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I was just told by an elder that midlife crisis occurs during an adult stage and it is a time whereby an adult starts having several thoughts concerning his/her life. After my research, I found out that it claims that midlife crisis is a myth.

Is this true?, if not;

What happens in the brain during such midlife crisis?

Can a teen experience midlife crisis?

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  • $\begingroup$ Regarding your second point, what most individuals aged between 6 – puberty experience, is "competence vs. inferiority" $\endgroup$ – Ebbinghaus Nov 18 '16 at 21:27
  • $\begingroup$ What research have you done to find an answer? Can you share that with us? Thanks. $\endgroup$ – anongoodnurse Nov 19 '16 at 2:27
  • $\begingroup$ as of todays date, there are 7896 entries for midlife crisis on pubmed. Enjoy your read. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=midlife+crisis $\endgroup$ – user14236 Nov 19 '16 at 13:18

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