Separation Anxiety: Management, Treatments & Outlook
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What causes separation anxiety? 1 possible condition

Separation anxiety occurs when a child becomes stressed when separated from a primary caregiver. According to the National Institutes of Health, separation anxiety occurs most commonly with the mother. This situation is stressful for both parent and child,... Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

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Adjustment Disorder

Adjustment disorders are temporary conditions caused when you have trouble coping with a stressful event. There can be psychological and even physical symptoms.

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