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Petrea Taylor

Assistant Professor

Nursing, Faculty of

Office 140

Moncton

petrea.taylor@unb.ca
1 506 962 4690



Dr. Petrea Taylor is an Assistant Professor with the Faculty of Nursing (FON), UNB. Her program of research is gender, violence, and health, with a particular interest in women’s mental health, suicidality, and stigma. While working as a clinical nurse specialist in Addictions and Mental Health, Horizon Health Network, Petrea completed (2018) with an Interdisciplinary PhD (Nursing, Sociology, Philosophy). Upon graduating, Petrea accepted a post-doctoral fellowship with supervisor Dr. Kelly Scott-Storey as a post-doctoral fellow funded by CIHR on a Men’s Gender Violence and Health Study (MGVHS). In January 2020, Petrea was hired with the FON Advanced Standing Program at the UNB Moncton site in her home town.

Current research includes a study about how women with suicide ideation promote their health funded by UNB and the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation. Petrea is eager to supervise students with an interest in social justice, social determinants of health, critical theory underpinnings, qualitative methods, women’s health, help-seeking, mental health, suicide, stigma, and violence.

Journal publications

Taylor, P. (2022). Challenging the Myth of “Attention Seeking” Women with Suicidality: A Grounded Theory Study about Applying Counter-pressure to manage System Entrapment. Issues in Mental Health Nursing.

Taylor, P. (In Press). A Relational Approach to Violence Research: A feminist study on women’s help-seeking for suicidality in the wake of intimate partner violence (book chapter). Holtmann, C., O’Donnell, S., & Neilson, L. (Eds). Ending Gender Based Violence: Harnessing Research for Social Change. Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research, Fredericton, NB

Taylor, P., O'Donnell, S., Scott-Storey, K., Wuest, J., Vincent, C. & Malcom, J. (2021). Managing perceptual interference by rectifying detachment: An interpretive description of the mental health effects of cumulative lifetime violence in Eastern Canadian men. Global Qualitative Nursing Research, 8: 1-16.

Taylor P. (2020). System Entrapment: The central problem of help-seeking for suicidality in women who have experienced intimate partner violence. Qualitative Health Research, 30(4): 1-17. (First published online July 2019).

Taylor P. (2020). Hunting to Feel Human, the process of women’s help-seeking for suicidality after intimate partner violence: A feminist grounded theory and photovoice study. Global Qualitative Nursing Research. 7: 1-14. Sage Publications, Open Access

O'Donnell, S., Scott-Storey, K., Wuest, J., Malcolm, J., Taylor, P., & Vincent, C. (2020). Patterns of correlates of cannabis use by cumulative lifetime violence severity in a community sample of eastern Canadian men. Journal of Cannabis Research, 2(14): 1-17.

Taylor, P., Scott-Storey, K., O'Donnell, S., Wuest, J., Malcom, J., & Vincent, C. (2020). An interpretive descriptive study about the mental health impact of cumulative lifetime violence in men: Interviews from a sample in the Men's Violence, Gender, and Health Study, New Brunswick, Canada. (Conference Abstract). Global Qualitative Nursing Research. x(x)

Wuest, J., O'Donnell, S., Scott-Storey, K., Malcom, J., Vincent, C., & Taylor, P. (2020). Cumulative Lifetime Violence Severity and Chronic Pain in a Community Sample of Canadian Men. Pain Medicine (journal), 1-12.

Cutcliffe J, Santos J, Kozel B, Taylor P, Lees D. (2015). Raiders of the Lost Art: Have Psychiatric/Mental Health nurses lost, forgotten or abandoned the therapeutic use of self? The case of acute care settings in the UK, Portugal, Canada, Switzerland, Germany, and Australia. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. 24(5): 375-385.

Taylor, P. Challenging the Myth of “Attention Seeking” Women with Suicidality: A Grounded Theory Study about Applying Counter-pressure to manage System Entrapment. Issues in Mental Health Nursing.

Taylor, P. A Relational Approach to Violence Research: A feminist study on women’s help-seeking for suicidality in the wake of intimate partner violence (book chapter). Holtmann, C., O’Donnell, S., & Neilson, L. (Eds). Ending Gender Based Violence: Harnessing Research for Social Change. Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research, Fredericton, NB