Separation anxiety disorder

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What is separation anxiety disorder?

Separation anxiety disorder is a psychological condition in which an individual experiences excessive anxiety regarding separation from home or from people to whom the individual has a strong emotional attachment causing difficulties for day-to-day living.

Common symptoms reported by people with separation anxiety disorder

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for separation anxiety disorder

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Type
Psychotherapy
How many have tried
25

Data from patients with separation anxiety disorder, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with separation anxiety disorder

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with separation anxiety disorder, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has separation anxiety disorder on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 62 say separation anxiety disorder is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 49
30s 44
40s 50
50s 39
60s 25
70+ 4
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 60
20-29 years 13
30-39 years 6
40-49 years 6
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 44
Female 171

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 73
Not Diagnosed 54

These charts show data from separation anxiety disorder patients who have completed their condition history
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