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Ch 16 Study Guide-Health
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Name one hormone responsible for changes in males during puberty.
Name one hormone responsible for changes in females during puberty.
Describe the changes in thinking that adolescents undergo as they mature.
They want more independence and begin to think in more complex ways.
Describe why it is important for teens to separate feelings and behaviors.
Teens must consider their own and other's feelings and best interests when they make decisions about their behaviors.
Important actions that an adolescent can take to protect their healthy during the teen years include:
(d) refusing to smoke, exercising moderately, avoiding alcohol
Adolescence is a time for taking greater responsibility in what areas of life?
school, home, job, finances, and relationships
Communication more maturely involves which of the following actions?
(a) listening actively
Which social change is one that young adults often face?
In general, do young adults enjoy greater financial independence than adolescents do or less financial independence?
greater financial independence
The No. 1 health risk that a young adult faces is:
(c) unintentional injuries
Why is it important for middle-aged adults to visit the doctor annually?
They should go to the doctor for prevention and early treatment of common adult illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes
The chance of developing osteoporosis, or thinning of the bones, can be reduced by:
(c) exercising regularly
Since 1960, the life expectancy of Americans has:
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