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What is adjustment disorder?

Adjustment disorder is a condition in which a person responds to a stressful event (such as an illness, job loss, or divorce) with extreme emotions and actions that cause problems at work and home. Some of the symptoms incude: Low mood, sadness, worry, anxiety, insomnia and/or poor concentration.

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