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Depressed Mood | Anxiety | Disturbance of Conduct | Mixed Anxiety
and Depressed Mood | Mixed Disturbance of Emotions and Conduct |
Adjustment Disorder - Includes diagnostic criteria, general
information and a case study.
Adjustment Disorders - Psyweb.com offers the definition, diagnostic
criteria and information on psychotherapy approaches to treatment
Adjustment Disorders - An adjustment disorder is a debilitating
reaction, usually lasting less than six months, to a stressful event or
situation. The development of emotional or behavioral symptoms in response
to an identifiable stressor(s) occurring within 3 months of the onset of
the stressor(s). PsychNet.UK
BehaveNet® Clinical Capsule™: Adjustment Disorder - Significant life
events, whether positive or negative, can stress us emotionally and
psychologically. The resulting presence of symptoms and impaired
functioning can result in a diagnosis of one of the mental disorders we
call an adjustment disorder.
eMedicine: Adjustment Disorders - Adjustment disorder (AD) is a
stress-related, short-term, nonpsychotic disturbance. Persons with AD are
often viewed as disproportionately overwhelmed or overly intense in their
responses to given stimuli. The disorder is time-limited, and symptoms
lessen upon removal of the stressor or when new adaptation occurs.
HealthCentral: General Health Encyclopedia, Adjustment disorder - A
reaction to an identifiable stressor or multiple stressors that occurs
within 3 months of the onset of the stressor(s). This reaction results in
some impairment of functioning or in symptoms that are in excess of a
normal or expected reaction to the stressor(s).
Internet Mental Health - Includes American and European descriptions,
treatment details and current research.
MFTSource - Treatment of Adjustment Disorder - Treatment resources and
further reading regarding Adjustment Disorders.
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