NERVOUS BREAKDOWN

concerns the bringing on of an emotional illness or mental illness which significantly disrupts an individuals ability to cope.

NERVOUS BREAKDOWN: "A nervous breakdown can occur at any time, although it is more likely to appear during times of heightened stress."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "NERVOUS BREAKDOWN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/nervous-breakdown/ (accessed November 24, 2017).
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