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Synonyms for oppositional

acting against or in opposition

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He was resistant and oppositional throughout, refusing medication and therapy, and regularly challenging the grounds for his detention.
2009), two of the three subscales that comprise the SCS--the Antisocial and Oppositional-Defiant subscales--were explicitly developed to assess features common to DSM-IV-TR disorders such as Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, and Conduct Disorder (Pacheco et al.
Cities located in the northern part of Syria, including Aleppo and Idlib, have fallen under the control of the "Islamic State", who are fighting against Assad as well other oppositional forces, including the Free Syrian Army and Al-Nusra Front.
An oppositional approach seems hard to resist when we are immersed in a conflict-driven social system.
Age, sex and location seemed to be the biggest factors in the results of the survey: Men proved more aggressive with 19% of those questioned going for the Oppositional category while the 25-35 age group also had problems retaining their composure with 29% believing they were aggressive drivers.
In this companion to The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students, Minahan, a behavior analyst and special educator, presents strategies, tools, and interventions for supporting K-6 students with anxiety-related or oppositional behaviors through the use of the FAIR Behavior Intervention Plan, which focuses on skill-building rather than rewards or consequences and consists of a functional hypothesis about the intent or function of the student's behavior, the accommodations needed to help them function better, interaction strategies to promote the desired behavior, and optimal response strategies if an intervention step fails.
After today meeting of the four oppositional parties, Head of ARFD Faction, representative of the ARFD Supreme Body, Armen
Teachers assessed the ADHD and oppositional defiant disorder symptoms using VADRS.
2005) reported an evidence-based behavioral treatment package to target symptoms associated with oppositional behavior, defiance, and aggression, as well as academic and social functioning, but cautioned that the results may not readily generalize to other situations because of practical challenges that may interfere with treatment and compliance (e.
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) is described as a recurrent pattern of negativistic, defiant, disobedient and hostile behaviour beginning in childhood or adolescence (APA, 2000).
Oppositional far-right Ataka will not support the motion, while another oppositional party, right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria, will not take part in the vote, the Bulgarian National Radio said.
The oppositional Social Democrats stated that they are ready to form a new ruling majority under their leadership.
In fact, it is already obvious that the front against Skopje's architecture and buildings is becoming ideological and oppositional and the architecture as a profession is being used and abused.
The intent of this article is to explore the double relational meanings of two contemporary counter-discourses: oppositional culture theory and the cultural difference theory.
Among externalizing disorders, oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is one of those requiring most research in this regard, given its prevalence and the scarcity of studies carried out to date.