Separation Anxiety (cont.)
Synonyms and Keywords
separation anxiety, separation anxiety disorder, childhood anxiety, clinging, bullying, social rejection, school refusal, refusing to go to school, cognitive-behavior therapy, desensitization, antianxiety medications, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, SSRIs, relaxation exercises
Authors and Editors
Author: Bettina E Bernstein, DO, Consulting Staff, Assistant Professor of Child Psychiatry, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic
Medicine, Consulting Staff, Department of Child Psychiatry, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Editor: David Perlstein, MD, FAAP
Previous contributing editors:
Editors: Caroly Pataki, MD, Associate Program Director, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, UCLA; Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc; Alan D Schmetzer, MD, Professor and Assistant Chair for Education, Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine.
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