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02 Feb 2004

Seperation
my 3 yr son screams when left at school, only for a mniute or so. how do i get him to stop?
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

Dear power ranger,
Sounds much like Separation Anxiety. At somewhat varying ages, a child starts to feel highly aware of being separated rom Mom / Dad, and of being ALONE in the world, and reacts with anxiety. With growing self-confidence, this fades out. And it sounds as if he has confidence in feeling safe and happilly occupied at school, so the protests are mercifully brief !
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