Signs & Symptoms

  • Clinging to parents
  • Panic or tantrums when faced with separation
  • Worry that harm will come to parents or caregiver
  • Refusal to go to school
  • Fear of sleeping alone
  • Repeated nightmares about separation
  • Physical symptoms such as stomachaches and headaches
  • Excessive worry about being lost or of something terrible happening to them or their parents when they are apart