According to Elliot Jaques, the man who coined the term "midlife crisis," it is a period where people come face-to-face with their limitations, restricted possibilities and mortality. It happens during a person's midlife... More »

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According to Kathleen Doheny for WebMD, midlife crises are common among men, but the term may be a bit outdated. Modern psychologists tend to see the life-changing symptoms exhibited among men between the ages of 37 and ... More »

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Typical signs of a female midlife crisis include depression, health anxiety, self-doubt and self-consciousness and a desire to regain a youthful appearance or lifestyle. Some of these signs may be observed by both males ... More »

Symptoms of a midlife crisis include feelings of depression, inability to make decisions about the future, anger or blame towards a partner, need for adventure or change, and loss of interest in important aspects of life... More »

Typical signs of a female midlife crisis include depression, health anxiety, self-doubt and self-consciousness and a desire to regain a youthful appearance or lifestyle. Some of these signs may be observed by both males ... More »

While people with a fear of germs are commonly referred to as germaphobes, mysophobia is actually the official medical term for this condition. Mysophobia is commonly found in individuals diagnosed with an anxiety disord... More »

A sign of midlife crisis in men is feeling uneasy about major life elements such as health, career, marriage or social life. Feeling a pressing need for change may lead to making frantic or spontaneous decisions. On the ... More »