Psych Chpt 16

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A great deal of parental interference and control is a strong predictor of:

adolescent depression

Abbie is aware of where her son is whenever he goes out, and she requires him to call if there is any change in plans. Abbie is demonstrating:

parental monitoring

According to Erikson, adolescents are in the stage of:

identity versus role confusion

According to Erikson, the identity status characterized by not questioning and no commitment is:

diffusion

Adoption of parents’ or society’s roles and values, rather than questioning and exploring a personal identity, is referred to as identity:

foreclosure

An individual who commits crimes during adolescence but stops by the age of 21 is considered a(n):

adolescence-limited offender

Bickering between parents and teenagers:

usually concerns clothes and personal habits

Compared with earlier times in their lives, many adolescents are:

less self-confident than they were as children

Elyse broke up with her boyfriend after a fight. She has spent the last week repeatedly going over the fight in her mind, which has caused her to sink into depression. Her continual reliving the fight is known as:

rumination

Following Erikson’s lead, ______ distinguished four identity statuses.

Marcia

In the United States, parent-child conflict peaks in:

early adolescence

In which of the following relationships are you likely to find the most bickering?

mothers and daughters

Parental monitoring is most likely to be effective and healthy when it is:

part of a warm, supportive relationship

Past cohorts of gay youth:

had higher rates of clinical depression, drug abuse, and suicide than did their peers

The most effective sex education programs begin:

before high school.

The term for a pause in identity formation, when alternatives are explored before final choices are made, is known as:

moratorium

Which of the following is more common in adolescent boys than in adolescent girls?

completed suicide

Which type of parenting is most effective during adolescence?

authoritative

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