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Using Population Health Surveys to Measure the Use of Services and the Prevalence of Psychiatric and/or Behavioural Conditions in Individuals with an Intellectual Disability
Background: Compared to the general population, individuals with intellectual disabilities have a higher prevalence of health problems, including psychiatric and/or behavioural conditions (dual diagnosis). Research suggests ...
An Examination of Canadian Family Physicians’ Knowledge and Practice Patterns Regarding Breast Cancer Prevention
Family physician (FP) knowledge regarding breast cancer risk assessment and prevention strategies such as chemoprevention are important in ensuring that women at high risk for breast cancer are identified and receive proper ...
Anthropometric Markers of Health Risk
The objective of this thesis was to investigate the relationships between simple anthropometric measures and health risk towards a better characterization of the high-risk obesity phenotype. To this end, four studies were ...