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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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Then there can be meaningful lasting change that was, I agree, precipitated by a behavioral intervention.
Two decades ago John Demos wrote of his frustration in trying to sell serious family history to legislators debating family policy--an obvious opportunity for a behavioral history perspective, that Demos was well qualified to provide, that simply misfired, given a desire to write an idealized past against which contemporary family patterns could be judged.
There is a paucity of research on the behavioral or pharmacotherapeutic approaches to treatment of inhalant abusers.
For managing dangerous situations, staff must be trained in techniques that are safe for fragile elderly residents, safe for the staff providing care, and "behaviorally neutral" so that they won't increase the likelihood of future behavioral issues through inadvertent reinforcement.
Already, county Auditor Thomas Mahon has determined that Behavioral Health is facing a deficit of at least $430,500 for the fiscal year that ends June 30.
Behavioral and social sciences research encompasses a wide array of disciplines.
First Behavioral Hurdle: There is an 80+ percent attrition rate from Behavioral Bootcamp during this class.
In particular, critics claim that behavioral genetics studies rely on statistical techniques that inappropriately divvy up separate genetic and environmental effects on individual traits, rather than examining more important interactions between genes and environment.
ABHW Members: Alliance Behavioral Care, Cenpatico Behavioral Health, College Health IPA/Comprehensive Behavioral Health Management, Magellan Health Services, MHN, Schaller Anderson Behavioral Health, United Behavioral Health, University Behavioral Healthcare, ValueOptions.
This collaborative effort over the course of the 2004-05 school year included in-service training in the areas of functional behavioral assessment (FBA), planning and implementation of positive behavior intervention plans (BIP), and progress monitoring with technically adequate measures.
Jacobson argues that insight-oriented marital therapy probably would show no long-term advantages over state-of-the-art behavioral therapy.

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