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  • Roberts, L. E.; Williams, Robert J.; Farrell, V. T.; Keleher, B.; Marlin, R. G. (Blackwell PublishingMcMaster UniversityMcMaster University, 1980-05)
    Visceral learning may be depicted as a process in which subjects seek information about the behavioral goal. Concepts of this goal are based initially upon procedural details of training and are modified as feedback ...
  • Roberts, L. E.; Williams, Robert J.; Marlin, R. G. (McMaster UniversityMcMaster University, 1981)
    An earlier paper in this series depicted visceral learning as a problem in concept identification in which subjects seek information about the visceral target (Roberts, Williams, Farrell, & Marlin. 1979). Concepts pertaining ...
  • Roberts, L. E.; Marlin, R. G.; Keleher, B.; Williams, Robert J. (North HollandMcMaster UniversityMcMaster University, 1982)
    One purpose of this paper is to describe some experiments that have examined what subjects learn about a visceral target as a consequence of training on a feedback task. Initially this research was undertaken to explore ...
  • Roberts, Larry E.; Williams, Robert J.; Marlin, Richard G.; Farrell, Therese; Imiolo, Daniel (American Psychological AssociationMcMaster UniversityMcMaster University, 1984)
    What is the relation between (a) the ability to control visceral responding on a biofeedback task and (b) the ability to report behaviors actually contributing to this performance? Subjects received biofeedback training ...
  • Kulig, Judith Celene (The Canadian NurseHealth SciencesDepartment of NursingUniversity of Lethbridge, 1988)
    The goal of this study was to discover cultural knowledge held by Cambodian refugee women in regard to conception and fetal development and how this might relate to birth control use and prenatal care. Maternal-child issues ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Roberts, Larry E. (Blackwell PublishingCommunity Services, Thompson, ManitobaMcMaster University, 1988)
    A widely-expressed view based on early studies of the verbal report in biofeedback holds that response awareness is unnecessary for learned control of visceral responding. However, more recent evidence has questioned this ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Gloster, Susan P. (Society for the Study of Social BiologyDepartments of Health and Family Services, Government of ManitobaDepartments of Health and Family Services, Government of Manitoba, 1992)
    The relationship between human sex ratios at birth and caloric availability per capita was examined across different countries. Significant positive correlations were obtained between the amount of food a country had ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Schmidt, Glen G. (ElsevierDepartments of Health and Family Services, Thompson, ManitobaDepartments of Health and Family Services, Thompson, Manitoba, 1993)
    The frequency of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) was examined in clients receiving treatment for recurrent mood disturbances in a northern Canadian site. Approximately one-fifth of these individuals were identified as ...
  • Kulig, Judith Celene; University of Lethbridge. Regional Centre for Health Promotion (Regional Centre for Health Promotion and Community Studies, University of LethbridgeRegional Centre for Health Promotion and Community StudiesUniversity of Lethbridge, 1995)
    A needs assessment was completed with the target group, the Kanadier Mennonites. This assessment was successfully completed through a partnership between the School of Nursing, University of Lethbridge Advanced Community ...
  • Brown, David D.; Kulig, Judith Celene (Health and Canadian SocietyHealth SciencesDepartment of NursingUniversity of Lethbridge, 1996)
    Resiliency is a concept for which both its appeal and frustration comes from the elasticity of its meaning. The idea of resiliency commonly has been found in areas of human development and psychopathology, there is now an ...
  • Gallagher, Elaine M.; Hagen, Brad F. (Haworth Press, Inc.School of Health SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Victoria, 1996)
    One in 16 adults in British Columbia is a caregiver for a close friend or family member with a long term illness or disability. As such, it is not surprising that the government has begun to recognize the valuable role ...
  • Hagen, Brad F.; Gallagher, Elaine M. (Perspectives: Journal of the Gerontological Nursing AssociationSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Victoria, 1997)
    This article describes an alternative approach to evaluating a program involving support groups for family caregivers, using focus group interviews conducted three months following a 10-week program. This was one component ...
  • McCaslin, C; Kulig, Judith Celene (The Canadian NurseHealth SciencesDepartment of NursingUniversity of Lethbridge, 1998)
    The basic story of Canadian Mennonites is well known: During the centuries since the founding of the Mennonite church in Holland in the 1500s, religious persecution has led to group migration throughout Europe and to North ...
  • Hagen, Brad F.; Gallagher, Elaine M. (Perspectives: Journal of the Gerontological Nursing AssociationSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Victoria, 1999)
    This paper will include an overview of some of the characteristics of community development and a description of the community development project. The methods used to evaluate the project will be presented along with ...
  • Williams, Robert J. (Fernwood PublishingAddiction Centre, Foothills HospitalAddiction Centre, Foothills Hospital, 1999)
    The assessment of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is made when there is evidence of alcohol use during pregnancy; growth deficiencies; characteristic facial features; and central nervous system (CNS) dysfunction. Psychological ...
  • Davis, Mary E.; Williams, Robert J.; Goodale, Leslie A. (Canadian Nurses AssociationAddiction Centre, Foothills Medical CentreAddiction Centre, Foothills Medical Centre, 1999-04)
    A final investigation attempted to determine whether the somewhat lower show-up rates after the Engaged intake could be a result of this procedure actually being therapeutic, thus decreasing the person's distress and need ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Nixon, Gary (International Disability Research CentreSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2000)
    The author noticed that his existential-humanistic counselling approach with its focus on authenticity and self-actualization seemed to be counter-productive in working with people dealing with schizophrenia issues. This ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Chang, Samuel Y. (Blackwell PublishingAddiction Centre, Foothills Medical CentreAddiction Centre, Foothills Medical Centre, 2000)
    There are relatively few studies on adolescent substance abuse treatment. The ones that exist tend to be methodologically weak. Methodologically stronger studies have usually found most adolescents receiving treatment to ...

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