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Distinct period of life between adolescence and adulthood, defined by feeling in between identity exploration self-focused, lacking obligations to others u Instability Possibilities

Emerging Adulthood

2

Routes to adult responsibility vary in ___________ and _____________.

timing and order

3

________________ fluctuates between in-depth exploration and reconsideration

Dualcycle model

4

Making a permanent commitment to intimate partner giving up some independence, redefining identity secure identity associated with fidelity fosters favorable friendship and work relationships all deals with _____________

Intamacy

5

Hesitant to form close ties fear of losing identity competitive, rejecting of differences, threatened by closeness all deals with _____________.

Isolation

6

What years deals with intimacy vs isolation?

21-39

7

What guides dream decision making in men?

career achievements

8

What guides dream decision making in women?

“split dreams” between career and marriage

9

According to Vaillant's adaptation to life in men, Intimacy concerns occurs in the ___________.

Twenties

10

According to Vaillant's adaptation to life in men, Career consolidation occurs in the __________.

Thirties

11

According to Vaillant's adaptation to life in men, Generativity occurs in the __________.

Forties

12

According to Vaillant's adaptation to life in men, Keepers of meanings occurs in the _________.

Fifties and sixties

13

According to Vaillant's adaptation to life in men, Reflection occurs in the ___________.

Seventies

14

Who are more likely to stay single after 30?

Well-educated women and less education men

15

When are job changes more common?

Emerging adulthood

16

____________ has declined due to: rising age at marriage and increase in cohabitation.

Divorce Rates

17

When are divorces most common?

first seven years and transition to midlife

18

Staying single, cohabiting, not remarrying after divorce all contribute to why there is __________.

fewer marriages

19

When are people getting married?

later

20

Average age of leaving home___________ over last 60 years

increased

21

What is the major physical change of vision that causes inability to adjust focus to varying distances around the age of 60?

Presbyopia

22

What is the major physical change of hearing that causes initial decline in sensitivity to high frequencies; gradually extends to all frequencies between ages 45 and 64?

Presbycusis

23

Hot flashes, night sweats, sexual difficulties, moodiness, irritability, reported sleep difficulties are symptoms of ___________.

Menopause

24

Health in midlife has more ___________ than in early adulthood

chronic diseases

25

___________ is the number 1 cause of death in middle adulthood and type for men and women.

cancer

26

_________ coping identifies and appraises situation as changeable and chooses and implements potential solutions

Problem-centered

27

_____________ coping is Internal and private, controls distress when the situation can’t be changed, and ineffective when self-blaming, impulsive, escapist

Emotion-centered

28

_____________ research shows declines in mental abilities.

Cross-sectional

29

___________________ research shows modest midlife gains.

Longitudinal

30

Executive functioning _________ in working memory where spatial suffers _______ then verbal.

declines, more