School Phobia: A Follow-Up Study of Thirteen School Phobic Children

Bertha Margaret Ferrer, Fordham University


This descriptive study consists of a re-evaluation fiveto-ten years after the initial contact, of thirteen children diagnosed between 1958 and 1963, by the Psychiatric Clinic for Children, in Stamford, Connecticut, as presenting the symptom of "school phobia". Also, common characteristics of our sample are: a diagnostic study was completed, treatment involved the child and the parents, seen by two different therapists for regular interviews, both parents were living in the home, and at present, all the children are in the adolescence stage.

Subject Area

Social work|Educational psychology|School counseling

Recommended Citation

Ferrer, Bertha Margaret, "School Phobia: A Follow-Up Study of Thirteen School Phobic Children" (1968). ETD Collection for Fordham University. AAI30359768.