Mid-Life (Causes)

These feelings at midlife can occur naturally or result from some significant loss or change—such as divorce or the death of a parent. Coming to terms with such loss or change can be difficult enough, but when it is complicated by midlife transition, the process can feel bewildering and overwhelming.

Mid-Life. Last reviewed 12/31/1969
  • Death and the Mid-life Crisis
  • Psychological Types (Collected Works of C.G. Jung, Volume 6)
  • MBTI Manual (A Guide to the Development and Use of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator)
  • Handbook of Midlife Development
  • National Institute of Mental Health
  • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services - The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.
  • Stress, coping, and health at midlife: a developmental perspective