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Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) and alternative explanations: a critical overview

Milton, Damian (2018) Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) and alternative explanations: a critical overview. In: PARC meeting, 15th May 2018, London, UK. (Unpublished) (KAR id:67064)


In this presentation, a critique of PDA narrative and theory is given, examining the PDA behaviour profile and the issue of external as opposed to internal demands. PDA theory is then compared and contrasted with other potential explanations and theories which may relate to this phenomenon - namely ODD, Attachment Disorder, Executive Functioning, Monotropism and Autistic Inertia.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Uncontrolled keywords: Pathological Demand Avoidance, Autism, Autistic Inertia, ODD
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Tizard
Depositing User: Damian Milton
Date Deposited: 17 May 2018 09:14 UTC
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2022 13:18 UTC
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