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Publications

Articles/Abstracts Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

  • Moritz S., Kelly MT, Xu TJ, Toews J, Rickhi B. A spirituality teaching program for depression: Qualitative findings on cognitive and emotional change. Complementary Therapies in Medicine. 2011 Aug;19(4):201-7. Epub 2011 Jun 29.
  • Moritz S, Liu MF, Rickhi B, Xu JT, Paccagnan P, Quan H. Reduced Health Resource Use after Acupuncture for Low-Back Pain. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. Volume 17, Number 10, 2011, pp. 1-5.
  • Rickhi BG, Moritz S, Reesal R, Xu TJ, Paccagnan P, Urbanska B, Liu MF, Ewing H, Toews J, Gordon J, Quan H. A Spirituality Teaching Program for Depression: a Randomized Controlled Trial. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine. Forthcoming.
  • Moritz S., Kelly M, Angen M., Quan H., Toews J., Rickhi B. The impact of a home-based spirituality teaching programme: Qualitative exploration of participant’s experience. Spirituality & Health International, 8, 192-205 (2007).
  • Moritz S, Rickhi B, Quan H, Xu TJ, Urbanska B, Reesal R, Ewing H, Liu MF, Toews J. A Spirituality Program for Depression - a Randomized Controlled Trial. Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies. 11 (Suppl. 1) p. 32 Abstract (2006)
  • Moritz, S; Kelly, M; Angen, M; Rickhi, B; Quan, H; Toews, J. A home-based spirituality education programme: Qualitative Exploration of Participants’ Experiences. Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Volume 3, Issue 2, Article 7, p. 27. Abstract (2006)
  • Moritz, S.; Quan, H; Rickhi, B.; Liu, M; Angen, M.; Vintila, R.; Sawa, R.; Stuart, H.; Soriano, J.; Toews, J. A home-based spirituality education programme decreases emotional distress and increases quality of life - a randomized controlled trial. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine 12(6): pp. 26-35 (Nov/Dec 2006)
  • Kelly, M.; Hardwick, K., Moritz, S.; Kelner, M.; Rickhi, B; Quan, H. Towards Integration: The Opinions of Health Policy Makers on Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Evidence-Based Integrative Medicine, Volume 2, Number 2, 2005, pp. 79-86(8)
  • Moritz, S., Kelly, M.; Vintila, R.; Quan, H, Verhoef M., Hardwick K., Rickhi, B. Preferred Models of Integrative Care: A Survey of CAM Practitioners and General Medical Practitioners. Evidence-Based Integrative Medicine, Volume 2, Number 2, 2005, pp. 71-77(7)
  • Moritz S, Quan H, Liu MF, Rickhi B, Li B, Xu TJ, Paccagnan P, Acupuncture for Lower Back Pain and Health Resource Use. Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies. 10(Suppl. 1) p. 39 Abstract (2005)
  • Kelly M, Hardwick K, Moritz S, Kelner M, Rickhi B, Quan H. Opinions of Health Policy Makers on Integration of Complementary and Conventional Medicine. Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies. 10(Suppl. 1) p. 40 Abstract (2005)
  • Moritz, S., Vintila, R.; Quan, H, Verhoef M., Hardwick K., Rickhi, B. Preferred Integration Models: A survey of medical doctors and CAM practitioners. Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies. 9(Suppl. 1) p. 33 Abstract (2004)
  • Moritz, S., Quan, H, Rickhi, B., Angen, M.; Vintila, R.; Sawa, R.; Stuart, H.; Soriano, J. A spirituality programme for emotional distress – a randomized controlled trial. Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies. 9(4) p. 523 Abstract (2003)
  • Rickhi B.; Quan H.; Moritz S.; Stuart H.; Arboleda-Flórez J. Mental disorders and reasons for use of complementary therapy. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry Can J Psychiatry. 2003 Aug;48(7):475-9.
  • Thorne, S., Best, Al, Balon, J., Kelner, M., & Rickhi, B. (2002). Ethical dimensions in the borderland between conventional and complementary/alternative medicine. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 8 (6), 907-915.
  • Advisory Group on Complementary and Alternative Practices and Therapies. Towards an Integrative Health System. A Discussion Paper, Health Canada, Spring 2000.

Peer Reviewed Conference Presentations

  • Moritz S, Rickhi B, Quan H, Xu T, Urbanska B, Reesal R, Ewing H, Toews J. A Spirituality Program for Depression - a Randomized Controlled Trial. Spirituality and Health Conference, Calgary, September 2009.
  • Moritz, S., Toews, J., Rickhi, B., Griffith, J, Clark, D, Kelly, M.T., Paccagnan, P., Development of the LEAP (Learning Energy Awareness Practices) Program for Teen Depression. Spirituality and Health Conference, Calgary, September 2009.
  • Kelly M, Moritz S; Xu T, Angen M, Toews J, Rickh B. Spiritual Well-Being Practices for Mood Disorders: Qualitative Findings on Cognitive and Emotional Change. Spirituality and Health Conference, Calgary, September 2009.
  • Moritz S, Rickhi B, Quan H, Xu T, Urbanska B, Reesal R, Ewing H, Toews J. A Spirituality Program for Depression - a Randomized Controlled Trial. North American Research Conference on Complementary & Integrative Medicine, Minneapolis, May 2009.
  • Moritz, S., Toews, J., Rickhi, B., Griffith, J, Clark, D, Kelly, M.T., Paccagnan, P., Development of the LEAP (Learning Energy Awareness Practices) Program for Teen Depression. North American Research Conference on Complementary & Integrative Medicine, Minneapolis, May 2009.
  • Kelly M, Moritz S; Xu T, Angen M, Toews J, Rickh B. Spiritual Well-Being Practices for Mood Disorders: Qualitative Findings on Cognitive and Emotional Change. North American Research Conference on Complementary & Integrative Medicine, Minneapolis, May 2009.
  • Moritz, S., Toews, J., Rickhi, B., Griffith, J, Clark, D, Kelly, M.T., Paccagnan, P., The Development of the LEAP (Learning Energy Awareness Practices) Program for Teen Depression. 4th International Conference on Spirituality and Mental Health. Ottawa, April 2009.
  • Moritz S, Rickhi B, Quan H, Xu TJ, Urbanska B, Reesal R, Ewing H, Liu MF, Toews J. A Spirituality Program for Depression - a Randomized Controlled Trial. Littman Research Day (Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary), March 2007.
  • Moritz S, Rickhi B, Quan H, Xu TJ, Urbanska B, Reesal R, Ewing H, Liu MF, Toews J. A Spirituality Program for Depression - a Randomized Controlled Trial. 13th Annual Symposium on Complementary Health Care. Exeter (UK), December 2006.
  • Xu TJ, Moritz S, Rickhi B, Malyszka MJ, Paccagnan P, Reesal R. Recruitment Experience of a Clinical Trial on a Spirituality Teaching Programme for Depression. 13th Annual Symposium on Complementary Health Care. Exeter (UK), December 2006.
  • Xu TJ, Moritz S, Rickhi B, Malyszka MJ, Paccagnan P, Reesal R. Recruitment Experience of a Clinical Trial on a Spirituality Teaching Programme for Depression. Third Annual Canadian Interdisciplinary Network for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research Symposium, Calgary, November 2006
  • Moritz S, Quan H, Liu MF, Rickhi B, Scholten J. Chiropractic Use for Low back pain and Health Services Utilization. North American Research Conference on Complementary and Integrative Medicine. Edmonton, May 2006.
  • Moritz S, Quan H, Liu MF, Rickhi B, Li B, Xu TJ, Paccagnan P, Acupuncture for Low Back Pain and Health Resource Use. North American Research Conference on Complementary and Integrative Medicine. Edmonton, May 2006.
  • Kelly M, Hardwick K, Moritz S, Kelner M, Rickhi B, Quan H. Opinions of Health Policy Makers on Integration of Complementary and Conventional Medicine. North American Research Conference on Complementary and Integrative Medicine. Edmonton, May 2006. North American Research Conference on Complementary and Integrative Medicine. Edmonton, May 2006.
  • Moritz S, Kelly M, Angen M, Quan H, Toews J, Rickhi B. The Impact of a home-based spirituality education programme: Qualitative exploration of participants’ experiences. North American Research Conference on Complementary and Integrative Medicine. Edmonton, May 2006.
  • Moritz S, Quan H, Liu MF, Rickhi B, Li B, Xu TJ, Paccagnan P, Acupuncture for Lower Back Pain and Health Resource Use. 12th Annual Symposium on Complementary Health Care. Exeter (UK), September 2005.
  • Kelly M, Hardwick K, Moritz S, Kelner M, Rickhi B, Quan H. Opinions of Health Policy Makers on Integration of Complementary and Conventional Medicine. 12th Annual Symposium on Complementary Health Care. Exeter (UK), September 2005.
  • Moritz, S., Vintila, R.; Quan, H, Verhoef M., Hardwick K., Rickhi, B. Preferred Integration Models: A survey of medical doctors and CAM practitioners. 11th Annual Symposium on Complementary Health Care. Exeter (UK), November 2004.
  • Moritz, S., Quan, H, Rickhi, B., Angen, M.; Vintila, R.; Sawa, R.; Stuart, H.; Soriano, J. Does spirituality program impact on psychological well-being, quality of life and spirituality in distressed individuals: Results from a randomized controlled trial. A North American Multidisciplinary Conference: Spirituality and Health. Calgary, May 2004.
  • Moritz, S., Quan, H, Rickhi, B., Angen, M.; Vintila, R.; Sawa, R.; Stuart, H.; Soriano, J. A spirituality programme for emotional distress – a randomized controlled trial. 10th Annual Symposium on Complementary Health Care. London (UK), November 2003.
  • Moritz, S., Quan, H, Richki, B., Angen, M.; Vintila, R.; Sawa, R.; Stuart, H.; Soriano, J. Does a spirituality programme impact on psychological well-being, quality of life and spirituality levels in distressed individuals - a randomized controlled trial. Second Canadian Interprofessional Conference on Spirituality and Health Care. Toronto, October 2002.
  • Moritz S, Rickhi B, Quan H, Atkinson M, Sawa R, and Soriano J. Does spirituality program impact on psychological well-being, quality of life and spirituality in distressed individuals: Experiences from a randomized controlled trial. A North American Multidisciplinary Conference: Spirituality and Health. Calgary, May 2001.
  • Rickhi B, Quan H, Moritz S, Stuart H, Arboleda-Florez J. Comparing Characteristics of Psychiatric and non-Psychiatric Patients at a Complementary Therapy Clinic. The Littman Research Day. Calgary, 2001.
  • Rickhi B, Quan H, Moritz S, Stuart H, Arboleda-Florez J. Medical diagnosis, characteristics and quality of life of patients seeking therapy at a Canadian complementary medicine. 4th World Congress of Medical, Acupuncture and Natural Medicine. Edmonton, June 2000.
  • Atkinson, M., Moritz, S. Dimensions of Spirituality in Health care: A Review of Research Instruments and Item Content. Annual Conference on Quality of Life Measurement in Health Care, University of Florida, 2000.
  • Atkinson, M., Moritz, S., Wishart, P. Dimensions of Spirituality In Health care: A New Approach to clinical Instrumentation. Annual Conference on Quality of Life Measurement in Health Care, University of Florida, 2000.

International Research Congress Integrative Medicine and Health Conference

May 15 - 18, 2012,
Portland, Oregon

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40th Annual International Orthomolecular Medicine Today Conference

April 29 - May 1, 2011,
Toronto, Ontario

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164th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association

May 14-18, 2011,
Honolulu, Hawaii

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