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  • Hagen, Brad F. (Parkhurst PublishingSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2003-06)
    This article provides two differing viewpoints on the use of electroconvulsive therapy for the treatment of depression.
  • McGowan, Virginia M.; Nixon, Gary (Canadian Indian/Native Studies AssociationSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2004)
    This paper examines problem gambling and its resolution in an exploratory phenomenological study among Blackfoot individuals. Significant factors in the development and resolution of problem gambling are identified and a ...
  • 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 ...
  • Kulig, Judith Celene; Hall, Barry; Babcock, Ruth; Campbell, Robert; Wall, Margaret (The Canadian NurseHealth SciencesDepartment of NursingUniversity of Lethbridge, 2004)
    Cross-cultural nursing practices call for attention to be paid to the unique beliefs and practices of the groups with which nurses come in contact. The Kanadier Mennonites are a conservative religious group who live in ...
  • Kulig, Judith Celene; Minroe, Bruce; Stewart, Norma (Rural and Remote HealthHealth SciencesDepartment of NursingUniversity of Lethbridge, 2004)
    Introduction: The need to build capacity in rural health research is recognized in Canada. During its formative stage, the Canadian Rural Health Research Society (established in 2002), performed a nation-wide survey of the ...
  • 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.; Connolly, Dennis; Wood, Robert T.; Currie, Shawn; Davis, R. Meghan (National Association of Gambling Studies AustraliaSchool of Health SciencesArts and ScienceMathematics and Computer ScienceSociology, 2004-05)
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Wood, Robert T. (Ontario Problem Gambling Research CentreSchool of Health SciencesSociologyUniversity of LethbridgeArts and Science, 2004-06-23)
    The present study reinvestigated the gaming revenue contributions of Ontario problem gamblers. An attempt was made to exclude out-of-province expenditures as well as revenues from non-Ontario residents. Better methods were ...
  • Stevens, Rhys; Williams, Robert J. (LibrarySchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2004-07-31)
    This review is an attempt to comprehensively identify and synthesize the literature examining the socio-economic impacts associated with the introduction of casino-style gambling. Search terms used for the literature review ...
  • Reed, Alyssa D.; Williams, Robert J.; Wall, Patricia A.; Hasselback, Paul (Canadian Public Health AssociationMedicineUniversity of Calgary, 2004-09)
    Reed et al try to answer questions with regard to waiting time for breast cancer treatment in Alberta. After conducting the study, they conclude that only 44% of women had a waiting time of 14 or less as recommended by the ...
  • Basford, Lynn; Thorpe, Karran; Williams, Robert J.; Droessler, Judith; Deshpande, Sameer; Bureau, Alexandre; Piquette-Tomei, Noëlla; Cardwell, Kelly (Submitted to the Alberta Centre for Child, Family and Community Research (ACCFCR)School of Health SciencesLibraryManagementEducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2004-11-30)
    The review of the literature on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Prevention was carried out by a multidisciplinary team using a Cochrane-style systematic review methodology. A key component of the review was the ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Wood, Robert T. (Blackwell Publishing LimitedSchool of Health SciencesArts and ScienceSociology, 2004-12)
    The legitimacy of government-sponsored gambling and its continued expansion depends in part on the impact that gambling has on society and the extent to which gambling revenue is derived from vulnerable individuals. The ...
  • (Groft) Harrowing, J N; Hagen, B; Miller, N K; Cooper, N; Brown, S (Journal of Rural and Remote HealthHealth SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeCalgary Regional Health AuthoritySt. George's University, Grenada, West Indies, 2005)
    Introduction: Significant health problems encountered in adulthood often have their roots in health behaviours initiated during adolescence. In order to reverse this trend, school and health personnel, as well as parents ...
  • 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 ...
  • Groft, Jean N.; Hagen, Brad F.; Miller, Nancy K.; Cooper, N.; Brown, S. (The International Electronic Journal of Rural and Remote Health Research, Education, Practice and PolicySchool of Health SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeCalgary Regional Health AuthoritySchool of Medicine, St. Georges University, Grenada, West Indies, 2005)
    Introduction: Significant health problems encountered in adulthood often have their roots in health behaviours initiated during adolescence. In order to reverse this trend, school and health personnel, as well as parents ...
  • Nixon, Gary (Haworth Press, Inc.School of Health ScienceUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005)
    The usefulness of Wilber’s “Spectrum of Consciousness” developmental model in the treatment of substance abuse is demonstrated by a case study that illustrates how underlying emotional pain and intimacy issues can be ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Nowatzki, Nadine R. (Taylor & FrancisSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005)
    The validity of self-report of substance use was examined in 367 adolescents referred for a substance use assessment between 1996 and 2000. Referrals came from a wide variety of sources, including pediatricians, the ...
  • 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 ...

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