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Separation anxiety disorder in the DSM-5 era

  title={Separation anxiety disorder in the DSM-5 era},
  author={C. Carmassi and C. Gesi and E. Massimetti and M. Shear and L. Dell’osso},
  • C. Carmassi, C. Gesi, +2 authors L. Dell’osso
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Psychopathology 2015;21:365-371 Summary Separation Anxiety Disorder has been recently classified into the DSM-5 section of Anxiety Disorders, acknowledging its role not only in childhood and adolescence but also across the whole lifespan. In the DSM-IV-TR, in fact, this condition was typically considered to begin in childhood. Clinical data report prevalence rates from 20 to 40%, showing high comorbidity rates with most mental disorders. Epidemiological data highlight that in fact… CONTINUE READING
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