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How long do symptoms of adjustment disorder last?

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Emotional or behavioral symptoms generally begin within 3 months of the event or situation and rarely last for longer than 6 months after the trigger.

SOURCE: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, American Psychiatric Association.

 

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on October 16, 2018

SOURCE: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, American Psychiatric Association.

 

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on October 16, 2018

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