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Would crying excessively cause a breakdown?

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Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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