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Pervasive refusal syndrome in autism spectrum disorder: difficulties in diagnosis

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U. R. Attygalle ,

Teaching Hospital Karapitiya, Galle, LK
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L. M. E. U. Gunaratne,

Teaching Hospital Karapitiya, Galle, LK
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M. R. S. Jayasekera

Teaching Hospital Karapitiya, Galle, LK
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Abstract

Pervasive refusal syndrome in those with autism spectrum disorder is a rare condition, with only a few cases reported worldwide. This report highlights the difficulties in diagnosis, when symptoms of pervasive refusal syndrome present in those already diagnosed with an austism spectrum disorder.
How to Cite: Attygalle, U.R., Gunaratne, L.M.E.U. and Jayasekera, M.R.S., 2019. Pervasive refusal syndrome in autism spectrum disorder: difficulties in diagnosis. Sri Lanka Journal of Psychiatry, 10(1), pp.19–21. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljpsyc.v10i1.8199
Published on 18 Jun 2019.
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