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1

What is the life expectancy for males and females in Aus?

78 and 83 respectively

2

What is the life expectancy for aboriginal males and females in Aus?

56 and 63

3

What are the leading causes of death in Aus?

Stroke
Coronary Heart Disease
Cancer

4

How are the elderly classified?

Young Old - 65-74
Middle Old - 75-84
Oldest Old - 85

5

After what age mental health starts to decline?

23

6

What is dialectical thinking?

Different POVs can be seen as true or partially true

7

What is fluid intelligence?

Problem Solving Skills

8

What is Crystallised intelligence?

Facts

9

What is more damaged in the elderly fluid or Crystallised intelligence?

Fluid

10

What are the components of wisdom?

Factual Knowledge
Knowledge About Uncertainty
Relativity
Lifespam Contextualism
Procedural knowledge

11

What is egointegrity?

accepting life as it has played out to be

12

Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration can initially show as

[Sudden] Change in personality

13

What are the three main views of ageing?

Lifespan Maturation
Selective Optimisation and Compensation
Successful Ageing

14

Old people are more...

Heterogeneous
Resilient
Psychologically Active
Apt to deal with depression

15

What is development?

tendency towards minimisation of losses that impair functioning and maximisation of gains to promote growth and independence