Editorial & Publications


Dr. Blotcky's has written and reviewed many publications. This is a list of editorial publications, editorial experience, book reviews, and publications, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law.

Editorial Experience

Associate Editor - Academy Books, American Academy Child & Adolescent Psychiatry


Publications Board - Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry

1991 - 1993

Editorial reviewer - Journal American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

1987 - 1992

Book Reviews

"A Family Matter:  A Parent's Guide to Homosexuality" by Dr. C. Silverstein in International Journal of Family Counseling, No. 2, 6:91-92, 1978

April, 2009

"Clinical Studies in Childhood Psychosis" S. Szurek, I. Berlin, in Mental Hygiene


"Annual Progress in Child Psychiatry and Child Development" S. Chess and A. Thomas (Ed.), in Mental Hygiene


"Human Development" by J. Lugo and G. Hershey, in Mental Hygiene



Visitation under the Texas Family Code for Children Under 3 and Other Young Children.” Blotcky, M.J., LaMorgese, B., 2010 Infant Mental Health Advocacy Conference, Texas Association for infant Mental Health, Dallas, Texas

January 8-9, 2010

“The Psychology of Possession”, Blotcky, M.J., Connell, M.A., Naylor, S. J., University of Texas School of Law, Marriage Dissolution Institute, Ft. Worth, Texas

April, 2009

“Re-Thinking Parenting Plans: A Developmental Psychology Approach”
(Connell, M., Blotcky, M., Naylor, S.) Marriage Dissolution Institute


The Children’s Book About God: A Parent’s Reader,
(Blotcky, M.), Xlibris Publishing, Philadelphia

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Erin and Her Shoe Laces,
(Blotcky, M.).  Outskirts Press, Inc., Parker, Colorado

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Cameron and Her Missing Shoes,

(Blotcky, M.).  Outskirts Press, Inc., Parker, Colorado

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“The Titanic: A View From the Bridge,”
(Blotcky, M.) In: Academic Psychiatry, Vol. 23, No. 3

Fall 1999

“Observation, Interview, and Mental Status Assessment (OIM): Unwilling or Resistant,” (Blotcky, M.) In: Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Vol. 5, Joseph D. Nospitz (Ed.), Wiley & Sons


Child Therapy: Concepts, Strategies and Decision Making, Lewis, III, J., Blotcky, M., Brunner/Mazel

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Committee on Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, GAP “What is the Outcome for Children’s Mental Health Needs in National Health Care Reform?” J. American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Vol. 33, No. 9, Nov./Dec.

1994, pp.1221-1222.

Committee On Government Policy, Forced Into Treatment: The Role of Coercion in Clinical Practice, APPI, Washington, D.C.,


"Living and Learning With Managed Care,"
(Lewis, J. III, Blotcky, M.) - In: Academic Psychiatry, Vol. 17, No. 4, Winter,


"Administrative Principles in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry,"
(Blotcky, M.) - In:  American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Newsletter, Washington, DC

summer 1991, (ed. McKelvey, R.)

"Residential and Day-hospital Treatments,"
(Lewis, J. III, Blotcky, M.) - In:  Handbook of Studies on Child Psychiatry, Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., New York


"Psychiatric Inpatient Treatment for Adolescents," 
(Blotcky, M., Gossett, J.). - In:  The Psychiatric Hospital, Vol. 20, No. 2


"Therapeutic Communities:  A Review and Assessment,"
(Blotcky, M., Kinlan, J., Lucas, A.).  APA's Task Force on Confrontational Therapies


"Adolescent Psychological Development Revisited,"
(Blotcky, M. Looney, J.) - In:  International Annals of Adolescent Psychiatry, Vol. I (ed. Esman, A.H.), The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Il.


"Adolescent Gangs in the Hospital," 
(Berland, D., Homlish, S., Blotcky, M.) - In:  Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, Vol. 53, No.1,

Jan., 1989, (ed. Allen, J.)

"Problems and Solutions in the Private Sector"
(Blotcky M.) - In:  Chronic Mental Illness in Children & Adolescents (ed, Looney J.), APA Press, WA DC


"Group Therapy with Children & Adolescents"
(Blotcky M.) - Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry V, (ed. Kaplan H. and Sadock B.) Baltimore, MD Williams & Wilkins


"The Withdrawn Child"
(Lewis, III J., Blotcky M.) - Medical Aspects of Human Sexuality 94-103, May


"The Timberlawn Child Functioning Scale:  A Preliminary Report on Reliability and Validity"
(Dimperio T., Blotcky M., Gossett J., Doyle A.) - The Psychiatric Hospital, Vol. 27, No. 3


"Integration of Education in Child Residential Treatment"
(Blotcky M., Lichtenstein A.) - Residential Treatment for Children and Youth, Vol. 4, No. 1, Fal


"Consultation:  Lovers' divergent reactions to separation" (Blotcky M.) - Physician & Patient, pg. 11

March 1985

"Forming an Alliance with Families of Hospitalized Children"
(Sheehan W., Blotcky, M. Grace K.) - Residential Group Care & Treatment, Vol. 3, No. 1 3-12


"Follow-up of Children Treated in Psychiatric Hospitals:  A Review of Studies"
(Blotcky M., Dimperio T., Gossett J.) - American Journal of Psychiatry, 141:1499-1507


Letter to the Editor in Response to:  "Homosexuality:  Kick and Kickback"
(Blotcky M., Lewis, III J., Murphy K.) - Southern Medical Journal, 77, 8:1065-1066


"Treatment of Adolescents in Family Therapy After Divorce"
(Blotcky M., Grace K., Looney J.) - Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry, 23, 2:222-225


"A Systems Model for Residential Treatment of Children"
(Blotcky, M., Dimperio, T., Blotcky, A., Looney, J.)  Milieu Therapy, Vol. III, No. 2, 3-11, Summer


"Treatment of the Adopted Adolescent: Involvement of the Biologic Mother"
(Blotcky M., Looney, J., Grace K.) -Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry, 21, 3:281-285


"Special Perspectives on Treatment Planning For children"
(Looney J., Blotcky M.) - in Treatment Planning in Psychiatry (ed) Lewis J., and Usdin G., American Psychiatric Association, WA DC, 287-336


"A Verbal Group Technique for Ego-Disturbed Children: Action to Words"
(Blotcky M., Sheinbein M., Wiggins K., Forgotson J.) - International Journal of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, VIII:203-241


"Clinical Assessment of Symptoms in Adolescents"
(Oldham D., Looney J., Blotcky M.) - American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 50:697


"A Family Systems Model for an Adolescent Inpatient Unit"
(Looney J., Blotcky M., Carson D., Gossett J.) - Adolescent Psychiatry, Vol. VIII:499-511


"Psychiatrists' Transition from Training to Career:  Stress and Mastery"
(Looney J., Harding R., Blotcky M., Barnhart D.) - American Journal of Psychiatry, 137 (1): 32-36


"Normal Female and Male Adolescent Psychological Development:  An Overview of Theory and Research"
(Blotcky M., Looney J.) - Adolescent Psychiatry, Vol. VIII: 184-199


"Psychogenic Water Intoxication:  A Fatality"
(Blotcky M., Grossman I., Looney J.) - Texas Medicine, 76:58-59


"Psychotherapy with Silent Nonproductive Adolescents"
(Blotcky M., Looney J.) - in New Directions for Mental Health, Vol. 5, pp 25-35 (ed) Lamb, R., San Francisco:  Josey-Bass


"A Psychotherapeutic Approach to Silent Children"
(Blotcky M., Looney J.) - American Journal of Psychotherapy, No. 4, 24:487-495


"The Evaluation of Adolescents in Distress"
(Looney J., Blotcky M., Carson D.) - Audio Digest, 8:9


"Assessing Psychological Symptoms in Adolescents"
(Looney J., Oldham D., Blotcky M.) - Southern Medical Journal, No. 10, 71:1197-1202


"Childhood Enuresis:  A Psychological Perspective"
(Blotcky M., Grossman I.) - Southern Medical Journal, No. 10, 71:1203-1205


"The Development of a Therapist-Staff Alliance on a Children's Inpatient Unit"
(Blotcky M., Wiggins K., Sheinbein M., Forgotson J.) - Acta Paedopsychiatrica, 43:233-241


"Psychological Implications of Childhood Genitourinary Surgery:  An Empirical study"
(Blotcky M., Grossman I.) - J. American Academy of Child Psychiatry, No. 3, 17:488-497


"Adolescence:  When Isn't It 'Just a Phase'?"
(Blotcky M.) - JAMA, No. 20, 237:2232-2233


"A Developmental Model for Inpatient Management"
(Blotcky M., Offutt D., Hagebak R., Stewart R.) - Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 39:183-199

March 1975

"Childhood Depression"
(Blotcky M., Kimsey L.) - Texas Medicine, 66:69-74

April 1970

"Initial Management of Severely Injured Patient"
(Jones K., Blotcky, M.) - Southern Medical Journal, 62:260-265