There are a number of factors that can increase the likelihood of someone having a nervous breakdown. MedicalNewsToday.com says risk factors include traumatic experiences, extreme grief, isolation, dealing with chronic medical conditions, high-stress jobs, or a family history of mental health conditions.
Having an extreme mental reaction, like a panic attack or a mental breakdown can be difficult on a number of levels. There is no wound that can be seen and fixed and it is not always clear what the trigger was. Finding coping mechanisms can take years but can help to save a person’s life and wellbeing. (Active Beat)
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