Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Adjustment Disorder

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_102

Definition

Adjustment Disorder, defined by DSM–IV, includes significant depressive symptoms (with insufficient criteria for a mood disorder) after an identifiable stress, for example, a painful illness, injury, or hospitalization.

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