Psy/121-1 Developmental Psychology

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Continual Anxiety and Fear Can Influence a Child’s Development
By John Reed
PSY 121-1 Developmental Psychology
October 3, 2015

Many if not all children at some point experience fears in their childhood; such fears might include fear of monsters, of the dark, strangers, and creepy crawlies. In developmental psychology these fears are normal parts of children’s progression as they age and are usually temporary. On the hand, when there are circumstances that are dangerous and constantly causing fear and anxiety they can foresee crucial long-term risks that can have detrimental issues on a child. Many factors can cause anxiety and fear in children - some of these would include emotional, sexual and physical abuse; the constant threat
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