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Separation Anxiety in Children

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Separation anxiety disorder may be excessively clingy to family members, may fear going to school, or being alone.

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Separation Anxiety in Children

  1. 1. Separation Anxiety in Children http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com
  2. 2. Definition • Separation anxiety disorder in children's is not a normal stage in development phase. • Separation anxiety disorder may be excessively clingy to family members, may fear going to school, or being alone. http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com
  3. 3. Normal Separation Anxiety in Children Process which make separation anxiety easier. • Leave your child with a caregiver for brief periods and short distance • Babies are more susceptible to separation anxiety when they’re tired or hungry • Tell your child you are leaving and that you will return soon, then will go back to home. http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com
  4. 4. Common Symptoms of SADNESS in Children’s • Nightmares about separation: Often have scary dreams about being alone. • Refuse to go to school: Unreasonable fear of school, and do anything for stay home. • Display reluctance to go sleep: SADNESS may make these children insomniacs. • Complain of physical sickness: Children with separation disorder often complain they feeling ill. http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com
  5. 5. Common Causes of SAD in Children Separation anxiety disorder occurs, when a child feel unsafe in some way. Following cause are: • Change in environment • Stress • Over-protective parent http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com
  6. 6. Health Tips for Parents • • • • • • Learn about separation anxiety disorder Listen to and respect your child’s feeling Talk about the issue Offer choices Support the child’s participation in activity Praise your child’s efforts http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com
  7. 7. Treatments for SAD in Children • Talk therapy: Provide a place to express feelings • Play therapy: Effective way to get kids talking about their feeling • School-based counseling: Help to understand social behavior, and academic behavior or anxiety • Medication: Medication may be used for separation anxiety disorder. http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com
  8. 8. Overcoming Agoraphobia & Extreme Anxiety Disorders By Tim O’Lawler http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com

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