HDEV Study Set 2

Psychology

Quiz 16 :

Middle Adulthood: Social and Emotional Development

Quiz 16 :

Middle Adulthood: Social and Emotional Development

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Women who have a college or university education typically experience increased personal distress as they advance from middle adulthood to late adulthood.
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Grandparenting is a source of stress for most middle-aged adults in the North America today.
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The term "sandwich generation" refers to older adults who are squeezed into homes with their children and grandchildren.
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Studies conducted in Poland, Greece, and China found that grandparenting was a very positive experience socially and psychologically.
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During middle adulthood, one's work can provide social benefits, a sense of identity, and self-esteem.
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Most career changes in midlife involve shifts into related fields.
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In Erikson's psychosocial theory, generativity is the ability to generate or produce.
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Corporate downsizing causes midlife crises for those in middle adulthood who are laid off.
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Divorce rates in Canada have declined in past years, especially during middle adulthood.
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In a study of 2,000 college employees, blue-collar employees reported greater levels of job satisfaction compared to others in the study.
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The midlife crisis is defined as a time of dramatic self-doubt and anxiety during which people sense the passing of their youth and become preoccupied their own mortality.
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An accumulation of stressful life events may accelerate age-related declines in memory functioning.
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Most middle-aged adults in developed nations have at least one living parent.
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Most theories of adulthood consider middle adulthood as an unimportant part of life.
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Many studies show that grandparents have less influence on their grandchildren when they share a household with their married children and grandchildren.
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Research on adults has shown the trait of being open to new experience decreases into late adulthood.
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The majority of people in middle adulthood have at least one living brother or sister.
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Grandparents in Eastern Europe have a strong influence in the lives of their grandchildren when they live with them and their single parents.
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People in middle adulthood are more likely to be settled geographically and occupationally than those in early adulthood.
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Life events are generally negative.
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