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Separation Games (Overview)

Games like "peek-a-boo" and "where's baby" can help teach babies that objects out of sight can still be close by and fun. This may help relieve some of the anxiety of separation anxiety.


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Is AC widening the same as AC separation?

Is AC widening the same as AC separation?

Not necessarily: Separation of the acromioclavicular (ac) joint is a result of an injury where the ligaments stabilizing the ac joint are injured or torn. The ac joint may be wide for reasons other than trauma such as resorption of the tip of the clavicle from conditions such as hyperparathyroidism, or chronic injury from activities such as weight-lifting. ...Read more

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Separation Games (Overview)

Games like "peek-a-boo" and "where's baby" can help teach babies that objects out of sight can still be close by and fun. This may help relieve some of the anxiety of separation anxiety.


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Is component separation covered by insurance?

Is component separation covered by insurance?

Check with surgeons: Surgical repairs may or may not be covered by insurance, depending on the individual insurance plan, the symptoms of the problem, the severity of the problem, etc... Usually, the surgeon's office staff send information to the insurance company to request authorization; and if denied, the patient can agree on a self-pay price for the procedure with the doctor. ...Read more

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What can someone do for a level 1 AC separation?

What can someone do for a level 1 AC separation?

PRICE: Pain meds, --: Rest in a sling, Ice pack over the shoulder or Cold compression over the site, and elevation (in the sling), is generally what I use for the Grade 1 AC separation. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have organ necrosis ( tissue separation good/bad) from cold injury?

Is it possible to have organ necrosis ( tissue separation good/bad) from cold injury?

YES: Organ necrosis is seen with extreme cold but I think your are referring to the USE of cold to kill UNWANTED TISSUE...No??? (ie "CRYOTHERAPY") Ask again and be specific! Dr z ...Read more

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I am feeling ok 1 moment and infinitely sad the next moment over my separation with my very ill partner of 17 years. She and I have child together. ?

I am feeling ok 1 moment and infinitely sad the next moment over my separation with my very ill partner of 17 years. She and I have child together.
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Sadness: I'm sorry for the loss of your partener, she must be in a better place with no more pain or sufferings, it is normal to grief, but try to keep yourself busy with any activity or hoppy, don't be alone for long time, spend time with friends & family, pray & get spiritual support, spend more time with your child & do not hesitate to get psychological counseling May God give peace & comfort. ...Read more

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Is separation from my one year old baby for one week can affect him emotionally, knowing that he will stay with his grandparents and he is used to it?

Is separation from my one year old baby for one week can affect him emotionally, knowing that he will stay with his grandparents and he is used to it?

Not a problem: Staying with grandparents and allowing for your baby to have new experiences will only benefit his/her social and emotional growth. The separation may be difficult at first but it is all part of the learning process for both child and parent. ...Read more

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How can I deal with male desires for union and separation?

How can I deal with male desires for union and separation?

The male experience: Every man in the world is torn between his needs for privacy and his needs for intimacy. There is no completely satisfactory arrangement in a world where other people are human like you are. Be honest, be diplomatic, accept that other people will not understand you, set fair limits, be consistent, and if you find one special woman, make it always clear she's your top priority. ...Read more

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What is separation anxiety?

What is separation anxiety?

See answer: It's a normal part of development, and it usually happens around 8-9 months of age and may last until a year or so. The child experiences anxiety when separated from the primary caregiver (usually the mother) and might cry, cling to that caregiver. ...Read more

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Why does my child get separation anxiety?

Why does my child get separation anxiety?

Separation anxiety: An infant starts to think for the first time around 6 months that he/she is separate from the mother/father. An infant get anxious when he/she realizes that the parent/caregiver is not around. This stage is not permanent. It phases out between 18 -30 months. ...Read more

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How do I get help for separation anxiety?

How do I get help for separation anxiety?

Psychotherapy: I recommend that you find a trusted psychologist/therapist with whom you can understand the causes of your separation anxiety (e.g. Early trauma, neglect) and learn tools to help with it. ...Read more

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What can be done about separation anxiety?

What can  be done about separation anxiety?

Start shorter: Work from very short to longer separation. No surprises. Don't give in when crying starts. Come back after crying stops. Goal is to teach ability to tolerate anxiety, followed by re-assurance that you will be back. Don't teach crying causes you to come back. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of separation anxiety?

What are the symptoms of separation anxiety?

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 child's change in behaviors. In fact, separation anxiety can occur upon re-unification. What happens, especially with younger children is for example, when mommy comes back and the child sees her, the child becomes unglued realizing she was gone. ...Read more

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Boyfriend has separation anxiety, what to do?

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 see a psychologist to deal with his relationship issues. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I soothe my child's separation anxiety?

How can I soothe my child's separation anxiety?

Be calm & accepting: Some call this the emotional birth, when baby realizes mom is their best buddy & cries if she leaves. They do not fully grasp the concept that you can exist when not visible until into the 2nd year, so you need to be calm & reassuring. They may fear you won't return. If baby senses your worry it will increase their fear. Peek a boo & similar activities are thought to help babies learn the concept. ...Read more

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Could separation anxiety ever happen in adults?

Could separation anxiety ever happen in adults?

Yes: For various reasons in their development, adults can experience separation anxiety. They may not feel capable of managing in the world without the presence of someone they feel is more competent than they are. They become dependent on this other person, and very anxious when separated from him/ her. Usually children pass through this stage, but not all have the right kinds of support to do so. ...Read more

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Why does separation anxiety develop in children?

Why does separation anxiety develop in children?

Developmental transi: Infants, between 9 and 12 months of age, are able to maintain visual representation of objects when the objects are hidden. This developmental transition extends to primary attachment figures. The awareness of the primary caregiver's absence leads to anxiety-so called separation anxiety. This is a normal developmental transition and typically pass within a few months. ...Read more

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How can I help my baby manage separation anxiety?

How can I help my baby manage separation anxiety?

Stay calm: Separation anxiety is a normal developmental milestone at 9-12 months that means your baby has " object permanence, " a mental representation of someone/something he can't see. Tell him you're leaving in a calm manner, saying, "i'll be back" and say, "i'm back" when you return. Practicing leaving for short periods helps him learn both the words and that he can trust your consistent return. ...Read more

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What to do if I have anxiety and separation anxiety?

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 distress or impairs function. Anxiety management strategies are very helpful for most but evaluation and therapy may be necessary if anxiety is more severe and unmanageable. Best regards in your search for relief. ...Read more