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Term: challenging behaviour

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Behaviour that may cause harm to a person or to those around them and which can limit use of ordinary community facilities e.g. self injury such as head-hitting, hair pulling, physical aggression. Often used in the area of learning disabilities and dementia.

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behaviour
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aggression, behaviour problems, conduct disorders, injuries, learning disabilities, physical restraint, safety

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