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How does anxiety disorder differ from adjustment disorder

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
27 years experience Family Medicine
Length of time: Anxiety disorder is a lifelong condition. Adjustment disorder is a reaction to a stressful event, like a major trauma, a death in the family or a divo ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Howell
19 years experience psychiatry
Stressors: With adjustment disorder there is a stressor to you which is causing the depression and/or anxiety symptoms. When the stressor is removed, the sympto ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. L. Kevin Chapman
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Symptoms & Time: Anxiety disorders involve symptoms of anxiety and often fear in the case of phobias. Personality disorders contain traits and consistent behaviors tha ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imad Khreim
38 years experience Psychiatry
No complication: An adjustment d/o can take shape of an anxiety d/o, . Under the umbrella of anxiety d/o's falls panic d/o, generalized anxiety d/o, social anxiety ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bartholomew Vereb
15 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Sure. Why not. But you can have anxiety attacks in a whole host of other disorders as well. Talk to your doctor!
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Emotional conditions: Dysthymia is a type of depression. Adjustment disorder with anxiety is a transient for of anxiety. Mood disorder usually refers to depressio ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes, but: Propranolol is a useful adjunct to the treatment of panic attacks but there are many useful medications and desensitization psychotherapy would be hel ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Prozac (fluoxetine) : I am happy your moods are better and probably the Prozac (fluoxetine) has helped you. The fatigue can be from multiple causes. I doubt the Prozac (flu ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Speak with the dr: Who gave you the diagnosis. Find out what code they used and why. If you think it is not accurate tell them. They may agree with you and can change it ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety is a mood: ; an anxiety disorder is a condition. It causes impairment ; effects quality of life. Anxiety symptoms can include feeling nervous or irritable, muscl ... Read More

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