HDEV Study Set 2

Psychology

Quiz 15 :

Middle Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development

Quiz 15 :

Middle Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development

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Anxiety disorders are increasing in frequency among middle-aged adults.
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Much of the difference in mortality rates from cancer during middle adulthood can be attributed to lack of early detection and treatment.
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In 2013, Cancer Care Ontario recommended women have mammograms to screen for breast cancer beginning at age 40,
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The climacteric involves the steady decline in the reproductive capability of women.
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The lenses in the eyes of middle-aged adults become stiffer and harder to focus on near objects.
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More than 90% of indigenous women age 40 years and older have had a mammogram.
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The health of people aged 40 to 65 in Canada is better than ever.
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Both hair loss and skin elasticity increase during middle adulthood.
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Menopause signals an end to women's sexual desires.
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Cancer is caused by hereditary and environmental factors.
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Two out of three cancer deaths in Canada are the result of two factors people can control: smoking and diet.
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Crystallized intelligence tends to boost during adulthood, while fluid intelligence tends to decrease.
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Creativity peaks during early adulthood.
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The resting metabolic rate-also called the basal metabolic rate (BMR)-declines during middle adulthood.
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African Canadians have twice the average death rate from prostate cancer compared with people of other ethnic/racial groups.
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Cancer is a chronic, noncommunicable disease characterized by uncontrolled growth of cells.
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Bones in the spine, hip, thigh (femur), and forearm lose the most density as people age.
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All factors that lead to heart disease are within the control of the individual.
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Heart disease and cancer are often preventable in middle adulthood.
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Mental health care costs are higher than costs for cancers and infectious diseases.
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