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Flashcards in Early Adulthood Deck (19):
1

What does on and off time for social clocks mean?

On - following social timetable
Off - out of phase with peers

2

What is Erikson's Crisis Theories for early adulthood?

Intimacy vs Isolation

3

What does Intimacy involve?

Making permanent commitment, close friendships, giving up newfound independence, redefining identity

4

What does Isolation involve?

Loneliness, hesitation in forming relationships, fear of loss of identity

5

What are the 3 normative crisis theories?

Grant/Vaillant, Levinson and Erikson.

6

What does Grant/Vaillant's theory involve?

Development of intimacy, career consolidation

7

What are the 3 seasons of Levinson's theory?

1. Novice phase
2. Culminating phase
3. Life structure formations/transition

8

What does the novice phase involve?

Dream of accomplishment, form mentorships, occupation, intimate rels

9

What are the 3 profiles according to Darlaston-Jones ('05)?

Navigator - high achiever, goal driven
Juggler - constantly reassessing priorities
Explorer - high self-awareness and performance, fears distractions

10

What are the major tasks of early adulthood according to Greenhaus' Career Stages?

Obtain job, learn and organise rules and norms, reaffirm of modify 'dreams'

11

What issues often occur with women's careers?

Glass-ceiling, dual-earner marriages, role overload, occupational segregation, sexual harassment

12

What are Sternberg's definitions of love?

Liking, companionate, empty, fatuous, infatuation, romantic

13

What is 'liking' composed of?

Intimacy alone

14

What is 'companionate love' composed of?

Intimacy and commitment

15

What is 'empty love' composed of?

Decision/commitment alone

16

What is 'fatuous love' composed of?

Passion and commitment

17

What is 'Infatuation' composed of?

Passion alone

18

What is 'romantic love' composed of?

Intimacy and Passion

19

What are some factors influencing divorce?

Legislative changes, personality, demographic variables, role-allocation, less expectation of life-long relationship