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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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Implications: As a preliminary test of a procedure for reducing behavioural problems among slow learners this study presents a model that can be refined and used in research and by special educationists.
Children with highly qualified parents (graduates and master) exhibited higher emotional regulation and less behavioural problems, whereas children with parents having less formal education (matriculation and intermediate) exhibited higher behaviour problems and less emotional regulation.
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 results showed that 16% of formula-fed children and 6% of breast-fed children were given abnormal scores indicating behavioural problems.
The prevalence of behavioural problems was also evaluated among 620 United Arab Emirates nationals aged 6-18 years; (2) 11.
Adolescents from an immigrant background revealed fewer behavioural problems than peers who had never migrated, thus the first hypothesis was not supported.
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.
She said that the presence of two committed involved parents contributes directly to better school performance, reduced substance abuse, less crime and delinquency, fewer emotional and behavioural problems, less risk of abuse or neglect, and lower risk of teen suicide.
The fewest behavioural problems were found among children whose mothers changed jobs the least and had the most rewarding jobs.
Sleep researchers said that two and three-year-olds who sleep less are most at risk of behavioural problems.
In the 1980s manufacturers of veterinary pharmaceuticals started to branch out into new areas, such as cardiovascular diseases, cancer and behavioural problems.

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