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The parental experience in midlife

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Empty nesters,
  • Parent and adult child,
  • Middle age,
  • Middle-aged persons,
  • Parenthood

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Carol D. Ryff and Marsha Mailick Seltzer.
    SeriesThe John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation series on mental health and development.
    ContributionsRyff, Carol D., Seltzer, Marsha Mailick.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1059.4 .P37 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 679 p. :
    Number of Pages679
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL975008M
    ISBN 100226732517
    LC Control Number96012012

    children in midlife. Ten subjects completed The Parental Loss Questionnaire (Secunda, ); four of these underwent clarifying interviews on the basis of their written responses. The data collected confirmed the experience of losing a parent in midlife as a pivotal event, and gave rise to several overarching themes. Keith and Nicole have been married for 23 years. They view each other's aging bodies with acceptance and affection. Their sex life is an important component of their relationship. Their sex life is likely to become _____ in midlife.

    women experience midlife. The psychological theories that are available, appear to focus mainly on the biological role of women, as opposed to studying women’s life narratives and the importance of context in determining their experience of midlife. Women’s experience of midlife will, therefore, be the focus of attention in this study.   A midlife crisis is experienced between the ages of 40 and It was first identified by the psychologist Carl Jung and is a normal part of the maturing process. Most people will experience some form of emotional transition during that time of life. A transition that might cause them to take stock in where they are in life and make some needed.

    demands, or financial pressures may cluster in midlife or take a greater toll in middle age (Aldwin & Levenson, ; Almeida & Horn, ). Although job loss or divorce, for example, can occur during other age periods, those in midlife may experience greater stress due to age discrimination by employers or more limited opportunities for. A critical event, such as a serious illness, the death of a friend or parent, or even losing a game to one's child, may trigger a midlife transition. For women, sending their youngest child to grade school, needing fetal testing if pregnant, or receiving their first mammogram may signal a .


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Most adults experience parenthood. But the longest period of the parental experience—when children grow into adolescence and young adulthood and parents themselves are not yet elderly—is the least understood. In this groundbreaking volume, distinguished scholars from anthropology, demography, economics, psychology, social work, and sociology explore the.

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With a strong emphasis on the diversity of midlife parenting, including sociodemographic variations and specific parent or child characteristics such as single parenting or raising a child with a disability, this volume presents for the first time the complex factors that influence the quality of the midlife parenting experience.

Other midlife moms have children who are older, but they find themselves becoming a mom again a bit later. Both of these scenarios open the door to even more gratitude than younger moms have. Midlife moms can experience their baby's childhood in a different way because they are more mature and more settled.

A growing number of studies of the parental experience in young adulthood, midlife, and later life use panel data sets, such as the National Survey of Families and Households (Nomaguchi & Milkie, ), the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study (Meadows, McLanahan, & Brooks-Gunn, ), and the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Cited by: Midlife parenting in a Black and Latina urban sample: Effects of adolescent change across a school transition.

In C. Ryff, & M. Seltzer (Eds.), The parental experience in midlife (pp. Chicago: The University of Chicago : La Allen, J. Lawrence Aber, Edward Seidman, J. Denner, C. Mitchell. In C. Ryff & M. Seltzer (Eds.), The parental experience in midlife (pp.

Chicago: University of Chicago Press. The impact of death and serious illness on the family life cycle. Books shelved as midlife-crisis: That Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo, Straight Man by Richard Russo, The Understudy by David Nicholls, The Mermaid Chair.

Daily pleasant or stressful experiences with grown children may contribute to parental well-being. This diary study focused on midlife parents’ (N = ) reports regarding grown children for 7 days. The book series The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series on Mental Health and Development, Studies on Successful Midlife Development published or distributed by the University of Chicago Press.

I ended up writing Midlife: A Philosophical Guide, a book about the midlife crisis, or the many midlife crises: the many challenges of adapting to middle age. Before we get stuck into the five books that you’ve chosen on this topic, could you give a sense of when you think midlife begins because that, in itself, is quite a controversial topic.

"BOOMERANG KIDS" AND MIDLIFE PARENTAL MARITAL SATISFACTION* Barbara A. Mitchell and Ellen M. Gee** This study examines the determinants of midlife marital satisfaction in families with "boomerang kids.

The aim of this article is to shed light on the parental experience in midlife and its implication on parents well-being. The article reviews major conceptual frameworks in this domain. Previous literature dealt primarily with particular parts of the experience and studied parenthood as independent : Smadar Trainin Cohen.

Exposure to parental smoking in childhood and adolescence has been linked with poorer learning ability and memory in midlife. According to Location: Kasturi Building, Anna Salai,Mount Road, Chennai,Tamil Nadu.

The midlife crisis book inhabits a behemoth literary genre. It spans the feel-good fantasy of Eat, Pray, Love; the survival of "ordinary disasters" and meditation on mortality that is.

The age at which people experience a midlife crisis can vary. It can typically occur anywhere between the age of 35 and 50”. All of this resonated: I’ve been going through my.

The book is made up mostly of stories about midlife "orphans" who have lost their parents. Most seem to be Jewish, perhaps because the author is. The book centers on losing your last parent, although that wasn't immediately clear and because I just lost my first parent, it didn't resonate as much as it I'm not sure how I feel about this book/5.Certainly, in naming this blog what I have, I am interested in what (if anything) midlife means and how to successfully navigate it.

Kieran Setiya, who teaches Philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in his book, Midlife: A Philosophical Guide, provides an erudite and entertaining exploration of how to approach this time of life.

The core of Setiya’s book looks. But the midlife crisis, as Setiya shows, is real and gender-unspecific. Recent studies identify a U-curve of human happiness, with depression and anxiety peaking at age Some of this may simply mean that “shit happens in midlife”, to our health and our work and family responsibilities, and we call it a midlife crisis because we can.