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LEISURE CONNECTIONS AND HEALING FOLLOWING TRAUMA: CONSTRUCTIVIST AND EXISTENTIAL REFLECTIONS AND THEORIZING
(Brock University, 2012-10-11)
Trauma can have lasting effects on health (CAMH, 2010; DSM-IV, 1994; Lazarus, 1966), negatively influencing meanings and experiences of leisure in relation to health (Griffin, 2002, 2005; Meister & Pedlar, 1996). This ...
Youth Living in Residential Care: Implications for Leisure and Identity
(Brock University, 2013-09-11)
The purpose of this study was to explore the intersection of living in residential care, leisure engagement, and adolescent identity development. The investigation included the voices of six youth living in a residential ...
Flourishing in the face of mental illness: A heuristic examination of the contribution of leisure to creating a meaningful life
(Brock University, 2014-09-11)
The purpose of this research was to examine the ways in which individuals with mental illness create a life of purpose, satisfaction and meaning. The data supported the identification of four common themes: (1) the power ...
Leisure as a Facilitator of Posttraumatic Growth in Individuals Living with Cancer
(Brock University, 2015-02-04)
Although there is a growing body of literature that shifts the focus of chronic illness and trauma research to personal growth, there is limited literature on the role that leisure has in this process (e.g., Tedeschi & ...