Is there a word to describe the fear of never again seeing one's mother (or at least any person)?

I have already checked the list of phobias that Wikipedia offers but could not find anything that fits the specific meaning I am looking for; perhaps there is such a word, but it does not have the word phobia attached to it.


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    If the person with the fear is a young child and the potential lost object over whom the fear arises is the child's mother, the psychological term often used for it is "separation anxiety." – Sven Yargs Apr 28 '14 at 1:57

Is "separation anxiety disorder" the expression you're looking for?

SAD (Separation Anxiety Disorder) is a condition in which an individual experiments excessive anxiety regarding separation from home or from people to whom the individual has a strong emotional attachment, i.e. a parent, grandparents, or siblings.

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The fear of not seeing one's mother ever again also refers to the fear of death or dead things and is called NECROPHOBIA.

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  • You might want to provide a link or a reference for this so the users can go check this information. – Karlomanio Mar 7 '19 at 15:31

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