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Dimensions of Human Behavior

Sociology

Quiz 8 :
Middle Adulthood

Quiz 8 :
Middle Adulthood

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According to Erikson's theory,the psychosocial struggle of middle adulthood is ______.
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B

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Generativity can be defined as ______.
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A

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Commitment,action,and ______ are all components of generativity.
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D

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______,or orientation to the external world,comes into greater balance in middle adulthood.
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The life span theory posits that in middle adulthood,there is ______.
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______ coping mechanisms consist of denial,projection,passive aggression,dissociation,acting out,and fantasy.
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______ is one of the big five personality traits,which can be defined as a tendency to be generous,cheerful,caring,trusting,and gently.
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Which of the following is one of the most visible signs of physiological changes for midlife adults?
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Which of the following is true regarding changes in the reproductive system in middle adulthood?
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The book discusses three theories,which can be used to understand personality changes in middle adulthood.These theories are the life narrative approach,human agency approach,and the ______.
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Family members who keep generations of family networks in touch with one another and make sure that family members' emotional and practical needs are met are called ______.
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The text defines menopause as ______.
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According to the text,the construction of middle adulthood is influenced by chronological age,cultural and historical contexts,and ______.
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Work in middle adulthood has different meanings for different people.The text cites which of the following as a meaning of work? Patterns of middle-aged workers in the United States?
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Chronic stress,never marrying,and loneliness are all examples of ______.
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The typical chronological age band for middle adulthood is defined as Years ______.
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According to the text,two cultural views of middle adulthood have emerged since the 19th century.One sees this as a positive time of having accumulated resources for______,another sees this as a negative time of ______.
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The human agency approach recognizes how ______ influences ______.
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The life narrative approach views a developing person as a ______.
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Levinson suggests that the two central components of a life structure in middle adulthood are ______.
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