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    accidents and injuries

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    injuries are the leading cause of death during middle and late hcildhood and the most common cause of severe injury an death is this period is motor vehicle accidents, either as pedestrian or passenger

    • chapter 9 book
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    self esteem

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    global evaluations of the self self worth self image a child may perceieve that she is not merely a good peron, but a good person

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    stability of temperment- easy vs. temperament

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    • Easy vs. difficult- looked at children between 3 and 5 years old, then retested them in young adulthood o Easy- more likey to be well adjusted as young adults o Difficult- less likely to be well adjusted o Difficult temperament boys were less likely to continue into college o Difficult temperament girls were more likely to have marital conflict

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    middle adulthood

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    • middle adulthood is currently see as the age 40 to age 60/65 • life span is increasing • a decrease in physical skills but there is an increase in responsibility • when people are at the pinnacle of their career and relationships (more responsibilities) • in early mid-life growth and loss are balanced o growth: peak of career, raising children o loss: physical decline that occurs • viewed as a time of change o characterized by the death of one’s parents o the children are most likely living the nest o retirement is on the horizon o becoming a grandparent

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    Generativity vs. Stagnation

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    • Generativity: o Referring to helping/contributing the younger generation o Leaves a legacy of the person to he younger generation o Provides indirect form of immortality o How is the achieved: • By raising their own children • Guiding or nurturing them • Teaching skills o Cultural Generativity: • Teaching traditions and beliefs • Teaching a way of life • Stagnation o Negative side o Self absorption o Person is too focused on their life they don’t give back o Feel stagnant because they haven’t left anything behind for the next generation

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    puberty

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    a period of rapid physical maturation involving hormonal and bodily changes that occurs primarily during early adolescence

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    statistics of late adulthod

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    • For a person born today their average lifespan is 78 years old • If a person is 65 years old today if they are a woman they will live another 20 years and if they are a male they will live for another 16 years • Japan has the highest life expectancy • Substages: o Young-old: 65-74 o Old-old: 75-84 o Oldest-old: 85 or older

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    Emerging Adulthood and characteristics

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    transtion between adolescne and adulthood (18-25 yrs)-- had been delayed because society expects adults to be more skilled and more educated than before-- its a tiem of experimentation and exploration 5 characteristics -identity exploration in work and love -instability in terms of increased changes in the presons life- residential, educaiton, love, and work moves - self focused -feeling in between -age of possibilities In US financial stability determines adulthood, not marriage people dont see themselves as full adults til they are late twenties or early thirties

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