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How can I motivate myself to bring about a behavior change?

How can I motivate myself to bring about a behavior change?

Trade old for new!: Get clarity about what behavior change you want and why you want it. It will be difficult or impossible to make the change if you are doing this for someone else or resent "having to" make the change. Look carefully at what must be given up in order to change this behavior. There are only 24 hours in a day! You'll be trading old behavior for new. Make a plan, implement it, and stick to it! ...Read more

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What are the adventages, if any, for bringing in a developmental-behavioral pediatrician specialist into a child's iep team?

What are the adventages, if any, for bringing in a developmental-behavioral pediatrician specialist into a child's iep team?

Answer questions: Adding a developmental pediatrician to the team may help answer questions or clarify why your child is having difficulty. ...Read more

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Why do I have childish behaviors?

Why do I have childish behaviors?

Assertiveness helps: Everyone has room for growth. If people fall back on childish behaviors that are ineffective they may be lacking coping resources (skills) that would be more effective in meeting their needs. Learning more effective alternatives to childish behavior would yield improved results. Increased assertiveness, in particular can help tremendously in allowing people to better stand up for themselves. ...Read more

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Why do I have these childish behaviors at 90?

Why do I have these childish behaviors at 90?

You choose: Starting point: what are you calling childish, what about it bothers you? Where do you do it? When? How does it serve you? Next point: what do you want from yourself instead, why do you want it? Next point: mentally rehearse new behaviors in the presence of old triggers until they become familiar to you. Your behavior isn't happening to you, but through you. Identify and choose new behaviors. ...Read more

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What are the causes of my child's naughty behavior?

What are the causes of my child's naughty behavior?

Belief system: We do everything for infants when they cry. This sets up a belief system that we are their servant & only exist to please them. When they begin walking we begin to ignore them, since they can get around & play. They don't like it. Acting out is an amplification of crying behavior. They do it to get noticed & get their way. Parents may find it cute & send a smile their way while saying no-this confuses. ...Read more

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What are behavioral interventions for laziness in children?

What are behavioral interventions for laziness in children?

Structure: It is not necessarily that kids are "lazy". It may be as simple as a schedule and expectations problem. Some kids are in so many activities they are burned out and have little time for anything else. Most kids nowadays live to be on a wireless device and that takes a chunk of time. Have clear expectations of your child and let him know what they are. Unplug the tv, limit the phone gaming time. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of being alarmed at my own behavior?

What could be the cause of being alarmed at my own behavior?

A problem: Since you didn't mention what your behavior was, I can assume you are either ashamed or embarrassed by it. I would start with trying to seek out some therapy or counseling for yourself to get to the bottom of the situation. It is a little difficult to comment on why you were alarmed, without knowing what happened. I think if it is important enough to post it here, that means you may need help. ...Read more

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What exactly is asd behavior?

What exactly is asd behavior?

ASD-what do U mean: Autism spectrum disorder, atrial septal defect, ? Please be more specific & use less initials when u ask questions. ...Read more

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What are the causes to exhibiting antisocial behaviors?

What are the causes to exhibiting antisocial behaviors?

Nature & nurture: The cause of antisocial personality disorder is unknown. Inherited genetic traits probably play a role, but dysfunctional family life and circumstances / environment also appear to increase antisocial behaviors. ...Read more

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What is fading in behavior modification?

What is fading in behavior modification?

As it sounds: Fading is slowly diminishing an old behavior while introducing a new stimulus as a replacement. An example might be cutting back on cigarettes, one less per day, while adding walks when the urge to smoke hits. ...Read more

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What behavior modification techniques are there?

What behavior modification techniques are there?

Stages of Change: Professionals use behaviorism to modify human behaviors as part of a learning or treatment process. Simpler behavior modification techniques involve setting realistic goals, creating plans, and implementing them. Given a good plan, people succeed if they are able to stay in the action phase long enough. Success is continued through a maintenance/monitoring phase. See the "stages of change" chart. ...Read more

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What is a behavioral health facility?

What is a behavioral health facility?

New Name for Care: Behavioral health facilities are centers, clinics, or hospitals that address and treat mental illness and/or substance abuse problems. Most promote independent living in the community and aim to prevent unnecessary, restrictive institutional placements. The objective is to help these individuals to continue to be productive members of their communities. ...Read more

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What is positive behavior support for?

What is positive behavior support for?

Applied behaviorism: Pbs involves changing situations and events (reinforcers) that people with problem behaviors experience in order to decrease problem behaviors. The approach focuses on increasing the quality of social, personal, and professional engagements in people's lives. ...Read more

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Does society change behavior. But in what way?

Yes: Society has a huge influence on behavior. It can influence behavior positively or negatively. Unfortunately more examples are negatively influencing of behavior. ...Read more

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Is it wrong to be disgusted with my own behavior?

Is it wrong to be disgusted with my own behavior?

It could be better: If you're disgusted with your behavior maybe you will change your behavior so you can be pleased or proud of it. Nobody's perfect, so accepting that fact can allow you to keep working to improve. If you're disgusted with yourself you might be more likely to give up trying. It takes a lot of practice to be good at something. Just get started and work on it. Don't waste energy being disgusted. ...Read more

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Is good health inherited or just good health behavior?

Is good health inherited or just good health behavior?

Both, but. . .: “each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.” there are lots of sayings like this one about this topic. One can't do much about what health is inherited, but one can do a great deal about health behaviors. One must learn what promotes and maintains good health, and one must act. ...Read more

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Are any of our everyday habits or behaviors bad for us?

Are any of our everyday habits or behaviors bad for us?

I can't do school: Assignments for 16 year old's nor could this topic be covered in 400 characters or less. Mayo clinic is a marvelous resource: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-living/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/expert-blog/tips-for-healthy-eating/bgp-20056191. ...Read more

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What are the behaviors of someone suffering regression?

What are the behaviors of someone suffering regression?

Not a Disorder: Regression is not a recognized mental disorder at this time. Regression usually refers to behaviors or behavior patterns that were characteristic of an earlier time in one's life. Sometimes people who have experienced traumatic events in the past are reminded of these events and begin to behave or feel like they did when the traumatic event occurred. Therapy can be helpful for this problem. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: dialectical behavioral?

What is the definition or description of: dialectical behavioral?

Dbt: Dialectical behavioral therapy was developed specifically for the condition of borderline personality disorder. It is derived from: a discussion and reasoning by dialogue as a method of intellectual investigation (dialectic) and responses to the environment (behavioral) analysis. ...Read more

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What is behavioral medicine?

What is behavioral medicine?

Integrative field: "behavioral medicine is the interdisciplinary field concerned with the development and integration of behavioral, psychosocial, and biomedical science knowledge and techniques relevant to the understanding of health and illness, and the application of this knowledge and these techniques to prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation." --society of behavioral medicine. ...Read more

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What is narcissistic behavior?

What is narcissistic behavior?

Never satisfied: Needy and demanding, no matter how much love or attention they get, they feel they deserve more. Can be charming if convenient for them. Arrogant and out of touch with reality. In the rare moments of reality check, they behave like victims. Envious, they feel they deserve special love and privileges. Angry at the loved ones because they are not giving them enough. Don't care about others feeling. ...Read more

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What are “stereotyped behaviors”?

What are “stereotyped behaviors”?

Patterned Movements: "stereotyped behaviors" typically refer to repetitive, patterned movements that are usually rhythmic in nature. These are most commonly associated with autism spectrum disorders, but are sometimes seen in other disorders like tardive dyskinesia, schizophrenia and mental retardation. Examples include head banging, rocking, hand-wringing or flapping, marching in place, etc. ...Read more

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What can stem ggressive behavior?

What can stem ggressive behavior?

Love and Education: One of my favorite writers on this topic is dr. James gilligan. His studies of the rehabilitation of violent criminals has shown that re-humanizing people with love, respect, and education has been effective in stemming aggressive behavior among violent offenders. By contrast, degradation, humiliation, intimidation, and threats tend to increase violence. ...Read more

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How can you stop anorexic behavior?

How can you stop anorexic behavior?

See a specialist: There are a lot of specialists in anorexia. They can work with you from a variety of perspectives like behavior therapy and/or cognitive therapy. Reading is also valuable. There are great books out there on anorexia and learning to manage the disorder and behavior, like decoding anorexia: how breakthroughs in science offer hope for eating disorders. ...Read more

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Why would you use behavioral medicine?

Why would you use behavioral medicine?

Chronic pain: Behavioral medicine has been shown repeatedly to help people who have chronic pain. Some methods include visualization therapy, relaxation therapy, biofeedback and something called cognitive restructuring which seeks to alter some fixed beliefs about chronic pain. It is unfortunate that it is not used more. It takes a while to learn and sometimes insurance companies will not cover it ...Read more

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Can video games cause behavior problems?

Can video games cause behavior problems?

Yes, they can: Along with increased aggression if the games are violent, protracted use of all media (more than 2 hours/ day) is associated with obesity. Children with adhd often " hyperfocus" and do not appear to hear instructions. Games and tv at bedtime lead to delayed-onset sleep.
A fatigued child often is more "hyper" and irritable than drowsy. Turn off games and tv at least 20 minutes before bedtime. ...Read more

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Am I bulimic or is this normal behavior?

Am I bulimic or is this normal behavior?

Psychiatry: Consultation with a psychiatrist, in person, is a must. The only way to know for sure is to carefully interview and evaluate you. Get an appointment with a psychiatrist in your area asap. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to stop defiant behavior in 7 year old?

How to stop defiant behavior in 7 year old?

Discipline: Praise good behavior, kids thrive very well in a lovable environment. For unacceptable behavior take away privileges, sometimes just ignore the bad behavior so it becomes extinct. Provide reasoning for the punishment so child learns to differentiate right from wrong. Talk to him/ her like a friend of his age and listen to his concerns. Sometimes all they need is your attention. ...Read more

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