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What are some symptoms of a nervous breakdown?

Well, let's consider: There really is no illness that is called this. I suspect if someone has severe emotional trouble or needed hospitalization for psychiatric treatment, most folks label it ''nervous breakdown''. ...Read more

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Nervous Breakdown (Definition)

Is vague term that has no professional definition. It usually means the person feels overwhelmed and is not functioning well. It is also misleading because nerves don't break down in mental illnesses. To determine a diagnosis, it is necessary to have the person describe what he or she means by the term & what ...Read more


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What are common symptoms of a nervous breakdown?

Nervous breakdown: Usually it is considered to be a period of feeling overwhelmed by circumstances that feel out of one's control that leads to significant depressive and anxiety symptoms. It is not considered to be a diagnosis but a common description of someone who has significant diminished capacity to cope with life demands than they did previously. Seeking mental health treatment is highly recommended. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the symptoms/signs that someone is having a nervous breakdown?

Can you tell me the symptoms/signs that someone is having a nervous breakdown?

You would know: The term nervous breakdown is not really a mental health state. It is what the general public calls all severe psychological disorders. There are many possible reasons for someone to need to consider hospitalization for overwhelming emotional issues, i.e., a breakdown. When you simply cannot function at work or at home, it means you need some professional help asap. ...Read more

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What medicine for nervous breakdown?

Huge category: "nervous breakdown" may encompass a huge variety of suffering, but doesn't tell what specifically you might be experiencing. To get the best help for your particular situation, please start with your physician. Psychiatrists and psychologists are also skilled in assessing which, if any, mental health conditions are present -- and the best ways of treating them. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Nervous breakdown: does one feel when it happens?

Nervous breakdown: does one feel when it happens?

"Nervous breakdown"?: "nervous breakdown" is a popular term with little real definition. People may use it to mean all kinds of things -- like depression; despondency; giving up; feeling overwhelmed with anxiety; psychotic and hallucinating/delusional; intoxicated on alcohol or drugs, etc. If you're concerned about yourself, it's best to speak with your doctor. Meeting with a psychiatrist or therapist can help also. ...Read more

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What exactly happens when you have a nervous breakdown?

Old fashoned term: This term could refer to anything from a psychotic break to depression to anxiety. It is not a term with a specific diagnosis or set of symptoms. ...Read more

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How to recover from a nervous breakdown?

How to recover from a nervous breakdown?

Yes you can!!: First of all "nervous" breakdown is not a technical term and can cover a lot of disorders. Depression, anxiety, panic, or a psychotic break. All of which can be treated by going to a psychiatrist and discussing the problem and finding the right solution for your situation. Talk to someone and get the right treatment whether that is medications or talk therapy. ...Read more

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What are common signs of a nervous breakdown?

Not a technical term: "nervous breakdown" isn't a psychiatric term for anything specific. It's slang and sometimes means feeling emotionally overwhelmed, or "flipping out" or "losing it". Others reserve the term for true psychosis, or an inability to function due to a psychiatric disorder. Since everyone defines it differently, there are no "common signs" to identify it. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: nervous breakdown?

Nervous breakdown: Is vague term that has no professional definition. It usually means the person feels overwhelmed and is not functioning well. It is also misleading because nerves don't break down in mental illnesses. To determine a diagnosis, it is necessary to have the person describe what he or she means by the term & what symptoms are being experienced. ...Read more

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Can obsessing over a nightmare be part of a nervous breakdown?

Can obsessing over a nightmare be part of a nervous breakdown?

Not sure: "nervous breakdown" can mean all kinds of things, and i don't know what you're specifically experiencing. Recurrent nightmares can indicate that your unconscious is working on these topics in some way. There really can be help from psychotherapy both in understanding such things and resolving them. "obsessing" can be treated also, but comprehensive evaluation is needed first. ...Read more

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