Lifespan final

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secure attachment to romantic partners in adulthood correlates to this
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secure attachment to parents in childhood
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most teens have a positive self-image
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true
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cohabitating before marriage increases the likelihood of
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divorce
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most likely to have a positive self-image
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boy who is going through puberty early
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most likely reason for a teenager to get upset over seemingly unimportant issues
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pre-frontal cortex development has not caught up with the amygdala yet
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setting that would represent an adult considered to be at their peak
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male, 29, who lifts weights
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Erikson stage represented by “will I be loved or will I be alone”
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intimacy vs isolation
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conversation with oneself represented by ‘do i want to be an lpn, or a psychologist?’ and ‘i am going to be an lpn’
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identity achievement
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i can’t go to school with this pimple on my forehead
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represents imaginary audience
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nobody understands what i am going through
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represents personal fable
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most widely recognized marker of entry into adulthood
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holding a permanent full time job
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Parent: ‘i want you back by 10’ Adolescent: ‘no way! that is way too early, how about 11?’
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represents adolescent struggle for autonomy
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considered a novice in their setting
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college freshman
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individual who would probably fall within a normal weight range
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female with bulimia nervosa
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Tim will go to the college his parents advise
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represents identity foreclosure
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i am very sexually attracted to him even though there is no intimacy between us. it doesn’t matter, i will love him till the day i die
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represents fatuous love
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we have been married for 20 years, but hardly say a word to each other and basically lead our own lives
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represents empty love
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i like being with him because he is so cute, but i don’t think this relationship will go any further
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represents passionate love
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looking back on his life,bill regrets working so many hours and not spending enough time with his family
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represents stagnation
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female, age 50, whose estrogen levels sharply decreased and is often fatigued and nauseated
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most likely going through menopause
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female, whose 23 year old daughter is moving back home after college
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most likely concerned about her loss of privacy
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loss in sight and hearing most likely experienced in this
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middle adulthood
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Big Five Research that shows an increase in adolescence and early adulthood
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openness to experience
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most common chronic disorders for men during middle age
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cancer, heart disease, and stroke
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ability to reason abstractly
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fluid intelligence
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couple that will most likely experience increased marital satisfaction
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couple who’s last child just left home to attend college
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the main cause of death in middle adulthood in the United States
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heart disease
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according to Vallaint, someone who that at age 50 smokes and abuses alcohol will most likely…
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be dead at 75 or 80 years old
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at age 59, the sounds most likely to be struggled with
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higher-pitched
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according to Costa and McCrae, there is a decrease in this during early adulthood
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neuroticism
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a decline in fertility is known as this
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climacteric
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grandparenting style exhibited here: ryan always looks forward to spending time with his grandparents. they always try to go to a baseball game or a park when they are together
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fun-seeking
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in general, individuals in middle adulthood are better at this than individuals in early adulthood (because they have more experience)
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problem solvers
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involves exceptional insight into human development and how to cope with difficult life problems
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wisdom
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boredom, lack of motivation, and listlessness are all linked to this in later adulthood
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major depression
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average life expectancy of an individual born in the US has increased 30 years since 1900 to this
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78 years of age
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a diet restricted in calories does this
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reduces the oxidative damage created by free radicals
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theory of aging due to the decay of mitochondria within the cells
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mitochondrial
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the type of knowledge about the self and life skills that help us master or cope with life that may improve in old age
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cognitive pragmatics
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for a 65 year old, an increase in illness and disease usually contributes to this
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decline in alcohol intake
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the most common of the dimentias
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Alzheimer disease
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a key way to reduce the risk of stroke, osteoporosis, and breast cancer
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exercise
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Uncle Harry has been losing his memory for over a year. he has also developed some fantastic ideas about aliens taking over the government, and on some occasions he requires visitors to give the password before letting them into his apartment.
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representation of dementia
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the “common cold” of mental disorders
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major depression
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likely outcome for an elderly individual living in a nursing home and taking an assertiveness training course
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reduced stress levels
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individual who is 65-74 years of age
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young-old
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way to decrease the onset of physical disability in late adulthood
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regular walking
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cognitive ability in older adults is the best predictor of this
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job performance
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a girl’s self-esteem is really effected by this
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body image
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who am I and what do I want to do
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crisis-exploration
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weight gain brought on by poor diets and less exercise in college students
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freshman fifteen
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Piaget’s fifth stage; more critical thought and problem solving skills
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post formal thought
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Robert Butler said a person has to look forward (accept) to death to put this into motion
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life review
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discussing past activities and experiences with another individual or group
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reminiscence therapy
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the more active and involved older adults are, the more likely they are to be satisfied with their lives
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activity theory
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older adults become more selective about their social networks, spending more time with individuals with whom they have had rewarding relationships
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socioemotional selectivity theory
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older people put less effort on friends and acquaintances and the majority of their time is spent with those they value and that are important to them
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emotion-focused goals
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goals are set on achieving degrees and experience; more common in younger people
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knowledge-related goals
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as older adults perceive that they have less time left, they spend more time pursuing emotional satisfaction
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trajectory
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when all electrical activity of the brain (both higher cortical and lower brain-stem) has ceased for a specified period of time; a flat EEG
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brain death
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act of ending the lives of individuals who are suffering from an incurable disease or severe disability
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euthanasia
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treatment is withheld when ending the lives of someone suffering
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passive euthanasia
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death is deliberately induced (example is death row)
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active euthanasia
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denial and isolation; anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance
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Kubler-Ross stages of dying
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in grieving when the focus is on the deceased individual
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loss-oriented stressors
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in grieving the secondary stressors that emerge as indirect outcomes of bereavement
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restoration-oriented stressors
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involves oscillation between coping with loss and coping with restoration
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effective coping

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