Publications that cite the
Selected Bibliography
Current update from January 2019-April 2021


Parker, J. (2020). Social work practice: Assessment, planning, intervention and review. SAGE.


Whitehead, L., & McCullough, K. (2021). Community nursing. In N. J. Wilson, P. Lewis, L. Hunt, & L. Whitehead (Eds.), Nursing in Australia: Contemporary professional and practice insights (pp. 129-138). Routledge.

Wright, L. M. (2019). Older adults and their families: An interactional intervention that brings forth love and softens suffering. Journal of Family Nursing, 25(4), 610-626.


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.

Agren, A., Ericksson, A., Fredrikson, M., Hollman-Frisman, G., & Orwelisu, L. (2019). The health promoting conversations intervention for families with a critically ill relative: A pilot study.  Intensive and Critical Care Nursing, 50, 103-110.

Alfaro Diaz, C., Larramendi, N. E., Gutierrez-Aleman, 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.

Almeida, A. C., Leandro, M. E., & Pereira, M. G. (2020). Psychometric properties of the Portuguese adaptation of General Functioning of Family Assessment Device: A comparative study. Families, Systems, & Health, 38(2), 162-171.

Beierwaltes, P., Clisbee, D., & Eggenberger, S. K. (2020). An educational intervention incorporating digital storytelling to implement family nursing practice in acute care settings. Journal of Family Nursing, 26(3), 213-228.

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.

Benzies, K. M., Aziz, K., Shah, V., Faris, P., & Isaranuwatchai, W., Scotland, J., Larocque, J., Mrklas, K. J., Naugler, C., Stelfox, H. T., Chari, R., Soraisham, A. S., Akierman, A. R., Phillipos, E., Amin, H., Hoch, J. S., Zanoni, P., Kurilova, J., Lodha, A., & Alberta FICare Level 11 NICU Study Team (2020). Effectiveness of Alberta Family Integrated Care on infant length of stay in level 11 neonatal intensive care units: A cluster randomized controlled trial. BMC Pediatrics, 20, 535.

Brokema, S., Paans, W., Oosterhoff, A. T., Roodbol, P. F.,  & Luttik, M. L. A. (2021). 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.

Broekema, S., Paans, W., Roodbol, P. F. & Luttik, M. L. A. (2020). Nurses’ application of the components of family nursing conversations in home health care: A qualitative content analysis. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 34(2), 322-331.

Broekema, S., Paans, W., Roodbol, P. F. & Luttik, M. L. A. (2021). Effects of family nursing conversations on families in home health care: A controlled before-and-after study. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 77(1), 231-243.

Brown, C., Looman, W. S., & Garwick, A. E. (2019). School nurse perceptions of nurse-family relationships in the care of elementary students with chronic conditions. The Journal of School Nursing, 35(2), 96-106.

Choi, H., & Van Riper, M. (2020). mHealth Family Adaptation Intervention for families of young children with Down syndrome: A feasibility study. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 50, e69-e76.

Clements, P. T., & Fay-Hillier, T. (2019). The effects of intimate partner violence on children: Navigating therapeutic assessment and intervention. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 40(6), 486-492.

de Goumoëns, V., Didier, A., Mabie, C., Shaha, M. & Diserens, K. (2019). Families’ needs of patients with acquired brain injury: Acute phase and rehabilitation. Rehabilitation Nursing, 44(6), 319-327. doi: 10.1097/rnj.0000000000000122

de Goumoëns, V., Rio, L. M., Jacques, C., Ramelet, A.-S. (2018). Family-oriented interventions for adults with acquired brain injury and their families: A scoping review. JBI Database of Systemic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 16(2), 2330-2367. doi: 10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003846

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.  

Ersig, A. L., Werner-Lin, A., Hoskins, L., Young J., Loud, J. T., Peters, J., & Greene, M. H. (2019). Legacies and relationships: Diverse social networks and BRCA1/2 risk management decisions and actions.  Journal of Family Nursing, 25(1), 28-53.

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.

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. [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

Flury, M., Orellana-Rios, C. L., Bergstrasser, E., & Becker, G. (2021). “This is the worst that has happened to me in 86 years”: A qualitative study of the experiences of grandparents losing a grandchild due to neurological or oncological disease. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 26(1), e12311.

Flowers, K., & St John, W. (2020). Working with families. In W. St John & H. Keleher (Eds.), Community nursing practice: Theory, skills, and issues (pp. 249-269). Routledge.

Foster, M., & Shields, L. (2020). Bridging the child and family centered care gap: Therapeutic conversations with children and families. Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing, 43(2), 151-158.

Frandsen, C. E., & Pedersen, E. B., & Agerskov, H. (2020). When kidney transplantation is not an option: Haemodialysis patients’ and partners’ experiences – A qualitative study. NursingOpen, 7(4), 1110-1117.

Ginter, A. C., & Radina, E. M. (2019). “I was there with her”: Experiences of mothers of women with breast cancer. Journal of Family Nursing, 25(1), 54-80.

Hagedoorn, E. I., Keers, J. C., Jaarsma, T., van der Schans, C. P., Luttik, M. L. A., & Paans, W. (2020). The association of collaboration between family caregivers and nurses in the hospital and their preparedness for caregiving at home. Geriatric Nursing, 41(4), 373-380.

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.  

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.

Imanipour, M., & Kiwanuka, F. (2020). Family nursing practice and family importance in care – Attitudes of nurses working in intensive care units. International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences, 13, 100265. 

Israelsson-Skogsberg, A. (2019). Children living with Home Mechanical Ventilation-a double-edged existence: The everyday life experiences of the children, their siblings, parents and personal care assistants [Unpublished doctoral dissertation]. University of Borås.

Israelsson-Skogsberg, A., Markstrom, A., Laakso, K., Heden, L., & Lindahl, B. (2019). Siblings’ lived experiences of having a brother or sister with home mechanical ventilation: A phenomenological hermeneutical study. Journal of Family Nursing, 25(3), 469-492.

Karpa, J. (2020). Families’ experiences living with acquired brain injury: “Thinking family” – a nursing pathway for family-centered care.  Nursing Research and Practice. Article ID 8866534.

Lövgren, M., Kreichbergs, U., & Udo, C. (2019). Family talk intervention in paediatric oncology: A pilot study protocol. BMJ Paediatric Open, 3(1): 3000417.

Luttik, M. L. (2020). Family nursing: The family as the unit of research and care [Editorial]. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 19(8), 660-662.

Marcotte, J., Tremblay, E., Turcotte, A., & Michaud, C. (2019). Needs-focused interventions for family caregivers of older adults with cancer: A descriptive study. Supportive Care in Cancer, 27, 2771-2781.

Marcussen, J., Hounsgaard, L., Brunn, P., Laursen, M. G., Thuen, F., & Wilson, R. (2019). The Divorced Family-Focused Care Model: A nursing model to enhance child and family mental health and well-being of doubly bereaved children following parental divorce and subsequent parental cancer and death. Journal of Family Nursing, 25(3), 419-446.

McAndrew, N., Schiffman, R., & Leske, J. (2019). Relationships among climate of care, nursing family care and family well-being in ICUs. Nursing Ethics, 26(7-8), 2494-2510.

McAndrew, N., Schiffman, R., & Leske, J. (2020). A theoretical lens through which to view the facilitators and disruptors of nurse-promoted engagement with families in the ICU. Journal of Family Nursing, 26(3), 190-212.

Misto, K. (2019). Family perceptions of family nursing in a Magnet institution during acute hospitalizations of older adult patients. Clinical Nursing Research, 28(5), 548-566.

Moen, O. L., & Hall-Lord, M. L. (2019). Adolescents’ mental health, help seeking and service use and parents’ perception of family functioning. Nordic Journal of Nursing Research, 39(1), 1-8.

Naef, R., Kaeppeli, B. M., Lanter, R., & Petry, H. (2020). Implementing Family Systems Care through an educational intervention with nurses and midwives in obstetrics and gynecological care: A mixed-methods evaluation. Journal of Family Nursing26(2), 138-152.

Naef, R., Kläusler-Troxler, M., Ernst, J., & Huber, S., Dinten-Schmid, B., Tanja, K., & Petry, H. (2020). Translating family systems care into neonatology practice: A mixed method study of practitioners’ attitudes, practice skills and implementation experience. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 102, 103448.

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.

Naef, R., von Felten, S., Petry, H., Ernst, J., & Massarotto, P.  (2021). Impact of a nurse-led family support intervention on family members’ satisfaction with intensive care and psychological wellbeing: A mixed-methods evaluation. Australian Critical Care. Advance online publication.

Ohlauson, K., & Nilsson, S. (2020). Multi-children parents’ experiences of parental support by attending parental group for multi-children parents in Sweden. Global Pediatric Health, 7, 1-11.

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.

Ostergaard, B., Mahrer-Imhof, R., Wagner, L. Barington, T., Videbaek, L., & Lauridsen, J. (2018). Effects 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.

Østergaard, B., Pedersen, K. S., Lauridsen, J., Nørgaard, B., & Jeune, B. (2018). Translation and field testing of the family functioning, family health and social support questionnaire in Danish outpatients with heart failure. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 32(2), 554–566.

Petursdottir, A. B., Haraldsdottir, 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. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 33(2), 342-350.

Petursdottir, A. B., Rayens, M. K., Sigurdardottir, V., & Svavarsdottir, E. K. (2021). Long-term effect of receiving a Family Strengths-Oriented Intervention on family cancer caregiver stress, anxiety, and depression symptoms: A longitudinal quasi-experimental study. Journal of Family Nursing. Advance online publication.

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.

Samuelsson, M., & Wennick, A. (2020). An exploratory study of the everyday life of Swedish children on home parenteral nutrition and their families. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 52, e-84-e89.

Sangren, A., Axelsson, L., Bylund-Grenklo, R., & Benzein, E. (2020). Family members’ expression of dignity in palliative care: A qualitative study. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. Advance online publication.

Skuladottir, A., Sigurdardottir, A. O., & Svavarsdottir, E. K. (2020). The better sleep better well-being programme: Educating and training community health nurses in developing interventions for families of infants with moderate sleep problems: A plot study. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. Advance online publication.

Skundberg-Kletthagen, H., Gonzalez, M. T., Schroder, A., & Moen, O. L. (2020). Mental health professionals’ experiences with applying a family-centred care focus in their clinical work. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 41(9), 815-823.

Stenberg, M., Stalnacke, B.-I., & Saveman, B.-I. (2020). Family experiences up to seven years after a severe traumatic brain injury – family interviews. Disability and Rehabilitation,

Svavarsdottir, E. K., & Gisladottir, M. (2019). How do Family-Strengths Oriented Conversations (FAM-SOTC) advance psychiatric nursing practice? Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 51(2), 214-224.

Svavarsdottir, E. K., Kamban, S. W., Konradsdottir, E., & Sigurdardottir, A. (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.

Swan, M. A., & Eggenberger, S. K. (2021). Early career nurses’ experiences of providing family nursing care: Perceived benefits and challenges. Journal of Family Nursing 27(1), 23-33.

Tavares, M. L. O., Pimenta, O., & Garcia-Vivar, 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.

Tluczek, A., Levy, H., Rock, M. J., Ondoma, C., & Brown, R. L. (2019). Impact of intermediate cystic fibrosis classification on parents’ perceptions of child vulnerability and protectiveness. Journal of Family Nursing, 25(2), 287-313.

Tuomisto, S., Kolvulva, M., Astedt-Kurki, P., & Helminen, M. (2020). Family composition and living arrangements – Cross-sectional study on family involvement to self-managed rehabilitation of people with coronary artery disease. NursingOpen, 7(6), 1715-1724.

Uzun, H., Karaca, N. H., & Metin S. (2021). Assessment of parent-child relationship in Covid-19 pandemic. Children and Youth Services Review, 120, 105748.



Henriquez, N., Hyndman, K., & Chachula, K. (2019). It’s complicated: Improving undergraduate nursing students’ understanding and care of LGBTQ older adults. Journal of Family Nursing, 25(4), 506-532.

Looman, W. S. (2020). Teaching systems thinking for advanced family nursing practice: A theory-based tool. Journal of Family Nursing, 26(1), 5-14.


UPDATED: April 2021