Books & Articles in French

Books re: Family Nursing Practice [in French]

Bibliography developed by Dr. France Dupuis (University of Montreal) Updated 2012.

Duhamel, F. (Ed.). (2015). La santé et la famille: Une approche systémique en soins infirmiers (3rd ed.) [Health and family: A systemic approach in nursing care]. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Chenelière Éducation. [in French] (1st edition 1995, 2nd edition 2007)

Articles re: Family Nursing Practice [in French]

Bibliography developed by Dr. France Dupuis (University of Montreal) Updated 2012.

Bell, L., Sylvestre, A., Tribble, D.S., Goulet, C., & Tronick, E. Z. (2004). [Parent-child relationship in the perinatal period: Evaluation and intervention]. Perspect Infirm, 1(6), 32-36. [in French] PMID: 15984287

Bernard, C. (2000). [The family: Organizational principles].  Soins Psychiatrie, (206), 18-21. [in French] PMID: 1111176

Birot, P., Dervaux, M.P., & Pegon, M. (2005). [McGill model].  Recherche en Soins Infirmiers, (80), 28-38. [in French] PMID: 15861915

Biver, S. (2000). [Experience of patients and their families with a palliative care interdisciplinary team].Recherche en Soins Infirmiers, (61), 68-81. [in French] PMID: 12037864

Boulanger, N., & Mayzoue, M. (1990). [Education of the epileptic patient and his family. Nursing role].  Soins; La Revue de Reference Infirmiere, (540), 47-50. [in French] PMID: 2091273

Charlebois, S., & Bouchard. L. (2007). “The worst experience”: The experience of grandparents who have a grandchild with cancer. Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal, 17(1), 26-36. [in French and English] PMID: 17847987

Charron D. (2007). [Development of a systemic teaching method of the family approach in nursing science: Report of an educational situation].  Recherche en Soins Infirmiers, (89), 109-121. [in French] PMID: 17674617

D’Amour, D., Goudreau, J., Hudon, E., Beaulieu, M.D., Lamothe, L., Jobin, G., et al. (2008). [Development of nursing pratice in family medicine groups].  Perspective infirmiere: Revue Officielle de l’Ordre des Infirmieres et Infirmiers du Quebec, 5(7), 4-11. [in French]

de Montigny, F. (1991). L’évaluation familiale selon Roy. Nursing Québec, 11(2), 38-45. [in French] PMID

de Montigny, F. (1991). L’intervention de groupe d’orientation systémique auprès de couples en période prénatale. Revue canadienne de santé mentale communautai, 10(1),167-183. [in French]

de Montigny, F. (1992). L’entrevue familiale: une expérience dirigeable. Nursing Québec, 12(4), 31-37. [in French]

de Montigny, F. (1992). L’intervention familiale selon Roy: Cueillette et analyse des données avec la famille Joly. Infirmière canadienne, 88(8), 41-45. [in French]

de Montigny, F. (1992). L’intervention familiale selon Roy : Planification, exécution et évaluation. Infirmière canadienne, 88(9), 43-46. [in French]

de Montigny F. (1995). [Family nursing interventions during hospitalization].  Canadian Nurse, 91(10), 38-42. [in French]

de Montigny, F., & Beaudet, L. (1995). Un enfant meurt durant la grossesse. Infirmière canadienne. 91(2), 44. [in French]

de Montigny, F., & Beaudet, L.(1997). Lorsque la vie éclate: Impact de la mort d’un enfant sur la famille. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: ERPI. [in French]

de Montigny, F., Beaudet, L., & Dumas, L. (1996). [The impact of a child’s death on the family]. Canadian Nurse, 92(10), 39-42. [in French] PMID: 9095761

de Montigny, F., Beaudet, L., & Dumas, L. (1998). La perte d’un enfant: Que vivent les familles et comment les aider? Infirmière du Québec, 5(5), 27-29. [in French]

de Montigny, F., & Dumas, L. (1999). Les couples primipares en période prénatale : une intervention infirmière centrée sur la relation conjugale. L’Infirmière du Québec7(1), 39-41. [in French]

Dressen, C., Brandel, J.-P., Schneider, A., Magar, Y., Renon, D., & Ziegler, M. (2007). [Effects of Parkinson’s disease on quality-of-life patients’ spouses: A qualitative survey]. Revue Neurologique, 163, 801-807. [in French] Retrieved from

Duhamel, F., & Campagna, L. (2000). [Family Genogram]. Outil qui sert à l’élaboration d’un génogramme et écocarte pour l’évaluation de la dynamique familiale. No. Certificat  d’enregistrement : 484360 de l’Office de la propriété intellectuelle du Canada. Faculté des sciences infirmières. Université de Montréal. The Family Genograph is available from

Duhamel, F., & Campagna, L. (1997). [Is the family important in cardiovascular care?].  Canadian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 8(4), 16-22. [in French] PMID: 9555308

Dumas, L., & de Montigny, F. (1993). [Family evaluation according to Orem].  Canadian Nurse, 89(10), 45-48. [in French and English]  Retrieved from

Fedor, M.C., & Leyssene-Ouvrard, C. (2007). [“Integration of families in hospital”: Expectations and reticence of patients, relatives and nursing staff? A study in progress at the Clermont-Ferrand academic medical center]. Rech Soins Infirm, (89), 58-75.  [in French] PMID: 17674614

Giguere, V., & Lafortune, N. (2000). [Home intervention into families who neglect and mistreat children]. Infirmiere du Quebec, 8(1), 33-35. [in French] PMID: 11096812

Girault, P., Gagnayre, R., d’Ivernois, J.F. (2001). [Analysis methods for educational needs assessment for family caregivers of HIV positive or AIDS patients in Thailand]. Sante Publique, 13(1), 49-61. [in French] PMID: 11525042

Goudreau, J., Duhamel, F., & Beaudoin, C. (1999). [Supporting the conjugal system during the perinatal period: An experience in participatory research].  Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 31(3), 111-127. [in French] PMID: 10696172

Grossman, M. (1995). Family nursing in tertiary care: History or the promise of things to come? Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 27(2), 3-10. [in French and English] PMID: 7553445

Guigon, C., & Bardiot, G. (1993). [Nursing practice in family therapy admission]. Soins Psychiatr, Apr (150), 25-27. [in French] PMID: 8202754

Guiter, B. (2000). [The symptom of family acceptance].  Soins – Psychiatrie, Jan-Feb (206), 22-4. [in French] PMID: 11111766

Kerurien, H. (2000). [Mothers and nurses facing cancer].  Soins Pediatrie, PuericultureMay-Jun(194), 9-12. [in French] PMID: 11111766

Leblanc, D., Janin, J., & Boulindeau, H. (2000). [Family of dreams, family of paper?].  Soins – Psychiatrie,Jan-Feb (206), 25-27. [in French] PMID: 11111767

Lepresle, C. (2003). [Educating family nursing aides].  Soins. Gerontologie, Jan-Feb (39), 29-30. [in French] PMID: 12621711

Lefebvre, H., Pelchat, D., Swaine, B., Gélinas, I., & Levert, M. J. (2004). [Cranial-cerebral trauma after a traffic accident: Perceptions of patients, family, physicians and professionals]. Rech Soins Infirm, Sep (78), 14-34. [in French] PMID: 15493483

Lévesque, H. (1994). [Research and practice in family care. Intelligence and heart]. Infirm Que, Nov-Dec, 2(2),10-11. [in French] PMID: 7834020

Lévesque, L,, Ducharme, F,, Legault, A., & Giroux, F. (2004). [Intervention to promote recognition of the rights of families of an elderly relative with dementia living in a long-term care facility]. Rech Soins Infirm, Jun(77), 29-40. [in French] PMID: 15253070

Longerich, B. (2011). [Family affairs].  Krankenpflege – Soins Infirmiers, 104(7), 33. [in French] PMID: 21797187

Major, F., & Pepin, J. (2001). [Perception of autonomy in the elderly who live with a family member]. Rech Soins Infirm, Mar (64), 36-46. [in French] PMID: 12037878

Mpinga, E.K., Verloo, H., Bondolfi, A., Pellissier, F., Rapin, C.H., & Chastonay, P. (2007). [Attitude of nurses and nurse’s aides coping with conflicts in palliative care]. Soins Gerontol, Sep-Oct (67), 15-17. [in French] PMID: 17982991

Ollivet, C. (2000). [The Alzheimer patient and his relatives. Family care].  Soins. Gerontologie, (22),32-33. [in French] PMID: 11111743

Oppenheim, D. (2000). [Parent-nurse relation at the center of care for a severely ill child].  Soins. Pediatrie, Puericulture, May-June (194), 13-5. [in French] PMID: 11190169

Pelchat, D., Bisson, J., Perreault, M., Ricard, N., & Bouchard, J.M. (1998). [Systematic family nursing intervention applied to the birth of a disabled child: Effects on the parents’ adaptation].  Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 30(3), 99-121. [in French] PMID: 10030188

Pelchat, D., & Lefebvre, H. (2001). [The Family Intervention Program: A program based on partnership]. Infirmiere du Quebec, Nov-Dec, 9(2), 26-31. [in French] PMID: 12942808

Pirard, M., Janne, P., Installé, E., & Reynaert, C. (1994). [Patient, family, nurses and intensive care unit: Review of the literature and state of a practice “in the field”]. Ann Med Psychol (Paris),152(9), 600-608. [in French] PMID: 7825786

Ponte, C. (2008). [Nurses, practice and families. 3/8–Access to records of aged persons]. Soins Gerontol, Nov-Dec (74), 43-44. [in French] PMID: 19110877

Quellet, S. (1995). [Cancer of the larynx].  Canadian Nurse, 91(9), 21. [in French] PMID: 8705981

Taillens, F. (2011). [Family health. When parents are exhausted]. Krankenpflege Soins Infirmiers,104(2), 48-51. [in French] PMID: 21404507

Talbot, L. R., Duhamel, F., Giroux, F., & Hamel, S. (2000). [Family nursing care: how far have we gone?]. Infirmiere du Quebec, 7(4), 14-22. [in French] PMID: 10876509

Tourigny J. (2006). [What do health professionals think about parents’ participation in care for children?].Perspect Infirm., 3(6),19-22. [in French] PMID: 16909724

Tourigny, J. (1998). [Effects of a preoperative educational intervention on the behavior of parents of three to six-year old children having day surgery]. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 30(2), 135-59. [in French] PMID: 9807293

Vernooij-Dassen, M., Kurz, X., Scuvee-Moreau, J., & Dresse, A. (2003). [The measurement of sense of competence in caregivers of patients with dementia]. Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique, 51(2), 227-235. [in French] PMID: 12876508

Watts, S., & Edgar, L. (2004). [Nucare, a coping skills training intervention for oncology patients and families: Participants’ motivations and expectations. Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal, 14(2), 84-95. [in French and English] PMID: 15230029