Medical Dictionary

adjustment disorder

noun

Medical Definition of adjustment disorder

  1. :  any of a group of psychological disorders characterized by emotional or behavioral symptoms that occur in response to a specific stressor (as divorce or unemployment) and are either excessive or impair social or occupational functioning and relationships


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