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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Teachers often take a characteristic approach to labeling students when dealing with aversive behavior and attribute the behavior to non-function-related variables (i.
Although FBAs are often used to fuel the rationale behind individual behavior support plans within the walls of special education, a general education teacher may also use an FBA within the classroom setting as (a) a process to find out triggering antecedents and maintaining reinforcing stimuli for aversive behaviors and (b) restructure the environment to present antecedent stimuli and reinforcing stimuli for desirable behaviors (Simonsen & Sugai; Sugai et al.
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.
Moreover, agreement (intraclass correlation coefficients) can be considered exceptional for the session scores of all positive and aversive behavior and the two composite categories describing maternal asynchrony (D'Ocon & Cerezo, 1995).
The ANOVAS for nationality were not significant with respect to child aversive behavior, F(1, 88) = 1.
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.
For example, a sequence may begin with the aversive behavior of another family member.
While dopamine is commonly known as the reward transmitter, recent studies suggest that it can also play a role in aversive behaviors and hypervigilance, which are characterized within the PTSD diagnostic criteria (Preussner, Champagne, Meaney,& Dagher, 2004).