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What happens when one has a nervous breakdown?

How do you know when you really need help?


Asked by Anonymous at 10:32 AM on Jul. 17, 2009 in Health

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  • Well, Ive often wondered why its called that because nerves do not break down. Anyway, you need help when you feel like you are going to hurt yourself, your children or someone around you. Its a general feeling of "losing it". You may feel like you want to run or get away, you may feel like the slightest noise will just send you over the edge. Remember these are just feelings and most of what youre afraid of wont happen, but if you feel the urge to hurt yourself, then get help immediately. You might not need to be alone. Sometimes having someone else there to keep you calm and keep you safe helps. Dont be unwilling to ask for help.

    Answer by momofsaee at 11:22 AM on Jul. 17, 2009

  • I dont know, but I will tell you after I am done having it! lol. :)

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:35 AM on Jul. 17, 2009

  • You will know when you have a nervous breakdown. It is kind of hard to explain, but you literally lose it. You will feel on edge, nervous, everything and anything will set you off. You can't get out of bed, go anywhere. If you are crying all the time, have feelings of wanting to hurt yourself or others, then you need help. Don't be afraid to ask for help and don't wait until you have a nervous breakdown either.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 12:31 PM on Jul. 17, 2009