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School Aged Children
Teaching the child personal identifying infomation, independence in self-care, and basic safety rules prepares the child for school
Mother and Father
Parents remian a vital part of the school childs life
Siblings
adjustment outside the home is generally regarded as easier for the child with siblings than for the only child
Adoptive families
have the same developmental tasks as other families and a few more
Family Developmental Tasks
Take on parenting roles
Latch-key kids
kids that watched themselves at home at a young age, different children perceive the situation differently
Discuss parents belief system
parents should clarify and act on their own values
Children watch an average of
25-29 hours of TV weekly
Effects of smoking and drug and alcohol abuse-
Set an example for the children by not participating in these behaviors
Pattern of Intellectual Development: aggressive children
the highly aggressive children who bully typicaly have a history of extensive watching of violent media
Adolescence and Family
Effective parents of adolesenct children are communicative and flexible yet supportive
Late adolescence
18-22 or as late as 25
Incest
the adolescent, either male or female, is at risk for incest, or for youth prostitution
Manarche (Marks Puberty)
the indicator of puberty and sexual maturity
Malnutrition
underweight and overweight are probably the two most common but overlooked symptoms of malnutriton
frequent grooming and clothing styles are
normal ways for the early adolescent to integrate a changing body image
Body Art: Physical risks
blood borne diseases such as HIV and Hep B and C
Conventional Level
is according to Kohlbergs theory of Moral development
Sexual Harassment
is defined by the victim
Adolescence and Family
Effective parents of adolesenct children are communicative and flexible yet supportive
Failure to achieve a sense of identity
confusion about personal identity
Late adolescence
18-22 or as late as 25
Incest
the adolescent, either male or female, is at risk for incest, or for youth prostitution
Manarche (Marks Puberty)
the indicator of puberty and sexual maturity
Malnutrition
underweight and overweight are probably the two most common but overlooked symptoms of malnutriton
frequent grooming and clothing styles are
normal ways for the early adolescent to integrate a changing body image
Body Art: Physical risks
blood borne diseases such as HIV and Hep B and C
Conventional Level
is according to Kohlbergs theory of Moral development
Sexual Harassment
is defined by the victim
Failure to achieve a sense of identity
confusion about personal identity
Weight and Height
recommended that the weight of the mid twenties be maintained as the baseline for life if that weight was normal
Skeletal growth completed by 25
many bones have fused together to form 206 hard permanent bones in the young adult
Muscle growth completed by 30
Males have greater upper-body strength primarily because of their longer arms, broader shoulders, and higher muscle-fiber counts
Amount and duration of physical activity or mental effort-
the best exercise to recommend to a young adult is very fast walking or other activity that increases the heart rate 70*85% of maximum heart rate
Enterprising-
oriented toward people more so than things, persuasive, and intersested in careers in sales, managment, and politics
The nurse should view the person holistically
Educate the employer that a close relationship exists occupational and family satisfactions
Young adults today differ from earlier generations in the US and other counties
because they have experienced economic growth and related abundance of material goods and technology
State of mind in US-
middle-aged people earn most of the money, pay a major portion of the bills and most of the taxes, and make many of the decisions
Younger middle-aged parents
may understand young adults better than late middle-aged people
Reaction to Death
Los of compainion, audience, or helper- life-style change encountered. Bachelors and widowers who may be lonely and lack the warmth of family ties and frequently suffer at least temporary loss of libido in the middle years
express feelings (Widowers)
widowers are the more vulnerable to depression than widows
Reactions to menopause
a myth is that depression and other psychiatric symptoms are a natural part of menopause
Possible side effects of HRT
estrogen progestin therapy was found to increase the risk of heart disease, breast cancer, stroke blood clots, and dementia
Nutrtional Needs: BMR
BMR gradually decreases every decade after age 20, so middle aged people should eat fewer calories than when they were younger to maintian proper body weight
later maturity
historically established, later adulthood begins at age 65 or the age a person is eligible for SSN
Society stereotypes
asexual
Families and care
in later life responsiblities of parenthood and employement diminish with few formal responsibilities to take their place.
pets
the death of a pet can precipitate a deep grief
skin loses elasticity
skin turgor is poor indicator of hydration in the older adult
cognitive development
reduced cerebral blood flow and oxygenation of the brain and reduced glucose metabolism may alter thought processes and preceptual function
Stress
say no to invitations that will add excessivley to the stress response
spiritual development
associated with health and longevity
integrity vs despair
allow repetition
enhancing integrity
ego interity is coming together of all previous phases of the life cycle