Year: 1988 Source: School Psychology International, v.9, no.3, (Aug. 1988), p.189-195 SIEC No: 19900407

Discusses the increase in violence in Japanese schools, noting that little provision has been made for instruction or treatment of children with mild to moderate emotional disturbance &/or learning disability. Examines historical & modern reasons for this situation & explores attitudes of educators & of society toward emotional disturbance & its effects on academic achievement. (17 ref)