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It has six subscales that measure Separation Anxiety Disorder (Item no, 5, 8, 11, 14, 38, 15), Social Phobia (Item no, 6, 7, 9, 10, 26, 31), Generalized Anxiety Disorder (Item no, 1, 3, 4, 18, 20, 22), Panic/Agoraphobia (Item no, 12, 19, 25, 27, 28, 30, 32, 33, 34), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Item no, 13, 17, 24, 35, 36, 37), and Physical Injury Fears (Item no, 2, 16, 21, 23, 29).
Separation Anxiety Disorder (8 items; score range: 0-16; sample item: "I am afraid to be alone.
DSM-IV-TR (2000), mentioning certain symptoms of separation anxiety, states that it is called separation anxiety disorder if three or more of these symptoms exist.
Separation Anxiety Disorder and Generalized Anxiety Disorder.
Results revealed statistically significant effects of prenatal alcohol exposure in predicting both separation anxiety disorder and generalized anxiety disorder, even after controlling for significant covariates of caregiver marital status and home placement.
Separation anxiety disorder occurs more commonly in younger children and tends to decrease with age.
Treatment of separation anxiety disorder with graduated exposure and reinforcement targeting school attendance: A controlled case study.
This article is an exploratory study examining the use of cognitive--behavioral therapy in the treatment of separation anxiety disorder (SAD).
Similarly, children with separation anxiety disorder experience a high level of threat from even thinking about being apart from their caregivers, setting them up for alarm by situations other children would not find difficult.
Some of the most frequently reported anxiety disorders and symptoms seen in children with Autistic Spectrum disorders are simple phobia, generalised anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and social phobia.
Thirty children/adolescents between the ages of 8 and 18 years, diagnosed with panic disorder, separation anxiety disorder, social phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and specific phobia were included in the study in the Child and Adolescents Psychiatry Clinic at Kocaeli University Medical School between March 2008 and October 2008.