Symptoms of Adjustment Disorder

Symptoms of an adjustment disorder typically begin shortly after the stressful event and do not continue beyond 6 months after the stressor has stopped.

There are many manifestations of an adjustment disorder, common ones include:

  • Depressed mood;
  • Anxiety; and/or
  • Misconduct.

An individual may have several manifestations.

There also is an increased risk of suicide attempts and completed suicide.