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(p. 405) Review: Absent: School Refusal as an Expression of Disturbed Family Relationships: By Max B. Clyne (London: Tavistock, 1966) 

(p. 405) Review: Absent: School Refusal as an Expression of Disturbed Family Relationships: By Max B. Clyne (London: Tavistock, 1966)
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(p. 405) Review: Absent: School Refusal as an Expression of Disturbed Family Relationships: By Max B. Clyne (London: Tavistock, 1966)
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Donald W. Winnicott

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10.1093/med:psych/9780190271398.003.0066
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date: 10 April 2020

In Winnicott’s review of the book Absent: School Refusal as an Expression of Disturbed Family Relationships by Max Clyne, he comments on Clyne’s awareness that school refusal is to be distinguished from truancy in children. The difficulties of children leaving their parents (separation anxieties) is recognised by Winnicott.

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