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Inappropriate Crying (Overview)

Inappropriate crying may occur with pseudobulbar affect (PBA) (or emotional incontinence). If occurs when there is an incongruence between the situation and the affect being expressed.


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What is the definition or description of: Inappropriate crying?

What is the definition or description of: Inappropriate crying?

Inappropriate crying: Inappropriate crying may occur with pseudobulbar affect (PBA) (or emotional incontinence). If occurs when there is an incongruence between the situation and the affect being expressed. ...Read more

Inappropriate Crying (Overview)

Inappropriate crying may occur with pseudobulbar affect (PBA) (or emotional incontinence). If occurs when there is an incongruence between the situation and the affect being expressed.


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What is it called when you have sudden bursts of inappropriate crying? Could this include inappropriate urges to cry without ever fully crying?

What is it called when you have sudden bursts of inappropriate crying? Could this include inappropriate urges to cry without ever fully crying?

Maybe depression?: Many people experiencing anxiety/depression have crying episodes for no apparent reason. They just feel sad and start crying even-though there may not be any reason to be sad or cry about. Depression presents itself differently at different stages of life, but crying is quite common. I suggest you contact your doc for an evaluation and possible treatment. I wish you the best of luck. ...Read more

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How do you stop crying?

How do you stop crying?

Depends: If you have something to cry about, time will help. If you are crying for no reason, it strongly suggests that your emotional mechanisms are overactive. Strangely enough, this can be caused by poor diet--too much junk. This is because your "cellular engines" are "choked" just like a car with a high gas/oxygen ratio and inadequate ignition.Stop sugar intake. ...Read more

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Would crying excessively cause a breakdown?

Would crying excessively cause a breakdown?

Crying is a symptom.: Crying excessively won't cause a 'nervous breakdown', but it could be a symptom of a 'nervous breakdown'. If there is no underlying reason (i.e., loss of a loved one) for the crying, it's best to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I feel like crying all the time. What do I do. ?

Talk to someone.: Try to find out the cause of your sadness. Are you grieving? Blue? Stressed? Talk to someone to get some perspective. If not family or friends, try a physician that you trust. ...Read more

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What should I check if baby is constantly crying?

Many possible answer: Depending on the age of the baby, it could be colic, hunger, thirst, constipation, discomfort from too many clothes, irritation from the diaper, feelings of fear, loneliness etc. Illness is usually signaled by fever plus other signs, so if none of those, try holding the baby, talking to it, check for sweating from too warm clothes & correct; offer water, foods etc depending on age. Be attentive. ...Read more

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Why am i so full of moods? Kf im not full of moods then im crying or being rude?

Why am i so full of moods? Kf im not full of moods then im crying or being rude?

1st Feel better, ok?: It may take some time to figure out reasons, and that might help, but it is not necessarily the first order of business. You need to find some support and relief. Talk to a therapist, a doctor, a counselor or clergy. After you are less upset, it will be easier to decide if there is a need for meds. You don't need to feel so bad. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is crying good for health?

Crying can be : Emotionally cathartic. Studies show that v tension ; negative affect occur during crying. Crying may suppress contentious behavior. Crying may also serve to ^ empathy in others ; to solidify interpersonal bonds. This is addressed in: http://www.Academia.Edu/457235/when_is_crying_cathartic_an_international_study. ...Read more

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Why is my baby crying so much?

Why is my baby crying so much?

Many reasons: Without knowing a whole lot more about your situation, i can't guess why your baby is crying. Sometimes there is a genuine medical problem, sometimes it's more a matter of an anxious personality, and sometimes it's just blowing off steam. Visit your pediatrician to go over the situation in depth so you can get a good answer to your question. ...Read more

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Uncontrollable crying in teen common?

Uncontrollable crying in teen common?

Not very common: But not abnormal. Teenage is a time of marked surges of hormones and emotions may be difficult to control. ...Read more

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How to stop crying yourself to sleep?

How to stop crying yourself to sleep?

Sleep: If you are crying when going to sleep it is possible that you have depression. This can be a serious medical illness and you need to see your physician. ...Read more

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Why do you get a headache after crying?

Headache and crying: It may be due to the emotional stress that caused the crying or it may be related to the muscle contractions that occur as you cry. I would suspect it to be benign especially if it doesn't happen all the time or is mild. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to stop a baby crying all the time?

Know why they cry: Hungry, feed them. Overfed, burp them. Wet, change their diaper. Feed them on a schedule, expect their needs and prepare for it, and meet it, before they cry. ...Read more

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What could cause uncontrollable crying?

Many things: The answer to this question depends entirely on the age of the person and the circumstances surrounding the crying. Are we talking about a baby or a 50 year old? The answer would be entirely different. ...Read more

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Could i catch a cold from crying too much?

Could i catch a cold from crying too much?

Crying ; colds: Crying does not make you catch a cold. Oftentimes that is what a lot of people think. When you cry too much, you produce more tears than the eyes can hold, so the excess tears trickle down your cheeks and down the tear ducts, located in the corners of your eyes into your nose. Now there is your "colds"! ...Read more

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Crying (Definition)

Crying = release of tears ...Read more