Growth And Development Case Study

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Growth and development focusing on age group Growth and development of human is a continuous process which will proceed in an orderly manner throughout our life. The sequence of growth and development is predictable. Human at different age group will have different stages of growth and development. Generally, growth and development of human are divided to few stages in different age group which are prenatal, childhood, adolescence and adulthood. Prenatal stage is the first stages of human’s growth and development. Prenatal development is the growth and development of a baby inside his or her mother’s womb. Growth and development at prenatal stage starts from the conception until the birth of a baby. Prenatal stage usually takes about 38…show more content…
Adolescence is the stage during which an individual become physically and psychologically mature before adulthood. At this stage, they will reach puberty and the physical growth accelerates. Physical growth and development at this stage is influenced by some factors such as nutrition, heredity, illness, physical and emotional environment. Normally, the children at this stage are high in curiosity. They will acquire their personal identity during adolescence stage. They will start to think and plan for their future and choose a lifestyle and interests that fit their own personal identity. Sometimes stress will increase especially in face of conflicts during this stage as the adolescent starts to concern about their physical appearance and searching for their personal…show more content…
Adulthood has divided into few periods which are young adulthood period, early adulthood period, middle adult period and old adult period. Young adulthood period refers to young adults who are 20 years old to 25 years old. A personal lifestyle develops in the young adults. Young adults are able establish personal and economic independence. They will start to explore and establish a relationship with others and even have commitment to something. They will develop interests, values and attitudes among themselves. Early adulthood period begins by the age of 26 years old until 44 years old. Physical growth and development is basically completed at early adulthood period. Important event in human’s life such as develop relationship, career and marriage usually occur during this period. At this time, they are easy to learn new skills and information from others and also the experience that they gained. Middle adult period which starts from 45 years old to 59 years old also call as the period of stability and consolidation. The adults within this age range can be said as mature individual. This is because at this period they will start to take many perspectives into account and be considerate about others. Adult in this middle adult period remains their healthy but they are at high risk of developing health problem than young adults. However, many chronic diseases can be treated if it is caught early. During this period, some
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