Flashcards in Growth & Development - Unit 1 (Adolescent) Deck (13)
What does estrogen do?
Breast enlargment, pubic and axillary hair growth, widening of hips
What is the average age of menarche for girls?
about 12 years
what is the first sign of puberty in girls?
What percent of body fat is required to maintain menstruation?
Teens sleep longer due to growth and can also be clumsy from it. T/F?
They don't care if they develop slower or faster than their peers. T/F?
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.
Piaget - what level?
Emergence of formal operational thought - formal operational thinking, age 11-14, abstract thinking, terms, possibilities
Having a heightened sense of self consciousness is also known as having an :
Imaginary audience (they think everyone is look at them)
The belief that one's feeings are completely unique to them is known as :
a personal fable.
Moral development - principled moral reasoning - T/F?
No value is placed on peer groups. T/F?