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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They are studying the effects of increasing serotonin during the embryonic stage to control these abnormal behaviors in chickens.
In the perspective of behavioral changes, frequently appearing as an abnormal behavior, though apathy was once shown to contribute little to caregivers' burden.
In infrared imagery, abnormal behavior recognition (Li et al, 2013) wavelet approaches mainly include wavelet histogram and wavelet moments.
He stressed the role of school and the university in limiting these manifestations and abnormal behavior.
Deep investigations into one-way flows show that some of the one-way flows are related to scanning-like attacks due to their flow statistical characteristics and they are important information sources for abnormal behavior detection.
Moscow, (SANA) -- Syria's Ambassador in Russia, Riad Haddad, considered what the humanity has been suffering from for decades of extremism and terrorism that was attached to Islam as "the product of intelligence agencies par excellence" During a symposium at the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies in Moscow, Haddad said that the term "Extremist Islam" is not scientific because Islam, like other heavenly religions, rejects and extremism cannot be associated with a religion because it an abnormal behavior that basically contradicts with the values of religions and humanity.
It discusses definitions of abnormal behavior and its models; the psychology of disorders; the physiology of abnormal behavior; genetics and environmental factors; assessment, diagnosis, research methods, and ethics; child development and abnormal psychology; child disorders and psychopathology; and definitions, models, assessment, treatment, and other aspects of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, and mood, anxiety, personality, substance-related, and cognitive disorders and those related to aging, including Alzheimer's disease.
The findings revealed that Chimpanzees of Lahore Zoo were suffering from low level to high-level abnormal behavior and they also displayed natural behavior patterns like their wild relatives.
The decision is made on the basis of some pre-determined indicators of abnormal behavior that justify placing the person in a category of suspects, which pose a potential threat or risk to the society (Sutrop and Laas-Mikko 2012:22).
The keynote lectures cover the self-organization of social systems of animals; the adaptive and maladaptive nature of the social stress response; emotional signalization, domestication, and animal welfare; the emergence of human consciousness from fetal to neonatal life; social consequences of surprising incentive devaluation; how social network analysis can contribute to social behavior research in applied ethology; and why captive animals perform repetitive abnormal behavior.
It is a transmissible disease that slowly attacks the brain of infected deer and elk, causing the animals to progressively become emaciated, display abnormal behavior and invariably results in the death of the infected animal.
The beads are smaller than the inner diameter of a general injection needle and the mice did not display abnormal behavior after the beads were injected just under the skin of their ears.