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Describe the influences of two predictable and two unpredictable major life events on the development of an individual.

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BND Health and Social Care Unit 4- Development through the life stages P3- Describe the influences of two predictable and two unpredictable major life events on the development of an individual. M2-Explain how major life events can influence the development of the individual In this assignment I am going to be talking about 2 predictable and 2 unpredictable major life events in relation to an individual's development. Throughout everyone's life, we come across a variety of factors that influence an individual's development. These factors can come in the form of predictable and unpredictable events. By this I mean that some of our major changes in life can be predicted and some can be chosen. Others may be predictable. Everyone experiences life events differently to other people. Some major life changes may influence your development, because you find positive ways of coping, which then may help in the future. Alternatively some people fail to adapt to a major factors in life, which can result in stress and a loss of self-confidence in ability to cope with change. Most changes in life involve a whole range of issues. ...read more.

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Retirement can sometimes become somewhat flexible for people who still feel that they want to work. It can involve a major change for people who have worked in full time and then suddenly stop working. It can affect their self-esteem and self concept with the time. People may lose of income when they have to live on the state pension. They may also lose their work friends and routine when they retire. Some elderly people move to their children and help them with their life and children. They have more time to spend with family and close friends. Some that are tired may feel stressed and depressed because they have lost their place in society and they may feel lost without a routine. They may also start to forget the purpose of life as they start to focus on death. However on the positive side, retirement means that they have more time for their own hobby and interesting things like travel and enjoy themselves by doing things that they may not have had time to do while they were working. For some people it is a good time to have rest and spend more time for friends, family and relatives. ...read more.

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Constant health problems frequently become tender as a result of the drop is activity levels of the cells which are normally used to fight infection. The second unpredictable event that I am going to be talking about is abuse. Abuse takes place when people mistreat or misuse other people, showing no concern for their feelings or natural worth as individuals, and in a manner that degrades their well being. Abusers frequently are interested in controlling their victims. They use abusive behaviors to manipulate their victims into giving in to what they want to do to them. Abuse comes in different forms and those are, sexual, emotional, neglect, physical or verbal. It touches victims across the lifespan from children through elders. Abuse is a serious social and cultural problem affecting everyone whether as a victim of abuse, a friend or confidant of an abused person looking for ways to be helpful, or simply as someone who is angered by inequality and wants to work for positive change. It is damaging to an individual's development because it can cause loss of self confidence, withdrawal symptoms, depression and anxiety. Abuse can also cause children to have difficulty forming relationships with people, which damages their social skills. ?? ?? ?? ?? 1 ...read more.

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