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Dr. Andrea Bretal
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Behavioral Changes (Overview)

Refers to qualitative and/or quantitative changes in the activities a person takes part in or moment to moment actions they take. Going for a walk instead of yelling is a qualitative change in response to anger. Increasing your frequency of working out from 3 to 5 times a week is a quantitative change in behavior.


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Sugary or hi carb diet cause behavioral changes?

Sugary or hi carb diet cause behavioral changes?

Yes: Sugar and other simple carbohydrates cause cahnges within the body, such as Insulin output. This can have behavioral effects. ...Read more

Dr. Andrea Bretal
36 doctors shared insights

Behavioral Changes (Overview)

Refers to qualitative and/or quantitative changes in the activities a person takes part in or moment to moment actions they take. Going for a walk instead of yelling is a qualitative change in response to anger. Increasing your frequency of working out from 3 to 5 times a week is a quantitative change in behavior.


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Does the symptom behavioral changes mean that I have fungal meningitis?

Does the symptom behavioral changes mean that I have fungal meningitis?

Unlikely: There are many, many more likely reasons to have behavioral changes. Furthermore, isolated behavioral changes would be an unusual presentation of meningitis. Fever, neck stiffness, intolerance of light, and lethargy can often be seen in meningitis. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if u treat toxoplasmosis, will the behavioral changes and reaction time changes stop?

Can you tell me if u treat toxoplasmosis, will the behavioral changes and reaction time changes stop?

Yes, if you are not: Immune compromised.Toxoplasma gondii (t. Gondii) is a single-celled parasitic organism that can infect most animals and birds. But because it reproduces sexually only in cats, wild and domestic felines are the ultimate host. www.cdc.gov/parasites/toxoplasmosis www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/toxoplasmosis/ds00510 toxoplasmosis — comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best way to promote behavioral changes?

Behavioral Therapy: Behavior is a function of its consequence. Most behavior is maintained if it is positively reinforced and extinguished with negative consequences. The art of promoting change is the application of these principals to the specific person and circumstances. ...Read more

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I am trying to lose weight but I am still having strong cravings, how can I change or get rid of these cravings forbad food?

I am trying to lose weight but I am still having strong cravings, how can I change or get rid of these cravings forbad food?

Don't waste time: Instead of fighting the cravings, use substitution. I would recommend meeting with a nutritionist who can listen to your specific cravings and suggest alternative foods that are lower in calories. Behavior modification is the answer, not denial. Good lick. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Behavioral changes?

What is the definition or description of: Behavioral changes?

Bx change: Refers to qualitative and/or quantitative changes in the activities a person takes part in or moment to moment actions they take. Going for a walk instead of yelling is a qualitative change in response to anger. Increasing your frequency of working out from 3 to 5 times a week is a quantitative change in behavior. ...Read more

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Sugary or hi carb diet cause behavioral changes?

Yes: Sugar and other simple carbohydrates cause cahnges within the body, such as Insulin output. This can have behavioral effects. ...Read more

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What is the best way to promote behavioral changes?

Behavioral Therapy: Behavior is a function of its consequence. Most behavior is maintained if it is positively reinforced and extinguished with negative consequences. The art of promoting change is the application of these principals to the specific person and circumstances. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have behavioral changes after the removal of an ovary?

Is it normal to have behavioral changes after the removal of an ovary?

Not after just 1: Usually not after the removal of just 1 ovary, since the other is still producing hormones the body (including brain) needs. A woman may have preexisting issues which lead to behavior changes after the removal of an ovary, especially if this leads to drinking more alcohol or using more drugs. Please see your physician this one. Best wishes, . ...Read more

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Can you tell me if u treat toxoplasmosis, will the behavioral changes and reaction time changes stop?

Yes, if you are not: Immune compromised.Toxoplasma gondii (t. Gondii) is a single-celled parasitic organism that can infect most animals and birds. But because it reproduces sexually only in cats, wild and domestic felines are the ultimate host. www.cdc.gov/parasites/toxoplasmosis www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/toxoplasmosis/ds00510 toxoplasmosis — comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment. ...Read more