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Myth of Maturity What Teenagers Need from Parents to Become Adults

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ISBN-10: 039332317X

ISBN-13: 9780393323177

Edition: 2002

Authors: Terri Apter

List price: $21.95
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Terri Apter shows us that young adults actually need a parent's guidance and support, while also requiring respect and independence. Based on carefully observed case studies and research, this book describes how we can support young people through a crucial stage in their development.
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/17/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Terri Apter is a social psychologist and researcher at Cambridge University in England.

Introduction: Life on One's Own
First Solo Flight
Forming Identities
Making Choices
Emotional Educations
The Pressure of Great Expectations
Foothold in the Adult World
Thresholders on the Fast Track
Shortcuts to Maturity: Thresholder Marriages
Thresholders in a Material World: Managing Money
Closing the Door: Suicide and Self-Harm during the Threshold Years
Crossing the Threshold