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Parenting style?

The manner in which parents rear their children

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Parenting practises?

Specific parenting behaviours that aris in response to particular parental goals.

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Contact comfort?

Comfort derived from an infant's physical contact wiht the mother or caregiver.

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Intimacy"

the capacity to make a full commitment - sexual, emotional and moral - to another person

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Selective social interaction theory?

the view that suggest that as people age they become more selective in choosing social partners who satisfy their emotional needs

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Generativity?

A commitment beyond one's self and one's partner to family, work, society and future generations.

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Sex difference?

A biologically based characteristic that distinguishes males from females.

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Gender?

A psychological phenomenon that refers to learned sex related behaviours and attitudes of males and females.

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Gender identity

Ones sense of maleness or femaleness; usually includes awareness and acceptance of one's biological sex.

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Gender stereotype?

Belief about attitudes and behaviours regarded as appropriate for males and females in a particular culture.

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Morality?

A system of beliefs and values that ensures that individuals will keep their obligations to others in society and will behave in ways that do not interfere with the rights and interests of others.

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Selective optimisation with compensation?

A strategy for successful ageing in which one makes the most gains while minimising the impact of losses that accompany normal ageing.