What Is Adjustment Disorder with Mixed Anxiety and Depressed Mood?

What is adjustment disorder with mixed anxiety and depressed mood?

Adjustment disorder with mixed anxiety and depressed mood is one of the 6 types of adjustment disorders. It’s a common type.

Some people with this disorder feel more anxious. Others feel more depressed.


  • Edginess
  • Nervousness
  • Hopelessness
  • Lower self-esteem
  • Sadness
  • Becoming suicidal
  • Loneliness
  • Frequent crying
  • Lack of motivation

How to tell this disorder from anxiety and depression:
This disorder shares many symptoms with anxiety and depression. So it may be challenging to tell them apart. The key is to see whether a person experiences these symptoms as a result of one or more changes in life. Once the change is too big to adapt to, one may develop the disorder. If a person feels depressed for no reason, that’s not an adjustment disorder.


Keyword: adjustment disorder mixed anxiety depressed mood

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