Abandoned child syndrome is behavioral or psychological condition that results from the loss of one or both parents. Withdrawal from social activities, insecurity complex, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, anxiety and substance abuse are some of the common symptoms of abandoned child syndrome.
HOW IS ABANDONED CHILD SYNDROME DIAGNOSED?
The children suffering from the syndrome display a sense of fear and loss. Therapists can be visited in such cases.
HOW IS ABANDONED CHILD SYNDROME TREATED?
While, there is no absolute cure for such a disorder, psychological counseling and therapy can prove to be helpful.
DID YOU KNOW?
No medical manual considers abandoned child syndrome as a mental disorder.