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A systematic review of the psychometric properties of self-report research utilization measures used in healthcareDownload
Background: In healthcare, a gap exists between what is known from research and what is practiced. Understanding this gap depends upon our ability to robustly measure research utilization. Objectives: The objectives of this systematic review were: to identify self-report measures of research...
Addressing exercise in therapy: Therapists’ personal exercise habits, attitudes, knowledge, and perceived barriers to addressing exercise with clients.Download
This study was designed to investigate the factors that contribute to addressing exercise in psychotherapy. Self-identified psychotherapists (n=94) completed surveys relating to: the frequency and type of conversations they have with clients regarding exercise; the frequency and length of time in...
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...
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...
Ease of Imagination, Message Framing and Physical Activity Messages
Abstract: Objectives. The purpose of this research was to replicate a study that examined how message framing and ease of imagination interact to influence attitudes towards the prevention of heart disease through physical activity and a healthy diet. Changes were made such that only physical...
Employee Attitudes on Corporate Social Responsibility at the Frontline Level of an Energy Transportation CompanyDownload
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) reflects the commitment businesses voluntarily undertake to integrate ethical behaviors and societal matters within their operating contexts, decision-making processes, strategies and corporate values while simultaneously maximizing economic objectives. As...
Employer attitudes and the employment of people with disabilities: an exploratory study using the Ambivalence Amplification TheoryDownload
Labor force statistics and other evidence have demonstrated that people with disabilities are under-represented in the work place in Canada and abroad. While an assortment of factors likely contributes to this disparity, the attitudes of employers towards hiring people with disabilities are often...
English Canadian stereotyping of ethnic groups: The implications of warmth and competence stereotypes for intergroup affect, behaviour and attitudesDownload
This study examined the stereotypes, affect, behaviours and attitudes held by 167 English Canadian university students toward 16 ethnic groups. Participants completed a questionnaire which assessed their perceptions of each group’s competence and warmth (derived from the Stereotype Content Model;...
Exploring Minor Hockey Players' Knowledge About and Attitudes Toward Concussion: Implications for PreventionDownload
Concussions in ice hockey are a serious public health concern, however too many athletes fail to recognize or report their symptoms. A survey was developed to assess minor hockey players’ concussion knowledge, attitudes, and reporting behaviour, as little is known from their perspective. Male...