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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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Research question No 2: What is the impact of behavior modification plan on behavior of children with intellectual disabilities
The biggest consequence to the field of behavior analysis was that on February 14th 1974, the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration issued a proclamation banning further use of anticrime funds for behavior modification programs.
Another limitation is that behavior modification while powerful is situation specific.
The effects of behavior modification alone and medication alone were comparable.
Can behavior modification reverse years of bad food habits?
Behavior modification made the most difference for children on the low and moderate doses of MTS in both studies.
doctors and nurses brainstormed together and formulated a tentative plan to implement a long-term education program that focused on four crucial variables: (1) the return of chronic pain; (2) behavior modification techniques; (3) the return to work; and (4) caregiver support.
Armey's plan would end the use of the tax code as a tool of income redistribution and behavior modification and would restore its appropriate purpose--raising money to operate the federal government.
International Handbook of Behavior Modification and Therapy, (2nd ed.
While a form of behavior modification seemed to displace an older moralism, another development was at least as important: the emergence of a new civic credo that began to assert itself in discussion of how the alienated passions of the idler should be tamed.
She maintains that virtually all weight-loss programs available today, even those which include behavior modification, do not take into account that food can be an addiction, every bit as serious as drugs or alcohol.

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