DEVIANT BEHAVIOR By N., Sam M.S. - 125 Any behaviour that deviates from the group. Also called deviance. DEVIANT BEHAVIOR: "Joe's deviant behaviour was not typical for his age group." Related Psychology Terms SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) Developing a Case Study FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Hitler and Conformity ANTISOCIAL REACTION OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DEVIANT BEHAVIOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/deviant-behavior/ (accessed October 4, 2022).