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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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RESULTS Faculty messages that are respectful, positive, encouraging, timely, and frequent foster social presence and caring behaviors while also allowing for caring interactions, mutual respect, and finding meaning in relationships.
Schools of nursing who provide multicultural training to faculty and minority students had fewer events of discrimination, provided extensive minority support services, and had greater numbers of faculty who used caring behaviors to invest in the lives of their students.
By experiencing caring behaviors, clients are more likely to see their consultants as competent.
In addition, both African American and Latino students were less likely than Caucasian students to note aspects of the teacher's personality and taking a personal interest in students as caring behaviors, and these differences appear to be most striking for the Latino students.
She found that teachers most frequently exhibited caring behaviors related to fostering student growth.
Other community institutions can also serve as sources of caring for young people and as venues that promote caring behaviors.
Replication studies testing the competence of the nurse revealed nurses report they provide loving kindness to patients as the first of 10 caring behaviors (Julian, 2011; Tinker, Sweetenham, & Nelson, 2011).
Other problems that often accompany poverty - dangerous and depleted neighborhoods; crowded, unhealthy living conditions; inadequate schools; limited access to health care and other services; and single and/or teen parenthood - all bring stress to the family and increase the risk that affected children will not develop caring behaviors.
In order for students to learn caring behaviors, it is crucial for nurse educators to model those behaviors to colleagues and students by:
Faculty modeling of caring behaviors is a key determinant in the development of caring in nursing students.
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship of preoperative and postoperative patient-perceived nurse caring behaviors to symptom distress and functional status 24 hours, 4 days, and 7 days postsurgery in ambulatory surgery patients.