11. Physically Aggressive Behaviors

Category 11 out of 12 Theoretical Construct: Theories in Compliance and Aggression Associated Category/Categories: Oppositional Behaviors Symptoms Pulling, pushing, grabbing. Kicking, biting, scratching, punching. Spitting, throwing things, breaking objects. Self-abuse / mutilation. Purpose of the Behavior Demonstrates presence of physiological, security or belongingness need that needs to be fulfilled. Demonstrates blocked goal attainment, which leads to negative emotions of anger…

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10. Oppositional Behaviors

Category 10 out of 12 Theoretical Construct: Theories in Compliance and Aggression Associated Category/Categories: Physically Aggressive Behaviors Symptoms Negotiation: Observed in early stages of impairment with high intellectual function. Person negotiates around care and other needs. Passive non-compliance: Observed in early stages of impairment with lower intellectual function. Person is evasive to commands. Simple non-compliance: Observed in moderate stages…

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9. Vocal Behaviors

Category 9 out of 12 Theoretical Construct: Theories in Regulation of Emotion Associated Category/Categories: Emotional Behaviors, Fretful / Trepidated Behaviors Symptoms Argumentative, explosive, quarrelsome. Talking loud / fast, acting manic-like. Whimpering, moaning, making strange noises. Yelling, screaming. Persistent calling out for staff / family members. Rattling bed rails, banging table tops. Purpose of the Behavior Demonstrates cognitive impairment affecting emotional…

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8. Fretful / Trepidated Behaviors

Category 8 out of 12 Theoretical Construct: Theories in Regulation of Emotion Associated Category/Categories: Emotional Behaviors, Vocal Behaviors Symptoms Fearful / scared facial expressions. Anxious / distressed expressions. Clingy, ringing hands, rubbing face. Expressing worry, fear, foreboding, catastrophe. Purpose of the Behavior Demonstrates failure to recognize faces and/or environment, which triggers emotions of fear and insecurity. Demonstrates profound insecurity in…

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7. Emotional Behaviors

Category 7 out of 12 Theoretical Construct: Theories in Regulation of Emotion Associated Category/Categories: Fretful / Trepidated Behaviors, Vocal Behaviors Symptoms Appearing sad, despondent, tearful. Expression of despair, morbidity, helplessness. Mimicking, mocking, dismissive. Sarcastic, teasing, derogatory, critical, negative. Feeling rejected / increased sensitivity. Purpose of the Behavior Demonstrates emotional regulation of melancholy and discontentment. Feeling of “comfort” when expressing…

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