Flashcards in Exam 3 ch. 10 Deck (24)
Erikson's term for the fifth stage of development, in which the person tries to figure out "Who am I?"
Identity versus role confusion
Erikson's term for the attainment of identity...
A situation in which an adolescent does not seem to know or care what his or her identity is
Erikson's term for premature identity formation, which occurs when an adolescent adopts his or her parents' or society's roles and values wholesale, without questioning
An adolescent's choice of a socially acceptable way to postpone making identity-achievement decisions
A person's acceptance of the roles and behaviors that society associates with the biological categories of male and female
Petty, peevish arguing, usually repeated and ongoing
Parents' ongoing awareness of what their children are doing, where, and with whom
Encouragement to conform to one's friends or contemporaries in behavior, dress, and attitude
A group of adolescents made up of close friends who are loyal to one another while excluding outsiders
A larger group of adolescents who have something in common but who are not necessarily friends
Destructive peer support in which one person shows another how to rebel against authority or social norms
A term that refers to whether a person is sexually and romantically attracted to others of the same sex, the opposite sex, or both sexes
Any erotic activity that arouses and adult and excites, shames, or confuses a child...
Child sexual abuse
An infection spread by sexual contact
Sexually transmitted infection (STI)
The belief that family members should support one another, sacrificing individual freedom and success...
Feelings of hopelessness, lethargy, and worthlessness that last two weeks or more
Repeatedly thinking and talking about past experiences
Thinking about suicide, usually with some serious emotional and intellectual or cognitive overtones
Any potentially lethal action against the self that does not result in death
Several suicides committed by members of a group within a brief period
A person whose criminal activity typically begins in early adolescence and continues throughout life
A person whose criminal activity stops by age 21