perseverate


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psychology: repeat a response after the cessation of the original stimulus

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Depressed patients have also shown a greater tendency to perseverate and commit significantly more commission errors (intrusions, interference, addition of inappropriate material) on problem-solving tasks as compared to non depressed people.
Perseveration is a commonly seen characteristic in children with autism and is not specific to autism; children with other disorders also perseverate, including those diagnosed with Downs' Syndrome, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Fragile-X Syndrome (Matson, Mahan, Sipes, & Kozlowski, 2010; Roberts et al.
Martin has a tendency to perseverate with his best buddy, and at times requires reminders that a social club's purpose it so socialize with a large group and not just one other person.
They have trouble seeing the future and perseverate on a task without seeing the bigger picture, and [.
Given the focus of this case, which is illustrating the hardship of daily life with OCD, select cases in which the clients dealt on a daily basis with intense, overwhelming urges to perform compulsive rituals and/or perseverate around certain thought patterns.
I confess that after meeting an executive of the Xerox Corporation on a flight between Rochester and New York, who offered to recommend me to his CEO, I did perseverate in trying, unsuccessfully, to attract support for our school of education from the Xerox Corporation.
2000) is that a single-minded focus on the future event causes people to perseverate on their future emotions.
Researchers have reported that students with ADHD often perseverate and make perseverative errors (Reid et al.
For instance, children with 'shift' difficulties, who have a tendency to perseverate, are helped to change from one activity or environment to another by the systematic application of ending rituals.
Our mind tends to perseverate, to get stuck on that which we don't understand, making it more difficult to focus on a celebration of a person's life.
Thus, once suicide is generated as a possible solution to the perceived problem, the individual is likely to perseverate on suicidal thoughts and tendencies until an attempt is made (Holmes).
Some characteristics of individuals with social processing problems are difficulties establishing and maintaining relationships; violating personal space and failure to maintain eye contact; problems paying attention; labeling nonverbal information incorrectly and inserting additional information; failure to predict consequences; and tendency to select poor choices or perseverate with poor choices (22).
low muscle tone), mild cognitive and motor delays, severe speech delay, poor social relatedness, and a tendency to perseverate.
Adolescents perseverate on an interaction or a look from a peer.
You can't perseverate [sic] on small things when there are larger things you have to deal with .