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AVOIDANCE BEHAVIOUR [2 records]

Record 1 2009-08-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Human Behaviour
  • Phraseology
DEF

Ambient behavior, or withdrawal, liable to increase distance between the subject and a goal (a physical object, a social partner or a situation).

CONT

Barriers on the way to the goal play a part in avoidance. The intensity of the avoidance behavior is a function of the distance to the goal (avoidance gradient). Avoidance can be a learned reaction to specific situations. It is also ... interpreted as an inner ego-protective process (Freud), as an inner process for removal of possibly threatening cognitive patterns, of specially tabooed words ... and for protection against painful and persistent stimulation ...

Key term(s)
  • avoidance behaviour
  • aversive behaviour

French

Domaine(s)
  • Comportement humain
  • Phraséologie
CONT

Cette peur [angoisse d'anticipation] engendre fréquemment un comportement d'évitement, c'est-à-dire un refus de fréquenter à nouveau les mêmes endroits [il s'agit d'un agoraphobe].

PHR

faire disparaître le comportement d'évitement.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Comportamiento humano
  • Fraseología
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Record 2 1993-01-14

English

Subject field(s)
  • Animal Behaviour
CONT

... aerial and ground surveys of the river indicated that the great majority of spawning and rearing habitats for ouananiche occurred upstream of the proposed site for the mill effluent discharge. The conclusion was that the effluent ... could ... prevent the adult fish from reaching their spawning areas through direct toxicity or through avoidance behaviour.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Comportement animal
DEF

Comportement dont la production par un individu l'empêche de recevoir un stimulus nocif.

Spanish

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