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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Confusion: Babies in that age group thrive or predictable patterns of person contact, sleep, feeding, etc. When separated from their routine, they can become con ... Read More

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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience Psychiatry
Panic : Panic anxiety (which is not the same as ordinary anxiety) can cause chest pain, can increase blood pressure, and can make people very unhappy. Panic ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes: If these are reactions to your husband leaving then the answer is yes. Distress and upset in response to events stem from the way you're thinking abo ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Separation anxiety: is a normal part of child development which starts in infancy with stranger anxiety. It gradually subsides around the age 5 -6 yrs. by the time kids ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
21 years experience Child Psychiatry
Face their fears: Do not allow the child to "successfully" avoid school or other activities, it makes the problem worse. Reassure the child you are confident he or she ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Time and patience: Separation anxiety is not a defect or linked to adult problems, it is a normal stage in a childs growing awareness of how important primary caregivers ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Several things: I assume you mean what happens with a child when his or her parents leave? Many believe this has to do with the reactions upon departure and the chil ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: For various reasons in their development, adults can experience separation anxiety. They may not feel capable of managing in the world without the p ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience Child Psychiatry
Anxiety is normal to: Help us be aware of possible danger. Separation anxiety occurs in some when away from support persons. Anxiety disorder occurs if anxiety causes distr ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Shedler
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Semantics?: It's not clear what distinction you are trying to make. One term (separation anxiety) sounds more "clinical, " one more informal, but they may well re ... Read More

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