Adjustment Disorder: Current Developments and Future Directions
Meaghan L O'Donnell, James A Agathos, Olivia Metcalf, Kari Gibson, Winnie Lau
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health | MDPI AG | Published : 2019
Despite its high prevalence in clinical and consultant liaison psychiatry populations, adjustment disorder research has traditionally been hindered by its lack of clear diagnostic criteria. However, with the greater diagnostic clarity provided in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders – fifth edition (DSM-5) and the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 11th edition (ICD-11), adjustment disorder has been increasingly recognised as an area of research interest. This paper evaluates the commonalities and differences between the ICD-11 and DSM-5 concepts of adjustment disorder and reviews the current state of knowledge regarding its..View full abstract
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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Program Grant
This research was supported through a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Program Grant (No. 1073041).