School Refusal

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Katharina Manassis, MD

Psychiatrist
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

Professor of Psychiatry, Senior Associate Scientist
University of Toronto

Dr. Manassis addresses why children sometimes refuse to go to school, when school refusal become a serious problem, and helpful therapies.

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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

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