Publications

Please note that many of the following publications by Dr. Janice M. Bell have been archived for public access within the Family Nursing Unit Collection of DSpace at the University of Calgary Library.

A list of Dr. Bell’s publications is also available on Google Scholar and ResearchGate

Biography for Dr. Janice M. Bell

Books by Dr. Bell:


Wright, L.M., & Bell, J.M. (2009). Beliefs and illness: A model for healing. Calgary, Alberta, Canada: 4th Floor Press. Kindle version available at Amazon.com.  (Website: http://www.illnessbeliefsmodel.com) Free 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

Wright, L.M., Watson, W.L., & Bell, J.M. (1996). Beliefs: The heart of healing in families and illness. New York: Basic Books.

Feetham, S.L., Meister, S.B., Bell, J.M., & Gilliss, C.L. (Eds.). (1993). The nursing of families: Theory/research/education/practice. Newbury Park, CA: SAGE. (selected papers from the Second International Family Nursing Conference)

Bell, J.M., Watson, W.L., & Wright, L.M. (Eds.). (1990). The cutting edge of family Nnursing. Calgary, Alberta, Canada: Family Nursing Unit Publications. (selected papers from the First International Family Nursing Conference) Free download available from DSpace,University of Calgary Library: http://dspace.ucalgary.ca/bitstream/1880/45100/3/FNU_CuttingEdge.pdf

 

Articles:


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

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

Bell, J.M. (2013). Highlights from the 1st International Family Nursing Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, May 24-27, 1988.  Journal of Family Nursing, 19(4), 509-510. doi:10.1177/1074840713507527

Bell, J.M. (2013). Highlights from the 11th International Family Nursing Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, June 19-22, 2013 [Editorial].  Journal of Family Nursing, 19(3), 291-294. doi:10.1177/1074840713500220

Bell, J.M. (2013). Highlights from the 10th International Family Nursing Conference, Kyoto, Japan, June 24-28, 2010 [Editorial].  Journal of Family Nursing, 19(2), 135-139. doi: 10.1177/1074840713486859

Bell, J.M. (2012). Making ideas stick: The 15-Minute Family Interview [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 18(2), 171-174. doi:10.1177/1074840712443663

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

Bell, J.M. (2011). Innovative Contribution to Family Nursing Award 2011: Kazuko Ishigaki, RN, PHN, PhD; Kazuko Suzuki, RN, PHN, DSN; Sayumi Nojima, RN, PHN, DSN; and Nami Kobayashi, RN, CHN, PhD.  Journal of Family Nursing, 17(4), 411-415. doi:10.1177/1074840711424966

Bell, J.M. (2011). Distinguished Contribution to Family Nursing Award 2011: Lawrence H. Ganong, PhD.  Journal of Family Nursing, 17(2), 283-290. doi:10.1177/1074840711417691

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

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

Bell, J.M. (2010).  Social media and family nursing: Where is my tribe? [Editorial].  Journal of Family Nursing, 16(3), 251-255. doi:10.1177/1074840710378404

Bell, J.M. (2010). Family nursing education: Faster, higher, stronger [Editorial].  Journal of Family Nursing, 16(2) , 135-145. doi:10.1177/1074840710368936

Bell, J.M. (2010). Innovative Contribution to Family Nursing Award 2009: Anna Stefánsdóttir,RN, MSc; Anna Ólafía Sigurðardóttir, RN, MS; Elísabet Konráðsdóttir, RN, MSc; and Eydís Kristín Sveinbjarnardóttir, RN, MSN.  Journal of Family Nursing, 16(1) , 3-7. doi:10.1177/1074840709357683

Bell, J.M. (2009). Highlights from the 9th International Family Nursing Conference [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing,15(4), 407-411. doi:10.1177/1074840709351670

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

Bell, J.M. (2008). Highlights of the 8th International Family Nursing Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, June 4-7, 2008 [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 14(4), 391-393. doi:10.1177/1074840708327975

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

Bell, J.M. (2008). Distinguished Contribution to Family Nursing Research Award (2007): The research team of Kathleen A. Knafl, Janet A. Deatrick, and Agatha Gallo. Journal of Family Nursing, 14(2), 151-156.  doi:10.1177/1074840708318764

Bell, J.M. (2008). Distinguished Contribution to Family Nursing Research Award (2007): Suzanne L. Feetham, PhD, RN, FAAN. Journal of Family Nursing, 14(2), 147-150. doi:10.1177/1074840708317052

Bell, J.M. (2008). Distinguished Contribution to Family Nursing Research Award (2007): Catherine L. Gilliss, DNSc, RN, FAAN. Journal of Family Nursing. 14(2), 157-161. doi:10.1177/1074840708318763

Bell, J.M., Moules, N.J., & Wright, L.M.  (2008). Closure of the Family Nursing Unit brings reflection from colleagues, students. University of Calgary, Faculty of Nursing, Faculty Links. Summer, 7.

Bell, J.M. (2007).  Innovative Contribution to Family Nursing Award 2007: Recognizing Family Nursing leaders in Thailand. Journal of Family Nursing, 13(4), 503-508. doi:10.1177/1074840707309614

Bell, J.M., Moules, N.J., & Wright, L.M. (2007). Closure of the Family Nursing Unit (1982-2007), University of Calgary. Faculty of Nursing, Faculty Links. Fall, 8-9.

Bell, J.M. (2007). The Family Nursing Unit (FNU) Marks 25th Anniversary. University of Calgary, Faculty of Nursing, Faculty Links. Summer, 9-12.

Bell, J.M. (2007). Distinguished Contribution to Family Nursing Award: Dr. Lorraine M. Wright. Journal of Family Nursing, 13(1), 3-8. doi:10.1177/1074840706297947

Bell, J.M. (2007). Distinguished Contribution to Family Nursing Award: Tribute to Dr. Marilyn Friedman [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 13(3), 287-289. doi:10.1177/1074840707304863

Bell, J.M. (2007). Distinguished Contribution to Family Nursing award: Tribute to Dr. Perri J. Bomar [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 13(3), 290-292. doi:10.1177/1074840707304867

Bell, J.M. (2007). Family Nursing Network. Remembering Dr. Chieko Sugishita. Journal of Family Nursing, 13(2), 278-280. doi:10.1177/1074840707302593

Bell, J.M. (2007). Distinguished Contribution to Family Nursing Award. Tribute to Dr. Lorraine M. Wright [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 13(1), 3-8.

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

Bell, J.M., & Moules, N.J. (2005). Profiles in family nursing leadership: Innovative contributors [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 11(4), 313-323. doi:10.1177/1074840705280774

Bell, J.M. (2005). Profiles in family nursing leadership: Honoring the authors of family nursing textbooks [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 11(3), 191-194. doi:10.1177/1074840705279384

Bell, J.M., & Kobayashi, N. (2005). Profiles in family nursing leadership: Dr. Chieko Sugishita [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 11(2), 87-89. doi:10.1177/1074840705276387

Bell, J.M. (2005). 10th Anniversary of the Journal of Family Nursing [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 11(1), 1-2. doi:10.1177/1074840704273739

Bell, J.M. (2004). Foreword. In P. Bomar (Ed.), Promoting health in families: Applying family research and theories in nursing Practice (3rd ed.). Philadelphia: Saunders.

Bell, J.M., Moules, N.J., Simonson, K., & Fraser, J. (2004). Marriage and illness: Therapeutic conversations with couples who are suffering. Vision 2004: What is the future of marriage? (pp. 47-52). Minneapolis, MN: National Council on Family Relations.

Moules, N.J., Simonson, K., Prins, M., Angus, P., & Bell, J.M. (2004). Making room for grief: Walking backward and living forward. Nursing Inquiry, 11(2), 99-107.doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1800.2004.00204.x

Bell, J.M. (2003). Clinical scholarship in family nursing [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 9(2), 127-129.doi: 10.1177/1074840703009002001

Bell, J.M. (2002). 20th Anniversary of the Family Nursing Unit [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 8(3), 175-177. doi:10.1177/107484070200800301

Bell, J.M., Swan, N.K.W., Taillon, C., McGovern, G., & Dorn, J. (2001). Learning to nurse the family [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 7(2), 117-126. doi:10.1177/107484070100700201

Bell, J.M. (2000). Reflections on the 5th International Family Nursing Conference, Chicago [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 6(4), 317-319. doi:10.1177/107484070000600401

Bell, J.M. (2000). Editor’s choice: Selected bibliography on research with families. Journal of Family Nursing, 6(4), 400-404. doi:10.1177/107484070000600406

Bell, J.M. (2000). Encouraging nurses and families to think interactionally: Revisiting the usefulness of the circular pattern diagram [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 6(3), 203-209. doi:10.1177/107484070000600301

Bell, J.M. (2000). Transforming your conference presentation into a publishable article [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 6(2), 99-102. doi:10.1177/107484070000600201

Bell, J.M. (1999). Calgary Family Nursing Model: Practical and research tasks in family nursing. Japanese Journal of Research in Family Nursing, 5(1), 26-33. [in Japanese]

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

Bell, J.M. (1999). Family nursing in Japan: A firsthand glimpse. Journal of Family Nursing, 5(2), 236-238. doi:10.1177/107484079900500209

Bell, J.M. (1998). The professional meeting: Revenue generation versus meaningful dialogue [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 4(4), 347-379. doi:10.1177/107484079800400401

Bell, J.M. (1998). Editor’s choice: Selected bibliography on family nursing theory. Journal of Family Nursing, 4(3), 334-336. doi:10.1177/107484079800400307

Bell, J.M. (1998). Rx for certainty in clinical work with families: Insatiable curiosity [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 4(2), 123-126. doi:10.1177/107484079800400201

Bell, J.M. (1998). Postcard from Valdivia [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 4(1), 3-7. doi:10.1177/107484079800400101

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

Bell, J.M. (1997). Illness stories and family nursing [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 3(4), 315-317. doi:10.1177/107484079700300401

Bell, J.M. (1997). Levels in undergraduate family nursing education [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 3(3), 227-229. doi:10.1177/107484079700300301

Bell, J.M. (1997). Year 3: A state of the union address [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 3(2), 115-119. doi:10.1177/107484079700300201

Tapp, D.T., Moules, N., Bell, J.M., & Wright, L.M. (1997). Family skills labs: Facilitating the development of family nursing skills in the undergraduate curriculum. Journal of Family Nursing, 3(3), 247-266. . doi:10.1177/107484079700300303

Wright, L.M., & Bell, J.M. (1997). Beliefs, families and illness: The evolution of a clinical practice approach. AARN Newsletter, 53(1), 11-12.

Bell, J.M. (1996). Signal events in family nursing [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 2(4), 347-349. doi:10.1177/107484079600200401

Bell, J.M. (1996). Advanced practice in family nursing: One view [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 2(3), 244-247. doi: 10.1177/107484079600200302

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://hdl.handle.net/1880/44551

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

Bell, J.M. (1995). Avoiding isomorphism: A call for a different view [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 1(1), 5-7. doi:10.1177/107484079500100101

Bell, J.M. (1995). What is “family”?: Perturbations and possibilities [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 1(2), 131-133. doi:10.1177/107484079500100201

Bell, J.M. (1995). The dysfunction of “dysfunctional” [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 1(3), 235-237. doi:10.1177/107484079500100301

Bell, J.M. (1995). Wanted: Family nursing interventions [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 1(4), 355-358. doi:10.1177/107484079500100401

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]

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

Bell, J.M., & Wright, L.M. (1990). Flaws in family nursing education. The Canadian Nurse, 86(6), 28-30. PMID: 2376032

Loos, F., & Bell, J.M. (1990). Circular questions: A family interviewing strategy. Dimensions in Critical Care Nursing, 9(1), 46-53. PMID: 2311488

Watson, W.L., & Bell, J.M. (1990). Who are we? Low self-esteem and marital identity. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing, 28(4), 15-20. PMID: 2332840

Wright, L.M., & Bell, J.M. (1989). A survey of family nursing education in Canadian Universities. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 21, 59-74.

Wright, L.M., Bell, J.M., & Rock, B.L. (1989). Smoking behavior and spouses: A case report. Family Systems Medicine, 7(2), 158-171.

Bell, J.M. (1988). Graduate student acquisition of family systems nursing skills. Family Health News (newsletter of the Family Health Section of NCFR), l.

Bell, J.M. (1977). Stressful life events and coping methods in mental-illness and – wellness behaviors. Nursing Research, 26(2), 136-141.PMID: 584378

 

Chapters In Books by Dr. Bell:


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.

Bell, J.M., & Wright, L.M. (2007). La recherche sur la pratique des soins infirmiers a la famille [Research on family interventions]. In F. Duhamel (Ed.), La sante et la famille: Une approche systemique en soins infirmiers [Families and health : A systemic approach in nursing care] (2nd ed. pp. 87-105). Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Gaetan Morin editeur, Cheneliere Education. (An English version of this book chapter is available for public access in the Family Nursing Collection of D-Space at the University of Calgary Library.)

Bell, J.M., & Wright, L.M. (1995). L’avenir de la recherche en soins infirmiers de la famille: Les interventions. In F. Duhamel (Dir.), La Sante et la famille: Une approche systemique en soins infirmiers (pp. 87-99). Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Gaetan Morin Editeur.

Wright, L.M., Watson, W.L., & Bell, J.M. (1990). The Family Nursing Unit: A unique integration of research, education and clinical practice. In J.M. Bell, W.L. Watson, & L.M. Wright (Eds.), The cutting edge of family nursing (pp. 95-112). Calgary, Alberta, Canada: Family Nursing Unit Publications.

Bell, J.M. (1987). Assessing marital responses to the threat of breast cancer. In M. Leahey & L.M. Wright (Eds.), Families & life-threatening illness (pp. 129-142). Springhouse, PA: Springhouse.

Wright, L.M., & Bell, J. (1981). Nurses, families and illness: A new combination. In D. Freeman & B. Trute (Eds.), Treating families with special needs (pp. 199-205). Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: The Canadian Association of Social Workers.

Bell, J.M. (1979). Stressful life events and coping methods in mental-ill and -wellness behaviors. In H. Wechsler and A. Kibrick (Eds.), Explorations in nursing research (pp. 118-137). New York: Human Sciences Press.

 

Doctoral Student Research:


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

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. (1997). Exploring therapeutic conversations between nurses and families experiencing 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

 

 

Media Productions by Dr. Bell:


Tapp, D., Wright, L.M., & Bell, J.M. (Producers). (2000). Biology of Cognition and Biology of Love [Videotapes]. Dr. Humberto Maturana Workshop, 1998. (available upon direct request from Dr. Janice M. Bell: jmbell@ucalgary.ca).

 

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