What is chronic adjustment disorder?

According to the DSM IV TR, when the adjustment disorder continues more than six it could be named chronic.

Duration of symptoms. How long symptoms of an adjustment disorder lasts:

  • Less then six months. Simple professional treatment may make symptoms vanish.
  • More than six months. It colud be called chronic. In these case, symptoms keep disturbing you and may interrupt your life.

Goog treatment should help disease prevent the state from continuing to get worse and increase.

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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.