deviant behaviour


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deviant behaviour

Behaviour that contravenes accepted standards or rules in a society. Much deviant behaviour is criminal.
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I will take appropriate action against judges who show deviant behaviour.
Andrew Bailey, head of the Prudential Regulation Authority, has defended a rule change that will now put the onus on the regulator to prove cases of fraud or deviant behaviour against bank chiefs.
The activities run by the Probation Service would, through group and individual work, "address your sexually deviant behaviour.
Mr Justice Horner told the 58-year-old her "chilling indifference" to her kids' welfare generally and "complicity in the sexually deviant behaviour you inflicted speaks of a heartless tormentor interested primarily in her own pleasures and enjoyment".
These children have been shown to have an increased risk for deviant behaviour and in particular, girls have been shown to be at risk for substance abuse.
Capt Bana Ali al-Khulaifi, head of Awareness, Media and Research Section at JPD, presented a paper on "Role of security institutions in the protection of children against deviant behaviour resulted from the intellectual disparity between generations".
Deviant behaviour and attitudes undermine and destroy humanity.
This finding indicates the possibility of a stable, underlying trait of deviant behaviour highlighting the commonality between cheating in college and cheating at work.
His deviant behaviour only came to light when the victim confided in her friends, who persuaded her to tell her mother.
They were of views that deviant behaviour and social crimes could be effectively checked if we succeed to address mental health issues.
But this is also the time when deviant behaviour increases and this must be checked.
The posters were put up last October days after Snowball was jailed for failing to attend sessions to curb his deviant behaviour.