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Health/ Chapter 20
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period of gradual change
During adolescence what 3 things happen?
reproductive system matures, adult features appear, and height and muscle mass increase
When does puberty begin and end?
before you reach adolescence and ends during mid- adolescence
changes that happen to your reproductive system
ability to produce children
physical changes that develop during puberty but are not directly involved in reproduction
secondary sex characteristics
Secondary sex characteristics in both girls and boys
voice deepens, muscle strength increase, body hair appears, skin releases more oils and perspiration increases
Secondary sex characteristics in girls only
breasts develop, hips widen, and body fat increases
secondary sex characteristics in boys only
shoulders broaden, hair appears on face and chest
At some point between ages ____ and _____ the pituitary gland in the brain signals a girl's ovaries or boy's testes to begin producing sex hormones.
9 and 16
chemical messenger that activates growth
3 mental changes during adolescence include:
abstract thinking, reasoning skills, and impulse control
consider ideas that are not concrete or visible
This thinking region of the brains cerebrum plays a role in planning, judgement, and memory, Dramatic growth occurs in this region at about age ____ for girls and ____ for boys.
Frontal Cortex ; 11;12
help you solve problems and make decisions and is your creativity side ; part of brain
reasoning skills; corpus callosum
emotional reactions and decision making abilities, also responsible for impulses; part of brain
impulse control; Amygdala
part of brain which coordinates physical movement, grows and canes dramatically during teen years.
3 things you search for in adolescence:
search for meaning, search for values, and search for search for self.
you begin to question weather your friends are really true friends and weather happiness and love are possible to attain.
searching for meaning
when you start to question the opinions and beliefs of others, especially your parents.
search for values
adolescents ask concern themselves and their place in the world
search for self
Your pathway to adulthood will be marked by a growing responsibility for your own _____ and ______.
decisions and actions
3 responsibilities to family
helping out, giving back, adnd playing by the rules
3 things you are responsible for during adolescents
family, friends, and community
the sate of being full- grown in the physical sense, by their late teens or early twenties.
full development in the emotional sense, over their lifetime.
3 key factors in marriage
love, compatibility, and commitment
disease attacks bodies joints
bones of older people tend to break easily and heal slowly
nervous and usual system causes the muscles to become stiff
between 5 to 7 of adults over 65 and 30 percent of adults over 85 suffer from ____. loss of mental abilities, abnormal behaviors, and personality changes.
dementia/ medication can slow this
cause brain cells to die , resulting in the gradual loss of mental and physical function.
Alzheimer / no cure
facility or program that provides physical, emotional and spiritual care for dying people and support for their families
illness for which there i no chance of recovery
five sates of ding are:
denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance
after the death of loved one it is important not to
deny your feelings and not to become so overwhelmed with emotion that you forget to take care of yourself
4 ways to help others with grief
be a good listener, write sympathy note, help with everyday errands, and help your fiend get counseling if need be.
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