Separation Anxiety: 3 Articles

Understanding separation anxiety in children

Separation Anxiety: Managing Worries When Missing You Means Missing Out

Most of us feel best when our families are together. But as our children grow, we tend to spend more time apart for a variety of reasons. Some children adjust easily to this change. Others have more difficulty. It’s understandable to miss the people we love. But what if your child is so focused on missing you that he or she misses out on other things, too?

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Separation Anxiety: Managing Worries When Missing You Means Missing Out 2018-07-30T13:13:51+00:00
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Identifying Anxiety Disorders: Separation Anxiety

Generally speaking, it’s expected that a child, especially a young child, will get upset when leaving his or her parents, whether it’s for school, daycare, or a short time with a babysitter. In fact, as a parent, you may also feel a twinge of that same sadness and worry the first few times you have to leave your child in the care of someone else. So what factors elevate a child’s seemingly natural reaction to being separated from a parent to a more serious anxiety disorder?

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Identifying Anxiety Disorders: Separation Anxiety 2018-04-06T13:06:14+00:00
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Types of Anxiety: Understanding Anxiety Disorders in Children and Teens

While the term “anxiety disorder” may feel intimidating for parents and caregivers, it’s important to keep in mind that anxiety is actually a basic emotion. It’s normal for children and teens to experience anxiety periodically during their formative years.

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Types of Anxiety: Understanding Anxiety Disorders in Children and Teens 2018-04-06T13:01:12+00:00