When was adjustment disorder discovered

History of adjustment disorderAdjustment disorder was registered in the DSM II terminology in 1968 and in ICD9 in 1978. Previously, the word ‘transient situational disturbance used to such states. The inclusion of adjustment disorder into the ICD categorization was reply to the bewilderment made by the older theories of endogenic and reactive depression.

As a consequence of this is the possibility of overestimation the needs for mental health interferences that are occasionally unpredictable and expensive in those whose difficulties are likely to resolve impulsively.

Signs and symptoms

Signs and symptoms
Signs and symptoms of adjustment disorder. Diagnostics.

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DSM codes

Read more about adjustment disorder codes (DSM). Table of codes here.