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Adolescents often feel lonely for all of the reasons below except

Adolescents often feel lonely for all of the reasons below except

a.their bodily changes and impulses alone are enough to bring about a sense of perplexity and loneliness.

b.they are developing a sense of identity.

  1.                 they want to be accepted and liked, but they fear rejection, ridicule, or expulsion by their peers.
  2.                their level of maturity and self-awareness help them to grasp and accept the existential reality that we all are alone in this world.



23.Ethnic minority adolescents often face unique challenges in terms of feeling connected to others because

a.they have learned that loneliness results from being alone.

b.of an inadequate resolution of the intimacy vs. isolation psychosocial crisis.

  1.                 they have bought into stereotypes that contribute to feeling alone and different.
  2.                they haven’t developed an ego identity.



24.The question of what to do with our lives, what intimate relationships we want to establish, and how we will chart our futures most likely occurs during

  1.                 adolescence.
  2.                young adulthood.
  3.                 middle adulthood.
  4.                a major crisis in our lives.



25.Bill realizes that he paid a terrible price in lost relationships for the success he has obtained. He finds himself surrounded by material possessions, yet overwhelmingly lonely. Bill is in a crisis associated with

a.young adulthood.

b.middle age.

  1.                 old age.
  2.                adolescence.



26.The following is a change or crisis that is not likely to occur during middle age:

a.Our significant other may grow tired of living with us and decide to leave.

b.Our life may not have turned out the way we had planned.

  1.                 Our children may leave home, and with this change we may experience emptiness and a sense of loss.
  2.                We may struggle with role confusion.



27.Severe shyness is referred to as

a.anxious avoidance. avoidance.

c.antisocial personality disorder. anxiety disorder.



28.Loneliness and hopelessness are experienced by anyone who feels there is little to look forward to or that he or she has no vital place in society, and such feelings are particularly common among

a.young adults.


c.middle-aged individuals.

d.older adults.









29.  What is the relationship between shyness and loneliness?

  1.                 People who have difficulty dealing with shyness often withdraw socially, and social withdrawal generally exacerbates matters and can lead to loneliness.
  2.                People who are shy tend to gravitate towards other people who are shy, which creates a communication barrier, and ultimately, loneliness.
  3.                 Shy people typically move far away from their families and end up with poor social networks, exacerbating their loneliness.
  4.                There is no relationship between shyness and loneliness.



30.Frankl noted that many inmates in the Nazi concentration camp where he was imprisoned kept themselves alive by looking forward to the prospect of being released and reunited with their families. He refers to this as the

a.“hope fantasy.”

b.“will to meaning.”

  1.                 “denial syndrome.”
  2.                “collective unconscious.”

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