Adulthood

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When does early adulthood start and end?
From 19 to 45 years old.
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When does middle adulthood start and end?
From 45 to 65 years old.
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When can adults increase in speed, agility and strength?
~ 24 to 26 years of age.
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At what age, do adults experience a decline in abilities?
After 24 - 26 years of age.
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When do the initial signs of ageing appear?
During one's late 20s to early 30s.
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Name a few examples of the signs of ageing.
Slight wrinkles on the face, grey hair or a loss of hair and a decline in physical strength and stamina.
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What is menopause?
This is when the reproductive system doesn't function any longer and a woman is unable to produce eggs therefore, they can no longer bear any children.
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When does menopause occur in women.
It occurs around the age of 45 to 55.
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How do adults develop their intellectual skills throughout their life?
Through education, jobs, their hobbies and other activities.
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What are the typical things an individual in their 20s do?
Leave home and find a partner are the most common things a individual in their 20s will do.
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How can becoming parents allow individuals to become emotionally developed.
Becoming a parent is a life changing step, which most individuals find rewarding and purposeful. However, this responsibility could mean that individuals suffer from role strain, where they have too many demands to cope with.
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What are the (emotional) positives and negatives of getting promoted?
Positive: Can bring greater satisfaction and income. Negative: can also bring greater stress and demands on people's time and intellectual abilities.
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What is the most unfortunate event most people experience at this life stage and onwards?
Bereavement - the death of one's parents is what most people experience during adulthood and possibly the loss of other family members, friends, colleagues, or their spouse.
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When does middle adulthood start and end?

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At what age, do adults experience a decline in abilities?

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