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  • Function Of The Problem Behavior
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    Heather GeierQuiz 41. a. Behavioral Excess - behaviors that need to be reduced because they occur to frequently i. Ex screaming, self stimulatory behaviors, spitting, running around. Behavioral Deficits - behaviors that occur too infrequently or not at all. These behaviors are important or useful to the person i. Ex not paying attention to lessons, not participating in social situations, not finishing class / homework c. Behavioral Inappropriateness - behaviors that are not necessarily problems ...
  • Troubled Teen To A Program
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    Boot camps came into being as an alternative to jail for juvenile delinquents. Research has shown that the recidivism rate for juvenile offenders who have attended a 'boot camp' is very high, as high as 90%. Why would a parent want to send a troubled teen to a program that was originally intended for adolescents who have been prosecuted for criminal acts? It is not an environment intended to modify behavior through self-understanding. It is an environment that seeks to scare kids straight, a met...
  • Guilt With Other Emotions For Example
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    How does death affect the behavior of people Although death affects everyones behavior differently, knowledge of ones imminent death is a main force behind behavioral changes. This knowledge causes emotions that motivate people to look for changes, that make them have to adjust. It makes them find different ways to cope with war. This is the reason that causes the characters in a book called, The Things They Carried, by Tim OBrien to have to change due to their situation. They are in the Vietnam...
  • We Have Always Lived In A Castle Merrycat Behavior
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    Jackson's last novel, We Have Always Lived in the Castle, combines many of her most vital concerns-psychology, isolation, and evil-with a curiosity in black magic. Merricat, Jackson's main character, is a young girl with many psychopathic tendencies including obsessive behavior and murder. Merrycat's murder of more than half of her family is explained by her severely neurotic behavior. Her psychotic behavior can be seen though her obsessive habits, her almost childish mind, and murder of her fam...
  • Once Fearful Swede
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    In "The Blue Hotel" Stephen Crane uses behavior to illustrate how misconceptions affected the life of the main character, the Swede. The Swede's novel based perception of the West caused his fears to be projected through his change in behavior. The once "shaky" Swede becomes aggressive and challenging towards the others after having something to drink with Scully, the hotel owner (116). The Swede's misconception of the West influenced his changing behaviors towards the others which resulted in h...
  • Secure Attachments
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    Structured observation (strange situation) gave Ainsworth's group a better control over the environment; it enables variables to be studied in a systematic way, and reduced the impact of confounding variables. It is a useful technique to study a child's emotional development; it can also be used to predict future social behavior: Research has shown that two year-olds rated as insecurely attached were less likely to ask adults for help and became frustrated more quickly if they encountered proble...

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