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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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In order to find the prevalence and forms of self-injurious behavior among children with ASD frequency program was run and percentages were calculated.
In our example, this might be the baseline, or pre-intervention, phase when self-injurious behavior occurred and produced attention.
2006); broken homes; presence of mental illness in self or family; substance misuse; previous self-injurious behavior (Guan, Fox, & Prinstein, 2012; Nock, Joiner, Gordon, Lloyd-Richardson, & Prinstein, 2006); low self-esteem; female gender; extreme weight control behaviors; early onset of puberty; recent attempts by a friend (Greydanus & Apple, 2011); loss of a parent to suicide, particularly among women (Garssen, Deerenberg, Mackenbach, Kerkhof, & Kunst, 2011); problems with family, friends, and/or romantic partners (de Kloet et al.
Early interventions focused on strategies that improve emotional regulation can be very helpful to prevent self-injurious behaviors.
Participants spoke about taking a collaborative approach, as illustrated in the following quotes: "I have always assisted each who self-injure in receiving a complete psychiatric evaluation with a qualified psychiatrist (and psychologist) in order to co-assist in the best overall treatment for the client" and "Medical doctors need to be involved in the client's overall treatment to monitor any potential irreversible damage or infection as a result of the self-injurious behavior.
Unfortunately, the reasons for self-injurious behavior are often misunderstood.
Relation between pain and self-injurious behavior in nonverbal children with severe cognitive impairments.
The category of stereotypic NSSI pertains to self-injurious behaviors that occur as a clinical feature of neurological illness or developmental disability (e.
Participants with or without a history of self-harm were assessed for emotion dysregulation and reactivity, self-injurious behavior, and for psychiatric disorders.
Achieve remission (PHQ-9 score: <4); improve tolerability HI: homicidal ideation; MAOls: monoamine oxidase inhibitors; PHQ-9: 9-Question Patient Health Questionnaire; SI: suicidal ideation; SIB: self-injurious behavior
Self-injurious behavior frequency and severity will be rated using the Behavior Problems Inventory (BPI), a well-validated, standard rating scale typically used when testing new pharmaceuticals.