Pullers appear to renounce pulling, refusers take to jumping and clumsy horses become nearly as handy as a trick horse in a circus.
"Toilet Training Problems: Underachievers, Refusers, and Stool Holders."
Children who are school refusers suffer anxiety and physical symptoms when they go to school.
School refusers usually work to get their parent's permission to stay home.
Estimates suggest that about 4.5 percent of children ages 7 to 11 and 1.3 percent of children age 14 to 16 are school refusers.
Children who are more likely to become school refusers share certain characteristics.
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