Mid Life Transition

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MID-LIFE TRANSITION
MICHAEL O. DIUNO
STRAYER UNIVERSITY

AUTHOR NOTES
MICHAEL O. DIUNO, DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY, STRAYER UNIVERISTY THIS RESEARCH PAPER IS DEDICATED TO PROFFESOR VERA JACKSON
CORRESPONDENCE CONCERNING THIS PAPER SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO MICHAEL DIUNO, DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY, STRAYER UNIVERSITY, TAKOMA PARK, DC 20012 CONTACT: michaeldiuno@ymail.com

Abstract
This research paper was derived from so many magazines, newspapers and a few online sources. This paper examines Mid-life transition. The stages of Mid-life Transition are stated in this paper. We would also be taking a brief look at Mid-life Crises. I was able to derive from my research that there are 5 mid-life transitions we encounter. First is becoming an adult; consist of the nature of development and emerging adulthood. Second is physical development in adulthood; consist of early adulthood, middle adulthood and late adulthood. Third is Cognitive development in adulthood; consist of early adulthood, middle adulthood and late adulthood. Fourth is socioemotional development in adulthood; consists of early adulthood, middle adulthood and late adulthood. Lastly Death and Grieving; consist of facing one’s own death. This are the 5 mid-life transitions we all encounter from my research.

Becoming an adult is the first mid-life transition we encounter. Development refers to the patterns of changes in human abilities and skills that begins at birth and continue throughout ones life span. Development involves growth but also decline; for example, as we age, we are likely to process information less quickly. The pattern of development is complex because it is the product of several processes. The first process is the physical process. This involves changes in an individual’s biological nature. The inheritance of genes from parents, the hormonal changes of puberty and menopause, and changes throughout life in the brain, height and weight, and motor skills...
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