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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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The effects of FCT on destructive behavior during each project are presented in Table 4.
1966) by demonstrating the reinstatement effect with destructive behavior exhibited by individuals diagnosed with autism.
Prophetically, he called attention to the notion that war, drug addiction, and superstitious adherence to doctrines are the pathological and destructive behaviors of highly integrated systems.
One such idiosyncratic function that we have observed and analyzed with a number of children involves a precurrent contingency between mands and destructive behavior (Bowman, Fisher, Thompson, & Piazza, 1997).
According to my friend and hunting buddy Seward Heaps, who is also a successful local psychologist, instances of suicides, domestic violence, and other destructive behavior increase tenfold during the Christmas season.
There are men and women grappling with serious personal issues, such as drinking problems or other chemical dependency, their own aging, a dying spouse or child, anger toward themselves or others that results in destructive behavior, physical problems of such magnitude as to cause them to crumble, or a disintegrating marriage.
The purpose of the present study was to further extend applied analyses of response resurgence within the context of treatment of destructive behavior maintained, at least in part, by negative reinforcement.
Medical care, basic obedience training, the elderly dog, grooming, and destructive behavior are also covered.
Not after getting drunk and landing a rental car in a ditch, or after assaulting a police officer, or on hundreds of other occasions when he might have recognized his destructive behavior.
Mother/daughter team Diana and Julia offer twelve tips to raising a happy, fulfilled child in What All Children Want Their Parents To Know: 12 Keys To Raising A Happy Child; from teaching by example and allowing for mistakes and growth to curbing destructive behavior in constructive ways and choosing positive discipline.
Many send a dangerous message that could lead to destructive behavior.