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Commentary on Prof Green Lancet article published

In the July issue of The Lancet a commentary entitled "Demand avoidance is not necessarily defiance", written by O'Nions, Happe, Viding, Gould and Noens in response to the Prof Green article "Pathological Demand Avoidance:symptoms but not a syndrome" in the same publication in March, was published.

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