Katharina Manassis, MD
Dr. Manassis addresses why children sometimes refuse to go to school, when school refusal become a serious problem, and helpful therapies.
- Keys to Parenting Your Anxious Child, by Katharina Manassis, MD (Barron's Educational Series, 2008)
- Read more about symptoms, reasons, and what parents can do.
- When Your Child Tries To Avoid School
When Children Refuse School: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Approach (Therapist Guide), by Christopher A. Kearney and Anne Marie Albano (Oxford University Press, 2007)
Bernstein GA, Borchardt CM, Perwien AR et al. (2000), Imipramine plus cognitive-behavioral therapy in the treatment of school refusal. (J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 39:276Y283)
Bernstein GA, Hektner JM, Borchardt CM, McMillan MH (2001), Treatment of school refusal: one-year follow-up. (J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:206Y213)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Children: A Guide for the Community Practitioner, by Katharina Manassis (Routledge, 2009)
Interviewed by Jean Kaplan Teichroew, ADAA Director of Communications