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Lifespan - Ch 10 Adolescence
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A unique stage of development considered to be bridge between childhood and adulthood
what is the developmental task for adolescence
establishing identity, separation from family, career planning and establishing close peer relationships
early adolescence occurs during what age?
middle adolescence occurs between what ages?
late adolescence occurs between what ages?
growth is asynchronous;what does this mean?
different parts of the body mature at different times
growth heigh is reached by what age?
skin problems such as _______________________ have social consequences and challenge teens' coping abilities
____________ and _____________ increase in size and volume during adolescence resulting in increased appetite and food consumption
stomach and intestine
defined as at least 20 mins of exercise that causes sweating or breathing hard
early abstract thinking, day dreams and fantasies; inductive and deductive reasoning all occur at what phase of adolescence
refers to sexual maturity or having functional ability to reproduce and involves physical and psychological changes
Pathway to release FSH and LH hormone
gonadotropin-releasing hormone -> anterior pituitary -> FSH & LH
known as "wet dreams" when a person ejaculate during sleep
Menstrual cycle begins at puberty and lasts about ___________________ years
known as the first menstrual period; occurs between 12 and 13 but can also occur between 10 and 15
ovulation occurs ______________ days before menstruation starts; considered to be the most fertile period of a woman's cycle
__________ , ___________ and _______________ can prevent unwanted pregnancy
abstinence, birth controll pill and IUD, and Condom
Secondary sex characteristics in girls include?
breast, pubic hear, fat , body counter
When is the best time to teach preventative health measures such as Testicular examination for boys and breast self exam for girls?
_____ % of all teen girls are pregnant each year during the last two decades
teens are at high risk for ________________ and ____________, therefore education concerning safe practices and preventative strategies are essential
rape and sexual abuse
According to Piaget, young adolescents are in the ______________________________ phase of thinking, which means they interpret words and concepts literally
According to Kohlberg, adolescence move toward __________________________ stage of moral judgement; motivated by the need to comfort and please others
According to Erikson, major task of adolescence is achieving ____________________________
stable self identity
a social group with a fixed exclusive membership, whose members share same interest, values and taste
recognizing how one's own values differ from other cultures and respecting the values and practices of others
leading cause of teenage morbidity and mortality that are preventable with appropriate education and training
Motor vehicle accidents
adolescents should engage in at least __________ minutes of physical activity everyday and activity of vigorous intensity 3 days per week
effective health education and care include availability, visibility, ______________ , confidentiality, __________, and flexibility
high quality, affordability
True or False. Peer groups have no major impact on social and emotional growth and development of adolescents
False. they do
True or False. It's important to allow adolescents to behave independently and make their own decision
Adolescence group when career goals become more practical and realistic
_______________ can be developmentally appropriate and useful safety valve for strong emotion
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