Developmental Psychology -- Psych 1

Developmental Psychology -- Psych 1

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Physical Abuse

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Cards (44)

Section 1

(44 cards)

Physical Abuse

Front

Assault of a child

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Primary Sex Characteristics

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Characteristics that are directly involved in reproduction

Back

Reflex

Front

Involuntary reaction or response

Back

Object Permanence

Front

The understanding that objects even when they cannot be seen or touched

Back

Strict

Front

Very tight operation, averse to allowing freedom

Back

Identity Crisis

Front

Turning point in a person's development when the person examines his or her values and makes or changes decisions about life roles

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Conditional Positive Regard

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Parents loving/accepting their children only when the child behaves in certain acceptable ways

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Cliques

Front

Peer groups of 5-10 people who spend a great deal of time together

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Stranger Anxiety

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Fear of strangers

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Empty Nest Syndrome

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Feelings of emptiness and loss that mothers/fathers feel after all children have left home

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Midlife Crisis

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Following transition, the realization that life is half over, stress results with the concern that people are living meaningless life roles

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Identity Diffusion

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To make no decisions, "I'll just see what happens" attitude

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Stages of Grieving (or accepting death)

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Denial Anger Bargaining Depression Acceptance

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Self Esteem

Front

The value/worth people attach to themselves

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Cold

Front

Much less affectionate, not often showing love

Back

Eulogy

Front

A speech praising the person who has just died

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Egocentrism

Front

The inability to see another person's point of view

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Ego Integrity

Front

The belief that life is meaningful and worthwhile even when physical abilities are not what they used to be

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Puberty

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Specific developmental changes that lead to the ability to reproduce

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Secondary Sex Characteristics

Front

Characteristics that are not directly involved in reproduction

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Life span

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Conception to death

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Identity Foreclosure

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To make commitments that foreclose other possibilities

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Anorexia Nervosa

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Characterized by self-starvation and a distorted body image

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Identity Moratorium

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To delay making commitments about important decisions

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Alzheimer's

Front

Gradual deterioration in mental processes such as memory, language, problem solving

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Unconditional Positive Regard

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Parents loving/accepting their children no matter what

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Bulimia Nervosa

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Characterized by recurrent cycles of binge eating followed by dramatic measures to eliminate food

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Conservation

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Law stating that key properties of substances (weight, volume, number) stay the same even if their shape is changed

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Permissive

Front

Freedom is very common, sometimes with no supervision

Back

Euthanasia

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The act of killing or enabling the death of a hopelessly sick or injured person in a relatively painless way ( "mercy killing" )

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Infancy

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Ages 0-2

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Neglect

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Failure to provide for a child

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Adolescent Growth Spurt

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Period in which most adolescents grown 8-12 inches in height

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Authoritarian

Front

Favors unquestionable obedience

Back

Separation Anxiety

Front

An infant's fear of the primary caregiver leaving

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Physical development

Front

Changes in height/weight

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Erik Erikson

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This guy said the main task of adolescence is to search for identity

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Identity Achievement

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To find one's own identity, exploring options and committing oneself to a particular direction in life

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Detoxification

Front

The removal of a toxic substance from the body

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Dementia

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Serious loss of cognitive functioning

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Authoritative

Front

Warm but with positive types of strictness

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Midlife Transition

Front

Period when life perspective alters significantly

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Warm

Front

Very affectionate, showing love

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Status Offenses

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Offenses that are only illegal when committed by minors

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