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  • Williams, Robert J.; Wood, Robert T. (University of Toronto PressHealth SciencesArts and ScienceSociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2007-09)
    The proportion of gambling revenue derived from problem gamblers is an important issue when considering the appropriateness of government-sponsored gambling. Figures obtained from prior research are tentative due to ...
  • Williams, Robert J. (RoutledgeSchool of Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2002)
    Most adolescent substance abusers neither seek out nor receive formal treatment for their substance abuse. Despite this, most adolescent substance abusers eventually curb their substance use by their mid to late 20’s ...
  • McLaughlin, Patricia; White, Nick; King, Kate; Hann, Robert G; Williams, Robert J; Schopflocher, Donald; West, Beverly; 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.; 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. (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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.; 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 ...
  • Reed, Alyssa D.; Williams, Robert J.; Wall, Patricia A.; Hasselback, Paul (Canadian Public Health AssociationMedicineUniversity of Calgary, 2004-09)
    Reed et al try to answer questions with regard to waiting time for breast cancer treatment in Alberta. After conducting the study, they conclude that only 44% of women had a waiting time of 14 or less as recommended by the ...
  • Wood, Robert T.; Williams, Robert J.; Lawton, Paul K. (Centre for Addiction and Mental HealthSchool of Health SciencesArts and ScienceSociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2007-06)
    At a time when land-based gambling opportunities are widely available, why might some people choose or prefer to gamble on the Internet? We investigate this question using qualitative and quantitative data collected from ...

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