Chapter 23 Middle Aged Adults

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What are the leading causes of death in middle-aged adults?
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heart disease, cancer, and accidents.
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What ages do middle aged adults span?
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35 to 65
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Black and Hispanic/Latinos have a higher probability of what?
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cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and HIV
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During middle adulthood, physiological changes affect most bodily systems. These changes include:
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thinning of the intervertebral disks
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Bloom (1984) has developed a hierarchy of cognitive levels in the adult learner. The analysis cognitive level for the adult learner would be:
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breaking down material into its constituent parts while noting their relationship
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The nurse, teaching a class on smoking cessation to a group of middle-age adults, presents the adverse effects of smoking, which include that nicotine:
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acts to stimulate the heart