HDEV Study Set 2

Psychology

Quiz 12 :

Adolescence: Social and Emotional Development

Quiz 12 :

Adolescence: Social and Emotional Development

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The younger a person is when initiating sexual intercourse; the less likely contraception will be used.
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Teen sexual activity has experienced a sharp increase.
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A semicolon tattoo on the wrist represents a life not finished yet.
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An example of foreclosure is an adolescent taking on a role because her mother had the same role.
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Adolescent girls are more likely than boys to engage in structured activities.
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The Youth Criminal Justice Act relies heavily on the effectiveness of restorative justice.
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Most teen girls who get pregnant choose to do so.
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Adolescents tend to pick friends who have different values and behaviours from themselves in order to explore other aspects of their personalities.
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Self-esteem decreases during early adolescence.
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Teens with a secure attachment style are more guarded with their online media usage.
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Canadian adolescent males are less concerned about occupational choices than their female Canadian counterparts.
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By Grade 6, peers play a more important role in the lives of adolescents than parents.
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Drug abuse and experiencing stressful life events can create a vulnerability in youth that places them at greater risk for suicide.
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Older adolescents are unable to manage contradictions in their self-concepts.
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Adolescents are initiating sexual intercourse at younger ages in greater numbers today than in the past.
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During adolescence, self-esteem is often related to one's physical appearance.
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Unlike previous generations, rather than passively waiting for a romantic partner to suggest having sex, female adolescents are much more likely to have sex on their own terms.
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Programs for youth that focus on enhancing their levels of self-worth have been proven to be effective in addressing the issue of youth crime.
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Parents and peers are always competing influences on adolescents.
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In Canada socioeconomic status is related to youth crime rates.
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