Life Events

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  • Created by: Farhiya
  • Created on: 18-03-14 11:45
What is a Life Event?
To describe things that happens to us, moments in our lives where circumstances can change dramatically
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One life event and definition of each?
Divorce and it has many effects on the developement of family members, especially children. It often creates stress and causes descision on who which parents should take full custody
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Another life event and definition of each?
Birth in the family and it often effects one child because they feel jealousy when parents spend gives more attention to the new born. This will require the parents to balance attention on both children.
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Five examples of expected and unexpected in Infancy?
First day of nursery, new baby in the family, new friends, bonding with parents and starting to eat real food.
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Five examples of expected and unexpected in Childhood?
Moving house, first day of primary school, new friends.
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Five examples of expected and unexpected in Adolescence?
Hiting puberty, Recieving exam results, Getting pregnant, moving house or moving away from home and going to university.
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Five examples of expected and unexpected in Adulthood?
Marriage, first child, bereavment, buying a house and getting a serious injury.
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Five examples of expected and unexpected in Later Adulthood?
Bereavment, Redundancy, Retirement, Having grandchildren and getting a serious injury.
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Summary of immediate reactions after a life event...?
Panic, shock, disbelief, refusal to believe something, uncertainty, Heartbeat and breathing increases and feelings of nausea.
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Summary of reactions later on may be...?
Isolation from society, Phobia's, Excitement, trauma, more measured, better ability to deal with the situation, acceptance of help and positive responses.
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Divorce and it has many effects on the developement of family members, especially children. It often creates stress and causes descision on who which parents should take full custody

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anisa678974

I was revising and I did not find this very helpful as it didn't make any sense.

                                                   Anisa

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