Publications and Conference Papers

Books

McKenzie-Mohr, S., & Lafrance, M.N. (Eds.) (2014).  Women voicing resistance:  Discursive and narrative explorations. East Sussex:  Routledge. 

Lafrance, M.N. (2009). Women and depression: Recovery and resistance.  East Sussex: Routledge.

 

Journal Articles

Lafrance, M.N., Stelzl, M., & Bullock, K. (2017).  “I’m not gonna fake it”:  Women’s accounts of resisting the normative practice of faking orgasm.  Psychology of Women Quarterly, 41(2), 210-222. 

 

McKenzie-Mohr, S. & Lafrance, M.N. (2017).  Narrative resistance in social work research and practice:  Counter-storying in the pursuit of social justice. Qualitative Social Work, 16(2), 189-205.

 

Thomas, E., Stelzl, M. & Lafrance, M.N. (2017).  Faking to finish:  Women’s accounts of feigning sexual pleasure to end unwanted sex. Sexualities, 20(3), 281-301. 

 

Wigginton, B., & Lafrance, M.N. (2017). Researching stigma in online and offline spaces: Methodological lessons and challenges. Sage Research Methods Cases: Health.DOI: 10.4135/9781473996618

 

Wigginton, B., & Lafrance, M.N. (2016).  How do women manage the spoiled identity of the ‘pregnant smoker’?  An analysis of discursive silencing in women’s accounts.  Feminism & Psychology, 26(1), 30-51.  

 

Wigginton, B., & Lafrance, M. N. (2014). ‘I think he is immune to all the smoke I gave him’:How women account for the harm of smoking during pregnancy. Health, Risk & Society,

16(6) 530-546.

 

Lafrance, M.N., & McKenzie-Mohr, S. (2013). The DSM and its lure of legitimacy. Feminism & Psychology, 23(1), 119-140.  

 

Lafrance, M.N. (2011). Reproducing, resisting and transcending discourses of femininity: A discourse analysis of women’s accounts of leisure. Qualitative research in sport, exercise, and health, 3(1), 80-98.

 

McKenzie-Mohr, S., & Lafrance, M.N. (2011). Telling stories without the words: ‘Tightrope talk’ in women’s accounts of coming to live well after rape or depression.  Feminism & Psychology, 21(1), 49-73

 

Lafrance, M.N. (2007). A bitter pill: A discursive analysis of women’s medicalised accounts of depression.  Journal of Health Psychology, 12(1), 127-140.

 

Lafrance, M.N., & Stoppard, J.M. (2006).  Constructing a non-depressed self: Women’s accounts of recovery from depression.  Feminism & Psychology (16)3, 307-325.


Book Chapters

Lafrance, M.N., & McKenzie-Mohr, S. (2014). Women counter-storying their lives. In S. McKenzie-Mohr & M.N. Lafrance. (Eds.). Women voicing resistance: Discursive and Narrative explorations (pp. 1-15). East Sussex: Routledge.

 

Lafrance, M.N. (2014). Depression as oppression: Disrupting the biomedical discourse in women's stories of sadness. In S. McKenzie-Mohr & M.N. Lafrance. (Eds.). Women voicing resistance: Discursive and narrative exporations (pp. 141-158). East Sussex: Routledge.

 

McKenzie-Mohr, S., Lafrance, M.N. (2014). Women's discursive resistance: Attuning to counter-stories and collectivizing for change. In S. McKenzie-Mohr & M.N. Lafrance. (Eds.) Women voicing resistance: Discursive and narrative exploarations (pp. 191-205). East Sussex: Routledge.

 

Lafrance, M.N., & Stoppard, J.M. (2007). Re-storying women's depression: A material-discursive approach. In C. Brown & T. Augusta-Scott, T. (Eds.) Narrative Therapy: Making meaning, making lives (pp. 23-37). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

 

Lafrance, M.N., Zivian, M.T., & Myers, A.M. (2000). Women, weight and appearance satisfaction: An ageless pursuit of thinness. In B. Miedema, J.M. Stoppard, & V. Anderson (Eds.), Women's Bodies/ women's lives: Health, well-being, and body image. (pp. 227-236). Toronto: Sumach Press.

 

Encyclopedia Entries

Lafrance, M.N. (2016).  Depression.  In N. Naples (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexualities Studies. Wiley-Blackwell.

 

Lafrance, M.N. & McKenzie-Mohr, S. (2014). The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Overview. In T. Teo (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology, (pp. 501-506). New York:  Springer.

 

Lafrance, M.N. (2014). Postpartum depression. In T. Teo (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology, (pp. 1458-1460). New York: Springer. 

 

Selected Conference Publications

Lafrance, M.N. & McKenzie-Mohr, S. (June, 2014).  The importance of counter-stories in critical health psychology. Paper presented at Narrative Matters, Paris, France.

 

Lafrance, M.N. (July, 2013). Talking back:  Women resisting biomedical discourse in their stories of sadness.  Paper presented at the International Society for Critical Health Psychology, Bradford, England.

 

Lafrance, M.N. & McKenzie-Mohr, S. (April, 2011).  Listening between and beyond words: Disrupting discourses in speaking of sadness.  Paper presented at the International Society for Critical Health Psychology, Adelaide, Australia. 

 

Lafrance, M.N. (July, 2009).  Mothers, tomboys, and wilderness women: Reproducing and resisting discourses of femininity in women’s accounts of leisure.  Paper presented at the International Society for Critical Health Psychology, Lausanne, Switzerland.

 

Lafrance, M.N. (May 2008). "I don't want to be selfish": Women's struggles to care for the self. Paper presented at the 25th Qualitative Analysis Conference, Fredericton, Canada.