In a career that spanned a brief 24 years Don D. Jackson published nearly 130 professional articles and book chapters and seven books. Following is an abbreviated list of some of Jackson's most important publications. For a complete bibliography of Don Jackson's published and unpublished writings contact Wendel A. Ray, Director of the Jackson Archive, Mental
Research Institute, or via e-mail:
Jackson, D. (Ed.). (1960). The etiology of schizophrenia. NY, Basic Books.
Jackson, D. (1964). Myths of Madness: New Facts for Old Fallacies. NY, MacMillian Pub. Co.
Haas, A. & Jackson, D. (1967). Bulls, Bears and Dr. Freud, Mountain View, CA: World Pub.
Watzlawick, P., Beavin, J., Jackson, D. (1967). Pragmatics of Human Communication: A Study of Interactional Patterns, Pathologies & Paradoxes. NY: W.W. Norton. Also published in Bern, Switzerland. Hans Huber, Pub., 1969.
Jackson, D. (Ed.). (1968a). Communication, Family and Marriage (Human communication, volume 1). Palo Alto, CA: Science & Behavior Books.
Jackson, D. (Ed.). (1968b). Therapy, Communication and Change (Human communication, volume 2). Palo Alto, CA: Science & Behavior Books.
Lederer, W. & Jackson, D. (1968). Mirages of Marriage. NY: W.W. Norton & Co.
Journal Articles and Book Chapters
Jackson, D. (1944). The Therapeutic Uses of Hypnosis, Standard Medical Bulletin, 2 (4), 193-196.
Jackson, D. (1954). Some factors influencing the Oedipus Complex, Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 23; 566-581.
Jackson, D. (1955). The therapists personality in the psychotherapy of schizophrenia. AMA Archives of General Psychiatry, 74, 292-299.
Bateson, G., Jackson, D., Haley, J., & Weakland, J.H. (1956). Toward a theory of schizophrenia. Behavioral Science, 1, (4), 251-264.
Jackson, D. (1957). The question of family homeostasis. The Psychiatric Quarterly Supplement, 31 (part 1), 79-90. Presented as the Frieda Fromm-Reichmann Lecture, V. A. Hospital in Menlo Park, January 1954; also presented May 7, 1954 at the American Psychiatric Association Meeting, St. Louis, Mo.
Jackson, D. (1957b). A note on the importance of trauma in the genesis of schizophrenia. Psychiatry, 20 (2) 181-184.
Jackson, D. (1958). Guilt and the control of pleasure in the schizoid personalities. The British Journal of Medical Psychology, 31, (part 2), 124-13
Jackson, D. (1959). Family interaction, family homeostasis and some implications for conjoint family psychotherapy. In J. Masserman (Ed.). Individual And Familial Dynamics (pp. 122-141). NY: Grune & Stratton.
Jackson, D. & Weakland, J. (1959). Schizophrenic symptoms and family interaction. A.M.A. Archives of General Psychiatry, 1, Dec., 618-621.
Jackson, D. (1960). The monad, the dyad, and the family therapy of schizophrenics. In A. Burton (Ed.), Psychotherapy of the Psychosis (pp. 318-328). NY, Basic Books.
Jackson, D. & Satir, V. (1961). A review of psychiatric developments in family diagnosis & therapy. In N. Ackerman, F. Beatman & S. Sanford (Eds.), Exploring the Base for Family Therapy, NY: FSA.
Jackson, D. (1961). Interactional psychotherapy. In M. Stein (Ed.), Contemporary Psychotherapies, (pp. 256-271). New York: The Free Press of Glenco, Inc.
Jackson, D. & Weakland, J. (1961). Conjoint family therapy: Some considerations on theory, technique and results. Psychiatry, 24 (2), 30-45.
Jackson, D., Riskin, J. & Satir, V. (1961). A method of analysis of a family interview. Archives of General Psychiatry, 5, 321-339.
Jackson, D. (1962). Psychoanalytic education in the communication processes. Science and Psychoanalysis, 5, 129-145. New York: Grune & Stratton, Inc.
Jackson, D. & Watzlawick, P. (1963). The acute psychosis as a manifestation of growth experience. Psychiatric Research Reports, May, 16: 83-94.
Jackson, D. (1963). A suggestion for the technical handling of paranoid patients. Psychiatry, 26, 306-307.
Jackson, D. & Haley, J. (1963). Transference revisited. The Journal of Nervous & Mental Disease, 137 (4), 363-371.
Bateson, G. & Jackson, D. (1964). Some varieties of pathogenic organization. In Disorders of Communication, 42: Research Publications, A.R.N.M.D., 270-283.
Jackson, D. & Yalom, I. (1964). Family homeostasis and patient change. In J. Masserman (Ed.), Current Psychiatric Therapies (pp. 155-165).
Jackson, D. (1998). The sick, the sad, the savage, and the sane. In W. Ray & J. Haley (1998). Defining the Nature of Relationships - The Interactional Therapy of Don D. Jackson. Iowa City, IA: Geist & Russell, Pub.
Jackson, D. (1965a). The study of the family. Family Process, 4 (1), 1-20.
Jackson, D. (1965b). Family rules: marital quid pro Quo. Archives of General Psychiatry, 12, 589-594.
Jackson, D. & Yalom, I. (1966). Family research on the problem of ulcerated colitis. Archives of General Psychiatry, 15, 410-418.
Jackson, D. (1967). The individual & the larger contexts. Family Process, 6 (2), 139-154.
Jackson, D. (1967b). Schizophrenia: The nosological nexus. In Excerpta Medica International Congress, The Origins of Schizophrenia. The Proceedings of the First International Conference. 151 (pp. 111-120). Rochester, New York.
Jackson, D. (1967c). Aspects of conjoint family therapy. In G. Zuk & I. Boszormenyi-Nag (Eds.), Family Therapy & Disturbed Families pp. 28-40. Palo Alto, CA: Science & Behavior Books.
Jackson, D. (1967d). The myth of normality. Medical Opinion & Review, 3(5), 28-33.
Jackson, D. (1967e). The fear of change. Medical Opinion & Review, 3 (3), 34-41.
Jackson, D. (1967f). Pain as a prerogative. Medical Opinion & Review, 3 (11), 110-114.
Jackson, D., Bodin, A. (1968). Paradoxical communication and the marital paradox. In S. Rosenbaum & I. Alger (Eds.), The Marriage Relationship. NY: Basic.