One of the most recent ones is the Adjustment Disorder
New Module (ADNM-20), used in the general population by Lorenz, Bachem & Maercker (2016), which assesses with 19 items the different AjD symptoms based on the ICD-11: the two core symptom clusters ("preoccupations" and "failure to adapt") and four associated feature clusters (avoidance, depression, anxiety, and impulsivity).
has calculable incidence of 5-21% in psychiatry consultation services for adults .
Temperament and character of young male conscripts with adjustment disorder
: A case-control study.
Diagnoses included adjustment disorder
plus dissocial disorder; posttraumatic stress disorder plus dissocial disorder; bipolar plus dissocial disorder; and depression plus borderline personality disorder.
Our differential diagnosis included MDD, adjustment disorder
, neurocognitive disorder, and factitious disorder.
James Doyle, 49, developed an adjustment disorder
following the death of his sister Anne Shortall.
And medical coding remains chock-full of stigmatizing phrases such as adjustment disorder
and morbid obesity from excessive consumption of calories.
Demographic variables, clinical aspects, and medicolegal implications in a population of patients with adjustment disorder
. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, 12, 737-743.
Some may refer to it as 'homesickness' and the more clinical term for it would be 'Adjustment Disorder
with Depressive Symptoms'.
An adjustment disorder
refers to the development of emotional or behavioural symptoms in response to and within 3 months of a stressor that does not meet the criteria for a traumatic event.
% Major depressive 7 36.84 10 33.33 17 disorder Bipolar disorder 2 10.52 3 10.00 5 NOS Impulse control 2 10.52 6 20.00 8 disorder NOS Adjustment disorder
2 10.52 4 13.33 6 unspecified Histrionic personality -- -- 1 03.33 1 disorder Personality 2 10.52 1 03.33 3 disorder NOS Obsessive- compulsive -- -- 1 03.33 1 disorder Schizophrenia 1 05.26 1 03.33 2 Multiple substance -- -- 1 03.33 1 abuse Alcohol 3 15.78 -- -- 3 dependence Dissociative -- -- 1 03.33 1 disorder Delusional -- -- 1 03.33 1 disorder Bipolar disorder NOS were present in 5 (10.20%) of total, in males 2 (10.52%) and females 3 (10.00%).
The data shows 31pc of patients were referred to psychiatric support clinics, 48pc suffered from drug tolerance and dependency disorder, 26pc suffered from adjustment disorder
and 11pc suffered from depression and anxiety.
She was eventually diagnosed with chronic adjustment disorder
- a milder form of post-traumatic stress disorder.
The DSM-5 recommendation for subthreshold symptoms is to consider them an adjustment disorder
16 Kovacs et al studied a cohort of 92 T1D adolescent patients, and reported that the most common diagnosis was adjustment disorder
(36%), followed by the combination of adjustment disorder
with depressed mood (18%).17 On the other hand, Jacobson et al did not find any association between psychological disorders and T1D.18