Parenting: What's behind a kid feigning illness and not wanting to go to school?

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What do you do when your child says they're too ill to go to school – but you suspect that they’re perfectly fine? Jane discusses with Dr Angharad Rudkin, clinical child psychologist at the University of Southampton, and Rebecca Schiller, parenting journalist and mother-of-two.

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