Answer :USMLE step 2 Mcq 243:2 months ago a 40 year old business man went bankrupt at the same time as his wife filed for a divorce



Correct Answer: C

For a diagnosis of Adjustment Disorder symptoms should start within 3 months of the onset of identifiable psychosocial stressors. In this case there are two specific stressors that could cause the patient's symptoms. Personality Disorder is indicated when there is presence of enduring personality traits that deviate remarkably from what might be expected and that lead to significant distress or impairment If symptoms follow exposure to a traumatic event, a diagnosis of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder could be made. A diagnosis of Avoidant Personality Disorder requires a pattern of avoidant behavior to social and occupational activities together with feelings of inadequacy and a preoccupation of being criticized Conversion Disorder involves deficits in voluntary motor or sensory functioning


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