Health Sciences: Recent submissions

  • van Daalen-Smith, Cheryl; Hagen, Brad; Breggin, Peter (Mount Saint Vincent University. Institute for the Study of WomenHealth SciencesYork UniversityUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    “Diminished” is the result of a two-year feminist inquiry into the gendered experience of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in Canada. This paper focuses on seven women’s experiences with electroshock and how it affected ...
  • Caspar, Sienna; Davis, Erin D.; Douziech, Aimee; Scott, David R. (Oxford University Press, 2018)
    Objective: Behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) refer to the often distressing, noncognitive symptoms of dementia. BPSD appear in up to 90% of persons with dementia and can cause serious complications. ...
  • Thege, Barna Konkoly; Woodin, Erica M.; Hodgins, David C.; Williams, Robert J. (BioMed CentralHealth SciencesUniversity of CalgaryUniversity of VictoriaUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    Background: Resolving the theoretical controversy on the labeling of an increasing number of excessive behaviors as behavioral addictions may also be facilitated by more empirical data on these behavioral problems. For ...
  • Pijl, Em; Barton, Sylvia; Awosoga, Olu; Konkin, Jill (De GruyterHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    In Canada, it is widely believed that nursing practice and health care will move from acute care into the community. At the same time, increasing numbers of nursing students are engaged in non-traditional clinical experiences ...
  • Pijl, Em; Grant Kalischuk, Ruth (De GruyterHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011)
    Undergraduate nursing practice rotations today are quite different from what many practicing nurses experienced during their own education. This is especially true of community health practice rotations. Increasingly, ...
  • Yanicki, Sharon; Paul, Hasselback; Mark, Sandilands; Chris, Jensen-Ross (Canadian Public Health AssociationHealth SciencesChinook Health RegionUniversity of Lethbridge, 2002)
    Background: Few studies have examined earlier discharge in relation to Canadian guidelines for earlier discharge and infant feeding. We addressed differences in readmission (1 year post-discharge) and exclusive breastfeeding ...
  • Yanicki, Sharon (Canadian Public Health AssociationHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005)
    Background: Research on lone-mother families has commonly focussed on psychosocial risk factors and deficits rather than family assets (strengths and resiliency characteristics). The negative impacts of poverty and social ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Volberg, Rachel A.; Stevens, Rhys M. G.; Williams, Lauren A.; Arthur, Jennifer N. (Canadian Consortium for Gambling ResearchHealth SciencesArts and ScienceLibraryUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of MassachusettsUniversity of Adelaide, 2017)
    [No abstract provided]
  • Leonard, Carrie A.; Williams, Robert J.; Vokey, John (OMICS Publishing GroupHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    Objective: Gambling fallacies are believed to be etiologically related to the development of problem gambling. However, this evidence is tenuous due to the lack of consensus on which things constitute gambling fallacies ...
  • Sedgwick, Monique; Dersch, Sharon; Grigg, Lance (Sciedu PressHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    While the use of simulation is gaining popularity as an educational and training method, little is known about its utility in supporting field research activities. To address this gap, the physical, psychological, and ...
  • Kulig, Judith Celene; Fan, HaiYan (LingLing) (University of LethbridgeHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016)
    The purpose of this mixed-methods study was to identify the cultural and religious understandings and beliefs related to mental health wellness and illness in general among the LG Mennonites, with the intention of ...
  • Kulig, Judith Celene; Fan, HaiYan (LingLing) (University of LethbridgeHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016)
    A research study focusing on the mental health beliefs and practices among Low German Mennonites. Provides assistance to health and social services providers as they care for Low German Mennonite families dealing with ...
  • Angheluta, Anne-Marie; Lee, Bonnie K. (Graduate Programs in Educational Psychology, University of CalgaryHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011)
    Chronic pain is acknowledged as a phenomenological experience resulting from biological, psychological, and social interactions. Consequently, treatment for this complex and debilitating health phenomenon is often approached ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Hann, Robert G.; Schopflocher, Donald Peter; West, Beverly L.; McLaughlin, Patricia; White, Nick; King, Kate; Flexhaug, Trevor (Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre, 2015)
    The Quinte Longitudinal Study (QLS) is a prospective study of gambling and problem gambling conducted in the Quinte region of Ontario, Canada from 2006 to 2011. A sample of 4,121 adults, 17 and older, was recruited via ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K. (Centre for Addiction and Mental HealthHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    In their article ‘‘Applying the codependency concept to significant others of problem gamblers: Words of caution’’, Calderwood and Rajesparam critique the codependency concept and highlight its problems when applied to ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K.; Moore, Madison (SciTechnolHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    Sex addiction has been a topic of debate. With the new DSM-V (2013) category of Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders that now includes gambling disorder, other excessive behaviors including sex are poised to capture ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K. (Lethbridge HeraldHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011)
    The Public Professor is written by faculty at the University of Lethbridge. It runs Saturdays.
  • Lee, Bonnie K. (Blackwell PublishingHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    In an illustrative clinical case study, congruence is depicted as the fifth circuit in a relational framework to extricate gambler and spouse from pathological gambling and its after-effects. Congruence couple therapy poses ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K. (Blackwell PublishingHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    Relationship patterns before and after pathological gambling were investigated qualitatively using eight in-depth clinical case studies in which one partner met Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-IV ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K. (SciTechnolHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    An editorial that promotes research on therapy and rehabilitation for behavioral addictions. Addiction has become a worldwide problem, spreading beyond drugs and alcohol to encompass behaviors such as eating, gambling and ...

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