ALL meanings of adjustment disorder

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  • noun adjustment disorder a mental disorder that occurs as a maladaptive reaction to an episode of psychological, social, or physical stress, as divorce or a natural disaster. 1
  • noun adjustment disorder A disorder of individuals who cannot adjust to or cope with a particular stressor, such as a major life event. It may be characterized by depression, anxiety, and/or traumatic stress symptoms. 0
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