Bette Ackerman | Faculty & Staff
Office: 117 Clough Hall | Phone: (901) 843-3650 | Email: ackerman@rhodes.edu

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Research Interests: Neurological disorders, as well as behavioral disorders and possible gender differences. Psychiatry and health psychology. Substance abuse and treatment, as well as the effects on behavior, brain, and attitude.


Dr. Ackerman′s Curriculum Vitae (PDF)


Education
M.A., Ph.D. University of Florida
B.A. Eckerd College


Courses

Psychology 150 - FOUNDATIONAL ISSUES IN PSYCH
Psychology 211 - STATISTICAL METHODS IN PSYCH
Psychology 220 - PSYCHOLOGY OF HEALTH
Psychology 410 - TOPIC: ASSESSING ACAD PROG
Psychology 485 - SENIOR SEMINAR


Selected Publications

Pugh, R.L., Ackerman, B.J., McColgan, E.B., DeMesquite, P. & Whorley, P. (1994) Attitudes toward adolescent psychiatric hospitalization. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 3(4), 351 - 363.

Rosenthal, T.L., Edwards, N.B., Rosenthal, R.H. & Ackerman, B.J. (1992) Hospital Violence: Site, severity, and nurses′ preventive training. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 13, 349 - 356.

Murphy, J.K., Edwards, N.B., Downs, A.D., Ackerman, B.J., & Rosenthal T.L. (1990) Effects of doxepin on withdrawl symptoms in smoking cessation. American Journal of Psychiatry, 147, 1351 - 1357.

Rosenthal, T.L., Edwards, N.B., Ackerman, B.J., Knott D. H., & Rosenthal, ,R. (1990) Substance abuse patterns reveal contrasting personal traits. Journal of Substance Abuse, 2, 255 - 263.

Chu, Chung-Chou, Abi-Dargham, A. Ackerman, B.J., Cetingok, M. & Klein, H.E. (1989) Sex differences in schizophrenia. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 35, 237-244.