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Huckleberry Finn's syndrome I

Alternative eponyms

  • Huck Finn syndrome

Related people

The condition or act of a shirking or neglecting one's duties or obligations, as when staying away from school without permission, arising from parental rejection, feelings of rejection, and superior intelligence.

Description

The condition or act of a shirking or neglecting one's duties or obligations, as when staying away from school without permission, arising from parental rejection, feelings of rejection, and superior intelligence.

Bibliography

  • A. E. Rodin, J. D. Key:
    Encyclopedia of medical eponyms derived from literary characters.
    Melbourne, Florida, Robert E. Krieger, 1989.
  • J. Andriola:
    Truancy syndrome.
    American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, New York, 1946, 16: 174-176.

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