It is defined as the condition which occurs due to the stress and the conditions which cause stress. In this condition, you experience more stress than you would in normal unexpected conditions.
Any changes around your surrounding environment may cause stress like an illness, work problems, death of close one, etc. In normal people these situations also cause stress but If you have adjustment disorder you continue to have worst mood swings, abnormal behavior, and feel anxiety.
Different people experience different signs and symptoms and vary in severity. Following signs of adjustment disorder included:
- Sleep problem
- Lack of appetite
- Crying episodes
- Feeling anxious without any reason
- Feeling hopeless
- Worrying about unusual things
- Difficulty to focus on goals
It mainly depends on the environment in which you bought up. Your life experiences may also contribute to an increased risk of developing adjustment disorder.
Complications are more severe if it is not treated at an early stage it may lead to depression and abusive disorder.
There is the only way to prevent adjustment disorders is to focus on your goals and follow a healthy lifestyle and prepare yourself for unexpected life events.
Your doctor will ask you about your daily routine and the causes which you thing that they bring stress in your life, your medical and family history.
Some people find relieve only by counseling or some people require short term medications but if your symptoms persist then you required a long term treatment. Treatment options included:
- Medications like an anti-depressant and anti-anxiety drugs
- Psychotherapy provides emotional support to the patient and helps them a lot to get back on a normal routine
Lifestyle and home remedies
There are some tips to reduce the sign and symptoms of adjustment disorder:
- Spend time with your loved ones
- Eat healthy foods
- Remain hopefull
- Do something good everyday
- Recognize your worth
- Face your challenges with courage