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Who are the most important people to adolescents?

Peers

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What Erikson stage are adolescents in?

Identity vs. Role Confusion

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How does Erikson think an adolescent should feel?

Believes he or she is a specific and unique person and has emerged as an adult

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Why is alcohol abuse such a risky behavior for adolescents?

It is a GATEWAY DRUG

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What risky behaviors do adolescents take?

Suicide, alcohol, nicotine, and sex

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What is the age range of an adolescent?

11-22 years old

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What does a failed Erikson stage in adolescence look like?

Antisocial behavior, DRUGS, alcohol, and self harming behaviors

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What is the major task of young adulthood?

Assumption of adult responsibilities, rights, and privileges

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What is the age range of young adulthood?

18-35

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When should adults start routine health screenings?

Young adulthood

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What is Erikson's stage for Young Adults?

Intimacy vs. Isolation

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What happens if a young adult fails his or her Erikson stage?

They remain isolated and self absorbed

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What leads to obesity in young adults?

Metabolic Syndrome

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What are the parts of Metabolic Syndrome?

High lipid levels, insulin resistance, and hypertension

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Who is domestic violence most common in?

Preggos

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What is the developmental goal of a young adult?

To develop a warm, trusting, honest relationship

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What is the leading cause of preventable deaths in the US?

Smoking

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How do young adults form self image?

Work

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When are humans in peak physical strength?

Under the age of 30

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What is the leading cause of death in middle adulthood?

Cancer or malignant disease

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What is the age range of middle adults?

35-65

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How much sleep do middle adults need?

7-8 hours/night; can have insomnia

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What is Erikson's stage for Middle Adulthood?

Generatively vs. Self Absorption

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What is Erikson concerned with in Middle Adulthood?

Establishing and guiding the next generation; providing for others is more important than providing for self

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What is a successful end to Erikson's middle adulthood stage?

Retirement

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When do poor health habits start to take their tool?

Middle Adulthood

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Why are middle children generally quite?

Can't get a word in

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Occurs when identity crisis of adolescence has not been resolved and mature intimacy has not been achieved

Midlife Crisis

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Why are middle adults better problem solvers?

Because of their experience and intuition

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Why is leisure time so important in Middle Adulthood?

Diversion from a busy lifestyle

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What is the goal in resolving family conflict?

Find common ground