The elephant in the room: critical reflections on militarism, war, and their health contingencies.

This philosophical analysis critically explores an archeology of militarism as an underpinning to multiple forms of violence, especially war. Deconstructing militarism and its discourses reveal it as a pervasive geographical, cultural, political, and psychological presence. New war technologies, related health… Read moreThe elephant in the room: critical reflections on militarism, war, and their health contingencies.

Ethical, regulatory, and investigator considerations in prison research.

Although numbers of prison inmates are increasing rapidly, limited research addresses health-related conditions prevalent in prisons. Compelling reasons exist for prison research to address high rates of psychiatric, neurological, and other health-related conditions that may precipitate or result from incarceration,… Read moreEthical, regulatory, and investigator considerations in prison research.

Contemplating what I would do if someone got in my house: intentions of older homebound women living alone.

There is little research guiding interventions to help old homebound women prepare to manage an intrusion event. During a phenomenological study of the experience of reaching help quickly, I compared intentions during a possible intrusion event for 9 women subscribing… Read moreContemplating what I would do if someone got in my house: intentions of older homebound women living alone.

Sexual bullying: addressing the gap between bullying and dating violence.

Millions of youth in the United States are involved in some aspects of bullying behavior. Increasing rates of youth violence, including horrific violent school events, have brought national attention upon the phenomenon. Bullying is a broad construct that covers a… Read moreSexual bullying: addressing the gap between bullying and dating violence.

Photo stories, Ricoeur, and experiences from practice: a hermeneutic dialogue.

The purpose of this article is to demonstrate how a particular narrative approach in nursing, namely the photo instrument can be connected with Ricoeur’s hermeneutic philosophy. Ricoeur’s concept of mimesis, when supplemented with the concept of performance, is shown relevant… Read morePhoto stories, Ricoeur, and experiences from practice: a hermeneutic dialogue.