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Psyc 200 - chpt 20

Adulthood: Biosocial development

This is a gradual physical decline related to aging. It occurs to everyone in every body part, but the rate of decline is highly variable. It happens when growth stops and includes invisible aspects of aging ie increased bp. Senescence
This includes many of the more elaborate methods of medical intervention used to restore fertility. The most common of these methods is in vitro fertilization (IVF) Assisted reproductive technology (ART)
This is the most common ART method in which ova are surgically removed from a woman and fertilized with sperm in a lab. After the original fertilized cells have divided several times, they are inserted into a woman's uterus. In vitro fertilization (IVF)
During in vitro fertilization, zygotes created divide until these cell stages and then are implanted in the woman's uterus eighth or sixteenth-cell stage
This ART technique uses intra-cytoplasm sperm injection (ICSI) whereby one sperm is inserted into one ovum. This avoids the possibility that a viable ovum will not be fertilized and solves the problem of low sperm count. In vitro fertilization (IVF)
Only about ______ of all IVF cycles produce a pregnancy since implantation does not always occur. a. one-third b. one-fifth c. one-eight a. one third
IVF has produced more than a million babies from almost all nations, currently including ___% of all U.S. newborns. 1%
Complications and birth defects increase with IVF, especially when several zygotes are implanted at once. Low birthweight twins or triplets are born in almost ____ of all IVF pregnancies in the U.S. a. a third b. a quarter c. a half c. half
The time in middle age, usually around 50, when a woman's menstrual periods cease completely and the production of estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone drops considerably. Strictly speaking, it happens one year after a woman's last menstrual period. Menopause
Symptoms of this include disturbances of body temperature including hot flashes, hot flushes, and cold sweats. Natural lubrication is reduced and once ovulation stops conception cannot naturally occur. Irritability can also result. Rate of depression incr Menopause
This is treatment to compensate for hormone reduction at menopause or following surgical removal of the ovaries. Such treatment which usually involves estrogen and progesterone, minimizes menopausal symptoms and diminishes the risk of osteoporosis Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
Usually expressed as the number of deaths each year per 1,000 individuals in a particular population. Statistics are compiled from death certificates which indicate age, sex, and immediate cause of death. Mortality
A more comprehensive measure of health than mortality, refers to rate of diseases of all kinds in a given population - physical and emotional, acute and chronic. Morbidity
Long-term difficulty in performing normal activities of daily life because of some physical, mental or emotional condition. Can depend on social context. Has higher social cost than mortality or morbidity. Disability
Fourth measure of health referring to how healthy and energetic phys/intel/soc- an individual feels. Personality relates to this. Vitality
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