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School Avoidance

It is usual for up to 5% of kids to avoid going to school. These kids might flat-out oppose to going to school or invent justifications for why they shouldn't. Children who avoid school frequently do not know why they're feeling sick, and they may find it difficult to express what's upsetting or uncomfortable. The symptoms of school-related anxiety may be ways to express emotional struggle with topics like fear of failing, interactions with other students or teachers, and/or being in danger.

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