The Psychology Challenge of Middle Adulthood
5 pages (1250 words)
After acquiring new social roles during young adulthood, existing roles are maintained and strengthened in this phase. It is the stage when prominent physical, cognitive, and social challenges are faced by adults (Newman & Newman, 2011). Physically, adults show signs aging through wrinkling of skin, obesity, thinning of hair, and weakened muscle strength (Newman & Newman, 2011).