Recent Submissions

  • Comparing urban and rural young adult cancer survivors' experiences: a qualitative study 

    Miedema, B., J. K. E. Easley, and L. M. Robinson. 2013. "Comparing urban and rural young adult cancer survivors' experiences: a qualitative study." Rural and Remote Health 13(1): 2324-2324.
    Introduction: Large administrative data set analyses demonstrate that geography has a significant impact on access to health care and subsequent health outcomes. In general, rural populations have poorer access to healthcare ...
  • Do current cancer follow-up care practices meet the needs of young adult cancer survivors in Canada? A qualitative inquiry 

    Miedema, B., J. Easley, and L. M. Robinson. 2013. "Do current cancer follow-up care practices meet the needs of young adult cancer survivors in Canada? A qualitative inquiry." Current Oncology 20(1): 14-22.
    Purpose The purpose of the present study was to assess whether current cancer follow-up care practices meet the needs of young adult cancer survivors in Canada. Methods This qualitative study used a constructivist grounded ...
  • Welfare babies: poor children's experiences informing healthy peer relationships in Canada 

    Robinson, LM, L. McIntyre, and S. Officer. 2005. "Welfare babies: poor children's experiences informing healthy peer relationships in Canada." Health promotion international 20(4): 342-350.
    Positive peer relationships among children living in poverty are important for their well-being, resiliency and mental and physical health. This paper explicates the 'felt experience' of children living in poverty, and the ...
  • Coping and the response of others 

    Marin, Teresa J., Susan Holtzman, Anita DeLongis, and Lynne Robinson. 2007. "Coping and the response of others." Journal of Social and Personal Relationships 24(6): 951-969.
    This cross-sectional study examined spouse responses to partners' coping among 84 parents (29 couples and 26 individuals) of children with disabilities. Participants completed questionnaires regarding coping with caregiving ...
  • Promoting multidisciplinary relationships: a pragmatic framework for helping service providers to work collaboratively 

    Robinson, L. M.. 2005. "Promoting multidisciplinary relationships: a pragmatic framework for helping service providers to work collaboratively." Canadian journal of community mental health = Revue canadienne de sante mentale communautaire 24(1): 115-127.
    Multidisciplinary teamwork is increasingly considered the ideal way to provide mental health services. This is especially the case when working with children or families. However, there is little easy-to-use information ...
  • Feeling poor: The felt experience of low-income lone mothers 

    McIntyre, L., S. Officer, and LM Robinson. 2003. "Feeling poor: The felt experience of low-income lone mothers." Affilia-Journal of Women and Social Work 18(3): 316-331.
    This article describes what it means to feel poor from the perspective of low-income lone mothers. The construct of feeling poor is complex and multifaceted for these mothers, whose common behaviors include self-sacrifice ...
  • A survey of Canadian websites providing information about female urinary incontinence 

    Farrell, K. D., L. M. Robinson, S. A. Baydock, S. A. Farrell, et al. 2006. "A survey of Canadian websites providing information about female urinary incontinence." Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Journal d'obstetrique et gynecologie du Canada : JOGC 28(8): 700-712.
    OBJECTIVE: Urinary incontinence (UI) is a prevalent health issue that has significant detrimental effects on quality of life. The Internet offers a unique vehicle for incontinent women to access information that could ...
  • It's the "Good" Cancer, So Who Cares? Perceived Lack of Support Among Young Thyroid Cancer Survivors 

    Easley, Julie, Baukje Miedema, and Lynne Robinson. 2013. "It's the "Good" Cancer, So Who Cares? Perceived Lack of Support Among Young Thyroid Cancer Survivors." Oncology nursing forum 40(6): 596-600.
    Purpose/Objectives: To describe the survivorship experience of young adult patients with thyroid cancer. Research Approach: A qualitative, descriptive study. Setting: Tour Canadian provinces, with most participants from ...
  • Female urinary incontinence health education on the Internet: pitfalls and opportunities 

    Farrell, K. D., L. M. Robinson, and T. A. Scott. 2003. "Female urinary incontinence health education on the Internet: pitfalls and opportunities." Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Journal d'obstetrique et gynecologie du Canada : JOGC 25(7): 594-600.
    The prevalence and demographics of urinary incontinence (UI) in Canada demand new initiatives to provide both health education and care to the growing number of incontinent women. The Internet, and the Web sites on it, ...
  • Raising awareness of psychology in physicians through a Web-based self-change program 

    Robinson, Lynne M., Lori Francis, Christy Simpson, and Rob Rutledge. 2006. "Raising awareness of psychology in physicians through a Web-based self-change program." Professional Psychology-Research and Practice 37(5): 477-480.
    Physicians, with their influence on many patients, could be key players in helping to make psychology a household Word. The MD Health e-Coach Web site was created to help physicians improve their own health and expose them ...
  • Community-based organizations are critical partners in providing complete cancer care 

    Rutledge, R., and L. Robinson. 2009. "Community-based organizations are critical partners in providing complete cancer care." Current Oncology 16(2): 113-117.
    In Canada people affected by cancer access psychosocial care and support from two systems. In the conventional medical system, psychosocial professionals focus mainly oil screening for and treating those most distressed ...