96.According to the textbook, the prevalence of adolescent smoking is a directfunction of: A.the number of retail outlets selling tobacco in their immediate neighborhood.B. the amount of people smoking in the neighborhood.C. whether biological parents smoke.D. being an early-maturing male and living in a single-parent household.Steinberg - Chapter 01 #96
97.Almost half of all teenage deaths in the United States are a result of: C. homicide.D. sexually transmitted infections.Steinberg - Chapter 01 #97 98.Graduated driver-licensing programs were designed to: Steinberg - Chapter 01 #9899.Based on information presented in the textbook, in the United States today,which of the following strategies would be the least efficient way to promote adolescent health? Steinberg - Chapter 01 #99
100.According to the textbook, what was the most effective way to reduce adolescent smoking? A. school-wide assemblies with presentations from police officers and doctorsB. on-campus law enforcement personnel who enforce school rules that prohibit smokingC. advertisements on TV shows relevant to teens, such as MTVD.raising the price of cigarettesSteinberg - Chapter 01 #100Essay Questions
101.Over the years you've kept in touch with your high school counselor, who has now asked you (an adolescent development expert!) to talk to the parents of his high school students. He has asked you to give aparenting class focusing on the types of issues and events parents might expect to occur during puberty, with an emphasis on problemsparents might anticipate and how to avoid these problems. What will you tell the parents? The timing and rate of development varies widely for individuals both within groups and among groups, and helping youngsters understand what they can expect in terms of development and in terms of variation can help them deal with the changes they experience. Timing, though, can have a huge impact on boys and girls, with early-maturing girls and late-maturing boys potentially being especially vulnerable with regard to self-esteem issues, and early-maturing girls having particular problems in terms of problem behaviors, including being at risk for dropping out of school. The direct effects of biological changes during adolescence, primarily from hormonal changes, can increase sex drive and sexual activity; also, changes in adolescents' self-image can affect their behavior and changes in appearance may cause others to react to them differently, such as expecting mature behavior from someone who appears to be physically mature. Despite the popular belief that
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