HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE UNIT 1

What is cognitive impairment?
When a person has trouble remembering new skills, concentrating or making decisions
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What does diathesis mean?
A predisposition to mental disorder through abnormality of the brain or neurotransmitters
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What is maturation?
A genetically programmed sequence of change
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What is nature?
Genetic inheritance and other biological factors
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What is nurture?
The influence of external factors after conception such as social and environmental
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What life event causes the most stress according to the Social Readjustment Rating Scale?
Death of spouse
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What life event causes the least stress according to the Social Readjustment Rating Scale?
Minor violations of the law
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What does LAD stand for?
Language Acquisition Device
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What theory did Bandura create?
Social Learning Theory
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What hormone causes the physical changes seen in puberty in boys?
Testosterone
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What hormone causes the physical changes seen in puberty in girls?
Oestrogen
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On average, how long does perimenopause last?
4 years
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What does diathesis mean?

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