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Dimensions of Human Behavior

Sociology

Quiz 9 :

Late Adulthood

Quiz 9 :

Late Adulthood

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Late adulthood is generally considered to be between what chronological ages?
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Wellness promotion,self-discovery,and heightened morale are all part of the inner affective dimension of the ______ theory.
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Which biological theory suggests that the biological clock acts through hormones to influence the pace of aging?
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Vaillant concludes that positive aging means to ______.
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Dementia,Alzheimer's disease,and Parkinson's disease are the most common ______.
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For people age 65 and older,the two most prevalent and debilitating chronic conditions are ______.
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Vaillant (2002)proposes that a life task of late adulthood is to pass on the traditions of the past to the next generation.This life task is called ______.
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______ sees personality differences as a major influence in adaptation to old age.
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______,the capacity for abstract reasoning,______ with age.
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According to Erikson's theory,the struggle of late adulthood is ______.
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______ are those provided through families,friends,neighbors,churches,and so on.
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Biological theories as to why our bodies age are important to understand in reference to late adulthood.Which biological theory suggests that the rate of basal metabolism impacts length of the life span?
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A ______ measures the ratio of dependent age groups to the working-age population.
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______,which is based on accumulated learning,______ with age.
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The incidence of disease is called ______.
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Which of the following statements about the late-adult population is true?
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Vaillant's traits for "growing old with grace" include maintaining hope,maintaining contact and intimacy with older friends,and ______.
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The accumulation of human capital,or resources,across the life course to address human needs is called ______.
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______ grandparents are highly involved in the lives of their grandchildren but do not see themselves as authority figures.
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The ACL study found that ______ has a greater impact than ______ on the onset of functional limitations or disabilities in older adults.
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