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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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Excessive sexual behavior can occur when a person is abusing substances, particularly stimulants such as cocaine and amphetamines.
A video showing adolescent female monkeys in Japan repeatedly climbing onto the backs of sika deer and engaging in sexual behaviors were being shared widely in the internet recently.
Androgynous people practiced conventional sexual behavior more often than feminine, masculine, or undifferentiated people.
Experience of sexual coercion and risky sexual behavior among Ugandan university students.
To show the effects of vaccination in populations with traditional and gender-similar sexual behaviors, we simulated the introduction of vaccination against HPV16 for 11-year-old girls only and for both girls and boys and calculated the percent reduction in HPV16 prevalence attributable to vaccination in the 2 populations with differing age-specific sexual behavior at the postvaccination equilibrium (i.
The dependent variable of this study was risky sexual behavior, and the independent variables were sociodemographic characteristics (like age, sex, educational and occupational level, and income), knowledge towards HIV/AIDS, and substance abuse (like alcohol drinking, smoking, chat chewing, and use of drugs like shish/hashish).
First, to assess sexual behavior without a partner, participants answered the following question "On average, how many times a month do you masturbate?
Although, sexual behavior among young people is subject to change by time, but it is unlikely that nearly similar percentages of females and males college students report premarital sex (39% and 41%, respectively), the rates were reported by a recent study among college students in a city in north Iran (3).
Students also completed a measure of their attitudes concerning typical sexual behavior in women at the beginning and end of the semester.
Concerning sexual behavior, men reported more sexual partners when they were not hooked up to the lie detector than when they were.
Additionally, most research that has examined the relationship between religiosity and sexual behavior, has included measures of sexual behavior that focus on participation in sexual intercourse (e.

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