PHS - Growth and Development (Life Stages)
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Reference to changes in structure or size of a living organism
The life stage where puberty occurs
In this age group, a significant number of people become depressed and experience a high suicide rate.
Physical and mental changes that occur over time in the process of one's natural growth
The time it usually takes for Infants to double their birth weight
The life stage where acceptance by peers becomes important
That age at which children usually have trouble distinguishing between what is imaginary and what is real
Physical development is complete by this life stage
People are most concerned with their health at this life stage
6 to 12 years old
The age range for late childhood
Newborn infants are able to see almost immediately after birth, but can only focus on objects within a range of
At this age, a child loves his or her parents and wants to be just like them.
Individuals typically learn from their errors during this life stage.
Middle adulthood begins at this age.
Every 2-3 hours
How frequently should one expect newborns to be hungry?
Children are famous for temper tantrums at this age.
Children learn their morals and values by this life stage:
The age at which children commonly develop fears
"Identity crisis" might be used to describe this stage:
Children are often clumsy at this age due to muscle coordination not occurring as quickly as their body growth:
At what life stage will people associate with individuals with similar life interests rather than peers just within their age bracket?
Brittle bones and poor coordination describe this life stage:
Acceptance by peers is very important
Confrontations with authority
Age 65 & older
Accurately copies drawings
Usually can learn from mistakes
Age 13-19 years old
Begins to walk and talk
Climbs stairs with alternating feet
May begin to read
Speaks well enough for strangers to understand
Problem life stage for both parent & child
Hair begins to thin & gray
Learns to accept responsibility for actions
Fastest growing age bracket
Ability to understand language
"NO" to everything!
Goes from plump baby to lean toddler
Often feels insecure and inadequate
Very concerned with finances
Speaks 3 & 4 word sentences
Enjoys being with other children, but does not actively play with them (parallel play)
Age at which child should be capable of physical activities such as standing on one foot, skipping, reading, copying images
Main concerns are children, money, job, health, their parents
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