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Erikson's Pyschosocial stages for Adolescences and Early Adulthood?
Describe and Explain each.
Adolescense: Identity vs. Role Confusion
Adolescence struggle to
find self

Early Adulthood: Intimacy vs. Isolation
Powerful drive to share
one's personal life with
someone else, if unfull.
this carries risk of
profound aloneness
4 typical devel. in Adolescence.
Biosocial, Cognitive, Psychosocial?
Sexual Characteristics
Health and Hazards
4 typical devel. in Early Adulthood.
Biosocial, Cognititve, Psychosocial?
1.Growth, Strenght, Health: Prime of life
2. Senescence
3. Sexual Reproduction
4. Health Problems: Drug Abuse/Addiction
3 common health or behavior problems in Early Adulthood
1. Drug Abuse/Addiction: most at risk for drug problems
2. Diet Disease: anorexia/bulimia nervosa
3. Violence: Accident-Caucasian
Homocide-African American
Suicide-Native American
6 Stages of Levinson, what happens in each?
1. Early Adult Transition 17-22: leave adolescence 1st choices for adult life
2. Entering Adult World 22-28: initial choices in love, job, values, ect.
3. Age 30 transition 28-33: changes in life structure
4. Settling Down 33-40: Establish Niche in society, family & Career
5. Midlife Transition 40-45: Life structure comes to? ex. Midlife crisis
6. Enter Middle Adulthood 45-50: Choice must be made; new life structure
3 common problems in behavior, happen in during adolescence
1. Parent-Adolescent Conflict
2. Peer pressure-may lead to neg. things
3. At age 16-more likely to have illegal problems
2 Main types of destructive eating, explain.
1. Anorexia Nervosa- self starvation; sometimes to death, 1% of females, high achieving females
2. Bulimia Nervosa- Compulsive bing and followed by vomitting and diahrea
4 Indentity Status Types, give examples
1. Idn. Forclosure-young man pressured to follow dad's steps/career
2. Negative Idn.-Religious leader's child becomes prostitute
3. Idn. Diffusion-college-sample areas before choosing one
4. Idn. Moratorium-kind of time-out during which they experiment w/ alternatives.