school phobia


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Related to school phobia: School refusal
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Noun1.school phobia - a child's sudden fear of attending school
social phobia - any phobia (other than agoraphobia) associated with situations in which you are subject to criticism by others (as fear of eating in public or public speaking etc)
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Daniel Webster, from Halesowen, has missed two years of school due to his special educational needs, which include school phobia - a psychological condition in which children develop an inherent fear of school.
He explained to us that Nico's case was a full-blown school phobia rooted in several issues.
She wanted us to know her daughter had some school phobia in elementary school--three years ago!
It increased disintegrate classroom behavior, defacing, drop out rate , school avoidance and school phobia, she said.
Here, psychologist Dr Nigel Blagg, author of the School Phobia And Its Treatment guide, offers this lesson.
Asking these questions is especially important if you or your patient's caregivers notice school phobia, attention problems, or psychosomatic complaints.
Entitled "Mental Health in Young People", Mr Lloyd states: "This is not a topic I take any pleasure in writing, but I am deeply concerned about the number of pupils nationwide suffering acute anxiety, stress and depression which, very sadly, can lead to sleep deprivation, poor concentration, school phobia, self harm, eating disorders and even suicide.
She suffered from school phobia and feelings of detachment.
Sir Michael viewed ACT's facilities, created to help students with behavioural, truancy or school phobia issues develop skills to improve their life chances.
He said SAD usually develops by someone's 20s and sometimes develops in children, often masquerading as school phobia, but only in the winter.
MANY children don't like going to school - but that's very different from having a school phobia.

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