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Adaptive behavior

Adaptive behavior is a type of behavior that is used to adapt to another type of behavior or situation. This is often characterised by a kind of behavior that allows an individual to substitute an unconstructive or disruptive behavior to something more constructive. These behaviors are most often social or personal behaviors. For example a constant repetitive action could be re-focused on something that creates of builds something. In other words the behavior can be adapted to something else.

The information above is not intended for and should not be used as a substitute for the diagnosis and/or treatment by a licensed, qualified, health-care professional. This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It incorporates material originating from the Wikipedia article "Adaptive behavior".

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