Acting-out Sentence Examples
Past-Death was beaten only by acting out of something other than duty.
Katie's gaze dropped to Deidre's hands. They looked normal, but so had Gabriel's. Andre had warned her about the Gabriel-demon. She looked around, wanting to believe the phantom would reappear if it sensed she was in danger. The Gabriel-demon had appeared distant, as if uncomfortable acting out its role. Deidre had been open and warm towards her, like a real human.
Field sport campaigners claim Labor MPs pressing for a total hunting ban are acting out of class hatred rather than concern for animals.
If they feel confident enough, students can try acting out each story.
I was continually spelling and acting out the words as I spelled them.Advertisement
Children sometimes don't realize they are acting out of malice. It's a parent's job to teach them to be kind.
Yes, it does appear that your cats are acting out while you're away.
Children will display their feelings by acting out at home, at school and with friends.
The goal is to get your team to guess what you are acting out without uttering a word or pointing to anyone or anything in the room.
Have members take turns acting out the techniques and have the other members guess what they are.Advertisement
He is feeling pressures at home to succeed, falling short and acting out behaviorally because of his disappointment in himself.
Generally, boot camp is most effective with pre-teens or teenagers who just started acting out because it's a short session.
You can incorporate religious elements into Bible Charades by acting out religious figures or spiritual songs.
Understanding the cause of the behavior is the first step in working through the problems and subsequently stoping the acting out.
For example, spa and beauty themes could include drawings of makeup or the acting out of getting your hair colored.Advertisement
If the engagement turns out to be true and not just two childish women acting out for attention, Tila Tequila is what you call…a Kanye West song.
Couple that with the big changes she's been through in the last three months, and I suspect she is acting out her bewilderment and frustration by peeing in the house.
Is this his way of acting out because of the impending new arrival?
This is a necessary function that keeps the body from physically acting out the activities occurring within dreams.
The paralysis is likely a way of the body protecting itself from physically acting out dreams.Advertisement
Any time away from the game could be spent talking about the game or acting out scenes from the game.
However, generally across all cultures, children and adolescents are more apt to experience conduct disorder symptoms manifested by acting out behaviors, while adults are more apt to experience depressive symptoms.
The earliest acting out behaviors are often referred to as temper tantrums.
Because under normal circumstances the child has learned the necessary lessons in how to deal with disappointment by the time he or she has reached the age of four, there is then a noticeable decrease in this sort of acting out behavior.
When no medical or psychological determination is discovered for acting out behaviors in young children above the age of four, the assumption can be made that the temper tantrums are a learned behavior.Advertisement
Toddlers and preschool children very rapidly learn the effectiveness of such acting out.
More critical negative behaviors including aggressive or abusive actions toward other children, animals, adults, or even themselves are usually a more serious and longer-lasting form of acting out.
Such acting out for this group of children is often referred to among mental health professionals as "a cry for help."
Though certainly significant problems, acting out in the form of various rebellious behaviors that are not self-injurious or life-threatening is considered the less serious form of this "cry for help."
High-profile crimes such as the Columbine High School shootings have made most people much more acutely aware of the potential danger involved in young people acting out in a highly antisocial manner.
Moreover, many factors other than those that cause acting out may contribute to these crimes.
However it is the mode in which a child plays alone-in an overly boisterous, hyperactive manner-that seems to provide the marker for potential acting out problems later.
Well-meaning friends and family may assure them that the child "will grow out of it" when the acting out behaviors are clearly not a normal part of growth and development.
Some people consider acting out behaviors as simply part of the learning process for young children not requiring professional help.
Any type of acting out behavior that can be termed unsafe, damaging to others, or self-injurious will probably need to be evaluated by the child's healthcare provider.
Giving a "time out," having the child go to his or her room or another quiet area for a set period of time or until able to interact in a socially acceptable manner, is an effective means of dealing with this form of acting out.
A research program under the auspices of NIMH has as of 2004 two decades of experience in the prevention of serious childhood acting out.
Psychodrama-A specific form of role play that focuses on acting out "scripts" of unresolved issues within the family, or helping family members adopt new approaches and understanding of one another.
Its purpose is help young people develop strategies for coping positively with their negative thinking, tendencies toward depression, and acting out behaviors.
The NIMH study of acting out concluded that it is a multi-faceted problem involving the interactions between the child and his or her family, friends, classmates, school, and community.
Those young people with adolescence limited behaviors typically act out in specific defined social situations and usually stop acting out behaviors before reaching adulthood.
Impaired concentration, acting out in school, diminished energy, embarrassment, and frustration may all occur in traumatized children and adolescents.
The patient may need to confess frequently to a religious counselor or may fear acting out the strong sexual thoughts in a hostile way.
Ruth Handler witnessed her own daughters dressing adult paper dolls and acting out "grown up" scenarios.
For most of Imaginarium's toys, you will find a corresponding play set to help inspire creativity and the acting out of various scenes.
All the play sets are designed to encourage the acting out of various scenarios and of course to be safe for even younger kids.
Is he acting out or expressing violent emotions?
To play, take turns acting out a favorite book, song, television show or movie title.
Cassie’s death created ripples in the series that played out over several years including the decimation of her parents marriage, her father’s affair with Phyllis and later when her younger brother Noah began acting out.
This could involve playing out a game show the child saw on TV or acting out a script from a movie.
Children who demonstrate acting out behaviors and tantrums will likely need longer intervention time, as the negative behaviors will need to be controlled before any learning can take place.
Late night showings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show feature costumes, audience members acting out the movie in the theater's aisles, and heavy audience participation.
Similar activities that are more conducive to cooperation among party guests include acting out scenes from the show, having a sing-along, and creating your own unique dance routine.
This was usually a very elaborate set-up with mixed groups of adults and children acting out words and could go on for a few hours.
The atmosphere changes from tension to humor and back again as the boys figure out the difference between acting out and gaining control.
The only actor worth his snuff in this movie is Jack Nickelson because he's the only person who is portraying a character rather than acting out a part.
They're acting out some bizarre kid's story for the cancer kids, Han said, ducking his head into the office.
They are just acting out their role as responsible citizens, too.