The development of emotional or behavioral symptoms in response to an identifiable stressor(s) occurring within three months of the onset of the stressor(s).

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Adjustment disorders Symptoms

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Signs and symptoms
... If you begin to feel distressed or out of control within three months of a stressful event, you may have an adjustment disorder. The specific signs and symptoms of an adjustment disorder may vary grea...
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Causes
... Adjustment disorders are caused by identifiable events or changes in your life. Common stressors that lead to an adjustment disorder include: The end of a marriage or other significant relationship Jo...
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Adjustment disorders Treatment

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Complications
... Most people with adjustment disorders recover within six months and aren''t at increased risk of long-term complications. People who have another mental health disorder, a substance abuse problem or a...
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Treatment
... The primary treatment for adjustment disorders is psychotherapy, also called counseling or talk therapy. In addition to offering emotional support, your therapist will try to help you understand why t...
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Adjustment disorders Other

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Overview
... Layoffs, breakups, accidents — any number of life events can take the wind out of your sails. Most of the time your coping techniques, such as talking about your problems with loved ones and get...
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