Robert J Williams

Summary

Affiliation: University of Lethbridge
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The prevalence and nature of gambling and problem gambling in South Korea
    Robert J Williams
    Alberta Gambling Research Institute and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, T1K 3M4, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:821-34. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Parental awareness of adolescent substance use
    Robert J Williams
    University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1K 3M4
    Addict Behav 28:803-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Does learning about the mathematics of gambling change gambling behavior?
    Robert J Williams
    School of Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:62-8. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Stacked Deck: an effective, school-based program for the prevention of problem gambling
    Robert J Williams
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, TIJ 3X1, Canada
    J Prim Prev 31:109-25. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Validity of adolescent self-report of substance use
    Robert J Williams
    School of Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K 5M9, Canada
    Subst Use Misuse 40:299-311. 2005
  6. doi request reprint The association between childhood maltreatment and gambling problems in a community sample of adult men and women
    David C Hodgins
    Psychology Department, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Psychol Addict Behav 24:548-54. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Examining the predictive validity of low-risk gambling limits with longitudinal data
    Shawn R Currie
    University of Calgary, Canada
    Addiction 107:400-6. 2012
  8. doi request reprint An examination of the relationship between gambling and antisocial behavior
    Sandeep Mishra
    Department of Psychology, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive West, Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 27:409-26. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Designing a longitudinal cohort study of gambling in Alberta: rationale, methods, and challenges
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Addiction Division, Foothills Addictions Program, University of Calgary, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, AB, Canada, T2N T29
    J Gambl Stud 24:479-504. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Neuroleptic and benzodiazepine use in long-term care in urban and rural Alberta: characteristics and results of an education intervention to ensure appropriate use
    Brad F Hagen
    School of Health Sciences, The University of Lethbridge, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 17:631-52. 2005

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint The prevalence and nature of gambling and problem gambling in South Korea
    Robert J Williams
    Alberta Gambling Research Institute and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, T1K 3M4, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:821-34. 2013
    ..To establish the current prevalence of gambling and problem gambling in South Korea and to determine the associated demographic and game play patterns...
  2. ncbi request reprint Parental awareness of adolescent substance use
    Robert J Williams
    University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1K 3M4
    Addict Behav 28:803-9. 2003
    ..Better school grades predicted greater awareness of alcohol and illicit drug use. Single parents and blended families were more aware of tobacco and illicit drug use...
  3. ncbi request reprint Does learning about the mathematics of gambling change gambling behavior?
    Robert J Williams
    School of Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:62-8. 2006
    ..The implication of this research is that enhanced mathematical knowledge on its own may be insufficient to change gambling behavior...
  4. doi request reprint Stacked Deck: an effective, school-based program for the prevention of problem gambling
    Robert J Williams
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, TIJ 3X1, Canada
    J Prim Prev 31:109-25. 2010
    ..There was no change in involvement in high risk activities or money lost gambling. These results indicate that Stacked Deck is a promising curriculum for the prevention of problem gambling...
  5. ncbi request reprint Validity of adolescent self-report of substance use
    Robert J Williams
    School of Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K 5M9, Canada
    Subst Use Misuse 40:299-311. 2005
    ..The present study found self-report of substance use in adolescents to only have fair validity. It is recommended that biochemical corroboration be routinely used for this population...
  6. doi request reprint The association between childhood maltreatment and gambling problems in a community sample of adult men and women
    David C Hodgins
    Psychology Department, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Psychol Addict Behav 24:548-54. 2010
    ..These results underscore the need for both increased prevention of childhood maltreatment and increased sensitivity towards trauma issues in gambling treatment programs for men and women...
  7. doi request reprint Examining the predictive validity of low-risk gambling limits with longitudinal data
    Shawn R Currie
    University of Calgary, Canada
    Addiction 107:400-6. 2012
    ..2006) on future harm. To identify demographic, behavioural, clinical and environmental factors that predict the shift from low- to high-risk gambling habits over time...
  8. doi request reprint An examination of the relationship between gambling and antisocial behavior
    Sandeep Mishra
    Department of Psychology, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive West, Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 27:409-26. 2011
    ..The results are consistent with the hypothesis that gambling and antisocial behavior are associated because they are, in part, different manifestations of similar personality traits...
  9. doi request reprint Designing a longitudinal cohort study of gambling in Alberta: rationale, methods, and challenges
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Addiction Division, Foothills Addictions Program, University of Calgary, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, AB, Canada, T2N T29
    J Gambl Stud 24:479-504. 2008
    ..Finally, the conclusions that can be drawn thus far are discussed as well as the plans for three future data collections...
  10. ncbi request reprint Neuroleptic and benzodiazepine use in long-term care in urban and rural Alberta: characteristics and results of an education intervention to ensure appropriate use
    Brad F Hagen
    School of Health Sciences, The University of Lethbridge, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 17:631-52. 2005
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  11. doi request reprint Mood and audience effects on video lottery terminal gambling
    Sandeep Mishra
    Department of Psychology, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 26:373-86. 2010
    ..Degree of problem gambling in the last year had little influence on these effects. Some practical implications of these findings are discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Promoting alcohol abstinence among pregnant women: potential social change strategies
    Sameer Deshpande
    Faculty of Management, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Canada
    Health Mark Q 23:45-67. 2005
    ..Several potential applications of social marketing directed to drinking-during- pregnancy campaigns are suggested, and possible contributions to the overall effort are explained...
  13. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotic drug use in Canadian long-term care facilities: prevalence, and patterns following resident relocation
    Brad Hagen
    School of Health Sciences, The University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 17:179-93. 2005
    ..During the one-year study, residents in one facility were relocated to a new facility, allowing examination of the changes in antipsychotic use associated with relocation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Methylphenidate and dextroamphetamine abuse in substance-abusing adolescents
    Robert J Williams
    Addiction Counselling Program, School of Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4, Canada
    Am J Addict 13:381-9. 2004
    ..Physicians are advised to prescribe non-stimulant medications (eg, bupropion) when treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in substance-abusing individuals...
  15. ncbi request reprint The role of ethnicity and culture in body image and disordered eating among males
    Lina A Ricciardelli
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Burwood Highway, Burwood, 3215, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Psychol Rev 27:582-606. 2007
    ..These include body build, levels of acculturation, socio-economic status, media exposure, and internalization of the muscular and lean body ideal...
  16. ncbi request reprint Activity-dependent phosphorylation of Akt/PKB in adult DRG neurons
    Sophie Pezet
    King s College London, Center for Age Related Diseases, Wolfson Wing, Guy s Campus, London Bridge, London SE1 1UL, UK
    Eur J Neurosci 21:1785-97. 2005
    ..Our results show that p-Akt Ser 473 is a marker of nociceptor activation and suggest a novel role for Akt in the transduction of intracellular signals in adult DRG neurons...
  17. ncbi request reprint Waiting time for breast cancer treatment in Alberta
    Alyssa D Reed
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary AB
    Can J Public Health 95:341-5. 2004
    ..women with breast cancer relative to Canadian Society for Surgical Oncology (CSSO) recommendations? Second, does patient age, cancer stage, patient community size, and year of diagnosis have a significant relationship to waiting time?..
  18. ncbi request reprint Negative perceptions about self-control and identification with gender-role stereotypes related to binge eating, problem drinking, and to co-morbidity among adolescents
    Robert J Williams
    School of Social Sciences and Liberal Studies, Charles Sturt University, Bathurst, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 32:66-72. 2003
    ..To examine the role of both positive and negative styles of self-control, and gender-role stereotypes in binge eating and problem drinking...