BEHAVIOR EPISODE By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 n. an incident which progresses to a larger sequence of events. As regards behavior, this sequence of activities plays out as a unit with a well-defined beginning and end. Also called behavior unit. BEHAVIOR EPISODE: "Every now and then, a person with Bipolar Disorder tends to experience a manic behavior episode." Related Psychology Terms BEHAVIORAL INCIDENT BEHAVIOR SEGMENT CAUSAL CHAIN PRACTICE SCRIPT THEORY 1 CAUSAL CHAIN BEHAVIORAL INTEGRATION FALSE CAUSE BEHAVIOR MAPPING SOCIUS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BEHAVIOR EPISODE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/behavior-episode/ (accessed September 17, 2020).