School refusal in children and adolescents.

  title={School refusal in children and adolescents.},
  author={Wanda Fremont},
  journal={American family physician},
  volume={68 8},
School refusal is a problem that is stressful for children, families, and school personnel. Failing to attend school has significant short- and long-term effects on children's social, emotional, and educational development. School refusal often is associated with comorbid psychiatric disorders such as anxiety and depression. It is important to identify problems early and provide appropriate interventions to prevent further difficulties. Assessment and management of school refusal require a… CONTINUE READING


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