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FAQ about a nervous breakdown

1. What is a nervous breakdown? A medical professional (and some mental health professionals) will use terms such as mental illness, anxiety disorder, stress disorder, panic disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. However, as a professional counsellor, I totally understand the term ‘nervous breakdown’ or ‘mental breakdown’.A nervous breakdown is a state of severe mental distress …

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19 potential reasons you’re feeling stressed for no reason

Listen And, discover and how to destress So, now you’ve clearly been feeling stressed for no reason for too long. That’s no doubt why you’ve turned to the internet to see why, and what you can do about it. I wouldn’t be surprised if you’ve become somewhat fearful of that feeling that’s likely to creep …

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The psychology of fear – types of fears and what causes them

Listen Fear conditioning and its effects All types of fears can have an impact on how you feel and behave. This is particularly true if your fear has developed into a phobia – an ‘irrational’ or ‘silly’ fear. In this article, you’ll discover: common fears at different life-stages the pattern of fears and phobias classifying …

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How to stop an anxiety attack (panic attack) in its tracks

Listen Are panic attacks treatable? And can they be cured? I suspect you’ve landed here because you’re terrified of doing anything or going anywhere in case you have a panic attack.  I totally understand how very frightening anxiety attacks can be. So I want to reassure you right away: panic attacks are common, can happen …

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How long it takes to recover from a nervous breakdown

Listen When you can expect to have recovered from a nervous or mental breakdown You want to have recovered from your nervous breakdown yesterday, I totally understand! But how long your recovery will take depends on many different factors. Below I’ve included some of the key issues that will have an impact on your recovery: …

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Common symptoms of a mental breakdown

Listen What is a mental breakdown? You’re likely to be searching for the symptoms of a mental breakdown because you’re feeling completely overwhelmed at the moment. Maybe you’re suffering from all kinds of symptoms you just can’t place and you’re worried you’re ‘going round the bend’. Chances are you haven’t been feeling right for some …

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How to help your partner recover from a nervous breakdown

Listen Your partner or spouse’s mental breakdown and your relationship If your partner appears to be suffering from a nervous breakdown, I’m not surprised you’re looking for information on how to handle that. I can so understand you’re at a loss and don’t know what to believe, how to react and what to do for …

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