Psychosocial and Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The period of life after age 65 is called _____.

Question 2 2. Rita is a 45-year-old engineer and Brittany is a 25-year-old engineer. Both are applying for the same job position. They are in a power struggle that was predicted by the _____ theory.

Question 3 3. The legal union of two people is called _____.

Question 4 4. Change that happens in an unpredictable pattern is called _____ change.

Question 5 5. What is causing harm to someone in late adulthood called?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is an example of a drug older adults are LEAST likely to abuse?

Question 7 7. Rather than relying on their children, more older adults turn to their _____ for support during late adulthood.

Question 8 8. Olga, age 78, was left at the local hospital by her adult son. The son gave the hospital a nonworking phone number and fake address in order to make it impossible for hospital staff to contact him to discuss his mother's medical care. This is an example of:

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT a type of achievement in late adulthood?

Question 10 10. Does aesthetics involve spirituality and religion?

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Question 11 11. How do explicit-theoretical and implicit-theoretical approaches to wisdom differ?

Question 12 12. The _____ theory contends that older adults should stay busy and involved in life to keep them healthy.

Question 13 13. Feeling complete and whole and proud of one's accomplishments is called:

Question 14 14. In late adulthood, _____ women have a higher sense of well-being than _____ women.

Question 15 15. Why do gay couples face challenges in late adulthood?

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Question 16 16. The ______ stage involves finding a set routine and feeling happily retired.

Question 17 17. What would be considered an appropriate living arrangement for someone who needs round-the-clock medical attention?

Question 18 18. Why is widowhood particularly difficult in late adulthood?

Question 19 19. The language centers of the brain are found in the _____ lobe.

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of friendship in late adulthood?

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Question 21 21. Applying past lessons to present situations is called _____.

Question 22 22. One reason that older adults might end up unintentionally abusing alcohol is the fact that:

Question 23 23. Which two elements of information processing do people in late adulthood struggle with?

Question 24 24. How is the process of aging explained by the symbolic-interaction perspective?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a benefit of spiritual traditions?

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Question 26 26. What is the difference between spirituality and religion?

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. A stroke that has no clinical symptoms is called a _____ stroke.

Question 29 29. During late adulthood, friendship offers all of the following EXCEPT _____.

Question 30 30. Parkinson's disease affects many people after 60 years of age and is an example of _____ change.

Psychosocial and Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood Chapter Exam Instructions

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