BEHAVIORAL INHIBITION By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 A person does not want to engage with society because of the dangers percieved to be there. Indicated by shyness, tmid behaviour, tears. BEHAVIORAL INHIBITION: "Joe's behaviour of shyness was a behavioural inhibition." Related Psychology Terms SOCIAL TRAP SOCIAL CONTROL BEHAVIORAL INHIBITION SICK ROLE EPIPHORA BEHAVIORAL RISK FACTOR SEXUAL INFANTILISM SELF-MONITORING WELTANSCHAUUNG BEHAVIOR PROBLEM Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "BEHAVIORAL INHIBITION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/behavioral-inhibition-2/ (accessed June 27, 2017).