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Flashcards in Separation Anxiety Deck (8):
1

What is anaclitic depression?

Separation Anxiety

2

When does SA occur?

6-30 mo

3

What are the three phases?

Protest, Despair, Detachment or Denial

4

During the protest phase... Infants? Toddlers?

Infants: Crying & screaming, clinging to parents, reject contact with strangers
Toddler-hood: verbal & physical attacks, attempts to escape.

5

Child is very inactive, withdrawn, depressed, uninterested in environment, and expresses regression to early stages

Despair

6

This phase is rarely seen in hospitalized kids

Denial or Detachment

7

Sucking their thumbs and wetting the bed is evidenced during which phase?

Despair

8

Child exhibits a superficial adjustment

Detachment or Denial