Health and Wellness Journal

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Epidemiology of Major and Minor Depression in Rural Elderly Adults

The paper reveals that the prevalence of major and minor rural elderly depression groups was found to be higher than previous research suggested, and demonstrates both clinical and research implications.

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Published Online: January 31, 2016

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A Place for Everyone? The Challenge of Promoting Community Inclusion at a Recreation Centre

Employing a qualitative case study method, our study explored meaning of inclusion among community and staff members of an inclusive community recreation facility in Ontario, Canada.

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Published Online: January 29, 2016

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Looking on the Bright Side: Optimism in the Therapeutic Setting

This paper addresses the importance of incorporating the concept of optimism in the therapeutic setting and illustrates the ways in which optimism in clients leads to greater resilience and hope.

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Published Online: January 25, 2016

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The Children's Voice and Interdisciplinary Health Promotion Program

This paper describes a study of how children understand and perceive issues of health and well-being. Project results indicate the need to design interdisciplinary health promotion program in schools.

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Published Online: January 25, 2016

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Reducing Levels of Stress through Natural Environments: Take a Park, Not a Pill

This is a description of a study done on stress reduction from visitation to a natural environment.

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Published Online: January 21, 2016

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The Power of One: Using Service Learning to Promote Community Engagement

This paper provides insight for nurse educators on the impact and role of quality academic and community collaborations in an effort to deliver effective community care and educate new nurses.

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Published Online: January 20, 2016

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Participatory Action Research (PAR): A Strategy to Achieve Transformational Change in Nursing Research and Policy Development in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs)

Participatory action research as an approach to building research and policy development capacity among nurses and midwives in a low middle income country (LMIC).

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Published Online: January 14, 2016

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What Online Health-Related Behaviors Lead to Being Helped?

The paper examines what online health information seeking behaviors predict being helped by following online health information.

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Published Online: January 14, 2016

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“Best” Inter-Professional Practice in Healthcare: Bridging the Knowledge Translation Gap in Relation to Non-Communicable Diseases

The World Health Organization states that many non-communicable diseases can be addressed with healthy lifestyles. Evidence-based initiatives of the global physical therapy community to promote health-based care are described.

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Published Online: November 16, 2015

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Creating Technology-based Dance Activities for People with Parkinson’s: A Collaboration between McMaster University and Hamilton City Ballet

Based on a collaboration between Hamilton City Ballet and McMaster University, this article describes the development of technology-based dance activities for people with Parkinson’s using motion-sensing cameras.

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Published Online: November 11, 2015

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