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A term coined in the 1960s, the midlife crisis swept popular culture, featuring stereotypical characters committing acts of rebellion and infidelity in an attempt to hold on to their youth. Does middle age present particular social, physiological and emotional challenges? Medical Historian Mark Jackson chats to Dallas Campbell about where the midlife crisis came from, drawing from personal accounts and sources in medicine and popular culture.

This event will be live captioned. This event is unreserved seating and captions can be seen from all areas of the auditorium.


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Broken Dreams: An Intimate History of the Midlife Crisis


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Helix Theatre

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