Recent Examples of separation anxiety from the Web
For pets with mild cases of separation anxiety, Dr. Sung has some advice.
The most common disorders in youngsters are separation anxiety, social anxiety and generalized anxiety disorder.
Disorders of anxiety and fear include phobias, social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, separation anxiety, PTSD and obsessive compulsive disorder.
One 2014 study examined the effects of thunder jackets on dogs diagnosed with separation anxiety or generalized anxiety disorder.
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SEPARATION ANXIETY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of separation anxiety for English Language Learners
: a feeling of strong fear and anxiety that is experienced by a young child when the child is separated from a parent
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