Adjustment Disorder

About- An adjustment disorder (AD) sometimes called exogenous, reactive, or situational depression occurs when an individual is unable to adjust to or cope with a particular stress or a major life event.

Symptoms-
 Feeling sad, hopeless
 Frequent crying
 Feeling anxious, nervous, jittery or stressed out
 Sleeping problem
 Lack of appetite
 Lack of concentration
 Feeling overwhelmed
 Difficulty functioning in daily activities
 Withdrawn attitude
 Suicidal thoughts
 Rebellious or impulsive actions
 Loss of self-esteem 

Causes-

 Death of a family member or friend
 Career-related problem
 Relationship issues or divorce
 Major life changes
 Illness or a health issue
 Moving to a new house or place
 Sudden disasters
 Financial Problem
 Life-threatening experiences, such as physical assault, combat or natural disaster 

Specialists to visit-

 Psychiatrist
 Clinical Psychologist
 Psychotherapist
 

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.psychologytoday.com
https://www.webmd.com

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