adjustment disorder


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adjustment disorder

[ə′jəst·mənt dis‚ȯrd·ər]
(psychology)
A category of emotional disorder in which an individual exhibits maladaptive reactions to identifiable life events or circumstances.
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Diagnoses included adjustment disorder plus dissocial disorder; posttraumatic stress disorder plus dissocial disorder; bipolar plus dissocial disorder; and depression plus borderline personality disorder.
7) Most of these patients were diagnosed with a mood disorder (28%) and/ or an adjustment disorder (53%).
Ego enhancing treatment of adjustment disorder of later life.
12] found that majority of subjects had a psychiatric diagnosis (91%), adjustment disorder (40%) was the commonest followed by depression (28%), which was the next most common diagnosis, then alcohol dependence (10%).
The DSM-5 recommendation for subthreshold symptoms is to consider them an adjustment disorder.
16 Kovacs et al studied a cohort of 92 T1D adolescent patients, and reported that the most common diagnosis was adjustment disorder (36%), followed by the combination of adjustment disorder with depressed mood (18%).
06 Key variable Diagnostic group Significant relationship Insight-facilitation Substance abuse skills Schizophrenia b x e ** Mood disorders Anxiety disorders Adjustment disorders Cognitive intervention Substance abuse skills Schizophrenia Mood disorders c x e ** Anxiety disorders d x e ** Adjustment disorders Behavioral intervention Substance abuse a x b * skills Schizophrenia Mood disorders Anxiety disorders Adjustment disorders Support (working Substance abuse a x b * alliance) Schizophrenia Mood disorders a x c ** Anxiety disorders a x d ** Adjustment disorders Support (emotional) Substance abuse Schizophrenia Mood disorders Anxiety disorders Adjustment disorders Note: a = substance abuse; b = schizophrenia; c = mood disorder; d = anxiety disorder; e = adjustment disorder.
2%) of chronic pain were diagnosed with anxiety disorders, 28 patients (11%) with adjustment disorder and 1.
He said adjustment disorder had been diagnosed because he had failed to adjust to his situation at work, adding: "He wasn't acutely suicidal.
Vic Laffey, defending, said Downs was diagnosed as suffering from a stress reaction known as adjustment disorder due to his marriage problems at the time.
The study, conducted in the Netherlands, followed 168 employees, of whom 60 percent were women, on sick leave due to psychological problems such as anxiety, adjustment disorder, and minor depression.
He was suffering from a minor mental health issue called adjustment disorder.