gary (Haworth Press, Inc.School of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2001)
    The usefulness of Wilber’s transpersonal model of psychological and spiritual development in working with recovery issues is demonstrated by a case study which illustrates addictions issues and possible counselling ...
  • Nixon, Gary (American Academy of PsychotherapistsSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2001)
    This paper looks at the problem of world collapse and absolute hopelessness. Typically, as demonstrated by an opening case example, Western psychological approaches encourage a retreat from the abyss of nothingness. Even ...
  • McGowan, Virginia; 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. (Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral StudiesUniversity of Ottawa, 2001-01)
    The contribution of Virginia Satir (1916-1988) as a pioneer in the field of family therapy has been undervalued due to the lack of systematic writing about her theory and method. Over three decades, she relied predominantly ...
  • 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 K. (Saint Paul University - Faculty of Human SciencesFaculty of EducationDepartment of Classics and Religious StudiesUniversity of Ottawa, 2002)
    This article explores the significance of healing staged as public performances by Jesus of Nazareth and Virginia Satir. Two social science models, social construction of reality and anthropology of ritual, highlight the ...
  • Nixon, Gary (International Disability Research CentreSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2002)
    The disease model of addictions has expanded from its original alcoholism base to include many substances and processes. Twelve step groups have flourished in North America. One area that has rapidly grown in the last ...
  • Nowatzki, Nadine R.; Williams, Robert J. (Taylor & FrancisSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2002)
    Casino self-exclusion is a procedure by which individuals can have themselves banned from entering a casino. One of the purposes of this paper is to present information about the availability and features of these ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hagen, Brad F.; Neuroleptic Study Steering Committee (School of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2002)
    A two-page flowchart that provides recommendations for the appropriate use of neuroleptics in dementia.
  • Lee, Bonnie K. (Human Sciences Press, Inc.PsychologyUniversity of Ottawa, 2002-03)
    The Congruence Scale derives from the construct of congruence, the goal of therapeutic change in the Satir model. Congruence is conceptualized as a state of awareness, openness, and connection in three human dimensions: ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K. (Human Sciences Press, Inc.PsychologyUniversity of Ottawa, 2002-03)
    This article casts into relief the essentialist-existential philosophy implicit in Satir’s model of healing using Paul Tillich’s systematic philosophical framework. Parallels between Satir’s model of the person are drawn ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K. (Ontario Problem Gambling Research CentreSchool of PsychologyUniversity of Ottawa, 2002-04-08)
    This report presents the first qualitative and quantitative findings from the postdoctoral research project on the application of a humanistic, integrative, system-based Congruence Couples Therapy for problem gambling. ...
  • National Task Force on Recruitment and Retention Strategies (Canada); Gregory, David; Wasekeesikaw, Fjola Hart; Macrae, Amanda; Wood, Rebecca; Amaral, Nicole (Health CanadaFaculty of NursingUniversity of Manitoba, 2002-06-04)
    Health Canada and First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB) are committed to increasing the presence and participation of Aboriginal registered nurses within their respective organizations. Aboriginal communities, the ...
  • Williams, Robert J. (Alberta Gaming Research InstituteSchool of Health Sciences, 2002-12)
    The current generation of North American youth are the first to have been raised in an environment of extensive legalized and government-sanctioned gambling. Perhaps as a consequence, the prevalence of problem gambling in ...
  • Hagen, Brad F. (McGill School of NursingSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2003)
    The purpose of this short article is to highlight some of the positive and negative issues confronting gerontological nurse researchers. These issues fall into three categories: ethical, recruitment and sampling, and measurement.
  • Lavorato, Leila; Grypma, Sonya; Spenceley, Shannon; Hagen, Brad F.; Nowatzki, Nadine (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.; McDermitt, Dale R.; Bertrand, Lorne D.; Davis, R. Meghan (ElsevierSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 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 ...
  • Nixon, Gary (Centre for Addiction and Mental HealthSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2003-05)
    This is a case review with a slight difference. Mary M. is not a real person. She represents a composite of the "average" woman with gambling problems based on research conducted by Roberta Boughton, Problem Gambling ...

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