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White Paper & Book Chapters:

 
Authors Larson, MJ and Laura LS. (2013, October). Upstream Opportunities for Reducing the Harm of Alcohol and Drug Use. Waltham: Brandeis University, Schneider Institutes for Health Policy, Institute for Behavioral Health, Heller School for Social Policy and Management. Read more by clicking here.
 


Authors Larson MJ, Mohr BA, Lorenz LS, Grayton C, and Williams TV. (2014 in press). General and specialist health care utilization in military children of Army service members who are deployed, chapter 6. In S. M. Wadsworth & D. Riggs (Eds.), Risk and resilience in U.S. military families (Vol. 2), (pp 87-110). New York, NY: Springer. ISBN: 9781461487111. Read more by clicking here.


 Authors Kolb, B. and Lorenz, LS. (2014). Chapter 6: Let’s see: Participatory visual methods in practice. In Imaginative inquiry: Innovative approaches to interdisciplinary research, C. Fogel, El Quinlan, and A. Quinlan (Eds), ISBN: 9781936320431 pp 79-92. Palo Alto: Academica Press. Read more by clicking here.
 


 Publications 
Author Lorenz, LS. (2014). Photovoice in practice: Ensuring safety and encouraging action. In Qualitative Research for the Social Sciences, M. Lichtman (Ed), ISBN: 9781412998642 pp 173-178. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, Inc. Read more by clicking here.

 


Recent Posters:

Lorenz, LS, O’Neil-Pirozzi, T, and Demore-Taber, M. Transitional life experiences of the long term brain injury survivor: A qualitative study to understand survivors’ perspectives. Poster. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM - 90th Annual 2013 Conference), Progress in Rehabilitation Research, Orlando, FL, November 12th-16th, 2013. For more information and to view a copy of the poster please click here

Hodgkin, D, Merrick, EM, Horgan, CM, Lorenz, LS, Ritter, G, Panals, L, Kasuba, P, Poskanzer, D, Altman Nefussey, R, and Goheen, E. (2013, November). Testing the use of novel patient financial incentives to improve breast cancer screening rate. Poster. American Public Health Association 141st Annual Meeting & Expo, November 2nd-6th, Boston, MA.  For more information and to view a copy of the poster please click here
 


Recent Workshops:

PhotoVoice Workshop Broward County Children’s Services Council, Ft Lauderdale, FL

A one-day photovoice training for non-profit organizations receiving grants from BCCS to support their programming and grant-making activities. January 23rd 2014 (forthcoming). For more information please click here
 


Videos:

Lorenz, L. S. and Chilingerian, Jon A. (2011). Using Visual and Narrative Methods to Achieve Fair Process in Clinical Care. JoVE - Journal of Visualized Experiments (February 16th 2011) over 16,053 viewings.  Video (14:32 Min).  Read more by clicking here.
 


Peer-review Papers:

Journal - Lorenz, Laura S. Co-author with Kolb, B. (2009). Involving the public through participatory visual research methods. Health Expectations, 12(3), pp. 262-274.  Read more on this paper by clicking here.

Journal - Lorenz, Laura S.
(2010). Discovering a new identity after brain injury, Sociology of Health and Illness, 32(6), pp 862-879, available as of June 21st 2010 online, and in print in September   Read more on this paper by clicking here.

 Lorenz, Laura S. (2011, Online February 18th). A Way Into Empathy: A 'Case' of Photo-elicitation in Illness Research. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine, 15, 3, May 2011, pp 259-276, Special Number on ‘Another way of knowing: art, disease, and illness experience.’ Guest Editors, Alan Radley and Susan Bell.  Read more on this paper by clicking here.


Lorenz, Laura S. (2010, December). Visual metaphors of living with brain injury: Exploring and communicating lived experience with an invisible injury. Visual Studies, 25(3), pp 210-223, Special Issue on Visual Research Methods and Issues of Voice, Guest Editors Wendy Luttrell and Richard Chalfen.
  Read more on this paper by clicking here.
 

Books:

 

Brain Injury Survivors: Narratives of Rehabilitation and Healing
by Laura S. Lorenz from Lynne Rienner Publishers

Hardcover 200 Pages
ISBN: 978-1588267283

Learn more about the book and order from: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Barnes & Noble, and more.


  “Incredibly important…. a must-read for people who care about brain injury. Lorenz provides a genuinely fresh way of allowing survivors to provide their own perspectives on life-change experience. This innovative and touching book will change the way we think about—and respond to—the experience of brain injury survivors. –Prof. Mark Sherry, University of Toledo

 "A well-conceived and beautifully written treatise. The book is clear and concise while still offering inspirational material that is obviously close to the author’s heart."—Cheryl E. Daugherty, Issues in Mental Health Nursing

 "Offers a sensitive, innovative, and client-centered approach to working with individuals suffering from TBI..."—C. Alexander Simpkins, Milton H. Erickson Foundation Newsletter


 For more information about this book please click here...

 


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