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Huckleberry Finn's syndrome I

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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.


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  • J. Andriola:
    Truancy syndrome.
    American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, New York, 1946, 16: 174-176.

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