Adult Development and Aging Study Set 3

Psychology

Quiz 4 :

Longevity, Health, and Functioning

Quiz 4 :

Longevity, Health, and Functioning

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Changes in __________ increase the older adult's vulnerability to infection, viruses, and certain types of arthritis.
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Which type of lymphocyte is our primary defense against cancer and provides help in fighting viral and parasitic infections?
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__________ends when one loses independence or must rely on others for activities of daily living.
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C

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All of the following are environmental factors that impact longevity rates except
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The age at which half the individuals born in any particular year will have died is called
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The process by which the body attacks itself is called
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Which of the following statements about ethnic differences in average longevity is true?
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The most rapid increases in average longevity at birth occurred in the first half of the 20th century largely due to
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The best indicator of how long you will live is
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The oldest age to which any individual of a species lives is called
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Lawton and colleagues (1999) found that a person's valuation of life had a great deal of impact on
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In the United States, which of the following statements about sex differences in average longevity is true?
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Thirty years of research has shown that ________ is/are predictive of future health outcomes.
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Research has determined that there is a biological explanation for why women live longer than men.Which of these is true?
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Which of the following is not a type of cell in the immune system?
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Computing the average longevity of people currently 50-years-old
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In most industrialized countries, women's average longevity is about ________ years more than men's at birth.
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The World Health Organization defines health as
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When confronted by an invader, an __________ is produced to protect the body from future invasions.
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The changing balance of T-lymphocytes may help explain why older adults need to be immunized _________ against specific diseases such as influenza.
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