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1) Why is middle adulthood a time of transition? a. Physical appearance b. Health c. Changes at work d. “Sandwich” generation e. Future vs. past (time remaining shorter than time passed) 2) Changes of middle adulthood for parents coincide with adolescents’ increase in: a. Physical appearance/abilities b. Orientation to the future c. Status with family and society d. Belief system (morals) 3) Is adolescence a time of storm and stress for parent-child relationships? a. No, although conflict does happen, positive relationships are the norm. 4) Parenting Styles a. Authoritative parenting i. High response; high demand 1. Warm, but firm 2. Explain the rules and regulations 3. Best adolescent outcomes 4. Most socially skilled and self assured 5. Most responsible and do the best in school b. Authoritarian i. Low response; high demands 1. High value and obedience for conformity 2. “Do this because I said so” 3. Higher achievers, dependant, less intellectually curious, adapt slower socially c. Indulgence i. High response; low demands 1. Warm, but rarely impose rules or regulations
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