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This image is an homage to my husband’s grandfather who inspired my doctoral research on temporality of persons living with dementia. This collage represents his porous realities that cross his childhood in Hong Kong/Macao, the period of the Second World War, and his late life in Canada. The...
A Longitudinal Analysis of the Relationship between Neighbourhood Income Inequality and Maternal Mental Health in Calgary, AlbertaDownload
Background – Emerging evidence has identified income inequality as a potential risk factor for adverse mental health outcomes. Previous research into the relationship between income inequality and mental health has been largely cross-sectional, with mixed results. Very few of these studies have...
Adolescence is a time of profound change and development for girls. Canadian girls may face a number of complex issues as they transition through childhood into adolescence, including sharp declines in physical and mental health, high rates of violence at home and at school, and mounting...
Computational psychiatry: machine learning for clinical decision support in the treatment of major depressionDownload
The goal of this thesis is to contribute to the fields of data-driven medicine and computational psychiatry by attempting to demonstrate the viability of machine learning for use in psychiatry, specifically in predicting treatment outcomes for major depression. This is attempted in four ways: ...
The purpose of this Master’s project was to conduct a thorough literature review on adoption, with a specific focus on research conducted on adoptees. This review highlights adoptee experiences, including both psychological concerns and resiliency, and provides evidence that this group has been...
Differences in perception of depression towards mental health and gender roles as a function of language of responses in English-Punjabi bilingualsDownload
In this study, a quantitative design is being adopted to determine if English-Punjabi bilinguals’ perceptions of depression, mental health attitudes, and gender norms vary based on target reporting language. Sixty participants were recruited via social media. Participants varied from 18 to 51...
Mental health, the sacred, and embodied wisdom: Contemplations on the wholeness and well-being of childrenDownload
Mental health concerns are on the rise in Canada and worldwide. The World Health Organization predicts that by the year 2030 depressive disorders will be the leading cause of the global burden of disease (World Federation for Mental Health, 2012). Eurocentric medical models rooted in modern...
Peers Supporting Peers in Workplace Reintegration after Occupational Stress Injuries: A Mixed-Methods Pilot Study Evaluating the Edmonton Police Service Reintegration Program Facilitator TrainingDownload
Psychological antecedents and outcomes of leisure time physical activity for mainland Chinese international students in CanadaDownload
The purpose of this research was to examine the physical activity of mainland Chinese international students in Canada. Particularly, the relationships between physical activity, social cognitive variables (i.e., self-efficacy, social support, intention, access), mental health (i.e., stress,...
This manuscript-based dissertation investigated the processes of resilience and thriving among youth and young adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Following a review of relevant literature, two studies are presented. Study 1 is a quantitative study focused on resilience among...