HDEV Study Set 2

Psychology

Quiz 17 :

Late Adulthood: Physical and Emotional Development

Quiz 17 :

Late Adulthood: Physical and Emotional Development

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Estrogen provides women with some protection from heart disease.
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Both men and women maintain the ability to have orgasm although it may take longer and more effort in late adulthood.
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Osteoarthritis is the dominant form of heart disease among those aged 65 and older.
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In later adulthood, people have the most difficulty remembering key life events from their teens and early adulthood.
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Ageism is prejudice against old people.
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Life expectancy in Canada has dropped in the last decade or so.
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The risk of cancer increases as people age.
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Sleep disorders in late adulthood may have psychological underpinnings.
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Over the last century, life expectancy in Canada has increased. One factor that has led to longer life expectancies is the lower infant mortality rates from infectious diseases.
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Currently, 1 in 8 people in Canada is over the age of 65.
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Wise people approach life's problems in a way that addresses the meaning of life.
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Programmed theories indicate that aging is a result of random genetic errors.
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Life expectancy is the maximum expected length of life for a member of a species.
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Men are expected, on average, to live longer lives than women.
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Many older adults find it more difficult to understand the spoken language.
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Ardelt believes that wise people tend to possess an unselfish love for others and tend to be less afraid of death.
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Older people typically refrain from having sex.
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Men are less likely than women to consult a physician when they are sick.
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The major cause of death of Canadians age 65 and older is cancer.
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Erectile dysfunction is inevitable with aging.
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