DegreesPhD, RN, CCC, R.Psych
ExpertiseLong-term care, Nursing home care, Psychotropic drug use, Depression, Antidepressants, Antipsychotics, Schizophrenia, Mental health and illness, Counseling, Placebo effect, Psychosis, Addictions
Previous Research AreasProstate cancer, Gambling, Seniors, Nursing homes, Medication use, Psychotropic drug use
In The MediaMedication Use in Long-Term Care Facilities is Under the Microscope; Legend; April 2005.
Health Sciences Researcher Collaborates with Nursing Home Staff and Administrators; Legend; October 2004.
Primary Care and Public Health; Health and Sciences Annual Report 2004.
Appropriate use of antipsychotic medications in nursing homes; AHFMR Research News; Winter 2003.
Making Connect; AHFMR Research News; Summer 2003.
Returning to His Roots - Nursing Professional Comes Home to Teach Healthcare; Legend; November 2001.
Current Research and Creative Activity
|Title||Location||Grant Information||Principal Investigator||Co Researchers|
|Continuing care reform: Implications for the balance and quality of care for frail older Canadians.||Alberta||
Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research, $900,000, 2005-08.
||C. Maxwell (University of Alberta); L. Strain (University of Alberta)||B. Hagen (Co-Investigator) (University of Lethbridge)|
|Enhancing system capacity to improve quality and continuity of mental health care for seniors in assisted living and long term care||Alberta||
Alberta Mental Health Research Partnership Program, $210,000, 2009-12.
|Spirituality, mysticism and psychosis: A phenomenological inquiry.||Western Canada||
The University of Lethbridge Research fund, $9,000, 2006-08.
||G. Nixon, University of Lethbridge||B. Hagen (Co-Principle Investigator) (University of Lethbridge)|
|Trauma and female problem gambling: A qualitative grounded theory study||Alberta||
Alberta Gaming Research Institute, $69,814, 2008-10.
|Understanding the Phenomenological Context of Non-Hospitalized Adults with a Traumatic Brain Injury: A Case Study Using a Group Art Therapy Approach’.||Alberta||L. LeNavenec, G. Groeneweg, A. Briks & M. Wiebe (University of Calgary)||B. Hagen (University of Lethbridge)|
|Title||Grant Agency||Completion Date|
|The unexpected caller: Men, meanings and healing from prostate cancer||Research Excellence Envelope (Alberta Learning)||2002|
|The unexpected caller: Men, meanings and healing from prostate cancer||University of Lethbridge Foundation||2002|