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1

What does estrogen do?

Breast enlargment, pubic and axillary hair growth, widening of hips

2

What is the average age of menarche for girls?

about 12 years

3

what is the first sign of puberty in girls?

Breast buds

4

What percent of body fat is required to maintain menstruation?

22%

5

Teens sleep longer due to growth and can also be clumsy from it. T/F?

true

6

They don't care if they develop slower or faster than their peers. T/F?

FALSE

7

Erickson - what level?

IDENTITY vs. ROLE CONFUSION - adolescents - 12 - 18 years, dramatic physical changes...need to find themselves or they'll be confused about other roles in their life.

8

Piaget - what level?

Emergence of formal operational thought - formal operational thinking, age 11-14, abstract thinking, terms, possibilities

9

Having a heightened sense of self consciousness is also known as having an :

Imaginary audience (they think everyone is look at them)

10

The belief that one's feeings are completely unique to them is known as :

a personal fable.

11

Moral development - principled moral reasoning - T/F?

True

12

No value is placed on peer groups. T/F?

FALSE

13

What are some health concerns of adolescence?

Sexual behavior, STD's, depression and suicide, etc.