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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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Participants were least accurate in identifying the functional hypotheses for Aaron, Helen, Barbara, and Manuel's problem behavior (67% or less) and most accurate with Danielle and Adam (87%).
Males' odds of having engaged in any risk behavior during the follow-up period increased by 3% for every one-point increase on the depressive symptoms scale; the odds of nonuse of condoms, nonuse of contraceptives and substance use at last sex each rose by 2-4% per one-point increase in the level of depressive symptoms.
This is a more and more exciting area in which to work," says Iain Couzin, who studies collective animal behavior at the University of Oxford in England and Princeton University.
This can only happen when you spell out your wishes for inclusive behavior, and reward individual, groups and/or bunks of campers who bring others in or report problematic bullying to staff.
Adolescents who engage in early sexual behaviors are at an increased risk of sexually transmitted diseases including HIV infection as well as unintended pregnancy, and, for drinking teens, possibly conceiving a child afflicted with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).
Victimized children's responses to peers' aggression: Behaviors associated with reduced versus continued victimization.
Similarly, when people practicing unacceptable behaviors such as sexual harassment or misuse of resources are removed from an organization, other offenders know similar fates could also befall them and are encouraged to change their ways.
After we look at some definitions of health and wellness, we'll consider the well-known and well-accepted paradigm of personal behavior change called the Stages of Change (2-5).
following an undesirable behavior can reduce the future likelihood of that behavior in the shelter dog, who is typically eager to please and therefore likely to avoid behaviors that result in responses of "No
Incarceration changes his behaviors toward his child(ten) as well as how he is symbolically and physically connected to them.
From formative and summative interviews with staff members and youth, and from observations of the youth behaviors, it became clear that youth were gaining greater access to what they wanted and needed than prior to their involvement in the process.