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Although exercise has received support for its physiological and mental health benefits, less is known about mindfulness activities. The purpose of this study was to explore how yoga, exercise, and no activity relate to hope, psychological distress, and mental health. Participants who practiced...
Tobacco consumption remains the leading preventable cause of death, disease and disability. Nicotine is the chemical compound sustaining tobacco addiction, a lethal chronic disease, and the major cause of other prevalent chronic diseases. The downward trend of prevalence rates in Canada appears...
Depression is a serious global health problem. It creates a huge economic burden on society and on families and has serious and pervasive health impacts on the individual and their families. Specialized psychiatric services are often scarce and thus the bulk of care delivery for depression has...
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...
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...
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...
Patient and treatment characteristics of children and youth who visit the emergency department for a behavioural disorderDownload
More and more parents are seeking care for their children in emergency departments (EDs) to stabilize acute emergencies related to mental health problems, request guidance for at-home child management, and gain access to health care resources. This retrospective cohort study explored patient and...
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...
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...