Adjustment disorder is a group of symptoms, such as stress, feeling sad or hopeless, and physical symptoms that can occur after you go through a stressful life event.
Causes of adjustment disorder can include:
- Parents divorce
- Changing school settings
- Questioning sexuality or identity
- Death of a loved one
Symptoms of adjustment disorder:
- Excessive nervousnesss
- Feeling hopeless
- Imulsive behvior
- Anxiety attacks
- Lack of interest in life
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However, changing schools or facing any of these issues does not always result in adjustment disorder. If you, or someone you know, is struggling consider talking to them or a professional.
To seek help contact Mrs. Roberts, Student Assistance Coordinator:
201-785-2300 ext. 21628