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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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anxiety traits and neuroticism) and partly as representing a sequela of Meniere's disease and indicative of abnormal illness behavior.
1) Through the article, a patient, dubbed "Cathy," sought to inform physicians not only about the range of factitious illness behaviors in which she had engaged, but also about her reasons for doing so.
With this influence CFS could be interpreted as a "cultural idiom of distress" or a form of culturally sanctioned illness behavior which historically parallels interpretations of the 19th Century conditioned know as neurasthenia (Kleinman, 1988 as cited in Abbey & Garfinkel, 1991).
In fact, workers are responding to the message by suspending illness behavior temporarily.
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They also claim that making the diagnosis encourages illness behavior and could potentially bankrupt health care systems.