Fibromyalgia is definitely one of the most stressful medical condition. Having to deal with the constant stress of fatigue and pain can surely impact the quality of life of patients. A particular psychological condition may cause some fibro patients to suffer more severely and cope less well than others. This psychological condition is known as the adjustment disorder.
What Is Adjustment Disorder In Fibromyalgia?
Adjustment disorder is an abnormal response, usually more than usual, to a significant life stressor. Basically, this condition is one’s reaction to a certain stressful event in his or her life. Such event is usually a bad experience like death of a loved one and divorce. It can also be a reaction to a continuous struggle of chronic fibromyalgia every single day. Adjustment disorder in fibromyalgia leads to responses surpassing the usual reaction to fibro pain and symptoms.