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An adjustment disorder is an emotional or behavioral reaction to a stressful event or change in a person’s life. The reaction is considered an unhealthy or excessive response to the event or change within three months of it happening.
Wiki Number: W002
Diagnosis: Adjustment Disorder
Sex Ratio: 1M-2W;B=G
Age Onset: 3MoAftStress
Symptoms: depressed mood, anxiety,25%sattempts
Progression: Relatively good, may last 6 months or 25% go to PTSD or Major Depressive Disorder
Therapies: family support & encouragement
YouTube Video – What is Adjustment Disorder?
SAMSHA (US Government, Mental Health &Substance Abuse) National Helpline 1-800-662-4357
Contact your local Social Security office for possible Disability Income Benefits under their section 12.05.
Resources for Physicians, Counselors and Researchers
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- Prefrontal-cerebellar dynamics during post-success and post-error cognitive controls in major psychiatric disordersby Hengyi Cao on July 1, 2022
CONCLUSIONS: These findings suggest that patients with SZ and ADHD are associated with insufficient neural modulation on the prefrontal-cerebellar circuit during post-success and post-error cognitive processing, a phenomenon that may underlie cognitive deficits in these disorders.
- The association of smoking and smoking cessation with prevalent and incident symptoms of depression, anxiety, and sleep disturbance in the general populationby Omar Hahad on July 1, 2022
CONCLUSIONS: The results of the present study suggest that cigarette smoking is positively and that smoking cessation is negatively associated with symptoms of common mental health conditions, in particular of depression.
- TyG index is positively associated with risk of CHD and coronary atherosclerosis severity among NAFLD patientsby Jianqi Zhao on July 1, 2022
CONCLUSIONS: The TyG index was positively correlated with CHD risk in NAFLD patients and reflected coronary atherosclerosis severity.
- Re-examining popular screening measures in neuro-oncology: MMSE and RBANSby Farah Aslanzadeh on June 30, 2022
CONCLUSIONS: These results provide caution for neuro-oncology clinics using the MMSE. If providers continue to rely on the MMSE to screen for cognitive impairment alone, they may fail to identify individuals with mild cognitive impairments.