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Integra Mindfulness Martial Arts™ Select Research Papers

  1. Klymkiw, D.F., Milligan, K., Lackner, C., Phillips, M., Schmidt, L., & Segalowitz, S. (2017). Does Anxiety Enhance or Hinder Attentional and Impulse Control in Youth With ADHD? An ERP Analysis. Journal of Attention Disorders, 24, 1746 – 1756.
  2. Milligan, K., Sibalis, A., McKeough, T. et al. Impact of Mindfulness Martial Arts Training on Neural and Behavioral Indices of Attention in Youth with Learning Disabilities and Co-occurring Mental Health Challenges. Mindfulness 10, 2152–2164 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-019-01161-3
  3. Meixner, T., Irwin, A., Wolfe Miscio, M. et al. Delivery of Integra Mindfulness Martial Arts in the Secondary School Setting: Factors that Support Successful Implementation and Strategies for Navigating Implementation Challenges. School Mental Health 11, 549–561 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12310-018-9301-4
  4. Milligan, K., Cosme, R., Wolfe Miscio, M. et al. Integrating Mindfulness into Mixed Martial Arts Training to Enhance Academic, Social, and Emotional Outcomes for At-Risk High School Students: a Qualitative Exploration. Contemp School Psychol 21, 335–346 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40688-017-0142-1
  5. Milligan, K., Irwin, A., Wolfe-Miscio, M., Hamilton, L., Mintz, L., Cox, M., Gage, M., Woon, S., & Phillips, M. (2016). Mindfulness Enhances Use of Secondary Control Strategies in High School Students at Risk for Mental Health Challenges. Mindfulness7, 219-227.
  6. Milligan, K., Badali, P., & Spiroiu, F. (2015). Using Mindfulness Martial Arts to address self-regulation challenges in youth with learning disabilities: A qualitative exploration. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 24, 562-575.
  7. Haydicky, J., Weiner, J., Badali, P., Ducharme, J., & Milligan, K. (2012). Mindfulness training for adolescents with learning disabilities. Mindfulness, 3, 151-164.
  8. Haydicky, J., Wiener, J., Badali, P. et al. (2012). Evaluation of a Mindfulness-based Intervention for Adolescents with Learning Disabilities and Co-occurring ADHD and Anxiety. Mindfulness 3, 151–164https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-012-0089-2

Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Mental Health Select Research Papers

  1. Khoury, J. E., & Milligan, K. (2019). Comparing Executive Functioning in Children and Adolescents With Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and ADHD: A Meta-Analysis. Journal of Attention Disorders, 23(14), 1801–1815. https://doi.org/10.1177/1087054715622016
  2. Khoury, J. E., Jamieson, B., & Milligan, K. (2018). Risk for Childhood Internalizing and Externalizing Behavior Problems in the Context of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure: A Meta-Analysis and Comprehensive Examination of Moderators. Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research, 10.1111/acer.13805. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/acer.13805
  3. Milligan, K., Phillips, M., & Morgan, A. S. (2016). Tailoring social competence interventions for children with learning disabilities. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25, 856-869.
  4. Khoury, J. E., Milligan, K., & Girard, T. (2015). Executive functioning in children and adolescents prenatally exposed to alcohol: A meta-analytic review. Neuropsychology Review, 25, 149-170.

WISE Mothers

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Families Select Research Papers and Book Chapters

    1.  Milligan, K., Meixner, T., Tremblay, M., Tarasoff, L. A., Usher, A., Smith, A., Niccols, A., & Urbanoski, K. A. (2020). Parenting Interventions for Mothers With Problematic Substance Use: A Systematic Review of Research and Community Practice. Child Maltreatment, 25(3), 247–262. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077559519873047
    2. Le, T., Kenaszchuk, C., Milligan, Ket al. (2019). Levels and predictors of participation in integrated treatment programs for pregnant and parenting women with problematic substance use. BMC Public Health 19, 154. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-6455-4.
    3. Urbanoski K, Joordens C, Kolla G, Milligan K. (2018). Community networks of services for pregnant and parenting women with problematic substance use. PLOS ONE 13(11): e0206671. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0206671
    4. Tarasoff, L. A., Milligan, K., Le, T. L., Usher, A. M., & Urbanoski, K. (2018). Integrated treatment programs for pregnant and parenting women with problematic substance use: Service descriptions and client perceptions of care. Journal of substance abuse treatment90, 9–18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsat.2018.04.008
    5. Milligan K., Usher, A. M. & Urbanoski, K. A.  (2017). Supporting pregnant and parenting women with substance-related problems by addressing emotion regulation and executive function needs, Addiction Research & Theory, 25:3, 251-261, DOI: 10.1080/16066359.2016.1259617
    6. Meixner, T., Milligan, K., Urbanoski, K., & McShane, K. (2016). Conceptualizing integrated service delivery for pregnant and parenting women with addictions: Defining key factors and processes. Canadian Journal of Addictions7(3), 57-65.
    7. Henderson, J., Milligan, K., Niccols, A., Thabane, L., Sword, W., Smith, A., & Rosenkranz, S. (2012). Reporting of feasibility factors in publications on integrated treatment programs for women with substance abuse issues and their children: A systematic review and analysis. Health Research Policy and Systems10, 37-58.
    8. Niccols, A., Milligan, K., Sword, W., Thabane, L., Henderson, J., Smith, A., & Liu, J. (2012). Integrated programs for women with substance abuse issues and their children: Parenting outcomes. Harm Reduction Journal, 9, 14.
    9. Niccols A., Milligan K., Smith A., Sword W., Thabane L., Henderson J.  (2012). Integrated programs for mothers with substance abuse issues and their children: A systematic review of studies reporting on child outcomes. Child Abuse Negl, 36: 308–22.
    10. Cunningham, C.E., Henderson, J., Niccols, A., Dobbins, M., Sword, W., Chen, Y., Rimas, H., Mielko, S., Milligan, K., Lipman, L., Thabane, L., & Schmidt, L. (2012). Preferences for Evidence–Based Practice Dissemination in Addiction Agencies Serving Women: A Discrete–Choice Conjoint Experiment. Addiction, 107, 1512-1524.
    11. Milligan, K., Niccols, A., Sword, W., Thabane, L., Henderson, J., & Smith, A. (2011). Birth outcomes for infants born to women participating in integrated treatment programs: A metaanalysis. Addiction Research and Theory, 19(6), 542-555.
    12. Milligan, K., Niccols, A., Sword, W., Thabane, L., Henderson, J., & Smith, A. (2011). Length of stay and treatment completion for mothers with substance abuse issues in integrated treatment programmes. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 18, 219 – 227.
    13. Milligan, K., Niccols, A.Sword, W., Thabane, L., Henderson, J., Smith, A., & Liu, J. (2010). Maternal substance use and integrated treatment programs for women with substance use issues and their children: A Meta-analysis. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, 5, 21-35
    14. Niccols, A., Milligan, K., Sword, W., Thabane, L., Henderson, J., Smith, A., Liu, J., & Jack, S. (2010). Maternal mental health and integrated programs for mothers with substance abuse issues. Psychology of Addictive Behaviour, 24, 466-474
    15. Niccols, A., Dobbins, M., Sword, W. et al. A National Survey of Services for Women with Substance Use Issues and Their Children in Canada: Challenges for Knowledge Translation. Int J Ment Health Addiction 8, 310–319 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-009-9267-4
    16. Sword, W., Jack, S., Niccols, A. et al. Integrated programs for women with substance use issues and their children: a qualitative meta-synthesis of processes and outcomes. Harm Reduct J 6, 32 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1186/1477-7517-6-32