If you want to induce an adjustment reaction
, just go away from home.
In the developing world, H1N1 flu (so far) is much less serious than many endemic health threats, and the main risk-communication goal should be to help people get through their adjustment reaction
, take precautions that are feasible, and refocus on other priorities.
Are depressive symptoms during hospitalization a temporary adjustment reaction
that can be ignored, or do they indicate a persistent depression that needs treatment?
Unexpected was the finding that mothers' diagnoses for adjustment reaction
and migraine headache were associated with increased likelihood of well-child care.
There is an adjustment reaction
phenomenon and then people revert to the new normal.
But in many cases this is an adjustment reaction
, and the symptoms improve substantially in about 3 days.
The largest improvement over the industry benchmark occurred for people with Depressive Disorder NOS (Not Otherwise Specified), Major Depression (Recurrent), Adjustment Reaction
and Dysthymic Disorder, a chronic form of depression.
These included diagnoses of brief or prolonged depressive reactions, depressive-type psychosis, bipolar affective disorder with depression, adjustment reaction
with anxiety and depression, chronic depressive personality disorder, and depressive disorder not elsewhere classified.
Instead it was a recognizable orthopedic injury with a disproportionate pain syndrome due to an adjustment reaction
To control for diagnosis in examining trends in service use and cost over time, we define seven mental health diagnostic groups for children receiving mental health services (ICD-9 codes in parentheses): (1) Adjustment Reaction
In other cases, adopted children might act up and present what looks like a serious psychiatric problem, but closer examination shows it is an adjustment reaction
or other low-level problem that occurs as an adopted child struggles to understand the meaning and implications of adoption, said Dr.
I diagnosed her with a major depressive disorder--not an adjustment reaction