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(p. 89) Children Refusing School to Avoid School-Related Stimuli That Provoke Negative Affectivity 

(p. 89) Children Refusing School to Avoid School-Related Stimuli That Provoke Negative Affectivity
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(p. 89) Children Refusing School to Avoid School-Related Stimuli That Provoke Negative Affectivity
Author(s):

Christopher A. Kearney

and Anne Marie Albano

DOI:
10.1093/med-psych/9780190604059.003.0004
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date: 11 December 2018

Chapter 4 describes treatment procedures for children whose school refusal behavior is motivated by a desire to avoid symptoms of dread, anxiety, panic, or depression associated with certain school-related stimuli. For these children, the main goal of treatment is to change avoidance behavior and build coping and active school attendance behaviors. Detailed descriptions of each session are provided, along with homework assignments. The child is taught skills such as relaxation and deep breathing. The use of medications for children with severe anxiety is discussed. Case vignettes and sample dialogues are included.

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