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Flashcards in Early Middle Adulthood Deck (13):
1

Erikson's young adult stage need to resolve?

Intimacy vs. isolation

2

Erikson's middle adult stage need to resolve?

generativity vs. stagnation

3

Havighurst made what?

List of tasks for each stage

4

Arnett described the term?

emerging adulthood (culturally constructed)

5

Levinson's structure is sequential or hierarchical?

sequential

6

gender-splitting coined by?

Levinson for women: homemakers vs. career women

7

Midlife crisis: 2 points:

1. difficulty achieving goals
2. growing awareness of shortness of life

8

rates of depression between 45-65?

lowest

9

Across adulthood what happens to: Neuroticism?
Openness
Agreeableness
Conscientiousness
Extraversion?

Neuroticism: decrease
Openness: decrease
Agreeableness: increase
Conscientiousness: increase
Extraversion: stable

10

Menopause defined as?

12 months of amenorrhea

11

Which women report vasomotor symptoms?

Western/European women

12

More or less prevalence of depression in surgically post-menopausal women?

surgically

13

Risk factors for midlife depression?

pre-existing depression
Hx of troublesome mentruation