Adulthood and Old Age Chapter Review
Which of the following does NOT influence patterns of health and disease in old age? • A. Health at younger age • B. Eating habits • C. Exercise • D. Physical strength
Answer: • D Physical Strength
The goal of hospice care is to • A. Improve the quality of life • B. Prolong life. • C. Avoid the use of drugs • D. Cure the patient’s illness
Answer: • A Improve the quality of life.
Brianna is at her physical peak. She is most likely ___years old. • A. 12-18 • B. 18-30 • C. 30-38 • D. 38-50
Answer: • B 18-30
List the stages of adjusting to dying and death as defined by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross.
Answer: • Denial • Anger • Bargaining • Depression • acceptance
Alberto believes that his function in life is to help younger generations by passing on his acquired business wisdom. Erik Erikson would say Alberto is exhibiting • A. Despair • B. Stagnation • C. Generativity • D. Ego integrity
Answer: • C generativity
A possible reaction to the departure from home of a woman’s last child.
Memory loss, forgetfulness, disorientation, altered personality, impaired attention.
Elderly people have difficulty retrieving information from memory due to • A. Generativity • B. A decline in the nervous system • C. A loss of fluid intelligence • D. A loss of crystallized intelligence
Daniel Levinson described the period in their life when men look over the life choices they have made as this.
During this stage, women stop ovulating and menstruating and their production of sex hormonoes drops sharply.
Sissy is struggling through the second stage of dying. This can best described as a stage of • A. Anger • B. Denial • C. Acceptance • D. bargaining
Daniel Levinson’s theory focused on • A. Adolescent males • B. Adult males • C. Elderly females • D. Middle-aged females
Williams and Johnson have found that no physiological reason exists for halting this activity.
Which of the following is NOT one of the three most common causes of death in later adulthood? • Cancer • Cirrhosis • Alzheimer’s disease • Heart disease
Depression is most common among which group? • Adolescent boys • Adolescent girls • Middle-aged men • Middle-aged women
What did Erik Erikson call a discontinuation of development and desire to recapture the past?
A stage for women in which major psychological and biological changes occur.
Elderly people who experience a loss of control often develop • A fear of dying • A negative self-concept • Rigidity • Alzheimer’s disease