regressive behavior

regressive behavior

Psychology Thoughts or actions typical of early life stages–eg, infancy, childhood
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These include regressive behavior, acting out, running away from people, changes in eating patterns, constantly fearful, crying continually, clinging to them, moody and withdrawn.
The ministry blamed Japan for attempting to deny its history of disseizing the Korean Peninsula, calling the move as a "historically regressive behavior.
Those of us who work in the addiction and mental health field do a disservice to the individuals we work with by turning a blind eye to this regressive behavior.
Signs of emotional abuse include apathy, depression, fearfulness and infantile or regressive behavior such as sucking, biting and rocking.
Social psychologist Hans Toch coined the term 'isolation panic' to describe symptoms he observed in men he interviewed, including panic, rage, a sense of total loss of control, emotional breakdown, regressive behavior, and self-mutilation.
More exactly, this means that the characteristics of the distribution, volatility and auto- regressive behavior are invariant with respect to the shifts from one time frequency to another.
Not surprisingly, the Jessops' older children were anxious in the days after they were returned to their parents, waking up repeatedly during the night and displaying regressive behavior.
Joanne responded to the trauma of hurricanes Katrina and Rita primarily through regressive behavior.
In a gallery in which the viewer is encircled by an orbit of flashing and glinting video monitors, Ruilova gives us an allegorical hall of mirrors, our "reflections" a vortex of regressive behavior.
It is regressive behavior that will not move our cause forward.
But the real lure of Metreon can be found in its fun and games, which on a recent visit seemed to be appealing not only to young adults and children, but to baby boomers who find no shame in an occasional lapse into regressive behavior.