Recent Submissions

  • The relations of PTSD symptoms to alcohol use and coping drinking in volunteers who responded to the Swissair Flight 111 airline disaster 

    Stewart, S. H., T. L. Mitchell, K. D. Wright, and P. Loba. 2004. "The relations of PTSD symptoms to alcohol use and coping drinking in volunteers who responded to the Swissair Flight 111 airline disaster." Journal of anxiety disorders 18(1): 51-68.
    We investigated the effects of the 1998 Swissair Flight 111 (SA 111) disaster on a variety of indices of alcohol use among volunteer responders. We retrospectively administered standardized questionnaires and a semi-structured ...
  • Candidate's questionnaire: an alternative to an admissions interview for applicants to a dental hygiene program 

    Mitchell, T. L., D. W. Dunham, and H. J. Murphy. 2006. "Candidate's questionnaire: an alternative to an admissions interview for applicants to a dental hygiene program." Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene 40(2): 57-57-8, 61, 63 passim.
    Admissions committees are challenged to select the best applicants from a pool of qualified candidates. Requirements for admission to a Canadian dental hygiene program have included required university subjects average ...
  • 'We Will Never Ever Forget.': the Swissair flight 111 disaster and its impact on volunteers and communities 

    Mitchell, T. L., K. Griffin, S. H. Stewart, and P. Loba. 2004. "'We Will Never Ever Forget.': the Swissair flight 111 disaster and its impact on volunteers and communities." Journal of health psychology 9(2): 245-262.
    In collaboration with a Community Advisory Group we examined the impact of the 1998 Swissair Flight 111 disaster on volunteer responders and surrounding communities. We conducted qualitative interviews and administered a ...
  • Community resilience or unidentified health risk?: health professional perceptions on the impact of the Swissair Flight 111 disaster on surrounding communities 

    Mitchell, T. L., R. D. Townsend, and J. Schnare. 2003. "Community resilience or unidentified health risk?: health professional perceptions on the impact of the Swissair Flight 111 disaster on surrounding communities." Canadian journal of community mental health = Revue canadienne de sante mentale communautaire 22(1): 69-84.
    On September 2nd, 1998 Swissair Flight 111 crashed in Saint Margaret's Bay, Nova Scotia. Surrounding coastal communities were immediately transformed into disaster response sites. Sixteen community health professionals ...
  • Connection between the meaning of health and interaction with health professionals: caring for immigrant women 

    Weerasinghe, S., and T. Mitchell. 2007. "Connection between the meaning of health and interaction with health professionals: caring for immigrant women." Health care for women international 28(4): 309-328.
    The meaning of health perceived by adult immigrant women in Canada is discussed from the perspectives of immigration, culture, and lived experience to understand their encounters with health care professionals. Authors ...
  • A survey of Canadian dental hygiene faculty needs and credentials 

    Mitchell, T. L., and S. E. Lavigne. 2005. "A survey of Canadian dental hygiene faculty needs and credentials." Journal of dental education 69(8): 879-889. Reprinted by permission of Journal of Dental Education, Volume 69, 8 (2005). Copyright 2005 by the American Dental Education Association. http://www.jdentaled.org
    The American Dental Education Association recently reported that the growing shortage of qualified faculty in dental hygiene education programs has reached a crisis situation. The authors hypothesized that Canadian dental ...
  • Aging and oral health: understanding the relationship 

    Mitchell, T. L.. 2000. "Aging and oral health: understanding the relationship." Canadian Nursing Home 11(4): 11-15.
    In order to discuss the relationship between aging and oral health, it is important to understand what can happen to the oral structures as part of normal aging. Also discussed are the consequences to the elderly of poor ...