Periods in the Adult Development of Men: Ages 18 to 45

@article{Levinson1976PeriodsIT,
  title={Periods in the Adult Development of Men: Ages 18 to 45},
  author={Daniel J. Levinson and Charlotte M. Darrow and Edward B. Klein and Maria Hertz Levinson and B McKee},
  journal={The Counseling Psychologist},
  year={1976},
  volume={6},
  pages={21 - 25}
}
This is a preliminary statement of a theory of psychosocial periods in the development of men from the end of adolescence to the middle 40s. The theory has emerged from a study of 40 men currently in the mid-life decade (age 35-45). The method was biographical: through a series of interviews we constructed the adult life course of each man and looked for a sequential order underlying the highly diverse, unique individual biographies. (a) The first period, Leaving the Family, is a bridge between… 
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