Problem

Nervous breakdown

Nature:
Nervous breakdown, the feeling of an inability to cope with the problems of ordinary daily life, is often accompanied by physical symptoms such as headaches, dizziness, vomiting and insomnia. Nervous breakdown may occur in healthy people who had previously coped with life's situations, or may occur in already neurotic people. The causes are diverse and include physiological stress, certain particularly disturbing experiences, and physical illness.
Broader Problems:
Neurosis
Mental depression
Aggravates:
Panic disorder
Values:
Breakdown
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Subject(s):
Mental health
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET