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Qualitative cross-sectional study of the perceived causes of depression in South Asian origin women in Toronto
Objective: To explore how South Asian origin women in Toronto, Canada, understand and explain the causes of their depression. Design: Cross-sectional in-depth qualitative interviews. Setting: Outpatient service in Toronto, ...
What is needed to implement a computer-assisted health risk assessment tool? An exploratory concept mapping study
(BioMed Central, 2012-12-19)
Background: Emerging eHealth tools could facilitate the delivery of comprehensive care in time-constrained clinical settings. One such tool is interactive computer-assisted health-risk assessments (HRA), which may improve ...
Single item measures of self-rated mental health: a scoping review
(BioMed Central, 2014-09-17)
Background: A single-item measure of self-rated mental health (SRMH) is being used increasingly in health research and population health surveys. The item asks respondents to rate their mental health on a five-point scale ...
With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility: the Importance of Rejection, Power, and Editors in the Practice of Scientific Publishing
(PLoS ONEPLoS ONE, 2013-12-30)
Peer review is an important element of scientific communication but deserves quantitative examination. We used data from the handling service manuscript Central for ten mid-tier ecology and evolution journals to test whether ...
Patriarchal beliefs and perceptions of abuse among South Asian immigrant women
This study investigates the relationship between South Asian immigrant women’s patriarchal beliefs and their perceptions of spousal abuse. Twenty-minute telephone surveys were conducted with 47 women. The survey collected ...
Summer 2012 Newsletter
In this issue: Meet the Research Team (RT) & Advisory Committees (ACs). As we prepare to launch Phase 1 of our research, web-‐based surveys with LGBTTQ home care users starting in the fall, we’re working on modifying ...
To: You, From: Me
Supporting Positive Outcomes for Youth Involved with the Law
This report reviews literature that helps us understand how to better support positive outcomes for youth involved with the law. The report is meant to serve as a resource and guide for evidence-based practice for programs ...
Game On: Sport Participation as a Vehicle for Positive Development for Youth Facing Barriers
Sport is the most popular extra-curricular activity for youth across Canada and has been identified as an important environment to foster psychosocial development in youth. It is particularly important for youth who face ...
Trans Youth and the Right to Access Public Washrooms: A Critical Perspective on a Social Policy
This Research-to-Practice report defines, explores, and analyzes some of the challenges, fears, anxieties, and issues trans-identified youth experience, particularly with respect to safe access to public washrooms. The ...
Using Cluster Analysis to Assess the Adoption of Energy Star Ratings by the Commercial Buildings in the United States
As of December 2013, approximately 5,200 building managers and owners in the commercial building sector in the United States have decided to retrofit their buildings and seek qualification for the Energy Star rating ...
Contracting Care: Evaluating the effects of the "Second Generation Health System Strategy' on the contracting environment for community organizations in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver
This paper examines the impacts of the Downtown Eastside ‘Second Generation Health System Strategy’ (2GHSS) on the contracting environment for community organizations and programs receiving funding from the regional health ...
Finding and documenting the locations of Residential Schools in Canada
Maps have been created to depict the colonization of North America for hundreds of years. With the publication of the Truth and Reconciliation Commissions findings, reports and Calls to Actions, many researchers are now ...
The Perfect Deal
"The Impact of PTSD on Veterans' Family Relationships: An Interpretative Phenomenological Inquiry,"
Background: Although there is a significant amount of literature on veterans with PTSD, there is a limited amount of literature on the impact of PTSD on veterans' family relationships and in turn, how these relationships ...
Report to the Endangered Species Recovery Fund, World Wildlife Fund, Toronto, Ontario, Canada on the 2000 field season.
(Biology Department, York University, 2001-07)
1. Southwestern Ontario is the most densely populated, urbanized, industrialized and intensively farmed part of Canada. The remaining natural habitat cover is 5-10%, and much of this has been subjected to intense human-induced ...
"Diaspora of Islamic Cultures: Continuity and Change (Research Report)"
(York University, Centre for Refugee Studies, 2003)
This paper, drawing upon an ongoing research project funded by Canada's Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and the Ford Foundation, introduces the main ideas and themes that inform the study of changing ...
Female Willow Ptarmigan, at La Pérouse Bay, 1985.
Shedding Light on the Problem of Deer Overgrazing in Carolinian Forests
(Centre for Wildlife and Conservation Biology, Acadia University, 2002)
In nearly a decade of research we have carried out a multi-faceted study of the impact of deer grazing in three major Carolinian parks: Point Pelee National Park, and Rondeau and Pinery Provincial Parks. This research has ...
Optimized operation and calibration procedures for radical amplifier type dectors
(American Meterological Society, 2000)
Laboratory experiments were conducted to improve the operation and calibration procedures for the ambient ROx radical detectors (ROx = HO2 + RO2 + OH + RO) based on chemical amplification. A new method for the experimental ...