Health and Wellness Journal

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In Search of the Meaning of Happiness through Flow and Spirituality

This study examines the extent to which flow and spirituality contribute to well being among athletes, artists, and academicians.

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Published online: April 11, 2014

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Wellness: A Conceptual Framework for School-based Mindfulness Programs

This paper is a discussion on using wellness to frame our understanding of school-based mindfulness programs implementation and research.

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Published online: April 11, 2014

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Developing and Validating a PHSU Belief Inventory (PHSU-BI) among Chinese Middle-aged White- and Blue-collar Workers

The study described the development and validation of the Preventive Health Services Utilization Belief Inventory (PHSU-BI) among middle-age white- and blue-collar workers in Taiwan.

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Published online: April 11, 2014

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Relationship between Communication with Health Care Providers and Perceived Quality of Health Care

This research study analyzed the U.S. National Cancer Institute’s HINTS- 2012 Cycle 1 data to quantify the relationships between patient-provider communication, reliance on provider and quality of health care.

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Enacting a Framework for Healthy Community Development: Engagement and Outcomes for Student and Faculty Co-researchers

Students and faculty work as co-researchers with a research team to explore determinants of a healthy community and mobilize resources to create change on their university campus.

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Social Justice and Health Equity: Urban Aboriginal Women’s Action for Health Reform

Indigenous research by urban Aboriginal women living in Canada influences non-racist, nondiscriminatory health care health policy change through interdisciplinary curriculum development, academic forums, and education of health professionals and students.

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Published online: April 11, 2014

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Traditional Elders in Post-Secondary STEM Education

Native/Aboriginal university students are underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Will the presence of Elders in STEM curricula improve the cultural relevance and interest for students?

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Published online: April 11, 2014

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Green Exercise for People with Acute Mental Distress: A Review of the Literature

The synergistic benefits of green exercise (exercise while being exposed to nature) has potential to assist people with severe mental illness manage their symptoms in inpatient psychiatric facilities.

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Published online: March 7, 2014

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Acknowledging the Role of Ecological Literacy in the Pursuit of Health and Well-being

Faculty from health, education and family studies argue for the importance of incorporating ecological literacy in their disciplines to prepare graduates who understand that well-being and environmental health are interdependent.

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Published online: March 7, 2014

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The Impact of Violence on Nursing Students in Mexico: A Lived Experience

This describes the results of a qualitative research study and provides a foundation for the theoretical underpinnings for a model development and multidisciplinary support of victims of violence.

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Published online: March 7, 2014

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