Health Tip: When Kids Have Separation Anxiety
(HealthDay News) -- Many children fear that something bad will
happen to them when their parents aren't around. If the fear is
intense enough, it may be diagnosed as separation anxiety
The Nemours Foundation offers this list of classic warning
- Having a panic attack or showing signs of panic (such as
feeling nauseous or difficulty breathing) prior to a parent's
- Having nightmares about separating from a parent.
- Being afraid of sleeping alone.
- Worrying excessively about getting lost, being kidnapped or
having to travel without a parent.
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