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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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His self-injurious behavior continued and usually began with an emotional trigger that led to a pattern of increased anxiety, manic behavior, and insomnia and ended with an act of self-injury, most commonly by stabbing himself one or more times in the abdomen and characteristically leaving the object in place.
2006), "broken homes," mental illness in self or family members, substance misuse, history of self-injurious behavior (Hawton & James, 2005, p.
The effect of an idiosyncratic stimulus on self-injurious behavior during task demands.
Relation between pain and self-injurious behavior in nonverbal children with severe cognitive impairments.
Participants with or without a history of self-harm were assessed for emotion dysregulation and reactivity, self-injurious behavior, and for psychiatric disorders.
announced today that the first patients have been enrolled in its Phase 3 study of ecopipam for the treatment of self-injurious behaviors in patients with Lesch-Nyhan Disease.
SK, a 17-year-old boy with AD and moderate mental retardation, was referred to our outpatient clinic for his aggressive, overactive and self-injurious behaviors, and insomnia.
Erin admits to self-injurious behavior (cutting, scratching, or burning the skin) A.
Although rates of self-injurious behavior have been increasing over the past few decades among the adolescent population (Brener, Krug, & Simon, 2000; Briere & Gil, 1998), it is only more recently that attention has turned to examining NSSI among this population (Prinstein, 2008).
Functional assessment procedures have been used to guide the treatment process for a wide range of behavioral difficulties, including, aggression, self-injurious behavior, disruption, property destruction, ritualistic behavior, feeding disorders, pica to name a few.
Whitlock runs the Cornell Research Program on Self-Injurious Behavior in Adolescents and Young Adults.