abnormal behavior


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abnormal behavior

[ab′nȯr·məl be′hāv·yər]
(psychology)
Personality functioning that is socially undesirable or that renders the individual unable to cope with day-to-day living. Also known as behavior disorder.
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Both normal and abnormal behavior images are decomposed using wavelet transform.
Abnormal behavior definitions are not clearly articulated and proven in this project; some behavior patterns in physical environment such as forgetting luggage, rushing through the crowd, moving in the wrong direction, sitting too long in the airport, etc.
There also were no significant differences between groups in the prevalence of individual abnormal behaviors, Dr.
They are studying the effects of increasing serotonin during the embryonic stage to control these abnormal behaviors in chickens.
The label says that the contribution of zanamivir to theseevents "has not been established" and points out that influenza also can be associated with various neurologic and behavioral symptoms, including seizures, hallucinations, delirium, and abnormal behavior, which in some cases can be fatal.
This type of analysis is used to detect abnormal behavior in programs due to the infection caused by viruses.
Tamiflu-linked abnormal behavior occurs immediately after waking
Behind the decreased use of Tamiflu are media reports about abnormal behavior of some patients given the drug, including fatal cases, and a subsequent emergency order by the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry to suspend the prescription of the drug for teenagers, Chugai said.
A first abnormal behavior consisted of stereotype motor activities such as swimming in a constant direction or "bumping" against each other and/or against the glass tank, especially when the fish were treated with a MAT Cd concentration.
procyonis larvae to be the most common cause of abnormal behavior in woodchucks and field voles.
The court held that summary judgment for a detention officer was precluded by a genuine issue of material fact as to whether the officer acted with deliberate indifference when she did not ensure that the detainee was taken to an emergency room following a display of abnormal behavior after he suffered a serious head or brain injury following a blow.
The group's medical delegate said Iraqi prisoners were "presenting signs of concentration difficulties, memory problems, verbal expression difficulties, incoherent speech, acute anxiety reactions, abnormal behavior, and suicidal tendencies.