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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.
Attachment and Treatment Response for PTSD Patients
Attachment is an important factor to address with trauma patients. Using an inpatient, group therapy setting can enhance the impact of treatment, increase secure attachments with others, and reduce trauma symptoms.
NAFTA Weakens Regulatory Power of Governments
NAFTA creates a situation where governments have less power to intervene on issues such as obesity, hunger, and public health. This is likely to benefit only the privileged sector of society and harm low-income citizens.
Can Boredom in the Classroom Enhance the Learning Experience?
There is a lack of evidence for the claim that experiencing boredom (in the classroom) negatively impacts attention and academic performance. The authors of this chapter argue that boredom can enrich the learning experience ...
There Are Gender Differences in the Barriers to Cardiac Rehabilitation
Gender is an important factor that impacts health equity and access to healthcare programs and services. Healthcare professionals need to recognize that men and women behave differently within the environmental healthcare ...
Internet Users Should Only Pay for the Actual Demands Which They Place on Internet Service Providers
Regulation is required in order to protect network neutrality. That is, the freedom of the internet from unreasonable restrictions. The current Telecommunications Act and CRTC policies are too vague. Internet pricing should ...
Changes to Housing and Income Policies Threaten Women's Health
Public policy changes with regards to housing and income can have serious effects on a person’s health. The most vulnerable to these effects include lone parent families. Lone parent families led by men are just as vulnerable ...
Mobilizing for Change: Capacity Building for Youth
KM strategies need to anticipate and respond to changes during the research process. Research and KM processes should also be designed to maximize opportunity and capacity among all participants.
Do Situational and Personality Factors Interact to Produce Boredom?
Boredom can be caused by personality characteristics such as the tendency to become frequently bored. Situational factors such as being in a boring situation can also cause boredom. However, situational and personality ...
How Does Diversity Affect Homelessness?
Diversities such as social class, culture, sexual orientation, disabilities and psychiatric conditions impact poverty and homelessness.