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Preventing Separation Anxiety in Young Children – A Parents Role

Posted by Caleb Garrett on

Anxiety in children is a normal response to growing and learning. However, anxiety is considered a disorder when it is extreme, long-lasting, and debilitating. Several forms of anxiety can manifest. A child suffering from one form of anxiety is likely to also experience symptoms of another.

For example, a child experiencing separation anxiety may also suffer from social anxiety or panic disorder. Studies have shown that, a parent’s interaction with their infants is a factor in the development of an anxiety disorder. Timely, consistent care of an infant can prevent anxiety disorders. These disorders are typically long-lasting and follow a …