Separation anxiety in adults

Diagnosis of adult separation anxiety disorder

You may have come across an adult suffering from adult separation anxiety disorder. It is rather confusing because you would ordinarily expect it to happen in children as part of developmental process. Since the condition was only recently entered in the psychiatry books, diagnosis has been a bit of a challenge to the experts. However, the diagnosis can be made based on the following; Excessive distress The adult will be excessively distressed when they are removed from the person they…