Dissynchronous Behavior

  • Wilford Wayne Spradlin
  • Patricia Bavely Porterfield
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As we have noted in previous chapters, the self system develops slowly over a period of time, adopting certain life styles that give it a sense of autonomy. The evolving self system is continually making adjustments to life situations in order to maintain a state of equilibrium. To state this thought in yet another way, to remain in synchrony or harmony with the environment, each individual makes fine-tuning adjustments as the need arises.


Behavioral Pattern Interpersonal Skill Social Deprivation Data Organization Emotional Tone 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wilford Wayne Spradlin
    • 1
  • Patricia Bavely Porterfield
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Behavioral Medicine and PsychiatryUniversity of Virginia School of MedicineCharlottesvilleUSA

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