PDA and epilepsy case studies


Pathological Demand Avoidance in a population-based cohort of children with epilepsy: Four case studies

The case studies described in this paper illustrate the complexity of neuro-developmental conditions, and the way in which multiple diagnoses can be manifest. It highlights the importance of all holistic assessments considering the possibility of demand avoidance and more specifically, a PDA profile.


Authors: Colin Reilly, Patricia Atkinson, Leanne Menlove, Christopher Gillberg, Elizabeth O’Nions, Francesca Happé, Brian G.R. Neville

Published: Research in Developmental Disabilities, Volume 35, Issue 12, December 2014