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1

(OBESITY)

Name 3 things that The Childhood Obesity Plan aims to do.

Encourage primary schools to introduce a daily 'active mile'
Ban sale of junk food at shop checkouts or entrances
Label calories on menus.

2

(OBESITY)

What was the name of the plan that aimed to halve childhood obesity by 2030?

The Childhood Obesity Plan

3

___ in ___ children are _________ or ______ by age ___.

a) 1/3
b) overweight or obese
c) 11

4

(OBESITY)

In the UK, __% of children are _________ or _____ when they start _____ at age __ or __.

a) 22%
b) overweight or obese
c) school
d) 4 or 5

5

(OBESITY)

How much is childhood obesity estimated to cost the NHS every year?

£5 billion

6

(MENTAL HEALTH)

What does having anxiety disorder mean?

The level of distress is so severe that you can't function

7

(MENTAL HEALTH)

________ increased with ___ and is _____ common amongst _____.

a) anxiety
b) age
c) more
d) girls

8

(MENTAL HEALTH)

What can be a major source of anxiety?

Exam stress

9

(MENTAL HEALTH)

____ of people age __ - __ found _______ ____ shows makes them worry about _____ _______.

a) 1/4
b) 18-24
c) reality TV
d) body image

10

(MENTAL HEALTH)

___ of ______ people have feelings of _____ about their _____ _________.

a) 1/4
b) young
c) shame
d) body everyday

11

(MENTAL HEALTH)

Over ___ of _____ aged __-__ have _______, _________ or both.

a) 1/5
b) girls
c) 17-19
d) anxiety, depression or both

12

(MENTAL HEALTH)

How has the number of 5-15 years olds with a mental disorder changed?

Increased from 9.7% in 1999 to 11.2% in 2017

13

(MENTAL HEALTH)

__% of __-__ year olds have at least ___ mental disorder

a) 17%
b) 17-19
c) one

14

(MENTAL HEALTH)

__-__ year old _______ were _____ as likely as _____ of the _____ age to have a mental disorder.

a) 17-19
b) females
c) twice
d) males
e) same

15

(MENTAL HEALTH)

___ of __-__ year olds who identified as ______ have a _______ _______.
___% for _________.

a) 1/3
b) 14-19 year olds
c) LGBTQ+
d) mental disorder
e) 13.2%
f) heterosexuals

16

(MENTAL HEALTH)

Nearly ___ of __-__ year olds with a mental disorder have _________ or ________ ______.

a) 1/2
b) 17-19
c) self-harmed
d) attempted suicide

17

(TOXIC CHILDHOOD)

What is one of the best ways for children to develop?

No screen time & more interactions with others i.e story-telling

18

(TOXIC CHILDHOOD)

What are most children born wanting to do?

Play, ideally independently

19

(TOXIC CHILDHOOD)

Children aren't ________ as much as they were in the _____, and instead spend _____ time using ______.

a) playing
b) past
c) more
d) screens

20

(TOXIC CHILDHOOD)

What does spending more time on screens create?

A 'toxic' childhood

21

(TOXIC CHILDHOOD)

What COUNTERACTS the idea the spending more time on screens creates a 'toxic' childhood?

Some research has provided a link between computer games & improved academic abilities.

22

(DISAPPEARING CHILDHOOD)

What did Postman (1994) argue is happening to childhood?
How does this link to Aries' study of the middle ages?

It's disappearing - as children are starting to have similar rights to adults eg clothes & adult crimes.

Aries suggests most people were illiterate so speech was the main form of communication, creating little distinction between adults & children.

23

(DISAPPEARING CHILDHOOD)

When does Postman (1994) argues that childhood emerged?

With mass literacy as it created a division between those that could & couldn't read. This is because it takes several years to master reading & writing skills.

24

PRE-INDUSTRIAL

Marxist - marxists believe children were an _________ _________.

Exploited underclass

25

Marxist - Engels said children were treated like '______________'.

'Livestock with lower value'.

26

Functionalist - children should be _______ by _______/________ to become ________.

a) children
b) mothers/education
c) workers

27

Cunningham (2006) stated society now has 3 major features regarding childhood.
What are they?

Children viewed as in need of protection.
Deliberately separated world of children & adults.
Children have certain rights.