aversive behavior


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a·ver·sive be·hav·ior

movement of an organism away from a certain type of stimulus, such as electric shock. Compare: appetitive behavior.
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369), Jill may report "feeling like a new person" or having "a new self" because personally aversive behavior such as muscle tension and pain have diminished or disappeared (also see, Maslow, 1970, p.
Informed consent regarding these aversive behavior management techniques must be obtained prior to their use.
Generally, noncontingent responses are defined as prosocial parental responses to a child's aversive behavior or aversive parental responses to a child's prosocial behavior (Lorber et al.
This social learning framework suggests that abusive parents are likely to engage in these interactions due to their lack of parenting skills and their child's aversive behavior.
First, forgiveness can also be promoted by targeting the aversive behavior of unforgiveness directly.
The most likely antecedent for a problem child's aversive response was the aversive behavior of other family members (Patterson, 1976).
For example, a sequence may begin with the aversive behavior of another family member.
A simplistic version of this hypothesis suggests that the basic aversive behaviors on the part of the child may represent developmental phenomenon.
Instruction in the use of highly rewarded alternative communicative methods--referred to as functional communication training (FCT)--has resulted in reductions in a variety of aversive behaviors (Reichle & Wacker, 1993).