Applying Cognitive Behavior Play Therapy on Child with separation Anxiety Disorder
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Case Studies | Psychology Science | Indonesia | Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019

Applying Cognitive Behavior Play Therapy on Child with separation Anxiety Disorder

Wazar Pulungan, Karina Safitri, Khalida Yurahmi

This study was focused on attachment behaviors at school among children with anxiety separation disorder. Cognitive behavior therapy with behavior play therapy as behavioral therapy used in the present study aims to reduce anxiety separation disorder. The research design was single case experimental design with observation technique on cognitive, emotional and behavioral aspects. The research subject was one student of TK A who was 5 years old, had anxiety separation disorder and had attachment behaviors at school. The research result was analyzed by qualitative analysis, i.e. observation method. The anxiety separation disorder and attachment behaviors at school of the subject were (1) Checking the mothers presence and crying when not near her, (2) Asking the mother to stay in classroom, (3) Having excessive concerns when separated from the mother, e.g. fear of being kidnapped and, (4) Crying when waking up without the mother nearby. The research result showed that cognitive behavior therapy with behavior play therapy could reduce anxiety separation disorder.

Keywords: separation anxiety disorder, childrens attachment behavior at school, cognitive behavior therapy, behavior play therapy

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019

Pages: 1682 - 1686

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Wazar Pulungan, Karina Safitri, Khalida Yurahmi, "Applying Cognitive Behavior Play Therapy on Child with separation Anxiety Disorder", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20197240, Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019, 1682 - 1686

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