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What does SAD stand for?

SAD stands for Separation Anxiety Disorder

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They examine their developmental course and expression, epidemiology, differential diagnosis, comorbidities, theories and models, diagnosis and treatment indications, and treatment methods, such as psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, and treatments for multiple anxiety diagnoses, social phobia, separation anxiety disorder, specific phobia, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder, as well as their efficacy.
Her research has found that low birth weight is independently associated only with separation anxiety disorder at ages 2-5, and that there is no association between a stay in the neonatal ICU and any psychiatric disorder in early childhood.
For example, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and Panic Disorder have been reported as emerging in late adolescence, while Separation Anxiety Disorder (SAD), Simple Phobia, and Social Phobia are typically reported by mid-adolescence or earlier (Beidel, Turner, & Morris, 1999; Giaconia et al.
Children with separation anxiety disorder demonstrate excessive levels of anxiety when separated or threatened with separation from a major attachment figure, most commonly the child's parents.
In one case that spurred the suit, a pediatrician prescribed Paxil for an 11-year-old boy to treat separation anxiety disorder, according to plaintiffs' attorneys.