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Mobile technology interventions for improving medication adherence in patients with mental health disordersDownload
ABSTRACT Poor medication adherence in the mental health population leads to compromised treatment outcomes and increased health care costs. Traditional interventions for medication adherence, while effective if addressing multiple determinants of medication-taking behavior, are expensive and...
Social Support Intervention to Improve Resilience and Quality of Life of Women Living in Urban Karachi, Pakistan: A Randomized Controlled TrialDownload
Although the World Health Organization has declared that there is “no health without mental health”, mental health still does not receive its due recognition by stakeholders and health care systems around the world. The rising global burden of mental health disorders among women is a serious...
Summary of Proceedings: In collaboration with partners and individuals from the African immigrant community, the Health and Immigration Policies and Practices (HiPP) Research Unit at the Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, convened a meeting of diverse stakeholders to deliberate on...
Parenting practices are known predictors of child health and social outcomes. Yet very little is known about the parenting practices of African immigrants in Canada and their impact on child health and wellbeing, including mental health. This dearth of knowledge exists despite widespread...
INTRODUCTION: Peer-based housing support for people with severe mental illness who are at risk of homelessness is a promising, though understudied, intervention approach. OBJECTIVES: To examine how well an Edmonton pilot project implementing peer-based housing supports addressed factors...
Cancer is the leading cause of death from disease among adolescents in Canada. Although cancer is a well-researched disease process in the medical and nursing literature, adolescence is relatively understudied, with minimal evidence on strategies to promote healthy emotional adjustment...
Poisoning injuries constitute a significant health problem worldwide. Suicide is one of the leading causes of deaths and poisoning is the most common method utilized for the same. The objectives of this program of research were: 1) to systematically review existing studies analyzing the...
SSHRC IG awarded 2016 (2015 competition): This study will break new ground in the study of how the social environment matters for parenting, and potentially shed light on root social causes of social, emotional and behavioral problems in children and youth.Over the past few decades, Canada, like...
This consensus development conference was commissioned by the Government of Alberta to improve the transition of its system of care for people with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) toward the community. The system, previously hospital- and institution-centred, is moving towards...
Getting Off the Couch: Psychotherapists Who Have Incorporated Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes Into Their PracticeDownload
Twenty percent of Canadians are affected by mental illness (Mental Health Commission of Canada, 2011). Mental illness can be positively impacted by Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLCs). TLCs include such things as exercise, diet, recreation, sleep, sunlight exposure, interpersonal relationships,...