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  • Odeloye, Odedeji; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2018)
    Gambling poses a public health threat due to the harmful effects on individuals, family, and the community at large. Although most of the consequences experienced by problem gamblers are well documented, less is known about ...
  • Alghamdi, Maryam; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesFaculty of Health Sciences, 2018)
    Intimate partner violence affects women’s mental, social and physical health. The purpose of this study is to understand the demographics, social, religious, cultural and familial experiences of eight Canadian Muslim women ...
  • Jaja, Oyindamola (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Health SciencesFaculty of Health SciencesDepartment of Health Sciences, 2017)
    Antibiotics changed the world and radically transformed diseases that were once deadly into manageable health problems. The aim of this study was to evaluate the public knowledge and attitude regarding antibiotics use and ...
  • Sang, Esther Cherotich; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    Despite recommendations by the World Health Organization on the utilization of skilled health care providers, women living in rural Kenya still use other services such as those offered by traditional birth attendants ...
  • Chief Moon-Riley, Kathrina; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    Objective: Examine associations between residential school experiences, adverse childhood experiences, and allostatic load scores among Indigenous students (n = 90) at the University of Lethbridge. Methods: Data for this ...
  • Jones, Olakunle Olugbenga; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    The number of AIDS-related deaths in Nigeria is a public health concern. Voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) has been shown to be a critical gateway in reducing the disease mortality. However, the benefits of VCT is ...
  • Marthiensen, Robert Gary; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    This study evaluated the effectiveness of mindfulness in helping after-degree nursing students manage stress. Two 4-hour brief Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR-B) training sessions were delivered involving sitting ...
  • Mohammed, Tamer Said Oraby; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    Little is known about parents’ Quality of Life (QOL) when their children with disabilities become youth and young adults. This study compared parents’ QOL versus child’s age and severity of disability conditions. Secondary ...
  • Mason, Erin; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    The focus of this thesis was to better understand the link between social environments: namely, the school and workplace; and addictive behaviour among Indigenous youth and adults in Canada. Secondary datasets were accessed ...
  • Sakeah, James Kotuah; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2017)
    This descriptive correlational study was conducted to gain an understanding of how attitudes, subjective norms, perceived behavioural control, self-efficacy, moral norms, role beliefs, perceived risk, and past condom use ...
  • Taylor, Ashley; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2015)
    Electronic and transformational festivals (ETF) are growing in number and size. This study seeks to understand how these festivals are conducive to transformational experiences and the lived experience of festivalgoers. ...
  • Ejaredar, Maede; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2012)
    This study explored women’s experiences of electro-convulsive therapy. This is a commonly used treatment for major depression, yet it remains one of the most controversial psychiatric interventions. Questions abound regarding ...
  • Waldorf, Ryan (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2015)
    The purpose of this grounded theory study was to understand how male caregivers of spouses with dementia in rural southern and central Alberta perceive their role as a caregiver. Informed by the theoretical framework of ...
  • Dersch, Sharon (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2015)
    Nursing students must be prepared to demonstrate professional accountability and safe practice. Hand hygiene, a core skill and leading measure in the prevention of health care-associated infections, is a vital component ...
  • Reedyk, Kevin (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2014)
    The purpose of the study is to determine whether registered nurses are experiencing moral distress while working in emergency departments, and if so, the causes and their reactions to the phenomenon. Registered nurses ...
  • Vandenberg, Helen; University of Lethbridge. School of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, School of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2008)
    Culture, diversity and cultural care have become important concepts for nurses professionals. However, little is known about how nursing students come to understand these complex concepts. The purpose of this study was ...
  • Al-Omari, Elham (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health Sciences, 2014Health Sciences, 2014)
    Seniors are a diverse population who go through many physical and mental changes as they age. During the last decade, Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) have dramatically increased in numbers to provide care and living ...
  • Izwayyed, Samar (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health Sciences, 2014Health Sciences, 2014)
    This research offers an understanding of the intercultural friendship development process between immigrant and Canadian women. More specifically, the research identified factors affecting the two groups’ intercultural ...
  • Wilson, Penni L (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2014)
    The purposes of this phenomenological hermeneutics study were to gain an understanding of the meaning nine public health nurses (PHNs) in southern Alberta attach to their experience of promoting health related to safe and ...
  • San Martin-Feeney, Daniella (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2014)
    Objective: Exposure to green space is correlated with positive mental health outcomes; however, there is a lack of qualitative studies focusing on experiences of this phenomenon. Therefore, the research objective was to ...

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