Flashcards in Development in Adulthood and Midlife Deck (22):
Can personality adjust and grow after midlife?
Is cognitive decline in inevitable as you age?
When does biological function and physical performance reach their peak?
When does biological function and physical performance start to wane?
When does strength peak?
When does strength plateau?
When do females reach their peak fertility?
What is Erikson's young adult stage?
Conflict: intimacy vs isolation
Solution: love and friendship
What is Erikson's middle adulthood stage?
Conflict: generativity vs stagnation
Solution: care and productivity
What is emerging adulthood?
New developmental stage between adolescence and adulthood with distinct characteristics
What are the ages of emerging adulthood?
What is emerging adulthood focused on?
What are the possible impacts of physical health on the emerging adulthood developmental stage?
More dependent on other people for care
Financial burden of medication
How do different ageing cohorts' developmental conditions compare?
What are the most frequently cited turning points in mid-life?
Awareness of growth and development
Awareness of need to change in future
Asserting control over choices and direction in life but discovering limits of control
What are the five facets of the five-factor model of personality?
What is menopause?
Defined retrospectively after 12 months of amenorrhoea
What varies in menopause according to culture?
Meanings and attitudes to menopause
What may underlie the symptoms/experience of menopause?
What part of menopause is associated with depression?
Could be perimenopausal status, in part because of changing hormones
What are the risk factors for midlife depression?
Prior history of troublesome premenstrual symptoms
Many bothersome menopausal symptoms
Negative attitudes towards ageing