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Week 14 PSYC 201 Lifespan Development

by: Samantha Fore

Week 14 PSYC 201 Lifespan Development PSYC 201

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Samantha Fore
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These notes cover week 14 (chapter 16) of a lifespan development course.
Lifespan Human Development
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Psychology, lifespan development, PSYC 201, Human Development
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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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