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Title: School Avoidance Behavior: Motivational Bases and Implications for Intervention

Description: This article discusses intrinsic motivational constructs relevant to understanding and ameliorating school avoidance. Specifically, the concepts of self-determination, competence, and relatedness are highlighted in differentiating proactive and reactive avoidance behavior. Keywords: misbehavior, Dropout Prevention, Intervention Model, Mental Health, Prevention, Assessment, motivation, behavioral problems, anxiety, emotional literacy,

Access at:   http://www.springerlink.com/content/j2833u4712l6h6g1/