FILIAL ANXIETY By N., Sam M.S. - 28 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." Related Psychology Terms CHILD PSYCHIATRY Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development FAMILY CARE DISCIPLINE (literally, “to learn”) Comparison of Assessment Tools A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) CHILD ABUSE (The Battered-Child Syndrome) ENURESIS (Bed-wetting) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FILIAL ANXIETY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/filial-anxiety/ (accessed July 4, 2022).