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Interactions between police and individuals suffering from mental illness are very frequent. Police forces are regularly first responders to those with mental illness. Unfortunately, on occasion interactions are violent and sometimes fatal. Despite this, training police how to best interact with...
The Intersection between Culture and Postpartum Mental Health: An Ethnography of Bhutanese Refugee Women in Edmonton, ABDownload
This thesis is an ethnography of postpartum mental health outcomes in a group of Bhutanese refugee women living in Edmonton, AB. Previous research has shown that refugee women are at a higher risk of postpartum depression than Canadian-born women. Despite this finding, the postpartum experiences...
The effectiveness of Return to Duty Intervention: Evaluating an interdisciplinary approach to supporting Canadian Armed Forces members who have physical and non-physical disordersDownload
The rate of musculoskeletal and mental health disorders is high in the Canadian Armed Forces, and can preclude service members from being employable and deployable. The aim of this thesis was to analyze the effectiveness of the Return to Duty intervention at decreasing morbidity and assisting...
Children and adolescents with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) present with a range of physical, mental, behavioral, and cognitive challenges which can result in poor long-term outcomes. Mental health issues affect over 90% of individuals with FASD and is the most common and pressing...
On November 21st, 2012, a Symposium co-lead by the Alberta Challenging Behaviours Interest & Research Group and ICCER (Institute for Continuing Care Education & Research), was held at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. The aim of the symposium was to explore and discuss the development of...
Mental health disorders are a significant problem facing children. Emerging research suggests there is a link between nutrition and mental health. This thesis examines the association between diet quality and mental health in children. The first objective was to examine the cross-sectional...
When stress becomes distress, people seek to decrease their psychological pain using methods that seem convenient and appropriate. In an increasingly technology-based society, the Internet provides opportunities for individuals in distress to seek information and connections with others. Research...
Depression a disabling chronic illness that crosses borders, cultures, and elements of society. It is well known that there are a number of risk factors for depression including younger age, racial minority status, female sex, presence of substance abuse disorders, chronic illness, and lower...
The prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is growing, and people are living with this disease well into older age. Little is known about how people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease adapt to aging, particularly the physical changes of aging. According to the Identity...