maladaptive : Definition, Usages, News and More
- a showing faulty adaptation
- Noah's autism has been marked by "three identified high priority maladaptive behaviors that interfere with his adaptive programming.
- She found that certain "maladaptive" parental habits such as the mother staying with the child until he or she fell asleep, or the parent giving a child food or drink upon .
- Although the experiment's initial hypothesis was inspired by anecdotal evidence from some pain researchers that swearing was actually a maladaptive behavior that served only to .
- Beck in CNSNews.com
Beck said the action provided "a political litmus test for individual scholars" which, "is hauntingly reminiscent of McCarthyism which is rooted not in progressive peaceful ideals, but in bigoted, maladaptive and xenophobic attitudes."