HDF 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Genital Wart, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Date Rape
Distinct period of development that is found in societies that allow young people an extended opportunity to explore their roles in life. These societies tend to be ; parents or government help with higher education. Adults in this stage report maturity in some areas but not in others. Physical strength generally _______________ in the mid 20s and early 30s. Systems (digestive, circulatory, reproductive, etc. ) function at optimum level. Visits to the doctor less than half what they will be between 45 and 75. Organ reserve - the capacity of organs to allow the body to cope with stress, via extra unused functioning ability. It"s the major reason young adults rarely experience serious illness. Doctor visits usually for: sports injuries, pregnancy, not for sickness. With unprotected sex pregnancy on average occurs within 3 months, many are waiting longer. Physical development peaks 20s & early 30s then declines. Sensory sharpness peaks in early 20s"s and then begins gradual decline in middle adulthood.