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OBJECTIVE This study attempted to determine how often psychiatric residents are exposed to violence, the types of violence they encounter, and what institutional changes might increase their safety. METHODS Safety conditions at two private general hospitals and one state hospital that served as training sites for a psychiatric residency program were(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relative contribution of affective and cognitive skills to ratings of students' clinical performance by their supervisors. METHODS Each students' nonverbal behavior was analyzed by examining 33 nonverbal behavioral characteristics in videotape of each of 36 students interviewing a parent or patient three times during a 4-week(More)
Faculty users of education digital libraries require contents that are high quality and that are effective teaching and learning materials. Faculty use peer reviews of these materials to select those that they wish to use. MERLOT has developed a scalable, effective peer review system that meets the needs of its users. This paper describes evaluation(More)
The Living with a Neurological Condition (LINC) study was part of the National Population Health Study of Neurological Conditions conducted in Canada. This article describes empirical original qualitative data collected in the third and final phase of this study and examines how individuals living with a neurological condition maintain continuity of their(More)
The imaginary audience of 328 early and late adolescents was studied from the viewpoint of providing educators and clinicians with insight into its attributes--those which both facilitate and hinder youths' development. Early adolescents (about 14 or 15 years of age) displayed a greater awareness of an imaginary audience which probably contributed to their(More)
With the current push towards using fewer antipsychotics and more non-pharmacological interventions in long-term care, it has become increasingly important for knowledge and best-practice sharing across the province. The " Good Ideas " project began in 2001 in the context of my work as a Royal Ottawa geriatric psychiatry behavioural support outreach nurse(More)
BACKGROUND Little information exists on health of children with developmental disabilities (DDs) in the Canadian province of Manitoba. METHOD The present authors linked 12 years of administrative data and compared health status, changes in health and access to health and social services between children with (n = 1877) and without (n = 5661) DDs living in(More)