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Which of the following hormones is associated with secondary sex characteristics in girls?
general growth hormone
A girl must have approximately ____% body fat in order to enter puberty, and must have about ____% body fat to maintain regular monthly cycles once menarche occurs.
What happens to muscle fibers during adolescence?
They catch up to the amount of fat tissue in both girls and boys.
They become thicker and denser.
They thin and taper to a more adult-like form.
They increase in number until puberty then taper off.
Which of the following statements is true regarding adolescent sexuality?
Sexual experience is fairly consistent across a variety of racial and ethnic groups.
Social factors predict sexual behavior more than hormones do.
Girls were found to be more sexually active than boys.
African Americans report less sexual activity than whites and Hispanics.
With regard to sexually transmitted diseases, which statement is true?
Abstinence education is the standard in most public schools.
Chlamydia rates among adolescents are continuing to rise because chlamydia is one of the few diseases that is not preventable through the use of condoms.
Left untreated, chlamydia can cause brain damage in both males and females and infertility in males.
Many adults object to sex education in school because they believe it will cause inactive teens to become sexually active.
All of the following are associated with higher teen pregnancy rates, EXCEPT:
Girls who have had a lot of communication about sex with their mothers are more likely to become pregnant.
The younger the girl when she becomes sexually active, the greater the likelihood of pregnancy.
Children of relatively uneducated parents are more likely to become pregnant.
There are more teen pregnancies among poor families.
________ is an eating disorder characterized by binging and purging.
body dysmorphic disorder
One mental disorder that seems to be prevalent among women who have had eating disorders is ________.
gender identity disorder
anxiety disorder with mixed emotional features
obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
Neuroimaging studies have lead to the conclusion that adolescent depression is linked to a dysfunction of the________.
The final stage of Piaget's cognitive development theory that includes the ability to think abstractly is called ________.
________ are goals that are based on a desire for self-improvement.
Which statement is true regarding school models and transitions?
The intermediate, or middle school model has shown greater transitional problems moving into high school than the 8-4 system.
The 8-4 system is based on the idea that junior high provides a better transition than middle school.
The junior high model seems to help reduce the transition problems associated with changing schools.
When transitioning to high school, declines in achievement are greatest for children from the 8-4 system.
________ goals are associated with a greater sense of personal control and more positive attitudes in school.
The general pattern for the success or failure of a student are high school results from ________.
participation in preparatory programs in middle schools and junior highs.
the early days in the high school
relative peer support
parental support and involvement
Which child is most likely to drop out of school?
Sarah, who is from a wealthy family and has been "spoiled."
Juan, who has a part-time job after school.
Gerald, who has a history of aggressive behavior.
Mikko, who is a first generation immigrant.
The thyroid gland is known as the
In industrialized countries, menarche generally occurs between the ages of 12 ½ and 13 ½ .
As of 2004, more teenaged mothers are marrying the fathers of their babies than in the last 25 years.
Parenting style interacts with sensation-seeking behavior in a way that increases the likelihood of drug use.
Anorexia is not as common as bulimia, but it is considered the more deadly eating disorder.
Mathematically gifted high school girls tend to be more confident in their abilities than their male counterparts.
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