Age and Identity

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Youth
Innocence, happiness, dependence, vulnerable, risk takers
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Middle age
Stress, responsibility, career, family, independent
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Old age
Life experience, isolated, dependent, ill health, money worries OR freedom, retirement, independence
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Age
Key source of our identity, which refers to how old a person is
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Life course approach
Socially constructed; birth, youth, adulthood, old age
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Chronological approach
Biologically determined; a person cannot change when they are a certain age, but they can still construct their identity
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Middle age

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Stress, responsibility, career, family, independent

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Old age

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Card 4

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Age

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Card 5

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Life course approach

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