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- 1Fletcher, Christopher (Université Laval, Département de médecine sociale et préventive)
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I explored how play and playfulness changed across the lifespans of an international sample of adults aged 18 to 70. My research study was informed by phenomenological methodology and used interviews as a means of data collection. Participants were recruited from a number of platforms, including...
NFRFT awarded 2021: The scope of the project is novel in its combined concern with the well-being of Indigenous peoples and the conservation of biodiversity; it is also unique in its intention to build capacity within Indigenous communities to document and mobilize knowledge about...
The overall purpose of this dissertation was to explore flourishing among Canadian university student-athletes and coaches. This was addressed via three studies. The purpose of the first study was to investigate mental health protective and risk factors among flourishing Canadian university...
Objectives: To investigate relationships between students’ past level of involvement in physical activity/sport and their motivations for learning (achievement goals) and well-being in medical school. In doing so, we provide evidence to medical programs to inform admission...
The prevalence of dementia in older adults is increasing.Due to cuts in funding for formal support,many families are having to provide care for a loved one with dementia at home.This systematic review gathered and synthesized information on interventions designed to enhance the well-being of...
Is Participation in Family Role-play in Second Life Associated with Improved Social and Emotional Support and Well-Being Among Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders?Download
This study examines whether participation in Second Life (SL) among adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is associated with perceptions increased perceptions of emotional support and wellbeing. A total of 53 participants were included in the analysis: In the sample, 7 had ASD and used SL,...
Background: Medical school poses many pressures and challenges for individuals aspiring to health careers. Only some students, however, experience high stress and exhaustion, whereas others adaptively respond to schooling demands and engage in lifelong learning practices. By drawing on three...
Ontological Security, Movement, and Well-being: Teetł’it Gwich’in Experiences of Life TransformationsDownload
Based on ethnographic field research in a northern Aboriginal community, this thesis explores Teetł’it Gwich’in experiences of personal transformations from suffering to well-being. Literature on Aboriginal health largely approaches social suffering as trans-generational trauma, and strength in...
Professional Well-Being of Practicing Physicians: The Roles of Autonomy, Competence, and RelatednessDownload
This study investigated the roles of basic psychological needs—autonomy, competence, and relatedness—in physicians’ professional well-being, specifically satisfaction with professional life, work-related engagement, and exhaustion. Using an online survey, quantitative data were collected from 57...