Pathological demand avoidance: Exploring the behavioural profile.

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O Nions, E.; Viding, E.; Greven, C. U.; Ronald, A.; Happé, F.;
(2014)
  • Subject: atypical autism, autism spectrum disorder, conduct problems and callous-unemotional traits, pathological demand avoidance, phenotype

'Pathological Demand Avoidance' is a term increasingly used by practitioners in the United Kingdom. It was coined to describe a profile of obsessive resistance to everyday demands and requests, with a tendency to resort to 'socially manipulative' behaviour, including ou... View more
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