SEPARATION ANXIETY DISORDER

An anxiety disorder showing excessive and persistent anxiety when leaving home or a person. It will have symptoms that include vomiting, headaches, stomach aches that are all associated with the coming separation.

SEPARATION ANXIETY DISORDER: "Separation anxiety disorder is a worse case when a child or a young person becomes physically ill with their fear of separation."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SEPARATION ANXIETY DISORDER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/separation-anxiety-disorder/ (accessed December 12, 2019).
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