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Publications by Robert J. Ackerman, PhD

  • Ackerman, Robert

    • 2002  Perfect Daughters: Adult Daughters of Alcoholics. 2nd edition. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications.
    • 2001  Self-Identified Alcohol Abusers in a Low Security Federal Prison: Characteristics and Treatment Implications. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology 45(2):214-227.
    • 2000  The Alcoholic Family. In Children of Alcoholics: Selected Readings. National Association for Children of Alcoholics.
    • 1999  Barriers to Change: Counseling Clients with Stereotype Gender Patterns. Professional Counselor 14.
    • 1998  A Wife’s Little Red Book: Common Sense, Wit and Wisdom for a Better Marriage. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications.
    • 1995  Dysfunctional Families: Myth, Fact or Somewhere in Between?. The Counselor, November/December.
    • 1995  Before It’s Too Late: Help for Women in Controlling or Abusive Relationships. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications. 1995  Appreciating Gender Differences in Recovery. Paper presented at conference for MAADAC, July.
    • 1994  Dysfunctional Families Doesn’t Mean Dysfunctional Men. The Counselor, September/October.
    • 1994  A Husband’s Little Black Book: Common Sense, Wit and Wisdom for a Better Marriage. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications.
    • 1993  Validation of an ACOA Index. International Journal of the Addictions 28(3):257-269.
    • 1993  Silent Sons: A Book for and About Men. New York: Simon & Schuster.
    • 1991  Differentiating Adult Children of Alcoholics: The Effects of Background and Treatment on ACOA Symptoms. International Journal of Addictions 26(11):1159-1172.
    • 1990  Too Old to Cry: Abused Teens in Today’s America. New York: McGraw-Hill.
    • 1990  Recovery Resource Guide. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications.
    • 1989  Perfect Daughters: Adult Daughters of Alcoholics. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications.
    • 1989  Abused No More: Recovery for Women from Abusive or Co-Dependent Relationships. Blue Summit Ridge, PA: TAB Books, Inc.
    • 1989  Co-Dependency and Professionals. In Professionals and Their Addictions. Macon, GA: Charter Medical Corporations.
    • 1989  Differentiating Adult Children of Alcoholics: The Effects of Background and Treatment on ACOA Symptoms. Paper presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, San Francisco, August.
    • 1987  Children of Alcoholics. 2nd edition. New York: Simon & Schuster.
    • 1987  Let Go and Grow: Recovery for Adult Children of Alcoholics. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications.
    • 1987  Same House, Different Home: Why Adult Children of Alcoholics are Not All the Same. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications.
    • 1987  Children of Alcoholics: Bibliography & Resource Guide. 3rd edition. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications.
    • 1987  Research Findings on the National Adult Children of Alcoholics Research Study. Paper presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, August.
    • 1987  Let Go & Grow: A New Motto for Adult Children of Alcoholics. Alcoholism and Addiction Magazine, May/June.
    • 1987  A New Perspective on Adult Children of Alcoholics. Employee Assistance Digest, Jan/Feb.
    • 1986  Growing in the Shadow. Robert Ackerman, ed. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications.
    • 1986  The Family’s Response to Addiction. Focus on the Family, The U.S. Journal of Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Sept/Oct.
    • 1986  Review of Children of Alcoholism. Journal on Alcohol Studies, January.
    • 1985  Assessing the Impact of Alcoholism on the Family. In Changing Legacies. Pompano Beach, FL: Health Communications.
    • 1984  Alcoholic Parents: Reducing the Impact. Focus on the Family, The U.S. Journal of Drug and Alcohol Dependence 7(1).
    • 1983  Alcoholism and the Family. In New Perspectives on Alcoholism. Akron: University of Akron Medical School.
    • 1983  The Denial of Other Victims. Domino Quarterly Journal, Spring/Summer.
    • 1979  Socio-Cultural Considerations of Addiction. In Basic Curriculum for Substance Abuse Counselors. Pp.1-67. Michigan: Office of Substance Abuse Services, Department of Health.


    Ackerman, Robert, ed.

    • 1987  Ceremonial Chemistry. Holmes Beach, FL: Learning Publications, Inc.

    • 1987  Guide to Recovery. New York: Simon & Schuster.

    • 1986  Relapse Prevention Workbook. Holmes Beach, FL: Learning Publications, Inc.

    • 1983  Handbook for Volunteers in Substance Abuse Agencies. Holmes Beach, FL: Learning Publications, Inc.

    • 1983  Confrontation in Psychotherapy with the Alcoholic. Holmes Beach, FL: Learning Publications, Inc.

    • 1980  Alcoholism: Prevention Curriculum. Western Michigan University: Physicians’ Assistants Program.

    Et Al.

    • Ackerman, R., and E. Erickson
      1982  Models of Self: Celebrity Relevance for Personal Achievement. Paper presented at the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters, Ann Arbor, March.

    • Ackerman, R., and John A. Vonk
      1981  A Parent’s Death, Divorce, or Long Term Institutionalization and Running Away from Home. Paper presented at the Western Social Science Association, San Diego, April.

    • Ackerman, R., E. Erickson and John A. Vonk
      • 1981  Theories About Running Away From Home: Emerging Interests in the Family. Paper presented at the Western Social Science Association, San Diego, April.
      • 1980  Breaking Up the Two Parent Family and Youth Running Away From Home. Paper presented at the Ninth Annual Family Research Conference, Brigham Young University, Provo, October.
      • 1980  Research Report: Estimates of Running Away From Home in America. Paper presented at the Western Social Science Association, Albuquerque, April.
    • Ackerman, R., R. O’Sullivan, and C. Wiedman
      1977  Adult Role Preference for Self and Academic Skills Development Among Adolescent Students. In The Effects of Schooling and Culture on Disaffiliation and Career Development. Grand Rapids, MI: The Center for Educational Studies.

    • Wiedman, C., R. Ackerman, and R. O’Sullivan
      1977  Importance of Grades to Parents, Peers, Teachers, and the Individual Student. In The Effects of Schooling and Culture on Disaffiliation and Career Development. Grand Rapids, MI: The Center for Educational Studies.

    TV and Films

    • 1991  Keeping Secrets. R. Ackerman, consultant. ABC Television.

    • 1989  Interview by Oprah Winfrey. The Oprah Winfrey Show. Chicago.

    • 1989  It Won’t Happen to Me. R. Ackerman, script advisor. Coronet Films, Simon & Schuster. Chicago.

    • 1988  The Today Show. New York.

    • 1988  Trust in Yourself. R. Ackerman, commentator and writer. Coronet Films, Simon & Schuster. Chicago.

    • 1988  Children of Alcoholics Series. Human Services Institute. Bradenton, FL.

    • 1987  Interview. CNN. Atlanta.

    • 1986  Shattered Spirits. R. Ackerman, consultant. ABC Television, Robert Greenwald Productions. Los Angeles.

    • 1985  Adult Children of Alcoholics: Choices in Growth. Alcoholism Counselors Continuing Education Services. Indianapolis.

    • 1983  Children of Alcoholics. Learning Publications, Inc. Holmes Beach, FL.

    Audiotapes

    • 2000  Strong at the Broken Places: The Art of Healing. Logan Publishing.

    • 2000  Working with Resistant Adolescents. Logan Publishing.

    • 1994  Reclaiming Joy In Your Life. Logan Publishing.

    • 1994  Gender Issues & Personal Growth. Logan Publishing.

    • 1993 Silent Men. Logan Publishing.

    • 1991  Isolation, Inadequacy, Intimacy—The Tree “I’s” in Recovery. Logan Publishing.

    • 1990  Perfect Daughters. Health Communications. Deerfield Beach, FL.

    • 1990  Co-Dependently Yours: Adult Daughters of Alcoholics. Alcoholism Counselors Continuing Education Services. Indianapolis.

    • 1989  Let Go & Grow. Health Communications. Deerfield Beach, FL.

    • 1987  Behaviors of Adult Children of Alcoholics. Alcoholism Counselors Continuing Education Services. Indianapolis.

    • 1986[1983]  Children of Alcoholics & Human Development. Alcoholism Counselors Continuing Education Services. Indianapolis.

    • 1985  Adult Children of Alcoholics. Alcoholism Counselors Continuing Education Services. Indianapolis.

    • 1985  Adult Children of Alcoholics & Intimacy. Alcoholism Counselors Continuing Education Services. Indianapolis.

    • 1984  Abused Children of Alcoholics. Alcoholism Counselors Continuing Education Services. Indianapolis.

    • 1984  A Family’s Response to Addiction. Alcoholism Counselors Continuing Education Services. Indianapolis.