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  • Hagen, Brad F.; Nixon, Gary; Solowoniuk, Jason (University of Toronto PressSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005)
    The purpose of this exploratory, phenomenological-hermeneutic study was to explore the experience of non-problem gambling by older adults. Twelve older gamblers were identified as non-problem gamblers using two gambling ...
  • Hagen, Brad F.; Armstrong-Esther, Chris; Ikuta, Roland; Williams, Robert J.; Le Navenec, Carole-Lynne; Aho, Morgan (Cambridge University PressSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005)
    Background and aims: Data on antipsychotic use were collected in two Canadian long-term care (LTC) facilities. During the one-year study, residents in one facility were relocated to a new facility, allowing examination ...
  • Taylor, Terra D.; Bernes, Kerry B.; Gunn, Thelma; Nixon, Gary (Financial Planning AssociationEducationSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005-04)
    Financial planners are dealing with more than just money. Clients are increasingly seeking the advice of financial planners for financial situations that are intrinsically interwoven with personal and psychological issues. ...
  • el-Guebaly, Nady; Currie, Shawn; Hodgins, David; Smith, Garry; Williams, Robert J. (Final Report submitted to the Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse CommissionSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005-06-01)
    Blaszczynski et al. (2004) are to be complemented for recognizing the need for a globally relevant and comprehensive responsible gambling game plan. Though not yet used in any jurisdiction, the Reno Model has created ...
  • Nixon, Gary; Solowoniuk, Jason; Hagen, Brad F.; Williams, Robert J. (Centre for Addiction and Mental HealthSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005-09)
    Objective: The objective of this phenomenological qualitative study was to explore the lived experience of older adults who engage in problem or pathological gambling. Method and sample: Older adults who gambled were ...
  • Mangham, Colin; Carney, Greg; Burnett, Sean; Williams, Robert J. (Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General, Government of British ColumbiaSchool of Health SciencesBlue Thorn Research and Analysis Group, 2005-11)
    Casino style gambling has been expanding rapidly over the last decade in Canada. Gambling is often associated with a range of positive and negative outcomes for individuals, local communities and society and is therefore ...
  • 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.; Royston, Jennifer; Hagen, Brad F. (SageSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005-12)
    A review of problem gambling in forensic populations suggests that one third of criminal offenders meet criteria for problem or pathological gambling. This is the highest rate yet found in any population. Approximately ...
  • 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 ...
  • Kulig, Judith Celene; Hall, Barry; Grant-Kalischuk, Ruth (Rural and Remote HealthHealth SciencesDepartment of NursingUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    Introduction: The current available literature does not present the viewpoints of rural youths regarding the meaning of violence. Design: A mixed method exploratory, descriptive study was conducted to generate information ...
  • Kulig, Judith Celene; Stewart, Norma; Morgan, Debra; Andrews, Mary Ellen; MacLeod, Martha; Pitblado, Roger (The Canadian NurseHealth SciencesDepartment of NursingUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    Aboriginal registered nurses have been identified as an essential group in the delivery of health services in First Nations communities. Despite this, there is a lack of information about this group of nurses in Canada. ...
  • Solowoniuk, Jason; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2006Education, 2006)
    A phenomenological-hermeneutic method of study was employed to ascertain whether archetypal psychology could contribute to the biopsychosocial model's understanding of gambling pathology. After analysis, four-stage process ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Connolly, Dennis (American Psychological AssociationSchool of Health SciencesArts and ScienceMathematics and Computer Science, 2006-03)
    The present research examined the influence of improved knowledge of odds and mathematical expectation on the gambling behavior of university students. A group of 198 Introductory Statistics students received instruction ...
  • Harrowing, Jean N. (ProQuestHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006-03)
    Nurses have always played a vital role in the response to outbreaks of deadly illnesses. The story of Alberta nurses' heroic efforts in the face of the Spanish influenza epidemic of 1918-19, in the absence of public health ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Connolly, Dennis; Wood, Robert T.; Nowatzki, Nadine (Centre for Addiction and Mental HealthSchool of Health SciencesArts and ScienceMathematics and Computer ScienceSociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006-04)
    University students from southern Alberta (n = 585) were administered a questionnaire to assess their gambling behaviour. Seventy-two percent reported gambling in the past 6 months, with the most common types being lotteries ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K.; Rovers, Martin; MacLean, Lynne (Prepared for the Ontario Problem Gambling Research CentreSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeSt. Paul UniversityUniversity of Ottawa, 2006-04-06)
    Congruence Couple Therapy (CCT) is a new, humanistic, systemic model for problem gambling treatment. In the development of empirically supported treatments, counsellor training is a critical step. This study evaluates the ...
  • Mangham, Colin; Carney, Greg; Burnett, Sean; Williams, Robert J. (Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General, Government of British ColumbiaSchool of Health SciencesBlue Thorn Research and Analysis Group, 2006-05)
    The purpose of the study is to learn what, if any, economic and social costs and benefits emerge over time from the creation and operation of these four new venues. Its intent is to inform planning processes by the ...
  • Nixon, Gary; Solowoniuk, Jason; McGowan, Virginia (SpringerSchool Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006-07)
    This research study sought to interpret and strove toward understanding the lived experience of 13 pathological gambler from an archetypal–mythic perspective. Through a phenomenological hermeneutics inquiry, 11 clusters ...
  • Nixon, Gary; Leigh, Gordon; Nowatzki, Nadine (Centre for Addiction and Mental HealthSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006-08)
    Research indicates that approximately one third of prison inmates meet the criteria for problem or pathological gambling (Williams, Royston, & Hagen, 2005). However, despite this rate being among the highest of all gambling ...
  • Deshpande, Sameer; Basil, Michael; Basford, Lynn; Thorpe, Karran; Piquette-Tomei, Noëlla; Droessler, Judith; Cardwell, Kelly; Williams, Robert J.; Bureau, Alexandre (Haworth Press, Inc.ManagementEducationSchool of Health SciencesLibraryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006-11-28)
    Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) is one of the most preventable sources of developmental abnormalities, and has a singular cause-alcohol consumption during pregnancy. Estimates for the costs of treatment of a single ...

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