Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2010 Mothers versus fathers alcohol abuse and attachment in adult daughters of alcoholicsJournal of Family Issues.
2010 Partner Violence and Substance Abuse: Treatment InterventionsAggression and Violent Behavior. 162-166.
2010 The case for examining and treating the combined effect of parental drug use and interparental violence on children on their homesAggression and Violent Behavior. 76-82.
2009 Learning Sobriety Together: Behavioral Couples Therapy for alcoholism and drug abuseJournal of Family Therapy. 115-125.
2009 Parent training with Behavioral Couples Therapy for father’s alcohol abuse: Effects on substance use, parental relationship, parenting, and CPS involvementChild Maltreatment. 243-254.
2009 The Timeline Followback-Children’s Exposure to Partner Violence (TLFB-CEPV): Reliability and ValidityJournal of family violence. 133-143.
2008 Effects of Parent Skills Training with Behavioral Couples Therapy for alcoholism on children: A randomized clinical pilot trialAddictive Behaviors. 1076-1080.
2008 Mother-daughter and father-daughter attachment of college student ACOAsSubstance use & misuse. 1562-1573.
2008 Treating paternal drug abuse using Learning Sobriety Together: Effects on adolescents versus childrenDrug and Alcohol Dependence. 228-238.
2007 Parentification and family responsibility in the family of origin of adult children of alcoholicsAddictive Behaviors. 675-685.
2007 Treating paternal alcoholism using Learning Sobriety Together: Effects on adolescents versus preadolescentsJournal of Family Psychology. 435-444.
2006 Effects of parental substance abuse on youth in their homesThe Prevention Researcher. 10-13.
2006 Learning Sobriety Together: A randomized clinical trial examining Behavioral Couples Therapy with alcoholic female patientsJournal of consulting and clinical psychology. 579-591.
2005 Behavioral couples therapy for alcoholism and drug abuse: Where we've been, where we are, and we're we goingJournal of Cognitive Psychotherapy. 229-246.
2005 Retrospective reports of parenting received in their families of origin: Relationships to adult attachment in adult children of alcoholicsAddictive Behaviors. 1479-1495.
2005 When family members go to war--a systemic perspective on harm and healing: Comment on Dirkzwager, Bramsen, Adèr, and van der Ploeg (2005)Journal of Family Psychology. 233-236.
2004 A comparison of the psychosocial functioning of children with drug- versus alcohol-dependent fathersThe American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. 695-710.
2004 Psychiatric disorders of children living with drug-abusing, alcohol-abusing, and non-substance-abusing fathersJournal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 621-628.
2004 Substance-abusing parents’ attitudes toward allowing their custodial children to participate in treatment: A comparison of mothers versus fathersJournal of Family Psychology. 666-671.
2003 Predictors of the psychosocial adjustment of children living in households in which fathers abuse drugs: The effects of postnatal social exposureAddictive Behaviors. 1013-1031.
2003 The timeline followback interview to assess physical aggression between intimate partners: Reliability and validityJournal of family violence. 131-142.
2003 Work and family variables as related to paternal engagement, responsibility, and accessibility in dual-earner couples with young childrenFathering. 71-90.
2002 Behavioral couples therapy for female substance-abusing patients: Effects on substance use and relationship adjustmentJournal of consulting and clinical psychology. 345-355.
2002 Couples versus individual-based therapy for alcoholism and drug abuse: Effects on children’s psychosocial functioningJournal of consulting and clinical psychology. 417-427.


Year Title
2009 Behavioral Couple Therapy: Partner-involved treatment for substance-abusing womenWomen and Addiction: A Comprehensive Handbook. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
2009 Behavioral couples therapy for substance abuse: Treatment components, efficacy, and effectivenessEncyclopedia of Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.