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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?
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Resources for Physicians, Counselors and Researchers
4 CURRENT ARTICLES
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- Low total cholesterol predicts early death in children with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosisby Li Xiao on January 26, 2023
CONCLUSION: Severe derangement of lipoproteins is common in children with HLH, and decreased TC is an independent risk factor for early death. Hypocholesterolemia should be included as a biomarker during the diagnosis and management of HLH patients.
- Preventive treatment response associated with migraine aura subtypes in a Thai populationby Thanin Asawavichienjinda on January 26, 2023
CONCLUSIONS: Preventive treatment response tended to be associated with migraine aura subtypes. We found preventive treatment response tended to have more favorable outcomes in those with aura, especially those with complex aura.
- Adherence to a Healthy Lifestyle in Association With Microvascular Complications Among Adults With Type 2 Diabetesby Gang Liu on January 26, 2023
CONCLUSIONS AND RELEVANCE: In this cohort study, adhering to an overall healthy lifestyle was associated with a significantly lower risk of microvascular complications among individuals with diabetes. These findings suggest substantial reduction in the burden of microvascular complications associated with adopting a healthy lifestyle among patients with type 2 diabetes.
- Maternal and Perinatal Outcomes During the COVID-19 Epidemic in Pregnancies Complicated by Gestational Diabetesby Ana Munda on January 25, 2023
CONCLUSIONS: Although GDM was diagnosed at an earlier gestational age and higher fasting glucose concentration was present at the time of diagnosis, the COVID-19 epidemic did not result in worse glucose control during pregnancy or worse pregnancy outcomes in Slovenia.