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Faculty Research and Publications

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  • 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)
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  • 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 ...
  • Christensen, Darren R.; Jackson, Alun C.; Dowling, Nicki A.; Volberg, Rachel A.; Thomas, Shane (Human Sciences PressHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    Toce-Gerstein et al. (2003) investigated the distribution of DSM-IV (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders, 4th edition) pathological gambling criteria endorsement in a U.S. community sample for those ...
  • Nixon, Gary (Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    This article is a summary of a nondual psychotherapy session with a long time spiritual seeker of 40 years who had worked hard on a meditative path with a guru, but had not experienced an awakening. In the session, he is ...
  • Nixon, Gary (Paradoxica: Journal of Nondual PsychologyHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2013)
    The author explores his own attempts at healing from trauma, which led to an embracement of a nondual psychotherapy approach. He explains how catharsis therapy, psychodrama, and somatic experiencing, while initially ...
  • Nixon, Gary (Paradoxica: Journal of Nondual PsychologyHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2010)
    This article reviews how the nondual seeker comes to the point in the journey in which he or she realizes that the end of seeking is called for but instead begins to seek the end of seeking. As the experience of desperately ...
  • McLaughlin, Patricia; White, Nick; King, Kate; Hann, Robert G.; Williams, Robert J.; Schopflocher, Donald Peter; West, Beverly L.; Flexhaug, Trevor (Ontario Problem Gambling Research CentreHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    This Front-Line Manual, written mainly by and from the perspective of the QLS front-line staff describes how they developed, tested, and put into practice the methodology to achieve their extremely high retention rate. ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Volberg, Rachel A. (Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre & The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term CareHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2013)
    A random sample of 4,035 Ontario adults (18+) was administered a telephone survey regarding their gambling attitudes, motivations for gambling, gambling behaviour, and problem gambling status. The survey was conducted ...
  • Nixon, Gary; Sharpe, Nancy (Paradoxica: Journal of Nondual PsychologyHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009)
    This article summarizes the pivotal task of moving into nondual awareness by seeing through the veil of the separate self. Formerly this nondual state was understood as the final stage in an arduous journey of ego-transcendence; ...
  • Solowoniuk, Jason; Nixon, Gary (Paradoxica: International Journal of Nondual PsychologyHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009)
    This paper introduces a transpersonal approach to conducting phenomenological research with the emphasis on illuminating a first person account of a sudden awakening. Although within Eastern cultures awakening is typically ...
  • Nixon, Gary; Solowoniuk, Jason; Boni, Lauren Julia; Grant Kalischuk, Ruth (SpringerHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2013)
    The purpose of this article is to examine the phenomenon of pathological gambling and addiction from the perspective of writer and teacher A.H Almaas. By drawing on his Diamond Mind approach we trace the origin of addictive ...

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