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Acting Out Behavior - What is Acting Out Behavior?

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Acting Out Behavior Can Traumatize Students at School and Family Members at Home

Acting Out Behavior Hurts Victims

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Definition: Acting out behavior refers to problem behavior that is physically aggressive, destructive to property, verbally aggressive, or otherwise more severe than simple misbehavior. Acting out behavior is disruptive in any setting and often requires formal behavior intervention to manage it.
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Also Known As: tantrums, behavior meltdowns, disruptive behavior, destructive behavior, aggression, defiance, oppositional behavior
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Acting out behavior is a main cause of suspension and expulsion in schools.

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