‘School Phobias’ May Be Reasonable, Psychologist Says

October 1981
Education Week;10/26/1981, Vol. 1 Issue 8, p3
The article reports that school children who frequently complain of stomachaches, headaches, or other physical symptoms might be suffering from school phobia. According to Jonathan Kellerman, a child psychologist and clinical professor in Los Angeles, California, parents should handle temporary fears by not allowing their children to miss school.


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