Separation Of Separation Anxiety Disorder

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Separation Anxiety Disorder Folasade Oyekoya Bowie State University Abstracts: Sam has a separation anxiety disorder; Separation Anxiety is a normal stage of life that fade at a certain stage, it becomes a disorder when it persist in individual under 18 for at least four weeks and for the adult for over six month or more. It’s becomes a disorder that causes distress for a child or teenager when separating from the parent or care giver. This can affect the child development and ability to express emotion. Separation anxiety disorder occurs because child does not feel safe without the parent. Introduction Separation anxiety is most common in infant3mont to toddler age of 3. Is part of childhood development in…show more content…
Fear of being alone without major attachment, irrational fear of event that can cause separation. Not wanting to go to school or other function without the parent or the care combination with fear or eagerness develop physical symptom of headache, stomach ache, palpation. A child that has a close family tight may be more apt to procure the disorder. Most people with Symptoms of separation disorder develop depression. Children with SAD may display fear toward unfamiliar when away from an attachment figure An adult with Separation anxiety are likely to have other anxiety disorder including obsessive-compulsive disorder, avoidant and dependent The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition, (DSM-V), description Separate anxiety disorder is no longer a disorder that has its onset in childhood; is now no specific age of onset. Sad is defined as a separation anxiety disorder that persist in individual under 18 for at least four weeks and adults for six months of more Prevalence childhood disorder Prevalence estimate of childhood separation anxiety disorder were 4.1% to 21% (Bernstein and Borchardt, 1991; Cobham, 1998; Flannery et al, 2000) Etiology of the childhood disorder Cause that contribute to this disorder include but are not limited to Environment, genetic component, child temperament, Behavior and more. Genetically children are more likely to develop separation anxiety disorder, if one or both of the parents are diagnosed with
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