SEPARATION ANXIETY

a fear of being taken away from the person you trust most, mainly at a young age.

SEPARATION ANXIETY: "Joe's son had separation anxiety every time Joe went to work."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SEPARATION ANXIETY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/separation-anxiety/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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