Jessica Is Going Through Puberty Early and Has Developed Adjustment
Jessica is going through puberty early and has developed adjustment problems because her body has become
B) a culturally desirable body type.
C) lean and muscular.
E) thin and wiry.
Early developing girls are more likely to do all of the following EXCEPT
A) show consistently more negative body images.
B) be optimistic about their future.
C) engage in delinquent behavior.
D) get into trouble in school.
E) think they are too fat.
Recent longitudinal research on early development indicates that compared to on-time peers, early developing boys
A) get into less trouble in school.
B) are less vulnerable to stressful life experiences.
C) are more likely to be depressed.
D) often occupy leadership roles.
E) have consistently negative body images.
Brooks-Gunn found that serious female ballet dancers are more likely to have positive body images if menarche has been
A) earlier than normal.
B) at the normal time.
C) slightly earlier than normal.
D) later than normal.
E) delayed indefinitely.