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Recreational use of prescription medications among Canadian young people: Identifying demographic and geographic disparities
BACKGROUND: The nonmedical use of prescription medications among young people has escalated substantially in recent years. Certain subgroups of adolescents are at greater risk than others, including rural youth, however ...
Acculturation and Health Experiences Among Young Immigrant Canadians
This thesis investigates the measurement of acculturation, and the effects of acculturation on obesity, physical activity and sedentary behaviour, among Canadian youth. It consists of four manuscripts. The first manuscript ...
CONTEMPORARY MEASURES OF MENTAL HEALTH STATUS AND SCHOOL-BASED RELATIVE AGE EFFECTS IN CANADIAN ADOLESCENTS
This thesis is on the epidemiology of relative age effects and how they relate to the mental health status of young people. Contemporary measures of mental health are developed, and the association between school-based ...