Problem Behavior Syndrome: Definition, Theory & Examples


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All are systems within the Problem-Behavior Theory EXCEPT _____.

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1. An adolescent who exhibits problem behaviors is said to have _____.

2. Which system within the Problem-Behavior Theory includes low self-esteem, low value on academic achievement, low religiosity, enjoys being alone, and high value of independence?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these questions to see what you understand about Problem-Behavior Syndrome. Topics on the quiz include the systems contained within the Problem-Behavior Theory and an adolescent who exhibits some signs associated with the theory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These key points will be covered:

  • System in the theory associated with low self-esteem
  • What can determine if a teenager exhibits problem behavior
  • Factors that are common to Problem-Behavior Syndrome and juvenile delinquency

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Problem-Behavior Syndrome
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an adolescent who is showing signs of behavioral problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions the systems associated with Problem-Behavior Syndrome and one of those systems that deals with self-esteem and wanting to be alone

Additional Learning

The lesson called Problem Behavior Syndrome: Definition, Theory & Examples will teach you more about these topics:

  • Details about the three systems under Problem-Behavior Theory (PBT)
  • Research associated with the theory
  • Experimental and patterned behavior
  • Family dynamics and their importance with regard to PBT