Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
According to Erikson, a major conflict in the first year of life is that between
ADHD in children is most often treated with the drug
For children with ADHD, the ability to learn is severely limited because they
Lack of bowel control in children is known as
According to Erikson, failure to resolve the tasks of middle adulthood leads to a sense of __________ involving a concern for one's own needs and comforts only.
A common mistake made by many concerned parents is likely to be
According to __________, we face a specific psychosocial dilemma at each stage of life.
A driver's license or a wedding ring are what Elkind calls
From the perspective of the life-span psychologist, life stages are important because
Lawrence Kohlberg is known for his research in the area of __________ development.
Identification with peer groups
Stuttering is considered a
A failure to develop a consistent identity results in
According to Kübler-Ross, the most common order of emotional reactions in preparing for death is
One recommended way for parents to handle problems of occasional bed wetting in children is to
Initiative and independence are fostered by
Vocabulary and stored knowledge
Teachers, peers, and adults outside the home become important in shaping attitudes toward oneself in Erikson's stage of
Which of the following is one of the common life stages?
The menopause and climacteric are to aging as
Mutism, self-destructive behavior, and echolalia are symptoms of
Conforming to the expectations of others or to socially accepted rules and values describes a person at the __________ level of morality.
Lack of bladder control is called
In the __________ level of moral development, moral choices are determined by the direct consequences of actions.
With aging there is a decline of __________ intelligence, but not of __________ intelligence.
Which of the following is not characteristic of childhood autism?
If her parents encourage little Tanya to ask questions, to use her imagination, and give her the freedom to choose some activities, according to Erikson, they are encouraging
The first emotional reaction to impending death is usually
According to Gould, a "crisis of urgency" and the "attainment of stability" are characteristic of
Kohlberg identified the three levels of moral development as the
Girls who mature early are more likely
Hyperactivity is a serious childhood problem because
A child who is just starting school, trying to learn good habits and to do well, is in Erikson's stage of development called
The fastest growing group in American society is represented by
From the perspective of Erik Erikson, life stages are important because
According to Gould, a "crisis of questions, " where an individual ponders the meaning of life, occurs during
As children begin their elementary school years, they enter Erikson's stage of
The single most important thing you might do for a dying person is to
Which pairings of stages from Erikson, Gould, and Levinson are comparable?
The onset of puberty for boys is between __________ years; for girls it is between __________ years of age.
Some children go through a period of intense appetite when they eat or chew on all sorts of inedible substances. This is called
Elizabeth Kübler-Ross is known for her research in the area of
Using a story such as The Porcupine and the Moles, Gilligan was able to demonstrate that
Discrimination or prejudice on the basis of age is called
Which of the following is an example of ageism?
Conformity to peer values often
Kohlberg studied moral development by
A successful alternative to drug treatment for hyperactivity is
A toddler learning to use the toilet who sometimes feels bad when he or she "messes up" is at Erikson's stage called
If you are a young adult, you are interested in developing
A mother who complains that her son clings to her constantly and cries and complains when she is gone should be advised that
Which of the following is the longest stage of grieving for most people?
Initiative and independence are fostered by
According to Erikson, a child entering adolescence can expect major developmental task demands to center around the need to
The stated purpose of cryonic suspension is to
A frequently used treatment for ADHD is
I am in my late forties. If I do not reach out to others, especially to young people, Erikson says I will experience
Behavior directed by self-accepted moral principles represents the __________ level of moral development.
Which of the following is a myth about aging?
A specialist in death and dying, or one who studies death, is referred to as a