Frequency, stability and differentiation of self-reported school fear and truancy in a community sample

@article{Steinhausen2008FrequencySA,
  title={Frequency, stability and differentiation of self-reported school fear and truancy in a community sample},
  author={Hans Christoph Steinhausen and Nora M{\"u}ller and Christa Winkler Metzke},
  journal={Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={2},
  pages={17 - 17}
}
BACKGROUND Surprisingly little is known about the frequency, stability, and correlates of school fear and truancy based on self-reported data of adolescents. METHODS Self-reported school fear and truancy were studied in a total of N = 834 subjects of the community-based Zurich Adolescent Psychology and Psychopathology Study (ZAPPS) at two times with an average age of thirteen and sixteen years. Group definitions were based on two behavioural items of the Youth Self-Report (YSR). Comparisons… CONTINUE READING

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