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Separation Anxiety In Children

Posted by on Jun 27, 2012 in Articles by Doris Omdahl | 0 comments

Separation Anxiety in Children What is Separation Anxiety? Separation Anxiety is a phase in the development of a child. It usually occurs between the ages of one and three. While going through this phase, the child does not want to be separated from his parents and becomes extremely distressed when this happens. It is normal for small children to experience some degree of anxiety when separated from their parents. Children slowly learn that when parents leave, they do return. A lack of fear in the first few months of life shows that the infant does not discriminate yet among adults who are around him and that he did not develop a strong attachment to a particular person...

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