6. Importuning Behaviors

Category 6 out of 12 Theoretical Construct: Motivational and Needs-Based Theories Associated Category/Categories: Apathy Behaviors, Goal-Directed Behaviors, Motor Behaviors Symptoms Persistently seeking reassurance or assistance. Demands to be met immediately. Shadowing staff, being a pest, crowding personal space. “Attention” seeking or “manipulative” behaviors. Purpose of the Behavior Demonstrates preserved motivational drives in detection and fulfillment of physiological needs. Demonstrates presence of possible…

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