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Mindfulness and Adolescent Anxiety
The aim of this study was to determine if a mindfulness program would reduce anxiety, stress and depression in a grade 10 planning class (n = 12). The Depression Anxiety and Stress Scale was administered pre and post the ...
An Investigation of the Therapeutic Use of Mindfulness Practice
This thesis presents an investigation into the therapeutic properties of mindfulness as a practice for individuals experiencing difficulty with mental health and/or addictive behavior. The introduction briefly looks at the ...
A study of at-risk youth and how they respond to life's challenges
Students who attend alternate education programs are often the most vulnerable population in the school system. These youth face numerous challenges in their lives, including poverty, trauma, academic struggles, mental ...
Self-compassion as an alternative approach to obesity treatment
Obesity is a complex and multi-faceted condition that has been associated with numerous negative health effects. Traditional approaches to obesity treatment focus on weight loss through behaviour change and place the ...
Brain breaks in elementary schools: A self-regulation intervention program
It is well-established in research that childhood is a critical stage of development when students are susceptible to anxiety symptoms and the onset of anxiety disorders, due to the neuroplasticity of the brain from the ...
Mobile technologies and relationships: Rebuilding meaningful connections
[No abstract provided by author, first paragraph from Chapter 1 follows] Mobile-information communication technologies (MICT) (smart phones, tablets, internet, social media, texting) have become the preferred method of ...