Children belonging to the age group of 7-12 years, which is also known as pre-teen years, undergo maximum physical and mental development. During this age about three fourth of children suffer from separation anxiety. It is a term given to the feeling of fear that grips children when they are separated from their primary care-giver or they are forced to move to an unfamiliar place. It can become a serious problem if parents do not pay attention to it. Consequently, it is important to know the symptoms of separation anxiety and recognise them in their own children. These are as follows.
If some of most of the above symptoms are to be seen in your children, it is the time to listen to get alert and deal with the problem. If this situation remains unsolved despite your constant efforts, it is advisable to take clinical help.
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