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Family Changes & Transitions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A reframing of mid-life crisis to focus on the transitional elements of middle adulthood is called:

Question 2 2. Why do men going through a mid-life crisis often feel a need to prove their manhood?

Question 3 3. Depression due to children moving out of the house is called:

Question 4 4. Berto has shifted from being the caretaker of his children to being taken care of by his children. This is typical of which stage of life?

Question 5 5. Rather than relying on their children, more older adults turn to their _____ for support during late adulthood.

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Question 6 6. Why is widowhood particularly difficult in late adulthood?

Question 7 7. What are the two biggest aspects of changes in families over the past several decades?

Question 8 8. What kinds of issues are often faced by a dual career family?

Question 9 9. Brenda's father just married a woman with two kids. What kinds of issues might arise?

Question 10 10. What does a counselor who comes from a behavioral perspective focus on?

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Question 11 11. What is the Brief Strategic approach?

Question 12 12. Transformational Systems Therapy, which is focused on helping people unlock their potential, is sometimes referred to as:

Question 13 13. In a monopoly pattern of family communication, where does authority rest?

Question 14 14. Which of these communication patterns is most likely to have the lowest level of conflict?

Question 15 15. What makes the authority, or power, of the head of the family in an unbalanced split different from the authority of the head of the family in a monopoly?

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Question 16 16. How can self-talk help an individual deal with family crisis?

Question 17 17. Why do some families survive negative life events while others do not?

Question 18 18. Who should family members go to for help?

Question 19 19. Stereotypical behaviors associated with one gender or another are called _____.

Question 20 20. Middle adulthood is the time of life between ages _____ and _____.

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Question 21 21. Men are likely to feel the need to _____ during their mid-life crisis.

Question 22 22. Which type of counseling primarily focuses on a person working with other people in the same or similar situation?

Question 23 23. Why does a counselor explain the process of counseling to a client?

Question 24 24. Which part of the counseling process does not follow a standard protocol?

Question 25 25. Which of the following couples has the highest risk of divorce?

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Question 26 26. The transition in married life that is usually the most difficult for people to deal with is _____.

Question 27 27. Homogamy refers to _____.

Question 28 28. The time of life between ages 40 and 65 is called:

Question 29 29. Susan is finding it hard to physically get around and has to rely on her family for help. How might this affect her relationship with her adult children?

Question 30 30. What is a dual career family?

Family Changes & Transitions Chapter Exam Instructions

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