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Soins Pediatr Pueric. 2012 Jul-Aug;(267):14-7.

[School phobia, definition and symptoms].

[Article in French]

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  • 1Service de psychiatrie de l'enfant et de l'adolescent, unité de crise et d'hospitalisation pour adolescent, CHU Clémenceau, Caen. baranger-e@chu-caen.fr


The refusal to go to school has been the subject of studies since the 19th century. It is necessary to separate the notions of truancy and school refusal, leaving that of anxiety-based school refusal. There exists a link between this phenomenon and separation anxiety, a depressive state and family problems.

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