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Lifespan Development Chapter 18
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In a study that followed a sample of women diverse in SES throughout adulthood, __________ predicted ego integrity in late adulthood.
B) midlife generativity
Seventy-year-old Isabel's life goals emphasized money and prestige. She is likely to __________.
A) fear the end of life
Mr. Suko is 80 years old. He is argumentative, bitter, and regretful. He has a tendency to blame others for his personal failures. According to Erikson, Mr. Suko's behavior disguises _________
Neil, age 73, has learned to focus on his psychological strengths. He overcomes his physical limitations by emphasizing the compensating rewards of cognitive, emotional, and social powers. According to Peck, Neil has attained __________.
C) body transcendence
While 80-year-old Naomi's contemporaries have died, she faces the reality of death constructively through efforts to make life more secure, meaningful, and gratifying for younger generations. According to Peck, Naomi has attained __________.
A) ego transcendence
As he approached his ninetieth year, Franco spent more time in quiet reflection. He had a heightened inner calm and contentment. According to Joan Erikson, Franco had reached __________.
Which statement is true about reminiscence?
B) Research reveals no age differences in total quantity of reminiscing.
Tessa tells stories about people and events from her past and shares associated thoughts and feelings. Tessa engages in __________.
Marlon, an extraverted 75-year-old, reminisces about his wife, who passed away when Marlon was 56. He enjoys reliving his relationship with his wife. Marlon engages in __________ reminiscence
Older adults who score high in openness to experience engage, at times, in __________ reminiscence, drawing on their past for effective problem-solving strategies.
Researchers ask 85-year-old Gerald to respond to the question, "Who am I?" Gerald is likely to express __________.
C) more positive than negative self-evaluations
Marion, age 78, has come to terms with life despite its imperfections. She has become increasingly generous, acquiescent, and good-natured. Marion shows gains in __________.
Which older adult is more likely to be involved in both organized and informal religious activities?
D) Jarrod, a low-SES African American
Which statement is true about sex differences in religious involvement and spirituality in late adulthood?
A) Women are more likely than men to engage in religious activities.
Charise, age 74, is involved in organized religion. Longitudinal research suggests that Charise will __________ than her agemates who do not participate in organized or informal religion.
C) live longer
In some research, religious activity—not religious belief or membership in a congregation—was associated with __________ following negative life events.
A) declines in distress
May stops by her mother June's house every day. If June is having trouble getting dressed or making the bed, then May helps her, and the two women chat while they work. May's behavior toward June illustrates the __________ script.
August stops by his mother April's house every week. If April has no trouble with tasks like making coffee or unloading the dishwasher, then August withdraws. August's behavior toward April illustrates the __________ script.
Ida is mostly self-reliant. She experiences no difficulty with daily activities. Ida probably views social contact as __________.
D) highly satisfying
More than __________, __________ predict(s) depressive symptoms.
C) actual physical limitations; perceived negative physical health
Which statement is true about suicide in late adulthood?
B) Failed suicides are much rarer in old age than in adolescence.
Which statement is true about formal support for older adults?
A) Formal support spares older adults from feeling overly dependent in their close relationships.
Lela, age 81, has lived in her own apartment since her husband died six years ago. Lately, she has been having difficulty with tasks of daily living. Lela's family and friends want to help. For social support to foster her well-being, __________.
B) Lela must take personal control of it
Harriet can handle dressing, shopping, and food preparation by herself. However, Harriet allows her daughter Ada to assist with these activities, leaving Harriet more stamina for gardening. Harriet is managing her aging by __________.
D) freeing up energy for endeavors that are personally satisfying
Shenita, a retired drama teacher, spends a lot of her time volunteering at a local community theater. She also enjoys weekend trips to see plays with her former colleagues. Shenita's activities are consistent with the __________ theory of aging.
As Salvatore grows older, he feels closer to his siblings and more connected with his spouse. At 85, his contact with acquaintances has diminished and he is left with a few very close relationships. He is not terribly interested in forming any new social ties. Salvatore's behavior is consistent with __________
D) socioemotional selectivity
The primary reason more older adults in Western countries live on their own today than ever before is __________.
D) improved health and economic well-being
Camila's health is declining. Her son Santiago asked her to move in with him, but Camila refused. __________ theory helps explain Camila's desire to live where many of her memorable life events took place.
Harry lives in a complex that provides a variety of support services, including meals in a common dining room, recreational activities, and transportation assistance, but does not offer nursing care. Harry lives in a(n) __________.
A) independent living community
Forrest lives in a Green House-style nursing home. Compared with a traditional nursing home resident, Forrest will probably __________.
B) report a substantially better quality of life
Which statement is true about marriage in late adulthood?
B) As in early and middle adulthood, paths of late-life marital satisfaction are diverse.
Which statement is true about lesbian and gay partnerships in late adulthood?
B) Compared with same-sex couples not in a legally recognized relationship, sexual minority couples who are married are advantaged in physical and psychological well-being.
Compared with younger adults, older adults who divorce __________.
C) seldom express regret over leaving an unhappy marriage
Ethel, age 65, and Raymond, age 72, cohabit. If they are typical of cohabiting older adults, which statement is most likely true?
B) They are as satisfied with their partnered lives as are their married counterparts.
David's wife, Esther, recently died. If David is like most recently widowed older adults, his greatest problem is most likely __________.
A) profound loneliness
Never-married, childless men are more likely than women to __________.
C) feel lonely and depressed
Overall, never-married older people report a level of well-being equivalent to that of __________ aging adults.
Typically, aging siblings __________.
C) visit at least several times a year
__________ and __________ are basic to meaningful friendships in late adulthood.
C) Intimacy; companionship
Mr. Dugan belongs to an older adult lunch club. The other members of the club, while not intimates, are Mr. Dugan's __________ friends.
Lyle and Nora are in their early seventies and live in their own home. If they are typical of Western older adults in their relationship with their adult children, Lyle and Nora probably __________.
C) give more than they receive in financial and practical assistance
Figures underestimate the actual incidence of elder abuse because __________.
D) most abusive acts take place in private, and victims are often unable or unwilling to complain
Carmen, age 82, lives with her son Lance, who regularly fails to fulfill needed caregiving obligations. As a result, Carmen often lacks medication, fails to eat meals, and feels isolated. Carmen is a victim of __________.
A) physical neglect
Overwhelmed, Monica abandoned her frail, disabled grandmother in the waiting area of a hospital emergency room. Monica's act is referred to in the media as __________.
A) granny dumping
Abusers who are paid caregivers or professionals rendering other services are usually __________.
C) amiable but manipulative
Irrespective of financial need, the age of retirement is rising in the United States and Western nations because __________.
B) most baby boomers say they want to work longer
Bridge employment seems to have a favorable impact on psychological well-being only when people __________.
B) engage in work related to their former career
Which statement is true about retirement satisfaction?
C) Retirement can enhance marital satisfaction by granting husband and wife more time for companionship.
Arthur is looking forward to having more time for leisure pursuits after retirement. He is excited about trying out new options. Arthur should know that leisure activities pursued during retirement typically focus on __________.
D) things that have been lifelong interests
Which statement is true about the volunteer activities of aging adults
B) Of those older adults who volunteer, over half give 200 or more hours per year.
Which statement is true about Experience Corps?
B) Volunteers show changes in fMRI brain activity that coincide with gains in executive function.
Mercedes and Sean work hard to maintain their vitality and are able to limit their age-related declines in physical, cognitive, and social functioning. Mercedes and Sean fit contemporary experts' view of ________
D) successful aging
According to George Vaillant, which factor outweighs the others with regard to predicting a happy, active old age?
C) effective coping strategies
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