FILIAL ANXIETY

term that describes a child's fear and apprehension that comes from relationships with their parents. It can be in relation to care given by an adult.

FILIAL ANXIETY: "Filial anxiety can be seen in some children."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FILIAL ANXIETY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/filial-anxiety/ (accessed December 12, 2019).
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