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behavior

noun actions, air, bearing, beliefs, carriage, character, comportment, conduct, consuetude, course, course of conduct, course of life, decorum, demeanor, habituation, habitude, inveteracy, line of conduct, manner, manner of life, manners, matter of course, mien, mode of action, mores, personal bearing, presence, propriety, ritual, ritualism, routine, way of acting, way of life
Associated concepts: bad behavior, contemptuous behavior, good behavior, indecent behavior
Foreign phrases: Ad vitam aut culpam.For life, or until guilty of misbehavior. De bono gestu. For or during good behavior.
See also: conduct, custom, demeanor, deportment, manner, modus operandi, practice, presence, procedure, protocol, way
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Study lead author Doctor Stephane De Brito said: "We know that severe behavioural problems in youths are not only predictive of antisocial and aggressive behaviour in adulthood, but also substance misuse, mental health problems and poor physical health.
It was found that the proportion of mothers whose children had behavioural problems had fallen from 21.
However, researchers found no clear link between breastfeeding and behavioural problems in premature children.
The evidence for a link between breastfeeding and fewer behavioural problems in premature children was unclear.
We set out to determine the prevalence of behavioural problems among children living in Uyo, a town in South-South Nigeria.
Around pounds 287 is spent on hospital stays for children with behavioural problems as a result of them injuring themselves, while a further pounds 29 is spent on visits to Accident & Emergency.
When mothers had stable but unrewarding jobs, children also experienced higher levels of behavioural problems.
But anxiety, depression and other suppressed behavioural problems may not be as serious.
In the 1980s manufacturers of veterinary pharmaceuticals started to branch out into new areas, such as cardiovascular diseases, cancer and behavioural problems.
Washington, July 19 ( ANI ): Children whose fathers are more positively engaged with them at age three months have fewer behavioural problems when they turn one year old, a new study led by an Indian origin researcher has revealed.
Five-year-olds who were breastfed were almost a third less likely to suffer behavioural problems severe enough to disrupt family life.
REGULAR use of mobile phones in pregnancy could increase the chance of youngsters suffering behavioural problems, new research out today suggests.

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