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What can cause fear in the night?

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Dr. Alan Ali answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Nighttime Fear: Can result from disturbing or traumatic events in the home or outside. Some examples are conflict between parents, death in family, moving to a new house, parent's loss of job, sibling moving out, severe weather, physical or emotional abuse. More common in young children ages 2-9

Answered 9/22/2012

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Unique: The cause is unique to the individual and benefits from exploration in psychotherapy.

Answered 11/21/2016

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