Unit 1- human lifespan development - Economic factors

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Economic factors
All the aspects of life related to money. Including educational achievement, our job, how we choose to live and the amount of money we make.
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Economic factors
Income and expenditure, Lifestyle and health, Education, Employment and status.
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Income and expenditure
A persons level of income and personal wealth.
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Lifestyle and health
Being able to afford a health diet or access to exercise, making choices about sexual practices, alcohol, smoking and drug use that affect personal finance and the ability to keep employment.
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Education
The stage of education reached, educational opportunities and achievement.
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Employment status
Whether in work or not, the type of work (manual, non-manual, professional), full or part time, job security and future prospects.
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Effects of economic factors; positive physical
- Manual/ active jobs improve muscle tone and stamina. - Lifestyle; being able to afford a healthy diet and regular excercise to keep digestive systems, circulatory systems and joints healthy.
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Effects of economic factors; negative physical
- Manual jobs may cause muscular and skelital problems. - Sedentary/ desk based jobs can cause back problems, repetitive strain injury, lack of fittness and increased risk of koint problems and heart disease.
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Effects of economic factors; positive intellectual
- Being in work, education or training promotes creative thinking and problem solving skills. - Being able to afford a good diet and excercise can promote cognitive development.
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Effects of economic factors; Negative intellectual
- Being out of work, retired or in a non-demanding job may cause deteriation of memory and problem- solving skills. - Low income and low quality lifestyle cn lead to stress and loss of concentration.
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Effects of economic factors; positive emotional
- Being in a high- status job and having a good income may lead to high self image and positive self- esteem. - Hving an adequate income job provides opportunites for independence.
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Effects of economic factors; Negative emotional
-unemployment, low-status job& poor academic achievement --> poor lifestyle choices, negative self image & low self esteem. - Low income and poor health due to income --> lack of choice and independence. - Concerns about lack of work/finance-->stress
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Effects of economic factors; positive Social
- Being at school, college or in training or work provides opportunities to develop friendships. - Being able to afford a healthy lifestyle can lead to friendships.
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Effects of economic factors; negative social
-Low income or unemployment offers fewer opportunities for building relationships. - Poor lifestyle may lead to breakdown of relationships.
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