School refusal in children hints at a bigger problem

School refusal in children hints at a bigger problem

Every child resists going to school on some days due to a variety of reasons. Most people can cope with the challenge, provided the absenteeism due to a minor complaint is not a regular affair. However, some children deny going to school consistently due to bigger issues, such as escaping from an unpleasant school situation, getting attention from others or escaping from performance situations, etc., which could be the sign of anxiety-related disorder. Read more