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Glossary: adjustment disorder, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

adjustment disorder

(uh-JUST-ment dis-OR-der)

A condition in which a person responds to a stressful event (such as an illness, job loss, or divorce) with extreme emotions and actions that cause problems at work and home.



Adjustment to Cancer: Anxiety and DistressAdaptación al cáncer: ansiedad y sufrimiento