Books by Terri Apter and Complete Book Reviews

Terri Apter. Norton, $25.95 (240p) ISBN 978-0-393-08102-2
Apter (The Sister Knot), a psychologist and fellow at Newnham College, Cambridge, still feels her long-deceased mother’s critical presence as a constant companion. An outgrowth of a Psychology Today article and drawing on interviews with men and...
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Terri Apter, Author W. W. Norton & Company $15 (352p) ISBN 978-0-393-31500-4
""This innovative study,"" wrote PW, ""emphasizes skills women can use to create new visions of themselves."" (Jan.)
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Terri Apter. Norton, $25.95 (304p) ISBN 978-0-393-24785-5
Praise can be as dangerous as blame in personal relationships, according to this exhaustively documented, uneven study from psychologist Apter (What Do You Want from Me?). Apter spends the book’s first half building the case for how blame and praise
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Terri Apter, Author W. W. Norton & Company $25.95 (268p) ISBN 978-0-393-06697-5
Though it's often said that you don't just marry a person, you marry their family too, these complex relationships are often reduced to mother-in-law jokes and cruel stereotypes. Apter, a writer, psychologist and Cambridge University...
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Terri Apter, Author W. W. Norton & Company $25 (347p) ISBN 978-0-393-03766-1
Midlife for women was once viewed as a ``dead end.'' Nowadays, women's 40s and 50s are considered a ``developmental phase,'' notes Apter (Altered Loves), who traces the process by which ``older women become more assertive and more content'' and...
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Terri Apter, Author . Norton $25.95 (304p) ISBN 978-0-393-06058-4
Sisterly love, Apter (The Myth of Maturity ) shows, isn't always pure: to differentiate herself from her older sister Sam, teenager Gina manipulated Sam into gaining weight; Kate's three sisters put aside jealousies and power plays to rally...
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Terri Apter, Author St. Martin's Press $19.95 (280p) ISBN 978-0-312-09675-5
Although ``the glass ceiling'' and other obstacles inherent in professional life may still prevent women from reaching the top, argues Apter ( Altered Loves: Mothers and Daughters During Adolescence ), the primary reason for women's slow career...
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Terri Apter, Author . Norton $24.95 (288p) ISBN 978-0-393-04942-8
Parents often withdraw from their college-age children—yet these are the years when a parent's guidance is particularly important, argues Apter (The Confident Child, etc.). A social psychologist and researcher at Cambridge University,...
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Terri Apter, Author . Norton $24.95 (256p) ISBN 978-0-393-05758-4
Apter, a psychologist and professor at the University of Cambridge, believes the often turbulent relationship between mothers and their teen daughters is not inevitable and can be improved. Drawing upon numerous interviews with adolescent girls and...
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Terri Apter, Author, Ruthellen Josselson, Joint Author Crown Publishers $24 (304p) ISBN 978-0-609-60116-7
Both the joy and the pain of friendship between adolescent girls and women are scrutinized in this interesting and accessible analysis. Psychologists Apter (Altered Loves: Mothers and Daughters During Adolescence) and Josselson (Revising Herself)...
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Terri Apter, Author, Apter, Author W. W. Norton & Company $23 (270p) ISBN 978-0-393-04058-6
""Self-esteem is now recognized as a key to children's successful development,"" notes Apter, a Cambridge University social psychologist and author of Altered Lives and Secret Paths, in the first chapter of this convincing, well-written and truly...
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Terri Apter. Norton, $27.95 (304p) ISBN 978-1-324-00651-0
Psychologist Apter (Passing Judgment) brings some needed clarity to the oft-baffling teenage years in this eye-opening parenting guide. As she writes, teenagers “want to feel understood,” and to that end she explores the rocky terrain of adolescence,
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