Institutional Repository

Browsing Williams, Robert by Title

DSpace/Manakin Repository

Browsing Williams, Robert by Title

Sort by: Order: Results:

  • Williams, Robert J.; Connolly, Dennis; Wood, Robert T.; Currie, Shawn (National Association for Gambling Studies Inc.School of Health SciencesArts and ScienceMathematics and Computer ScienceSociology, 2004)
    The development of effective problem gambling prevention programs is in its infancy. The present paper discusses results of randomized control trials of two programs that have been implemented in Alberta, Canada. The first ...
  • Wood, Robert T.; Williams, Robert J. (SageArts and ScienceSchool of Health SciencesSociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2007-06)
    Internet gambling is legal in many jurisdictions around the world, and observers predict that it is simply a matter of time before various North American governments, in Canada and the USA, take steps towards legalizing ...
  • Roberts, L. E.; Williams, Robert J.; Marlin, R. G. (McMaster UniversityMcMaster University, 1981)
    An earlier paper in this series depicted visceral learning as a problem in concept identification in which subjects seek information about the visceral target (Roberts, Williams, Farrell, & Marlin. 1979). Concepts pertaining ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Connolly, Dennis; Wood, Robert T.; Currie, Shawn; Davis, R. Meghan (National Association of Gambling Studies AustraliaSchool of Health SciencesArts and ScienceMathematics and Computer ScienceSociology, 2004-05)
    The development of effective problem gambling prevention programs is in its infancy. The present paper discusses results of randomized control trials of two programs that have been implemented in Alberta, Canada. The first ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Simpson, Robert I. (Ontario Problem Gambling Research CentreFaculty of Health SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeOntario Problem Gambling Research Centre, 2008-11-14)
    The purpose of the present paper is to provide guidance about promising practices in the prevention of problem gambling that derives from the comprehensive review of the evidence contained in Williams, West, & Simpson‟s ...
  • Deshpande, Sameer; Basil, Michael; Basford, Lynn; Thorpe, Karran; Piquette-Tomei, Noëlla; Droessler, Judith; Cardwell, Kelly; Williams, Robert J.; Bureau, Alexandre (Haworth Press, Inc.ManagementEducationSchool of Health SciencesLibraryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006-11-28)
    Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) is one of the most preventable sources of developmental abnormalities, and has a singular cause-alcohol consumption during pregnancy. Estimates for the costs of treatment of a single ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Wood, Robert T. (Blackwell Publishing LimitedSchool of Health SciencesArts and ScienceSociology, 2004-12)
    The legitimacy of government-sponsored gambling and its continued expansion depends in part on the impact that gambling has on society and the extent to which gambling revenue is derived from vulnerable individuals. The ...
  • 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 ...

Search DSpace


Advanced Search

Browse

My Account

Statistics