Adjustment disorder

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What is adjustment disorder?

Adjustment disorders are characterized by abnormal and excessive reactions to identifiable life events perceived by the patient to be stressful and may cause significant impairment in social, occupational, or academic functioning.

Common symptoms reported by people with adjustment disorder

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for adjustment disorder

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Compare treatments taken by people with adjustment disorder

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Who has adjustment disorder on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 45 say adjustment disorder is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 21
30s 49
40s 46
50s 30
60s 12
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 21
20-29 years 13
30-39 years 15
40-49 years 7
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 47
Female 114

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 85
Not Diagnosed 9

These charts show data from adjustment disorder patients who have completed their condition history
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