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Mid-life Crises: Disaster or Turning Point?

In General, Psychotherapy by Dr. Keith Witt

The concept of a midlife crisis first appeared in a 1965 article by Elliot Jaques, entitled Death and the Midlife Crisis. He, like the psychoanalytic community, felt that approaching death was more fully realized by adults, potentially provoking depression, panic, and strong impulses to flee, change, or recapture a vision of youth and hope.

Approval and Disapproval Influence Us All the Time [64]

In Cultural Commentary, Psychotherapy by Dr. Keith Witt

Whether we know it or not, our social existence is dominated by feeling accepted or unaccepted, OK with the world, or ashamed of some mistake, flaw, or failing. How we …