separation anxiety


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separation anxiety

n.
1. A child's apprehension associated with separation from a parent or other caregiver.
2. Anxious behavior exhibited by a domestic animal in the absence of its owner or custodian.

separation anxiety

n
(Psychoanalysis) psychoanal a state of distress felt at the prospect of being separated from a familiar or beloved person
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In this context, the associations between depression and separation anxiety were also examined.
Up to 20% of children and adolescents are affected by persistent and excessive worry that can manifest as generalized anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, and social phobia.
In this pilot study the maternal separation anxiety of 49 mothers of primarily Mexican descent was examined.
And Jade, who had grown close to her father in her mother's absence, suffered from separation anxiety.
Not suicidal dogs, but dogs with separation anxiety resulting from an owner's being away for prolonged periods of time.
The means scores on the Practicing-Mirroring, Dependency, Denial, Separation Anxiety, Teacher Enmeshment, and Rejection Expectancy subscales were significantly different among the socioeconomic status groups.
This leads to people relying on them for affection and feeling needed - classic separation anxiety, akin to when a child is separated from its mother.
WITH the beginning of a new school year, some parents will, for the first time, have to face a different kind of major challenge--dealing with their child's separation anxiety.
The median delay in seeking treatment across all mental disorders is nearly a decade; the longest delays, for social phobia and separation anxiety disorder, last 20-23 years.
Separation Anxiety Disorder (SAD) is currently the most prevalent, yet most under-researched anxiety disorder in childhood.
The essay presents information on mid-year leave, finding a substitute teacher, childcare needs and family leave, separation anxiety among teachers and students, and the impact of the attacks of September 11, 2001.