Student who is Demanding

Facts about students who are demanding:

  • Students who are demanding can be intrusive and persistent and may require much time and attention.
  • Demanding traits can be associated with anxiety, panic, depression, personality problems, and/or thought disorders, mania, drug use/abuse.

Characteristics of students who are demanding include:

  • a sense of entitlement
  • an inability to empathize
  • a need for control
  • difficulty in dealing with ambiguity
  • perfectionism
  • difficulty with structure and limits
  • dependency
  • fears about handling life
  • elevated mood
  • drug use or abuse
  • inability to accept any limits