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what is lack of separation anxiety

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
No anxiety when ....: Apart from primary caretaker. Most babies will develop some anxiety when separated from their caretaker, usually the mother, at 10-18 months but may ... Read More

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alonso Morales Medina
Specializes in Medicina Interna
Sorry to hear that.: I'm sorry to hear that. It is very important for you to talk to your friends or love ones about your situation, they can be of great help. Usually th ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Does he really have: Separation anxiety or is he overly dependent? Is he addicted to you? Well, this is an issue that he has to be willing to address. He might want to s ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Encourage : That person to consider therapy (such as psychotherapy or cognitive behavioral therapy).
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
44 years experience Pediatrics
Separation anxiety: This is described as when an infant or small child has difficulty separating from their parent. They might exhibit this by crying uncontrollably, tant ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Do you normally: Have issues being apart from a significant other? I would encourage you to consider psychotherapy with a mental health provider in your area. It is cl ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
More nurtured @ home: Part of the joy home is the sense of nurturing &freedom to be yourself that we all look forward to at the end of the day. An 8yo going to school leave ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Separation anxiety: occurs when someone has emotional symptoms when not in the presence of a person he/she is bonded too. This often is the case w/a child going to schoo ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, it can: Happen - it is not exclusive to 5 year old kids starting kindergarten or really tiny children.

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