SCHOOL REFUSAL IN JAPAN: THE RECENT DRAMATIC INCREASE IN INCIDENCE IS A CAUSE FOR CONCERN
Abstract:The incidence of nonattendance of school in Japan has increased substantially over the last 10 years and there are no signs of any reversal in this trend. Details of the incidence over time, ages of the children and diagnostic categories are presented and related to prognosis. A group of children who did not attend school and who were seen in the clinic in Fukuoka city is analysed and the results presented.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 1997-01-01
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