Stubbornness can have various causes, just like most other symptoms. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose stubbornness, we could:
How open are you to other people's points of view?
Possible responses:→ I am stubborn, often unwilling to compromise
→ Average / don't know
→ I am very open to other points of view