THE ILLNESS BELIEFS MODEL

Publications


Publications and Measures about Beliefs and Illness
UPDATED October 2017
      • Cann, A., Calhoun, L. G., Tedeschi, R. G., Kilmer, R. P., Gil-Rivas, V., Vishnevsky, T., & Danhauer, S. C. (2010a). The Core Beliefs Inventory: A brief measure of disruption in the assumptive world. Anxiety Stress Coping, 23, 19–34. doi: 10.1080/10615800802573013
      • Dagnan, D., Hull, A., & McDonnell, A. (2013). The Controllability Beliefs Scale used with carers of people with intellectual disabilities: Psychometric properties. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 57(5), 422-428. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2788.2012.01554.x
      • Darr, A., Astin, F., & Atkin, K. (2008). Causal attributions, lifestyle change, and coronary heart disease: Illness beliefs of patients of South Asian and European origin living in the United Kingdom. Heart & Lung, 37(2), 91-104. doi: 10.1016/j.hrtlng.2007.03.004
      • dela Cruz, F. A., & Galang, C. B. (2008). The illness beliefs, perceptions, and practices of Filipino Americans with hypertension. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 20(3), 118-127. doi: 10.1111/j.1745-7599.2007.00301.x
      • Dodgson, J. E., Bloomfield, M., & Choi, M. (2014). Are health science students’ beliefs about infant nutrition evidence-based? Nurse Education Today, 34(1), 92-99. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2013.02.015
      • Cann, A., Calhoun, L. G., Tedeschi, R. G., Kilmer, R. P., Gil-Rivas, V., Vishnevsky, T., & Danhauer, S. C. (2010a). The Core Beliefs Inventory: A brief measure of disruption in the assumptive world. Anxiety Stress Coping, 23, 19–34. doi: 10.1080/1061580080257301
      • Feudtner, C., Walter, J. K., Faerber, J. A., Hill, D. L., Carroll,  K. W., Mollen, C. J…. Hinds, P. S. (2015).  Good-parent beliefs of parents of seriously ill children.  JAMA Pediatrics.169(1), 39-47.doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.2341
      • Gisladottir, M., & Svavarsdottir, E. K. (2016). Development and psychometric testing of the Iceland-Family Illness Beliefs Questionnaire (ICE-FIBQ).  Journal of Family Nursing, 22(3), 321-338. doi:10.1177/1074840716661593
      • Kazak, A. E., McClure, K. S., Alderfer, M. A., Hwang, W-T., Crump, T. A., Le, L. T….Rourke, M. T. (2004). Cancer-related parental beliefs: The Family Illness Beliefs Inventory (FIBI).  Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 29(7), 531-542. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsh055
      • McCabe, P. J., Barnason, S. A., & Houfek, J. (2011). Illness beliefs in patients with recurrent symptomatic atrial fibrillation, Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, 34(7), 810-820. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8159.2011.03105.x
      • Nan, X., Zhao, X., & Briones, R. (2014).Parental cancer beliefs and trust in health information from medical authorities as predictors of HPV vaccine acceptability. (2014).  Journal of Health Communication:  International Perspectives, 19(1), 100-114. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10810730.2013.811319
      • October, T. W., Fisher, K. R.,Feudtner, C., & Hinds, P. S. (2014). The parent perspective: “Being a good parent” when making critical decisions in the PICU. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 15(4), 291-298. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000076  [Good Parent Tool]
      • Oyesanya, T. O., Thomas, M. A., Brown, R. L, & Turkstra, L. S. (2016). Nurses’ beliefs about caring for patients with traumatic brain injury. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 38(9), 1114-1138. doi: 10.1177/0193945916636629
      • Rolland. J. S. (1987). Family illness paradigms: Evolution and significance. Family Systems Medicine, 5(4), 482-503. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/h0089735
      • Rolland, J. S. (1998). Beliefs and collaboration in illness: Evolution over time. Families, Systems, & Health, 16(1-2),17-25. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/h008983
      • Sint Nicolaas, S. M., Schepers, S. A., van den Bergh, E. M. M., Evers, A. W. M., Hoogerbrugge, P. M., Grootenhuis, M. A., & Verhaak, C. M. (2016). Illness cognitions and family adjustment: Psychometric properties of the Illness Cognition Questionnaire for parents of a child with cancer.  Supportive Care in Cancer, 24(2), 529-537. doi: 10.1007/s00520-015-2795-5
      • Svavarsdottir, E. K., Looman, W., Tryggvadottir, G. B., & Garwick, A. (2017).  Psychometric testing of the Icelandic Health Care Practitioner Illness Beliefs Questionnaire among school nurses. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/scs.12457
      • Weine, S., Feetham, S., Kulauzovic, Y., Knafl, K., Besic, S., Klebic, A.,…Pavkovic, I. (2006). A family beliefs framework for socially and culturally specific preventive interventions with refugee youths and families. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 76(1), 1-9. doi: 10.1037/0002-9432.76.1.1
      • Zhang, J., While, A. E., & Norman, I. J. (2012). Development and testing of an instrument to assess nurses’ knowledge, risk perception, health beliefs and behaviours related to influenza vaccination. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21(17-18), 2636-2646. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2011.03794.x

All KNOWN PUBLICATIONS influenced by the ILLNESS BELIEFS MODEL: LISTED BY DATE FROM MOST RECENT TO OLDEST

      • UPDATED  October 2017

      • 2017

      • Svavarsdottir, E. K., Looman, W., Tryggvadottir, G. B., & Garwick, A. (2017).  Psychometric testing of the Icelandic Health Care Practitioner Illness Beliefs Questionnaire among school nurses. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/scs.12457
      • Wright, L. M. (2017). Suffering and spirituality:  The path to illness healing. Calgary, Alberta, Canada: 4th Floor Press.
      • Bell, J. M. (2017). Social media and family nursing scholars: Catching up with 2007 [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 23(1), 3-12. doi: 10.1177/1074840717694524
      • Wacharasin, C. (2017). Nursing interventions for families experiencing chronic illness. Chon-Buri, Thailand: Chonburi Printing. [in Thai]
      • Gisladottir, M., & Svavarsdottir, E. K. (2017). The effectiveness of therapeutic conversation intervention for caregivers of adolescents with ADHD: A quasi-experimental design.  Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 24, 15-27. doi: 10.1111/jpm.12335
      • 2016

      • Bell, J. M. (2016). The central importance of therapeutic conversations in family nursing: Can talking be healing? [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 22, 439-449. doi: 10.1177/1074840716680837
      • Dorell, Å., Bäckström, B., Ericsson, M., Johansson, M., Ostlund, U., & Sundin, K. (2016). Experiences with Family Health Conversations at residential homes for older people. Clinical Nursing Research, 25(5), 560-582. doi: 10.1177/1054773814565174
      • Dorell Å., Östlund, U., & Sundin K. (2016). Nurses’ perspective of conducting family conversation. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being11. doi: 10.3402/qhw.v11.30867
      • Dorell, Å., & Sundin, K. (2016). Becoming visible – Experiences from families participating in Family Health Conversations at residential homes for older people. Geriatric Nursing, 37(4), 260-265. doi:10.1016/j.gerinurse.2016.02.015
      • Gisladottir, M., & Svavarsdottir, E. K. (2016). Development and psychometric testing of the Iceland-Family Illness Beliefs Questionnaire (ICE-FIBQ).  Journal of Family Nursing, 22(3), 321-338. doi:10.1177/1074840716661593
      • Gisladottir, M., Treasure, J., Svavarsdottir, E. K. (2016).  Effectiveness of therapeutic conversation intervention among caregivers of people with eating disorders:  Quasi experimental design.  Journal of Clinical Nursing. Advance online publication.  doi: 10.1111/jocn.13412
      • Lämås, K., Sundin, K., Jacobsson, C., Saveman, B-I., & Östlund, U. (2016). Possibilities to evaluate cost-effectiveness of family system nursing: An example based on Family Health Conversations with families in which a middle-aged family member had suffered stroke. Nordic Journal of Nursing Research, 36(2), 74-81. doi: 10.1177/0107408315610076
      • Östlund, U., Bäckström, B., Saveman, B.-I., Lindh, V., & Sundin, K. (2016). A Family Systems Nursing approach for families following a stroke: Family Health Conversations. Journal of Family Nursing, 22(2), 148-171. doi: 10.1177/1074840716642790
      • 2015

      • Arestedt, L., Benzein, E., & Persson, E. (2015). Families living with chronic illness: Beliefs about illness, family, and health care.  Journal of Family Nursing, 21(1), 206-231. doi:10.1177/107484071557679 [SPECIAL ISSUE ON THE ILLNESS BELIEFS MODEL]
      • Bell, J. M. (2015). Growing the science of Family Systems Nursing: Family health intervention research focused on illness suffering and family healing [L’avancement de la recherché sur l’intervention infirmiere systémique en santé familiale: bilan]. In F. Duhamel (Ed.), La santé et la famille: Une approche systémique en soins infirmiers [Families and health: A systemic approach in nursing care] (3rd ed., 102-125.) Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Gaëtan Morin editeur, Chenelière Éducation. [In French] English language translation available from U of C Institutional Repository, PRISM: http://hdl.handle.net/1880/51114.
      • Bell, J. M., & Wright, L. M. (2015). The Illness Beliefs Model: Advancing practice knowledge about illness beliefs, family healing, and family interventions [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 21(2), 179-185. doi:10.1177/1074840715586889 [SPECIAL ISSUE ON THE ILLNESS BELIEFS MODEL]
      • Benzein, E., Olin, C., & Persson, C. (2015). ‘You put it all together’- families’ evaluation of participating in Family Health Conversations. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 29(1), 136-144. doi: 10.1111/scs.1214
      • Duhamel, F., Dupuis, F., Turcotte, A., Martinez, A.-M., & Goudreau, J. (2015).  Integrating the Illness Beliefs Model in clinical practice: A Family Systems Nursing Knowledge Utilization Model.  Journal of Family Nursing, 21(2), 322-348. doi:10.1177/1074840715579404 [SPECIAL ISSUE ON THE ILLNESS BELIEFS MODEL]
      • Östlund, U., Bäckström, B., Lindh, V., Sundin, K., & Saveman, B.-I. (2015).  Nurses’ fidelity to theory-based core components when implementing Family Health Conversations—a qualitative inquiry. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Science, 29(3), 582-590. doi: 10.1111/scs.12179
      • Sato, N., Araki, A., Ito, R., & Ishigaki, K. (2015). Exploring the beliefs of Japanese mothers caring for a child with disabilities. Journal of Family Nursing, 21(2), 232-260. doi:10.1177/1074840715586551 [SPECIAL ISSUE ON THE ILLNESS BELIEFS MODEL]
      • Sundin, K., Pusa, S., Lundstedt, E., Wincent, N., Östlund, U., Bäckström, B.,…Saveman, B.-I. (2015). What couples choose to focus on during nurse-led Family Health Conversations when suffering strokeThe International Journal for Human Caring19(2), 22-28. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20467/1091-5710-19.2.22
      • Wacharasin, C., Phaktoop, M., Sananreangsak, S. (2015). Examining the usefulness of a Family Empowerment Program guided by the Illness Beliefs Model for families caring for a child with thalassemia. Journal of Family Nursing, 21(2), 295-321. doi:10.1177/1074840715585000 [SPECIAL ISSUE ON THE ILLNESS BELIEFS MODEL]
      • West, C. H., Bell, J. M., Woodgate, R. L., & Moules, N. L. (2015).  Waiting to return to normal: An exploration of Family Systems intervention in childhood cancer.  Journal of Family Nursing, 21(2), 261-294.  doi:10.1177/1074840715576795 [SPECIAL ISSUE ON THE ILLNESS BELIEFS MODEL]
      • Wright, L. M. (2015). Brain science and illness beliefs: An unexpected explanation of the healing power of therapeutic conversations and the family interventions that matter.  Journal of Family Nursing, 21(2), 186-205.  doi:10.1177/1074840715575822 [SPECIAL ISSUE ON THE ILLNESS BELIEFS MODEL]
      • 2014

      • Bell, J. M. (2014). Creating a culture of feedback in family nursing [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 20(4), 383-389. doi: 10.1177/1074840714559505
      • Bell, J. M. (2014).  Family centered care and family nursing: Three beliefs that matter most [Guest Editorial for a Special Issue on Family Centered Care]. Pfelge, 27(4), 213-217. doi:10.1024/1012-5302/a000369
      • Bell, J. M. (2014). Knowledge translation in family nursing: Gazing into the Promised Land [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 20(1), 3-12. doi:10.1177/1074840714521731
      • Dorell, Å., Bäckström, B., Ericsson, M., Johansson, M., Östlund, U., & Sundin, K. (2014). Experiences with Family Health Conversations at residential homes for older people. Clinical Nursing Research25(5), 560-582. doi: 10.1177/1054773814565174
      • Gudnadottir, M., & Svarvarsdottir, E. K. (2014). Advanced nursing intervention for families of children and adolescents with asthma: The fathers perspective. Nordic Journal of Nursing Research, 34(2), 49-52. doi: 10.1177/010740831403400210
      • Persson, C., & Benzein, E. (2014). Family Health Conversations: How do they support health? Nursing Research and Practice, 2014, Article ID 547160. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/547160
      • Ostlund, U., Backstrom, B., Lindh, V., Sundin, K., & Saveman, B.-I. (2014).  Nurses’ fidelity to theory-based core components when implementing Family Health Conversations—a qualitative inquiry..  Advance online publication. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Science. doi: 10.1111/scs.12179
      • Östlund, U., & Persson, C. (2014). Examining family responses to Family Systems Nursing interventions: An integrative review.  Journal of Family Nursing, 20, 259-286. doi:10.1177/1074840714542962
      • Persson, C., & Benzein, E. (2014).  Family Health Conversations: How do they support health? Nursing Research and Practice, 2014, Article ID 547160.  doi:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/547160
      • 2013

      • Bell, J. M. (2013). Family nursing is more than family centered care [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 19(4), 411-417. doi:10.1177/1074840713512750
      • Kamban, S., & Svavarsdottir, E. K. (2013). Does a therapeutic conversation intervention in an acute paediatric setting make a difference for families of children with bronchiolitis caused by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)? Journal of Clinical Nursing, 22(19-20), 2723-2733. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2012.04330.x
      • Konradsdottir, E., & Svavarsdottir, E. K.  (2013). The role of the advanced nurse practitioners in offering brief therapeutic conversation intervention for families of children and adolescents with Type 1 diabetes.  Vard I Norden, [Nordic Journal of Nursing Research] Publ. 109, 33(1), 44-47.
      • Lindh, V., Persson, C., Saveman, B-I., Englund, C., Idberger, K., & Östlund, U. (2013). An initiative to teach family systems nursing using online health-promoting conversations: A multi-methods evaluation. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 3(2), 54-66. doi: 10.5430/jnep.v3n2p54
      • Sveinbjarnardottir, E .K., Svavarsdottir, E. K., & Wright, L. M. (2013). What are the benefits of a short therapeutic conversation intervention with acute psychiatric patients and their families? A controlled before and after studyInternational Journal of Nursing Studies50(5), 593-602.
      • Thirsk, L. M., & Moules, N. J. (2013). “I can just be me”: Advanced practice nursing with families experiencing grief. Journal of Family Nursing, 19, 74-98. doi:10.1177/1074840712471445
      • Wright, L. M. (2013).  Don’t get married… Unless… Know when, to whom, and IF you should tie the knot–and how to fortify your marriage once you do.  Calgary, Alberta, Canada: 4th Floor Press.
      • 2012

      • Benzein, E., Hagberg, M., & Saveman, B.-I. (2012). Att möta familjer inom vård och omsorg [Meeting with families in health and community care]. Stockholm, Sweden: Studentlitteratur. [in Swedish]
      • Moules, N. J., Bell, J. M., Paton, B .I. & Morck, A.C. (2012). Examining pedagogical practices in Family Systems Nursing: Intentionality, complexity, and doing well by families. Journal of Family Nursing, 18(2), 261-295. doi:10.1177/1074840711435508
      • 2011

      • Bell, J. M. (2011).  Relationships: The heart of the matter in family nursing [Editorial].  Journal of Family Nursing, 17(1), 3-10. doi: 10.1177/1074840711398464
      • Bell, J. M., & Wright, L. M. (2011).  The Illness Beliefs Model: Creating practice knowledge for families experiencing illness suffering.  In E .K. Svarvarsdottir & H. Jonsdottir (Eds.), Family nursing in action (pp. 15-51). Reykjavik, Iceland: University of Iceland Press.
      • Gísladóttir, M., & Svavarsdottir, E. K. (2011). Educational and support intervention to help families assist in the recovery of relatives with eating disorders. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 18(2), 122-130. doi 10.1111/j.1365-2850.2010.01637.x
      • Sveinbjarnardottir, E. K., Svavarsdottir, E. K., & Saveman, B. I. (2011). Nurses attitudes towards the importance of families in psychiatric care following an educational and training intervention program. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 18(10), 895-903. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2850.2011.01744.x
      • West, C.H. (2011).  Addressing illness suffering in childhood cancer: Exploring the beliefs of  family members in therapeutic nursing conversations.  Unpublished doctoral thesis, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Supervisor: Dr. Janice M. Bell) Retrieved from http://dspace.ucalgary.ca/handle/1880/48765
      • 2010

      • Freed, P. E., SmithBattle, L., Leander, S., & Westhus, N. (2010). Therapeutic letters in undergraduate nursing education: Ideas for clinical nurse educators. Nurse Education Today, 30(5), 470-475
      • Marshall, A., Bell, J. M., & Moules, N. J. (2010).  Beliefs, suffering, and healing: A clinical practice model for families experiencing mental illness.  Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, 46(3),182-96. doi: 10.1111/j.1744-6163.2010.00259.x
      • Wacharasin, C. (2010). Families suffering with HIV/AIDS: What family nursing interventions are useful to promote healing? Journal of Family Nursing,16(3), 302-321. doi:10.1177/1074840710376774
      • 2009

      • Bell, J. M. (2009).  Family Systems Nursing re-examined [Editorial].  Journal of Family Nursing, 15(2), 123-129. doi:10.1177/1074840709335533
      • Bell, J. M., Moules, N. J., & Wright, L .M. (2009).  Therapeutic letters and the Family Nursing Unit: A legacy of advanced nursing practice.  Journal of Family Nursing, 15(1), 6-30. doi:10.1177/1074840709331865
      • Moules, N. J. (2009). Grief and families: Applying the Illness Beliefs Model to bereavement.  In L.M. Wright & J.M. Bell.  Beliefs and illness:  A model for healing (pp. 305-317).  Calgary, Alberta, Canada:  4th Floor Press.
      • Moules, N. J. (2009a). Therapeutic letters in nursing: Examining the character and influence of the written word in clinical work with families experiencing illness.  Journal of Family Nursing, 15(1), 31-49. doi:10.1177/1074840709331639
      • Moules, N. J. (2009b). The past and future of therapeutic letters: Family suffering and healing words.  Journal of Family Nursing, 15(1), 102-111. doi:10.1177/1074840709332238
      • St. John, W., & Flowers, K. (2009). Working with families: From theory to clinical nursing practice. Collegian, 16(3), 131-138. doi:10.1016/j.colegn.2009.04.001
      • Thirsk, L. M. (2009). Understanding the nature of nursing practices and interventions with grieving families. Unpublished doctoral thesis, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Supervisor: Dr. Nancy J. Moules) Retrieved from http://dspace.ucalgary.ca/handle/1880/48641
      • Wright, L .M., & Bell, J. M. (2009). Beliefs and illness: A model for healing.  Calgary, Alberta, Canada: 4th Floor Press.  Kindle version available from Amazon.comFree download of the Table of Contents and Chapter 1 is available from DSpace, University of Calgary Library: http://dspace.ucalgary.ca/bitstream/1880/48559/1/Beliefs_and%20Illness_2009.pdf
      • 2008

      • Benzein, E., Hagberg, M., & Saveman, B.-I. (2008). ‘Being appropriately unusual’: A challenge for nurses in health-promoting conversations with families. Nursing Inquiry, 15(2), 106-115. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1800.2008.00401.x
      • Wright, L. M. (2008).  Softening suffering through spiritual care practices:  One possibility for healing families.  Journal of Family Nursing, 14(4), 394-411. doi:10.1177/1074840708326493
      • Benzein, E. G., & Saveman, B.-I. (2008). Health-promoting conversations about hope and suffering with couples in palliative care. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 14, 439-445. PMID: 19060795
      • Svavarsdottir, E. K. (2008). Excellence in Nursing: A Model for Implementing Family Systems Nursing in Nursing Practice at an Institutional Level in Iceland.  Journal of Family Nursing, 14(4), 456-468. doi: 10.1177/1074840708328123
      • Clausson, E., & Berg, A. (2008).  Family intervention sessions:  One useful way to improve schoolchildren’s mental health.  Journal of Family Nursing, 14(3), 289-313. doi:10.1177/1074840708322758
      • Houger Limacher, L. (2008). Locating relationships at the heart of commending practices.  Journal of Systemic Therapies, 27(4), 90-105. doi: 10.1521/jsyt.2008.27.4.90
      • Bell. J. M. (2008). The Family Nursing Unit, University of Calgary: Reflections on 25 years of clinical scholarship (1982-2007) and closure announcement [Editorial].  Journal of Family Nursing, 14(3), 275-288. doi: 10.1177/1074840708323598
      • Flowers, K., St. John, W., & Bell, J. M. (2008). The role of the clinical laboratory in teaching and learning family nursing skills.  Journal of Family Nursing, 14(2), 242-267. doi:10.1177/1074840708316562
      • McLeod, D. L., & Wright, L. M. (2008). Living the as-yet unanswered: Spiritual care practices in Family Systems Nursing.  Journal of Family Nursing, 14(1), 118-141. doi:10.1177/1074840707313339
      • Marshall, A. J., & Harper-Jaques, S. (2008).  Depression and family relationships:  Ideas for healing.  Journal of Family Nursing, 14(1), 56-73. doi:10.1177/1074840707312717
      • 2007

      • Bell, J. M., & Wright, L. M. (2007). La recherche sur la pratique des soins infirmiers à la famille [Research on family interventions]. In F. Duhamel (Ed.), La santé et la famille: Une approche systémique en soins infirmiers [Families and health: A systemic approach in nursing care] (2nd ed., pp. 87-105).  Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Gaëtan Morin editeur, Chenelière Éducation. [In French] (An English version of this book chapter available for public access at DSpace,  University of Calgary Library: http://dspace.ucalgary.ca/handle/1880/44060 )
      • Duhamel F. (2007). Les interventions systémiques familiales auprès de la famille [Family nursing intervention]. In F. Duhamel (Ed.), La santé et la famille : Une approche systémique en soins infirmiers [Families and health: A systemic approach in nursing care] (2nd ed., pp. 63-86). Montréal, Quebec, Canada: Gaëtan Morin éditeur. Chenelière Éducation.
      • Duhamel, F., Dupuis, F., Reidy, M., & Nadon, N. (2007). A qualitative evaluation of a family nursing intervention. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 21(1), 43-49. PMID: 17213739
      • James, I., Andershed, B., & Ternestedt, B.-M. (2007). A family’s beliefs about cancer, dying, and death in the end of life. Journal of Family Nursing, 13(2), 226-252.  doi:10.1177/1074840707300849
      • 2006

      • Houger Limacher, L., & Wright, L. M. (2006). Exploring the therapeutic family intervention of commendations: Insights from research. Journal of Family Nursing, 12, 307-331. doi:10.1177/1074840706291696
      • Goudreau, J., Duhamel, F., & Ricard, N. (2006). The impact of a Family Systems Nursing educational program on the practice of psychiatric nurses.  A pilot study.  Journal of Family Nursing, 12(3), 292-306. doi:10.1177/1074840706291694
      • Moules, N. J., Thirsk, L. M., & Bell, J .M. (2006). A Christmas without memories: Beliefs about grief and mothering–A clinical case analysis.  Journal of Family Nursing, 12(4), 426-441. doi:10.1177/1074840706294244
      • Wright, L. M. (2006). Facilitating healing in illness:  Practical therapeutic techniques for diabetes educators.  The Diabetes Communicator, Jan/Feb, 8. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1880/48635
      • Simpson, P., Yeung, K. K., Kwan, T. Y., & Wah, W. K. (2006). Family systems nursing. A guide to mental health care in Hong Kong. Journal of Family Nursing, 12(3), 276-291. doi:10.1177/1074840706291436
      • 2005

      • Wright, L. M. (2005). Family Nursing: Challenges and opportunities– Marriage: It matters in sickness and in health. Journal of Family Nursing, 11(4), 344-349. doi:10.1177/1074840705280822
      • Robinson, W. D., Carroll, J. S., & Watson, W. L. (2005).  Shared cxperience building around the family crucible of cancer.  Families, Systems, & Health, 23(2), 131- 147.doi: 10.1037/1091-7527.23.2.131
      • Saveman B-I., Måhlén C. & Benzein E. (2005). Nursing students´ beliefs about families in nursing care.  Nurse Education Today, 25, 480-486.
      • 2004

      • Duhamel, F., & Dupuis, F. (2004).  Guaranteed returns: Investing in conversations with families of cancer patients.  Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 8(1), 68-71. doi: 10.1188/04.CJON.68-71.
      • Tapp, D. M. (2004).  Dilemmas of family support during cardiac recovery: Nagging as a gesture of support.  Western Journal of Nursing Research, 26(5), 561-580. doi: 10.1177/0193945904265425
      • Duhamel, F., & Talbot, L. (2004).  A constructivist evaluation of family interventions in cardiovascular nursing practice.  Journal of Family Nursing, 10(1), 12-32. doi:10.1177/1074840703260906
      • Bell, J. M., Moules, N. J., Simonson, K., & Fraser, J. (2004).  Marriage and illness: Therapeutic conversations with couples who are suffering.  P. Amato & N. Gonzalez (Eds.), Vision 2004: What is the future of marriage? (pp. 47-52).  Minneapolis, MN: National Council on Family Relations.
      • 2003

      • Duhamel, F., & Dupuis, F. (2003). Families in palliative care: Exploring family and health–care professionals’ beliefs. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 9(3), 113-119. PMID: 12682573
      • Goudreau, J., & Duhamel, F. (2003).  Interventions in perinatal family care: A participatory study.  Families, Systems, & Health, 21(2), 165-180. doi: 10.1037/1091-7527.21.2.165
      • Bell, J. M. (2003).  Clinical scholarship in family nursing [Editorial].  Journal of Family Nursing, 9(2), 127-129. doi: 10.1177/1074840703009002001
      • Houger Limacher, L., & Wright, L. M. (2003).  Commendations: Listening to the silent side of a family intervention.  Journal of Family Nursing, 9(2), 130-135. doi:10.1177/1074840703009002002
      • Bohn, U., Wright, L. M., & Moules, N.J. (2003).  A family systems nursing interview following a myocardial infarction:  The power of commendations.  Journal of Family Nursing, 9(2), 151-165. doi:10.1177/1074840703009002003
      • Moules, N. J. (2003).  Therapy on paper: Therapeutic letters and the tone of relationship.  Journal of Systemic Therapies, 22(1), 33-49. doi: 10.1521/jsyt.22.1.33.24091
      • Houger Limacher, L. (2003).  Commendations:  The healing potential of one family systems nursing intervention.  Unpublished doctoral thesis, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  (Supervisor: Dr. Lorraine M. Wright) Retrieved from http://dspace.ucalgary.ca/handle/1880/49062
      • McLeod, D. L. (2003).  Opening space for the spiritual:  Therapeutic conversations with families living with serious illness.  Unpublished doctoral thesis, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  (Supervisor: Dr. Lorraine M. Wright) Retrieved from http://dspace.ucalgary.ca/handle/1880/45183
      • 2002

      • Krusky, M. (2002).  Women and thinness: The watch on the eve of the feast.  Therapy with families experiencing troubled eating.  Journal of Systemic Therapies, 21(1), 58-76. doi: 10.1521/jsyt.21.1.58.23101
      • Moules, N. J. (2002).  Nursing on paper: Therapeutic letters in nursing practice.  Nursing Inquiry, 9(2), 104-113. doi: 10.1046/j.1440-1800.2002.00133.x
      • 2001

      • McLeod, D., & Wright, L .M. (2001).  Conversations of spirituality: Spirituality in family systems nursing – making the case with four clinical vignettes.  Journal of Family Nursing, 7(4), 391-415. doi:10.1177/107484070100700405
      • Tapp, D. M. (2001).  Conserving the vitality of suffering: Addressing family constraints to illness conversations.  Nursing Inquiry, 8(4), 254-263. doi: 10.1046/j.1440-1800.2001.00118.x
      • Wright, L. M. (2001).  Suffering and family nursing intervention research: A healing combination.  Japanese Journal of Family Nursing, 6(2), 133-140.  [In Japanese]
      • 2000

      • Moules, N. J. (2000).  Nursing on paper:  The art and mystery of therapeutic letters in clinical work with families experiencing illness.  Unpublished doctoral thesis, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Supervisor: Dr. Janice M. Bell) Retrieved from              http://dspace.ucalgary.ca/handle/1880/40483
      • Tapp, D. M. (2000). The ethics of relational stance in family nursing: Resisting the view of “nurse as expert”.  Journal of Family Nursing, 6(1), 69-91. doi:10.1177/107484070000600105
      • 1999

      • Bell, J. M. (1999).  Therapeutic failure: Exploring uncharted territory in family nursing [Editorial].  Journal of Family Nursing, 5(4), 371-373. doi:10.1177/107484079900500401
      • 1998

      • Robinson, C. A. (1998).  Women, families, chronic illness, and nursing interventions: From burden to balance.  Journal of Family Nursing, 4(3), 271-290. doi:10.1177/107484079800400304
      • Levac, A. M., McLean, S., Wright, L. M., Bell, J. M., “Ann”, & “Fred”. (1998). A “Reader’s Theater” intervention to managing grief: Posttherapy reflections by a family and a clinical team. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 24(1), 81-94. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.1998.tb01064.x
      • Moules, N. J. (1998). Legitimizing grief: Challenging beliefs that constrain. Journal of Family Nursing, 4(2), 138-162. doi:10.1177/107484079800400203
      • 1997

      • Tapp, D. M. (1997).  Exploring therapeutic conversations between nurses and familiesexperiencing ischemic heart disease. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Supervisor: Dr. Janice M. Bell) Retrieved from                        http://dspace.ucalgary.ca/handle/1880/26879
      • Wright, L. M. (1997). Multiple sclerosis, beliefs and families: Professional and personal stories of suffering and strength. In S. McDaniel, J. Hepworth, & W.J. Doherty (Eds.), The shared experience of illness: Stories of patients, families, and their therapists (pp. 263-273).  New York, NY: Basic Books.
      • Wright, L. M. (1997). Beliefs, illness, and healing: A dynamic threesome. AFTA Newsletter,  Summer (68), 15-18.
      • Wright, L .M. (1997). Suffering and spirituality: The soul of clinical work with families [Guest Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 3(1), 3-14. doi:10.1177/107484079700300101
      • 1996

      • Gale, J., Chenail, R. J., Watson, W. L., Wright, L.M., & Bell, J. M. (1996).  Research and practice: A reflexive and recursive relationship.  Three narratives and five voices.  Marriage and Family Review, 24(3/4), 275-295. [Special issue: Methods and Methodologies of Qualitative Family Research.] Retrieved from http://dspace1.acs.ucalgary.ca/bitstream/1880/44551/3/Wright_MFR_24_96.pdf
      • Tapp, D. M., & Wright, L. M. (1996).  Live supervision and family systems nursing: Post-modern influences and dilemmas. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 3(4), 225-233. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2850.1996.tb00116.x
      • Robinson, C. A. (1996). Health care relationships revisited.  Journal of Family Nursing, 2(2), 152-173. doi:10.1177/107484079600200204
      • Wright, L. M., Watson, W. L., & Bell, J. M. (1996). Beliefs: The heart of healing in families and illness. New York, NY: Basic Books.
      • Robinson, C. A., & Wright, L. M. (1995).  Family nursing interventions: What families say makes a difference.  Journal of Family Nursing, 1(3), 327-345. doi:10.1177/107484079500100306
      • 1995

      • Duhamel, F. (Ed.). (1995).  La santé et la famille: Une approche systémique en soins infirmiers [Families and health: A systemic approach in nursing care]. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Gaëtan Morin, Chenelière Education. [in French]
      • Wright, L .M., Bell, J. M., Watson, W. L., & Tapp, D. (1995).  The influence of the beliefs of nurses: A clinical example of a post-myocardial-infarction couple.  Journal of Family Nursing, 1(3), 238-256. doi:10.1177/107484079500100302
      • 1994

      • Duhamel, F. (1994).  A family systems approach: Three families with a hypertensive member.  Family Systems Medicine, 12(4), 391-404. doi: 10.1037/h0089166
      • McElheran, N. G., & Harper-Jaques, S. R. (1994).  Commendations: A resource intervention for clinical practice.  Clinical Nurse Specialist, 8(1), 7-10, 15. PMID: 8299071
      • Duhamel, F., Watson, W. L., & Wright, L. M. (1994).  A family systems approach to hypertension.  Canadian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 5(4), 14-24. PMID: 7779265
      • Harper-Jaques, S., & Masters, A. (1994).  Written communication with survivors of sexual abuse: Use of letters in therapy.  Journal of Psychosocial Nursing, 32(8), 11-16. PMID: 7965949
      • Wright, L. M. (1994).  Live supervision: Developing therapeutic competence in family systems nursing.  Journal of Nursing Education, 33(7), 325-327. PMID: 7990004
      • Wright, L. M., & Bell, J. M. (1994).  The future of family nursing research: Interventions, interventions, interventions.  The Japanese Journal of Nursing Research, 27(2-3), 4-15. [In Japanese] English translation of this article available from DSpace, University of Calgary Library: http://hdl.handle.net/1880/48640
      • Robinson, C. A., Wright, L. M., & Watson, W. L. (1994).  A nontraditional approach to family violence.  Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 8(1), 30-37. doi: 10.1016/0883-9417(94)90018-3
      • Robinson, C. A. (1994).  Nursing interventions with families: A demand or an invitation to change?  Journal of Advanced Nursing, 19, 897-904. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.1994.tb01167.x
      • Robinson, C. A. (1994). Women, families, chronic illness and nursing interventions: From burden to balance. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Supervisor: Dr. Lorraine M. Wright) Retrieved from: http://dspace.ucalgary.ca/handle/1880/48642
      • 1993

      • Wright, L. M., & Levac, A. M. (1993).  The non-existence of non-compliant families: The influence of Humberto Maturana.  In S. L. Feetham, S. B. Meister, J. M. Bell, & C. L. Gilliss (Eds.), The nursing of families: Theory/research/education/practice (pp.111-117). Newbury Park, CA: SAGE (reprinted with permission).
      • Watson, W. L., & Lee, D. (1993).  Is there life after suicide?:  The systemic belief approach for “survivors” of suicide.  Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 7(1), 37-43. doi: 10.1016/0883-9417(93)90021-N
      • 1992

      • Bell, J. M., Wright, L. M., & Watson, W. L. (1992).  The medical map is not the territory; or, “Medical Family Therapy?” – Watch your language!  Family Systems Medicine, 10(1), 35-39. doi: 10.1037/h0089250
      • Watson, W. L., Bell, J. M., & Wright, L .M. (1992).  Osteophytes and marital fights: A single case clinical research report of chronic pain.  Family Systems Medicine, 10(4), 423-435. doi: 10.1037/h0089297
      • Wright, L. M., & Levac, A. M. (1992).  The non-existence of non-compliant families: The influence of Humberto Maturana. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 17, 913-917. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.1992.tb02018.x
      • 1991

      • Wright, L. M., & Simpson, P. (1991).  A systemic belief approach to epileptic seizures: A case of being spellbound.  Contemporary Family Therapy: An International Journal, 13(2), 165-180. doi: 10.1007/BF00890873