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    Separation anxiety Disorder Have you ever been attached to something? Have you ever thought or felt that your life couldn’t continue without this object? Separation anxiety is very common, statistic show that at least thirty three percent of the population has this disorder. This disorder is the fear of being separated from something or someone. The subject with the disorder views separation as detrimental to their well-being. Caregivers, stuff animals, money, and cell phones are examples of objects

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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

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    child development; this is what is commonly known as separation anxiety. "Separation anxiety is a developmental stage during which the child experiences anxiety when separated from the primary care giver…" (McPherson, 2004). Separation anxiety varies widely from child to child and most commonly occurs between the ages of eight months to two and a half. There are several different causes of separation anxiety, ways to manage separation anxiety to make it easier for both the child and the parent

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    Anxiety attacks are no fun, especially if you have them frequently and you aren't sure what is causing them. As a sufferer of these kinds of attacks myself, I know what it is like when one happens, and it is not a pleasant experience. In fact, it can be downright scary! The main thing that you have to tell yourself the minute that one of these events happens is that when it does happen that you at all times remind yourself that you can take control. I am going to show you how to do this, and it is

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    There are several treatment options for separation anxiety disorder in children. The golden standard treatment of separation anxiety and other anxiety disorders is cognitive behavioral therapy, also known as CBT (Ehrenreich, Santucci, & Weiner, 2008). There are a couple of goals for this approach that involve both the child and parent (James, James, Cowdrey, Soler, & Choke, 2015). These researchers state that one of the goals is for the child to be able to recognize their own anxious feelings and

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    Anxiety is termed as a normal response to a fast threatening change in which includes perceived loss of self-esteem or control and real danger to the individual(American Psychiatric Association, 2013). There are several different types of anxiety disorders, and each of them is based off of which situations or things cause avoidance and fear within the person. In particular, this paper will be focusing on separation anxiety disorder in children, which is a person’s fear of separating from home or

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    Anxiety is common diagnoses, separation anxiety is even more common. Researchers found that about 20% of children and adolescents are diagnosed with anxiety, out of those 20% of children roughly around 13% of those cases are separation anxiety. (Doobay, A. F., 2008) Separation anxiety is defined as, “Children with separation anxiety disorder have an excessive and unrealistic fear of separation from an attachment figure that is beyond what would be expected from a child’s developmental level” ( In-Albon

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    example of separation anxiety, a developmental phase that most children go through during their early years. Separation anxiety is most likely to occur in child with a family history of anxiety/depression, child who are shy, children who have a lack of appropriate parental interaction, and overprotective parents. Separation anxiety is one of the most common anxiety disorders in children affecting one out of twenty. It is a developmental stage during which the child experiences anxiety when separated

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    Separation anxiety is a disorder in which a child becomes excessively anxious when separated from parents. Separation anxiety differs from normal clinginess. Children with the disorder can't think about anything but the present fear of separation. They may have nightmares or regular physical complaints. They may be reluctant to go to school or other places. Between 4-7 months of age, babies develop a sense of "object permanence." They're realizing that things and people exist even when they're out

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    Separation anxiety is very common as children grow and develop. They may fear those few moments during daycare drop-off or that initial first meeting with a new babysitter. These children will often times grow out of this anxiety after they become familiar with their surroundings and caregivers. But, if they continue having these separation anxiety induced outbursts, even after they have been with a trusted caregiver for a time, parents and primary caregivers often worry about the well-being of their

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