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What is an adjustment disorder?

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Dr. Lily Bhattacharya
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Adjustment disorder

happens when you are adjusting to a new situation.
Death, divorce, change of job, move to a new area, new siblings, another family member becoming ill, being a new caretaker, having many people rely on you for support. Go see a psychiatrist for meds and psychologist for counseling to gain some skills and support. Usually gets better within a short time 4-6 months.

In brief: Adjustment disorder

happens when you are adjusting to a new situation.
Death, divorce, change of job, move to a new area, new siblings, another family member becoming ill, being a new caretaker, having many people rely on you for support. Go see a psychiatrist for meds and psychologist for counseling to gain some skills and support. Usually gets better within a short time 4-6 months.
Dr. Lily Bhattacharya
Dr. Lily Bhattacharya
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Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Inability To Cope

An adjustment disorder is a psychiatric illness that occurs when an individual is unable to adjust to or cope with a specific stressor. These stressors are usually major life events such as losing a job, moving to a new city, financial worries, severe illness, or divorce.
Symptoms can include depression and/or anxiety. Talk therapy is recommended and most individuals recover within six months.

In brief: Inability To Cope

An adjustment disorder is a psychiatric illness that occurs when an individual is unable to adjust to or cope with a specific stressor. These stressors are usually major life events such as losing a job, moving to a new city, financial worries, severe illness, or divorce.
Symptoms can include depression and/or anxiety. Talk therapy is recommended and most individuals recover within six months.
Dr. Robert Woods
Dr. Robert Woods
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