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Matching—Psychosocial Theories of Development in Late Adulthood

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Question 1.
Match the terms with their descriptions.

A matching question presents 10 answer choices and 10 items. The answer choices are lettered A through J. The items are numbered 1.1 through 1.10. Screen readers will read the answer choices first. Then each item will be presented along with a select menu for choosing an answer choice. Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A This occurs when older adults are able to look beyond their physical limitations and focus instead on their cognitive and social abilities.
B This occurs when older adults develop the ability to invest in a longer future than their own lifespan.
C This occurs when older adults feel whole, complete, and satisfied with their achievements, having accepted their life course as something that had to be the way it was.
D This theorist emphasized that the conflict of ego integrity versus despair comprises three distinct tasks.
E This theorist defines later adulthood as a time when individuals come to terms with their life.
F This occurs when older adults have the ability to find various ways, outside of their occupation, to affirm their self-worth.
G This theorist explored the development of adults’ reasoning about emotion.
H This encompasses the telling of stories about people and events from their past and reporting associated thoughts and feelings.
I A person calls up, reflects on, and reconsiders past experiences, contemplating their meaning with the goal of achieving greater self-understanding.
J This occurs when older adults feel that they have made many wrong decisions in life and are overwhelmed with feelings of bitterness, defeat, and hopelessness.
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