Kirsten Bell

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint 'Every space is claimed': smokers' experiences of tobacco denormalisation
    Kirsten Bell
    Department of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Sociol Health Illn 32:914-29. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Metastatic cancer and mothering: being a mother in the face of a contracted future
    Kirsten Bell
    Department of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Med Anthropol 30:629-49. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Cancer survivorship, mor(t)ality and lifestyle discourses on cancer prevention
    Kirsten Bell
    Department of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Sociol Health Illn 32:349-64. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Smoking, stigma and tobacco 'denormalization': Further reflections on the use of stigma as a public health tool. A commentary on Social Science & Medicine's Stigma, Prejudice, Discrimination and Health Special Issue (67: 3)
    Kirsten Bell
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z1
    Soc Sci Med 70:795-9; discussion 800-1. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Is there an "ideal cancer" support group? Key findings from a qualitative study of three groups
    Kirsten Bell
    Department of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Psychosoc Oncol 28:432-49. 2010
  6. doi request reprint 'If it almost kills you that means it's working!' Cultural models of chemotherapy expressed in a cancer support group
    Kirsten Bell
    British Columbia Cancer Agency, Sociobehavioural Research Centre, 600 750 W Broadway, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V5Z 1H5
    Soc Sci Med 68:169-76. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The impact of cancer on family relationships among Chinese patients
    Joyce Lee
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Transcult Nurs 22:225-34. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Pain, physical dependence and pseudoaddiction: redefining addiction for 'nice' people?
    Kirsten Bell
    Sociobehavioural Research Centre, British Columbia Cancer Agency, 600 750 W Broadway, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z1H5, Canada
    Int J Drug Policy 20:170-8. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Perceptions of food and eating among Chinese patients with cancer: findings of an ethnographic study
    Kirsten Bell
    Sociobehavioural Research Centre, British Columbia Cancer Agency, 600 750 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 32:118-26. 2009
  10. pmc Remaking the self: trauma, teachable moments, and the biopolitics of cancer survivorship
    Kirsten Bell
    Department of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, 6303 NW Marine Dr, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Cult Med Psychiatry 36:584-600. 2012

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint 'Every space is claimed': smokers' experiences of tobacco denormalisation
    Kirsten Bell
    Department of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Sociol Health Illn 32:914-29. 2010
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Metastatic cancer and mothering: being a mother in the face of a contracted future
    Kirsten Bell
    Department of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Med Anthropol 30:629-49. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Cancer survivorship, mor(t)ality and lifestyle discourses on cancer prevention
    Kirsten Bell
    Department of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Sociol Health Illn 32:349-64. 2010
    ..However, this acceptance was generally borne of an active desire to gain control over the uncertainty of living with the disease and was mediated by other aspects of the experience of surviving cancer...
  4. doi request reprint Smoking, stigma and tobacco 'denormalization': Further reflections on the use of stigma as a public health tool. A commentary on Social Science & Medicine's Stigma, Prejudice, Discrimination and Health Special Issue (67: 3)
    Kirsten Bell
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z1
    Soc Sci Med 70:795-9; discussion 800-1. 2010
    ..Rather, it is likely to exacerbate health-related inequalities by limiting smokers' access to healthcare and inhibiting smoking cessation efforts in primary care settings...
  5. doi request reprint Is there an "ideal cancer" support group? Key findings from a qualitative study of three groups
    Kirsten Bell
    Department of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Psychosoc Oncol 28:432-49. 2010
    ..However, including an educational component in support groups may increase the participation of currently underrepresented populations such as men and patients from culturally diverse backgrounds...
  6. doi request reprint 'If it almost kills you that means it's working!' Cultural models of chemotherapy expressed in a cancer support group
    Kirsten Bell
    British Columbia Cancer Agency, Sociobehavioural Research Centre, 600 750 W Broadway, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V5Z 1H5
    Soc Sci Med 68:169-76. 2009
    ..Overall, research findings highlight the need to pay closer attention to the meanings patients assign to cancer treatments and call for further research in this area...
  7. doi request reprint The impact of cancer on family relationships among Chinese patients
    Joyce Lee
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Transcult Nurs 22:225-34. 2011
    ..More important, interventions need to be culturally sensitive that will empower patients and family members in living with the illness...
  8. doi request reprint Pain, physical dependence and pseudoaddiction: redefining addiction for 'nice' people?
    Kirsten Bell
    Sociobehavioural Research Centre, British Columbia Cancer Agency, 600 750 W Broadway, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z1H5, Canada
    Int J Drug Policy 20:170-8. 2009
    ..However, discourses on pain management rest on moral as well as medical assumptions about who has pain and who needs drugs...
  9. doi request reprint Perceptions of food and eating among Chinese patients with cancer: findings of an ethnographic study
    Kirsten Bell
    Sociobehavioural Research Centre, British Columbia Cancer Agency, 600 750 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 32:118-26. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc Remaking the self: trauma, teachable moments, and the biopolitics of cancer survivorship
    Kirsten Bell
    Department of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, 6303 NW Marine Dr, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Cult Med Psychiatry 36:584-600. 2012
    ....
  11. doi request reprint What women who use drugs have to say about ethical research: findings of an exploratory qualitative study
    Kirsten Bell
    University of British Columbia, East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 6:84-98. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that women drug users' views on ethical research differ from prevailing assumptions among institutional review boards about how research with such populations should proceed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Location restrictions on smoking: assessing their differential impacts and consequences in the workplace
    Kirsten Bell
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC
    Can J Public Health 100:46-50. 2009
    ..To analyze existing evidence on the impact of two types of location restrictions on smoking: workplace bans and bans in hospitality settings, and to assess the extent to which they differentially affect subpopulations...
  13. doi request reprint Nicotine control: E-cigarettes, smoking and addiction
    Kirsten Bell
    Department of Anthropology, 6303 NW Marine Drive, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Int J Drug Policy 23:242-7. 2012
    ..These products, which deliver nicotine via an inhaled mist, have caused no small amount of controversy in public health circles, and their rise has been accompanied by energetic debate about their potential harms and benefits...