Life begins when and ends in
the sperm meets ovum;when death occurs
What system has to do with Human Growth and Development
65 years and up
refers to the measurable physical changes that occur through out a persons life.
refers to the changes in intellectual, mental, emotional,social, and functional skills that occur over time.
A health care worker must be a ware of
various life stages and of individual needs to provide quality health care.
refers to body growth and includes height and weight changes, muscle and nerve development, and changes in body organs.
Mental or Cognitive
refers to intellectual development and includes learning how to solve problems, make judgements, and deal with situations.
refers to feelings and includes dealing with love, hate, joy, fear, excitement, and other similar feelings.
refers to interactions and relationships with other people.
reflex to a loud noise or sudden movement
Moro or Startle
slight touch ont the cheek causes the mouth to open and the head to turn
grasps an object placed in his/her hand
another name for baby teeth
how many buds does an infant has
growth graph is used to monitor the growth and development of infants and toddlers
National Center For Health Statistics(NCHS)
Failure To Thrive
lack of physical development;kids do not meet expected standards of growth
The part of the brain that deals with emotions
Infant roll from side to back
2- 4 months old
Infant walk with out assistance
12 months old
6 months old
infant becomes shy and withdraw from strangers
Between the ages of 2 and 4 years old
children learn bladder and bowel control
6 years old
children make decisions based on past and present experiences
Show less anxiety when faced with new experiences
6 years old
person drastically reduces food intake or refuses to eat
Person alternately eats excessively or refuses to eat
person uses laxatives or induces vomiting
the most obvious physical changes in adolescents relate to the development of the sexual organs and secondary characteristics
the term used to label the satisfactions gained by more impulsive behaviors.
4 abstract concepts that children begin to understand in late childhood
appearance,abilities,and relationships with others
The 3 causes of conflict during the emotional development of adolescents