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Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs? When physiological needs are met we can focus on loving and being loved. Self actualization- realizing one's full potential through the development of one's talents and abilities p.334 Physiological, safety,belongingness, esteem, self-actualization
unconditional positive regard Robert's proposition that we should warmly accept another person without reservations or conditions of worth
intrinsic vs. extrinsic Intrinsic: Challenging, interesting, growing provides job satisfaction, identity and involvement Extrinsic: Boring, focused on pay,coworkers' support important- low satisfaction,identification and involvement
Erik Erikson and early adulthood is: Coupling is the main responsibility of early adulthood-Intimacy versus isolation
Robert Sternberg’s components of love Intimacy, Passion, Decision/commitment Consumate (combination of all) Romantic- intimacy/passion companionate- intimacy/decision fatuous-passion/decison
cohabiting couples More cohabit only 1/3 marry. 90% people will marry but it is happening later today
middle adulthood Command generation-making decisions. Social, physical, psychological, job, economy are cues for adulthood(40-65)
midlife crisis Exception not the rule, based on event not age
climacteric Symptoms accompanying reproductive changes ie menopause (emotional and physical effects 45)
menopause 45-55 Years
review the Stress Scale printed in the text 1997-2007 only death of a spouse and divorce have decreased, marriage has remained the same
fluid intelligence vs. crystallized intelligence fluid acquiring new knowledge and skills (decreases)crystallized accumulated knowledge and skills based on experience and education
declarative knowledge vs. procedural knowledge declarative- factual;knowing what procedural- action oriented- knowing how
Robert Peck extended Erikson's views wisdom, socializing, emotional, mental,defining outside of your role, not being consumed with aches and pains, not consumed with dying
role strain, An overload of demands within a given role
role conflict, overload of demands
role reversal, Shifting attention to other goals and coices
job burnout Early warning signs are frusteration and despair. Police officers, nurses, therapists are at risk. People who have to work in close personal contact with those they serve 399
empty nest When the child leaves the home it causes a transition in the marriage
kinkeeper Middle aged person that maintains family rituals, history, family,gatherings, keeps the family close
reciprocity responding to a positive action with another positive action
types of families, such as nuclear family
divorce half of all marriages will end in divorce. Children add stress, women initiate about 2/3 of divorces. Wives get more stressed about marriage 393
personality traits Emotional stability, extroversion, openess to experiences, agreeableness, conscientiousness p404
ageist stereotypes poor, ill-housed, unhealthy, require advocacy,inadequate employees, accident prone positive:well off, friendly,mature,
filial piety The respect given to elderly in Asian cultures whichi is manifested in traditions as well as in everyday encounters
categories of old young old-60-69 middleage old-70-79 old old-80-89 very old old 90-99
aging and theories of aging senescence: normal excludes disease stochastic: wear and tear (ripped) biological clock: programmed to age
sleep problems in the elderly half of those over 65 have sleep problems -Sleep apnea (stop breathing in sleep) -amsomnia (can't sleep)
dementia Impaired learning and memory ability, deterioration of language and motor functions, a progressive inablitty to recognize familiar people and objects
senescence universal biological process of aging
Created by: ok2bpure