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Research Papers

The following are all published research papers by the Mobilizing Minds Research Group:

Walsh, K., Pryor, T.A.M., Reynolds, K.A., Walker, J.R., & The Mobilizing Minds Research Group. (2019). Searching for answers: How well do depression websites answer the public’s questions about treatment choices?. Patient Education and Counselling, 102(1), 99-105. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2018.08.019

Bernstein, M. T., Walker, J. R., Sexton, K. A., Katz, A., Beatie, B. E., & The Mobilizing Minds Research Group. (2017). Gathering opinions on depression information needs and preferences: Samples and opinions in clinic versus web-based surveys.  JMIR Mental Health, 4(2): e13. doi:10.2196/mental.7231

Beaulac, J., Westmacott, R., Walker, J.R., Vardanyan, G., & The Mobilizing Minds Research Group.  (2016). Primary care provider views about the usefulness and dissemination of a web-based depression treatment information decision aid. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(6): e153. doi:10.2196/jmir.5458

Garinger, C. A., Firsten-Kaufman, E., Reynolds, K.A., Leonhart, M.W., Raimundo, A.S., Fogarty, P.C., Walker, J.R., &  The Mobilizing Minds Research Group. (2016). Mobilizing Minds: Integrated knowledge translation and youth engagement in the development of mental health information resources. Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement, 9(1), 172-185. doi: 10.5130/ijcre.v9i1.4415

Guimond, A.-J., Provencher, M. D., Walker, J. R., & Mobilizing Minds Research Group. (2015). Besoins en termes d’information concernant la santé mentale: Profil des jeunes québécois francophones [Quebecer young adults’ information needs for help with stress, anxiety and depression]. Revue Québécoise de Psychologie, 36(2), 207-228.

Reynolds, K., Walker J., Walsh, K. & The Mobilizing Minds Research Group. (2015). How well do websites concerning children’s anxiety answer parents’ questions about treatment choices?  Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 20(4), 555-569. doi: 10.1177/1359104514534948

Stewart, D. W., Walker, J. R., Beatie, B., Reynolds, K., Hahlweg, K., Leonhart, M., Tulloch, A., & The Mobilizing Minds Research Group. (2014). Postsecondary students’ information needs and pathways for help with stress, anxiety, and depression. Canadian Journal of Counselling & Psychotherapy, 48(3), 356-374.

Marcus, M., Westra, H., Eastwood, J, Barnes, K, & the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. (2012). What are Young Adults Saying About Mental Health? A Qualitative Analysis of Internet Blogs. Journal of Medical and Internet Research, 14(1):e17. doi: 10.2196/jmir.1868

Nunes, M., Walker, J.R., Syed, T., De Jong, M., Stewart, D.W., Provencher. M.D., Swinson, R., Ferrari, J, Furer, P., & The Mobilizing Minds Research Group.  (2014). A national survey of student extended health insurance programs in postsecondary institutions in Canada: Limited support for students with mental health problems. Canadian Psychology/Psychologie Canadienne, 55(2), 101-109. doi: 10.1037/a0036476

Cunningham, C. E.,  Walker, J. R., Eastwood, J. D., Westra, H., Rimas, H., Chen, Y., Marcus, M., Swinson, R., Bracken, K. & the Mobilizing Minds Research Group. (2014). Modeling mental health information preferences during the early adult years:  A discrete choice conjoint experiment. Journal of Health Communication: International Perspectives, 19(4), 413-440. doi:1080/10810730.2013.811324

Marcus, M.A., Westra, H.A., Eastwood, J.D., Barnes, K.L., & The Mobilizing Minds Research Group.  (2012). What are young adults saying about mental health? An analysis of Internet blogs. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 14(1): e17. doi:10.2196/jmir.1868

Marcus, M.A., Westra, H.A. & The Mobilizing Minds Research Group (2012). Mental health literacy in Canadian young adults: Results of a national survey. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 31(1), 1-15. doi:10.7870/cjcmh-2012-0002

Other Links

The organizations listed below are leaders in the field of mental health. These National websites include links to provincial and local services, as well as helpful information and resources.