How to use Adjustment-disorders in a sentence
Nearly one third (32%) of all adolescents are estimated to suffer from adjustment disorders during teenage years as opposed to a rate of occurrence of only 10 percent among adults.
Few descriptions of any mental illness specify its cause as precisely as the description of adjustment disorders does.
The cause of the stress seen in adjustment disorders can be events that for many children would be within the parameters of normal experience.
Some psychological theorists and researchers consider adjustment disorders in adolescents less of an illness than a stage in establishing an identity.
Adolescents may develop adjustment disorders as part of a defense mechanism meant to break their feelings of dependence on parents.Advertisement
This condition combines the symptoms seen in both adjustment disorders with depression and with anxiety.
Medication is only ordered on an extremely limited basis or not ordered at all because psychotropic medications have been shown to have little efficacy in treating adjustment disorders.
Early detection and treatment of adjustment disorders in children has been shown to appreciably reduce the severity of symptoms and improve their quality of life.