Is there such as thing as a midlife crisis in your opinion? Describe what psychologists mean when they discuss this and why they believe it occurs. Given what you have learned about the desire for generativity in middle adulthood and the effects of stress, what advice would you give to someone at this stage of development to help them navigate challenges? Would your advice be the same for men and women? Explain and support your reasoning.
Basically, midlife crisis is the identity transition and self esteem that emerges usually in individuals who have obtained the age of forty to sixty years. The phenomenon can be explained as a psychological conflict accruing as a result of events that highlight a person growing age, possible shortcomings and inevitable mortality. This has the effect of producing feelings of heightened depression