Psychology

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Zshowbball333
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Psychology
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2010-11-10 23:25:07
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Adulthood old age
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  1. Stage that women experience between the ages 45 and 50?
    climacteric
  2. The biological event in which a womans production of sex hormones is reduced sharply?
    Menopause
  3. the desire, in middle age, to use one's accumulated wisdom to guide future generations?
    generativity
  4. a discontinuation of development and a desire to recapture the past
    Stagnation
  5. idea that progressive physical and mental decline are inevitable with age
    decremental model of aging
  6. prejudice or discrimination against the elderly
    ageism
  7. decreases in mental abilities experienced by some people in old age
    senile dementia
  8. a condition that destroys a persons ability to think, remember, relate to others, and care for herself or himself
    Alzheimer's Disease
  9. the study of dying and death
    thanatology
  10. facility designed to care for the special needs of the dying
    hospice
  11. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross's five stages of death are?
    denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance

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