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Early Adulthood

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that extends from age 18 to 40
Early adulthood is generally thought to be the period:
income, education, and occupational status
____________________ show strong and continuous relationships with almost every disease and health indicator.
overweight, but not obese
Calvin has a 20% greater body weight that he should have, based on his age, sex, and physical build. Calvin is considered to be:
this is normal, because of a drop in the basal metabolic rate
Nadine gained 10 pounds between the ages of 25 and 50. She should know that:
gradual and difficult to notice
The physical changes that take place in early adulthood are typically:
low-income ethnic minorities
Obesity is much more common among:
most know its value, but only 15 to 20 % engage in some regular physical activity
Studies of the exercise habits of Americans find that:
cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption
The 2 most common substance disorders are:
through work
What is the method through which the majority of couples in lasting relationships meet each other?
one that attends a four year institution and lives on campus
College attendance will have the most psychological impact on which student?
heart
what disease will decline if living healthy lifestyle?
lungs
become more still and make it harder to breathe as you get older
20-35
athletic skills begin to peak from ages:
immune system
declines after the age of 20 and stress makes it even more weak
US
leading causes of death are unintentional injuries
Canada
leading causes of death is cancer
causes of overweight
- cheap fat and sugar
-supersize portions
-busy lives
consequences of overweight
-health problems
-social discrimination
- mistreatment
1/3
only ______ of people get enough exercise and ______ are inactive
19-22
substance use in early adulthood peaks at ages:_____ and then declines
20%
______% are substance abusers
90%
______% have intercourse by the age of 22
2.8%
______% if men that are homosexual or bisexual
1.4%
______% of women are homosexual or bisexual
30%
______% of people have not come out
30 to 50%
percentage of people that drop out of highschool
Intimacy vs isolation
Eriksons theory dealt with:
intimacy
making a permanent commitment to your partner
isolation
loneliness, self-absorption, fear of losing identity
social clock
following a _____________ lends confidence and contributes to social stability.
keep love alive
the factors that ___________ are making time, telling your partner that you love them, show interest in them, and be available
common interests
usually friendships in early adulthood share:
same sex friendships
there are fewer of these and sexual attraction is always considered
return briefly and improves family relationships
leaving home leads to:
marrying late and having fewer marriages
Marriage trends today consists of:
Traditional marriage
a marriage that is clear division of roles
egalitarian marriage
a marriage where the partners relate as equal
marital satisfaction
when family backgrounds, length of courtship, timing of 1st pregnancy, relation to extended family are all factors that lead to :
fewer married couples have children and not as many children are born
In our world today, trends in having children are:
stressful periods
singlehood for most people leads to:
cohabilitation
-unmarried
- sexually intimate
-living together
-preparation for marriage
-replacement for marriage
45%
______% of people are divorced in the US
30%
______% of people are divorced in Canada
background factors and gender roles
Factors in divorce are normally ________ and__________
satisfaction
After a divorce, a new partner helps with ____________
4 yrs
Most people are remarried after divorce in the next _______ yrs
3-5 yrs
It takes _________ yrs to blend with your new partner after divorce
womens career development
- concentration low paying jobs
-low-advancement jobs
- gender stereotyping