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Stress of Immigration Can Be a Risk Factor for Child Abuse
Immigrant families that come into contact with the child welfare system face a number of challenges: loneliness, financial struggles, language struggles, struggles to provide for the family, and a sense of betrayal and ...
Homelessness Leads to Poor Health in York Region
Homeless and at-risk people in York Region have fair or poor physical and mental health. Affordability and lack of health coverage are the most common reasons why homeless and at-risk people have inadequate access to healthcare.
Promoting Mental Health Through Empowerment and Community Capacity Building
Effective mental health promotion must consider the social determinants of health and integrate the principles of social inclusion, access and equity into health programs. Attention to issues of ‘cultural competence’ and ...
The York Digital Journals Project: Strategies for Institutional Open Journal Systems Implementations
(American Library Association, 2010-07)
Embarking on a university wide journal-hosting initiative can be a resource-intensive undertaking. Providing such a service, however, can be equally rewarding, as it positions the library as both partner and colleague in ...
Reading Fiction Predicts People's Empathy
Reading fiction, in and of itself, predicts people’s empathy. People who read fiction tend to feel that they have more social support than those who read non- fiction.
Poverty Has a Devastating Impact on Canadians Living with Diabetes
Diabetes is more prevalent among the poor. Healthcare professionals, in addition to providing excellent care, must push to reduce poverty. This will optimize the management and prevention of diabetes.
Knowledge Mobilization Leads to Social Innovation
Building the capacity for KMb will benefit universities and communities. Through knowledge brokers, resources, and clear language research summaries, the KMb Unit at York is working to maximize the social, cultural, and ...
Equivalence tests for one-way independent groups designs
(Heldref Publications, 2010)
Researchers in education are often interested in determining whether independent groups are equivalent on a specific outcome. Equivalence tests for 2 independent populations have been widely discussed, whereas testing for ...
Acceptability of a cognitive behavior therapy intervention to implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients
We aimed to assess cardiac patients, acceptance of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT); determine if gender was associated with treatment engagement (session attendance and utilization of intervention strategies); and relate ...
Soil Microbial and Nutrient Dynamics During Late Winter and Early Spring in Low Arctic Sedge Meadows
(Toronto : University of Toronto, 2010)
Microbial activity occurs year-round in Arctic soils, including during the winter when soils are frozen. From 2004 to 2008 I monitored soil microbial and nutrient dynamics in low Arctic wet and dry sedge meadows near ...
Factor structure of the Beck Hopelessness Scale in individuals with advanced cancer
(John Wiley & Sons, 2010)
Although the Beck Hopelessness Scale is often used with the seriously ill, its factor structure has been given relatively little consideration in this context. The factor structure of this scale was examined in a sample ...
Canada Watch A Remarkable Turning Point: Post Neo-liberal Latin America and the Shadow of Obama
(Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies, 2010)
Blended Learning Makes Customizable Learning a Reality
There is no single best, one-size-fits-all blended learning model for every organization or every employee when developing soft skills in the workplace. Instead, a ‘mass customization’ approach that honours the uniqueness ...
Non-indigenous plant species along roadsides and other transportation routes in the Mackenzie Valley
(Biology Department, York University, 2010-10)
Non-indigenous or introduced plant species are accidentally or deliberately moved by people travelling to new continents, countries and regions. These species sometimes threaten indigenous or native species, because they ...
Effects of cardiac rehabilitation referral strategies on referral and enrollment rates
(Nature Publishing Group, 2010-02)
Despite recommendations in clinical practice guidelines, evidence suggests that utilization of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) following indicated cardiac events is low. Referral strategies, such as automatic referral, have ...
La Critique de L'Ècole des Femmes et La Dispute (2010)
(Glendon College Creative Writing and Dramatic Arts Program, 2010-03-24)
Archival file for the Glendon College production of La Critique de L'Ècole des Femmes de Molière directed Louise Nolan and La DIspute de Marivaux directed by Dianne Yakabuskie. The plays were performed March 24th - 27th, 2010.
The Dark Man`s Gaze (2010)
(Glendon College Creative Writing and Dramatic Arts Program, 2010-01-27)
Archival file for the Glendon College production of Ignacio del Moral directed by Guiiaume Barnardi. The play was performed January 27th - 30th, 2010.
Fridge Festival (2010)
(Glendon College Creative Writing and Dramatic Arts Program, 2010-04-07)
Archival file for the Glendon College production of Fridge Festival 2010 performed April 7th - 10th, 2010.
Service utilization patterns in parents of youth and adults with intellectual disability who experienced behavioral crisis
(Taylor & Francis, 2010)
Family caregivers play an important role in supporting people with intellectual disability (ID) and mental health problems or serious challenging behaviors across the lifespan. Relevant services for parents of people with ...