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."
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