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Whats the difference between depression vs adjustment disorder?

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Dr. Neil Liebowitz
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In brief: Adjustment disorder

Adjustment disorder is a temporary problem related to some stressor. It can have symptoms of anxiety and depression which can be severe at times but short lived and resolves with counseling.
Major depression by definition lasts over two weeks of moderate to severe symptoms and often needs for intensive treatement.

In brief: Adjustment disorder

Adjustment disorder is a temporary problem related to some stressor. It can have symptoms of anxiety and depression which can be severe at times but short lived and resolves with counseling.
Major depression by definition lasts over two weeks of moderate to severe symptoms and often needs for intensive treatement.
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