GD-School-Age and Adolescent

GD-School-Age and Adolescent - G rowth and Development...

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Growth and Development – School-Age and Adolescents Growth and Development School-Age Age _______________ years Physiologically it begins with loss of first tooth and ends with the beginning of puberty and acquisition of all permanent teeth Growth slows Gain 4.4-6.6 lbs./year Grow 2 in./year Psychosocial Development Erikson – _______________________________ Achieve a sense of personal competence through the acquisition of technologic and social skills Cognitive Development Piaget – _________________________ Develop an understanding of relationships between things and ideas Progress from perceptual thinking to conceptual thinking Concept of _________________________ Identity Reversibility
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Reciprocity Moral Development Kohlberg Children 6-7 years understand the rules but not the reasons behind them Older children are able to judge an act by the intentions that prompted it rather than just by the consequences They understand the concept of treating others as they would like to be treated Language Begin to use more complex grammatical forms ___________________ skills improve Begin to understand play on words, sounds, or double meanings, as well as metaphors and figurative statements Development of ___________________________ _________________________ Evaluate how their physical appearance, body configuration, and coordination compare with those of their peers _________________________ Children’s pictures of their individual worth; consists of both positive and negative qualities
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Depend almost entirely on external evidence of worth, such as school grades, teachers’ comments and parental and peer approval Sex Education Ideal time for formal sex education Most information is transmitted in secret conversations with peers and is incorrect Stress Stomach pains or headache, sleep problems, bed-wetting, changes in eating, aggressive or stubborn behavior, reluctance to participate, regression Help them plan for dealing with stress Relaxation techniques Nutrition Follow ________________________________- Easy access to junk food and fast food
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