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Former foster youth often experience an array of serious challenges during their young adult years. Problems such as homelessness, school drop-out, and mental health and drug problems have been attributed to the requirement that foster youth lose their supports from child welfare as they approach...
Concerns have been expressed about assessment results that report girls outscoring boys on standardized achievement testing in reading and writing and boys outscoring girls in mathematics and science. This study explored how Western Canadian rural farm boys understand and practice multiple...
This research broadly examines how people consider two opposing but compelling ideas and whether they synthesize the two concepts or reject one of them. Specifically, I focused my research on evangelical Protestant adolescents who participate in church youth groups and look at how they negotiate...
Appreciating the complex nature of adolescent high-risk behaviour can have far reaching implications for the development of effective educational programming. The purpose of this study was to examine the general knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of adolescents between the ages of 12 and 18, from...
Adolescents’ safety on the Internet is a prime concern in society. Sexual predators use the online environment regularly to solicit adolescents for sexual purposes; however, we know very little about the experiences of adolescents who become victimized in this way. This research used a thematic...
An Examination of the Potential Long-Term Psychosocial Effects of Sport-Related Concussion in Adolescent Male Hockey PlayersDownload
Purpose: The main objective of this study was to examine whether elite youth male ice hockey players with a medical history of one or more concussion(s) would exhibit more pronounced deficits in their psychosocial functioning than a non-injured control. Methods: The study had a cross-sectional...
Inconsistent results have been reported in studies investigating the relationship between serum vitamin D levels and respiratory outcomes. In this thesis, data from the Canadian Health Measures Survey were used to examine the relationship between serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D [25(OH)D] levels and...
A ‘safety net’ and a key system entry point to access care for alcohol-related events, the emergency department (ED) can play an important role in the early identification of harmful effects of adolescent alcohol use thus making it crucial to understand the clinical care experiences of pediatric...
Objective: The Post-Concussion Symptom Scale (PCSS) has been used to evaluate impaired sleep, despite not being validated for this purpose. The objective of this study was to examine the concurrent validity of the Post-Concussion Symptom Scale-Child (PCSS-C) sleep items/cluster with a validated...
Diabetes is a growing public health issue in Canada, and this concern is now extending to children and adolescents. Our goal was to conduct research projects aimed at pediatric diabetes surveillance in Alberta, Canada. To identify diabetes cases, we applied the National Diabetes Surveillance...