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Publications - Tonia Nicholls

2006/07 to 2010/11

Livingston, J. D., Nicholls, T. L., & Brink, J. (2011). The impact of realigning a provincial tertiary hospital system on other Institutional sectors. Psychiatric Services, 62(2), 200-205.

Livingston, J. D., Verdun-Jones, S., Brink, J., Lussier, P., & Nicholls, T. L. (2010). A narrative review of the effectiveness of aggression management training programs for psychiatric hospital staff. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 6, 15-28.

Desmarais, S. L., Nicholls, T. L., Read, J. D., & Brink, J. (2010). Confidence and accuracy in short-term assessments of risk across overlapping domains. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 21(1), 1-22.

Lussier, P., Verdun-Jones, S., Deslauriers-Varin, N., Nicholls, T. L., & Brink, J.(2010). Identification of chronic violent patients in inpatient psychiatric units: Testing an actuarial prediction scheme. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 37(1), 5-28.

Livingston, J. D., Verdun-Jones, S., Brink, J., Lussier, P., & Nicholls, T. L. (2010). A narrative review of the effectiveness of aggression management training programs for psychiatric hospital staff. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 6(1), 15-28.

Wilson, C., Desmarais, S., Nicholls, T.L. & Brink, J. (2010). The role of strengths in assessments of short-term violence risk. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 9(4), 282-293.

Desmarais, S. L., Gibas, A., & Nicholls, T. L. (2009). Beyond violence against women: Gender-inclusiveness in domestic violence research, policy, and practice. In C. F. Ferguson (Ed.), Violent crime: Clinical and social implications (pp. 184-206). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Reeves, K. A., Desmarais, S. L., Nicholls, T. L., & Douglas, K. S. (2009). Intimate partner abuse of older men: Considerations for the assessment of risk. In J. I. Kosberg (Ed.), Abuse of older men (pp. 7-27). Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press.

Garcia-Mansilla, A., Rosenfeld, B., & Nicholls, T. L. (2009). Risk assessment: Are current methods applicable to women. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 8(1), 50-61.

Nicholls, T. L., Brink, J., Greaves, C., Lussier, P., & Verdun-Jones, S. (2009). Forensic psychiatric inpatients and aggression: An exploration of incidence, prevalence, severity, and interventions by patient gender. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 32(1), 23-30.

Olley, M., Nicholls, T. L., & Brink, J. (2009). The efficient and effective delivery of services to mentally disordered inmates. Behavioral Sciences and Law, 27(5), 811-831.

Hamel, J., Desmarais, S. L., Nicholls, T. L., Malley-Morrison, K., & Aaronson, J. (2009). Domestic violence and child custody: Family court professionals' knowledge and beliefs. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, 1, 37-52.

Nicholls, T. L., Odgers, C., & Cooke, D. (2008). Girls and women with psychopathic characteristics: Causes, treatments and interventions. In A. Felthous, & H. Sass (Eds.), International handbook on psychopathic disorders and the law. Sussex, UK: Wiley.

Douglas, K. S., Nicholls, T. L., & Brink, J. (2008). Psychological / behavioural treatment of the potentially violent patient (pp. 351-376). In P. Kleespies (Ed.), Evaluating and managing behavioral emergencies: An evidence-based resource for mental health practitioners. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Nicholls, T. L., Webster, C. D., Brink, J., & Martin, M. L. (2008). Short-Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability. In B. Cutler & P. Zapf (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Psychology and Law (pp. 744-746). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Nicholls, T. L., Greaves, C., & Moretti, M. (2008). Female aggression. In A. Jamieson & A. Moenssens (Eds.). Wiley Encyclopedia of Forensic Science. Sussex, UK: Wiley.

Nicholls, T. L., Desmarais, S. L., Douglas, K. S., & Kropp, P. R. (2007). Violence risk assessments with perpetrators of intimate partner abuse. In J. Hamel & T. L. Nicholls (Eds.), Family interventions in domestic violence: A handbook of gender-inclusive theory and treatment (pp. 275-301). London, UK: Springer.

Hamel, J., & Nicholls, T. L. (2007). Family interventions in domestic violence: A handbook of gender-inclusive theory and treatment. London, UK: Springer.

Reeves, K. A., Desmarais, S. L., Nicholls, T. L., & Douglas, K. S. (2007). Intimate partner abuse of older men: Considerations for the assessment of risk. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect. 19: 7-27.

Hamel, J., Desmarais, S. L., & Nicholls, T. L. (2007). Perceptions of motives in intimate partner violence: Expressive versus coercive violence. Violence and Victims, 22, 563-576.

Nicholls, T. L., Brink, J., Desmarais, S., Webster, C. D., & Martin, M. L. (2006). The Short-Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability (START): A prospective validation study in a forensic psychiatric sample. Assessment, 13, 313-327.

Webster, C. D., Nicholls, T. L., Martin, M. L., Desmarais, S. L., & Brink, J. (2006). Short-Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability (START): The case for a new violence risk structured professional judgment scheme. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 24, 747-766.