Adjustment disorder as proposed for ICD-11: Dimensionality and symptom differentiation

  title={Adjustment disorder as proposed for ICD-11: Dimensionality and symptom differentiation},
  author={H. Glaesmer and M. Romppel and E. Br{\"a}hler and A. Hinz and A. Maercker},
  journal={Psychiatry Research},
  • H. Glaesmer, M. Romppel, +2 authors A. Maercker
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychiatry Research
  • Although Adjustment Disorder as a diagnostic category is widely used in clinical practice it is critically discussed that it has not been conceptualized as a category with unique symptoms. Hence, the conceptualization of Adjustment Disorder is subject to substantive change in ICD-11 including core symptoms and additional features in a uni-faceted concept. Adjustment Disorder was assessed with a self-rating instrument in a representative sample of the German general population (N=2512… CONTINUE READING
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