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What sort of problem is an adjustment disorder?
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Dr. Glen Elliott
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
6 doctors agree
In brief: Reaction to problems
Adjustment disorder refers to problems with mood, behavior, or both, that arise directly because of an identifiable situation.
For example, a child might abruptly become sad, withdrawn, and oppositional upon hearing that her parents are getting a divorce. Although it can be chronic, it usually has a clear beginning and may resolve if conditions change.

In brief: Reaction to problems
Adjustment disorder refers to problems with mood, behavior, or both, that arise directly because of an identifiable situation.
For example, a child might abruptly become sad, withdrawn, and oppositional upon hearing that her parents are getting a divorce. Although it can be chronic, it usually has a clear beginning and may resolve if conditions change.
Dr. Glen Elliott
Dr. Glen Elliott
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Dr. Pam Yoder
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Behavioral/cognitive
I will refer this to experts in behavioral medicine, psychology, psychiatry.
Thanks for asking this important question.

In brief: Behavioral/cognitive
I will refer this to experts in behavioral medicine, psychology, psychiatry.
Thanks for asking this important question.
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder
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