Definitions for "Separation anxiety"
When an infant or toddler is anxious about being away from her primary caregiver. Infants can have this as early as 7 months, but separation anxiety usually peaks between a year and 18 months.
A behavioural problem in which a dog becomes overly anxious when separated from it's owner for any amount of time. Dogs with separation anxiety will bark, chew and destroy objects, and sometimes urinate or defecate when separated from their owners, then greet them with over-enthusiasm when they return. Proper crate training can help protect your home and possessions and help to alleviate anxiety.
distress at the prospect of being left alone in an unfamiliar place or being separated from a familiar person.