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What is Ericksons stage for Adolescence?

Identity vs. Role Confusion

2

What is Freud's stage for Adolescence?

Genital Stage

3

What stage are adolescents in under Piaget's belief?

Formal Operations

4

What is Metacognitions?

The ability to think about your thinking

5

What develops during adolescence?

Primary sex characteristics develop, development of sex organs

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What are Secondary Sex Characteristics?

Development of other signs of sexual maturity (breasts, body hair)

7

What sex has a better time if they mature earlier than others the same age?

Boys: earlier is better, late is worse

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What sex has a better time if they mature later than others of the same age?

Girls: earlier is worse, late is better

9

What is Adolescent Egocentrism?

The distorted feeling that one's own actions are the center of everyone else's consciousness

10

What is Imaginary Audience?

"I am on stage and everyone is watching me" it occurs during adolescence.

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What is Personal Fable?

"I am unique, no one has it as bad as me" it occurs during adolescence

12

What did the CDC find about adolescents having sex?

It's about even with boys and girls

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What did the CDC find about adolescents alcohol/drug use?

Females are using alcohol/drugs a little bit more than males (74.2 female, 70.8 males)

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What did the CDC find about adolescents binge drinking?

It is about the same for males and females

15

What are Marcia's 4 Theories of Identity?

1. Identity Achievement
2. Identity Foreclosure
3. Identity Moratorium
4. Identity Diffusion

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What is Marcia's theory of Identity Achievement?

The first theory which is, through crises, makes commitment

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What is Marcia's theory of Identity Foreclosure?

The second theory which is, no crises, is committed

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What is Marcia's theory of Identity Moratorium?

The third theory which is, crisis in process, commitment in process (they can't make up their mind, don't know who they are, and don't know what to do)

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What is Marcia's theory of Identify Diffusion?

The fourth theory which is, No real crisis, no commitment

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What percent of individuals reach identity achievement at age 18 according to Marcia?

20%

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What percent of individuals reach identity achievement by age 24?

60%

22

What is Primary Focus of adolescence?

The quest for autonomy

23

What is the Double Blind in adolescence?

How they want to be considered an adult but still live like a child.

24

What is Peer Pressure in adolescence?

Teens look to peers more but they will still go to their parents on major issues if the communication is open.

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What is Impulsivity in adolescence?

Teens are more impulsive in general but they are more likely to act impulsively when with peers than alone while driving

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What is Conduct disorder?

Consistent and repetitive pattern of breaking the rules and violating the rights of others

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What sex is more often to have conduct disorder?

Males

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What is the cornerstone of conduct disorder?

Noncompliance

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What is the most dangerous aspect of an individual with conduct disorder?

Callus and unemotional

30

What is the first covert behavior?

Constant lying though 42% start with stealing as the first covert behavior