Take this nervous breakdown test now to find out if you're right to be worried

Category: Better Moods | Author and Publisher: Elly Prior | First published: 18-03-2019  | Modified: 07-05-2019

Get an immediate answer with this mental breakdown quiz

You’re here to take this test to find out if you're suffering from a nervous breakdown. That makes me think you're troubled by how you've been feeling lately. 

For you to have landed here, you're likely to have been suffering from all sorts of nervous breakdown symptoms for some time. And now you want to know if you're right to think you've been under too much pressure.

So, let’s find out...

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Nervous breakdown test

  1. Do you lose your temper much more easily than you might have done in the past?
  2. Do you feel panicky at times?
  3. Do you often feel increasingly or completely overwhelmed?
  4. Do you suffer from racing thoughts?
  5. Do you have trouble making decisions - even small ones?
  6. Do you feel restless much of the time and unable to relax?
  7. Do you suffer from unexplained aches and pains?
  8. Are you often disturbed by an irregular heartbeat?
  9. Do you have a memory like a sieve?
  10. Do you feel that even the slightest request or demand is just too much?
  11. Do you have trouble sleeping now, if in the past you slept like a baby?
  12. Do you find yourself withdrawing from loved ones?
  13. Are you having trouble starting and/or completing even the most menial tasks?
  14. Have you stopped getting any enjoyment from things that use to bring you pleasure?
  15. Are you drinking/smoking/taking drugs increasingly more than you might have otherwise?

Your score is: ...


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What is pushing you over the edge?
Relationship - breakup/divorce
Relationship - infidelity
Relationship - other
Work - too much to do
Work - loss of job
Work - problems with colleagues or managers
Personal - health
Personal - other
Personal - depression and/or anxiety
Financial problems
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Now that you have your results it's time to take action

I suspect you may be shuddering at the thought of having to do anything right now. You probably just want to curl up and hide under the blankets.

I totally understand! But, I'm sure you also want to get better as soon as possible. So, hop over to my article: How to recover from a nervous breakdown.

Just in case you want to learn more about what you may be going through, see my other articles:

I want you to promise that you'll look after yourself as best as you can. How easy that's going to be depends on your circumstances. For mothers, single fathers or fathers whose partner is ill, that's likely to be particularly difficult.

I've prepared a free worksheet for you to help you along...

And, for a really user-friendly and affordable way to make the most of any peace you can find, I highly recommend you aid your recovery with a hypnosis download. There is one specifically designed for you: Overcome Your Nervous Breakdown Pack. For more information, see:

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