Human Development A Cultural Approach 1st Edition By Arnett _Test Bank
11.1.1. Across the lifespan, what enlarges and becomes less flexible and less transparent, making it more difficult to perceive images in sharp focus and to see in dim light?
Post 11.1.2. Developmentally speaking, when are individuals likely to notice that it is more difficult to perceive images in sharp focus and to see in dim light?
a. emerging adulthood
b. young adulthood
c. middle adulthood
d. late adulthood
Post 11.1.3. Men are more likely to experience greater hearing loss than women in middle adulthood. This is because men are more likely to ____.
a. listen to very loud music, which causes damage to the inner ear
b. be employed in places where there would be chronic exposure to loud noises
c. smoke, which causes irreversible harm to the outer and middle ear
d. not spend as much time trying to listen to what other people are saying
Post 11.1.4. What does Lasik surgery correct?
a. visual problems
b. auditory problems
c. tactile problems
d. olfactory problems
Post 11.1.5. There is a wide range of individual variation for menopause ranging from the ____.
a. early 50s to late 70s
b. early 20s to late 40s
c. early 40s to late 60s
d. early 30s to late 50s
Post 11.1.6. Your grandmother is experiencing very strong menopausal symptoms. She is 62 years old and is a breast cancer survivor. You know that hormone replacement therapy can help with severe menopausal symptoms. What would be your advice? She should ____.
a. try HRT cautiously and have frequent checkups
b. definitely not use HRT
c. alternate HRT weekly
d. definitely use HRT, there are no reasons not to do so
Post 11.1.7. Testosterone levels decline during midlife at what rate?
a. 1% per year
b. 6% per year
c. 12% per year
d. 18% per year
Post 11.1.8. Your father is having difficulties staying asleep at night. He is 53 years old and is 55 pounds overweight. As far as advice for how get a better night’s sleep, you could tell him that ____.
a. he should probably consider trying to lose weight
b. most people his age have difficulty sleeping and not to worry about it
c. he is probably depressed and that is why he is having sleeping problems
d. he should see his doctor, he has probably had a small heart attack
Post 11.1.9. Among adults worldwide, what is the leading cause of death?
a. cardiovascular disease
Post 11.1.10. You have been very interested in the potential link between stress and health issues. After reading a considerable amount of research in the area, you found several studies examining post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). You have concluded that there appears to be a very strong link between stress and negative physical outcome. In fact, in one study found that women who ____.
a. went to therapy were actually more likely to have coronary heart disease
b. took antidepressants were more likely not to have coronary heart disease
c. exhibited five or more symptoms of PTSD were three times more likely to have coronary heart disease
d. were not married were eight times more likely to have coronary heart disease