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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


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 physiological unmet need:

Persistent actions focus on fulfilling the need, which may […]

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