School Refusal, Parental Control and Wider Systems: Lessons from the management of two cases. Journal of Psychological Medicine, .

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Two cases of school refusal are presented. From the experience of these two cases, and support from the literature, early assessment of parental control in cases of school refusal is advocated. When parental control, even with professional therapeutic support, is not sufficient to effect an early return to school, intervention in the wider systems organised around the problem is recommended.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)146-149
Number of pages4
JournalIrish Journal of Psychological Medicine
Publication statusPublished - 1995


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