Separation anxiety is extremely common in infants and young children. With separation anxiety comes significant distress for parents and caregivers. Is there anything parents can do to help reduce their child’s distress when separating? Will a child grow out of this behavior? How long does it typically last? When should a parent get worried if their child’s anxiety seems unrelenting? All of these issues and more are discussed during this episode.
This episode written by Dr. Lena Rothstein and Dr. Dean Blumberg.