Flashcards in Quiz Three Deck (31)
Who are the most important people to adolescents?
What Erikson stage are adolescents in?
Identity vs. Role Confusion
How does Erikson think an adolescent should feel?
Believes he or she is a specific and unique person and has emerged as an adult
Why is alcohol abuse such a risky behavior for adolescents?
It is a GATEWAY DRUG
What risky behaviors do adolescents take?
Suicide, alcohol, nicotine, and sex
What is the age range of an adolescent?
11-22 years old
What does a failed Erikson stage in adolescence look like?
Antisocial behavior, DRUGS, alcohol, and self harming behaviors
What is the major task of young adulthood?
Assumption of adult responsibilities, rights, and privileges
What is the age range of young adulthood?
When should adults start routine health screenings?
What is Erikson's stage for Young Adults?
Intimacy vs. Isolation
What happens if a young adult fails his or her Erikson stage?
They remain isolated and self absorbed
What leads to obesity in young adults?
What are the parts of Metabolic Syndrome?
High lipid levels, insulin resistance, and hypertension
Who is domestic violence most common in?
What is the developmental goal of a young adult?
To develop a warm, trusting, honest relationship
What is the leading cause of preventable deaths in the US?
How do young adults form self image?
When are humans in peak physical strength?
Under the age of 30
What is the leading cause of death in middle adulthood?
Cancer or malignant disease
What is the age range of middle adults?
How much sleep do middle adults need?
7-8 hours/night; can have insomnia
What is Erikson's stage for Middle Adulthood?
Generatively vs. Self Absorption
What is Erikson concerned with in Middle Adulthood?
Establishing and guiding the next generation; providing for others is more important than providing for self
What is a successful end to Erikson's middle adulthood stage?
When do poor health habits start to take their tool?
Why are middle children generally quite?
Can't get a word in
Occurs when identity crisis of adolescence has not been resolved and mature intimacy has not been achieved
Why are middle adults better problem solvers?
Because of their experience and intuition
Why is leisure time so important in Middle Adulthood?
Diversion from a busy lifestyle