Chapter 7: Theories in Compliance and Aggression

This chapter is focused on the fourth and final identified theoretical construct for behaviors: Theories in Compliance and Aggression (TCA). Behavioral categories emanating from TCA are the result of an imbalance in our emotional regulation and expression, to the point where expressions of non-compliance and aggression manifest. Such impairments can be a consequence of dysregulation of normal physiology or structural decline,…

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Chapter 6: Theories in Regulation of Emotion

This chapter is focused on the third of the four identified theoretical constructs for behaviors: Theories in Emotional Regulation (TER). Behavioral categories emanating from TER are the result of impairment / changes in our emotional regulation. Such impairments can be a consequence of dysregulation of normal physiology or structural decline, as is the case in cognitive impairments.  In order to…

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Chapter 5: Motivational and Needs-Based Theories

This chapter is focused on the second of the four identified theoretical constructs for behaviors: Motivational and Needs-Based Theories (MNBT).  Behavioral categories emanating from MNBT are the result of impairment / changes in our motivational and needs-based drives. Such impairments can be a consequence of dysregulation of normal physiology or structural decline, as is the case in cognitive impairments. …

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Chapter 4: Information Processing Theory

This chapter is focused on the first of the four identified theoretical constructs for behaviors: Information Processing Theories (IPT).  Behavioral categories emanating from IPT are the result of impairment in the functioning of information processing pathways. Such impairments can be a consequence of dysregulation of normal physiology, as is the case in delirium, or structural decline, as…

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