Campus Directory: Bradley Hagen

University of Lethbridge

Bradley Hagen


PhD, RN, CCC, R.Psych


Long-term care, Nursing home care, Psychotropic drug use, Depression, Antidepressants, Antipsychotics, Schizophrenia, Mental health and illness, Counseling, Placebo effect, Psychosis, Addictions

Previous Research Areas

Prostate cancer, Gambling, Seniors, Nursing homes, Medication use, Psychotropic drug use

In The Media

Medication 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

TitleLocationGrant InformationPrincipal InvestigatorCo 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)

Previous Research

TitleGrant AgencyCompletion 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

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