This book describes the epidemiological aspects of school absence and offers practical help to those who are faced with helping children who fail to attend school. A multi-disciplinary approach to truancy and school refusal if put forward, drawing on experience from the UK, the USA, Sweden and New Zealand. The clinical features of the various underlying conditions are also demonstrated, and the future prospects of those who display this problem outlined. This new edition of a well-respected book has been comprehensively rewritten to take into account current thinking and research.
Publisher: The Royal College of Psychiatrists
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 486 g
Dimensions: 217 x 138 x 20 mm
Edition: 4th edition
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