What Is Adjustment Disorder?

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asked Apr 1, 2010 by anonymous

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Adjustment Disorder occurs when someone go through an excessive or abnormal reaction to different life stressor, like:

- problems in school
- problems at work
- grief
- going through divorce


This condition does not normally last for more than 6 months and starts within 3 months of the life stressor that patient is going through. Adults are most likely to develop this kind of disorder that is related to financial or marital problems. In young adult's case, this kind of condition can start with family problems, school problems or even sexual complications and conflict.
answered Apr 1, 2010 by anonymous

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