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ERIC Number: EJ1035103
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
ISSN: ISSN-0731-7107
Psychological Factors behind Truancy, School Phobia, and School Refusal: A Literature Study
Ek, Hans; Eriksson, Rikard
Child & Family Behavior Therapy, v35 n3 p228-248 2013
Truancy is a problem that normally leads to treatment interventions within different organizations. Within these organizations different perspectives on the causes and consequences of the above problem can be found. The purpose of this literature study is to map out and describe the current state of research within the fields of school refusal, truancy, and school phobia. The investigation was carried out in the form of a systematic review of the relevant research literature. Research shows that approximately 90% of all young people who refuse to go to school have some form of psychiatric diagnosis.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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