Week 14 PSYC 201 Lifespan Development
Week 14 PSYC 201 Lifespan Development PSYC 201
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Date Created: 01/06/16
Chapter 16 Generativity vs. stagnation a sense of generativity which involves an interest in establishing and guiding the next generation; those who fail often suffer from stagnation Midlife crisis Levinson argued that each person must confront a constellation of difficult tasks at midlife: accepting mortality, recognizing physical limitations and health risks, and adapting to major changes Life events a theoretical perspective on middle adulthood that focuses on normative and nonnormative events and how adults in this age group respond to them Marital satisfaction vs. divorce satisfaction increase in midlife as conflicts over child rearing and other matters decline; social networks become tighter; less likely to divorce than those who are younger Empty nest syndrome pattern of symptoms characterized by anxiety and depression when their grown children leave the home Multigenerational caregivers middleaged adults who provide assisted to their parents and adult children at the same time Caregiver burden term for the cumulative negative effects of caring for an elderly or disabled person Remote grandparenting where grandparents do not see their grandchildren often Companionate grandparenting where grandparents have frequent contact and warm interaction with grandchildren Involved grandparenting grandparents are directly involved in everyday care of grandkids or have close emotional ties Wealth builders intend to spend their spare time finding new ways to make money and building upon the wealth that they accumulate Anxious idealists like to do volunteer work and give to charity after they retire, but recognize that their tendency toward impracticality has left them with insufficient resources to do either Empowered trailblazers expect to spend time traveling, taking classes, and doing volunteer work, and believe they are secure enough to do so Stretched and stressed in deep trouble financially and aware of it Leisure lifters engaging in recreational pursuits and geared toward early retirement in mid50s
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