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Adulthood old age
Chapter 5 Terms
Stage that women experience between the ages 45 and 50?
The biological event in which a womans production of sex hormones is reduced sharply?
the desire, in middle age, to use one's accumulated wisdom to guide future generations?
a discontinuation of development and a desire to recapture the past
idea that progressive physical and mental decline are inevitable with age
decremental model of aging
prejudice or discrimination against the elderly
decreases in mental abilities experienced by some people in old age
a condition that destroys a persons ability to think, remember, relate to others, and care for herself or himself
the study of dying and death
facility designed to care for the special needs of the dying
Elizabeth Kubler-Ross's five stages of death are?
denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance