Adjustment disorder: new developments.

  title={Adjustment disorder: new developments.},
  author={Patricia R. Casey},
  journal={Current psychiatry reports},
  volume={16 6},
Adjustment disorders (ADs) have been included in the psychiatric classifications since 1952 although their name has changed over time. In DSM 5 they have been classified under the trauma and stress related disorders for the first time. Despite this positive step, there are still problems with the classification of ADs. There is no guidance on the distinction from normal stress reactions, it remains a subthreshold category, and the subtypes are not strongly underpinned by research. There are no… CONTINUE READING
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