Adjustment disorder refers to the condition in which an individual is unable to cope or adjust with an identified stressor. It can occur in either children or adults. This paper looks at the situation in relation to children. It is illustrative to note that an adjustment disorder is an emotional condition that essentially affects one’s temperament, conduct or emotional balance. A victim suffering from adjustment disorder often demonstrates distinct characteristics that were previously absent from his normal conduct. These include; demonstration of depression, anxiety, irritability, among other self-destructive characteristics. There are various types of adjustment disorders.
Types of adjustment disorders
Adjustment disorders ...