Boston Neurobehavioral Associates
Psychiatry & Psychotherapist located in New Bedford, MA & Brockton, MA
Adjustment Disorder is a psychological condition where individuals react excessively and maladaptively to stressors or major life changes, experiencing emotional and behavioral symptoms within three months.
Adjustment Disorder Q & A
What are the symptoms of adjustment disorder?
Symptoms of adjustment disorder can include anxiety, depression, irritability, difficulty sleeping, and changes in appetite.
What causes adjustment disorder?
Adjustment disorder is typically caused by a stressful life event, such as a job loss, relationship issues, or a major life change.
How is an adjustment disorder diagnosed?
Diagnosis is typically based on symptoms and a review of the individual's history. A mental health professional may also conduct a psychological evaluation.
How is an adjustment disorder treated?
Treatment for adjustment disorder may include therapy, medication, and stress-reduction techniques. The goal is to help the individual adapt to the stressful situation.
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