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Developmental Psychology Homework IV
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Erikson's fifth stage of psychosocial development, _____, focuses on adolescents working to figure out who they are.
identity versus role confusion
Understanding oneself as a unique person based on past experiences and future plans is called _____, and a lack of commitment to any set goals or values is called _____.
identity achievement; role confusion
A time-out, which is a socially acceptable way for adolescents to postpone identity achievement, is referred to as:
Erikson described four aspects of identity as being the religious, the sexual, the vocational, and the:
Gender identity refers to:
a person's self-definition as male, female, or transgender.
There has been a shift in classifying cross-gender identification over time, with current emphasis on:
considering whether individuals are distressed at their biological gender.
Erikson believed that the fifth psychosocial crisis is resolved with _____, when adolescents have reviewed goals and values held by their parents and culture and decided which they will adhere to.
Dr. James Marcia's term for premature identity formation based on lumping traditional roles and values together is:
When it comes to religion:
most teens have the same faith as their parents.
When it comes to political views, which of the following is true of adolescents?
They tend to be more liberal than their elders, especially on social issues.
When it comes to new patterns related to vocational identity, which of the following is true?
Vocational identity is presently considered a dynamic, flexible exploration.
Adolescence is typically considered a time when parental influence diminishes, but in reality:
parental influence is less immediate but no less important.
Parent and adolescent conflicts:
occur when a child's drive for independence clashes with the parent's supervision and control.
According to the text, conflict peaks during _____, especially between _____.
early adolescence; mothers and daughters
_____ refers to the belief that family members should sacrifice personal freedom and success to care for one another.
_____ refers to parental knowledge about a child's whereabouts, activities, and companions._____ refers to parental knowledge about a child's whereabouts, activities, and companions.
Peers provide support during adolescence in all of the following ways except?
They help with adjustment to the familial roles associated with emerging adulthood.
According to your text, which of the following approaches to sex education would likely be the most effective?
sex education that engages emotions and includes role-playing with other teens
_____ refers to a deep sadness and hopelessness that disrupts all normal, regular activities.
Most juvenile delinquents are adolescence-limited offenders who tend to:
break the law with their friends.
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