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  • McGowan, Virginia; Frank, Lois; Nixon, Gary; Grimshaw, Misty (National Association of Gambling StudiesSchool of Health SciencesFaculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of Native American StudiesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2001)
    This study is concerned with cultural and experiential contexts that give meaning to gambling among Blackfoot peoples of southwest Alberta in western Canada. Using narrative and myth, the authors examined textual materials ...
  • Kulig, Judith C.; Townshend, Ivan; Awosoga, Olu; Shepard, Blythe (University of LethbridgeHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    The objective of the school survey was to examine the impacts of the fire on children, and particularly the manifestation of post-traumatic stress and coping difficulties, and to explore changes in these characteristics ...
  • Harrowing, Jean N.; Robinson Vollman, A. (Rural and Remote HealthHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2007-05-05)
    The purpose of this naturalistic inquiry was to describe the experience of living with HIV infection in rural Alberta, Canada. Although the urban HIV epidemic has been well researched, the virus continues its spread into ...
  • Kulig, Judith (University of LethbridgeHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    Recommendations for community preparedness and mitigation in the wake of the Slave Lake Fire of 2011.This document is based upon the interviews and community fieldwork completed in the Slave Lake region in the first year ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Rehm, Jürgen; Stevens, Rhys (Faculty of Health SciencesFaculty of Health SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeCentre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), 2011-03-11)
    There has been considerable debate about the best methodological and theoretical approach to analyzing the social and economic impacts of gambling, with one of the central issues being how to aggregate the social impacts ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K.; Rovers, Martin; MacLean, Lynne (Taylor & FrancisSchool of Health SciencesSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeSt Paul UniversityUniversity of Ottawa, 2008)
    Congruence Couple Therapy (CCT) is an integrative, humanistic, systemic model for problem gambling treatment. This study evaluates the efficacy of CCT training in imparting key concepts, skills and values of CCT to a sample ...
  • Nixon, Gary (American Academy of PsychotherapistsSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2001)
    This paper looks at the problem of world collapse and absolute hopelessness. Typically, as demonstrated by an opening case example, Western psychological approaches encourage a retreat from the abyss of nothingness. Even ...
  • Nixon, Gary (SpringerHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    In this article, we look at how an addicted person can through the therapeutic process replace the addiction “short cut” counterfeit quest for wholeness with an authentic quest for wholeness using Wilber’ transpersonal ...
  • Grant Kalischuk, Ruth; Nixon, Gary (SpringerHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009)
    Youth suicide is a complex and perplexing public health problem. This article presents a brief overview of related literature, describes a transpersonal theory of healing following youth suicide, and provides practice ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K.; Fong, Mary; Solowoniuk, Jason (Tung Wah Group of Hospitals and The Chinese University of Hong KongSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeChinese Family Services of Ontario, 2007)
    The contribution of immigration stress to the development of pathological gambling is complex to delineate. Four in-depth case studies of Chinese who emigrated from Hong Kong to Canada in the years 1968 to 1974 reveal a ...
  • Kulig, Judith Celene; Edge, Dana; Joyce, Brenda (Journal of Rural and Community DevelopmentFaculty of Health SciencesDepartment of NursingUniversity of Lethbridge, 2008)
    Community resiliency is a theoretical framework and social process that attempts to explain how communities address adversity. Generating information about this concept has largely been accomplished through qualitative ...
  • Nixon, Gary (Centre for Addiction and Mental HealthSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2003-05)
    This is a case review with a slight difference. Mary M. is not a real person. She represents a composite of the "average" woman with gambling problems based on research conducted by Roberta Boughton, Problem Gambling ...
  • Nixon, Gary (Haworth Press, Inc.School of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2001)
    The usefulness of Wilber’s transpersonal model of psychological and spiritual development in working with recovery issues is demonstrated by a case study which illustrates addictions issues and possible counselling ...
  • 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 ...
  • Lee, Bonnie K.; Yanicki, S. M.; Solowoniuk, Jason (Network: Towards Unity for HealthHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011-08)
    This article reports on the value of a reflection assignment in an undergraduate health promotion course for Addictions Counseling students at the University of Lethbridge, a mid-sized university in Western Canada. The ...

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