Psych 362 - Final study guide part 2
Psych 362 - Final study guide part 2 Psych 362
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Chapter 12 – Work, Leisure, and Retirement Holland’s theory: people choose occupations that optimize the fit between their individual traits and their occupational interests Super’s stages of occupational development: implementation, establishment, maintenance, deceleration, retirement Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA): protects those who are 40 or older from employment discrimination based on age Alienation: feeling that what one is doing is meaningless Burnout: too much stress in one’s occupation and can lead to loss of energy, loss of motivation Reality Shock: unsettling experience resulting from wide disparity between what was expected and the actual outcome o What does it look like? First day of a new job Glass ceiling: level to which women may rise in a company, but may not go beyond > barrier to promotion Class elevator/escalator: female occupation, men may rise much faster than female counterparts What are the major reasons for older worker obsolescence and how can employers account for this and avoid letting workers go? Know the differences between husbands and wives in dualworker couples o Hours spent working? Men satisfied w/ women working just as much o Satisfaction with division of labor? Women satisfied when men perform women chores o Sacrificing/interrupting careers? Couples must equally split work Know how young, middleaged, and older adults differ in the leisure activities in which they participate o Leisure preferences in adulthood reflect those in earlier life o As people grow older, activities that are less strenuous and familyoriented are preferred When and why do most people retire? What effects feelings about retirement? o Most people retire because they chose to > health is most important factor Chapter 13 – Death and Bereavement 8 criteria for meeting the requirements for WholeBrain Death o No spontaneous response to any stimuli o No spontaneous respiration for at least 1 hour o Total lack of responsiveness to even the most painful stimuli o No eye movements, blinking, or pupil responsiveness o No postural activity, swallowing, yawning, or vocalizing o No motor reflexes o Flat EEG for at least 10 min o No change when tested again in 24 hours Active euthanasia: Deliberately ending someone’s life through some sort of intervention or action Passive euthanasia: Ending someone’s life by withholding treatment What is the difference between young, middleaged, and older adults when it comes to when and how they start thinking about dying? o Young: sense of being cheated by death o Middle: begin to confront mortality and undergo change in sense of time o Older: more accepting of death KublerRoss’ Stages of Grief o Denial: shock and disbelief o Anger: hostility, resentment, frustration, envy o Bargaining: people look for a way out o Depression: when one can no longer deny illness o Acceptance: people accepts inevitability What dimensions of issues/tasks did Corr identify in the process of grieving one’s own death? o Bodily needs, psychological security, interpersonal attachments, spiritual energy and hope Know the definitions of endoflife issues and the final scenario What is the primary emphasis of hospice care: emphasizes pain management and death w/ dignity > emphasizes quality of life vs. quantity How do patients and their family and staff differ in their emphases: Role of staff is to be w/ patients not to do things for patients How long a recovery is appropriate when it comes to bereavement? What distinguishes “normal” from “abnormal”/prolonged grief? According to longitudinal research, following the death of a spouse, the most important factor in longterm outcomes of grieving is? Older bereaved spouses may grieve a great deal
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