Overview of Family Changes & Transitions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What kinds of issues are often faced by a dual career family?

Question 2 2. What are the two biggest aspects of changes in families over the past several decades?

Question 3 3. If a father or mother is struggling with finances, raised their child alone, and spends a good deal of time working, they would be:

Question 4 4. What is a dual career family?

Question 5 5. Brenda's father just married a woman with two kids. What kinds of issues might arise?

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Question 6 6. The idea that men will behave more like women and women will behave more like men in middle age is called _____.

Question 7 7. Men are likely to feel the need to _____ during their mid-life crisis.

Question 8 8. Middle adulthood is the time of life between ages _____ and _____.

Question 9 9. Stereotypical behaviors associated with one gender or another are called _____.

Question 10 10. Why is the fact of children moving out of the home likely to trigger a mid-life crisis in a middle-aged mother?

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. Rather than relying on their children, more older adults turn to their _____ for support during late adulthood.

Question 13 13. In late adulthood, _____ women have a higher sense of well-being than _____ women.

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. Why is widowhood particularly difficult in late adulthood?

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Question 16 16. The time of life between ages 40 and 65 is called:

Question 17 17. A reframing of mid-life crisis to focus on the transitional elements of middle adulthood is called:

Question 18 18. Depression due to children moving out of the house is called:

Question 19 19. Why do men going through a mid-life crisis often feel a need to prove their manhood?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT one of the common triggers of a mid-life crisis?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT likely to have contributed to the decline of the U.S. birth rate?

Question 22 22. Which of the following couples has the highest risk of divorce?

Question 23 23. Some elderly persons living with or near their families face abuse by their children. Which of the following is NOT a type of elder abuse?

Question 24 24. Homogamy refers to _____.

Question 25 25. The transition in married life that is usually the most difficult for people to deal with is _____.

Overview of Family Changes & Transitions Chapter Exam Instructions

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