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species-specific behaviour

behaviours which are characteristic of all members of aparticular species. These response patterns (sometimespopularly called 'instincts') apply to behaviours such asmating, finding food, defence and raising offspring.

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Diagnostic andStatistical Manual (DSM)

amulti-axial manual used for theclassification, definition and description of mental healthdisorders.