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PDA Research Study for Parents - Birmingham University

    Living with a child with pathological demand avoidance (PDA) symptoms can have considerable consequences. As such, this research project is interested in understanding the relationship between childhood PDA symptoms and parent/carer stress.

    This study was originally launched in June 2015, but due to demand we have expanded the criteria to include parents who suspect their child has PDA, but have not yet received a diagnosis. Both parents/main carers of children (under the age of 18) with suspected PDA and parents/main carers of children with a diagnosis of PDA are now invited to take part in this research. It will involve completing a number of online questionnaires about their child with PDA symptoms and their own wellbeing. Responses will be completely anonymous and the survey should take approximately 30-40 minutes. Participants will be entered into a prize draw for £10, £20 or £50 worth of amazon vouchers.

    For more information and to take part in the study, please click on one of the following links:

    Click on if you suspect your child has PDA, but he/she has not yet received a diagnosis.

    Click on is your child has a diagnosis of PDA.

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