Jan Yager, Ph.D. has spent the last 20 years extensively studying relationships including friendship which was the subject of her sociology dissertation (City University of New York, 1983) where she had a pre-doctoral fellowship in medical sociology from the National Science Foundation.

In addition to When Friendship Hurts (Simon and Schuster, 2002), Dr. Yager is the author of the highly-acclaimed Friendshifts?: The Power of Friendship and How It Shapes Our Lives, which has been translated into five foreign editions, as well as numerous other groundbreaking books including Single in America and Victims (published under her maiden name of J.L. Barkas).

Friendshifts: The Power of Friendship and How It Shapes Our Lives

Frequently interviewed by broadcast and print media, including The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, The View, National Public Radio, CBS Radio, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Time, Reader's Digest, Seventeen, People, and Redbook, Dr. Yager has authored articles that have appeared in newspapers, magazines, and online publications including Parade, The New York Times, Woman's Day, Glamour, Modern Bride, American Baby, Harper's, and The Wall Street Journal's www.careerjournal.com and www.startupjournal.com.

Dr. Yager delivers keynote addresses and conducts workshops to corporate, association, and government audiences on friendship and workplace issues including time management. She most recently has been teaching part-time in the Department of Sociology at the University of Connecticut; previously, she has taught at Temple University, Pennsylvania State University, St. John's University, and The New School.

In addition to her doctoral dissertation, Dr. Yager's educational background includes a masters degree in criminal justice and a year of graduate work in art therapy.

For more information about Dr. Jan Yager, as well as her friendship research, visit her other web sites: http://www.janyager.com, http://www.janyager.com/friendship, and http://www.janyager.com/writing.
Dr. Yager's mailing address is: P.O. Box 8038, Stamford, CT 06905-8038. Her e-mail address is: jyager@aol.com.

To book Dr. Yager as a speaker, contact your favorite speaker bureau or send an inquiry to: yagerinquiries2@aol.com.

About the author
About the book including reviews
Table of contents
Free excerpt
Buy the book
21 types of negative friends
Reading Group Guide
Featured links
Author's websites
Upcoming interviews or events
Contact Jan Yager
Online media kit
Foreign Rights
Book Dr. Yager to speak
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When Friendship Hurts: How to Deal with Friends Who Betray, Abandon, or Wound You
Home Page | About the author | About the book including reviews | Table of contents
Free excerpt | Buy the book | 21 types of negative friends | Reading Group Guide
Featured links | Author's websites | Upcoming interviews or events | Contact Jan Yager
Online media kit | Foreign rights