Separation Anxiety Disorder

Science / Psychiatry / Separation Anxiety Disorder: A disorder with onset before the age of 18 consisting of inappropriate anxiety concerning separation from home or from persons to whom the child is attached. Among the symptoms that may be seen are unrealistic concern about harm befalling or loss of major attachment figures; refusal to go to school (school phobia) in order to stay at home and maintain contact with this figure; refusal to go to sleep unless close to this person; clinging; nightmares about the theme of separation; and development of physical symptoms or mood changes (apathy, depression) when separation occurs or is anticipated.

Other Words for Anxiety

Anxiety Noun Synonyms: solicitude, concern, uneasiness, disquiet, nervousness, worry, dread, angst, apprehension, foreboding
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Other Words for Disorder

Disorder Verb Synonyms: disarray, confusion, chaos, disorderliness, disorganization, untidiness, mess, muddle, jumble, hash, mishmash, tangle, hotchpotch or and also hodgepodge, derangement, shambles, clutter
Disorder Noun Synonyms: tumult, riot, disturbance, pandemonium, upheaval, ferment, fuss, unrest, uproar, hubbub, hullabaloo, commotion, clamour, turbulence, turmoil, turbulence, violence, bedlam, free-for-all, rumpus, brouhaha, fracas, affray, fray, brawl, Donnybrook, scuffle
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Other Words for Separation

Separation Adverb Synonyms: disintegration, shattering, break-up, fragmentation, dismemberment, taking or keeping apart, segregation, division, disjoining, disjunction, fission, scission, rupture, schism, splitting, split, fracturing, fracture, break
Separation Adjective Synonyms: rift, break, split, split-up, divorce, break-up, disunion, estrangement
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Separation Anxiety Disorder

Science / Psychiatry / Separation Anxiety Disorder: A disorder with onset before the age of 18 consisting of inappropriate anxiety concerning separation from home or from persons to whom the child is attached. Among the symptoms that may be seen are un MORE

Separation Images

Entertainment / Photography / Separation Images: Technique of producing an image by combining photographs produced on a material or using equipment which is sensitive to one region of the visible spectrum. MORE

Separation Negatives

Entertainment / Photography / Separation Negatives: Black & white negatives, usually prepared in lots of three or four, which have been taken through filters which analyze the color composition of an original in terms of blue, green and red. They are u MORE

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