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Bibliography: Illness Beliefs Model

All known publications that cite the ILLNESS BELIEFS MODEL

Bibliography curated by Janice M. Bell, RN, PhD

Listed by date from most recent to oldest

2021

Batista, S. M. L. P., & Martins, R. M. L. (2021). Factores asociados al sufrimiento en la enfermedad crónica en pacientes hospitalizados en Portugal [Suffering-associated factors in chronic disease in hospitalised patients in Portugal]. Enfermeria Clinica. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enfcli.2020.12.043 

Bentley, K.,  & Thissen, R. (2021). Family conundrums with psychiatric medication: An inquiry into experiences, beliefs, and desires. Community Mental Health Journal. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10597-021-00792-y    [citation to: 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), 197–208.]

Patients’ and family members’ perspectives on the benefits and working mechanisms of family nursing conversations in Dutch home healthcare. Health & Social Care in the Community, 29(1), 259-269. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.13089

Burles, M., Holtslander, L., & Peternelj-Taylor, C. (2021). Palliative and hospice care in correctional facilities: Integrating a family nursing approach to address relational barriers. Cancer Nursing, 44(1), 29-36. doi: 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000754

Esandi, N., Nolan, M., Canga-Armayor, N., Pardavila-Belio, M. I., & Canga-Armayor, A. (2021). Family dynamics and the Alzheimer’s disease experience. Journal of Family Nursing. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840720986611

Naef, R., Ernst, J., & Müeller, M. (2021). Translation and psychometric validation of the German version of the Family Nursing Practice Scale (FNPS). Journal of Family Nursing, 27(1), 34-42.  https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840720969387

2020

Aass, L. K., Skundberg-Kletthagen, H., & Schrøder, A. (2020). Young adults and their families living with mental illness: Evaluation of the usefulness of family-centered support conversations in community mental health care settings. Journal of Family Nursing, 26(4), 302-314. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840720964397

Alfaro-Diaz, C., Esandi, N., Canga-Armayor, N., Pardavilla-Belio, M. I., Pueyo-Garrigues, M., Gutiérrez-Alemán, T., & Canga-Armayor, D. (2020). Cross-cultural adaptation and psychometric testing of the Spanish version of the Iceland Health Care Practitioner Illness Beliefs Questionnaire. Journal of Family Nursing, 26(3), 240-253. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840720933919

Ambrosio L., Navarta-Sánchez, M. V., Carvajal, A., & Garcia-Vivar, C. (2020). Living with chronic illness from the family perspective: An integrative review. Clinical Nursing Research. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/1054773820947983  

Benoot, C., Enzlin, P., Peremans, L., & Bilsen, J.  (2020). A qualitative study about how nurses in Belgium offer relationship support to couples in palliative care. Journal of Family Nursing, 26(1), 38-51. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840719866838

Dibley, L., Williams, E., & Young, P. (2020). When family don’t acknowledge: A hermeneutic study of the experience of kinship stigma in community-dwelling people with inflammatory bowel disease. Qualitative Health Research, 30(8), 1196-1211. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049732319831795  

FAMily health in Europe-Research in Nursing (FAME-RN) group (2020). The COVID-19 pandemic: A family affair [Guest Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 26(2), 87-89. https://doi.org/10.1177/107484072092088 [Members of the FAME-RN group include: Marie Louise A. Luttik, Romy Mahrer-Imhof, Cristina García-Vivar, Anne Brødsgaard, Karin B. Dieperink, Lorenz Imhof, Birte Østergaard, Erla Kolbrun Svavarsdottir, and Hanne Konradsen]

Foster, M., & Shields, L. (2020). Bridging the child and family centered care gap: Therapeutic conversations with children and families. Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing43(2), 151–158. https://doi.org/10.1080/24694193.2018.1559257

Holst-Hansson, A., Vejzovic, V., Idvall, E., & Wennick, A. (2020). The usefulness of Brief Family Health Conversations offered to families following the diagnosis of breast cancer. Journal of Family Nursing, 26(4), 327-336. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840720966759  

Huang, Y.-P., Wang, S.-Y., & Kellett, U. (2020).  Shame, suffering, and believing in the family: The experiences of grandmothers of a grandchild with a developmental delay or disability in the context of Chinese culture. Journal of Family Nursing, 26(1), 52-64. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840719895264

Lise, F., Dall’Agnol, J., & Schwartz, E. (2020).  USO DO MODELO DE CRENÇAS E DOENÇAS PARA A CURA PELA ENFERMAGEM NA ABORDAGEM COM FAMÍLIAS [Use of the Beliefs and Illness Model for healing by nursing in the approach with families]. [Editorial]. Revista Paranaense de Enfermagem, 3(1), 1-3

Looman, W. L. (2020). Teaching systems thinking for advanced family nursing: A theory-based tool. Journal of Family Nursing, 26(1), 5-14. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840719891439 

Naef, R., Massarotto, P., & Petry, H. (2020). Family and health professional experience with a nurse-led family support intervention in the ICU: A qualitative evaluation study. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing, 61, 102916. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iccn.2020.102916

Østergaard, B., Clausen, A. M., Agerskov, H., Brodsgaard, A., Diperink, K. B., Funderskov, K. F., & Nielsen, D. (2020). Nurses’ attitudes regarding the importance of families in nursing care: A cross‐sectional study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 29(7-8), 1290-1301. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15196

Ostergaard, B., Mahrer-Imhof, R., Shamali, M., Norgaard, B., Jeune, B., Pedersen, K. S., & Lauridsen, J. (2020). Effect of family nursing therapeutic conversations on patients with heart failure and their family members: Secondary outcomes of a randomised multicentre trial. Journal of Clinical Nursing. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15603 [citation to 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, 179185.]

A challenging journey: The experience of elderly patients and their close family members after major emergency abdominal surgery. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/scs.12907

Petersson, M. A., Persson, C., Massoudi, P., Benzein, E., & Wahlin, I. (2020)  Parents’ experiences of family health conversations after having a child in need of neonatal intensive care. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/scs.12945

The impact of receiving a family-oriented therapeutic conversation intervention before and during bereavement among family cancer caregivers. Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing, 22(5), 383-391. doi: 10.1097/NJH.0000000000000679

Svavarsdottir, E. K., Kamban, S. W., Konradsdottir, E., & Sigurdardottir, A. O. (2020). The impact of Family Strengths Oriented Therapeutic Conversations on parents of children with a new chronic illness diagnosis. Journal of Family Nursing, 26(3), 269-281. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840720940674

Tavares, M. L. O., Pimenta, A. M., Garcia-Vivar, C., Bienner, M., & Montenegro, A. C. (2020). Relationship between level of care dependency and quality of life of family caregivers of care-dependent patients. Journal of Family Nursing, 26(1),65-76. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840719885220 

Walsh, F. (2020). Loss and resilience in the time of COVID-19: Meaning making, hope, and transcendence. Family Process, 59(3), 898-911. https://doi.org/10.1111/famp.12588  [Special Issue: COVID‐19, Families, and Family Therapy]

Zimansky, M., Stasielowicz, L., Franke, I., Remmers, H., Friedel, H., & Atzpodien, J. (2020). Effects of implementing a brief family nursing intervention with hospitalized oncology patients and their families in Germany: A quasi-experimental study. Journal of Family Nursing, 26(4), 346-357. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840720967022

2019

Agren, S., Eriksson, A., Fredrikson, M., Hollman-Frisman, G., & Orwelius, L. (2019). The health promoting conversations intervention for families with a critically relative: A pilot study. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing, 50, 103-110. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iccn.2018.04.007

Alfaro Diaz, C., Esandi, N., Gutiérrez-Alemán, T., Canga Armayor, A. (2019).  Systematic review of measurement properties of instruments assessing nurses’ attitudes towards the importance of involving families in their clinical practice. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 75(11), 2299-2312. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14049

Dorell, A., & Sundin, K. (2019). Expressed emotions and experiences from relatives regarding having a family member living in a nursing home for older people. SAGE Open Medicine, 7, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1177/2050312118823414

Hoplock, L., Lobchuk, M., Dryburgh, L., Shead, N., & Ahmed, R. (2019). Canadian hospital and home visiting nurses’ attitudes toward families in transitional care: A descriptive comparative study. Journal of Family Nursing, 25(3), 370-394. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840719863499

Montoro-Gurich, C., & Garcia-Vivar, C. (2019). The family in Europe: Structure, intergenerational solidarity, and new challenges to family health. Journal of Family Nursing, 25(2), 170-189. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840719841404

Petursdottir, A.B., Haraldsdsdottir, E., & Svavarsdottir, E. K. (2019). The impact of implementing an educational intervention to enhance a family-oriented approach in specialised palliative home care: A quasi-experimental study. Scandanavian Journal Caring Sciences, 33(2), 342-350. https://doi.org/10.1111/scs.12628 

Petursdottir, A. B., & Svavarsdottir, E. K. (2019). The effectiveness of a strengths-oriented therapeutic conversation intervention on perceived support, well-being and burden among family caregivers in palliative home-care. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 75(11), 3018-3031. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14089

Rolland, J. S. (2019). Families, health, and illness. In S. Gehlert & T. Browne (Eds.), Handbook of health social work (3rd ed., pp. 331-357). Wiley Online Library. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119420743.ch15

Svavarsdottir, E. K., & Gisladottir, M. (2019). How do Family Strengths-Oriented Therapeutic Conversations (FAM-SOTC) advance psychiatric nursing practice? Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 51(2), 214-224. https://doi.org/10.1111/jnu.12450

2018

Broekema, S., Luttik, M. L. A., Steggerda, G. E., Pans, W., & Roodbol, P. F. (2018). Measuring change in nurses’ perceptions about family nursing competency following a 6-day educational intervention. Journal of Family Nursing, 24(4), 508-537. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840718812145 

Encarnação, P., Olivera, C. C., & Martins, T. (2018). Psychometric properties of the suffering assessment questionnaire in adults with chronic diseases or life‐threatening illness. Scandinavian Journal of Nursing Sciences, 32(4), 1279-1287. https://doi.org/10.1111/scs.12569 

Gusdal, A. K., Josefsson, K., Adolfsson, E. T., & Martin, L. (2018). Family health conversations conducted by telephone in heart failure nursing care: A feasibility study. SAGE Open Nursing, 4, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1177/2377960818803383

Marklund, S., Sjödin Eriksson, E., Lindh, V., & Saveman, B.-I. (2018). Family health conversations at a pediatric oncology center – A way for families to rebalance the situation. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 38, e59-e65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedn.2017.10.004

Meiers, S. M., Eggenberger, S. K., & Krumwiede, N. (2018).  Development and implementation of a family-focused undergraduate nursing curriculum:  Minnesota State University, Mankato. Journal of Family Nursing, 24, 307-344. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840718787274 

Østergaard, B., Mahrer Imhof, R., Wagner, L., Barington, T., Videbæk, L., & Lauridsen, J. (2018). Effect of family nursing therapeutic conversations on health-related quality of life, self-care and depression among outpatients with heart failure: A randomized multi-centre trial. Patient Education and Counseling, 101(8), 1385-1393. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2018.03.006

Rolland, J. S. (2018). Helping couples and families navigate illness and disability: An integrated approach. Guilford Press.

Svavarsdottir, E. K., & Sigurdardottir, A. O., Konradsdottir, E., & Tryggvadottir, G. B. (2018). The impact of nursing education and job characteristics on nurse’s perceptions of their family nursing practice skills.  Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 32(4), 1297-1307.  https://doi.org/10.1111/scs.12573

Sundin, K., Pusa, S., Jonsson, C., Savement, B.-I., & Östlund, U. (2018). Envisioning the future as expressed within family health conversations by families of persons suffering from stroke. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 32(2), 707-714. https://doi.org/10.1111/scs.12501

Trudeau, S. M. (2018). Suffering and spirituality: The path to illness healing [Book review]. Journal of Family Nursing, 24(3), 493-495.  https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840718788082

Voletelen, B., Konradsen, H., & Ostergaard, B. (2018). Ethical considerations when conducting joint interviews with close relatives or family: An integrative review. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 32(2), 515-526. https://doi.org/10.1111/scs.12535

Voltelen, B., Konradsen, H., & Østergaard, B. (2018). Family nursing therapeutic conversations: Family reorganization processes after diagnosis.  Family Relations, 67(5), 600-614. https://doi.org/10.1111/fare.12329

2017

Duhamel, F. (2018). Translating knowledge from a Family Systems Approach to clinical practice: Insights from knowlege translation research. Journal of Family Nursing, 23(4), 461-487. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840717739030

Gisladottir, M., Treasure, J., & Svavarsdottir, E. K. (2017). Effectiveness of therapeutic conversation intervention among caregivers of people with eating disorders: Quasi experimental design. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 26(5-6), 735-750. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13412

Sigurdardottir, A. O., Garwick, A. W., & Svavarsdottir, E. K. (2017). The importance of family support in pediatrics and its impact on healthcare satisfaction.  Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 31(2), 241-252. https://doi.org/10.1111/scs.12336

Wacharasin, C. (2017). Nursing interventions for families experiencing chronic illness. Chon-Buri, Thailand: Chonburi Printing. [in Thai]

Wright, L. M. (2017). Suffering and spirituality: The path to illness healing. Calgary, Alberta, Canada: 4th Floor Press.

2016

Bell, J. M. (2016). The central importance of therapeutic conversations in family nursing: Can talking be healing? [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 22(4), 439-449. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840716680837

Dorell, A., Bäckström, B., Ericsson, M., Johansson, M., Östlund, U., & Sundin, K. (2016). Experiences with Family Health Conversations at residential homes for older people. Clinical Nursing Research, 25(5), 560-582. https://doi.org/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-being, 11(1). https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gerinurse.2016.02.015

Eggenberger, S., & Sanders, M. (2016). A family nursing educational intervention support nurses and families in an adult intensive care unit. Australian Critical Care, 29(4), 217-223. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aucc.2016.09.002 

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840716661593

Gisladottir, M., & Svavarsdottir, E. K. (2016). The effectiveness of therapeutic conversation intervention for caregivers of adolescents with ADHD: A quasi-experimental design. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 24(1), 15-27. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12335

Golfenshtein, N., Srulovici, E., & Deatrick, J. A. (2016). Interventions for reducing parenting stress in families with pediatric conditions: An integrative review. Journal of Family Nursing, 22(4), 460-492. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840716676083

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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/10.1177/107484071664279 

Voltelen, B., Konradsen, H., & Østergaard, B. (2016). Family nursing therapeutic conversations in heart failure outpatient clinics in Denmark: Nurses’ experiences. Journal of Family Nursing, 22, 172-198https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840716643879

Walsh, F. (2016). Strengthing family resilience (3rd ed.). Guilford Press.

Wright, L. M. (2016). 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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840715575822

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840715576794 [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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/10.1111/scs.12141

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840715579404  [SPECIAL ISSUE ON THE ILLNESS BELIEFS MODEL]

Melcher, U., Sandell, R., & Henriksson, A. (2015).  Maintaining everyday life in a family with a dying parent: Teenagers’ experiences of adapting to responsibility. Palliative and Supportive Care, 13(6), 1595-1601. doi:10.1017/S1478951515000085

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 Sciences, 29(3), 582-590. https://doi.org/10.1111/scs.12178

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840715586551  [SPECIAL ISSUE ON THE ILLNESS BELIEFS MODEL]

Sundin, K., Pusa, S., Lundstedt, E., Östlund, U., Lindh, V., & Saveman, B.-I. (2015). What couples choose to focus on during nurse-led Family Health Conversations when suffering stroke. The International Journal for Human Caring, 19(2), 22-28. http://dx.doi.org/10.20467/1091-5710-19.2.22

Svavarsdottir, E. K., Sigurdardottir, A. O., Konradsdottir, E., Stefansdottir, A., Sveinbjarnardottir, E. K., Ketilsdottir, A., Blondal, K., Jonsdottir, A., Bergs, D., & Gudmundsdottir, H. (2015). The process of translating family nursing knowledge into clinical practice. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 47(1), 5-15. https://doi.org/10.1111/jnu.12108

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840715585000  [SPECIAL ISSUE ON THE ILLNESS BELIEFS MODEL]

West, C. H., Bell, J. M., Woodgate, R. L., & Moules, N. J. (2015). Waiting to return to normal: An exploration of family systems intervention in childhood cancer. Journal of Family Nursing, 21(2), 261-294.  https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840715575822 [SPECIAL ISSUE ON THE ILLNESS BELIEFS MODEL]

2014

Angelo, M., Cruz, A. C., Mekitarian, F. F. P., da Silva dos Santos, C. C., Martinho, M. J. C. M., da Silva Martins (2014).   Actitudes de enfermeras sobre la importancia de las familias en los cuidados de enfermería en pediatría [Nurses’ attitudes regarding the importance of families in pediatric nursing care]. Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP, 48. https://doi.org/10.1590/S0080-623420140000600011

Arestedt, L., Persson, C., & Benzein, E. (2014).  Living as a family in the midst of chronic illness. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 28(1), 29-37. https://doi.org/10.1111/scs.12023

Bally, J. M. G., Holtslander, L., & Duggleby, W. (2014). Understanding parental experiences through their narratives of restitution, chaos, and quest: Improving care for families experiencing childhood cancer. Journal of Family Nursing, 20(3), 287-312. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840714532716

Bell, J. M. (2014). Creating a culture of feedback in family nursing [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 20(4), 383-389. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840714521731

Blondal, K., Zoega, S., Hafsteinsdottir, J. E., Olafsdottir, O. A., Thorvardardottir, A. B., Hafsteinsdottir, S. A., & Sveinsdottir, H. (2014).  Attitudes of registered and licensed practical nurses about the importance of families in surgical hospital units: Findings from the Landspitali University Hospital Family Nursing Implementation Project. Journal of Family Nursing, 20(3), 355-375. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840714542875

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/010740831403400210

Imber-Black, E. (2014). Will talking make it worse? Facilitating family conversations in the context of chronic and life-shortening illness. Journal of Family Nursing, 20(2), 151-163. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840714530087

Ostlund, U., Bäckström, B., Lindh, V., Sundin, K., & Saveman, B.-I. (2014). Nurses’ fidelity to theory-based core components when implementing Family Health Conversations—a qualitative inquiry. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 29(3), 582-590. https://doi.org/10.1111/scs.12178

Östlund, U., & Persson, C. (2014). Examining family responses to Family Systems Nursing interventions: An integrative review. Journal of Family Nursing, 20(3), 259-286. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840714542962

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 [Predatory publication]

Woodgate, R., West. C. H., & Tailor, K. (2014).  Essential anxiety and growth: An exploration of computerized drawings and perspectives of children and adolescents with cancer. Cancer Nursing, 37(2), 146-159. doi: 10.1097/NCC.0b013e31829ded29

2013

Bell, J. M. (2013). Family nursing is more than family centered care [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 19(4), 411-417. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/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. Nordic Journal of Nursing Research, 33(1), 44-47. https://doi.org/10.1177/010740831303300310

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. [Predatory publication]

Rallison, L. B., & Raffin-Bouchal, S. (2013). Living in the in-between: Families caring for a child with progressive neurodegenerative illness. Qualitative Health Research, 23(2), 194-206. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049732312467232

Svavarsdottir, E. K., & Sigurdardottir, A. (2013). Benefits of a brief therapeutic conversation intervention for families of children and adolescents in active cancer treatment. Oncology Nursing Forum, 40(5), E-346-E357. doi: 10.1188/13.ONF.E346-E357

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 study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 50(5), 593-602. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2012.10.009

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840712471445

Weingarten, K. (2013). The “cruel radiance of what is”: Helping couples live with chronic illness. Family Process, 52(1), 83-101. https://doi.org/10.1111/famp.12017

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. 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]

Erlingsson, C. L., Magnusson, L., & Hanson, E. (2012). Family caregivers’ health in connection with providing care. Qualitative Health Research, 22(5), 640-655. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049732311431247

Coyne, E., Wollin, J., & Creedy, D. K. (2012).  Exploration of the family’s role and strengths after a young woman is diagnosed with breast cancer: Views of women and their families. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 16(2), 124-130. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejon.2011.04.013  

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840711435508

Svavarsdottir, E. K., Tryggvadottir, G. B., & Sigurdardottir, A. O. (2012). Knowledge translation in family nursing: Does a short-term therapeutic conversation intervention benefit families of children and adolescents in a hospital setting? Findings from the Landspitali University Hospital Family Nursing Implementation Project. Journal of Family Nursing, 18(3), 303-327. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840712449202

Sveinbjarnardottir, E. K., Svavarsdottir, E. K., & Hrafnkelsson, B. (2012). Psychometric development of the Iceland-Expressive Family Functioning Questionnaire (ICE-EFFQ). Journal of Family Nursing, 18(3), 353–377. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840712449204

Sveinbjarnardottir, E. K., Svavarsdottir, E. K., & Hrafnkelsson, B. (2012). Psychometric development of the Iceland-Family Perceived Support Questionnaire (ICE-FPSQ). Journal of Family Nursing, 18(3), 328–352. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840712449203

Walsh, F. (2012). Family resilience: Strengths forged through adversity. In F. Walsh (Ed.), Normal family processes: Growing diversity and complexity (p. 399–427). Guilford Press.

2011

Bell, J. M. (2011). Relationships: The heart of the matter in family nursing [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 17(1), 3-10. https://doi.org/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). University of Iceland Press

Eggenberger, S., & Meiers, S., Krumwiede, N., Bliesmer, M., & Earle, P. (2011). Reintegration within families in the context of chronic illness: A family health promoting process. Journal of Nursing and Healthcare of Chronic Illness, 3(3), 283-292https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1752-9824.2011.01101.x 

Feetham, S. (2011). The relationship of family to health: An overview. In M. Craft-Rosenburg & S.-R.Peller (Eds.), Encyclopedia of family health, (Vol. 1, pp. xxxi-xxxvi). Sage Publications.

Ganong, L. (2011). Return of the “intimate outsider”: Current trends and issues in family nursing research revisited. Journal of Family Nursing, 17(4), 416-440. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840711425029

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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/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

Binding, L. L., Morck, A. C., & Moules, N. J. (2010). Learning to see the other: A vehicle of reflection. Nurse Education Today, 30(6), 591-594. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2009.12.014

Duhamel, F. (2010). Implementing family nursing: How do we translate knowledge into clinical practice? Part II: The evolution of 20 years of teaching, research, and practice to a Center of Excellence in Family Nursing. Journal of Family Nursing, 16(1), 8-25. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840709360208

Eggenberger, S. K., & Regan, M. (2010). Expanding simulation to teach family nursing. Journal of Nursing Education, 49(10), 550-558. https://doi.org/10.3928/01484834-20100630-01

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2009.10.009

Lapp., C. A., Taft, L. B., Tollefson, T., Hoepner, A., Moore, K., & Divyak, K. (2010). Stress and coping on the home front. Guard and reserve spouses searching for a new normal. Journal of Family Nursing, 16(1), 45-67. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840709357347

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), 197-208. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-6163.2010.00259.x

Nelms, T. P., & Eggenberger, S. K. (2010). The essence of the family critical illness experience and nurse-family meetings. Journal of Family Nursing, 16(4), 462-486. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840710386608

Phelps, K. W. (2010). [Review of the book Beliefs and illness: A model for healing by L. M. Wright & J. M. Bell]. Families, Systems, & Health, 28(1), 70–71. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0018945

Saveman, B.-I. (2010). Family nursing research for practice: The Swedish perspective. Journal of Family Nursing, 16(1), 26-44. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840709360314

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840710376774

Walsh, F. (2010). Spiritual diversity: Multifaith perspectives in family therapy. Family Process, 49(3), 330-348. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1545-5300.2010.01326.x

2009

Bell, J. M. (2009). Family Systems Nursing re-examined [Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 15(2), 123-129. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840709331865

Erlingsson, C. (2009). Undergraduate students writing therapeutic letters to families: An educational strategy. Journal of Family Nursing, 15(1), 83-101. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840708330447

Duhamel, F., Dupuis, F., & Wright, L. (2009). Families’ and nurses’ responses to the “One Question Question”: Reflections for clinical practice, education, and research in family nursing. Journal of Family Nursing, 15(4), 461-485. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840709350606 

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). 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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840709332238

St. John, W., & Flowers, K. (2009). Working with families: From theory to clinical nursing practice. Collegian, 16(3), 131-138. https://doi.org/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.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

2008

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840708323598

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1800.2008.00401.x

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. https://doi.org/10.12968/ijpn.2008.14.9.31124

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840708322758

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840708316562

Houger Limacher, L. (2008). Locating relationships at the heart of commending practices. Journal of Systemic Therapies, 27(4), 90-105. https://doi.org/10.1521/jsyt.2008.27.4.90

Marshall, A. J., & Harper-Jaques, S. (2008). Depression and family relationships: Ideas for healing. Journal of Family Nursing, 14(1), 56-73. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840707312717

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840707313339

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840708328123

Wright, L. M. (2008). Softening suffering through spiritual care practices: One possibility for healing families. Journal of Family Nursing, 14(4), 394-411. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840708326493

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.

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840707300849

Martinez, A.-M., D’Artois, D., & Rennick, J. (2007). Does the 15-minute (or less) family interview influence family nursing practice? Journal of Family Nursing, 13(2), 157–178. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840707300750

2006

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840706291694

Houger Limacher, L., & Wright, L. M. (2006). Exploring the therapeutic family intervention of commendations: Insights from research. Journal of Family Nursing, 12(3), 307-331. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840706291696

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840706294244

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840706291436

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

2005

Robinson, W. D., Carroll, J. S., & Watson, W. L. (2005). Shared experience building around the family crucible of cancer. Families, Systems, & Health, 23(2), 131-147. https://doi.org/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(6), 480-486. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2005.05.002

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840705280822

2004

Barss, K. S. (2004). Building bridges: An interpretive phenomenological analysis of nurse educators’ clinical experience using the T.R.U.S.T. Model for inclusive spiritual care. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 9(1), https://doi.org/10.1515/1548-923X.2389

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.

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

Duhamel, F., & Talbot, L. (2004). A constructivist evaluation of family interventions in cardiovascular nursing practice. Journal of Family Nursing, 10(1), 12-32. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840703260906

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/0193945904265425

2003

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

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840703009002003

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. https://doi.org/10.12968/ijpn.2003.9.3.11481

Goudreau, J., & Duhamel, F. (2003). Interventions in perinatal family care: A participatory study. Families, Systems, & Health, 21(2), 165-180. https://doi.org/10.1037/1091-7527.21.2.165

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

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840703009002002

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

Moules, N. J. (2003). Therapy on paper: Therapeutic letters and the tone of relationship. Journal of Systemic Therapies, 22(1), 33-49. https://doi.org/10.1521/jsyt.22.1.33.24091

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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/10.1177/107484070100700405

Tapp, D. M. (2001). Conserving the vitality of suffering: Addressing family constraints to illness conversations. Nursing Inquiry, 8(4), 254-263. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/10.1177/107484079900500401

Wright, L. M. (1999). Spirituality, suffering, and beliefs. In F. Walsh (Ed.). Spiritual resources in family therapy (2nd ed., pp. 65-80). Guilford Press.

1998

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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/10.1177/107484079800400203

Robinson, C. A. (1998). Women, families, chronic illness, and nursing interventions: From burden to balance. Journal of Family Nursing, 4(3), 271-290. https://doi.org/10.1177/107484079800400304 

1997

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

Wright, L. M. (1997). Beliefs, illness, and healing: A dynamic threesome. AFTA Newsletter, Summer (68), 15-18.

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). Basic Books.

Wright, L .M. (1997). Suffering and spirituality: The soul of clinical work with families [Guest Editorial]. Journal of Family Nursing, 3(1), 3-14. https://doi.org/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

Robinson, C. A. (1996). Health care relationships revisited. Journal of Family Nursing, 2(2), 152-173. https://doi.org/10.1177/107484079600200204

Robinson, C. A., & Wright, L. M. (1995). Family nursing interventions: What families say makes a difference. Journal of Family Nursing, 1(3), 327-345. https://doi.org/10.1177/107484079500100306

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2850.1996.tb00116.x

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

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]. 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. https://doi.org/10.1177/107484079500100302

1994

Duhamel, F. (1994). A family systems approach: Three families with a hypertensive member. Family Systems Medicine, 12(4), 391-404. https://doi.org/10.1037/h0089166

Duhamel, F., Watson, W. L., & Wright, L. M. (1994). A family systems approach to hypertension. Canadian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 5(4), 14-24.

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. https://doi.org/10.3928/0279-3695-19940801-09

McElheran, N. G., & Harper-Jaques, S. R. (1994). Commendations: A resource intervention for clinical practice. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 8(1), 7-10, 15.

Robinson, C. A. (1994). Nursing interventions with families: A demand or an invitation to change? Journal of Advanced Nursing, 19, 897-904. https://doi.org/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

Robinson, C. A., Wright, L. M., & Watson, W. L. (1994). A nontraditional approach to family violence. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 8(1), 30-37. https://doi.org/10.1016/0883-9417(94)90018-3

Wright, L. M. (1994). Live supervision: Developing therapeutic competence in family systems nursing. Journal of Nursing Education, 33(7), 325-327. https://doi.org/10.3928/0148-4834-19940901-10

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

1993

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/0883-9417(93)90021-N

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). SAGE (reprinted with permission).

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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00890873


List of Articles About the Importance of  Beliefs

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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/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

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. https://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.  http://doi.org/10.1037/h0089839

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

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