Adjustment disorders

Adjustment disorders are maladaptive reactions to psychosocial stress, lasting no more than about 6 months. Common symptoms include anxiety, depression, insomnia, behavioural changes, and physical complaints. These symptoms appear in excess of the 'normal' reaction to the stressor concerned, and produce some impairment of occupational and social function. Counselling or social casework is usually considered more appropriate than drugs, although some patients do benefit from antidepressants or anxiolytics.

Eliminating Stress and Anxiety From Your Life

Eliminating Stress and Anxiety From Your Life

It seems like you hear it all the time from nearly every one you know I'm SO stressed out!? Pressures abound in this world today. Those pressures cause stress and anxiety, and often we are ill-equipped to deal with those stressors that trigger anxiety and other feelings that can make us sick. Literally, sick.

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