avoidant personality disorder

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avoidant personality disorder

n.
A personality disorder characterized by fear of rejection or disapproval in social situations, feelings of inadequacy, and extreme sensitivity to criticism.
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elegans can convey this learned avoidance behavior to their progeny.
Contract notice: Bird migration over the german eez of the baltic sea - a combination of methods for estimating the avoidance behavior and collision risk of wind force sensitive species with offshore wind turbines
There's a difference between a strategic pause and avoidance behavior. Most of all, the diversity and resilience of the AIIP organization was on display at its 2019 conference.
Avoidance behavior prevents or postpones the presentation of an aversive stimulus.
By collecting data related to driver collision avoidance behavior, Sun D.
Reward processing, learning, goal regulation, and related pain avoidance behavior are such factors that seem to play a prominent role in pain and that are likely altered in the proposed shift.
It explains learning the symptoms, causes, and treatments of OCD; analyzing oneAEs symptoms and types of obsessions and compulsions; understanding how OCD works; customizing a treatment plan; becoming motivated to do the work; challenging thinking errors; dealing with avoidance behavior; confronting obsessional thoughts, doubts, and images; defying compulsive urges; and ending the program and maintaining improvement.
Predator avoidance behavior of Wood Frog (Lithobates sylvaticus) tadpoles was tested from six clutches to determine if variability existed between independent clutches reared under the same environmental conditions.
Our findings help to fill the existing research gap in regard to users' SEA avoidance behavior from a personality perspective.
Mean individual speed and direction were calculated from the velocity vectors both in 3 dimensions, as well as from projections on the x-y plane and the z-axis separately to better visualize the lateral and vertical movements associated with avoidance behavior. Mean swimming speed (S) during each second was calculated first by determining the individual speeds from the estimated velocity vectors and then by determining the means of these values; that is,
Second, stemming from this optimizing framework, economists have placed a considerable focus on avoidance behavior. Since the consequences of exposure to pollution are costly, individuals may engage in activities to avert them.
In the experiment, we did not use the person-following method before the avoidance behavior because we wanted to check if the proposed algorithm worked correctly.